Saturday, 3rd December 2022
Breaking News:


7 Aug
The supply of fertiliser has over the years, defied all logics, largely due to lack of adequate local production capacity, insincerity of government and activities of middlemen, which had worsened the miseries of farmers.
1 Aug
Experts at the African Development Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) have called for urgent mobilisation of climate financing for Africa to achieve sustainable growth.
21 Jul
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reiterated its commitment to boosting wheat production locally by supporting farmers with inputs, technical know-how and off-taking arrangement with the Flour Millers Association of Nigeria (FMAN).
19 Jul
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group have sealed a $460,000 agreement for a grant on market surveillance system project.
19 Jul
Determined to modernise Nigeria’s capital markets and ensure that it is well positioned to support economic transformation driven by private sector investment, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the African Development Bank Group have signed an agreement for a grant on market surveillance system project.
14 Jul
Publish What You Fund, the global Campaign for Aid and Development Transparency, has named the African Development Bank (AfDB) the most transparent organisation in the world.
29 Jun
The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) has approved a technical assistance grant of $2 million to fund research that will contribute to electricity reforms across members ..
27 Jun
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is seeking $200 million from Germany and other members of G-7 countries to “urgently” address food crisis in the continent.
23 Jun
Africa must wean itself off dependence on food and medicine imports, the president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) said in Kigali, on the sidelines of a meeting of Commonwealth leaders.
15 Jun
Concerted warnings by some multilateral organisations on the ominous food crisis in Africa and other developing countries are genuine and should not be unduly politicised or undermined as the signs of a food crisis...
2 Jun
The COVID-19 pandemic, with its several waves since its outbreak in early 2020, has been a key factor in slowing progress toward universal energy access. Globally, 733 million people still have no access to electricity, and 2.4 billion people yet cook using fuels detrimental to their health and the environment.
30 May
It was exactly 16 hours (GMT) on Friday, and the main hall of Accra International Conference Centre exprienced momentary pin-drop silence.


4 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…
4 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…
4 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…
5 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…
7 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…