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Women Empowerment key to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty –...

The Country Director for Nigeria for the World Bank, Shubham Chaudhuri, has expressed that without the empowerment of women, Nigeria's aim to bring 100...

World Bank Approves $750m Loan to stimulate MSMEs’ Growth in...

The World Bank has approved a $750 million loan facility for the Nigeria State Action on Business Enabling Reforms (SABER) Programme-for-Results. The Washington-based organization made...

Delta hails World Bank, FG for N3.5b NG-CARES support

Delta State Government has lauded the World Bank and Federal Government for their support in the implementation of the Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus...

FG ready to disburse $750 million grant to SMEs and States...

The Secretary, Presidential Enabling Business Council PEBEC, Dr. Jumoke Oduwale, has disclosed that a $750 million World Bank grant will soon be disbursed to...

World Bank laments Nigeria’s Inflation Rate

The Nigerian government's slow response to the inflation that is currently driving many Nigerians into poverty and food insecurity has drawn criticism from the...

We-Fi announces $15 Million New Round of Funding for Women Entrepreneurs

$15 Million Fund to the Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility to Improve Access to Finance for Women-owned Small Businesses. The funds will enable the...

World Bank Financing for COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Exceeds $4 Billion for...

The World Bank Group has approved more than $150 billion to fight the health, economic, and social impacts of the pandemic The World Bank announced...

150,000 Households Newly Connected to Electricity in Benin, Nigeria

About 2,000 km of medium voltage lines and 4,000 km of low voltage lines will be constructed The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has...

Commonwealth Finance Ministers call for extended financial support for vulnerable nations

Statement on behalf of all 54 member countries of the Commonwealth calls for action to support more vulnerable nations on improved access to financing...

World Bank sets ambitious targets for Green and Resilent Economic Growth...

Plan will be rolled out amid the COVID-19 pandemic, recognizing that climate action and green recovery will be key priorities as countries work to...