Tag: forbes

Ayomitide AdeyinkaDecember 7, 2023

Okonjo-Iweala Ranked Among Forbes’ Most Powerful Women in Africa | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss. ...

YNaijaJanuary 14, 2023

Dapo Abiodun bags Forbes Best Governor in Africa award

Dapo Abiodun, the governor of Ogun State, has won the 2022 Forbes award for Best African Governor in the Industrial Revolution. ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 12, 2019

Ganduje drags Kwankwaso to EFCC for alleged corruption; Dangote remains Africa’s richest man in new Forbes’ ranking | Other top stories this week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week. Ganduje drags Kwankwaso to EFCC for alleged corruption, diversion of govt. ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 10, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Teni, Olorisupergal and reactions to Aliko Dangote retaining position for Forbes’ 2019 list of richest men in Africa

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 10, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 10th of January

Follow the link to read the stories on YNaija:   The Late 5: Ganduje drags Kwankwaso to EFCC for alleged ...

AzeezNovember 2, 2017

Germany’s Angela Merkel tops Forbes list of most powerful women

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has topped Forbes’ list of world most powerful women for the seventh time in a row. ...

ToluOctober 21, 2017

7,396 prisoners in Lagos; Trump’s fortune plunges by $600 million | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N140 billion – The amount the Senate Committees on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport claim they have recovered ...

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 ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 14, 2017

Emefiele bags Forbes “Best of Africa Innovative Banking Award”

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has been recognised as the 2017 Forbes Best of Africa Innovative Banking ...

ToluOctober 2, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Wizkid declares Olamide’s Wo as the “biggest Naija song of 2017” | More stories

Happy holiday, guys! As this is about to be a chilled Monday – a rare type, sit back and catch ...

ToluSeptember 28, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: “Azuka, you were successfully bribed”, Tonto Dikeh attacks journalist, Azuka Ogujiuba | More stories

Here are the top entertainment stories that made the rounds yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and ...

ToluSeptember 24, 2017

Who was Liliane Bettencourt? | World’s richest woman who left a fortune of $44bn

In these parts, the name Liliane Bettencourt is far from familiar. So when reports of her death began to make ...

ToluJune 13, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Diddy is the highest paid entertainer in the world, Ice Cube lands his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame | More stories

These are the stories you missed yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing on ...

ToluMay 17, 2017

Billion dollar couple: Beyonce and Jay Z’s combined wealth hits $1.16bn

Forbes Magazine released a list of America’s Wealthiest Self-Made Women today. According to the list, R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles is ...

ToluMay 10, 2017

Diddy and Jay Z are Forbes’ top two wealthiest hip hop artistes of 2017

Rapper, Sean “Diddy” Combs is the wealthiest hip hop artiste this 2017, according to Forbes Magazine’s list. Just as last ...

ItunuoluwaMarch 21, 2017

Sad? Trump drops 220 places on Forbes

By Itunuoluwa Adebo US president Donald Trump’s fortune has fallen by about $1bn to $3.5bn, as measured by Forbes magazine ...

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 ...

AzeezJanuary 1, 2017

‘Adenuga’s net worth increased to $5.8bn in 2016’

Forbes Magazine has said Nigerian billionaire, Mike Adenuga’s net worth increased $2.7 billion to $5.8 billion since December 31, 2015. ...

AzeezDecember 19, 2016

Dangote ranked 68th on Forbes list of world’s most powerful persons

Forbes Magazine has named Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote as one of the most powerful persons in the world. Dangote ...

Isime EseneOctober 22, 2016

Aisha Buhari kicks off 2019 presidential bid + more on The Slab with Isime

Chuks, Tolu, Emeka, and Dami join The Slab with Isime to talk about Aisha Buhari’s chances for President in 2019, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 17, 2016

Otedola no longer a billionaire – Forbes

Nigerian businessman Femi Otedola has fallen off the billionaire cadre of entrepreneurs. According to Forbes, Otedola who is the Chairman of ...

YWriterOctober 3, 2016

The Media Blog: CNBC finally figured it out – The Chinese mean business with StarTimes

Because there is nothing like premium when it comes to mass media. Like one of our mentors used to tell ...

YWriterAugust 27, 2016

The Media Blog: Have you seen Folorunsho Alakija’s second Forbes cover?

Does Folorunsho Alakija have something she is selling (other than fuel for oyinbo people to drink) these days? She is ...

YWriterAugust 27, 2016

The Media Blog: Forbes AFRICA has 3 women on its cover – and none of them is black

This is the very latest issue of Forbes Africa Woman (August/September 2016). To commemorate Women’s Month in South Africa. The latest ...

Isime EseneAugust 25, 2016

The Media Blog: Apparently, Forbes Africa sells less than 30,000 copies per edition in South Africa

guest post, by Roqeebah Olaoniye Africa’s youth are hungry for success and they are not letting the grim conditions around ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 25, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: Freeze confirms Funke Akindele and JJC’s secret union | J.Lo and boyfriend end their 5 year relationship? | More stories

Here are some stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are now buzzing this morning ...

Oreoluwa PetersJuly 12, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: Yemi Alade ‘bonds’ with the President of Togo | Beyonce and Jay Z are the world’s highest paid celebrity couple | More stories

Here are the top stories from yesterday and some stories that unraveled while you slept – and are now buzzing ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 11, 2016

‘When you say oil, people term it to be corrupt’ – Dangote (WATCH)

Aliko Dangote, business magnate and Africa’s richest man has told a rare story of his worst day in business as ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 4, 2016

Why money can’t change 2nd richest woman in Africa, Folorunsho Alakija

They say money changes people but this, apparently, doesn’t resonate with Nigerian multi-billionaire, Folorunsho Alakija. The 65-year-old business woman says her ...

Oreoluwa PetersMarch 2, 2016

5 Nigerians make Forbes 2016 World’s Billionaires list + See top 20

The usual suspects- President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, Chairman of Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga; Chairman of Forte Oil, ...

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