Date archive forDecember, 2017
By News Investigators On Monday, December 25th, 2017
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Osinbajo Regrets Protracted Fuel Crisis, Assures Queue ‘ll Ease Off In Days

By Nuel Suji – Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday empathized with Nigerians over the protracted fuel crisis, assuring that the biting fuel scarcity across the country would begin to ease off in a matter More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 25th, 2017
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Yuletide: NEMA Prepares Stakeholders For Special Operation In North East

By Sadiq Umar – With its well-trained staff and adequate tools for disaster management, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has flagged off the Operation Eagle Eye to tackle any unforeseen emergency More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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Fresh Controversy Trails $1Billion ECA Approval, Oil Producing States Demand 13 Percent Deduction

By Sadiq Umar – Fresh controversy has dug the approval granted the federal government to withdraw $1billion from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to combat security challenges in the north-east, as Chairman More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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Expulsion Fear: EFCC Grants Autonomy To NFIU

By Nuel Suji – Acting chairman of Economic and financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu on Wednesday disclosed that the agency has granted autonomy to the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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Senators Decry Less Than 12 Percent Budget 2017 Implementation, Delay Passage Of 2018 Budget Over Executive’s Lack Of Seriousness

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Senate may have resolved to slow down the passage of the 2018 budget over what it perceived as lack of seriousness and shoddy budget proposal by the Executive arm, even as Senators More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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Allegations Against Me Make No Sense To Any Right-Thinking Person, Says David Mark

By Sadiq Umar – Former President of the Senate, David Mark, on Sunday described as senseless allegation that he shared N2billion to 109 senators in 2010. The allegation was levelled against him by the Economic More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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EEP Is For Uninterrupted Power In 37 Varsities, 7 Teaching Hospitals Not “Mere Solar-powered Streetlight” -Fashola

By Nuel Suji – The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has said that the Energizing Education Programme (EEP) of the Federal Government is aimed at rejuvenating the nation’s education system by providing More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Excess Crude: Fayose Faults $1Billion Withdrawal Claim, Says It’s Meant To Prosecute Buhari’s Re-election

By Sadiq Umar – The governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose Friday faulted the federal government’s claim that 36 states governors gave the approval to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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1,317 Nigerians Return From Libya In 10 Days, Says NEMA

By Sadiq Umar – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says a total of 1,317 Nigerians have voluntarily returned from Libya in the last 10 days having been stranded in the volatile country en route More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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2019: PDP Needs Yoruba Votes To Defeat Buhari, Says Dickson

(News Investigators)/The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would need the full support of its members in the South West to effectively execute its plan to regain political power in 2019, Chairman of the party’s National More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Niger Delta Minister, Usani Usani, Says East-West Road Designed To Fail

By Sadiq Umar – The Minister of Niger Delta, Usani Usani, has said that the East-West had been messed up from inception, declaring that the road project was actually designed to fail. Mr. Usani said this Wednesday More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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How 22 Year Old Female Dancer Was Sexually Assaulted @ Lagos Carnival, Abandoned By Govt

By Sadiq Umar – A 22-year-old lady @theibkolukoya shared on her Instagram how she was sexually assaulted at the the just concluded Lagos State Carnival organised by the Steve Ayorinde led Lagos State Ministry More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Cooperate With Other PDP Chairmanship Aspirants, Ogun PDP Chair Advises Secondus

By Nuel Suji – The newly sworn-in National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus has been advised to be magnanimous in victory and work with other National Chairmanship aspirants who More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Transparency Is Key To Corruption-free Infrastructure In Africa

By Chris Heathcote The first Regional Roundtable on Infrastructure Governance was held in Cape Town at the beginning of November. Peter Eigen, founder of Transparency International, who addressed the event, reflects More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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PERSPECTIVE: Boko Haram Conflict Enters Counterinsurgency Phase As Nigeria Erects “Fortresses”

By Jacob Zenn The latest news from northeastern Nigeria is that the Nigerian army will erect fortresses around the region’s larger towns to prevent Boko Haram raids and allow farmers to tend their fields in safety. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Tinubu Replies Okorocha’s “Misrepresentation,” Insists APC Can Not Jettison Its All-inclusive Ideals

By Sadiq Umar – A National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has clarified what it called the misrepresentation of a statement credited to him by Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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Secondus Vows To Avoid PDP’s Past Mistakes, Pledges Internal Democracy

By Nuel Suji – The newly elected National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus has vowed to ensure internal democracy within the opposition party, saying necessary step would be taken More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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Secondus Elected As New PDP National Chairman

By Nuel Suji – A former National Vice Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Uche Secondus, has been declared as the winner of the National Chairmanship election of the party. Former Governor More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Group Accuses Emir Of Kano Of Instigating Numan Massacre, Demands Investigation

YOLA/By Tom Garba – An indigenous group in Nigeria’s north-east, Pene Da Bwatiye has demanded an investigation into the recent massacre of scores of innocent natives in Numan communities in Adamawa, even More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Numan Killings: Adamawa Christians Seek Buhari’s Protection, Embark On Three-Days Fasting, Prayers

By Tom Garba -Yola/Following the incessant killings of innocent people in Numan and Demsa Local Government Areas of Adamawa State, the Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared a three-day fasting and More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Trump Recognizes Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital, Directs Relocation Of Embassy

News Investigators/US President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced that his country has now recognized Jerusalem as the Israel’s capital, directing the relocation of its embassy in Tel Aviv to the ancient city More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Senate Approves MTEF/FSP, Pegs Oil Benchmark At $47 Per Barrel

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday approved the 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework, MTEF, and Fiscal Strategy Paper, even as it increased the oil benchmark from $45 per barrel to $47 per More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Buhari Seeks Senate’s Confirmation Of Ojukwu As Exe. Secr. Of NHRC

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Senate to confirm the appointment of Anthony Okechukwu Ojukwu as Executive Secretary of National Human Rights Commission. Buhari in a letter dated 27th More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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2019: Buhari Is Better for President Than Anybody Else -Marwa

By Tom Garba/Yola – A former Presidential aspirant and erstwhile military administrator of Lagos State, Buba Marwa (rtd), has thrown his weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term of office, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Dangote Partners With Jumia To Sell Cement Online

By Nuel Suji – In a new move designed to reduce price and ease logistics inherent in the purchase of its products, the management of Dangote Cement Plc has signed a pact with the foremost e-commerce platform More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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2019 Guber: PDP Begs Wike For Financial Assistance To Counter Tinubu

By Nuel Suji – The chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos State Chapter, Moshood Salvador has appealed to Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike to assist financially in order to counter former More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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JAMB Announces Dec. 6-Feb. 6 New Dates Sales Of Forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed a date for the commencement of the sale of the 2018 application forms. The board said the sale and registration for all candidates including those from More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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PDP Welcomes Atiku Back, Urges Aggrieved APC Members To “Return Home”

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said it was pleased to welcome the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar back to its fold, even as it urged aggrieved members of the All Progressive More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Russian 2018: Nigeria In Same Group With Argentina

By Sadiq Umar – The Super Eagles of Nigeria, Friday emerged in Group D, the same group with Argentina for the 2018 World Cup holding in Russian. It is the fifth time the Nigerian side would be grouped with More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Recall Your Ambassadors From Libya Now, Archbishop Tutu Fellows Tells African Countries

By Nuel Suji – The South-African based Archbishop Tutu Fellows has called on all African countries to recall their ambassadors and diplomatic representatives from Libya, even as it urged investors to divest More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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N97.3m Fraud: Court Dismisses Perm Sec’s Application To Transfer Case To Abuja

By Nuel Suji – The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, on Thursday dismissed an application filed by a Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Illoh Clement, seeking to stop More...