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AfDB Launches Independent Investigation into its President

The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced Thursday evening, the launch of an independent investigation into allegations of prevarication against its president, Nigerian Akinwumi Adesina, the only candidate for re-election to a new term. The Abidjan-based…

News: Nigeria stands by AfDB president Akinwunmi Adesina

President of the African Development Bank AFDB Akinwunmi Adesina is in the news! A brewing crisis of succession at the Apex lending institution has put the highly reputed Nigerian former Agriculture minister in murky waters…

U.S calls for probe against AfDB president

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has rejected plans by the African Development Bank’s board to end an investigation into its president, Akinwumi Adesina, and called for an independent probe into allegations against him. In a…