Date archive forDecember, 2014
By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
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Oba Akiolu Places Curses On Ambode’s Opponents

..Tinubu Angry With Monarch (LAGOS)The traditional ruler of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu has gone wild over his support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate in Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
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Amaechi’s Supporters Say His Life Is Under Threat Over Appointment As Buhari’s Campaign DG

Rivers State Governor and Director General of General Muhammadu Buhari Presidential Campaign Organisation, Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi’s life is in danger as the 2015 presidential election draws near, his More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Jonathan To Amaechi: Who Told You That You Will Win…

-Warns Politicians Against Provocative Utterances President Goodluck Jonathan has cautioned politicians against making provocative statements, saying they are capable of tearing the nations apart. Specifically, More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Nigerian UN Worker Recovers From Ebola

A Nigerian peacekeeper with the United Nations in Liberia has recovered from the dreaded Ebola virus disease, United Nations says. The victim who had been evacuated to the Netherlands for treatment recovered and More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Kenyan Businessman Arrested Over Ivory Smuggling

A Kenyan businessman suspected of being behind an international ivory smuggling ring has been arrested in Tanzania. Police said that Feisal Mohamed Ali was linked to a three tonne haul of elephant tusks seized in More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Terrorism: Mark Urges For Cooperation Against Boko Haram

The President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark has urged for cooperation among Nigerians in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgents, insisting that this is not time for anyone to sit on the fence irrespective More...

By News Investigator On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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19 Dead, 25 Injured In Gombe Bomb Blast -Police

The Gombe State Police Command has confirmed that 19 people dead and 25 others injured in the bomb last that hit a motor park early Monday. The Command’s spokesman, DSP Fwaje Atajiri told newsmen that when the More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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Rivers APC Guber Candidate, Peterside Dedicates Mandate To God At Inter-denominational Church Service

The Rivers state governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said he is dedicating the mandate given him to flag the party’s flag in next year’s election to God at an inter-denominational More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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Constitutional Amendment: Group Urges State Lawmaker’s Support For L.G Autonomy

The Project Nigeria, a Non Governmental Organisation, has urged the State Houses of Assembly to support the National Assembly’s amendment for local government autonomy, in order to enhance rapid development More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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You’re Intolerant, Despicable, Barbaric -APC Tells Gov. Dankwambo

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned what is called “the acts of intolerance by Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, accusing him of working to obliterate the More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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War On Terror: Sixty Six Nigerian Soldiers Convicted, Now To Die By Firing Squad

Not fewer than 54 Nigerian soldiers have been sentenced to death by firing squad for mutiny, act of cowardice and refusal to fight members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram. The convictions of the soldiers bring to More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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APC Appoints Amaechi Buhari’s Presidential Campaign Director

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the appointment of Gov. Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State as the Director-General of the APC Presidential Campaign Organization, to drive the party’s efforts to win More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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Finally, Osibajo Is Buhari’s Running Mate, Tinubu Routs Oppositions

The Redeemed Pastor and for Attorney General of Lagos state, Prof. Yemi Osibajo has emerged as the Vice Presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC). Osibajo’s emerged after days of meetings More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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DSS Intervenes In FG, Oil Worker’s Dispute, Meets With Total Multinational

The Department of State Services (DSS) Tuesday announced a meeting with the management of Total Plc, saying it will not stand aloof and watch Nigerian suffer. The Deputy Director, Public Relations, Ms Marilyn Ogar, More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Budget 2015: Jonathan Delegates Okonjo-Iweala To Lay Budget, Seeks NASS Approval

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan has sought the permission of the two chambers of the National Assembly to allow the 2015 budget to be presented on his behalf. In a separate letter written to the More...

By News Investigator On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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FG Meets With NUPENG, PENGASSAN Tuesday, As NNPC Assures Of Unhindered Supply

The federal government has resolved to meet with the two striking oil workers unions on Tuesday in Abuja, to fashion out ways of resolving the impasse. Even as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) More...

By News Investigator On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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 Impeachment Threat: We Are United Behind Mark -Sen. Abaribe 

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Senate on Monday described as false, media reports purporting a plot by some aggrieved senators to remove the President of the Senate, Senator David A.B. Mark. Senate Spokesman, Senator More...

By News Investigator On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Osibajo May Emerge As Buhari’s Running Mate, As APC Sets To Announce Choice

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has intensified its search for a running mate for Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, its presidential candidate in the next year elections, even as the party is to announce its choice on Monday. There More...

By News Investigator On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Ned Nwoko Losses Son

Tarik Nwoko, eldest child of former member of the House of Representatives and Delta State Coordinator of the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN), Hon. Ned Nwoko, is dead. Tarik, 22 year old, died in his More...

By News Investigator On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Jos Bomb Blasts: NEMA Confirms 32 Dead, 47 Injured, 2 Female Suicide Bombers Carried Out Attacks -Police

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has reviewed the Thursday Jos explosion death toll from 25 to 32 deaths. The Police Command in Jos said the bomb explosions, which occurred More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
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Court Slams Obasanjo With Contempt Over Book Launch, Orders IGP, SSS To Retrieve Copies

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday slammed a contempt verdict against former president Olusegun Obasanjo, accusing him of flouting a court order restraining him from publishing his new book ‘My More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
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Fresh Kano Bomb Blast: 6 Dead, 7 Injured

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The Police have said that six persons, including two female suicide bombers died in a twin blast that rocked Kanti Kwari market, Kano on Wednesday. The Commissioner of Police in the state, More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
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Buhari Wins APC Ticket, Pledges To Fight Corruption, Atiku, Others Accept Defeat

 By Neul Suji, from Lagos. A former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, has emerged the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC. He defeated four other aspirants to win the ticket by polling 3,430 More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
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Ndoma-Egba  Heads To Court, Seeks Cancellation Of Cross River Central Primaries

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Senate Leader, Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba, on Tuesday demanded for total cancellation of the just concluded  Cross River Central senatorial primaries, saying the exercise was fraught with More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
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Agbaje, Ribadu, Folarin Emerge Winners, Obanikoro, Ngilari Alao-Akala Are Losers

Afenifere chieftain, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has emerged winner of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries in Lagos. Agbaje polled 432 votes to defeat former minister state for defense, Mr Musiliu More...

By News Investigator On Monday, December 8th, 2014
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Troops Arrest Boko Haram Cameraman, 3 Others

The military authorities on Monday said it arrested a Boko Haram sect photographer in a community in Adamawa state. The man, whose full identity is yet unknown was arrested alongside other insurgent members as they More...

By News Investigator On Monday, December 8th, 2014
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Press Release: I Have No Link With Detained Russian Cargo Plane, Says Modu-Sheriff

Former governor of Borno state, Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff has denied reports that he visited Kano airport to secure the release of the Russian cargo plane arrested over the weekend. In a statement signed by Modu-Sheriff, More...

By News Investigator On Monday, December 8th, 2014
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Jakande, Akiolu Lost In APC House Of Rep. Primaries

The primary election to pick candidates who will fly the flag of the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives election in 2015 have started producing very shocking More...

By News Investigator On Monday, December 8th, 2014
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France Admits Ownership Of Seized Russian Plane, Says It’s Covered By Diplomatic Clearance

The France government on Sunday admitted ownership of the cargo plane that was impounded by military authorities at the Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano over the weekend, even as it said the aircraft has More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, December 7th, 2014
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HURIWA Carpets Morro Over Incessant Jailbreak, Warns Nigerians To Be Security Alert

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has criticized the minister of Interior Mr. Abba Moro over the incessant jail breaks by suspected terrorists across the country.  There have been attacks More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, December 7th, 2014
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Mark, Ekweremadu, Ningi Cling PDP Tickets, Ndoma-Egba Losses

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark and his Deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu have emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), senatorial candidates for Benue South and Enugu West Senatorial More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, December 6th, 2014
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2015: Peterside’s Election A Divine Mandate, Says Rivers APC

Declares Amaechi a worthy and visionary political warrior The election of Dr. Dakuku Peterside as the flag-bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2015 gubernatorial election in Rivers State has More...

By News Investigator On Friday, December 5th, 2014
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Ambode Declared Winner Of Lagos APC Gov Primaries With 3,735 Votes: Hamzat Second With 1,201 Votes

By Nuel Suji reporting from Lagos.Mr Akinwunmi Ambode was Friday morning, declared the winner of the primaries election conducted by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to pick its candidate for the governorship More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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APC Congresses: Amosun, Abdulfatah, Peterside, Others Emerge Winners

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, his counterpart in Kogi and Dakuku Peterside are among contestants that emerged as candidates that will flag the All Progressive Congress (APC) flags in the next year governorship More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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5 PDP Governors Beg Obasanjo, Seek Ex-President’s Support For Jonathan

Five serving governors of the Peoples Democratic Party met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo Thursday, to drum support for the success of the party in the 2015 general elections. In a Channels TV reports monitored More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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PDP Suspends Bamanga Tukur, Gurin

By Johnson Chuks, Abuja Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Bamanga Tukur, has been suspended over his recent failed court action against the party. Tukur was suspended alongside More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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PDP Tackles Buhari, Says General’s Stand On Insurgency Unpatriotic

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised former Head of State and Presidential Aspirant of the All Progressive Congress, General Muhammadu Buhari, over his comments that he would end insurgency if voted More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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Cultism Allegation: An Attempt To Destroy My Reputation, Says Peterside 

The governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has described as “unkind and uncharitable,” the allegation of cultism against him by the Rivers More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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Rivers PDP Members Protest In Abuja Over Saturday Congress

Aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party from Rivers state Wednesday stormed the National Headquarters of the party in Abuja to protest last Saturday’s congresses that elected State House of Assembly More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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Jonathan Will Sign Disability Bill Into Law, Senator Abatemi-Usman Assures

The Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman has expressed confidence that President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will this time around sign into law the disability bill More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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Supo Shasore’s Guber Ambition Excites Lagosians

By Olamilekan Ibitoye Lagos’ political scene will never be the same again – what with Supo Shasore, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, joining the guber race. Shasore, already being tipped as the breath More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Soyinka Hits Jonathan Hard, Says He’s ‘Nebuchadnezzer’

…Comments Sad, Unfortunate -Presidency. Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, Tuesday took a critical look at President Goodluck Jonathan administration, likening to the biblical King Nebuchadnezzer over what he described More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Impeachment Plot Against Jonathan Is Real, Says Sen. Jajere …No, You Are A  Liar -Sen. Ayogu Eze

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Senators are divided over the impeachment plot against President Goodluck Jonathan, even as proponents of impeachment said Tuesday that over 70 senators have already append their signatures More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Judge Withdraws From Suit Seeking Tambuwal Removal

By Nuel Suji, Abuja.Justice Evoh Chukwu of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has withdrawn from a suit instituted by a House member, Hon. Abiodun Ishiaq Akinlade, seeking to compel the Speaker of the House More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Peaceful Conduct Of Ebonyi PDP House Of Assembly Primaries And The Question Of Impunity

By MAXWELL EZE, Abakaliki The November 29th 2014 primaries for the House of Assembly aspirants under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi State has become an eye opener to the More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Relations On Edge, Nigeria Terminates Military Training Pact With U.S

The Nigeria government has cancelled its counter-terrorism military training programme with the United States of America. Abuja had earlier accused the Obama administration of frustrating its efforts to procure More...

By News Investigator On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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Tambuwal: Court Grants PDP Leave To Declare Speaker’s Seat Vacant

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Speaker, House of Representatives A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday granted leave to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to file a motion for an Order of Mandamus to compelling Speaker More...

By News Investigator On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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Another Female Bombers Attack Monday Market In Maiduguri

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. Another set of female suicide bombers have attacked the Monday Market in Maiduguri, Borno state capital, detonating Improvised Explosive Device and killing no fewer than five persons. Two More...

By News Investigator On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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Akingbola: Court Orders Forfeiture Of Over N238billion To Access Bank

A Grant Court in Cayman Islands has ordered a forfeiture of N238. 4 billion and £1.8 million to Access Bank Plc as enforcement of judgement debts. The Court directed former Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental More...

By News Investigator On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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BREAKING: Damaturu Under Attack, Mobile Police Unit, University Set On Fire

Damaturu, capital of Yobe state in the troubled northeast Nigeria came under attack early morning today by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect. The insurgents attacked the city via the Gujba road, torching More...