Aliko Dangote Named Sixth Most Charitable Person In The World

The philanthropist attitude of Aliko Dangote, President of Dangote group, was recognised and highlighted by Richtopia, a digital periodical that covers business, economics, and financial news, based in the United Kingdom, yesterday as the richest man in Africa was named as the sixth most charitable man in the world. Dangote recently endowed his foundation to the tune of $1.25 billion Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and J.K Rowlings occupied the first three positions while Oprah Winfrey and Elon Musk were in the fourth and fifth position respectively. Aside Dangote, Chairman of…

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Governor Ayo Fayose: Please GOSSY WATER, Our Corporate Identity Must Not Die

I raised the issue of Gossy water, a brand owned by United Africa Company (UAC) liquidating on February 6th due to indebtedness of over TEN YEARS to BANKS running to billions but some people chose to blame the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose for the ugly development because the manufacturing plant of the firm is located in the state.   Their argument is that EKSG (like others), has shares in the firm thus must not be allowed to fold up.   In reality, the death of Gossy will be…

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Our Number One Goal is to End Importation of Bitumen into Nigeria —Boye Oyewumi, CEO, ONDIPA

Boye Oyewumi, a former APC Governorship Aspirant is the Special Adviser to Ondo State Governor on Development and Investment/ Chief Executive Officer of the newly established Ondo State Development and Investment Promotion Agency (ONDIPA). In this interview, Oyewumi speaks on some of the efforts of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s administration through his agency towards the economic development and industrialization of the state.   Excerpts;   Tell us about the newly formed ONDIPA that you are coordinating for Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu   Well, ONDIPA stands for Ondo State Development and Investment Promotion Agency, this is meant…

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Wizkid suspends musical tours due to illness

Award winning Nigerian music icon, Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, has  revealed that he is having health challenges and, therefore, has cancelled some of his international shows. He took to his Twitter page on  @wizkidayo to  make this known, while urging  his fans to pray for him. He wrote “Sad I’m typing this but I’ll be moving dates on my tour to get my health up. I appeal to my real fans to understand and pray with me.” NAN recalls that Wizkid had also in December 2016 announced he…

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Exposed!!! FG BOUGHT MANSIONS FOR NNAMDI KANU ABROAD

The founder of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, Ralph Uwazuruike, says the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has been compromised, adding that the Federal Government has bought mansions for him in London. Uwazuruike said this in a chat with The Interview, a monthly magazine. The MASSOB founder said Kanu had been secretly recruited by the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to destroy the Biafran movement from within. He said, “Apparently they saw Nnamdi Kanu as someone of high value for use.…

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Interview: How Government, Organizations Can Curb Insecurity, Indiscipline and Corruption through IT

-Oluwatimileyin Sanwo, CEO, CrystalHills Softwares Limited While most of his contemporaries have been condemned to fate by the surge of unemployment currently ravaging university graduates in Nigeria, Oluwatimilehin Joseph Sanwo, the Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of Crystalhills Software Limited is thriving and prospering as  a Senior IT security Consultant and an Entrepreneur . Though still in his 20’s, but Sanwo has created an alcove for himself in IT business in Nigeria. The innovative and creative ideas he has introduced into IT sector in Nigeria are consummate and unparalleled. A native…

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Zain to pay Bharti Airtel $129m in Africa business settlement

Zain, Kuwait’s on Thursday said it would pay 129 million dollars to Bharti Airtel over a settlement related to the sale of Zain’s Africa operations to the Indian firm in 2010. Zain Kuwait’s is No.1 telecom operator by subscribers “The payment will have no future financial impact on Zain as it set aside provisions to cover potential payments related to the transaction at the time of the sale. “Zain in 2010 completed the nine billion dollars sale of its Africa business, a spokesman for Zain, which operates in eight countries…

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Stransky expects touring Springboks to ‘suffer defeats’

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye World Cup-winning fly-half Joel Stransky was less than optimistic about South Africa’s chances for their upcoming November internationals against England, Italy and Wales, saying the national side is an “very average’’ team. “We are going to suffer defeats – that’s the reality. I don’t think this is a team that can beat England,’’ the 49-year-old Stransky told the BBC. “It’s a team that will struggle against Wales. It’s a team that might even struggle against Italy. “The likelihood is we are going to experience defeat.’’ The…

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FG, World Bank sign risk guarantee agreement for $500m Calabar gas plant

The Federal Government and the World Bank on Thursday signed a Partial Risk Guarantee (PRG) agreement for the supply of gas to the $500 million Calabar gas plant to boost energy supply by 500 megawatts. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who witnessed the signing of the agreement at the Presidential Villa, said the event is very significant for the country as it would encourage investment in gas infrastructure. He said government expected that going by the current power situation, the investment was worth celebrating. He said government was grateful to the…

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