Posts Tagged ‘Adesina’

It Has Been Difficult Fighting Corruption — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration had not found it easy keeping the promises it made in 2015. According to a statement by the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, the President stated this during a meeting with the newly appointed service chiefs on Tuesday. The statement quoted the President […]

Africa To Lose 30m Jobs By End Of 2020, Says AfDB President, Adesina

By Seun Adeuyi Up to 30 million jobs will be lost in Africa by the end of 2020. This was according to President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr Akinwumi Adesina. Adesina, who was the former Nigerian Agriculture minister, spoke on Friday at the ‘Virtual 2020 International Forum on African Leadership’ in Ivory Coast. […]

AfDB: Adesina Begins Second Term As President

A former minister of agriculture in Nigeria, Akinwunmi Adesina was, on Tuesday sworn in for his second term as president of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB). The ceremony was done virtually in observance of Covid-19 rules. Adesina took the oath of office which was administered by Kenneth Ofori-Attah, the chairperson of the AfDB board of […]

JUST IN: Adesina Re-Elected AfDB President

Nigeria’s Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected as President of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) by its Board of Governors. With this election, he will spend another five years managing and supervising the affairs of the bank. The election took place electronically on Thursday at the virtual annual general meeting of the bank.

[JUST IN] AfDB Probe: Adesina Completely Exonerated As Election Holds August

The beleaguered leader of the African Bank of Development (AfDB), Mr. Akinwumi Adesina, has been cleared of corruption allegations. An independent panel of experts, headed by former Irish President Mary Robinson cleared Mr. Adesina of all the charges. Mr. Adesina, 60, a charismatic speaker known for his elegant suits and bow ties, became the first […]

Buhari Assures AfDB President, Adesina Of Nigeria’s Support In His Bid To Seek A Second Term In Office

Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari has assured Dr. Akinwumi Adesina of Nigeria’s support in his bid to seek a second term in office as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The Ruler gave the assurance on Tuesday through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, while hosting the AfDB President on a courtesy […]