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World Bank delivers $31.7bn aid in climate finance

World Bank Group says it has delivered a record $31.7 billion in fiscal year 2022 (FY22) to help countries address climate change. This is contained...

World Bank to increase assistance to Nigeria’s poor, vulnerable – Osinbajo

The World Bank Group (WBG) has expressed its readiness to help in increasing assistance to Nigeria’s poor and vulnerable. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, in a...

World Bank harps on nature preservation for economic growth

The World Bank Group President, David Malpass, says preserving nature and maintaining its services are critical for economic growth. Malpass stated this on Friday, July...

World Bank to invest over $5bn in drylands in Africa

The World Bank plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes, improve agriculture productivity, and promote...

World Bank approves $1.5bn COVID-19 recovery, stimulus for Nigeria

The World Bank Group has approved a $1.5 billion package to help build a resilient recovery post-COVID-19 in Nigeria. This is according to a statement...

World Bank prepares $12bn for poor states to buy COVID-19 vaccines

The World Bank has announced a $12 billion allocation for an initiative to cover payments for coronavirus vaccines for low-income countries, The Guardian newspaper...

Coronavirus pandemic threatens gains of past decade – World Bank report

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens hard-won gains in health and education over the past decade, especially in the poorest countries, a new World Bank Group...

World Bank approves $500m for girls’ secondary education in seven states

The World Bank has approved a $500 million credit for the Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE) towards improving secondary education opportunities...

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Climate change: Senate seeks broader action to tackle gas emission

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, called for broader action to reduce gas emission,...
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World Rivers Day: Stakeholders advocate declaration of rights for nation’s rivers

Stakeholders in the water sector have advocated for a declaration of rights for all the major rivers in the...

UNGA, Vanuatu call for International Court of Justice advisory opinion on climate change

Vanuatu and a group of global coalition States at an “International Court of Justice Champions” meeting in New York City on...

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Climate change: Senate seeks broader action to tackle gas emission

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, September...

World Rivers Day: Stakeholders advocate declaration of rights for nation’s rivers

Stakeholders in the water sector have advocated for a...