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HI! WE ARE CONCOURSE MEDIA

A platform built for undiluted, outstanding news and content. We believe there is always a better way to deliver information and this should be done at it’s best. The Concourse platform runs a partnership with its citizens’ journalist to report and tell amazing stories that show the “state of now” of the country and the world. At Concourse, we believe every single piece of content has the power to ignite a change, stir up a movement and make a difference.

MEET THE TEAM

Kehinde Irinoye

Chairman: Founder & Publisher - Concourse Media Group

The Founder/Publisher of Concourse News attended University of Maiduguri where he obtained his first degree in Political Science & Administration. He thereafter proceeded to Abeokuta in Ogun State for his NYSC programme as a staff writer with Link Publications Ltd. On completion, he proceeded to the United Kingdom where he obtained a Law degree as a second degree. He worked as a Lawyer in various Law Firms in London before joining the Public Service.

Habeeb Ilavbare & Co. Legal Practitioners

Solicitor & Advocate (Legal Consultants)

Habeeb Ilavbare is Barrister based in Kaduna, along Ahmadu Bello Way in Kaduna. He attended Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. His hard work in the Legal Profession has made him one of the outstanding lawyers of his generation.

Shalom Ekelaka

Operations Manager/Editor

Graduate of History from O.A.U. Ile-Ife. She has passion for the media and this has contributed immensely to her success and development in the media sector. She has been very reliable, dependable and consistent with an enviable proven track record.

Hon. (Chief) D. S. Ikilama

Financial Controller

Hon. (Chief) D. S. Ikilama is an outstanding and well known Financial Consultant based in Jos, Nigeria. He graduated from University of Maiduguri where he obtained a degree in Banking & Finance. He did his NYSC programme in Jos and on completion, he was appointed as Taraba State Controller with Federal Mortgage Bank Jalingo. Thereafter, on leaving the banking sector, he went into private business as a Financial & Management Consultant.

Deline

Marketing Director/Consultant

Deline is a Marketing Strategist based in Hampshire in United Kingdom. She has a proven track record in the Marketing Sector in the UK and a great asset to Concourse News Team. She has been a consultant to many reputable firms in the UK with second to none achievements. Deline has produced first class brains from Oxford and Cambridge Universities. She is well established with a reputable personality.

Akintomide Aroso

Social Medial/Writer

Akintomide is a very enthusiastic and motivated individual. He is self-motivated, resourceful and target oriented. Akintomide studied Geology at Ekiti State University and has passion for dissemination of news the right way without losing its originality and truth. He is a keen believer in the power of social media for the right cause.

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About Us

This site is operated by Concourse Media Limited, a company registered and governed by the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Companies and Allied Matters Act 1990. Concourse Magazine is an exciting Nigerian Online and Print Magazine packed with News, Politics, Entertainment, Business Sports, Fashion, Housing, Entertainments and More.

With our professional team on board, we will endeavour to ensure that we provide you with good services to best of our abilities. Concourse Magazine aims to provide the Nigerian populace with current affairs particularly in the home front as this period of political phase in Nigeria is considered to be the most exciting political phase in Nigeria where the powers of the general people of this great country is seen to be the determinant or the driving force in shaping the future of our nation.

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Governing Laws

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Taxes

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Further, we may from time to time, revise or update the applications, services, and or related material, which may render all such prior versions obsolete. Consequently, we reserve the right to terminate these terms and conditions as to all such prior versions of the applications, services and or related material and limit access to only the most recent revisions and updates.

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Assignment

You may not transfer, assign, or sub-contract any of your rights and obligations under these terms and conditions. We may assign, transfer, or sub-contract our rights and obligations under these terms and obligations without notifying you or obtaining your consent, and with no further liability.

Waiver

Failure of either party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this or any Agreement or the failure of either party to exercise any right or remedy to which it, he or they are entitled hereunder shall not constitute a waiver thereof, and shall not cause a diminution of the obligations under this or any agreement. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provisions of these terms and conditions. No waiver of any of the provisions of this or any agreement shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be such and signed by both parties. No delay or omission on our part in exercising any rights or remedies shall operate as a waiver of such rights or remedies or any other rights or remedies. A waiver on any one occasion shall not be construed as a bar or waiver of any rights or remedies on future occasions.

Dispute Resolution, Suspension and Termination

Arbitration Clause

Notwithstanding anything herein, you agree that in the event of any legal dispute you have with us regarding the interpretation of these terms herein, and in the event of any legal dispute you have with us pertaining to your use of the services, you will forgo litigation and take the matter to binding arbitration should you chose to proceed with your dispute. A party electing arbitration shall initiate it through an established alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provider mutually agreed upon by the parties. The ADR provider and the parties must comply with the following rules:

  1. The arbitration shall be conducted, at the option of the party seeking relief, by telephone, online, or based solely on written submissions;

  2. The arbitration shall not involve any personal appearance by the parties or witnesses unless otherwise mutually agreed by the parties;

  3. Any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. You further agreed that any arbitration award in your favour shall not exceed the aggregate naira amount for all causes and claims of damage and liability as specified herein.

Suspension

Concourse Magazine reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend you and your content at any time at our sole discretion. In the event, and for so long as, we suspend you, you shall have no ability to upload any works on the website, but you may continue to access the platform and download works and view and comment on the Concourse News Network website and, if applicable, our other member websites, and post materials or other contents on your personal member website if applicable. For clarification purposes, Concourse News Network shall not remove any works you have uploaded prior to suspension of your membership account and such works shall continue to be available for streaming.

Termination

This agreement shall continue in perpetuity unless terminated in accordance with this section. Concourse Magazine may at anytime terminate this agreement in its sole discretion, including, without limitation, for any breach by you of any of your representations, warranties or obligations under this agreement, or for inactivity by you with respect to use of the website. On the other hand, you may at anytime, terminate this agreement by sending a termination request to Concourse magazine. In the event of termination by Concourse Magazine, we shall notify you of such termination. Concourse Magazine reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your user-ship at any time, including, without limitation, deactivating your materials.

If your agreement is terminated for violation of the terms of the agreement herein, the termination will be treated as if the account holder had initiated the termination, effective on the date that the account holder was terminated.

Upon any termination of agreement, all works uploaded by you shall be removed from the website; provided, however, that Concourse Magazine may continue to use the work for internal archival and reference purposes; any and all standard credits shall be redeemable by you for cash, minus any transactional expense in accordance with Concourse Magazine standard pricing and payment policies and you shall forfeit all rights, title and interest in and to any all offered credits. Termination of this agreement shall not relieve you from any payment obligations that may have arisen prior to such termination, or any other obligations pursuant to any other agreement that has not been specifically terminated, such as an upload agreement or download agreement.

Privacy Policy

Concourse Magazine knows that you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and we take your privacy very seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy. By visiting our website, you are accepting the practices outlined in this privacy policy.

This privacy policy covers Concourse Magazine treatment of personal information that we gather and use on our website and when you use our services. This policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that we do not have control over or to individuals that Concourse Magazine does not employ or manage.

Information Collected by Concourse Magazine

We only collect personal information that is relevant to the purpose of our website. This information allows us to provide you with a customised and efficient experience. We do not process this information in a way that is incompatible with this objective.

We receive and store any information you enter on our website or provide to us in any other way. You can chose not to provide us with certain information, but then, you may not be able to take advantage of many of our special features.

We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. Concourse Magazine and its authorized agents automatically receive and record certain traffic data on their server logs from your browser including your IP address, Concourse Magazine cookie information, and the page you requested. We use this traffic data to help diagnose problems with its servers, analyse trends and administer the website.

Email Communications

Concourse Magazine is very concerned about your privacy and we will never provide your email address to a third party without your explicit permission, as detailed in the sharing your information section below. Concourse magazine may send out emails with our related news, products, offers, surveys or promotions.

Cookies

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser and tell us how and when pages in our website are visited and by how many people. Concourse Magazine cookies do not collect personal information, and we do not combine information collected through cookies with our personal information to tell us who you are or what your screen name or email address is.

The help portion of the tool bar on the majority of browsers will direct you on how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to command the browser to tell you when you receive a new cookie, or how to fully disable cookies. We recommend that you leave the cookies activated because cookies allow you to use some of Concourse Magazines coolest features.

Concourse Magazine advertising partners may place a cookie on your browser that makes it possible to collect anonymous non-personally identifiable information. If you would prefer to opt-out of this standard practice, please visit our advertising partners platform; a privacy policy and opt out page.

Sharing your Information

Be rest assured that we neither rent, nor sell your personal information to anyone and that we will share your personal information only as described below.

Concourse Magazine personnel and authorised consultants and or contractors may have access to your user information if necessary in the normal course of its business.

Business Transfers:

In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In this event, user information is typically one of the business assets that are transferred. Moreover, if Concourse Magazine, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, user information would be one of the assets that are transferred.

Protection:

We may release personal information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with a law; to enforce or apply our terms of us and other policies; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Concourse Magazine, our employees, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Syndication:

Concourse Magazine allows for the RSS syndication of all its public content within our website. With your permission, we will contact you when your personal information is shared with third parties or used for a purpose incompatible with the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected, and you will be able to opt out to prevent the sharing of this information.

Children under Eighteen Years of Age

You must be eighteen years and older to register to use the Concourse Magazine website. As a result, Concourse Magazine does not specifically collect information about children. If we learn that Concourse Magazine has collected information a child under the age of thirteen, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. We recommend that minors between the age of thirteen and eighteen ask and receive their parents’ permission before using our website or sending information about themselves or anyone else over the internet.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Concourse Magazine may amend this privacy policy from to time, as its sole discretion. Use of information we collect is subject to the privacy policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make changes to the privacy policy, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our website so you are always updated with information we collect, how we use the information, and under what circumstances if any, the information is disclosed.

Our Vision

Our vision is to play a leading role in providing exciting, authentic and verified news to the Nigerian polity especially at this exciting period and phase of our nation’s development.

Our Mission

Our mission is to show that we are reliable, dependable and capable of providing excellent services to our target audience.