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Google made a whooping $4.7b from news content in 2018

Google made a whooping $4.7 billion from news content in 2018

Google reportedly earned as much as  $4.7 billion in 2018 from news contents comprising of the works of news publishers accessed by readers via search and Google News.
Nigerian pharmacist triumphs over 4,500 contestants to win BNP Paribas’ recognition 

Nigerian pharmacist beats 4,500 contestants across the world to win BNP Paribas’ award 

Adebayo Alonge, a Nigerian pharmacist, CEO and founder of RxAll has emerged the winner of 2019 Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge, organised by BNP Paribas.
Lev Leviev

Why Court wants company owned by Israeli billionaire liquidated immediately

A court in Zambia has ordered the immediate and compulsory liquidation of Frango Finance Ltd, which is owned by Israeli diamond billionaire Lev Leviev.
Boeing new flaw discovered on 737 Max plane, Honeywell International Inc, Boeing 737 Max order, Boeing 737 Max 8, Ethiopian Airlines crash, Lion Air crash, Airbus, The New York Times, Boeing Pilots, Countries ban Boeing, Air Peace crash, Business News Nairametrics, Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air crash

Boeing expected to begin delivery of 737-Max models by H2 2019

Although the full report of the Ethiopian Airlines (@flyethiopian) crash is not expected until next year, there are indications that @Boeing will begin to receive orders and deliver the @Boeing 737-Max models before the end of 2019.
Jack Ma

This billionaire wants to reduce the number of hours people work

Chinese billionaire and co-founder of Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, believes it's about time people begin to work fewer hours.
Canada

Applications for Canadian Permanent Residency hit 27,900 in 4 months

According to the April edition of the Canadian Immigration Newsletter, Canada has issued a total of 27,900 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to Express Entry candidates so far in 2019. 
IMF discloses immediate priority , Reduce funding oil subsidy - IMF to Nigeria , IMF: 40% of African countries can't pay back their debts 

IMF boss discloses immediate priority 

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has disclosed that its immediate priority is to help countries to minimise their risk of economic crises.
Oil revenue, Trouble as crude oil price drops

Oil Prices hit 6-months high, as Trump moves to completely stop Iran’s oil export

Oil prices continued its bullish run as Brent crude futures spiked to a six-month high of $74.36 per barrel in the early hours of today
Google, Google updates user tools after probe against privacy rights, Experts laud Google’s decision to offer banking services , Google sacks workers over data violations on security policies 

Just like Facebook, Google is under investigation 

Similar to what Facebook is again under probe for, emerging reports have it that Google is currently under antitrust investigations by the United States Government. 
Oil Prices may rebound as China and U.S. agree to restart trade talks

Oil Prices may rebound as China and U.S. agree to restart trade talks

Oil prices may rebound next week following the decision by the United States of America and China to restart trade talks.
Canada invites fresh 3,600 Express Entry Candidates in latest draw , Canada invites 3,600 fresh Express entry for Canadian Permanent Residency , Canada invites 71,700 Express Entry Candidates, as cut-off score rise in October , Canada invites 7,200 Express Entry Candidates to apply for PR in its November draws 

Application for Canadian Permanent Residency hits 63,400

The Canadian Government invited 3,600 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence.
Canada

Canada resumes bi-weekly draws, invites 6,700 PR candidates in one month

The Canada government has resumed the bi-weekly Canadian Permanent Residency draws, as it invited 6,700 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in just one month. 
Naspers

Multinational company, Naspers, appoints first black female CEO

One of Africa's biggest and most valuable companies, Naspers, recently appointed a female Chief Executive Officer, the first in the history of the company.
Vodacom loses Yolanda Cuba to MTN, Financial Technology, Financial inclusion, Fintech companies in Nigeria, Telecoms mobile money service, MTN appoints Vodacom Yolanda Cuba

Vodacom loses Chief Strategist, Yolanda Cuba, to MTN, as Fintech war intensifies

The battle to lead financial technology market among telecommunications companies just got more intense after @Vodacom's big-shot, @Yolandacuba, left the company to join @MTNGroup. Cuba's exit came as a shock, as she's one of the top executives being tipped to takeover Vodacom Africa's top job in coming years.
Game of Thrones, Game of Thrones Season eight episode one, Cost of GOT production

Winter is here! See the cost of producing Game of Thrones’ finale episodes

Following the return of Game of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) to the small screen, the figures budgeted to shoot each episode have been disclosed.
Uber lay off employees, Uber cut operation cost, Uber drivers protest, Uber shares, Uber list on New York Stock Exchange, Uber first day of trading on NYSE, Uber, Ride-hailing companies in Nigeria, Should Nigeria follow suit as Uber loses operating license in London?

Rough road ahead as Uber’s disappointing IPO drags Lyft’s shares down

The @Uber initial public offering debuted below expectation after shares opened for trading at $42 apiece at @NYSE, down from $45 per share on listing day.
UN Staff risk unpaid salaries as Nigeria, others fail to pay dues

UN Staff risk unpaid salaries as Nigeria, others fail to pay dues 

Staffs of the United Nations (UN) might not get paid next month due to the failure of member states to pay their outstanding contributions. 
Canada invites fresh 3,600 Express Entry Candidates in latest draw , Canada invites 3,600 fresh Express entry for Canadian Permanent Residency , Canada invites 71,700 Express Entry Candidates, as cut-off score rise in October , Canada invites 7,200 Express Entry Candidates to apply for PR in its November draws 

Canada invites 71,700 Express Entry Candidates, as cut-off score rise in October 

The Government of Canada invited 3,900 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence in a new draw held October 30.
Canada

Canada invites 41,800 Permanent Residency Candidates in 6 months

The latest draw by the Canadian Government has taken the total number of Candidates invited to apply for the Canadian Permanent Residency to 41,800 in the first half of 2019.
Boeing partners with Kitty Hawk to develop a flying taxi

Boeing partners with Kitty Hawk to develop a flying taxi

With motorbike, tricycles, and vehicles out of the way, the next transportation you will be hailing or booking through an app would be flying taxi. @Boeing has announced plans to collaborate with @kittyhawkcorp to make this happen.
David Malpass, World Bank

Meet Trump’s possible nominee for World Bank President

President Donald Trump of the United States of America (USA), will this week, nominate Senior Treasury Official, David Malpass, to lead the World Bank....
Qatar Airways back Boeing 737-Max 8, Qatar Airways Airbus, Ethiopian Airways crash, Lion Air crash, MCAS

Qatar Airways joins list of Boeing 737-Max 8 supporters

Qatar Airways had ordered 20 MAX jets and is committed to buying a further 40. It has taken delivery of five of the aircraft.
Watch as Bill Gates and Warren Buffet light up customers' faces at a restaurant

Watch as Bill Gates and Warren Buffet light up customers’ faces at a restaurant

Melinda Gates, the Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and wife of the second richest man in the world, recently shared a heart-warming video of Bill and Warren Buffet selling burgers and blizzards at a restaurant.
Toyota Electric car market, Electric car companies, Toyota solar electric cars

Toyota begins solar testing for electric cars as market competition heats up

The electric car market is still in its growth phase but already saturated with various companies looking to edge out the other, however, to establish their footprints more innovations are being incorporated, and @ToyotaMotorCorp is reportedly working on one.
Eden Hazard

Real Madrid set to make a fortune from Harzard’s signing

Eden Hazard finally signed with Real Madrid after spending close to 7 years at Chelsea where he won two Premiership titles, two Europa cups, one FA Cup title and a host of awards
Airbus unveils world's longest single-aisle airliner; the Airbus321XLR

Airbus unveils world’s longest single-aisle airliner; the Airbus321XLR

Aircraft manufacturer, Airbus, has unveiled the design for the Airbus321XLR, the world’s longest-range single-aisle airliner. 
Tanzanian-based Zola Electric expands into Nigeria

Tanzanian-based Zola Electric expands into Nigeria

Tanzanian-based renewable energy company, Zola Electric has announced the company is planning on entering the Nigerian market, after its successful growth and expansion in Tanzania, Rwanda, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ghana.
MultiChoice, DStv

Naspers divests from MultiChoice

Naspers Limited is spinning off from MultiChoice, as part of a plan to refocus its business model as a global tech firm.
Elon Musk, Tesla, SEC, Stock, Twitter

Elon Musk fires back at SEC on twitter

Elon Musk and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission have continued their verbal attack.
French Government addresses the danger of Facebook’s Libra

French Government addresses the danger of Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

Since Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra was announced about three months ago, it has faced a lot of distrust from several governments, bankers, politicians and regulators.