Tag: World Bank

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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) ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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AzeezApril 19, 2017

We have put in place a very successful whistleblower programme | Adeosun tells IMF, World Bank, others

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has said the Federal Government’s whistleblower policy has been largely successful. Adeosun said this on ...

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AzeezMarch 21, 2017

World Bank approves $200m to tackle Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria

by Azeez Adeniyi The World Bank’s Board on Tuesday approved a $200 million credit for humanitarian activities and victims of ...

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AzeezMarch 16, 2017

Nigeria will soon recover from recession – World Bank

The World Bank has said Nigeria will soon get out of its economic recession. Country Manager in Nigeria, International Finance ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 21, 2017

Nigeria will not seek IMF loan – Adeosun

by Dolapo Adelana Finance minister, Kemi Adeosun has said Nigeria will not apply for an International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan ...

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ToluFebruary 18, 2017

N40m wildlife feeding budget, $2.5bn loan | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N40 million – The amount of money set aside in the 2017 National Budget for feeding and maintenance of wildlife ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 15, 2017

BREAKING: World Bank to give Nigeria $2.5bn loan

The World Bank has agreed to give Nigeria a $2.5bn loan to support the budget. According to leading economic website, Business ...

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