$90 billion – Amazon founder and owner of Washington Post, Jeff Bezos became the richest man in the world on Thursday, according to a Forbes real-time list of billionaires. He overtook Bill Gates whose wealth amounted to $89.8 billion at the time.
N329 billion – Anti-graft agency, EFCC recovered this sum from nine major oil marketers across the country after it was discovered that they had been diverting funds meant to be paid to the Federal Government.
N13 billion – The House of Reps committee on the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday accused the agency of spending this amount in only one month. The leadership of the agency has denied the claims.
35 years – The new minimum age requirement for aspirants eyeing the presidential and senatorial seats in Nigeria, activated by the #NotTooYoungToRun bill that was passed by the upper and lower chambers of the National Assembly during the week.
6,199 – The number of soldiers fighting Boko Haram that were granted special promotion by the Nigerian Army.
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