Pacsun Appoints Brie Olson as President of its company

Posted by - January 27, 2023

An American Retail Company, Pacsun has appointed Brie Olson as President and Member of its Board of Directors. Brie gave her heartfelt gratitude to the company for her appointment.  “Pacsun aims to position its brand right alongside its customers, the cultural pioneers of the future. This means we live at the intersection of all things

MAN Elects Francis Meshioye as 11th President

Posted by - October 25, 2022

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has elected Mr. Francis Meshioye as its new national president. He was elected during the association’s just ended 50th Annual General Meeting (AGM), which was held in Lagos. The newly elected president would serve as the 11th president of MAN. The election of Meshioye followed the completion of highly

Afreximbank launches Academy to train 8,000 Africans

Afreximbank Unveils Academy to train 8,000 Africans on trade-related subjects each year

Posted by - October 11, 2022

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has launched the Afreximbank Academy (AFRACAD), a learning, knowledge, and networking hub designed to help advance African trade through capacity building and leadership. AFRACAD was launched on 3 October 2022 in Kampala, Uganda, on the sidelines of the three-day Afreximbank Trade Finance Seminar by Prof. Benedict Oramah, President and Chairman of

Ademilua becomes REAN new President

Posted by - October 6, 2022

The Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN) has announced Mr. Ayo Ademilua as the new President of the association. Other newly elected executive committee members of REAN are:  Mrs. Damilola Asaleye, Vice President; Mrs. Safiya Aliyu, Treasurer; Ms. Chioma Ewurum, Head of Communications and Mr. Bassey Obeten, Head of Programs and Partnerships. The Association also

GE Nigeria announces appointment of Mohammed Mijindadi as President

Posted by - February 12, 2021

GE has announced the appointment of Mohammed Mijindadi as President of GE Nigeria. In this role, Mohammed will focus on strengthening GE’s impact in Nigeria, building strong stakeholder relationships across Power, Healthcare, Aviation and Renewable Energy sectors, and supporting the businesses to develop and execute the market strategy. Mohammed brings over 20 years of deep

Buhari Commends Adesina’s Reelection as AfDB President

Posted by - August 27, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari today congratulated Nigeria’s Dr. Akinwumi Adesina on his reelection as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), saying “he deserves it.” A statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said Buhari received the news of Adesina’s victory while presiding over a virtual Council of

AU Executive Council affirms Adesina for second term

Posted by - February 25, 2020

The Executive Council of the African Union has supported Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’s candidacy for a second term as President of the African Development Bank. The decision was taken during the thirty-sixth Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council, held during the AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 6-7 February 2020. Adesina was elected to his

Tony Elumelu Foundation Commits $5m Partnership from AFDB to support young African Entrepreneurs

Posted by - February 10, 2020

Tony O. Elumelu, CON, has congratulated the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the President, Akinwumi Adesina, on their commitment to African entrepreneurship, with the disbursement of $2.5million seed capital to the AfDB-sponsored beneficiaries of the 2019 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. According to the statement, about $2.5m was released recently, with the remainder expected to be disbursed

Agriculture, world’s most important business, Says Adesina

Posted by - January 30, 2020

African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Dr.  Akinwumi Adesina, has told Nigerian students that agriculture is the most important profession and business in the world. He stated this recently at his conferment with an honorary doctorate by the Federal University of Agriculture in Abeokuta, Nigeria for his  work in agriculture and food security across the continent.