• World Bank earmarks $500m for basic education in Nigeria

    World Bank earmarks $500m for basic education in Nigeria

    The World Bank has set aside 500 million dollars as grant to fund basic education in five states for five years, Mrs Helen Okoro, the Information Officer, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), has said.

    Okoro, in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, credited Dr Olatunde Adekola, Head, World Bank International Reconstruction and Development team, as giving the information.

    She said Adekola explained that the fund was for the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), established to improve access to quality education at the […]