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By Dipo Olowookere On Sunday, May 7th, 2017
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EFCC Begs World Bank for $42.12m

By Dipo Olowookere The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has appealed to the World Bank Group for the sum of $42.12 million to enable it use for the completion of its permanent site in Abuja. Acting More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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FG in Talks with World Bank, AfDB for $3b Loan

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has disclosed that the Federal Government was already having discussions with the World Bank for a possible $2 billion, More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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World Bank Supports Sub-Saharan Africa with $57b

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Following a meeting with G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on Sunday announced a record $57 billion in financing for Sub-Saharan African More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Nigeria to Soon Recover from Recession—World Bank

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The World Bank Group has expressed confidence that Nigeria will soon recover from economic recession. According to Mrs Eme Essien-Lore, Country Manager in Nigeria, International Finance Corporation, More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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FG Seeks $2.3b Loan from World Bank, China

By Dipo Olowookere Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has revealed Nigeria’s intention to borrow a total of $2.3 billion from the World Bank and China. According to her, this loan would be used to finance More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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World Bank Mission Representative Hails Botswana

By Dipo Olowookere World Bank Mission representative has hailed Botswana for the impressive output on the National Monitoring and Evaluation System (NMES). Speaking during the combined thematic working groups (TWG) More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Nigeria’s GDP to Grow by 1% in 2017—World Bank

By Modupe Gbadeyanka World Bank has forecasted that Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would increase by one percent in 2017. It also predicted that the country will get out of recession this year after going More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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World Bank Injects Fresh $517m into Ghana’s Oil & Gas Project

By Modupe Gbadeyanka A fresh fund has been disbursed to Ghana by World Bank to assist the West African country for its $7.7 billion Sankofa oil and gas project. It was gathered that the institution gave Ghana $517 More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Saturday, December 10th, 2016
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NBS, World Bank Unveil GHS Panel Survey

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has collaborated with the World Bank Living Standards Measurement Study Team to design and implement the General Household Survey (GHS) – Panel. The More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Sunday, November 27th, 2016
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Maritime: Nigeria Gets $40m From World Bank

By Dipo Olowookere The maritime industry in Nigeria has received a boost following the sum of $40 million given by World Bank to support the sector. The fund is expected to be used to clear the traffic gridlock More...

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