Deontay Wilder Has Incredibly Transformed His Body Since The 2008 Olympics

WBC champ Deontay Wilder has drastically altered his body since he captured a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics. The 34-year-old feared power puncher held an amateur record of 30-5 and was selected for the USA’s team at the event in China. Wilder reached the semi-finals before he suffered a defeat to Italian Clemente Russo […]

Forbes: Only 4 Nigerians make exclusive billionaires list

Forbes recently released its annual exclusive billionaires ranking with only 4 Nigerians, Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Abdul Samad Rabiu and Folorunsho Alakija making the highly coveted list. Amongst the four, Aliko Dangote, President of Dangote Group retained his spot as the World’s richest black person with a fortune of USD10.1 billion. Mike Adenuga, Chairman of […]

NASA Astronaut Christina Koch Returns to Earth After Longest Mission by a Woman

NASA’s Christina Koch returned to Earth safely on Thursday after shattering the spaceflight record for female astronauts with a stay of almost 11 months aboard the International Space Station. Koch touched down at 0912 GMT on the Kazakh steppe after 328 days in space, along with Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency and Alexander […]

Refineries: Oil firm directors remanded for ‘£2.55b Barclays Bank scam’

A Federal High Court in Lagos Thursday remanded four directors of Petro Union Oil and Gas Ltd in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s custody following their arraignment for an alleged £2.556 billion scam. The directors are: Abayomi Kukoyi (Trading under the name and style of Gladstone Kukoyi & Associates), Prince Kingsley Okpala, Prince […]

Alleged N135bn fraud: Fed Govt accuses Ifeanyi Ubah of evading service

A Federal High Court in Lagos adjourned till April 2, 2020 the arraignment of the Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Senator Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah for alleged N135bn fraud. Ubah and his firm Captital Oil are accused of defrauding the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON). Justice Nicholas Oweibo fixed the date following Ubah’s […]

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Plans IPO for Starlink Business

Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans to list its space Internet venture, Starlink, but not for several years, a company official told Reuters on Thursday. The plan comes as Jeff Bezos’ e-commerce giant Amazon.com prepares to build its own Internet network of over 3,000 satellites in low-Earth orbit through its Project Kuiper. SpaceX has been launching Starlink satellites in batches of 60 […]

Jeff Bezos drops record-breaking $165M on Beverly Hills home

No residence has ever surpassed Bezos’ new home “in size, grandeur, or sheer glamour,” according to one real estate expert. By Reuters Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the world’s wealthiest person, has purchased a Beverly Hills mansion known as the Warner Estate from media mogul David Geffen for $165 million, a source familiar with the deal said […]

Trump and Bloomberg trade blows as the president targets the Democratic contender

“Behind your back they laugh at you & call you a carnival barking clown,” Bloomberg tweeted, referring to the New York crowd both he and Trump know. President Donald Trump insulted former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg over his height again on Thursday, prompting the billionaire Democratic presidential candidate to blast Trump as “a carnival barking […]

Fire razes Obasanjo’s house

There was a fire outbreak on Wednesday night at former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s house in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital. Our correspondent learnt that the house, situated at Ita-Eko area in the metropolis, was razed by fire at about 9:30pm. Eye witness accounts attributed the fire outbreak to a power surge. It was further gathered that […]

Sowore, Bakare Plead ‘Not Guilty’ To Treasonable Felony Charges

Mr Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant Olawale Bakare have pleaded not guilty to a two-count amended charge levelled against them. Sowore and Bakare pleaded not guilty to two-count charges of conspiracy to commit treasonable felony and treasonable felony. The Prosecutor, Kayode Alilu announced preparedness to proceed with the trial but the defence team led by […]