FG seeks more World Bank funding to address water, sanitation challenges

Group photograph of the Honourable Minister, the Permanent Secretary and the team from World Bank.

By Tosin Kolade The Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev on Monday urged the World Bank to increase funding and support to [Read More…]

Adamawa Govt, World Bank disburse N296m for public school construction

Deputy Governor, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta, at the disbursement of the World Bank-assisted N296m grant for the construction of eight public schools in Adamawa

By Talatu Maiwada The Adamawa Government in collaboration with Global Partnership for Education(GPE), a World Bank assisted programme disbursed N296m grant for the construction of [Read More…]

FG, World Bank target $3bn to fund broadband infrastructure – Tijani

Left-Right: Mr Franz Drees-Gross, World Bank Regional Director (West Africa) Infrastructure, Bosun Tijani, Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Shubham Chaudhuri, World Bank Nigeria Country Director
Left-Right: Mr Franz Drees-Gross, World Bank Regional Director (West Africa) Infrastructure, Bosun Tijani, Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Shubham Chaudhuri, World Bank Nigeria Country Director

By Jessica Dogo The Federal Government and the World Bank are targeting three billion dollars to fund additional 120,000km fibre optic cables to leapfrog broadband [Read More…]

World Bank pledges to reposition Nigeria’s irrigation farming for economic development

By Tosin Kolade The World Bank announced its commitment to reposition Nigeria’s irrigation farming for sustainable economic development and for food security on Thursday in [Read More…]

World Bank to boost Nigeria’s electrification project with $750m – Official

From L - R Engr Ifeanyi of Nayo Tropical Technologies Ltd, Engr Ahmad Salihijo Ahmed - MD/CEO REA Elizabeth Huybens - World Bank Director of Strategy and Operations for the Western and Central African Region, Arsh Sharma - Task Team Lead, World Bank for the Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP)
From L - R Engr Ifeanyi of Nayo Tropical Technologies Ltd, Engr Ahmad Salihijo Ahmed - MD/CEO REA Elizabeth Huybens - World Bank Director of Strategy and Operations for the Western and Central African Region, Arsh Sharma - Task Team Lead, World Bank for the Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP)

By Constance Athekame The World Bank said on Tuesday that it planned to commit additional 750 million dollars to deepen Nigerians access to electricity through [Read More…]