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Industry News | Jay-Z and Beyonce Top List of Highest Earning Celebrity Couples, Onyeka Onwenu Appointed CEO of NCWD, Rick Ross Opens New Wingstop Location


1. Jay Z And Beyonce Top List Of The Highest-Earning Celebrity Couples

Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles are so much more than just the first couple of hip-hop: They’re a combination of two of the savviest businesspeople in entertainment. They made more than any other celebrity couple this year with an estimated $95 million in earnings between June 2012 and June 2013.

2. Jonathan Appoints Onyeka Onwenu Executive Director, NCWD

Abuja — President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the appointment of a legendary singer, Onyeka Onwenu, as the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the National Centre for Women Development, NCWD, Abuja.

3. Lagos Bans Hawking of Drugs 

This is not quite a direct industry news but you all should know this.

4. Rick Ross Opens New Wingstop Location
Rapper Rick Ross continues his expansion into the restaurant business, with the opening of a new Wingstop location. Rick Ross has taken ownership of the Deerfield Beach, Florida Wingstop and the rapper now operates four locations.In addition to the Deerfield, Beach location, Rick Ross also owns two Wingstop locations in Memphis, Tennessee and another in his hometown of Miami, Florida.

-Uduak Oduok

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