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AfDB attracts $38.7 billion investment to Africa

Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, the President of Africa Development Bank (AfDB), has revealed that the African Investment Forum facilitated by the bank in 2018 succeeded in mobilizing $38.7 billion of investments for Africa.
Yemi Osinbajo

Federal government to secure fresh $500 million facility for job creation

The federal government has disclosed its plan to borrow a sum of $500 million from the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), noting that the facility will be invested in creating more jobs for young graduates.
Arunma Oteh

Ecobank names Arunma Oteh as a non-executive director

Ecobank Group has appointed Arunma Oteh, former treasurer of the World Bank, to its board of directors as a non-executive director.

Federal government targets N800 million to increase mass housing

The Chief Executive Office of Family Homes Funds (FHF), Femi Adewole, has said the Federal Government is targeting over N800 million to provide affordable mass housing for Nigerians.
AfDB President Akinwunmi Adesina

AfDB calls for bridging of Africa’s capital, bankable projects

The Africa Development Bank (AfDB) says there is the need to bridge the gap between Africa’s available capital and bankable projects since it requires between 600 and billion dollars annually for development.

Future Awards Africa announces 2018 nominations

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), a youth awards, on Monday announced its call for nominations into 18 categories for the 2018 edition.

Senator Egwu: National Assembly will promote bills to enhance manufacturing sector

Senator Sam Egwu, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries, has reaffirmed the National Assembly’s commitment to promote bills that would position manufacturing sector toward driving the nation’s economic growth and recovery.

Kogi, NNPC sign MOU on biofuels

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has assured the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of complete security for their investment in the Alape Staple Crop Processing Zone situated in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of the State.

Samuel Dossou-Aworet emerge new African Business Roundtable president

The African Business Roundtable (ABR) has inaugurated Samuel Dossou-Aworet as the new president of the group.

AfDB signs $253m loan donor loan agreement with France

The Africa Development Bank (AfDB) has signed a concessional donor loan agreement with France to the tune of $ 253 million as support for the 14th replenishment of the African Development Fund (ADF).

On corruption: One thing Buhari must do to regain moral authority

Lets commence by reminding ourselves that the final straw that broke the camel’s back before the last administration was booted out of power in 2015 was the stench of corruption oozing out of Aso Rock villa which had become unbearable.

World Bank lists Ogun among RAAMP beneficiaries

The World Bank has announced the admission of Ogun State into the development partners-sponsored Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP), which is to run for the next five years.

Sokoto, Ogun, Abia, Akwa Ibom, 14 other states to benefit from World Bank fund

The Federal Government has listed 18 states that will benefit from the $500 million World Bank assisted project.

18 states to benefit from $500m World Bank projects

Mr Ularamu Ubandoma, the National Coordinator, Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP), says 18 more states will benefit from 500 million dollars World Bank assisted projects.

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