Economist Advises FG To Create Special Bank For SMEs
A Nigerian economist has called on the Federal Government to create a special bank for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria. This, he claims, will propel the SME sector of the economy.
Social Intervention Fund: Ndume Against Online Selection
He said he had observed that using internet registration for the programme could deprive many eligible Nigerians from benefiting, adding that the Senate would take a stand on the matter on Wednesday.
Insurgency: Troops Thwart Suicide Bomb Attempt On IDP Camp
A statement by the Nigerian army says the troops killed a bomber while he was attempting to sneak through their inner parapet towards the IDP camp in Maiduguri on Sunday.
Buhari, Tinubu, Oyegun To Spearhead APC Campaign In Akure
Ondo State chapter of APC has announced that President Muhammad Buhari would launch the campaign rally of its governorship candidate, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu.
Youths Supply Fuel To Boko Haram In Borno, says NSCDC
The NSCDC said it had intercepted a reasonable quantity of fuel packaged in a carton of groundnut oil. The command said it was headed for Gamboru Ngala local government area in the state.
Military To Launch ‘Operation Accord’ Against Herdsmen
The Nigerian Military has announced that it will soon launch an operation code-named 'Accord' to tackle security challenges posed by violent herdsmen across the country, Concise News gathers.
FRSC Plans Full Speed Limit Enforcement In 2017
The Federal Road Safety Corps plans to move from subtle to full enforcement of Speed limit on both commercial and private vehicles from next year.
Clinton Faces FBI Probe As Race Enters Final 10 Days
America's first female president hopeful, Hillary Clinton, embarks on the frenetic final 10 days of her campaign, despite renewed controversy over FBI probe.
Recession Won’t Affect Christmas – Lai Mohammed
The minister gave Nigerians reason to hope for improvement especially in the approaching Christmas season, as he said the Federal Government will ensure increase in crude oil production to revamp the economy.
Nigeria Lost $7bn To Militancy, Vandals -NNPC
NNPC GMD, Dr Maikanti Baru said the crisis in the Niger-Delta has cost Nigeria $7bn. NNPC however plans to increase security of oil and gas assets to stem losses.
$2.6bn Badagry Deep Sea Project Will Boost Economy – Ambode
The Lagos State Governor believes the project, which is expected to generate 500,000 direct and indirect jobs upon completion, will bring about global growth to the Nigerian economy.
Tompolo’s Trial Adjoured Till December Over Unavailability Of Witness
A letter from EFCC's Counsel, Mr Festus Keyamo, has forced a Lagos high court to adjourn til December the trial of Tompolo over N47million fraud.
Boko Haram: Army Inaugurates Internet Phones For Troops In Borno
The Nigerian Army has inaugurated internet protocol desktop telephones for troops in Bornu to enable them communicate with their families with ease.
House Charges Police Against Naira Hawkers
The house mandated its committees on Banking and Currency and Police Affairs to interface with CBN and IGP to put an end to the practice which offends.
‘7 Big Win’ Petroleum Roadmap Launched
The new roadmap will focus on Niger Delta and security, policy and regulations, business environment, investment drive, transparency, efficiency, stakeholder management and others.
Chibok Girls: Released Girl’s Child Not For Boko Haram Member
Fresh reports reaching Concise News has it that one of the Chibok schoolgirls that came back with a child was already pregnant before she was abducted.
Senate To Start Deliberations On PIB Next Week
The PIB which has been pending in the National Assembly for almost a decade now will lead other major issues for deliberation next week as the Senate moves to reposition the economy.
Ondo 2016 Election: Jegede Calms Supporters, Heads To Appeal Court
Following the protest that erupted in Akure Friday morning over INEC's substitution of names, the affected candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, has urged his supporters to remain calm.
Coolio Escapes Jail Over Weapon Possession
Grammy award winning rapper, Coolio escaped jail term but got three years probation and 45 days community service after pleading guilty to illegal firearm possession. He however said it was a mistake and thanked the court.
Ondo 2016 Election: Unrest In Akure As INEC Swaps Jegede For Jimoh Ibrahim
A violent protest has erupted Friday in Akure, Ondo State capital, following INEC's decision to replace Eyitayo Jegede with Jimoh Ibrahim as PDP candidate for the November 26 governorship election.