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Nigeria's former Minister of Agriculture, Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected for another 5year term as President of the Africa Development Bank by its Board of Governors. Adesina's election was disclosed by a Social Media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie, who confirmed the news in a congratulatory tweet on...
African Energy Chamber Wednesday announced the appointment of a seven-man member to its Investment Advisory Committee, the last body to serve on its Advisory Board for 2020 and 2021. The chamber said the new Investment Committee would provide solutions towards financing Africa’s energy resurgence. The members of the committee include: Global...
Statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson is being removed by crane in Richmond, Virginia. Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney on Wednesday ordered the immediate removal of all Confederate statues on city land, saying he was using his emergency powers to speed up the healing process for the former capital of the...
A Togo-based Ecobank Academy has made history to become the first corporate member of the Global Business School Network (GBSN). GBSN has been building management education capacity in and for the developing world for over 17 years. The core of the network spans six continents with more than 100 leading business...
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has celebrated his Deputy, Obafemi Hamzat, who clocked 56 on Saturday, describing him as a reliable, trust worthy and committed brother, friend and partner in the Greater Lagos Agenda of the incumbent administration. Sanwo-Olu also lauded Hamzat's contribution to the growth and development of Lagos...
Idowu Sowunmi President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday said Nigeria would stand solidly behind Dr. Akinwumi Adesina in his bid to get re-elected as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The President stated this at State House in Abuja, while hosting Adesina on a courtesy visit. According to him, “In 2015, when you...
Contrary to some reports, the Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Ghebreyesus, has not tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The clarification was made by WHO through its official Twitter handle, saying: "Contrary to some incorrect reports, @DrTedros hasn't tested positive for #COVID19. He has been identified...
In a sign of easing tension in the Middle East, history was made on Monday with the first direct flight from Israel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), The Independent has reported. El Al flight 971 took off from Tel Aviv at 11.14am local time, and initially routed over Jordanian...
Ghanaian government has responded to the allegations contained in a statement by the Minister of Culture and Information, Lai Mohammed, accusing the West African country of treating Nigerians unfairly. Ghana, in a line-by-line statement by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, gave what the country described as "a more...
Soldiers behind the coup tagged "popular inssurrection" that toppled the about seven years administration of Ibrahim Keita as President of Mali have promised to conduct elections within a “reasonable” time. The interventionist soldiers made this commitment on Wednesday, amidst pressure from the international community calling for civil, constitutional and peaceful...