Home Topics World Bank
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has established five-different corridor commands to curb crashes and ensure prompt rescue of victims during emergencies.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, yesterday, presented cheques of N516 million to 37 communities and 13 vulnerable groups in the state.
Chief Eziuche Ubani, the Commissioner for Works in Abia, has said that the $200m World Bank facility, being expected by the state government, will be judiciously utilised to construct 506 kilometers of roads and drainage system in different parts of the state.
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr Bismarck Rewane, has said fuel subsidies are a huge drain on government’s revenue.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, says the N14.3 billion meant for Nigeria Special Economic Zones Company (NSEZCO) is still in Central Bank of Nigeria account.
Oyo State government in conjunction with the World Bank has flagged off a five-year project to stem stunting in children and other nutrition issues in the state.
Hon. Tunde Olatunji, a member of Osun State House of Assembly, has warned the Federal Government against listening to the suggestions by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to remove oil subsidy.
Technical Advisor, Policy and Advocacy, Alive & Thrive, Mrs Toyin Adewale-Gabriel, says if 90 per cent of mothers can practice exclusively breastfeeding, not less than 13 per cent of infant mortality can be prevented.
Twenty-five years after the end of white-minority rule, South Africa remains one of the most unequal countries in the world, held back by corruption and crime.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that nobody can question the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari, arguing that they are there for everyone to see.
Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has expressed optimism that the just concluded three-day retreat of top government functionaries in the state has fired up members of his cabinet and the leadership of the public service in the state for optimum service delivery.
The World Bank will extend more than half-a-billion dollars in grants for cyclone-ravaged southern African countries, its chief announced on Friday as he concluded a visit to Mozambique, the worst affected country.
The World Bank has increased emergency support for the three southern African countries affected by a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds in March to $700 million, the lender said on Friday.
The unemployment rate may increase from 23.1 percent to 33.5 percent by 2020, the Federal Government announced on Thursday.
The World Bank and the federal government have ranked Osun State as the best performing state among the participating states in the Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP) in Nigeria.
Over 15,000 refugees from Sokoto and Zamfara States, mainly women and children, are currently taking refuge in some communities of Niger Republic, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.
The Chairman Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has denied a report accusing some foreign airlines of running drug cartels in the country.
The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has promoted 18, 954 personnel of the four departments.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that the Minister of Information Lai Mohammed should be arrested for a breach of security and apologized to him and the PDP.
The Federal Government said it has taken delivery of two helicopters, 20 speed boats, and other equipment needed to secure Nigerian waters.
Immediate past Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika on Wednesday invited the Aviation Unions to a meeting to address issues raised by the workers concerning faulty organogram and the non-constitution of board members at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
President Muhammadu Buhari has again decried the loss of lives and property to banditry in Zamfara State.
A missing 12-year old boy, Joseph Victor, has been found in Awka, Anambra State.
The Independent Hajj Reporters, a civil society organisation that monitors and reports hajj activities, has commended Muslim Pilgrims Welfare boards in the states for their efforts in keeping the cost of hajj within N1.5 million, despite the increased in some hajj services in Saudi Arabia.
Ilkay Gundogan is ready to reopen contracts talks with Manchester City after their historic domestic treble.