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 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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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 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 Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Kachikwu Denies Selling Port Harcourt Refinery To Agip, Oando

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On 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 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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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 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 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 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 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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Plans Almost Concluded For APC National Convention -Odigie-Oyegun

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Ramadan: Aisha Buhari Distributes Food Items To Adamawa Women

By Tom Garba, Yola – Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari on Friday distributed food items worth millions of Naira to women groups in Yola, Adamawa state capital as a support gesture for the Ramadan fasting More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Let Justice To Take Its Course, EFCC Tells Protesters

PORTHARCOURT/By Jackson Udeani – The South-South Zonal Head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ishaq Salihu has urged protesters to allow justice to serve in the on-going prosecution of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Bayelsa Group Accuses Dickson Of Intentionally Neglecting Ex-President Jonathan’s Community

YENEGOA/By Nuel Suji- Bayelsa Network of Progressives on Thursday described as uncharitable, statement credited to the Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, describing the six years of the Presidency of Dr More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Gateway Trade Fair: OGUNCCIMA Lauds Dangote Group’s Collaboration

By Nuel Suji – The Ogun State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (OGUNCCIMA) has commended the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group (www.Dangote.com) for its giant strides in economic More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Senate Probes Alleged Lopsided ‎Recruitment In DSS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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TETFUND Vows To Make Nigerian Tertiary Institutions Globally Competitive

By Nuel Suji – The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) says it is determined to continue to improve the quality of tertiary education in Nigeria and to make them globally competitive through execution More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Ensure Compliance On Mahmud’s Sack, Group Urges CJN

By Sadiq Umar – The Centre for Constitutional Democracy (CCD) has called on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, to immediately ensure compliance with the ruling of the Federal High More...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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UBA’s REDTV Partners NollywoodWeek Film Festival Ahead Of Kick Off Of Its 5th Edition

By Sadiq Umar – The NollywoodWeek Film Festival has announced a strategic partnership with UBA’s REDTV ahead of the 5th edition of the festival which takes place in Paris from May 11-14th, 2017. The Director More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 7th, 2017
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Cross Rivers Senator, John Enoh, Dumps PDP For APC

By Nuel Suji – The senator representing Cross River Central senatorial district in the National Assembly, John Owan Enoh, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressive Congress More...

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

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has traveled to London tonight for follow-up medical consultation with his doctors, the Presidency has said.   A statement by Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina, More...

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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INEC Commences Nationwide Voter’s Registration Exercise

By Nuel Suji – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says all is set to commence the nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) across the 774 Local Government Areas in the country on April More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Breaking: Kaduna Airport Grounded As Rainstorm Destroys Communication Facility

By Ibrahin Imam – The Kaduna International Airport which until last week, served as an alternative for Abuja bound passengers may be out of use for a while as a result of damages to its communication gadgets More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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VC Condemns Move To Scrap Management Courses From MAUTECH

YOLA/By Tom Garba – The decision of the National University Commission (NUC) to scrap management courses from the Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola among other universities of technology, More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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U.S-Based Cleric Urges Nigerians To Be Steadfast, Says Nigeria Is Destiny For Greatness

By Tom Garba, Yola – Nigerians have been called upon to have a rethink in their attitude towards God and their nation as Nigeria is destined for greatness. Presiding Bishop of Christ Life Bible Church (USA), More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Access Bank Appoints Roosevelt Ogbonna New Group Deputy Managing Director

Access Bank has announced the appointment of Roosevelt Michael Ogbonna as its new Group Deputy Managing Director, according to a statement released by the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday. GDMD The bank said More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Troops Kill Six Boko Haram Terrorists, Wound Several Others

By Sadiq Umar – Troops of 192 Battalion, 26 Task Force Brigade, on Tuesday killed 6 Boko Haram terrorists and wounded several others. The troops were deployed to carried out clearance operation of suspected More...

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Presidency Condoles Former EFCC Boss, Farida Waziri Over Death Of Husband

The husband of ex-Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Farida Waziri, Senator Ajuji Waziri, is dead. He was a former Nigerian ambassador to Turkey. Senator Waziri was said to have died on More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Why Edo Is Yet To Constitute Cabinet -Deputy Gov

BENIN/By Nuel Suji – Edo state Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu has disclosed that the present administration in the state has been busy with the development of a workable master plan (blueprint) for the overall More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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FY 2016: Fidelity Bank Grosses N152bn, Proposes 14k Dividend

By Nuel Suji – Fidelity Bank Plc grossed N152.0bn in earnings for the financial year ended December 31, 2016 and is proposing to pay a dividend of 14kobo per share to shareholders, the bank says. The full More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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Xenophobia: Nigerian Auto Mechanic Beaten To Death In South Africa

Dipo Awojobi – A Nigerian auto mechanic, Rasak Ajao, was allegedly killed by some South Africans in Polokwane, Limpopo Province yesterday April 6th, the Nigerian High Commission in South Africa has confirmed. Ambassador More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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World Autism Day: Oyo-Ita Seeks Support For Patients With Autism

By Sadiq Umar – The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has called on parents, guardians and care givers not to relent in showing love and care towards victims of autism. Mrs Oyo-Ita More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Court Lifts Embargo On Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m Bank Account

By Sadiq Umar- A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the unfreezing of the Skye Bank account of a former First Lady, Patience Jonathan. The account has a deposit volume of $5.8 million. Former First More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Christians Urged To Re-examine Selves As Catholics Celebrate Cathedraticum

BENIN CITY/By Nuel Suji – The Archbishop of the Benin metropolitan see, Most Rev. Fr Augustine Obiora Akubeze has urged Christians to be genuine ambassadors of the Church. Rev Fr Akubeze gave the advice Thursday, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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NDDC, Ondo Government Sign MoU On Road Development

AKURE/By Nuel Suji – The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the Ondo State Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of the 50 kilometre Akodo-Araromi/Ibeju-Lekki More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Busted: How Senate TV, Melaye Syndicate Anti-Ndume Video Online

By Nuel Suji – Fresh facts emerging from the Tuesday protest by persons from Borno senatorial district against the suspension of Senator Ali Ndume have revealed that the online video discrediting the pro-Ndume More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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Southern Borno People Protest Ali Ndume’s Suspension At NASS

By Nuel Suji – Scores of prtesters from Borno South Senatorial District stormed the National Assembly yesterday in protest against the suspension of their Senator, Mohammed Ali Ndume by the Senate last week.   This More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Soyinka Is Moving To South Africa

Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, speaks to foreign journalist during an interview in Lagos, Nigeria, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. Soyinka said Friday his home of Nigeria is “at war” with the radical Islamist sect known More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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CBN Announces Twice Weekly Forex Sale To Bureaux De Change

By Sadiq Umar – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Friday announced a new sale amount to Bureaux De Change, saying it would commence twice weekly forex sales from Monday April 3, 2017. The amount to BDCs has More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Saraki Clears Of Controversial Senate’s N298m SUV Jeep, But Importer Says Vehicle Carried Fake Customs Papers

By Nuel Suji – Tokunbo Akindele, who imported the controversial N298 million armoured SUV Range Rover Jeep (Bullet Proof), allegedly belonging to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday admitted that More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Convicted Adamawa Gov. Ngilari Gets N100m Bail

By Tom Garba, Yola – A high Court sitting in  Yola presided over by Justice Nathan Musa has granted bail to the convicted former Gov Bala James Ngilari to the sum of N100 million. Ruling on the bail application More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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Crude SWAP: NNPC To Recover $184 Million Under-Deliveries From Televaras, Others

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is set to recover over $184 million in product under-deliveries recorded against three oil companies in the course of reconciliation of transactions More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Court Adjourns Aderinokun’s Daughter’s Suit Against GTBank Till March 28

By News Investigators – The Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday adjourned further proceedings till March 28, 2017 in a suit filed against Guaranty Trust Bank and six others by Miss Oluwatise Aderinokun, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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FG Flags Off Graduates Farmers Scheme In Niger Delta

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has flagged off its 8th Graduates Farmers Youth Empowerment Scheme in Illah/Ebu community of Delta State. The Illah/Ebu Centre Pivot Irrigation system (CIPS) was also More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Troops Rescue Four Females, Six Children From Boko Haram

By Sadiq Umar – Troops of 103 Battalion, 7 Division, Nigerian Army of Operation LAFIYA DOLE Friday, rescued four females and six children from the Boko Haram terrorists. The troops along with some Civilian More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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World Water Day: Adamawa SSG Urges Govt To Declare “Emergency” On Water

ADAMAWA/By Tom Garba, Yola – Secretary to Adamawa State Government (SSG), Dr Umar Bindir, called for the declaration of State of Emergency on portable water supply in the state. Bindir, who made the call in More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Senate Demands Resignation Of Customs DG, Hameed Ali

By Nuel Suji The Senate on Wednesday called for the resignation of the Comptroller General of Custom, Rtd Colonel Hameed Ali as he is unfit to hold and public office. Comptroller-General, Nigerian Customs Service This More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Dangote In Trouble As Regional Admin In Ethiopia Demands Employment Of Locals

(News Investigators) – Ethiopian regional officials are demanding that foreign cement producers including Dangote Cement Plc hand control of some parts of their businesses to groups of unemployed youths. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Senate Moves To Outlaw Tribal Marks In Nigeria

By Nuel Suji – A bill seeking to outlaw the practice of incising tribal marks of the faces of Nigerians has passed the second reading at the Senate. The bill titled: “A Bill for an Act to provide for the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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F.G Hails Dangote’s Self-Sufficiency Feat In Cement Production

By Nuel Suji – The Federal Government has officially confirmed that Nigeria has attained self-sufficiency in the production of cement and is now an exporter of the commodity, ascribing the feat to Dangote More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Buhari Orders Release Of Second Tranche Of Paris Club Refund To Governors

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, to immediately release the second tranche of More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Senate Walks Out Hameed Ali, Orders His Reappearance

By Nuel Suji – The Senate on Thursday walked out the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali from its plenary for failing to appear before it in uniform, directing him to reappear next More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Northern Group Wants Perpetrators Of Ile-Ife Clashes Prosecuted

…Appeals for northerners to remain calm By Sadiq Umar – The Northern Consensus Movement (NCM) has urged the Government to fish out and prosecute perpetrators of the crisis in Ile-Ife in which many loss More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Apostle Suleiman Accuses El-Rufa’i Of Masterminding Smear Campaign

By Nuel Suji – Omega Fire Ministries has accused Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai of masterminding the recent series of spurious allegations of infidelity against its General Overseer, Apostle Johnson More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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S/Eas‎t, S/South Professionals Plan To Form Economic Block, To Engage 11 Governors

By Nuel Suji – The South-East, South-South Professionals have concluded plans to form economic block  in order to lead the way for economic emancipation of the region. Already, the group has already concluded More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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APC, Atiku Celebrate Buhari’s Return

By Dipo Awojobi – The All Progressives Congress and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar have expressed delight that President Muhammadu Buhari’s return has put to rest speculations over the President’s More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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Samuel Ogbemudia Is Dead

By Dipo Awojobi – Reports reaching us now indicates that former Military Governor of old Bendel State, Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia, is dead. He celebrated his 84th birthday last September. The cause of his More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Coalition Of Civil Society Groups Demand Better Opportunity For Women

By Dipo Awojobi – It was a hectic day on Wednesday as some women stormed the streets of Lagos to celebrate International Women’s Day just as a coalition of civil society groups defied the light shower More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Student Sent Out Of School Over Fees Crushed To Death By Truck

ANAMBRA/By Dipo Awojobi – A female pupil of Community Secondary School, Adazi-Ani, in the Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State, who was sent out of school for not paying her school fees, was on Monday More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Elumelu Foundation Partners General Electric On Advanced Training For TEF Entrepreneurs

By Sadiq Umar – The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has partnered with the General Electric (GE) for an advanced manufacturing training program for up to 25 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs yearly. GE and TEF announced More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Stay Away From U.S. For Now, Presidency Warns Nigerians

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency on Monday advised Nigerians who have no “compelling or urgent” reason to travel to the U.S. to wait pending a clearer immigration policy on by the Donald Trump led administration. (Source: More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Adamawa’s Ex-Gov. Bala Ngilari, Bags Five Years Imprisonment

By Tom Garba, Yola – A Yola based High court presided over by Justice Nathan Musa has sentenced former Governor of Adamawa state, Barr. Bala James Ngilari to five year’s imprisonment without an option More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, March 5th, 2017
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Sixteen Century World Heritage Site Destroyed By Boko Haram, Says Adamawa Museum DG

By Tom Garba, Yola – Nigeria’s first UNESCO’s World Heritage site in Sukur, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa has been destroyed by Boko Haram. Sukur World Cultural Heritage was an ancient settlement More...