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4 days ago
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, whose departure from the tech giant in 2020 followed revelations of an affair with an employee 20 years before, had already been warned in 2008 over emails to a female staff member that were deemed inappropriate. According to reporting by the Wall Street Journal that was confirmed to AFP by a…
23 Sep
Since the beginning of the pandemic, local conspiracy theories connected to Bill Gates have circulated in Nigeria. Last year a false rumour by The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) spread online in Nigeria and internationally that Gates had bribed the Nigerian government $10 million to pass a law to test vaccines on children.  False…
4 Sep
The Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has charged Nigerian children to emulate technological innovators
6 Aug
Bill Gates admitted that meeting with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who he had "several dinners" with, was a "huge mistake." "It was a huge mistake to spend time with him, to give him the credibility of being there," Gates said in an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper. Gates said he met with Epstein hoping…
13 Jul
Bill Gates reportedly blamed himself for his split from soon-to-be ex wife Melinda, as he opened up about his divorce. The Microsoft co-founder reportedly spoke about he and Melinda's divorce after 27 years of marriage at the exclusive Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference last week. Gates gave a talk about climate change before reportedly…
17 May
Bill Gates acknowledged through a spokeswoman that he had an extramarital affair with a Microsoft employee, which Microsoft said led its board to investigate the “intimate relationship” shortly before he resigned from the board last year. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft board members hired a law firm in late 2019…
10 May
The news of Bill Gates and Melinda's divorce hit the media space on the 3rd of May. This took many by surprise, especially after a 27-year-old marriage. In announcing their split on Twitter, the couple said they would continue their joint work on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which funds programs in global health,…
4 May
The director-general of the Budget Office, Ben Akabueze, has said Nigeria’s current trend of spending more money on running the government than on building new infrastructure is unsustainable. Akabueze told Bloomberg at a virtual presentation that low revenue collection and high recurrent costs have resulted in actual capital expenditure below two trillion naira ($4.88 billion)…
3 May
Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife and fellow philanthropist Melinda announced on Monday they are divorcing after a 27-year marriage. One of the world's wealthiest couples -- with a joint fortune estimated at $130 billion -- the Gates have channeled billions into charitable work around the globe via their hugely influential foundation. In announcing…
10 Apr
In May 2018, during a visit to Nigeria, Bill Gates, the world’s richest man, advised the federal government that the best form of empowerment was not the financial handouts it gives citizens
19 Mar
The Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has called for a framework that would spread prosperity in Africa rather than against the presence of a few billionaires in the continent.
16 Sep 2020
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…

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