By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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Buhari Extols Father Mbaka’s Virtue

By Nuel Suji President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday showered encomium on Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka of the Adoration Centre on the occasion of his 20th year of priesthood. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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We’re Determined To Make Nigeria Work -Saraki

President of the Senate By Nuel Suji President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday said the Eighth Senate is ready to do all it can within the ambit of the law to re-invigorate the dwindling nation’s More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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Saraki Names Melaye, Omoworare, Committee Chairmen

Senate Spokesman By Nuel Suji The President of the Senate Sen. Bukola Saraki, Wednesday constituted three out of the 57 standing committees and one ad hoc committee, adhering strictly to the rule on geopolitical More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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Atiku Hails Reps Over Crisis Resolution

By Nuel Suji Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has commended the peaceful resolution of the House of Representatives leadership crisis, which until now, had bogged down the activities of the House. In a statement More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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Buhari Appoints Boroh As Amnesty Program Coordinator

By Nuel Suji President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday appointed Brigadier-General P.T. Boroh (rtd.) as the Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme for former Niger Delta militants. A statement by the Special Adviser More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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We Are not In Senate To Fight For Positions, Saraki Tells Colleagues

President of the Senate By Nuel Suji The President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki Tuesday reminded lawmakers that they were not in the red chamber to fight for leadership positions, but to pursue good governance More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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Nigeria’s Crude Export Threatens As China Launches Fastest-Charging Electric Bus

…fully charged in 10 seconds By Sadiq Umar Nigeria’s crude oil export may be further threatened as the world’s fastest charging electric buses, with a battery that takes just 10 seconds to be More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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Army Repels Attack On Buratai, Says It Dealt With Terrorists

By Ibrahim Imam The Nigerian military said it has repelled an early morning attacks by the Boko Haram insurgents in Buratai town, Borno state. The insurgents had attacked Buratai, home town of the Chief of Army More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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BREAKING: Dogara Bows To Party, Announces Gbajabiamila Majority Leader

By Sadiq Umar Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara Tuesday confirmed former minority leader, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila as the new majority leader of the 8th House of Representatives Dogara had More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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BREAKING: Dogara Bows To Party, Announces Gbajabiamila Majority Leader

By Sadiq Umar Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara Tuesday confirmed former minority leader, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila as the new majority leader of the 8th House of Representatives Dogara had More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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Mrs Jonathan Deserves Humiliation -Rivers APC

Denied access to VIP Lounge By Jackson Udeani Former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, deserves the humiliation she suffered last week when she was denied access to the Protocol Lounge of the Port Harcourt International More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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PDP Is Finished In Lagos, Says Olorogun-Etti

PDP’s guber candidate in the last elections By Alaba Ajibade Lagos politician, Mr. Babatunde Olorogun-Etti on Monday called on Lagosians to join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari to develop the country, More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 26th, 2015
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Fear Of Buhari Probe Grips Gov. Wike, PDP -Rivers APC Alleges

Governor of Rivers state By Sadiq Umar The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday said there is panic in the camp of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state over More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 26th, 2015
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Rivers APC Chides PDP, Says DSS Probe Of Rivers REC In Order

APC governorship candidate in Rivers in the last election. The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has thrown its weight behind the current probe of the State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, July 25th, 2015
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Dogara Dumps Gbajabiamila, Announces Names Of “Equity Team” As Principal Officers

Speaker, House of Representatives By Nuel Suji The House of Representatives said it has resolved its crisis over leadership position, even as Speaker Yakubu Dogara led Consolidation Group announced names for the More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, July 25th, 2015
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African Examiner Loses Managing Editor

Death has struck again in the Nigerian media industry, as another young, brilliant and dynamic journalist, Mr. Femi Kehinde has answered the final call. Until his untimely death, Mr. kehinde was the Managing Editor More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, July 25th, 2015
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Waheed Odusile Emerges NUJ President

NUJ National President By Sadiq Umar An editor with SUN Newspaper, Mr. Waheed Odusile has been elected National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ). Odusile, a veteran journalist, defeated five other More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, July 25th, 2015
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Reps Raise Alarm Over EFCC’s Invitation Of Saraki’s Wife

Speaker, House of Representatives By Nuel Suji Ahead of the expected appearance of the Wife of the Senate President, Mrs. Toyin Saraki, before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday 28, members More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 24th, 2015
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Saraki Advocates Insurance Coverage For Nigerian Journalists

Senate President By Nuel Suji The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has called for a comprehensive insurance coverage for journalists in the Nigeria. He also said that it has become imperative for the salaries More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 24th, 2015
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EFCC Summons Kingsley Kuku, Faces Charges Of Embezzlement Next Tuesday

Facing corruption charges By Sadiq Umar The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned former President Goodluck Jonathan’s Special Adviser on Niger Delta, Mr. Kingsley Kuku, for interrogation More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Wamakko Allays Fear Of Further Crisis In Senate

By Nuel Suji Former governor and senator representing Sokoto state, Sen. Magatakarda Wamakko has assured that the furor among legislature over leadership selection has subsided, contrary to general impression. Wamakko More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Boko Haram Plans To Bomb VIPs’ Not VP’s Home, Says Osinbajo

By Nuel Suji The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has dismissed as inaccurate media reports quoting him as saying that security report suggests that his home is being targeted by the Boko Haram insurgents. The More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Saraki Challenges NLC On Anti-graft War

…Says Senate Ready To Work Despite ‘On-going Noise’ President of the Senate By Nuel Suji The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has challenged Nigerian workers to play their part in More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Alleged N2m Largesse: Senate Press Corps’ Report Exonerates Punch, Vanguard Journalists, Others

By Sadiq Umar A committee set up by the Nigerian Senate Press Corps to investigate the alleged N2 million largesse purportedly given by Senate President Bukola Saraki, to some journalists, has found as untrue claims More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Pro-Saraki Senators Question EFCC’ Invitation To Mrs Saraki

Wife of senate president By Nuel Suji The Group of senators loyal to President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, have said the invitation by the anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
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Crackdown On Looters: EFCC, ICPC Turn Searchlight On GTB, Others

Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari’s avowed determination to crackdown on corrupt officials is expected to provoke chain of reactions including a searchlight on banks that acted as More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
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Scores Killed In Multiple Bomb Explosions In Gombe

By Ibrahim Imam About 40 people were killed and several others injured by multiple bomb explosions that occurred at different locations of Dadin-Kowa and Dukku motor parks in Gombe state capital Wednesday evening. The More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
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I Will Defeat Boko Haram In 18 Months -Buhari

Vowed to crush insurgency within 18 months By Sadiq Umar President Muhammadu Buhari has predicted that the Boko Haram insurgents would be defeated within the 18 months, even as he said Tuesday a multinational African More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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Akpabio Dragged Before Court Over Minority Leadership Ambition

Former governor of Akwa Ibom State By Nuel Suji Former governor of Akwa Ibom state and senator representing Akwa Ibom, Sen. Godswill Akpabio has been dragged before an Abuja federal high court, by party chieftain More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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Leave Us Alone To Resolve Our Problem, Sen. Misua Tells APC Leaders

President of the Nigerian senate By Nuel Suji A Pro-Bukola Saraki senator, Hamma Misau has appealed to political leaders within the All Progressive Congress to sheath their sword and allow lawmakers to sort out More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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U.S. Agrees To Help Nigeria Recover Loots

The Presidency has disclosed that the United States government is now ready to assist Nigeria recover all identified ill-gotten wealth in the U.S. and other countries where it enjoys such cooperations. It further More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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Barau Says Impunity In Senate Threatens Buhari, Democracy

By Sadiq Umar A Senator representing Kano north senatorial district, Senator Barau Jibrin, has warned that unless the rule of law is restored in the eighth Senate, impunity and double-talk playing out in the More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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Buhari To Appoint Ministers In September

  By Sadiq Umar The much awaited cabinet for the President Muhammadu Buhari led government will not be formed until September, the President has said. Buhari who disclosed this in an article published in the More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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In Japan, The Elderly Are Committing More Crimes Than Teenagers

New Japanese government data revealed for the first time that crime was higher among the country’s elderly than teenage youth. According to the Kyodo News Agency, police authorities reported on Thursday that More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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OPINION: Cairo Ojougboh Is A Disreputable Mischief Maker

By Suleiman Abubakar A recent frivolous and ill-advised interview granted by the National Vice Chairman (South-South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, and reported on page 3 by the Daily More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 19th, 2015
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Damaturu-Bui Road Now Free Of Landmines -Army

Military operation areas By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Nigerian Army has cleared the Damaturu-Bui road which insurgents littered with mines, announcing that it is now safe for use. A statement by the Acting Director More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 19th, 2015
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Fayose: If Buhari Forfeits Half His Salary, I Will Forfeit All Of Mine. Salary Is Meaningless

Gov. Ayodele Fayose, Governor of Ekiti state Ekiti state Governor, Fayose, has said he is ready to forfeit all his salary if President Buhari forfeits half of his as he promised. Speaking on the presidents vow, More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 19th, 2015
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I Know Nothing About “Dossier Of Corrupt Deals”, Says Okonjo-Iweala

Former coordinating minister and minister of finance By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has denied the media reports, alleging that she More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 19th, 2015
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Why We Raided Dasuki’s Home -DSS

By Sadiq Umar The Department of State Security service (DSS) has defended its raid on the homes of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), saying it acted based on credible intelligence linking More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 19th, 2015
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Detained Jonathan CSO On Hunger Strike

By Sadiq Umar The family of the detained Chief Security Officer to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mr.Gordon Obua, has raised an alarm over the health condition of the former CSO, saying he embarked on hunger More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, July 18th, 2015
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Group Accuses Buhari Of Plot To Jail Jonathan

Buhari and Jonathan By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. A coalition of Niger-Delta activists under the aegis of Vanguards of Nigeria’s Democracy has alleged plot by the ruling All Progressives Congress to probe ex-President More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 17th, 2015
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250 Passengers Escape Tragedy In Near Plane Collision At MMA

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Over 250 passengers narrowly escaped what would have been a tragedy Friday at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2 in Lagos where a ground collision of two planes belonging to First Nation More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 17th, 2015
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“I Became Head Of State Because Of My Performance In The War Front, Says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo at loggerhead with President Jonathan By Nuel Suji Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has ascribed his emergence as military head of state to his gallantry performance during More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 17th, 2015
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Buhari Names Muhammadu As New NSCDC Boss

retired after 10years By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the appointment of Mr. Abdullahi Muhammadu as the new Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps. The More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 17th, 2015
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50 Killed In Damaturu Eid Praying Ground Bombing

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. Fifty persons have been killed in the bomb blast that ripped through a crowd of worshoppers at the Eid praying ground at Layi Gwange, this morning in Damaturu, Yobe capital. Acting director More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 17th, 2015
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BREAKING: Bomb Blast At Eid Ground In Yobe

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. Report just reaching us indicates that a deadly bomb blast has ripped through a praying ground in Damaturu, capital of Yobe state. Information on the incident is sketchy. But a caller who More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Collapsed Building: Ambode Vows To Prosecute T.B Joshua

By Alaba Ajibade The governor of Lagos state, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has vowed to prosecute Prophet Temitope Balogun (TB) Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nation (SCOAN) and other indicted persons in line with More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Dogara Dares APC, Urges Party To Respect Federal Character

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Yakubu Dogara haswritten to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. John Oyegun, saying there is the need to respect More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Buhari Dissolves Board Of Parastatals, Agencies

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday dissolved the Governing Boards of Federal Parastatals, Agencies and Institutions with effect immediate effect. A statement by special adviser to the More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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BREAKING: Bomb Explosion Rocks Gombe Market, Many Feared Dead

Police station attacked by Boko Haram in Gombe last February By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. A bomb explosion has occurred inside Gombe central market with many already feared dead. Eyewitness said the explosion occurred More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Buhari Fires Akpobolokemi, NIMASA DG

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Patrick Ziakede Akpobolokemi as director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Special adviser More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Buhari Dismisses “Radio Biafra’s” Claim Of Anti-Igbo Sentiment

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has described as “false, malicious and slanderous,” claims of disparaging remarks allegedly made by him in an interview on BBC. The Radio Biafra, a ‘guerrilla More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Security, Trade Top Agenda For Buhari’s US Visit

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday said his scheduled meeting with United States President Barack Obama next week will centre on security, war on terror and economy. Buhari said the four-day More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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APC Assures Supporters Of Favourable Attention To Cases At Tribunal

…Technical setback on Dawari, Odili matters temporary APC governorship candidate in Rivers in the last election. By Nuel Suji The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has dismissed claim More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Alleged Forgery: Senate Group Urges For Speedy Investigation

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Senate Unity Forum on Wednesday expressed concern over the slow pace of investigation into the forgery allegations against some senators and management of the National Assembly, calling More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Sheath Your Swords For Nigeria’s Sake, Buhari Charges APC Leaders

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday charged warring groups within his ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to bury the hatchet for the sake of Nigeria, just as party chieftain, Mr. Bola Tinubu More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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N1.35 Billion Money Laundry: Court Grants Lamido, Sons Bail

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday granted former Jigawa state governor, Sule Lamido and his two sons, bail. Senior Lamido, Aminu and Mustapha, his sons were remanded in prison on July More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Enugu Lawmakers Confirm 24 Commissioners

By Jackson Udeani The Enugu State House of Assembly on Tuesday approved the appointment of 24 commissioner nominees sent to it by the state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. The nominees were confirmed at the plenary More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holiday

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Federal government has declared Friday, July 17 and Monday, 20, 2015 as public holidays to mark the end of the ramadan fast. In a statement issued Tuesday, by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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Probe Alleged Sleaze In Amnesty Programme Now, SERAP Urges Buhari

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. A civil society organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct investigation into the alleged sleaze in the federal government’s More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Another Crisis Looms In Senate Over Committees Sharing

…As New Standing Rule Stipulates Equality Among Geo-Political Zones President of the Nigerian senate By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Crisis over the controversial amended senate standing rules , may be not be over More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Kaadi Igbeayo: Spreading The Gains Of  Democracy The Mimiko Way

 By Femi Adepoju “This is part of planning , Mimiko has taken us back to the Awolowo school of leadership, that leadership is not by permutation but good planning for the welfare of the people” .   That  More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Buhari Names New Service Chiefs, Maj. Gen. Olonishakin Now CDS

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has named Major General Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin as new Chief of Defence Staff. He replaced Air Vice Marshall Alex Badeh, who was earlier relieved of his position More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 12th, 2015
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Saraki Lacks Moral, Constitutional Rights To Summon Perm Sec, Says Sen. Marafa

President of the Senate By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Senator representing Zamfara Central Senatorial District, Kabir Marafa, said on Sunday that the Senate President lacked both moral and constitutional rights to summon More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 12th, 2015
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2015 Lesser Hajj Is Fraught With Corrupt Practices, Saraki Alleges

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has accused officials of Saudi Arabia Embassy of connivance with agents to afflict Nigerians before they can get Visa for less hajj, complaining More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 12th, 2015
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Another Bomb Explosion In Jos Church, No Casualty

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. What could have been another bloody Sunday for Christian in Jos was averted following another bomb explosions that occurred on Sunday at the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) Tudun-Wada More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 12th, 2015
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Unremitted Fund: APC Urges Buhari To Probe Jonathan

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to institute a probe into how the Company Income Tax/Education tax as well as dividends paid to the Nigerian government More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 10th, 2015
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INEC Fixes Guber Elections In Kogi, Bayelsa For Nov, Dec

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed the next governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states to November 21 and December 5, 2015 respectively. The two states are among More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 10th, 2015
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12 Burnt To Death In Pipeline Explosion

By Jackson Udeani, Port Harcourt. Twelve persons were reportedly burnt to death in a crude oil pipeline fire explosion at Azuzuama on the Atlantic fringe of Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa state. The More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 10th, 2015
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Buhari, Osinbajo Announce 50 Percent Salary Cut

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has announced a pay cut 50 percent off his salary entitlement in line with the administration’s plan to reduce the cost of governance. By this decision, Buhari More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 9th, 2015
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Tension In Senate As Perm Sec Snubs Saraki

President of the Senate By Nuel Suji, Abuja The decision of the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Finance and other top officials to decline an invitation extended to them by the leadership of the National More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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Foreign Reserve Increases By $2.8 Billion In One Month -CBN Governor

‎ By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Governor of Central Bank of Ni‎geria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele on Wednesday declared that the President Muhammudu Buhari has upped Nigeria’s foreign reserve from $29 billion to $31.89 More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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Wike, PDP Under Fire Over Alleged Smuggling Of Billions

Governor of Rivers state By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. A non governmental organization, Nigeria Against Corruption has come hard on the governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike following reports that he allegedly smuggled More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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BREAKING: Boko Haram Offers To Free Chibok Girls If… Says Negotiator

Nigeria’s Boko Haram extremists are offering to free more than 200 young women and girls kidnapped from a boarding school in the town of Chibok in exchange for the release of militant leaders held by the More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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BREAKING: Military Arrests Mastermind Of Jos, Zaria Bombings

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The Defence authorities said its troops have arrested the mastermind of last Sunday’s bombing in Jos, Plateau state, and Tuesday’s suicide blast in Zaria, Kaduna state. “Troops More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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I Do Not Own Private Jet, Says Dogara

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Yakubu Dogara has said he neither own a private jet nor use public fund to fly one to Delta state in his recent visit. Sahara Reporters, an More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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APC Must Stop Intimidating Ekweremadu -PDP Chieftains

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Chairmen of state chapters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have warned the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop what it described as unnecessary More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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Nigeria Can Only Progress In Unity, Says Saraki

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Tuesday said Nigeria can only harness it’s economic potentials when her people live together harmoniously, irrespective of tribal, religious More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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Bailout Not From Excess Crude Account -Presidency

Buhari’s Special Adviser, Media and Publicity By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The presidency Tuesday denied media reports that the N400 billion funds approved as bailout to states by President Muhammadu Buhari will More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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25 Dead, 32 Injured In Zaria Blast

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The Kaduna state government has confirmed 25 persons dead and 32 others injured in the Zaria bomb explosion that hit the town earlier today. A statement by the media aide to the state governor More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Bring Back Military Checkpoints, Lalong Tells Buhari

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The governor of Plateau state, Mr. Simon Lalong has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to restore military checkpoints in the state to deter unfettered movement by terrorists. “Today More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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South East Governors Kick Over Boko Haram Prisoners In Anambra

By Jackson Udeani, Enugu. The South-East Governors Forum have urged the federal government to have a rethink on the relocation of some Boko Haram suspects to the Ekwublobia prison in Anambra state, expressing concern More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 5th, 2015
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APC Denies Allegations Of Complicity In Ekweremadu’s Police Summon

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed accusations by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that it was behind the police invitation of Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 5th, 2015
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OHANEZE Youths Warn Buhari Against Loopsided Appointment

By Sadiq Umar The youth wing of apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has criticised the appointments made so far by President Muhammadu Buhari, noting that it is loop-sided. The group, known as Ohanaeze More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 5th, 2015
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Saraki Tells Boko Haram To Accept Govt’s Olive Branch, Urges Nigerians Not To Be Afraid

President of the Senate By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has condemned in strong terms today’s bomb attack on innocent worshippers at a church in Potiskum , Yobe state. Even More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 5th, 2015
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 Police Summon Ekweremadu Over Alleged “Secret Alteration” Of Senate Rules

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Facts emerged on Sunday that Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu  has been summoned for interrogation over his alleged role in the criminal alteration of the Senate’s rules More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 5th, 2015
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Suicide Bomber Hits Redeemed Church, Pastor, Four Others Killed

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. A male suicide bomber has detonated bomb at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Potiskum, Yobe state, killing five persons including the pastor of the church. The latest terrorist More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 5th, 2015
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NFF Fires Keshi As Super Eagles Coach

Former Super Eagles Coach By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Nigeria Football Federation has terminated the appointment of Mr. Stephen Keshi as Head Coach of the Senior National Football Team, Super Eagles over lack of commitment More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 3rd, 2015
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Why Tinubu, Osibanjo, Akande Others Did Not Attend NEC Party

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari may have set the ground for National leader of the party The All Progressive Congress (APC) said two of its chieftains Mr. Bola Tinubu, Vice President Prof. Yemi More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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Wike Squanders N60 billion In 30Days, Rivers APC Alleges

…Warns Bank Against Lending Governor of Rivers state By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused Mr. Nyesom Wike of squandering over N60 Billion in his More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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Saraki Condemns Renewed Boko Haram Attacks 

 ….Mourns Death Of Six Children In Lagos Boat Mishap Senate President By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Thursday condemned in strong terms what he described as renewed More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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World Bank Approves US$200 Million To Improve Public Finance, Investment Climate In Lagos

Lagos governor By Nuel Suji The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved US$200 million credit to Lagos State to support a range of reforms pertaining to fiscal sustainability, budget planning, budget More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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Buhari To Meet Saraki, Dogara, Others Over NASS Crisis

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to meet the warring All Progressive Congress (APC) factions in the National Assembly at an emergence meeting in Abuja Friday. It will be the first time More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
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PDP Rejects Amina Zakari As INEC Boss, Says Appointment Suspicious

Acting INEC Boss By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday rejected the appointment of Amina Bala Zakari as acting chairperson of the Independent National Electoral Commission, More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
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Six School Children Drown In Lagos

By Alaba Ajibade At least, six children have been feared drowned and eight others rescued on Wednesday as a Fibre boat collided with a canoe at Ojo area of Lagos, Nigeria National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
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Acquitted Femi Fani-Kayode Changes Name To Honour God

Acquitted of corruption charges. Former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has been discharged and acquitted of the corruption charges leveled against, even as he announced a change of name in appreciation More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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How We Murdered Prof. Ilemobade -Suspects

By Alaba Ajibade, Akure. Yemi Bamitale and Daniel Ita, suspected killers of former Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Technology, Akure, Monday gave a gory picture of how they murdered Professor Albert Ilemobade More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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NEC Begins Probe Of NNPC Over Alleged Missing N3.8trillion

…N500 billion withdraw from excess crude account‎ with approval By Nuel Suji, Abuja. National Economic Council (NEC) has set a four-man Committee to probe the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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Scorecard: Abatemi-Usman’s Four Years Of Legislative Re-engineering

                                                                 By Michael Jegede Upon his election as a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2011 to represent the good More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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APC Crisis Is New Reality To Party, Says, Ndoma-Egba

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Former senate leader, Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba, has described the leadership crisis rocking the 8th National Assembly as a reality hitting the face of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). According More...

By News Investigator On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Saraki Did Not Step Down For Buhari –Presidency

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, has dismissed claims that Senate President Bukola Saraki stepped down for President Muhammadu Buhari in the All More...

By News Investigator On Friday, June 26th, 2015
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Ahead Of Probe: Buhari Dissolves NNPC Board

Have questions to answer? By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved the board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). In a statement signed by Mr. Haruna Imrana, Director of More...

By News Investigator On Friday, June 26th, 2015
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Principal Officers Controversy: My Hands Were Tied, Saraki Tells APC

President of the Nigerian senate By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President of the senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki has written to‎ the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying his “hands were tied” in the More...

By News Investigator On Friday, June 26th, 2015
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Ondo Begins Implementation Of Residency Card Scheme July 2

Ondo state Commissioner for Information By Alaba Ajibade, Akure.The implementation of the  much publicised Residency Card in Ondo state, otherwise known as Kaadi Igbeayo will begin on  July 2nd this year, government More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Buhari To Visit White House July 20, Boko Haram On Agenda

Playing host to Buhari By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday, July 20 visit the United States President Barak Obama at the White House in Washington D.C. A statement by the White House Office More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Call Your Partymen To Order, PDP Caucus Tells Buhari

The People’s Democratic Party Caucus in the House of Representatives has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call his All Progressives Party (APC) members to order. The caucus led by the former Deputy House Leader, More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Again Saraki Defies Party, Announces Ndume, Na’alla Senate Leader, Dep

Senate President By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki Thursday at the plenary announced the election of Sen. Ali Ndume from Borno and Sen. Bala Ibn Na’Alla from Kebbi as Senate More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Former Bayelsa Gov. Sylva Faces Fresh Corruption Charges

By Alaba Ajibade The case involving a former governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Timipre Sylva, came up for mentioning Thursday at the Federal High Court in Abuja. Sylva, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Saraki Set Up Adhoc C’ttee To Prune Senate Budget

President of the Senate By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, inaugurated an ad hoc committee to carry out thorough fiscal examination on the senate finances with the aim More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Blame Dogara For The Fracas, APC Reps Faction Tells Nigerians

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. A group of party loyalist members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives, have blamed the Speaker, Hon. Yakubu Dogara for the fracas that broke out at plenary More...