Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin resign as CEOs

It's the end of an internet era as Sergei Brin and Larry Page are stepping down as head of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, and ceding management control to Sundar Pichai who will take over as CEO.   Page and Sergey Brin, who co-founded Google more than two decades ago while graduate students at Stanford University, will[...]

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Musician Akon warns against celebrity-backed cryptocurrencies

Senegalese-American singing star Akon has warned against celebrity-endorsed cryptocurrency – as he prepares to launch his own branded Akoin to the world. Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather is just one celebrity to have been caught up in a cryptocurrency controversy in recent years for his work with Centra, which claimed to have partnerships with Visa and[...]

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Breaking: $257m fake luxury goods destined for Dubai seized

More than 28,000 fake luxury items worth $257 million and destined for sale in Dubai have reportedly been seized by police from China and the UAE. Fifty-seven suspects were arrested, 37 of them in China, while UAE police also raided 10 locations in Dubai and seized 21,000 fake luxury items, the Xinhua News Agency reported.[...]

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NaijaBrandChick presents the biggest trade fair experience in Abuja on Saturday 7th December, 2019( discounts like never before on every product)

Nelly Agbogu founder and foremost entrepreneurship guru behind the Naija Brand chick brand is hosting a trade fair and master class this weekend 7th December, 2019 at the Edmunds Centre( former Dabras hotel) Wuse2 Abuja. She has achieved repeated success with this venture in Lagos. And vendors have always given testimony of eye popping sales[...]

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Peace Airline Boss Fraud Update: In 2014, ex-militants accused Onyema, Kuku of using Amnesty funds to set up Air Peace

On Friday, the United States department of justice announced that Allen Onyema, chief executive officer of Air Peace, one of the leading airlines in Nigeria, had been indicted for money laundering. The US authorities, which have reportedly issued warrant for Onyema’s arrest, said he used several fraudulent letters of credit to American banks and initiated wire[...]

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Emirates pays $9 billion for 30 Boeing 787 jets order

Dubai's flagship carrier Emirates Airline finalized a deal to purchase 30 of Boeing's 787-9 Dreamliner jets, executives of both companies announced Wednesday at the Dubai Air Show. The order is crucial for the American manufacturing giant, whose sales have been badly hit following two catastrophic crashes of its popular 737 Max jet in less than[...]

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CEO of Seplat Energy Austin Avuru to step down in 2020, successor named

Austin Avuru, Seplat Petroleum's Chief Executive Officer is retiring next year, 2020. Avuru, 59, has served as Seplat’s CEO for seven years, and is stepping down from the role at the end of the decade. Okon, a 1991 Petroleum Engineering graduate of the University of Benin, has over 26 years of experience in the E&P sector[...]

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Kylie Jenner becomes a confirmed billionaire by selling 51% stake in her beauty company for $600million while still owning the remaining 49%

Kylie Jenner has become a confirmed billionaire at the tender age of 22 after selling the majority stake in her cosmetics brand for $600 million.   Beauty product giant Coty Inc. announced on Monday it was buying a 51 percent stake in Jenner's make-up and skincare empire.  The 22-year-old reality-star-turned-beauty-mogul will still solely own the other[...]

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Breaking: Google has just bought fit bit for $2.1 billion

Google has just announced that it’s buying wearable company Fitbit for $2.1 billion. In a blog post announcing the news, Google SVP of devices and services Rick Osterloh said that the Fitbit purchase is “an opportunity to invest even more in Wear OS as well as introduce Made by Google wearable devices into the market. Even with[...]

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