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N3.38bn AfDB facility to boost potato production in Plateau

The Ministry of Finance has secured a N3.38 billion loan for Plateau State for the mass production and development of the Irish potato value...

Adesina’s emergence as 2017 World Food Prize Laureate hailed

Nigeria’s Chargé d’Affaires to the U.S., Hakeem Balogun, and a former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, have lauded the emergence of Dr. Akinwumi Adesina...

What Nigeria stands to benefit from youth agric programme, by Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said that Nigeria will benefit by signing up for the African Development Bank (AfDB) funded Empowering Novel Agri-Business-Led Employment (ENABLE Youth)...

$177m earmarked for Nigeria under $3.5b Africa ocean economies initiative

Africa is once again at the centre of global focus, thanks to an initiative aimed at ensuring that its marine economies are climate-resilient. In the...

AfDB president predicts Dangote will be largest exporter of rice by 2021

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has said that billionaire businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, may become the largest exporter of...

African leaders urged to close continent’s energy deficit

Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, and President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, have called on governments to close Africa’s energy deficit. They...

AfDB’s ADEA Triennale 2017 to feature Nigerian, Idowu

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has picked Nigeria youth campaigner and digital media expert, Olumide Idowu, to Manage Social Media and Communications during the...

World Bank, AfDB support water scheme in Nigeria

Water and sanitation program and Importance of clean water. The Rivers State Government, in conjunction with the Port Harcourt Water Corporation (PHWC), has embarked...

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Agriculture stakeholders recommend more investment in post-harvest management

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have called for improved investment by government and private organisations in the area of...
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NNPC, First E&P achieve 20,000bpd production at OML 85

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd) and its Joint Venture partner in OML 85, First Exploration and...

UN partners with global visual arts sector to increase climate action

UN Climate Change announced on Friday, April 19, 2024, that the global Art Charter for Climate Action (ACCA) will...

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Agriculture stakeholders recommend more investment in post-harvest management

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have called for improved...

NNPC, First E&P achieve 20,000bpd production at OML 85

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd) and...
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