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Ghana would host the African Development Bank’s next Annual Meetings in May 2021, it was announced Thursday, at the end of the group’s 2020 meetings. The 2021 meetings would take place in the country’s capital city, Accra. Côte d’Ivoire Planning Minister Niale Kaba, handed over the baton to Ghana, announcing that...
Executive Chairman of Atlas Petroleum and Oranto Petroleum, Arthur Eze, has categorically denied recent news report of his involvement in a partnership with ADM Energy on the ongoing Marginal Fields Bidding Round in Nigeria. On August 3, ADM Energy announced its successful pre-qualification in the Nigerian Government's 2020 Marginal Field...
President Muhammadu Buhari and Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, have congratulated President of African Development Bank, Akinwunmi Adesina, on his re-election for a second term in office. Buhari, who felicitated with Adesina on behalf of the Federal Executive Council and Nigerians in general, explained that the news of the victory...
For the first time, EurAfrican Forum would be held exclusively online between September 3 and 4, bringing together personalities from the public and private sectors, and also representatives of civil society, entrepreneurs, activists and scientists. This year's edition would focus on challenges and common points, with the theme: “In Search...
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...
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday says the priority in Republic of Mali now should be securing the country, which is largely occupied by terrorists. According to a statement by Buhari's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesiyan, the President spoke Wednesday when he received briefings from ECOWAS Special Envoy...
Incumbent President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, is set to be re-elected for the second term in office as the multilateral development institution, for the first time in the history, holds its Annual Meetings virtually to comply with the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic-related social-distancing guidelines. Adesina is running...
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Special Envoy to Mali and former Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan, would today meet military 'coup' leaders in Bamako, capital of Mali, in company of West African leaders, with the aim of finding lasting solution to the crisis in the country. AFP reports that...
For the first time since Malian Soldiers staged a mutiny and executed a coup to topple the almost seven year administration of Ibrahim Keita on Tuesday, Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has called on the unconstitutional 'authority' in the landlocked Sahel nation to restore constitutional order forthwith. President Buhari Thursday afternoon...
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...