Date archive forJune, 2016
By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Court Sacks Modu-Sheriff, Says Emergence As Chairman Illegal

By Sadiq Umar – An Abuja High Court has nullified the process that produced a former Borno State governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, as chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying the amendment to party More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Police Abort Modu-Sheriff’s Factional PDP Primaries In Edo

By Nuel Suji – The Police in Edo State Wednesday cordoned off the gate leading to the Stadium venue of the Ali Modu-Sheriff led faction of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries planned for the state. Sacked More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Maryland Riot: BRT Did Not Kill Hawker, Says Lagos Govt

By Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos State Government has clarified the misconception surrounding the unfortunate incident where a street hawker was knocked down by an oncoming truck at Maryland Bus Stop on Wednesday. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Ambode Swears In State INEC Commissioners Urges Fairness, Good Conduct

By Dipo Awojobi – Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday sworn-in the Chairman and members of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), just as he charged them to live above More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Fani-Kayode, Usman, Two Others Arraigned For Money Laundering, Send To Prison

By Nuel Suji – Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode and three others have been arraigned in court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on allegations of money laundering. Mr. Fani-Kayode More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Lagos Sets Up Task Force To Tackle Land Grabbers

…Vows To Treat Culprits As Criminals By Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos State government has set up a Task Force to check the menace of land-grabbing in the state, just at it vowed to tackle the activities of land More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Presidency Fires Back At Saraki, Says “Anybody Can Wake From A Troubled Sleep And Say Anything”

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency on Monday fired at the Senate President, Bukola Saraki over a statement credited to him that “there is government within the government” of President Muhammadu Buhari, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Economy: We Are Paying For Our Past Failures -Buhari

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria is paying dearly for incompetence in managing high revenue that accrued from oil, particularly over the past decade, and for allowing the decay of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Stop Inhuman Treatment Of Widows, Aisha Buhari Cautions Nigerians

By Dipo Awojobi – Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has called for cultural transformation and an end to wicked and inhuman widowhood rites imposed on Nigerian women, just as she said that widows must More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Forgery Trial: Court Grants Saraki, Ekweremadu Bail

By Dipo Awojobi – Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu were Monday granted bail in the commencement of trial in the matter involving the alleged forgery of Senate Standing Rules. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Court Sacks Gov.Ikpeazu Over Fake Tax Clearance, “We Will Appeal Judgement,” Says Governor’s Aide

By Dipo Awojobi – Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission of Nigeria to cede the certificate of return to the opponent of Governor Okezie More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 26th, 2016
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Niger Delta Warlord, Charles Okah Escapes From Prison?

By Sadiq Umar – Alleged mastermind of the October 1, 2010 Independence Day bombing and Niger Delta Militants’ warlord, Charles Okah has reportedly escaped from prison. Mr. Okah was said to have escaped after More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 25th, 2016
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Rivers APC Says Ghost School Contracts Accusation Is Diversionary

By Sadiq Umar – The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused the Rivers State Government and the PDP in the State of resorting to what it called, their old choreograph of indulging More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 25th, 2016
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Gunmen Killed 30 In Igbo Olomu, Ishawo Communities, Lagos

-About 30 people are feared dead after gunmen on Friday attacked Igbolomu and Ishawo areas in Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos State. The gunmen are believed to be Niger Delta militants. According to witnesses More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 25th, 2016
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Buratai Summons Top Army Officers Over Alleged Coup

By Dipo Awojobi -The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has summoned top commanders of the service to the Army headquarters for an emergency security meeting. This, we were informed, was due to the recent More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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157 Covenant University Graduating Students Bag First Class Degree

By Nuel Suji – A total of 157 students of the Covenant University, Ota, Ogun, on Friday bagged First Class degrees at its 2015/2016 convocation. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Charles Ayo, disclosed this during More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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Okada Remain Banned In Lagos, Says Appeal Court

By Dipo Awojobi – The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos, has affirmed the judgment of a Lagos High Court upholding the constitutionality of Section 3 of the Lagos State Road Traffic Law 2012 which restricts More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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Security: Ambode Recieves N10m Donation From Lebanese Community

By Dipo Awojobi – Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday received a donation of N10 million from the Lebanese Nigerian Initiative (LNI) for the State Security Trust Fund, charging the body More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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BREAKING: British Prime Minister To Resign

By Dipo Awojobi – The British Prime Minister, David Cameron, has announced its plan to step down after Britain voted to leave the European Union on Thursday. British Prime Minister Shortly after the results More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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Senate C’ttee Report Urges FCTA To Kick Start Centenary City Project

By Sadiq Umar – There are strong indications that the Senate may have directed the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to take steps to immediately clear any obstacle in the way of the commencement More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Alleged Husband Killer: Court Adjourns Case Till Next Monday

By Dipo Awojobi – A High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State has adjourned till Monday the suit filed against Yewande Oyediran who allegedly killed her husband, Lowo. This followed the application filed by More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Niger Delta: Militants Strike Again, Blow Shell Pipeline In Imo

By Dipo Awojobi -The new Militant group known as the ‘ Red Scorpion’ early hours of yesterday blew up another gas pipe line owned by the Shell Oil company in the oil rich Community of Awara in Ohaji/ Egbema More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Buhari Decorates Security Details

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, decorated two of the newly promoted officers of the Nigerian Police Force deployed to his office with their new ranks. The President tasked public More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Three Die, 14 Injured In Early Morning Lagos Accident

By Dipo Awojobi – Three persons, including a woman, on Thursday morning lost their lives, while 14 others sustained injuries in an accident that occurred at the Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Michael More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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State Of Osun And The Hijab Politics: The Rule Of Law Must Be Protected

By Honourable Olumuyiwa Wahab Jimoh I have followed the unfolding but unfortunate drama in state of Osun schools over the Rulings of a Court on the right of school children to wear the hijab as prescribed by the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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BREAKING: AMCON Seals Murray-Bruce’s Silverbird Group

By Dipo Awojobi – The Assets Management Company of Nigeria has sealed several companies in which Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has interests. Mr. Murray-Bruce is Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Nigerian Army Denies Coup Attempt, Says ‘We Cannot Contemplate Anti-Democratic Misadventure’

By Dipo Awojobi – The Nigerian Army has distanced itself from the story spurned by what it called “faceless criminal gang of economic saboteurs” that hide under the aegis of Joint Niger Delta Liberation More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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As Ese Oruru Gives Evidence, Court Bars Her Parents, Journalists From Proceeding

By Dipo Awojobi – A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa on Wednesday barred journalists and parents of Ese Oruru, the minor who was allegedly abducted by Yunusa Dahiru, from court as trial of evidence in More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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My Election Was Funded By Zenith Bank, Donations, Says Fayose

By Dipo Awojobi – The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has denied ever receiving any funds in any form from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) under Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) or More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Grazing Reserves Bill Passes First Reading In Senate

By Nuel Suji – The controversial bill seeking to establish National Grazing Reserves for pastoralists in the country has passed first reading at the Senate. Senate began the consideration of the bill on Wednesday More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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DSS Arrests Ex-Chief Of Army Staff, Azubuike Ihejirika

By Dipo Awojobi – The Department of State Security (DSS) has arrested the erstwhile Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant-General Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd). Former Chief of Army Staff The ex-army chief was More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Music Producer, OJB Jezreel To Be Buried July 8 In Lagos

By Dipo Awojobi – The funeral rites for late music producer, Babatunde Okungbowa otherwise known as OJB Jezreel, have been released by his family. OJB breathed his last on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 after he More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Forgery Case: Senate Summons Attorney General, As Abuja Court Serves Notice Of Arraignment Of Saraki, Ekweremadu

By Nuel Suji – An Order of the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking to official notify the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and others of the commencement of trial in the alleged forgery case of the Senate More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Buhari Appoints Ibrahim Kpotun Idris Acting IGP

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, as the Acting Inspector General of Police. Mr. Idris takes over from More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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BREAKING: EFCC Freezes Fayose’s Account, “It’s Illegal, Criminal,” Says Governor

By Nuel Suji – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has frozen the personal account of the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose alongside some of his associates. Leading opposition More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Edo 2016: Ize-Iyamu Emerges PDP’s Candidate

By Dipo Awojobi – Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, on Monday emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the September 10 governorship election in Edo. In the result of the primaries announced by More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Finance Workers Demand Minister’s Sack Over Unpaid Allowances

By Sadiq Umar – Workers of the Federal Ministry of Finance on Monday staged a peaceful protest at the ministry’s headquarters in Abuja, calling for the sack of the Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun. Nigeria’s More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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EFCC Arrests Ex-NNPC GMD, Jide Omokore

By Dipo Awojobi – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has rearrested oil magnate, Jide Omokore, and will most likely slam money laundering charges on him today (Monday). Former GMD, NNPC An official More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 18th, 2016
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Bread Price To Go Up Again, Says Master Bakers

The National Chairman, Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria, Simeon Abanulor, said there would be a hike in the price of bread “to enable bakers to remain in business.” Mr. Abanulor said this More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 18th, 2016
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IGP Orders Seal Up Of PDP National Secretariat, Legacy House For 7-Days

By Dipo Awojobi – The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, has directed that the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Campaign Headquarters, Legacy House, be shut. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 18th, 2016
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APC Mourns Ex-NUJ Chairman, Chuks Ehirim

By Dipo Awojobi – The All Progressives Congress (APC), has condoled with the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) over the death of Mr. Chuks Ehirim, the immediate past chairman of the Abuja chapter of the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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Atiku Expresses Delights Over “Ambassadorial” Appointment

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has expressed delight over his recent appointment as Ambassador of the Nigeria House in the forthcoming Rio Olympics in Brazil. He will be joining a few other prominent Nigerians More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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Rep Faults Colleague On Centenary City Probe

A member of the House of Representatives has faulted his colleague, Golu Timothy (Plateau PDP), on the alleged irregularities in the implementation of the Centenary City project. Mr. Timothy had criticized the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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CAN Expresses Worry Over Anti-Christian Sermons By Muslim Clerics On Adamawa TV

By Tom Garba Yola – The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Adamawa state chapter has expressed grave concern over anti-Christianity sermons (Tafsir) by some Muslim clerics on media houses in Adamawa, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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Boko Haram Killed 24 In Madagali, Police Arrests Kingpin On Wanted List

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday night stormed Madagali town in Adamawa, killing 24 persons in Kuda -Kaya village of Madagali local Government Area of the state. Boko Haram bomb More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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Blame Politicians For Inconclusive Elections, INEC Chairman Tells Nigerians

By Sadiq Umar – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has blamed politicians for the many inconclusive elections recorded across the country, noting  that those seeking elective offices often More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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Saheed Osupa Back In School, Now UI Student

By Dipo Awojobi – Fuji Music superstar, King Saheed Osupa, has returned to school. The Fuji maestro, according to what we gathered, has been admitted into the prestigious University of Ibadan, Oyo State More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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Supporters Of Sheriff, Makarfi Clash At PDP Secretariat

There was a tensed atmosphere at the National Headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abuja on Wednesday morning, when supporters of both men claiming to be in control of the party’s structure clashed. Sacked More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Saraki Asks Judge To Withdraw From Case

By Dipo Awojobi – President of the Senate,  Bukola Saraki has again asked the chairman of the Code of the Conduct Tribunal (CCT), to withdraw from the case. President of the Senate Kanu Agabi, the lead counsel More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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EFCC Files 17-Count Charge Against Fani-Kayode, Four For Nenadi Usman, Others

By Sadiq Umar – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a 17 count charge against former Aviation Minister and spokesman for the PDP Presidential campaign in the 2015 general election, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Breaking: OJB Jezreel Is Dead

By Dipo Awojobi – A popular singer and music producer, OJB Jezreel is dead. A close source to the producer turned singer disclosed to our reporter that OJB breathed his last on Tuesday morning. According More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Ecobank Arrests Manager Who Allegedly Stole N14m From Customers Account

By Dipo Awojobi – The management of Ecobank Nigeria has facilitated the arrest of the operational manager of its Ejigbo branch, Akhanenu Ikechukwu, 41, for allegedly withdrawing N14,014.157 from the account More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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OPINION- Ambode: A Humanist And Pragmatist At 53

By Habib Aruna During the thick of the governorship campaign in 2015, the then candidate of the All Progressive Congress in Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, came out with an instructive advert: Let my experience work More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Avengers List Conditions For Dialogue, Says Seven Governors May Soon Be Target

By Sadiq Umar – The Niger Delta Avengers, has listed condition for dialogue with the Federal Government, even as it warned some state governors that they may soon be target of its attack. The group accused More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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PDP Crisis: Modu-Sheriff Moves Into Wadata House, “I’m The National Chairman Till 2018

By Nuel Suji – The crisis within the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) assumed a new twist on Monday with the sacked National Chairman, Ali Modu-Sheriff making a forceful take over of the National More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Ogun PDP Berates Amosun For Not Declaring Holiday For June 12

By Sadiq Umar – Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has been berated for what the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) termed ‘insensitivity to matters of importance to members of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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ISIS Claims Responsibility For US Nightclub Shooting Where 50 Died

Islamic State’s Amaq News Agency said on Sunday that the Islamist militant group was responsible for the shooting that killed at least 50 people in a massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, United States More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Keep An Eagle Eye On Madagali, Police Sergeant On Boko Haram’s Wanted List Warns

A Police Sergeant, Joseph Dan Iliya has urged the Federal Government to keep an eagle eye on Madagali, a town in Borno State liberated from insurgents, saying the town is not totally free and still prone to Boko More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 11th, 2016
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Army Retires Senior Officers

By Dipo Awojobi – The Nigerian Army has confirmed the retirement of some senior officers from service following the approval of the Army Council. Chief of Army Staff A statement issued by the acting Director More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 11th, 2016
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UPDATE: Man Who Killed Wife In Oshodi Also Dies Of Poison

By Dipo Awojobi – Jafaru Sougie, the man who allegedly murdered his wife, Rose, at the Oshodi area of Lagos, has died of the poison he ingested on the day his wife died. The 48-year-old man died on Saturday More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 11th, 2016
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BREAKING: Amodu Shuaibu, ex-Super Eagles Coach Dies

By Dipo Awojobi – The Nigerian Football Federation has announced the death of its technical director, Amodu Shuaibu. Former Super Eagles Coach Shuaib was a former coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles. The NFF More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Ambode Desolves LG Caretaker Committees Of 57 LGs/LCDAs

By Dipo Awojobi – The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the immediate dissolution of the Caretaker Committees across the councils in the state. The decision followed the resolution More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Lagos Assembly Orders Governor To Dissolve LG Caretaker Committees, Appoints Sole Administrators

By Dipo Awojobi – The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday urged Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to dissolve Caretaker Committees and appoint sole administrators for the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Group Exonerates Aisha Buhari From Kogi Governorship Tussle

The  Kogi Good Governance Forum has exonerated the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, from accusations of interference in the just concluded Kogi electoral tribunal describing  Governor Yahaya Bello’s More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Buhari Appoints Akabueze Budget Office DG

By Dipo Awojobi – Former Commissioner Economic Planning and Budget in Lagos State, Ben Akabueze, has been appointed as the new Director General of the Budget Office. Akabueze’s appointment was confirmed More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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NDDC: Semenitari Disowns Fraudulent Mail, Bank A/C, Urges Public To Beware Of Fraudsters’ Antics

By Nuel Suji – The Ag. Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari, said her attention has been drawn to a fictitious electronic mail currently More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Buhari Sends Names of 47 Ambassadorial Nominees To Senate

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the list of Ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for consideration and approval as Ambassadors to different countries. The Senate President, Bukola More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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Buhari Kick Starts Recruitment Of 500,000 Teachers

 By Nuel Suji – The All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government is set to kick start the recruitment of 500,000 teachers across the country. The move is in fulfilment of its campaign promise of More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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“I’m Hale And Hearty,” IBB Speaks From Germany

By Nuel Suji – Former Military President, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida has dispelled the rumour of his death, saying he is “hale and hearty”. Babangida spoke from Germany where he is believed to More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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Niger Delta Avengers Says No Dialogue With FG, Claims Responsibility For Bombing Of Chevron’s Well RMP 20

By Sadiq Umar – The Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday dismissed claim that it has entered into negotiating with the federal government on how to stem the spate of bombing of in the Niger Delta zone. The group More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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BREAKING: Former Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi Is Dead

By Dipo Awojobi – Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, a former coach of the Nigerian national football team, the Super Eagles, is dead. He died at the age of 54. According to a family source who confirmed the news More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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I’ve Temporarily Handover To V.P Osinbajo, Buhari Writes Senate

By Sadiq Umar – The Senate Tuesday announced President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to temporary handover the government to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The decision follows Buhari’s 10-days trip abroad More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Kogi Election Tribunal Throws Out Former Governor Idris Wada’s Petition

By Sadiq Umar – The Kogi State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the petition filed by former State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Idris More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Two UNILAG Postgraduate Students ‘Drown’ In Elegushi Beach

By Dipo Awojobi – Two postgraduate students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have allegedly drowned at the Elegushi Beach in Lagos. According to their friend, Ginika Okolo, who took to social media to More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 6th, 2016
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Jide Kosoko’s Wife, Henrietta Dies

By Dipo Awojobi – Wife of popular Nigerian actor, Jide Kosoko, Henrietta, dead. She was said to have passed away on Monday, June 6, 2016. According to reports, the woman, also an actor in the Nigerian movie More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 6th, 2016
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Niger Delta Militant Group Vows To Bomb Aso Rock, National Assembly, NNPC, Others

By Dipo Awojobi – Niger Delta Group, the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, reiterated on Monday, its decision to unleash six missiles on the country. The missiles, according to the JNDLF last week, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 6th, 2016
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Gunmen Attack Vanguard Publisher, Sam Amuka

By Dipo Awojobi – The Publisher of Vanguard Newspaper, Sam Amuka, was reportedly attacked on Saturday by gunmen in his Anthony Village, Lagos State residence. Sources said that the gunmen broke into the More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 5th, 2016
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Angry Lawmaker Carpets SGF Over Rehabilitation Efforts In Adamawa

Secretary to the Government of the Federation By Tom Garba, Yola – A member of the Adamawa State House Assembly Hon, Emmanuel Tsandu has expressed frustration over government’s rehabilitation efforts More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 5th, 2016
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When Bell Rings Twice

By Sam Omatseye Not many thought the first year of Muhammadu Buhari would look like this. The price of pump price at 145, the naira at 350 to a dollar, not a single road tarred, the 2016 Budget in baby steps, no More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 5th, 2016
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Popular Actress, Ronke Oshodi-Oke Survives Ghastly Accident

By Dipo Awojobi – Popular Nollywood actress, Ronke Oshodi Oke has every cause to thank God for giving her a second chance. The well-endowed actress survived a ghastly auto crash on Monday, May 9, 2016, along More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 5th, 2016
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Alleged Blasphemy: Buhari Condemns Pastor’s Wife Killing In Kano, Says Culprits Will Face Justice

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of Mrs Bridget Agbahime, an Igbo market woman in Kano by some Muslim extremists for alleged blasphemy against Prophet Mohammed. Inspector More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 5th, 2016
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World’s Greatest Boxer, Muhammed Ali Dies At 74

By Dipo Awojobi – Legendary boxer, the boxing entertainer, the greatest boxer of all time, Muhammed Ali has died at 74. He was born originally as Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 3rd, 2016
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NAF Deploys Fighter Jets Amid Security Threats In Niger Delta

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Air Force has deployed fighter jets to the Niger Delta as part of measures to step up security in the region amid increasing spate of attacks on oil and gas installations by militant More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 3rd, 2016
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Obasanjo, Jonathan In Secret Meetings With Buhari

By Sadiq Umar – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. Obasanjo who arrived the State House at about 12.15p.m went straight for the meeting More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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Bill To Provide Education Loan To Tertiary School Students Scales Second Reading

By Sadiq Umar – A bill seeking to provide for a Federal Government loan assistance to students to pursue tertiary education has passed second reading at the House of Representatives. The bill, when passed More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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Survey Result Suggests Election Cancellation As Deterrent For Election Violence

By Nuel Suji – A cross section of Nigerians have endorsed the position that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), should cancel results of elections in areas where electoral violence are recorded More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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Semenitari Advocates Preservation Of Bio-Diverse Environment In Niger Delta

By Nuel Suji – The Acting Chief Executive Officer of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Ibim Semenitari has advocated the need to preserve the bio-diverse environment of the Niger Delta, pointing More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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Niger Delta Avengers Defy Military Presence, Blow Up Chevron Oil Facility

By Sadiq Umar – The Niger Delta Avengers have claimed responsibility for the latest attack on the oil and gas facilities belonging the oil multi-national, Chevron. The militant group defied the heavy presence More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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Nigerian Journalists To Win Big In US Int’l Seminar, Awards

Global Village Extra, a US-based newspaper, has announced three award categories ahead of its fast approaching Seminar/ Awards event. According to the publisher, Taiye Olayemi, the three categories are Champion More...