AFDB

Rising cost of living may trigger social unrests in Nigeria, Kenya, others, AfDB warns

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has raised the alarm that rising prices of fuel and other commodities could lead to social unrest in...

For fifth consecutive year, Nigeria maintains its position as largest economy in Africa

Nigeria has consolidated its position as the largest economy in African for the fifth year in a row in 2022 with a nominal...

Africa Continental Free Trade Area will emerge world’s largest free trade area soon — AfDB President, Adesina

With over 50 countries harmonizing tariffs, rules and standards, the Africa Continental Free Trade Area will soon become the largest free trade area...

I backed Adesina for AfDB job for his competence, says Buhari 

  …Adesina thanks Buhari for being his Supporter-in-Chief, and his Defender-in-Chief   President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that he staked his integrity...

AFDB approves $27 million to boost African Union’s COVID-19 Response Initiative

The African Development Bank has approved $27.4 million in grants to boost the African Union’s (AU) efforts to mobilize continental response to curb...

Adesina’s  AfDB trials: a proxy war?

By Olukayode Oyeleye   SO MUCH FOR THE African Development Bank (AfDB) headquartered in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The multilateral development bank has been...

Alleged corruption at AfDB : I’m unperturbed, innocent, says Dr Adesina

        In spite of spirited efforts in some quarters to tarnish his reputation and prejudice the bank’s governance procedures, the...

Akinwumi Adesina: Best Man for the AfDB By Reuben Abati 

        The Board of Governors and the Ethics Committee of the African Development Bank (AfDB) have given Dr. Akinwumi Adesina,...

Grand conspiracy against Nigeria’s Adesina at AfDB 

  …as disgruntled elements embark subtle moves to scuttle his re-election   By Olukayode Oyeleye and Mustapha Ogunsakin   THE LID ON THE...

Akinwumi Adesina turns 60: AFDB President says he is grateful to God

  Former minister of Agriculture Akin Adesina has turned 60 today. On his birthday the President of the African Development Bank, said he is...

AfDB supports Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme with $5m grant

  Kunle Akinsola The African Development Bank says it has approved a grant of $5 million  for the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme....

Nigeria’s Youth Unemployment Rate Horrendous – AfDB

…decent jobs should be created now   Youth unemployment situation in Nigeria is frightening, shocking and could be catastrophic soon, so says the...

Photo News: Fidelity Bank Plc, African Development Bank sign $50m line credit

The Fidelity Bank team led by the DMD, Mohammed Balarabe was at the AfDB Office in Abuja recently for the formal signing ceremony of...

Nigeria’s slow economy drags W/African countries down – AfDB

Although West Africa economy is forecast to improve in the near term, with regional growth projected to average about 3.6 percent in 2019...

No debt crisis in Africa, AFDB President

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), denied the alleged debt crisis in African countries during an interview on the sidelines...

World Food Prize: We’re proud of you, Buhari tells AFDB president Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday said Nigeria remains proud of its former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, for winning the 2017 World Food...