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Katsina State Government, World Bank to spend N50bn on flooding – Masari

The Katsina State Government says it is working with the World Bank to spend N50 billion to tackle erosion, desertification and flooding in the state. Gov. Aminu Masari, who made the disclosure during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the money would be provided through the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management […] …

World Bank: $30tr lost to poor girl-child education

World Bank: $30tr lost to poor girl-child education

The World Bank has said that limited educational opportunities for girls cost countries between $15 trillion and $30 trillion in lost lifetime productivity and earnings. According to Missed Opportunities, a new World Bank report said less than two thirds of girls in low-income countries complete primary school, and only one in three girls completes lowerRead More
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CBN underwrites World Bank’s $300m mortgage loan

CBN underwrites World Bank’s $300m mortgage loan

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is underwriting a $300 million World Bank loan for the Nigerian Housing Finance Programme (NHFP). Addressing reporters on the sideline of a conference designed to find solutions to mortgage financing in Nigeria, Director, Other Financial Institutions Supervision Department of the CBN, Mrs Tokunbo Martins, said the CBN “is underwritingRead More
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We are discussing with World Bank on Nigeria’s petrol consumption data ―NNPC

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THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says it is presently discussing with the World Bank to determine the actual daily Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) consumption of Nigeria. Mr Henry Obih, the Operating Officer, Downstream, NNPC […]
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After Nigeria’s poor ranking, NBS partners World Bank for ‘appropriate’ poverty report

After Nigeria’s poor ranking, NBS partners World Bank for ‘appropriate’ poverty report

Yemi Kale, the statistician-general of the federation, says the National Bureau of Statistics is partnering with the World Bank to conduct the living standard survey. According to the statistician, this
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World Bank approves $2.1bn loan for seven Nigerian projects

World Bank approves $2.1bn loan for seven Nigerian projects

Everest Amaefule and Feyisayo Popoola The World Bank has announced the approval of $2.1bn loan for seven projects to be executed in Nigeria. A statement issued in Abuja on Thursday said the loans were approved in Washington DC on Wednesday and were for seven projects to support Nigeria’s investment in nutrition, access to electricity, states’ […] …

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