Tagged ‘Forbes’

Jay Z, Diddy or Dr. Dre? Find Out 2014′s Richest Hip-Hop Artist

Jay Z, Diddy or Dr. Dre? Find Out 2014′s Richest Hip-Hop Artist

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

They’ve got swag, the best punch lines and are multi-millionaires.
Forbes…, today Wednesday 16th April 2014, unveiled its list of the Five Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists for 2014.
Can you guess the richest? Some of you may know him as

Bill Gates Back On Top as World’s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote is Still Africa’s No 1 – Forbes

Bill Gates Back On Top as World’s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote is Still Africa’s No 1 – Forbes

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

And the richest men in the world are…
Forbes Magazine… presents its annual listing of the world’s richest men. Over 1,645 billionaires with an aggregate networth of $6.4 trillion, up $5.4 trillion from last year, were found by the Forbes

Kate Henshaw covers TW Magazine’s February 2014 “Love” Issue

Kate Henshaw covers TW Magazine’s February 2014 “Love” Issue

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

TW Magazine has presented us with its February 2014 “Love” issue with Nollywood Kate Henshaw and TW Celebrity Fitness Challenge Winner in 2013, on its cover.
Kate speaks to Abiola Awosanya…, on life post divorce, being fit and fabulous

Steven Spielberg Knocks Oprah Winfrey Off Forbes Most Influential Celebrities No. 1 Spot for 2014

Steven Spielberg Knocks Oprah Winfrey Off Forbes Most Influential Celebrities No. 1 Spot for 2014

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

2014 has barely begun, but Forbes has released its list of the most influential celebrities for the year.
Hollywood director/producer Steven Spielberg claims the number 1 spot, knocking off last year’s top ranker media mogul Oprah Winfrey… to the number

Nigerian-American Media Entrepreneur Uzoamaka Maduka featured on the 2014 Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Nigerian-American Media Entrepreneur Uzoamaka Maduka featured on the 2014 Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Forbes… is profiling the brightest under-30 entrepreneurs changing the game in the USA.
From finance to media, music, Hollywood to tech and art, media to food, they are all listed in its annual list.
Of the 34 men and women

Aliko Dangote racks in $9.2 Billion in 2013, Bill Gates Tops the List – Bloomberg Billionaires Index

Aliko Dangote racks in $9.2 Billion in 2013, Bill Gates Tops the List – Bloomberg Billionaires Index

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

2013 was the year of the billionaires.
Bloomberg Billionaires Index was released a few hours ago; and Bill Gates who was ranked No 2 by Forbes… in March 2013, has risen to the top. He made $ 78.5 billion.
Africa’s

“The Amazons to Watch” – Tara Fela-Durotoye, Folake Folarin-Coker & Ola Orekunrin listed among Forbes’ 20 Young Power Women in Africa

“The Amazons to Watch” – Tara Fela-Durotoye, Folake Folarin-Coker & Ola Orekunrin listed among Forbes’ 20 Young Power Women in Africa

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Forbes recently released its 20 Young Power Women in Africa list and 3 Nigerians make the cut.
They include the creative director of beauty brand House of Tara Tara Fela-Durotoye, designer extraordinaire Folake Folarin-Coker… and founder of Flying Doctors

Aliko Dangote is Forbes’ 64th Most Powerful Man in the World

Aliko Dangote is Forbes’ 64th Most Powerful Man in the World

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Aliko Dangote is still an Oga at the Top!
Yesterday Wednesday 30th October 2013, Forbes released its list of the most powerful people in the world. Business mogul Aliko Dangote… makes the 64th position.
The publication lists Aliko’s net worth

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s Finance Minister is Forbes’ 83rd Most Powerful Woman in the World | See Who Else Made the List

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s Finance Minister is Forbes’ 83rd Most Powerful Woman in the World | See Who Else Made the List

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Today Wednesday 22nd May 2013, Forbes released its annual list of The World’s Most Powerful Women….
According to Forbes, the list is made up of 100 women who made the most impact. They include top politicians and CEOs, activist

Aliko Dangote Moves Up from 76th to 43rd Richest Man in the World while Mike Adenuga takes the 269th Spot | 2013 Forbes Billionaires List

Aliko Dangote Moves Up from 76th to 43rd Richest Man in the World while Mike Adenuga takes the 269th Spot | 2013 Forbes Billionaires List

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Nigerian billionaire business mogul, Aliko Dangote has moved up in the latest Forbes… world’s richest ranking from the 76th position which he maintained in 2012 to the 43rd position.
According to the list which was released on Monday by Forbes,

Forbes Names Isabel dos Santos, Daughter of Angola’s President as Africa’s First Woman Billionaire | Has Another Woman taken Folorunsho Alakija’s Title?

Forbes Names Isabel dos Santos, Daughter of Angola’s President as Africa’s First Woman Billionaire | Has Another Woman taken Folorunsho Alakija’s Title?

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

US financial magazine, Forbes, has named Isabel dos Santos…, eldest daughter of Angola’s president, as Africa’s first female billionaire. According to Forbes, the 40 year-old has pushed her net worth over the $1 billion mark. She has shares

Nigeria Ranked the 20th Saddest Nation in Forbes Ranking of the World’s Happiest & Saddest Countries

Nigeria Ranked the 20th Saddest Nation in Forbes Ranking of the World’s Happiest & Saddest Countries

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Nigerian people are known for many things;  but calling them sad has not gone down well with most citizens. Despite the widely spread belief that Nigerians are one of the happiest in the world based on their resilience and ability…

Nigeria’s Biola Alabi, Managing Director of M-Net Africa & Florence Iwegbue, Co-Founder of LiveWello Make Forbes 20 Young Power Women in Africa 2012 List – The Full List

Nigeria’s Biola Alabi, Managing Director of M-Net Africa & Florence Iwegbue, Co-Founder of LiveWello Make Forbes 20 Young Power Women in Africa 2012 List – The Full List

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Who runs the world? GIRLS!
Yesterday, Thursday 6th December 2012, Forbes released its 20 Young Power Women in Africa 2012… List. According to Forbes, the list consists of African women – all under the age of 45 – who are

Aliko Dangote Tops Forbes Africa’s 40 Richest List – 11 Other Nigerian Business Moguls, including Mike Adenuga, Folorunsho Alakija, Hakeem Belo-Osagie & Jim Ovia also Make the List

Aliko Dangote Tops Forbes Africa’s 40 Richest List – 11 Other Nigerian Business Moguls, including Mike Adenuga, Folorunsho Alakija, Hakeem Belo-Osagie & Jim Ovia also Make the List

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

For the second year running, Nigerian business mogul, Aliko Dangote tops Forbes Africa’s 40 Richest… list with a net worth of $ 12billion from $10.1 billion in November 2011.
According to Forbes, most of his net worth lies in publicly

Who Will Be the Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012? Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote & Tony Elumelu make the Final Shortlist

Who Will Be the Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012? Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote & Tony Elumelu make the Final Shortlist

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

The anticipation of the award for the Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012… is getting more intense as the magazine unveils its final shortlist. After an overwhelming response from its readers, Forbes Africa has presented the top 5 nominations

Iroko TV, MTN, Nandos & More make the Forbes List of the 10 Most Innovative Companies in Africa

Iroko TV, MTN, Nandos & More make the Forbes List of the 10 Most Innovative Companies in Africa

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Jason Njoku
Forbes has presented its list of the Top 10 Innovative Companies in Africa. The only Nigerian company that made the list is Jason Njoku‘s Iroko TV. Also on the list are telecommunications giants, MTN & Econet…

Top Nigerian Banker & Philanthropist Tony Elumelu Covers the June 2012 Issue of Forbes Africa

Top Nigerian Banker & Philanthropist Tony Elumelu Covers the June 2012 Issue of Forbes Africa

Monday, June 4th, 2012

On the cover of the June 2012 issue of the African edition of International business Magazine – Forbes is top Nigerian economist, banker, investor and philanthropist Tony Elumelu….
The former MD of United Bank for Africa joins other renowned

“Africa’s Richest Man” Aliko Dangote Covers the May Issue of Forbes Africa

“Africa’s Richest Man” Aliko Dangote Covers the May Issue of Forbes Africa

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Since the African edition of International business magazine – Forbes launched last year, it has featured outstanding African entrepreneurs on its monthly covers including Mining Magnate - Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe, King of African Oil –  Wale Tinubu…, the

The Forbes 2012 Billionaires List – Find Out Which African Moguls Are on the List

The Forbes 2012 Billionaires List – Find Out Which African Moguls Are on the List

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Aliko Dangote
Forbes Magazine… has released its annual “Forbes  Billionaires List”. The 2012 list of billionaires from all around the world is a record setting one! 1,226 people made the list, this is the all-time highest number of billionaires ever.

Forbes 40 Most Powerful Celebrities In Africa – Chinua Achebe, Didier Drogba, Akon & Don Jazzy make the cut

Forbes 40 Most Powerful Celebrities In Africa – Chinua Achebe, Didier Drogba, Akon & Don Jazzy make the cut

Friday, October 14th, 2011

In September 2011, Forbes Online put out a request for a list of the 40 Most Powerful Celebrities in contemporary Africa…. Over 7,500 entries were received! Now we get to see who made the list.
The list was compiled