Saturday, November 27, 2021

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Green Climate Fund: AfDB trains 80 Africans

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has selected representatives from 80 government institutions, civil society organisations and universities for training as experts in developing climate financing proposals. According to a statement from the bank on Friday, the selection followed a thorough...

Climate change: AfDB to double financing for Africa to $25bn by 2025

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed to double its climate finance for Africa to 25 billion dollars by 2025, with more than 50 per cent devoted to climate adaptation. The President of the bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, made this...

COVID-19: AfDB says Africa open to business with Asian partners

African Development Bank (AfDB), says it is open to business with its Asian partners in spite of the pandemic. Chuku Chuku, Officer in Charge of the bank’s Macroeconomic Policy, Debt Sustainability and Forecasting Division, said this at a webinar to...

AfDB: Adesina’s re-election well deserved — PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, for his re-election to serve a second term in the regional bank. The party gave the congratulatory message in a statement issued by...

AfDB: Nigerians excited over re-election of Adesina

Many Nigerians have expressed delight over the re-election of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB). A cross section of the people who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja said...

AfDB: expert urges Adesina to sustain development projects in 2nd term

Mr Promise Amahah, an agribusiness expert has urged the president of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina to sustain the development projects in Africa to tackle poverty on the continent when re-elected. Amahah gave the advice while speaking with...

COVID-19: Poor people in Africa to increase by 49.2m in 2021 -AfDB

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 in 2021. The AfDB made this known in its African Economic Outlook 2020 supplement amid...
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CMG Holds Cooperation Forum with African Media Partners

China Media Group (CMG) has set up a new collaboration platform with Africa. The “Our African Partners: CMG Media...
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Oil producing Communities lament years of neglect due to exploration

By Our Correspondent Some oil producing communities in Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa state have staged a protest over the hardship being experienced...

Onslaught against terrorists evidence of effective intelligence- CSOs

...say critics of intelligence agencies mischievous Some Civil Society Groups have reacted to media reports credited to a coalition of NGOs questioning the efficiency of...

Rivers State Government Slams SAIPEM SPA, 6 Others 16 Count Charge on Contract Scam

By Our Reporter The Rivers State Government has arraigned Saipem SPA, Saipem Contracting Nigeria Limited their Managing Director, Walter Peviani and 4 others on a...

National ALGON Crisis: Kogi ALGON Dissociate Self From Flagging Off Ceremony of National Anti-Multiple Taxation Scheme

The Association of Local Government of Nigeria,Kogi State chapter,through it Chairman,Hon. Taufiq Isa has dissociated himself and the State from the Inauguration Ceremony...