Date archive forMay, 2018
By News Investigators On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Health Workers End 6-Weeks Strike, Resume Duty On Monday

By Sadiq Umar – The Joint Health Workers Union (JOHESU) has suspended its nationwide strike, even as it ordered all its members to resume work on Monday, June 4. Minister of Health In a communiqué issued More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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I Could Never Have Been Half The Man I Am Today Without My Wife’s Support -Gbajabiamila Reacts

(News Investigators) -That Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila has been in the eye of the storm in the last three days is a fact that needs no contestation. No thanks to a piece of information that sent both the new and More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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PERSPECTIVE: How Edo Deputy Governor Breathed Life Into Baby Mercy

By Austin Otas-Osegbe ‘’Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.’’ The above scriptures aptly describe the mood of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Odaroagbonrie Ogaimen, a revenue officer with More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Buhari Signs ‘Not Too Young To Run’ Bill Into Law

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday signed into law, the `Not Too Young To Run Bill,’ even as he wondered why the age qualifications for the Senate and Governorship positions were left unamended. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Wale Aboderin, PUNCH Chairman Dies At 60

By News Investigators – The Chairman, PUNCH Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gbadebowale Wayne Aboderin is dead. According to the newspaper, Mr. Aboderin died Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6.05am after a heart surgery at More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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RESEARCH: “The World’s Financial Crisis”- The Printing Press Solution”

By Dr. Mehenou Amouzou History is repeating itself with a human desire to control or rule the world by any means. This obsession has created three categories of human beings: One that has chosen the route to rule, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Edo Govt. Moves To Clear Salary Arrears In LGs

By News Investigators – Edo State Government has put modalities in place to clear salaries arrears owed by immediate past local government administration in the State. Severn out of the 18 councils are still More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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I Don’t Hate Buhari But I Loath Those Advising Him Wrongly -Prophet El-Buba

YOLA/By Tom Garba – The President and Founder of Evangelical Bible Outreach Ministries Interventional (EBOMI), Prophet Isa El-buba, said his criticism of the federal government over the recent killings in More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 28th, 2018
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Atiku Appoints Ex-governor, Gbenga Daniel, Campaign 2019 DG

By News Investigators- Former governor of Ogun state, Gbenga Daniel, has been named as the director-general of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign for 2019. The former Vice-President said Mr. Daniel will bring More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 28th, 2018
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Suspected Herdsmen Invade Catholic Seminary In Jalingo, Shot Priest

By News Investigators – Barely a week after the funeral of the murdered Catholic Priests and 15 other worshipers in Benue, suspected Fulani herdsmen on Monday launched a fresh attack on a seminary in Jalingo, More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 27th, 2018
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Do Something Fast, Nigerians Are Hungry…, Anglican Primate Tells Buhari

By Nuel Suji – The Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Nicholas Okoh, on Sunday urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to act fast to arrest the starvation in the land, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Korea Ready To Share Technology, Industrial Experience With Africa, Says Moon

By News Investigators – The Republic of Korea has assured of its readiness to share its technological and industrial revolution experience with Africa. Korean President Moon Jae-in, made this known at the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Former Nigerian Ambassador To China, Aminu Wali, Ex-Kano Governor Shekarau, One Other Docked Over 2015 Campaign Fund

By Ibrahim Imam – A former Nigeria’s Ambassador to China, Aminu Bashir Wali, former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau and Mansur Ahmed have been dragged before a Federal High Court sitting in Kano More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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NLC, 23 Rights Group Condemn Threats Against Amnesty International, Urge Nigeria Govt For Adequate Protection

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and 23 Civil Society Organisations (CSO) on Thursday condemned what it called “unjustifiable threat” against the Amnesty International by a faceless group, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Report Any Bank That Denies You Forex, CBN Tells Customers

By Sadiq Umar – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called on the public to report any bank that refuses to grant their request for foreign exchange for BTA/PTA and pilgrimage within 24 hours. CBN, in a More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Shagari, 4 Other Arraigned Over Alleged N500m Fraud

By Nuel Suji – A former Minister of Water Resources, Mukhtar Shehu Shagari has been arraigned before the Federal High Court, Sokoto on a five-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Police Capture “Arrow,” Adikwu, Most Wanted Offa Armed Robbers

By Sadiq Umar – The Police have arrested the “most wanted” armed robbers allegedly involved in the recent bank robbery in Offa, Kwara states in which no few than 17 persons were brutally killed. More key More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Military Kill 35 Armed Herdsmen, Militia in Benue

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian military say it has neutralized 35 armed herdsmen in lower Benue, thereby aborting what would have been another deadly attack on two villages in the state. The incident occurred More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Olisa Metuh Slumps In Court

By News Investigators – Former National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, on Monday collapsed in court during the resumption of his money laundering trial at a Federal More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Six Years After, Supreme Court Orders Retrial Of Former Intercontinental Bank MD, Erastus Akingbola, Over N5Billion Alleged Fraud

By Sadiq Umar – The Supreme Court has ordered a resumption of trial of former Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc, Erastus Akingbola, in the alleged N5billion bank fraud case. The Apex More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Budget 2018: NASS Passes N9.12 Trillion Appropriation, Saraki Hails Increase In Health Allocations

By Nuel Suji – The National Assembly on Wednesday passed the 2018 budget after seven months with an increase of N500 billion. President Muhammadu Buhari had presented an Appropriation bill of N8.6 trillion More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Troops Kill 15 Boko Haram Terrorists In Lake Chad, 3 Civilian JTF Dies While Trying To Help Unsuspected Aged Suicide Bomber

By Sadiq Umar – The military says a combined troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and the Cameroonian Defence Forces have killed 15 Boko Haram insurgents in separate encounters in Southern Lake Chad Basin. Just More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Court Grants Dino Melaye N10 Million Bail

By Sadiq Umar – A High Court sitting in Lokoja, Kogi state capital, has granted bail to controversial senator, Dino Melaye, after nearly two weeks of detention. Mr. Melaye is standing trail in the state over More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Senate’s Ad Hoc Committee To Meet Buhari Over Alleged Plot To Frame Up Saraki

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday set up a 7-member ad hoc to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari over an alleged plot by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to implicate him and More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Reps Vow To Pass 2018 Budget Not Later Than Thursday

By Nuel Suji – The House of Representatives on Tuesday said it is set to pass the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N9.12 trillion on Wednesday. Deputy Speaker of the House, Yussuf Lasun, who presided at plenary, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Please, Don’t Leave, Ondo PDP Begs Mimiko

By Nuel Suji – Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo state, Clement Faboyede, on Monday, begged the party’s leader and former Governor, Olusegun Mimiko, to rescind his decision to dump the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Senate Will Allow Omo-Agege Into Chambers -Spokesman

By Nuel Suji – The Senate has decided that it will comply with the judgement of the Federal High Court and do nothing to stop Senator Ovie Omo-Agege from resuming in his office and at plenary from today May More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Ameachi Is Working To Jeopardize Buhari’s Re-election -Lawmakers Allege

By News Investigators – Federal lawmakers of All Progressive Congress (APC) on Monday allegedly accused the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi of working to jeopardize re-election bid of President More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles Names 30-Man Provisional Squad For Russian 2018

By Sadiq Umar – The Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr named a 30-man provisional list for the 2018 FIFA World Cup holding in Russia. The provisional squad list was announced through the official twitter More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 12th, 2018
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861 Persons Killed In Middle Belt, Taraba, Adamawa From January To April -Report

Police Kick, Says Report Not From State Commands By Sadiq Umar – The senate has released a report indicating that no less than 861 persons have been killed in the Middle Belt region of Nigeria from January More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Court Overrules Senate, Orders Reinstatement Of Ovie Omo-Agege

By Sadiq Umar – A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday nullified the suspension of Ovie Omo-Agege, senator representing Delta central, by the Senate, and ordered his immediate reinstatement. Justice More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Falana To Senate: You Lack Power To Summon IGP

By Nuel Suji – Human rights lawyer,  Femi Falana on Thursday said that the senate  lacks power to summon Inspector General of Police,  Idris Ibrahim. Mr. Falana also argued that Senate  did not get it More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Dayo Adeyeye Rained Curses On Me After Calling Him To Accept Defeat, Says Fayose

By Nuel Suji – The governor of Ekiti State,  Ayodele Fayose says former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and aspirant at the just concluded governorship primary, Dayo Adeyeye, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Former Police IG Docked For Alleged Fraud

By Nuel Suji – Former Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Sunday Ehindero, has been re-arraigned over allegation of fraud involving the management of N578 million donation for the purchase of weapon for the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Major Crisis Looms In APC…As Defunct ‘New PDP’ Writes Buhari, Gives Conditions For Peace, Unity Ahead 2019 Polls

By Nuel Suji – The new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), a political block within the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Wednesday handed a 7-day ultimatum for President Muhammadu Buhari and party leadership More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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For Shunning Its Invitation Three Times, Senate Declares IGP Ibrahim Idris As “Enemy Of Democracy “

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday declared the Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim as “enemy of democracy ” and unfit to hold public office in Nigeria and outside the country. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Stolen Mace Saga: Police Allege Security, Senator’s Complicity

The Divisional Police Officer in the National Assembly, Sulu-Gambari Abdul, on Wednesday blamed the April 18 invasion of the Senate and removal of the Mace by hoodlums on internal conspiracy. Mr. Abdul, a Chief More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
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Olusola-Eleka Emerges Ekiti PDP Gubernatorial Candidate

By Alaba Ajibade – The Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka has emerged winner of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election. Reports say a total of 1,968 delegates More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Buhari Returns To London Tuesday To See Doctor

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammed Buhari will on Tuesday return to London on a medical with his doctor. Mr. Buhari had made a stop over in London last week on his way from the United States where he met President More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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APC Crisis: Police Seal Off Party Secretariat

By Alaba Ajibade – The Police in Ekiti State on Monday sealed off the state Secretariat of the All Progressive Congress (APC) following escalation of crisis arising from last Saturday inconclusive governorship More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 6th, 2018
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Bandits Massacre Gwaska Villagers, 45 Bodies Recovered

By News Investigators – Not less 45 persons have confirmed dead in Gwaska village in Birnin-Gwari local government, Kaduna state, following attacked by armed bandits. The attack took place Saturday night in More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 6th, 2018
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Buhari Hails NAF, Unveils Latest Helicopter Gunships

By Ibrahim Imam – President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the current leadership of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) “for performing its assignments wonderfully” and for recording several unprecedented milestones More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 5th, 2018
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Buhari Expresses Satisfaction With APC Congress In Katsina

By News Investigators – President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday expressed satisfaction with the All Progressive Party (APC) Ward Congress at his Sarkin Yara ward in Daura Local Government in Katsina state, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Court Denies Melaye Bail…A Serving Senator Deserves Bail, Says Dogara

By Sadiq Umar – A magistrate court in Lokoja, Kogi state capital, Thursday, turn down the bail application for the embattled Kogi senator, Dino Melaye, instead ruled that he be kept in police custody till More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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South, Middle-Belt Leaders Visit Saraki, Condemn Executive Disregard For N’Assembly

…Canvass Respect for Constitution By Nuel Suji – Leaders of the South East, South West, South South and Middle Belt on Thursday condemned the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Executive arm for what they More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Nigeria, China Sign Currency Exchange Deal To Ease Business Transaction

By Nuel Suji – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Peoples Bank of China (PBoC), have signed a bilateral currency exchange deal that would ease business transactions between Nigeria and China. The deal, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Trump Did Call Africa ‘Shithole,’ Former White House Adviser Writes Buhari

By News Investigators – Former White House Adviser, Omarosa Manigault Newman on Monday confirmed to President Muhmmadu Buhari that U.S. President Donald Trump did describe African countries as ‘shithole’ More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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Police Re-arrest Dino Melaye, Arraign Him For Attempted Suicide In Abuja, Set To Take Him To Lokoja

By Nuel Suji – The Police on Wednesday say it has re-arrested controversial Kogi senator, Dino Melaye, after his arraignment at Chief Magistrate Court, Wuse for the pending offences of criminal conspiracy More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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Mubi Bomb Blast: Adamawa Govt. Orders Free Medical Treatment To Victims

YOLA/By Tom Garba – The government of Adamawa state on Wednesday ordered immediate free medical treatment for victims of the Tuesday twin bomb blasts in Mubi, just as it called on well spirited individuals More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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PRESS RELEASE: Board Directs NABTEB To Comply With FOI Act, Pledges To Partner MRA

PRESS RELEASE  Board directs NABTEB Registrar to comply with FOI Act, pledges to partner MRA The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), has affirmed its readiness to partner with the Media More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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IGP Shuns Senate Again…As Armed DSS, Police Invade NASS

By Nuel Suji – The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday failed to appear before the senate for the second time in one week, this is even as armed operatives of the Department of State Services More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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2019: Women League Demands VP Slot, 12 Governorship Seats

By Sadiq Umar – The League of Women Voters in Nigeria on Wednesday urged political parties in the country to cede the Vice-President position to women and a wholesale enforcement of the 35 percent affirmative More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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FG, International Consortium Sign Interim Phase Agreement For Rail Concession

By News Investigators – The Nigerian government on Friday signed an agreement with a foreign Consortium to proceed with the Interim Phase of the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession. The signing of the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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“No Fire Incident At CBN Head Office” -Okorafor

By Nuel Suji – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has dismissed as untrue, reports that its head office in Abuja was engulfed in fire on Tuesday. Some media outlets (not News Investigators) had earlier reported More...