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....
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.
TUC congratulates Adesina, warns of fake whistleblowers
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has congratulated Dr. Akinwumi Adesina on his re-election as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The union equally warned him to be cautious of fake whistleblowers. A statement by the President and Secretary-General of TUC, Quadri Olaleye, and Musa-Lawal Ozigi, respectively, said it would be…
Adesina pledges quality deliverables to Africa through AfDB
Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank (AfDB) Group says he will build a much stronger and resilient bank to deliver greater quality impacts on African people.
Adesina returns as AfDB’s chief executive
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has secured 100 votes of the Board of Governors of African Development Bank (AfDB) for a fresh term of five years as president of the continental organisation ...
African bank chief appeals for second term
The head of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, appealed on Wednesday for a second term in office after a months-long storm over alleged corruption and poor governance that ended after he was cleared in an independent probe.
One year after, concessionaires yet to take-over 19 silos
One year after the 19 silo complexes were concessioned by the Federal Government, the concessionaires are yet to take delivery of the silos, The Guardian has learnt.The development might have hampered dreams of ensuring food security in the face of Coronavirus pandemic lockdown
Adesina and some lessons from home
Perhaps the probe into the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, would end in a whimper. So far no one has been arrested and no one is facing prosecution yet.