Investing in children, morally right and economically safe – World bank

The World Bank has pledged its sustained support to the Nigerian Government to ensure quality health and development of children. Mr Rachid Benmessaoud, World Bank Country Director, Nigeria, made the promise at the on-going National Early Childhood Development conference on Wednesday in Abuja with the theme “Investing early in every Nigerian child”. Benmessaoud who noted […]

How Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit can be quickly addressed — World Bank

By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief ABUJA—The nation’s infrastructure deficit could be quickly addressed if the Federal Government provides well-articulated guidelines and enabling environment to attract private capital through the Public Private Partnership, PPP, strategy, the World Bank has said. wold bank World Bank Senior Director, Infrastructure, PPP and Guarantees Group, Laurance Carter and the […]

Inequalities: World Bank, experts charge African leaders on research, policy, implementation

By Caleb Ayansina ABUJA – The World Bank and experts in education system have called on African Leaders to pay greater attention to research, policy and practice in their countries to address inequalities and reduce poverty level in the continent. The Representative of World Bank, Dr. Olatunde Adekola said economy of a country with poor […]

World Bank disowns fraudulent co-operative scheme

By Babajide Komolafe The World Bank has dissociated itself from a multi-purpose co-operative scheme advertised in some parts of the country. In a fraud alert issued last week and titled: “World Bank warns of Co-operative scheme scam”, the bank stated: “The World Bank’s attention has been drawn to a fraudulent multi-purpose, co-operative scheme being advertised in […]

World Bank Projects: Monitoring team ranks Edo high on Transparency, job creation

The World Bank Implementation Support Team, monitoring the implementation of State Employment and Expenditure for Results (SEEFOR) projects in the Niger Delta region, has ranked Edo State high on transparency and job creation for youths. The leader of the support team, Mr. Ismaila Ceesay,  who led his members on a courtesy visit to the Governor […]