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...

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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Lawyers, CSOs Offer Free Legal Services To Victims Of Rights Violation In North East

YOLA/By Tom Garba – Lawyers and Civil Society Organizations have volunteered to offer free legal services to people, whose rights were allegedly violated by security agencies in the North-East. The Coordinator, 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 Friday, July 7th, 2017
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Maritime University Bill Passes Second Reading In Senate

By Nuel Suji – The Senate on Thursday passed for second reading a bill seeking to upgrade the Maritime Academy, Oron from a diploma to a degree-awarding institution. The bill for aims to make the institution 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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Save Me From Harassment By Security Agencies, Patience Jonathan Petitions Reps

By Nuel Suji – Nigeria’s former First Lady, Patience Jonathan has petitioned the House of Representatives over alleged harassment by security agencies, urging the federal lawmakers to come to her rescue. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 6th, 2017
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Kano Immortalizes Maitama Sule, Renames University After Him

KADUNA/By Ibrahim Imam – Kano State government has renamed the Northwest University, Kano after the late elder statesman, Yusuf Maitama Sule who died last Monday. The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar 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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Nigeria Adopts New Measure For Faster Treatment Of Tuberculosis

By Nuel Suji – The Federal Government has flagged off a new shorter regimen for multi-drug-resistant (MDR) Tuberculosis treatment in Nigeria. The new regimen will reduce the time taken to treat drug-resistant 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 Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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Adamawa Gov. Condoles Kano People Over The Death Of Maitama Sule

By Tom Garba – The governor of Adamawa State, Muhammadu Jibrilla Bindow has condole the people of Kano State and entire people of Nigeria over the dead of an elder Statesman, Maitama Sule. Mr. Bindow who described More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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Agusto Upgrades Access Bank’s Rating To Aa-

(News Investigators)- In its recent rating review of Access Bank Plc, foremost rating agency in Nigeria, Agusto & Co, has raised the Bank’s rating from “A+” to “Aa-”, with a stable outlook. The upgrade 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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Trump, Daughter Host Two Chibok Girls At The White House

President Donald Trump and his daughter, Ivanka, hosted two of the Chibok schoolgirls who escaped the clutches of Boko Haram in 2014 at the Oval Office, Wednesday. Joy Bishara , 20, and Lydia Pogu , 19, who both 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 Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Gov. Bindow Urges More Action On Reconstruction Of N/East

YOLA/By Tom Garba – Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa state called for more action on the Resettlement, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (3Rs) programme in North East. Bindow made the call while fielding questions More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Oby Ezekwesili Debuts In Forbes Woman Africa Show

By Nuel Suji – The highly anticipated women empowerment show, Against The Odds with Peace Hyde is set to premier on Friday June 30th 2017 on Pan African Business Channel CNBC Africa Channel 410 on DSTV.The 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 Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Insecurity: Niger Gov. Warns Troublemakers

MINNA/By Nuel Suji – Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has warned that his administration will not tolerate any form of lawlessness and disregard to constituted authority, expressing his resolve to 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 Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Calming Frayed Nerves After The Storm Of Quit Notice(s)

              By Idowu Samuel It sounds like an irony, but diplomats and expatriates who serve or work in Nigeria often profess uncanny love for the country. They offer composite reasons for this. To 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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Eld-el-fitri: FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holiday

By Nuel Suji – The federal government has declared Monday and Tuesday, June 26 and 27, as Public Holiday to mark Eid-el-fitr celebration. Similarly, the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa’ad has directed 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 Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Goje Didn’t Benefit From Gombe’s N5Billion Loan, Witness Tells Court

By Nuel Suji – A witness in Senator Danjuma Goje’s alleged N25 billion fraud case on Tuesday told a Federal High Court that no kobo of the N5 billion loan facility from Access Bank Plc entered the former More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Nigerian Army Donates Instructional, Teaching Materials To IDPs School

YOLA/By Tom Garba – The Nigerian Army Tuesday distributed a consignment of educational instructional materials to both teachers and students at the Malkohi Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in Yola, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Edo Dept Gov, SSG Read Riot Act To New Political Aides

BENIN CITY/By Nuel Suji – Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu has urged  newly appointed Special Assistants (SAs) and Senior Special Assistants (SSAs) to be true representatives of the state government More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Edo Deputy Gov Advocates Preventive Medicine

By Nuel Suji – Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu has advocated  preventive medical practice in the country as a sure way of reducing  the high mortality rate,  especially in children. Comrade Shaibu 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 Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Economy: Govt, Research Institutes Collaboration Is Key, Says Edo Dep. Governor

BENIN CITY/By Nuel Suji – Edo State Government says it will leverage on eco-stability to drive its economic agenda and address its economic challenges. The State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Shaibu, made More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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FOR THE RECORD: Full Address By The Acting President To Igbo Leaders On Wednesday 4th Of June, 2017.

Let me first say how deeply grateful I am that you have responded so well and so quickly at very very short notice to this invitation. Yesterday I kicked off a series of consultations and engagements with Leaders More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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20 Families Receive Special Surprises In Access Bank’s Family Fortune Promo

(News Investigators) As part of its commitment to reward participants with exciting prizes in its ongoing ‘Family Fortune Promo’, Access Bank Plc has delighted 20 of its customers who were the first set to take 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 Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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11Million Out-Of-School Children In North East Nigeria -UN

The UN Special Envoy for Global Education, Gordon Brown, says there are about 11 million out-of-school children in northeast Nigeria due to the destructive activities of the Boko Haram terrorists. Mr. Brown, a former 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 Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Heirs Holdings Appoints Director Of Marketing And Corporate Communications

Heirs Holdings today announced the appointment of Pelumi Fadairo as Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications.  Fadairo will be responsible for driving the Group’s strategic marketing objectives and More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 11th, 2017
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Fayose Declares Monday June 12, Public Holiday

By Sadiq Umar – Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has declared Monday, June 12, 2017 as public holiday to mark the 24th year of the June 12 1993 election considered to be the freest and fairest in Nigeria 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 Friday, June 9th, 2017
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Edo Deputy Gov, Others Hail Appeal Court Judgement

BENIN CITY/By Nuel Suji – Edo state Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu has described the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Godwin Obaseki at the Election Appeal Court yesterday, as a More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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Ripples Over Substandard Digital Switch-Over Equipment

There are indications that the success recorded at the recent launch of Nigeria’s digital switch over in Jos and Abuja may be on the decline as subscribers have continued to register their displeasure over the 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 Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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Adamawa Pension Board Hires Retired Civil Servant For Screening

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Adamawa State Pension Board said it has adopted the hiring of retired civil servants for the verification exercise of state pensioners in the state. Governor of Adamawa state Ahmadu 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 Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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SE/SS Coalitions Call For Arrest Of Arewa Leaders

By Nuel Suji – The South East/South South‎ Network (SESSNet), on Wednesday urged security agencies to immediately arrest the leadership of northern youth groups over the ultimatum given to all Igbo residents 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 Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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Commercial Banks Are Controlled By Cartel -Senate

By Nuel Suji – The Senate on Tuesday mandated its committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions is to organize a round-table session with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) commercial banks, 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 Monday, June 5th, 2017
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Skye Bank Loses Round One In Legal Suit Against Centrespread Advertising

A Lagos High Court has dismissed, for lack of admissible evidence, a preliminary application by Skye Bank for an order pronouncing that Centrespread Advertising had agreed to pay the sum of N525million as outstanding 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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OPINION: Ambode’s Wife And The Chaplain: The Objectivity Test

  By Toks Oguntuga I doubt if there is anyone in Nigeria who has not heard of the sack of the Chaplain of Chapel of Christ the Light, Venerable Femi Taiwo. His sack has been attributed to the First Lady of 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...