Date archive forFebruary, 2018
By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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Nigerian Military, Cameroonian Troops Kill 35 Insurgents, Recover Large Cache Of Munitions

By Sadiq Umar – Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and the Cameroonian Defence Forces, say it has killed not less than 35 Boko Haram terrorists in a clearance operation around Lake Chad. The troops bombarded More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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Oyegun, NWC, Others Get One Year Tenure Extension

By Sadiq Umar – The National Executive Council (NEC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has extended the tenure of its National Chairman, John Odigie Oyegun, its National Working Committee (NWC) More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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FG Releases List Of 110 Abducted Schoolgirls

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has officially released names and other details of the 110 school girls abducted by the Boko Haram insurgents from the Government Girls Science and Technical College More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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Military Replies Gov. Gaidam, Says It Handed Over Dapchi To Police, Dismisses Claims On Troops’ Withdrawal As Misleading

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian military on Monday dismissed claims by the governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam that the withdrawal of troops from Dapchi paved the way for the abduction of 110 schoolgirls of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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Former Rep. Usman Kumo, Defects With 4000 PDP Members To APC In Gombe

By Ibrahim Imam – A former Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs, Usman Bello Kumo, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Party (APC) in Gombe. Rep. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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Nigerians ‘ll Return PDP To Power In 2019, Says Ondo PDP Leaders

By Alaba Ajibade – Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo Central Senatorial  District Monday converged on Igbara Oke, Ondo State, to chart a new course for the party in the state, even as More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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There’s Looming Hunger In Madagali, Elders Cry Out

YOLA/By Tom Garba – The Elders of Madagali LGA of Adamawa state has raised an alarm over what it called a looming famine in the entire communities of the area because of Boko Haram incessant attacks. The elders More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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110 Dapchi School Girls Unaccounted For, Says Lai Mohammed

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has confirmed the abduction of 110 schoolgirls from the Government Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe by the Boko Haram terrorists. The confirmation came Sunday, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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Our Committee Not Criminal Or Civil Trial Body, Umahi Declares

YOLA/By Tom Garba – The The Presidential Committee on Herdsmen/Farmer conflict is not a criminal or civil trial body but an organ to bring lasting solution between the two neighbourhoods,’’ Committee chairman, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Council Of State Applauds Buhari On Security, Jonathan, IBB, Shagari Absent

By Sadiq Umar – The Council of States on Thursday applauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts at tackling the various security challenges in the country The meeting held at the Council Chambers of the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Labour Party Rep. Member Defects To APC

By Nuel Suji – A member of the House of Representatives from Oyo state, Segun Ogunwuyi, has defected from the Labour Party (LP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Ogunwuyi, representing Ogbomosho/North/South/Orire More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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OPINION: The Last Auction…

By Diipo Fagunwa An Auction happened in the years of old, on a day that only the rich would be proud to attend, and the aspiring looked with hope in their hearts and expectations in their minds, that one day shall More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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OOU Host Varsity Lecture, Awards

(News Investigators)/Universities in the country will, on Thursday, storm Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State, for this year’s edition of the Distinguished Lecture/Awards scheduled to hold in the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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EFCC Boss, Ibrahim Magu, Keyamo Queried Over Repeated Corruption Charges Against CCT Chairman

By Sadiq Umar – The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has been queried over its decision to repeat corruption charges against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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Reconciliation: Tinubu In Sokoto, Parleys Tambuwal, Wamakko

By Sadiq Umar – The National Leader and Head of the Presidential Reconciliation Committee of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, on Saturday visited Sokoto, where he met with Governor Aminu More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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CSO Blames Old Student Association For Queens College’s Crisis

By Nuel Suji – Coalition of Civil Societies on Human Rights and Anti-corruption have blamed the Old Girls Association of the Queens College, Lagos for the recent crisis in the school that claimed the lives More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Senate Divided Over Passage Of Amended Law Reordering 2019 General Elections

By Nuel Suji – The senate Wednesday endorsed the report of the joint committees on the amendment of the 2010 Electoral Act which reorder the schedules of 2019 general elections, even as some senators kicked More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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VIEWPOINT: EFCC And The Burden Of Credibility

By Sule Yakubu Nigeria`s most vocal and most visible anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is breaking new grounds in what is generally perceived as a combination of impunity and More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Reps Direct IGP Idris To Vacate Peace Corps Hqtrs, Vow To Lead Protest Against Police

By Nuel Suji – The House of Representatives Tuesday ordered the Police to vacate the occupied headquarters of the Peace Corps of Nigeria in Abuja in compliance with existing court orders. The House said the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Nigerian Governors Back Osinbajo On State Police

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), on Monday threw their weight behind the clamour for the creation of state police to address the country’s rising insecurity challenges. Governor of Zamfara More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Herdsmen Ambush Civil Defence Officials, Two Killed

By Sadiq Umar – Two officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), have been killed in an attack carried out on Sunday by suspected Herdsmen in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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FG Tinkers With State Police, Says “We Cannot Realistically Police A Country The Size Of Nigeria Centrally From Abuja”

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government is considering the creation of State Police and Community policing as measures to tackle the security challenges confronting the nation. Vice More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Insecurity: It Is “Dishonest” To Think “I Was Enjoying Myself While Things Happened,” Says Buhari

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday reiterated his resolve to address the security challenges facing the nation, saying to suggest government inaction is to be dishonest. Mr. Buhari who spoke More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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JAMB Extends UTME Registration Deadline Till February 11

By Sadiq Umar – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has extended the deadline for registration for 2018 UTME till February 11, 2018. The Board said it extended registration period to accommodate More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Federal Lawmakers Re-Order 2019 General Elections, NASS Election Now Holds First

By Nuel Suji – The two chambers of the National Assembly on Tuesday adopted a common position on the order of the next general elections, rescheduling the election into the federal parliament to hold first More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Buhari Designates Tinubu To Reconcile Aggrieved APC Members

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has designated, former Lagos governor and All Progressive Congress (APC) leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu to spearhead peace efforts to reconcile aggrieved party members. In More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Buhari Signs Bilateral Air Agreements With China, Four Others

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed bilateral air service agreements with China and four others to enhance air travel with respective countries. The other countries are Algeria, Congo, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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2019: PDP Says No Preferential Treatment For Any Aspirant, Denies Blocking Atiku

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday assured its supporters across the nation of its resolve to allow free and fair contest for all persons aspiring to contest in the next election, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Mountain Top Mega Concert Hits Lagos

…MFM General Overseer, Dr. D.K Olukoya  Stages A Free ‘Mega Concert’ In Lagos The much talked about Mountain Top Mega Concert is set to host the Lagos biggest Gospel Musical Concert at the Eko Hotel and More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Fitch Upgrades Access Bank’s National Rating To ‘A+, CEO, Wigwe Hails Performance

By Nuel Suji – Fitch Ratings, a leading global rating agency, has upgraded Access Bank’s National Long-Term Rating to ‘A+ from ‘A. Even as it affirmed the Bank’s Long-Term Issuer Default Rating More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, February 4th, 2018
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2019: Babangida Pitches Tent With Obj, Urges Buhari Not To Re-Contest

…Decries Spate of Killing, Poor Governance By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s former Military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida on Sunday advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019, saying it’s More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Buratai Seeks First-line Charge For Army, Says Insecurity Lingers Due To Inadequate Resources

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Yusuf Buratai on Thursday disclosed that insecurity in Nigeria linger due to lack of resources to nip it in the bud at early stage. Mr. Buratai More...