Date archive forMarch, 2016
By News Investigators On Friday, March 4th, 2016
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No Quarrel Between Peterside, Semenitari, Says River APC

By Nuel Suji – The All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter, has dismissed rumours of a brewing crisis among its ranks, declaring that the party remains focused and united more than ever, as none More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 4th, 2016
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Delay Handover Of Liberated Communities To Civil Security -Gov. Bindow Urges Military

By Tom Garba,Yola – Gov. Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa on Friday urges the military not to be hurry to hand over those insurgency liberated communities in the state to civil law enforcement agencies. Bindow made More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 4th, 2016
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Protest At Kirikiri Court Over Battered Housewife

By Dipo Awojobi – Dr Joe Okey-Odumakin and members of the Women Arise Against Domestic Violence on Friday protested at the premises of the kirikiri Magistrate’s court over the battering of a housewife by More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 4th, 2016
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DSS Releases Alleged Biafra Sponsor, Victor Umeh

By Dipo Awojobi – The former chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, Victor Umeh, who was arrested on March 4, Thursday by the State Security Service, has been released. Mr. Umeh was arrested More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 4th, 2016
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Lagos Lawmaker Tasks SUBEB Over Lagos Schools

By Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has been advised to bridge the gap between schools in rural and urban areas. According to the Chairman, Lagos State House of Assembly More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 4th, 2016
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Court Rejects Badeh’s Application For Bail

By Dipo Awojobi – Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday dismissed an application for bail filed by a former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh. Former Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff Justice James Tsoho, in More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 4th, 2016
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I’ Am Ready For Trial, But Need Access To My Lawyers –Dasuki

By Dipo Awojobi – A former National Security Adviser, retried Colonel Sambo Dasuki, has restated his desire to have free access to his lawyers to enable him defend himself and clear allegations against on More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 4th, 2016
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Dickson Receives 14-Year-Old Ese Oruru, Orders Prosecution Of Abductors

By Dipo Awojobi – The Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has called for a comprehensive investigation into the abduction and subsequent prosecution of those who abducted 14-year-old Ese Oruru and More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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Ethnic Clash: Ambode Orders Temporary Closure Mile 12 Market

Dipo Awojobi – After the ethnic clash at the popular Mile 12 market on Thursday in which lives were reportedly lost, activities disrupted and properties worth millions destroyed, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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Army Council Orders Release Of General Ransome-Kuti

By Dipo Awojobi – The Nigerian Army Council has quashed the conviction of Brig. – Gen. Enitan Ransome-Kuti by a Special Court Martial and ordered his release from close custody. Respite at last Ransome-Kuti More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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The Economist Summit 2016: Osinbajo, Dangote, Tinubu, Philip Walker, Others To Speak

By Dipo Awojobi – The 11th Annual Nigeria Summit being organised by the events arm of The Economist is set to hold on Monday March 7 and Tuesday March 8, 2016. Nigeria’s Vice President A statement made More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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FG To Split NNPC Into 30 Companies, Says Kachikwu

By Dipo Awojobi – The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said that the NNPC is to be unbundled More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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James Ibori, Others To Complete Jail Term In Nigeria

By Dipo Awojobi – An agreement may have been sealed between the Federal Government and the UK Government that Nigerians serving jail terms in the United Kingdom would soon be transferred to home to complete More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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One Killed As Car Rams Into Dangote Truck

(LAGOS)By Dipo Awojobi – An unidentified woman was feared killed, Thursday when a Nissan Serena car which she was driving rammed into a stationary articulated vehicle belonging to Dangote Cement. The car with More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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BREAKING: Rioters, Hoodlums Invade Mile 12, Vandalise Vehicles

(LAGOS) Dipo Awojobi – There is a riot going on in Mile 12 with hoodlums vandalising vehicles. A school was said to have been raised in the area with unconfirmed reports indicating that up to six people have More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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Ikorodu Kidnapping: Lagos Assembly Begs FG For State Police

By Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos State House of Assembly has once again called for the creation of state police in the country. This call was made in reaction to the kidnapping of three children in Babington Macaulay More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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Abba Moro Gets Bail On Self Recognition

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal High Court, Abuja has granted bail to detained former Interior Minister, Abba Moro, on self recognition. Mr. Moro and four others are facing an 11- count charge bordering on obtaining More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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Tragedy In UNILAG: As Fire Killed, Abbah Kyari, Shehu Of Borno’s Entourage

By Sadiq Umar – A fire outbreak at the Shehu of Borno Lodge of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) in the early hours of Thursday has claimed the life of Mallam Abbah Kyari, a former Auditor General of Borno More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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Rescued Ese Oruru Is Five Month Pregnant -Report

Fourteen year-old Ese Rita Oruru, the Bayelsa born girl child who was abducted by Yunusa Dahiru, alias Yellow but rescued by the Police in Kano, has been discovered to be about 5 months pregnant, very reliable sources More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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No Clue About Whereabouts Of Abducted Lagos Secondary School Students Yet

Twenty four hours after their abduction, there seems to be no clue yet on the whereabout of the three school girls of the Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary in Lagos State abducted Monday by unknown gunmen. Police More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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UBA Group Appoints Kennedy Uzoka As Group Managing Director

By Dipo Awojobi – The Board of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) has approved the appointment of Kennedy Uzoka as the new Group Managing Director, with effect from August 1st, 2016 and subject to the approval More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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PDP Breaks Up As Faction Floats New Mega Party

By Dipo Awojobi – A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and that of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Tuesday pulled out of the two parties and floated a new party known as the Peoples More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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How Gunmen Kidnapped Three Female Students In Ikorodu Area Of Lagos

By Dipo Awojobi – Students of the Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary in Ikorodu area of Lagos State, were abducted by armed bandits on Monday night. Inspector General of Police Report said gunmen stormed the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
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153 Nigerians Awaiting Execution In China, Malaysia

By Dipo Awojobi – Not less than 153 Nigerians are presently awaiting execution for their involvement in illicit drug trade in Malaysia and China. This was revealed on Tuesday during the plenary session of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
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CCT Approves Saraki’s Request, Reschedules Hearing Till March 11

By Nuel Suji – The Chairman Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Yakubu Umar, on Tuesday acceded to request by the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, to reschedule the March 10 hearing date of his case More...