Posts Tagged ‘AfDB’

“Nothing succeeds like success”— President Buhari Congratulates AfDB’s Adesina On Reelection

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday extended congratulations to recently reelected President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akin Adesina. Buhari congratulated him in person: “Today I congratulated him in person on winning re-election to a second and final term in office. Nothing succeeds like success. He has been very supportive of our administration, and I […]

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 […]

Just In: AfDB Board Reiterates Its Support For Akin Adesina, Stands By The Board Of Ethics Report, Rejecting Calls For Further Investigation.

A communique issued on Thursday by the African Development Bank reinforced the agency’s support of Akin Adesina, the Bank’s President. Adesina had previously been issued a 16-fold accusation list by anonymous whistle blowers, —including charges of corruption and favouritism— all of which he was cleared of. The release, signed by Chairperson, Board of Governors of […]

“United States Pushing Against Adesina Out Of Sheer Spite”: Fresh Perspective On AfDB Saga Emerges

A 16-fold allegation list by anonymous whistle blowers against President of the African Development Bank(AFDB) has captured and retained the attention of global scene and Nigeria in particular, as many speculate as to why such specific accusations be laid in light of recent happenings. Anonymous whistleblowers had accused Dr. Akin Adesina of embezzlement, preferential treatment […]