Tag: forbes

August 6, 2013

Inspired: Meet the 10-year-old Nigerian girl who made Forbes magazine history

by Isi Esene Zuriel Oduwole, a ten-year-old Nigerian girl Zuriel Oduwole has made history as the youngest person ever to ...

July 23, 2013

Lady Gaga beats Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Adele, others on Forbes list of top earners under 30’s [See full list]

by Chisom Ukaegbu Singer, Lady Gaga has been ranked number one Forbes “list of top earners under 30”, Justin Beiber ranks second ...

June 26, 2013

Who runs the world? Girls! Beyoncé, Lady Gaga & Oprah lead Forbes’ Celebrity 100 | SEE rich list

Oprah Winfrey is back in her throne on top of Forbes’ list of the world’s most powerful celebrities, after a ...

June 19, 2013

Okey Ndibe: If Mandela were a Nigerian…

by Okey Ndibe If Mr. Mandela were a Nigerian, he would never have spent more than one week in prison… he ...

June 7, 2013

Now back on top: Tiger Woods is the highest-paid athlete in the world for the first time since his sex scandal – Forbes

Tiger Woods is back on top of the world – in more ways than one. The iconic golfer returned this ...

June 4, 2013

Aliko Dangote becomes Africa’s first $20 billion man – Forbes

by Akan Ido The President and Chief Executive of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has joined the league of the 25 ...

May 23, 2013

Wait, THIS is the most expensive home in the U.S.?! (LOOK)

  We recently rounded up ten homes from across the country that are on the market for over $100 million and we’re ...

May 10, 2013

Toooo much money: SEE the richest men at the World Economic Forum right now

by Isi Esene The World Economic Forum on Africa taking place in Cape Town, South Africa  regularly brings together influencers ...

May 5, 2013

Opinion: People who think ‘Russia is Nigeria with snow’ don’t know anything about Russia or Nigeria

by Mark Adomanis As you can see, they are extremely different countries at extremely different levels of development that have ...

April 27, 2013

Dele Momodu: A toast as Michael Adenuga ‘The Guru’ clocks 60

by Dele Momodu He cuts the image of a slave driver but he obviously drives himself even harder. He is ...

March 16, 2013

She’s back! Winfrey tops list of Forbes 10 most influential celebrities of 2013 – Bono, Dr. Oz, Orman also listed

by Rachel Ogbu Forbes has released its 10 most influential celebrities of 2013 with familiar names like Oprah Winfrey and ...

March 10, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Is poverty really behind terrorism?

by Simon Kolawole   Religious extremism is neither a class nor an economic issue. It is a mentality issue. You ...

March 5, 2013

Aliko Dangote rises from 76th to 43rd on Forbes World Richest ranking, still No 1 in Africa

by Rachel Ogbu The only way is up for business tycoon, Aliko Dangote with a net worth of $16.1bn as of March ...

March 5, 2013

Aliko Dangote continues to rule Africa, as Carlos Slim remains world’s richest man

by Isi Esene Mexican businessman, Carlos Slim has retained his position as the richest man in the world again beating ...

February 26, 2013

Africa’s finest: Chude Jideonwo, Adebola Williams, Seun Osewa, others make Forbes list of best entrepreneurs under 30

by Rachel Ogbu The CEOs and founders of Jobberman, Nairaland, Flying Doctors and Red Media are among the listed 30 ...

January 25, 2013

Uhm, what about Alakija? Forbes says Isabel dos Santos is ‘Africa’s first female billionaire’ [DETAILS]

Isabel dos Santos, the eldest daughter of Angola’s president, has become Africa’s first female billionaire, US financial magazine Forbes has ...

December 17, 2012

Stop lying! And the 9 other mistakes you’re making on LinkedIn

  You know the truth. You’re simply not yourself online. As TV journalist Lisa Ling said recently, “Facebook is the ...

December 9, 2012

5 foods that increase female libido

  by Jacy Chance Consuming pumpkin seeds stimulates blood circulation to the genitals in both women and men Periods of ...

December 7, 2012

Mnet’s Biola Alabi, Nigerian lawyer make Forbes list of 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa – See Full List

Leymah Gbowee, Liberia, Peace and Women’s Rights Activist The peace activist was one of three female recipients who were awarded ...

November 30, 2012

Dr. Dre is #1 on Forbes’ highest-paid musicians list for 2012

by Rachel Ogbu Veteran hip-hop artist Dr. Dre, 47,  topped Forbes’ list of the 25 highest-paid musicians in 2012, released ...

November 24, 2012

African social network, Afroterminal launches $3,000 ‘I love Africa’ video competition

  by Akan Ido To celebrate the launch of its new ‘Communities’ feature, Afroterminal.com – a African Social Network, has partnered with ...

October 24, 2012

Who’s your choice? Dangote, Elumelu make final list for Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012

by Isi Esene Forbes is out with its shortlist of nominees for Person of the Year. The list includes two ...

September 20, 2012

WATCH: Big boys give big – Dangote speaks with Forbes magazine on why he’s so into giving

by Stanley Azuakola Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Nigeria and Africa, but in the past, part of the ...

September 6, 2012

Move over Jay-Z: Dr Dre is number one on Forbes’ list of Hip-Hop’s top earners

by Stanley Azuakola Using figures from their touring, record sales, publishing, films, merchandise sales, endorsements and other ventures from May ...

August 23, 2012

The Boss Ladies: Merkel, Okonjo-Iweala, Sirleaf make Forbes Most Powerful Women List

by Stanley Azuakola Influential magazine, Forbes, has released its annual list of 100 most powerful women in the world for ...

July 13, 2012

Be inspired: 2 Nigerians aged 30 and 31 make the Forbes Young Millionaires list

by Isi Esene Two Nigerians, Ladi Delano and Jason Njoku, have made the recently released Forbes Magazine ‘Ten Young African ...

July 6, 2012

“His name is Aliko Dangote” – Tolu Ogunlesi reviews the un-authorised biography

A decade ago most people outside Nigeria would have said, “Aliko who?” Not anymore. In 2008 he became the first ...

July 2, 2012

It’s Dangote again: Nigerian company tops Forbes list of West African companies

by Stanley Azuakola It’s not like Aliko Dangote needed any further justification. The man is now a regular on the Forbes list ...

June 5, 2012

Bieber Power: 18-year-old Justin Bieber sells out U.S. tour in 60mins

by Chi Ibe When he’s not breaking the hearts of teen girls across the world, Justin Bieber takes out time ...

May 17, 2012

Seriously?! J-Lo displaces Oprah as Forbes most powerful celebrity in the world

by Tolu Orekoya Jennifer Lopez a.k.a. J-Lo a.k.a Jenny on the Block, the soon-to-be ex-Mrs Marc Anthony, a.k.a the lady ...

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