AfDB offers Nigeria $14m facility to smoothen ATI membership
Nigeria has been given a $14.12 million facility by the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group to facilitate its membership of the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI).
AFDB supports northeast recovery funds with $258m grant
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday unveiled $258 million donation by the African Development Bank (AFDB) to support recovery efforts in the northeast.
FG, AfDB inaugurate $256m intervention projects for North-East
The Federal Government in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB), on Thursday inaugurated a 256 million dollars Inclusive Basic Service Delivery and Livelihood Empowerment Integrated Project (IBSIP) in the region. The President of AfDB, Dr Akinwumi Adesina said at the inauguration in Abuja that the intervention project would focus on agriculture, water and sanitation.…
Osinbajo launches initiative to support recovery efforts in Northeast
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is set to launch ‘Inclusive Basic Delivery and Livelihood Empowerment Programme for North East Nigeria.
‘Nigeria, others must deepen intra-African trade for economic integration’
Participants at the 13th African Economic Conference called on African countries to leverage the full range of their strengths and resources to accelerate the region’s drive towards continental integration. Indeed, the experts agreed that a self-reliant approach that emphasizes intra-African trade, would not only help deepen regional economic integration, but also contribute significantly to…
What Africa must do to advance, by Adesina
Investment is like work, and you look around. So, wherever you find capital, keeping it to grow the macro economy requires understanding, appreciation and support of private sector.
Creation of three new bodies boosts arbitration growth in Africa
Africa's economic growth is picking up pace and is expected to reach 6.3 per cent in East Africa and 3.4 per cent in Sub-Saharan Africa by the end of this year.
The 2018 diary: January
January 2. Herdsmen kill 50 in Benue Communities. Suspected Fulani herdsmen invaded five communities in Benue State, killing over 50 persons and leaving many others wounded. They struck around 10.00 am on New Year Day and in the early hours of the following day. Kaduna ex-Governor, Lawal Kaita dies at 85. Former Governor of old…
AfDB to facilitate $120m for agric tech innovations in Africa
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has provided $120 million to scale up adoption of agricultural technology innovations among the rural farmers on the African continent.
Who’s addressing Nigeria’s growing debt?
A warning by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that Nigeria among other sub-Saharan African countries should pay attention...