World Bank Assures Lagos Govt of Assistance/Partnership in Key Development Projects

Lagos State Government’s  urban renewal and infrastructure development projects will receive more boost as the World Bank at the weekend expressed its readiness to further partner and assist the state…

World Bank Release Global Economic Prospects Report Tomorrrow

The World Bank will release its latest 2017 Global Economic Prospects flagship report on Sunday, June 4 at 4:01 PM EDT (8:01 UTC) with a forecast that global economic growth…

World Bank Online: After Ebola, Zika, Most Countries Still Not Prepared For a Pandemic

Despite progress made since the Zika and Ebola crises, a report released today by the International Working Group on Financing Preparedness (IWG), established by the World Bank, shows that most…

Strange Black Soot Falls in Port Harcourt

The Nigerian city of Port Harcourt used to be known as “The Garden City” because of its soaring palm trees and green open spaces. But since late last year, black…

Lend Your Voice to Unconditional Release of Recovered Stolen Assets: Dabiri-Erewa, Sagay Appeals to Nigerians

By: Olajide Toriola Nigerians both home and abroad have been called upon to join the crusade for the unconditional and immediate release of recovered stolen assets of Nigeria stashed abroad.…

Beneficiaries of the Conditional Cash Transfer Were Identified Before May 29 2015 – Presidency

By: Olajide Toriola Details are emerging on how the Federal Government determined the beneficiaries of the Conditional Cash Transfer who are now receiving the  N5000 monthly stipends across the 9…

Recession: IMF offers Nigeria, others zero-interest loans

The International Monetary Fund is prepared to lend money to Nigeria and other countries facing economic crisis at zero interest rate in order to stimulate their recovery. The Managing Director,…

Recession: FG to Go for More External Borrowing

The Federal Government says it is focused on how to turn around the nation’s economy despite the staggering economic situation, which has pushed inflation to a double digit of 17.1.…

Dam Tragedy: Victims Not World Bank Officials, Claims Ekiti State Govt.

Ekiti State Government has cleared the air on the status of the four persons who died during the week at Egbe Dam in Gbonyin Local Government Area of the state, saying the…

Nigeria Derives No Benefit from Future Naira Devaluation, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari insisted Friday in Abuja that he was yet to be convinced that the vast majority of ordinary Nigerians will  derive any tangible benefit from a devaluation of…