By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Shagari, 4 Other Arraigned Over Alleged N500m Fraud

By Nuel Suji – A former Minister of Water Resources, Mukhtar Shehu Shagari has been arraigned before the Federal High Court, Sokoto on a five-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Police Capture “Arrow,” Adikwu, Most Wanted Offa Armed Robbers

By Sadiq Umar – The Police have arrested the “most wanted” armed robbers allegedly involved in the recent bank robbery in Offa, Kwara states in which no few than 17 persons were brutally killed. More key More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Military Kill 35 Armed Herdsmen, Militia in Benue

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian military say it has neutralized 35 armed herdsmen in lower Benue, thereby aborting what would have been another deadly attack on two villages in the state. The incident occurred More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Olisa Metuh Slumps In Court

By News Investigators – Former National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, on Monday collapsed in court during the resumption of his money laundering trial at a Federal More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Six Years After, Supreme Court Orders Retrial Of Former Intercontinental Bank MD, Erastus Akingbola, Over N5Billion Alleged Fraud

By Sadiq Umar – The Supreme Court has ordered a resumption of trial of former Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc, Erastus Akingbola, in the alleged N5billion bank fraud case. The Apex More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Budget 2018: NASS Passes N9.12 Trillion Appropriation, Saraki Hails Increase In Health Allocations

By Nuel Suji – The National Assembly on Wednesday passed the 2018 budget after seven months with an increase of N500 billion. President Muhammadu Buhari had presented an Appropriation bill of N8.6 trillion More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Court Grants Dino Melaye N10 Million Bail

By Sadiq Umar – A High Court sitting in Lokoja, Kogi state capital, has granted bail to controversial senator, Dino Melaye, after nearly two weeks of detention. Mr. Melaye is standing trail in the state over More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Senate’s Ad Hoc Committee To Meet Buhari Over Alleged Plot To Frame Up Saraki

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday set up a 7-member ad hoc to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari over an alleged plot by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to implicate him and More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Reps Vow To Pass 2018 Budget Not Later Than Thursday

By Nuel Suji – The House of Representatives on Tuesday said it is set to pass the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N9.12 trillion on Wednesday. Deputy Speaker of the House, Yussuf Lasun, who presided at plenary, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Please, Don’t Leave, Ondo PDP Begs Mimiko

By Nuel Suji – Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo state, Clement Faboyede, on Monday, begged the party’s leader and former Governor, Olusegun Mimiko, to rescind his decision to dump the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Senate Will Allow Omo-Agege Into Chambers -Spokesman

By Nuel Suji – The Senate has decided that it will comply with the judgement of the Federal High Court and do nothing to stop Senator Ovie Omo-Agege from resuming in his office and at plenary from today May More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Ameachi Is Working To Jeopardize Buhari’s Re-election -Lawmakers Allege

By News Investigators – Federal lawmakers of All Progressive Congress (APC) on Monday allegedly accused the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi of working to jeopardize re-election bid of President More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles Names 30-Man Provisional Squad For Russian 2018

By Sadiq Umar – The Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr named a 30-man provisional list for the 2018 FIFA World Cup holding in Russia. The provisional squad list was announced through the official twitter More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 12th, 2018
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861 Persons Killed In Middle Belt, Taraba, Adamawa From January To April -Report

Police Kick, Says Report Not From State Commands By Sadiq Umar – The senate has released a report indicating that no less than 861 persons have been killed in the Middle Belt region of Nigeria from January More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Falana To Senate: You Lack Power To Summon IGP

By Nuel Suji – Human rights lawyer,  Femi Falana on Thursday said that the senate  lacks power to summon Inspector General of Police,  Idris Ibrahim. Mr. Falana also argued that Senate  did not get it More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Dayo Adeyeye Rained Curses On Me After Calling Him To Accept Defeat, Says Fayose

By Nuel Suji – The governor of Ekiti State,  Ayodele Fayose says former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and aspirant at the just concluded governorship primary, Dayo Adeyeye, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Former Police IG Docked For Alleged Fraud

By Nuel Suji – Former Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Sunday Ehindero, has been re-arraigned over allegation of fraud involving the management of N578 million donation for the purchase of weapon for the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Major Crisis Looms In APC…As Defunct ‘New PDP’ Writes Buhari, Gives Conditions For Peace, Unity Ahead 2019 Polls

By Nuel Suji – The new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), a political block within the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Wednesday handed a 7-day ultimatum for President Muhammadu Buhari and party leadership More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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For Shunning Its Invitation Three Times, Senate Declares IGP Ibrahim Idris As “Enemy Of Democracy “

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday declared the Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim as “enemy of democracy ” and unfit to hold public office in Nigeria and outside the country. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Stolen Mace Saga: Police Allege Security, Senator’s Complicity

The Divisional Police Officer in the National Assembly, Sulu-Gambari Abdul, on Wednesday blamed the April 18 invasion of the Senate and removal of the Mace by hoodlums on internal conspiracy. Mr. Abdul, a Chief More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Buhari Returns To London Tuesday To See Doctor

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammed Buhari will on Tuesday return to London on a medical with his doctor. Mr. Buhari had made a stop over in London last week on his way from the United States where he met President More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 6th, 2018
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Bandits Massacre Gwaska Villagers, 45 Bodies Recovered

By News Investigators – Not less 45 persons have confirmed dead in Gwaska village in Birnin-Gwari local government, Kaduna state, following attacked by armed bandits. The attack took place Saturday night in More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 6th, 2018
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Buhari Hails NAF, Unveils Latest Helicopter Gunships

By Ibrahim Imam – President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the current leadership of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) “for performing its assignments wonderfully” and for recording several unprecedented milestones More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 5th, 2018
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Buhari Expresses Satisfaction With APC Congress In Katsina

By News Investigators – President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday expressed satisfaction with the All Progressive Party (APC) Ward Congress at his Sarkin Yara ward in Daura Local Government in Katsina state, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Court Denies Melaye Bail…A Serving Senator Deserves Bail, Says Dogara

By Sadiq Umar – A magistrate court in Lokoja, Kogi state capital, Thursday, turn down the bail application for the embattled Kogi senator, Dino Melaye, instead ruled that he be kept in police custody till More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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South, Middle-Belt Leaders Visit Saraki, Condemn Executive Disregard For N’Assembly

…Canvass Respect for Constitution By Nuel Suji – Leaders of the South East, South West, South South and Middle Belt on Thursday condemned the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Executive arm for what they More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Nigeria, China Sign Currency Exchange Deal To Ease Business Transaction

By Nuel Suji – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Peoples Bank of China (PBoC), have signed a bilateral currency exchange deal that would ease business transactions between Nigeria and China. The deal, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Trump Did Call Africa ‘Shithole,’ Former White House Adviser Writes Buhari

By News Investigators – Former White House Adviser, Omarosa Manigault Newman on Monday confirmed to President Muhmmadu Buhari that U.S. President Donald Trump did describe African countries as ‘shithole’ More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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Police Re-arrest Dino Melaye, Arraign Him For Attempted Suicide In Abuja, Set To Take Him To Lokoja

By Nuel Suji – The Police on Wednesday say it has re-arrested controversial Kogi senator, Dino Melaye, after his arraignment at Chief Magistrate Court, Wuse for the pending offences of criminal conspiracy More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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PRESS RELEASE: Board Directs NABTEB To Comply With FOI Act, Pledges To Partner MRA

PRESS RELEASE  Board directs NABTEB Registrar to comply with FOI Act, pledges to partner MRA The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), has affirmed its readiness to partner with the Media More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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IGP Shuns Senate Again…As Armed DSS, Police Invade NASS

By Nuel Suji – The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday failed to appear before the senate for the second time in one week, this is even as armed operatives of the Department of State Services More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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FG, International Consortium Sign Interim Phase Agreement For Rail Concession

By News Investigators – The Nigerian government on Friday signed an agreement with a foreign Consortium to proceed with the Interim Phase of the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession. The signing of the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Trump’s “Shithole” Remark: Buhari Expresses Doubt Over U.S. Media Reports, Says “I’m Not Sure Of Validity

…As Trump Hails Buhari’s Anti-graft effort, pledges more assistance By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari says he did not discuss with President Donald Trump the controversial More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Boko Haram: Russia Delivers Two Mi-35M Helicopter Gunships To NAF

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday took delivery of two new Mi-35M helicopter gunships ordered from Russia in 2015. The cargo arrived at NAF Base in Makurdi, Benue capital on board a Russian More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 29th, 2018
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Army Arrests Four Boko Haram Suspects In Yobe State

By Sadiq Umar – Four members of the Boko Haram terrorists have been arrest in Yobe state by t.roops of 233 Battalion deployed in operation LAFIYA DOLE. The terrorists were arrested on weekend by Soldiers on More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 28th, 2018
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Obasanjo Reiterates Call To Stop Buhari’s Re-election, “They’ll Threaten You, But Don’t Be Intimidated,” Says OBJ

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has reiterated call for Nigerians to ensure that President Muhammadu Buhari is voted out in his second term bid in 2019, saying anyone that More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Troops Foil Boko Haram’s Incursion Into Maiduguri

By Sadiq Umar – Troops battling the Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria’s northeast on Thursday successful repelled terrorist incursion in the outskirt of Jidari Polo area of Maiduguri, the military says. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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NEC Halts Open Grazing In Benue, Four States

By Sadiq Umar – The National Economic Council (NEC), Thursday, resolved that herdsmen must stop open grazing in the country starting with Benue, Taraba, Adamawa, Kaduna and Zamfara. The Council said all the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Lake Chad: Multinational Force Kills 59 Terrorists, Loses 22 Soldiers In 3 Weeks

By Sadiq Umar – The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), says its troops have killed 59 Boko Haram insurgents and captured five alive in its on-going offensive against the terrorists in the Lake Chad Basin. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Senators Fume, As IGP Ibrahim Idris Snubs Senate

By Nuel Suji – The Senate on Thursday expressed disappointment over failure of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it, even as its rescheduled him to next Wednesday. Senators were More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Senate Orders DSS, Police To Tighten Security In NASS

By News Investigators – After three hours closed door meeting, Senate on Tuesday ordered security agencies to tighten up security in the National Assembly. Senate decision was as result of stolen of Senate’s More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Buhari Holds Emergency Meeting With APC Governors

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding an emergency meeting with governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The meeting, which began at about 8pm, is taking place behind More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Another Tragedy Hits Chibok, Parent Dead, Others Injured In Auto Crash

By News Investigators – Tragedy struck again in Chibok over the weekend following the death of one of the parents of the school girls in a ghastly motor accident. The parents of the freed schoolgirls kidnapped More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Police Invades Melaye Residence …As IDPs Mobilise To Prevent Arrest

By Nuel Suji – Armed policemen on Monday invaded the residence of controversial Kogi Senator, Dino Melaye, just as Nigerian masses from the Internally Displaced Camp (IDP) also mobilized to the location to More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Saraki Visits Injured Female Sergeant-At-Arms, Hails Her Bravery

By News Investigators – President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, visited a female Sergeant-At-Arms, Sandra Davou who sustained injury while struggling to prevent invasion of the Senate Chambers by More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Reps Insist On Reinstatement Of Suspended NEMA Officials

By News Investigators – The hope of the six suspended directors of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) became brighter as the House of Representatives has insisted on their recall in the interest More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Court Freezes Fayose’s Account, Refuses Metuh’s Foreign Medical Trip

By News Investigators – A Court of Appeal in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State has given the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) the go-ahead to freeze the bank account of Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose. Justice More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Police Recovers Senate’s Stolen Mace Under Bridge In Abuja

By Nuel Suji – The Police in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital says it has recovered the stolen Mace by hoodlums who invaded the Nigerian senate Wednesday. The Police, in a statement by the Force Public Relations More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Mace Theft: Saraki Commends Senators, Reps For “Defending Democracy”

By Nuel Suji – The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has commended the leadership and Senators “for standing up firmly in defence of democracy and the rule of law over an attack on the Red Chambers More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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APC Condemns Mace Theft, Says It’s An Attack On Democracy

By Nuel Suji – The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the invasion of the Senate chamber and carting away of the mace by thugs on Wednesday morning. “The APC, in a statement by its spokesman, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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DEVELOPING: Police Arrests Omo-Agege, May Be Charged For Treason

By Sadiq Umar – Suspended Delta North senator, Ovie Omo-Agege has been arrested and would be charged force treason. Mr. Omo-Agege was arrested Wednesday following his role in the carting away of the senate More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Keyamo Named As Spokesman, Buhari Campaign Organization

By Sadiq Umar – The Buhari Campaign Organisation Tuesday appointed Lagos lawyer and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Festus Keyamo, as head of Communications and Strategy for the 2019 re-election bid. In More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Police Arrests 115 Shiites Protesters In Abuja

By Sadiq Umar – The FCT Police Command on Monday confirmed the arrest of about 115 protesting members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), just as it dismissed reports that some protesters were killed. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Trump To Host Buhari April 30

By Sadiq Umar – U.S. President Donald Trump, would host President Muhammadu Buhari on April 30, the White House announced on Sunday evening. The White House in a statement said Buhari would meet Trump at Washington More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 15th, 2018
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APC Announces National Convention Committee, Okorocha, Akeredolu, El-Rufai, Others

By Nuel Suji – Less than a week after President Muhammadu Buhari declared interest in seeking re-election for a second term, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has constituted its National Convention Committee. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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Shocker: Only 15 Out Of 113 Remaining Chibok Girls Are Alive, Says Ahmad Salkida

By News Investigators – Fresh facts emerging on the state of the remaining 113 Chibok girls being held by the Boko Haram terrorists indicate that contrary to the recent assurances by government of their safe More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Presidential Amnesty: Dokubo Probes Boroh

By Nuel Suji – The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Charles Dokubo, Thursday inaugurated a special, 8-man Review Committee to probe the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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$1 Billion Approval: PDP Accuses Buhari Of Gross-Misconduct, Urges NASS To Commence Legislative Action Against President

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the rejection of President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of the sum of $1billion from the Excess Crude Account for the procurement of military More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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APC Governors Endorse Buhari’s Position, Settle For Congresses To Elect New Exco

By Sadiq Umar – Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have finally agreed to President Muhammadu Buhari’s position that the earlier extension granted party’s official is illegal and should give More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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Kastina Senator, Bukar Mustapha, Is Dead

By Nuel Suji – A senator representing Katsina North senatorial district at the National Assembly, Bukar Mustapha, is dead. Mr. Mustapha died at a private Hospital in Abuja, Wednesday after a brief illness. Until More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 2nd, 2018
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Again Obasanjo Warns Nigerians Against Voting Buhari, Says, “Never You Reinforce Failure”

By Sadiq Umar – Barely 3months after his damning letter condemning the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressive Congress (APC) government, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has again criticized the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 2nd, 2018
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Winnie Mandela Dies At 81

By Nuel Suji – Anti-apartheid campaigner and the ex-wife of South Africa’s late President Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela is dead. Winnie, the anti-apartheid heroin died at the age 81. Reports quoted her More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 2nd, 2018
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Scores Killed, 83 Injured In Fresh Boko Haram Attacks On Maiduguri

By Sadiq Umar – Scores of people were reportedly killed with 83 others wounded following fresh attacks by the Boko Haram insurgents Sunday night in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Army said it engaged More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 1st, 2018
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Election Sequence: Taraba Rep. Narrowly Escape Death Over Perceived Anti-Buhari Stance

YOLA/By Tom Garba – A member of the House of Representatives representing Bali/Gassol Federal Constituency, Garba Hamman-Julde, narrowly escaped death over the weekend following attack by some angry youths More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 1st, 2018
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As Long As Liya Sharibu Remains In Captivity For Her Faith, Nigerian Christians Remain In Chain -LCCN Archbishop calls

YOLA/By Tom Garba – Lutheran Archbishop, Panti Filibus Musa has said that as long as Liya Sharibu, the only Dapchi girl still being held by Boko Haram remains in captivity for her faith, Christians all over More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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PDP Begs Nigerians, Says “We Have Learnt From Our Mistakes”

By Sadiq Umar – The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday in Abuja, apologised to Nigerians for the party’s failures while in power for 16 years. PDP’s National Chairman, Uche Secondus, offered More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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Don’t Rely On Military, Defend Yourselves Against Killers, Says T.Y Danjuma

YOLA/By Tom Garba – A former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), has urged citizens in Taraba to defend themselves against killers across the state, rather than depending on the Nigerian More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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JUST IN: NASS Agrees To Pass 2018 Budget April 24

By Nuel Suji – Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara says the two chambers of National Assembly have resolved to pass the 2018 Appropriation bill into law on April 24. Mr. Dogara gave More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Kwankwaso Speaks On Secret Meeting With Obasanjo, Says Reports Unfounded

By Ibrahim Imam – A former governor of Kano State and senator representing Kano Central District, Rabiu Kwankwaso has denied holding any secret meeting with former president Olusegun Obasanjo. Mr. Kwankwaso More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, March 17th, 2018
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We Are United, Determined To Override Buhari’s Veto On Electoral Act Bill, Saraki, Dogara Vow

By Sadiq Umar – The National Assembly says its leadership are united in their resolve to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s vote on the electoral amendment bill, even as it dispelled rumoured disagreement More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, March 17th, 2018
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Battle Readiness: Air Chief Says Welfare Critical To NAF Success, Visits Kaduna, Kano Facilities

By Sadiq Umar – The Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar has identified the welfare of personnel and their dependents as being critical to the achievement of NAF objectives. Mr. Abubakar, an Air Marshal also More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 12th, 2018
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Nigeria’s External Reserves Climb To $46 Billion -CBN

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s External Reserves are steadily heading towards the $50 billion mark, berthing at $46 billion as at the close of business on Friday, March 9, 2018. Figures obtained from the Central More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 12th, 2018
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US Secretary Of State, Rex Tillerson Arrives Abuja Monday

(News Investigators)/The U.S. Secretary of State, Mr. Rex Tillerson, will arrive in Abuja on Monday in continuation of his visit to some African countries. The U.S. Embassy in Abuja said on Sunday that Mr. Tillerson More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, March 10th, 2018
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OBJ, PFN Visit Benue, Decry Poor State Of Security

By Sadiq Umar – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday arrived in Makurdi, the Benue State, to condole with the government and people over herdsmen’s attacks. The former President expressed shock More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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Adamawa Shuts Varsity, Poly, Others Over Fear Of Boko Haram Attack

YOLA/By Tom Garba – The Adamawa State University located in Mubi, Adamawa state has been closed by the authorities of the institutions following fears of an imminent attack on the town by the Boko Haram insurgents. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
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FIFA Golden Cup Arrives Nigeria

By Nuel Suji – The prestigious FIFA World Cup golden trophy on Wednesday arrived Abuja, Nigeria’s capital ahead of the 2018 soccer tournament in Russia. It is FIFA’s tradition that the Cup tours all the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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PDP Cries Foul, Dismisses NNPC’s N774million Subsidy Claim As Cover Up For Presidency

By Sadiq Umar – The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as “fictitious” the claim by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) that it spent N774 million on daily fuel subsidy, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Rights Group Demands Immediate Release Of Detained Journalist

By Nuel Suji – A Civil Society Organisation, Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights (CASER), has called for the immediate release of the Daily Independent journalist Tony Ezimakor, urging the Department More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, March 4th, 2018
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Kano: “No Evidence” Of Underage Voting Report Premature -INEC Official

By Sadiq Umar – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said its investigation into the alleged underage voting in the last Kano council poll is still ongoing, urging Nigerians to disregard More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 2nd, 2018
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PDP Hails Reps On Dapchi Probe, Says Nigerians Already Lost Faith In Presidential Committees

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the National Assembly for its swift response to the party’s appeal to open an independent, full-scale investigation into the circumstances More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 2nd, 2018
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UPDATED: Four UN Aid Workers Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Rann, A Female Nurse Missing

(By Our Reporter)/Reports just reaching us say four UN aid workers were killed in a Thursday night attack coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at Rann community in Kala Balge Local Government of Borno. A female More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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Boko Haram: Red Cross Supports 4,301 Families With Emergency Cash Relief In Adamawa

YOLA/By Tom Garba – The Nigerian Red Cross Society says it has supported about 4,301 families with emergency cash relief in three local government areas in Adamawa State affected by the Boko Haram insurgency. Executive More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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UBA, China’s Dev. Bank Sign $100M Financing Deal

ABUJA/(News Investigators) – United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, a pan-African banking group and China Development Bank (CDB), the world’s largest development finance institution, on Tuesday announced the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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UN Demands Unconditional Release Of Dapchi Girls, As IGP, NSCDC Relocate To North East

By Nuel Suji – The United Nations (UN) has condemned the abduction of 110 schoolgirls of the Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSC) Dapchi, Yobe State, Nigeria by the Boko Haram insurgents, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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Nigerian Military, Cameroonian Troops Kill 35 Insurgents, Recover Large Cache Of Munitions

By Sadiq Umar – Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and the Cameroonian Defence Forces, say it has killed not less than 35 Boko Haram terrorists in a clearance operation around Lake Chad. The troops bombarded More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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110 Dapchi School Girls Unaccounted For, Says Lai Mohammed

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has confirmed the abduction of 110 schoolgirls from the Government Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe by the Boko Haram terrorists. The confirmation came Sunday, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Labour Party Rep. Member Defects To APC

By Nuel Suji – A member of the House of Representatives from Oyo state, Segun Ogunwuyi, has defected from the Labour Party (LP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Ogunwuyi, representing Ogbomosho/North/South/Orire More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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OOU Host Varsity Lecture, Awards

(News Investigators)/Universities in the country will, on Thursday, storm Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State, for this year’s edition of the Distinguished Lecture/Awards scheduled to hold in the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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CSO Blames Old Student Association For Queens College’s Crisis

By Nuel Suji – Coalition of Civil Societies on Human Rights and Anti-corruption have blamed the Old Girls Association of the Queens College, Lagos for the recent crisis in the school that claimed the lives More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Senate Divided Over Passage Of Amended Law Reordering 2019 General Elections

By Nuel Suji – The senate Wednesday endorsed the report of the joint committees on the amendment of the 2010 Electoral Act which reorder the schedules of 2019 general elections, even as some senators kicked More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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JAMB Extends UTME Registration Deadline Till February 11

By Sadiq Umar – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has extended the deadline for registration for 2018 UTME till February 11, 2018. The Board said it extended registration period to accommodate More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Buratai Seeks First-line Charge For Army, Says Insecurity Lingers Due To Inadequate Resources

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Yusuf Buratai on Thursday disclosed that insecurity in Nigeria linger due to lack of resources to nip it in the bud at early stage. Mr. Buratai More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Protracted Protest At Population Commission Suspicious, Ill Motivated -Group Alleges

By Sadiq Umar – The Census Watch, a non-governmental organization has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to pay attention to the on-going protest by some aggrieved staff members of the National Population More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Obasanjo’s Re-election Comment A Distraction -Presidency

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday says his immediate preoccupation is tackling the enormous challenges facing Nigeria rather than concern for a re-election, describing it as ‘a distraction.” Buhari More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Dangote’s Multi-Million Naira Unibadan Business School Ready Soon

By News Investigators/Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has assured that the N250 million University of Ibadan Business School being constructed by him would soon be ready for commissioning. The business mogul More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Nigeria’s NIPRD Develops Treatment For Ebola, HIV, Others

News Investigators/The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, NIPRD, has successfully researched and developed six traditional herbal products for the treatment of Ebola, malaria and other More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Hunters Kill 3 Boko Haram Terrorists In Adamawa

YOLA/By Tom Garba – Hunters in Adamawa State, north-east Nigeria have killed three members of the rampaging Boko Haram terrorists in their hideout on mountains. The Chairman of Madagali Local Government area More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 14th, 2018
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Miyetti Allah Demands Creation Of Ministry Of Livestock, Says 1000 Fulani Killed In 7-Months

By Sadiq Umar – The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) on Sunday urged the Federal Government to create a Federal Ministry of Livestock Development that would attend to the multidimensional More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 14th, 2018
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Stop The Bloodletting Now, Babangida Tells FG

By Sadiq Umar – Former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to take urgent action towards ending the bloodletting arising communal clashes and conflicts More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Ambode Rejigs Cabinet, Drops Three Commissioners

By Nuel Suji – The Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Thursday sacked three of his Commissioners, in a dramatic cabinet reshuffle. The Secretary to the State Government SSG, Tunji Bello, in a statement More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Security Agencies Failed To Act To Prevent Benue Attacks, Says Ortom

By Sadiq Umar – Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State says security agencies did not take proactive measures to protect the state against its aggressors after several complaints of planned attacks reported More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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Human Rights Abuse: Elombah Brothers Sue IGP For N2Billion

By Nuel Suji – The Elombah brothers on Monday filed a N2 billion suit against the Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim over unlawful arrest and detention of Daniel Elombah and his brothers. Elombahs More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Three Killed In Fresh Attack In Taraba

By Sadiq Umar – No fewer than three persons have been killed in a fresh attack at a village in Maisamari town, Sadauna Local Government Area of Taraba State, while a dozen others sustained injuries the overnight More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Cameroonian Armed Men Abduct Sisiku AyukTabe In Abuja, Ambazonia Secessionist Movement Alleges

(News Investigators)-The secessionist “Interim Government of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia” says its designate President, Sisiku Julius AyukTabe has been abducted in Abuja, Nigeria capital. He was More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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N27b PHCN Scam: Company Says Jonathan’s Cousin Not Involved

Kakatar Construction and Engineering Ltd has denied reports that the company and its Managing Director, Azibaola Robert were involved in a criminal diversion of fund meant for sacked workers. The company’s More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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Medical Outreach: Army Chief Treats Over 1000 IDPs In Adamawa

YOLA/By Tom Garba – Over 1000 Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) benefited from the New Year medical outreach of the Nigerian Army in Fufore camp of the IDPs, Adamawa State. Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 25th, 2017
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Yuletide: NEMA Prepares Stakeholders For Special Operation In North East

By Sadiq Umar – With its well-trained staff and adequate tools for disaster management, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has flagged off the Operation Eagle Eye to tackle any unforeseen emergency More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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Expulsion Fear: EFCC Grants Autonomy To NFIU

By Nuel Suji – Acting chairman of Economic and financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu on Wednesday disclosed that the agency has granted autonomy to the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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Senators Decry Less Than 12 Percent Budget 2017 Implementation, Delay Passage Of 2018 Budget Over Executive’s Lack Of Seriousness

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Senate may have resolved to slow down the passage of the 2018 budget over what it perceived as lack of seriousness and shoddy budget proposal by the Executive arm, even as Senators More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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Allegations Against Me Make No Sense To Any Right-Thinking Person, Says David Mark

By Sadiq Umar – Former President of the Senate, David Mark, on Sunday described as senseless allegation that he shared N2billion to 109 senators in 2010. The allegation was levelled against him by the Economic More...