Date archive forJanuary, 2015
By News Investigator On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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40 Days Behind Deadline Buhari Smuggled Certificate To INEC, PDP Alleges

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), of smuggling his certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission 40 days after the close More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Heritage Bank Sets To Take Over Enterprise Bank

In line with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) divestment regulations as unveiled some years ago, there are strong indications that the Heritage Bank will soon formally unveil a grand plan to synthesize its operation More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Okonjo-Iweala Hits Hard On Soludo, Accuses Him Of Mismanaging CBN

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Wednesday gave a hard knock on former Governor of Central Bank Prof. Charles Soludo over his criticism More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare Dies At 48

Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare is dead. Agbonavbare, a mem­ber of the U-21 Mexico 83 Flying Eagles, and 1994 AFCON gold medalist, died at the age of 48, Tuesday morning from cancer related More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Attack On Jonathan: Fani-Kayode Fires Back, Says Soludo Is Confused, Conflicted

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Director of Publicity, Goodluck Jonathan Presidential Campaign Organisation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, took a swoop on former Governor of Central Bank (CBN) Professor Charles Soludo over his More...

By News Investigator On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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APGA Faction Declares Support For Ihedioha

(Imo)The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives and People’s Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate in Imo state, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, got a boost in his campaign Monday following his adoption More...

By News Investigator On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Yuguda Is Simply Irrational, Says FCT Minister Bala Mohammed

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr. Bala Mohammed has described as “simply irrational,”comments by Bauchi State Governor Isa Yuguda, alleging that he (Bala) sponsored thugs More...

By News Investigator On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Military Imposes Curfew On Maiduguri, Repels Attacks On Monguno

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The military authorities said it has repelled simultaneous attacks on Monguno and Maiduguri by the Boko Haram insurgents in on Sunday, even as it imposed a curfew in its efforts to control More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Ohakim Mobilises Support For Ihedioha

Former governor of Imo State and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship aspirant, Mr. Ikedi Ohakim has pledged support for governorship candidate, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha and instructed his supporters to work More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Attack On Jonathan: Nigeria Prosperity Project Berates APC

-Urges Party To Restrain Supporters An Abuja based non – Governmental Organisation (NGO), Nigeria Prosperity Project(NPP), has urged All Progressive Congress(APC), to restrain his supporters from attacking More...

By News Investigator On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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2015 Polls: Security Agencies Warn Politicians Against Reckless Statements, Assures Of It’s Neutrality

The Forum of the Spokespersons of Security and Response Agencies (FOSSRA), has called on politicians to avoid making reckless statements and inciting comments, assuring of it readines to remain neutral, non-partisan More...

By News Investigator On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Salman bin Abdul Aziz al- Saud Is Saudi’s New King

Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud has ascended to the throne as Saudi Arabia’s new king. A veteran of the country’s top leadership, Salman succeeded his half-brother, Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud on January More...

By News Investigator On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Saudi Arabia King Abdullah Dies At 90

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud, who insulated Saudi Arabia from the Islamist and democratic forces roiling the Middle East in the name of maintaining stability, died at age 90. A statement made available on More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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APC Promises Speedy Economic Growth, Urges Nigerians To Learn From China

China is now officially a $10 trillion economy.It was less than $2 trillion just a decade ago. This is true CHANGE and not what we have here, Says APC China’s Slowdown, From a very big base Jan 20th 2015, More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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APC Rejects Dasuki’s Call For Election Postponement

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the call by the National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, for the postponement of next month’s general elections ostensibly to give INEC More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Kastina College Releases ‘Buhari’s WASC Result’

The end may not have been heard of the controversy surrounding the certificate saga buffeting the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, even as copy of the results have been released More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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APC Expresses Worry Over Mbu’s Redeployment To Lagos

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. (Lagos)The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) expressed concern over the redeployment former AIG in charge of the FCT, AIG Joseph Mbu, insinuating that he may well have More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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APC, PDP Condemn Kastina Attack On Jonathan’s Campaign Train

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) and the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) have condemned the Tuesday attack on the campaign convoy of President Goodluck Jonathan in Katsina More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Lesson From Abroad: France To Create 2,680 Anti-terror Posts, Says Prime Minister

…3,000 People Requiring Surveillance France is to create 2,680 new jobs and boost spending by €425m (£325m; $490m) to bolster counter-terrorism efforts, Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said. He said such More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Breaking: Buhari Hits Back At Critics, I Graduated With Prominent Nigerians, He Says

…Asks School To Provide His WASC Certificate. By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari,  has asked his old school, Provincial Secondary More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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APC Rejects PDP’s Denial Of Fayose’s Adverts, Restates Call For Independent Enquiry

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation Tuesday reacted to rebuttal distancing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), from the controversial newspaper advertisement credited More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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We Are Not In Possession Of Buhari’s Certificates -Nigerian Army

The Military Authority on Tuesday said the military is not in possession of the academic certificates of General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), as claimed by the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Controversial ‘Life, Death’ Advert: Fayose Is On His Own, PDP Says

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation, PDP, has distanced itself from a newspaper advert sponsored by Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, saying it does not represent More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Ini Edo Finds New Love, Picks Nollywood Young Actor Mike Godson

Star actress, Ini Edo has bounced back with love in her life again. The beautiful Akwa Ibom State born actress whose marriage to America based businessman, Philips Ehiagwina collapsed after about five years of troubled More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Chinese Firm, Huawei Cancels Contract Over Jonathan’s Posters

Chinese Telecoms services giant, Huawei has cancelled its street lamp pole outdoor contract, with Lagos based outdoor advertising  agency Touchpoint Limited over illegal deployment of  Goodluck Jonathan campaign More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Solomon Adeola Pledges Free Internet, No Collateral Loan To Lagos Voters

Hon Solomon Adeola, the APC senatorial candidate for Lagos West has promised to provide free internet access as well as non-collateralized loans for members of the Computer and Allied Products Dealers Association More...

By News Investigator On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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Olejeme Urges Voters To Support President Jonathan’s Re-election Bid, Says He’s Accountable

The Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Dr. Ngozi Olejeme has said that President Goodluck Jonathan deserves a re-election because he is accountable, accessible and approachable, describing More...

By News Investigator On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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FG Reduces Petrol Pump Price To N87

The Federal Government has slashed the pump price for petroleum product from N97 to N87 per litre as a result in fall in crude oil price. Petroleum Minister, Allison Madueke, announced N10 reduction in the price More...

By News Investigator On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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NOLLYWOOD actor, Muna Obiekwe, is dead.

Nollywood actor, Muna Obiekwe is dead. The popular actor reportedly died after an unsuccessful battle with kidney failure. News of his death filled the social media airspace at about 7.30 p.m. on Sunday. According More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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APC Alleges Plot To Postpone Elections, Set Up Interim Govt, Says Party’ll Accept Neither

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it will neither accept an interim government nor a postponement of next month’s elections as being advocated by certain individuals, saying the More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Dakuku Peterside: A Credible Alternative For Rivers People

By Priye Briggs “A Leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way” – John C. Maxwell. Until the All Progressives Congress picked Warisenibo Dakuku Adulphus Peterside as its governorship candidate More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Press Release: PDP Accuses APC Leaders Of Abandoning Buhari

January 17, 2015 Press Statement APC Leaders Not Really Supporting Buhari -PDP Says They Have Abandoned Him The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have continued to More...

By News Investigator On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Buhari Is Fit As A Fiddle, APC Replies Fayose, Describes Governor As “Over-Exuberant”

The Buhari Campaign Organisation has dismissed as “utterly silly and reckless” statement credited to the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose to the effect that General Muhammadu Buhari does not enjoy More...

By News Investigator On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Nigerian Military Fired Back At CNN, Says Report On Soldiers Is Satanic

The Federal Government on Friday reacted to the reports on the Cable News Network (CNN) which portrayed the Nigerian soldiers as ill-equipped in its battle against the Boko Haram insurgents, describing it as “satanic More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Armed Forces Rememberance Day: Jonathan Visits Troops In Borno, Says Lost Territories ‘ll Soon Be Recovered

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday made a surprise visit to Maiduguri, Borno state capital, where he commended the officers and men of the Nigerian Armed Forces currently at war with the Boko Haram insurgents. Jonathan More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Book Review: Ome Ihe Jide Ofo! Afo

Book Review: Ome Ihe Jide Ofo! Afo By: Stephen Obinna Abara Book Reviewer: Yvonne Maria Phillip Title of Book: Ome Ihe Jide Ofo! Afo Playwright: Stephen Obinna Abara Publisher: Glomac Publishing, Canada, 2014, pg50. ISBN: More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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EFCC Hailed For Recovering $2000 USD For American Lover

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been commended for the recovery of $2000 for an American victim of love scam, Margaret Sanders,  just as the agency announced the recovery of $23,886 for More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Police is like a ‘Ministry of Trouble’, That’s what keeps the working going,’ says FCT Police Commissioner

Mr. Wilson Inalegwu is the Police Commissioner in charge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). He is a former deputy commissioner with versed experience in VIP protection. In this interview with News Investigators, More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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2015 Elections: Jonathan, Buhari, Others Sign Non-Violence Pact

The leaders of Nigeria’s major political parties and their presidential candidates on Wednesday signed an accord to avoid actions capable of promoting violence in the forth-coming general elections. At an event More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Ex-governor Goje In Trouble Over Political Violence In Gombe, May Be Quizzed By Police

There are strong indications that former Governor of Gombe state, Mr. Danjuma Goje, may be called for questioning by the security agencies over his role in the latest wave of political violence in the state. Goje, More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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My Mission Is To Make Gombe The Hub Of Education In The Northeast –Gov. Dankwambo

In this interview with NEWS INVESTIGATORS, Governor Hassan Dankwambo speaks about his administration’s efforts at revamping education, his giant stride in agriculture, infrastructure development among other More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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Nigeria Will Not Disintegrate After Elections, Says Mark, Cautions War Mongers

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The President of the Nigerian Senate, Sen. David Mark on Tuesday came hard on politicians whose utterances are creating fear and panic among Nigerians, saying Nigeria will not disintegrate after More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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Senate Confirms Nnana As CBN Deputy Governor

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday approved the nomination of  Dr. Joseph Okwu Nnana as Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN). The decision followed the consideration of report of Senate More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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Reps Urge INEC To Allow Use Of TVC, Resolve To Probe Hacking Allegation Of INEC Database

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a resolution directing the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to allow eligible Nigerians with Temporary Voters’ Card (TVC), to vote in next month’s More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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INEC Says 68 Million Voters Registered For 2015 Elections, 4 Million Nigerians Involved In Double Registration

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has said that a total number of 68,833,476 voters registered for the February general elections. INEC Chairman Jega, made More...

By News Investigator On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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‘Jonathan Displayed Incredible Levity In Ombatse Killing’ -APC

The All Progressive Congress (APC), Monday accused President Goodluck Jonathan of poor handling of the Ombatse cult attack in which scores of security personnel were killing last year. The party accused Jonathan More...

By News Investigator On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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APC Demands Oil Price Reduction, Says Nigerians Deserve Price Relief Now

The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council (APCPCC) has demanded a reduction in the price of petroleum, saying there is no justification on the part of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led Federal More...

By News Investigator On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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50 Shops, Three Building, Several Millions Of Naira Lost In Lagos Fire Incident

No fewer that 50 lockup shops and three houses were destroyed in an early morning fire that engulfed the Balogun Market extension in Lagos Island with properties and goods worth millions of Naira destroyed. Official More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, January 11th, 2015
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Police Confirm 20 Dead In Maiduguri Bomb Blast

The Borno Police Command has confirmed that the death of 20 persons in the suicide bomb attack at the popular Monday Market in Maiduguri. The police spokesman in the state, Mr Gideon Jubrin, gave the figure while More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, January 10th, 2015
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Another Deadly Explosion Hits Maiduguri Market

A huge explosion has rocked the poultry market in Maiduguri, Borno state capital, with several people feared dead. The explosion, suspected to be an Improvised Explosive Devise (IED), occurred at about 12: 15p.m. More...

By News Investigator On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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River APC Guber Candidate Vows To Develop Eleme, Okrika

The Rivers State Governorship Candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has vowed to address issues of neglect and deprivation of the Eleme area of the state by the federal government Eleme More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Jonathan Fires Back At Opposition: Says “l Don’t Want MEND’s Endorsement

…Says MEND Was Hired To Kill Him …Accused Buhari Of Weakening The Military President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday fired at the opposition, All Progressive Congress (APC) over the endorsement More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Governor Olusegun Mimiko’s Welcome Address At The Presidential Campaign Flag-off

Protocol We welcome you to the historic city of Lagos, a city that has produced icons in different fields of human endeavour – first generation medical doctors, lawyers, politicians, engineers and entrepreneurs. This More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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Baga Barrack Invasion: Chad, Niger Are Still In Multinational Force -Badeh

The Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshall, Mr. Alex Badeh, ​Tuesday dismissed insinuations that Niger and Chad have withdrawn from the multinational force fighting insurgency in the North East. The Defence More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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Buhari’s Port Harcourt Rally: Police Confirm Attack On APC Supporters

The Rivers Police Command, Tuesday confirmed an attack on supporters of All Progressives Congress (APC) travelling to Port Harcourt to attend the party’s presidential campaign. The APC members were travelling More...

By News Investigator On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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INEC Reads Riot Act To Politicians, Warns Incumbent Against Use Of Public Assets

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Monday warned political office holders to desist from deploying public property in their electioneering campaigns even as it urged them to make clear distinction More...

By News Investigator On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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President Jonathan’s Sister, Nancy Dies At 52

Mrs. Nancy Jonathan-Olei, junior sister of President Goodluck Jonathan has died. Nancy’s death was announced in a statement by Presidential spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati, on Sunday via his tweeter handle. The More...

By News Investigator On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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Boko Haram Takes Over Baga Barrack, As Soldiers Retreat

The militant group Boko Haram has seized a town and key multinational military base in north-eastern Nigeria, officials and eyewitnesses say. A senator in Borno state said troops had abandoned the base in the town More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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Our Ideology Has Enhanced Business Growth, Energized Private Sector -PDP Says

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it has in the last 15 years provided the enabling environment that empowered Nigerian entrepreneurs across board to flourish in business and economy. In More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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Olamide Is An Impressive Youngman -Says Osibajo

Muhammed Buhari’s running mate in the 2015 presidential elections under the All Progressives Congress, Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo, has described the bubbling music rave, Olamide as an impressive young man. Osibajo was More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, January 1st, 2015
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PDP’s Fence Mending: Northern Group Hails Sambo, Says Opposition Is Panicking

Leader of  the Northern  Emancipation Network, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman has applauded the Vice President, Arch. Namadi Sambo, over his recent reconciliation moves, saying the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) More...