Date archive forOctober, 2013
By News Investigator On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Putin Ranks World Most Powerful man… Dangote Is 64th

Russian President Vladimir Putin has displaced the President of the United States, Barack Obama as the world most powerful man, according to the latest report on Forbes. President of the Peoples Republic of China, More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Nigeria Will Meet 2015 Food Production Target — Akinwumi

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has assured that Nigeria was set to meet its food target by 2015. The minister observed that ” for the first time in decades, there was More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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APC Final Push: Buhari, Tinubu Others Storm Jigawa Govt House

The much-speculated fusion of the seven warring governors of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP into the All Progressive Party APC may have reached its final stage as the two topmost leaders of the APC, Gen. Muhammad More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Senate Probe Unearths Senate Fresh Purchases, 4 Armoured Cars For Oduah

  More trouble awaits the embattled minister of Aviation Mrs Stella Oduah as the Senate has uncovered fresh questionable purchases by the Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for the embattled Oduah. The More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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More Trouble For Oduah…N10m Waiver Granted -NCS

There are more questions for the embattled minister of Aviation Mrs Stella Oduah over the alleged fraud in the purchase of two armoured cars at the outrageous cost of N240 million as new revelation shows a duty More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Rep Vows To Get Justice For Slain Nigerian Student

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Affairs, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa has vowed to unravel the circumstances sorrounding the death of a Nigerian student in Cyprus. Hon. Dabiri-Erewa assured More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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Eaglets Cruise Into Quarter-final: Beats Iran 4-1

The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria yesterday defeated Iran 4-1 to book a place in the quarter finals of the FIFA U17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates yesterday evening. Garba Manu’s boys have secured a place in More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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South African White Extremists Jailed 35Yrs

The leader of a White supremacists Mr. Mike du Toit, who plotted to assassinate former South African President, Dr Nelson Mandela and drive black race out of South Africa has been sentenced to 35 years in More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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Crude Oil Theft: NNPC Admits Revenue Shortfall

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC Mr. Andrew Yakubu, has said that the spate of attacks on major crude oil arteries are having a negative impact on the nation’s More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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2014 Budget: Jonathan To Present NASS Nov 12

President Goodluck Jonathan has notified the National Assembly of his intention to present the 2014 Appropriation bill to a joint session of the two chambers on November 12, 2013. Jonathan’s decision to More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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You’re Not Above The Law – Tambuwal Tells Reps

 The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, has admonished lawmakers to be law abiding in carrying out their duties, stressing that parliamentarians are not above the law. Tambuwal More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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Reps Probe: Oduah Risks Arrest

  The House of Representatives has threatened to arrest the Aviation minister Stella Oduah if she fails to appear on Wednesday before its Committee investigating the alleged fraudenlent acquisition of two armoured More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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Jonathan Caves In, Stops Stella Oduah On BASA

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday succumbed to the demands by the Anti-Corruption Network when he stopped the embattled minister of Aviation, Mrs Stella Oduah from signing the Bilateral Aviation Service More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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Edo Pre-Conference Parley Fracas: Okurounmu Apologises..Nyiam Resigns

   The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on National Conference Mr. Femi Okurounmu has apologized to governor Adams Oshiomhole over the unruly behavior melted to him yesterday during the More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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Cross Over to APC, Udenwa Tells Aggrieved PDP Governors

Former governor of Imo state, Mr. Achike Udenwa, has challenged the seven Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aggrieved governors to return to the ruling party in the interest of peace, or come over to All Progressive More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 28th, 2013
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Insurgent Attacks: Borno To Rebuild 200 Houses

Borno state government has assured residents of Kawuri village  of its decision to re-build about 200 houses destroyed last week by suspected insurgents in the state. The Deputy Governor, Alhaji Zannah Mustapha, More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Nigeria’s Economy is Weak, Says CBN Deputy Governor

Ignatius Okpara, Enugu Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in charge of (Financial System Stability), Dr. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, has said that the nation’s economic performance has been rather weak. He More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Aviation Armored Car Mess: Groups demand Records of Purchase from NCAA

Aviation mess: Groups demand Records of Purchase from NCAA By Eric Ojo As the controversies and tantrums trailing the purchase of two BMW bullet-proof cars for the Minister of Aviation, Mrs. Stella Oduah get messier, More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Sell Oduah’s N225m Armored Cars to Compensate Crash Victims –Group Appeals To Jonathan

Ayo Balogun, Lagos A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has issued a public appeal to President Goodluck Jonathan to “urgently order the sale of the two armored BMW cars More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Shift of Plateau LG Polls Ploy to Rig by PDP –APGA Candidate

Agabus Pwanagba A Chairmanship candidate under the platform of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State, Hon. Emmanuel Danboyi Jugul, in the forthcoming Local Government More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Behold Lagos’ New Head Of Service

Mrs. Josephine Oluseyi Williams, former Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Finance is now the 17th Head of Service of the Lagos State Public Service. Mrs. Josephine Oluseyi Williams, New Lagos, Head of More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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National Conference, A Diversionary Loot Venture for the Cabals

Dear sir,  National Conference, A Diversionary Loot Venture By The Cabals On October 1, 2013, Nigeria President announced in a national broadcast that he proposed to organize a national conference. The committee More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Open Letter to Gov. Obi: Continued Unlawful Detention of Chief Bonaventure Mokwe at Sars, Awkuzu, Anambra State

October 5, 2013 Mr. Peter Obi The Governor of Anambra State of Nigeria Government House, Awka, Anambra State.  Dear Governor Peter Obi, THE CONTINUED UNLAWFUL DETENTION OF CHIEF BONAVENTURE MOKWE AT SARS, AWKUZU, More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Peter Okoye Set to Marry in November

After several years and two children together, Peter Okoye the other half of P Sqaure  and Lola Omotayo are getting ready to say I do. Their traditional wedding will hold on Sunday November 17th at the Arc Events More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Is Annie Idibia expecting a baby boy?

It is no news that the wife of the sensational musician 2 Face Idibia, and mother of one, Annie Macaulay Idibia, is expecting her second child with her husband. There have been speculations in the entertainment More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Stay Focused on the Trophy –Jonathan Tasks Golden Eaglets

The African Examiner President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the Golden Eaglets on their stunning victory over their Mexican counterparts in the on-going Under-17 World Championships taking place in the United More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Kano Pillars Defends Titles, wins Nigeria Premier League

… Smile Home with 10 Million Naira By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu The 2013 GLOBACOM sponsored Nigeria premier league season on Sunday came to an end with defending champions, Kano pillars FC of Kano, retaining the More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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International Institutions of Justice in the Eyes of African Leaders

By Prof. R.A. Ipinyomi, University of Ilorin, Nigeria The world has been shrinking and coming together through the social media and internet much faster than many African leaders would desire. An index of good governance More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Christianity Under Extinction in Nigeria -CAN, PFN

Obinna Akukwe Bishops, Pastors and Church leaders attending the Lousanne Congress 2013 holding at Wisdom Cathedral, Abuja has unanimously agreed that Christianity in Nigeria is under heavy attacks and assaults More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Police Officers Beat Civil Defence Officer Publicly in Ondo

By Premium Times An officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) was on Saturday beaten in public by police officers in Ondo State. The incident, which happened at Ado Junction, along Akure/Owo More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Kwara to Engage Youths in Agriculture

The African Examiner As part of measures to check growing unemployment, especially among youths, Kwara State Government says it will fully engage the youth in agriculture with the provision of funds and farm inputs More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Solomon Lar Rebuffed Attempt To Stop Tambuwal from Becoming Speaker, Says Mantu

The African Examiner, Former Deputy Senate President, Alhaji  Ibrahim Mantu has disclosed how the pioneer chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and second republic governor of Plateau state, late Solomon More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Unfixing Tinubu’s Fixation About Jonathan’s National Confab

By Sufuyan Ojeifo  The cerebral Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, captured it succinctly in a recent interview wherein he described the proposed National Conference by President Goodluck Jonathan More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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World Bank Report Says 400 Million Children Living in Extreme Poverty

The number of people living in extreme poverty around the world has sharply declined over the past three decades, but it still includes roughly 400 million children, or one -third of those living in such abysmal More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Forum tasks international agencies on promotion of community radio in Nigeria

By Eric Ojo   Participants at the just concluded two-day Workshop on Building Community Radio for Democratic Governance in Nigeria, have urged international development agencies to promote the advocacy for community More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Presidency Press Release: Strive To Achieve Omojola’s Vision -Jonathan Urges Associates

President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with the government and people of Ondo State on the death on Saturday of the highly respected pro-democracy activist and renowned economist,  Dr. Baba Oluwide Omojola. The More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Aviation: Nigeria’s Hire And Fire Ministry

Chigozie Chikere Since 2005, Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Aviation has had no fewer that six Ministers. Three of them lasted less than a year. The self-serving Femi Fani-Kayode who was dismissed in 2007 managed More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Enugu Council Poll: ENSIEC Disqualifies All APC Candidates

Ignatius Okpara, Enugu The Enugu state chapter of All Progressive Congress APC has vowed to stop the November 2nd local government election in the area via a legal process, following the alleged unlawful disqualification More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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$9 Billion Refinery Project: Dangote Seeks Stakeholders’ Cooperation

The African Examiner Following the successful mobilization of $9 billion investment in refining and petrochemical sub sector of the petroleum industry, President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has declared More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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APC Condemns Plot To Force Amaechi To Resign

Ayo Balogun, Lagos The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned reported  plot to abduct, blackmail and force Gov. Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State to resign from office. Gov. Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State The More...