Tag: bill gates

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Bernard DayoApril 18, 2019

The Late 5: Finally, Buhari signs N30,000 minimum wage bill into law; I’ll not fail Nigerians – Buhari assures Bill Gates | Other stories

Finally, Buhari has signed the new minimum wage bill into law, after a protracted debate between the government and labour ...

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AzeezMarch 27, 2018

The Big 5: Bill Gates criticises FG’s economic plan again, Russia threatens retaliation after expulsions, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories you should be monitoring today. President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said Nigeria’s journey ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 25, 2018

Dangote’s UNshakeable table; the Nigerian woman who invented bomb detectors | See the top viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

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AzeezMarch 24, 2018

The Late 5: FG responds to Bill Gates’ comment on the economy, Trump signs memorandum banning transgender people from the military, and other top stories

These are top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. About 30 parents of the Chibok girls still in captivity ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 28, 2017

Jeff Bezos dethrones Bill Gates as world’s richest person – again

Once again, Jeff Bezos has taken the title world’s richest billionaire from Bill Gates. How it happened: Amazon stock jumped ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 17, 2017

Trump’s fortune slides by $600m as Bill Gates tops Forbes 400

President Trump has seen his fortune dwindle by $600 million to $3.1 billion, according to a list of the 400 ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 24, 2017

Bill Gates expresses concern for the health situation in the Northeast

The world’s richest man, Bill Gates says has expressed deep concern for the health situation in Northeast Nigeria – affected ...

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EditorAugust 12, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 12th of August

Follow the stories and analyses on YNaija N’Delta militants give Yorubas, Northerners October 1 deadline to vacate region Bill Gates ...

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RoqeebahAugust 12, 2017

Bill Gates has barely spent a day on Instagram and he’s already taking over

Photo-sharing platform, Instagram just got one more user. And not just any other meme-sharing or viral videos-peddling account. This time, ...

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EditorAugust 5, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Gates Foundation praises Nigeria on polio immunisation report

Despite the gale of dark cloud hovering over the country, there’s something to cheer. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ...

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ToluJuly 30, 2017

N329bn recovery from oil marketers; Jeff Bezos’ $90bn net worth | The 5 numbers that mattered last week

$90 billion – Amazon founder and owner of Washington Post, Jeff Bezos became the richest man in the world on ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 28, 2017

Africa’s richest man, Dangote drops 54 places in Forbes rating

Nigerian Billionaire, Aliko Dangote has fallen from being the 51st richest person in the world to the 105th, according to the ...

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EzinneJuly 28, 2017

The Thread: Top 5 reactions to Jeff Bezos as world’s richest man

For all of five minutes, Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder ranked as the richest man in the world, stripping Bill Gates ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 27, 2017

Jeff Bezos’ reign as world’s richest man only lasted hours

It was earlier reported that Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos was the world’s richest man, displacing Microsoft’s Bill Gates, but the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 27, 2017

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in the world

Amazon founder and owner of Washington Post, Jeff Bezos becomes the richest man in the world.  He now overtakes Bill ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 11, 2017

Opinion: Microsoft, stop the Word discrimination

by Idowu Joshua Words, like human beings, hate to be discriminated against. This is because they, like human beings also, ...

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RoqeebahMarch 25, 2017

Thought Experiment: What if Dino Melaye really does not have any University degrees?

The publishers of the online news medium, Sahara Reporters have opened a can of worms and if anyone had told ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 20, 2017

Bill Gates retains top spot on Forbes rich list, as Trump drops to 544th

by Dolapo Adelana For the fourth consecutive year, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates topped this year’s rich with an ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 27, 2017

Watch Billionaire Bill Gates break dance in this weird video ad

by Dolapo Adelana Microsoft founder, Bill Gates has made a hilarious video to promote his ‘Ask me Anything’ session on ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 4, 2017

7 cliches about success that Donald Trump has shattered for you Nigerians

Growing up, we had to look up to people like Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey and basically anyone who had ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 18, 2017

Opinion: Public Notice! We are Africans, we do not plagiarise

  by Abayomi G. Omotayo   It is no news that the newly sworn in Ghanaian president, Nana Akufo-Addo ‘borrowed’ ...

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Isime EseneDecember 25, 2016

Mark Amaza profiles Peter Obi: An icon of governance (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

Peter Obi was born on 19 July 1961 at Onitsha. He attended Christ the King College, Onitsha where he completed his secondary school ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 19, 2016

Ayodotun Rotimi-Akinfenwa: Here is really why you need to chase your dreams [NEW VOICES]

by Ayodotun Rotimi- Akinfenwa You are holding people up. It’s that simple. Yes, we have heard many speakers tell us: ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 13, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: ‘Pastor of Reigners Bible Church ignored stop work order’ | Troops likely to leave Northeast in 2017 – Buratai | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Sheriff is a paid agent of the APC – Makarfi-led PDP – ...

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AzeezDecember 1, 2016

Bill Gates signs $2m partnership deal with Nigeria Governors’ Forum

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum and the Bill Melinda Gates foundations have signed a three-year $2m partnership. Chief Strategy Officer at ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 3, 2016

The RED Report: How to build digital content that holds no prisoners – call this a Masterclass

Last week, we discussed the changing realities in the consumer marketplace and how engaging with the various sub-sets of the ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 19, 2016

Mo Abudu is the only African among Business Insiders’ top 100 visionaries

Chairman/CEO of Ebony Life TV, Mosunmola Mo Abudu has made the list of The Business Insider’s Top 100 creators and business ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 27, 2015

Photos from President Buhari’s meetings with Bill Clinton and Bill Gates (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, held a meeting with former American President, Bill Clinton and Microsoft founder- Bill Gates. The ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 3, 2015

Dangote loses $10.3 billion… and still remains Africa’s richest man

by Kolapo Olapoju Despite losing a fortune in the past few months, Nigerian billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, still remains atop ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 9, 2015

7 important things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju 1. Dear President Jonathan, your former friends at MEND have insisted that they really do want Buhari to ...

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