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Private jet business booming over coronavirus fears

Wealthy travelers are clamoring to fly private jets amid the rapid spread of the highly contagious coronavirus, according to a report. Private jet operators have seen a recent boom in business since the late December outbreak of the virus in China. “While a large portion of the increase can be related to Chinese New Year travel, we also attribute the ...

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Olubadan now sells traditional title for N30m – Ibadan monarchs

The embattled members of the Olubadan-in-Council have taken the crisis rocking the Ibadan traditional institution to a new level as they launched fresh allegations against Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Sunday. In a four-page letter, a copy of which was made available to journalists in Ibadan on Sunday, the chiefs, who were promoted to obas by a former ...

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Jeff Bezos made another $13billion in just 15 minutes..

Jeff Bezos just added billions to his massive fortune — which is nothing new for him, but what’s new this time … it only took a few strokes of the clock to make that increase. Stock for the Amazon honcho’s company surged 12 percent in a matter of 15 minutes Thursday afternoon, which equaled an astounding 11-digit increase to his ...

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UI offers admission to 4,359 out of 19,482

The Senate of the University of Ibadan has approved the provisional offer of undergraduate admission to 4,359 candidates for the 2019/2020 academic session. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, who presided over the emergency Senate meeting, said that out of this figure, 4,100 had been processed through JAMB while about 3, 709 had paid the acceptance fee for admission. The News ...

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Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend disclosed their affair in texts to her brother who sold them for $200k

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have evidence that the brother of Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend provided his intimate text messages to her sibling, who sold them to the National Enquirer, according to a new report. Prosecutors have obtained documents including a May 10, 2018 text message sent from the phone of Bezos’ girlfriend Lauren Sanchez to her brother Michael Sanchez, containing her ...

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I don’t compromise with my work –Kunle Afolayan

It is obvious that actor and filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan, always strives to be different in his career. Over the years, the singer has featured some ‘non-actors’, including Chidinma Ekile, Simi and more recently, Temi Otedola, in his movies. In a chat with Saturday Beats, the actor maintained that the only consideration that influenced the choice of cast for his movies ...

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Electricity companies begin mass disconnection in four states over N166bn debt

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company says it has commenced mass disconnection of defaulting customers in the four states it operates. The states are Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, and Rivers states. The Manager, Corporate Communications, PHED, Mr John Onyi confirmed this in Port Harcourt on Friday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria. He said the exercise, ...

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Aliko Dangote reignites interest to buy Arsenal Football Club

Nigerian business magnate Aliko Dangote has once again declared his intention to buy Arsenal Football Club… in 2021. Dangote, Africa’s richest man, has previously made a number of statements about his desire to purchase the Gunners. During the last five years, the 62 year-old has made separate claims, on no less than five occasions, about his want to lead an ...

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Steve McQueen’s 1968 Ford Mustang sells for $3.4m

The 1968 Ford Mustang GT that Steve McQueen drove in the classic car chase from the movie “Bullitt, one of the most famed cars from American cinema, sold for a record $3.4 million at auction in Florida on Friday, Mecum Auctions said. It was the highest price ever paid for a Ford Mustang at auction, according to David Morton, marketing ...

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China to cut import tariffs on pork and tech parts

  China will cut tariffs on hundreds of products ranging from frozen pork to high-tech parts next year, lowering trade barriers to support the economy. In a statement, Chinese authorities said import tariffs on 859 items would be reduced from 1 January. The world’s second largest economy has typically used high tariffs to protect local industries. China is fighting a ...

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Fayemi urges FG to ban imported ‘Aso-Oke’ fabric

  The wife of Ekiti State governor, Bisi Fayemi, has urged the Federal Government to ban imported ‘Aso-Oke’ fabric and revive the nation’s textile industry to boost sustainable economic growth. ‘Aso Oke’ is a hand-woven cloth created by the Yoruba people, which means “top cloth” in the English language, denoting cloth of high status. However, Fayemi made the call to ...

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The Holiday AEDIT: 30 Beauty & Wellness Gifts For Her

  It’s that time of year again! From hostess gifts and Secret Santas to all the friends and family members in your holiday gift exchange, the most wonderful time of the year and quickly become the most stressful if you don’t know where to shop or what to get. Fortunately, The AEDITION is here to help. Looking for something for ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic becomes a co-owner of football club Hammarby

  Former Manchester United and AC Milan striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been announced a co-owner of Swedish football club, Hammarby.   The Swedish legend first posted a picture of a Hammarby shirt to his Instagram account on Tuesday, prompting speculation that he may seal a move to the club as a free agent after leaving LA Galaxy recently. But it was ...

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Manchester City owner, Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan sells 10% of his shares in the club for $500 million

  Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, owner of English Premier League champions, Manchester City and City Football Group, has sold about 10 per cent of the shares to Silver Lake, a private equity investor for about $500 million.   The deal values City Football Group at US$4.8B post-investment. Apart from its ownership of Manchester City, CFG is the owner ...

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Difference Between Men’s And Women’s Skincare

  We’ve all seen the products emblazoned with the words ‘for men,’ but is there really a difference between men’s and women’s skincare? The AEDITION investigates.   We all know about the pink tax when it comes to razors — and that cringeworthy “for her” pink pen campaign several years ago also comes to mind. The way women are marketed ...

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Michael Jackson’s First Moonwalk Socks Goes On Sale For $1-2 Million (Video)

Michael Jackson‘s flashy socks from the first time he busted out his iconic moonwalk are hitting the auction block, but if you want ’em … you’ll have to foot a HUGE bill. MJ’s stage-worn, custom crystal stockings — which he donned during his performance of “Billie Jean” in the 1983 TV special, “Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever” — are expected ...

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Foreign auctioneers invited as EFCC plans sale of Diezani’s N14.4bn jewellery, houses

Internationally certified auctioneers have been invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) ahead of the planned auction of $40 million (about N14.4 billion) jewellery, recovered from a former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.   Recall that in September 2019, a Federal High Court in Lagos granted EFCC’s application for final forfeiture of the jewellery reportedly worth $40 million seized from Diezani’s house. The trial ...

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Forbes list Gareth Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett as the world’s most-powerful sport agent after generating deals worth £1billion.

Forbes has ranked Jonathan Barnett, agent to Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale as the world’s most powerful sports agent with Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes and Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola also making the top five.   Barnett, who also manages Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Nigez owns the London based Stellar Group and has made over 99million pounds in commission ...

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Customs slams N165,000 Duty on traveler for designer bag

The Nigerian Customs Service has reacted to a traveler’s claim of being maltreated by its officers because of her tribe and gender.   In a statement released by Customs’ spokesperson Joseph Attah, the woman identified as Mrs. Udensi Adaeze Nwagboliwe who arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport onboard a British Airways Flight 083, was accused of buying a Louis Vuitton bag and shoe which ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo makes more money on Instagram than playing for Juventus – New Report

Fresh reports and data have confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo apparently earns more from Instagram than he does from playing soccer for Juventus.   The 34-year-old pockets an annual $47.8 million from paid Instagram posts, according to a study by social media firm Hopper HQ on Buzz Bingo. In contrast, his salary at Juventus is reportedly $34 million, according to Goal.com.   ...

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