Date archive forApril, 2016
By News Investigators On Saturday, April 30th, 2016
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NIMASA: Peterside Calls For Inter Agency Deployment Of Resources To Combat Piracy

By Nuel Suji – The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has called for the deployment of inter Agency resources including the use of advanced More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 30th, 2016
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We Informed Police, Army Before Fulani Herdsmen Attack –Gov. Ugwuanyi

By Dipo Awojobi – knowledge of the invasion of Ukpabi Nimbo Community in Uzouwani Local Government Area of the state by suspected Fulani herdsmen last Monday, regretting why it was not prevented even after More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 29th, 2016
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Edo Governor, Oshiomhole Mourns Oba Of Benin

By Dipo Awojobi – Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has described the departed Benin monarch, Oba Erediauwa, as a great man, who would be greatly missed. In a press statement he issued and personally More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 29th, 2016
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My Directive Only Affect Those Hoarding, Diverting Petrol –IGP Arase

The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, has ordered the arrest and prosecution of “unscrupulous persons” involved in the hoarding and diverting of petroleum products. Mr. Arase in a statement issued More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 29th, 2016
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BREAKING: Oba of Benin Is Dead

The Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba Erediauwa Akpolokpolo I, is dead. His death was announced few minutes ago by the Iyase of Benin Kingdom, Chief Sam Igbe. The late monarch has been battling an unknown illness since More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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FG Declares Monday, May 2 As Public Holiday

By Dipo Awojobi – The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 2, 2016 as a Public Holiday in celebration of 2016 Workers’ Day. This was contained in a statement by the  Interior Minister, Abdulrahman More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Tunji Braithwaite’s Legacy Is My Source Of Inspiration -Ambode

By Dipo Awojobi – Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has eulogized the late activist and foremost lawyer, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite, saying that he was fascinated about his disposition towards the masses More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Soyinka Challenges Buhari On Killer Herdsmen

By Dipo Awojobi – Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has faulted the approach of President Muhammadu Buhari to killings by herdsmen, even as he declared that the government has not shown the requisite More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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SON Raids Yola, Confiscates Sub-standard Tyres, Electricity Cables

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Adamawa office of the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) Thursday raided Tyres and Electricity wires markets in Yola, confiscating sub-standard goods worth millions of naira. Speaking More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Saraki Loses At Code Code of Conduct Tribunal Again

By Dipo Awojobi – The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has hit another road block at his on-going trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the motion of More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Fidelity Bank MD, Others In EFCC Net Over $115m Cash From Alison-Madueke

By Dipo Awojobi – The Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Plc, Nnamdi Okonkwo, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Okonkwo, according to sources, was arrested for allegedly receiving More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Amosun Expresses Shock Over Iyabo Anisulowo’s Kidnap

By Dipo Awojobi – The Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has expressed shock at news of the kidnap of a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo. Senator More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Gunshots As Police Arrest Nollywood Celebrity

By Dipo Awojobi – The Edo State-born popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, was Wednesday arrested by policemen at Olaiya junction in Osogbo, Osun State capital for allegedly displaying a police cap on her More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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NLC, TUC Demand N56,000 As New National Minimum Wage

By Dipo Awojobi – The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria have jointly proposed and presented N56,000 as the new minimum wage to the Federal Government as against the present N18,000. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Buhari Orders Military, Police To Go After Rampaging Herdsmen

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja directed the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin and Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Solomon Arase, to secure communities More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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Rivers APC Accuses Gov. Wike Of Running A Parallel Country

By Sadiq Umar – Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the governor of the state, Nylson Wike, is presently running a parallel country of his own contrary to the law of More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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Semenitari Wages War Against Cholera In Rivers

By Nuel Suji – Acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari has made a race against time to stop further fatality in the outbreak of cholera in Rivers State. Mrs More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Sani-Omolori Will Remain NASS Clerk, Commission Tells Saraki

By Dipo Awojobi – The National Assembly Service Commission says there is no basis for withdrawing the appointment of the newly appointed acting Clerk of the National Assembly (NASS), Mohammed Sani-Omolori, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Protesters Storm NASS For And Against Saraki, Senate Leader, Ndume Says It’s A Dangerous Precedent

By Dipo Awojobi – Scores of protesters on Tuesday besieged the National Assembly to demand for the resignation of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki from office following his ongoing trial at the Code of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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“It Is Now An Offence To Sell Petrol In Jerrycans, Plastics,” IGP Arase Declares

By Dipo Awojobi – The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has directed all Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and State Commissioners of Police to arrest anybody found selling petrol and More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Lagos Transport Commissioner Shuns House Committee

By Dipo Awojobi – The Commissioner for Transport in Lagos State, Hon. Dayo Mobereola and the Special Adviser of the Ministry, Prince (Hon.) Anofi Elegushi on Monday tactically shunned the members of the State More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Many Feared Killed As Fulani Herdsmen Invade Enugu Communities

By Dipo Awojobi – Scores of persons have been reportedly killed in the Fulani herdsmen invasion of Ukpabi,Nimbo in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State in the early of hours of Monday. Inspector More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Man Who Accused Former EFCC Boss Of Corruption Bags Four Years Jail

By Sadiq Umar – The man who once accused former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, of diverting proceeds of recovered assets, has been sentenced to three years More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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Sultan Foundation Tours IDPs Camps In Adamawa, Borno, Yobe

By Tom Garba,Yola – The Sultan Foundation for Peace and Development, an NGO set up by the Sultan of Sokoto is to mobilize assistance for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)  in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states. The More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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Ex-Lagos Deputy Governor, Rafiu Jafojo, Dies At 80

By Sadiq Umar – Second Republic deputy governor of Lagos, Rafiu Jafojo has died at the age in Lagos. Late Jofojo who was the deputy to governor Lateef Jakande died at the age of 80. The remains of Jafojo will More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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$2.1b Arms Scam: EFCC Detains Ex-Finance, Minister Usman

By Dipo Awojobi – A former Minister of Finance, Esther Nenadi Usman, was on Thursday taken into custody by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly receiving N2.5 billion of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Taking Us For A N36.5m Ride To Hell

By Azu Ishiekwene For all that is ripe and fit to pluck, our senators think the most concerning thing now is how to find themselves nice cars to ride. And they are not demanding just any car; they’re taking money More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Prince, Singer And Superstar, Dies At 57

By Dipo Awojobi – The hugely popular and acclaimed musician Prince has died at his home in Minnesota at the age of 57, his publicist has said. Police were called to a medical emergency at his Paisley Park More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Lagos Lawmakers Mourn Ex-Mushin LG Chairman, Tunde Adepitan

By Dipo Awojobi – Lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly have described the death of the immediate past chairman of Mushin Local Government, Hon. Tunde Adepitan as a sad loss. It will be recalled More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Metuh Vows Not To Contest For Any Position At PDP Convention

By Dipo Awojobi – National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, says he will not vie for any position at the party’s national convention which holds May 21 in Port Harcourt, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Drama In CCT As Umar Orders Arrest Of Defence Lawyer

By Dipo Awojobi – A drama occurred at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) following an allegation by Mr Raphael Oluyele, a defence counsel against the tribunal Chairman, Mr Danladi Umar. Oluyede, who filed More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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How ISIS Execute 250 Women In Mosul For Refusing To Become Sex Slaves

ISIS has executed 250 women in Mosul for refusing to become sex slaves under the group’s ‘sexual jihad‘. The victims had all been ordered to accept ‘temporary marriages‘ to fighters in the terror group’s More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Ambode Rewards Two Police Officers With N250k Each For Honesty

By Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday compensated two police officers with commendation letters and N250, 000 cash each, for the recovery of N5 million which fell-off More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Reps Resolve To Probe Buhari’s N8 Billion Police Facility Upgrade Fund

By Nuel Suji – The House of Representatives has adopted a motion to launch an investigation into the planned expenditure of N8 billion in upgrading police training schools for the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Breaking News: Senate Drops Amendment Of CCB, CCT Act

By Dipo Awojobi – News reaching us now confirms that the Nigerian Senate has finally bowed to pressure and has suspended debate on the amendment of the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, and the Code of Conduct More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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DSS Arraigns Two Artisans For Cloning Gov. Ambode’s Phone Number

By Dipo Awojobi – The Department of State Security (DSS) on Wednesday arraigned two artisans before an Isolo Magistrate Court for allegedly cloning the mobile line of Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Queen’s 90th Birthday: I Take My Duty Seriously -Prince William

By Dipo Awojobi – A member of  British Royal family, Prince William has answered criticism of his commitment to royal duties, saying he is willing to take on more responsibility when the time comes. He More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Fire Destroys 50 Shops In Lagos Market

By Dipo Awojobi – No fewer than 50 shops were destroyed by fire on Wednesday at Ladipo Auto Spares Market, Mushin, Lagos. The goods, particularly assorted vehicles spare parts, were burnt at the Osoro section More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Lawyer Writes AGF Over Continued Detention Of Former President’s Cousin

By Sadiq Umar – Counsel to Barrister Azibaola Roberts, Managing Director of One-Plus Holdings Limited, who has been in the custody of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  for close to a month, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Lagos Govt Battles Examination Malpractices In WASSCE

By Dipo Awojobi – As part of efforts to curb examination malpractices in public and private secondary schools in the on-going West African Senior School Certificate Examination, the Lagos State Government More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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House Of Reps C’ttee On Army Visit To Rivers Sponsored By Gov. Wike, Rivers APC Alleges

By Sadiq Umar – The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), has alleged that the recent visit of the Committee of House of Representatives to Rivers was sponsored by Governor Nyesom Wike to More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Illegal Detention: Jonathan’s Cousin To File Contempt Charges Against EFCC

By Sadiq Umar – Two businessmen allegedly being detained illegally by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have been advised by an FCT High Court to file contempt proceedings against the chairman More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Semenitari Partners Nembe Monarch For Completion Of Ogbia-Nembe Road

By Nuel Suji – The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, and the Amayanabo of Nembe in Bayelsa State have agreed to work together for the completion of the Ogbia-Nembe road. In her bid to return the contractor More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Acting General Officer Commanding Escapes Death In An Ambush

By Dipo Awojobi – Suspected Boko Haram terrorists have ambushed the convoy of the Acting General Officer Commanding, Seven Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu in Borno State. Chief of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Fayose Letter, An Affront, Reps Leader Gbajababiamila, Writes Chinese President

By Dipo Awojobi – Leader of Nigerian House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has urged President Xi Jingping of China to disregard Governor Ayodele Fayose’s letter urging the Chinese government More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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Piracy In Gulf Of Guinea Requires Multi-stakeholder Approach

By Nuel Suji – Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that tackling the rising cases of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea requires multi More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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Witness Narrates How Saraki Spent N522million On Ikoyi Property

By Dipo Awojobi – Michael Wetkas, an operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday, April 18, claimed that Bukola Saraki, the Senate president bought a property for N522million, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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Our Hospitals Are Under-Equipped, Under-Staffed -Says LSHA Comtt

By Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday bemoaned the appalling state of facilities at the State healthcare centres, pointing out that hospitals in the state are lacking infrastructure More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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Star Actress, Chika Ike Loses Mum

By Dipo Awojobi – Star Nollywood actress, Chika Ike, has announced the death of her mother. The charming movie star took to her Instagram page on Monday to reveal to passage of her mum into glory. Chika Ike More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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CCT Presents 43 Documents Against Saraki As Evidence

By Dipo Awojobi – The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday, April 18 admitted that 43 documents have been presented as evidence against the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki. Some of these documents include More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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Lawyers Threaten To Sue Senate Over Controversial Amendment Of CCT

By Dipo Awojobi – Some lawyers in Lagos on Monday threatened to sue the Senate over the ongoing moves by the Upper Legislative Chamber to amend the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act 2004. The lawyers More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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Land Use Charge: Lagos Moves To Seal Properties Of Defaulters

By Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos Government on Monday said it would not hesitate to seal the properties of residents who default in paying their Land Use Charge (LUC), just as it warned that it may explore the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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Ekweremadu Warns Against Igbo Marginalisation

By Jackson Udeani – Deputy President of the Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has warned the Federal government against what he called the marginalization, disrespect and provocation of the Igbo nation, threatening More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 16th, 2016
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‘Pregnant’ Woman Nabbed With Cocaine In Lagos

By Dipo Awojobi – A 41-year-old woman who feigned pregnancy was arrested on Saturday by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, with wraps of More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 16th, 2016
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Adamawa Seeks FG’s Support Ahead Of Deportation Of Over 80,000 Nigerians from Cameroon

By Tom Garba,Yola Ahead of the deportation of over 80,000 Nigerians from Cameroon Republic, through Adamawa state, the Adamawa state government has called on the Federal Government as well as International Donor More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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Kebbi Ex-Speaker, Habib Jega Dies In Road Accident

By Dipo Awojobi – A former Speaker of the Kebbi State House of Assembly, Habib Jega, has died in an auto crash. Close family sources say the accident occurred along Birnin Kebbi-Kangiwa road at about 5:21 More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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Presidency Lists Nigeria’s Benefits From China Visit

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the outcome of his working visit to China, which has yielded additional investments in Nigeria exceeding $6 billion. President More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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You Must Face Your Trial At CCT, Court Tells Saraki Again

  By Sadiq Umar -The embattled President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has failed in his desperate bid to halt his trial for false asset declaration at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Saraki had previously More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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IGP Arase Demotes DPO For Beating Female Traffic Warden

By Dipo Awojobi – The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Ikenne Division area of Ogun State, Patrick Onwu, who beat up a female traffic warden for flagging down his private car. The incident took More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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Lagos Govt To Construct Additional Pedestrian Bridge At Ojota

By Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos State Government has announced that an additional foot bridge would be constructed at Ojota bus stop on Ikorodu road, to complement the existing one in order to contain the recent More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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Reject Grazing Commission Bill, Afenifere Tells Federal Lawmakers From South

…Says Bill Takes Land From Farmers And Give To Cattle Owners By Sadiq Umar – Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has called on federal lawmakers, especially those from the South to reject the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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Two Years Of Abduction: Senate Summons NSA, Service Chief Over Chibok Girls

The Senate on Thursday summoned the National Security Adviser (NSA) and security chiefs to brief it on efforts taken so far to rescue over 200 abducted Chibok Government Secondary School girls in custody of Boko More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 14th, 2016
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Edo Guber Poll: INEC Unveils Timetable

By Dipo Awojobi – Guidelines and timetable for the governorship election taking place in Edo State on September 10, 2016, have been released by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. According More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 14th, 2016
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Disregard London Telegraph’s Article On Buhari, Presidency Tells Nigerian

By Dipo Awojobi – The Presidency on Wednesday dismissed an article by The Telegraph (London) allegedly accusing Nigeria of using Britain aid to persecute President Muhammadu Buhari’s political foes rather More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 14th, 2016
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New 41 Allegations of Peacekeeper Sex Abuse Undisclosed By UN

The New York, United States of America-based AIDS-Free World has revealed  that it has received leaked information that 41 additional cases of sexual violence by peacekeepers have been documented by MINUSCA, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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Ambode Promises To Deliver Ajasa – Command Road In Five Weeks

By Dipo Awojobi – Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has promised that the Ajasa-Command Road in Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) area of the State would be completed in the next More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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Port Harcourt Refinery Begins Production Again – NNPC

By Dipo Awojobi – Nigeria has restarted the Port Harcourt refinery, which has a capacity of 210,000 barrels a day, a spokesman for state oil firm NNPC said on Wednesday, as the OPEC member seeks to end fuel More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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Jungle Justice: Suspected Kidnapper Set Ablaze In Kaduna

By Dipo Awojobi – It was no longer business as usual when a suspected kidnapper met his waterloo this morning in Kaduna, when angry youths gave him baptism of fire and burnt him to ashes. Inspector General More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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News From Abroad: Nation Pledges Economic Help For Nigeria

(Beijing)China vowed on Tuesday to help Nigeria end three bottlenecks containing the biggest African economy’s industrialization and agricultural modernization. President Xi Jinping made the remarks when meeting More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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End Lagos-Calabar Rail Project Controversy Now, APC Urges NASS, Presidency

By Dipo Awojobi – The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South East has urged the National Assembly not to play politics with the controversial Lagos-Calabar rail project because it says it will improve More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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NNPC Deploys 244 Trucks Of Petroleum Products To Abuja

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said that 244 trucks of Premium Motor Spirit had been trucked out for Abuja and it’s environs. Mr Garba Deen Muhammad, Group Managing Director, Public Affairs More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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Dangote Signs $2bn Chinese Bank Loan For Two Cement Plants

By Dipo Awojobi – Dangote Group, the company owned by Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote, signed a deal on Tuesday for a $2 billion loan from the Industrial Commercial Bank of China Ltd for two cement plants, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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Lagos To Commence Work On New Mile 12 Market Next Week

By Dipo Awojobi – Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday inspected the new Imota site, proposed for the relocation of the popular Mile 12 Market, where he assured that work will commence More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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Bauchi Radio Corporation Gets First Female Managing Director

By Dipo Awojobi – Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has approved the appointment of Mrs Jummai Bello as the Managing Director of Bauchi Radio Corporation. The appointment is contained in a statement issued More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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2016 AMAA Set To Hold In Port Harcourt

By Dipo Awojobi – Rivers State capital, Port Harcourt, will host the 2016 edition of the prestigious African Movie Academy Award (AMAA). The ceremony, according to the organizers, will take place on Saturday, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 11th, 2016
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Budget Controversy: Senate Tells Presidency, “Enough Is Enough”

By Nuel Suji – The Senate on Monday frown at the controversies that has trailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s delay in signing the 2016 budget, lamenting that the National Assembly has suffered all manners More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 11th, 2016
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Falana Demands Halt To $2Billion Chinese Loan, Threatens To Drag FG To Court

By Sadiq Umar – Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has demanded an immediate halt to President Muhammadu Buhari’s plan to obtain $2billion loan from China, threatening to drag the Federal Government to court More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 11th, 2016
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Gov. Amosun Extols Ebenezer Obey’s Virtues At 74

By Dipo Awojobi – Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has described the music legend, Evangelist Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi, as a philanthropist and a worthy icon of the Gateway State, Nigeria and beyond. Amosun, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 11th, 2016
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Buhari’s Planned VAT Increase Insensitive To Nigerian’s Suffering -Fayose

By Nuel Suji – The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose has faulted the Federal Government’s plan to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) from the current five percent to 1 percent, describing it as More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 10th, 2016
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Electoral Reforms Group Applaud INEC Over FCT, Osun Polls

By Sadiq Umar – The Electoral Reforms Expert Group (EREG), a coalition of more than 40 civil society organizations have applauded the continued system of simultaneous accreditation and voting maintained by More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 9th, 2016
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Prime Boko Haram Commander, Khalid Al-Barnawi, Recruits For Al-Qaeda -DSS

By Sadiq Umar – The Department of State Services (DSS) has disclosed that, Khalid Al-Barnawi, a founding member and prime Boko Haram commander arrested last week, was responsible for talent-spotting and recruitment More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 8th, 2016
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Senator Smart Adeyemi Dumps PDP, Joins APC

By Dipo Awojobi – A former senator, Smart Adeyemi, on Friday formally dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adeyemi represented Kogi West senatorial More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 8th, 2016
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Court Orders Olisa Metuh To Open Defence‎ April 11

By Dipo Awojobi – Justice Okon Abang of Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh,to open his defence in his trial for money More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 8th, 2016
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Musician, Nomoreloss Buried Amid Tears

By Dipo Awojobi – Late Nigerian singer, Muyiwa Osinuga, better known as Nomoreloss, was buried today, Friday, April 8, 2016, at the Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos amid tears. The ceremony was attended by several stars More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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Don’t Sign Budget In Hurry, Obasanjo Tells Buhari

By Sadiq Umar – President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to rush into signing the 2016 budget. Former Nigerian President Obasanjo who met behind closed door with Buhari More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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How Ex-PDP Chairman, Son Got N300m –Witness

By Dipo Awojobi – Stella George, a witness in the ongoing trial of former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday said there was an inflow of N300 million from the Office of National Security More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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‎Boko Haram: Repeled Attack Claims Three Soldiers, Two Vigilante Members In Madagali

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Nigerian troops have repelled what would have been a deadly attack by some fleeing Boko Haram insurgents in Izige town of Madagali Local Government Area in Adamawa State. Reports More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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NASS Sends Detailed 2016 Appropriation Bill To Buhari

By Dipo Awojobi – The National Assembly may have transmitted detail of the 2016 Budget to President Muhammadu Buhari, even as it commended Nigerians for their patience. Laying the budget on the table at a More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Power Failure Forces CCT To Adjourn Proceedings To April 18

By Dipo Awojobi – Though Justice Danladi Umar was prepared to allow Michael Weskat, the first prosecution witness continue in his evidence as led by Rotimi Jacobs, the prosecution counsel, power outage at More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Alake, Awujale Behind My Return To APC, Says Osoba

By Dipo Awojobi – A former Governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, has said both the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo and the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, played a major role in his return More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Delayed Salary: Bauchi Sacks Four SUBEB Officials

Following the delay in the payment of staff of the Local education Authorities’ salaries in Bauchi State and the resultant restiveness created by the delay, Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar has approved the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Fayose Set Me Up On Reconciliation, Says Aluko…Yes, We Don’t Want Judas Near Us, Fayose Replies

By Dipo Awojobi – Days after he reconciled with Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, embattled Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Dr. Temitope Aluko has alleged that he was set More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Legislative Fracas: House Suspends Six Lawmakers

By Dipo Awojobi – The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has placed six of its members on an indefinite suspension for their alleged role in the free for all fight on the floor of the House on Monday. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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Lagos State Lawmakers Urge Buhari To End Fuel Scarcity

By Dipo Awjobi – Lawmakers of the Lagos State House of Assembly Tuesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to find a solution to the perennial fuel scarcity in the country. Following a motion on the floor More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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3 Kitchen Staff Of FGGC, Akure In Police Net Over Use Of Sanitary Pad For Rituals

By Dipo Awojobi – Three non-academic staff of the Federal Government Girls College (FGGC) Akure, Ondo State have been arrested by men of the state police command for allegedly using the sanitary pads of the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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How Saraki Laundered Money -Prosecution Witness, Micheal Wess

By Dipo Awojobi – The trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) commenced in Abuja Tuesday after several failed attempts to stall trial, with the first prosecution witness, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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CCT Begins Trial In Saraki Case, Rejects Further Adjournment

By Dipo Awojobi – The Chairman Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Justice Danladi Umar Tuesday commenced the trial of President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, dismissing move by the defendant for stay of proceeding. Justice More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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No Going Back On Subsidy Removal -PPPRA

By Dipo Awojobi – The Federal Government has said there is no going back on its decision to remove subsidy from Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol. The Federal Government stated its position on More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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Lagos Closes Two Illegal Abattoirs

By Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos State Government at the weekend shut two illegal abattoirs at Oke-Afa and Ejigbo; both located in Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. According to the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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Buhari Stresses Need To Re-Establish Nigeria’s Integrity

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja stressed the urgent need to ensure that the potentials of Nigeria are harnessed and used for the good of the country. Receiving the President More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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Panama Report: Saraki Says Properties Belong To Spouse Family

By Dipo Awojobi –  The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on has said that the questionable property purportedly owned by him in the Panama Report leak, belonged to his spouse family, saying the law More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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How Buhari’s Oil Minister Ran NNPC Into Troubled Water, Plus His Expensive Lifestyle

By Sadiq Umar – His appointments, first as Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and subsequent elevation as Minister of State for Petroleum elicited relief and hope. More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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Ex -Lagos Solicitor-General Denies $10m Scam

By Dipo Awojobi – The former Solicitor -General of Lagos State, Mr. Lawal Pedro (SAN) has denied the allegation making the rounds that he defrauded the law firm of Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) of $10m. Reacting More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Tinubu Blames PDP For Lingering Fuel Scarcity

By Dipo Awojobi – All Progressive Congress (APC) chieftain, Bola Tinubu has blamed the lingering fuel scarcity in Nigeria on the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). APC National Leader Tinubu, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Re-alignment Of Forces: Tinubu Lobbies Osoba Back To APC

By Dipo Awojobi – After over three hours of meeting with the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, former Governor of Ogun State and leader, Social Democratic Party, SDP, Olusegun Osoba. finally More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Buhari Is Ready To Rebuild Churches, Mosques, Other Infrastructure In N/E, Says Aide

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Special Adviser to the President on Islamic Religion, Sheik Imam Babagana Imam has assured the people of North East of government’s readiness to rebuild places of worship, More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 3rd, 2016
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Tunji Braithwaite For Burial On April 28

By Dipo Awojobi – Renowned activist lawyer Dr. Tunji Braithwaite who passed on recently will be buried on April 28. The burial date was contained in a funeral programme issued by the family over the weekend. According More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 3rd, 2016
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NGO Decries Abductions Of Aid Workers In North East

…Says 90 Percent Of Victims Of Insurgency Are Neglected By Govt By Tom Garba – A non- governmental organization, Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria (CRUDAN) has raised an alarm over More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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US Re-assures Buhari On Repatriation Of Looted Funds, Applauds On War Against Boko Haram

By Sadiq Umar – The United States government has reiterated its determination to assist Nigeria trace and recover looted public funds starched in the banks in the US and other countries, even as it praised More...