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Leaders’ Summit on Climate: Adesina says Africa is ‘ground zero’ of crisis

Akinwunmi Adesina

African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, on Thursday, April 22, 2021 joined 40 heads of state and government at the Leaders’ Summit on Climate, where the United States, Japan and Canada announced ambitious climate targets to address the escalating emergency. AfDB president, Akinwunmi Adesina United States President Joe Biden said the US would aim to cut carbon ...

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Buhari congratulates AfDB President, Akinwunmi Adesina, on re-election

Akinwunmi Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, on his re-election for a second term in office. AfDB president, Akinwunmi Adesina The president’s congratulatory message was conveyed by Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Thursday, August 27, 2020. He said the news of ...

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African Chamber Chief says US mistaken about AfDB’s Adesina

Akinwunmi Adesina

The Vice President, Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, has said the American Treasury Department is mistaken about its call for a fresh probe of the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, calling for engagement with Washington on the issue. AfDB president, Akinwunmi Adesina The chamber leader in a virtual chat on ...

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Adesina’s emergence as 2017 World Food Prize Laureate hailed

Akinwumi Adesina

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 as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Balogun and Okonjo-Iweala told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent in the U.S. that Adesina’s selection for the prestigious prize was a great honour for Nigeria. Adesina, who ...

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Propel your way out of recession, Adesina urges Nigeria

Akinwumi Adesina

Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), on Monday in Abuja stressed the need Monday for Nigeria to put in place the right incentives to boost private investment, revive growth and move out of recession. He also reassured authorities of the Bank’s unwavering support during these difficult times. “What is needed is not only to spend your way ...

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