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Apple Inc introduced its largest-ever iPhone and a watch that detects heart problems on Wednesday in an attempt to get customers to upgrade to more expensive devices in the face of stagnant global demand for smartphones. The relatively small changes...
The World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim, has admitted that the financial institution’s advice to Nigeria caused problems in health, education sectors. The World Bank says it “has to take some responsibility” for advising Nigeria and other African countries to...
Aliko Dangote has revealed that at 61, he is not getting any younger and is willing to take a new wife. Speaking with David Piling in a Financial Times interview, "Lunch with FT," monitored by The Cable, the multi-billionaire, who is Africa's richest...
From a gold-plated toilet to a king sized bed and even a gym, these astonishing pictures show the lavish interior of one of Vladimir Putin's private jets. This was the jet that Putin used during his historic meeting with Trump in the...
The federal government of Nigeria has urged Nigerians through the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to accept their proposed new minimum wage of N24,000 ($65) a month, considering the capacity and ability of the...
The situation is terrible! Shops, goods and properties have been destroyed by massive fire at Fruit Garden in Port Harcourt, River state. The fire, which affected a section of the popular Fruit Garden Market in D-Line, razed shops with all the items...
Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (pictured below), has said that the Social Networking Platform, Facebook, plans to partner with the Federal Government on its National Campaign to eliminate Fake News. The Minister announced the plan in...
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday Sep 21, 2018, revoked the operating license of Skye Bank Plc with immediate effect. One of Skye Bank's branches - Osogbo,Osun State,Nigeria The withdrawal of the license was announced was announced by the...
The world’s most expensive pair of shoes have been put on sale for a jaw-dropping $17 million (N6.1 billion) in Dubai. It is made out of leather, gold, silk and diamonds. Jada Dubai, a Dubai-based shoemaker, unveiled the shoes at...
Africa’s youngest billionaire, Mohammed Dewji, was kidnapped on Thursday morning by gunmen in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials said. Mohammed Dewji, 43, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance,...
The death toll in wildfires sweeping across California has risen to nearly 100, with more than 1,300 people still missing, officials said. The blaze which started on Thursday, November 8, 2018 near Thousand Oaks, about 40 miles (64km) north-west of...
No fewer than 23 cows have been killed by thunder in Ekiti State Nigeria, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The deafening thunder was accompanied by a downpour recorded in parts of the state in last couple of days The...
The Central Bank Of Nigeria(CBN) has warned against spraying money at parties which is common in Nigeria. The CBN said that anyone caught risks going to jail or pay a fine of 50,000 Naira. CBN spokesman Isaac Okorafor, who announced...
An Oklahoma judge on Monday August 26, ordered drug manufacturing giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million in a landmark opioid trial likely to reverberate in lawsuits across the nation. The case was closely followed across the nation...
Facebook has reportedly fired a conservative public relations firm that was, among other work, digging up dirt on its competitors.  The Republican-leaning communications consultancy was accused of trying to smear the billionaire investor George Soros on Facebook’s behalf. On Thursday, Facebook...
IBM is facing another round of accusations about its hiring and firing practices. This is coming months after a ProPublica report said the technology giant had dismissed more than 20,000 workers older than 40 in the last five years. In the...
Iran did not receive the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Monday with open arms, raising Mideast tensions as America’s maximalist approach to the Islamic Republic takes hold. A statement from the nations President Hassan Rouhani said that the nation...
General Electric is removing CEO John Flannery from his role and replacing him immediately with Lawrence Culp, who will also serve as chairman. The unexpected move shot GE shares up in premarket trading on Monday. The company also announced it will take...
EBay has filed a lawsuit against Amazon, accusing the US Retail giant of illegally poaching sellers from its marketplace. It says Amazon representatives abused eBay's internal email system to contact sellers - a violation of the marketplace's policies. The online auction giant claims Amazon...
Canadian singer, Drake has acquired a $100 million private jet for himself! The 32-year-old rapper posted a video of the massive private, custom-made jet on his Instagram page on Friday. "No rental, no timeshare, no co-owners," Drake says in the...

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