AfDB president bags CIBN award, tasks leaders
President of African Development Bank (AfDB) Dr Akinwumi Adesina on Saturday tasked leaders in the banking sector on “audacious leadership” to navigate challenges of COVID-19 pandemic and restore hope and confidence in Africa.
Agric firm leads fight against hunger
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has admonished countries on the continent to capitalise on the market opportunities by producing more food efficiently and sustainably through agro-industrialization....
AfDB seeks faster industrialisation of Nigeria, others
At the forefront of promoting smart industrial policies and mobilising infrastructure development funding for Africa, the African Development Bank on this year’s Africa Industrialization Day...
COVID-19 exposed Africa’s underdevelopment, says British ex-PM Blair
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed Africa’s developmental challenges, according to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Addressing a virtual audience in Abidjan on the topic...
AfDB wins global award for COVID-19 bond issue
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has been selected from a pool of bond market players as the best issuer of the COVID-19 bond in 2020. The selection is based on its $3 billion Fight COVID-19 social bond issued in March. Speaking during the award ceremony held virtually, Senior Vice President and Chief Finance Officer,…
Ighodalo identifies core areas to transform agric sector in Africa
Chairman, Board of Directors of Sterling Bank Plc, Mr Asue Ighodalo, has identified five core areas that should be articulated in the quest to transform the agricultural sector in Nigeria and on the African continent.
Bank identifies public, private cooperation as core to agricultural transformation
Chairman, Board of Directors, Sterling Bank Plc, Asue Ighodalo, has identified five core areas that should be articulated in the quest to transform the agricultural sector in Nigeria and African.
Adesina to deliver keynote address at agric summit
Sterling Bank Plc has said Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), will deliver the keynote address at the Agriculture Summit Africa (ASA) 2020 holding between September 23rd and 24th. ASA, an annual event organised by the bank since 2018, is one of the continent’s leading, privately-funded platforms dedicated to increasing the…
President receives, woos Adesina on infrastructure deficit
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, received president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, imploring him to lend support...
Nigeria commits $9.4m in Shelter Afrique, becomes second-largest shareholder
The Federal Government has committed $9.4 million to pan African housing development financier, Shelter Afrique (SHAF), which is owned by 44 African governments, African Development Bank (AFDB) and Africa Re.