NEWS:RICHEST AMERICAN OF 2017 REVEALED [SEE LIST]


 

Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates topped the list for a 24th consecutive year on a net worth of $89 billion with Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, worth $81.5 billion at number two.

Forbes magazine reported on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s fortune slid by $600 million to $3.1 billion, according to a list of 400 billionaires.

But Trump, the first US president to come solely from the private sector, is ranked 248 – sharing the spot with 27-year-old Snap co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel, the youngest person on the list.

Forbes attributed Trump’s decline to a weakening New York retail and office real estate market, and new information about his assets. The Manhattan tycoon ranked 156 in 2016, the year he was elected to the White House.

Forbes said those on its 36th annual list of the 400 wealthiest Americans have a record-breaking, combined total net worth of $2.7 trillion, up from $2.4 trillion in 2016. Entrance to the exclusive club cost a record-breaking $2 billion.

There were 22 newcomers, including Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings. Twenty-six people dropped off from last year, including US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

There were only 50 women on the list. Alice Walton, the daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, was the highest ranked at 13. Unlike her brothers, she has focused on curating art rather than working for Wal-Mart.

The biggest gainer in dollar terms was Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, chalking up a $15.5 billion increase in net worth to retain his number four ranking at $71 billion. The full list can be found at www.forbes.com/forbes-400/.

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GIST:Five Nigerian Artistes Who Were Better Off Without International Record Labels. Read More Here>>>>>>>


For most Nigerian artistes, securing an international record deal is the pinnacle of their careers- and it should be. Deals like that opens the act up to a wider audience and expectedly leads to more financial success.

However for some others, international deals have not been as successful as one would have hope.

Here are five times Nigerian artistes were better off without dealing with international record labels.

SEYI SHAY

 

There are only a handful of female musicians in Nigeria and as a result only a few female Nigerian artistes have been able to bag an international deal. This is why Seyi’s deal with American label, Island Universal Records was such a big deal. Since joining the Island family however, Seyi’s stock has not really risen has one may have expected.

 

D’BANJ

 

D’Banj’s deal with Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. music is still one of the more iconic international deals any Nigerian artiste has signed. Nigerians were proud of their favourite Mo Hits star for the accomplishment but then went on to be disappointed when the deal did not turn out to be as fruitful.

 

BRYMO

 

After Brymo’s public  and sour split from former record label, Chocolate City, many fans wondered how his career would survive. This is why news of the musician being signed to Tate Music Group in the United States came as a pleasant surprise. However, the deal did not seem to have much of an effect on the artiste’s career, at least not in Nigeria.

 

B.O.U.Q.U.I.

This female gospel rapper was making a lot of waves at home when she dropped her highly acclaimed hit single, ‘Molejo’. However, we began to hear less and less from her after she signed with Xist Music USA.

MAJEK FASHEK

The story of Majek is legendary.He got signed to Interscope and made major moves- being featured on Late Night with David Letterman. But his career nosedived shortly after and he was eventually dropped by Interscope.

NEWS:Female Lawmaker Kicked Out Of Assembly Over Indecent Dressing In Kenya (Photos)


female lawmaker kicked assembly

There was drama in Nyeri County Assembly in Kenya after nominated MCA, Elizabeth Nyawira was kicked out by the Deputy Speaker over indecent dressing.

female lawmaker kicked assembly

The Deputy Speaker claimed that Elizabeth was not dressed according to the assembly’s code.

She was dressed in a short sleeveless dress contrary to the guideline by the Speaker that requires women MCAs to wear a coat to avoid exposing their arms.

See more Photos:

female lawmaker kicked assembly

MUST READ:“Don’t Buy Things to Impress Anyone” – Pretty Actress, Adesua Etomi Shares Spending Rules. Read More Here>>>>>>>>


Pretty Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi, has taken to her Twitter page on Wednesday to share words of advise on “good spending” to her fans on social media.

The Wedding Party actress shared her spending rules on Twitter, and they’re actually quite good, and here are the rules you probably should follow if you find out that your paycheck isn’t lasting a month.


ENTERTAINMENT:Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo Leads Forbes Top 20 Richest Sportsmen [See full list]


Popular American business magazine, Forbes has released the top 20 richest sportsmen in the world for 2017 with Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo leading the chart.

Ronaldo earned £70m in the last year, making him the highest paid European sports personality.

The 32-year-old missed out on the number one spot in celebrity rating by just £1m, being beaten into second place by Harry Potter author, JK Rowling in the top spot.

The figures, an estimate by Forbes, are calculated before taxes and management fees are taken into account.

Ronaldo’s earnings are largely made up of his Real Madrid contract and endorsement deals.

The highest paid English sports personality is Formula One racing driver, Lewis Hamilton – in 11th place on the list of European celebrities, earning £32m in the last year.

Half of the top 20 is made up of sports stars – with Wales and Real Madrid winger, Gareth Bale putting in an impressive display in 18th place, earning £25.5m.

GIST:Black Diamond CEO, Wande Coal Celebrates His Birthday As He Turns 32yrs Today. See More Photos Here>>>>>>>>>>>


Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe popularly known as wande coal is today celebrating his 32nd birthday. Wande Coal started singing in the teenage choir at his church.

He got his break in the Nigerian entertainment industry as a dancer. He got signed to Don Jazzy’s Mo’ Hits Records in 2006. Wande Coal left Mavin Records in 2013 and create his own record label Black Diamond.

Happy Birthday Wande.

NEWS:Paul Okoye Shares Video Of Himself Feeding One Of His Twin At 4:00am. (WATCH)


Paul Okoye Shares Video

We said it before, we’re saying it again – for the rest of the times this twins are gonna be toddlers, we’d have no choice other than to enjoy every adorable photo including videos of them!

Proud doting dad, Paul Okoye has shared this overly adorable video of himself bottle feeding one of his twins on his Instagram page some moments ago.

Rudeboy says though he’s a learner, he’s trying. Watch the video below and see if he’s indeed trying.

GIST:Hehe… See The Receipt For “Deliverance Fee” Paid To A Church.Read Full Story Here>>>>>>>>


So a Church in Nigeria charged someone the sum of N5k to have the person delivered and this has caused a stir because it’s nowhere stated in the Bible where Christian’s saviour, Jesus asked anyone for someone in exchange for a miracle.

#FreeTheSheeple pioneer, OAP Freeze shared the photo of the receipt on his page and of course, had something to say about it. He wrote:

Is there no end to this obtuse buffoonery?

This generation of preachers is an indignation to the body of Christ! ~FRZ

#FreeTheSheeple

Matthew 10:8 KJV
[8] Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.

Deliverance Fee

MUST READ:People now traveling to Serbia to sleep with dogs at animal brothels for as low as £60. Read Full Story Here>>>>>>>>


Brits are among a growing number of sick tourists travelling to Serbia for sex at ‘animal brothels’, it has been claimed.

The capital Belgrade is said to be a hotspot for ‘zoophiles’ who enjoy sex with animals such as goats, sheep, donkeys, dogs, cats, geese and cows.

The eastern European city can be reached via a direct flight from London, but an animal rights group claims most groups come via organised ‘bus tours’.

Online adverts offer animal sex from between 70 and 150 Euros (£60 to £135) with visitors paying an extra 50 Euros (£45) to film themselves, it is claimed.

An investigation into the horrifying trend was broadcast by TV channel RTL recently.

It included an image of a dog apparently wearing fish-net suspenders and high heels.

Source: Mirror

GIST:Bobrisky mocks Linda Ikeji’s younger brother for ‘begging for followers. See More Photos Here>>>>>>>>


Bobrisky mocks Linda Ikeji’s younger brother

Just few days, after Bobrisky has declared he’s making his Snapchat account public, probably because of Nigerians refusal to pay the suppose 10,000 monthly.. He is back on his ranting spree.

This time, he took time out to call out the brother of Media Entrepreneur, Linda Ikeji.

Bobrisky mocks Linda Ikeji’s younger brother

Peks who just has 42,000+ followers on his Instagram, took to the platform to ask his followers to help him get to 100,000 followers, and to reward them for their hardwork, he’d give out 100 iPhone 7+ to 100 people…. But then, the cross-dresser had nothing but “shade” for him.

Bobrisky mocks Linda Ikeji’s younger brother
Peks Ikeji

Peks wrote on his Instagram: “100k followers btw now and end of the month and I promise to give 100 people I Phone 7 plus each . Pls repost”

Below is what the cross-dresser wrote on his Snapchat;