President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday signed the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) at the 12th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government. Concise News gathered that Nigeria has become the 53rd county in Africa to sign the AfCFTA agreement.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has described his reappointment as a humbling experience and a call for rededication. Mustapha, who spoke to newsmen on Sunday at the Yola International Airport, Adamawa State, said he found his reappointment to be both thrilling and challenging.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye has said there may be doom in the country if killings are not averted. Pastor Enoch Adeboye said this over the weekend during the RCCG Ghost Service at the Redemption Camp.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has alleged that the Federal Government plans to reintroduced Ruga settlements for herdsmen. Concise News understands that the Ruga scheme was suspended by the Federal Government following the controversies it generated.
The National Council for Women Society (NCWS), FCT Chapter, has called on the United Nations to ensure that Senator Elisha Abbo is prosecuted for assaulting a lady. Concise News had reported that Senator Elisha Abbo was caught in a video, last week, assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has denied spending $470 million from the state fund to take members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Egypt for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The PDP made the allegation on Sunday where it called on the State House of Assembly to probe the matter.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticized President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), over his reappointments and for allegedly not showing concern to the welfare and safety of Nigerians. Concise News understands that the spokesman of the main opposition party PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement made available to newsmen, on Sunday, in Abuja accused President Buhari of being interested only in the appointments aides to serve his immediate personal comfort and necessities.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released timelines for the Kogi and Bayelsa Governorship elections scheduled to hold on November 16, 2019. Concise News gathered that the electoral body also released timelines for party primary elections in both states.
The lawmaker representing Ovia Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Dennis Idahosa, has sued for peace among warring factions in the crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Concise News understands that Idahosa made the call while fielding questions from newsmen on Sunday in Benin.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has singled out midfielders Wilfred Ndidi, Oghenekaro Etebo and Alex Iwobi for their efforts as his team had a 3-2 victory over Cameroon on Saturday at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019.