7,000 Children Die Everyday – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that about 7,000 children die every day. In further explanation, the organization said every day in 2016 at least 15 000 children died…

World Bank Disagrees With Adeosun on Borrowing … Says Cost of Debts Not Sustainable

The World Bank has disagreed with the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on the need for the Federal Government to borrow more in order to develop the nation’s infrastructure…

Buhari is a Sectional Leader, World Bank President’s Revelation Not Surprising – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said that he was not surprised by the comment from the President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim that President Muhammadu…

Buhari Urges World Bank To Focus On Northern Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari urged the World Bank to prioritise its developmental programmes across the northern parts of Nigeria, the bank’s President Jim Yong Kim said on Thursday. At a press…

Modest Growth Recovery in Sub-Saharan Africa

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is recovering at a modest pace, and is projected to pick up to 2.4% in 2017 from 1.3% in 2016, according to the new Africa’s…

World Bank Warns of ‘Learning Crisis’ in Global Education

Millions of young students in low and middle-income countries face the prospect of lost opportunity and lower wages in later life because their primary and secondary schools are failing to…

Kogi Takes Delivery of 25 Tractors, Rehabilitates 5 Bulldozers

By: Bayo Oyewale, Lokoja Kogi State Government has  said it has taken delivery of 25 units of tractors as first batch of the equipment it ordered as part of measures…

World Bank Online: Changes in Technology, Trade Disrupting Manufacturing-Led Development

Advances in technology and changing trade patterns are affecting opportunities for export-led manufacturing. Smart automation, advanced robotics and 3-D printing are new factors influencing which locations are attractive for production.…

World Bank to Rank Nigerian States on Ease of Doing Business

Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) will be ranked based on an assessment of the ease of doing business within each location for the period 2014-2018. This…

World Bank: Lagos Crucial To Nigeria’s Economic Stability And Growth

The World Bank on Thursday said that the role of Lagos to Nigeria’s stability and growth could not be overemphasized, as the State remains the economic gateway to the country…