• Niger earmarks N2bn to upgrade 5 general hospitals

    Niger earmarks N2bn to upgrade 5 general hospitals

    Niger state government has earmark the sum of N2 billion to upgrade five out of the 16 general hospitals in the state.

    The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mustapha Jibrin, stated this yesterday at a post executive council meeting at the Government House, Minna.

    He said the government had declared state of emergency on the health sector following the moribund health facilities across the state.

    He disclosed that the immediate past government in the state expended well over N5 billion to build three general […]

  • 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 […]