Former Nigerian Minister of Agriculture and president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has been named Forbes African of the Year for his roles in poverty eradication on the continent.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, has said that the unconventional monetary policies adopted by the apex bank in steering the country’s economy are yielding good results. He stated this on Friday during the 1st Convocation Lecture of the Edo University, Iyamho, entitled ‘Role of Monetary Policy:
Poised to dominate the African airspace and also compete with International airlines, Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, says it will begin flight operations to Johannesburg, South Africa and Sharjah, United Arab Emirates next month. Making the announcement, Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, disclosed this at a meeting of the airline’s Board of Directors on Wednesday in Ikeja.
The South African Government has granted a request for Air Peace to begin commercial flights to Johannesburg, South Africa. According to Punch, the confirmation was granted last Friday as part of the implementation of the Bilateral Air Service Agreement between Nigeria and South Africa at the meeting of the 9th session of the Nigeria/South Africa Bi-National Commission Summit in Pretoria, South Africa.