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Coronavirus: Nigeria gets $500 million Support to Keep Adolescent Girls in School

The ambitious project will support access to secondary education and empowerment for adolescent girls in 7 states WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, July 29, 2020/ -- The World Bank Board of Directors approved today a $500 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA)*...

Ogun govt. set to explore PPP initiative for housing development — GM

By Olawale Jokotoye Abeokuta, July 28, 2020 The Ogun government on Tuesday announced plans to explore the Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative to achieve maximum and rapid development of its housing sector. The new General Manager of the state Housing Corporation, Mr Akinwale Ojo, said this...

Taraba State government Approves Tax Relief Measures for Businesses, Citizens over Covid-19

Taraba State Governor, Arc. Darius Ishaku on Monday approved tax relief measures to ease the effects of COVID-19 on citizens and businesses in the State. Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Jesse Ashumate announced the measures at a press conference in Jalingo. Ashumate said the Taraba State government...

Buhari challenges Nigerians in Diaspora on economic recovery as remittance inflows hit $25bn

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, July 25, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora to actively participate in the country’s Post-COVID-19 economic recovery efforts. A statement by the President’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Saturday said Buhari made the call in a...

Sokoto Govt. approves N4.6 bn for schools, road projects

By Muhammad Nasir Bello Sokoto, July 24, 2020 The Sokoto State Government has approved N4.6 billion for the construction of two newly established schools and a road projects. The Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Isa Bajini, made the disclosure in a statement by Muhammad Bello, the...

Ajaokuta: NIOMCO Sole Administrator appeals to FG to equip company

By Emmanuel Mogbede Lokoja, July 24, 2020 Mr Augustus Nkechika, Sole Administrator of the National Iron Ore Mining Company (NIOMCO), Itakpe, on Friday appealed to the Federal Government to properly equip the company to enable it to discharge it mandates effectively. He made the appeal...

Nigeria lost $1.4bn to importation of chemicals in 2019

By Naomi Sharang Abuja, July 23, 2020 The Director-General National Research Institute for Chemical Technology, Zaria (NARICT) Prof. Jeffrey Barminas said that Nigeria lost 1.4 billion dollars to importation of chemicals. He made the disclosure on Thursday at an interactive session in Abuja with the...

Group pledges to utilise N75bn investment fund for youth-driven enterprise

By Salisu Sani-Idris Abuja, July 23, 2020 The Nigerian Youth Compact on Covid-19 (NYCC) has pledged to ensure the judicious utilisation of N75 billion approved for the establishment of the Nigerian Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) by the Federal Government. The National Leader of the compact,...

Marine Beach Bridge to be delivered ahead of schedule as Eko Bridge repairs begins

By Grace Alegba Lagos, July 22, 2020 The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Wednesday said ongoing replacement of bearings and expansion joints on the Marine Beach Bridge in Apapa would be completed ahead of scheduled delivery date. Popoola, while supervising...

Nigeria’s 1st commercial undergrid minigrid project powers Mokoloki community

By Yunus Yusuf Lagos, July 22, 2020 Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), and Nayo Tropical Technology (Nayo Tech) have entered into partnership to bring Nigeria’s first rural commercial undergrid minigrid online. Mr John Ayodele, Chief Operating Officer of IBEDC; Anayo Okenwa...
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