Jim Kim, World Bank president dumps position for investment firm

Jim Yong Kim World Bank President has announced plans to resign from the World Bank on Feb. 1 to join a firm focused on infrastructure investments, the Breton wood institution announced Monday. Kim is leaving the bank nearly three years before his term is set to expire in 2022, to focus on increasing infrastructure investments […]

Nigeria commences mandatory use of national identity number

In line with federal government directive, the implementation of mandatory usage of the National Identification Number (NIN) has commenced with effect from January 1, 2019, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has announced. At its meeting on September 12, 2018 chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the new National […]

Abuja, Cross River, Kebbi residents pay highest transport fare in November

Residents of FCT, Cross River and Kebbi states paid the highest bus fares within their cities in November, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said. The bureau, in its transport fare watch report for November, said residents of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory paid an average of N395.00; residents of Cross River paid N320.00 […]