Saturday, 3rd December 2022
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6 Oct
Achieving sustainable development is at the forefront of policy formulation and action across many African countries.
6 Oct
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has announced the approval of a $15 million trade finance credit line and a $10 million transaction guarantee for FSDH Merchant Bank to provide loans to local enterprises in Nigeria. The $25 million package, approved by its Board of Directors, will help to reduce the trade finance gap in…
4 Oct
Microsoft has strengthened partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to scale up technical and financial support for young entrepreneurs.
4 Oct
African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on world leaders and other stakeholders to increase financing to mitigate the effects of climate change and food insecurity.
19 Sep
Senior Special Adviser to the President on Industrialisation, African Development Bank (AfDB), Prof. Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, has said Nigeria needs leaders who are not only committed to ensuring ....
16 Sep
On September 23, 2022, the FIN International Trade & Investment Forum will host 300 international dignitaries, including world leaders and change-makers from 30 countries in New York, USA.
9 Sep
African Development Bank (AfDB) Group President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, inaugurated the upgraded Port of Maio, on Wednesday, during a three-day visit to Cabo Verde.
31 Aug
Amidst the shortfall of wheat in the country and the need to bridge the demand-supply gap, the Federal government and the African Development Bank have developed a new national strategy
27 Aug
The African Development Bank (AfDB), said private sector investment in Africa’s infrastructure in 2020 was 19 billion dollars, the highest since 2016.
27 Aug
Take-over of Distribution Companies (DisCos) and their N5 trillion debt to banks and the government are causing anxiety in the industry.
24 Aug
Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has been conferred with the Nigeria Global Brand Award of the Year 2021. Adesina received the award in Abuja at the Annual Public Lectures and Impact Series/Awards organised by Blueprint Newspapers, a national daily Newspapers in Nigeria. The award was confered on him…
18 Aug
The head of the Africa Investment Forum, African Development Bank (AfDB), Senior Director, Chinelo Anohu, has called for stronger strategic partnerships and greater involvement of African sovereign wealth funds..


3 hours ago
South Korea on Saturday arrested a former national security chief on suspicion of covering up events surrounding the 2020 murder of a fisheries official by Pyongyang. President Yoon Suk-yeol is expanding an inquiry into the highly politicised case following accusations that his predecessor mishandled the probe to curry favour with North Korea. Suh Hoon is…
3 hours ago
Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, has told physically challenged people not to vote for the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming 2023 presidential election. The former Nigerian vice president, who stated this while speaking at the inauguration of the PDP’s PWD National Campaign Council, said the APC has failed to…
3 hours ago
More than 200 people have been killed in Iran since nationwide protests erupted over the death in police custody of Mahsa Amini, the country's top security body said Saturday. Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian of Kurdish origin, died on September 16 after her arrest in Tehran for an alleged breach of the Islamic republic's dress code…
4 hours ago
Hugo Lloris said Saturday he was "honoured and very proud" at the prospect of equalling Lilian Thuram as France's most-capped player in the World Cup last-16 clash with Poland in Doha. "It is no small achievement. I am really honoured at the figures and very proud, even if it is very much secondary to the…
6 hours ago
Ekiti State Ministry of Arts Culture and Tourism has been selected by the Federal Government to represent the country at the 2023 Surajkund International Arts Festival, holding in India, from February 3 to 19. Immediate past Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism in Ekiti, Prof. Rasaki Ojo Bakare, made this known to the News Agency…