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Abuja Airport Closure: British Airways to refund affected passengers

British Airways yesterday said it will refund airfares to passengers who are billed to travel with the airline from Abuja during the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International...

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Real Madrid football club agree mouth-watering €500m 10 years internet deal

Real Madrid football club of Spain has agreed a staggering €500m internet image management deal with US company, Providence Equity Partners for a duration of 10 years. According...

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Air Peace flies into Accra February 16

All is now set for the launch of Air Peace’s daily Lagos-Accra-Lagos flights. The inaugural flight scheduled for February 16 marks the beginning of the realisation of the...

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Uber suspends service in Taiwan after being hit with millions of dollars in fines by the government

Taiwan officials consider Uber’s business on the island to be illegal. They say the U.S. startup only has permission to operate as a tech company, not to provide...

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Buffett: I bought $12bn stock after Trump won

The failure of Warren Buffett’s favored candidate to capture the White House has not dimmed the billionaire’s appetite for stocks. Buffett revealed that he has bought 12...

You’re no Terminator, US needs Mexican workers – Richest Mexican Slim says of Trump

Mexican telecommunications billionaire Carlos Slim has sought to assure his compatriots that US President Donald Trump is “no Terminator” but rather a wily negotiator....

Mikel Obi’s partner and mum of his twins, Olga Diyachenko Alegra loses her father

Super Eagles and Tianjin Teda of China midfielder/captain, Mikel Obi’s girlfriend and baby mama has lost her dad, Russian business tycoon, Mr Diyachenko.. Olga, mother to...

Sprint buys 33% stake in Tidal

Jay Z is finally making money from the $56million investment he made in Tidal three years ago. According to reports, Sprint has purchased a 33% interest in the company and the...

Eight men are as rich as half the world — Oxfam

The wealth of eight men accounts for the wealth of about half of the world’s population, according to a report by Oxfam, an international confederation of charitable...

Bilateral trade: Ambode meets British, German envoys

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday said the vision of his administration to create a more prosperous and safer Lagos and transform the State into the hub of...

Headies Next rated winner, Mr Eazi meets Nigerian billionaire, Tony Elumelu

Award winning artiste, Mr Eazi met with billionaire businessman and CEO of Heirs Holdings Company, Tony Elumelu. The ‘Sample’ singer who won the ‘Next Rated’ at the 2016...

Meet the 10 most generous billionaires in the world

Mark Zuckerberg: Mark Zuckerberg is one of the youngest self-made billionaires in the world. The Facebook founder signed the Giving Pledge. He promised to share at least half of...

NNPC announces names of 39 successful bidders for its 2017/2018 Crude Oil Term Contract

In furtherance of its drive to remain an open, transparent and accountable organisation, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the list of successful...

Here’s why American news anchor, Megyn Kelly is leaving Fox News for rival, NBC

Popular American news anchor, Megyn Kelly offered a heartfelt tribute to Fox News and her viewers in explaining her “tough decision” to leave the network for rival...

December manufacturing PMI signals economic recovery— CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, said that the manufacturing sector expanded in December for the first time in eleven months, signalling recovery from the economic...

How FG can tackle smuggling of agric produce —Dangote

An agro-businessman, Alhaji Sani Dangote, has advised the Federal Government to put in place fresh policies that will bring lasting solution to the problem of smuggling of...

‘ObamaCare doesn’t work, unaffordable’ – Trump

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump says the foremost legacy policy of the President Barack Obama’s administration, the Affordable Care Act, neither works nor is it affordable....

Arnold Schwarzenegger takes over Celebrity Apprentice, but Donald Trump is still Executive Producer

Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is now the host of popular television show ‘celebrity apprentice’ and on Monday night’s new episode used slogans like...

The Rise and Rise of Heritage Bank – By Kola Adebayo

A story began in 2012; a story of hardwork and determination when IEI Investments Ltd acquired Societe Generale Bank of Nigeria (SGBN) license from the Central Bank of Nigeria...

Adenuga’s net worth increased to $5.8bn in 2016 – Forbes

Exactly half of Africa’s 20 billionaires got richer in 2016. The continent’s biggest gainer — in both dollar and percentage terms – is Nigerian oil and telecom tycoon Mike...