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Dr. Akinwumi Adesina

2 May
The Group President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina has advised that “Africa must prepare for the inevitability of a global food crisis.”
17 Mar
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will today announce the outcome of $58 billion deal offers for 42 critical projects in Africa, including the proposed highway connecting Lagos to Abidjan through Cotonou, Lome and Accra as well as the Nigerian film academy.
30 Sep 2020
Chairman, Board of Directors, Sterling Bank Plc, Asue Ighodalo, has identified five core areas that should be articulated in the quest to transform the agricultural sector in Nigeria and African.
2 Sep 2020
In the next five years, African economies are to be industrially transformed and employment opportunities enhanced for the teeming youths, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina...
30 Mar 2020
The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina has commended the outgoing Director of Communication and External Relations Department of the bank, Dr. Victor Oladokun.....
22 Jan 2020
he African Development Bank (AfDB) has unveiled a new $80 million infrastructure financing partnership with the United Kingdom’s development agency- DFID, for the continent.
29 Nov 2018
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina is the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). He previously served as Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development. Until his appointment as minister in 2010, he was Vice President of Policy and Partnerships for the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). On the sideline of the just concluded…
13 Nov 2018
President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said that for fresh investment to come into Nigeria, handlers of the country need to be critical about getting some challenges resolved as fast as possible.
17 Jan 2018
The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in Monrovia, on Monday, chaired a high-level panel that discussed migration in Africa alongside...
30 May 2016
However, the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, ruled out the possibility of restoring funding to the segment that is beset with difficulties, especially at this time of dwindled forex earnings.
20 Mar 2015
THE Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has called for the development of policies on risk transfer systems to protect government and farmers from effects of climate change.


2 hours ago
There was pandemonium in Ondo State as the pastor of a pentecostal church, David Anifowoshe, was arrested by the police for allegedly abducting more than 77 people, including children in a dungeon in his church. Anifowoshe, who is the pastor of Whole Bible Deliverance Church, located in Valentino Area of Ondo West LGA of the…
4 hours ago
Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, has cancelled a concert in Morocco to mourn last week's tragedy on the border of Spain's Melilla enclave in which at least 23 African migrants died. Saxophonist and singer Kuti had been set to play on Saturday at the Jazzablanca festival in the Moroccan port city of…
4 hours ago
Demonstrators held rallies in several Spanish cities and in Rabat late Friday to protest over the deaths of 23 African migrants who died in a crush trying to enter the Spanish enclave of Melilla in northern Morocco. Thousands of protesters gathered in Barcelona, Malaga, Vigo and San Sebastian and in Melilla itself to denounce migration…
5 hours ago
One migrant was killed and at least six others, including a teenage girl, were injured Saturday in a shootout between migrant groups in Serbia near the Hungarian border, the state-run RTS television reported. The 16-year-old girl sustained life threatening injuries in the incident that occurred in a forest in the outskirts of Subotica, some 160…
6 hours ago
Are you planning to switch to a healthy diet? A great breakfast snack to include is a chicken wrap. Not only is it packed with healthy goodness, but it is also a delicious meal you can enjoy at any time of the day.  Need to make a healthy chicken wrap? This is the recipe you…