Judge orders Walmart CEO to be questioned over Mexican bribery

A federal judge on Thursday ordered Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Chief Executive Douglas McMillon to submit to questioning in a lawsuit by shareholders hoping to learn what he knows about suspected bribery by the world’s largest retailer in Mexico. U.S. District Judge Susan Hickey in Fayetteville, Arkansas, said McMillon’s “direct and personal involvement” in matters underlying… Read More Judge orders Walmart CEO to be questioned over Mexican bribery

World Bank budgets $200million for agricultural project in Nigerian states

Nine states in the country will benefit from a new World Bank-supported $200 million agricultural programme, an official said in Kaduna on Wednesday. The programme, tagged Agriculture Productivity Processing Enhancement and Livelihood Scheme Projects (APPEALS) will focus on food security, local production, job creation and economic diversification. Dr. Sheu Salau, the bank’s Task Team Leader,… Read More World Bank budgets $200million for agricultural project in Nigerian states