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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Untold Story Of The Latest Private Jet Owner

  


Emerging details have it that the numbers of private jet owners have increased by one.


Meet Dreyy Flexx, Nigeria's Top Afrofusion Artist


Born Ayodeji Tomomewo is an up-and-coming afro-fusion artist who goes with the performing name Dreyy Flexx. The Lagos-born singer who is now based in Ontario, Canada has been actively pursuing his music career with a number of music releases and song performances.

In the two years of facing music headlong, he has released two Extended Plays (EP) and four singles to garner a growing fanbase and rack up a million streams across multiple digital and streaming services.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Persianas may buy Shoprite's Nigerian business


A Nigerian property company, Persianas will be taking over Shoprite’s local business in Nigeria, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing multiple sources.


Persianas is buying Shoprite’s Nigerian business after the South African retailer decided to retreat from other African markets.


Shoprite, with more than 2,300 stores across Africa, is awaiting regulatory approval on the sale of its Nigerian supermarket operation, though no further details about the deal have been disclosed.


Shoprite in August 2020 announced that it will be exiting the Nigerian market after over 15 years.



Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Why Twitter is opening African office in Ghana


Twitter on Monday announced that it is opening its first African office in Ghana.⁣


“Twitter is now present on the continent,” Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted on Monday. “Thank you, Ghana and Nana Akufo-Addo.”⁣

Twitter said its decision to open an office in Ghana is based on the country’s AfCFTA negotiations, access to the internet, online and offline free speech policy.⁣

“As a champion for democracy, Ghana is a supporter of free speech, online freedom, and the Open Internet, of which Twitter is also an advocate,” Twitter said in a statement.⁣

“Furthermore, Ghana’s recent appointment to host The Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area aligns with our overarching goal to establish a presence in the region that will support our efforts to improve and tailor our service across Africa.”⁣

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo expressed delight at Twitter’s decision to open its African headquarters in the country.⁣

“The choice of Ghana as HQ for Twitter’s Africa operations is excellent news,” Akufo-Addo tweeted. “Government and Ghanaians welcome very much this announcement and the confidence reposed in our country.”⁣

Friday, April 9, 2021

Queen Elizabeth’s husband Prince Philip dies at 99


Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, has passed away at the age of 99, Buckingham Palace have confirmed.

A statement from Buckingham Palace said: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Untold Story As Dangote Teams Up With Flour Mills John Coumantaros In Underground Moves To Shutdown Economy Booster BUA Sugar

 


A startling scenario is playing out in the sugar industry and it further gives winds to talks about who is really in charge of the current administration handling the affairs of Nigeria.

Aliko Dangote in partnership with John Coumantaros, the Chairman

Forbes Drops Folorunso Alakija Out Of 2021 Billionaires List


Nigeria now has only three billionaires on 2021 Forbes list of world billionaires, with the dropping off of Executive Vice Chairman of Famfa Oil Limited, Folorunso Alakija.

This is the second time in a row she is dropping off the list.