A Financial Coach and the Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of Gtext Global, Dr. Stephen Akintayo, has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council
An entrepreneur and Chief Executive Officer of iCentra, Taopheek Babayeju, has been accepted into Forbes Business Council.
Konga, Nigeria’s omnichannel e-commerce group has been identified as a strong player on the verge of dominating the African e-commerce scene.
Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote has topped the 2022 list of Africa's richest persons for the 11th year in a row, Forbes magazine said in a report. Dangote's wealth jumped from $12.1 billion last year to an estimated $13.9 billion. Forbes attributed the growth to a 30% increase in the stock price of Dangote Cement, his…
The African entertainment industry is about to receive a significant facelift in its fortunes and outlook, a signal that the great cultural renaissance that has long been the promise of the continent is finally about to be realised.
EbonyLife CEO Mo Abudu has been named one of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women by Forbes magazine, the world’s most authoritative source on business and finance. She joins a select group of women of colour, led by US Vice-President Kamala Harris (no. 2), and including billionaires Oprah Winfrey (no. 23) and Rihanna (no. 68),…
15 Aug 2021
Three weeks ago, July 24, 2021, precisely, Miriam Jean (Forbes) Isoun, wife of Prof. Turner T. Isoun, former Minister of Science and Technology, celebrated her 80th birthday
4 Aug 2021
Rihanna is officially a billionaire, and subsequently the wealthiest female musician in the world. According to Forbes, Rihanna is now worth $1.7 billion (£1.2 billion), making her the second wealthiest female entertainer on the planet, behind Oprah Winfrey with $2.7billion (£1.9billion). The bulk of the Barbadian singer and fashion mogul's fortune ($1.4billion/£1billion) comes not from…
4 May 2021
Ethereum cryptocurrency co-founder Vitalik Buterin is now the world youngest billionaire, according to Forbes. The Russian-Canadian programmer first proposed the design of the Ethereum platform in a white paper in 2013 at the age of 19, aiming to create a general scripting language to develop blockchain-based applications. Development for the first Ethereum network was crowdfunded…
7 Apr 2021
Kim Kardashian West is officially now a billionaire with a net worth of $1 billion, according to Forbes business magazine. The American media personality and businesswoman made the Forbes' annual "World's Billionaire List" for the first time on Tuesday. The magazine said West's booming businesses, KKW Beauty and Skims, helped put her over the top…
19 Mar 2021
Forbes has disputed a widely circulated media report which claimed that rapper Kanye West now has a net worth of $6.6 billion, making him the richest black man in America. The American business magazine on Thursday stated that West is actually worth about $1.8 billion. On Wednesday, multiple media outlets reported that Kanye West is…
17 Feb 2021
Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the news of Obinwanne Okeke popularly known as Invictus Obi, a Nigerian entrepreneur and a Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 honoree, who has been sentenced to a 10-year jail term for computer and wire fraud by an American court. He was found guilty of causing approximately…