World bank launches pandemic trust fund, confirms extreme challenges in developing countries.

The World Bank Group has launched a new trust fund for Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness, and Response (PPR). The President, David Malpass said the United States-backed support will assess and strengthen…

More Nigerians Will Fall Into Extreme Poverty, World Bank Predicts

The World Bank has predicted that more people in Nigeria and its Sub-Saharan neighbours are expected to fall into extreme poverty. According to a report obtained via a World Bank…

How Air Pollution Kill 30,000 Lagosians Yearly- World Bank

The World Bank has disclosed that at least 30,000 people die every year from pollution in Lagos. The Washington-based bank disclosed this in a feature story on its blog, which…