AfDB President Adesina’s Acceptance Speech After FUT Minna Awards Honourary Doctorate Degree

Your Excellency former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar The Chancellor Mr. Vice Chancellor Members of the University Council and the Senate Faculty members, management, and staff of the University Great students of the Federal University of Technology, Minna The Graduating Class of 2022 Royal fathers, the Emirs Parents, families, and friends My darling wife, […]


African Development Bank Members Show Support For Plan To Tackle Covid-19 At Annual Meeting

  *Adesina also pledged that the Bank would strengthen support to African countries as they tackle the pandemic’s economic and health impacts The African Development Bank Group’s ( shareholders have shown strong support for the Bank’s proposals to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic, and this as the continent faces the possibility of a third wave of […]


ECOWAS Endorses Adesina For Second Term As President, African Development Bank

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) endorses Adesina for second term as President of the African Development Bank Adesina is a renowned development economist and the first Nigerian to serve as President of the Bank Group The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has endorsed the candidacy of African Development Bank President […]

Adesina Calls For Actions To Lift 1bn People Out Of Hunger

—Says World Not Winning War Against Hunger Tayo Olanipekun The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on global partners for efforts to lift one billion people worldwide out of hunger. The Bank also announced that it was leading the way by investing $24bn in African agriculture over the next 10 years,according to a statement in […]

Arunma Oteh, Adesina, Adeosun, Others For 2018 ASEA Conference

Registration is now open for the 22nd Annual African Securities Exchange Association (ASEA) Conference scheduled to hold on November 26 and 27, 2018 at Oriental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria. According to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), attendees can register via the dedicated conference website, at Also, a discount of $150 is available for conference attendees who register […]

President’s Aide, Femi Adesina Upbraids Newspaper Over Govt Appointees List

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity,Femi Adesina,has criticized a recent Businesday Newspaper article that claimed 81 per cent of the President’s appointments went in favour of individuals from the northern part of the country. Adesina said in a statement on Saturday that the article, published  on October 29, 2017, “is either […]

AfDB says African economies through the worst of downturn .Economies are resilient, growth seen accelerating: Adesina

  AfDB says African economies through the worst of downturn .Economies are resilient, growth seen accelerating: Adesina African economies are probably through the worst of their downturns and growth should accelerate next year, driven by investments in infrastructure and attempts to diversify from commodities, according to the African Development Bank. The continent’s growth rate may […]

President Buhari promised change, not magic-Adesina

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adesina, was guest on Radio Continental programme Friday last week (March 4,2016). Here are excerpts from the interview: Q: Fulani herdsmen have on several occasions been accused of ransacking places they pass through while they are herding their cattle. Nigerians are wondering and […]