Nigeria's tax collection too low to fund infrastructure, others, says Bill Gates
Despite the rampage that has greeted the recent hike in various taxes in Nigeria, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, says Nigeria's tax collection is too low to cater for the health and other basic infrastructure deficit in the country. "...do a comparison of Nigeria tax collection to whatever country you…
Routine immunisation should be reinforced in Kano — Bill Gates
Co-founder of Microsoft Corporation and second world’s richest man, Bill Gates, has advocated reinforcement of routine immunisation in Kano to finally ease out poliovirus in the state.
Bill Gates, Dangote, Health Minister commend Borno’s healthcare delivery system
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Mr. Bill Gates, and Aliko Dangote have applauded the healthcare delivery system in Borno State. According to the trio, the aggressive development of the state’s primary healthcare system despite a decade-long Boko Haram insurgency that destroyed about 50 per cent of such facilities was commendable. They made the…
‘School na scam’: Why university students must return to campus - Part 2
To start with, defrauding people, mostly foreigners, through the Internet, popularly known as “Yahoo Yahoo” or “Yahoo Plus”, is not a new trend in analyzing common vices rampant in some youths.
Who Wants To Be A Billionaire?
Who wants to be a billionaire? Well, everyone wants a share of that pie. This must be the reason that Teni’s famous song, “I want to be a Billionaire” topped the music charts and appealed to the hearts of Nigerians. Knowing the secrets to becoming a billionaire has often been placed as a top priority…
Jeff Bezos Becomes First Person To Hit $200 Billion Networth
Amazon Cheif Executive Officer Jeff Bezos has set a new record on the rich list by becoming the first person to amass a fortune of $200 billion. Bezos' net worth soared to a record $200 billion on Wednesday when shares of his online shopping behemoth Amazon hit $3.403.64 on surging demand for contactless shopping, according…
Hackers hijack Twitter accounts belonging to Bezos, Apple, Musk, Gates
The official Twitter accounts of Apple, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and others were hijacked on Wednesday by scammers trying to dupe people into sending cryptocurrency bitcoin in the hope of doubling their money. Twitter posts, which have been deleted, were fired off from an array of high-profile accounts telling people they had 30 minutes to…
Bill Gates 'optimistic' about coronavirus battle
American billionaire Bill Gates said on Saturday he was "optimistic" about the battle against COVID-19...
Coronavirus diary - Part 7
The debate about whether COVID-19 is natural or genetically modified has continued unabated. There have been claims, counter-claims and outright disclaimers as the virus takes its toll on humans.
Bill Gates denies offering $10 million for passage of health bill by Reps
American billionaire, Bill Gates, has denied media reports that he offered a $10 million incentive to the leadership and members of the House of Representatives to ensure the passage of the controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, 2020.