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Lionel Messi has topped the Forbes’ 2019 list of the world’s highest-paid athletes for the first time.
U.S. tennis star Serena Williams has made history as the first athlete to make Forbes’ list of the World’s Richest Self-Made Women.
19-year-old Nigerian medical student Emediong Uduak Uko’s painting of music legend, ‘Lagbaja’ has become the first African work to be displayed at the Cyprus Modern Art Museum.
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.
Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra, says the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the state increased from N3 trillion to N4.2 trillion in the last five years.
Of the 13 Black billionaires on the 2019 Forbes’ list of the World’s Billionaires, four of them are Nigerians.
Forbes has released its annual list of world richest people listing Kylie Jenner, the youngest Kardashian sister, as the new youngest billionaire in the world.
Jeff Bezos remains the world’s richest person, ahead of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, according to the latest Forbes list of the ultra-wealthy.
The Ethiopian prime minister's office Sunday said Ethiopia-born Saudi billionaire Mohammed al-Amoudi has been freed from jail in Saudi Arabia, where he was arrested in 2017 as part of a vast anti-corruption campaign.
Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, who was ranked Africa’s richest man in the 2019 Forbes Africa’s billionaires list, has remained consistently ahead of the pack for the eighth consecutive year, with a current net worth of $10.3 billion.
The magazine said it compiled the list by rating 161 countries on 15 factors: property rights, innovation, taxes, technology, corruption, infrastructure, market size, political risk, quality of life, workforce, freedom (personal, trade and monetary), red tape and investor protection.
The `Not too Young to Rule’ sponsor Samson Itodo on Sunday emerged the winner of 2018 Future Awards Young Person of the Year 2018.
The 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams has made it to Forbes’ list of the world’s most powerful women for the first time as the magazine shared the list on Tuesday.
The Pramatic Shareholders Association of Nigeria (PSAN) has condemned the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) suspension of the 42rd Annual General Meeting of Oando Plc which was scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) on Tuesday, described the conduct of the senate president election for the 9th National Assembly as ”free and fair.”
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of four men at the Oke-Kura Prison, Ilorin, for the alleged murder one Isiaka Sikiru.
Nigerian private oil and gas company Pelfaco signed a production sharing deal with Congo Republic’s state energy firm on a 32-million barrel oil field on Tuesday, Congo’s oil ministry said.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated heartily the newly elected presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has begun moves to reconcile its aggrieved members across the five states of the South East geo-political zone of the country.
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone wants to bring Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso to the Spanish capital this summer as the Rojiblancos look to rebuild their backline.
Rafael Nadal took sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open on Sunday, but says matching Roger Federer’s 20 Grand Slams haul will not become an obsession.
Facebook will announce a new cryptocurrency this month, according to a report by The Information. Facebook employees who work on the project, called Libra, can choose to be paid in the cryptocurrency token instead of hard cash, the report says. Previous reports have suggested that a global launch would happen next year.
Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti says that he is unsure whether his international team-mate Antoine Griezmann will join him at Camp Nou next season.