President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, at the State House, Abuja.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday said there will be charges on cash withdrawals and deposits on personal and corporate bank accounts.
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.
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.
Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Friday, September 20th, 2019.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says building and empowering the youthful population is one of the cardinal objectives of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it is still probing ex-Head of Service of the Federation (HOS) Winifred Oyo-Ita, Concise News reports.
Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top BBNaija 2019 headlines for today Friday, September 20, 2019.
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.
Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) housemates Tacha and Seyi have again hurled abusive words at each other, despite avoiding each other for some days, Concise News reports.
Chelsea coach Frank Lampard has said Ross Barkley remains the club's penalty taker despite missing one in their Champions League loss to Valencia, Concise News reports.
Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obimma has claimed that the leader of the banned Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu is the "highest" Igbo leader, Concise News reports.
The dramas in the Nollywood industry seem unending, as actress Shan George has laid curses on actor Femi Branch over an Instagram post.
Yabagi Sani has claimed that governors of the South East are treating the banned Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) with kids gloves, Concise News reports.
A former Director, Legal Services of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Grace Taiga has been remanded in Suleja prison, in Niger State by a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday while receiving German and Ethiopian diplomats said that Nigerians are eagerly looking forward to investments in the power sector “that will illuminate their homes and stimulate businesses”.
Management of the University of Lagos, Akoka, on Friday issued a statement explaining the real situation concerning the alleged invitation of Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos State chapter Musiliu Akinsanya (a.k.a MC Oluomo) as special guests to a colloquium on its campus.
The chairman of the caretaker committee of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos state chapter Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo has responded to backlashes over his invitation to an event at the University of Lagos (UNILAG)
The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Job Creation and Youth Employment, Mohammed Brimah has reacted to Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) applauding the Federal Government's N-Power programme, Concise News reports.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Friday charge a former Director, Legal Services, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Grace Eyanena Taiga, to court over alleged involvement in P&ID Contract Scandal.
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) on Thursday revealed its 2019 National Border Strategy to improve national security while combating insecurity in the country.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has said violent crimes and insecurity recorded across Nigeria have “tremendously” reduced in the last quarter of the year, Concise News reports.
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.
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.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it is determined to ensure a more efficient and hitch-free electoral service delivery in the conduct of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Senator Nimi Amange, has dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Inter-Party Advisory Council Of Nigeria (IPAC) on Wednesday called for the scrapping of state electoral commissions in the country.
The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia on Wednesday dismissed the petition against the Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, challenging his re-election as a senator for Abia South.
An ex-Manchester United player Rio Ferdinand has said that Eden Hazard might regret his move to Real Madrid because of the pressure at the club.
Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka has described his showing in the side's 3-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League as a "dream come true," Concise News reports.
After captaining Manchester United to victory in the Europa League against Astana on Thursday, Nemanja Matic tweeted for the first time ever.
Manchester United made a winning start to their Europa League campaign against Astana at Old Trafford as teenager Mason Greenwood scored his first senior goal, Concise News reports.
Nigeria dropped one spot in the latest FIFA ranking for September as the three-time Africa champions, Concise News reports.
Academy graduates Joe Willock and Bukayo Saka scored as Arsenal defeat Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0 to begin their Europa League campaign with an impressive start.
Nigeria's D’Tigers has now ranked 23rd in the latest ranking following their impressive run at the just concluded 2019 FIBA men’s World Cup in China.
President Muhammadu Buhari is set to host members of Team Nigeria who placed second at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco, and also the D’Tigers and D’Tigress for their recent exploits at the FIBA World Cup and the FIBA AfroBasket for women.
Nigeria born duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori are set to sign a contract extension with the Chelsea following their remarkable performances in the English Premier League season for the London Club, Concise News reports.
Iranian women will now be allowed into stadiums to watch men play football, a statement by the country's Sports Minister, Masoud Soltanifar said.
Nollywood actor Yomi Fabiyi has appealed to his colleague Lizzy Anjorin to let her issues with Toyin Abraham slide, Concise News reports.
Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) housemates were at loggerheads on Thursday, after which Tacha blasted Diane, Concise News reports.
Controversial Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has criticised the staged protest against cross-dresser Bobrisky, while recounting Nigeria's problems, Concise News reports.
While the beefs between Nollywood actresses Toyin Abraham and Lizzy Anjorin continues, the Alaafin of Oyo’s youngest Wife, Badira Adeyemi has warned the public not to involve her husband in the saga.
Sharon Adeleke, a sister to award-winning singer Davido has threatened to block up and coming singers 'disturbing' her for link up with the singer, Concise News reports
Nigerian indigenous rapper, Raphael Omoniyi aka Zlatan Ibile showed his football skills during a match with his fans in Ayobo Ipaja area of Lagos, Concise News reports.
Nigerian music producer, Don jazzy has revealed how he intends to get close to his crush and international singer, Rihanna.
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.
Jigawa State revealed it has lost 90 per cent of its maize produce this year to flood which wrecked havoc in over 6,000 hectares of farmland in the state, Concise News reports.
Apostle Johnson Suleman has slammed the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government for proposing to hike Value Added Tax (VAT) to 7.5 %, Concise News reports.
Over the years, several agritech investment or crowd funding companies have provided funding, training and improved seedlings, among others, for farmers.
The Senate Committee on Finance is set to invite the Minister of Finance and the Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS) to give details on reasons for the proposed increase in Value Added Tax (VAT).
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 .
President Donald Trump on Wednesday named the current envoy for hostage affairs, Robert O’Brien as a national security adviser following the ouster of John Bolton last week.
Corporal punishment is unconstitutional in South Africa, the country’s top court ruled on Wednesday, in a case involving a 13-year-old boy who was slapped by his father.
Twelve-year-old Nigerian artist, Waris Kareem, has emerged the recipient of the Taiwan’s Chou Ta-Kuan Cultural and Educational Foundation 22nd Fervent Global Love of Lives Award for 2019.
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.”
World’s largest search engine Google has said that original reporting will be highlighted in its search results going forward.
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.
The Director of Public Health, Federal Ministry of Health, Evelyn Ngige said that the Federal Government will engage law enforcement agencies against parties whose actions or inactions lead to the diversion of anti-malaria drugs (ACT) supplied to Nigeria by Global Fund.
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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