Date archive forMay, 2014
By News Investigator On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Jonathan Condemns Killing Of Emir

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned the yesterday killing of the Emir of Gwarzo, Alhaji Idrissa Shehu Timta, by suspected Boko Haram insurgents. Jonathan reiterated his calls for More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Ignore My Purported Death, It’s Baseless Rumour -Dora Akunyili

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Former Minister of Information and delegate at the ongoing National Conference, Professor Dora Akunyili, has dispelled rumour making the rounds that she has died, describing it as “same More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Fear Grips Gombe Over Insurgents’ Attack, Killing Of Emir

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. Palpable fear enveloped Gombe city following the yesterday killing of the Emir of Gwarzo by suspected Boko Haram insurgents. The Nigerian military has confirmed that the attack on the convoy More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Soldiers, Boko Haram In Fierce Battle At Zhur Forest

Nigerian soldiers and members of Boko Haram are currently engaged in multiple fierce cross-fires in the Garkida town between Gombi local government area of Borno state and Hawul local government area of Adamawa More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Garlands For Senator Abatemi-Usman At 43

By Michael Jegede On May 6, 2014, the Senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District in the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman, clocked 43 years of age. On this day, the ebullient, More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Full Text Of President Goodluck Jonathan’s Democracy Day Speech

DEMOCRACY DAY BROADCAST BY H.E. GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN, GCFR, PRESIDENT, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA MAY 29, 2014 Fellow Nigerians, 1.    I greet and felicitate with you all, today, as we mark 15 years of More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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FG Declares Amnesty For Boko Haram Members

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. There are strong indications that the federal government may have offered Amnesty to members of the Boko Haram insurgents as part of options on the table for the release of the abducted More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Sanusi Lied On Missing $48.9bn -Senate Panel … Wants Subsidy Scrapped

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Senate Committee investigating alleged missing US$48.9 billion has said the former Central Bank Governor, Mallam Sanusi Lamido, lied about missing fund, saying, the Committee could More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Senate Expresses Concern Over Spate Of Terrorist Attacks, Urges For Unity Among Nigerians

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The senate has expressed dissatisfaction with growing activities of the Boko Haram sect in the country and urged Nigerians to remain united in the prosecution of the war against terrorism More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Kutigi Losses Wife, Confab Adjourns Sitting

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The National Conference on Wednesday adjourned its sitting following the news of the death of Maryamu, the wife of the Conference Chairman, Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi. Maryamu, aged More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Boko Haram Attacks Army, Police Barracks In Yobe, Scores Killed

The Boko Haram insurgents on Tuesday simultaneously attacked military barrack and police station in Yobe, killing over 20 army and police in the attack. Details of the attack was not available as at the time of More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Senators Flay CDS Over Comment On Missing Girls

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Senators on Tuesday berated the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshall Alex Badeh over his comment that the military was aware of the location of the abducted Chibok girls held in captivity More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Confab: No More Government-Sponsored Pilgrimages

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The National Conference Tuesday resolved that in order to distance government from involvement in religious matters, henceforth, no government, at any level, should use public funds More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Niger Delta Might Soon Cease To Exist -Clark

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Elder statesman and delegate at the ongoing National Conference, Mr. Edwin Clark, yesterday warned that unless something urgent is done to salvage the environmental issues in the Niger More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Confab Rejects Special Court For Environmental Issues, Endorse ‘Resource Democracy’

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Applause and knocks greeted the report of the Committee on Environment on Monday when it was presented to the plenary session of the on-going National Conference in Abuja. In particular, More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Chibok Girls: The Good News Is We Know Where They Are…But We Can’t Tell You -CDS

Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh, has said that the military are aware of the location of the abducted school girls but would not use force in the rescue missing girls. Air Marshal More...

By News Investigator On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Jonathan Averts Collision With NASS, Signs 2014 Budget, Jets To South Africa

  By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday handed over the 2014 Budget to the Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the Director, More...

By News Investigator On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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UN Security Council Approves Sanctions Against Boko Haram

UNITED NATIONS – The United States says the U.N. Security Council has approved sanctions against the Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group Boko Haram which has carried out a wave of deadly attacks and the recent abduction More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Drama As Briggs Minority Report Splits Delegates

The was a mild drama today at ongoing National  Conference as a member of Committee on Devolution of Powers, Ms. Anko Briggs, a Niger Delta activist, submitted minority to the Conference. Ms Briggs disagreement More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Senate Okays Establishment Of College Of Alternative Medicine

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Senate on Thursday passed into law a bill seeking  to establish the College of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Nigeria. The decision of the Senate was sequel to a bill, More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Drama As Senate Receives Strange Budget Proposal For SEC,CBN, 50 Others Agencies, Senators Kick

  By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. …N3.5trillion for NNPC, N377billion for CBN There was uproar in Senate today over what senators described as strange budget proposal seeking appropriation for the Security More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Breaking: Police Foils Another Explosion Plot In Jos, Suspect Arrested

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. Less than 24 hours after the deadly twin bomb blasts rocked the city of Jos, Plateau capital leaving over 118 dead and scores injured, the Police, today averted what would have been another More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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For The Record: The National Conference 2014 Report of Committee on Environment

  The National Conference 2014 Report of Committee on Environment       Table of Contents   Authentication Page                                                                          More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Terrorism : Senate Moves To Ban Chemical Weapons

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. As part of efforts to curtail possible escalation of terrorism in the country, the Senate has moved to ban the use and production of chemical weapons ingredients in the country. The More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Jos Blast: Conference Delegates Condemn Act

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. …Committee on Civil Society Submits Report Delegates at the ongoing National Conference has condemned the twin blasts that claimed lives of over 118 people in Jos, Plateau State, More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Jos, Borno Bomb Blasts Callous, Completely Unacceptable – Ekweremadu

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. …….Right time to negotiate with Boko Haram – Ozekhome …There is no reprisal attacks – Senator Lar The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Court Turns Down Sanusi’s Plea For Reinstatement

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Federal Court in Abuja yesterday declined to upturn the suspension placed on the outgoing Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, saying it lacks the More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Jos Blasts: NEMA Officials Confirm 118 Dead, Angry Christian Youths Protest

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed 118 people dead in the twin bomb explosions that rock the ancient city of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria on Tuesday. Even as More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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State House Press Statement

PRESIDENT JONATHAN CONDEMNS JOS BOMB BLASTS, APPROVES MORE MEASURES TO STRENGTHEN FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan strongly condemns the bomb blasts in Jos, Plateau state, today, describing More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Multiple Explosions Hit Jos

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The relative peace being experience in Jos, capital of Plateau state was again shattered on Tuesday with a multiple explosions rocking the ancient city. The multiple explosions believed More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Emergency Rule: Senate Grants Conditional Approval For Extension

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Senate on Tuesday gave conditional approval for the extension of emergency rule in the troubled northeast states of Yobe, Adamawa and Borno for another period of six months. The More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Jonathan Orders Probe Into Kano Bomb Blast

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered an immediate and thorough investigation into the bomb explosion that rocked the city of Kano in which five persons died and many others injured. The More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Press Statement: UN Special Representative On Chibok Abduction Consults With Fact-Finding C’ttee

  MEDIA STATEMENT UN SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE ON CHIBOK ABDUCTION CONSULTS WITH FACT-FINDING COMMITTEE Newly-appointed United Nations Secretary General Special Representative on the Abduction of the Chibok More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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CONFAB: 16 Committees Meet Deadline On Reports

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Sixteen out of the 20 Committees set up by the on-going National Conference to consider certain critical national issues, on Monday submitted their reports at the resumed plenary session More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Indigene-Settler Question: Confab C’ttee Moves To Reduce Tension

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. …recommends right of southerner to contest elections in the north In a bid to address the indigene-settler questions in the country, the National Conference Committee on Citizen More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Breaking News: Police Foils Another Bomb Blast In Kano

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Barely few hours after a deadly bomb blast occurred at the Sabon Gari area, killing five and injuring scores, the Police in Kano on Monday, about at about 9:00am averted what could have More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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15 Year Old Boko Haram Deserter Narrates Ordeal, Revelas Operation Mode Of Sect

…How he led operation to rescue two abducted girls With information not readily available about the living condition of Boko Haram members in the thick forests of North east Nigeria, a 15-year-old boy’s More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Confab C’ttees Turn In Reports, Delegates Gear Up To Resolve Issues

Not less that 12 Standing Committees of the National Conference have submitted their reports preparatory to final debate and adoptions billed to commence this week. Delegates are warming up to defend positions on More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Military Warns Journalists, Tourists Against Visiting Unsecured Area

  The Defence Headquarters has advised tourists, journalists and adventurers to obtain necessary security protection or clearance before moving into areas of security operations in Adamawa and Borno states. A More...

By News Investigator On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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Jonathan Cancels Visit To Chibok …No Such Trip -Abati

  Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has cancelled his first visit to the village from which more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted by Islamist rebel group Boko Haram a month ago due to security fears, More...

By News Investigator On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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Conference C’ttee Removes Immunity Clause, Says No One Is Above The Law

  By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The National Conference Committee on Security has recommended the removal of the immunity clause from the 1999 Nigerian constitutions so as to tackle the menace of impunity among More...

By News Investigator On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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Emergency Rule: Northern Senators Soften Stance, Embark On Consultations

There is a strong indication that the Northern Senators Forum may have back down their threat to vote against the extension of emergency rule in three affected states, our correspondent exclusive gathered. Northern More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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Money Laundering: Ibori Has Case To Answer – Appeal Court

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Six years after Justice Marcel Awokulehin delivered his controversial judgement striking out all 170-count charge of money laundering preferred against former Governor of Delta State, More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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Update On Security Briefing: Senate Defers Voting On Emergency Rule

  By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. After about four hours of closed session with Service Chiefs, National Security Adviser and Minister of Defence, Senate today deferred consideration of President Goodluck Jonathan More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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Emergency Rule: Senators In Closed Door Meeting Military Chiefs

  By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The scheduled meeting between the senate and military services chiefs is currently going on at the National Assembly. The meeting was called to enable senators take informed position More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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Army Hqtrs Orders Probe Into Maimalari Barracks Shooting

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The Defence headquarters has directed an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the violent protest by some soldiers who fired gunshots in confrontation with the General Officers Commanding More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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Nyanya Bombing: Interpol Arrests Aminu Ogwuche In Sudan

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The government on Wednesday evening announced the arrest of Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, a prime suspect in the Nyanya bombing in which over 80 persons were killed with scores  wounded. Ogwuche, More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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Environment C’ttee Recommends 2% Increase In Ecological Fund To States

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Conference Committee on Environment has recommended  two-percent increase in Ecological Fund allocation to states of the federation. Briefing newsmen in Abuja Wednesday, the Chairman More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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Northern Senators Reject Extension Of Emergency Rule …Set Up C’ttee To Meet Affected Governors

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Northern Senators Forum Wedneseday vowed to vote against extension of state of emergency rule imposed on three North East states by President Goodluck Jonathan on last year may. Senate More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Obasanjo Didn’t Win 1999 Presidential Poll -Okurounmu

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. A member of the National Conference Committee on Political Restructuring and Form of Government, Senator Femi Okurounmu on Tuesday declared before members of the Committee that former More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Press Release: Nigeria-US Relations Strategic – CDS

  DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS MINISTRY OF DEFENCE P M B 309 GARKI – ABUJA    DHQ/ABJ/901/32/DDI   13 May 2014 NIGERIA-US RELATIONS STRATEGIC – CDS The Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Confab Committee Maintains 13% Derivation Principle

After over five hours closed door meeting, National Conference Committee on Devolution of Power has unanimously agreed to maintain 13 percent derivation principle. Briefing newsmen at the end of the meeting, Co-chairman More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Conference C’ttee Wants Zoning Legalised

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. National Conference Committee on Political Restructuring and Forms of Government today recommended the entrenching of the zoning principle in the electoral Act. The decision was reached More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Industrial Harmony Key To National Transformation- Ekweremadu

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The National Assembly will continue to take all necessary legislative steps to promote industrial harmony in Nigeria,saying it was an  important ingredient in fast-tracking the country’s More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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87% Approval Rating For National Conference -Poll

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. An opinion poll conducted by Nigeria’s foremost polling services company, NOIPolls reveals that 87 per cent on Nigerians affirmed their support for the constitution of the National More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Update: Jonathan Seeks Extension Of Emergency Rule In North East, Writes Senate

President Goodluck Jonathan has asked the Senate to approve the extension of the one year old state of emergency in the troubled states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe because of the growing activities of the insurgents More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Jonathan Seeks Extension Of Emergency Rule In Adamawa, Yobe, Borno

President Goodluck Jonathan has sought for the extension state of emergency in three North East states, Borno , Adamawa, Yobe. In a letter sent to Senate by President Goodluck Jonathan, he said despite the state More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Agreement Is In Sight On Resource Control, Power Devolution – Attah

The National Conference Committee on Devolution of Power today assured that agreement will be reached on the knotty issues of derivation principle and resource control on Tuesday. The Co-Chairman of the Committee, More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Confab Delegate Joins ‘Bring Our Girls Back’ Campaign

A member of the National Conference Committee on Devolution of Powers, Alhaji Buba Galadima on Monday stage a solo protest over the abduction of over 200 girls from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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National Conference C’ttee Recommends Unicameral Legislature For Nigeria

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The National Conference Committee on Political Restructuring and Forms of Government has recommended unicameral legislature for National Assembly against the current bicameral house More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Shettima Volunteers Information On Location Of Abducted Girls

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Governor of Borno State, Mr. Kashim Shetima, said he has information on the whereabouts of about 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Boko Haram sect. Shettima, according to the BBC, More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Boko Haram, Jonathan And The Northern Elders

By Femi Fani-Kayode “I am going to marry out any woman who is twelve years old, and if she is younger, I will marry her out at the age of nine. You are all in danger. I am the one who captured all those girls More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, May 11th, 2014
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MEND Condemns Abduction Of School Girls, Urges NASS To Probe Defence Budget

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta MEND has condemned the abduction of the over 200 school girls by the Boko Haram insurgents, even as it called for investigation of More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, May 11th, 2014
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Chibok: Netanyahu Calls Jonathan, Offers To Deploy Israeli Anti-Terrorism Experts

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday joined the rest of the world to offer assistance to Nigeria in search of the over 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram islamic insurgents. Agency report said More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, May 11th, 2014
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PDP Lauds Nigerians Over Rescue Efforts On Abducted Girls

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended Nigerians for their unity of purpose demonstrated in the efforts to rescue the abducted school girls of Government Girls Secondary School, More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, May 8th, 2014
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China Plans High-Speed Rail Network For African Capitals …Increase Credit Offer To $30 billion

…18,000 scholarship for African students The Chinese government has pledged to establish high-speed network that will connect all African capital cities across the continent. Earlier, the Chinese government More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, May 8th, 2014
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President Jonathan’s Remarks At The WEFA Opening Plenary Session

  Opening Remarks by Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR At the World Economic Forum Opening Plenary Session, May 8, 2014 PROTOCOLS 1. As this is the first plenary session of this Conference, let me use this More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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World Economic Summit Kicks Off, Jonathan Hails World Leaders For Defying Terror Threats, Advocates Investment In Agric

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday applauded world leaders for braving the threats of terror to attend the World Economic Forum for Africa‎. President Jonathan who spoke today More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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Exclusive Interview: How I Escaped From Boko-Haram -Chibok Girl

Godiya Usman an 18 years old girl revealed her ordeal in the hand of  Boko-Haram gunmen who invaded her school. She was the first girl that escaped. ” At around 11:30 in the night most of the girls had not More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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CONFAB: Proposal On State Police Tears C’ttee Chairmen Apart

  By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The agitation for and against the proposal for state police at the ongoing National Conference in Abuja, nearly marred the meeting of its Committee on National Security on Monday More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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First Lady Did Not Order Arrest Of Anybody -Aides

OFFICE OF THE FIRST LADY PRESS RELEASE  FIRST LADY DID NOT ORDER THE ARREST OF ANYBODY Our attention has been drawn to media reports that the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan ordered the arrest of a woman who More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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Jonathan Eulogises Oputa, Says He’s Most Distinguished, Courageous Jurist

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan has eulogised the late retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Chukwudifu Oputa, describing him as a most distinguished and courageous jurist who made More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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Patience Jonathan Weeps, Says Borno First Lady Is Not Cooperating On Rescue Effort … Principal’s Grandchild Among Kidnapped Girls

  …Certificates Of 135 Male ‎Students To Be Cancelled – WAEC Nigerian First Lady Patience Jonathan has lamented that her efforts to work with wife of Borno Governor Mrs. Nana Shettima on how to rescue More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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Boko Haram Threatens To Sell Kidnapped Girls

  By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. Leader of the Boko Haram Islamic insurgent, Mr. Abubakar Shekau has vowed to sell the abducted school girls seized on April 15 at the Government Girls School in Chibok, Borno state. In More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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Committee Insists FG, States Should Legislate On Labour Matters

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Efforts by the leadership of Labour Unions at the ongoing National Conference reverse the decision of the Devolution of Power Committee to move labour matters from the concurrent list More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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Abducted Girls: CAN Publishes 180 Names

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has published the names of the school girls abducted by the Boko Haram insurgents. The lists revealed that out of 180 students on the list, 165 of the kidnapped students More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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Conference C’ttee Jerks States, LGA Allocation To 57.5%, Reduces Items On Exclusive List

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Conference Committee on Power Devolution has unanimously agreed to jerk up monthly allocation of both states and local government to 57.5 percent against current allocation of 47 percent More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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Nigeria External Debt Stands At $9.16billion -DMO …Local Debt Hits N8.7trillion

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Director General of Debt Management Office, Bright Okogwu said on Monday that the external debt of Nigeria is now $9.16 billion even as he stated that the local debt is at the N8.7 trillion. Okogwu More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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Justice Oputa Defined The Roadmap For Our Judiciary -Mark

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Nigerian Senate President Senator David Mark has described erudite Justice Chukwudifu Oputa as the pathfinder who charted the road map for the nation’s judicial system. Paying More...

By News Investigator On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Nyanya Blast: Jonathan Summons Emergency Security Meeting

 By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan has summoned an emergency security meeting following the last bomb blast that occurred in Nyanya, Abuja in which 9 persons died and 19 others injured. Presidential More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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Missing Girls: Security On Red Alert -Jonathan Tells Senators

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan has assured the nation that security agencies are on alert to secure the release of the abducted school girls from Government Secondary Schools, Chibok, Borno More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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Delegates Amend Exclusive Lists, Grant States Mining Right

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. After four days of consistent debate and disagreement, the Committee on Devolution of Power at the on-going National Conference, on Wednesday, reached a consensus to modify Item 39 of More...