Nigeria receives AfDB financing for rural electrification project
The Federal Government has received financing from the African Development Bank (AfDB), for the Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP), a nationwide initiative aimed...
Abia government sacks commissioner, suspends two council chairmen
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has sacked his Commissioner for Transportation, Ekele Nwaohanmuoh and the Transition Committee Chairman of Umunneochi Council Area, Matthew Ibeh.
AfDB approves $27 million to boost AU’s COVID-19 response initiative
The African Development Bank (AfDB), has approved about $27.4 million in grants to boost the African Union’s (AU) efforts to mobilize a continental response to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. The approval came on the heels of a meeting of the extended Bureau of the AU Conference of Heads of State and Government with Africa’s private…
AfDB: Independent Review Panel exonerates Adesina
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.
AfDB’s N3b lower Anambra irrigation project receives boost
The Lower Anambra Irrigation project sponsored by the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) under the Agricultural Transformation Agenda support Programme of the Federal Government at Ifite Ogwari, Ayamelum Council Area of the state has received a boost.
AfDB seeks youth workforce maximization for West African economic recovery
The African Development Bank (AfDB), in its just-released Regional Economic Outlook 2020, has called on the West African countries to harness their youthful workforce for the speedy recovery of its economy post-COVID-19.
Onyeama says Adesina, most successful AfDB’s President
Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama has described Dr Akinwunmi Adesina as the most successful President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) going by the economic growth and achievements recorded by the bank during his tenure.
AfDB raises panel to review graft charge against Adesina
The Bureau of the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has raised a panel to review its Investigation Committee report on the allegation of insider abuse levelled against the bank’s president, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, by a whistleblower.
Mary Robinson to lead review of ethics report on African Development Bank chief
Ireland's former president Mary Robinson will lead a panel to investigate the leader of the African Development Bank (AfDB), accused by whistleblowers of corruption, the bank said.
COVID-19: AFDB tasks Nigeria, others on digital options in food systems
African Development Bank (AFDB), has urged Nigeria and other African countries to explore digital options that can be easily deployed to tackle disruptions to food systems, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.