Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Saturday, September 21st, 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, to congratulate him and the people of his country on the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China.
The Imo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has affirmed the election of Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of the state, Concise News reports.
One of Nigeria’s revered lawyers, Femi Falana (SAN) has called on the Federal Government to propose a Money Bill to the National Assembly before the implementation of the increase in Value Added Tax (VAT).
A former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode has claimed that the "cabal" have picked Tunde Bakare to replace Yemi Osinbajo as Vice President.
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, says he Sympathises with the banking public over the inconvenience the newly introduced cashless policy is causing bank customers.
A pastor identified as David Daniel has been severely beaten by a mob in Ejigbo area of Lagos state for allegedly masturbating while praying and conducting deliverance on a lady.
Prophet T. B Joshua has said "prosperity gospel" is not wrong since it depends on the intent of the preacher, Concise News reports.
Former England international, John Fashanu, has appealed Chelsea forward, Tammy Abraham, to think of playing for Nigeria instead of England, Concise News understands.
Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Saturday, September 21st, 2019.
Former Chairman of Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bisi Akande, has said that Africa's most populous country may never celebrate 100 years of nationhood.
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The Rivers State Police Command says it has arrested Gracious David West, a suspected serial killer in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
The leader of Synagogue Church of All Nation (SCOAN), Prophet T.B Joshua has said that suicide is not the answer; that whatever one may be going through, it is for one's obedience to God's will.
The Presidency has denied claims that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had been sidelined after President Muhammadu Buhari constituted an Economic Advisory Council to replace the Economic Management Team.
The Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has reprimanded the Buhari administration after it filed charges of treason against the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, Concise News reports.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has neutralized scores of terrorists and destroyed their hideouts in separate airstrikes conducted at Durbada, Abaganaram and Tumbun Rego in Borno State.
The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has described its Girls Education Project, Phase 3 implemented in Bauchi, Niger, Kano, Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara states as “a huge success”.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will be representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the 32nd anniversary of the creation of Akwa Ibom this weekend in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Concise News understands.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday has urged Nigerians that “Rather than promoting division, Nigerians should continue to promote unity and togetherness,” Concise News reports.
Prosecutors in the United States and the United Kingdom have revealed that Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State was a bagman for the infamous late military dictator, Sani Abacha long before he was elected as governor.
A former presidential aide Reno Omokri has mocked detained political activist Omoyele Sowore, Concise News reports.
The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani-Bello has revealed plans of the state government to create a Seed Fund of N260 million for youth empowerment in Niger state.
The National President of the Middle-Belt Forum, Pogu Bitrus, has revealed the reason behind the Middle-Belt move to quit the hegemonic Northern arrangement led by the Area Consultative Forum (ACF) and work with the Southern sociopolitical groups.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa has struck out the petition filed by David Ombugadu challenging the victory of Governor Abdullahi Sule at the March 9, 2019 elections.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa state has disowned the former senator representing Bayelsa East Sen. Nimi Amange on the back of his recent defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Oyo State chapter has issued a strong warning to Governor Seyi Makinde against his decision to reconstitute the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC).
The Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Friday upheld the election of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party, declaring him as the authentic winner of the March, 9, 2019 governorship election.
A petition by Abubakar Danladi of the All Progressive Party (APC) challenging the re-election of Governor Darius Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the March 9, 2019 governorship election has been dismissed by the Taraba State Governorship Election Tribunal.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has finally reacted to the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal judgment delivered against him, insisting on pursuing the case against President Muhammadu Buhari to a logical conclusion.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has said candidates for the vacant executive seats in the party will come by consensus.
As Africa battles xenophobia, the next session of the Nigeria-South Africa Bi-National Commission (BNC) would hold in Pretoria in October to evolve documented solutions to xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mustapha Suleiman, has said.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has hailed the judgement of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Uyo which affirmed his victory in the March 9 governorship election.
The election of the lawmaker representing Okigwe North Federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Obinna Onwubuariri, has been nullified by the National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, the Imo State capital.
The election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has been upheld by the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, the state capital.
Defending champions, Barcelona was humbled by the newly-promoted side, Granada as Nigeria international Ramon Azeez open the scoring in the 2-0 win on Saturday.
Former Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey scored his first Juventus goal on his maiden start as Cristiano Ronaldo’s spot-kick gave Serie A Champion 2-1 win over Verona on Saturday, concise News reports.
Asisat Oshoala gets back on the scoring sheet after a three-match goal drought as Barcelona Femeni thrashed Atletico Madrid 6-1 in the Spanish Primera Iberdrola, Concise News.
After an emphatic 8-0 victory against Watford at the Etihad on Saturday, Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola hit back at critics.
Tottenham manager, Mauricio Pochettino has refused to blame VAR for Tottenham's 2-1 defeat at Leicester on Saturday.
Tottenham surrendered yet again a goal lead for the second time in four days as James Maddison’s stunning late strike saw Leicester come from behind to claim a 2-1 victory at the King Power Stadium.
Manchester City returned to winning ways in the Premier League with the demolition of Watford 8-0 at the Etihad on Saturday.
Usain Bolt the former Jamaican sprinter and 100-metre world-record holder, has appealed Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to build a strong wall around midfielder, Paul Pogba and forward, Marcus Rashford, Concise News reports.
Ex-Super Eagles star Mikel Obi has said Chelsea beat Barcelona in the semi-final of the 2012 UEFA Champions League due to determination.
Data provided by the cinemas and compiled by the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) has revealed that Nigerians spent over 1, 294, 602, 827 billion Naira watching movies in the cinemas for July and August.
Evicted Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) 2019 housemate Avala has said she does not really know if she can pose for a magazine cover, Concise News understands.
Cameroonian singer Dencia has declared her support for one of the searched Big Brother Naija (BBNaija)housemate on Google Mercy, Concise News reports.
The management of Teslim Balogun stadium, Lagos have sent out the supporters of Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) housemates, Tacha and Seyi, Concise News understands.
Wave-making indigenous singer, Naira Marley was on Friday, September 20 prohibited from performing at a show in the University of Lagos (UNILAG) campus, Akoka.
Some Twitter users have condemned a post by controversial writer Sugar Belly who tweeted about singer Dbanj's new born and late son.
Nigerian afrobeat star, Adekunle Gold has described fresh charges against convener of #Revolutionnow movemt, Omoyele Sowore as inappropriate, Concise News reports.
There seem to be a rift between Nigerian rappers, as vector, Vader and Payper have released a track which appears to be shading M.I Abaga.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will begin full rehabilitation of the nations three refineris located in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna by January 2020, Concise News reports.
The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) has clamped down on Efex Express Limited, Westwood Courier Service and Easy Errand Courier service for illegal operations in the country, Concise News reports.
Nigeria's apex bank has said it would continue to implement the cashless policy in line with its mandate to ensure an efficient payment system.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday said there will be charges on cash withdrawals and deposits on personal and corporate bank accounts.
The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has revealed that about 1.2 billion dollars worth of fish is imported into the country annually.
Nigerians have condemned the plan by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to implement charges on transactions, Concise News reports.
Dangote Tomato Processing Company has established a Green House for massive production of tomato seeds which it will distribute to tomato farmers.
President Donald Trump administration has been sued by California and 23 other states on Friday over its bid to restrict their authority to limit auto emissions, setting the stage for a bitter court battle over states’ rights and climate change.
EU Council President Donald Tusk and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold Brexit talks on Monday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.
United States President Donald Trump on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran’s central bank, Concise News reports.
Several people have gathered near the South African Constitutional Court in Johannesburg on Friday to join the global call for more action against climate change, Concise News reports.
El Salvador’s former president Antonio Saca has been sentenced to two years in prison for bribery, the attorney general’s office said.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday responded to Iran’s threats of all-out war, by saying the U.S. wanted a peaceful resolution.
Below are comments from South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Governor Lesetja Kganyago on Thursday as he announced the central bank’s latest decision on its benchmark repo rate.
A rights group on Thursday reported that hundreds of migrant workers have returned home unpaid from Qatar despite promises in the Gulf country
Authorities on Wednesday reported that gang violence has claimed four more lives in Cape Town, a port city on South Africa’s southwest coast .
Google will make an additional investment of 3 billion euros ($3.3 billion) over the next two years to expand its European data centers, Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said in Finland.
Apple’s latest iPhone 11 range hit stores in China on Friday, with short queues of die-hard fans contrasting with the hundreds who camped out ahead of some previous launches.
Facebook met British finance ministry, central bank and regulatory officials in the weeks before making public its plans for the Libra digital currency.
Apple said it will use recycled rare earths in its “Taptic Engine,” a part that lets iPhones mimic a physical button click despite being a flat pane of glass.
Facebook unveiled new models of its Portal video chatting devices on Wednesday, making the company’s first foray into TV streaming hardware but offering a limited selection of subscription services.
The European Union’s order to Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes “defies reality and common sense”, the U.S. firm said as the two sides sparred in a case key to the EU’s crackdown on sweetheart deals to multinationals.
Andela has announced that it will be laying off 400 junior engineers across Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda, in spite of its first-time-released income numbers indicating its revenue will exceed $50m for 2019.
Oracle and VMware on Monday announced a deal designed to resolve years of tension over how Oracle handles technical support for VMware users and make it easier for them to move to Oracle’s cloud computing service.
The body of a man who was reported missing in 1997 in Florida, US, has been found after images of a submerged car were visible on Google Maps.
Following a fierce competition with 15 other teams, a team of three students from Bowen University, Osun State, on Friday emerged the overall winner of the 2019 Nigeria Universities Programming Contest (NUCPC).
When Apple introduced its triple-camera iPhone this week, marketing chief Phil Schiller waxed on about the device’s ability to create the perfect photograph by weaving it together with eight separate exposures captured before the main shot, a feat of “computational photography mad science.”
The Facility Head of Dalijan Primary Healthcare Centre, Gwandu Local Government Area of Kebbi State, Auwal Sani said the healthcare is recording massive turn out of pregnant women for antenatal care (ANC) services in the state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) has revealed that no fewer than 23 persons have died of Yellow Fever since the outbreak in Alkaleri Local Government Area in Bauchi State.
The Nigeria Implementation Science Alliance (NISA) has called on the Nigerian government to implement a comprehensive health intervention that addresses all cases of communicable and noncommunicable diseases in the country, rather than focus on a selected few.
The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), North Central Caucus on Wednesday urged the Nigerian Governors Forum to give needed attention to quality healthcare delivery.
The National Postgraduate Medical College on Thursday in Abuja, admitted 477 convokes into the fellowship of the college.
The Executive Secretary of Kebbi State Primary Health Care Development, Dr. Abubakar Kaoje said immunization coverage in the state has improved from 18 percent to 84 percent within May 2018 to June 2019.
The Senior Environmental Health Officer, Ministry of Environment, Ebonyi State, Sunday Nwonu on Tuesday revealed the ministry plans to sanitize Abakaliki and environs following the recent outbreak of yellow fever in the state.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Tuesday advised Nigerians to stop the consumption of non-iodized salt, saying, “it is dangerous to human health.”
The Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN) on Friday disclosed that nutrition has been included in the curricula of primary and secondary schools in the country as part of efforts to promote nutrition in children for sustainable development.
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Lionel Messi faltered once again with Argentina as La Albiceleste fell to a two-nil defeat to arch-rivals Brazil in the Copa America semi-final on Wednesday, meaning the 'Greatest Ever' has now played in nine international tournaments without winning a single title. 'Leo' might just not be destined for it