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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.


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Armed men have kidnapped an Italian couple and their child as well as a Togolese national in southeastern Mali, a local official and a Malian security source told AFP Friday.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), joined the Muslim faithful to observe Jummah prayers, at which prayers were said for the repose of the soul of the late President of UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
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With seven days to go to the eighth edition of the World Athletics Elite Label Okpekpe international 10km road race, Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of the historic race says this year's edition will be the biggest ever in terms of its organisation and quality of its elite cast. Race director, Zack Amodu says arrangements have…
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President of the Senate Ahmad Lawal says his 2023 presidential ambition was conceived to enable him change the lives of Nigerians for the better.
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A Lagos High Court on Friday sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter. Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile convicted Nielsen, 54, on two counts of murder brought against him by the Lagos State Government. The judge sentenced Nielsen to death by hanging on both counts. The Dane was…