Date archive forJune, 2015
By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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How We Murdered Prof. Ilemobade -Suspects

By Alaba Ajibade, Akure. Yemi Bamitale and Daniel Ita, suspected killers of former Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Technology, Akure, Monday gave a gory picture of how they murdered Professor Albert Ilemobade More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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NEC Begins Probe Of NNPC Over Alleged Missing N3.8trillion

…N500 billion withdraw from excess crude account‎ with approval By Nuel Suji, Abuja. National Economic Council (NEC) has set a four-man Committee to probe the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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Scorecard: Abatemi-Usman’s Four Years Of Legislative Re-engineering

                                                                 By Michael Jegede Upon his election as a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2011 to represent the good More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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APC Crisis Is New Reality To Party, Says, Ndoma-Egba

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Former senate leader, Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba, has described the leadership crisis rocking the 8th National Assembly as a reality hitting the face of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). According More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Saraki Did Not Step Down For Buhari –Presidency

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, has dismissed claims that Senate President Bukola Saraki stepped down for President Muhammadu Buhari in the All More...

By News Investigator On Friday, June 26th, 2015
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Ahead Of Probe: Buhari Dissolves NNPC Board

Have questions to answer? By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved the board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). In a statement signed by Mr. Haruna Imrana, Director of More...

By News Investigator On Friday, June 26th, 2015
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Principal Officers Controversy: My Hands Were Tied, Saraki Tells APC

President of the Nigerian senate By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President of the senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki has written to‎ the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying his “hands were tied” in the More...

By News Investigator On Friday, June 26th, 2015
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Ondo Begins Implementation Of Residency Card Scheme July 2

Ondo state Commissioner for Information By Alaba Ajibade, Akure.The implementation of the  much publicised Residency Card in Ondo state, otherwise known as Kaadi Igbeayo will begin on  July 2nd this year, government More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Buhari To Visit White House July 20, Boko Haram On Agenda

Playing host to Buhari By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday, July 20 visit the United States President Barak Obama at the White House in Washington D.C. A statement by the White House Office More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Call Your Partymen To Order, PDP Caucus Tells Buhari

The People’s Democratic Party Caucus in the House of Representatives has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call his All Progressives Party (APC) members to order. The caucus led by the former Deputy House Leader, More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Again Saraki Defies Party, Announces Ndume, Na’alla Senate Leader, Dep

Senate President By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki Thursday at the plenary announced the election of Sen. Ali Ndume from Borno and Sen. Bala Ibn Na’Alla from Kebbi as Senate More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Former Bayelsa Gov. Sylva Faces Fresh Corruption Charges

By Alaba Ajibade The case involving a former governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Timipre Sylva, came up for mentioning Thursday at the Federal High Court in Abuja. Sylva, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Saraki Set Up Adhoc C’ttee To Prune Senate Budget

President of the Senate By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, inaugurated an ad hoc committee to carry out thorough fiscal examination on the senate finances with the aim More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Blame Dogara For The Fracas, APC Reps Faction Tells Nigerians

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. A group of party loyalist members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives, have blamed the Speaker, Hon. Yakubu Dogara for the fracas that broke out at plenary More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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BREAKING: Pandemonium In The House Of Reps

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Pandemonium broke out in the House of Representatives this afternoon as factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) engaged each other in a free for all, leaving wounds and bloody noises More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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Senate Summons NNPC Over State Of Oil Refineries

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Senate on Wednesday unanimously agreed to summon the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to offer explanation on the state of the nation’s refineries. The Senate’s More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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UBA’s Tony Elumelu Dragged To EFCC Over N2billion Campaign Loan

Chairman, Heirs Holding By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Chairman of Heirs Holdings and founding Chairman of the United Bank for Africa, (UBA) Mr. Tony Elumelu, has been dragged before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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WikiLeaks Reveals How U.S. Spied On Three French Presidents

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Quintessential whistle-blower, Wikileaks has exposed fresh reports alleging interception of official and private conversations of French President, Mr. Francois Hollande by the United States’ More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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You Fooled Nigerians With Empty Promises -PDP Challenges Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday hit hard on President Muhammadu Buhari, describing as diversionary and pre-emptive, what it called its excuses for failure in delivering on its campaign promises to Nigerians. The More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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APC Senators Throw Punches Over Leadership Positions

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Aggrieved senators of the All Progressive Congress (APC) caucus Tuesday engaged in a brawl over the zoning of the remaining leadership positions following disagreement the list sent in by the More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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Saraki Appoints Galaudu, Olaniyonu As Chief Of Staff, S.A. Media

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, has appointed Senator Isa Galaudu and Mr. Yusufu Adesola Olaniyonu as the Chief of Staff and Special Adviser, Media respectively. The appointments More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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Next Three Month Is For Loot Recovery, Says Buhari

On loot recovery mission President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday told state governors that he would spend the next three months recovering funds looted under the immediate past administration of Dr Goodluck Jonathan. The More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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For The Record: Amaechi’s Response To Gov. Nyesom Wike’s Allegations

Former Rivers state governor On Monday, June 22, Mr. Nyesom Wike, briefed the media and made numerous allegations. These allegations are the same ones that Mr. Wike set up a commission of inquiry to investigate. More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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Buhari, Governors Meet To Find Solution To Financial Mess

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari will today meet with governors of the 36 states of the federation to find solution to the insolvency in most of the states. At the meeting which will hold at the More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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Contempt: Court Rules On Kashamu Vs NDLEA Today

Faces extradition A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos will today rule on contempt trial slammed against the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Ex-Kogi MILAD Dies At 66

By Nuel Suji Former military administrator of Kogi state, Col. Bzigu Akakirya is dead, aged 66, a member of the deceased family, Prof. Peter Lassa, confirmed. Lassa made the confirmation in a statement he issued More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Bomb Explosion Hits Maiduguri, Scores Fear Dead

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. Another bomb explosion has occurred in Maiduguri, Borno state capital. The explosion took place at about 3:50p.m today near a fish market along Baga Road in Maiduguri, an eyewitness said More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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NASS Leadership: A Harvest Of Whirlwind

By Sufuyan Ojeifo Some have described what happened in the National Assembly on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, with the emergence of Senator Bukola Saraki and Honourable Yakubu Dogara as Senate President and Speaker of More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Two Nigerians Emerge Among Ford Ranger Final

Nigerians Moyosore Fawol and Giftson Onuiri are among the 20 finalists selected for this year’s Ford Ranger Odyssey competition. Earlier, Fawol and Onuiri – both from Lagos, had emerged the two successful More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Atiku Accuses “A Group Within APC” Of Plots To Hijack Buhari’s Govt

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar says it is dangerous for any individual or group in the ranks of the ruling party to constitute themselves More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, June 20th, 2015
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BREAKING: Famous Musician, Danmaraya Jos Dies At 69

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Legendry Hausa musician, Mr. Adamu Wayya, popularly known as Danmaraya Jos, is dead. Danmaraya Jos passed on at about 4.p.m Saturday afternoon at the age of 69 after a protracted illness. Director More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, June 20th, 2015
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Ortom Condemns Logo Village Attack, Ugres Police To Arrest Offenders

By Ibrahim Imam The governor of Benue state, Mr. Samuel Ortom has condemned the weekend killings and destruction of property in Tse-Ikpur community in Logo Local Government Area, urging security agencies to bring More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, June 20th, 2015
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Ganduje Announces 50 Percent Salary Cut For Political Office Holders

…reduces ministries from 19 to 14 By Ibrahim Imam The governor of Kano state, Mr. Abdullahi Ganduje on Saturday announced a 50 per cent cut in the salaries and allowances of all political office holders in More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Gunmen Invade Ex-Rivers Commissioner Home

Former Rivers Commissioner of Information Former Rivers state Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Mrs Ibim Semenitari has raised an alarm over the invasion of her home by gun men in police uniform. Semenitari More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Court Dismisses Election Petition Against Melaye

By Nuel Suji The National and State Legislative Houses Election Tribunal in Kogi State has dismissed the petition of Senator Smart Adeyemi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the election and return of More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Saraki Assures On Investment Friendly Legislations

Senate President By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The President of the Senate, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Thursday, reiterated his commitment to enacting legislation to sustain an investment-friendly atmosphere that More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Chadian Military Strikes Boko Haram Bases In Niger, Not Nigeria, Says Defence Hqrts

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The defence headquarters on Thursday dismissed as untrue reports indicating that the Chadian military conducted air strikes against some terrorist camps in Nigerian villages, saying the More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Fire Guts Zenith Bank Office

The Ajose Adeogun branch of Zenith Bank in Victoria Island Lagos was on Thursday gutted by fire. The fire was said to have started at the branch located at plot 87. The fire had affected one of the administrative More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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I’m Like Old Wines, Tastier With Age, Says Buhari

As fit as fiddle By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has defended the statement that his age would limit his performance in office, saying he was misinterpreted and that like old wines, he has got tastier More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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War On Terror: Command, Control Centre Will Be Operational In 3Weeks -Nigerian Army

Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Nigerian military authorities said on Wednesday that the Military Command and Control Centre (MCCC) in Maiduguri and Yola will be operational within 21 days. A More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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Accidental Explosion Kills 12, Injures 40 In Borno

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. Not fewer that 12 people were killed and 40 others injured in Monguno, Borno state northeast Nigeria when an explosive device detonated, civilian vigilantes helping the military against More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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Each Senator’s Wardrobe Allowance Is N506, 600 Per Annum, Says Saraki

President of the Senate President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki has said that the wardrobe allowance budgeted for each senator is N506, 600 and not N21.5 million as reported in the media. Saraki said the Revenue More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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Resign Now, Group Tells Buhari

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. A group within the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) has called for the immediate resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the nation cannot afford any further excuse on More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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Mimiko Emerges Chairman PDP Governors’ Forum

Chairman, PDP governor’s forum By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The governor of Ondo state, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko has been elected Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum. Mimiko who More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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Financial Mess: Governors Meet To Push For Federal Bailout, Elect New Chairman

By Sadiq Umar The Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF) is currently meeting in Abuja to discuss sundry issues chiefly of which is the need to seek federal intervention in the insolvency of its member states. The More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
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Declare Your Assets, Rivers APC Tells Wike

Governor of Rivers state The All Progressives Congress (APC) Rivers state chapter has challenged the Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, to declare his assets in keeping with the requirement of his oath of office. The party More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
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BREAKING: Court Uphold Death Sentence Against Ex-Egyptian President

Faces death An Egyptian court has upheld the death sentence imposed on ousted ex-President Mohammed Morsi over a mass jailbreak. BBC report that the sentence was initially passed in May, but was confirmed after More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
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Babalakin Can Now Be Arrested -Court Says

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State, on Monday vacated the restraining order issued on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, preventing it from arresting and prosecuting Chairman of Bi- Courtney More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
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Gwoza Attack: Police May Soon Declare 27 Missing Officers Dead

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Twenty seven police officers who went missing after Boko Haram insurgents took control of Gwoza in Borno State in August, 2014, may soon be declared missing. The officers disappeared 10 months More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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INVESTIGATION: Senator, Rep Get N21.5 million, N17.5 million Each As Wardrobe Allowance

Senate President and Chairman of the National Assembly By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Each of the newly inaugurated senators are to receive the sum of N21.5 million as wardrobe allowance on resumption of plenary next week, More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Gov. Jibrilla Announces 50 Percent Salary Cut

The governor of Adamawa state, Sen. Muhammadu Bindo Jibrilla has announced a 50 percent cut in his salary. Speaking at the flag off of the road projects in Yola on Monday, the governor said he would convince More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Niger Governor Vows To Arrest Babangida If…

The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has vowed to invite the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to quiz the former governor, Aliyu Babangida for refusal to return the over N2.9 billion it took on More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Several Terrorists Killed, Riffles, Ammunition Recovered

Scores of heavily armed terrorists using women and children as shield died on Sunday when they attacked Babangida in Yobe State. A statement by the defence headquarters said “over 10 rifles and weapon accessories More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Fresh Bomb Explosions Rock Potiskum

By Sadiq Umar, Another twin bomb explosions Monday rocked the troubled city of Potiskum in Yobe State, North Eastern Nigeria, killing not less than 10 people, while many were also injured. Potiskum had been under More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Kashamu Withdraw Libel Suit Against OBJ

Faces extradition The Senator representing Ogun East in the National Assembly, Sen. Buruji Kashamu, has withdrawn a N20.1 billion libel suit he instituted against former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the Federal More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Over 30 Students Renounce Cultism In Edo, Accept Christ

By Nuel Suji At least, thirty members belonging to various secret societies in Federal Polytechnic Auchi, Edo state on Sunday decided to renounce cultism by surrendering their life to Jesus at Omega Fire Ministry(OFM) More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, June 14th, 2015
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Buhari Releases $21million To Joint Task Force Against Boko Haram

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate release of $21 million to the Multi-National Joint Task Force’s (MNJTF), as part of his determination to confront the Boko Haram menace More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, June 14th, 2015
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Sepp Blatter Reconsidering FIFA Resignation -Report

Changing his mind ? Reports out of Switzerland say that disgraced FIFA president Sepp Blatter is reconsidering his decision to step down from his position, after stating his intention to do so two weeks ago. According More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, June 13th, 2015
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Buhari To Attend AU Meeting In South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to travel to South Africa Saturday for the 25th African Union Summit currently underway  in Johannesburg. The visit is President’s first official trip to South Africa More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 11th, 2015
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Buhari Pleads For Nigeria’s Permanent Headship Of Anti-Terror Joint Task Force

By Alaba Ajibade President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday urged member countries of the Lake Chad Basin Commission and Benin to concede the position of Commander of the multinational joint task force fighting Boko More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 11th, 2015
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PDP Taunts APC, Describes Threats Against Saraki, Dogara As “Empty Boasts Of Incompetent Party”

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed threats by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) against the new leaders of the National Assembly (NASS) as empty boasts, saying More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 11th, 2015
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Revealed: How Babangida Looted N2.9billion On Eve Of Departure

By Our Correspondent. Fact emerged on Wednesday on how former governor of Niger state, Babangida Aliyu allegedly siphoned N2.9 billion on the eve of his departure from office. However,the new All Progressive Congress More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
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I Won’t Quit APC, Says Saraki, Commends Buhari’s Stance On NASS Leadership

…it is a blackmail by political adversaries Says no to PDP By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Wednesday dismissed insinuations that he may defect to the Peoples Democratic Party More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
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Tinubu Snubs Saraki, As Ahmad Lawan Group Submits To Senate President’s Authority

President of the Senate By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Twenty eight senators who were absent at the Tuesday inauguration ceremony were sworn-in Wednesday by the new President of the Senate, even as wife of former governor More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
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Senate Presidency: Lawan Group To Challenge Saraki In Court

Says, “our right to participate in the election of senate president cannot be taken away…” Heads to court ? By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Aggrieved senators loyal to the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
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Atiku Congratulates Saraki, Dogara, Urges Them To Be Focused

Former Vice President By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated the newly elected leaders of the National Assembly, admonishing them to see their elections beyond the narrow interests More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
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Buhari Disagrees With Party On Saraki, Dogara

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Restates readiness to work with them. President Muhammadu Buhari restated his readiness to work with the Sen. Bukola Saraki and Rep. Yakubu Dogara led National Assembly, saying the sentiment More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
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Saraki, Dogara Elections Unacceptable, Says APC

APC National Publicity Secretary By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as totally unacceptable the inauguration of the National Assembly that led to the emergence of Senator More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
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Dogara Elected Speaker House Of Representatives

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The House of Representatives has elected Rep. Yakubu Dogara, as Speaker of the 8th Session of the House of Representatives. Dogara who represents Bogoro/ Tafawa Balewa federal constituency More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
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Saraki, PDP Alliance Produce Senate President, Deputy, APC Expresses Shock

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The All Progressive Congress (APC) has expressed shock at the emergence of Sen. Bukola Saraki as President of the Senate of the 8th Session of the Senate. Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, a PDP Senator More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
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BREAKING: Saraki Elected Senate President “Unopposed”

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Senator Bukola Saraki has been elected as the President of the Senate of the 8th National Assembly. Saraki was elected unopposed even as its main rival Sen. Ahmad Lawan and his supporters were More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
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BREAKING: Buhari Summons Emergency Meeting With APC Legislators-elect

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned the federal lawmakers elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress to an emergency meeting. The meeting is scheduled to hold at 9am at the More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
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NASS Leadership: PDP Adopts Saraki, Dogara

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday adopted Senator Bukola Saraki for the position of Senate President. The development will compel Sen. Saraki to concede Deputy Senate President to More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 8th, 2015
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UPDATED: Tension Heightens As Senate Rules Silent On Voting Pattern

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Palpable tension enveloped the National Assembly Tuesday morning, even as Police mounted heavy security presence in and around the premises preparatory to the elections of its leadership. Already, More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 8th, 2015
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Military “Moves” Command, Control Centre To North East

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Nigerian Defence headquarters has set up a Military Command and Control Centre in Maiduguri in its renewed effort aimed at decapitating the Boko Haram insurgents operating in the north-east More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 8th, 2015
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APC Governors Summon Emergency Meeting Over NASS Leadership Tussle

By Sadiq Umar. Governors of the All Progressive Congress (APC) are scheduled to meet anytime from now to discuss the lingering crisis rocking the party ahead of the Tuesday elections the National Assembly leadership. The More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, June 6th, 2015
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Buhari, Osinbajo Ready To Publicise Asset Declaration But… -Garba Shehu

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday assured Nigerians of his readiness to make public the content of its asset declaration with the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), saying he would release More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, June 6th, 2015
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Gbajabiamila Emerges APC Speakership Candidate, As Dogara’s Camp Kicks

Former Minority Leader in the House of Representatives By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The All Progressives Congress members-elect on Saturday voted Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, as the party’s candidate for the Speakership More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, June 6th, 2015
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Lawan Group Evaded Primary Elections Twice -Saraki Group Alleges

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Senators of Like Minds, the group rooting for the emergency of Senator Bukola Saraki on Friday revealed how Senator Ahmad Lawan’s group evaded primary elections to determine the Senate More...

By News Investigator On Friday, June 5th, 2015
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Saraki Scores Seventh Senate Low

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Former governor of Kwara state, Senator Bukola Saraki on Friday blamed the 7th National Assembly for allowing itself to be enmeshed in fights and political wars that only served selfish purposes More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Senate Dumps C’ttee Reports On Subsidy, Immigration As Seventh Session Ends

President of the Senate By Nuel Suji, Abuja Hope of considering the two controversial reports on subsidy probe and immigration tragedy investigation embarked upon by the committees of the Senate was dashed Thursday, More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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“Okiro Beg Me To Withdraw Petition,” As ICPC Invites Him

By Aaron Kaase A jittery Chairman, Police Service Commission, Mike Okiro who has apparently failed in his threats, bl‎ack mail through hired agents on Tuesday sent his personal lawyer one Barr. Ayo Ademola and More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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NWC Breaks Saraki Group, As Five Senators-Elect Change Camp

Believed to be backing Lawan By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressive Congress (NWC) may have broken the ranks of the “Like Minds Senators-elect”, a group canvassing More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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EFCC Detains Sen. Modu Sheriff On Corruption Charges

By Nuel Suji The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has detained a former governor of Borno state, Modu Sheriff, over allegations of corruption. Sheriff is said to have voluntarily handed himself in More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Senate Approves Life Imprisonment For Rapist, HIV Donor

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Senate on Wednesday approved a bill into law that  prescribed life imprisonment for sexual offences which includes  rape, child sex tourism and people who deliberately infect others with More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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You Cannot Pick Senate President For Us -Dino Tells NWC

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Senator-elect and Coordinator of the “Like minds senators-elect”, Dino Melaye, Wednesday cautioned the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressive Congress against too More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Amnesty International Urges Buhari To Prosecute Military Chiefs For Alleged War Crime

By Nuel Suji, Abuja Amnesty International has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately set machinery in motion for thorough investigation of top military chiefs, both serving and retired for war crimes. Top More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Thugs Brutalise Punch Correspondent In Ekiti

Gov. Ayodele Fayose, Governor of Ekiti state The Ekiti state Correspondent of PUNCH newspaper, Mr. Kamarudeen Ogundele, was attacked in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday and beaten to a stupor by thugs. The hoodlums are suspected More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Senate Presidency: NWC’s New Criterion Disqualify Saraki

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Fact emerged on Wednesday that Senator Ahmad Lawan may eventual emerge as the consensus candidate for the position of the Senate President in the 8th Senate, as new criterion proposed for aspiring More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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APC Meets Thursday To Harmonise Positions On NASS Leadership

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The All Progressives Congress (APC) will hold a crucial meeting with all its Senators-elect and House of Representatives; members-elect on Thursday, the 4th of June, at the International Conference More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Adamu Aliero Kicks, Says North West Did Not Endorse Saraki

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Former governor of Kebbi state and senator representing Kebbi on the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC), Sen. Adamu Aliero has dismissed claims that the north west caucus in the More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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BREAKING: Blatter Serves Notice Of Resignation

  Quits at last By Idowu Bakare FIFA President, Sepp Blatter has indicated his willingness to resign from the position, asking for an early Congress that would elect a successor. Blatter was re-elected FIFA More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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For The Record: Remarks By FIFA President Sepp Blatter On His Resignation

I have been reflecting deeply about my presidency and about the forty years in which my life has been inextricably bound to FIFA and the great sport of football. I cherish FIFA more than anything and I want to More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Reps Hails NDLEA, As Kashamu Gets Notice Of Extradition

Faces extradition By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Nigeria’s House of Representatives has commended the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for the bold step taken in the extradition case involving senator-elect, More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Let Me Nominate Ekiti Minister, Fayose Begs Buhari

Facing the heat of opposition By Nuel Suji Embattled governor of Ekiti state, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to give him the privilege of nominating an Ekiti State indigene for appointment More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Buhari Seeks NASS Approval To Appoint 15 Apecial Advisers

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Muhammed Buhari on Tuesday asked the National Assembly for approval to appoint fifteen Special Advisers to assist him in the performance of his function. Buhari had last week appointed More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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EFCC Grills Nyako For 8-Hours, Releases Him On Administrative Bail

former governor of Adamawa By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. A former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, grilled for over 8-hours by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday, has been released. Nyako, who More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Boko Haram: Buhari Heads To Chad, Niger After Briefing By NSA

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday travel to Chad and Niger for talks on how to end the dreaded Boko Haram insurgency in the country. It is the first official trip after his inauguration More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Gov. Lalong Appoints, Bature SSG, Dafa’an Chief of Staff

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The Governor of Plateau State, Barrister Simon Lalong, has approved the appointments of Hon. Rufus Bature as Secretary to the State Government and John Dafa’an is to serve as Chief of More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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We Must Resist Godfatherism -Dogara Tells Lawmakers

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Aspirant to the Speakership position in the House of Representatives and Chairman, Committee on House Services, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has urged Nigerians to resist the temptation of allowing More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Senate Presidency :Group Alleges Plot To Smear Saraki

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Quintessential Professionals, a group of young elites, has alleged plot by politicians opposed Senator Bukola Saraki’s ambition of becoming the next Senate President, to start a campaign More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Buhari Appoints Adesina, Shehu, Spokesmen

Presidential spokesman President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the appointment of Messrs Femi Adesina, as his Special Adviser, (Media and Publicity) and Mallam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant, (Media and More...