INEC Faults Buhari On Order To Kill Ballot-Box Snatchers

INEC, has said it does not agree with the statement of President Muhammadu Buhari that ballot box snatchers should be killed during the elections.
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EFCC Arrests Atiku’s Lawyer Ahead Of 2019 Elections

Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, the lawyer of PDP Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has been arrested by the EFCC, for allegedly laundering $2m.

Keyamo, Melaye Clash Over Buhari’s Directive On Ballot Box Snatchers (Video)

The senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye and the spokesperson of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, Festus Keyamo (SAN), on Tuesday evening, had a heated argument over President Buhari’s directive on ballot box snatchers.

Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Wednesday, February. 20th, 2019.

FG Speaks On Ghana’s Deportation Of 723 Nigerians

The Federal Government has lamented Ghana's deportation of 723 Nigerians between 2018 and 2019, describing it as improper.
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TraderMoni: Amosun Supporters Disrupt Disbursement In Ogun

Disbursement of TraderMoni in Abeokuta was reportedly disrupted on Tuesday by persons presumed to be loyal to Governor Ibikunle Amosun.

Biafra: Why I’m Fighting For Igbo – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has said he is fighting for the Igbos because they are marginalised in Nigeria.

Omokri Stages Protest In London Over Leah Sharibu, Calls Mum (Photos/Audio)

Former presidential aide Reno Omokri on Tuesday led a group of protesters in London, United Kingdom, over the non-release of Leah Sharibu.

CAN Releases Hot Prayer Points For Nigeria 2019 Election

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has published six prayer points for Nigeria 2019 elections to avert crises during the exercise. 

MOST READ

I’m Ready To Take Sarri’s Job – Former Madrid Manager

News from Chelsea in England has it that a former Real Madrid gaffer Zinedine Zidane is ready to take over the Blues' coaching job. 

Popular Actor Baba Suwe ‘Dying’ Slowly, Sources Reveal

Popular comic Yoruba actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe’ has been said to be reportedly dying without anyone to help.

RCCG Fasting 2019 Prayer Points For Day 40 February 19th 2019

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) 2019 fasting prayer points for Day 40, February 19th, will be centred on revival. 

What Atiku Said About Buhari’s Death Threats To Ballot Box Snatchers

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has described President Muhammadu Buhari's death threat to ballot box snatchers as an incitement to electoral violence. 

What Aisha Said After Buhari Ordered Killing Of Ballot-Box Snatchers

Wife of the Nigerian President, Aisha Buhari, has applauded her husband for warning that death awaits anybody who foments trouble during the rescheduled general election.

Read Full ‘Undertaker’ Lyrics By Lil Kesh

Nigerian singer Keshinro Ololade popularly known as Lil Kesh has released a new banger to kick off the new year.

How Customs Officer Shot Man Dead Over N5000 (Graphic Video)

An official of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has allegedly shot dead a man with the video going viral on the internet. 

Nigerians Fume As Customs Official Shoots Man Dead

Nigerians have condemned the alleged killing of a man by an official of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) as the video breaks the internet. 
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NEWS

Police Release Activist Awaisu Hours After Public Outcry

The Nigeria Police Force have released author and human rights activist Maryam Awaisu, who is seeking justice for victims of sexual harassment.

Again, Army Vows To Deal With Election Riggers

The Nigerian Army has again warned its officers and soldiers not to be involved in political activities during the 2019 campaigns and elections.

Mother, Daughter Connive To Sell Baby

Police in Anambra state, southeast Nigeria, have apprehended a mother and her daughter for allegedly stealing and selling a four-year-old girl.
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Watch Pastor Sam Adeyemi Speak On Election Shift

Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, Sam Adeyemi has joined millions of Nigerian to express his view on the postponement of 2019 general elections.

Amnesty Int’l Demands Release Of Activist Awaisu

Amnesty International has called for the unconditional release of author and human rights activist Maryam Awaisu, who is seeking justice for victims of sexual harassment.

Nigerian Prisons Recruitment 2019: Shortlisted Applicants Plus Screening Dates

The Nigerian Prisons Sevice recruitment shortlist has been released as well as the venue for the physical screening and examination. 

Coscharis Recruitment 2019: Read This Before Submitting Application

The Coscharis Group recruitment for 2019 into various positions is now opened for application, according to a statement by the company. Concise News understands that...

Nigeria Decide: Police Parade Over 600 Hoodlums In Kano

The Kano Commissioner of Police Mohammed Wakil has stated that over 600 hoodlums have been prosecuted in Kano electoral-related crimes.
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INEC Denies No National Commissioner Was Invited By DSS

The Independent National Electoral Commission declared on Tuesday that the DSS has not invited any National Commissioner or any top electoral official.

RCCG Fasting 2019 Prayer Points For Day 41, February 20th, 2019

The 2019 fasting prayer points for the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Day 41 are hinged on praying against terrorism and extremism. 

Buhari’s Comment On Ballot-Box Snatchers A ‘Strong Message’ Against Savagery – Presidency

The Presidency says that President Muhammadu Buhari’s comment on ballot box snatchers is a “strong message’’ against the long history of savagery associated with elections in the country.

POLITICS

We Are Not Planning To Disrupt Election – Rivers APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has debunked allegation making the rounds that it is planning to disrupt elections in the state.

Election: INEC Chairman, Minister To Brief Envoys, Others Today

The Chairman of the INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, will on Wednesday (today) update heads of diplomatic missions and international organisations accredited to monitor elections in Nigeria on INEC preparations for the elections.

What Abdulsalami, Kukah Told INEC Ahead Of 2019 Elections

The National Peace Committee (NPC) has challenged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to work toward reclaiming its integrity after rescheduling the general elections.

What Fani-Kayode Said About Buhari’s Threat To Ballot Box Snatchers

A former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode has knocked President Muhammadu Buhari for threatening ballot box snatchers with death. 

Melaye Speaks On Buhari’s ‘Snatch And Die’ Statement

The controversial senator Dino Melaye, of the People Democratic Party, challenged the president statement on Boxes snatchers as a too harsh statement.

2019 Elections: Buhari ‘To Visit London’ Hospital – Senator

Senator Dino Melaye has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to go to the UK for medical checkup due to his comment about ballot box snatchers.

Kwara PDP Chieftain Denies Being Arrested With PVCs

A chieftain of the PDP in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara, Alhaji AbdulKadir Oba-Ajara, on Tuesday, debunked report he was arrested by security agents in the state with Permanent Voters Cards.

PDP NEC Meeting: What Atiku Said In Response To Buhari’s Threat

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has urged security agencies to uphold the country's constitution ahead of the rescheduled general elections.
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PDP NEC Meeting: What Secondus, Saraki Said In Response To Buhari

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of continuously craving for blood.

Abacha Endorses Buhari’s Re-election Bid, Gives Reasons

The governorship candidate of the Advance Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) in Kano State, Mohammed Abacha, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari.

Secondus Reveals Why Buhari Is Angry With INEC Chairman

The National Chairman of PDP, Uche Secondus, has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is angry with that Chairman of INEC, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu because of his refusal to implement the rigging plan of the APC.

SPORTS

Watch As Jarrel Miller Violently Attack Anthony Joshua

Jarrell Miller violently attacked Anthony Joshua at their first press conference in New York on Tuesday.

What Klopp Think About Playing Bayern, Manchester United

Liverpool manager, Jürgen Klopp is fine with playing two big games consecutively. Liverpool meet Manchester United on Sunday after playing Bayern on Tuesday

Lyon vs Barcelona: Barca Confident Of Progressing, Declares Ter Stegen

Barcelona are optimistic about their chances of Champions League progression despite their draw in Lyon, according to Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Valverde Unbothered By Suarez Drought

Luis Suarez has not scored in five matches for Barcelona, but his manager is still happy to see him generating scoring chances.

Liverpool vs Bayern: See Jürgen Klopp’s Reaction To Barren Draw

Liverpool manager, Jürgen Klopp believes Liverpool can work with the 0-0 result they were held to by Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League showdown.

Good News! PSA World Tour Signs Agreement With Facebook To Bring Squash Live To Africa Viewers

The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has announced that they have signed a multi-year agreement with Facebook to bring live matches from the PSA Tour to Facebook Watch.

NPFL Fixtures, Preview, Standings For Matchday 10 In Full

The NPFL fixtures for Matchday 10 will see some mouth-watering matches played across major cities and towns in Nigeria on Wednesday.

Ogunjobi Goes Home March 15 As Fifa Mourns

The family of late Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi has released information regarding the burial arrangement of the deceased late sports administrator.
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What Sarri Said After FA Cup Loss To Man United

Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri said he is not disturbed about the sack threat that was posed by the Chelsea fans during his side 2-0 defeat to Manchester United.

EPL: Sarri Will Be Sacked This Week – Sutton

Former Chelsea striker, Chris Sutton, has said that manager, Maurizio Sarri will be "sacked" by the Samford Bridge outfit before the end of this week.

Chelsea ‘In Trouble’, Pedro Reacts To Man United Defeat

Pedro Rodriguez reacted to Chelsea defeats at the hand of Manchester United in the Fifth round of the FA Cup tie on Monday night.

Entertainment

Special Spesh Responds To Allegations Of Chioma Sleeping With Multiple Men In London

Barely 24-hours after a screenshot of Davido’s hypeman Special Spesh accusing Davido’s girlfriend, Chioma Rowland of having an affair with multiple men in London, United Kingdom surfaced online, he has responded to the accusations.

Reactions Trail Tristan’s Cheating On Khole Kardashian With Jordyn Woods

Reactions have trailed the alleged split between American reality TV star, Khloe Kardashian and her baby daddy Tristan Thompson after she found out her he allegedly cheated on her with Kylie Jenner’s best friend, Jordyn Woods.

Toyin Abraham Reveals What She Wants In A Man

Veteran Nollywood Yoruba actress, Toyin Abraham has revealed that she is rather seeking for an honest man rather a perfect one. 

Khloe Kardashian Splits From Tristan Over Alleged Cheats With Kylie’s Friend

American TV reality star, Khloe Kardashian has split from with Tristan Thompson after she found out her baby daddy allegedly cheated on her with Kylie Jenner's best friend, Jordyn Woods.

Yung6ix Announces Birth Of Son Noah Carter 6ix (Watch)

Nigerian rapper, Onome Onokohwomo, popularly known as Yungsix has just announced the birth of his son, Noah-Carter 6ix.

American Rapper Busta Rhymes To Release Davido’s ‘Fall’ Remix

American rapper Trevor Smith Jr. better known as Busta Rhymes has announced a release date for his remix of Davido's hit single,`Fall’.

Charly Boy Threatens To Lead Protest If INEC Shifts Elections Again

Nigerian singer/activist Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa popularly known as Charly Boy has threatened to lead a peaceful protest to the headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) if the agency shifts the Presidential and National Assembly elections rescheduled for Saturday, February 23.

Nigerians React To Baba Suwe’s Health Crisis

Following the report that popular Nollywood actor, Babatunde Omidan, AKA Baba Suwe, is dying of an unknown ailment, Nigerians have shown their concern. 
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BBNaija Star Nina Gets Ambassadorial Deal (Photos)

Big Brother Naija double-wahala former finalist and entrepreneur Nina Ivy has bagged a new ambassadorial deal with Periwinkle Residences.

Davido’s Hypeman, Spesh Accuses Chioma Of Sleeping Around In London (Screenshot)

Davido's hypeman Special Spesh has accused Davido’s girlfriend, Chioma of having an affair with multiple men in London, United Kingdom.

Chanel’s Artistic Director Karl Lagerfeld Dies At 85

German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85. He died in the early hours of Tuesday, February 19.

BUSINESS

Securities and Exchange Commission Seals Lagos Firm

A Lagos-based firm Growing Circle has been sealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for illegal fund management activities.

Nigerian Economy Attracts $43bn Investments In Four Years

The Nigerian economy attracted an investment of $43.81bn between January 2015 and December 2018, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). 

Lagos-Ibadan Railway: Nigerian Railway Corporation Gives Completion Date

Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has revealed that the 156-kilometre new Lagos-Ibadan railway will be ready in May 2019.

Snail Farming In Nigeria

Snail Farming In Nigeria Snail farming in Nigeria is a very popular and lucrative agricultural business individuals can venture into due to its  low capital...

A-Z Of Cassava Farming In Nigeria

Cassava is one of the most popular and widely consumed food crops in Nigeria. It is scientifically called Manihot Esculanta, a tropical and perennial plant...

Nigerian Economy Got $16.8bn Investment Inflow In 2018 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that the Nigerian economy attracted an investment of $16.81bn in 2018.

Fish Farming Business In Nigeria

Fish Farming in Nigeria is one of the country's lucrative agro-businesses where income is made on a consistent basis. Basic Fish Farming Knowledge  Fish farming in...

Naira Gains Against Dollar At Investors’ Window

Nigeria's currency, the Naira on Tuesday gained 28 Kobo to exchange at N361.67 to the dollar at the investors window.
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Nigeria’s GDP Records 2.38 Percent Growth In 2018 Fourth Quarter

Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) experienced a 2.38 percent growth in real terms in the fourth quarter of 2018. 

Poultry Farming In Nigeria( Agro Economy Business)

Poultry farming in Nigeria is an agro-business which is a key sector in Agriculture farming in Nigeria. It comprises of chicken production and rearing of breeds of birds.

MTN Speaks On Listing On Nigeria Stock Exchange

Telecoms firm MTN has said it will be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in the first half of the year, 2019.

WORLD

Britain To Strip Teenage ‘ISIL Bride’ Shamima Begum Of Citizenship

UK authorities have been alleged by a lawyer for the family of runaway British teenager Shamima Begum of planning to revoke her citizenship.

Check Out Trump’s Reaction To African Woman Juggling Ball (VIDEO)

A trending video of an African woman juggling football has caught the attention of President Donald Trump.

Bernie Sanders Joins US 2020 Presidential Race

77-year-old  Bernie Sanders has declared his ambition to run for the post of Presidency in United States Of America.

Electoral Laws Violation: Zimbabwe Politician Convicted, Fined $200

A senior opposition politician Tendai Biti was convicted and fined on Monday for unlawfully and falsely announcing the results of last year’s presidential election that was won by Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Senegal Maintains Feb. 24 For Presidential Polls

Senegalese citizens are set for the Presidential election that will take place on February 24, 2019, against the wish of the Ex-president Abdoulaye Wade.

Seven MPs Leave Labour Party Over Anti-Semitism

Seven Members of British Parliament have resigned from the Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism.

5,241 Arrested In Zambia For Drug-Related Offences

Zambia Anti-drug authorities on Monday disclosed 5,241 people were arrested in 2018 for drug-related offences.

Baby Used As Debt Collateral In Russia

Debt collectors in Russia have accused of taking a  woman’s baby as collateral after she failed to pay back a loan.
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Norway Helicopter Crash: Two Confirmed Dead

Western Norway Emergency Services and Police on Monday announced Two People have been found dead after a helicopter crashed into a mountainside.

British Teen Who Joined IS Gives Birth In Refugee Camp, Raises Safety Alarm

A British teenager Shamima Begum who joined the Islamic State group in Syria raises safety alarm as she wants to return to Britain after she gave birth in a refugee camp.

Sex Abuse: World Bishops Meet At Vatican For Summit

World Bishops from the around met at the Vatican this week for a hotly-awaited summit on tackling the wave of child sex abuse scandals assailing the Catholic Church.

TECH

Huawei Will Not Share Data With China, Says Founder

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s founder and chief executive pledged not to share any customer information with the Chinese government and said the company had never done so, in an interview with CBS News that aired on Tuesday.

Qualcomm Launches New Chip To Power 5G Smart Phones

Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday introduced its second-generation of so-called modem chips to connect phones to 5G networks

It’s ‘Too Early’ For Foldable Phones – LG

Just as some electronics giants like Samsung are reportedly charging ahead to release smartphones that bend as early as this year, LG is apparently taking a back seat to see how things play out.

Britain Does Not Support Total Huawei Network Ban

British security officials do not support a full ban of Huawei from national telecoms networks despite U.S. allegations the Chinese firm and its products could be used by Beijing for spying, people with knowledge of the matter said.

3,500 Jobs At Risk As Honda Shuts UK Plant

No fewer than 3,500 jobs are at risk as Honda announced on Tuesday it would shut a major plant in Britain, as the auto manufacturer became the latest Japanese firm to downsize operations as Brexit looms.

Rwanda Set To Open First Smartphone Factory

Rwanda has made known plans to open a factory in April 2019 to locally manufacture phones that will meet the demand of the African market.

British Lawmakers Say Facebook ‘Knowingly’ Violated Data Privacy Laws

British lawmakers on Monday accused Facebook of “intentionally and knowingly” violating data privacy and anti-competition laws as they called for social media companies to assume clear legal liabilities for content shared on their platforms.

How Twitter Keeps Archives Of Your DMs Years After You Deleted Them

Turns out Twitter's still keeping archives of deleted DMs according to a security researcher who shared his discovery with TechCrunch.
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JP Morgan Creates Crypto-currency

US investment bank JP Morgan has created a crypto-currency to help settle payments between clients in its wholesale payments business.

How Amazon Scrapped Its Plans For New York Headquarters

More than a year of work to bring Amazon.com’s headquarters and tens of thousands of jobs to New York City ended on Thursday with a couple of phone calls.

US Judge Keeps Documents Secret In Facebook Encryption Case

A US judge on Monday rejected a bid by two civil rights groups that had sought to force the release of documents describing a secret US government effort to compel Facebook to decrypt voice conversations between users on its Messenger app.

HEALTH

Bird Flu Hits Plateau State, Kills 3,900 Birds

A deadly outbreak of Bird flu also known as Avian Influenza has hit Plateau, killing at least 3,900 birds in some farms in the state.

Pharmacist Speaks On Dangers Of Food, Drug

Busayo Elegbede UITH has advised secondary school students to desist eating from their peers, saying foods can be laced with drugs.

Scientists Develop Molecules That May Reverse Memory Loss

Scientists have reportedly developed new therapeutic molecules that may reverse memory loss linked to depression and aging.

Hibiscus Tea (Zobo Drink) Benefits

Hibiscus tea popularly referred to as zobo drink in Nigeria is a herbal tea made from the calyces of the hibiscus plant. The plant's botanical name is Hibiscus sabdariffa though it is known by different names in many parts of the world.

Tips To Having Stunning Hair

Healthy looking hair is, in general, a sign of good health and good hair-care practices. Here are 5 tips to make it look stunningly good.

76% Of TB Cases In Nigeria Undetected – Official

Dr Adebola Lawanson, has disclosed that out of every estimated 100 persons with Tuberculosis, only 24 are detected in Nigeria.

What Pregnant Women Should Eat For Easy Delivery

A clinical dietician Jane Eleodi has advised pregnant women to eat 'Dates Fruits' especially during a few weeks to delivery for easy childbirth.

Health Benefits Of Bitter Kola

Garcinia Kola popularly called Bitter Kola is a bitter traditional fruit common in the West Africa and it is generally considered medicinal with no...
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Simple Home Techniques To Bid Facial Problems Goodbye

A pimple is a major problem for adolescents and adults alike. When proper hygiene is not observed by an individual, it can get worse.

Health Workers Begin Three-Day Warning Strike

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Health Care Professionals have embarked on a three-day warning strike over Federal Government's failure to respond to...

Breast Cancer Survivor Donates Materials For Indigent Patients In LUTH

An NGO, Bricon Foundation, donated 100 mastectomy brassieres to the LUTH, Idi-Araba, Lagos, for the use of breast cancer indigent survivors.

OPINION

Is Being Nigerian A Misfortune?

An opinion piece by Omoshola Deji, a political and public affairs analyst..

Nigeria’s Democracy, Progress Under Buhari

An opinion piece by columnist Muhammad Ajah

Should IGP Idris Leave Or Stay On?

Columnists Muhammad Ajah sheds light on calls for President Muhamadu Buhari not to extend the tenure of Inspector General of Police Idris Ibrahim.