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3 Aug
There is uncertainty over the status of the $3.1 billion African Finance Corporation (AFC) funding of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) modernisation project.
3 Apr
For Nigeria to benefit more from the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) infrastructure investment projects across the continent, the government needs to provide credit enhancement guarantees ....
25 Oct 2019
FIFA have announced that the first expanded version of the new Club World Cup featuring 24 clubs, including eight from Europe, will be played in China...
27 Aug 2019
Efforts by the new Board and Management of Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), trading as 9mobile, to reposition the company may have started yielding results as the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), has approved a $230 million loan facility to help it attain its long-term growth plans.
27 Mar 2019
The African Development Bank (AfDB), 34 leading financial institutions and other Africa Investment Forum (AIF) partners yesterday reaffirmed their commitment to synergise in delivering transformative projects across the continent. The meeting was also attended by AIF’s lead partners: African Export-Import Bank, Africa50, Trade Development Bank, Development Bank of South Africa, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), European…
16 Feb 2019
For several years, filmmakers, particularly those in Anglophone Africa, have clamoured for a platform to promote ventures by Africans in the industry and that would support stakeholders and organisations that make films. They have lamented lack of established structures to help the African filmmaker from a Pan-African perspective. Although attempts by filmmakers in Nigeria and…
20 Dec 2018
Infrastructure Credit Guarantee Company Limited (InfraCredit), has announced the successful closing of a $25 million equity investment from Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading infrastructure development finance institution in Africa. In this primary transaction, AFC has become a shareholder in InfraCredit alongside the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA). On account of this investment, the Executive…
22 Nov 2018
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has announced the departure of Dr. Adesegun Akin-Olugbade at the end of his contractual term on December 31, 2018 after 11 years of meritorious service to AFC, as pioneer general counsel and corporate secretary from 2007 to 2008.
3 Jul 2018
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), has announced the appointment of Samaila D. Zubairu as the Corporation’s third President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Andrew Alli who comes to the end of his tenor, having successfully served in the position since 2008. Zubairu is a distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and…
12 Feb 2018
African Reinsurance Corporation (AfricaRe) has announced its membership of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), and becomes the first multi-lateral financial institution to invest in AFC.
27 Jun 2017
The ongoing recession forecast to end in third quarter has been adjudged a morale booster for innovation, which has led many corporate organisations to profitability...
4 Apr 2017
A few weeks ago, I was discussing with some friends and wondering why it is so hard to find pockets of excellence in Nigeria.

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Nigeria’s inflation rate has defied monetary tightening, hitting 19.64 per cent in July, a level not seen in over one-and-a-half decade.
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As the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) continues its trouble-shooting to reconcile its presidential contender, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, a former national chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has called for caution.
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Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday, knocked the Federal Government over poor handling of the nation’s security.
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Indications that the 2023 governorship election in Adamawa State would be very hard fought emerged recently, when Senator Aishatu Binanai defeated five hefty male political actors to clinch the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket.