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Kogi secures $72m loan to boost economy, food security

Onogwu said the World Bank loan is meant for the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP), adding that the project would upgrade over 500 kilometres of rural roads, improve agro-logistics centres, as well as enhance connectivity and access to local markets and agribusiness services in the state.

Fresh World Bank, AfDB, IDB loans may raise Nigeria’s debt to N31.7tn

Nigeria currently expects about $1.844bn (N699.1bn at N379/$ official exchange rate) from the three financial institutions, Sunday PUNCH gathered from the Debt Management Office in Abuja.

World Bank approves $75m support fund for Obaseki’s education reforms

We are not afraid of MoUs, Governor insists On the back of successes recorded by the Governor Godwin...

Exclusive: Nigeria’s $1.5 billion World Bank loan delayed over reforms, say sources

The World Bank is unlikely to approve a much-needed $1.5 billion for Nigeria in August as planned due to concerns over...

Corruption: SERAP cautions World Bank over disbursement of $114.28M COVID-19 credit for Nigeria

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has urged World Bank to encourage the Federal Government and 36 state governments on the...

I bring a bundle of qualities, Okonjo-Iweala pitches at WTO

Other candidates aside Okonjo-Iweala are Abdel-Hamid Mamdouh (Egypt), Amina Mohamed (Kenya), Jesús Kuri (Mexico), Tudor Ulianovschi (Moldova), Yoo Myung-hee (Korea), Mohammad Al-Tuwaijri (Saudi Arabia), and Liam Fox (UK).

Fadahunsi lied on N9bn World Bank fund – Osun

The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Ismail Omipidan, in a statement on Tuesday, said the state government would have ignored the claim by Senator Francis Fadahunsi, who represents the Osun East Senatorial District at the Senate, but decided to respond to correct the misinformation.

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Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause: Trump blames Biden and complains about FDA hurting his election chances

The former president said in a statement that the reputation of the vaccine will now be “permanently challenged” and people who have taken it will be “up in arms” after the decision by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration.

Officer who shot Daunte Wright was training new recruit at time of shooting

The 26-year veteran of the force can be heard saying: “Holy s***. I just shot him!” in bodycam footage after allegedly intending to tase Mr Wright but shooting him instead.

Bauchi Hisbah to repatriate sex workers from other states, marry off indigenes

“They are not comfortable with their current situation. That’s why we are going to sit down with them, identify the natives and non-natives among them with a view to rescuing them and those who are not indigenes, we will liase with their governments to see that they are taken back home and rehabilitated,”

Insurgency: Japan donates $2.3m infrastructure fund to Borno, North East commission

The project which is implemented by the UNOPS is primarily aimed at scaling up oxygen supply and expand vaccine storage capacity in 139 healthcare centers and nine hospitals across Borno State.