ABUJA (Reuters) - African Development Bank President said on Monday the lender had invested $500 million dollars in the Development Bank of Nigeria.

Earlier, Akinwumi Adesina - who was speaking at a news conference in the capital, Abuja - said the lender was aiming to lend a total of $4.1 billion to Nigeria over 2016 and 2017.

(Reporting by Chijioke Uhoucha; Editing by Alison Williams)