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AfDB: Keep Investing In Africa’s Development, Tinubu Tells Adesina

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated Nigeria’s former Minister of Agriculture, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, on his re-election as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB). He said Dr Adesina’s re-election for another term of five years was an affirmation of Africa’s confidence in his ability and […]

Adesina Re-Elected AfDB President

Nigeria’s Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected as the President of the African Development Bank President for a second five-year term. Adesina was re-elected at the election which took place electronically on Thursday at the virtual annual general meeting of the bank. Adesina’s reappointment on Thursday  is coming after a series of  alleged corruption and poor […]

AfDB Chief, Adesina Cleared Of Corruption Allegations

An independent panel of experts, headed by former Irish President Mary Robinson, has cleared the beleaguered leader of the African Bank of Development (AfDB) of corruption, according to a report obtained by AFP.  Akinwumi Adesina, 60, a charismatic speaker known for his elegant suits and bow ties, became the first Nigerian to helm the AfDB in […]

AfDB Approves $288.5m For Nigeria’s COVID-19 Response Programme

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank,AfDB,  on Friday approved a $288.5 million loan to help Nigerian government mitigate the impact of COVID -19 on people and businesses as well as tackle the pandemic. According to a statement from the AfDB, “the loan will bolster the government’s plans to improve surveillance and response […]

COVID-19: FG Approves $150 Million Stabilisation Fund

The Federal Government has announced the approval of $150million stabilisation fund to meet shortfalls in monthly allocations. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, announced this on Monday, April 6, 2020, in Abuja during a media briefing on the measures to tackle the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the economy. […]

Oyo State Holds AgriBusiness Summit

In its effort to maximize its huge mineral deposits and Agricultural land mass, Oyo State Government is organizing an Agribusiness summit. At the Summit, major stakeholders, local and international investors will be discussing opportunities for Agribusiness owners in Oyo State. For all small Agribusiness Companies thinking of how to sporadically grow their businesses and large […]