DSS Speaks On Arresting INEC Officials Over Atiku ‘Server Results’

The Department of State Services (DSS) has debunked reports that it has arrested and detained seven staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC).
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Osinbajo Only Shining Light In ‘Dark’ Aso Rock – Bishop Wale Oke

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is the light in the midst of darkness in Aso Villa, according to the Founder of Christ Life Church Bishop Wale Oke.

Nigeria Addresses IMF, World Bank’s Fears Over Borrowings

Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, says the country is mindful of rising debt burden, which eats up about 25 per cent of its annual earnings.

Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Good morning Nigeria and the rest of the world. Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Monday April 22nd, 2019.

Atiku Replies APC Over Claims He Is Not Nigerian

Former vice president of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar has rubbished claims by the country's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) that he is not a Nigerian by birth.
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Twitter On Meltdown As Users Slam Obama Over Sri Lanka Bombings Comment

A former US President Barack Obama is under fire following his comment on the Sri Lanka Easter bombings, Concise News understands. This news medium had...

Latest Benue State News Online Roundup For Today

Good day and welcome to the latest Benue State news online on the Concise News website for today, April 22nd, 2019. 

How Nigerian-Canadian Teenager Wants To Safeguard Internet Users

A Nigerian-Canadian teenager Tega Aror's entry into the "What's Your Story - 2019," canvasses for a safer internet experience for users. 

2019 UTME: JAMB Speaks On How Candidates Can Check Results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says candidates can check their Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results on their mobile phones and should not “allow any Computer-Based Test centre to exploit them.”


Requirements, How To Apply For Nigeria Customs Service Recruitment 2019

The Nigeria Customs Service Recruitment for 2019 has started with the portal opened for application, Concise News reports. 

UTME 2019: JAMB Reveals When Results Will Be Released

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results 'are all ready.'

APGA Chieftain Tells Igbo How Biafra Could Be Actualized

Rommy Ezeonwuka, a Board of Trustees member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Rommy Ezeonwuka has said that agitation for Biafra is wrong if Igbos continue development of other cities outside Igboland.

Osun Guber: PDP Uncovers APC’s ‘Fresh Plot Against Adeleke’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Saturday, alleged that it has uncovered fresh plots by the leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to disgraced its governorship candidate in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke.

APC NWC Suspends Ondo Governor For Anti-Party Activities

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, the Ondo State Governor has been suspended by the National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress for anti-activities.

JAMB: Why You Must Print Your UTME 2019 Result A Second Time

There is a big difference between (ordinary) Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) result and the one called ORIGINAL JAMB RESULT. The original Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) result is absolutely needed - especially when you have been offered provisional admission by your choice institution

UTME 2019: Latest JAMB News For Today

Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) news headlines for Friday, April 19, 2019.

JAMB Result: Why You Need To Quickly Print Your 2019 UTME Score

The 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) has been concluded with candidates, as expected, eager to see their results.
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I Am Proud Of My Father, Son Of Legendary Robber Anini Says (Video)

Osayi Lawrence Lawson, Son of a legendary armed robber, Lawrence Anini in a video he posted on social media clears air on how the media and the movie industry portrayed his father.

2019 UTME: JAMB Reveals Why It Will Cancel Results

JAMB has noted that it will cancel the results of those who cheated in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Concise News understands. 

JAMB Clears Air On Reducing 2019 UTME Scores

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has debunked a trending report that scores of candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are being reduced, describing it as fake.

CAN Tells Kogi Gov. What To Do About Workers’ Salary

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kogi chapter, has called on the State Governor Yahaya Bello to pay up workers salary, Concise News reports.

Oke Ogun Polytechnic Rector Suspended

Oke Ogun Polytechnic rector, Mathew Oladeji together with some principal officers has been suspended by the governing council of the Institute for alleged fraudulent practices.

Pastors Have Number To Shut Down Any Blogger – Johnson Suleman

G.O of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman has declared war on bloggers who write anything untrue about him, his family or his ministry.

Easter: Rotimi Amaechi’s Message To Rivers State People

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said himself and other politicians in Rivers State must ask for God's forgiveness. 

UTME Results: JAMB Warns Candidates Against Scammers

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned Candidates who sat for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to beware of fraudsters as they wait for their results.
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In Edo, Four Suspected Boko Haram Members Arrested

The tactical teams of the Edo State Police Command have apprehended four suspected Boko Haram members

Third Mainland Bridge Safe, FG Assures Motorists In Lagos

The Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has assured motorists in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial centre, that the Third Mainland Bridge is safe for...

Why I Matcheted My Wife To Death – Remorseless Suspect

A 30-year-old man, Danjuma Bisalla, has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife, Uwani, for uttering that she would remarry if her husband died


Tinubu Explains Position On National Assembly Leadership Tussle

The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, on Sunday said that his support for the candidacy of Senator Ahmad Lawan, and Femi Gbajabiamila, for ninth National Assembly leadership, is in compliance with the directive of the ruling party.

Detractors Behind Akeredolu Suspension Rumours – Group

A group, The Campaign Concourse (TCC) has said that the purported suspension of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu by the All Progressives Congress (APC) is being sponsored by his detractors.

Tinubu Opens Up On Rumoured Bid For Presidency In 2023

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has described as “untrue” reports that he is planning to strengthen his presidential ambition by planting his allies in key positions at the National Assembly

Kano PDP Candidate: Abba Yusuf Blasts Gov Ganduje After Court Victory

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP's gubernatorial candidate in Kano, Kabir Abba Yusuf, has criticised Gov. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, for his “reckless” statements on the outcome of the supplementary election in the state.

Ondo Gov. Akeredolu Speaks On Suspension By APC

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has dismissed reports that he has been suspended by the National Working Committee (NWC) of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Tony Momoh Cautions APC On Imposition Of Leaders On National Assembly

Prince Tony Momoh, former Minister of Information has criticised the move made by the All Progressives Congress, imposing leaders on the National Assembly.

INEC Fixes Date For Supplementary Election In Lagos

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Lagos State, on Thursday, announced that the supplementary election in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Federal Constituency would hold on April 27.

9th Assembly Leadership: APC North Central Governors Endorse Lawan, Gbajabiamila

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and party state chairmen from the North-central geopolitical zone of Nigeria have endorsed the two candidates of the party for the leadership positions of the 9th National Assembly: Senator Ahmed Lawan and Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila
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Senate Presidency: Ndume Speaks On Osinbajo Asking Him To Drop Ambition

A prominent aspirant for the office of Senate President in the 9th National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, has dismissed insinuations that he turned down Vice President Yemi Osinbajo's intervention to drop his Senate presidency ambition

Kano PDP Candidate: Court Declares Abba Yusuf Winner

A Kaduna Court of Appeal has upheld the appeal filed by Abba Kabir Yusuf, which counter a Federal High Court ruling that sacked him as the PDP's governorship candidate in Kano state.

Senator Akpabio Speaks On Regretting Move To APC

A former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has denied the allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) 'evil' and was considering decamping to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Concise News reports.


AFCON 2019: Rohr Closes Door On New Players

The Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has declared that he will not be welcoming any new player to the squad ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations AFCON in Egypt.

EPL News: Manchester United Coach To Resign From Job

Mike Phelan, an assistant to Manchester United gaffer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is all set to quit his job with the English side.

Man City’s Kevin de Bruyne Expected To Miss Manchester Derby

Manchester City playmaker Kevin de Bruyne is set to miss the crucial Manchester derby as he suffered suspected hamstring strain against Tottenham.

Classified UK Football Pool Week 42 2019 Fixtures, EKO, LKO, Panel

The Week 42 UK football pool fixtures for 2019 will see Manchester United host Chelsea at the Old Trafford on Sunday at number 6. 

Mbappe Denies Real Madrid Move

Kylian Mbappe has denied he is leaving newly-crowned Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain to join Real Madrid at the end of the season.

Oduduru Breaks Nigeria’s Record As He Finishes 100m In 9.86 Seconds

Nigeria's thirteen years sub 10 seconds jinx in the 100 meters race has been broken by Divine Oduduru.

U17 AFCON: Eaglets, Others Get Semi-final Opponents

African powerhouse Nigeria will take on Guinea in the first semi-final of the CAF U17 Africa Cup of Nations at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam, on Wednesday.

Everton Vs Man United: Reds Legend Launch Blistering Attack On Team’s Performance

Manchester United legend, Gary Neville has launched a blistering attack on the team’s performance at Goodison Park on Sunday afternoon, labelling it “rancid” and “embarrassing”
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Nigeria Tennis Federation Unveils Plan For Grassroots

The Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) has declared its intention to develop the sport from grassroots level

NPFL: Gbenga Ogunbote, Fidelis Ilechukwu Speak After Rangers Vs MFM FC

Rangers International Football Club of Enugu beat MFM FC of Lagos 1-0 on Sunday to extend their lead in the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Group A to six points

NPFL: Nasarawa United Run Riot As Rangers Extends Lead In Group A

Sunusi Ibrahim and Anas Yusuf were the tormentors-in-chief as Nasarawa United defeated El-Kanemi Warriors 5-1 at the Lafia City Stadium in the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matchday 16 on Sunday


Harrysong Blesses Jumoke Orisaguna With N400k (Video)

Bread seller turned model, Jumoke Orisaguna, has been gifted four hundred thousand Naira by "Alter Plate Music" artist, Harrysong.

Teni Opens Up On Relationship, Desires

Famous Nigerian singer, Teni has stated that she is placing music above any romantic relationship for now because music is her primary focus.

Teni Slams Fan For Body Shaming Her

Nigerian singer, Teniola Apata, popularly called Teni Makanaki has given a response to an Instagram fan who body shamed her.

Popular Gay Model Dying Of Aids Cries Out

Joseph Connagh aka CJ de Mooi, a 49-year old British quizzer and gay model, has taken to Twitter to reveal that he is dying of AIDS.

BBNaija Star Reacts As Ebuka Joins ‘Beard Gang’

Big Brother Nigeria, BBNaija host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, has decided celebrate join the Nigerian guys' trend called "Beard Gang."

Chioma Jesus, Others Thrill Worshipers At MFM Concert

Popular gospel artist, Chioma Jesus, and 10-year old Saxophonist, Anderson Peter, entertain worshippers at the 2019 Praise Storm on Sunday in Abuja.

BBNaija Star Leo Cries Out Over Pressure From Family

BBNaija reality TV star, Leo Dasilva has revealed the amount of pressure he’s getting from his family who are expecting him to get married. 

Olajumoke Orisaguna Officially Separates From Husband

Bread-seller-turned model Olajumoke Orisaguna has reportedly divorced her husband, and also changed her surname to Chris.
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Nollywood Actor Jim Iyke Welcomes Baby Boy

Nollywood hotshot, James Ikechukwu, popularly known as Jim Iyke has welcomed a baby boy.

B Red Opens Up On Envying Davido

Adebayo Adeleke, aka B-Red, has said he does not envy his cousin who is the CEO of Davido Music World, David Adeleke, famously called Davido. 

Yomi SARS Opens Up About ‘End SARS’ Saga

Police officer cum music artiste, Abayomi Ekundayo, aka Yomi SARS, has said that he has never joined the campaign to end SARS.


Again, NNPC Speaks On Increase Of Fuel Pump Price

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured that there will not be a hike in the pump price of "fuel," Concise News reports.

See Nigerian State Where Residents Paid Highest Bus Fare In March

A report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says residents of Zamfara state, northwest Nigeria, paid the highest bus journey fare within city in March.

Find Out 14 States N-Power Build Training Will Start & When

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says 14 disadvantaged states would benefit from the N-Power Build; a vocational training component of the N-Power programme

Islamic Bank Begins Marketing Of 5-Year-Dollar Sukuk

Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has started marketing a five-year dollar sukuk, or Islamic bond, Concise News understands. It was learned that the bank gave initial...

Fuel Subsidy: How PENGASSAN, IPMAN Reacted To IMF’s Counsel To Nigeria

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN) has called on the Federal Government to disregard the International Monetary Fund (IMF) advice on fuel subsidy.

What FG Said About ExxonMobil ‘Leaving’ Nigeria

ExxonMobil or any other oil company is not leaving the country, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has assured. 

Kogi State Seals Deal To Revive Ailing Confluence Fertilizer Company

The Kogi Government and Messrs Emerald Fertilizer Production and Allied Investment Limited have sealed a deal to revive the Confluence Fertilizer Company, Concise News reports. 

IMF Advises Nigeria, Others Over Loans From China

International Monetary Fund, IMF, has called on Nigeria and other developing countries to withdraw from securing loans from China.
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Nigeria Is World’s ‘Second Worst’ In Use Of Sovereign Wealth Funds – IMF

Nigeria has been ranked by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as the second worst country in the world in the use of sovereign wealth funds.

Nigeria’s Stock Market Slumps Further As Investors Lose N4.8bn

Business activities on the floor of the Nigeria stock market fell further on Tuesday as investors lost N4.8bn, Concise News reports. 

Increase Taxes On Luxury Goods, Senate Tells FG

The Senate has urged the Federal Government to consider hiking taxes on luxury goods and services to shore up revenues, Concise News reports. 


Sri Lanka Attack: 87 Bomb Detonators Found At Main Bus Station

Officers made the discovery in the capital, Colombo, on Monday, a spokesman said, a day after suicide bombers attacked churches and hotels killing 290 people and wounding about 500.

Sri Lanka Attacks: Death Toll Rises To 290

The death toll in Sri Lanka has risen to 290 after a wave of blasts hit churches and luxury hotels across the country on Sunday, said, local officials.

Gunmen Attack Mali Army Base, Kill 11 Soldiers

At least 11 soldiers killed as gunmen attacked a Malian army base, burning the camp in west-central Mali on Sunday.

Prince Harry & Meghan Markel Could Move To Africa After Child’s Birth

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could move to Africa after their child's birth as they could both land a royal job on the continent.

Comedian Zelensky Wins Ukraine Presidential Election By Landslide

Ukrainian comedian, Volodymyr Zelensky has polled a landslide victory in the country's presidential election

Over 150 Persons Die In Sri Lanka Explosion

More than 150 people have been killed and hundreds more injured in a string of bomb attacks on hotels and churches during Easter services.

Egyptians Set To Vote In Referendum To Extend Al-Sisi’s Rule

Voting for a referendum will commence on Saturday in Egypt as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi aims to cement his rule.

SAD! Gunmen Kill 13 At Family Party

Unidentified gunmen killed at least 13 people including a child at a party in the violence-wracked eastern Mexican state of Veracruz.
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Is Pope Francis Supporting Homosexuality?

Pope Francis has shocked many after saying that ­anyone who rejects gay people “doesn’t have a human heart”.

Snakes Force President George Weah Out Of Office

Two black snakes reportedly forced Liberian President George Weah out of his office, making him work from his private residence.

29 German Tourists Killed In Portugal Bus Crash

At least 29 German tourists died yesterday when their bus tumbled down a slope and crashed into a house on the tourist island of Madeira.


NCC Reveals How Internet Users Can Be Protected From Cybercrime

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Director, Consumer Affairs Bureau, Mrs Felicia Onwuegbuchulam has stressed the need for the over 114 million internet users in the country to show interests in getting constant enlightenment to ensure the proper protection against cybercrime.

Infinix Hot S4 Video Review, Specs, Features, Price In Nigeria

The Infinix Hot S4 was launched at an event in Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday with this review detailing the specs, features and price of the device.

New Apple Lab Uses Robots To Rip Apart Devices For Recycling Materials

Apple Inc is notorious for keeping what happens in its laboratories a closely guarded secret.

Facebook Uploaded 1.5 Million Users’ Email Contact Without Consent

Facebook on Thursday confirmed that it uploaded the contact details of 1.5 million new users without their permission in the last three years.

Google Lets Android Users Choose Browsers To Ease EU Antitrust Concerns

Users of Android devices will be able to choose their browsers and search engines from five options starting on Thursday, a senior Google executive said, in a move aimed at addressing EU antitrust concerns and staving off fresh sanctions.

Samsung To Inspect Galaxy Fold Over Complaints Of Screen Damage

Samsung on Thursday said it will inspect units of its highly anticipated folding smartphone following reports of screen damage by some reviewers.

Sony’s Mark Cerny Puts Out Details For PlayStation 5

Mark Cerny, American game programmer and lead system architect for the PS 4, has revealed the details for Sony’s next-generation PlayStation console.

Apple Discusses Self-driving Cars With Potential Suppliers Of Sensors

Apple has held talks with at least four companies as possible suppliers for next-generation lidar sensors in self-driving cars, evaluating the companies’ technology while also still working on its own lidar unit, three people familiar with the discussions said.
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Twitter Can Now Detect Harassment Without User Reports

Twitter appears to be making headway lately at fixing abuse and harassment on its platform — despite a few embarrassing blunders.

World’s Largest Plane Completes First Flight Successfully (Video)

The world's largest aircraft by wingspan and largest all-composite aircraft took to the air for the first time on Saturday as the Stratolaunch completed its maiden flight.

Israeli Scientists Create First Ever 3D Printed Heart

A team of scientists has created the first ever 3D printed heart using human tissue and blood samples.


Benefits Of Exercise: 24 Ways Exercise Improves Your Health

Benefits of regular physical activity reduce your risk of a heart attack, manage your weight better, have a lower blood cholesterol level. lower the risk of type 2 diabetes and some cancers. Also, regular exercise makes the heart stronger and the lungs fitter, enabling the cardiovascular system to deliver more oxygen to the body.

NAFDAC Expresses Worry Over High Rate of Drug Abuse

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) at the weekend expressed concern over the increasing rate of drug addicts in the country.

NHIS: FG Panel Recommends Mandatory Health Insurance For Every Nigerian

The Federal Government panel on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has recommended compulsory health insurance package for all Nigerians

NAFDAC Cautions Media Against Adverts Traditional Medication

NAFDAC has warned the media and traditional medicine practitioners against advertisement of unregistered products without confirmation from the agency.

CMD Of UMTH Laments Over Insurgency

Ahmed Ahidjo, CMD, University of UMTH, says the activities of insurgents in the North East is affecting the operations of the facility.

FG Appoints New MD Of Neuropsychiatric Hospital

Federal Government has approved the appointment of Dr Monday Igwe, as the new Medical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu.

Boko Haram: CMD Pleads For Maiduguri Teaching Hospital

Prof. Ahmed Ahidjo, Chief Medical Director, CMD of UMTH, has advocated collaborative support for the hospital to enhance quality healthcare delivery.

See FCT’s Plan To Expand Vaccinations To Communities

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Health and Human Services Secretariat, says every child in the territory will be immunised against polio and other diseases.
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Oyo To Capture Informal Sector Operators In Health Scheme

The Oyo State Health Insurance Agency has introduced barter and daily payment system to ensure operators in the informal sector benefit from its Scheme.

Ear Care: Expert Cautions Public On Ototoxic Drugs

A medical consultant, Dr Saheed Nasiru, on Wednesday cautioned against the use of ototoxic drugs, saying they are capable of damaging the ear.

Why There’s High Rate Of HIV/AIDS In Akwa Ibom – State Govt

The Akwa Ibom government has attributed the high rate of HIV/AIDS in the state to the influx of visitors


Waje Quitting Music: Wake Up Call To Nigeria Music Industry

An opinion piece about singer Waje's decision to quit Nigeria music indiustry.

Is Being Nigerian A Misfortune?

An opinion piece by Omoshola Deji, a political and public affairs analyst..