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An international Lawyer and former General Counsel of AfDB anonymously sheds light on how AFDB Ethics committee operates plus the reality that the committee is chaired by a Japanese alongside an American membership. “As a former General Counsel of the AfDB and one who is familiar with the facts, processes, rules and policies of the […]Continue Reading
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For the past five decades, the African Development Bank Group has been at the forefront of driving Africa’s economic transformation, leveraging its diverse resources and unique know-how as an indigenous development finance institution. The Bank has delivered on its goals of reducing poverty and fostering inclusive growth on the continent. We scaled up development support Continue Reading
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The HASC chair today said SecDef Esper’s comments Monday are “deeply concerning in terms of how the US military is used for domestic law enforcement” and “drives home the message that this is a war, this is a battlespace, let’s go fight.” National Guard soldiers near the White House Monday night. WASHINGTON: The Pentagon is […]Continue Reading
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The Bayelsa State Governorship Electoral Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, has ordered the Deputy Governor of the state, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo to appear before it on Thursday, this week to produce the original copy of his disputed certificate,Radio Nigeria has reported. The order of the Tribunal followed a subpoena earlier issued on Senator Ewhrudjakpo to […]Continue Reading
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The House of Representatives has asked the board of African Development Bank to disregard the call for a fresh probe of the bank’s President, Dr Akinwumi Adesina,Punch newspaper has reported. The House made the call at the plenary on Tuesday based on a motion moved by the Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu, entitled, ‘Attempts to Tarnish […]Continue Reading
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Press Release -Federal government should set up commission to investigate policing crisis -‘Racism and white supremacy are fuelling these killings and the police response to the protests’ – Rachel Ward Reacting to heavy-handed, militarised policing in response to protests in several US cities this weekend following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis on Continue Reading
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The Senate says that high cost of crude oil production will not favour the Economy. The Chairman Senate committee on Finance, Mr Solomon Adeola, stated this in Abuja while interacting with revenue generating agencies, led by the minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed, Senator Adeola, expressed concern that the gains from the nation’s crude oil production was […]Continue Reading