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Despite being at what he calls “the low ebb of resources caused by COVID-19 and fallen oil prices,” Nigeria will continue to provide support for the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) based in N’djamena, Chad Republic, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured. According to his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity,...
Government of the United States of America (USA) has finally charged Ramon Abbas Olorunwa Igbalode popularly known as Ray Hushpuppi to court in Los Angeles for allegedly committing frauds and laundering ‘millions of dollars from cybercrime schemes.'" The government, in a comprehensive affidavit on Friday by the US Department of...
The Nigerian Military have repelled an attack by Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa (ISWAP) terrorists. At about 11:30 pm on Monday, April 20, the terrorists launched an attack on Geidam town, the Headquarters of Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe State but met a strong resistance from...
President Muhammadu Buhari weekend warmly felicitated with multi-talented artiste and veteran broadcaster, Julie Coker, on her 80th birthday, joining the creative industry to celebrate the iconic culture ambassador, musician and author Buhari congratulated Yeye Eto of Lagos for a sterling career in journalism and performing arts, coming into limelight as...
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday warmly rejoiced with President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina, on the clean slate of health of all allegations against him by an anonymous group. Buhari described the clearance as further validation of Adesina's competence and integrity to lead the continental financial institution. Nigerian President...
African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) has confirmed key senior-level positions that would play an important role in steering critical support to member governments. The appointments, which were approved by the Board of Directors, included a veteran of the World Bank’s IFC, Manuel Moses, who has been appointed as the new...
The support base of embattled President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), DR. Akinwunmi Adesina has been strengthened by two top level individuals, Sierra Leone President, Julius Maada Bio and Harold Doley, the first United States representative to the AfDB. They are the latest joining in with their voice. In...
By Tobiloba Kolawole No less than 5,000 African entrepreneurs, private and public sector leaders and the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem converged on Lagos on Thursday, October 25, 2018 for the annual Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum. The event is a unique opportunity for bringing together young business talent, creating dynamic networks...
A 2019 Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance has disclosed that climate financing by seven of the world’s largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) now totalled $61.6 billion as at 2019, of which $41.5 billion (67 per cent) was in low- and middle-income economies. The study expanded the scope...
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...