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.
FG Decries High Rate Of Unemployment
Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige put the current unemployment rate at all time high of 13.3% which increased from 12.1% this year, He also said Nigeria needs about 50 million jobs by 2030 to stem the tide.
Ekweremadu Visits Obanikoro, Abati, Others
The DSP visited the four EFCC detainees on the basis of party solidarity. Meanwhile, EFCC has given conditional bail to Reuben Abati but has a warrant to hold on to Bala Muhammed
Battle For Mosul: 900 ISIS Jihadists Killed – United States
Up to 900 ISIS jihadists have been killed in the offensive to retake Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, according to report from leader of the coalition forces, United States.
Fire Outbreak At The Lagos International Airport
Firefighters attached to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) responded swiftly and were able to extinguish the fire before any damage was done.
Group Pressures National Judicial Council To Broadcast Court Proceedings Live
NJC secretary, Mr Halilu Danladi, has disclosed that the NJC will consider a request seeking its nod for live broadcast of proceedings in Nigerian courts.
Suspend Investigation Of Oil Spillage, Court Orders NHRC
The court says the suspension is pending the determination of the substantive suit filed by the National Petroleum Development Corporation.
Ex-minister Urges Government Information Managers To Be Proactive
Former Minister of Information and Culture, Prof. Sam Oyovbaire, has advised information managers in all tiers of government to be proactive.
Justice Ademola Withdraws from DSS Case
Justice Adeniyi Ademola of a Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday withdrew from yet another DSS case after the controversial arrest and indictment of corruption.
Female Banker Who Hired Two Assassins To Kill Her Husband Arrested
The Ogun State Police command has arrested two suspected hired-assassins and a female banker, Oluchi Tochukwu, for attempted murder.
Another Ambassadorial Nominee Opts Out
Former Gubernatorial candidate in Katsina state, Usman Bugaje said his hands are full at the moment and he has decided to stay at home.
Boko Haram: Army Confirms Return Of Missing Soldiers In Borno
The Nigerian army has confirmed the return of some of the missing soldiers in Borno after last week's Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in the border town of Gashigar in Borno.
Senate Urge FG to Upgrade Census Equipments
The Chairman, Senate Committee on National Population and National Identity Card, Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi, said there is urgent need to upgrade the facilities used for the 2006 Census to latest technology ahead of the next one.
Bukola Saraki Loses Appeal To Halt CCT Trial
Information reaching Concise News has it that the appeal court has dismissed Senate President Bukola Saraki appeal challenging his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
NSCDC Not Recruiting, Alarms Public On Fraudsters
The NSCDC has stated that it is not carrying out any recruitment exercise. It advised job seekers to be wary of fraudsters collecting money in the guise of offering employment into the organisation.
Trial Of Fayose’s Aide Agbele Continues Today At Abuja
The Federal High Court Abuja will, today October 27, continue the N4.6billion money laundering charge against Abiodun Agbele, Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose’s aide.
Man Receives Strokes Of The Cane For Stealing Alcohol
He stole alcoholic drinks from a wine shop. He was caught. And he was thoroughly canned for the act. That is the story of 27-year-old Frank Ugochukwu, who received seven strokes the cane for stealing.
2017 Budget Ready For FEC Approval
According to Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, the budget is at an advanced stage. The Federal Executive Council has also approved funds for the Social Investment Programme, as well as the construction of two power projects.