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Nigeria's first-ever digital bank Kuda raises $1.6m after receiving its banking licence from CBN

NIGERIAN digital-only retail bank Kuda has raised $1.6m in pre-seed funding following the receipt of its banking license from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) that authorises it to operate as a micro-finance house.

 

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Ministers plan to increase VAT by 2.2% to 7.2% in bid to boost meagre government finances

FEDERAL government ministers plan to increase value added tax (VAT) by 2.2% to 7.2% later this year as part of an aggressive drive to boost the amount that goes into the coffers of the treasury.

 

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Wike breaks ranks with PDP becoming the first non-APC governor to congratulate Buhari

GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has broken ranks with his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari following his victory at the Presidential Elections Tribunal yesterday.

 

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Macban says it will not suffer losses as a result of southeast governors opposing Ruga

FULANI herdsmen body the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (Macban) has said it will not suffer any loss of business or revenue as a result of the decision by governors in southeast Nigeria to deny them land for livestock colonies.

 

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PDP rejects election tribunal judgment and plans appealing it in the Supreme Court

NIGERIA'S main opposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected yesterday's judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which upheld that President Muhammadu Buhari was duly elected in February.

 

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Nigeria and South Africa are suffering from the effects of not having coherent foreign policies

(1) As the Air Peace plane touches down in Lagos with the first batch of Nigerian returnees from South Africa, I just shake my head in despair. We have set an ugly precedent here and given the green light to xenophobes all over our continent that they can engage in ethnic cleansing and achieve their objectives. Staying on to fight was the right thing to do here in my opinion

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Election petition tribunal dismisses Atiku's suit declaring Buhari Nigeria's duly elected president

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari's election in Nigeria's last general elections have been upheld by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal today after it dismissed an appeal filed by his challenger former vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

 

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Katsina State government enters into a deal with bandits swapping gunmen for kidnap victims

KATSINA State government has entered into a peace deal with bandits terrorising eight local government areas in the state involving the handing over of some of their arrested members in exchange for the release of kidnap victims.

 

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Britain changes its Draconian anti-student law after suffering a huge drop in the number of foreign pupils

BRITISH prime minister Boris Johnson has reversed one of the immigration policies of his predecessor Mrs May announcing a return of the two-year post-study work visa for international students.

 

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First batch of Nigerian evacuees arrive in Lagos from South Africa aboard Air Peace flight

NIGERIA has received the first batch of its citizens evacuated from South Africa in response to the ongoing xenophobic attacks against foreign nationals when 84 Nigerians landed at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos this afternoon.

 

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