By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

June 12 Summit: Trump, Jong Un Agree To New US-DPRK Relations

By News Investigators – US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Tuesday signed an agreement to establish new US-DPRK relations in accordance with the desire of the peoples of the two More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Korea Ready To Share Technology, Industrial Experience With Africa, Says Moon

By News Investigators – The Republic of Korea has assured of its readiness to share its technological and industrial revolution experience with Africa. Korean President Moon Jae-in, made this known at the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

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

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 Monday, April 30th, 2018

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

DEVELOPING: Trump Says U.S. Will Not Tolerate Killing Of Christians, As Buhari Assures Tackling Herdsmen Menace

By News Investigators – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari says resolving the problem of the rampaging herdsmen would take a longer time to abate, even as he assured that his government is doing its More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Trump Sacks Tillerson, Appoints CIA Chief, Pompeo

By News Investigators/Less than 12 hours after he departed Nigeria on his round trip to Africa, President Donald Trump has sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, replacing him with the director of the CIA, Mike More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 12th, 2018

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 Thursday, March 1st, 2018

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 Monday, January 8th, 2018

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, December 7th, 2017

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital, Directs Relocation Of Embassy

News Investigators/US President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced that his country has now recognized Jerusalem as the Israel’s capital, directing the relocation of its embassy in Tel Aviv to the ancient city More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 20th, 2017

Nigerian Govt. Raises Suspicion Over Sudden Burial Of 26 Nigerian Girls In Italy

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government on Monday expressed “surprise and shock” over the sudden burial of the 26 African girls drowned in the Mediterranean Sea by Italian authorities nine days ahead of More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Human Trafficking: Dogara Leads Nigerian Delegation To Italy

By Nuel Suji – Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara,  is leading Nigerian delegation to Italy to discuss women empowerment and the fight against  human trafficking. The visit is coming More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Facts About CPC National Congress

CPC National Congress and the Two Sessions The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will convene in Beijing on October 18, 2017. It will elect the CPC’s leadership for the next five More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Buhari Felicitates With China As Communist Party Convenes 19th National Congress

By Idowu John Bakare – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said the Chinese development model remains an inspiration to developing countries and the whole world, noting that the country has made remarkable More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Boko Haram: Jordan Donates 200 Armoured Vehicles To Nigeria

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in New York disclosed that Nigeria received a donation of 200 armoured vehicle from the Jordanian government, expressing appreciation to the Hashemite Kingdom More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Southern Nigerians In Diaspora Fault Military Deployment In South-East

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

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 7th, 2017

APC UK Lauds Buhari, Osinbajo On Nigeria’s Economic Recovery

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

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

China To Import $8 Trillion Goods From Nigeria, Other Countries In Five Years

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

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

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 Thursday, June 29th, 2017

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 8th, 2017

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 Monday, June 5th, 2017

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 Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Airport Closure: Lufthansa Quits Abuja Route, German Biggest Carrier Declines Kaduna Option

By Nuel Suji – Deutsche Lufthansa AG became the first airline to announce that it will suspend flights serving the Nigerian capital Abuja while the city’s airport is closed for repairs, rather than switch More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Buhari Pledges To Honour Agreements With China, Downgrades Relations With Taiwan

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the People’s Republic of China of Nigeria’s commitment to all agreements signed with the country last April, expressing readiness to keep its side More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

I Could’ve Defeated Trump, Says Obama

By Dipo Awojobi – Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama said he could have defeated Republican Donald Trump in the November 8 presidential election if he had run against him. Obama told his former senior adviser More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 26th, 2016

Russian Military Plane Disappears From Radar With Dozens On Board

A Russian Defence Ministry flight carrying dozens of people has vanished from the radar screens after departing from the resort city of Sochi, Russian media reported on Sunday, citing preliminary findings. A total More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

40 Passengers Feared Dead In Pakistan Plane Crash

By Dipo Awojobi – A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight with more than 40 people on board has crashed in the north of the country. Flight PK-661 “lost contact with the control tower on its way from More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Buhari Congratulates Trump, Says ‘We Can Work Together’

By Dipo Awojobi – Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has joined other world leaders in congratulating the United States President-elect Donald Trump on his victory in the country’s election. At the same More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Donald Trump’s Presidential Acceptance Speech

Donald Trump gave a relatively low-key acceptance speech at the New York Hilton in Midtown early Wednesday morning, shortly after multiple outlets called the election in his favor and Hillary Clinton reportedly More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Trump Makes Victory Speech With Pledge In US Presidential Election

By Dipo Awojobi – The United States President elect, Donald Trump has pledged to unite America after his unexpected election as President. (Source: nbcnews) “Now it’s time for America to bind the wounds More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Final Reuters Poll Says Clinton Will Beat Trump To Become US President

By Dipo Awojobi – Just hours before Americans vote on Tuesday, the final poll by Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project shows that Democrat Hillary Clinton has about 90 percent chance of defeating Republican More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Woman Who Waited 90 Years For Female President Dies After Voting For Hillary Clinton

By Dipo Awojobi – A photo of an Oregon woman who died just days after voting for Hillary Clinton has been shared by thousands of Facebook users. Anita Harris, who had been in a hospice for the past eight months, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 5th, 2016

Nigerian Surgeon Who Operated On Unborn Baby Tells His Story

By Dipo Awojobi – Nigeria shone brightly on the global stage as the news broke early in the week of a successful surgery a team of medical doctors, led by Nigerian-born Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, carried on an More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

AT&T To Buy CNN, Other Time Warner Companies For $85 Billion

By Dipo Awojobi – The US telecoms giant AT&T has announced that it will buy entertainment group Time Warner for nearly $86bn (£70bn). The deal was agreed at a meeting of the two boards on Saturday but More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Saudi Arabia Prince Executed For Murder

By Dipo Awojobi – A Prince from the Saudi royal family was executed on Tuesday for killing a man during a brawl in the capital Riyadh, the Interior Ministry announced. The execution of Prince Turki Saud-al-Kabir More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Chinese Cultural Counselor, Yan Xiandong, Urges For Greater Cultural Ties Between China, Nigeria

By Idowu John Bakare – The Chinese Cultural Counselor in Nigeria, Mr. Yan Xiandong has said that there is the need for a more robust cultural relations among Nigerians and Chinese, noting that the state-to-state More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 16th, 2016

MFM Church Disowns Nine Nigerian Drug Traffickers Sentenced In Cambodia

“…we do not know them,” branch pastor By Dipo Awojobi – Nine Nigerian nationals and a Cambodian woman are to spend between 5 and 13 years in prison as they have been convicted by the Phnom More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 8th, 2016

American Businessman Commits Suicide In Lagos Over Economic Crunch

By Dipo Awojobi – A 57 year old American businessman identified as, Charles Carlson, allegedly hung himself on the ceiling in his hotel room in Lekki, Lagos after losing a huge contract, according to The Herald. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Nigeria, China Signs $5.1Billion Rail Contract

By Nuel Suji – The Federal Government has signed two contracts valued at $5.1bn with the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation for the construction and modernisation of rail lines in different parts More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 26th, 2016

Foreign Affairs Ministry Warns Foreign Diplomats Against Violation Of Official Channels Of Communication

By Sadiq Umar – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has advised foreign diplomats serving in Nigeria to desist from abusing diplomatic channels of communication, even as it frowned at travel advice that falsely More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Nigeria’s Christian Body Condemns John Kerry’s Meetings, Says It’s Discriminatory, Personal, Divisive

By Sadiq Umar – The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has condemned the meetings of the United States’ Secretary of State, John Kerry with the Sultan and the 19 northern State Governors, describing More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 19th, 2016

Kerry To Meet Buhari Over Counter Terrorism, Corruption Fight Among Others

…Also Meeting With Northern Governors on Religious Tolerance By Nuel Suji – The U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, is expected in Nigeria next Tuesday, Aug. 23 to discuss U.S. cooperation with Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Chinese Tourist Loses Wallet, Ends Up In Refugee Camp

A Chinese visitor to Germany who tried to report a lost wallet ended up in a refugee camp for two weeks in the country’s burgeoning asylum bureaucracy after he unwittingly signed an application that he did not More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Two Abducted Chinese Nationals Regain Freedom

By Sadiq Umar – The Police say it has secured the release of two Chinese nationals kidnapped by gunmen in Ajage village, Nasarawa State, last weekend. Police Spokesman in the State, Umar Nurman said on More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 6th, 2016

South African Opposition Defeats Ruling ANC In Local Elections

South Africa’s main opposition party made major gains against the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in local elections, preliminary results showed Friday, with the ANC suffering major losses for the first More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 5th, 2016

Buhari Seeks ‘Stronger, More Secured” Relations With Italy, Urges For Intensive Economic Engagement

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has called for more intensive trade and economic engagement between Nigeria and Italy, even as he urged for “stronger and more secured” relations. President More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 30th, 2016

UNICEF Vows To Continue Humanitarian Assistance In Borno

By Sadiq Umar – UNICEF has vowed to continue with humanitarian assistance in Borno State despite Thursday attack by insurgents in which two of its aid workers were injured. The new stance is coming on the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 29th, 2016

UN Suspends Humanitarian Aid To Borno After Attack On Aid Workers…Army Repels Attack

By Sadiq Umar – The United Nations has suspended aid deliveries in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno, after an attack on a humanitarian convoy. The Army headquarters said it was an ambush by the Boko More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 29th, 2016

Indonesia Executes 2 Nigerians, 1 Senegalese

Indonesian authorities have executed four convicted drug offenders, CNN affiliate, CNN Indonesia reported Friday. Those executed were two Nigerians, one Senegalese and one Indonesian. Three more Nigerians will More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Hilary Clinton Finally Becomes Democratic Candidate

By Dipo Awojobi – Former First Lady of the United States of America, Hilary Clinton, has officially been announced as the flag-bearer of the Democratic Party for the November 2016 presidential election. First More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Theresa May Is Britain’s New Prime Minister After David Cameron’s Exit

By Dipo Awojobi – Theresa May took office as Britain’s prime minister on Wednesday afternoon, after her predecessor, David Cameron , tendered his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II. At Buckingham Palace, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Controversy Trails Six Years Sentence Handed Down To Pistorius

By Dipo Awojobi –  South African Paralympic gold medallist, Oscar Pistorius, was sent back to jail for six years on Wednesday for murdering Reeva Steenkamp, less than half the 15-year minimum term sought More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 24th, 2016

BREAKING: British Prime Minister To Resign

By Dipo Awojobi – The British Prime Minister, David Cameron, has announced its plan to step down after Britain voted to leave the European Union on Thursday. British Prime Minister Shortly after the results More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 9th, 2016

What Does China’s One Belt One Road Strategy Mean For NigComSat -1R

China’s partnership with Nigeria in satellite technology is yielding dividends, but can Nigeria leverage President Xi’s One Belt One Road Initiative to further consolidate its space technology drive?, asks Idowu More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

How ISIS Execute 250 Women In Mosul For Refusing To Become Sex Slaves

ISIS has executed 250 women in Mosul for refusing to become sex slaves under the group’s ‘sexual jihad‘. The victims had all been ordered to accept ‘temporary marriages‘ to fighters in the terror group’s More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Queen’s 90th Birthday: I Take My Duty Seriously -Prince William

By Dipo Awojobi – A member of  British Royal family, Prince William has answered criticism of his commitment to royal duties, saying he is willing to take on more responsibility when the time comes. He More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 15th, 2016

Presidency Lists Nigeria’s Benefits From China Visit

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the outcome of his working visit to China, which has yielded additional investments in Nigeria exceeding $6 billion. President More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 14th, 2016

New 41 Allegations of Peacekeeper Sex Abuse Undisclosed By UN

The New York, United States of America-based AIDS-Free World has revealed  that it has received leaked information that 41 additional cases of sexual violence by peacekeepers have been documented by MINUSCA, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

News From Abroad: Nation Pledges Economic Help For Nigeria

(Beijing)China vowed on Tuesday to help Nigeria end three bottlenecks containing the biggest African economy’s industrialization and agricultural modernization. President Xi Jinping made the remarks when meeting More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Town Hall Parley: Dabiri-Erewa Canvasses Stronger US, Nigeria Economic Ties

The three million-strong Nigeria- American diaspora in the US has been urged to help kickstart strong economic ties between the two countries. Speaking at a  town hall meeting in New York with gathering of Nigerians More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Islamic State Claims Brussels Blasts

By Dipo Awojobi – Islamic State claimed responsibility for two bomb attacks that killed at least 30 people in Brussels on Tuesday, a news agency affiliated with the group said. “Islamic State fighters carried More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, March 19th, 2016

Expect Rapid Cultural Exchange Between China And Nigeria, Says Cultural Counselor, Yan Xiangdong

By Idowu John Bakare – President Muhammadu Buhari’s forthcoming visit to China in April, is expected to bring about more frequent exchanges and closer cooperation between the two countries in the field More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, March 19th, 2016

FlyDubai Jet Crashes In Russia, All 62 On Board Dead

By Dipo Awojobi – A passenger jet has crashed in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 55 passengers and seven crew on board, officials say. The FlyDubai Boeing 737-800, coming from Dubai, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

News From Abroad: From Africa, An Unexpected Lesson In How To Topple Terrorists

…The Nigerian terror group Boko Haram is losing territory. In the broader fight against terrorism, that’s an ‘essential first step.’ (Reuters pix) WASHINGTON — After the self-proclaimed More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, March 6th, 2016

Iranian Billionaire, Babak Zanjani Sentenced To Death Over $2.8 Billion Fraud

By Dipo Awojobi – Following a long trial in which he was accused of fraudulently pocketing $2.8 billion, Iran’s billionaire tycoon Babak Zanjani has been sentenced to death, a judicial official said today More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Nigeria Turns Down Saudi’s Offer To Join Islamic States’ Coalition Against Terror

By Dipo Awojobi – Nigeria has told the Saudi Government that it will not join the Islamic States’ coalition against terror. President Mohammadu Buhari conveyed the position of the Federal Government to King More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Nigeria, Saudi Arabia Commit To Raising Oil Price

By Dipo Awojobi – President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari and ruler of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, King Salman Bin Abdul-Aziz have expressed commitment to a “stable oil market” and a “rebound of oil More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Former UN Scribe, Boutros Ghali, Dies At 93

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) Mr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali, has died. Ghali, an Egyptian, according to agency news, died Tuesday, at a Cairo hospital, at age 93, after being admitted with a broken More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 12th, 2016

U.S. Condemns Dikwa Attacks On IDPs By Boko Haram

By Sadiq Umar – The United States (U.S.) has condemned the Tuesday suicide attacks at the Internally Displaced Persons camp in Dikwa, Borno State in which scores of persons were killed. A statement by the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

USAID Donates $801,000 USD To Sponsor Over 20,000 Out Of School Children In Adamawa

By Tom Garba,Yola – United States Agency international Development (USAID) has donated 801,000 US Dollars towards the education of over 20,000 out school children in Adamawa. The beneficiary will include the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 22nd, 2016

WEF: Elumelu Sets To Deliver Talk On “Africapitalism” In Davos

By Nuel Suji – Nigerian businessman and Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, is scheduled for a discourse on how to scale clean-energy investment to meet developing-country needs on a panel at the World More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 18th, 2016

Buhari Calls For Greater Global Support On Climate Change

By Idowu Bakare – President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abu Dhabi called for greater global cooperation against the devastating effects of climate change so as to avert disaster for the human race in the 21st More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

German Institute To Offer Scholarship To 20 Nigerian Youths

By Tom Garba, Yola – The Berlin based Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD), in Germany has concluded arrangement to offer scholarship to 20 Nigerian youths. German Chancellor This is contain in a statement More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Tension In Middle East As Saudi Arabia Cuts Ties With Iran

By Nuel Suji – The Saudi Arabian government has severed diplomatic relations with Iran over the rising tension arising from the last week execution of 47 persons including prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Lesson From Abroad: 3 Behaviours To Improve Road Safety In 2016

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Sunday, January 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire] 3 behaviour improvements of UAE’s motorists can tackle most of the top killers on our roads ‘Time Management’ would cure many problems More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 5th, 2015

China Remains Nigeria’s Strategic, Dependable Partner -Buhari

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Peoples Republic of China remains a strategic and dependable partner in his administration’s determination to change the direction and More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 26th, 2015

France Pledges Support For Nigeria To Tackle Terrorism

By Sadiq Umar – The French Government has elicited Nigeria’s cooperation in her effort to build coalition against terrorism, even as it pledged support for the current fight against the Boko Haram insurgents. France More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Cultural Diplomacy: China, Nigeria Hold Ceramic, Art Exhibition

By John Bakare – The China’s Cultural Centre in Nigeria has held a culture and art exchange aimed at deepening further bilateral friendship between the two countries. The one-week event held recently at More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 28th, 2015

Saudi Stampede: Buhari Orders Hajj Commission To Account For Nigerians Pilgrims

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to urgently provide a confirmed and verifiable on the number of Nigerians that lost their lives in the last Thursday disaster More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 11th, 2015

184 Injured, 65 Dead As Crane Collapse At Grand Mosque In Mecca

About 65 people were killed and more than 184 injured when a crane crashed through the ceiling of the Grand Mosque of Mecca amid high winds and thunderstorms today. The tragic incident in Saudi Arabia occurred shortly More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Buhari Orders Reduction In Nigerian Missions Abroad

… Vows To Deal With Illegal Holders Of Diplomatic, Official Passport By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to prune down the numbers of Nigerian More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Pay TV in Nigeria: Chinese StarTimes battles for supremacy with main rival Dstv

Nigeria has set 2017 as its new digital switch over date, but then, can NTA-StarTimes leverage on the extension for a bigger slice of pay-tv market share?, asks Idowu John Bakare StarTimes, the Chinese pay TV provider, More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 6th, 2015

Pope Calls On Catholic Families In Europe To Host Syrian Refugees

Pope Francis implored Catholic institutions throughout Europe to show mercy to the flood of refugees arriving on their shores by offering them shelter.“May every parish, every religious community, every monastery, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Buhari Urges Urgent Review Of Nigeria-Sao Tome Joint Dev. Agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Joint Development Agreement between Nigeria and Sao Tome & Principe requires urgent review in order to made it run more efficiently. Buhari spoke at a meeting with More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Israel Pledges For Nigeria’s Counter Terrorism War

Speaker of the Knasset By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Speaker of the Israel’s parliament, Knasset, Yuli-Yoel Edelstein has reiterated its country’s commitment to Nigeria’s ongoing efforts to rout the Boko Haram More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 24th, 2015

Ban Ki-Moon Demands Unconditional Release Of Chibok Girls

UN Scribe By Nuel Suji, Abuja. United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon on Monday reiterated his call for the unconditional release of the over 200 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by the Boko Haram terror sect More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Mahamat Daoud Emerges New Boko Haram Leader

Chadian President By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The President of Chad Idriss Deby declared that the regional force made up of Benin, Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon will finish off Boko Haram remnants by the end of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Saraki Seeks Foreign Support To Rebuild Northeast

President of the Senate By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, again on Tuesday took his quest for the urgent rehabilitation and reconstruction of the North-East Zone now devastated More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Nigeria’s Crude Export Threatens As China Launches Fastest-Charging Electric Bus

…fully charged in 10 seconds By Sadiq Umar Nigeria’s crude oil export may be further threatened as the world’s fastest charging electric buses, with a battery that takes just 10 seconds to be More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

U.S. Agrees To Help Nigeria Recover Loots

The Presidency has disclosed that the United States government is now ready to assist Nigeria recover all identified ill-gotten wealth in the U.S. and other countries where it enjoys such cooperations. It further More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 20th, 2015

In Japan, The Elderly Are Committing More Crimes Than Teenagers

New Japanese government data revealed for the first time that crime was higher among the country’s elderly than teenage youth. According to the Kyodo News Agency, police authorities reported on Thursday that More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Security, Trade Top Agenda For Buhari’s US Visit

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday said his scheduled meeting with United States President Barack Obama next week will centre on security, war on terror and economy. Buhari said the four-day More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Buhari To Visit White House July 20, Boko Haram On Agenda

Playing host to Buhari By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday, July 20 visit the United States President Barak Obama at the White House in Washington D.C. A statement by the White House Office More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

WikiLeaks Reveals How U.S. Spied On Three French Presidents

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Quintessential whistle-blower, Wikileaks has exposed fresh reports alleging interception of official and private conversations of French President, Mr. Francois Hollande by the United States’ More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

BREAKING: Court Uphold Death Sentence Against Ex-Egyptian President

Faces death An Egyptian court has upheld the death sentence imposed on ousted ex-President Mohammed Morsi over a mass jailbreak. BBC report that the sentence was initially passed in May, but was confirmed after More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

For The Record: Remarks By FIFA President Sepp Blatter On His Resignation

I have been reflecting deeply about my presidency and about the forty years in which my life has been inextricably bound to FIFA and the great sport of football. I cherish FIFA more than anything and I want to More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 25th, 2015

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Jailed For Corruption

Former Prime minister insists he is innocent Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to eight months in prison for fraud and breach of trust. He was convicted at a retrial in March of taking More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 11th, 2015

Jonathan Bars German Radio Journalist From Covering State House

Chadian President By Nuel Suji German Radio -Deutsche Welle’s Correspondent in Nigeria, Mr. Ubale Musa has been barred from covering the activities President Goodluck Jonathan in the State House. Mr. Gordon More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 11th, 2015

Was There A Cover-up In Bin Laden’s Killing?

US President CNN)Seymour Hersh is one of the giants of investigative journalism. Early in his career he broke the story of the My Lai massacre during which hundreds of unarmed civilians were killed by U.S. soldiers More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Nigeria Is Rich, But Nigerians Are Poor, EU Tells Buhari

By Nuel Suji The European Union (EU) on Saturday asked the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that Nigerians enjoyed the dividends of democracy. The EU Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mr Michel More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: Financial Expert Eugene Ludwig Discusses Regulatory Regimes and International Banking At Capital Club

Promontory CEO explains what tough regulatory expectations mean for the region and the world Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 21, 2015 – (ME NewsWire ) Regulatory regimes are becoming tougher around the More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, April 16th, 2015

FG Condemns Xenophobic Attacks In South Africa, It’s Shocking, Unacceptable, Says Zuma

The federal government of Nigeria has condemned the Xenophobic attacks on foreign migrants in South Africa, warning that it would not tolerated, even as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Aminu Wali, assured that More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Obama Hails Jonathan, Jega, Promises To Work With Buhari

Obama salutes Jonathan for accepting results By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The US President, Barack Obama has commended President Goodluck Jonathan, for conceding defeat to Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, in the March 28 presidential More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

ISIS Not In Nigeria -FG, Says Civilian JTF Arrested Two Teenagers On Suicide Mission

Federal government dismisses fear about its operation in Nigeria By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Director-General of the National Orientation Agency (NOA) and Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mr. Mike Omeri, More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

80 Year Old American Woman Kidnapped In Kogi

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. An 80-year old American Missionary, Phyllis Sortor, has been kidnapped in Kogi state, northcentral Nigeria. Phyllis, a missionary with Free Methodist Church at Hope Academy, a school in Emiworo More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Election Shift: US Alleges Govt Interference, Says It’s Unacceptable

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. U.S President The United States of America on Sunday expressed disappointment at the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone Nigeria’s general elections More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Al Jazeera Journalist Peter Greste Regains Freedom, Unites With Family

(Reuters) – Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste was released from a Cairo jail on Sunday and left Egypt after 400 days in prison on charges that included aiding a terrorist group, security officials said. bbc More...

By News Investigator On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Salman bin Abdul Aziz al- Saud Is Saudi’s New King

Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud has ascended to the throne as Saudi Arabia’s new king. A veteran of the country’s top leadership, Salman succeeded his half-brother, Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud on January More...

By News Investigator On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Saudi Arabia King Abdullah Dies At 90

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud, who insulated Saudi Arabia from the Islamist and democratic forces roiling the Middle East in the name of maintaining stability, died at age 90. A statement made available on More...