Akeredolu Makes Courtesy Call To Gov. Mimiko
Ondo State governor elect, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Wednesday made a courtesy call on outgoing Ondo State governor, Olusegun Mimiko at the Alagbaka governors lodge, Akure.
Shiites: Rights Group Asks FG To Release Zakzaky, Wife
The global rights watchdog has called on the Nigerian government to end a crackdown on a pro-Iran Shiite Islamic movement and obey a court ruling ordering its leader’s release.
Oil Sector: Lawmakers Want Local Vendors Paid
The House of Representatives on Wednesday called for the payment of local vendors in the oil and gas industry in the bid to save the industry.
President Buhari Presents N7.298tn 2017 Budget To NASS
President Muhammadu Buhari has presented a proposed N7.298tn 2017 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly. The 2017 budget has an increase of 20.4% over the 2016 figure.
Ban On Vehicle Import Could Increase Smuggling, Say Dealers
The car dealers believe the ban would further increase smuggling activities in the border areas, because some of the vehicles might not be able to undergo the processes at the sea ports.
Unyielding Jammeh Tackles Barrow In Supreme Court
The petition, filed by his party, now raises the prospect that Barrow’s narrow victory, which was poised to end years of Jammeh’s autocratic rule, may be overturned.
Kerry Congratulates Incoming US Secretary Of State Tillerson
Kerry, in a statement he issued on Tuesday, said the U.S. Department of State would provide full support for a smooth transition for the incoming administration’s pursuit of U.S. foreign policy.
Damages Caused By ‘Agbo’ Far Outweighs Health Benefits; Medical Expert Warns
A medical expert, Dr Festus Olalekan, has warned against uncontrollable consumption of traditionally-concocted herbal medicine, otherwise known as 'agbo'.
Elation Turns Deflation As Falcons Take Protest To NASS
With this protest, the ladies are hoping that President Muhammadu Buhari, who is due to visit the National Assembly today to present the 2017 Appropriation Bill to lawmakers, will come to their aid.
Everton Fight Back To End Arsenal’s Unbeaten Run
The Gunners went down in the Premier League for the first time since August, as Ashley Williams struck a late winner to hand Everton a 2-1 win at Goodison Park.
EFCC Challenges Court Order On Gov. Fayose
The EFCC has stated that Tuesday's court order to unfreeze Governor Ayo Fayose’s accounts at Zenith Bank may be a legal nullity.
House Adopts MTEF As Buhari Presents 2017 Budget Today
The House has adopted the 2017 to 2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework, even as the President is expected to present the 2017 budget estimates to a joint session of National Assembly today.
MMM Parody: Funniest FB and Twitter Reactions To Ban On Withdrawal
Concise News brings to you a compilation of some of the most hilarious reactions to MMM ban that we stumbled upon on social media on Tuesday.
ITF Names Kerber, Murray Players Of The Year
Murray and Kerber were named ITF World Champions on Tuesday, capping stellar years for the highest ranked male and female tennis players.
Kanye West Leaves Hospital For Trump Tower
The rap superstar delivered a surprise even in this most unusual of political years as he met President-elect Donald Trump, marking the artist’s first appearance since a reported mental breakdown.
Rivers Re-run: PDP To Contest South-East Senatorial District Result
The Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday expressed readiness to contest the Rivers South-East Senatorial District’s re-run election result at the tribunal.
Dickson Wants Probe Of Election Violence In Rivers
Bayelsa state Governor Seriake Dickson has called on the Presidency to investigate reported electoral violence and punish perpetrators.
Absence Of Defence Witness Stalls Ex-Gov. Dariye’s Trial Again
The trial of former governor of Plateau state, Joshua Dariye, was once again stalled in an FCT High Court Gudu, due to the absence of defence witness.
Beware Of Expired Rice, Customs Warns Nigerians
The customs says it has discovered and sealed warehouses, of which one contains 23,000 bags of expired rice and 44,000 empty bags for re-bagging.
Why MMM Nigeria Participants May Have Just Kissed Their Funds Goodbye; S. Africa’s Case...
MMM Nigeria participants may have just kissed their frozen capital goodbye according to Concise News analysis.