Image result for World bank supports Nigeria with $150m credit to enhance mining sectorThe World Bank’s Board has approved a $150 million credit for Nigeria to enhance the contribution of its mining sector.

The project will help establish a strong foundation for mining sector development to competitiveness.

World Bank Country Director Nigeria, Rachid Benmessaoud, said Nigeria has a favourable geological potentials that could support broader economic growth through mining.

He said the sector has been unable to attract investments because of low productivity.