Date archive forJanuary, 2016
By News Investigators On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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Lagos Lawmaker Gives Occupants of PHC Land One Month Notice

By Dipo Awojobi – The lawmaker representing Epe constituency 2 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon.Olusegun Olulade has given illegal occupants of a landed property earmarked for a Primary Health Center More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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NLC Declares Support For Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War

By Dipo Awojobi – The Nigerian Labour Congress has stated that the body is fully behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s government campaign against all forms of corrupt practices. The nation’s apex workers’ More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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No Govt Official Visit Or Offer Any Relief Items To Us, Says Victims Of Girei Fulani Attacks

By Tom Garba, Yola – Exactly one week after over 30 persons were killed by group of armed Fulani herdsmen at Koh, Taboungo, Ndikajam and Demsare settlement in Girei L.G.A of the state, neither the state governor More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Two Male Suicide Bombers Dressed Like Mad Women Carried Out Gombi Attack -Defence Hq

By Ibrahim Imam – The Defence headquarters on Saturday said two male suicide bombers dressed like mad women carried out suicide bomb attack in Gombi Adamawa State that left 5people dead and several wounded. Chief More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Lagos Lights Up Third Mainland Bridge

By Dipo Awojobi – In line with the ongoing statewide “Operation Light up Lagos” project, the Lagos State Government has completed the illumination of the Third Mainland Bridge. This Lagos initiative begins More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Adamawa Bomb Blast: NEMA Recorded 9 Dead, 24 Injured

By Tom Garba ,Yola – The National Emergency Management Agency ‪‎(NEMA‬) has put casualty figures in the Friday blast in Gombi, Adamawa at nine with 24 people hospitalized in different hospital in the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Modified Penal Code For 19 Northern States Ready Soon, Says Forum Secr Barr. Sanga

By Tom Garba, Yola – Work on the amendment of the penal code law for the 19 Northern states is to be concluded before the end of January, the secretary of the Attorney General Forum for the 19 Northern states More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Ibinabo Fiberesima Still Facing Jail Term For Killing Dr. Giwa Suraj 10 Years After

By Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos State Court of Appeal has reserved judgement in the appeal filed by actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima-Egbuka, challenging the judgement of a Lagos High Court which sentenced her to five More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Supreme Court Sacks Anambra Senators, Chris Uba, Annie Okonkwo Are Likely Replacement

By Dipo Awojobi – The election of two Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators in Anambra state, Stella Oduah and Andy Uba, has been nullified by the Supreme Court. Former Minister of Aviation sacked from Senate They More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Anti-Graft War: EFCC Arrests Former Airforce Chief, AVM. Amosu

By Nuel Suji – Former Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshall Adesola Amosu(rtd) has been arrested by the officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over an alleged financial misconduct More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Metuh Released After Meeting New Bail Conditions

Dipo Awojobi – The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, has fulfilled his bail conditions to regain temporary freedom after 24 days in detention. When it became More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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We Fought A Good Fight, Peterside Tells Supporters

By Dipo Awojobi – The Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the April 11, 2015 in Rivers State, Mr. Dakuku Adol Peterside has said that he fought a good fight in the whole electoral More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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You Exposed National Assembly To Corruption -Dino Melaye Replies OBJ

‎By Nuel Suji – Senator Dino Melaye ( APC Kogi West) has accused the former President Olusegun Obasanjo of exposing National Assembly to corruption adding that 8th National Assembly is difference from National More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Former APC Guber Aspirant, Abatemi-Usman, Urges For Cooperation With Gov. Belloi – Abatemi-Usman

By Nuel Suji – Former Kogi Senator,  Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman, has stressed the need for the entire people of Kogi State to cooperate with the new government in the state under the leadership of Mr. Yahaya More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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We Shall Resist Any Attempt To Reduce Minimum Wage From N18,000 -Bobboi Bala Kaigama, TUC President

The President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), who doubles as the National President of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), Mr. Bobboi Bala Kaigama is about to end his first term in office More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Adamawa State PDP Endorses Juta For National Chairman

By Tom Garba,Yola – The Adamawa state chapter of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday, endorsed the candidature of Amb. Wilberforce Juta for the position of National chairman of the Party. The move More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Geneva Press Conference: Jonathan Cleverly Evades Questions On Arms Deal

By Dipo Awojobi – Former President Goodluck Jonathan parried questions over investigation into the procurement of arms by his administration for the fight against Boko Haram on Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Update On Lagos LASSA Fever: 20 Suspected Cases, Two Deaths, Four Cases Positive, 14 Negative, 537 Contacts Identified

By Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos State Government said it was doing everything possible to defeat the deadly Lassa fever like it did during the outbreak of Ebola virus, just as it urged residents of the state to More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Femi Falana’s Rejoinder To Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s Reponse To ICC Petition

In my application to the Special Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) last week, I requested for investigation into the allegations of crimes against humanity committed by serving and retired military More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Supreme Court Validates Elections Of Dankwambo, Wike, Others

By The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the elections of Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo (Gombe), Nyesom Wike (Rivers) Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun) and David Umahi (Ebonyi), declaring them the duly elected governors of their More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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PDP Dedicates Governor Wike’s Victory To God

By Dipo Awojobi – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman in Rivers, Felix Obuah has dedicated Governor Nyesom Wike’s victory at the Supreme Court to God. Governor of Rivers state Obuah made the statement More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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I Defeated Corruption While Serving As Minister – Okonjo Iweala

By Dipo Awojobi – The former Minister of finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has blasted a Lagos based lawyer, Femi Falana, for attempting to indict her in the controversial $2.1 billion arms scandal. Former Minister More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Money Collected From Looters Can Feed All Nigerians For 5 Years, Says EFCC

By Dipo Awojobi – The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said that the funds looted from Nigeria in the last five years is enough to fund three years budget More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Former Jonathan’s Adviser, Ahmed Gulak, Storms Party Hqrts, Declares Himself PDP National Chairman

By Dipo Awojobi – Former political adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak, Wednesday declared himself Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Declares himself PDP National Chairman Gulak More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Suspended Lawmaker Case Against Adamawa Assembly Adjourn To February

By Tom Garba, Yola – A Yola High Court presided over by the State Chief Judge, Justice Ishaya Banu, has fixed February 23 for further mention in the case filed against Adamawa House of Assembly for approving More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Adamawa LG Workers Threaten To Down Tools Over Unpaid Salaries

By Tom Garba, Yola – Local Government workers in Adamawa have threatened to down tools over non payment of their December 2015 and January 2016 salaries. The workers officials who stormed the office of the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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We Must Act With Greater Vigour Against Extremist Ideologies, Terrorism -Buhari Tells Global Community

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday in Eldoret, Kenya that the global community must resolve to act with more determination and vigour against radicalisation and extremist ideologies More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Yahaya Bello Sworn In As Kogi Governor, Without Deputy

By Sadiq Umar – Winner of the Kogi’s governorship elections, Yahaya Bello has been sworn in as the Executive Governor of Kogi State, but without a deputy. Sworn in without deputy Bello who was declared winner More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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China’s Qinghai Cultural Troupe To Storm Abuja On Saturday

By Our Reporter – Ahead of its 2016 Chinese New Year festival, the Chinese Embassy in Nigeria has scheduled a special performance of its Qinghai Song and Dance Troupe in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The event More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Bill Gates Is Once Again World’s Richest Man… Nets $87.4 Billion

By Dipo Awojobi – A fresh list of the wealthiest people in the world is out, and is it any surprise who claimed the number one spot? Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and one of the richest people in human More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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LASSA Fever: Lagos Speaker Allays Fear, Advises On Hygienic Environment

By Dipo Awojobi – Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa has appealed to Lagosians to keep their houses and surroundings clean and ensure they eat well-prepared food. Speaker, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Enemies Of Anti-Corruption Are Fighting Back, Says Lai Mohammed

By Sadiq Umar – The minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has accused those he described as enemies of the anti corruption war of the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration, of now fighting More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Deeper Life Pastor Kidnapped In Kogi -Abductors Demand N50m Ransom

By Dipo Awojobi – A senior pastor of one of the leading churches in the country, Deeper Life Christian Ministry has been kidnapped in Okene, Kogi State. The incident was said to have happened on Monday night, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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We Must Teach Indigenous Languages At Primary School Level -Lawmaker

By Dipo Awojobi – As a way of preserving the culture and values of the nation, a lawmaker in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Olanrewaju Ogunyemi has advised that the three major indigenous languages More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Our Gospel Songs Would Raise The Dead In Five Years Time -Group

By Dipo Awojobi – Vessels of Worship, a gospel music group, has said that their songs would raise the dead and heal the sick in the next five years. This was disclosed by the group Co-ordinator, Mr. Conerlius More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 25th, 2016
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NDDC Commissions N130Million Police Quarters In Port Harcourt

By Nuel Suji – The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has commissioned a N130million residential building meant for personnel of the Nigeria Police. Acting MD/CEO of NDDC Acting Managing Director and More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 25th, 2016
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Police Confirms Arrest Of Suspects In Adamawa Attack

By Tom Garba, Yola – Adamawa Commissioner of Police, Mr Gazzali Mohammed, has confirmed the arrest of some suspects in connection with Sunday attack on four villages of Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa. Mohammed More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 25th, 2016
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Arms Deal: Witnesses Narrate How $2Million Was Transferred For Metuh

By Sadiq Umar – The case of money laundering preferred against the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission took a new twist Monday as two More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 24th, 2016
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Suspected Fulani Militants Kill DPO, 30 Others In Adamawa

…Razes Down Four Villages By Tom Garba in Yola – A group of Fulani militants numbering in hundreds overran the villages of Koh, Ndikajam, Tabongo and Jat of Girei Local government Area of Adamawa state. The More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 24th, 2016
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INEC C’ttee Wants NASS To Amend 2010 Electoral Act

By Tom Garba, Yola – Barr. Kasim Gaidam, Chairman, Committee on Management of election petitions on Sunday in Yola urged the National Assembly to fast track the amendment of the 1999 Constitution and the Electoral More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 24th, 2016
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51-Year-Old Man Dies Of Lassa Fever In Lagos, 438 Under Surveillance

By Dipo Awojobi – The deadly Lassa Fever has claimed the life of a 51-year-old man in Lagos, while 438 others are under surveillance, says the Lagos State Government. The government said that aside the first More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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John Kerry Says $9Billion USD Stolen From Nigeria Treasury

By Nuel Suji – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has disclosed that over $9 billion dollar was discovered to have been stolen from the Nigeria treasury by corrupt officials. U.S. Secretary of State Speaking More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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BREAKING: Metuh Gets Bail Of N300Million

By Sadiq Umar – The Abuja High Court presided over by Justice Ishaq Bello, has granted bail to Olisa Metuh, spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who was yesterday arraigned on a separate charge More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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WEF: Elumelu Sets To Deliver Talk On “Africapitalism” In Davos

By Nuel Suji – Nigerian businessman and Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, is scheduled for a discourse on how to scale clean-energy investment to meet developing-country needs on a panel at the World More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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Ex- “Sharia Governor” Ahmed Yerima Arraigned Over N1bn Fraud

By Sadiq Umar – The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) on Thursday arraigned former Ahmed Yerima in Gusau High Court for alleged misappropriation of over N1 billion while he served as governor More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Buhari Govt Is Descending Into Fascism, Says PDP Governors

By Dipo Awojobi – Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have condemned the handcuffing of the National Publicity of the party, Olisa Metuh, by the prison authorities, warning that the Buhari led More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Buhari Rewards 1986 Soccer Champions, Others

By Dipo Awojobi – Thirty years after unfulfilled promises, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday rewarded members of the Golden Eaglets that won the inaugural FIFA U-16 World Cup in China in 1985. Buhar was More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Contractors On Ajasa-Command, Abesan Roads Get Two Weeks Ultimatum

Governor Says Projects To Come With Walkways, Drainage, Street Lights (LAGOS) By Dipo Awojobi – Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday expressed displeasure on the state of Ajasa-Command and More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Private Schools Proprietors Storm Lagos Assembly Over Multiple Taxation

By Dipo Awojobi – Proprietors of private schools, under the aegis of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) have complained of multiple taxation in Lagos State. Some of the members More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Govt Disposes Over 24,000 Birds In Adamawa Over Flu Outbreak

By Tom Garba ,Yola – Adamawa Government has disposed over 24,000 birds following an outbreak of Avian Influenza in the state. Malam Isa Salihu, State Commissioner for Livestock Production while Speaking shortly More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Killers Of Former FUTA Vice Chancellor To Die By Hanging

By Dipo Awojobi – An Akure High Court has sentenced two domestic staff of former Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, Professor Albert Ilemobade, to death by hanging. The convicts, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Army Directs Officers To Declare Asset

By Dipo Awojobi – The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has directed all officers of the Nigerian Army who have not declared their assets to do so immediately. Chief of Army More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Information Minister To Parley Newspaper Columnists, Musicians, OAPs

By Dipo Awojobi – The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has slated a series of meetings for this week in continuation of his ongoing consultations with key stakeholders. The Minister will More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Wanted List: 15th Boko Haram Prime Suspect Arrested In Yola

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Adamawa Immigration command has arrested a man identified as the “15th person” on the wanted list of Boko Haram published by the Federal Government. The State Commandant, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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‘Dasuki And I Never Got Along, He Pushed Me Out of The Re-election Campaign’ -Doyin Okupe

By Dipo Awojobi – Former Presidential spokesperson in the Goodluck Jonathan administration, Doyin Okupe, has denied media reports that some companies linked to him got contracts from the office of the former More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Olubadan of Ibadan Dies At 101

By Dipo Awojobi – The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade 1, is dead. The monarch, who died at age 101 passed away Tuesday evening after he reportedly was unconscious. It was gathered that More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Corrupt Nigerian Judges Would Be Jailed, Says AGF, Abubakar Malami

By Dipo Awojobi – The Attorney-General of the federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Tuesday said the era when corrupt judges escaped justice was over. Attorney General and Minister of Justice Speaking More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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My Attackers Will Be Brought To Justice, Sen. Binta Garba Vows

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, Binta Garba, has lamented recent attack on her entourage by some youths in Mubi town, assuring that the culprits would be brought More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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I Will Not Succumb To Blackmail, Ambode Tells NUPENG

By Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it would not succumb to the attempt by the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) to blackmail it into paying a questionable More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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BREAKING: Olisa Metuh Gets Bail

…With N400Million Bail Bond By Dipo Awojobi – The federal high court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to the embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh. Brought More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Crisis: Adamawa APC Factional Chairman Died In Kano

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Factional Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. Shuaibu Yamusa has died in Kano. Yamusa died at the early hour of Sunday after a protracted illness. The Hamma Bachama, HRH More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Investigation Should Come Before Arrest For Corruption Charges -Lagos Lawmaker

A lawmaker in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Olumuyiwa Jimoh believes that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission should investigate anyone that is accused of corruption charges before he or she is More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Buhari Appoints Muhammad Abdallah As New NDLEA Boss

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of Muhammad Abdallah as the new Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). A statement issued More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Jimoh Ibrahim Sacks MD On Live TV Program Over Workers’ Protest

By Dipo Awojobi – The Group Managing Director of Energy Group, Jimoh Ibrahim, sprang a surprise on Monday, when he sacked Bolu Afolayan, the Managing Director of one of his companies, Newswatch Media Ltd. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Buhari Calls For Greater Global Support On Climate Change

By Idowu Bakare – President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abu Dhabi called for greater global cooperation against the devastating effects of climate change so as to avert disaster for the human race in the 21st More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 17th, 2016
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“I have learnt not to look down on a fellow mortal, except I ‘m admiring his shoes” -Goodluck Jonathan at SCLC

Remarks by former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Atlanta, on Thursday 14th January, 2016. “I thank the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, for inviting More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 17th, 2016
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Senate Fires Back At Akande, Says Comments On “Missing Budget” Regrettable

By Sadiq Umar – The Senate on Sunday condemned former interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bisi Akande over a statement in which he described the purportedly missing 2016 budget More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 17th, 2016
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Saraki Orders Review Of NASS Security

By Nuel Suji – The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has directed a review of all security arrangements in the National Assembly in line with the current security realities in the country. President More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 16th, 2016
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January 15: Where We Came From

By Reuben Abati January 15 every year is Nigeria’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day: wreaths are laid, statements are made, soldiers, government officials and the Nigerian Legion attend parades, pigeons symbolizing More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 15th, 2016
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Messy Arms Deal: Buhari Directs EFCC To Probe Past Service Chiefs

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to carry out further investigation into the misconduct established against some officers of the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 15th, 2016
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SGF Commends Gov. Umahi, Says Ebonyi Is A Model For Development

By Sadiq Umar – The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Engr. Babachir Lawal, has commended the Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, expressing surprise that such performer could be found in the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 15th, 2016
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Nigerian Customs Officers To Declare Assets Within 14 Days

By Dipo Awojobi – The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has ordered all its officers to declare their assets within 14 days. Comptroller-General, Nigerian Customs Service A press release signed by its Public More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 15th, 2016
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Breaking: Federal Court Send Metuh To Kuje Prison

By Sadiq Umar – The National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, who is standing trial on allegation of money laundry is now on his way to Kuje prison. Metuh has been in the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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“God Knows I Have Done My Best And I Will Continue To Do My Best,” Buhari Tells Protesting Chibok Parents, BBOG

…Orders Fresh Probe Into The Abduction Of Chibok Girls By Sadiq Umar – Muhammadu Buhari has ordered investigation into the circumstances surrounding the abduction of 219 girls from Government Secondary More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Groups Clash Over Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War

By Dipo Awojobi – Human Rights Defenders and Advocacy Centre and Lagos Stand With Buhari Rally on Thursday clashed in front of Lagos State House of Assembly over President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Open Letter To Minister Of Youth And Sport, Barr. Solomon Dalung

By Fenny J Fwa Permit me to convey my belated warmest congratulations on your well deserved appointment as the minister of Youth and sports. I’m saying well deserved in every sense of the word because you More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Metuh’s Trial: Court Adjourns Case Till January 19

By Dipo Awojobi – The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the case involving the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, till Tuesday, January 19. Recall More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Senate In An Emergency Meeting Over The Missing 2016 Budget

By Dipo Awojobi – The Senate leadership is holding an emergency meeting in the office of the Senate president, Bukola Saraki over the 2016 missing budget. A source who craved anonymity hinted that the budget More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Security On Trail Of Ex-PDP Chairman, Adamu Muazu, Hassan Tukur

By Dipo Awojobi – Security agencies are “watch-listing” former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Adamu Muazu and a former Principal Private Secretary to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Hassan More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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EFCC Set To Arraign Tompolo, Akpobolokemi, Others

By Dipo Awojobi – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Thursday January 14, arraign Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), and Patrick Akpobolokemi, former director general of Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Senate Sets Up Committee Over Purported Missing 2016 Budget

By Dipo Awojobi – The Nigerian Senate says it has set up a committee to search for the alleged missing 2016 budget. Senate President, Bukola Saraki, confirmed this in a response to a point of order by Senator More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Lagos Assembly Orders Closure Of Gbagada Hospital Blood Bank

By Dipo Awojobi – To further prove its resolve to bringing effective medical service delivery to residents of the state, the Lagos State House of Assembly, through its Committee on Health Services, has ordered More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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German Institute To Offer Scholarship To 20 Nigerian Youths

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Berlin based Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD), in Germany has concluded arrangement to offer scholarship to 20 Nigerian youths. German Chancellor This is contain in a statement More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Court To Rule On Suspension Of Adamawa Lawmaker Feb. 18

By Tom Garba – A Yola High Court presided over by Justice Ambrose Mammadi, on Tuesday fixed February 18, 2016 for ruling in a suit challenging the suspension of Abdulrahman Abubakar as member of Adamawa House More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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No More Importation Of Petrol Once My Refinery Is Ready -Dangote

By Dipo Awojobi – President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has assured Nigerians that when his refinery is ready, the country would no longer need to import petroleum products. Speaking at the site of his More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Our Children Who Joined Boko Haram Are Now Returning To Kill Us, Richard Jesman Laments

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Madagali Local Government head of civil service, Richard Jesman, has lamented the incessant terrorist attacks in the area, blaming it on its sons and daughters who are members of the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Wike’s Campaign Security Chief, Gen. Amah, Decamps To APC

By Nuel Suji – The former Chairman, Security Committee of Wike’s New Rivers Vision Campaign Organisation, Brigadier-General Elton David Amah, (rtd) has decamped and joined the All Progressives Congress, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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APC Alleges Plot By Rivers Govt To Release 3 Notorious Armed Robbers

By Jackson Udeani – The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Rivers State has raised an alarm on alleged plot by the Rivers State Government to release three notorious armed robbery suspects that are standing More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Legislative Aides Forum Accuses NASS Of Diverting N10.6Billion

By Sadiq Umar – The Legislative Aides Forum of the 7th National Assembly Tuesday protested the non payment of their severance allowances eight months after the end of the tenure. President of the Senate and More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
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Court Stops MTN From Moving Funds From Nigerian Banks

By Dipo Awojobi – A Federal High Court in Lagos has stopped the embattled MTN Nigeria Communications Limited from moving any existing funds from Nigerian banks abroad. The order was granted following Government More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2016
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Boko Haram Killed 6, Injured 8 In Midnight Attack At Madagali

By Tom Garba,Yola – Rampaging Boko Haram insurgents again struck in Madagali northern part of Adamawa Sunday night, where they cut the throats of six residents of the in midnight attack, locals have said. Police More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2016
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Gov.Bindow Is Deceiving Us In Adamawa -Says Youth Leader

By Tom Garba, Yola – A grassroot politician and a youth leader in Adamawa, Comrade Obadiah Ezekiel has accused Governor Muhammadu Bindow of deceiving the people of Adamawa state with on sundry issues bedevilling More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2016
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Fashola Unfolds New Plans On Power Sector Dev.

By Sadiq Umar – The minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola has unfolded plans aimed at achieving improved power supply in the country. Minister of power, works and housing Fashola who unfolded More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2016
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CBN Reverses Policy On FOREX Deposit, Stops Sales To Bureau De Charge

By Sadiq Umar – The Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN), has reversed itself on the policy stopping commercial banks from accepting foreign cash deposits from customers, even as the apex bank announced an embargo More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2016
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BREAKING: Olabintan, Ondo APC Governorship Aspirant Kidnapped In Abuja

By Dipo Awojobi – Former speaker of Ondo State House of Assembly and All Progressives Congress governorship aspirant, Victor Olabintan, has been kidnapped in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The 58 year-old politician More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2016
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Suspended Adamawa Lawmaker Begs Gov. Bindow, Colleagues

By Tom Garba, Yola – The suspended member representing Mubi south in the Adamawa state House of Assembly, Hon.Abdulrahaman Isa has apologized to Governor Muhammadu Jibrilla Bindow and the state’s legislatures More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 10th, 2016
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Evidences Abound Of President Buhari’s Love For Igbo -Femi Adesina

Buhari’s Special Adviser, Media and Publicity Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, was guest on Radio Continental, 102.3 FM, last Friday (JANUARY 8,2015). Here More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 10th, 2016
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Dickson Re-Elected Governor Of Bayelsa

By Nuel Suji – The incumbent governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has been re-elected governor for a second term. Dickson who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won his second-term More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 10th, 2016
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CBN Assures Dangote On Availability Of FOREX For Refinery Project

By Nuel Suji – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has assured the Dangote Group of access to foreign exchange to facilitate its $14 billion dollar refinery project in Lagos, Nigeria. President, Dangote Group CBN More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 10th, 2016
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What’s Going On In Abuja?

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I don’t know how many of you feel the way I feel but some things are not very clear to me. There is so much commotion in the land. It seems like we are still busy campaigning after More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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BREAKING: Abubakar, NFF Head Of Protocol Shot Dead

By Oladipupo Awojobi – Ibrahim Abubakar, Nigeria Football Federation’s head of protocol was shot dead at his residence in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital Wednesday morning. Abubakar was shot dead by armed More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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Adamawa Budget To Rehabilitate Insurgency Affected Areas

By Tom Garba, Yola – Adamawa state Government says it will embark on massive rehabilitation across the state to especially houses, hospitals, schools and other government’s property destroyed by insurgents More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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Bail Application: Ex PDP Chairman To Know Fate On Thursday

By Nuel Suji – A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned hearing till Thursday, January 7, 2016, bail application by the former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Haliru Bello More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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Ebonyi Workers To Receive Salaries January 15

By Our Correspondent – In keeping with his promise to accord priority to the welfare of workers, the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has assured workers that their January salaries would be paid on the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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Inside Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode’s Government

…Why He Is Discreet About His Performances By Oladipupo Awojobi – Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State is obviously one of the elected officials saddled with the development of Nigeria at a time More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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EFCC Arrests PDP Spokesman, Olisa Metuh, Over Alleged Corruption

By Oladipupo Awojobi – The spokesperson of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh is currently at the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, answering questions regarding More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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Faleke Will Still Be Governor -Segun Olulade

For Hon. Segun Olulade, who is representing Epe Constituency 2 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, the situation that is playing out in Kogi State after the just concluded governorship election in the state, is More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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BringBackOurGirls Group Says Buhari’s Claimed Defeat Of Boko Haram “Utterly Shocking”

By Sadiq Umar – The BringBackOurGirls campaign movement has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari, over his comment that the Boko Haram insurgents have been “defeated technically”, insisting that More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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Shiite Sect Demands El-Zakzaky, Wife’s Whereabouts…Says “We ‘re Highly Agitated”

By Ibrahim Imam – Three weeks after his arrest and subsequent detention, members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, a Shi’ites sect, Monday demanded the whereabouts of its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 4th, 2016
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El-Rufai’s Aide Offered Us N500, 000 To Suspend Shehu Sani, Ward Exco Writes APC National

By Nuel Suji – The Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Tundun Wada, (ward 6) Kaduna state, Abbas Muhammed Anni, has alleged that party Exco members were offered N500, 000 by Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s More...