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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 […]