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President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina, has backed former Nigeria Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, refuting the claims that he ”looted half of Central Bank of Nigeria to the UK.”
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the investment of $25 billion to develop agriculture in five African countries.
The President of the African Development Bank, Akin Adesina, has said the bank’s financing has had an impact on 355 million people across the continent.
Kenya will host the Virtual Africa Delivery Exchange (ADX) Summit 2020 to deliberate on service delivery in Africa amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, an official source said in Nairobi on Sunday.
The co-founder of Releaf, Ikenna Nzewi; the Chief Executive Officer of Food locker, Femi Aiki; and, founder, Mhogo Foods, Elizabeth Gikebe, have won the top cash prizes in the African Development Bank’s(AfDB’s) $120,000 AgriPitch competition, which held Tuesday.
The African Development Bank has developed a three-year project in response to demands by member countries for technical assistance to monitor revenues generated from their extractive industries.
A trade expert, Dr Olumuyiwa Alaba, has called on the Nigerian government to intensify diplomatic lobbying that will ensure that Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala emerges as the new Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Nov. 9.
The Federal Government has launched a Digital Nigeria Portal and Mobile Application in furtherance of the Digital Nigeria Programme, which was kick started by President Muhammadu Buhari on March 19, 2020.
Plateau State government has denied the allegation of taking $350m African Development Bank, AfDB loan saying such allegation is frivolous as the government only took $11.2 million of which, 70% of the amount is being committed to infrastructure, 20% to capacity building and 10% for project management.
Some notable Nigerians have urged their compatriots in the Diaspora to key into efforts by the Federal Government to harness their resources directly for national development.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, commended President Muhammed Buhari’s led Federal Government for the support given at ensuring successful re-election of the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina.
The pan Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, on Monday canvassed legal action by the citizenry against the recent increases in fuel price and electricity tariff by the federal government.
Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, says only his principal has enough confidence to confront former President Olusegun Obasanjo and tell him his honest opinion on things.
The Federal Government has concluded arrangements to expend N2.3trillion on electrification of rural communities, targeting five million homes under the Economic Sustainability Plan, ESP.
The Federal Government has congratulated Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on his re-election as the eighth president of the bank for a second term.
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.
Mr Goddy Jedy-Agba, the Minister of State Power said this in Abuja on Tuesday, while inaugurating the First 12 Kilo Watts Peak (KWP) Volus Solar for Health (VSFH) Mini-Grid with 58 KWH Battery Bank at Karu Primary Health Centre initiated by Volus Energy Ltd.
The ruling coalition of Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore, who was re-elected to a second term last week, has retained its majority in parliament, the electoral commission said on Sunday.
The police late on Saturday issued arrest warrants for 17 more military officers charged with crimes in connection with the conflict that include treason and embezzlement of public properties, state-affiliated Fana TV reported. They add to the 117 warrants issued for senior military officers it says are connected to TPLF since the conflict broke out.
France’s State Council, the country’s highest court, on Sunday ordered the government to review a law limiting the number of people in churches during religious services to 30.
The Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V has authorised the Efik Traditional Rulers Council to invoke all ancestral and traditional curses otherwise called Mbiam against kidnappers, cultists and armed robbers in the state. \
The first games in Argentina’s Primera Division since the death of Diego Maradona kicked off Saturday amid tears and memories, with the club he last coached notching up a victory in tribute to the footballing genius.
The federal government and organised labour have resolved to allow one week for consultation over the demand for the reversal of the pump price of petrol.
The Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr Mele Kyari, has warned that without the passage into law of the Petroleum Industry Bill, 2020, there would not be further foreign investments in the oil and gas industry.
The man convicted of fatally shooting six Muslim men at a mosque in the Canadian province of Quebec in 2017 will be able to apply for parole in 25 years, an appeals court has ruled, saying Alexandre Bissonette’s previous sentence was unconstitutional.
The Chairman of the Interim Management Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, is holding a consultative meeting with the party’s caucus in the Senate.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Monday, said the country will exit the current recession by the first quarter of 2021.