Tag: Akinwumi Adesina

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

Akinwumi Adesina, The Inside Story

AMT 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

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

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

AMT 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

World Food Day: AfDB To Develop 10,000 Agricultural Entrepreneurs Per Country

Henry Solomon- October 17, 2017

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, said that the bank would make agriculture a profitable business venture and develop 10,000 young ... 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

AfDB President: Nigeria Is Too Big To Fail

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2016

President of the African Development Bank, AfDB Dr. Akinwumi Adesina with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria The African Development Bank (AfDB) has restated its commitment ... Read More

News Summary: AfDB President – Nigeria Is Too Big To Fail

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2016

Fuel Price Returns To Normal In Akwa Ibom Issues surrounding the recent fuel scarcity in Akwa Ibom state arising from the face-off between the tanker ... Read More

Recession: Nigeria Has Liquidity Problem, Not Debt Problem – Akinwumi Adesina

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 26, 2016

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President Africa Development Bank Donald Ugwu(Abuja): The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has dispelled the fears being expressed ... Read More