By News Investigators On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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NAF Expresses Regret Over Rann Bombing

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Air Force has expressed deep regret over the bombing of innocent civilians at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Rann, Borno State in which scores of people died with many More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Police Foil Terrorist Attack In Kano, Arrest 5 Boko Haram Members

By Sadiq Umar – Kano State Police Command on Sunday foiled a planned attack by members of Boko Haram terrorist group in the state, even as it announced the arrest of five suspected members of the group. The More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Flooding: Lagos Warns Of Impending Demolition, To Reestablish Drainage Right Of Way

By Sadiq Umar – The Lagos State Government on Sunday ordered owners of properties erected on drainage channels and water ways to immediately vacate or risk being removed. The Government, in a statement signed More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Senate Makes U-turn, Confirms 8 RECs, Rejects 1

By Nuel Suji – The Senate has confirmed the appointment of eight Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Senate made a shift from its earlier position More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Osinbajo, APC Governors Meet, We Are Not Worried By PDP’s Case Settlement, Says Okorocha

By Nuel Suji – Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Thursday met with governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a bid to build consensus on the way forward for the ruling party. The meeting took place More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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DSS Warns Impostors, Security Agencies Who Carry Out Illegal Operation In Its Name

By Sadiq Umar – The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned those it described as impostors, including security agencies to desist from using its name for illegal operations. The DSS promptly denied More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Troops Intercept 30 Fleeing Boko Haram Families

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian military says it has intercepted 30 fleeing families of Boko Haram terrorists in Goniri, Gujba in Yobe State, just as it intercepted yet another 7women and children escaping from More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Nigerian Govt To Grant Amnesty To Illegal Immigrants, Says Interior Minister

By Nuel Suji – Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Abdulrahaman Danbazau has said that the federal government is considering granting a general amnesty to illegal immigrants in Nigeria in order to document their More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Dogara Says $5Billion Annual Spending On Generators Unacceptable

By Nuel Suji – The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has declared as unacceptable a situation in which Nigerians spend $5 billion annually on power generators set, saying the House would More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Boko Haram’s Amir, Three Others Surrender To Nigerian Army

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian military says a high-profile Boko Haram terrorist, Konto Fanami, and three other repentant terrorists have surrendered to the Army after renouncing terrorism. The Army spokesperson, More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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Take Advantage Of VAIDS Now, Magnus Nmonwu Tells Company Owners

By Sadiq Umar – Nigerian companies and entrepreneurs that do not have their tax affairs in order should act now to take advantage of the government’s Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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Ifeanyi Uba Clears Air On $8.493m, N11bn Owed By NNPC

…laments plight of over 2,000 workers rendered redundant by shut down The Managing Director of Capital Oil, Ifeanyi Uba on Thursday formally cleared air on the alleged N11 billion owed by Nigerian National More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Kachikwu Denies Selling Port Harcourt Refinery To Agip, Oando

By Nuel Suji – The Minister of Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu Thursday denied reports that the Federal Government has sold the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) refinery in Port Harcourt to AGIP/ENI More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Reps Orders Probe Of Alleged Massacre Of 97 Nigerians In Cameroun

By Nuel Suji – The House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into the alleged massacre of 97 Nigerians by Cameroonian Gendarmes in the Bakassi Peninsula ceded to the Republic of Cameroun. The lawmakers More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Makarfi Takes Over PDP Secretariat, Says Judgement Has Re-Launched Party

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi has taken over the National Secretariat of the party at Wadatta House, Wuse Abuja, even as he said that the Supreme Court judgement affirming More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Osinbajo Returns From London, Presides Over FEC Meeting

By Nuel Suji – After what was considered an emergency meeting on Tuesday with recuperating president Muhammadu Buhari, in London, Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo is back in Nigeria. Osinbajo returned to the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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Controversial Curriculum: Reps Orders Education Ministry To Separate CRK, IRK From Civic, Says Policy Unconstitutional

By Nuel Suji – The House of Representatives on Tuesday mandated the Federal Ministry of Education to urgently cancel the merger Christian Religious Knowledge and Islamic Religious Knowledge (IRK) with civic More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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Osinbajo Approves 19 Judges For Industrial Court

By Nuel Suji – The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of 19 Judges for the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. The appointment is part of measures to reduce the work load of the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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Nigerian Troops Dislodge Terrorists In Lake Chad Region, Kill Four

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian military on Tuesday morning killed 4 Boko Haram terrorists, just as it dislodged insurgents from gathering near the Lake Chad. The military, in furtherance of its counter terrorism More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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On-going Constitution Amendment Offers Chance To Address Agitation For Restructuring, Says Dogara

By Nuel Suji – The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that the on-going constitution amendment offers opportunity to address the current agitation for restructuring of the country, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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I’m Ready For Prosecution But Justice Must Take Natural Course, Chidi Lloyd Replies Wike

PORT HARCOURT/By Jackson Udeani – The former leader of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Chidi Lloyd has refuted ever being shielded from prosecution or evades arrest, saying he is prepared to face prosecution More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 9th, 2017
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PDP’s Adeleke Defeats APC Candidate In Osun Senatorial Bye-Election

OSHOGBO/By Alaba Ajibade – The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Ademola Adeleke has been declared winner of the Osun West Senatorial bye-election held on Saturday. Adeleke polled 97,280 votes More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 9th, 2017
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Obasanjo Slams Nnamdi Kanu, Says No Sane Person ‘ll Ask For Nigeria Break Up

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has dismissed the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu as insane, saying that no one in his right sense would consider separation More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 8th, 2017
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Osinbajo, Saraki, Obasanjo, Others Storm Abeokuta As Gov. Amosun’s Daughter Weds Dabiri’s Son

By Alaba Ajibade – Prominent Nigerians including acting President Yemi Osinbajo Saturday turned up for the wedding ceremony of daughter of Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun and son of Senior Special Assistant More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 8th, 2017
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INEC Deploys 14 New Resident Electoral Commissioners To States

By Nuel Suji – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has approved the posting of 14 newly sworn-in Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) to states. The 14 Commissioners were told to adhere More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 6th, 2017
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Keyamo, Oke 28 Others Bag Senior Advocate Of Nigeria Ranking

By Sadiq Umar – Lagos lawyer, Festus Keyamo and 29 others have been appointed into the prestigious Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) rank. The former Legal Adviser of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 6th, 2017
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N918m Fraud: How `Pastor’ Allegedly Scammed Titi Atiku -Witness

VANGUARD: Mr Dickson Graymond, a retired detective with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday told an Ikeja High Court how a pastor, Nsikakabasi Akpan-Jacobs, allegedly scammed Titi Atiku, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 6th, 2017
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Osinbajo Versus Senate No Big Deal, Says Presidency

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has dismissed the rift between the Executive and Legislature as insignificant, saying the issue is not as serious as being portrayed, even as it stressed that the differences More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 6th, 2017
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Senate Probes Airport Renovation Contracts

By Sadiq Umar – The Senate on Wednesday mandated its Committee on Aviation to look at the circumstances surrounding the award of contracts for the renovation of airports in the country and the alleged shoddy More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
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Nigerian Air Force Destroys Boko Haram’s Command,Control Facilities

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has damaged a Command and Control facility of the Boko Haram terrorists in its Alagamo Camp 1 in Sambisa forest haven of the insurgents in Borno State. NAF More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
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Senate Suspends All Matters Relating To Confirmation Of Nominees To Protest Osinbajo’s Alleged Comments

By Nuel Suji – The Senate has vowed to henceforth stall the confirmation of nominees sent by the Executive, protesting statement credited to acting President, Yemi Osinbajo that it lacks the power to confirm More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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Buhari Mourns Maitama Sule, Says He Was Without Scandal

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock over the death of the elder statesman, Yusuf Maitama Sule, describing him as “one of those who assisted the founding fathers of the nation to More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
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Okupe Quits PDP, Says He Can Neither Fit Into Buruje Nor Adebutu Faction

By Sadiq Umar – A prominent chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Doyin Okupe Sunday dumped the party, saying the PDP no longer exists in his ward as a single unified party. Okupe noted the fratricidal More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
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Irate Youths Burnt Suspected Badoo Cultists As Joint Security Force Arrests 100

By Nuel Suji – Security operatives on Saturday arrested 100 suspected members of the “notorious” Badoo gang in Ikorodu, Lagos state, even as youth vigilante group on Sunday morning mobbed three suspected More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Osinbajo Announces Immunity For Tax Offenders In Exchange For Information

By Nuel Suji – Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday signed the fourth Executive Order for the implementation of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), even as he declared amnesty More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Defence Hqtrs Announces Nationwide Troops’ Movement In Exercise “Together We Are”

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian military says there would be movement of troops and other security agencies across the nation on Saturday July 1, as part of physical fitness exercise for the Security and Response More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Why NAF Presidential Jet Is Parked In London Airport – Presidency

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency Thursday explained why the Presidential Aircraft, NAF 001 has remained parked at the London airport, saying it is a standard operating procedure for the Nigeria Armed Forces More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Multiple Suicide Bomb Blast Rock Borno On Sallah Day

By Sadiq Umar – Two female suicide bombers on Monday gained access into the premises of University of Maiduguri where they detonated Improvised Explosive Device (IED), killing only themselves. The incident More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Sallah: Police Deploy Special Team To Ensure Peaceful Celebration

By Sadiq Umar – The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris has ordered massive deployment of special Police team across the federation to ensure a hitch-free Sallah celebration. Mr. Idris said the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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CBN, NCC Wade Into Etisalat Loan Dispute

By Sadiq Umar – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has and the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) have intervened in the crisis between Etisalat and a consortium of 13 Nigerian Banks over a syndicated More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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DSS Foils Planned Terrorist Attack During Eid-el-Fitri

By Sadiq Umar – The Department of State Security Services (DSS) says it has foiled terrorist’s plan to unleash mayhem on Kano, Sokoto, Kaduna and Maiduguri during the Eid-el-Fitri Sallah celebration. A statement More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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CRK: CAN Accuses Adamu Adamu Of Cover Up, Dares Minister To Publish Curricullum

By Nuel Suji – The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has accused the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu a cover up in the accusation that the study Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) as a subject has More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Nigeria Is Indissoluble, Osinbajo Assures Governors

By Sadiq Umar – The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday said Nigeria would remain a united country, urging the 36 state governors to ensure the security of lives and property in their various states. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Plans Almost Concluded For APC National Convention -Odigie-Oyegun

By Nuel Suji – National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun has disclosed that the ruling party will hold its national convention this year. APC’s National Chairman Two More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Abdulmumin Jibrin, Suspended Rep. Alleges Massive Fraud In 2017 Budget, Vows To Expose New Strategies For “Budget Padding”

…Says Ag. President Played Into Their Hands By Sadiq Umar – A former Chairman of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin has alleged massive fraud in the 2017 budget, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Adeosun Says Nigeria ‘ll Benefit From IITA’s Youth Agric Program

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, says the country will benefit by signing up for the African Development Bank funded ENABLE Youth (Empowering Novel Agri-Business-Led Employment) More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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Northern Youths Ultimatum: Mubi Emirate Council Assures Of Safe For Igbo, Yoruba, Others

By Tom Garba, Yola – Following the three months quit notice ultimatum issued by some Northern Youths to the Igbo community in the north, members of Mubi Emirate Council have sued for peace among all Nigerians, More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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No Crisis In Rivers APC, Amaechi Making Changes In Political Caucus, Says Ikanya

By Nuel Suji – The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Rivers State has dismissed reports that there was a rift within the party in the State,  stating however that Transport Minister, Chibuike Amaechi is making More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Budget 2017: Senate Replies Osinbajo, Warns It ‘ll Not Cede Its Power To Executive

By Sadiq Umar – The Senate on Thursday frowned at a statement credited to the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo that the National Assembly has no power to tinker with the Budget, warning that it would not cede More...

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 Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Osinbajo Talks Tough, Says Govt ‘ll Not Tolerate Hate, Divisive Speeches

By Sadiq Umar – Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Tuesday warned that government will deal with anyone or group that make divisive and hate speeches that threatens the corporate existence of the country. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Rochas Okorocha Reacts To Quit Notice By Arewa Youths, Says Igbo Are Worst Enemy Of Themselves

By Nuel Suji – The governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has said that the Igbo, people in the southeast Nigeria, are the worst enemy of themselves, blaming it as reason for the failure of the tribe to assume More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Herdsmen Attack: We ‘ll Crush Enemies Of Govt Agric Policy, Edo Dep. Gov. Vows

By Nuel Suji – Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, has expressed government’s resolve to crush any person or group of persons that poses threat to undermine its agricultural revolution policy. Comrade More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Buhari Backed Osinbajo To Sign Budget 2017 Into Law, Says Presidency

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has signed the 2017 Appropriation Bill into law but the Presidency says it was a the instance of President Muhammadu Buhari. A statement by Senior More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 11th, 2017
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19yr Old Boko Haram Abductee Rescued By NSCDC

By Tom Garba, Yola – A 19 years old girl who identified herself as Mumina Alhaji Hamidu was rescued by the Adamawa command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) from the custody of Boko Haram More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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Dogara Says Reps’ Scorecard In 2-Years Unprecedented

By Nuel Suji – Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has commended his colleagues, saying they have broken all records to surpass the achievements of their predecessors in office. Dogara More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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Quit Notice To Igbo: IGP Orders Arrest Of Arewa Youth Leaders, Charges CPs, AIGs

By Sadiq Umar – The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has directed the Commissioner of Police (CP) across the country to ensure protection of citizen’s right to live in any part of the country More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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Osinbajo Visits Maiduguri, Unveils New Relief Delivery Plan For IDPs In North-East

By Ibrahim Imam – Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday in Maiduguri unveiled a special intervention relief plan for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the north-east for a more effective distribution More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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Arewa Youth Ultimatum: UN Calls For Tolerance, Togetherness In Nigeria

By Sadiq Umar – The United Nations has called for “tolerance and a spirit of togetherness” among different ethnic tribes and groups in Nigeria in addressing “the concerns of all citizens More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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Senate Moves To Regulate CBN Intervention Fund

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday moved against the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over an alleged recklessness disbursement of intervention fund‎, directing an investigation. The decision to More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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Senate Probes $1Billion Ogoni Clean Up Project

By Nuel Suji – The Senate on Tuesday mandated its committee on environment to investigate the implementation of the celebrated Ogoni Cleanup exercise. Last year June the Federal Government launched the Ogoni 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 Sunday, June 4th, 2017
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FRSC Redeploys Spokesperson, 70 Other Senior Officers

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has announced the redeployment of 71 senior officers nationwide, including its spokesperson, Imoh Etuk. Corps Marshall, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, said the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
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Bauchi Govt Threatens To Sack Council Worker Over Support For Dogara

By Sadiq Umar – The alleged intolerance of the Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar against House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara has taken a new turn with the state government issuing More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 2nd, 2017
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Senate Committee Want Nigerians To Pay N5 Levy On Each Litre Of Petrol, Diesel

By Nuel Suji – The Senate‎ Committee on Works has recommended that Nigerians should pay N5 levy on every litre of petrol and diesel products imported into Nigeria and on non-locally refined Petroleum Products. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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Reps Reject South-East Development Commission Bill, Eastern Members Kick

By Sadiq Umar – The House of Representatives on Thursday rejected a bill seeking to establish the South-East Development Commission, leading to sharp division of its members. The House rejected the second More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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Senate Lifts Embargo, Confirms 15 Resident Electoral Commissioners

By Sadiq Umar – The Senate on Thursday confirmed the appointment of 15 out of the 27 Resident Electoral Commissioners submitted for its approval by President Muhammadu Buhari. The confirmation followed the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Senate Condemns Alleged Rape, Killings By Herdsmen In Edo

By Nuel Suji – The Senate on Wednesday condemned the recent alleged rape and killings of two women,on a farmland located in Ewu Community, Esan Central Local Government of Edo State by suspected Fulani herdsmen President More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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INEC, Others Kick Against Political Debate Commission

By Nuel Suji – Move by the Senate to make the platform for Nigerian Political Party Debate a full fledge Commission failed Wednesday when major stakeholders led by the Independent National Electoral Commission More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Osinbajo Signs Laws To Ease Access To Credit Facility

By Nuel Suji – The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, Tuesday signed into law two bills that would ultimately facilitate easy access to credit facility, especially for small business owners. The bills which More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Senate Halts Consessioning Of Port Harcourt Refinery, Probes $15Billion Contract

By Sadiq Umar – The Senate has set up a 7-man ad-hoc committee to probe the alleged questionable concession of the Port Harcourt Refinery to AGIP and OANDO oil firms. The concession was carried out by the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Nigeria Will Rise Again, Osinbajo Assures

By Sadiq Umar – Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has assured Nigerians that the pains arising from economy would soon be over, saying the country is on the rise to greateness as the economy is fast responding More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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June 12 Is Our Democracy Day Not May 29, Group Declares

By Sadiq Umar – The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has rejected May 29 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day, arguing that the June 12, 1993 election day described by both local and international observers as the freest More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Usman, AbdulRahman, Nwakpa Get Board Chairmanship Appointment

By Sadiq Umar – Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointments of Ali Usman and Dikko Aliyu AbdulRahman and Chairman of the National Pension Commission and Governing Board of the Bank of Industry More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Kogi APC, Melaye, Others Demand Gov. Yahaya Bello’s Resignation Over Double Voter’s Registration Allegation

By Nuel Suji – The Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Kogi state‎, Haddy Amoto‎, Friday demanded the immediate resignation of the Governor, Yahaya Bello over the allegation of double voter’s More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Senate Scraps PPRA, DPR, PEF

…as Upper Chamber Passes PIGB after 10 years By Nuel Suji – The Senate has passed into law the Petroleum Industrial Governance Bill (PIGB), scrapping subsidiary agencies like the Department of Petroleum More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Nigerian Senators Express Despair Over Power Supply

By Nuel Suji – Nigerian Senators on Wednesday stated that there is no solution insight to epileptic power problem across the country. The federal lawmakers made the assertion while debating the burden of over-billing More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Tone Down On Rumoured Coup Plot, Presidency Tells Politicians

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has urged Nigerians to tone down on the rumoured military coup plans, saying the comments by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai was a mere routine warning from the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Ex-Convict, James Ibori, Wins £1 In UK Court Over Two Days Delayed Imprisonment

By Nuel Suji – Convicted fraudster and former Nigerian state governor James Ibori has been awarded £1 for being unlawfully detained in the UK. Ibori was due to be released from prison on 20 December but instead More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Chibok Girls Reunite With Families In Abuja

By Nuel Suji – The 82 Chibok school girls freed by the Boko Haram terrorists were on Saturday reunited with their families in Abuja. The 82 girls, who were regained freedom a forth night ago were part of the 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 Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Senate Probes Alleged Lopsided ‎Recruitment In DSS

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Senate has commenced investigation into the alleged lop-sidedness in the recruitment of Cadet officers into the Department of State Services (DSS). The President of the Senate, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Senate Gives Buhari 2-Weeks Ultimatum To Submit Budget Of CBN, NNPC, Other MDAs

By Nuel Suji – The Senate on Wednesday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to submit budget of Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation and 36 ‎others not later than two weeks. The decision More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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Alleged $5 billion Tax Fraud: Senate Summons FIRS, CBN, Chevron Others

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday summoned the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) and Chevron Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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How Badeh Paid Own Companies Over N157m Without Contract Papers, Says Witness

By Nuel Suji – A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kenneth Uchechuchukwu Osokogu, on Tuesday, told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, how the Defence Headquarters More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Jonathan’s Wife Storms Book Launch On Anti-Corruption, Na’Abba Blames Government For Corrupt Practices

By Nuel Suji – The immediate past first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan on Monday stormed the venue of the launching of a book on anti-corruption in style even as participants at the event greeted her presence More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Troops Arrest Suspected Boko Haram Terrorist, Kidnappers

By Sadiq Umar – The Defence headquarters said Troops of Forward Operation Base, Fika, on routine patrol early Sunday arrested a suspected fleeing Boko Haram terrorist, named Bala Ibrahim aged 30 years at Fika. A More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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NASS Passes N7.441Billion, Earmarks N125 For Senate, Reps

By Sadiq Umar – The National Assembly on Thursday passed the 2017 Appropriation budget sum of  N7,441,175,486,758, even as it disclosed that it would spend N125billion as its estimate budget this year. Buhari More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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Why I Visited Osinbajo -Former Vice President Sambo

By Sadiq Umar- Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met with former vice president, Namadi Sambo at the Presidential Villa. The meeting, which took place at the vice-presidential wing of the villa, started More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Letter To Senate: Buhari Fails To Address Osinbajo As Acting President

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari‎ has said the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo would coordinate the government activities in his absence, even as Senator Mao Ohuabunwa kicked against ambiguity in Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Senate Vows To Pass 2017 Budget on Thursday

By Nuel Suji – The Senate has resolved to pass the 2017 Budget this week Thursday, even as it received the long-awaited report on the budget from its committees on appropriations and finance. President of More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 7th, 2017
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Buhari Jets Out To London For Medical Follow-up

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has traveled to London tonight for follow-up medical consultation with his doctors, the Presidency has said.   A statement by Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina, 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, May 3rd, 2017
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Cabal In Presidency Plans To Implicate, Detain Me, Dep. Senate President Cries Out

…PDP Senate Caucus condemns plan By Nuel Suji – The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has raised an alarm over an alleged grand plan by those he described as cabal in the Presidency to use the Economic More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Senate Moves To Block Reinstatement Of Babachir Lawal

…transmits final report to Presidency By Nuel Suji – The Senate on Wednesday moved to block the suspended Secretary to the Government of Federation, Babachir Lawal, from being reinstated, demanding for More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Why Buhari Was Absent At FEC Meeting -Lai Mohammed

By Sadiq Umar – The Minister of Culture and Information, Lai Mohammed on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari could not attend today’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting because his doctor advised More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Worker’s Day: Tell Us When You’ll Pay Four Months Salary Arrears, Adamawa NLC Urges Bindow

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Adamawa on Monday urged the state Governor, Muhammadu Bindow to make definite pronouncement on when he intends to clear the four months outstanding More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 30th, 2017
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Police Arrest Sule Lamido Over Council Election Comments

By Nuel Suji – A former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido has been arrested over some alleged inciting comments. Mr. Lamido was arrested Sunday for allegedly inciting his supporters to stop the conduct More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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JAMB Insists Mock Exams Holds

By Nuel Suji – Contrary to messages being circulated by those it described as “mischievous characters”, the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), has said that the mock examination for the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Buhari: Presidency Dispels Rumours Of Worsen Health Condition, Says No Cause For Alarm

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has dispelled rumours of worsen health of President Muhammadu Buhari, stating that though the president is sick, “there is no need for apprehension.” In a statement issued More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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N200 million Contract Scam: Again, Babachir Shuns Senate

By Nuel Suji – Suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, again on Thursday, failed to appear before the Senate adhoc committee on mounting humanitarian crisis in the north 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 Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Ill-Health: Buhari Will Now Work From Home, Says Lai Mohammed

By Sadiq Umar – The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has said that ‎President Muhammadu Buhari will now work from his residence at the presidential villa, to enable him rest. Mr. Mohammed spoke to More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Buhari Seeks Senate’s Approval For $6.9Billion Loan For Railway, North East Dev.

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the approval of the Senate to borrow a total of $6.9 billion from China and World Bank. Mr. Buhari’s request was contained in a letter read at Wednesday More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Nigeria ‘ll Be Finally Out Of Recession By Second Quarter -CBN Governor

By Nuel Suji – The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) ‎,Godwin Emefiele on Tuesday assured that Nigeria will be out of Recession by the second quarter of this year even as he revealed that the country More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Osinbajo Probe Panel Grills Babachir Lawal

By Sadiq Umar – The suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal, on Tuesday appeared before the probe panel investigating allegations of fraud leveled against him in More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Senator Peter Nwaoboshi Faces Arrest, Forfeits 12-storey Lagos Building To Govt

By Sadiq Umar – The Senator representing Delta North senatorial district, Peter Nwaoboshi may be arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), even as the court ordered the forfeiture of More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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Troops Foil Boko Haram’s Plan, Clear Buried IEDs Along Banki Junction-Pulka Road

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Army, Sunday announced the clearance of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) buried by the fleeing Boko Haram terrorists along their way from Bama to Gwoza, Borno State. The Army, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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World Earth Day: 57 Million Nigerians Lack Access To Safe Water, 130 Million Without Adequate Sanitation -Report

By Nuel Suji – Fifty-seven million people in Nigeria do not have access to safe water while over 130 million are without access to adequate sanitation, report says. Statistics published by international development More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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NIMASA DG, Dakuku Peterside, Elected AAMA President

By Nuel Suji – The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dakuku Peterside, has been elected President of the Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA). NIMASA More...