2019 Election: How Israeli Disinformation Campaign Targeted Nigerian Poll

A report by an American think tank said an Israeli political marketing firm helped launder the image of the Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari before the country’s general election in February.
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Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Sunday, May 19th, 2019

Good day, Nigeria and the rest of the world. Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Sunday, May 19th, 2019.

CBN: Jonathan Reacts To Missing Money From Bank During His Tenure

Former president Goodluck Jonathan has expressed sadness over the alleged withdrawal of some billions of Naira from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) while he was in power. 

FG Raises Fresh Alarm Over Plot To Overthrow President Buhari

The federal government has alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) want to overthrow the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. 

WAFU Cup: Super Falcons Beat Ivory Coast To Claim Crown

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have clinched the 2019 West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Cup after beating Ivory Coast 5-4 on penalty shoot-out on Saturday. 
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Kompany Leaves Man City After Historic Domestic Treble

Premier League champions Manchester City have confirmed captain Vincent Kompany is leaving after 11 years at the club.

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Reveals Why British Will Never Trust Igbo

Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has stated that the reason why the British will never trust Igbo was because unlike the Fulani controlled north that were subservient to the British, the Igbo fought the British in actual war.

Ramadan 2019: Day 14 Quotes, Images, Dua (Prayers)

Ramadan fasting has reached day 14  today, Sunday, and here are some quotes, images and prayers compiled for you and your loved ones by Concise News.

Latest Kogi State News Online Roundup For Today

Welcome to the Concise News compilation of the latest Kogi State news online for today, Sunday, May 19th, 2019.

MOST READ

Youths Stage Protest At EFCC Office Over Naira Marley’s Detention (Video)

Some youths have taken to the streets of Lagos to protest the arrest and detention of Nigerian rapper Naira Marley by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

EFCC Operatives Arrest 22 ‘Yahoo Boys’ In Delta State

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 22 suspected internet fraudsters known as "Yahoo Boys" in Delta State, Concise News reports.

Watch Regina Daniels, Ned Nwoko Smoke Shisha

Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels, has been spotted in a nightclub having the best of her time with her husband, Ned Nwoko.

2019 UTME: Latest JAMB News Headlines Update For Today, May 17th

Welcome to the latest Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) news headlines today for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examinations (UTME).

Complete Week 45 2018 UK Football Pool Results, Draws, Fixtures

This is a compilation of the Week 45 2018 UK football pool fixtures, results and draws for all games played that weekend across all divisions.

Naira Marley Risks 7 Years In Jail As EFCC Files 11 Charges Against Singer

Nigeria's anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has charged singer Azeez Fashola, also known as Naira Marley, with 11 counts bordering on alleged credit card fraud.

N-Power News Roundup For Today May 16, 2019

A pleasant day to you, and welcome to the latest N-power news headlines update for today, Thursday, May 16, 2019, on Concise News

Naira Marley Releases Official Statement

Management of Nigerian singer Azeez Fashola, also known as Naira Marley, has issued a statement concerning the arrest and detention of the artiste by the EFCC.
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NEWS

Miyetti Allah Is A Socio-cultural Organisation – Alhassan

The Fulani herdsmen body, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, has insisted that the group is a socio-cultural organisation that is representing an economic group and an ethnic group in this country.

NERC Fines Firm For Supplying Power To EKEDC’s Customers

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has placed a fine on PIPP LVI DisCo Limited, for supplying power to customers of EKEDC without approval.

Kogi: Bello Promises To Pay Workers’ Salaries, Reveals When

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello revealed plans on how to clear all backlog of salaries owed by his government and promised to pay workers before December.

Bayelsa Govts Applauds INEC For Postponing Governorship Election

The Bayelsa State government has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for picking a new date for the governorship election in the state.

Latest Benue State News Headlines Update For Today

Good day and welcome to the Benue State news headlines online update for today, May 19th, 2019 on Concise News.

Election: You Used, Dumped Us, Lepers Tell President Buhari

Lepers in the Alheri Special Village, Yangoji, Kwali Area Council of Abuja, have accused President Muhammadu Buhari of forgetting them. 

El-Rufai’s Wife, Kids Under Deportation Threat From Indonesia

Asia El-rufai, one of the three wives of Governor Nasir El-rufai of f Kaduna State and her kids might be deported from Indonesia. 

NYSC Speaks On Death Of Kogi Coordinator

Zainab Isah, the Nasarawa Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has reacted to the death of Oludolapo Ahile, the Kogi NYSC coordinator.
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Imo: EFCC Reveals Why It’s Investigating Okorocha

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that it is investigating the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha over money laundering. 

Aregbesola Reveals Why Nigerians Should Be Weeping

A former Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has said that Nigerians ought to be observing a day of weep because the country is poor. 

NLC, Others Warns FG Not To Release N649bn Paris Club Refund To Outgoing Governors

The Nigeria Labour Congress and some civil society organisations have advised the Federal Government not disburse N649bn Paris Club refund to states until after the inauguration of incoming governors on May 29.

POLITICS

See PDP’s Attempt To Sabotage Buhari’s Government

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is in an attempt to sabotage the Buhari administration.

2023 Presidency: Amaechi Reveals What Will Happen To Igbos For Voting Against APC

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi revealed that Igbos have no rights to demand the presidency in 2023.

Buhari vs Atiku: What PDP Told Tribunal About Justice Bulkachuwa

Atiku Abubakar's Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) told the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja that Aliyu Haidar Abubakar, son of the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, campaigned for President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the February 23 presidential poll.

Why Adeleke Cannot Govern Osun State – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun has alleged that Senator Ademola Adeleke, is unfit to govern the state, Concise News understands. 

Osinbajo Rates Okorocha’s Performance As Imo Governor

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday disclosed that the administration of Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has done extremely well in the past eight years.

New Chairman Of Northern Governors Forum Emerges

Governor of Plateau state Simon Lalong, on Friday, emerged chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, Concise News reports.

Defection: Saraki, Dogara, 52 Other Lawmakers Win In Court

A suit seeking an order declaring vacant the seats of 54 National Assembly members who defected from the political parties which sponsored their elections to other ones last year, was on Friday struck out by the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Ekiti: What PDP Said As Fayemi Sacks 2000 Workers

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has slammed Kayode Fayemi led administration for the sack of over 2000 workers. 
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INEC Fixes New Date For Kogi, Bayelsa Governorship Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has picked another date for the Bayelsa and Kogi state governorship elections, Concise News reports

Nigerian Senate Approves June 12 As Democracy Day

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill, passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as Democracy Day.

Osun Guber: PDP’s Adeleke Faces Fresh Lawsuit

Senator Ademola Adeleke, the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in Osun State has been hit with yet another lawsuit by a member of his party, Ajayi Shuaib.

SPORTS

Wilder Blows Away Breazeale In Two Minutes To Retain WBC Heavyweight Belt

Deontay Wilder smoked out Dominic Breazeale in one round to retain his WBC heavyweight crown at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Bundesliga: Robben, Ribery Bow Out Of Bayern Munich, Both Share Experience

Bayern Munich veteran wingers, Arjen Robben alongside Franck Ribery were both expected to leave the team this summer after the Saturday Bundesliga's title.

Bundesliga Final: Robben, Ribery Clinch Seventh Title For Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich wingers, Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, each scored in their side’s 5-1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday to clinched this season’s Bundesliga title.

Cristiano Ronaldo Names Best Manager To Succeed Allegri Juventus

Juventus Star, Cristiano Ronaldo has suggested for the club’s chiefs the best manager to replace Max Allegri’s this summer. Concise News understands.

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich Duo Ribery, Robben In Tears

Bayern Munich stars Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery will leave the team following the conclusion on Saturday, Concise News understands.

FA Cup Final: Manchester City Breaks Record, After 6-0 win Over Watford

Manchester City made a historical victory on Saturday evening after their 6-0 win over Watford in the FA Cup final at Wembley.

FA Cup: Fans React As Manchester City Conquer England

Football fans have hailed Manchester City and their coach Pep Guardiola for winning the FA Cup crown on Saturday at the Wembley Stadium.

FA Cup: What Guardiola Said After Team Clinched Treble

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola has saluted his side after they won the domestic treble on Saturday, Concise News understands.
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FA Cup Final: Man City vs Watford Possible Line-ups, Team News

After winning the English Premier League title last week Sunday, Pep Guardiola's side looks to clinch a domestic treble as they face Watford in the FA Cup final on Saturday at Wembley Stadium.

Transfer: Atletico Target Lacazette As Griezmann’s Replacement

Atletico Madrid have shown interest in Arsenal star Alexandra Lacazette as replacement for Antione Griezmann, Concise News understands.

Transfer: Top Premier League Clubs Interested In Ziyech – Ajax

Ajax’s sporting director, Marc Overmars, has revealed that the club attacking midfielder, Hakim Ziyech, will leave the club this summer amidst interests from Arsenal and Manchester United.

Entertainment

Kemi Olunloyo Replies Iyabo Ojo’s Jail Threat (Video)

Controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has posted an emotional video on Youtube in relationship to the response of Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo. 

Full List Of VGMA 2019 Award Winners

Nigeria's Burna Boy was among the winners at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) 2019 which held on Saturday night.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Gets Kicked In South Africa (Video)

Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger was drop-kicked from behind at a sports event in South Africa where the actor hero was hosting. The 71-year-old Terminator Star...

Timaya Drops Video Of ‘I Can’t Kill Myself’

Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa, Papichulo aka Timaya who dropped his EP “Chulo Vibes” earlier in the year has rolled out the video of "I Can't Kill Myself"

Dremo Serves It Hot, ‘Touchdown’ (Audio)

Davido Music Worldwide rapper, Aboriomoh Femi Raymond, popularly called Dremo comes through with another hot rap single titled “Touchdown”.

Runtown To Release New Album, Reveals Date, Title

Nigerian singer, Douglas Jack Agu, also known as Runtown, has disclosed the title and release date for his new album he titled “TRADITION.”

Nollywood Actress Uche Ogbodo Goes Nude

Popular Nollywood actress, Uche Ogbodo has uploaded nude pictures of herself as photoshoots which she took for celebrating of her birthday.

Speed Darlington Declares Interest To Teach Ned Nwoko A Lesson

Controversial US-based Nigerian rapper, Speed Darlington has through Instagram picked on Ned Nwoko, the husband of Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels. 
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Vector Reveals Reason For ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ In Nigeria

Nigerian rapper, Vector, said that the high rate of fraud amongst youth, known as "Yahoo" should be blamed on the country's standard of living.

Korede Bello Says Suicide Leading Cause Of Death

Nigerian singer and Mavin Records signee, Korede Bello has revealed that the leading cause of death among young people is suicide.

Tonto Dikeh Lashes RCCG Over Minister Who Committed Suicide

Tonto Dikeh, has reacted to the news of the Redeemed Christian Of God, RCCG, minister who committed suicide over alleged failure to pay his rent.

BUSINESS

MTN To Secure N200 Billion Loan From Seven Nigerian Banks

MTN Nigeria on Friday disclosed a deal with a consortium of eight banks to secure a seven-year medium-term loan facility to boost its Nigerian operations.

Loom Money Nigeria: SEC Warns Against New Ponzi Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned Nigerians over the activities of some online fraudsters, who are running an investment scheme, tagged ‘Loom Money Nigeria’.

Senate Okays Emefiele For Second Term As CBN Governor

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Godwin Emefiele as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for a second term, Concise News reports.

CBN Governor Reveals Commodity More Expensive Than Crude Oil

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has noted that the price of palm oil is greater than crude oil. 

CBN Governor: Senate Committee Approves Emefiele’s Appointment

The Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institution has confirmed Godwin Emefiele's appointment as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). 

Expect Increase In Petroleum Price, Rewane Tells Nigerians

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Bismarck Rewane, has revealed that a gradual reduction in subsidy payments is anticipated which could lead to increase in the pump price of fuel.

Nigerians Should Expect Blackout – TUC

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has asked Nigerians to seek for alternative power supply, as it announced that it would shut down the nationwide operations of the Transmission Company of Nigeria starting from Monday.

How To Make Pancakes & Cake Batter (Photos /Videos)

This post shows you the exact step-by-step guide to make pancakes and cake batter pancakes, as well as Nigerian Pancakes with several photos and videos to make the process easy for you
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Godwin Emefiele: Reappointment Good News For Farmers, Says NECAS Chairman

The National Chairman, North East Commodity Association (NECAS), Alhaji Sadiq Daware, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s renomination of Godwin Emefiele as CBN Governor, Concise News reports

Okowa Sends Messages To Emefiele, Egbemode On CBN Re-appointment, NGE Re-election

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on Thursday congratulated Godwin Emefiele on his reappointment as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

Ex-CBN Director Reacts To Emefiele’s Reappointment By Buhari

A former Director of the Budgetary Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Titus Okunronmu, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for re-appointing Godwin Emefiele as governor of the apex bank

WORLD

Austria’s Vice Chancellor Resigns Over Video Scandal

Austrian far-right Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned today following explosive revelations from a hidden-camera sting.

UN Raises Alarm Over Al Shabaab Deadly Bombs

A secret UN report said Al Shabaab, Somali Islamist insurgents are making their own bombs, as they mount more frequent and deadly attacks, Concise News reports.

German Chancellor Merkel Rules Out Future Political Office In EU

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel has ruled out taking on any political office in Brussels or elsewhere after her planned departure as Germany’s leader in 2021.

Many Dead As Commercial Building Collapses

Five people have been confirmed dead as the roof of a Shanghai commercial building moved in upon construction workers on Thursday.

Paris Marks 130th Eiffel Tower Anniversary

Paris has marked the 130th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower with a light show at the famed monument, Concise News has learned.

Power Minister Sacked Over 8-hour Daily Outage

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa fired minister of energy and power development, Joram Gumbo over “poor electricity supply” across the country.

Iran Suspends Nuclear Deal Commitments

Iran has officially stopped some commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, following an order from its national security council. According to the...

Alabama Senate Bans Abortion

The Alabama senate has passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States, which places a near-total ban on the termination of pregnancy – even in cases of rape and incest – and could punish doctors who perform the procedure with life in prison.
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Gunmen Kill Four Catholic Members, Burn Virgin Mary Statue

A religious procession in northern Burkina Faso Church was stalled as Gunmen killed four Catholics and burnt a statue of the Virgin Mary.

Sudan’s Military And Opposition Agree 3-Year Transition

An Agreement has reportedly been reached between the Sudanese military leader and the opposition alliance for a three-year transition period to a civilian administration.

Poland Reacts To Child Sex Abuse As Priest Video Goes Viral

Poland’s right-wing government on Tuesday unveiled plans to crack down on paedophiles by raising prison sentences to a maximum 30 years.

TECH

Google, Facebook, Twitter Blasted For Not Doing Enough In EU Fake News Fight

Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, seven months after promising to do more.

WhatsApp Hack: How To Find Out If You Are Affected, What To Do Next

WhatsApp said on Tuesday that a major security breach had allowed hackers to install spyware on some users' phones by simply calling them through the app.

Trump Bans Huawei Telecoms Gear In US, Chinese Company Reacts

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday barring US firms from using telecom gear from sources the administration deems national security threats.

Telegram Founder Reveals Why WhatsApp ‘Will Never Be Secure’

The Russian founder of popular messaging app Telegram has warned that WhatsApp, the world’s top messaging app, will continue to be open to surveillance after the Facebook-owned platform had to tell users that their phones could be infected with spyware.

San Francisco Votes To Ban City Use Of Facial Recognition Technology

San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate tools that local Silicon Valley companies helped develop.

Facebook Restricts Live Feature, Citing New Zealand Shooting

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of a massacre in New Zealand.

MTN Tops List Of Networks Candidates Used To Access 2019 UTME Result – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed that majority of the candidates who have accessed their results using the result checker (code), 55019 were MTN subscribers.

Facebook Facing 20-year Consent Agreement After Privacy Lapses

Social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions.
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Microsoft Invests Massive $100 Million In Nigeria, Kenya

Microsoft Corp on Tuesday announced that it will invest 100 million dollars to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Nigeria and Kenya over the next five years.

Why You Must Update Your WhatsApp Immediately!

A vulnerability discovered in Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging app is being exploited to inject commercial spyware onto Android and iOS phones by simply calling the target, Concise News reports

‘Cybercrime, Threat To Internet Users’ – Programmer

A Network Infrastructure Engineer and Software Developer, Yusuf Aweda, has said that cybercrime is a major threat to Internet users

HEALTH

‘Do Not Put ‘Reusable’ Sponge In Your Vagina’, Doctor Warns

Dr Jen Gunter has issued a warning to women not to put 'reusable' sea sponges in their vagina after someone tweeted a link to Holy Sponges "Ritual Menstruation Kit" that is being sold for £30

Nigeria Customs Service Speaks On Imported Poisonous Rice

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service Hameed Ali has warned Nigerians to stop consuming imported rice as it is poisonous, Concise News understands.

Lagos Rotary Club Distributes 400 Sanitary Pads

The Rotary Club of Lagos Island (RCLI), SAKHI arm, has on Wednesday tasked female student to maintain good menstrual hygiene.

NAFDAC Alerts Public On Circulation Of Fake Cold Caplets

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday alerted the public on the circulation of fake Mixagrip cold Caplets in Gombe state.

Constipation: Symptoms, Causes, Prevention & Natural Remedies

This post gives you all you need to know about constipation, causes, symptoms, prevention and natural remedies of constipation. ....Constipation is infrequent bowel movements or difficult passage of stools that persists for several weeks or longer.

The Linkage Between Migraine & Pregnancy Complications – Study

A recent study conducted at Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark, has revealed that migraine is associated with an increased risk of pregnancy-related hypertension disorders in mothers and newborns

Minister Inaugurates Community Health Centre In C/River

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Dr. Usani Usani, has inaugurated a community health centre at Asiga community in Taker LGA of Cross Rivers.

Osinbajo Reveals FG’s Plan To Extend NHIS

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has disclosed that the Federal Government is on the verge to expand the NHIS to cater for the health of Nigerians.
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Ramadan: What Surgeon Said About Ulcer Patients

A Consultant Plastic Surgeon with the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Prof Ismail Adigun says ulcer patients can observe Ramadan fast by avoiding foods that cause them problems

Benue State Still Experiencing Five Tropical Diseases – NTDs Coordinator

The 2019 report by the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) programme has indicated that Benue State is still endemic to five NTDs

Don Discloses Effect Of Unripe Plantain On Libido

Resident Human Resource Officer of Pally Agro Products Limited, Olaoluwa Olajide, has said that unripe plantain could enhance processes sexual performance.

OPINION

Depression, Suicide, Anxiety: Is Life Worth It? Where is Hope?

There are often thoughts that come to mind, questioning the essence of life. There are situations of maximum hopelessness that makes life seem unendurable.

The Best League In The World ‘Confirmed’!

The English Premier League - ‘the best league in the world!’ It’s not a phrase fans of Spanish football clubs most especially want to hear, but now, it’s the bitter pill to swallow!

Liverpool vs Barcelona: Implication Of The Catalans’ Collapse At Anfield

Mighty Barcelona crumbled under the onslaught of a Liverpool side inspired by their crowd on Tuesday night in the UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg. Concise News beams light on what this means for the Catalan club