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AfDB debars Nigerian firm for 3 years over ‘fraudulent practices’

    AfDB debars Nigerian firm for 3 years over ‘fraudulent practices’

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday announced the three- year debarment of Maxicare Nig. Ltd, a consulting organisation, over alleged fraud in a road project to connect the

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Akin Adesina is first African to win $1m Sunhak Peace Prize

    Akin Adesina is first African to win $1m Sunhak Peace Prize

Akinwunmi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has become the first African to win the $1m Sunhak Peace Prize. Adesina clinched the prize alongside Waris Dirie, a 53-year-old world-class supermodel

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Akin Adesina: I’m ashamed of Nigeria’s 4,500MW of power

    Akin Adesina: I’m ashamed of Nigeria’s 4,500MW of power

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says it is unacceptable for Nigeria to be delivering 4,500 megawatts of electricity. Speaking on the sidelines of the Africa Investment

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Adeosun: AfDB provided us with $1bn support during recession

    Adeosun: AfDB provided us with $1bn support during recession

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, says the African Development Bank (AfDB) provided $1 billion for Nigeria in 2016 when the economy was in a recession. The minister made this known

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AfDB launches youth advisory group to create 25 million jobs

  AfDB launches youth advisory group to create 25 million jobs

The African Development Bank has launched the presidential youth advisory group (PYAG) to provide insights and solutions for job creation

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Nigeria, will you drink oil and smoke gas in the afterlife?

  Nigeria, will you drink oil and smoke gas in the afterlife?

On Thursday, a friend called me from Lokoja, the Kogi state capital, where she is serving fatherland. It was our

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Cocoa export: Africa has been doing a stupid thing since 1863, says Akin Adesina

  Cocoa export: Africa has been doing a stupid thing since 1863, says Akin Adesina

Akin Adesina, president of Africa Development Bank (AFDB), says Africa has been doing a stupid thing by exporting raw materials

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