By Janet Bassey (Governance Reporter)
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, in Abuja, restated the need for the international community to collectively and frontally confront the COVID-19 pandemic and other common challenges affecting the globe.
By Eze Jude O
Nigerians had endured series of untold economic hardships since the inception of this regime, but none has been as excruciating as the policy a month ago, that reviewed petroleum prices and power tarrif upwards.
By Celestine Okafor (Editor-in-Chief)@CeleOkaf11
Renowned Politician and Nigeria's former Presidential hopeful, Chief Chekwas Okoro, has lambasted prominent Yoruba politician, Senator Anthony Adefuye, for what he viewed as his illogical comments recently, claiming that the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is actually of Igbo origin and not Yoruba.
By Valentine Nnamani (Enugu Correspondent)
Ahead of the 2023 general election, Igbos of the South East Nigeria, have commenced an early campaign for the actualization of their quest for an Igboman president of Nigeria.
By Mahmoud Dogara (Bauchi State Correspondent)
A group under the auspices of the North East Foundation for Good Governance in Nigeria (NEFGGlN) has endorsed the former governor of Imo State and current senator representing Imo West, Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha, for president in 2023.
By Desmond Ukandu (Group Politics Editor)
As the fire of his defection from the PDP to the ruling APC continues to rage on, Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has said he is in consultation with God to decide his political future, even as he has told God that he would like to quit active politics in 2023.
As Nigeria celebrates her 60th Independence anniversary, the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), has urged Nigerians to re-dedicate themselves to the service of the nation in other to fulfill the dreams and aspirations of our founding fathers.
By Suzan Okenwa (Senate Correspondent, NASS)
Former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has stressed the need to deepen the nation’s democracy through quality elections in order to deliver better leadership that would salvage the nation from her present woes and launch her on the path of growth and prosperity.
By Michael Garang (Newsleader East Africa Bureau Chief)
The African Development Bank, at the weekend, approved grants worth $25.1 million to Somalia to bolster the national budget for government efforts to mitigate national and regional impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Aminatta Diof (Newsleader Correspondent, in Abidjan)
The African Development Bank (ADB) has joined a number of development leaders in calling for greater support of youth entrepreneurship in Africa.
By Joe Osayame (Politics Correspondent)
Opposition party, the African Democratic Congress ADC) has challenged the All Progressives Congress (APC) led federal government administration to.urgently disclose the percentage of the recovered N800 billion loot that had been allegedly re-looted under the current administration.
By Aminatta Diof (Newsleader West African Bureau Chief, in Abidjan)
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group, on Wednesday, approved the Lusophone Compact Guarantee Program (LCGP or the Compact), with a maximum risk exposure of up to EUR400 million.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank have approved a $7 million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), for technical assistance in setting up a mini-grid acceleration initiative to meet the needs of the continent’s fast-evolving renewable mini-grid industry.
* Describes Him As True African
By Susan Okenwa (Senate Correspondent, NASS)
Former Speaker of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS Parliament, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has congratulated the President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, on his re-election as the President of the Bank.
By Aminatta Diof (NewsLeader Correspondent, Abidjan)
The Academy of Public Health, the flagship body of the West African Institute of Public Health, has named African Development Bank Group President, Akinwumi Adesina, and three other eminent persons as winners of its 2020 Distinguished Fellowship Award.
Aminatta Diof (NewsLeader West Africa Bureau Chief, in Abidjan)
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina, has said Africa must leverage investment to unleash the potential and ingenuity of its youth, its most important asset.
By Abdel Rahman Aamir (NewsLeader North Africa Bureau Chief, in Cairo)
The Global trade expected to contract by 9.2% this year, having fallen by 2.9% in 2019; Africa’s share of global trade was 2.7% in 2019, below the 4% figure of the 1970s; informal cross-border trade which is a key component of intra-African trade is wide-spread in its composition; the African Trade Report estimates that in Eastern African ICBT is very high and could be worth as much as 80% of the value of formal trade in some countries; South Africa was the biggest contributor to Intra-African trade, accounting for 23% of total trade, in 2019.
By Aminatta Diof (NewsLeader West Africa Correspondent, in Abidjan)
President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, has called for fair access to COVID-19 vaccines for Africans and said debt relief would help African economies recover faster and better from the pandemic.
By Juliet Nwabiani Okafor (Managing Editor) @AuntyJVIN
The African Development Bank Group has signed financing agreements of €109 million with the Government of Egypt to improve sanitation infrastructure and services for rural communities in Luxor Governorate in Egypt’s Upper Nile region.
By Kingsley Okoro (Crime/Police Affairs Reporter)
As part of preparations toward the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in Edo and Ondo States, as well as efforts by the Police High Command to curb the proliferation of prohibited firearms in the country, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu,
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