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Federal Govt, Kano State Govt to empower 10,000 youths in Kano

Kano State Government in collaboration with the Federal Government and World Bank has commenced the process of empowering 10, 000 youths, women and people...

World Bank net commitment to Nigeria hits $11 billion, Oyo is...

Mr Rachid Benmessaoud, Country Director, World Bank Group, says the bank’s net commitment to Nigeria over the years is about 11 billion dollars. He said...

Flooding: Ogun State, others get $900m from World Bank 

By Femi Adediran, Abeokuta Ogun State has been considered among other States in Nigeria to benefit from World Bank $900m intervention fund on ecological challenges.     The Chief Press Secretary...

Nigeria Governors’ Forum reviews engagements with World Bank

By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Wednesday met with the World Bank to review the bank engagements in the country and at...

Nigeria is not a fragile state — World Bank

By Patience Omoha-Longyen The World Bank Group on addressing Fragility, Conflict and Violence (FCV) has said that Nigeria is not a fragile state even with...

Technological advancement is mandatory if Africa must develop — World Bank

By Racheal Ishaya The digital transformation of Africa will foster economic growth and reduce poverty  the World Bank Vice-President for Africa, Mr Hafez Ghanem, has...

Donald Trump nominates critic of global institutions to lead World Bank

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the World Bank Group should be led by U.S. Treasury official...

Tanzania loses Denmark aid, World Bank loans over human rights concerns

Tanzania’s second-biggest donor Denmark said it would withhold 10 million dollars worth of aid funds, citing concerns over human rights abuses and “unacceptable homophobic comments’’ made by a government official.

Word Bank to partner State of Osun on livestock production

  The World Bank has expressed its readiness to collaborate with the State of Osun Government on the need to improve livestock productivity in the...

World Bank denies disagreeing with Adeosun on foreign borrowings

  The World Bank Group on Wednesday denied that it disagreed with Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, over the borrowings by the Nigerian...

World Bank urges Nigeria to invest more in education

By Olufemi Adediran, Abeokuta The World Bank has called on government at all levels to invest more in the Education sector, observing that the education...

Ogun State partners World Bank, African Development Bank to construct 500km...

By Olufemi Adediran, Abeokuta The Ogun State government in collaboration with the World Bank and Africa Development Bank (AfDB) have concluded plans to construct 500 km...

Nigeria to borrow $2.3 billion from World Bank, China – Kemi...

  By Ulf Laessing and Oludare Mayowa LAGOS, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Nigeria wants to borrow at least $1 billion from the World Bank and to...

Ghana has no reason to be poor – World Bank

"There is no reason why northern Ghana and for that matter, Ghana as a whole should be poor, many countries do not have a fraction of the resources that Ghana has." - World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, Henry Kerali

Delta State decries withdrawal of World Bank’s financial aid

Delta State Commissioner for Economic Planning, Dr Kingsley Emu, on Sunday lamented that the World Bank’s withdrawal of financial support to the state’s Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) a few years ago has crippled its operations.

World Bank, France to finance $60m road projects in Niger State

The Niger State Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP II) said on Wednesday that the World Bank and French Development Agency will partner the...

Jigawa farmers want FG to complete Hadejia Valley Project

Farmers in Hadejia, Jigawa State on Thursday called on the Federal Government to complete the Hadejia Valley Project in order to encourage agricultural activities in the state. Spokesperson of...

Ondo, Adamawa, Nasarawa states get $150 million World Bank assistance

The World Bank on Thursday in Abuja says it is funding the Nigeria State Health Investment Project (NSHIP) in three states of the federation with 150...

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