Your Agitations Distracting Me, Buhari Tells Labour Unions

President Muhammadu Buhari has admonished labour unions in Nigeria to reduce their demands so that his government can fix more infrastructure. Buhari said this on Thursday as he met with the leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students at the State House in Abuja. According to him, “In three-and-a-half years, we have improved tremendously […]

Minimum Wage: FG, Labour Meet In Abuja To Avert Strike

The Federal Government and leadership of the organised labour are currently meeting at the Ministry of Labour and Employment in Abuja over the new minimum wage of N30,000. Concise News learned that the purpose of the meeting is to find a solution to the controversy surrounding the new minimum wage and ways to avert the […]

Wildfire Razes Down Over 60 Shops In Kure Market Minna

About 68 shops have been destroyed by a wildfire at the Kure Market in Minna, the Niger State capital with goods worth millions of naira gone. Concise News understands that the fire incident started early on Friday with many traders rushing down to salvage their goods the inferno. Firefighters were also on ground to put […]

Air Force Kills Bandits, Destroys Hideout In Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force has destroyed another armed bandits’ hideout and neutralised several of their fighters near Doumbourou Hill in Zamfara State. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, announced this in Abuja on Friday. The Air Force spokesman said that the Air Task Force of Operation DIRAN MIKIYA carried out […]

Even Idi Amin Will Not Do This… Omokri Blasts INEC Over Amina Zakari

A former Presidential media aide, Reno Omokri says late Idi Amin of Uganda would not have appointed Amina Zakari as the head the collation centre of the forthcoming general election. Concise News had reported earlier that the Chairman of by the Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, appointed Zakari, a national commissioner at […]

INEC Should Have Appointed Buhari’s Child, Fayose On Amina Zakari

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, says the Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC) should have appointed one of the children of President Muhammadu Buhari head of the electoral body. Fayose made this comment in reaction to the appointment of Zakari, a national commissioner at INEC, as chairman of the committee on […]

NLC Announces New Date For Nationwide Strike Over New Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has set January 8 as the date for the commencement of an indefinite nationwide strike over federal government’s failure to urgently transmit the new national minimum wage bill to the National Assembly. NLC president, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, said the strike would be inevitable if nothing happens before the set date. […]

Nigerians React To INEC’s Appointment Of Amina Zakari

A storm of mixed reactions by Nigerians has greeted the appointment Amina Zakari as the head of the collation centre of the forthcoming general elections by the Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC). Concise News had reported earlier that INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, appointed Zakari, a national commissioner at the commission to head the collation […]

Amina Zakari: Things to know about INEC official named to announce 2019 presidential result

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Thursday appointed Amina Zakeri as its head of Collation center. By her new appointment, Zakari, who was once the Commission’s Director of Operations, will be responsible for announcing the result of the presidential election. However, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, faulted the appointment of Zakari because she’s a […]

Ezekwesili reacts as INEC names Buhari’s niece official to announce presidential result

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has kicked against the appointment of Amina Zakari as head of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) collation centre for the elections. Her new appointment, Zakari, who was once the Commission’s Director of Operations, will be responsible for announcing the result […]

2019: Ozekhome reacts as INEC names Buhari’s niece official to announce presidential results

A Human rights lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome, has reacted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, appointment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s niece, Amina Zakari as its head of collation center. By her new appointment, Zakari, who was once the Commission’s Director of Operations, will be responsible for announcing the result of the presidential election. Reacting […]