Saturday, 9th December 2023

African Development Bank

1 day ago
To fix this and break this cycle of dependence, the African Development Bank launched a $3 billion facility to support the development of local pharmaceutical companies in Africa.
1 day ago
Africa is a baffling continent sitting on mounds of paradoxes. The paradox of rich but poor continent is a familiar theme.
2 days ago
ADB • Ministers, leaders chart new path for urbanisation,climate change • As COP28 mobilises over $57b, NNPC seals LNG deal The African Development Bank has advocated that African countries should be exempted from a plan by the European Union to impose a carbon tax on some imports. Under the EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM),…
2 days ago
Our support to Ethiopia helped it achieve self-sufficiency in wheat within four years, turning it into a wheat exporting nation. To replicate global success, the African Development Bank helped organise the Feed Africa summit in January, which attracted 34 heads of state and government.
4 days ago
It is an honour and a pleasure to join you today to celebrate the 40th anniversary of what I consider to be one of Nigeria’s, and indeed Africa’s, finest newspapers.
18 Nov
Seven newly elected Nigerian Governors visited the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group President, Akinwumi Adesina, in Abidjan to strengthen cooperation and unlock the country’s vast agricultural potential.[ad]A statement issued by the Bank on Saturday, said the delegation was led by Katsina State Governor Dikko Radda.
15 Nov
Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal, is among seven Northwest governors who are expected to depart Nigeria on Wednesday for Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, for a meeting on utilising the Special Agro-Industrialization Programme of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The other governors are those of Sokoto, Jigawa, Kaduna, Katsina, Kano and Kebbi states. A press statement issued…
25 Sep
• Says 23 states have indicated interest The African Development Bank (AfDB) has disclosed plans to commence the phase II of the Staple Crop Processing Zone project (SCPZ). The Director General of AfDB, Lamin Barrow, who revealed this during the inception workshop of the SCPZ in Abuja, said owing to the success of the first…
12 Jul
The West African Capital Markets Integration (WACMI), has announced a minimum capital standard of $500,000 for broker/dealers that intends to trade across the West African region.
25 Jun
Rising from the just-concluded Summit for a New Global Financing Pact in France, World leaders have praised the African Development Bank (AfDB) for developing a practical roadmap for easing the debt burden for low-income countries and freeing up funds for climate needs
25 May
African Development Bank (AfDB), yesterday, rallied the private sector investors and various governments to opportunities in the green growth infrastructure, for sustainable development in Nigeria and other African countries.
19 Mar
The initiative, with investments totalling $618m, will attract direct investments in more than 200 technology and creative start-ups and provide non-financial services to about 450 digital technology, small and medium enterprises.


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Lions Clubs International, District 404 B4, Nigeria, has presented Samuel Adesanmi as the 23rd President of Ajao Estate, while restating its commitment to continued service to humanity and development of the community.
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To stamp out piracy and copyright infringement in the nation’s creative industry, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), has called for stakeholders’ synergy to develop the copyright system in to boost Nigeria’s creative economy.
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The eighth General Assembly of Muslim Ummah Of South-West, Nigeria (MUSWEN) holds today in Lagos at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) JF Ade Ajayi Main Auditorium.
18 mins ago
Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu, has urged clubs and security agencies to find ways of ensuring the safety of players and officials in their travels across the country to honour league matches, especially in this Christmas season.
19 mins ago
Just recently, in a riveting chat with Afrobeats Intelligence, acclaimed music honcho Don Jazzy disclosed that he advices his label artistes at Mavin Records to emulate the street-pop maverick, Portable...
26 mins ago
The authorities of the Tantita security services has the claim by the Nigeria Navy that it was involved in the alleged attempt by a 77 meter long motor tanker to steal crude oil in the country.
28 mins ago
Nigerian Grammy award winner, Temilade Openiyi, professionally known as Tems, has released a new single, Not An Angel, a track off her anticipated album. This follows her last project, Me & U, which she released on October 5..
31 mins ago
The echoes of Affricuff 2023 resonate vividly, etching unforgettable memories in the hearts of attendees. The inaugural edition, meticulously superintended by leading filmmaker Emem Isong
33 mins ago
With more Polytechnics and Colleges of Technology than universities in Nigeria, NIPOGA Games are probably the biggest sports competition in the country. The Games started during my final year at The Polytechnic Ibadan in 1976.
34 mins ago
Puncturing interior walls with nails in the name of hanging decors and picture frames not only damages the wall, thereby weakening the entire structure over a long period of time, but also creates untidiness to the space as the need for more picture frames arises with growth in the family circle.