Date archive forFebruary, 2016
By News Investigators On Monday, February 29th, 2016
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Rickey Tarfa’s New Affidavit Says Mohammed Awwual Yinusa, His Ex-Staff Is Same Person As Justice Yinusa

By Sadiq Umar – Attempt by accused Lawyer, Rickey Tarfa, (SAN), to introduce new evidence in a court case challenging his alleged unlawful arrest and detention by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 29th, 2016
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Court Remands Abba Moro In Prison

By Sadiq Umar – A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, Monday has ordered the remand of a former Interior Minister, Abba Moro, in prison custody pending the determination of his application for bail. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 29th, 2016
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Lagos Assembly Urges Police Commissioner To Investigate Oshodi Murder Incident

Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday called on the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni to investigate the murder of one Anene Otazie on Thursday at Ladipo Market in Oshodi. Police More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 29th, 2016
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Deeper Life Church Build Flyover In Lagos

By Dipo Awojobi – The Deeper Christian Life Ministry has begun the construction of a multi-million naira flyover bridge in Gbagada area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. General OverseerDeeper Life Ministry This More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 29th, 2016
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Rivers APC Tasks Nyesom Wike On Supreme Court Verdict

By Dipo Awojobi – The Chairman of the Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, has urged Rivers people, and Nigerians to ignore the numerous campaigns by Governor Nyesom More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 29th, 2016
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Labour Party Declares Support For Delta Speaker

By Dipo Awojobi – The Labour Party on Sunday declared support for the embattled Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Monday Igbuya, describing him as a forthright leader. Speaker, Delta State More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, February 28th, 2016
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PERSPECTIVE: FOREX Debate: Ifeanyi Ubah’s Economic/Financial Intervention – Volume I

By Ifeanyi Ubah This Media Guidance Note has become necessary to ensure that the media capture in proper context the views I am expressing on the possibility of stabilizing the Nigerian Naira (NGN / N) against the More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, February 28th, 2016
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OPEC Members Must Co-Operate To Stabilise Market –President Buhari

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in Doha emphasised the need for member states of Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC members to cooperate and find a common More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, February 28th, 2016
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Dickson Orders Suspension Of Sales Of Govt Assets, Laments Dwindling Revenue

By Nuel Suji – The Bayelsa State governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has ordered the immediate suspension of the ongoing sale of properties belonging to the state. Governor of Bayelsa state He also constituted More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 26th, 2016
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N400 Million Fraud Allegation: Metuh Knows Fate March 9 On ‘No Case Submission’

By Dipo Awojobi – Justice E.O Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has reserved ruling on a “no case submission” brought by the embattled spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 26th, 2016
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Tears Flow As Remains Of Man Allegedly Murdered By Lawyer-Wife Buried

By Dipo Awojobi – Amid uncontrollable flow of tears from relatives, friends and colleagues of a 38-year-old man, Adebayo Oyelowo Ajanaku allegedly stabbed to death by his Ibadan-based lawyer-wife, Mrs. Yewande More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 26th, 2016
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Oliseh Quits Super Eagle Job

By Dipo Awojobi – Super Eagle Coach, Sunday Oliseh has quit his job as coach of the Nigeria’s national football team,  after accusing the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) of doing everything to sabotage More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 26th, 2016
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Supreme Court Okays Rev. King’s Death By Hanging Sentence

By Dipo Awojobi – The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the ruling of a Lagos High Court that sentenced General Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly, Lagos, Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, popularly known as Reverend More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 26th, 2016
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Olajumoke Gets Another Endorsement Deal

By Dipo Awojobi – The endorsements won’t stop coming for Olajumoke, the former bread seller-turned-model. With deals from Payporte, Stanbic IBTC already in the bag, Olajumoke Orisaguna has just been announced More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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Buhari Plans Free Healthcare For 100Million Nigerians In Two Years

By Nuel Suji – The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole has disclosed government’s plan to offer free healthcare to 100 million Nigerians in the next two years. Minister of Health Professor Adewole hinted that More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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Obaigbena Fires Thisday Workers

By Sadiq Umar – Chairman and Editor-in-Chief THISDAY Media Group, Nduka Obaigbena, has sacked more than half of the THISDAY workforce, via a memo, Tuesday. Publisher/Editor In Chief of Thisday Newspapers In More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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UPDATE: Four Died In Jimeta Bomb Blast

By Sadiq Umar – Four persons have been confirmed dead while a few others were injured by an explosion that occurred at a police station in Jimeta are of Yola, Adamawa State. The National Emergency Management More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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Anyaoku Warns Against Currency Devaluation, Asks Buhari To Dialogue With Experts

By Sadiq Umar – A former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Emeka Anyaoku, has spoken against devaluation of Naira, warning that doing so would create further inflation that would hurt the masses. Devaluation More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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BREAKING: Bomb Explosion Rocks Police Armory In Yola

By Tom Garba,Yola – A bomb blast has just occurred in the Jimeta Division of the Nigerian Police in Yola, Adamawa state. Our correspondent who was at the scene of the incident reports that the incident occurred More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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Nigeria, Two Others Remain Africa’s Most Attractive Deal Destination

… 290 deals recorded in 2015 – the highest volume since 2007 By Idowu John Bakare – Despite political turmoil, a prolong downturn in the commodities cycle and related currency risk, Nigeria, South More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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NCC Fine: MTN Settles Out Of Court, Pays $250m

By Dipo Awojobi – South African mobile phone operator MTN Group withdrew its lawsuit against Nigeria’s regulator over a $3.9 billion fine and paid $250 million towards a possible settlement. A judge in Lagos More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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Nigeria Turns Down Saudi’s Offer To Join Islamic States’ Coalition Against Terror

By Dipo Awojobi – Nigeria has told the Saudi Government that it will not join the Islamic States’ coalition against terror. President Mohammadu Buhari conveyed the position of the Federal Government to King More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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Breaking: Buhari Vows To “Severely Punish” Those Who Distorted Budget 2016

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari vowed late Tuesday in Riyadh that all those involved in the “padding” of the 2016 National Budget will face the most severe punishment. Addressing the Nigerian More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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NIS Recruitment Scam: EFCC Slams Abba Moro, Four Others With 11-Count Charge

By Sadiq Umar – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Tuesday slammed a former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro with an 11- count charge bordering on obtaining by false pretence, procurement fraud More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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Nigeria, Saudi Arabia Commit To Raising Oil Price

By Dipo Awojobi – President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari and ruler of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, King Salman Bin Abdul-Aziz have expressed commitment to a “stable oil market” and a “rebound of oil More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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Senators, Reps In Land Grab Scandal, Share Estate Plots Demolished By FCDA

By Nuel Suji – Chairman of the senate committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dino Melaye has revealed how the plots of land where 572 housing units were demolished were shared among senators and members More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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Protesters Storm National Assembly, As Ethics C’ttee Submits Report

demand Saraki’s Resignation By Nuel Suji and Dipo Awojobi – Protesters in their hundreds on Tuesday besieged the National Assembly in protest against the planned suspension of Senator Kabiru Marafa over More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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Liberian Defence Chief Hails Nigerian Military

By Sadiq Umar – Liberian Minister of National Defence, Honourable Brownie J Samukai Jr has applauded the Nigerian Armed Forces, describing it as “very professional and outstanding.” He said he would continue More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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President Buhari Appoints, Ode Ankeliz, As Special Assistant On Disabled Persons

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a visually impaired man, Dr. Samuel Inalegwu Ode Ankeliz as his Senior Special Assistant with responsibility for his dealings with persons living More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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BREAKING: EFCC Arrests Abba Moro, 2Others Over NIS Recruitment Tragedy

By Sadiq Umar – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, a former Permanent Secretary, Fatima Bamidele and a director simply identified as More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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Senators Set For Showdown Over Plot To Suspend Marafa, As He Shuns Ethics Panel

By Nuel Suji – There are strong indication that the Senate may be resuming into a rowdy session on Tuesday over plan by its leadership to suspend the vocal senator, Kabiru Marafa. Already, the senate is divided More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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Taraba: You Lack Locus Standi, Supreme Court Tells APC, Aisha Alhassan

By Sadiq Umar – The Supreme Court has offered reasons for its ruling that gave victory to Governor Darius Ishiaku of Taraba State, declaring on Monday that the All Progressive Congress and its governorship More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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Lagos Assembly Vows To Sanction Any Contractor Who Abandons Project

By Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Works and Infrastructure has threatened to deal with any contractor that abandons government projects. According to the Chairman of the Committee, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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Oshiomhole Retires Perm. Sec, Sacks Traffic Agency Boss

By Dipo Awojobi – Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has ordered the compulsory retirement of Augustine Akhuamhekhun, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Public Utilities from Edo State Civil More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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Okorocha’s Liaison Officer Hails Lagos Speaker For Supporting Ibo Lawmaker

By Dipo Awojobi – A Special Adviser to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, who doubles as the state’s Liaison Officer in Lagos State, Barrister Steve Asimobi visited the Lagos State House of Assembly More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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Olubadan-Designate, Saliu Adetunji For Coronation As Olubadan Of Ibadan On March 4

By Dipo Awojobi – The Olubadan-designate, High Chief Saliu Adetunji, has confirmed March 4 as the date set aside for his coronation as Olubadan of Ibadanland. This was contained in a statement signed by Adetunji’s More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, February 21st, 2016
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Mark Wins The 5th Term, Defeats Onjeh In Re-run Poll

By Nuel Suji – The Independent National Election Commission (INEC), has declared former Senate President, David Mark, as the winner of the Saturday’s rerun election for the Benue South Senatorial District. Former More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 19th, 2016
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“Why Have You Not Audited DPR’s N32billion Recurrent Expenditure Whereas AGF With Same Staff Strength Of 1400 Receives N1.8billion” -Senate Queries AGF

By Nuel Suji – The Senate Thursday expressed dissatisfaction on the performance of the Auditor General of the Federation, Samuel Ukura, wondering why he failed to raise alarm in the face of corruptions in public More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Ali Modu Sheriff Is A Wrong Choice As PDP Chairman, Says Doyin Okupe

By Dipo Awojobi – Former Spokesperson of former President Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, says the appointment of Ali Modu Sheriff as PDP Chairman is wrong and also coming at a wrong time. He shared his thoughts on More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Buhari Appoints Tolu Ogunlesi, S.A Digital, New Media

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed, Tolu Ogunlesi, as his Special Assistant on Digital/New Media. Mr. Ogunlesi, is a renowned blogger and journalist graduated from the University of Ibadan More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 18th, 2016
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Army Rescues 195 Boko Haram Captives, Kills Several Terrorists

By Ibrahim Imam – The Nigeria Army has rescued 195 persons held captive by the Boko Haram insurgents, Army spokesman, Sani Usman, has said. The troop comprising of the Special Forces of the army descended More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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PRESS RELEASE: Facebook Kicks Off Global Effort On Women’s Safety In Kenya

By Nuel Suji Facebook convenes group to focus on women’s safety for Safer Internet Day NAIROBI, Kenya, February 17, 2016/ — Facebook hosted a Women’s Safety roundtable in Kenya on February 10 with participants More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Incessant Boat Mishap: Lagos Speaker Vows To Hold Transport Ministry, LASWA Responsible

By Dipo Awojobi – The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudahiru Obasa has noted that lack of effective regulations from the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) and the state Ministry More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Buhari’s Foreign Trips Have Yielded Fruitful Results –Lai Mohammed

By Dipo Awojobi – The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said on Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari’s foreign trips were yielding fruitful results for the nation’s economy. The Minister More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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New PDP Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff Says PDP Will Replace APC In 2019

By Dipo Awojobi – Ali Modu Sheriff, the newly-appointed National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday, vowed to lead the party to regain control of the federal government in 2019. PDP More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Adamawa Health Workers Protest None Payment Of Salaries

By Tom Garba,Yola – The health workers in Adamawa state, Wednesday embarked on a protest over none payment of their salaries. Governor of Adamawa state The angry workers picketed the entire premises of the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Governor Wike, INEC And Burden Of Conscience

By Felix Balogun It will do our Democratic experience a whole lot good if concerted efforts are made not only to raise caution against surreptitious dissipation of energy that seeks to revert the gains of the electoral More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Semenitari Partners Niger Delta States To Fight Lassa Fever, Donates Kits

By Nuel Suji – The Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari, has donated personal protective kits and other accessories to states More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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PRESS RELEASE: Ecobank Announces Leadership Change In Its Ghana Subsidiary

By Sadiq Umar – Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), parent company of the Ecobank Group, has announced a leadership change in its most profitable subsidiary, Ecobank Ghana Limited. A statement issued More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Custom Seizes Container With 980rounds Of Ammunition Imported From U.S.

By Dipo Awojobi – The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a 40 ft. container with 980 rounds of 9mm type of live ammunition and a pistol imported into the country from the United State. Comptroller-General, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
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Buhari Meets Adeboye In Aso Rock

By Sadiq Umar – The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, Tuesday held a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
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Ali Modu-Sheriff Is Now PDP’s National Chairman, Says Metuh

By Sadiq Umar – A former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu-Sheriff, has been named the new chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Modu-Sheriff emerged as chairman after the internal wrangling More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
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Former UN Scribe, Boutros Ghali, Dies At 93

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) Mr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali, has died. Ghali, an Egyptian, according to agency news, died Tuesday, at a Cairo hospital, at age 93, after being admitted with a broken More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
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Senate Moves Against Marafa Over Allegedly Offensive Newspaper Interview

By Sadiq Umar – The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, Tuesday referred a motion seeking to punish his leading opponent, Kabiru Marafa, to Ethics Committee, giving it a one-week deadline to report back More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 15th, 2016
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Buhari Appoints Abike Dabiri-Erewa SSA Foreign Affairs, Diaspora

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a former member of the House of Representatives, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, as Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and the Diaspora. Mrs. Dabiri-Erewa More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 15th, 2016
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Buhari Sacks D.Gs Of BPE, NAFDAC, NEXIM, 23 Others

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has sacked the Heads of 26 agencies and parastatals, including the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE), Benjamin Dikki. Earlier on Monday, six director-general of parastatals More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 15th, 2016
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BREAKING: Thugs Invade General Hospital In Lagos, Stab ‎Staff, Patients

By Dipo Awojobi – Hell was let loose around 11 pm on Sunday 14, February, when thugs invaded the General Hospital Orile-Agege, Lagos with cutlasses, knives, and other dangerous weapons attacking and stabbing More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 15th, 2016
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BREAKING: F.G Fires NTA D.G, Sola Omole, Five Others

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has fired the Director-General of the Nigerian Television Authourity, Sola Omole, and five others under the Ministry of Information and Culture. Minister of Information More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, February 14th, 2016
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Nigerian Govt Sacks 13 University Vice Chancellors

By Dipo Awojobi – The Federal Government has sacked the Vice Chancellors of 12 Federal Universities that were established by the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. Also affected by the sack More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, February 14th, 2016
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Cattle Rustlers Invades Adamawa villages, Carts Away Over 1000, Sheeps Cows

By Tom Garba, Yola – Cattle Rustlers suspected to be members of Boko Haram have stolen over 1000 cows, 70 sheep and 40 goats in Madagali local Government area of Adamawa state. Eyewitness accounts revealed More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 13th, 2016
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Buhari Pledges Support For ECCAS To Combat Terrorism

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has assured of his administration partnership with the 11 – member Economic Community of Central Africa States (ECCAS) to rid Nigeria and her neighbours of the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 13th, 2016
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Army Releases Cleared 275 Boko Haram Suspects

By Sadiq Umar – About 275 detainees suspected to be members of dreaded Boko Haram were Friday cleared and released to the Borno State Government by a special anti-terrorists Force – Operation Lafiya Dole. At More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 12th, 2016
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U.S. Condemns Dikwa Attacks On IDPs By Boko Haram

By Sadiq Umar – The United States (U.S.) has condemned the Tuesday suicide attacks at the Internally Displaced Persons camp in Dikwa, Borno State in which scores of persons were killed. A statement by the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 12th, 2016
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OPINION: Between Sambo Dasuki, EFCC And DSS

By Abdulkadir Umar The way and manner with which the case between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Col. Sambo Dasuki on one hand, and the State Security Service (SSS), also known as the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 12th, 2016
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By Seyi Oduyela, Washington DC. Reports from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Police Special Fraud Unit reveal how Zenith Bank has been serving as haven for corrupt politicians and more. In this More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 11th, 2016
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Buhari Resumes Work After Short Vacation

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari has resumed work in Abuja after a short vacation. A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 11th, 2016
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Impeachment Saga: Appeal Court Clears Nyako, Says It’s Abuse An Of Legislative Power

By Tom Garba, Yola – A Court of Appeal sitting in Yola today cleared the former Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state from all impeachment offences, declaring the impeachment the governor at the time was More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 11th, 2016
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Senate Discovers Another Dubious N398Million In 2016 Budget

By Sadiq Umar – The last is yet to be heard of allegation of dubious provisions in the 2016 budget currently before the Senate, as Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed disowning N398million voted More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 11th, 2016
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Fashola Begs Senate On 2016 Budget For Roads

By Dipo Awojobi – The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola on Wednesday appealed to the senate to retain the provisions in the Works Ministry budget 2016 as proposed in order to achieve More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 11th, 2016
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Rights Group Demands Unconditional Release Ransome-Kuti

By Dipo Awojobi – A human rights group, the Beko Rights Klub, has called for the immediate release and reinstatement of Brigadier-General Enitan Ransome Kuti, and other soldiers accused of mutiny and subsequently More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 11th, 2016
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BoT Sacks Haliru, Announces Jibrin Acting Chairman

By Nuel Suji – The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has removed its Chairman, Haliru Bello Mohammed, announcing Walid Jibrin, a former senator as his replacement. Jibrin who until More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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Soyinka, Gbadamosi Head Lagos At 50 Committee

By Dipo Awojobi – Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday appointed Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka and Mr. Rasheed Gbadamosi as Co-Chairmen of the Lagos At 50 Planning Committee. The Governor More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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Former Senator Urges Buhari To Probe Governors

By Nuel Suji – A former senator and member of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Anthony Agbo, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to beam his anti-graft searchlight on the state governors, especially More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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Press Release: MTN Nigeria Selects Gemalto For First Commercial Rollout Of GSMA Mobile Connect Authentication Service

Universal SIM-based digital identity solution will improve security and convenience in the online economy Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has been selected to provide its LinqUs Mobile ID platform More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
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Judge Says EFCC Hasn’t Erred In Detaining Dasuki After Meeting Bail Conditions

By Sadiq Umar – Justice Husseini Baba of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama, Abuja, on February 8th, said that the Federal government and operatives of the EFCC have not in anyway violated More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
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Emirate Council Dismisses District Head Of Yola

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Adamawa Emirate Council has announced the dismissal of the District Head of Yola, Sa’ad Bawuro. The dismissal was contain in a statement signed by the Secretary of the Emirate More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
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Judge Sworn In APC’s Appointee Deputy Governor As Kogi Assembly Confirms Nomination

By Dipo Awojobi – The Kogi State House of Assembly has confirmed Simon Achuba as the Deputy Governor of the state. Governor of Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello forwarded his name to the House of Assembly as his More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
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Chief Of Staff To Adamawa Governor In Fisticuffs With APC Chieftain

By Tom Garba, Yola – Something is amiss. The Chief of Staff to Adamawa state Governor,  Abdulrahaman Abba Jimeta threw a few punches to the All Progressives Congress (APC) official of Yola North Local Area More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
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Vote APC To Avenge Member’s Death In Last Elections, Rivers APC Tells Electorates

By Jackson Udeani – The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has urged the people in the state vote for its candidates in the rescheduled elections into State and National Assembly, saying that More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2016
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Fund 2016 Budget With Recoverable Debts, Loots Not Foreign Loans, Falana Tells Buhari

By Sadiq Umar – Right lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, has advised the federal government to fund the 2016 budget with recovered loots and debts owed the government instead of its planned borrowing of about More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2016
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Mosafejo Residents Protest Govt’s Demolition Of Houses

(LAGOS)By Dipo Awojobi – Residents of Mosafejo Village, Oshodi, Lagos has cried out over the demolition of their houses by agents of the state Ministry of Physical and Urban Planning. The protesters, who chanted More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2016
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Adamawa Urges Customs To Intensify Boarder Security

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Governor of Adamawa state,Senator Muhammadu Jibrilla Bindow on Monday urged the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to intensify boarder security for the safety of boarder communities in More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2016
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Court Throws Dasuki’s Application Out For Lack Of Merit

By Nuel Suji – The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Abuja, today dismissed application seeking the release from detention, former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, for lack of merit. Former More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2016
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Female Genital Mutilation Introduced Into Medical Curriculum In Nigeria?

By Sadiq Umar – Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) has been introduced as part of the curriculum in the teaching of nurses and doctors by the Nursing Council of Nigeria (NCN) and the Medical and Dental More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2016
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Ooni Is The Father Of All Yoruba -Alake Of Egbaland

By Dipo Awojobi – The Alake of Egbaland Oba Adedotun Gbadebo has described Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II as the overall father and spiritual leader of the Yoruba race. The monarch said this More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, February 7th, 2016
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It Is Unlikely Chibok Girls Would Be Found Again -Obasanjo

By Dipo Awojobi – Inspite of the general optimism that the Chibok schoolgirls could still be found, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the girls may never be found. Speaking on Friday night at More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Why APC’ll Lose NASS Re-run Election In Adamawa -Lawmaker

By Tom Garba, Yola – A member of Adamawa State House of Assembly, Lusamani Dilli, said the All Progressive Congress (APC) would lose re-run National Assembly election in Numan, Lamurde and Demsa Federal constituency More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Buhari Begins Short Vacation, Hands Over To Osinbajo

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari has begun a short vacation from today, February 5 to February 10, 2016. A statement released by the Presidency and signed by the Special Adviser to the President More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Rivers APC Criticises Gov. Wike Over Public Holiday

By Jackson Udeani – The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers has criticised the decision of Governor Nyesom Wike declaring today Friday, 5th February, 2016 as a public holiday, describing it as a “poorly More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Go And Face Your CCT Trial, Supreme Court Tells Saraki

By Dipo Awojobi – The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, challenging the validity of his trial on charges of assets declaration preferred against him at the Code More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Supreme Court To Deliver Judgement February 26 On Rev. King Death Sentence

By Dipo Awojobi – The Supreme Court yesterday in Abuja said it would on February 26, 2016, pronounce judgment in the appeal filed by Rev. King, the General Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly a.k.a More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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Court Fixes Monday Feb. 8 To Decide On Dasuki’s Release

By Sadiq Umar – An Abuja High Court presided over by Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf has fixed Monday February 8, 2016 to decide on whether to discharge former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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Oyegun Denies Calling For Probe Of Supreme Court Judges

By Sadiq Umar – The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied reports that his National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, called for the probe of the Supreme Court judges for upholding the elections of More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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Organised Labour Commences Protest Feb. 8 Over Increased Electricity Tariff

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on its members, affiliate Unions and electricity consumers across the country to commence protest against the 45 per cent increase in the tariff More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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Court Orders Arrest Of Tope Aluko For Perjury

By Nuek Suji – A Chief Magistrate Court in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, has ordered the arrest of former State’s Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Temitope Aluko, for perjury. Hunter More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
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Adamawa Recorded Decline In HIV/AIDS Prevalence -Atiku

By Tom Garba, Yola – Adamawa State Commissioner of Health, Dr Fatima Atiku Abubakar says the state has recorded a significant decline in HIV prevalence as revealed by National survey in 2012. Governor of Adamawa According More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
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Passengers, Crew Members Rescued Alive In Crashed Bristow Helicopter

By Dipo Awojobi – Eleven passengers and three crew members have been rescued alive from a Bristow Helicopter, which crashed into a Lagos high sea. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) told News More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
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Buhari’s Battle Against Grex Venalium

By Chris Okotie These, certainly, are not the best of times for the grex venalium (the venal crowd), popularly known by ordinary Nigerians as treasury looters. The ongoing battle by President Muhammadu Buhari against More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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Presidency Warns Staffers Against Leaking Official Letters

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has warned its staffers to desist from leaking official secret, saying anyone found to engage in such act would face serious consequence. Specifically, it warned against exposing More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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Late Arrival From Custody Stalls Dasuki Trial

By Dipo Awojobi – The late arrival of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, from security custody has stalled the commencement of his trial before Justice Peter Affen of FCT High Court, Maitama, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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USAID Donates $801,000 USD To Sponsor Over 20,000 Out Of School Children In Adamawa

By Tom Garba,Yola – United States Agency international Development (USAID) has donated 801,000 US Dollars towards the education of over 20,000 out school children in Adamawa. The beneficiary will include the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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Adamawa Monarch Call For Prompt Repayment Of Micro Credit Loans

By Tom Garba,Yola – The Bachama Traditional ruler, Honest Irmiya, has advised potential beneficiaries of the Micro-credit loan facility of the “Bindow for social change” to pay back the loans promptly, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 1st, 2016
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Senate Uncovers Questionable N10Billion Provision In Education Budget

By Sadiq Umar – The Senate has uncovered a questionable N10billion provision in the 2016 budget, expressing anger over the development. The Senate Committee on Education (Basic and Secondary), Monday discovered More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 1st, 2016
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Adamawa Alleges Injustice In Federal Appointments

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Adamawa state government has expressed concern over allocation of appointments in the Federal civil service, alleging injustice against the Head of Service of the Federation Gov. Jibrilla More...