Date archive forMarch, 2015
By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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Abdulsalami Lauds Jonathan For Accepting Defeat

Applauded for congratulating opponent By Omololu Adebayo, Abuja. Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar has commended the outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan for his simplicity in accepting defeat and More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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Fayose Urges Nigerians To Accept Presidential Result

Gov. Ayodele Fayose, Governor of Ekiti state  … Commends Jonathan, Buhari  By Omololu Adebayo Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has advised Nigerians to accept the outcome of the presidential elections More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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APC Government Will Be Magnanimous, Bring Positive Change -Amaechi

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The director-general of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Organisation Governor, Chubuike Amaechi, has assured that the APC government will bring positive change to More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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Jonathan Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Buhari

Jonathan congratulates Buhari By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan has conceded defeat to his main opponent General Muhammadu Buhari, following the declaration of results in 36 states including the More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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Suswam Calls For Cancellation Of Benue Senatorial Election

Lost in the senatorial contest …Says It Was Laden With Irregularities By Omololu Adebayo, Abuja. Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, has called for the cancellation of the senatorial election  results, alleging More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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Amaechi Imposes Dusk To Dawn Curfew In Rivers

By Sadiq Umar The Governor of Rivers state, Hon. Chibuike Amaechi has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in the state following the tensions that results of the country’s general election. State’s Commissioner More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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Publicly Calm Your Supporters Now, NDI Observers Tell Jonathan, Buhari

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The National Democratic Institute (NDI) has urged political parties and candidates in the March 28 Presidential and National Assembly elections to “openly call on their supporters, even More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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EU, US, UK Warn Against Manipulation Of Results

By Idowu Bakare The governments of the United States and United Kingdom have warned against “deliberate political interference” in the collation of the March 28 election results in Nigeria. Similarly, More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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APC Calls For Cancellation Of Rivers Elections

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the results of the Saturday’s elections in the state, alleging electoral frauds and manipulation. A statement More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, March 29th, 2015
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Bauchi Attack: Yuguda Imposes 24-Hour Curfew, As APC Guber Candidate Kicks

Imposed curfew after attack Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The governor of Bauchi state, Mr. Isa Yuguda, has declared a 24 hours curfew on Bauchi, Alkaleri and Kirfi towns, following attacks by insurgents in Alkaleri and More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, March 29th, 2015
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Collation Of Results Begins 12pm On Monday, Says Jega

INEC Boss …vows to investigate allegations of irregularities By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the collation of the Presidential elections would commence More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, March 29th, 2015
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Jonathan Loses To Buhari In Aso Rock Polling Unit

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. In the final result announced at the two polling units at the Presidential Villa Saturday night, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan lost to the All Progressive More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, March 29th, 2015
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Goje Framed House Arrest Story, Lied Again On Victory Claims, Says Pindiga

Former governor framed arrest and declared himself winner By Nuel Suji, Abuja. A member of the House of Representatives and Peoples Democratic Party’s senatorial candidate for Gombe Central, Hon Ismaila Kumo, More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, March 28th, 2015
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‘I Am Under House Arrest,’ Says Senator Goje

Under seige By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Soldier allegedly on Saturday invaded the residence of the former Governor of Gombe State, Senator Danjuma  Goje  in Kashere, Akko local government area, Gombe State in order to More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, March 28th, 2015
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INEC Declares PDP Winner In V.P Sambo’s Kabala Polling Unit

Delivered his polling unit for the first time. By Doyin Adebayo, Abuja. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winner over All Progressive Congress (APC) More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, March 28th, 2015
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Elections Updates: INEC Extends Voting Till Sunday, Permits Manual Accreditation

INEC Boss By Omololu Adebayo, Abuja. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the Presidential election till Sunday, following reports of logistics problems experienced by voters and electoral More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, March 28th, 2015
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Nigeria 2015: APC Alleges Massive Rigging In Rivers

Governor of Rivers and Campaign Director, APC Presidential Campaign By Nuel Suji The All Progressive Congress in Rivers State has alleged what it called “the massive writing of results and violence that has More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, March 28th, 2015
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Suspected Boko Haram Attacks Voting Centre in Gombe, Kills 2

Police station attacked by Boko Haram in Gombe last February By Omololu Adebayo, Abuja. No fewer than two people have been killed by suspected Boko Haram militants in some polling stations in Nafada area of  Gombe More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, March 28th, 2015
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Nigeria 2015: INEC Website Restored

INEC Boss By Omololu Adebayo, Abuja. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) website has been restored after it was hacked by criminals. Earlier, hackers group who named itself as “Nigerian Cyber More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, March 28th, 2015
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Presidential Election: Jonathan Dismisses Bomb Blast Rumour In Enugu

President Goodluck Jonathan has debunked rumour that there was an early morning explosion in Enugu, in the south eastern Nigeria. Palpable fear gripped residents of Enugu metropolis and environ, following rumour More...

By News Investigator On Friday, March 27th, 2015
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BREAKING: Troops Capture Gwoza, Several Terrorists Killed

A pick up truck belonging to Boko Haram By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. …some terrorists fleeing towards border areas, says Defence Hqrts. …no news abducted Chibok girls. The defence headquarters Friday afternoon More...

By News Investigator On Friday, March 27th, 2015
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Ondo Govt Denies Defection Of 7 Commissioners

Deputy Governor of Ondo state By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Ondo State Government on Friday denied defection of seven Commissioners with Deputy Governor, Ali Olanusi to All Progressive Congress(APC) saying that defection More...

By News Investigator On Friday, March 27th, 2015
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PPA Candidate, Senator Abatemi-Usman Declares Support For Buhari

Pledged support for Buhari By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The candidate of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) for Kogi Central senatorial election, Senator Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman has formally declared his total support More...

By News Investigator On Friday, March 27th, 2015
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IGP Redeploys 17 DIGs, AIGs, CPs For Election

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, on Thursday redeployed 17 Senior officers of the Force to different More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Again, Jonathan, Buhari Sign Non-Violence Pact

Jonathan and Buhari promised to embrace peace By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The two leading presidential contenders in the Saturday elections, Peoples Democratic Party’s, Goodluck Jonathan and All Progressive Congress’s More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Disregard Election Results Not Announced By INEC, DSS Says, Warns Thugs To Stay Away From Election Centres

DSS Spokesperson By Omololu Adebayo, Abuja. The Department of States Service,(DSS), has advised Nigerians to disregard any election result, not originally declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Saturday Polls: Buhari Urges For Peace, Says His Mission Is To Provide Quality Leadership For Nigeria

Urged his supporters to be non-violent By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Major General Muhammed Buhari, Thursday urged Nigerians to shun all forms of violence in More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Thugs Raze PDP Secretariat In Kano

A building on fire By Omololu Adebayo, Abuja. Barely few hours after a second non-violence pact was signed by the President Goodluck Jonathan of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Gen. Muhammadu Buhari of All Progressive More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Governor Amechi’s Life In Danger, Rivers APC Cries Out

By Omololu Adebayo, Abuja. The All Progressive Congress, Rivers state chapter has alleged an assassination attempt on the State Governor, Rotimi Amechi. In a statement issued Thursday, Rivers APC Chairman, Dr. More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Yemen Unrest: Brent Crude Price Climbs To $59 Dollars Per Barrel

Nigeria’s Minister of Petroleum By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Barely 24 hours into Saudi Arabia’s military offensive in Yemen, the price of Brent crude oil rose more than four per cent towards 59 dollars a barrel More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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Nigerian Military Restrains ‘Two Al Jazeera Journalists’

…Accuses Them Of Loitering Around Military Operations Zone Military operation areas By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The defence authorities have curtailed the movement of two Al-Jazeera journalists working in the troubled More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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Buhari Escapes Disqualification From March 28 Election, As Court Adjourns Cases Till April

A moment of respite from disqualification By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The All Progressive Congress (APC), presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) may have escaped disqualification from the March 28 election, More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
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IGP Announces Vehicular Restriction, Insists Voters Must Leave After Casting Their Vote

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Sulaiman Abba, insisted on Tuesday that voters have to ‘go home and cool down’ after casting their ballots on Saturday, rather than stay back More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
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PDP Plan To Cause Mayhem On March 28 -GTCO Alleges

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Greater Together Campaign Organisation (GTCO), the Rivers APC Governorship Campaign organisation, has alleged plans by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to cause maximum harm to election officials More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Fear God, Allow Peace To Reign -NSCIA Tells Politicians

By Omololu Adebayo, Abuja. The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has advised politicians to fear the Almighty God and allow peace to reign as the 2015 elections approaches. The Council, in a More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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2015 Polls: Obama Urges Nigerians, Politicians To Shun Violence

U.S President By Omololu Adebayo, Abuja. The United States President, Barack Obama has appealed to the Presidential Candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Gen Mohammadu Buhari (rtd) and the People’s More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Court Rules Against Deployment Of Soldiers For Elections

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. A Federal High Court in Abuja, has ruled against the deployment of the Military to the polling units in the coming general elections. Justice Ibrahim Buba in his ruling, Monday morning held More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
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Olejeme Confident Of Victory For PDP, Says Jonathan Is A Blessing To Nigeria

The Deputy Chairman, Finance Committee of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organization, Dr. Ngozi Olejeme has applauded what he called President Goodluck Jonathan’s tough stance on crime and his track record More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
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Fayose Has Again Printed Fake Ballot Papers -Ekiti APC Alleges

Accused of planning to rig elections by APC By Doyin Ojosipe, Abuja. The All Progressives Congress (APC), Ekiti State Chapter has alleged plans to rig the forthcoming election in the state by Governor Ayo Fayose, More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
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Ikuru’s Reasons For Defection Is Bare-Faced Lies, Regrettable, Says Amaechi

Faulted deputy’s reason for leaving APC By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Rivers State Governor Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has described as regrettable the reasons adduced by his deputy, Engr. Tele Ikuru, for his More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
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APC Dismisses Tele Ikuru’s Defection As A Scracth On The Surface

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Andoni, home town of Engineer Tele Ikuru, Rivers State Deputy Governor has described his defection to PDP as a mere scratch on the surface of the towering More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
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Rivers Deputy Governor Tele Ikuru Dumps APC, Says “It’s A Party Of Rebels, Insurgents, Anarchists”

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Rivers state deputy governor,Engr. Tele Ikuru, Sunday announced his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Ikuru, who until now is one More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, March 21st, 2015
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Father Mbaka Alleges Fresh Plot To Kill Him Before Election, Says Jonathan Should Be Held Responsible

Enugu Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has raised fresh alarms, alleging that there is a plan to assassinate him before the March 28 general elections. Rev. Fr. Mbaka, said he is constrained to make a statement More...

By News Investigator On Friday, March 20th, 2015
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Buhari To Address APC Governor’s Forum In Owerri

  By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The All Progressives Congress (APC), governors under the aegis of the Progressive Governors Forum are scheduled to meet in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Monday, March 23, 2015. In More...

By News Investigator On Friday, March 20th, 2015
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Buhari Meets Lagos Traders, Artisans; Promises Improved Power Supply For Ease Of Business

Pledges better days ahead for Lagos traders and artisans. (LAGOS)The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari, has assured traders and artisans in Lagos state of his administration’s More...

By News Investigator On Friday, March 20th, 2015
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‘Don’t Be Desperate’, Jonathan Tells Politicians, Says He’s Not Desperate To Serve

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan has urged politicians to shun desperation while seeking to serve, saying, though he is willing to continue to serve as Nigerian president, he is not desperate to More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 19th, 2015
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Judge’s Illness Stalls Arraignment Of Kwara Commissioner, Saraki

Olatunji Moronfoye By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The planned arraignment of Kwara State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Olatunji Oyeyemi Moronfoye, and Mr. Ope Saraki, Senior Special Adviser on Millennium Development More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 19th, 2015
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Goje’s N52 Billion Diversion Trial, Defence Counsel Begins Cross Examination

Former governor is standing trial for mismanaging and diverting N52 billion state fund By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The trial of a former Governor of Gombe State, Mr. Danjuma Goje, continued today before Justice B.O More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 19th, 2015
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PERSPECTIVE: March 28, A Vote To Stop An Impending Cardiac Arrest

By Rotimi Opeyeoluwa Exactly nine days from now, Nigeria will be going to the polls to either in the slogan of the All Progressive Congress, APC, effect change or in the parlance of the self styled largest political More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 19th, 2015
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Southwest Muslims Pledge Support For Jonathan-Sambo Re-election

Sambo at an interactive session with southwest muslims By Sadiq Umar, (from Akure) Muslims in the Southwest region of Nigeria on Wednesday urged support for President Goodluck Jonathan and Vice President Namadi More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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Jonathan Takes Step To Implement CONFAB Report As FEC Approves Recommendations

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Federal Executive Council has approved the main report of the 2014 National Conference, even as President Goodluck Jonathan takes steps to implement the report. Secretary to the Government More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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Jonathan Swears In New Minister, Reshuffles Cabinet

Ministerial swearing in ceremony at the State House, Abuja. …Obanikoro now minister of state for foreign affairs II. …Akwashiki is information minister. By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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Jonathan Appoints Ogungbesan As Acting Revenue Service Boss

Now acting Chairman FIRS By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Mr. Samuel Ogungbesan as the Acting Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service. A statement More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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Army Dispels Rumour Of Mercenaries In Frontline Against Boko Haram

…Says no trace of Chibok girls in liberated towns. Nigerian Chief of Army Staff By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Kenneth Minimah, has dispelled rumour that mercenaries are fighting More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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Senate Approves N59.7Billion Diaspora Bond For Infrastructure

Secures senate approval for diaspora bond By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Senate Tuesday approved N59.7 billion diaspora bond to be borrowed from the International Capital Market for the construction of key capital projects More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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Jonathan, Security Chiefs In Crucial Meeting

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan is currently engaged in a crucial meeting with the military service chiefs at the State House, Abuja. Also present at the meeting is the Chairman of the Independent More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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N1.145Million Scam: Former Presidential Aspirant’s Trial Adjourned Till May 4

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Accused of scamming A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has adjourned till May 4, a case of job scam involving former presidential aspirant, Mr Emmanuel Osita Okereke and Ishmeal Chinyere More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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War On Terror: “Adamawa is Free, Yobe is Free Borno”, Says DHQ

…As Troops Set For Deadliest Blow Against Boko Haram in Gworza, its self declared headquarters. Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The Nigerian defence authorities said its troops have routed Boko Haram militants from More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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“Why Will l Resign When l Have A Constitutional Duty,” Jega Tells Critics

…Says he’s not under pressure. …No going back on use of card readers. Says it’s a desservice to quit his job now. By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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Court Stops AIT From Airing “Lion of Bourdillion”

Court to the rescue By Kola Adewale, Lagos. A Lagos High Court on Monday granted an injunction restraining DAAR Communications (owners of AIT and Ray Power) from broadcasting, transmitting or airing a documentary More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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Don’t Allow Cultist To Govern Rivers, Dakuku Tells Anglicans

APC governorship candidate in Rivers The All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Rivers state, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged the people of the Rivers to ensure that persons with cultist affiliation More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, March 15th, 2015
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Former Speaker, Na’Abba, Quits PDP, Advocates Change

Former speaker of PDP-controlled National Assembly quits ruling party. By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Former Speaker House of Representatives, Hon. Ghali Na’Abba, has announced his resignation from the ruling Peoples Democratic More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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We Are Ready For Election, Mark Tells International Community

President of the Senate By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has assured International community that Nigeria is prepared for a smooth, transparent and peaceful conduct of the elections. He More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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Morocco Recalls Ambassador, Insists King Mohammed VI Snubbed Jonathan, FG Dismisses Claims

Recalled his ambassador in Nigeria …Foreign Affairs Says The Two Leaders Spoke On Phone By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Kingdom of Morocco has recalled its ambassador to Nigeria for “further consultation” More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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ISIS Not In Nigeria -FG, Says Civilian JTF Arrested Two Teenagers On Suicide Mission

Federal government dismisses fear about its operation in Nigeria By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Director-General of the National Orientation Agency (NOA) and Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mr. Mike Omeri, More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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UPDATED: Senate Confirms Obanikoro As Minister, APC Senators Staged A Walk-Out

scaled senate hurdles By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Amid protest by minority party members, the Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro as minister designate. Obanikoro’s nomination has More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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Elechi’s Impeachment: Seven Out Of 15 Lawmakers Back Out

Stave off impeachment move By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The impeachment process commenced against Governor Martin Nwancho Elechi of Ebonyi State, Tuesday suffered a major set back, as seven of the 15 members of the State More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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Babangida, PDP Dismiss Gov. Okorocha’s Seven PDP Governor’s Defection Claim

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Governor of Niger state, Mr. Babangida Aliyu, has debunked the report that seven governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are secretly working for All Progressive Congress presidential More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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Boko Haram: Senate Hails Nigerian Military, Multinational Forces

President of the Senate By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Nigerian Senate has applauded the Nigerian Military and the coalition forces from Chad, Niger and Cameroon over their ongoing onslaught against Boko Haram insurgents More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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Presidency Sacks Gen. Agwai, Announces Ishaya Akau As New SURE-P Chairman

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday sacked Gen. Martin-Luther Agwai as the Head of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P), announcing Mr. Ishaya Dare Akau as his successor. The More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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Simone Gbagbo, Wife Of Ex-Ivorian President Jailed For 20-Years

Simone Gbagbo, wife of former Cote d’Ivoire president, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, for her role in the post election violence that country’s 2010 presidential election. Over 3,000 died in the post More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 9th, 2015
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Mbeki, Abdul Salam In Secret Meeting With Buhari

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. APC Presidential Candidate Former South African President, Thabo Mbeki and ex Nigerian Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar(rtd) on Monday met with opposition candidate of the All More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 9th, 2015
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Boko Haram: Again, Military Warns Against “Mischief, Conspiracy Theorists”

brainstorming on the counter-terror operation By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Nigerian media practitioners have been told to beware of mischief makers and “conspiracy theorists” who are bent on orchestrating More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 9th, 2015
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The Tragedy Of Nigerian Journalism

By Godwin Onyeacholem For anyone who truly lays claim to the practise of journalism in Nigeria, this is the time to shield the face from a big shame. It is a season of great disappointment and embarrassment. Not More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 9th, 2015
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Rivers APC Accuses Mrs Jonathan Of Culpability In Okrika Attack, Wants Her To Accept Responsibility

Wife of the President By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Rivers State chapter of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday accused the First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan, of culpability in the February 17, 2015 More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, March 7th, 2015
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55 Dead, 146 Injured In Borno Multiple Bomb Attacks, Shettima, Wakil Condemn Attacks

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. No fewer than 55 persons have been confirmed dead and 146 others seriously injured in multiple attacks by Boko Haram suicide bombers that rocked Borno state on Saturday. The State More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, March 7th, 2015
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Multiple Bomb Attacks In Borno, Military Vow To Avenge Killings

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. A multiple suicide bomb attacks occurred Saturday in 3 locations in Borno state, Baga Motor Park, Monday Market and Borno Express Park, in Maiduguri, even as the military vowed to avenge More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, March 7th, 2015
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Abducted American Missionary Regains Freedom

Regains freedom from kidnappers By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The 71-year old American missionary, Phyllis Sortor, abducted by gunmen in Kogi state, Nigeria, on February 23, has been freed. Phyllis Sortor, a missionary with More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, March 7th, 2015
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APC Embarks On ‘One Million Man March In Lagos

APC’s gubernatorial candidate for Lagos The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), Saturday embarked on what it called “a Million – Man March For Change” in Lagos State, South West Nigeria. Lagos More...

By News Investigator On Friday, March 6th, 2015
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Act Now Or You’ll Be Promoting Violence, Hate -APC Challenges NBC, APCON

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. APC presidential campaign spokesman The All Progressive Congress (APC), Presidential Campaign Organization (APCPCO) has challenged the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and Advertising More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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Emir Of Gusau Dies At 91

The Emir of Gusau, Kabir Danbaba, is dead. The traditional ruler died on Thursday at the age of 91, in Gusau Zamfara State capital, North Western Nigeria after a brief illness. State Commissioner for Information, More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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Jonathan Reassures On Safe Return Of Chibok Girls

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday restated his commitment to rescuing the abducted Chibok school girls from the Boko Haram insurgents. The President gave the assurance at a meeting with More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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General Elections: INEC Assures On ‘Special Arrangement’ For Physically Challenged

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kaduna State, Mr. Hussaini Ahmed Mahuta, has assured that all polling stations would be designed More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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60,000 Nigerians Seeking Asylum In Chad, Niger, Cameroon Says Refugee Commission

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. About 60, 000 displaced Nigerians are currently seeking asylum in Chad, Niger and Cameroon, a federal commissioner at the Nigerian Refugee Commission,  Hadiza Sani Kangiwa, has disclosed. The More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Being A Text Of Press Briefing By The Director Defence Information On March 4, 2015

Director Defence Information Gentlemen of the press, This meeting today is not so much about briefing you on the development in the ongoing counter terrorist campaign as it is to express the appreciation of the More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Elechi’s Impeachment: Court Restrains State Assembly

Governor of Ebonyi state An Abakaliki High Court, on Wednesday granted an interlocutory injunction restraining the Ebonyi State House of Assembly from proceeding with any impeachment processes against the state More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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War On Terror: Military Warn Against Playing Down Nigerian Troops’ Galantary

Nigerian Chief of defence staff By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Nigerian defence authorities have warned against what it called “the attitude and activities of segments of the society” whom it accused of More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
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Fuel Scarcity Caused By Disruption Of Pipelines, Logistical Issues, Not Debt To Marketers -Okonjo-Iweala

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has denied that the fuel scarcity witnessed in some parts of the country was caused by non-payment of oil marketers, More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
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War On Terror: Military Avoid Harming Civilians In Offensive Against Boko Haram -Jonathan

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan said Tuesday in Abuja that utmost care was being taken by the Federal Government to avoid collateral damage to the lives and properties of civilians as the military More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
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APC Accuses Jonathan Of Mismanaging $12 USD Gas Cash Call Provision, Says It’s Responsible For Fuel Scarcity

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the real cause of the protracted fuel scarcity in the country is the looting of the $12 billion domestic gas fund under President More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, March 1st, 2015
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Lagos, Ogun, Oyo Record 8,046 Disaster Victims In 2 Months -NEMA

By Idowu Bakare, Abuja. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has disclosed that over eight thousand persons have fallen victims of fire and windstorm disasters in Lagos, Ogun and Oyo State in the first More...