Inec to disqualify some candidates in Kogi and Bayelsa elections over age falsification

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has said it will disqualify some of the  governorship and deputy-governorship candidates in the November 16 elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States for age falsification.



Ipob provides details of Nnamdi Kanu's meeting with EU Parliament on Brussels

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) officials have revealed details of the recent meeting between their leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and the European Union (EU) Parliament detailing that he presented a case for an independent state.



South African youths now turn their attention to Asian businesses as they loot Pakistani shops

FRUSTRATED South African youths who have been carrying our xenophobic attacks against fellow Africans over recent weeks have extended their activities to the Asian community attacking Pakistani businesses too.



Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr loses his mother Elizabeth at the ripe old age of 97

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has lost his mother Elizabeth who passed away quietly in her sleep yesterday at their home town of Mannheim in Germany at the ripe of age of 97 .


Elizabeth Rohr, was married to a former German footballer Philip and in 1953, they Gernot, who went on to become an international football manager. Already, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent a condolence message to Mr Rohr, commiserating him over his loss.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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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