Emir Of Kano Reveals How Elites Cause Tribal, Religious Clashes

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has accused political elites of manipulating restructuring for their selfish interest.
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Buhari Reveals Nigeria’s Biggest Oil Customer

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that Nigeria enjoys a steadily growing and economically rewarding relationship with the Republic of India, describing the country as “Nigeria’s biggest trade partner.’’

Revealed! What Onnoghen Will Forfeit In Five Bank Accounts To FG

Figures of all the monies in the five accounts Justice Walter Onnoghen allegedly failed to declare, according to the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), has been reliably obtained by Concise News.

Senate Presidency: Ndume Speaks On Osinbajo Asking Him To Drop Ambition

A prominent aspirant for the office of Senate President in the 9th National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, has dismissed insinuations that he turned down Vice President Yemi Osinbajo's intervention to drop his Senate presidency ambition

Onnoghen Reacts To CCT’s Landmark Judgment, Reveals Next Move

Justice Walter Onnoghen has rejected the judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which convicted him of non-declaration of assets, Concise News has...
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Biafra: IPOB Reacts To Murder Of Prophet Nwoko

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said the Nigerian Army should be held responsible in any foul play in the death of its member Prophet Anthony Nwoko.

JAMB: Why You Must Print Your UTME 2019 Result A Second Time

There is a big difference between (ordinary) Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) result and the one called ORIGINAL JAMB RESULT. The original Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) result is absolutely needed - especially when you have been offered provisional admission by your choice institution

Snakes Force President George Weah Out Of Office

Two black snakes reportedly forced Liberian President George Weah out of his office, making him work from his private residence.

Churchill, ‘A Pig, Fool Or Dead Body?’ Tonto Dikeh Asks (Screenshot)

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has again slammed her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill, by calling him unpleasant names.

MOST READ

Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Friday, April 19th, 2019

Good morning Nigeria and the rest of the world. Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Friday, April 19th, 2019.

Kano PDP Candidate: Court Declares Abba Yusuf Winner

A Kaduna Court of Appeal has upheld the appeal filed by Abba Kabir Yusuf, which counter a Federal High Court ruling that sacked him as the PDP's governorship candidate in Kano state.

Northern Forum Picks Candidate For Senate Presidency, Writes Oshiomhole

The North East Consultative Forum (NECF) has endorsed Senator Danjuma Goje for the position of Senate President in Nigeria's ninth National Assembly.

UTME 2019: Latest JAMB News Roundup For Today, April 18th, 2019

Good morning Nigeria and the rest of the world. Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top JAMB news headlines for today, Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Requirements, How To Apply For Nigeria Customs Service Recruitment 2019

The Nigeria Customs Service Recruitment for 2019 has started with the portal opened for application, Concise News reports. 

Latest On Customs Recruitment 2019 Portal

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced that its website is active for 2019 recruitment of 3,200 personnel. The Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Col. Hameed...

UTME 2019: Latest JAMB News Roundup For Today, April 17th, 2019

Good morning Nigeria and the rest of the world. Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 JAMB news headlines for today, Wednesday, April 17th, 2019.

Latest News On Nigeria Customs Service Ranks, Salary, Allowance In 2019

The Nigeria Customs Service Recruitment (NCS) for 2019 has started with the portal opened for application, and we will be providing information on ranks, salary structure and allowance accrued to its officers.
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NEWS

Protest Rocks Abuja Over Murder Of Benue-born NSCDC Official

The Coalition of Joint Civil Society Action against Extra-Judicial killings has stormed Abuja in protest over the death of Ogah Jumbo of Benue State, Concise News reports.

Ex-President Jonathan’s Former Aide Reveals Who Inspires Him In Nigeria

A former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has said Boko Haram abductee, Leah Sharibu is one of his greatest source of inspiration, Concise News report.

Police Speaks On Murder Of Pro-Biafra Prophet In Enugu

The Enugu Police Command has confirmed the alleged mysterious death of a Pro-Biafra prophet, Anthony Nwoko in his room and has commenced an investigation.

Easter: Senator Adeleke Sends Message To People Of Osun

Ademola Adeleke, the People Democratic Party (PDP)'s gubernitorial candidate has appealed to the people of Osun State to imbibe the spirit of selflessness, which is the hallmark of Easter celebration

Benue Varsity To Investigate Drowning Of Two Students

The Benue State University has said it will investigate the suspected drowning of two of its students in River Benue, where they went for swimming, Concise News reports.

20 Dead, 100 Homes Razed Down By Militia In Benue State

More than 20 persons have been killed and 100 houses burnt in Aila, Egba ward of Agatu local government area in Benue state, Concise News reports.

Reno Omokri Reacts To Buhari’s New Minimum Wage

A former aide to ex-President Goodluck, Reno Omokri, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Minimum Wage Repeal and Reenactment Bill into law.

Easter Message: What El-Rufai Told Nigerian Christians

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has urged Christians to use the Easter period to rededicate themselves to pursuing peace, Concise News reports.
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Benue State House Of Assembly Extends Suspension Of LG Bosses

The Benue State House of Assembly has extended the suspension of six local government chairmen by three months, Concise News reports.

100+ Amazing Happy Easter Messages For Friends, Family, Lovers

Why don't you let this religious holiday be an opportunity to celebrate your love ones (friends, family, co-worker, church member) with a meaningful and awesome Happy Easter messages.

JAMB Latest News: Candidates Benevolent As They Visit Orphanage Home

A group of candidates that sat for the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have donated several food items to the Citadel of Grace Mission International Orphanage Home in Igando, Lagos

POLITICS

INEC Fixes Date For Supplementary Election In Lagos

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Lagos State, on Thursday, announced that the supplementary election in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Federal Constituency would hold on April 27.

9th Assembly Leadership: APC North Central Governors Endorse Lawan, Gbajabiamila

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and party state chairmen from the North-central geopolitical zone of Nigeria have endorsed the two candidates of the party for the leadership positions of the 9th National Assembly: Senator Ahmed Lawan and Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila

Senator Akpabio Speaks On Regretting Move To APC

A former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has denied the allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) 'evil' and was considering decamping to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Concise News reports.

I Am More Qualified Academically Than Atiku, Buhari Boasts

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that his academic qualifications are far more than that of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Benue Rep Defies APC, Declares Interest In Speaker’s Seat

John Dyegh, a member of the House of Representatives from Benue State, on Wednesday formally declared his intention to vie for the post of the Speaker in the Ninth National Assembly.

Election: PDP Vows To ‘Salvage’ Kogi State From ‘Pangs Of Misrule’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed to rescue Kogi State from the pangs of misrule, Concise News understands.

Kogi: Why I Want Second Term – Yahaya Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has said he declared interest to run for a second term in office after consultation with stakeholders, Concise News reports.

What APC Told Actress Omotola Over Her Criticisms Of Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade, that the President Muhammadu Buhari government is doing its best for Nigerians. 
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NASS Leadership: Oshiomhole Is Ignorant – PDP

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole is ignorant of the workings of the National Assembly, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged. 

Ekiti Election: Supreme Court Validates Fayemi’s Victory

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the election of Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State.

Atiku Vs Buhari: Former VP To Call Microsoft, IBM As Witnesses

To authenticate his claim that he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari with 1.6 million votes in the last presidential poll according to the National Electoral Commission's servers, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, is set to call Microsoft, IBM and Oracle experts as witnesses.

SPORTS

EPL: Man United’s Line-Up Against Everton Revealed

Manchester United has released their squad that will face Everton in Sunday’s English Premier League fixture at  Goodison Park.

AFCON 2019: Nigeria, Ghana Friendly Called Off

In preparation for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations AFCON, the proposed friendly match the Black Stars of Ghana and the Super Eagles of Nigeria has been called off.

AFCON 2019: CAF Gives June Deadline For Teams To Submit Squad List

The Confederation of African Football has disclosed that all the twenty-four countries participating at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations must submit their final squad list 11 days before the start of the tournament in Egypt.

Europa League: Arsenal, Chelsea Know Semi-Final Opponents

Europa League has confirmed the fixtures for this year's semi-final, following the completion of Thursday’s games. Concise News reports.

Europa League: List Of Highest Goalscorers (Top 25)

The Europa league quarter-final ties were concluded on Thursday night. After Arsenal defeated Napoli 1-0 in Italy, while Chelsea beats a 4-3 Slavia Prague at the Stamford Bridge.

Livescore: Arsenal, Chelsea Cruise To Europa League Semi-Final

Arsenal beat Napoli by a lone goal in Europa League second leg quarter-final game on Thursday to end the tie 3-0 on aggregate. 

NPFL: LMC Comes Hard On Offenders…Coach, Top Clubs Hit

The League Management Company (LMC) has come hard on Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) sides: FC Ifeanyiubah and Rangers International for 'breach of rule'. Also sanctioned is a coach from Sunshine Stars of Akure, Kayode Julius, Concise News reports

Champions League: What Van Dijk Said About Messi Ahead Of Barcelona Showdown

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk speaking ahead of their Champions League semi-final match against Barcelona revealed he alone cannot tame little magician, Lionel Messi.
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What Fans Are Saying About Guardiola On Twitter After Man City’s Loss To Tottenham

Manchester City's loss to Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League on Wednesday has sparked reactions among football fans on Twitter, with some claiming that Pep Guardiola has not surpassed Manuel Pellegrini's record at City despite spending humongous amount of money.

Man City vs Tottenham: Watch Pochettino & His Players Celebrate Champions League Win

Mauricio Pochettino and his men celebrate wildly at the Etihad changing room after the London Club ousted Man City to progress to their first Champions League semi-final and first in Europe for 57 years.

Europa League: Napoli vs Arsenal Possible Line-ups, Team news

Arsenal Travels to Naples for the second leg of their Europa League quarter-final clash with two-goal advantage following a win at the Emirates Stadium last week.

Entertainment

Nigerian Singer Morachi Goes Completely Nude (Photo)

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Morachi has caused a stir on social media by uploading a completely nude picture of himself.

Slaying Is A Skill – Regina Askia

Former Nollywood actress and medical practitioner, Regina Askia has opined that knowing how to slay is a skill.

Wizkid Is An Upcoming Singer – Lanre Teriba

Popular Nigerian gospel singer, Lanre Teriba has stirred online debate, after he described A-list Nigerian singer, Wizkid as an upcoming singer in America. 

Simi Puts Out Fourth Album ‘Omo Charlie Champgne’

Popular Nigerian singer, Simi, has released her much-anticipated album "Omo Charlie Champagne" with a heartfelt dedication to her late father.

Simi Screams As She Turns 31

Nigerian singer and songwriter Simi has posted on Instagram a video of her screaming to show excitement as she celebrates a new year. "It is...

See Why Game of Thrones Star Jason Momoa Shaved His Trademark Beard

Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa (aka Khal Drogo) has shaved off his famous beard, surprising many fans of the hit HBO show.

See Lyrics Of ‘Mind Your Business’ By Simi, Falz

Multi-award winning Singer and songwriter, Simi in her latest release "Mind Your Business" featured another Nigerian leading rapper, Falz.

Teni Makanaki Releases New Jam ‘Sugar Mummy’

Talented singer and songwriter, Teniola Apata, aka Teni Entertainer, has again dropped another audio which she titled ”Sugar Mummy.”
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Teni Laments Over ‘Crazy Charges,’ Leads Protest

Nigerian singer, Teni Makanaki has taken to social media to express her dissatisfaction over charges from service providers and financial institutions.

Watch Animated Video Of Simi, Falz For ‘Mind Your Business’

Simisola ‘Simi’ Ogunleye has dropped the animated visuals for her latest single, "Mind Your Business," teaming up with Falz, Afro-pop rapper.

Thank You: 2Baba Appreciates Annie (Video)

Nigerian multi-award winning singer and songwriter, 2face Idibia has again appreciated his wife, Annie Idibia at the flag off ceremony. 

BUSINESS

See Nigerian State Where Residents Paid Highest Bus Fare In March

A report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says residents of Zamfara state, northwest Nigeria, paid the highest bus journey fare within city in March.

Find Out 14 States N-Power Build Training Will Start & When

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says 14 disadvantaged states would benefit from the N-Power Build; a vocational training component of the N-Power programme

Islamic Bank Begins Marketing Of 5-Year-Dollar Sukuk

Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has started marketing a five-year dollar sukuk, or Islamic bond, Concise News understands. It was learned that the bank gave initial...

Fuel Subsidy: How PENGASSAN, IPMAN Reacted To IMF’s Counsel To Nigeria

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN) has called on the Federal Government to disregard the International Monetary Fund (IMF) advice on fuel subsidy.

What FG Said About ExxonMobil ‘Leaving’ Nigeria

ExxonMobil or any other oil company is not leaving the country, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has assured. 

Kogi State Seals Deal To Revive Ailing Confluence Fertilizer Company

The Kogi Government and Messrs Emerald Fertilizer Production and Allied Investment Limited have sealed a deal to revive the Confluence Fertilizer Company, Concise News reports. 

IMF Advises Nigeria, Others Over Loans From China

International Monetary Fund, IMF, has called on Nigeria and other developing countries to withdraw from securing loans from China.

Nigeria Is World’s ‘Second Worst’ In Use Of Sovereign Wealth Funds – IMF

Nigeria has been ranked by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as the second worst country in the world in the use of sovereign wealth funds.
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Nigeria’s Stock Market Slumps Further As Investors Lose N4.8bn

Business activities on the floor of the Nigeria stock market fell further on Tuesday as investors lost N4.8bn, Concise News reports. 

Increase Taxes On Luxury Goods, Senate Tells FG

The Senate has urged the Federal Government to consider hiking taxes on luxury goods and services to shore up revenues, Concise News reports. 

Disease Diagnosis: Nigeria, Japan Sign $14.2m Grant

Nigeria's minister of Minister of Budget and National Planning says the country and Japan have signed agreement on a project involving 14.2 million US dollar grant to strengthen the diagnostic capacity of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

WORLD

Is Pope Francis Supporting Homosexuality?

Pope Francis has shocked many after saying that ­anyone who rejects gay people “doesn’t have a human heart”.

29 German Tourists Killed In Portugal Bus Crash

At least 29 German tourists died yesterday when their bus tumbled down a slope and crashed into a house on the tourist island of Madeira.

Many killed As Church Roof Collapses

13 people have reportedly been killed as the roof of a church collapsed during mass near the eastern South African city of Durban.

Mali Prime Minister Resigns As Anger Mounts Over Massacre

Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga, the Mali Prime Minister, has resigned over violence in the centre of the country that left 160 people dead.

Student Burnt To Death By Head Teacher Over Sexual Harassment

A 19-year-old schoolgirl, Nusrat Jahan Rafi was reportedly burned to death in Bangladesh on the orders of her head teacher after she reported him for sexually harassing her, police said Friday.

Mueller Report: ‘Numerous’ Links Discovered Between Trump Campaign, Russia

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report has revealed “numerous” links between President Donald Trump’s election campaign team and the Russian government.

Former President Of Peru Shoots Self To Death To Avoid Arrest

Peru’s former President Alan Garcia has died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday after shooting himself as police arrived at his house to arrest him in connection with a bribery case, authorities say

Sudan Coup: Confusion Over Fate of Ousted President Omar Al-Bashir

Sudan's trounced President Omar al-Bashir has been transferred to Kober prison in the capital, Khartoum, family sources tell Reuters news agency, but officials refute the account
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Man, Wife Cry Out After Penis Enlargement Charm Overgrows Manhood

A man and his wife have cried out for help after the charm he used to enlarge his penis size outgrew his organ

Woman Dies After ‘Five Hours Of Drug-Fuelled Sex’

A woman has died after having sex with a male partner for five consecutive hours, it is alleged

Donald Trump To Award Tiger Woods Presidential Medal Of Freedom

US President, Donald Trump says he will award golfer Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom after Woods won his fifth Masters title over the weekend

TECH

Infinix Hot S4 Video Review, Specs, Features, Price In Nigeria

The Infinix Hot S4 was launched at an event in Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday with this review detailing the specs, features and price of the device.

New Apple Lab Uses Robots To Rip Apart Devices For Recycling Materials

Apple Inc is notorious for keeping what happens in its laboratories a closely guarded secret.

Facebook Uploaded 1.5 Million Users’ Email Contact Without Consent

Facebook on Thursday confirmed that it uploaded the contact details of 1.5 million new users without their permission in the last three years.

Google Lets Android Users Choose Browsers To Ease EU Antitrust Concerns

Users of Android devices will be able to choose their browsers and search engines from five options starting on Thursday, a senior Google executive said, in a move aimed at addressing EU antitrust concerns and staving off fresh sanctions.

Samsung To Inspect Galaxy Fold Over Complaints Of Screen Damage

Samsung on Thursday said it will inspect units of its highly anticipated folding smartphone following reports of screen damage by some reviewers.

Sony’s Mark Cerny Puts Out Details For PlayStation 5

Mark Cerny, American game programmer and lead system architect for the PS 4, has revealed the details for Sony’s next-generation PlayStation console.

Apple Discusses Self-driving Cars With Potential Suppliers Of Sensors

Apple has held talks with at least four companies as possible suppliers for next-generation lidar sensors in self-driving cars, evaluating the companies’ technology while also still working on its own lidar unit, three people familiar with the discussions said.

Twitter Can Now Detect Harassment Without User Reports

Twitter appears to be making headway lately at fixing abuse and harassment on its platform — despite a few embarrassing blunders.
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World’s Largest Plane Completes First Flight Successfully (Video)

The world's largest aircraft by wingspan and largest all-composite aircraft took to the air for the first time on Saturday as the Stratolaunch completed its maiden flight.

Israeli Scientists Create First Ever 3D Printed Heart

A team of scientists has created the first ever 3D printed heart using human tissue and blood samples.

How Chinese Used Human DNA To Create Super-monkey

Chinese scientists have created super-intelligent monkeys by injecting them with human DNA.

HEALTH

CMD Of UMTH Laments Over Insurgency

Ahmed Ahidjo, CMD, University of UMTH, says the activities of insurgents in the North East is affecting the operations of the facility.

FG Appoints New MD Of Neuropsychiatric Hospital

Federal Government has approved the appointment of Dr Monday Igwe, as the new Medical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu.

Boko Haram: CMD Pleads For Maiduguri Teaching Hospital

Prof. Ahmed Ahidjo, Chief Medical Director, CMD of UMTH, has advocated collaborative support for the hospital to enhance quality healthcare delivery.

See FCT’s Plan To Expand Vaccinations To Communities

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Health and Human Services Secretariat, says every child in the territory will be immunised against polio and other diseases.

Oyo To Capture Informal Sector Operators In Health Scheme

The Oyo State Health Insurance Agency has introduced barter and daily payment system to ensure operators in the informal sector benefit from its Scheme.

Ear Care: Expert Cautions Public On Ototoxic Drugs

A medical consultant, Dr Saheed Nasiru, on Wednesday cautioned against the use of ototoxic drugs, saying they are capable of damaging the ear.

Why There’s High Rate Of HIV/AIDS In Akwa Ibom – State Govt

The Akwa Ibom government has attributed the high rate of HIV/AIDS in the state to the influx of visitors

UNICEF Partners Kwara On Intervention Programmes

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), says it will engage the Kwara government on necessary intervention programmes for children in the state.
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Turmeric: Health Benefits, Dosage, Side Effects

Turmeric is extensively used for herbal treatment which raised significant interest in its health benefits. Turmeric comes from the root of Curcuma Longa.

Proven Health Benefits Of Ginger- All There Is To Know

Ginger which scientific name is Zingiber Officinate is a bioactive compound. Ginger has lots of health benefits, Ginger is used for a natural treatment.

25 Amazing Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil, Side Effects

Coconut oil has several health benefits and there are many ways it can be use to achieve your child's health and beauty. Adding coconut oil to your diet and your person could be one of the easiest ways to improve your health, well-being, appearance, and even your sex life

OPINION

Waje Quitting Music: Wake Up Call To Nigeria Music Industry

An opinion piece about singer Waje's decision to quit Nigeria music indiustry.

Is Being Nigerian A Misfortune?

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