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Oxfam discloses billionaires richer than 60 percent of world’s population

Oxfam, Monday, disclosed, in a decade the world’s billionaires have doubled in and richer than 60 per cent of the world’s population.
Dangote Group founder Aliko Dangote

Africa’s richest man to diversify investments

Top billionaires across the world diversify their investments to countries with strong and rising currencies to avoid asset erosion.

Uber, Postmates sue to challenge California’s new labor law

Ride-share company Uber and on-demand meal delivery service Postmates sued Monday to block a broad new California law aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to people who work as independent contractors.
Democratic White House candidates attacked President Donald Trump but also clashed sharply with one another during the party's Democratic debate, where a smaller field allowed lesser-known candidates to shine against the frontrunners.

Key takeaways from US Democratic presidential debate

Democratic White House candidates attacked President Donald Trump but also clashed sharply with one another during the party's Democratic debate, where a smaller field allowed lesser-known candidates to shine against the frontrunners.
Bill Gates

Bill Gates: I’ve paid over $10 billion in taxes, more than anyone else

Bill Gates, the world’s richest man for nearly two decades, says he has paid over $10 billion in taxes, adding that he is willing to pay as much as $20 billion.
Michael R. Bloomberg has seriously explored running for president at least three times. Brittainy Newman-The New York Times

Former New York mayor joins 2020 White House race

Billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signalled he will join the race to secure the Democratic Party’s nomination for US president.

Billionaires’ wealth dips for the first time in ten years

The world’s richest people became a little less well off last year, according to a report by UBS and PwC, as geopolitical turmoil and volatile equity markets reduced the wealth of billionaires for the first time in a decade.
LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will apologize to Conservative Party members who voted for him based on his promise to take Britain out of the European Union by Oct. 31.

British premier launches election campaign

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tried to fire up supporters with a Brexit rallying cry on Wednesday after the first day of his election campaign was marred by a ministerial resignation, a gaffe about a deadly tower blaze and a doctored video advert.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Nuhu Ribadu: No oil billionaire since President Buhari became petroleum minister

Malam Nuhu Ribadu, pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says no one has become an oil billionaire since President Muhammadu Buhari became minister of petroleum.

Rotimi Amaechi: I know politicians who joined politics and suddenly turned billionaires

Following allegations that Politicians, who occupy offices in Nigeria, are enriching themselves rather than improving the lives of Nigerians, former governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi, Saturday made a statement that gave credence to the allegation.
Issad Rebrab

Five billionaires arrested as part of Algeria’s anti-corruption drive

Algerian authorities have arrested five billionaires as part of an anti-graft investigation, State TV reported.
French President Emmanuel Macron reacts as he arrives at the front entrance of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral in Paris, as flames engulf its roof on April 15, 2019. – A colossal fire swept through the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019, causing a spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks. The fire, which began in the early evening, sent flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the Paris sky as stunned Parisians and tourists watched on in sheer horror. (Photo by PHILIPPE WOJAZER / POOL / AFP)

Emmanuel Macron vows to build a more beautiful Notre-Dame in five years

With over €700 million pledged by French businessmen and Apple CEO Tim Cook, President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral “even more beautifully” within five years.
Damage to the exterior of the Cathedral on Tuesday morning.BERTRAND GUAY-AFP-Getty Images

Billionaires and private donors mobilise to rebuild Notre-Dame

Billionaires and private donors pledged hundreds of millions of euros on Tuesday to help rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris which has been devastated by fire.
Leicester City staff and players pay their respects to Khun Vichai at the start of the cremation ceremony in Thailand

Thai king attends cremation of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

Thailand’s King presided over the cremation of former Leicester City owner and duty-free magnate Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha at a Buddhist temple on Thursday in a ceremony that brought together the Thai business and political elites.

Aliko Dangote emerges 64th richest man in the world

Billionaire businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has significantly moved up in the world billionaires’ list, as he emerged 64th richest person in the world.

Abduction victim narrates encounter with Evans

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos heard on Friday that kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, known popularly as Evans, was the driver of the vehicle used by the suspected to abduct one James Uduji.

President Mnangagwa: I want to create billionaires

Zimbabwe’s newly re-elected President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly pledged to create billionaires through funds brought in by foreign investments.
Attahiru Bafarawa at PDP Secretariat in Yenagoa on Friday , also visits former President Goodluck Jonathan

Attahiru Bafarawa: I will support any candidate that emerges PDP presidential aspirant

Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant has pledged to support any presidential aspirant in the party that wins the party primary election for the 2019 general elections.

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Godwin Obaseki

Group backs Edo government on sustainable peace initiatives

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Royal Ambassador Organisation of Nigeria, has declared support for the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s policies and programmes, targeted at ensuring sustainable peace across Edo.
Barely one week after it was presented by Governor Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State House of Assembly has passed the 2020 Budget of N530,813,357,619.00 for the sustained development of the state.

Rivers to ensure commercial motorists use state’s official colours

Rivers State House of Assembly has begun moves to ensure commercial bus and taxis are painted in the Rivers official colours.
Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has sued for a more mutually beneficial relationship between ExxonMobil, the host communities and the state government.

Governor Emmanuel charges Exxonmobil on stronger collaboration

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has sued for a more mutually beneficial relationship between ExxonMobil, the host communities and the state government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC witness says JAMB officer, boss failed to remit N36.5 million revenue

An EFCC witness, Stanley Ani, on Tuesday told an FCT High Court, N36.5 million was not remitted to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) as revenue.
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, Dec. 17, 2019. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, Dec. 17, 2019.

Donald Trump to place travel restrictions on Nigeria, six others

United State President Donald Trump is planning to place travel restrictions to Nigeria and other six African and Asian countries, the Wall Street Journal reported.