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    Business AfDB Will Raise Nigeria’s Loan Portfolio To $8bn –

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said it plans to increase its loans to Nigeria by over $8 billion next year with investments in energy, infrastructure and agriculture. AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina said it will grow its loan portfolio to Nigeria by more than $2 billion over the next …...
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    Business AfDB plans a $2bn investment in Nigeria by 2019 – Adesina –

    According to Adesina, “The African Development Bank was were there when it mattered most. For a partner in times of need, is a great partner indeed. The African Development Bank approved and disbursed budget support of $600 million to Nigeria, as it faced its worst recession in decades. Our...
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    Politics Nigeria in talks with AfDB for second tranche of $1 billion loan – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Federal Government has commenced discussions with the Board of the African Development Bank, AfDB for the second tranche of the $1 billion loan approved for the country in 2016. At the official opening of the Banks’ new Nigerian Country Department Building in Abuja on Thursday, Vice … via...
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    Business AfDB pulled Nigeria out of recession, says Adesina –

    Akinwumi Adesina • Pledges to raise portfolio to $8b next year • Opens first office outside headquarters in Abuja in 54 years The African Development Bank (AfDB) yesterday said its $1 billion emergency lifeline approval support to Nigeria last year was what helped … via The Guardian...
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    Business Nigeria’s economy to grow at 2.1% – AfDB –

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has predicted a positive outlook for Nigeria’s economic in 2018. The bank in its 2018 African Economic Outlook projected that Nigeria’s economy would grow at 2.1 per cent in 2018 and 2.5 per cent in 2019. According to AfDB, this outlook is anchored on …...
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    Business AfDB debuts with ‘Farming is cool’competition –

    By Victor Ahiuma-Young As part of its goal to see a generational shift in agriculture on the continent, the African Development Bank has taken its ‘Farming is Cool’ initiative to school children in Nigeria. The Bank has also launched a Junior Art Contest in Nigeria to promote the potential of...
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    Business AfDB restates commitment to Nigeria; unveils priorities for 2018 – Premium Times Nigeria

    The African Development Bank, AfDB, on Tuesday restated its commitment to Nigeria’s development and partnership, just as it identified specific programmes it plans to focus its attention on in 2018. The Bank’s Country Director, Faal Ebrima, stated this in Abuja during a media briefing to...
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    Business 2018: AfDB shifts focus to power sector –

    Ebrima Faal, the Country Director, African Development Bank (AfDB), said that the bank would focus mostly on power sector in 2018. Faal said this during an interaction with newsmen at the newly-built Nigeria Country Department Office on Tuesday in Abuja. He said that the new office, … via...
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    Business Nigeria’s investment portfolio in AfDB hits $6bn –

    …largest shareholder in regional bank Nigeria has become the largest shareholder in the African Development Bank (AfDP) with a portfolio of approximately $6 billion. Nigeria’s Country Director of AfDB, Mr. Ebrima Faai, disclosed this in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja. “Nigeria is the...
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    Business President Buhari Gets $1bn Loan From Akinwunmi Adesina's led AfDB

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $1 billion loan towards meeting the deficits in Nigeria’s 2016 Budget, believed to partly responsible for the country’s economic crisis. AfDB President, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, disclosed these to State House correspondents on Monday after meeting...
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    Business Nigeria: FG To Borrow N1.8trn to Revive Crashed Economy

    The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government plans to borrow a total of 1.8 trillion Naira at home and abroad to fund an expected budget deficit of 2.2 trillion Naira. Mrs. Adeosun said in Abuja on Friday that the government is set to...
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    Business African Development Bank Launches $24Bn Feed Africa Initiative

    African Development Bank has launched $24 billion Feed Africa Initiative to help Africa become food self sufficient in 10 years . President of the African Development Bank, Akinwunmi Adesina said this on his twitter timeline yesterday. “Feed Africa: Strategy for Agricultural Transformation...
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    Business Nigeria: UBA Gets $150m Credit Line from AfDB

    The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has secured a $150 million Line of Credit (LOC) from African Development Bank Group (AfDB), approved by AfDB's Board of Directors through its private sector window. The LOC will help UBA finance infrastructure and SME projects, including women-owned...
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    Business Nigeria Seeks $3.5bn Emergency Loans From World Bank, AfDB to Fund 2016 Budget

    Nigeria has asked the World Bank and African Development Bank for $3.5 billion in emergency loans to fill a growing gap in the 2016 budget, FT reports. The budget, which is currently at the national assembly, was predicated on $38 per barrel of crude oil, but prices have already fallen to $30...
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    Business I will Electrify Africa in 10years - AfDB President, Adesina

    President of the African Development Bank Dr Akinwumi Adesina has vowed to bring electricity to the poorest parts of the continent within a decade and says he can mobilise $55 billion a year to make it happen. Adesina, who was elected to lead the lender in September, is undaunted by the scale...
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