Date archive forNovember, 2015
By News Investigators On Thursday, November 26th, 2015
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“Our People Are Running Short Of Food Supply, Water…” Madagali Residents Cry Out

By Tom Garba, Yola Madagali the last of Adamawa’s troubled territories under occupation of Boko Haram sect to be liberated by the military, in March, had been under control of the insurgents for close to seven More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 26th, 2015
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France Pledges Support For Nigeria To Tackle Terrorism

By Sadiq Umar – The French Government has elicited Nigeria’s cooperation in her effort to build coalition against terrorism, even as it pledged support for the current fight against the Boko Haram insurgents. France More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 26th, 2015
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UBA Sponsors 20 Customers On Holiday Trip To Dubai

As part of rewards for loyalty, Africa’s global bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) has sponsored 20 of its customers on a holiday trip to Dubai. “These were the customers who received their Western More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 26th, 2015
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Senate Probes N2.4Billion NDDC Contract, As Petitioner Accuses Contractor Of Defrauding Nigeria

By Nuel Suji, Abuja – The Senate on Wednesday directed its Committee to commence investigation into the alleged failed N2.4 billion projects awarded by Niger Delta Development Commission ( NDDC) in Delta State. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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Buhari Mourns Tor Tiv, Inuwa Wada, Jets Out To Malta Island For COHGM

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness on the passing away of the Paramount Ruler of the Tiv people of Benue State, the Tor Tiv, Alfred Akawe Torkula and a Minister of Defence More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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PDP Kogi Demands Probe Into Audu’s Death, Says It’s Curious

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi has called for an investigation into the sudden death of Audu Abubakar, the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate in the last Saturday election More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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PDP Demands Attorney-General’s Resignation Over Comments On APC

Attorney General and Minister of Justice By Nuel Suji, Abuja – The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the immediate resignation of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Abubakar More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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APC Announces Fresh Primary To Pick Replacement For Abubakar

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced that a fresh primary election will be conducted in Kogi state to pick a replacement for Abubakar Audu. The announcement came just after More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Motion Seeking Birth Control Tears Reps Apart, It’s Anti-Islam, Northerners Argue

By Nuel Suji, Abuja- The House of Representatives was on Tuesday sharply divided along religion line on a motion which seeks to direct the National Population Commission to take step to stem population growth. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Kogi 2015: Bello May Replace Late Abubakar As APC Candidate

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – There are indications that the All Progressive Congress (APC) may have considered fielding Yahaya Bello, the runner up aspirant in the primary that produced the late Governorship Candidate, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 23rd, 2015
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Sugar Council Supports 256 Sugarcane Farmers In Adamawa

By Tom Garba, Yola The National Sugar Development Council has pledged support for 256 sugar cane out grower farmers in Adamawa State. Malam Sule Tambaya the North East Liaison officer of the council made this known More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
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REVEALED! Real Reason Why Fasoranti Resigned As Afenifere Leader

By Victor Remi-Ade – Weeks after his resignation and consequent withdrawal of same, facts have emerged that the real reason why the Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti resigned was due to the activities More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
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BREAKING: Kogi APC Gov. Candidate, Audu Abubakar, Is Dead

By Nuel Suji – The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  in the Saturday’s Kogi state governorship election, Abubakar Audu is dead. The news of Abubakar’s death filtered in early Sunday More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
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Kogi Election Declares Inconclusive

By Sadiq Umar – The Independent National Electoral  Commission, INEC, has declared inconclusive the Saturday Governorship elections held in Kogi State. INEC’s Returning Officer in the election, Emmanuel More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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EFCC Quizzes Immediate Past Perm. Sec. Of Culture, Tourism

By Nuel Suji – The immediate past Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation, Nkechi Ejele has been held for questioning by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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Police Deploy 15, 969 Officers For Kogi Election

…DIG Leads Operation As CP Ojukwu Redeploys To Hqrts By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi state, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase has deployed More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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Boko Haram: Adamawa Announces Closure Of Business Activities By 6pm Daily

Governor of Adamawa state By Tom Garba,Yola – As part of efforts to avert the incessant bombings, the Adamawa State government has resolved that all markets in the state capital are to close by 6pm and no More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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OPINION: May We Ask, Your Honour, How Much Would This Buffoonery Cost Us?

“The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.” Samuel Butler By Joseph Cachia Most Maltese are unaware of the heavy price that we have to incur in the coming weeks for the enormous More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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Ekweremadu Escapes Assassination Attempt

Dep. senate president By Nuel Suji, Abuja – The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, escaped suspected assassination attempt, Tuesday. The attempt occurred at about 10:00am between Apo Flyover More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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Buhari Condemns Kano, Yola Bomb Blasts, Calls For Vigilance

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned what he called the barbaric suicide terrorists attacks in Kano earlier today, calling for increased vigilance among the civilian populace. Buhari More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
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Transcorp Hilton PRman, Shola Adeyemo Bags NIPR Award

The Public Relations Manager of Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Mr. Shola Adeyemo has been honoured with an Outstanding Performance Award by the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Capital Chapter. The award came in More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
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Army Threatens To Apply Rules Of Engagement On Pro-Biafra Agitators

By Alaba Ajibade, Lagos – The Nigerian Army has vowed to apply its rules of engagement (ROE) on those calling for succession in the country, threatening that the Army is sending an unequivocal warning to More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
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N1.04 Trillion Fine: MTN Gets New Payment Deadline

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has extended to Friday the deadline given to MTN to pay a N1.04 Trillion fine slammed on the company following its failure to deactivate More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 14th, 2015
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Insurgents: Buhari Honors Seven Militarymen For Bravery

By Tom Garba,Yola – President Muhammadu Buhari  Friday honored four senior and three junior Nigerian soldiers for being brave and exhibiting gallantry skills  in the fight against Boko Haram.  Buhari who More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Court Lifts Siege On Dasuki’s House, Orders FG To Allow Him Travel

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Friday ordered the Department of State Security Services (DSS) to allow former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki, travel abroad for medical More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Nigerian Soldiers Dislodge Terrorists, Clear More Camps, Rescue Scores

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said on Friday that troops have cleared Boko Haram terrorists’ camps at Nwalemer, Mallemiri and Bale in Borno State, North East Nigeria. Army spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman, in a More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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My Mandate Is To Restore Academic Excellence Of ADSU -New VC

By Tom Garba,Yola – The new vice chancellor of Adamawa State university (ADSU), Dr Moses Zaruwa said he was given a mandate from the ministry of Higher Education to restore back the credibility and excellence More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Hold Buhari To His Campaign Promises, Ekweremadu Tells Nigerians

By Nuel Suji, Abuja – The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has urged Nigerians to hold the Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) Government to its campaign promises, saying the Peoples More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Reps Directs C’ttee To Investigate CCT Chairman

By Nuel Suji, Abuja – The House of Representatives has directed investigation into the allegations of corruption levelled against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Yakubu Umar. Speaker, House of More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
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Buhari Inaugurates Cabinet, Fashola Heads Power, Amaechi Others Assign Portfolios

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in members of the newly constituted federal executive council,  with former Lagos governor, Babatunde Fashola and his Rivers counterpart, Rotimi More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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Buhari Appoints 18 New Perm Secretaries, Deploys 36 To Ministries, Parastatals

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – President Mohammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 18 new permanent secretaries in the Federal Civil service. The appointed perm secretaries are deployed to the various ministries More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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AU Standby Force To Intervene In Cases Of Genocide, War Crimes -Gen. Olonisakin

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – The Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin on Tuesday said that the establishment of the African Union Standby Force (ASF), would not collapse other existing More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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APC Senators Rejects N5000 Welfare Package For Unemployed Youths

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – The All Progressive Congress (APC) senators Wednesday rejected a proposal seeking to pay a welfare sum of N5000 monthly allowance to unemployed youths in the country, refusing to entertain More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Buhari Releases N413 Billion To Marketers To Avert Fuel Crisis

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government on Wednesday approved the immediate payment of N413 billion to oil marketers as outstanding payment for subsidy claims. The decision is taken to avert crisis in the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Buhari Is Right About Disclosure, People Deserves To Know, Says Dickson

By Jackson Udeani – The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson has disclosed that the Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) failed to meet 5months into the new administration until recently, attributing More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Saraki Announces 64 Standing C’ttee Chairmen, APC Gets 41, PDP 24

By Nuel Suji, Abuja – The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday announced the list of committee chairmen and vice chairmen for the 65 standing and special committees of the Senate. President More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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Bayelsa Poll: Dickson Pledges More Development In Yenagoa

By Jackson Udeani – The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has assured the people of Yenagoa of his commitment to the development the area when re-elected. Governor Dickson made the pledge on Tuesday More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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Ikpeazu Flaws Otti At Tribunal, Remains Governor

By Jackson Udeani – The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, state capital of Abia State has affirmed the election of Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu as governor of the state. The April 11, 2015 election in which More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Customs Appoints Six New Dep. Comptroller-General, Others

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – The Nigeria Customs Service,  Monday announced the upgrading of six acting Deputy Comptrollers-General of Customs in the ongoing re-organisation in the Service. Comptroller-General, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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I’m On Trial Because I Worked For Jonathan, Says Orubebe

By Nuel Suji – A former minister of Niger Delta, Godsday Orubebe has attributed his trial by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, to witch-hunting, blaming it to his closeness and support for former President Goodluck More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 1st, 2015
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Rivers APC Says FG Has No Hand In Tribunal Case

By Jackson Udeani, Port Harcourt – The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has dismissed claims that it is desperately working with the APC-controlled Federal Government to take over the state, More...