Date archive forJuly, 2014
By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Again, Female Bomber Hits Kano Poly, 3 Dead, 7 Injured, 3 Insurgents Nabbed In Katsina

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Another female suicide bomber Wednesday detonated an explosive in a school compound, killing herself  and three students of Kano State Polytechnic, in Kano. It is the sixth time in More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Group Urges Bankole To Contest Ogun 2015 Guber

A group known as DSB Vanguard has urged the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Dimeji Bankole, to contest in 2015 governorship elections in Ogun State. The group made the call in a statement issued More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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BREAKING: Nasir El-Rufai Loses Son In Auto Crash

Hamza El-Rufai, son of former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Nasir El-Rufai died this morning in an auto crash. Hamza was involved in an early morning ghastly accident which claimed his More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Update: Kano Bomb Blast, NNPC Mega Station Not In Flame -Police

The Police authorities have denied reports that the NNPC Mega station in Hotoro, Kano went up in flame following the second suicide bombing attack that occurred close to the filling station. At 1:40p.m, another More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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FRSC Back Down On New Plate Number, Driver’s Licence

The Federal Road Safety Corps has backtracked on its plan to clampdown on vehicle owners who have not procured its new number plate and driver’s licence by August 1. The agency said it had not fixed a deadline More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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TCN Plans To Spend $8Billion To Boost Power Supply

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said it planned to inject $8 billion to upgrade its operations to achieve 20,000 megawatts electricity supply in the country. Executive Director, More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Muslim Group Berates FG Over Chibok Girls

The group, Muslim Media Watch Group (MMWG), Monday declared that the government’s rescue efforts on the abducted girls was taking too long. The group, made the declaration in a statement issued Abuja by its More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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INEC Reels Out Statistics On Osun Poll, Says 24 Candidates In Contest

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Twenty political parties have nominated candidates for the Osun State governorship election slated for August 9, 2014. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) disclosed More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Senate May Bury C’ttee Report On Abba Moro’s Jinxed Recruitment Exercise

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. There are strong indications that the report of Senate Committee on Interior over the tragic immigration recruitment exercise which claimed not less 18 lives of job-seekers may eventually More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Another Female Bomber Hits Kano

Less than 24-hours into the last Sunday attack by a suspected Boko Haram insurgent in Kano, another female suicide bomber in Nigeria’s Kano city killed three people and injured seven others on Monday in an attack More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Cameroon’s V.P Wife Abduction: IJTF Intensifies Border Hunts For Insurgents

International Joint Task Force set up to tackle the Boko Haram insurgents has intensified in its operation in the border area with Cameroon in the wake of recurrent insurgency attacks in the border towns. A reliable More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Boko Haram Attacks Adamawa, Scores Feared Dead

Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram Islamist insurgents reportedly stormed Garkida, in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State on Sunday, killing several people in the attack. Security sources More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Osun 2014: APC Alleges ‘New Rigging Strategy By PDP’

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja.The Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said it has uncoverred new plans of how the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) allegedly intends to rig the 9th August 2014 governorship More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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Troops Arrest Suspect Of Kaduna Bombing

Troops are holding a man suspected to be connected with the explosion believed to have been targeted at General Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in which scores of people died.   The young man who was apprehended More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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Leave Security Matters To Securitymen, Presidency Tells Critics

The Presidency said on Friday that issues of security must be left to those trained on the matter to  handle it. It, therefore, appealed to the political class to stop the blame game and also stop politicizing More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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Lagos Raises Alarm Over Suspected Case Of Ebola Virus

The Lagos State Government has raised an alarm over a suspected case of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, in the city of Lagos, cautioning residents to report any symptom to hospitals. The disease has so far More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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Kano Blast: Police Say Only 1 Death Recorded, Eyewitness Says 6

Less than 24-hours into the explosion in Kaduna in which over 100 persons lost their lives, another improvised explosive device went off inside the crowded New Road motor park located at Sabon Gari, Kano leaving More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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Bomb Blasts: Killings Not A Solution To Any Problem -Mark

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja.Senate President Senator David Mark has for the umpteenth time urged the perpetrators of terrorism and bomb blasts in the country to sheathe their swords, saying, as killing of innocent More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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APC Chieftain ,Colonel Talabi, Others Defect To PDP ….As Omisore Pledges Anti-Poverty Programmes

Less than twenty days to the Osun state governorship election,the All Progressive Congress on Wednesday  lost one of its top chieftain,Colonel Olayiwola Talabi (rtd) who defected with hundreds of his supporters More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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NFA Chairman, Aminu Maigari Impeached

Report just reaching our news desk from the Glass House says the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Aminu Maigari has been impeached.Maigari was impeached by eight votes to five of the 13-man Executive More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Osun Election: Islamic Leaders Reject Gov Aregbesola’ Overtures

Few days to the governorship election in Osun state,Governor Rauf  Aregbesola has launched consultations with Islamic leaders across the three senatorial districts of the state. Reports from the encounters of the More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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EFCC Grills  Nyako’s Deputy

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday grilled  ousted Deputy  Governor of Adamawa State, Mr. Bala Ngilari for about three hours at the headquarter of the Commission More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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2015: Daniel Vows To Stop Amosun…We’ve Rubbished His Legacy Of Violence -Governor

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The former Governor of Ogun State, Mr. Gbenga Daniel, has berated his successor and incumbent Govenor Ibikunle Amosun , accusing him of rubbishing all the good works he did during his More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Jonathan Reassures On Safe Return Of Chibok Girls, Some Parents Are Dead Already -Chibok’s Spokesman

President Goodluck Jonathan has reassured the Chibok community that the over 200 girls abducted in April by the Boko Haram Insurgents will be rescued and safely returned to their parents. Even as reports said no More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Minister Calls For Application Of Science And Technology Innovations In African Countries

By Chuks Sunday, Abuja.African scientists have being urged to apply science and technology innovations (STI) in their various countries, as a means of improving socio-economic conditions.The call was made by the More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Damboa Attacks: Wakil Commiserates With Victims …Pledges Military, Humanitarian Response

The Minister of State for Power, Hon. Mohammed Wakil has decried the escalation in Boko Haram attacks in Borno state and particularly in Damboa town, commiserating with victims and pledging military and humanitarian More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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BREAKING: Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 Helicopter Crashes South Of Bama, Army Rule Out Enemy Action

The Defence authorities have confirmed that a Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 Helicopter on a training mission this afternoon at a location South of Bama. Bama and it’s environs are considered black spots where More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Helen Nwaobasi Elected As New Ebonyi Speaker

In a commando style, members of Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Monday morning impeached the Speaker, Mr. Chukwuma Nwazunku, just as it elected its first female speaker, Mr. Helen Nwaobasi. Nwazunku was reportedly More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Former OPEC Secretary General, Rilwanu Lukman, Is Dead

Former Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and two term Nigeria’s Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr. Rilwanu Lukman, is dead. Family sources said Lukman died early More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Maigari In Fresh Trouble, As FIFA Lifts Ban On Nigeria

The crisis rocking the Nigerian Football is far from being over despite the vacation of a court Order restraining the board from running football in the country, as aggrieved members of the board are warming up More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Ekiti Election: Intellect Was Thrown Into Dustbin -Fayemi 

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja.Four weeks after losing the Ekiti Gubernatorial election to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Mr. Ayo Fayose, incumbent Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, said in Abuja that the More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Malaysian Plane ‘Shot Down With 295 On Board’

A Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur comes down in Ukraine after reportedly being hit by a ground-to-air missile. Aviation sources said the Malaysia Airlines plane, which was flying from Amsterdam More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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ASUP Demands Are Genuine -Mark …Calls For Dialogue, Understanding

The President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has  reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment towards addressing the ills in the education sector including the demands by the Academic Staff Union More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Press Release From Rivers State Government

​The Rivers State Government in futherance of its open government policy has has commenced its tour of all the wards in the 23 local government areas of the state. The tour commenced yesterday July 15, 2014 with More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Jonathan Goes Tough On Boko Haram …Seeks $1 Bn Loan To Fight Terror

President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday requested for immediate approval of $1 billion by the National Assembly to enable government tackle the Islamic insurgents, Boko-Haram in Nigeria.The President in a letter addressed More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Nyanya Bombing: Interpol Hands Over Ogwuche, IGP Commends Operation

The alleged mastermind of the Abuja Motor Park bombing, Mr. Aminu Ogwuche has been extradited to Nigeria by the Interpol. The extradition followed the conclusion of legal and diplomatic processes between Nigeria More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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Securitymen Arrest Fake Boko Haram In Abuja

Security forces operating in Abuja metropolis have arrested a man who specializes in creating panic by sending out text messages threatening attack by Boko Haram terrorists. The suspect, Ugwu Lawrence who was tracked More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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Dwindling Economy: Mark Advocates Stronger Public, Private Partnership

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja.The President of the Senate, Senator David Mark  today took stock of the dwindling fortune of the nation’s economy and called for stronger public and private sectors participation More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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2014: Senate Passes N271billion FCT Budget Proposal

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja.The Senate Tuesday passed the N271.1 billion budget for Federal Capital Territory (FCT)  just as it called for faster development of the territory by the Federal Capital Territory Administration More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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Breaking: Nyako Impeached, Ngilari Resigns

Governor of Adamawa state, Mr. Murtala Nyako has been impeached. The panel probing the 18 count charge of gross misconduct leveled against Nyako and his Deputy, Bala Ngilari, submitted its reports to the Adamawa More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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The Imperative Of Stopping Nigeria’s Annual Loss Of At Least One Trillion Naira (N1Tr) To OPA And Swap Due To Sub-Optimal Refineries’ Operations

  Attention: Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke and Engr. Andrew Yakubu It is extremely disturbing to read the first response of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to #BringBackOurRefineries. The Group More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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Press Release (01) #Bring Back Our Refineries

Attention: Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke and Engr. Andrew Yakubu 5th July 2014 Alongside many other patriotic Nigerians, I am intensely worried that our refineries in Nigeria have virtually become comatose. More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Ali Modu Sheriff Dumps APC, Declares For PDP

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Former Governor of Borno state, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, on Monday, formally defected from the All Progressive Congress (APC) and announced his entry to the Peoples Democratic Party More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Update: CONFAB Maintains 13% On Derivation, Asks Jonathan For Technical C’ttee

…Adjourns Till August 4 …South/South Delegate Cries Foul By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The hope of South- South delegates to secure an increase in derivation formula was dashed Monday as the National More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Revenue Formula: Conference Wants Technical Committee To Determine Appropriate Percentage …Adjourns Till August 4

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The plenary session of the National Conference drew to a close on Monday without any clear resolution of the contentious issues of revenue allocation and derivation principle. The Conference More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Federation Cup: Lafia Rumbles For El-Kanemi, Dolphins

This year’s Men Federation Cup competition hits the Round of 16 stage on Thursday with a number of interesting fixtures, including three ties involving Premier League teams. Two former champions, El-Kanemi Warriors More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Jonathan Reassures Malala On Chibok Girls’ Release

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan has assured the Pakistani girl child education activist, Miss Malala Yosafzai that all abducted Chibok girls would be returned safely.Malala disclosed More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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House Commences Impeachment Proceedings Against Gov Al-Makura

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has commenced impeachment proceedings on Gover‎nor Umaru Al-Makura. The Assembly on Monday directed its Clerk‎, Ego Maikeffi, to serve Mr. Al-Makura More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 13th, 2014
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More Trouble For NFF As FG Halts Release Of N253m July Allocation

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja.  Piqued by the revelation of an alleged monumental fraud and gross misappropriation of funds by the Aminu Maigari-led Executive Board, the Federal Government has stopped direct release More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 13th, 2014
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We Are Yet To Call Off Our Strike – COEASU

Unlike the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) that is expected to resume work onTuesday after suspending its ten months strike, the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) said on Sunday that More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, July 12th, 2014
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ASUP Suspends Strike, Directs Polytechnics To Resume Lecture Tuesday

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has announced the suspension of its over 10 months strike. ASUP President, Dr. Chibuzor Asumogha, said the suspension is only for three months to allow the new minister More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, July 12th, 2014
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Police Uncover Plans To Attack Abuja Transport Service, IGP Orders Intensive Surveillance

The Police said it has uncovered plots by the Boko Haram to carry out attacks on the Abuja transport system, calling for extra vigilance among visitors and residents in the federal capital. A statement by the Force More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, July 12th, 2014
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ECOWAS Leaders Endorse Regional Single Currency, as Nigeria Donates $3m To Fight Ebola Virus

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has approved recommendations for the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) initiative, the use of single currency, food security, infrastructural and manpower More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Hundreds Of Ghanaian Fans Seeking Asylum In Brazil

Conflict in West Africa has already generated unfortunate headlines during the World Cup. Now the often untold strife occurring in places like Ghana and Nigeria is having an impact on the ground in Brazil. According More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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CONFAB: Northern Delegates Betrayed Us -Kwankwaso

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Kano State governor, Mr. Rabiu Kwankwaso, has slammed delegates representing the interest of the North at ongoing National Conference, accusing them of compromising on the north agenda. Kwankwaso, More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Corporate Governance Vital To Investment Promotion -NIPC

By Funmi Emmanuel, Abuja. The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, NIPC, Mrs. Saratu Umar has reiterated her commitment to make the Commission world class investment promotion agency More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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W/Bank, FG, States Partner On Public Finance Management

By Funmi Emmanuel, Abuja. World Bank says it will partner the federal and state governments to improve Public Finance Management and ensure effective delivery of government’s policies and projects. The disclosure More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Trade Agreement Will Reduce Costs Of Business In Nigeria -FG

By Funmi Emmanuel, Abuja. The federal government said Thursday in Abuja that implementation of the new trade facilitation agreement would drastically reduce costs of trading as well as improve Nigeria’s ease More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Troops Crush Boko Haram’s Ambush In Delwa

The military authorities have said that troops on patrol around Delwa and neighbouring communities on Wednesday successfully broke through insurgents’ ambush 35kilometres to Maiduguri as they advanced to dislodge More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Senate Rejects Proposal For Subsidy Removal, It’s Against Public Opinion, Says Mark

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Senate on Thursday declined to approve its committee proposal for the removal of fuel subsidy, insisting that doing so would amount to swimming against the tide of public opinion. Senate More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Again, Delegates Fail To Agree On Revenue Sharing Formula, Derivation …Conference Chairman To Meet With Interest Groups On Friday

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Plenary session of the National Conference ended on Thursday without a final decision on critical issues of revenue sharing formula from the Federation Account and derivation principle. Members More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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Senate Moves To Intervene In NMA Strike

The Senate has begun moves to lobby members of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) to end the ongoing industrial action embarked upon by members of the association last week. Speaking Monday through a motion brought More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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‘We Owe You No Apology,’ Senate Tells Rochas Okorocha

The Senate on Tuesday again slammed the Imo State Governor, Mr. Rochas Okorocha, saying it owes him  no apology over condemnation of his government’s proposed policy on the issuance of Identification Card More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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CONFAB Takes Final Decision On Devolution Of Power, Resource Control, Fiscal Federalism On Wednesday

By Olusegun Emmanuel. Abuja. In a bid to calm the already heightened emotions over the knotty issues before it, proceedings at the National Conference was on Tuesday afternoon adjourned till Wednesday when voting More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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Troops Clear Terrorists Bases In Balmo Forest, Capture Foreign Mercenaries

The military authority said troops have cleared and taken over Balmo forest in a military operation that lasted throughout the weekend. Prior to the operation, Balmo forest stretching from Bauchi through Jigawa More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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CONFAB Commences Debate On Devolution Of Power, Resource Control

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The resumed sitting of the National Conference on Monday witnessed heated debate as delegates commenced deliberation on the controversial report of the Committee on Devolution of Power. The More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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Attack On Troops’s Location: 53 Insurgents Die, 4 Arrested With Explosives Hidden In Fish Consignment

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The Defence headquarters yesterday announced that over 50 terrorists died as troops repelled a daring attack on troops’ locations in Damboa, Borno State Sunday night. The terrorists had More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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Lamido Confers Traditional Title On Prof Bolaji Akinyemi

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Deputy Chairman of the National Conference and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Bolaji Akinyemi, has been conferred with the traditional title of Hasken Adamawa by His More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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Katsina APC Congress And Senator Bello’s Objection

By Michael Jegede Few days to the National Convention of All Progressives Congress (APC), which took place on June 12 and 13, 2014, Katsina State chapter of the party held its state congress after over two months More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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FG Plans Operation Light Up Rural Nigeria For States

By Funmi Emmanuel, Abuja. Following the recent initiative by the federal government to ensure that every community in Nigeria enjoys power supply, Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo has stated that no effort More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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Energy Mix: FG To Partner International Atomic Energy

By Funmi Emmanuel, Abuja. The Minister of Power, Chinedu Nebo has assured that in no distant time, Nigeria in its quest for a robust energy mix will look into the direction of nuclear energy. He stated this when More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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US Overtakes Saudi Arabia, Russia As Largest Oil Producer

Funmi Emmanuel with agency reports The United States of America has become the largest producer of oil and gas in the world overtaking Saudi Arabia and Russia in last six months according to a research from Bank More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 4th, 2014
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Suicide Bomber Kills Three At Checkpoint …As Military Uncover Female Wing Of Boko Haram, 3 Members Nabbed

The Defence Headquarters said a suicide bomber in a Golf car today crashed into a checkpoint killing himself, a Policeman and 3 Vigilante Youth members at Kodunga, Borno, even as the military authority said its More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 4th, 2014
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Insecurity: DIA Seeks Cooperation Of Foreign Mission

The Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) has solicited for the support and cooperation of foreign military mission in the country as part of the efforts towards tackling the current security challenges in Nigeria. The More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 4th, 2014
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Our Judiciary: The Intrigues Of Judgement And Justice

 By Umana Nsikak  Citizen Eseme Eyiboh, erstwhile member and Spokesperson of the House of Representatives of the Federal Republic. The Supreme Court judgment of July 7, 2012, affirming the supremacy of the party More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Identification Card: Senate Slams Governor Okorocha, Urges Policy Reversal On Northerners In Imo

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Imo State Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha came under fire  on the floor of the Senate Thursday over what lawmakers described as anti-north policy. The Senate in a stormy session specifically More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Tension As Delegates Set To Debate C’ttee Report On State Creation

Intense lobby commenced Wednesday as delegates brace up to discuss the Report of the National Conference Committee on Political Restructuring and Form of Government, which recommends additional state for the south More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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NEXIM’s Support To Nigeria’s Non-oil Sectors Hits N40Billion, 24,139 Jobs Created -Orya

By Funmilayo Emmanuel, Abuja. The Nigerian Export-Import Bank Bank (NEXIM) said it has assisted the non-oil sector of the Nigeria economy to the tune of N40.217 billion within the last six years.The bank said on More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Ministerial Nominees: Senate Confirms Shekarau, Others

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Senate has confirmed the appointment of former Governor of Kano, Mr. Ibrahim Shekarau  as Minister of Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Senate on Wednesday also ratified the nomination More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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War On Terror: Defence Hqrts Visits Troops In Borno

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The Defence Headquarters has dispatched a team of senior officers to the troubled state of Borno, northeast Nigeria, to carry out a progress assessment of the ongoing counter terrorism campaign More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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CONFAB Endorses Scrapping Of SIEC …Approves First Degree Minimum Qualification For President, Governor, NASS, Others

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The federal government have been urged to scrap the States Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) and transfer its obligations to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Delegates More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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ABCON Seeks Senate’s Intervention Over N35 million Capital Base Policy

The Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria  (ABCON) Tuesday stormed the National Assembly to seek for intervention of Senate Committee on Finance over decision of Central Bank of Nigeria to raise More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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Senate Probes Alleged Move To Cede Nigeria Communities To Cameroon

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Fresh trouble may be brewing in the oil rich Bakassi region as the Senate on Tuesday raised alarm over an alleged attempt by Cameroon to annex  Baneri, a village  in Boki Local Government More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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Military Arrest Key Actor In Chibok Abduction, Says Suspect Is A Mole Within Civillian JTF

A terrorists’ intelligence cell headed by a businessman who participated actively in the abduction of School Girls in Chibok has been busted by troops, military spokesman says. The man, Babuji Ya’ari who is More...