Zainab Ahmed

World Bank Mulls Harmonised Tariffs Across African Borders

***As Ministers, Central Banks Governors End Annual Meetings Tayo Olanipekun, Washington DC World Bank President, David Malpass, closed the institution’s 2019 Annual Meetings with emphasis on its commitment to working out trade facilitation for African countries across the borders through harmonization of tariffs amidst the customs systems. Making this known during the African Caucus Meeting […]

Malpass, Ahmed and other Panelists on Borrowing and Transparency

We’ll Show Nigerians Why We Borrow–Finance Minister

**Senator Says Debts Okay For Development Tayo Olanipekun, Washington DC The government is willing to show to Nigerians what projects its various debts are tied to as details of these are not currently in the public domain, the Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed, has said. She made this known on Thursday at a panel discussion during […]

Promote Women Empowerment As Hunger Increases–World Bank

Tayo Olanipekun, Washington DC As the number of people who suffer from hunger worldwide climbed steadily in recent years, the situation can only improve if governments empower the women, increase agricultural productivity and promote technological change, the World Bank has said. Land management and feeding of the growing market will also give the estimated 3.4 […]