Posts Tagged ‘AfDB’

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

by Seun Adeuyion July 28, 2020
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.

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 5, 2020
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

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 29, 2020
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 […]

AfDB President: Buhari Nominates Adesina For Second Term

by Chuks Azotanion October 7, 2019
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. […]

Goodluck Jonathan Beats Kofi Annan, Tinubu, Elumelu, Others to win African Leadership Award

by Breaking Timeson March 7, 2016
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 […]

Ghana Attracts More Investor Dollars Per Capita Than Slumbering Economic Giant Nigeria

by Breaking Timeson December 4, 2015
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 […]