Tag: Akinwunmi Adesina

EditorDecember 30, 2020

‘The #EndSARS Protesters’ is YNaija Person of the Year 2020

The editorial board of Y! (TV and Online) is pleased to announce the #EndSARS Protesters comprising all campaigners, promoters, online ...

EditorDecember 22, 2020

Victor Oladokun profiles Akinwunmi Adesina | Banker of Africa and #YNaijaPOTY2020 Nominee

What a year Akinwunmi Adesina has had. At the beginning of the year, it seemed that he had everything going ...

Ado AminuNovember 26, 2020

Tribalism must have no place in the new Nigeria of our dreams

Barely two months since the #EndSARS protests saw Nigerians from all walks of life galvanised in common purpose, it appears ...

Wilfred OkicheOctober 1, 2020

Profile: Why Akinwunmi Adesina is the real deal

“The future beckons us for a more developed Africa and a much stronger and resilient African Development Bank Group. We ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 29, 2017

President Buhari hints at his intention to contest in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has hinted that he might be seeking re-election in 2019. This hint came in a statement in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 19, 2016

Former Jonathan ministers, Okonjo-Iweala, Adesina meet again (PHOTOS)

Two ministers, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina who served in the cabinet of former President, Goodluck Jonathan met ...

Isime EseneSeptember 10, 2016

Dele Momodu: Unveiling President Buhari’s mindset

Fellow Nigerians, I doubt if there is anyone who does not see and feel President Muhammadu Buhari is a complex ...

Janeth JAugust 19, 2015

Adesina criticizes Oshiomhole for calling GEJ’s agricultural programme a “scam”

Immediate past Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, has criticized Edo State Governor, Adams Oshimhole, for calling the Agricultural Programme ...

Mallam YeroAugust 19, 2015

The Common-sense Rice Revolution: Story of a 34 year old Farmer

With booming and fast-growing farming centers in every part of Nigeria, including the semi-dry savannah’s of the Middle Belt region ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 5, 2015

House of Reps threaten to arrest Agric Minister, Akinwunmi Adesina

by Kolapo Olapoju The Federal House of Representatives has threatened to issue a bench warrant on the Minister of Agriculture, ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 22, 2015

“Like Jesus, PDP people say they are being persecuted” – 7 important things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju   1. If MTN is kicked out, your family member may lose their job To all those clamouring for ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 21, 2015

Ring the alarm: Bird flu spreads to 5 more states

by James Sambo The Federal government says the recent outbreak of Bird flu has spread to five more states, besides Lagos and ...

Isime EseneJanuary 2, 2015

Opinion: Ex-Minister, Adamu Bello has nothing on Akinwunmi Adesina’s sterling achievements

by Richard-Mark Mbaram  This relentlessly passionate minister got over $5 billion of investments into the agriculture sector in just three ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 4, 2014

Is Nasir El-Rufai running for Governorship of Kaduna state? (TWEETS)

by Kolapo Olapoju Circling through the grapevine are reports which insinuate that former FCT Minister, Nasir el-Rufai, has intentions to ...

YEditorAugust 21, 2014

Cassava saves us N200 billion a year in wheat imports

by Olorunwa Lawal Nigeria saves N200bn yearly from 20 percent cassava substitution for wheat in bread making, the Minister of ...

July 29, 2014

YNaija Editorial: So, what is the Jonathan government getting right?

This president’s record on security can rightly be graded negative, we are not yet winning the war against Boko Haram ...

December 31, 2013

iROKO chief executive, Jason Njoku is the Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013; beats Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga & Akinwunmi Adesina to get the prize

by Oge Okonkwo The editors of Y! – TV, Magazine & Online – yesterday announced the Y!/YNaija.com Person of the ...

December 30, 2013

Chi Ibe profiles Akinwunmi Adesina: There is something about the man (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Chi Ibe Imagine for a moment that Winston Churchill had taken his War Cabinet’s advice to end the war ...

December 27, 2013

We did not ban importation of fish – Agriculture minister explains

by Oke Efagene The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwunmi Adesina, has denied claims by the media that he ...

December 4, 2013

For The Record: Full text of Akinwunmi Adesina’s acceptance speech as Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2013

by Chi Ibe Yesterday, Forbes Africa announced Akinwunmi Adesina, Nigeria’s agriculture minister as Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2013. ...

October 31, 2013

Aliko Dangote,Jim Ovia & Agriculture Minister, Akinwunmi Adesina shorlisted for Forbes African Person of the Year Award

by Rachel Ogbu This year three Nigerians including Forbes regular, Aliko Dangote of Dangote Group have made it to the shorlist ...

March 31, 2013

Feyi Fawehinmi: Why institutions matter: A story about rice

by Feyi Fawehinmi  This is why we also must be suspicious of ‘young’ people who are currently running about declaring ...

January 23, 2013

Going green: Jonathan hosts Eminent Persons Group on Agric. in Geneva (PHOTOS)

  by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday hosted the first meeting of Nigeria’s new Eminent Persons Group (EPG). The ...

January 22, 2013

Opinion: It’s okay, let the farmers have cell phones

by Ose Oyamendan Someone needs to text him and remind him that as at today, the only thing we produce ...

January 21, 2013

Opinion: 10 million agric phones: The National Assembly should act now

by Eze Onyekpere There is no empirical evidence showing that there are 10 million farmers in Nigeria who need telephones ...

January 15, 2013

Opinion: Adesina’s phony phones for Nigerian farmers

by Olusola Adegbite One must then poignantly ask, though it be a rhetorical question, if the purchase and distribution of ...

January 15, 2013

Phones-for-farmers: “I will not be distracted” – Agric minister vows to pursue policy

by Isi Esene The minister of Agriculture, Akinwunmi Adesina, has insisted that there is no going back on the proposed ...

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