Posts Tagged ‘AfDB’
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 […]
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 […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Dr Akinwunmi Adesina for re-election as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB). Mr Adesina, while speaking at an event in Lagos on Sunday, appreciated Mr Buhari for nominating him for re-election for a second term as president of the bank. According to Mr Adesina, Nigeria has invested so much in me. […]
Nigeria’s immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has beat many other high-profile nominees drawn from across the African continent to emerge the African Leadership Magazine Person of the Year, 2015. The news was communicated to the former President in a letter signed by the former Liberian Pro tem Senate president and chair, 2015 African Leadership […]
Over the last decade, impact investment in Africa has emerged as one of the go to play for investors who want to make money while doing good. Despite growing economies and an emerging middle class, the continent is still struggling to meet its people’s demand for better public services. Some of that gap is being […]