Category: Business

World’s ‘first’ gold-plated hotel opens in Vietnam (photos)

The world’s first self-proclaimed gold-plated hotel is now open for business in Veitnam. The hotel which has 24-carat plating across lobbies, an infinity pool and...

Air Jordan 11 to bring new merch to mark 25th anniversary

It was in 1995 when NBA Legend Michael Jordan wore the first Air Jordan 11 sneakers to play for Chicago Bulls. To honour that big turning point in the history of the...

Jeff Bezos becomes richer than he was before his divorce settlement with new net worth

Jeff Bezos’ wealth has reached new heights following a 4.4 percent surge in Amazon’s stock value. 56-year-old Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, is now...

OPay Has Announced That It Is Shutting Down ORide, OMall, OTrade, OExpress, And OFood

OPay’s multi-product strategy has come to an end! Opera’s African fintech startup, OPay will shut down all other businesses in Nigeria excluding its payment...

Lamborghini unveils £2.7m luxury yacht that looks like a supercar

 Lamborghini’s cars were pricey, wait until you see its latest model.  The Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63 is a limited-edition superyacht that’s been...

Aero Contractors boss orders to treat passengers who sneeze as Covid-19 cases

Ado Sanusi, the chief executive officer of Aero Contractors has urged prospective passengers with cold or malaria not to come to the airport as they will be treated as...

Nigeria’s fuel price reverts to N143 per litre

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency has announced a new price band of N140.80 to N143.80 per litre for Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol. The...

Mary J. Blige Launches Sun Goddess Wine

According to THR, American singer and actress Mary J. Blige has partnered with Fantinel Winery to launch Sun Goddess Wines, an exclusive collection of limited-edition...

Toyin Abraham secures Endorsement Deal (Photos)

Popular Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Toyin Abraham has bagged a multi-million naira ambassadorial deal with a real estate company. The Nollywood actress made this...

Access Bank To Refund All Those That Were Debited Over CBN Stamp Duty

Access Bank today, said it will refund its stamp duty deductions made from the account of its aggrieved customers after a social media outcry yesterday. Stamp duty...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry set to make up to $1M per speech

American actress Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are set to make up to $1 million per speech after hiring a top speaking agency. Last week Meghan Markle and Prince Harry...

FAAN To Deploy Robots To Work In Airports (Video)

As Nigeria gears up to restart commercial flights, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is set to deploy robots in its airports all over the country. It was...

Abuja Airport Re-Opens Amidst Strict COVID-19 Safety Protocols

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, today, re-opened for business with passengers duly screened, in line with safety protocols following the Coronavirus...

Kanye West’s YZY Foam Runner Shoes Already Sold Out

Yesterday was really the West Day Ever, as American rapper, record producer and business mogul, Kanye West wanted it to be. Recall the rapper announced his new...

Father-of-30 becomes overnight billionaire mining huge gemstones (Photos)

A miner and father-of-30 children became an overnight billionaire in Tanzania after he dug up two massive chunks of gemstones, one of the world’s rarest gems worth...

Kayanmata seller acquires 3 expensive cars in a day after buying a mansion in Lekki (Photos)

Popular Kayan Mata seller identified as Queenskincareproduct on Instagram has gifted herself three automobiles, (two Toyota Camrys and a Lexus). “Kayan Mata” refers...

Smartphones force Olympus cameras out of business

After 84 years of making cameras, Japanese brand, Olympus, will be selling off that part of its business. Olympus signed a Memorandum of Understanding selling off its...

Miner becomes an instant millionaire with just two items

A small-scale miner in Tanzania. 52-year old, Saniniu Laizer, has become an overnight millionaire after selling two rough Tanzanite stones. Saniniu Laizer earned £2.4m...

See The Amount UBA Is Paying Wizkid As Their Ambassador

The marriage between the internationally celebrated singer and multiple award-winner, Wizkid, and top financial institution UBA has been a successful one as the two have...

Jay Z and Marcus Rashford team up for publicity and more

England and Manchester United attacker, Marcus Rashford has become the latest footballer to join Jay-Z’s Roc Nation. The deal covers the management of Rashford’s...

Kobe Bryant’s Lakers Championship Ring to be Auctioned

A championship ring that Kobe Bryant received with his former teammates in 2000, after winning his first NBA title with Los Angeles Lakers, is now up for auction. Kobe...

Resident Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has announced the suspension of its strike with effect from tomorrow, Monday, June 22. The organisation said it took...

Post Malone Sells 50,000 Bottles Of His Wine In Just 48 Hours

A new report indicates that American rapper Post Malone may just have scored a big break away from music to selling his own wine. Just a month after the...

Disney Stops Free Trials For Disney+ Streaming Service

The free trial for Disney+ is officially over. Disney announced today that their introductory feature will no longer be available starting now. The company says that...

Elon Musk sells LA mansion for $29M

SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sold a sprawling Los Angeles mansion for $29 million — making an initial step toward a pledge to rid himself of his earthly...

AMC moviegoers must Now Require Face Masks in All Movie Theaters After Backlash

AMC Theatres is reversing the policy it announced yesterday and will now require all moviegoers to wear masks in their theaters. The company previously said that they...

Victoria Beckham is taking loan of £6.4m for this reason

Fashion designer Victoria Beckham is reportedly poised to take a £6.4 million loan to save her company. The singer-turned-designer has been offered the loan after her...

Joe Wicks rejects £1.8m to write an autobiography

British fitness coach Joe Wicks has turned down as much as £1.8 million to write an autobiography. The 33-year-old fitness coach – whose online PE lessons have...

WhatsApp Launches First Digital Payments Option

Facebook, on Monday, added a digital payments feature to its WhatsApp messaging service, starting in Brazil but with an eye to expanding around the world. WhatsApp users...

Akon City to go ahead in Senegal with big construction firm

Popular singer Akon has announced a big deal to propel to reality his dream city in Senegal. In an Instagram post, Akin said U.S.-based engineering and consulting firm...

FAAN announce rules to get on flight after lockdown

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has made an announcement regarding the condition to get on board a flight after lockdown has been lifted. When being...

Kanye West is taking a big step with Yeezy brand

American billion-dollar rapper Kanye West could be expanding his Yeezy brand to include beauty and skincare products. The rapper currently produces clothing and shoes as...

Sneakers for your dog? Try a Yeezy-insired Beluga 544

Kanye West’s Yeezy footwear brand inspired another shoemaker to create sneakers to cater to your pet dog. Selling for $50 a set (four in a box), Fresh Pawz, the...

Prices of Pre-paid meters increase under Ikeja Electric

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IE) has increased the prices of pre-paid meters by 19.6 percent under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme. The new prices had...

Twitter announces Official Company Holiday

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that from today onward, the company will recognize Juneteenth as a company-wide holiday. Juneteenth is celebrated annually on June 19...

Reebook to pay Allen Iverson $32 million trust fund in 2030

American basketball player Allen Iverson will receive a trust fund payout of $32 million when he turns 55, thanks to a deal with Reebok lifetime. The 2001 MVP, who led...

Tonimas oil CEO, Anthony Obiagboso Enukeme is dead

The Founder and Chairman of Tonimas Oil and Gas, Chief Dr. Sir Anthony Obiagboso Enukeme is dead according to reports. The billionaire businessman died yesterday June 8,...

Nigerian Doctors on COVID-19 Duty to Begin Strike Next Week

The National Association of Resident Doctors, (NARD) the umbrella body of all doctors working in government health facilities, has issued a notice of strike effective...

Jeff Bezos glad to lose customers against #BlackLivesMatter

World’s richest man, Jeff Bezos has announced that he’s happy to lose racist customers who are against Amazon’s support for the #BlackLivesMatter campaign....

Saffron Barker’s collection sold out at £1m

English YouTuber Saffron Barker’s fashion collection with In The Style has already sold £1 million worth of clothing. The YouTube and ‘Strictly Come...

Facebook, Netflix, Twitter others to start paying tax in Nigeria

The Federal Government has set out plans to tax foreign digital service providers offering services to Nigerians and earning revenue in naira. PUNCH reports that...

Crisis Looms In Isolation Centres As COVID-19 Cases Surpasses Bed-spaces In States

There are strong indications that a major crisis is looming in Nigeria’s battle against coronavirus as COVID-19 cases are rising compared to bed-spaces available for...

David Beckham to launch his own cooking show

Retired soccer star David Beckham in talks to launch his own cooking show. The 45-year-old star has held discussions with the BBC and Netflix about the prospect of...

Serena Williams Reacts as Husband Alexis Resigns From Reddit Board

American tennis player Serena Williams is very proud and supportive of his husband Alexis especially when it comes to making an important career decision. The...

Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Resigns from Board

Alexis Ohanian, who is the co-founder of Reddit, has announced that he has resigned as a member of the company’s board and he is urging them to fill his seat with...

Time Magazine addresses Mother’s loss of a child in latest issue

In a unique yet emotional cover for its June issue, the popular Time Magazine shared a painting from artist Titus Kaphar titled: ‘Analogous Colors’. Showing a black...

See who tops Forbes’ list of highest-paid celebrities

American Make-up mogul Kylie Jenner has topped Forbes’ annual list of highest-paid celebrities. The 22-year-old make-up mogul is reported to have made as much as...

Learn African dishes on MAGGI’s Youtube channel

Popular seasoning MAGGI, has kicked off a special website in Central and West Africa (CWAR), where interested people call learn new things about a variety of African...

4th mainland bridge in Lagos to begin in 2021

The Lagos State Government is raising expectation that the project to build another bridge that connects the island to the mainland will begin next year. The...

Selena Gomez Shuts Down Website For Blackout Tuesday

American singer Selena Gomez has shut down her official website for today, in support of Blackout Tuesday. The 27-year-old singer is one of the many pausing for the day...