Date archive forNovember, 2014
By News Investigator On Sunday, November 30th, 2014
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Former Ondo Commissioner, Taye Akinyele Kidnapped

Former Commissioner for Employment and Productivity in Ondo state, Mr. Taye Akinyele has been abducted by unknown gunmen. Akinyele was said to have been kidnapped in company of a female friend six days ago in Akure, More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, November 30th, 2014
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Press Release: PDP Leadership Reiterates Commitment To Issue-Based Campaign

November 30, 2014 Press Statement2015: PDP Leadership Reiterates Commitment To Issue-Based Campaign In furtherance of the pursuit of peace and unity, and to douse the tension in the polity, the national leadership More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, November 29th, 2014
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ACF, Atiku Abubakar Condemn Kano Suicide Bombing

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. Rage and condemnations have continued to trail Friday’s multiple explosions that occurred in Kano Central Mosque, which killed over 200 hundred people and left over a hundred others injured. The More...

By News Investigator On Friday, November 28th, 2014
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Over 200 Killed In Kano Mosque Bomb Blasts

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. Over 200 people have been killed and hundreds others injured following a multiple bomb explosion at the Central Mosque in Kano on Friday. Sources told News Investigators that the attackers More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Wasila Tasi’u, 14year-Old Alleged Husband Killer Arraign In Court

Nigerian prosecutors have opened their case against a 14-year-old girl accused of murdering her 35-year-old husband, with testimony from a child allegedly sent to buy the murder weapon: rat poison. Wasila Tasi’u, More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Alison-Madueke Emerges OPEC First Female President

The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke has been elected the first female president of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Alison-Madueke was elected at the 166th Ordinary More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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IGP Appears Before Reps, Refuses To Recognize Tambuwal As Speaker

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, Wednesday stunned the House of Representatives Committee probing the alleged invasion of the National Assembly by the police when he refused to recognize the speakership More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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 Senate Investigates Alleged Police Invasion Of NASS, Set Up C’ttee

…Set up 7-man Adhoc CommitteeBy Nuel Suji, Abuja.The Nigerian Police Wednesday came under the hammer of Senators over last Thursday invasion of National Assembly by its men, even as the Senate set -up an Adhoc More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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PDP Will Win Borno State By 90 Percent In 2015 -Modu Sheriff.

Ali Modu Sheriff, former governor of Borno State is now a political phenomenon in the state. His last trip to Maiduguri, Borno State capital attested to this amid a huge crowd of supporters that graced his return. More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
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Six Days After, Senate Fails Extend Emergency Rule

By Nuel Suji, Abuja.The Senate on Tuesday failed to resolve its logjam on President Goodluck Jonathan’s request for extension of emergency rule in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, six day after its expiration. The More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
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Rivers APC Kicks Over Gov Shema’s Speech, Writes ICC

The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned what it called ‘Gov Shema’s Inciting Speech’ prompting the party to write to the International Criminal Court, ICC, Hague. In a More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
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Two Teenage Female Suicide Bombers Hit Maiduguri

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. Two suicide bombers on Tuesday detonated Improved Explosive Device in a congested ‘Monday market’ in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, killing scores with several others injured. It More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, November 22nd, 2014
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Armed Robbers Steal Blood Containing Ebola

Armed bandits in Guinea have stolen a batch of blood samples infected with the deadly Ebola virus which were being delivered to a test centre, report says.The robbers held up a minibus near the town of Kissidougou which More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, November 22nd, 2014
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I Am Ready For Police Invitation -Tambuwal

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, has indicated his willing to answer any lawful invitation from the Police whenever he is called upon to do so. Tambuwal was More...

By News Investigator On Friday, November 21st, 2014
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Counter Terrorism: Defence Hqtrs Cautions Politicians, Says Hunters’ Involvement Misrepresented

… Says No Military Helicopter Crash  …Claims Of Hunters’ Exploit Flipsy, Exaggerated By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The defence headquarters has denied media reports that another helicopter crashed More...

By News Investigator On Friday, November 21st, 2014
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Tambuwal Picks APC Governorship Nomination Form

By Nuel Suji, Abuja.Embattled Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal on Friday picked the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship nomination form to contest for the governorship seat of Sokoto More...

By News Investigator On Friday, November 21st, 2014
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Supreme Court Sacks Acting Taraba Governor

…Orders Reinstatement Of Suntai’s Former Deputy, Abubakar DanladiThe Supreme Court has ordered the removal of the acting governor of Taraba State Mr. Garba Umar, directing that a former deputy governor, More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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PRESS RELEASE: Peoples Democratic Party On Fracas At NASS

November 20, 2014 Press Statement Fracas in National Assembly: PDP cautions NASS members. Warns Amaechi against heating up the polity. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as embarrassing, the violence More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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APC Senators Condemn Invasion Of NASS By Policemen

By Nuel Suji, Abuja.Senators of  All Progress Congress(APC) have condemned what they termed, the invasion of National Assembly by Policemen Thursday, saying, the actions were illegal and criminally inclined.The More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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Chaos In National Assembly, Mark Rough-Handled By Angry Reps, Declares NASS Closed

…Reps Summon IGP …Tambuwal Begs Mark The President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark, has announced immediate closure of the National Assembly, even as he was assaulted by the members of the House of Representatives More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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Ekiti Speaker Impeached

Seven of the Peoples Democratic Party members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday impeached the Speaker, Adewale Omirin, alongside his deputy. Even as the embattled speaker Omirin insisted the action More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Jonathan’s Emergency Extension Request: Again, Senate Fails To Decide

…Denies Allegation Of Financial Inducement… Summons Service ChiefsBy Emmanuel Adesuji, Abuja.The Senate again failed for the second time in two days, to agree on the request for the elongation of the More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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Senate Undecided On Emergency Rule Extension 

 By Emmanuel Adesuji, Abuja.The Senate Tuesday failed to agree on President Goodluck Jonathan’s request for the extension  of emergency rule in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, as the lawmakers postponed More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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Senate Confirms Mahmud as CJN

By Emmanuel Adesuji, Abuja.The Senate Tuesday unanimously confirmed Justice Mahmud Muhammed as Chief Justice of Nigeria.  He was confirmed after scaling through the screening hurdles in the senate. Fielding questions More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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You Are Hypocrites, Fayose Lampoons APC Leaders

…Says Oshiomhole, Amaechi Did Worse Things To State Lawmakers Governor of Ekiti state The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has dismissed as untrue, claims by the National Publicity Secretary of More...

By News Investigator On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Jonathan Approves Extension Of Emergency Rule In Yobe, Borno, Adamawa

 President Goodluck Jonathan led Security Council, Monday extended the emergency rule in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States. The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, said in Abuja More...

By News Investigator On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Court Struck Out Tambuwal Case Against FG

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday struck out the suit challenging the constitutionality of the withdrawal of the witdrawal of Speaker, House of Representatives security aides of the Speaker of the More...

By News Investigator On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Fayose Mobilises Police Against House Speaker, 7 Lawmakers Approve List Of Commissioners, Advisers

By Emmanuel Adesuji Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State on Monday mobilized riot policemen to provide security for seven members of the State House of Assembly to enable them confirm his nominees for positions More...

By News Investigator On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Ebonyi Governor In N16.5 Billion Bond Scandal, Lawmaker Seeks Jonathan’s Intervention

The political crisis rocking Ebonyi state assumed a new dimension Monday as factional Speaker of the troubled State House of Assembly, Mr. Chuckwuma Nwazunku accused the Governor, Mr. Martin Elechi, of mismanaging More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, November 16th, 2014
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Nigerian Military Recaptures Chibok, Pursues Escaping Insurgents, Arrest Wounded

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The Nigerian military said its troops have continued to pursuit fleeing terrorists who it earlier dislodged from the Chibok town, in Borno state, just as it has restored normalcy in the More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, November 15th, 2014
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Boko Haram Sacks Chibok, Establish Sharia Law

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The Boko Haram insurgents have taken over Chibok, a town in Borno State, North Eastern Nigeria, where it adopted over 300 schools girls six months ago. The insurgents reportedly seized the More...

By News Investigator On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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Three Died As Another Military Helicopter Crashed In Yola

The Defence Headquarters has confirmed the death of three of its officers in yet another helicopter crash which occurred near the city of Yola, Adamawa in the  northeastern Nigeria Thursday. The cause of the accident More...

By News Investigator On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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Insurgency: ‘Elections Will Not Hold In Affected Areas Except’ -Senate

By Emmanuel Adesuji, Abuja.The Senate has said that unless recaptured, elections will not hold in the areas that is under the control of Boko-Haram, expressing concern that the people would be disenfranchised.Chairman, More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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Jonathan Seeks Senate Approval For New CJN

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday sought the approval of the Senate to confirm the appointment of Justice Mahmud Mohammed as the new Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).Jonathan stated this  in a letter sent More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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Ogun Senators Ratify Defections At Senate

By Emmanuel Adesuji, Abuja. The three senators from Ogun state on Wednesday presented their letters of defection from the All Progressives Congress to the Social Democratic Party, to the Senate President, David More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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Insurgency: Senate Summons Service Chiefs

Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff By Emmanuel Adesuji, Abuja.The Senate yesterday summoned the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Vice Marshall Alex Badeh, Chief of Army Staff, Major General Kenneth Minnimah to give More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Female Suicide Bomber Hits Federal Technical College Kotangora

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. A female suicide bomber has detonated what has been suspected to be Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in front of the Library of the Federal College of Education (Technical), Kontagora, More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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APC To Jonathan: You’re Utterly Insensitive, Callous

The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) Tuesday took a swoop on President Goodluck Jonathan, over his declaration to re-contest in the 2015 presidential polls, describing its decision as utterly insensitive More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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INEC Suspends Creation Of Additional Polling Units

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended its plan to create additional 30,000 Polling Units in the country following the controversy that greeted the move. The electoral body had announced More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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Boko Haram Invasion: Defence Hqrts Denies Sending Helicopter To Evacuate Badeh’s Family From Mubi

The Defence authority has denied report that it sent helicopter to Mubi to evacuate the family of the Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, following the Boko Haram’s onslaught on the town. The Defence said More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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Gunmen Assassinate Al-Makura’s Driver

The Police in Nasarawa said on Saturday that some gunmen assassinated the Head Driver of Governor Umaru Al-Makura, Mr. Abdullahi Mairuwa. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Ismaila Numan, confirmed More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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AU Ultimatum: Jonathan, ECOWAS Delegations To Meet Burkinabe Military Junta Wednesday

President Goodluck Jonathan will travel to Ouagadougou Wednesday as a member of the three-man delegation of Heads of State and Government raised by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to facilitate More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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Jonathan Confirms Abba As Substantive IGP

President Goodluck Jonathan has confirmed the appointment of Mr. Suleiman Abba as the substantive Inspector General of Police (IGP). The confirmation followed the recommendation by the Council of State meeting also More...