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Adesina confident Nigeria will sign free trade deal

The President of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has expressed confidence that Nigeria and every other country on the continent will sign the...

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Adesina: AfDB annual disbursement hits $7.67bn in 2017

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has disclosed that the bank achieved its highest annual disbursement ever of $7.67 billion on...

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Adesina: Why Buhari cancelled Niger trip

   By Patience Danjuma  The Presidency on Monday explained why President Muhammadu Buhari cancelled his planned trip to Niger Republic. Special Adviser on media and...

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Adesina: AfDB to invest $12 billion in power sector in Africa

The President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has said the bank would invest $12 billion in the power sector in Africa in four years with the...

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AfDB portfolio in Nigeria over $6 billion, Adesina says

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has said the bank’s total active portfolio in Nigeria is over $6 billion dollars. Adesina...

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Adesina: African airlines requires over $150bn for aircraft acquisition

  The President African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, says African aviation needs financing with about $150 billion needed in aircraft acquisition...

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AfDB to invest $24bn in agriculture, says Adesina

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said it will invest 24 billion dollars in agriculture over the next 10 years to help unlock its potential and assure food...

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Africa expends $35bn annually on food imports, says Adesina

By Jite Eriabie  The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, says Africa was spending 35 billion dollars annually on food imports. Adesina...

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Buhari to notify National Assembly on Monday that he is back in charge-Adesina

  Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will notify National Assembly on Monday that he is back in charge following his medical leave in Britain, his spokesman...

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Buhari calls Adesina from UK, says he’s still resting

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari has called his media spokesman, Femi Adesina from the United Kingdom, saying he is still resting. Adesina said in a post on...

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Nigeria spends N125bn on fish importation annually – Adesina

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, yesterday said the country spends an estimated N125 billion on I.9 million tonnes of fish...