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AfDB approves US$40 million for Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved its third equity investment of US$40 million in Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund (AIIF), a closed-ended pan-African infrastructure fund managed by South Africa-based Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM).

AfDB disbursed $7.81 billion in 2017 to support African countries’ structural transformation

The African Development Bank, under the leadership of Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has increased disbursements to support the structural transformation of countries in Africa, according to its Annual Report, released during the Annual Meetings in Busan, South Korea.

Vice President Osinbajo: Federal govenrment to power varsities with solar energy

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has said that ‘despite the sectoral challenges, the Buhari administration will complete major projects that will improve the power sector in the country and also implement a plan that will provide solar energy in a number of universities in the country.

AfDB hits highest annual disbursement of $7.67bn in 2017 – Akinwumi Adesina

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, said that the Bank, 2017, achieved its highest annual disbursement ever of 7.67 billion dollars on supports.

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).

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Troops kill 14 bandits, recover 422 animals in Kaduna

Troops under Operation Whirl Punch have neutralised 14 bandits and recovered 422 cows and sheep between October and November, the acting Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig.-Gen. John Agim, said on Monday in Kaduna.
Super Eagles stand-in skipper, Ahmed Musa has reiterated that Nigeria’s preparations for the 2019 AFCON slated for Cameroon has started with their today’s international friendly against the Cranes of Uganda.

Amhed Musa: Uganda tie start of AFCON preparations

Super Eagles stand-in skipper Ahmed Musa has reiterated that Nigeria’s preparations for the 2019 AFCON slated for Cameroon has started with their today’s international friendly against the Cranes of Uganda.
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Nigeria emerges Chair of ECOWAS Group at UN

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Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission

NCC seeks collaboration of academia, telecoms on innovation

Executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, has called on the academia and stakeholders in the telecommunications industry to collaborate to accelerate innovation, industrial growth and sustainable development in the Nigerian telecoms industry.

Eid-el-Maulud: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi felicitates with Muslims

On this year’s Eid-el Maulud, marking the birthday of the Holy Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH), Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called on all Nigerians to remain prayerful and committed in their abiding faith in God for the sustenance of peace, unity and progress of the country.