Date archive forJune, 2018
By News Investigators On Sunday, June 24th, 2018
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Adams Oshiomhole Officially Emerged APC’s National Chairman

By Sadiq Umar – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has elected former Edo governor, Adams Oshiomhole, as its National Chairman. Mr Oshiomhole’s election was confirmed through a voice vote by delegates at More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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APC National Convention: Security Blocks Kabir Marafa’s Zamfara Delegates From Eagle Square

By Sadiq Umar – Factional delegates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) from Zamfara States were denied access to the National Convention in Abuja by Security officials stationed at the Eagle Square venue More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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INEC Releases Timetable For 2019 General Elections

By Sadiq Umar – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the time table for the 2019 general elections, with the Presidential and National Assembly elections coming first on 16th February More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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Buhari Reinstates Three Suspended Perm Secs

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the reinstatement of three Permanent Secretaries, who had been under suspension since 2015. A statement by the Director Information in the Office of the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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FOR THE RECORD: President Buhari’s Speech At The Signing Into Law, 2018 Budget

SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE SIGNING INTO LAW, THE 2018 APPROPRIATION BILL, PRESIDENTIAL VILLA, ABUJA WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20TH, 2018 PROTOCOLS I would More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Buhari Signs N9.12 Trillion Money Bill, Laments NASS’ Cut In Budget 2018

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday lamented the reduction of capital allocations in the 2018 budget by the National Assembly, even as the president signed into law a sum of N9.12 trillion More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Risks Report Indicates Sharp Rise In Islamist Militant Attacks In Africa

By Sadiq Umar – New report from Control Risks, a specialist global risk consultant, indicates a sharp rise in number of Islamist militant attacks in Africa. In its latest report on ‘Changing Patterns in More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Atiku Visits Fayose, Says PDP Is Set For Victory In Ekiti

By Alaba Ajibade – Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday led a delegation of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders to Ekiti State in a bid to rally support for Governor Ayodele Fayose ahead of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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1500 Nigerians In Italian Prison, Says Envoy

By News Investigators – The Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefanou Pontesilli, says no fewer than 1500 Nigerians are serving jail terms for various offences in Italy. Mr. Pontesilli who made the disclosure More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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June 12: Buhari Apologises, Says “We Can Atleast Assuage Feelings, Recognise Wrong, Ease Future”

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday tendered official apology to the family of late MKO Abiola, winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, and those that lost their loved ones More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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June 12 Summit: Trump, Jong Un Agree To New US-DPRK Relations

By News Investigators – US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Tuesday signed an agreement to establish new US-DPRK relations in accordance with the desire of the peoples of the two More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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Rivers APC Alleges Plan By Gov. Wike To Pay Salary Arrears Of Ekiti Civil Servants

By News Investigators – The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Monday accused the state governor, Nyesom Wike of planning to off set six months salary arrears the government of Ekiti More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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Fresh Bomb Explosion Hits Mubi

YOLA/By Tom Garba – No fewer than three people are feared dead as a result of a bomb blast that occurred around noon time opposite in Mubi, Adamawa State. The explosion, a suspected Improvised Explosive Device More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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Deputy Speaker, Lasun Yusuff, In Trouble Over Alleged N1.1Billion Contract Scam

By Sadiq Umar – Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has urged both the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to jointly More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Buhari Signs Financial Autonomy Law For State Judiciary, Lawmakers

By News Investigators – President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Constitution Fourth Alteration Bill, which grants financial autonomy to the State Houses of Assembly and the States’ Judiciary. The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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FOR THE RECORD: How Gani Rejected National Honour Award In 2008

By News Investigators – Foremost rights activist, late Gani Fawehinmi, once rejected a national honour award of Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR) conferred on him by the late President Umaru More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Post Humous Honour For Abiola: Nigerians Not Deceived, PDP Reacts

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s post-humous honour for late Moshood Abiola, acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, saying More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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JUST IN: Buhari Declares June 12 Democracy Day, Honours MKO, Kingibe, Gani Fawehinmi

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that, effective from 2019, Nigeria’s Democracy Day, would no longer be marked every May 29 but instead on June 12 in commemoration of the 1993 general More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Police Allege New Evidence ‘Directly Link’ Saraki To Offa Robbery

By Nuel Suji – The Police on Wednesday said it has gathered fresh evidence directly linking the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki to the Offa robbery case, saying the Force would not succumb to blackmail More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Baraje Group Withdraws From Talk With APC, Says Presidency Negotiating In Bad Faith

By Sadiq Umar – The aggrieved All Progressive Congress (APC) faction otherwise known as nPDP says it has pulled out for the reconciliatory parley with the Presidency, saying the latter appears to be uninterested More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
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Saraki Vows To Honour Police, Warns Invitation Portends Danger For Democracy

By Sadiq Umar – Senate President, Bukola Saraki says he is prepared to honour the Police invitation over the Offa robbery incident allegation by the Police in the interest of rule of law, but warned that his More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
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Police Invite Saraki In Connection With Offa Robbery, Finger Kwara Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed As Complicit

By Sadiq Umar – President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki has been invited by the Police to answer to allegations levelled against him by some suspected gang leaders recently arrested in connection with More...