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The head of the International Monetary Fund said on Monday the global economic outlook remained highly uncertain given the coronavirus pandemic, and a growing divergence between rich and poor countries required the IMF to find more resources.
The World Bank Group plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes and improve agriculture productivity.
Former Algerian premier, Ahmed Ouyahia, on trial for corruption, admitted Saturday to receiving gold bars from Gulf donors then selling them on the black market, the official APS news agency reported.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a grant of $11.26 million to the Government of Chad to finance the Girls’ Education and Women’s Literacy Project – the bank’s first grant exclusively targeting women and girls.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, is currently shopping for $1 billion to revamp Nigeria’s biggest refinery located in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission has launched an investigation into how funds meant for the state’s foreign scholarship scheme about six years ago were utilised.
Diplomatic relations have been restored between Qatar and four Arab states that imposed an embargo against it for three years, the Saudi foreign minister says.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has secured the pledge from cement manufacturers in the country to offer discount on the commodity for the Federal Government’s Social Housing Scheme.
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has signed the 2021 Appropriation Bill of N329.29 billion into law.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) not to provide foreign exchange for the importation of food items.
La Liga president Javier Tebas has slammed a proposed Super League, claiming current planning is "clandestine" and that any such competition would quickly go bankrupt.
The 2021 Borrowing Programme of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has been approved by the Board of Directors for up to $10.4 billion to be raised from capital markets.
The Federal government yesterday unveiled a prototype of its Mass Housing Scheme at Model House, Dei Dei, FCT, Abuja.
An international coalition aiming to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic needs $28 billion, a bargain price for stopping the damage done by a virus that has run rampant for the past year, a senior UN World Health Organisation (WHO) official said on Tuesday.
Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday, launched 33 pick-up vehicles and 396 motorcycles for the smooth operation of the Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named Amotekun, in the state.
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says there is need for a massive rebirth and proper financing of education to have a new Nigeria.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday said the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) has proven to be a game-changer in the financing of smallholder farmers in the country.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has lamented the rate of drug abuse in the country.
The Egypt international, the Premier League's top scorer this season with 13 goals, has a contract until the summer of 2023 and has said he wants to stay and continue to break records with the Reds.
Amid rising political tensions in the United States, Telegram founder Pavel Durov says his chat service has taken down hundreds of public calls for violence, in accordance with the platform’s terms of service.
A young woman identified as having taken part in the storming of the US Capitol reportedly stole a laptop belonging to top Democrat Nancy Pelosi and hoped to sell it to a Russian spy agency, according to an FBI criminal complaint.
Okorocha, representing Imo West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, said himself and other progressive-minded politicians were perfecting the plan as a result of the silent agitations and complaints across the country against the current state of the nation.
An American political scientist, Prof. Lara Brown, has predicted a breakup of the Republican Party on account of outgoing President Donald Trump’s actions.
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has described as “fictitious and malicious” reports that he was bribed in respect of the appointment of a sole administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Ugbo’s second goal in Cercle Brugge’s 4-3 home defeat against Sporting Charleroi on December 15 , was picked as the best for the month.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged a Federal High Court in Abuja to visit the Kano branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to inspect the $9,772,800 and £74,000 cash seized from a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Engr. Andrew Yakubu.
Less than a week of the commencement of e-ticketing on the Abuja-Kaduna rail line, over 8,000 passengers have accessed the portal, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said.