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AfDB to support investments from Japan

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it is ready to support investments from Japan to initiate inclusive and sustainable development in the continent. Mr Samuel Higenyi Mugoya, AfDB’s Director, Syndications, Co-financing and Client Solutions said this during a webinar for Japanese private sector, in a statement released on its website on Wednesday. The meeting was
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AfDB to promote economic, social infrastructure devt in Africa

Economy: Plateau denies taking $359m loan from AfDB

By Marie-Therese Nanlong Plateau State government has denied the allegation of taking $350m African Development Bank, AfDB loan saying such allegation is frivolous as the government only took $11.2 million of which, 70% of the amount is being committed to infrastructure, 20% to capacity building and 10% for project management. A former Minister of Youth
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AfDB president, others task Nigerians in Diaspora on national development

AfDB president, others task Nigerians in Diaspora on national development

Some notable Nigerians have urged their compatriots in the Diaspora to key into efforts by the Federal Government to harness their resources directly for national development. They include Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB); Mr Innocent Chukwuma, CEO of Innoson Group, and Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Canada, Amb. Adeyinka Asekun. The
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AfDB: Obasanjo hails Buhari over position on Adesina

James Ogunnaike 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. Obasanjo, in what appeared to be his first official reaction, since Adesina’s re-election penultimate week, also thanked some past
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AfDB to promote economic, social infrastructure devt in Africa

AfDB to promote economic, social infrastructure devt in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB), has begun developing a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) framework to strengthen support for PPPs and enhance economic and social infrastructure development in the continent. According to a statement from AfDB on Thursday, representatives of the bank, Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), private sector, and professional associations made this known in a virtual
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Fish farmers association lauds Africa’s confidence in Adesina as AfDB President

Workers hail return of Adesina as AFDB President, decry fuel price increase in Nigeria

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Workers worldwide have said the re-election of Nigeria’s Adewunmi Adeshina as the President of African Development Bank (AFDB) was a victory for Africa, and commended the Bank’s approval of a $10 billion facility to support African countries to address the COVID-19 pandemic. They called for economic transformation in Africa and decried fuel,
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40m farmers hail AfDB’s boss, Adesina over re-election, inauguration

40m farmers hail AfDB’s boss, Adesina over re-election, inauguration

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja 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. This was contained in a statement signed by the National President, AFAN, Arc Kabir Ibrahim, which
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Nigeria’s food system can leverage on AfDB’s support for (NASC), the seed system

Nigeria’s food system can leverage on AfDB’s support for (NASC), the seed system

By Arc Kabir Ibrahim A veritable seed system sprouting from a fully developed and supported EGS( Early generation seed), FS( foundation seed), and CS( certified seed) production program will unleash a realizable and markedly sustainable food system in Nigeria if properly implemented. The AfDB led by our own Dr Adewunmi Adesina, a world-renown Agricultural Economist,
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