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Ondo Election: NSCDC Denies Training Thugs For PDP

The security agency denied carrying out training of thugs for any political party in the State as alleged by the APC. It called the allegation ''reckless and baseless'' while urging Nigerians to disregard it.

Dam To Provide Over One Million Jobs In Kaduna – Minister

The multipurpose dam has a reservoir capacity of about 186 million. It could also generate 2.2 megawatt of electricity and supply water to 2.2 million people in the surrounding communities up to the ancient city of Zaria.

Military Discovers Skulls in Militants’ Shrine

The Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta announced that it had raided militants shrine and discovered human skulls. It also announced that it has arrested oil thieves in the troubled region.
Arms Probe

Aisha Belongs In My Kitchen And Other Rooms — Buhari

From far away in Germany, President Muhammadu Buhari has responded to a BBC interview granted by his wife, Aisha, in which she said she may not campaign for him in 2019.

UCH Doctors Strike Called Off After Three Days

The five-day strike embarked upon by resident doctors at the University College Hospital in Ibadan has been suspended after three days of action.

Man Arrested For Raping 3-year-old Girl In Zaria

The victim has been taken to General Hospital for medical examination. Meanwhile, the accused admitted committing the crime, but said he was under satanic influence. He would be charged to court after investigation, according to police.

Photos: President Buhari Meets German Counterpart Merkel

President Buhari meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Chancellery in Berlin Germany on Friday, October 14, 2016 to discuss matters of national security and development.

COSON Calls On Broadcast Media To Pay Royalties

COSON Boss, Chief Tony Okoroji, has decried the refusal of most broadcast stations in Nigeria to pay royalties to Nigerian Musicians. He urged broadcast stations to pay royalties to Nigerian musicians.

NJC Decries DSS Raid, Says It Is A Threat To Democracy

The National Judicial council has described last weekend raid of seven judges apartment as a threat to democracy, independence of the judiciary and Separation of Power.

NYSC: Decision To Reduce Graduates Not Concluded

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has debunked widespread reports that it is set to reduce corps members to be mobilized for Batch B orientation exercise by 67%. It said an appraisal is still ongoing and no official statement has been made yet.

Wenger Aims To Avenge Swansea Title shocker

Arsenal suffered an agonizing 2-1 loss to Swansea at home last season. That defeat all but completely faded their title-winning hopes. And now Arsene Wenger wants to banish that memory as the Swans visit the red part of north London on Saturday.

11 Frequently Asked Questions About 21 Freed Chibok Girls Answered

Concise News has obtained a report issued by the Presidency Office on Digital Engagement (PODE) to address the most frequently asked questions on the released 21 Chibok girls.
First Lady

First Lady Laments Cabal Presence In PMB Government

Wife of Nigerian President, Aisha Buhari in a BBC interview, has decried the takeover of PMB's government by usurpers who influence federal appointments. She threatens to withdraw support should PMB decide to run in 2019.

Full List Of The Freed Chibok Girls As Obtained By Concise News

The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja released the names of freed Chibok school girls. Below are the identities of the girls as obtained by Concise News.

EFCC To Return NBC’s Seized N10bn

The Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) is set to receive the N10bn seized from it by the EFCC. The DG announced that President Buhari has ordered the agency to release the money seized under former NBC DG, Emeka Mba
National Prayer Breakfast

National Prayer Breakfast: President Buhari, Saraki To Grace Event

President Muhammadu Buhari and Bukola Saraki are expected to lead other guests to this years annual National Prayer Breakfast organised by Christian Legislators Fellowship (CLF). The event will hold on October 27 at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.
Nigerian Navy

Nigerian Navy Seizes Large Barge of Stolen Crude

The Nigerian Navy said it has intercepted a large barge of carrying about 120,000 litres of stolen crude. The crude is suspected to have been stolen from different pipelines in Rivers State.
Nigerian Toddler

Boat Mishap: Nigerian Toddler Missing Off Libya Coast

According to reports, when the boat partially submerged, people began to panic. The devastated mother of the toddler said she was pushed into the water. The baby was lost in the process. Rescuers pulled 113 to safety. But survivors said the boat had set out from Libya with 130 on board.

Guterres Confirmed As 9th UN Secretary General

67 year old former Portuguese Prime minister Antonio Guterres has been confirmed by UN General Assembly to become the 9th UN Secretary General. He replaces 72 year old Ban Ki Moon of Korea, who steps down in December after two terms.
Human rights

Senate Approves 3 Per Cent VAT For Northeast

Nigerian Senate has approved the allocation of three per cent of Value Added Tax (VAT) accruable to the Federal Government in the next 10...
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