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Billionaire businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has significantly moved up in the world billionaires’ list, as he emerged 64th richest person in the world.
New Zealand said on Monday that it plans to update its laws so it can tax revenue earned by multinational digital firms such as Google, Facebook and Amazon, extending a global effort to bring global tech giants into the tax net.
Amazon.com said on Friday it would lead a $700 million investment in U.S. electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive, in the e-commerce giant’s biggest bet on technologies with potential to reshape the automotive sector.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Thursday accused the publisher of the National Enquirer of blackmail after it threatened to publish intimate photographs sent by the billionaire to his mistress if he did not cease his investigation into how the newspaper got the pictures.
The Catholic Church’s long-standing rule on priestly Celibacy might be amended, but only in exceptional cases concerning remote Communities, Pope Francis said on Monday.
Amazon spent $14.19 million on lobbying the U.S. government in 2018, according to a regulatory filing, beating its year-ago record, as large U.S. technology companies pushed back on issues such as privacy, immigration and new tariffs.
Alphabet’s Google disclosed in a quarterly filing on Tuesday that it spent a company-record $21.2 million on lobbying the U.S. government in 2018, topping its previous high of $18.22 million in 2012, as the search engine operator fights wide-ranging scrutiny into its practices.
Skirting the first political scandal of his new presidency, far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro will tout a “new Brazil” when he addresses the world’s business elite in Davos on Tuesday.
US online retailer Amazon faced new French government pressure Monday after a TV report over the weekend showed it destroying thousands of new diapers, toys and other unsold or returned items in perfect condition.
President Donald Trump has rejected a Washington Post report that he has refused to share details of his conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin with top US government officials.
Here are the nominees in key categories for the 76th Golden Globe Awards, which will be handed out today in Beverly Hills.
Kao Xiong, a California man, has pleaded guilty to sending more than 150 threatening or hoax letters in 2017 to President Donald Trump and to former presidents, FBI offices and other individuals and businesses.
Hollywood’s A-listers will hit the red carpet Sunday for the Golden Globes, the glitzy start to the entertainment industry’s awards season, with popular music romance “A Star Is Born” the overwhelming favorite for top honours.
India will ban ecommerce companies such as Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart from selling products from companies in which they have an equity interest.
Police in Jersey City have been placing fake Amazon packages outside people’s homes to catch thieves, reports the Associated Press. Using GPS trackers and doorbells cameras provided by Amazon, police are able to track and apprehend would-be thieves.
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.
The Federal Government has raised an alarm over a recent virile disease, Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), ravaging East and Central Africa now making its way to West Africa.
An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.
A coalition of Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River, have given Governor Ben Ayade 60 days to conduct local government election in the state.
Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo ends the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in frustration after picking up a hamstring during the third place match against Tunisia despite scoring the winning goal.
The Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute his cabinet without delay to restart the country’s economic growth.
The leadership of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU), are meeting in Abuja over different issues affecting members of the joint union.
Nigeria and Algeria will clash for the 21st time at senior men’s level on Sunday night in an AFCON 2019 semi final encounter that promises lots of fireworks at the Cairo International Stadium.
The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.