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Centre faults Amnesty’s latest report against military The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) has rubbished Amnesty International’s latest report against the Nigerian Military in the war against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists. Amnesty had alleged that children in the North-East were being subjected to unlawful treatment and detention in Continue Reading
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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written former leaders across Africa ,calling attention to Akinwumi Adesina’s sterling records as AFDB President and the need to speak with one voice against external imposition of leadership on the bank. The full statement is published below: Your Excellencies,I hope that you are keeping well in the midst of the […]Continue Reading
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Amidst conflicting reports, the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank has denied news reports that it has conceded to American demand for an independent probe and immediate stepping aside of the bank President,Akinwumi Adesina over alleged infractions. In a statement signed by the Minister of Planning and Development of the Republic of Côte […]Continue Reading
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By Mathew Ingram When Twitter said earlier this month that it was making some changes to “limit the spread of potentially harmful or misleading content” by adding warning labels to tweets, one of the most obvious questions was whether the company would apply the labels to Trump’s various misinformed tweets. On Tuesday, we got the answer, when […]Continue Reading
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By Segun Samson According to several informed sources in and outside of Africa’s premier development institution, this was and always has been an insidious attempt by the United States to remove Akinwumi Adesina, a Nigerian, as President of the Bank. For the record, the United States vigorously opposed him during his election in 2015. Ever […]Continue Reading
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By Tahir Gusau Zamfara State State Governor Dr.Bello Mohammed  Matawalle has charged parents and guardians to use all available resources to give their children and wards sound education,”prepare them as future leaders”.he advised. Matawalle made the statement today at a statewide broadcast to mark the 2020 Children’s Day in the state. According to Continue Reading
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President of African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina has reaffirmed his innocence over alleged infractions that is now threatening his re-appointment as the president of the bank. The United States had in an unusual move rejected the clean bill of health granted Adesina by the bank’s Board of Ethics,calling for a more dispassionate probe. Adesina […]Continue Reading