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The World Bank on Friday said that it had granted $300 million to Tanzania to support its education sector, a statement from the country’s Directorate of Presidential Communication said.
The World Bank at the weekend said it was planning to increase its funding to Nigeria by $4.5 billion over the next three years to support projects in the power and health industries and in governance, its Vice President for Africa said.
The World Bank says it is willing to provide technical support to Nigeria in critical areas to facilitate the country’s economic growth and development.
Few hours before the cancellation of Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for today, the British Government issued a statement saying it was important for the polls to be free and fair, “as this would benefit Africa and the world.”
Fifteen ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council of Borno State on Friday afternoon defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
The National Coordinator of New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), Princess Gloria Akobundu, has said that over 3,450 women and youths in have benefited from the federal government’s Grassroots Support Initiative in Imo State.
The national leadership of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) has condemned the unlawful and unwarranted harassment of some of its members by officials of the police force in Bauchi State.
The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has constituted the FCT National Assembly election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja.
INEC has promised that elections would proceed as scheduled despite the fire incidents that destroyed its offices in Qua’an Pan Local Government of Plateau and Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia.
The Police Command in Edo says it has concluded arrangement to deploy more than 7,000 police personnel across the state to provide security during the general elections.
Over 91 million Nigerians are now living in extreme poverty, according to the report of World Poverty Clock, a Vienna, Austria-based data lab.
La Liga leaders FC Barcelona handed Real Madrid more hope in the title race as they drew 0-0 at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has inaugurated a 10-member Inter-agency Campaign Finance Monitoring Group.