Rihanna becomes world’s richest female musician

In Forbes' annual list of America's Richest Self-Made Women for 2019, Rihanna topped the list as the highest paid woman in the music industry, estimating her worth to be $600 million. The publication stated that good portion of Rihanna's wealth was acquired through her lucrative partnership with luxury good company, LVMH, with whom she launched…

Over 4m people jobless in Kano – University Don

THE Dean of Dangote Business School, Bayero University Kano, Prof. Murtala Sagagi, says there are currently over four million jobless people in Kano due to poor development agenda of successive governments. The Dean disclosed this in a paper he presented at a forum organised by Kano Concerned Citizens Innitiative (KCCI) on Saturday in Kano.

Banks shut down in Ondo communities After Attack

Commercial banks in the four local governments, especially in Ikare-Akoko, were shut down. Many people, who came for transactions, returned home without achieving their aim. Efforts to speak with the Ikare Akoko Police Area Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Razak Rauf, on this development, failed.

FG Seeks Investors for Aircraft Leasing

Nigeria plans to set up an aircraft leasing company to help domestic and African carriers obtain new planes and is seeking private partners for the venture, the government said on Monday. Most airlines in Nigeria want to expand their fleets, but high financing costs and currency risks have hampered growth. Nigerian airlines’ revenues are in naira, while most of their costs are in U.S. dollars.

Nigeria, UAE pledge closer cooperation as President Buhari meets Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Nigeria and United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday reaffirmed the need to work together to further consolidate on the strong relationship and mutual respect between the  countries. Mr Femi Adesina,  the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity made this known in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. 

Google, UBA Collaborate To Provide Free Wi-Fi To Customers

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has collaborated with Google and ISP partner to launch Google Station in 11 key UBA branches in Lagos State as part of plans to roll out 200 stations in the country. Google Station, a platform for providing free, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots in public places, began in Lagos last year, and extended to Abuja in December in partnership with Backbone Connectivity Network.

Canada’s largest Crypto currency exchange founder dead locks $140m

Quadriga has filed for creditor protection and estimates that about C$180m ($137m; £105m) in cryptocurrency coins is missing. It has not been able to locate or secure its cryptocurrency reserves since Gerald Cotten died in December. Cotten, 30, had sole responsibility for handling the funds and coins. In court documents filed with the Nova Scotia Supreme Court on 31 January, his widow Jennifer Robertson, says the laptop on which Cotten "carried out the companies' business is encrypted and I do not know the password or recovery key".