By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Africa’s $68bn Infrastructure Finance Gap: Elumelu Calls For Coherent, Coordinated Approach By African Govts

By Nuel Suji – Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need for a coherent and coordinated approach to mobilize institutional investors in Africa while limiting their risk exposure Mr. Elumelu More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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University Lecturers Suspend Over One Month Strike, Resume Classes

By Sadiq Umar – The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU), on Monday night officially suspended its over one-month following an agreement with the federal government. ASUU consequently directed More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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IPOB: Northern Governors On Reconciliation Visit To S.E/S.S

By Nuel Suji – A delegation of the Northern Governors Forum (NGF) on Monday commenced a 2 days’ reconciliation visit to the southeast and south south geopolitical zones of the country. The governors who More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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IPOB Being Sponsored By Politically Disgruntled, Treasury Looters, Says Lai Mohammed

By Alaba Ajibade – The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Sunday again carpeted the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), accusing it of being sponsored by “coalition of politically disgruntled More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Lucky Chibok Girls Mark Third Anniversary At AUN

By Tom Garba, Yola The Chibok Girls Education Initiative at the American University of Nigeria (AUN) celebrated its third anniversary on August 25 with an award ceremony.  The occasion recognized outstanding achievements More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Buhari Departs To New York For UN General Assembly, Schedules Lunch With Trump

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart Abuja for New York, to join other world leaders at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 72). The high point of the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Military Designates IPOB As Terrorist Group, Urges Parent To Warn Wards

By Sadiq Umar – The Defence Headquarters on Friday designated the separatist group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group, warning Nigerians to advise their wards against joining the organization. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Army Investigates Trending Videos, Warns Against IPOB Propaganda Clips

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Army says it is investigating the source and actors in the trending video clip purportedly showing where soldiers are humiliating some people at a checkpoint in Abia state. It More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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F.G To Withdraw Troops From Aba, Umuahia On Friday, Says Gov. Ikpeazu, Vows To Deal With Hoodlums

By Nuel Suji – The governor of Abia state, Okezie Ikpeazu has hinted of plans to withdraw troops from the street of Aba and Umuahia, the state capital, even as  he vowed to deal with those he called hoodlums More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Southern Nigerians In Diaspora Fault Military Deployment In South-East

By Nuel Suji – Southern Nigerians indigenes in the United Kingdom has condemned recent military deployment in South Eastern part of the country, describing it as unconstitutional. The group which is a coalition More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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NAF Strikes Terrorists’ Building In Lake Chad Border, Kills BH Members

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Monday said it has killed an unspecified number of Boko Haram terrorists in Zanari, Borno State bordering Lake Chad. According to a statement by its Director of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Proceed With Dino Melaye’s Recall, Court Tells INEC

By Nuel Suji – A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday dismissed a suit filed by embattled Kogi Senator, Dino Melaye, which seeks to halt his recall. Mr. Melaye had filed the suit to abort an on-going recall More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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NAF Never Failed In Tasks Against Boko Haram, Says Defence Hqtrs

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has never failed in its tasks against Boko Haram Terrorists in the North East. Collectively, the Armed Forces of Nigeria will continue to work relentlessly to make More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Army Denies Attacking Nnamdi Kanu, Says No Life Lost In Afaraukwu

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Army has dismissed claims by the separatist group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) that its personnel attacked and killed five in Afaraukwu, Umuahia, Abia State  home of IPOB More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Senate Accuses Itse Sagay Of Hate Speeches, Urges Buhari To Call Him To Order

By Sadiq Umar – The Senate on Thursday accused the chairman of the Presidential Action Committee on Anti-Corruption, (PACAC), Itse Sagay of spreading falsehood and making hate speeches against the National More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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APC UK Lauds Buhari, Osinbajo On Nigeria’s Economic Recovery

By Sadiq Umar – The All Progressives Congress (APC) United Kingdom chapter has hailed the President Muhammadu Buhari led government for driving the Nigeria economy from recession describing it as “laudable More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Police Service Commission Faults IGP, Says Misua’s Not Forged

By Nuel Suji – The Police Service Commission (PSC) has confirmed the retirement of Senator Isah Misau, dismissing claim by the Inspector General of Police that the letter of his retirement was forged. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Nigerian Resident Doctors Commence Indefinite Strike

By Nuel Suji – The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has commenced an indefinite strike over what it described as the failure of the federal government to meet its demands. The doctors resolved More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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You Lied, We Left N20Billion, Mimiko Tells Akeredolu

By Sadiq Umar – Former Governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko Thursday faulted claims by incumbent governor Rotimi Akeredolu, that he inherited a debt of N220billion when he took over in February 2017, saying More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Nigerian Troops Hit Terrorist Targets, Kill Top Boko Haram Commanders

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian military said it has killed high profile Boko Haram terrorist’s leaders following artillery bombardment and air interdictions on registered targets. The military said the video More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Magu Expresses Worry Over Anti-Graft War, Says “It Is Almost Lost”

By Nuel Suji – The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has expressed worry in the on-going anti-corruption war in the country, saying the war on corruption More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Boko Haram Final Defeat Imminent, Nigerian Military Vows, As 69 Terrorists Surrender

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian military said on Wednesday that the final defeat of the BHT is imminent, even as it called on members of the terrorist group to abandon their leaders and the false ideologies by More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Evans Lawyer Accuses Police Of Forcing Client To Accept Guilt, Vows To Charge Plea

By Sadiq Umar – Lawyer to the billionaire kidnapper, Barrister Olukoya Ogungbeje has vowed to reverse the guilty plea by his client, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, accusing the police of forcing his client to accept More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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BREAKING: Senator Kanti Bello Is Dead

By Nuel Suji – A two-term senator and former senate minority whip in the 5th National Assembly, Kanti Bello is dead. The former senator represented Katsina North Senatorial District of Katsina State. Sen. More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Eid-Kabir: FG Declares Sept. 1 And 4 Public Holiday

By Nuel Suji – The Federal Government has declared Friday, 1st and Monday 4th September 2017 as Public Holidays to mark the Muslims’ Id-el-Kabir Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture Of N7.6Billion Allegedly Belonging To Ex-Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke

By Sadiq Umar – A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered permanent forfeiture of N 7, 644, 700, 000.00 allegedly belonging to former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Federal More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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Inflation Down To 16.05 Percent In July, Says NBS

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s headline inflation has again reduced to 16.05 percent (year on year), July 2017, compared to 16.10 percent in June 2016, the National Bureau of Statistics(NBS) reveals. This makes More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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I Bear No Grudge Against Bode Olajumoke – Says Mimiko

By Nuel Suji – A former Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), Prof. Olufemi Mimiko has said that he bears no grudge against the governing board of the institution for denying More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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“Boko Haram Now Resorts To Stealing,” Says Terrorist Commander Who Participated In Abduction Of Chibok Girls

“… I realised that our people have resort to stealing and all sort of atrocity contrary to the teaching and practice of Islam,” he says. By Sadiq Umar – A top Boko Haram Commander, Auwal Ismaeela, who More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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Bribe For Promotion: Police Declare Sen. Misau Wanted, Accuse Him Of Desertion

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Police on Sunday took a swoop on Senator Isah Hamman Misau, declaring him wanted over allegations of forge retirement letter and desertion. The Police, in a curious twist accused More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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Nigerians In Diaspora Form Alliance To Press For Restructuring

…Groups say only 2 percent of the population corner national resources By Nuel Suji – The on-going call for the restructuring of the Nigeria federation, Thursday, gained another momentum with Nigerians More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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Illegal Recruitment: Saraki Vows To Accelerate Passage Of Existing Vacancies Bill

By Nuel Suji – President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate will accelerate the passage of the Existing Vacancies in the Federal Civil Service (Prohibition) Bill, once it resumes in September. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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Nigeria Eyeing Russian’s Yak-130 Fighter Jet, Armoured Vehicles, Says Defence Minister

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s Defence Minister, Monsur Dan-Ali has disclosed that the country is considering purchase of Russian’s MiG warplane, Yak-130-jet, armoured vehicles and artillery equipment to More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Buhari Receives Investigative Panel Report On Babachir Lawal, Ayo Oke

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday received the report of the Investigation Committee probing the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and the Director-General More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Dangote Signs $450million Jumbo Sugar Production MoU With Niger

By Nuel Suji – In another bold move for self-sufficiency in sugar production through the government’s backward integration policy, the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group today in Minna, Niger State More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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Again, Court Orders Forfeiture Of 56 Houses Allegedly Owned By Ex-Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alsison-Madueke

By Sadiq Umar – A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the interim forfeiture of 56 houses believed to be owned by former Nigeria’s Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke. The forfeited More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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Only One-Third Candidates Scored Above 200 In JAMB

By Nuel Suji – The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Tuesday said 569,395 of the 1.7 million candidates that wrote this year’s UTME scored over 200 marks. The number represents just about More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Saraki Confirms Receipt Of Buhari’s Resumption Notice

By Sadiq Umar – President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has confirmed the receipt of President Muhammadu Buhari’s letter notifying the Senate of his return and resumption to work. Earlier on Monday, Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Buhari Writes National Assembly, Resumes Duty Monday

By Nuel Suji President Muhammadu Buhari has written the National Assembly, notifying the lawmakers of his return to the country and consequent resumption of office. Mr. Buhari returned to Abuja, Nigeria’s capital More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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FOR THE RECORD: Full Text Of President Buhari’s Nationwide Broadcast

Read the text of the President’s full speech below. My dear citizens, I am very grateful to God and to all Nigerians for their prayers. I am pleased to be back on home soil among my brothers and sisters. In More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Ojukwu And I Agreed Nigeria Must Remained One And United -Buhari

By News Investigators -Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Monday warned those agitating for self-determination in the country, declaring that “Nigeria’s unity is settled and not negotiable.” Even as More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 19th, 2017
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Buhari Returns Home, To Address Nigerians On Monday

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday returned to Nigeria after spending 103 days on medical vacation in London. At exactly 4:36pm, the Nigeria Airforce plane 001 conveying Mr. Buhari touched More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Adeboye, Welby Visit Buhari In London

By Sadiq Umar – The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Enoch Adeboye, on Friday visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Abuja house in London. It is not clear whether the man More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Lagos Flooding: Research Indicates Nine LGA May Submerge

By Nuel Suji – The Lagos State Government must intensify its flood management efforts so that communities in Epe, Eti-Osa, Amuwo Odofin, Ojo, Kosofe, Lagos Island, Apapa, Ibeju-Lekki and Ikorodu Local Governments More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Hate Speech Is Terrorism, Leaders’ Silence Amount To Endorsement, Osinbajo Warns

By Sadiq Umar – The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has urged leaders in Nigeria to promptly condemn hate speech regardless of faith or creed, declaring it as an act of terrorism that must not be tolerated. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Shettima, Northern Elders Meet Arewa Youth Leaders To Prevent Attack Against Igbo

By Sadiq Umar – The governor of Borno State and Chairman, Northern Governors Forum, Kashim Shettima on Wednesday met with some Northern elders and leaders of the Arewa youths coalition group to resolve matters More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Gunmen Attacks EFCC Headquarters, Threatens To Kill Investigator

By Sadiq Umar – Unknown gunmen on Wednesday attacked the Headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja, but were repelled by security men on duty. EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwajaren, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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ASUU, Government End Crucial Meeting, Resolve To Probe N30Billion Released In 2010

By Sadiq Umar – The meeting between leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has resolved to carry out forensic audit of the N30billion More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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FG. Urges ASUU To Call Off Strike

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has urged the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to suspend its on-going strike in the universities in the interest of the nation. The Minister of Labour and More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Agriculture Revolution In The Niger Delta

By Paul Boroh As an officer in the Army, I took to farming believing that is the future of the country and that on a personal level, I could better sustain my family. Our lands are so fertile that I did not need More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Osinbajo Declares Niger Investment Summit Open

By Nuel Suji – The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo will on Monday pay a one day official visit to Niger State, to among other things declare the 2017 Niger Investment Summit Open He will be joined More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Travails Of A Nigerian Journalist, Luka Binniyat

For the embattled Bureau Chief of Vanguard Newspapers based in Kaduna, Luka Binniyat, the road to freedom remains momentarily illusive after a Kaduna High Court imposed stringent conditions for his bail. VICTOR More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Nigerian Army Denies Invading UN House, Says Troops Were Only Hunting For Boko Haram Terrorists

By Sadiq Umar – The Defence Headquarters has dismissed as untrue, claims that troops of Operation Lafia Dole, invaded United Nations house in Maiduguri, explaining that it merely carried out a cordon and search More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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N30 Trillion Fraud: Some Company’s CEO Secretly Admit Involvement, Says Senate Probe Panel

By Nuel Suji – The Senate’s Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff; and Marine Transport, revealed Wednesday that some Chief Executive officers have already owned up to their company’s involvement More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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No Reason To Protest Buhari’s Unending Medical Vacation, Senate Tells Protesters

By Nuel Suji – The Senate on Tuesday said there is no reason for the protest embarked upon by a coalition of civil society organizations, operating under the aegis of #OurMumuDonDo, urging the protesters to More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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China To Import $8 Trillion Goods From Nigeria, Other Countries In Five Years

News Investigators – Chinese Premier, Li Keqiang, said China will import $8 trillion worth of goods from Nigeria and other parts of the world in the next five years. Mr. Li spoke at the end of the annual meeting More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Catholic Church Shooting: Osinbajo Receives Updates, Vows Perpetrators Won’t Go Unpunished

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency says acting President Yemi Osinbajo has been receiving regular updates on the status of investigations regarding the violence yest at Ozubulu, Anambra State. “Acting President More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of $37.5Million Property Belonging To Former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke

By Sadiq Umar – A Federal High Court in Lagos has permanently forfeited to the federal government a $37.5million Banana Island property bought in 2013 by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Former More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, August 6th, 2017
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Catholic Church Attack: Dogara Calls For Overhaul Of Police, Describes Killing As Barbaric

By Nuel Suji – Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has condemned the early morning attack on worshipers at a Catholic church describing, as abominable, barbaric, inhuman, and the height More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, August 6th, 2017
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Unknown Gunmen Storm Catholic Church, Kill Dozens

By Jackson Udeani – The entire Ozubulu community in Ekwusigo Local Government Council area of Anambra state, South-East Nigeria, has been thrown into mourning, following early morning attack by unknown gunmen More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Niger Delta Negotiators Back Down On Threat, Pledge Commitment To Peace Pact

By Sadiq Umar – The Niger Delta stakeholders under the platform of Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has withdrawn the ultimatum given to the federal government to meet the demands it presented in November 2016, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Police Dismiss Four Over Theft In Home Of Ex-President Jonathan

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Police, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command on Thursday announced the dismissal of four policemen accused of theft at the Gwarimpa, Abuja residence of former President Goodluck More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Niger Delta Negotiators Threaten To Quit Peace Talk With Osinbajo

News Investigators – Negotiators representing militants in Nigeria’s oil region in talks with the government said they’ll pull out of the process if some demands aren’t met by November, accusing President More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Emefiele Tasks Varsities On Research, Pledges CBN Support

News Investigators – The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has challenged tertiary institutions in the country to focus on research that will boost economic development, just as More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Nigeria, Africa’s Largest Economy, Adopts 3 Word Addresses To Improve NIPOST

By Nuel Suji – Nigeria’s postal service, NIPOST, has just announced its adoption of the innovative global addressing system what3words. Nigeria is the seventh country to adopt what3words, and the third in More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Bindow Condoles With Governor Aregbesola Over Mother’s Death

YOLA/By Tom Garba – Adamawa state governor, Muhammadu Jibrilla Bindow has condoled with his Osun state counterpart, Rauf Aregbesola over the death of his mother, Saratu Aregbesola. In a statement signed by More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Presidential C’ttee On Anti-Corruption Member, Bolaji Owasanoye Replaces Ekpo Nta As ICPC Chairman

By Sadiq Umar – Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of Bolaji Owasanoye as Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). Mr. Owasanoye, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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FG Has 2.25 Million Hectares Of Grazing Reserves In 21 States Since 2013 -Expert

YOLA/By Tom Garba – The Federal Government has a total of 2.25 million hectares of grazing reserves in 21 states since 2013, a retired director with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Hamman Walia said on More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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OPINION: Nigerian Economic Recovery Through Industrialization And Diversification By Public And Private Sector Synergy

By Ehiedu Iweriebor/APO/ NEW YORK, The current economic crisis and recession in Nigeria has brought to the fore what is already known: that the existent Nigerian national economy is not organized for internal self-propulsion More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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FG Urges Dangote To Complete Refinery Before 2019

By Nuel Suji – The Federal Government has said it relies heavily on the Dangote refinery to fulfill its promise to Nigerians to end fuel importation by December 2019. To this end, the Minister of State for More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Missing Kenyan Electoral Official Was Murdered, Says Agency

BLOOMBERG: Kenya’s election authority said a high-ranking official who went missing three days ago was found dead, a week before the East African country holds its presidential vote. The body of Chris Msando, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Police Parade 32 Kaduna Highway Kidnappers

By Imam Ibrahim – The Police has paraded 32 suspects in connection with the Kaduna highway kidnappings, even as it said the arrested suspects have confessed to the crime. Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Nigeria’s Okechukwu Enelamah Elected Vice Chairperson, Africa, WTO Ministerial Conference

By Nuel Suji – Nigeria’s minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, has been elected the Vice-Chairperson representing Africa, for the 11th World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Half Year: Dangote Cement Records 12.6% Sales Increase Across Africa

By Nuel Suji – Dangote Cement, Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30th June 2017, posting a 12.6 percent increase in sales volume across Africa. In More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Osinbajo Orders Immediate Relocation Of Army, Navy Chiefs To Maiduguri

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has directed the immediate relocation of the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai and Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, to Maiduguri, Borno state More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Senate Approves $1.8Billion Lagos- Rail Project, $750 Kano Million For Ten Other States

By News Investigators – The Senate on Thursday approved a sum of $1.806bn for the Lagos-Ibadan segment of the Lagos-Kano rail modernization project. The Senate also approved external borrowing for 10 states More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Senate Faults Current Revenue Sharing Formula, Says It Lacks Legal Backing

By Nuel Suji – The Senate has called for a review of the current revenue sharing formula among the three tiers of government to reflect what it described as the current realities. Senators argued that the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Nigeria Economy May Slip Back Into Recession, Emefiele Warns

By Nuel Suji – The governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has warned of a possible return to negative growth in the second half of the year if fiscal stimuli are not activated immediately. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Osinbajo Plans Fresh Talk With Niger Delta Stakeholders As Militants Burst More Oil Pipelines

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s acting President, Yemi Osinbajo is set for another round of talk with stakeholders in the oil-rich Niger Delta to stem the renewed hostility in the area. Spokesman for the Acting More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Police Commence Operation Absolute Sanity, Deploy Special On Abuja-Kaduna Highways

By Sadiq Umar – The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered the immediate deployment of a Joint Police Team to combat incidences of kidnappings on the Abuja-Kaduna highways. The Abuja-Kaduna More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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OPEC Says More Libya, Nigeria Oil Is Needed

BLOOMBERG: Limiting oil output from Nigeria and Libya won’t be on the agenda when OPEC and other producers meet on Monday, with both African nations saying they’ll need to keep pumping at a higher level before More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Boundary Clashes: Edo Dep. Gov. Urges Traditional Rulers To Promote Peace

By BENIN CITY/(News Investigators)-Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu has urged the warring people of Weppa Wanno Kingdom, particularly those in Igiode and Iviebue in Etsako East Local Government Area of the More...

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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Renowned Author, Adebayo Faleti Is Dead

By Nuel Suji – A renowned author and journalist, Adebayo Faleti, is dead. The award-winning author who translated Nigeria’s National Anthem into Yoruba language, died at the University College Hospital 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 Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Dino Melaye Recall: INEC Moves To Vacate Restraining Order

By Sadiq Umar – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to set aside the restraining order which put on hold the recall of the Kogi West in Senator, 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 Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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IIMSAM Appoints Mutaz Ghandour As Goodwill Ambassador For UN SDG, To Fight Malnutrition

By Nuel Suji – The Intergovernmenttal Institution for the use of Micro-Algae Spirulina Against Malnutrition (IIMSAM), has appointed Mutaz Ghandour, Chairman and CEO of a Dubai-based Metito Holdings as a Goodwill More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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APC’s Change Agenda Promises Better Deal For Nigeria, Says Sen. Andy Uba

A frontline aspirant of the All Progressives Congress and senator representing Anambra South Senatorial district(APC), Andy Uba today, Tuesday dismissed as untrue the speculation that he is leaving his party, the 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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UNICEF, Adamawa Govt. Launch Rehabilitation Of Schools Destroyed By Boko Haram

YOLA/By Tom Garba – The Adamawa Government in collaboration with United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) has launched the rehabilitation of some block of classrooms destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents 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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Sardauna Killings: Kwankwaso Visits Mambilla, Pledges Assistance For Victims

YOLA/By Tom Garba – The Senator representing Kano Central and the former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has commiserated with the people of Mambila in Sardauna Local Government Arewa (LGA) over More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Supreme Court: Ogun PDP Chairman Hails Verdict, Salutes Hon. Ladi Adebutu

By Alaba Ajibade – The Chairman of the People Democratic Party in Ogun State, Sikirulai Ogundele has described the Supreme Court judgment affirming the Sen. Ahmed Makarfi led National Caretaker Committee of 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 Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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Prioritize Road Rehabilitation To Fast Track Economic Recovery Effort, Gov. Bello Tells Osinbajo

MINNA/By Sadiq Umar – Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has urged Federal government to prioritize the fixing of nation’s highways to fast track the administration’s economic recovery drive. Mr. 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...