Breaking News: Isis Inc-Loot and taxes keep jihadi economy churning

December 14, 2015/Financial Times By Erika Solomon in Beirut and Sam Jones in London As Isis officials announced a religious tithe known as zakat last summer, Mansour, a 26-year-old grocery storekeeper in eastern Syria, stalled payment while he tried to cook his books. A week later, four Isis officials stormed […]

Holcim-Lafarge Says U.S, Canadian Regulators Approve Merger

By Peter OBIORA InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)- The top two (2) world Cement producers, Lafarge and Holcim said on Monday they have received final approval for their proposed merger from the competition authorities in the United States and Canada. “All competition approvals necessary for closing the transaction have now been obtained ahead of […]

InvestAdvocate Host Company, HostMonster Make $1 Million Investment

By Yakubu LAAH InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)- Top rated web hosting provider, HostMonster  has said it’s making an investment of over $1 million in its core network to provide enhancements. This is contained in an email notice to InvestAdvocate  on  network maintenance by HostMonster scheduled to commence on 5 March, 2015 […]