Former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) can de-register political parties by applying Section 225a of the 1999 Constitution as amended.
Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Wednesday, June 26th, 2019.
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II, has said that Nigeria is on the verge of bankruptcy following “unfavourable economic policies” by the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
Former vice-president Atiku Abubakar has said that the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal did not reject his request to check the INEC server as stated by the Presidency.
Five persons were killed on Tuesday and several houses burnt in a fresh crisis between the Tiv and Jukuns in Rafinkada Village of Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba, Concise News reports
The General Manager, Public Affairs of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Mr Sam Adurogboye has disclosed that the body will commence a full-scale investigation on the viral video of the helicopter that landed on the Benin-Ore Expressway on Sunday.
Welcome to the latest N-power news headlines update for today, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Concise News
The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon will start off their fixtures at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) today (Tuesday) with a tie against Guinea Bissau.
The Lagos State Government says that its decision of no restriction of movement on the last Saturday of June or any other month still stands
Gernot Rohr has said Super Eagles full backs Shehu Abdullahi and Jamilu Collins might not recover in time for Nigeria’s second Group B match with Guinea on Wednesday.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has said anybody who hates Biafra agitations can never make heaven.
There is tension among some workers in both private and government organizations over an alleged investigation on the N-Power scheme.
The Senator representing Oyo North in the National Assembly, Abdulfatai Buhari, has recommended capital punishment for kidnapping and other forms of violent crimes in order to tackle the growing insecurity in the country.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission, has asked Ghanaian authorities to protect Nigerians following xenophobic attacks in Kumasi.
The Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit challenging Femi Gbajabiamila’s eligibility to contest the recently-concluded speakership election of the newly-inaugurated 9th House of Representatives.
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Tuesday, criticised the statement credited to the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, over the issue of insecurity, especially kidnapping in the South West and some other parts of the country.
In connection to the murder of the former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, detectives from the Defence Headquarters, (DHQ ) Abuja, and the Department of State Services (DSS) have arrested 14 suspects.
The Benue State Government has rejected the proposed RUGA settlement for herdsmen by the Federal Government in the state, Concise News reports
The Igbo National Council (INC) has berated the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) over its plans to establish Fulani vigilante in the South East.
A divorce seeking housewife, Amina Abdulsalam has been ordered by a Gudu Grade I Area Court in Abuja to pay her estranged husband Sani Abdulraman, N20,000 as a condition for divorce
Sixty political parties, popularly known as G-60 Forum, has passed a vote of confidence on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conduct of the 2019 general elections across the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate in the last general election, Atiku Abubakar, and his party are on their way to the Supreme Court to challenge the ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT), sitting in Abuja.
The Presidency has said that if the presidential election petition tribunal had allowed the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to inspect a purported server, "it would have amounted to the determination that it indeed existed."
Members of the Edo State House of Assembly on Monday admitted two more members-elect after cutting short their adjournment to reconvene under tight security.
The application by Atiku Abubakar and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to inspect the server of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has been dismissed by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.
Salam Tom Adejoh, the factional Secretary of Kogi State All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied alleged endorsement of Governor Yahaya Bello’s re-election bid ahead of the state’s governorship election slated to hold on November 16.
Concise News had the pleasure of catching up with Babatunde Ajagbe from the United States. Ajagbe hails from Abeokuta, Ogun State and received squash education in Nigeria before settling into the North American country
The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday suspended a training strike over unpaid bonuses following last-minute pleas by the country’s football officials.
Guinea midfielder Naby Keita has noted that his side must be "aggressive" when they take on the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tie in Egypt.
Chelsea has offered a three-year contract to Derby County coach Frank Lampard to take charge of the London side, Concise News reports.
South Africa striker Percy Tau has said the team did not execute their game plans well in the 0-1 loss to Ivory Coast, Monday at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Lionel Messi's Argentina will face Venezuela in the quarter-finals of the 2019 Copa America following the end of the group stage fixtures.
The camp of the Super Eagles of Nigeria bubbled especially on Monday evening after news came that France-based forward, Samuel Kalu has been declared fit to feature at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after another test in Cairo, Egypt
Premier League side Chelsea have been given permission to hold talks with Derby mnager Frank Lampard about their vacant manager's role.
Angola coach Srđjan Vasiljevic was satisfied with his team’s opening result at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON); especially as it was recorded against the ‘best African team’
Multi-award winning singer, Tiwa Savage has disclosed to her fans the price she pays in order to continue achieving her goals.
Mary Akpobome, the wife of the veteran Nigerian comedian, Ali Baba has reemphasized her commitment to remain solidly behind her husband in all his endeavours as he celebrate his 54th birthday today June 24.
Nollywood actress Queen Wokoma and Prince Kalada Allison have separated after one year together as a married couple.
Seun Kuti, son of the late Afro beat superstar Fela Anikulapo-Kuti has taken to his Instagram page to bare his mind on the controversy surrounding the encounter between Professor Wole Soyinka and a young man who ask him to stand up from his seat.
Singer Teni to thank her fans for their support despite losing the 2019 BET "New International Act Award" to South African Sho Mad Jazi.
Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Barry Jhay, said that he was the first singer who will ever sign into "Flyboi Record Label" belonging to A-list singer, Kizz Daniel.
Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Suleiman Balarabe, has sought the partnership of Nollywood and Creative Industry for positive police image.
DMW Record boss, Davido has again proven to be an entertainer following his performance at a sports event which took place in Paris, France.
Nigerian Billionaire, Femi Otedola shifts his focus to power generation after selling Forte-oil as he is set to invest an estimated $1 billion in the power plant.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has noted that clearing of the trailers along routes close to the Apapa port is one of the ways of tackling the perennial gridlock.
The Transformational Business Awards also known as 'the Oscars of the Renewables was bagged by a Nigerian energy firm called Rensource Distribution Energy Limited for its Excellence in Climate Solutions.
The Chairman, Board of Directors, G. U. Okeke Transport Services Company Limited, Godwin Okeke has said the Nigerian Civil War of 1970 made him venture into the business.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the growth of the Nigerian economy will be driven by technological advancements, not oil.
Nigerian billionaire and business mogul Femi Otedola has revealed that he has sold his interests in Forte Oil.
Nigeria's Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the extreme poverty in Africa's most populous nation keeps him up at night.
Group Managing Director, Benue Investment and Property Company (BIPC), Alfred Adem has sought collaboration with the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) to revive semi-moribund industries in the state, Concise News reports
A man shot his colleague to death at a private hospital in Jordan’s al-Karak province before setting himself on fire, Ministry of Interior told local media on Monday.
The Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian Army, Seare Mekonnen, has been shot dead on Sunday, Concise News understands.
UK politician Mark Field has been suspended from office by Prime Minister Theresa May after video emerged of him manhandling a protester at an event in London on Thursday evening.
A host of major airlines has said that their planes are no longer flying over the Strait of Hormuz after Iranian forces shot down a U.S. drone in the area.
SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites in what Elon Musk’s rocket company called one of the most difficult launches it has attempted.
China’s largest telecommunications operator China Mobile said on Tuesday it will set up a 30 billion yuan ($4.36 billion) 5G industry fund and has already raised the first installment of 7-10 billion yuan.
Bitcoin reached $11,251.21, eclipsing $10,000 for the first time since March last year, as the cryptocurrency sector got a huge boost from Facebook’s unveiling of its own digital unit Libra, according to analysts.
Facebook’s head of global affairs and a former deputy prime minister of the UK, Nick Clegg has said that governments must regulate social networks and not the companies themselves.
Apple has recalled a number of its older generation MacBook Pro over fear their batteries may overheat and “pose a fire safety risk.”
Huawei Technologies said on Friday it has shipped 100 million smartphones this year as of May 30.
Dell Technologies Inc, HP Inc, Microsoft Corp and Intel Corp on Wednesday opposed U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposal to include laptop computers and tablets among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that Internet users in Nigeria increased marginally to 119,506,430 million in April 2019.
Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said the impact of a U.S. ban on the Chinese company was more severe than expected and warned that revenue would dip to around $100 billion this year and the next.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) of Jigawa State has arrested one hundred and eighty six suspected dealers with 61.24kg of illicit drugs in the state.
The Vice Chancellor of University Of Abuja, Prof. Michael Adikwu has called on the Federal Government to implement health policies that would support and increase life expectancy of the aged in the country.
The Cardinal Onaiyekan Foundation for Peace (COFP) and African Medical Missions have organised a free medical outreach for ten thousand IDPs in Abuja, Nigeria's capital.
United States-based medical firm Medicare on Monday donated medical equipment worth $4.5m donated to Ondo state, Concise News reports.
The management of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Keffi, Nasarawa state, has denied reports that the centre charges pregnant women N60,000 for delivery services.
The President of Environmental Health Officers Association of Nigeria (EHOAN), Umar Aminu-Imam has said that 13,687,500 Nigerians battled with malaria annually.
A medical Practitioner, Yakubu Pam has disclosed that family members are the most care-givers or care-providers in the life of the elderly.
The wife to the Governor of Niger state Dr. Amina Bello has called on government and private sector to build a strong alliance in order to enhance the rapid progress of Shea butter industry in Nigeria.
Eight persons have been injured after another building collapsed today at the Mafoluku area of Oshodi in Lagos State, Concise News reports.
An opinion piece by Leo Igwe on why religion should be separated from medical care.
Yes, there are super fake pastors, false prophets, strange spiritualties and all unrighteousness, but there is no ministry of criticism in the body of Christ.