Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the prosecution of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and the former Director-General of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA), Amb. Ayo Oke, for fraud.
Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the reorganisation of the Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS).
The order restraining the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) from proceeding with the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has been renewed by the National Industrial Court.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities is demanding that government show proof of payment of at least N50 billion revitalisation before it could consider suspending the on-going strike.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigeria Police have been restrained by an Abuja Federal High Court from arresting or detaining Femi Fani-Kayode and Yinka Odumakin.
Power, Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Fashola, has urged voters to take bribes if given by politicians as the 2019 elections inch closer.
Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Monday, Jan. 21st.
The National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Malam Lanre Issa- Onilu said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo is being haunted by his past.
The Head Pastor, Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, had said that Nigerians will find it hard dying for the country in his latest State of the Nation Address.
The Head Pastor, Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, has said the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, gives him "hope."
On Sunday, a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari government will rig the 2019 elections.
Davido Music World Allstars have kicked off 2019 with a smashing hot single titled “Bum Bum” featuring the C.E.O, Davido rave of the moment, Zlatan.
Lagos State House of Assembly early raised speculation that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode was set to officially present the state’s 2019 budget proposals.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has said it will use "civil disobedience" as part of its "lethal weapons" to boycott the 2019 elections.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange recruitment for 2019 has started with the organization saying that it is opened to vibrant men and women.
The outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) now have the backing of two Biafra groups to boycott the 2019 general elections in the country.
Suspected herdsmen have burnt down a Catholic seminary and houses in Bare community in the Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has named former Lagos State governor Bola Tinubu as part of the 30 "corrupt" persons working with President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Nigerian Navy recruitment for 2019 has started, with the security agency revealing the guidelines and requirements needed for the application on its portal.
Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun has submitted his final list of 21 players for the 2019 U20 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Niger Republic.
Opposition political parties under the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) on Monday said the statement credited to the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, that they are arming bandits with the aim of disrupting forthcoming election as a sign of “defeat phobia.”
The Federal Government has alleged that opposition politicians are planning widespread violence to truncate the forthcoming general elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) will not participate in elections in Rivers State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted.
A former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said he will follow former president Olusegun Obasanjo with his eyes blindfolded.
The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, has said he will provide free education across all levels if elected.
Nigerians will resist any attempt by the President Muhammadu Buhari government to rig the 2019 elections, according to Pan Niger Delta Development Forum (Pandef).
Jamiu Abiola, a son to the late Moshood Abiola, has bashed a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, for not honouring his father.
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has asked a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, to act like a statesman and stop running down the country's democracy.
The Head Pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, has admitted that it will be hard for Nigerians to die for the country in his "State of the Nation Address."
Chelsea defender, David Luiz, has said the team lost 2-0 to Arsenal in a Premier League game due to their inability to convert their chances.
Enugu Rangers have been drawn to face Tunisian heavyweights Etoile du Sahel and CS Sfaxien in Group B of the 2018/19 Caf Confederation Cup.
Huddersfield have announced the appointment of Jan Siewert as their new head coach on a two-and-a-half-year contract until 2021.
Sven Mislintat will leave his role as head of recruitment at Arsenal on February 8, less than 14 months after his appointment, the London club has confirmed.
Enyimba of Aba lost 2-1 to Kwara United in one of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) games played over the weekend.
Serena Williams avenged sister Venus' loss to top seed Simona Halep with a 6-1 4-6 6-4 win to reach the Australian Open quarter final.
Fans of Enugu Rangers International FC in Ebonyi have urged the team to put in extra efforts in the Caf Confederation Cup group stage which draws hold on Monday in Cairo, Egypt.
Folarin Falana, popularly known as "Falz" has released an eight minutes short film, "curriculum" for his recently released album "Moral Instruction"
Harrysong has expressed his reservation for the current disturbing trend in the country where female panties are being stolen for ritual purposes.
Nigerian media personality, Daddy Freeze, has said that singer, Falz, is not missing much for not attending church, Concise News understands.
Sony Music has dropped popular American singer, Robert Sylvester Kelly also known as R. Kelly from the record label.
Harrison Tare Okiri, better known by his stage name Harrysong has released his first song for the new year, titled "Journey."
Controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo said that the newly wedded singer and wife of Adekunle Gold, Simi is pregnant and her second Trimester.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) lost N642.65bn in 2018 from foreign investors, a contrast to the N435.31 withdrawn in 2017.
An investment banking firm, Afrinvest (West Africa) Ltd., has projected Nigeria’s economic growth to improve to 2.5 per cent in 2019 from the 1.9 per cent recorded in 2018.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), has lifted the suspension it placed on trading in the shares of C and I Leasing Plc on Wednesday.
The Federal government has said that Nigerians are not feeling the impact of the positive economic growth on their lives as the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth must be higher than the population growth.
The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council has announced a goal to move Nigeria into the top-100 on the 2020 World Bank Doing Business Index.
The Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Oscar Onyema, has said that foreign investors pulled out N605.54 billion from the country's equities market in 2018 due to shifting higher-yielding assets with lower risks in developed countries.
There may soon be power blackout in the country if the latest threat by electricity generation companies in the country is not addressed.
There is no budgetary allocation for the construction of the 3, 050 megawatts Mambilla hydropower project, according to the Power, Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Fashola.
MTN Nigeria Communications Limited has announced that it has resolved its dispute with the Federal Government and they are settling out of court.
The President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, and the Chairman of Globacom, Mike Adenuga, are among the top persons in the Forbes’ Africa Billionaires List.
Burkina Faso Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba has resigned from office along with his entire cabinet.
US President Donald Trump has attacked Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi after she rejected a deal on immigration and the Mexico border wall that would end a 30-day-old government shutdown.
Zimbabwe police manned checkpoints on many main roads on Saturday, searching vehicles for protesters allegedly involved in recent anti-government demonstrations.
Zimbabwe was under an internet blackout on Friday after authorities extended a communications ban to cover emails, while the United Nations urged an end to a security crackdown on civilians triggered by days of deadly protests.
Former President of Ivory Coast Laurent Gbagbo will stay behind bars at least until a fresh appeal hearing in February, despite his acquittal this week by the International Criminal Court, the tribunal said Friday.
President Donald Trump has cancelled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's foreign trip to Brussels, Egypt and Afghanistan, blaming the government shutdown for action.
President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen admitted on Thursday that he paid a man in 2015 to rig online opinion polls to favour Trump as he began running for the presidency.
WhatsApp messenger service is globally limiting the number of times a user can forward a message to five, in a bid to fight “misinformation and rumors”, company executives said on Monday.
Russia’s communication watchdog said on Monday it was opening administrative proceedings against Twitter and Facebook for failing to explain how they plan to comply with local data laws, the Interfax news agency reported.
Philips Oki has been announced by telecommunications company, 9mobile as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Tech giant, Transsion Holdings, has launched premium news, and a content application called "Scooper" with a view to redefine content presentation.
AT&T said Friday it will again buy advertising on Alphabet's YouTube, nearly two years after the U.S. wireless carrier left the video platform when it discovered its ads may have appeared next to inappropriate content.
Facebook will invest $300 million over three years in local news globally as it faces blistering criticism over its role in the erosion of the news business worldwide.
An Enugu-based Microbiologist Chinenye Nwekpe has urged Nigerians to avoid self-medication in the treatment of Lassa fever.
A Medical Officer at Central Hospital, Ughelli, Delta State, Dr Ovo Ogbinaka, has advised Nigerians with cases of sleep deprivation to seek early treatment to avoid complications.
children are not immune to hypertension, said Dr Simon Abraham, an Abuja-based general medical practitioner.
Chief Medical Director (CMD), Living Right Hospital, Dr Osato Agbonlahor, has advised Nigerians with cases of deep vein thrombosis to seek early treatment.
Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Living Right Hospital, Benin City, Dr. Osato Agbonlahor, has advised Nigerians with cases of deep vein thrombosis to seek...
Adamawa Government revealed it has been qualified to benefit from a 6.7 million dollar grant from the World Bank for the Save One Million Lives programme.
The Kano State Government on Wednesday said that it received N3 million from the Federal Government for outstanding performance in healthcare service delivery.
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