Category Archives: World Bank

$5.5bn loan: World Bank has confirmed our fears — PDP

By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the warning issued by the World Bank against the rising dept profile of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration was a confirmation of its earlier warning, last week, to government to shelve the move. The party stated this, yesterday, in a statement signed by its National Publicity […]

18 states to benefit from $500m World Bank projects

Mr Ularamu Ubandoma, the National Coordinator, Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP) says 18 more states will benefit from 500 million dollars World Bank assisted projects. The project is under the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP3). Ubandoma said this at the unveiling of selected participants in the 18 states under the RAAMP 3 […]

Nigeria wins World Bank competition

For the second successive year, Nigeria has won the World Bank’s “Ideas for Action” initiative, a youth competition on financing for development. World-Bank-President, Jim Yong Kim It is a programme which is yearly organised by the World Bank Group, in collaboration with the Zicklin Centre for Business Ethics Research. The Bank’s Senior Vice President, Mr […]

Nigeria wins World Bank’s Youth Development Initiative

For the second successive year, Nigeria has won the World Bank’s “Ideas for Action” initiative, a youth competition on financing for development. It is a programme which is yearly organised by the World Bank Group, in collaboration with the Zicklin Centre for Business Ethics Research. The Bank’s Senior Vice President, Mr Mahmoud Mohieldin, announced the […]