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Siblings Arrested For Beating Elder Brother To Pulp Over Father’s Estate
Two siblings, who allegedly beat their elder brother to a pulp, were on Wednesday docked at an Apapa Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on a two-count charge of conspiracy and assault.
Power Generation: Lagos Targets 3,000MW In 7 Years
Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said the state government planned to generate up to 3,000 mega watts of power within the next seven years to boost power generation in the state
Kidnapping: IGP Idris Set To Convene National Security Summit
The IGP, Ibrahim Idris has announced plans to convene a National Security Summit in reaction to the spate of incidences of kidnapping across the country.
Nigeria’s Power Generation Rises To 4,043MW
The Transmission Company of Nigeria has announced that the country's power generation has increased from 3,528MW to 4,043MW between February 1 and February 15.
Fraud Case: Bank Documents Hinder Ex-Naval Chief Trial
The trial of a former Chief of Naval staff, Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin, over alleged fraud was on Wednesday hindered due to the inability of his lawyers to access relevant bank documents.
WHO Declares End To Yellow Fever Epidemic In Congo
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the Democratic Republic of Congo’s worst yellow fever outbreak in decades has ended.
Saraki, Dogara Visit President Buhari In London
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, are in London to visit President Muhammadu Buhari, Concise News has reliably gathered.
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Guinea Alienates Bikinis, Suspends Beauty Pageant Over It
Guinea has placed a temporary ban on beauty pageant over bikini outrage, which some Guineans claim is alien to them.
Oshoala Leaves Arsenal, Joins Mikel, Ighalo In China
Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala has joined Chinese side Dalian Quanjian from Arsenal Ladies, the English club has confirmed.
Another 173 Nigerians Return From Libya
Nigerian Returnees From Libya Share Tales Of Woe, Loss
161 Nigerians returned to the country voluntarily after their ill-fated sojourn in Libya in their bid to cross over to Europe.
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Man Paraded Naked After Killing Several Persons With Sorcery
A sorcerer from Imo state has been made to parade naked after confessing to the killings of several persons.
Nokia 3310 To Make A Return
NOKIA mobile is set to relaunch its 3310 model on 26 February at the forthcoming Mobile World Congress trade show scheduled to take place in Barcelona, Spain.
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Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Rises To 18.72%
Nigeria's inflation has climbed from 18.55 per cent to 18.72 per cent, between December 2016 and Januray 2017, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
#ConciseMetro: Lagosians React To Danfo Buses Ban, BRT Fares Increment
#ConciseMetro feels the pulse of Lagosians on the state govt's proposed ban of danfo buses and proposed increment in fares of BRT and LAGBUSes.
Fayose Accuses FG Of Hamstringing His Administration
The governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Federal Ministry of Finance withholding the state's January federal allocation and the Budget Support Fund.
Evicted BBNaija Housemate CoCoIce Has No Regret Over BreastFeeding Saga
CoCoIce has said that she has no regrets breastfeeding her fellow housemate during the Truth or Dare game.
Transfer News: Rooney Advises Pogba, Maguire
Rooney, Carrick, Jones Miss United Training Ahead Europa League
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney along with Michael Carrick and Phil Jones missed training on Wednesday ahead of the Red Devil's Europa League game with Saint-Etienne on Thursday.
India Launches Record-breaking 104 Satellites From Single Rocket
India's space agency has broken Russia's 2014 record of launching 37 satellites by successfully launching 104 satellites from a single rocket .
Six Die As Another Suicide Bomber Strikes In Pakistan
The latest assault was said to have happened in Peshawar after a bomber rode a motorcycle into a van carrying a judge travelling through an upmarket neighbourhood.
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Facebook Invites Developers To ‘Bots For Messenger Challenge’
Facebook has invited developers in teams of up to three people from the Middle East and Africa, to create bots in three categories: gaming and entertainment; productivity and utility; and social goods.
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