Date archive forJuly, 2018
By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Buhari Emerged ECOWAS Chairman

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected Chairman of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS). Mr. Buhari was elected at the 53rd ordinary session of the ECOWAS Authority of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Fear Grips Zamfara Villages Over Armed Bandits’ Attacks, As Amnesty International Says 371 Killed From January Till Date

By Sadiq Umar – Amnesty International (AI) on Tuesday disclosed that no less than 371 people have been killed in Zamfara state from January 2018 till date, stating that at least 238 of these killings took More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Finally, Saraki, Gov. Ahmed Dump APC

By Sadiq Umar – President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki Tuesday announced his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr. Saraki made his defection More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 29th, 2018
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Kwankwaso, Shekarau Parley Ahead Of 2019, As APC Lobbies Former Minister

By Nuel Suji – Former governors of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso and Ibrahim Shekarau met Saturday night in Abuja in their bid to form alliance to neutralize President Muhammadu Buhari’s political influence More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 29th, 2018
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Military Kill I6 Boko Haram Terrorists, Recover Gun Trucks In Monguno

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian military has killed 16 members of the Boko Haram terrorists, after it foiled their attack on village in Monguno Local Government Area of Borno state. The insurgents in three vehicles, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 28th, 2018
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FOREX: CBN Injects USD, Chinese Yuan Into Interbank Market

By Nuel Suji – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has injected the sum $340, 507, 376.51 into the interbank retail secondary market intervention sales. This is in addition to the sale of CNY 69,858,087.15 in More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Decampee Lawmakers Not Against Buhari’s Re-election -Presidential Aide

(News Investigators)/ The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, says the All Progressives Party (APC) lawmakers that defected from the party on More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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PDP Warns Of Dire Consequences On Alleged Plots To Impeach Fayose

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop what it described as “nefarious plot to impeach Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose or attract dire More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Offa Robbery: Police Insist Saraki Has Case To Answer

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Police on Thursday insisted that the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has a case to answer in the Offa robbery case, saying the legal advice by the Director of Public Prosecution More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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Benue Lawmakers Sack Speaker Kwange, Elect Titus Uba

By Ibrahim Imam – The Benue State House of Assembly Tuesday impeached the speaker, Terkimbir Kyange and replaced him with Titus Uba. Twenty two lawmakers of the State Assembly impeached speaker after a vote More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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How Bukola Saraki Outsmarted Police To Retain Seat, As PDP Takes Over Senate

By Sadiq Umar – The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken over control of the Senate as the majority party, following aborted plot to the Presidency to change the leadership of the senate. This More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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21-Year Old Nigerian Emerges 3rd In Chinese Language Competition

(News Investigators)/ A 21 year old Nigerian, Anthony Ekwensi has emerged third position in the 17th Chinese Bridge Language Competition. Mr. Ekwensi who is a language student in Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Atiku Vows To End Poverty, Unemployment

YOLA/Dan Gambo – A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has declared to run for president of Nigeria under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), vowing to end poverty and unemployment. Mr Abubakar More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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Ademola Adeleke Wins Osun PDP Primary

By Sadiq Umar – A senator representing Osun west, Ademola Adeleke, has emerged winner of the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Mr. Adeleke defeated his closest rival, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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VIEWPOINT: Ekiti And The Drama Of Power

By Dare Babarinsa At least Kayode Fayemi knows how to be a governor. Yes, we have had governors in Ekiti; the dignified Niyi Adebayo, the competent Segun Oni and the intellectual Kayode Fayemi, but none like the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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Fire Guts Jos Main Market, Over 270 Shops Razed

JOS/(News Investigators) A midnight fire on Saturday ravaged Jos main market, in Plateau state capital with goods and shops running into several millions of Naira burnt. The chairman of Traders Association in Plateau, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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OPINION: Wazirin Atiku Abubakar And The Renaissance Of Restructuring

Former Vice President By  Benjamin Ogueri Enwerem 3 Years of APC is a Millennium just too long to bear. It is excruciatingly hard to imagine that the collective patience of Nigerians have indeed survived these More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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Osun: Tinubu’s Cousin, Gboyega Oyetola, Emerges Winner Of APC Guber Ticket

By Alaba Ajibade – Gboyega Oyetola, the Chief of Staff to the outgoing governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, has emerged the flagbearer of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 22 More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Samuel Ortom Makes U-turn, Says He Remains In APC

By Sadiq Umar – Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Thursday made a U-turn in his planned move to quit the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Ortom had not officially announced plan to leave the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Buhari In Closed Door Meeting With Saraki, Five Others

By Sadiq Umar – President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari his official resident at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and four governors More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Bala Ciroma Replaces Bello As New FCT Police Commissioner

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has announced the appointment Bala Ciroma as the new Commissioner of Police for the Command. Mr. Ciroma took over from his predecessor CP More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Sule Lamido Faults Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War

YOLA/By Tom Garba – A presidential aspirant, under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sule Lamido has described the anti-corruption fight of Buhari’s administration as lopsided. Mr. Lamido declared More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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2011 Post-Election Violence Would Not Be Repeated, Buhari Assures ICC In Hague

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday assured the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Hague, Netherlands that the tragic incidence of electoral violence that followed the 2011 general elections More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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DSO Nigeria: Beyond Devil’s Advocates

By Hamid Hendrix Freedom without responsibility continues to pose a great challenge to the realization of the full potentials of our democratic dispensation and it is rather unfortunate that foremost beneficiaries More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Lawyer Faults Buhari’s Address To ICC, Says “He’s Potentially A Person Of Interest”

By Sadiq Umar – A Washington-based legal firm, US Nigeria Law Group has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s address the International Criminal Court in Hague, Netherland, describing the visit as “inappropriate”. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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PACAC’s 2018 African Anti-Corruption Day: A Thumb Up For Mr. President

By Ibrahim L. Dan-Halilu The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) on Wednesday, July 11 celebrated the first African Anti-Corruption Day in Abuja with a roundtable under the theme “Enhancing More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Court Serves Warrant On DSS, AGF For Release Of Sambo Dasuki

By News Investigators /The Federal High Court in Abuja has formally served a warrant of release of Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) on the Director General of Department of State Security Services (DSS) and the Attorney More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Ekiti Election: Police To Withdraw Fayose, Fayemi, VIPs Security Details

ADO EKITI/(News Investigators)/The Saturday, July 14 Governorship Election of Ekiti State has taken a new dimension as the Police authorities have announced the planned withdrawal of the security details of the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Teargassed Ayo Fayose Accuses Police Of Plotting To Kill Him, Police Say It Stops Rally To Forestall Breakdown Of Law, Order

By Alaba Ajibade – Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has accused the Nigerian police of a plot to kill him, claiming that a policeman fired a shot at him while forcing his way to the venue of a political More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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How I “Discovered” Nigeria, Lagos And African Shrine

(News Investigators)/ Emmanuel Macron, President of France, on Tuesday night made a historic visit to the New Afrika Shrine in Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos, home of late Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti, describing More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Atiku Hails NASS’ Move To Create State Police, Says Staying Aloof Not An Option

By Sadiq Umar – Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has endorsed the move by the National Assembly to amend the Nigerian Constitution to allow for state police and community policing in the country. The two More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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APC Cracks, New Faction Known As rAPC Emerges, Describes Ruling Party As “Monumental Failure”

By Nuel Suji – After weeks of unsuccessful attempt to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari for dialogue, aggrieved leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday pulled out of the ruling party More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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APC Southeast Rally, A Mockery On Buhari, Says PDP

By Sadiq Umar – The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticized the Tuesday southeast zonal rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owerri, Imo state capital, describing it as a mockery More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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French President, Emmanuel Macron, Urges Youths To Participate In Politics, Says Only Nigerians Can Could Change Nigeria’s Image

(News Investigators) French President, Emmanuel Macron, has urged Nigerian youths to get involved with politics to change the narrative of the nation. Macron, while describing politics as important, said only Nigerians More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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If You Cannot Keep Our Country Safe, You Automatically Loses The Trust Of Citizens To Continue In Office, Catholic Bishops Tell Buhari

By Sadiq Umar – The Catholic Bishop’s Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has reiterated its demand for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari over his failure to stop the killings across the country. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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IGP Idris Briefs Osinbajo Over Police Protest

(News Investigators) Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo has met with the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja over the Monday protest by armed policemen. The meeting More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Protesting Mobile Policemen Merely Making Enquiry About Delayed Allowances, Police Claim

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigeria Police says the policemen that protested in Maiduguri, Borno state capital on Monday were merely making enquiry over the delay in payment of their special duty allowances. Some More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 1st, 2018
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Insecurity: Tambuwal Restates Support For State Police

By (News Investigators) – Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has added his voice to the clamour for the establishment of state police as a panacea for tackling the growing menace of insecurity More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 1st, 2018
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NASENI Boss, Mohammed Haruna, Assures Nation On Globally Competitive Indigenous Industrial Tools, Machine

(News Investigators)/ The Executive Vice Chairman of National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) Mohammed Haruna, says he is more determined to make more impacts on indigenous development More...