Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has reiterated his claim that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration had technically defeated Boko Haram.
The Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, ordered the temporary forfeiture of two properties belonging to ex-Senate President Bukola Saraki to the Federal Government.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has varied the bail of N100m granted to the convener of the Revolution Now protests, Omoyele Sowore.
The immediate past Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Bello, Edward David Onoja, has been sworn in as the Deputy Governor of Kogi State.
Edward Onoja, the immediate past Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Bello has been confirmed as the Deputy governor by the Kogi State House of Assembly.
Familiar names Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are once again headlining the 30-man shortlist for 2019 Ballon d'Or, with Virgil van Dijk joining the duo as top favourites in the contest for the crown of best player in the world.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that the fresh Kogi West Senatorial election involving Dino Melaye of the PDP and Smart Adeyemi of the APC, is to hold on Nov. 16.
Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that the court which granted a temporary forfeiture order on his houses in Ikoyi was misled.
Bishop David Oyedepo of the Winners' Chapel has told his congregants that they would see a turnaround in their lives, Concise News reports.
Good day, and welcome to the Concise News roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Monday, October 21st, 2019.
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has opposed plans by MTN to charge subscribers for Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) access to banking services from October 21.
President Muhammadu Buhari's media aide Lauretta Onochie has said the country should not be fixated on which region produces its leaders.
Social networks Twitter and Facebook have blocked a viral sex video of an American pastor, David E.Wilson, Concise News reports.
Bishop David Oyedepo of the Winners' Chapel has called on Christians not to be dismayed and keep on following God, Concise News reports.
Leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that the recurring fire incidents in Onitsha is "a coordinated terror attack by the Muslim terrorist Alimajiris from Northern Nigeria against the Judeo-Christian people of Biafra", Concise News reports.
Qatar’s government said on Thursday it adopted a new minimum wage law and will scrap mandatory exit visas for all workers, part of a broad labour reform programme ahead of its hosting of the 2022 World Cup.
In response to Cristiano Ronaldo's constant recommendation of leaving his 'comfort zone' and looking for other leagues, as he has done four times, football superstar, Lionel Messi has said he "never had the need to leave the best club in the world, Barcelona".
The Chief Missioner of NasruLlail-Fatih (NASFAT), Imam Abdul-Azeez Onike says leadership position is a trial and an exposure to blame, regret and insult.
Minority leader of the Senate, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the impeachment of Kogi State Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba by the House of Assembly.
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All Alimosho - Lagos beneficiaries of the Federal Government's N-Power scheme who are yet to receive their vest and cap have been told to go with their profile page to collect it, Concise News reports.
18-year-old man identified as Elikor Ehud has been arrested by the Lagos Police Command for allegedly stealing tithes and offerings belonging to a church in the state.
The Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Mrs Maryam Uwais, on Saturday said that the Federal Government did not budget N30 billion for Social Investment Programmes (SIPs) in 2020.
Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso will be re-arraigned before a South African court in Port Elizabeth on Friday, local media reports said.
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State, Senator Jeremiah Useni, has appealed the judgement of the state governorship tribunal which upheld the election of Governor Simon Lalong.
The impeached Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the political crisis currently rocking the state to prevent breakdown of law and order, Concise News reports.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi state, north-central Nigeria, has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of sponsoring an attack on its governorship candidate for the November 16 election, Musa Wada.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has chosen his immediate Chief of Staff, Edward Onoja, to replace Simon Achuba as the new Deputy Governor of state.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar on Friday declared Senator Bassey Akpan as the winner of Akwa Ibom North-East (Uyo) Senatorial District Election.
Governor Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa State and his Kaduna counterpart, Nasir El-Rufai, have been appointed as the head of the APC National Campaign Council for Kogi and Bayelsa States.
The Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to disclosed his true health status.
The National Democratic Institute (NDI) on Thursday urged political parties and their candidates contesting the November 16 governorship election in Kogi state to engage electorates on issue-based campaigns to avoid heating the polity.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has claimed that they were denied a "clear penalty" in their 1-0 defeat to Sheffield United and said they did not deserve to lose the match.
A 1-0 defeat against Sheffield United on Monday means Arsenal missed out on the chance to move up to third place in the Premier League.
Nigeria international and Villarreal sensation Samuel Chukwueze has been named by France Football Monday night in a shortlist of 10 players contending for the second Kopa Trophy.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has expressed optimism that Olivier Giroud will stay at the Stamford Bridge till the end of the season, Concise News reports.
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Kano Pillars said it has received a positive report from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) regarding the payment of their 2019 Aiteo Cup winning entitlement.
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Head coach of the Golden Eaglet Manu Garba has released his squad for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup starting in Brazil on October 26.
Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle has disclosed that her British friends warned her against marrying Prince Harry as a result of media scrutiny.
Hours after singer, Davido announced the arrival of his son, his fiancee Chioma described him as daddy of the year as she shared a video of them in the hospital.
Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has threatened to block her friend Bobrisky on Instagram if he pleads on behalf of users who claim to be operating celebrities' fan pages, Concise News reports.
Award-winning singer David Adeleke better known as Davido has set another record for himself as he becomes the first African celebrity to hit one million likes on a post on Instagram.
Barely 48 hours after Nigerian singer, Davido welcomed a baby boy, some Instagram users have taken it upon themselves to open accounts for him on the platform.
Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels has said she is proud of being inducted into Aniocha women's cult, as it was more like welcoming her to womanhood, Concise News understands.
Nigerian music star, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has reacted to a message from his colleague, Ayo Balogun popularly known as Wizkid on the birth of his son, David Adeleke Jr.
It was all shades of fashion, elegance and style at the 2019 Headies awards as celebrities stepped out with so much sauce to light up the event.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) “supports’’ Nigeria’s land border closure as the action is not punitive, says the Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed.
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has said the country is food sufficient, noting that the prices of foodstuff will crash soonest.
The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total of N693.529 billion to the three tiers of government for the month of September.
The Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed has said the federal government is mulling the introduction of excise duty on carbonated drinks.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has faulted the foreign exchange restrictions placed on 43 items by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Rice sellers in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital have expressed worry over the reluctance of consumers to buy locally produced rice.
The Chilean government has extended the State of Emergency in the country as seven people died after looters torched a garment factory near Chile's capital Santiago.
The US military says three of its soldiers were killed and three others injured in the state of Georgia Sunday in an accident involving the armored combat vehicle they were in.
Turkey has agreed to suspend its Syria offensive for five days and will end the assault if Kurdish-led forces withdraw from a safe zone away from the border.
The Executive Vice Chairman, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) Mohammed Haruna, has disclosed that Nigerian will closely with China in production of Nigerian-made Transformers in 2020.
President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that he had given Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a “green light” to launch operations against Kurdish militants in Syria.
South Africa was hit by power cuts on Wednesday after some generating units broke down, state utility Eskom said.
U.S. senator, Kamala Harris, seized the Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday night to advance her proposal for the suspension of President Donald Trump’s Twitter account.
Facebook announced new steps to combat misinformation and voter suppression on Monday ahead of the November 2020 U.S. presidential election.
The nomination of Adeleke Adewolu, as an Executive Commissioner on the governing board of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) was has been confirmed by the Senate.
The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa, says Truecaller will harmonise its operations to suit the Nigerian Data...
Minister of Communications, Isa Pantami, said Nigeria was ready to deploy 5G network across the country to ease network flow in line with global requirements of communications.
The Minister of Communications, Isa Pantami, has tasked Nigerians participating in the on-going Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) to ensure they domesticate technology ideas and add value to Nigeria\s ICT sector to build the country’s economy.
Social media giant Facebook said it has removed multiple accounts involved in what it terms “coordinated inauthentic behavior” on both its Facebook and Instagram platforms.
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled the latest iteration of his space company’s newly assembled Starship, outlining a speedy development timeline for the centerpiece vehicle of SpaceX’s quest to launch humans to the moon and Mars.
Minister of Communications Isa Pantami has finally fulfiled his threat to deactivate 2.2million improperly registered GSM lines in the country.
The Nigeria State Health Investment Project (NSHIP) says it has delivered health care services to more than two million women and children across eight pilot local government areas of Taraba in the last two years, Concise News reports.
Forty percent of children under the age of five in Nigeria do not grow well as they are either stunted, wasted or overweight, according to the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF).
The United Nations on Tuesday said that a third of the world’s nearly 700 million children under five years old are undernourished or overweight.
Man sucking a woman's breast helps in early detection of breast cancer, according to a medical expert Abigael Shona.
The Nigeria Optometric Association has called on government at all levels to prioritise child eye care to stem the tide of visual impairment among younger generation.
The First Lady of Ondo State, Betty Akeredolu, has urged wives of governors to get involved in the fight against cancer in Nigeria, Concise News reports.
The Benue Executive Council has approved the suspension of Dr Stanley Ugah, the State Programme Manager, Saving One Milion Lives, over alleged embezzlement of N900 million of the scheme’s funds, Concise News reports.
The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) in Bauchi state has called for public education on rabies disease following the increasing number of dog owners in the state.
The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje on Tuesday pledged his unflinching support for the implementation of all health sector reforms towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the state.
Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal on Monday night at Old Trafford condemned the twenty-time English Premier League (EPL) champions to their worst start to a season for 30 years.
It is 59 years since Nigeria gained its independence from Britain, but the country is still depending upon Albion, Usania, and other advanced countries.
An opinion piece by columnist Omoshola Deji.