By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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Saraki Cleared Of False Asset Declaration Charges

By Nuel Suji – The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Wednesday dismissed the 18-count charge of false asset declaration levelled against the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki. Chairman of the tribunal, Danladi More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 5th, 2017
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Presidency Mourns UNFPA Executive Director, Babatunde Osotimehin

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden death of the Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and former Minister of Health, Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin. Acting More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Another Suicide Attack On UNIMAID, Bomber Killed

By Sadiq Umar – Another suicide bomber on Saturday detonated his improvised Explosive Device (IED) outside the perimeter fencing of the University of Maiduguri, Borno state, killing only himself in the incident. This More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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BREAKING: Another 82 Chibok Girls Regain Freedom

By Nuel Suji – The Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, has released a batch of more than 80 of the Chibok high school girls who were abducted in mid-April 2014, Saharareporters, an online news platform has More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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2017 Budget In Jeopardy Over Police Invasion Of Danjuma Goje’s House, IGP In Closed Door Meeting With Ekweremadu

By Sadiq Umar- The 2017 Budget may have suffered serious setback over last week’s Police raid of the House of Chairman Senate Committee on Appropriation, Danjuma Goje, even as senators condemned the action describing More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Security Operatives Comb Danjuma Goje’s Asokoro House

By Sadiq Umar – The Abuja home of the Chairman Senate Committee on Appropriation, Danjuma Goje has been raided by security operatives. The house located on Haile Selassie street, Asokoro Abuja was besieged More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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BREAKING: Buhari Bears Fang, Suspends SGF Babachir Lawal, DG, NIA, Ayodele Oke

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr David More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Chanchangi Airline Chairman, Amadu Chachangi Is Dead

By Ibrahim Imam – The Chairman of Chanchangi Airlines, Amadu Chanchangi, is dead. Mr. Chanchangi died Wednesday morning on his way to Abuja for further medical attention morning. Immediate cause of death could More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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EFCC Uncovers Another $38m, N23m Suspicious Cash In Ikoyi

By Sadiq Umar – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has discovered yet another large sum of money at a location in Ikoyi, Lagos. The agency said its operatives uncovered about $38m, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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BREAKING: Ahmad Ahmad Defeats Issa Hayatou To Become New CAF President

By Nuel Suji – Confederation of African Football President, Issa Hayatou has been defeated by Ahmad Ahmad in a keenly contest election. Ahmad, a Madagascan born contender polled 34 votes as against Hayatou’s More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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BREAKING: Senate Rejects Magu Again, He Ceases To Be Acting EFCC Boss, Says Saraki

By Dipo Awojobi – The Senate has refused to confirm the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, as the substantive chairman of the anti-graft agency for the second time. Acting More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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BREAKING: Buhari Returns Friday, Says Presidency

By Nuel Suji- President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return to the country tomorrow, Friday March 10, 2017, the Presidency has announced. Buhari’s planned return was announced in a statement by Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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BREAKING: Senate Confirms Onnoghen As Substantive CJN

By Nuel Suji – The Senate has confirmed Walter Onnoghen as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Mr. Onnoghen was confirmed Wednesday after going through the screening exercise during a Committee More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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BREAKING: 3 Dead, 48 Rescued As Luxury Bus Plunged Into River Early Morning In Lagos

By Nuel Suji – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said Friday that nine survivors are being attended to at Lagos State Emergency Trauma at Toll Gate, Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The Agency said More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, February 5th, 2017
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BREAKING: Buhari Extends Vacation Indefinitely, Writes National Assembly

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his vacation indefinitely to enable him receive the results of medical tests. A statement by Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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BREAKING: Two White Men, Five Others Killed By Unknown Gunmen In Adamawa

ADAMAWA/By Tom Garba, Yola – Two white men who are believed to be contractors and five officials of the Adamawa state Ministry of Land and Survey were reportedly killed in a village of Toungo Local government More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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BREAKING: Rivers State Police Commissioner Is Dead

By Dipo Awojobi – The Rivers State Police Commissioner, Mr. Francis Bolaji Odesanya, is dead. Odesanya was said to have died this morning in an undisclosed hospital in Dubai after a brief illness. He was More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Suicide Bomber, One Person Killed In Aborted Mosque Attack

By Sadiq Umar – Less than a month after suicide bomber’s attack in a mosque inside the University of Maiduguri, another suicide bomber attempted an attack on another mosque this morning at Dalori quarters. Dalori More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Yahya Jammeh Caves In, Agrees To Exile

The new President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow has confirmed that his predecessor Yahya Jammeh has agreed to step down and leave the country. Barrow made the announcement on his Twitter handle after hours of talks More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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BREAKING: Police Arrest PREMIUM TIMES Publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi

The Publisher of PREMIUM TIMES newspaper, Dapo Olorunyomi has been arrested. Mr. Olorunyomi was arrested alongside with a Reporter, Evelyn Okakwu this evening at the Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, Head office of the newspaper More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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IDP Accidental Bombing: NAF Constitutes 6-Man Investigative Panel

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has constituted a board of senior officers to investigate the accidental air strike at Rann, Borno State, in which over 50 persons were killed and several scores More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Adama Barrow To Be Sworn-in As President At Gambia Embassy In Dakar

By Sadiq Umar – The swearing-in ceremony for Gambia’s President-elect of Gambia, Adama Barrow would take place at the country’s embassy located in Banjul, News Investigators learnt. Arrangements have been More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 25th, 2016
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Nigerian Breweries, Kara Market On Fire

By Dipo Awojobi – There was a fire outbreak today at the empty bottle compound of the Lagos plant of Nigerian Breweries Plc in Iganmu, Lagos. According to the Corporate Affairs Adviser, Nigerian breweries, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 23rd, 2016
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Fayose Gives 22 “Predictions” For 2017, Says A Former Head Of State May Die

By Dipo Awojobi – Just as he did in 2015, when he predicted 20 things that will be experienced in 2016, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has once again predicted about 22 things that would happen in More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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BREAKING: Scores Feared Dead As Twin Blasts Hit Adamawa

By Dipo Awojobi – Twin explosions have hit Madagali in Adamawa State, with scores feared dead, witnesses said Friday. The attack occurred at a busy market early Friday. Details of casualties are still expected. Madagali More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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40 Passengers Feared Dead In Pakistan Plane Crash

By Dipo Awojobi – A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight with more than 40 people on board has crashed in the north of the country. Flight PK-661 “lost contact with the control tower on its way from More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Breaking News: INEC Formally Declares Akeredolu Ondo-Governor Elect

By Dipo Awojobi – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has formally declared Mr Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 27th, 2016
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BREAKING: Akeredolu Wins Ondo Election

By Alaba Ajibade – The Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Rotimi Akeredolu has won majority votes in the last Saturday governorship election in Ondo State. APC governorship candidate The results More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 5th, 2016
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Another Chibok Girl Rescued With Baby

By Dipo Awojobi – Barely three weeks after 21 Chibok girls were released by Boko Haram, one more girl has been set free. The girls were part of 200 female students abducted from Chibok, Borno State in 2014. An More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Twin Bomb Hit Maiduguri, Borno State

By Dipo Awojobi – Not less than five persons were reportedly killed early Saturday as two suicide bombers struck in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State and the heart of a seven-year-old insurgency by Islamist More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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BREAKING: PDP Suspends Convention, Extends Makarfi’s Tenure For One Year

By Dipo Awojobi – Following the sealing off of Sharks Stadium venue of its National Convention by the Police, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday afternoon held a meeting inside the Government More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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BREAKING: Court Grants Femi Fani-Kayode Bail

By Dipo Awojobi – Former minister of Aviation and Spokesman of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation in the last Presidential election, Femi Fani-Kayode, has been granted bail by a Federal High court More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016
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BREAKING: Gunmen Kill Oyo Lawmaker

By Dipo Awojobi – Hon. Gideon Aremu, the Chairman of the Oyo State House of Assembly Committee on Information and Security, has been shot to death by gunmen at his residence. Reports said that Aremu (Orelope-Labour More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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BREAKING: AMCON Seals Murray-Bruce’s Silverbird Group

By Dipo Awojobi – The Assets Management Company of Nigeria has sealed several companies in which Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has interests. Mr. Murray-Bruce is Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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BREAKING: EFCC Freezes Fayose’s Account, “It’s Illegal, Criminal,” Says Governor

By Nuel Suji – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has frozen the personal account of the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose alongside some of his associates. Leading opposition More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 11th, 2016
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BREAKING: Amodu Shuaibu, ex-Super Eagles Coach Dies

By Dipo Awojobi – The Nigerian Football Federation has announced the death of its technical director, Amodu Shuaibu. Former Super Eagles Coach Shuaib was a former coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles. The NFF More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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BREAKING: Former Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi Is Dead

By Dipo Awojobi – Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, a former coach of the Nigerian national football team, the Super Eagles, is dead. He died at the age of 54. According to a family source who confirmed the news More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
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FG Appoints Onanuga, Kawu, Okechukwu, Others Heads Of Media Agencies

  By Dipo Awojobi – The Federal Government has appointed the Chief Executives of six information-related parastatals under the Ministry of Information and Culture. The appointments were announced in Abuja More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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BREAKING: Alleged Wife Killer, Lekan Shonde Arrested In Lagos

By Dipo Awojobi – The Police in Lagos has arrested Lekan Shonde, who allegedly killed his wife last Thursday in Lagos. When the going was good The Police spokesman, Dolapo Badmos who confirmed the arrest, disclosed that More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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BREAKING: Buhari Finally Signs 2016 Budget Into Law

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari has finally signed the 2016 budget into law months after its passage by the National Assembly. Laying the 2016 budget proposal on the table at a joint session More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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BREAKING: Ex-Lagos Sports Commissioner, Ademola Adeniji-Adele, Is Dead

By Dipo Awojobi – Reports reaching us indicate that a former Commissioner for Sports in Lagos State, Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele, is dead. Ademola Adeniji-Adele was from the royal family in Lagos and was More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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FG Declares Monday, May 2 As Public Holiday

By Dipo Awojobi – The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 2, 2016 as a Public Holiday in celebration of 2016 Workers’ Day. This was contained in a statement by the  Interior Minister, Abdulrahman More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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Ex-Lagos Deputy Governor, Rafiu Jafojo, Dies At 80

By Sadiq Umar – Second Republic deputy governor of Lagos, Rafiu Jafojo has died at the age in Lagos. Late Jofojo who was the deputy to governor Lateef Jakande died at the age of 80. The remains of Jafojo will More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Breaking News: Senate Drops Amendment Of CCB, CCT Act

By Dipo Awojobi – News reaching us now confirms that the Nigerian Senate has finally bowed to pressure and has suspended debate on the amendment of the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, and the Code of Conduct More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, March 6th, 2016
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Breaking News: Abducted Lagos Female Students Freed

By Dipo Awojobi – The three female students who were abducted from the Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary in Ikorodu, Lagos State have been released. Lagos governor The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 4th, 2016
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DSS Releases Alleged Biafra Sponsor, Victor Umeh

By Dipo Awojobi – The former chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, Victor Umeh, who was arrested on March 4, Thursday by the State Security Service, has been released. Mr. Umeh was arrested More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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BREAKING: Rioters, Hoodlums Invade Mile 12, Vandalise Vehicles

(LAGOS) Dipo Awojobi – There is a riot going on in Mile 12 with hoodlums vandalising vehicles. A school was said to have been raised in the area with unconfirmed reports indicating that up to six people have More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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Breaking: Buhari Vows To “Severely Punish” Those Who Distorted Budget 2016

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari vowed late Tuesday in Riyadh that all those involved in the “padding” of the 2016 National Budget will face the most severe punishment. Addressing the Nigerian More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
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Buhari Meets Adeboye In Aso Rock

By Sadiq Umar – The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, Tuesday held a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
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Ali Modu-Sheriff Is Now PDP’s National Chairman, Says Metuh

By Sadiq Umar – A former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu-Sheriff, has been named the new chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Modu-Sheriff emerged as chairman after the internal wrangling More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 15th, 2016
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BREAKING: Thugs Invade General Hospital In Lagos, Stab ‎Staff, Patients

By Dipo Awojobi – Hell was let loose around 11 pm on Sunday 14, February, when thugs invaded the General Hospital Orile-Agege, Lagos with cutlasses, knives, and other dangerous weapons attacking and stabbing More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 15th, 2016
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BREAKING: F.G Fires NTA D.G, Sola Omole, Five Others

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has fired the Director-General of the Nigerian Television Authourity, Sola Omole, and five others under the Ministry of Information and Culture. Minister of Information More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Yahaya Bello Sworn In As Kogi Governor, Without Deputy

By Sadiq Umar – Winner of the Kogi’s governorship elections, Yahaya Bello has been sworn in as the Executive Governor of Kogi State, but without a deputy. Sworn in without deputy Bello who was declared winner More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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BREAKING: Metuh Gets Bail Of N300Million

By Sadiq Umar – The Abuja High Court presided over by Justice Ishaq Bello, has granted bail to Olisa Metuh, spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who was yesterday arraigned on a separate charge More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Wanted List: 15th Boko Haram Prime Suspect Arrested In Yola

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Adamawa Immigration command has arrested a man identified as the “15th person” on the wanted list of Boko Haram published by the Federal Government. The State Commandant, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Olubadan of Ibadan Dies At 101

By Dipo Awojobi – The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade 1, is dead. The monarch, who died at age 101 passed away Tuesday evening after he reportedly was unconscious. It was gathered that More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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BREAKING: Olisa Metuh Gets Bail

…With N400Million Bail Bond By Dipo Awojobi – The federal high court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to the embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh. Brought More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Jimoh Ibrahim Sacks MD On Live TV Program Over Workers’ Protest

By Dipo Awojobi – The Group Managing Director of Energy Group, Jimoh Ibrahim, sprang a surprise on Monday, when he sacked Bolu Afolayan, the Managing Director of one of his companies, Newswatch Media Ltd. More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 15th, 2016
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Messy Arms Deal: Buhari Directs EFCC To Probe Past Service Chiefs

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to carry out further investigation into the misconduct established against some officers of the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 15th, 2016
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Breaking: Federal Court Send Metuh To Kuje Prison

By Sadiq Umar – The National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, who is standing trial on allegation of money laundry is now on his way to Kuje prison. Metuh has been in the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2016
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BREAKING: Olabintan, Ondo APC Governorship Aspirant Kidnapped In Abuja

By Dipo Awojobi – Former speaker of Ondo State House of Assembly and All Progressives Congress governorship aspirant, Victor Olabintan, has been kidnapped in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The 58 year-old politician More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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BREAKING: Abubakar, NFF Head Of Protocol Shot Dead

By Oladipupo Awojobi – Ibrahim Abubakar, Nigeria Football Federation’s head of protocol was shot dead at his residence in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital Wednesday morning. Abubakar was shot dead by armed More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 3rd, 2016
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Tension In Middle East As Saudi Arabia Cuts Ties With Iran

By Nuel Suji – The Saudi Arabian government has severed diplomatic relations with Iran over the rising tension arising from the last week execution of 47 persons including prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 20th, 2015
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Gunmen Abduct Nancy Dickson, Governor Dickson’s Sister

By Jackson Udeani – Nancy Dickson, the younger sister of Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson, has been abducted by unknown gunmen. Governor of Bayelsa state Nancy was kidnapped in Yenagoa, the state capital, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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Buhari Summons Emergency Meeting Over Budget 2016

‎By Nuel Suji – An emergency meeting of the Federal Executive Council is scheduled to hold on Friday. The meeting to be presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to consider and approve the More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 13th, 2015
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Fear Grips Kaduna As Army Raids El Zakzaky’s Residence, Son, Wife Killed

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna – Palpable fear has gripped residents of GRA and Darur Rahma areas of Kaduna following a military operation against the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, a Shia Muslim sect accused of attacking More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 7th, 2015
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Bayelsa Election: INEC Cancels Southern Ijaw Council Area Results, Dickson Hails Decision, Sylva Cries Foul

By Jackson Udeani – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the declaration of the final result of Saturday Governorship Election in Bayelsa, even as it announced the cancellation More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 7th, 2015
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Dickson Accuses Soldiers Of Rigging Election For APC, Demands Its Widrawal

By Jackson Udeani – Governor of Bayelsa State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has demanded the immediate withdrawal of soldiers deployed to provide security More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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Appeal Court Uphold Election Of Governor Dankwambo

By Tom Garba,Yola – The federal court of Appeal sitting in Yola has upheld the election of Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwanbo as the duly elected Governor of Gombe state in the last general elections in May More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
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BREAKING: Kogi APC Gov. Candidate, Audu Abubakar, Is Dead

By Nuel Suji – The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  in the Saturday’s Kogi state governorship election, Abubakar Audu is dead. The news of Abubakar’s death filtered in early Sunday More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
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Buhari Inaugurates Cabinet, Fashola Heads Power, Amaechi Others Assign Portfolios

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in members of the newly constituted federal executive council,  with former Lagos governor, Babatunde Fashola and his Rivers counterpart, Rotimi More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 24th, 2015
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BREAKING: Tribunal Sacks Wike As Governor, Orders Re-run

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – The Rivers State Election Petition Tribunal has nullified the election of Nyesom Wike as the Governor of Rivers State, even as it ordered fresh election. The Tribunal after reviewing More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 16th, 2015
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EFCC Arrests Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio Over Alleged N108.1bn Fraud

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – A former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, was on Friday held by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegation of fraud. Former More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 15th, 2015
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Tribunal Uphold Gov. Dankwambo’s Election, Dismisses APC Petition As ‘A Waste Of Time’

By Nuel Suji – The Governorship election tribunal in Gombe State has upheld the election of Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo, describing the petition against the governor as a waste of time of the tribunal. Defeated More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 10th, 2015
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Former Bayelsa Governor, DSP Alamieyeseigha Dies At 63

By Nuel Suji – A former governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, is dead. Mr. Alamieyeseigha died of cardiac arrest Saturday at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, where he had been More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
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Over 100 Boko Haram Insurgents Killed In Early Morning Counter-Attack

…Alhaji Modu, two other collaborators Arrested. By Sadiq Umar – The defence authorities said over 100 Boko Haram terrorists were killed early today when the insurgents made a futile attempt on 120 Task More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
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Troops Arrest Mohammed Maina, Alleged Boko Haram Financier, Drug Dealer

By Ibrahim Imam – The Nigerian Army has arrested a suspected Boko Haram financier and stimulant dealer, even as troops of 112 battalion and Special Forces jointly raided a terrorist camp at Bulungwa Naibe More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
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Finally, Names Of Buhari’s Ministerial Nominees Officially Released

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday morning finally unveiled the list of ministerial nominees to other members of the senate. President of the Senate Saraki disclosed the names More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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BREAKING: Multiple Bomb Blasts Hit Kuje In Abuja

By Nuel Suji, Abuja – Multiple bomb blasts have occurred at Kuje town in the federal capital territory, Abuja. The reports reaching us indicate that one bomb went off in front of a police station while the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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EFCC Takes Over Allison Madueke Asokoro Home After Her Arrest In London

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Friday stormed the Abuja home of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, taking over the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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Wife Of SUN’s Dep. MD, Steve Nwosu Kidnapped

Toyin, the wife of one of the Deputy Managing Director of the Sun newspaper, Steve Nwosu, has been abducted. Toyin was abducted in their home at about 2:30am on Monday. The family lives in the Okota area of Amuwo More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 4th, 2015
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War On Terror: Army Redeploys 3032 Reinstated Soldiers Back To Battlefield

  By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. – The Nigerian Army has reinstated over 3000 out of 5000 soldiers for various offences relating to their handling of their assignment in the war against terror. The reinstatement More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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BREAKING: Buhari Appoints Lawal SGF, Kyari Chief Of Staff, Ali Customs C.G.,Others

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has just announced a major appointment into his cabinet. A statement by Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina said Buhari approved the following appointments: Engr. More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
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Why Buhari Suspended Immigration Boss, David Parradang

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the comptroller general of Nigeria Immigration Service, David Parradang, over the recruitment of 1600 staff without due process. A letter dated 21st More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
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Mahamat Daoud Emerges New Boko Haram Leader

Chadian President By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The President of Chad Idriss Deby declared that the regional force made up of Benin, Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon will finish off Boko Haram remnants by the end of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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50 Killed In Female Suicide Attack In Borno

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. A female suicide bomber Tuesday blew herself up at a crowded cow market in Gamboru, Borno state, killing scores of persons. The official casualty figures is yet to be declared, media reports More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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Abubakar, Sultan, Others In “Interventionist” Meeting With Buhari

Jonathan congratulating Buhari after his victory By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Former Military Head of State and a member of the National Peace Committee for the 2015 general elections, Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar (retd.), More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
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Kachikwu Fires All NNPC GEDs

Kick starts NNPC reforms By Sadiq Umar The Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Emmanuel Kachikwu, has fired all the Group Executive Directors (GEDs) of the corporation. Kachikwu, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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We Have Indentified Banks, Countries Where Our Looted Funds Are Hidden, Says Buhari

Relationship that works By Sadiq Umar President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday disclosed that the government has discovered specific banks and countries where some of the looted funds taken abroad by official are being More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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Abubakar Resumes As Defence Spokesman, Pledges Cooperation With Media

New director of defence information By Nuel Suji Former Coordinator Joint Media Centre at the Headquarters of the Joint Task Force Operation in the Niger Delta, Col. Rabe Abubakar has been appointed Director of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 3rd, 2015
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News Investigators Back, After Cyber Attack

News Investigators, one of Nigeria’s leading online newspapers has recovered from a wicked cyber attack launched against it by yet to be identified source. The attackers hacked into one of our official email More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, August 2nd, 2015
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Understanding The Centenary City Project

By  Ike Michaels Odenigwe, Jr. There have been several media comments on the Centenary City Project and we have deliberately refrained from responding to most of them. The reason is quite simple: some are outrightly 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 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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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 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 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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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...