Everything we know about In-N-Out’s reclusive 35-year-old president who just became one of the youngest billionaires in America

Lynsi Snyder

Thirty-five-year-old Lynsi Snyder became one of the youngest billionaires in the US this week, after inheriting full control of the burger chain In-N-Out.

Snyder inherited 50% of In-N-Out’s shares when she turned 30, and on Friday — her 35th birthday — she acquired most of the chain’s remaining shares.

The inheritance makes her one of the youngest female billionaires in the country.

The famously reclusive heiress has been married four times and suffered through a spate of family tragedies, including the death of her father when she was just 17 years old.

Snyder has only spoken to the media a handful of times over the past decade. Here’s what we know about her life.

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Again 15 die, scores injured, others missing as herdsmen invade Benue communities

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NO fewer than 15 persons have been reportedly killed in a fresh attack on Tse-Akaa, Mba’abaji and Tse-Orlalu villages in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State by suspected herdsmen Sunday evening.

we gathered from a survivor, who lost three family members in the attack at Tse-Akaa, that the herdsmen stormed the villages when most of the victims were returning home from Sunday evening church service. He said: “The well-armed men, who hid among their cattle, came from Taraba axis, through Abaji, Mbamar, Ugondo and all the way to Akaa village, shooting sporadically at market squares, killing and injuring anything in sight. “From the market area they moved deep into the villages and the people ran for their lives, but those who were not so lucky were killed.    Continue reading

Ambode orders VIOs to vacate Lagos roads

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has ordered Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) to be withdrawn from Lagos roads.The Guardian learnt that the governor’s directive was sequel to complaints from the public about the unruly and unprofessional conduct of some of the officers.

According to a source, Ambode was unhappy with the complaints, which is affecting the image of his administration negatively, so he ordered them out of the road for retraining to reposition the agency.

The source said the decision to withdraw the officers may be connected to a recent incident where some officers of the agency allegedly burnt a vehicle after the owner had paid the fine demanded.

Another source said the Ministry of Transportation was working to organise training for the officers so that they return to the road as soon as possible. Meanwhile, the State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, yesterday said over $15 billion had been invested in the Lekki Free Trade Zone with Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical investing about $11 billion.

Speaking at the 2017 ministerial press briefing of his ministry, Ogunleye said Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is committed to the project because of its importance to the country’s quest to diversify the economy.

He added that the free trade zone is a testament to the resolve of the government to industrialise the state, create jobs and ensure economic growth through local and foreign investments.          Continue reading

What Literally Happened Between Me and Tiwa Savage – Solid Star


Joshua Iniyezo, popularly called Solid Star, speaks with TOFARATI IGE, on his profession and different troubles

Can you percentage a chunk of your adolescence?

I am an Isoko boy from Delta State. I became born and bred within the popular ghetto, Ajegunle, in Lagos. I am the ultimate baby and I actually have three siblings. I lived with my grandmother at Ajegunle because my dad and mom separated even as I changed into nonetheless very young. However, my father, who changed into a army man, is overdue now. One of my deep regrets is that my grandma did no longer stay long enough to reap the culmination of her labour. However, I’m sure she might be happy with me anywhere she is proper now.

How a long way did you go with your schooling?

I attended Oshodi Secondary School. Even even though I could have cherished to pursue my educational pastimes further, I could not do so due to paucity of price range. However, I realised a long time ago that achievement isn’t always simplest decided by what number of faculties you visit however via what you could offer. That is why I decided to comply with music that is my past love. And I’m satisfied for in which I am today.              Continue reading

SAD : 36 persons burnt beyond recognition as passenger buses collide on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

At least 36 persons were burnt beyond recognition after two 18-seater passenger buses collided along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway today May 6th. According to reports, only a baby survived the incident as the father of the child threw him out through the window of the bus. See more graphic photos from the incident after the cut.    Continue reading

The incredible life and career of Warren Buffett, the billionaire every investor looks to for inspiration

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway will host its annual meeting on Saturday.

The event draws huge interest in the financial world and is sometimes called “Woodstock for Capitalists” or “Buffettpalooza.” Business Insider will cover it, and you can check back on Saturday for a blow-by-blow of the day.

Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger will answer five hours of questions. Typically, the crowd pays closer attention to Buffett’s words of investing wisdom rather than Berkshire Hathaway’s operations.

That’s no surprise considering Buffett’s vast wealth and lifetime of accomplishments.

Following are interesting things we’ve gleaned from the billionaire’s eventful, 86-year-long life. Continue reading

Heart of a seven-year-old American boy finally stops beating 22 years after he was shot dead on a family holiday as the teenager whose life he saved dies aged 37

Nicholas Green was just seven when ruthless killers shot him dead during a family holiday in Italy in a random act of horror in 1994

Nicholas Green was just seven years old when ruthless killers shot him dead in a random act of horror during a family holiday in Italy in 1994.

His selfless parents Maggie and Reg decided to donate Nicholas’ heart to Andrea Mongiardo, an Italian teenage boy in desperate need of a transplant.

The act of kindness kept Mr Mongiardo alive for 22 more years until his death in February – meaning their beloved son’s heart only stopped beating this year.

But the American couple did not stop there – Nicholas’ organs went on to save the lives of five Italians and his corneas saved the sight of two others.

The gesture, as well as national horror at the random murder of a child, led to Italy’s organ donation rate tripling in a decade – a result hailed as the ‘Nicholas effect’.

Tragedy struck the Green family in October 1994 as they were driving through southern Italy towards their holiday apartment in Sicily.

Mrs Green was asleep in the front of the car while their two children Nicholas and Eleanor, then four, were asleep in the back.       Continue reading

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