The World Bank on Thursday projected that the number of poor Nigerians will increase from the current 90 million to about 100 million by 2022 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the country’s economy. It stated that
Child marriage is a global challenge that has been shown to contribute to a number of harmful consequences, including school dropout, early pregnancy, intimate partner violence and infant mortality. World Bank reveals each year, 15 million girls are married before
THE World Bank Group has approved the sum of US$500 million to significantly improve maternal, child and nutrition health services for women and children in Nigeria. The fund, announced by the Group yesterday, is an International Development Association (IDA) credit.