Tag: afdb

FG Congratulates Adesina on Re-election as AfDB President

Henry Solomon- September 1, 2020

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 ... Read More

COVID-19: AfDB Urges Central Banks to Cut Interest Rates

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2020

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has urged central banks on the continent to act quickly by cutting interest rates to inject liquidity in view of ... Read More

Impact of COVID-19: Poor People in Africa to Increase by 49.2m in 2021 -AfDB

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2020

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the number of extreme poor people could increase by 34 million and 49.2 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read More

Akinwumi Adesina, The Inside Story

Tanimu- June 5, 2020

By his bow tie, you know him. And that distinguishing feature was firmly in place when Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank ... Read More

FG seeks $3.5bn from IMF, AfDB to support implementation of 2020 budget

Abdul Jimoh- April 6, 2020

The Federal Government says it has applied for $3.5 billion request from International Monetary Fund (IMF) and African Development Bank (AfDB) to access concessional funding ... Read More

AfDB President Worries Over Rising Cases Malnourished Children in Africa

Henry Solomon- February 9, 2020

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB) has expressed concern over the rising cases of stunted children caused by malnutrition in Africa. ... Read More

AfDB President to train young African farmers with $1.1 prize money

Abdul Jimoh- October 23, 2019

Mr Akinwunmi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB) has awarded 1.1 million dollars to 10 young African agric entrepreneurs to boost food production in the ... Read More

AfDB Presidency: Why Adesina Deserves 2nd Tenure

Abdul Jimoh- October 17, 2019

Mr Akinwumi Adesina, Minister of Agriculture, under former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration on May 28, 2015 emerged as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB). ... Read More

Buhari nominates Adesina for re-election as AfDB President

Abdul Jimoh- October 7, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Dr Akinwunmi Adesina for re-election as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. ... Read More

AfDB commends Nigeria’s resilience, entrepreneurial skills

Abdul Jimoh- October 2, 2019

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has commended Nigerians for their resilience and entrepreneurial skills in the 59 years of the country’s existence. A statement issued ... Read More

PCNI, AfDB Launches $258m Intervention in the North East

Tanimu- December 12, 2018

The Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI) in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB), on Thursday, inaugurated the $258 million Inclusive Basic Service ... Read More

AfDB Trains 733 Nigerians on Agro Technology

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 3, 2018

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it trained about 733 people in Nigeria on increased use of technology in agriculture in the country. African Development ... Read More

AfDB to invest $12bn in power sector in Africa in 4 years – Adesina

inno.korie- November 23, 2017

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says the bank would invest 12 billion dollars in the power sector in Africa in four years ... Read More

World Food Prize: President Buhari Tells Adesina ‘We Are Proud of You’

Tanimu- October 19, 2017

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday said Nigeria remains proud of its former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, for winning the 2017 World ... Read More

SME development: AfDB inaugurates N1bn support through Fortis bank

inno.korie- July 14, 2017

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Friday officially inaugurated a one billion naira loan through Fortis Microfinance Bank Plc to help boost Small and Medium ... Read More

Why Adesina Won The 2017 World Prize For Food

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2017

The World Food Prize Foundation has explained why Dr Akinwumi Adesina won the 250,000 dollars 2017 World Food Prize Laureate prize on Monday. President of the Foundation, Amb. ... Read More

How Low Income Earning Nigerians Can Own Houses For N30, 000 Monthly

Abdul Jimoh- May 30, 2017

Ag President On How Low Income Earners Can Own A House *Ag. President details FG’s Social Housing Programme The Federal Government has started a N100 ... Read More

AfDB’s $280m `Enable Youth Programme’ in agric commences soon

Abdul Jimoh- March 28, 2017

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President AFDB On Agric Programme NAN, Abuja; The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it will soon commence the implementation of the $280 ... Read More

News Summary 7th December 2016; President Buhari In Dakar, Sirleaf Concludes Visit To Nigeria, etc.

inno.korie- December 7, 2016

NTA News Summary President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly admonished Nigerian elite to stop making expensive demands on the federal government saying should things be done ... Read More

AFDB, UBA sign $150 million loan agreement to finance SMEs

inno.korie- December 1, 2016

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and Nigeria’s United Bank for Africa (UBA) have signed a $150 million loan agreement to finance Small and Medium ... Read More