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President Muhammadu Buhari and AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina.

AfDB: Ex-President Obasanjo hails President Buhari over position on Akin Adesina

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.

DMO: Nigeria owes World Bank N3.96 trillion

Nigeria’s highest external debt stock to a multilateral or bilateral financial institution is its $10.46bn (N3.965tn at the official rate of N379/$) indebtedness to the World Bank Group, latest figures from the Debt Management Office have shown.
Embattled President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Adewumi Adesina, has survived a second round of investigation into his conduct, giving him a boost in his re-election bid next month.

AfDB approves $27.3 million virus response for AU

The African Development Bank’s board of directors has approved the sum of $27.33m in grants to boost the African Union’s efforts to mobilise a continental response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Afenifere canvasses legal action against fuel price, electricity tariff hike

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.
Embattled President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Adewumi Adesina, has survived a second round of investigation into his conduct, giving him a boost in his re-election bid next month.

Nigerian farmers hail AfDB’s boss over re-election, inauguration

Over 40 million Nigerian farmers under the auspices of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Saturday, hailed Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, over re-election and subsequent inauguration as African Development Bank’s President for a second tenure.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Femi Adesina: Only President Buhari can look ex-President Obasanjo in the eye and survive...

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.
Minister of State Power, Mr Goddy Jedy-Agba, who disclosed this in Abuja

Nigerian government to electrify five million homes in rural communities with N2.3 trillion

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.
Embattled President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Adewumi Adesina, has survived a second round of investigation into his conduct, giving him a boost in his re-election bid next month.

Nigerian government congratulates Akin Adesina on re-election as AfDB president

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.
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, has said that Nigeria needs to evolve a more effective tariff structure in order to achieve steady electricity supply.

Akin 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.
Minister of State for Power, Mr Goddy Agba, who represented President Muhammadu Buhari at the ongoing 34th West African Power Pool (WAPP) co-ordination meeting of technical and financial partners, said that this decision was adopted by the ECOWAS ministers in charge of energy on December 4, 2018 and subsequently approved by the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government on December 22, 2018 through Supplementary Act.

Nigerian government to electrify rural communities with N2.3 trillion under ESP

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.
Ghana's Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta makes remarks at the Institute of International Finance's meeting entitled "G20: Compact With Africa", during the IMF and World Bank's 2017 Annual Fall Meetings, in Washington, U.S., October 11, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

Sub-Saharan Africa’s virus-induced slump may last three years – Ghanaian minister

The economic slump in sub-Saharan Africa caused by the coronavirus outbreak could last well over three years, Ghana’s finance minister said on Tuesday.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

George Weah: Akin Adesina’s AfDB re-election signifies Africa’s confidence in his leadership

President George Weah of Liberia has congratulated Dr Akinwumi Adesina on his re-election as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) for a second five-year term.
Embattled President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Adewumi Adesina, has survived a second round of investigation into his conduct, giving him a boost in his re-election bid next month.

Akin Adesina sworn in for second term as AfDB president

His first term as President of Africa’s premier development finance institution, comprising 54 regional and 27 non-regional member countries, focused on five key development priorities tagged the High 5s. These include Light up and Power Africa; Feed Africa; Industrialize Africa; Integrate Africa; and Improve the Quality of Life for the People of Africa

BBC: Description of AfDB president as ‘flamboyant’ not intentional

The British Broadcasting Corporation says the description of the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwunmi Adesina, as ‘flamboyant’ was not intentional.
Embattled President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Adewumi Adesina, has survived a second round of investigation into his conduct, giving him a boost in his re-election bid next month.

Benue governor congratulates Akin Adesina on his re-election as AfDB president

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Friday congratulated Dr Akinwumi Adesina on his re-election for another five-year term as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB).
President Muhammadu Buhari and AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina.

Nigerians excited over Akin Adesina’s re-election as AfDB president

Many Nigerians have expressed delight over the re-election of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB).
Embattled President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Adewumi Adesina, has survived a second round of investigation into his conduct, giving him a boost in his re-election bid next month.

Association hails Akin Adesina on re-election as AfDB president

The Great Ife Alumni Association has congratulated its member, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on his re-election for a second term.
Embattled President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Adewumi Adesina, has survived a second round of investigation into his conduct, giving him a boost in his re-election bid next month.

Akinwumi Adesina re-elected AfDB president

Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina has been re-elected as the President of the Africa Development Bank.

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