Tag: World Bank

YNaijaOctober 14, 2022

ASUU suspends strike after eight months; Court discharges, acquits Nnamdi Kanu of terrorism charges | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

ASUU suspends strike after eight months Court discharges, acquits Nnamdi Kanu of terrorism charges Nigeria faces ban for pulling out ...

EditorDecember 30, 2021

Profile of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala | Nominee for YNaija Person of the Year 2021

When you speak about inspiration to women, it doesn’t get any higher than what Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala represents. A volley ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 15, 2020

‘I don get alert’: Yet another loan as World Bank approves Nigeria’s $1.5 bn request | The #YNaijaCover

It is no secret, Nigeria and its leaders have grown a penchant for borrowing. The nation’s debt profile keeps increasing ...

Kola MuhammedNovember 11, 2020

Africa is proud of Okonjo-Iweala and Harris but is the society ready for what their careers demand?

When women break free of gender and social restrictions to attain lofty positions in their careers, they easily become societal ...

Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 4, 2020

Is Sowore truly against Okonjo-Iweala’s aspiration to be WTO Director-General?

“Okonjo-Iweala obtained American citizenship in 2019, her spokeswoman told Bloomberg News, after spending most of her career at the World ...

Bernard DayoDecember 4, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Anthony Joshua set to pocket $85million from his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jnr

The purses for Saturday night’s world heavyweight championship rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jnr in Saudi Arabia have ...

SponsorJanuary 28, 2019

The #NextLevel on Power is Buhari’s promise to improve electricity

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is providing clean uninterrupted off-grid embedded solar power to 16 key economic clusters/markets around Nigeria through ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 7, 2017

NGF ranks Edo as best reform-driven state

According to a representative of the World Bank, Umar Hamza, the Nigeria Governors’ Forum has ranked the Edo State Government as ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 31, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 31st of October

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Kachikwu says Nigeria will soon begin tracking its crude ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 31, 2017

World Bank rates Nigeria high on “Doing Business” and Osinbajo can’t hold his joy

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday expressed satisfaction over the World Bank’s latest “Doing Business” report that saw Nigeria moving up ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 21, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: World Bank, Buhari, and Presidential Subnationalism

by Farooq A. Kperogi   World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, in a news conference on October 12, reported President ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2017

Opinion: Against the architecture of foreign aid

by James Inedu George The architecture of AID, from foreign NGOs and a host of international donors, was intended to ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Nigerians are right to be suspicious of Buhari

by Farooq Kperogi I finally got a chance to read the text of the interview in which World Bank president ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 16, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 16th of October

  “We have been having successive accidental leaders since 1999” – Na’Abba President Buhari might just make someone’s dreams come ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 16, 2017

We have investments scattered across Nigeria – World Bank

World Bank Group says it has an investment portfolio of about $8.5 billion scattered across states and regions in Nigeria. ...

EzinneOctober 14, 2017

The Thread: This is why the South-East treatment differs from the North

Co-founder of Transparency Intl, Oby Ezekwesili yesterday defended Buhari’s decision to tell the World Bank to focus on the North ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 14, 2017

“Nigeria is now more divided than ever before” | Fayose attacks Buhari over World Bank request

The governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose says President Muhammadu Buhari is the “number one promoter of disunity in Nigeria”. He ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 14, 2017

3 governors from the South were present during Buhari’s request to the World Bank – Shettima

The governor of Borno, Kashim Shettima said five Governors, three of them representing the Southsouth, Southeast and Southwest and the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 13, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 13th of October

Follow these links to read our cover stories and analyses on YNaija: “Let ethnic warriors sheathe their swords” | Presidency ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 13, 2017

“Let ethnic warriors sheathe their swords” | Presidency clarifies Buhari’s World Bank request

The Presidency has Friday, clarified what President Muhammadu Buhari aims to achieve when he asked the World Bank to focus ...

AzeezOctober 13, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Buhari told us to focus on Northern Nigeria – World Bank | Stop Saraki, Senate from investigating me | IGP tells court | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. How much EFCC has recovered through whistleblowers – Magu – YNaija PDP ...

AzeezOctober 13, 2017

Buhari told us to focus on Northern Nigeria – World Bank

President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim on Thursday said the bank’s concentration on Northern Nigeria was as a ...

EditorOctober 11, 2017

[The Activism Blog] World Bank releases N30m to Kaduna schools

In its bid to improve teaching and learning facilities at a UBE Primary School with 22,240 pupils in Rigasa, a ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 10, 2017

33,000 teachers took a primary 4 test in Kaduna and this happened

About 21,780 out of 33,000 teachers have reportedly failed the primary four test administered to test their competence by the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 4, 2017

Nigeria will record an inflow of $22bn from foreign remittances in 2017 – World Bank

The World Bank says Nigeria will record an inflow of $22 billion from foreign remittances in 2017 – an increase ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 24, 2017

There is a need to reform the governance structure of World Bank, IMF – Onyeama

The minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama at the 41st Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 plus China (G77+China) ...

AzeezAugust 14, 2017

Why I appointed Okonjo-Iweala finance minister – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained why he appointed Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Minister of Finance. Obasanjo said some of ...

EditorJuly 6, 2017

Climate Change action must go beyond Paris Accord – Macron

by Abayomi Gbadebello French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said action on Climate Change needs to go beyond the 2015 Paris ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 29, 2017

5.5 million housing units will be provided for Nigerians – AFCO

The African Farmers and Cultural Organisation (AFCO), an NGO, has revealed plans to address 17 million housing deficit in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

‘FG seeks $5bn loan from World Bank to improve electricity’

The Federal Government is seeking a loan of $5 billion from the World Bank Group to boost power availability in ...

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