Date archive forNovember, 2017
By News Investigators On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Boko Haram Attacks Wanu Village In Adamawa

By Tom Garba/Yola – The dreaded Boko Haram insurgents last night attacked Wanu village of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The Chairman of the LGA, Mohammed Yusuf confirmed that the terrorists More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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D.G. SEC, Munir Gwarzo Suspended

By Nuel Suji – The Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Munir Gwarzo, has been suspended from office. Mr. Gwarzo was suspended following allegations of corruptions levelled against More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Adamawa APC Confirms Atiku’s Resignation

By Nuel Suji – The Adamawa chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has confirmed the receipt of the resignation letter from the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar who decamped last Weekend to the opposition More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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FG To Reintroduce Toll Gates In 38 Points Across Nigeria -Fashola

By Nuel Suji – Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola on Thursday disclosed that federal government has concluded arrangement to reintroduce toll gates in 38 points across the country after More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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PDP Will Defeat Buhari In Katsina In 2019, Senator Tsauri Vows

By Nuel Suji – An aspirant for the position of National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Umar Ibrahim Tsauri, on Thursday declared that the opposition party would defeat ruling party in the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Pension Scam Gets Messier: Senate Tasks Probe Panel On Fresh Allegation Of Re-looting Of 222 Mansions Recovered By EFCC

By Nuel Suji – The Senate investigation into the controversial reinstatement and promotion of former Chairman of Presidential Taskforce on Pensions, Waziri Maina took a new twistThursday, with the Ad-hoc Committee More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Numan Killings: Muslim Council Demands Judicial Panel Of inquiry

By Tom Garba/Yola -The Muslim Council of Adamawa Thursday called on the state government to as matter of urgency set up a judicial panel of inquiry to investigate and prosecute those behind the recent killing in More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Council Chairman Threatens To Seek Refuge In Cameroon Over Incessant Boko Haram Attacks

By Tom Garba/Yola- Worried by the frequent Boko Haram attacks on Madagali Local Government Area, the Council chairman, Yusuf Muhammed, has threatened to relocate to Cameroon Republic for safety. Muhammed expressed More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Senator Nyako Ordered Soldier To Brutalize Me, Rep. Alleges

By Tom Garba/Yola – A Federal Lawmaker representing Michika/Madagali at National Assembly, Adamu Kamale has accused his counterpart in the Senate, Abdulaziz  Nyako of ordering a soldier to brutalise during More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Nigerian Communities Still Kill Twins -Report Says

(News Investigators) Decades after the outlawing of the killing of twins at infancy in Nigeria, some communities in Abuja still indulge in the practice, a News Agency’s investigation has revealed. The communities More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Mimiko, Jegede, Ademujimi Emerge As Delegates For PDP Convention

Former governor of Ondo state, Dr.  Olusegun Mimiko and his Chief of staff, Chief Kola Ademujimi, emerged as the National delegates representing the Ondo West and Idanre local government area of the state respectively, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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Mugabe Resigns, Mnangagwa To Be Sworn In As President

Embattled Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe has resigned from office. He is to be replaced by his sacked deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected be sworn in later on Tuesday. Speaker of the Zimbabwean parliament, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Nigerian Govt. Raises Suspicion Over Sudden Burial Of 26 Nigerian Girls In Italy

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government on Monday expressed “surprise and shock” over the sudden burial of the 26 African girls drowned in the Mediterranean Sea by Italian authorities nine days ahead of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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VIEWPOINT: Biafra And Kanu, A Possible End Foretold

By Omoshola Deji Nigerian ethnic groups are enduring the pains, rather than enjoying the gains of unity. From 1960 to date, successive governments, both the militarily imposed and the democratically elected, has More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Buhari, Shagari, Others Eulogize Late Ekwueme

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday extolled the virtue of the late former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme, saying his unwavering commitment to the unity of Nigeria had been a major encouragement More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Nigeria’s Second Republic Vice President, Alex Ekwueme Is Dead.

(News Investigators) Nigeria’s former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme is dead. Dr. Ekwueme died in London after unsuccessful battle with a complicated chest infection. The second Republic Vice-President who died More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Group Berates Presidential Spokesman, Says PDP’s 16 Yrs Of Mistake Better Than APC’s 2-Year Calamity

By Nuel Suji – A group within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the party’s ‘16 years of mistake remained far less than the calamity of the last two and half years of the All Progressives Congress More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 19th, 2017
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Human Trafficking: Dogara Leads Nigerian Delegation To Italy

By Nuel Suji – Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara,  is leading Nigerian delegation to Italy to discuss women empowerment and the fight against  human trafficking. The visit is coming More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 19th, 2017
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APGA Candidate, Willie Obiano, Wins Anambra Guber Election

By Sadiq Umar – The Anambra State governor and candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Willie Obiano, has won the governorship election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Military Officers Accused Of Stealing N239m Pension Get Bail

By Nuel Suji – The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, sitting in Jabi, Abuja on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 granted bail to the two military officers accused of complicity in stealing monies meant More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Senate To Commence Debate On 2018 Budget Next Wednesday

By Nuel Suji – The Senate President Bukola Saraki has announced that the senate will commenced consideration of the general principles of the 2018 budget next Wednesday. Mr. Saraki who made this known Thursday More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Buhari Revokes Resident Permits Of INTELS’ Expatriates, Gives Two Weeks Quit Notice

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government on Wednesday revoked the resident permit of expatriate staff of INTELS Nigeria Limited and five other companies for operating without valid license within the country’s More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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JAMB Fixes March 2018 Next UMTE

By Nuel Suji – The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has fixed March 9 to 17, 2018 date for its next year examination, even as it unveiled details of its activities for the next UMTE. JAMB Registrar, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Benin Republic Deploys Forces Against Boko Haram

By Sadiq Umar – The Force Commander Multinational Joint Task Force ( MNJTF), Major General Lucky Irabor has urged the newly inducted troop from the Benin Republic to be good ambassadors of MNJTF. He made the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Wike Breaks PDP South-West, Lobbies Agbaje, Adedoja For Vice-Chairmanship Seat

(News Investigators)There are strong indications that the ranks of South-West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in their bid for the national chairmanship position may have been broken. The south west zone had coveted More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Senate Lifts Suspension On Ndume After 90 Days

By Nuel Suji – The Senate Tuesday recalled the suspended former Senate Leader, Muhammed Ali Ndume after serving his term of suspension for 90 legislative days from 30th March 2017 to November 14, 2017. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Senate Approves Buhari’s $5.5Billion External Loan Request

By Sadiq Umar – The Senate has  approved a $5.5 billion external loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari. The president had in a letter on October 10 requested the Senate to approve $3 billion external More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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PDP National Chairmanship Aspirants Sign Peace Pact Towards Peaceful Convention

By Nuel Suji – The National Chairmanship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday signed a pact with a pledge to ensure successful and violent free national convention slated for December More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Buhari Appoints Moji Adeyeye NAFDAC Director-General

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment Prof. Moji Adeyeye as the new Director-General DG of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). A statement More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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FG Recovers $64.63m Electricity Debts From Benin, Niger Republic

By Nuel Suji – Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, said Nigeria has recovered $64.63million debts from its international customers in Niger and Benin Republic. Mr. Fashola who More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Buhari Backs El-Rufai Plan To Sack 21,780 “Incompetent Teachers”

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has given tacit support to the Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai, over his plan to sack the 21,780 teachers who recently failed the competency test conducted by More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 12th, 2017
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Polytechnic Lecturers Begin Strike On Monday, 13th Nov.

By Nuel Suji – The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), will on Monday commence an indefinite strike to demands for the payment of member’s outstanding entitlements. ASUP accused the Ministry of More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 12th, 2017
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EFCC Docks Transporters For Diverting Food Meant For IDPs In North-East

By Sadiq Umar- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arraigned six on a 4-count charge of criminal conspiracy and illegal diversion of food meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Adamu More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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Court Declares Ali Ndume Suspension Illegal, Orders Full Payment Of Salaries, Allowances

By Nuel Suji – The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday, declared the suspension of Ali Ndume by the Senate as illegal, just as it ordered the payment of all his outstanding salaries and allowances. Ndume, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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Buhari Meets Christian Leaders

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with leaders of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at the presidential villa, Abuja. Agency report says the meeting was attended by Vice-President More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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2019: Saraki Aide Resigns To Chair New Political Party

By Nuel Suji – The Special Assistant to the Senate President on Youth and Students matters, Ikenga Ugochinyere has resigned his job with immediate effect. Mr. Ugochinyere in a one-page letter dated October More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Kigame, Elumelu To Feature At 2017 Entrepreneur Forum In Standford

(News Investigators)Founder of the $100m Entrepreneurship Programme and chairman, Heirs Holding,Tony Elumelu,  will be headlining the Young Entrepreneurship Day (YED) at the Africa 2017 Forum. Mr. Elumelu will More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Budget 2018: Muslim Group Raises Security Concern Over Poor Allocation To Education

By Sadiq Umar – The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned what it described as “meager 7 percent” allocation to education by President Muhammadu Buhari, out the N8.6trillion budget 2018, warning More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Falana Writes Buhari, Pleads For Release Of El-Zakzaky, Wife

By Sadiq Umar – Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the continuous detention of leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader, Islamic More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Buhari Vows To Consolidate Economy In 2018, Laments Revenue Losses In 2017

…Debt Servicing, Deficit Financing Take Chunk Of N8.612trillion 2018 Budget President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday that aggregate expenditure of N8.612trillion proposal in 2018 budget would consolidate More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Tension Rises As Lawmakers Plan To Scuttle Buhari’s Budget Presentation

By Nuel Suji – Palpable tension has enveloped the National Assembly ahead of Tuesday’s scheduled presentation of the 2018 Appropriation Bill to the joint session by President Muhammadu Buhari, even as More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Ex-Tribune MD, Commissioner Bagged Awards In Ondo

(News Investigators)In recognition of their distinguished contributions to community development, the duo of former Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief of the African Newspapers Plc, Mr Folu Olamiti and the immediate More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Amnesty: Nigerian Students In US Kick Over Planned Protest, Says Buhari Is Faithful On Allowance, Tuition Fees

By Nuel Suji – Nigerian students in United States under the federal government’s Amnesty Programme have dissociated themselves from the planned protest against the Muhammadu Buhari led-government in US, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Senate Pledges Support For EU, Wants Capacity Building For Illegal Migrants

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Senate has pledged to support efforts that would address the rising cases of illegal immigration into Europe. President, Bukola Saraki, who spoke during a courtesy call on him by More...