A United States Senator from New Jersy Bob Menendez has asked Buhari to immediately release rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, who was rearrested by the operatives of the Department of State Services on Friday.
Opeyemi, wife of human rights activist Omoyele Sowore has condemned the re-arrest of her husband describing it as gross misuse of power and outrageous display of lawlessness".
Leader of Omoyele Sowere's legal team, Femi Falana (SAN), has asked the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to discipline lawyers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet over the 'desecration of the court.'
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Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka on Friday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to call the Department of State Services (DSS) to order after operatives of the security agency stormed a Federal High Court in Abuja to rearrest Omoyele Sowore.
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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) on Saturday wrote to the United States President Donald Trump to intervene in the Department of State Service (DSS) case against Omoyele Sowore.
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The Experience Lagos 2019 live stream can be done online as the musical concert will be held on Friday, 06th, December 2019
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday, raided a hotel in Lagos State and arrested suspected internet fraud kingpin and 26 others.
The annual convention of Living Faith Church, popularly known as Winners Chapel is finally here, tagged Shiloh 2019, Concise News reports.
The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) has released the prayer points for the December 2019 Power Must Change Hand (PMCH).
The Shiloh 2019 with Breaking Limit as its theme will start on Tuesday, December 3rd and end on Sunday, 8th with a live broadcast from Canaanland, Ota.
United States President Donald Trump has referred to a Nigerian painter, Creative_Doks, as "a wonderful artist" after the artist tweeted a portrait of the American leader.
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The Living Faith Church, also known as Winners Chapel, begins its annual Shiloh programme for 2019 on Tuesday, December 3, at the Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun state, Southwest, Nigeria.
The Niger State government has presented three Hilux Pick Up Vans and 33 motorcycles to the 31 Artillery Brigade, Minna.
The Enugu State Internal Revenue Service on Friday carried out distrainment of some commercial banks, hotels, schools and other properties in compliance with court orders.
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The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali (rtd) has appealed for a separate budget for Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada for the institution to realise its set out goals.
Beneficiaries of the Federal Government's N-Power scheme are still reacting to the nonpayment of their October and November stipends, Concise News reports.
The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Public Matters, Ajuri Ngelale has described the nation’s land border closure as "temporary pain for long term gain”.
The Founder and Senior Pastor of the House On The Rock church, Paul Adefarasin has asserted that the 2019 edition of The Experience concert is 'the pool of Siloam'.
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has constituted a committee to work out modalities for the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage, Haruna Ogbole, finance commissioner, said on Friday in Lafia.
The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, condemned the reported attack on Nigeria's Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, in Madrid, Spain.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has strongly condemned the violent re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare by officials of the Department of State Security (DSS).
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the “furious invasion of the sanctity of the Federal High Court” by the Department of State Service (DSS) to arrest human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore.
A chieftain of the Alliance for New Nigeria in Ogun State, Akeem Amosun, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Concise News reports.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that it will hold 28 rerun elections in 12 states on January 20, 2020.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday urged traditional rulers to sensitise their subjects towards attitudinal change against vote buying and selling.
The Senate has sworn in Smart Adeyemi as the Senator representing Kogi West in the 9th National Assembly.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has some challenges in prosecuting electoral offenders.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has underscored the importance of electoral reforms in Nigeria, noting that without it, the party may find it difficult to participate in future elections.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike was on Monday declared duly elected by the Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, throwing out the appeal filed by the defeated governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) Victor Fingesi.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says his side remains a bigger club than Manchester City despite their rivals' recent rise.
Nigeria football legend, Segun Odegbami has written President Muhammadu Buhari, calling his attention to the plight of some ex-internationals, Concise News reports.
Tottenham Hotspur head coach, Jose Mourinho was coy when asked if he would like Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale to return to the English Premier League (EPL) club.
Super Eagles of Nigeria and Leganes of Spain defender, Kenneth Omeruo has picked Karim Benzema ahead of reigning world's best, Lionel Messi as the best player he has played against, Concise News reports.
Premier League club Manchester United on Friday announced a partnership with China’s technology giant Alibaba Group, boosting the club’s engagement with its Chinese fanbase.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has signed a contract extension with the club that sees him remain in his current position until 2025.
Super Eagles prospect and Heracles forward Cyriel Dessers has scooped the Dutch Eredivisie Player of the Month award for November.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has replied the Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr over claims of unpaid salary.
Chelsea's FIFA transfer ban for breaking youth transfer rules has been reduced after their appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) was successful.
Belgian born striker Cyriel Dessers is ready to play for the Super Eagles if invited by the team's coach Gernot Rohr, Concise News reports.
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Nigerian-French singer and recording artist Bukola Elemide better known as Asa has addressed abusive relationship in ‘Murder in the USA,’ a track off ‘Lucid’, her recently released 14-track album.
Since afro-fusion star, Burna Boy bagged the first ever Grammy awards nomination, some celebrities still can't hide their joy and one of them is female talking drummer, Araola Akape who said she'll protest if he does not win.
Seeing people opt for motorcycles in Lagos is no news, but spotting a celebrity like Winner of BBNaija 'Pepper Dem' edition, Mercy Eke on okada in Lagos is a topic for social media users to discuss.
American rapper, Cardi B has vowed to treat a Nigerian fan as her little cousin after the lady cried for not having the chance to see her role model.
The student association of the Faculty of Law, Bowen University has reportedly sent a warning letter to a DJ expected to play at a final year dinner, to avoid playing songs by controversial singer, Naira Marley.
In what appears to be a reaction to celebrities calling people out over what they describe as 'ungratefulness' popular cross-dresser, Bobrisky has said certain things need to be forgone.
The World Bank has warned that Nigeria risks becoming home to 25 per cent of the world's poor people in 10 years unless it revives its economic growth.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said the country's financial system is becoming stronger with capital buffers and liquidity in the sector improving.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said the $57 oil benchmark adopted by the Federal Government for the 2020 budget is unrealistic.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said Nigeria's cassava imports are valued at about S600 million annually, Concise News reports.
The federal government plans to build a new seaport in the Pessu area of Warri in Delta State at the cost of $800 million, Concise News reports.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the issuance of a Sovereign Guarantee N200bn loan to the Bank of Industry (BoI), Concise News has learned.
The Chairman of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Tony Elumelu has said job creation, and inclusive growth are areas which African development agenda should be focused on.
The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM), says the current hike in price of cooking gas might persist if activities of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Terminal Owners and Off Takers is not checked.
The finance bill submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari will ensure that dividends paid from the profits of oil companies will no longer be tax-exempt if passed by the National Assembly.
Poultry farmers have called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to re-open the country's land borders, urging him to shut it permanently.
Nairobi County Governor Mike Sonko, who is popular for his chunky gold jewelry has been arrested by Kenya Police on Friday on corruption charges.
US First Lady Melania Trump on Wednesday publicly rebuked a scholar who used her 13-year-old son’s name to make a point during a hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into her husband.
South African Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, a prominent anti-apartheid activist and Nobel laureate, is back in hospital due to a “stubborn infection,” his foundation...
Democrat Kamala Harris announced on Tuesday that she is ending her 2020 White House bid following a period of campaign turmoil and disappointing fundraising that saw her fail to break out of a crowded field.
United States president, Donald Trump and his lawyers would not participate in a House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing this week.
Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping aside as leaders of the Internet behemoth they founded 21 years ago, ending an extraordinary run that saw them build one of the world’s most valuable and influential companies.
Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed that U.S. President Donald Trump did not discourage him from banning political ads on the social media platform during a secret meeting in October.
China will require telecom operators to collect face scans when registering new phone users at offline outlets starting from Sunday, according to the country’s information technology authority.
The co-founder and CEO of microblogging platform, Twitter, Jack Dorsey, says he would be relocating to Africa for a momentary stay in 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Ministries, Departments and Agencies to comply with ongoing transition of all government operations to digital platforms that will enhance efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery, and promote more inter-agency synergy.
UNESCO's National Coordinator for Media and Information Literacy, Dr Olunifesi Suraj, has faulted plan by the Nigerian Government to regulate social media, saying the move could result in national insecurity.
Out of the top five countries that had the highest search volume of hot keyword “bitcoin” on Google in the last 12 months, three are in Africa
A Nigerian, Kenneth Obiajulu-Okonkwo, and five other Africans have been selected among 10 startups by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The World Health Organisation on Wednesday said that malaria still infects millions of people every year and kills more than 400,000 – mostly children in Africa – because the fight against the mosquito-borne disease has stalled.
Director General of National Agency for Food Drugs and Administration Control (NAFDAC) says the agency has put in place measures towards averting dangers associated with the use of pesticides and agrochemicals in Nigeria.
Doctors in Lagos State, southwest Nigeria, have said that they rejected the new minimum wage announced by the state government because it is below the expectations of civil servants.
First co-chairman of Coalition of Civil Societies Network on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (COCSNHAN) has asked governments at all levels to consider HIV/AIDS as a national security problem.
Dr Mohammed Salihu, Medical Director, National Orthopaedic Hospital Dala (NOHD), Kano, says the hospital now receives patients from aboard for joint replacement, spine surgeries and other specialised orthopaedic surgeries.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it has given Novartis the go-ahead to begin marketing Adakveo, otherwise known as crizanlizumab for sickle cell therapy.
Dr Olatoye Ogundipe, a gynecologist, on Wednesday, says the gender of a child is not determined by the sex position or duration contrary to beliefs by some people.
A Pharmacist, Mrs Rotkang Okunlola, has cautioned Nigerians against drinking water (sachet, bottled and dispensing jugs) and soft drinks that are kept under the sun, saying that this could be detrimental to their health.
A Consultant Gynaecologist, Dr Richardson Ajayi, has advised medical doctors to always draw a line between their job and the quest to make profit running private medical outfits.
A Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Anthony Okonkwo, on Wednesday called on Nigerians to cut down on the consumption of livestock products to reduce the effects of methane on humans.
Manchester United’s 2-2 draw with Aston Villa on Sunday at Old Trafford means they have won just 18 points in the English Premier (EPL) League this season; their fewest after 14 games of a top-flight campaign since 1988-89 (18), when they went on to finish 11th in the table.
Although Nigerians unanimously condemned xenophobic attacks against its citizens in South Africa, worst forms of xenophobic attacks are launched by Nigerians against fellow country men, writes in Public affairs commentator Reuben Rine.