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The Kanye West sneakers that sent athletic shoes strutting down fashion runways sold for $1.8m, a new world record price for a pair of sneakers, Sotheby’s announced on Monday.
Swedish billionaire Daniel Ek is set to launch a takeover bid for Arsenal with the help of Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp, and Patrick Vieira.
Swedish billionaire Daniel Ek – co-founder and chief executive of music streaming service Spotify – has declared his interest in buying Arsenal.
Barcelona have leapfrogged Spanish rivals Real Madrid to become the world’s most valuable football club with a valuation of $4.76 billion, according to a list published by business magazine Forbes on Monday.
Nigeria now has only three billionaires on 2021 Forbes list of world billionaires, with the dropping off of Executive Vice Chairman of Famfa Oil Limited, Folorunso Alakija.
Burna Boy, Davido, Wizkid, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Funke Akindele-Bello, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Mr Eazi, Olugbenga Agboola among other Nigerians featured on the Forbes ‘100 Innovations, Inventions & Icons From Africa’.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has suggested he may not have completed a takeover in 2003 had he known about the public profile that came with it.
Roman Abramovich has given a rare insight into Chelsea’s approach to managers under his stewardship that many consider to be ruthless, describing the club as “pragmatic”.
The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has urged Nigeria to guard against entering into unfavourable bilateral trade agreements with rich countries.
Former governor of Abia State and Senator representing Abia Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Theodore Orji, has congratulated Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on her emergence as Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
LeBron James is reportedly set to become the fifth-ever billionaire sportsman in the coming weeks.
“Through subterfuge and impersonation, Obinwanne Okeke engaged in a multi-year global business email and computer hacking scheme that caused a staggering $11 million in losses to his victims,” said Raj Parekh, acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia in a statement obtained by newsmen on Tuesday.
FBN Holdings PLC has announced the appointments of Mr. Seni Adetu and Mrs. Juliet Anammah as Independent Non-Executive directors, while Mr. Otu Hughes has been appointed as a Non-Executive director. These appointments are subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria (“CBN”).
Aliko Dangote of Nigeria has maintained his position as Africa’s richest person for 10 consecutive years, according to the 2021 Forbes’ Africa Billionaires List released on Friday.
The news was first reported Friday by Front Office Sports, then confirmed by ESPN. James reportedly will endorse Mountain Dew’s new “Rise Energy” beverage, part of the PepsiCo family, and he also could become the face of Pepsi Cola.
Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has described the death of former minister of Women Affairs Senator Aisha Jumai Alhassan as a personal loss to him.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he is deeply saddened by the death of Hajiya Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan, “Mama Taraba’’, who was Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development during his first term in office.
Newcastle gave their Premier League survival hopes a huge boost after hammering Leicester 4-2 at the King Power Stadium.
Edo state government will spend over N3 billion to implement the Covid-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus Programme.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has kicked off construction work in the Port Harcourt Refinery rehabilitation project with a firm commitment not to fail Nigerians.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Salaries, Incomes & Wages Commission (NSIWC) to review the salaries of civil servants as well as the number of federal agencies.
The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) said it invited 40 women to resume camp ahead of the Kwibuka Women Invitational tournament in Kigali, Rwanda.
The efforts by the private sector Coalition Against Covid-19 led to the provision of N25bn relief materials to affected households, the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has said.
When Edith Serem received her COVID-19 vaccination last month at a hospital in Nairobi where she works as a doctor, nurses jokingly warned she might start speaking in a foreign language.
Ekiti State government has said it is considering rejigging the security mechanism of the state to enhance the safety of lives and property.