Date archive forAugust, 2018
By News Investigators On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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VIEWPOINT: Thoughts On A Tambuwal Presidency

Sokoto state governor By Okey Ikechukwu Prince Kasim Afegbu`s intervention on this page last week threw up some interesting aspects of the unfolding drama around the 2019 presidency, especially as it concerns the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Report: Lawal Daura Demoralised After Being Tagged Saraki’s Mole

By Sadiq Umar – Sacked Director General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Lawal Daura, has been completely demoralised by the wide spread insinuations of working for the opposition following the recent More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Kwankwaso Declaration: FG Turns Down Request to Use Eagle Square

By Sadiq Umar – The fedral government has turned down the request by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Rabiu Kwankwaso, to use the Eagle Square for his presidential declaration ceremony More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Bayelsa Journalist, Jones Abiri, Sues FG, Demands N200 Million Compensation

(News Investigators) /Bayelsa journalist, Jones Abiri, has sued the federal government over his recent prolonged detention without trial by the State Security Services (SSS), demanding for N200 million compensation. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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National Assembly Adopts N143 Billion, Asks INEC To Present Budget For Approval

By Nuel Suji – The National Assembly Joint Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved N143 billion for the Commission for the 2019 elections. The committee adopted N143 More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Tambuwal Condoles Wike Over Demise Of Rivers Attorney-General

(News Investigators) /Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, Sunday, in Port Harcourt paid a condolence visit on his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike over the demise of Wike’s Attorney General and More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 25th, 2018
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Benue NUJ Loses Chairman

(News Investigators) /The Benue State Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), David Ukuma, is dead. Mr. Ukuma, who was elected barely two months after died, Saturday, after a brief illness. The Vice-Chairman More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 25th, 2018
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Buhari Talks Tough, Charges Special Military Force Not To Spare Cattle Rustler, Armed Robbers

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday charged military personnel deployed to Katsina State to combat the menace of armed bandits in Zamfara, to be `as ruthless as humanly possible’, telling More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Buhari Can Invoke Doctrine Of Necessity To Approve Fund For INEC, Says Sagay

By Sadiq Umar – Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay, says the federal government can invoke the doctrine of necessity to bye-pass the National Assembly to More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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ADC Reshuffles National Working Committee, Arinze, Kolapo Reassigned

By Sadiq Umar – Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has reshuffled its National Working Committee (NWC) to reposition the party for future electoral success. ADC National More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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Lost But Found: Buhari Commends Honesty Conduct Of Two Airport Security Staffers

(News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to always emulate the honesty of the two security men who returned a handbag filled with valuables forgotten at the Murtala Muhammed International More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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Buhari Preaches Unity, Calls For Tolerance Among Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for unity among Nigerians, urging them to rise above personal and sectarian interests by tolerating one another at all times. Mr. Buhari, in a Sallah message, urged all Muslims More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Dozens Of Boko Haram Members Killed In Air Raid -Says ATF

(News Investigators) /Dozens of members of the Boko Haram terrorists have been killed in a raid carried by the Nigerian Air Force, even as the military foiled a planned attack by the insurgents on troops. The Air More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Tinubu Against Me Because I Opposed His Muslim-Muslim Ticket Arrangement In 2015, Saraki Replies

By Sadiq Umar – The Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Monday took a swipe at the All Progressive Congress (APC) national leader, Bola Tinubu, accusing him of “plotting at every point to undermine” him More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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We ‘re Actually Sacked, Not Resignation, Says Tambuwal Aides

(News Investigators) /Fresh fact emerging from the reported resignation of aides of Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, reveals that the 252 political advisers and special assistants were sacked after all. Some More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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OPINION: Before Buhari Tampers With Press Freedom Again

                       By Martins Oloja Even if we encourage ourselves by wishing for peaceful coverage of the 2019 election processes, as journalists, there are warning signals for us to prepare More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Defection: 252 Political Aides Dumps Tambuwal, Pledges Allegiance To APC

By Ibrahim Imam – In a sudden political twist, 252 Special Advisers and Special Assistants of Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Sunday resigned their positions, even as they pledged their loyalty More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Buhari Returns Home, Commiserates With Ghanaian Over Annan’s Death

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday returned to Nigeria after a 10-day vacation London, United Kingdom. Mr. Buhari who arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja was welcomed by top government officials, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 18th, 2018
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BREAKING: Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, Is Dead.

(News Investigators) /Former Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Kofi Annan, is dead. Aged 80, Mr. Anna, a Nobel Peace Laureate, died on Saturday after a brief illness. “It is with immense sadness that More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 18th, 2018
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Ranching Law: Tiv Traditional Council Vows To Support Implementation, Says We Are Ready To Be Crucified With Ortom

-Says On Ranching We Stand… (News Investigators) /The Tiv Traditional Council (Ijir Tamen), today unanimously agreed to stand by Governor Ortom in the implementation of the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 18th, 2018
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Cholera Outbreak In FCT, 7 Deaths Recorded

(News Investigators)/The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), said seven deaths have so far been recorded from cholera outbreak in four communities within the FCT. The affected communities are Sauka, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 18th, 2018
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We Made No Provision For Foreign Observers In 2019 Elections -INEC Boss

By Sadiq Umar – The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yakubu Mahmud, has clarified the budgetary allocation for international observers in the Commission’s budget proposal before More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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#FREE OGUNDIPE: Nigerians Demand Release Of PREMIUM TIMES Reporter

(News Investigators) /Concerned Nigerians besieged the Nigerian Police Headquarters in Abuja Thursday, demanding for the release of Samuel Ogundipe, a reporter with Premium Times. Even as the Police insisted that More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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“Look At All The Indices In The World Today, We ‘re The Worst” -Ribadu Laments Over Almajiri System

(News Investigators)/A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu says the people of northern Nigeria are the most backward in the world, even as he faulted the continued More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Rotary Announces $96.5 Million For Polio Eradication, Nigeria Gets $16.1 Million

By Idowu John Bakare – Rotary has announced nearly US$100 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of children each More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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ITF Trained 150,000 Nigerians In 2-Yrs, Targets Additional 13,000 Vocational Skills In 2018

By Sadiq Umar – The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, says the fund has trained over 150,000 Nigerians in the last two years in accordance with its reviewed vision. Mr. Ari More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Saraki In Closed-Door Meeting With Obasanjo

By Sadiq Umar – The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday held a closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Mr Saraki’s meeting with the former More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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DSS Denies Raiding, Recovering N21Billion From Ex-DG

By Sadiq Umar – The Department of State Service (DSS) has dismissed as false a report in circulation claiming that huge sums of money and other incriminating materials were found at the homes of its sacked More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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OPINION: Watch Out Trump, China Is Taking Africa From Under Your Nose

                                                                     By David A. Andelman ATLANTA, United States of America, August 13, 2018/ — More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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Saraki Says Firing DSS Boss Is A Powerful Message Against Reckless Deployment Of Security

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki says the decision by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo to sack the Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS) sent a powerful message – that the DSS cannot More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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PDP Demands Trial Of All Actors In NASS Takeover, Dismisses DG SSS Sack As Subterfuge

By Nuel Suji – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the prosecution of all those that took part in the Tuesday unauthorised takeover of National Assembly premises by security operatives, just as More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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NASS Takeover Is A Gross Violation Of Constitutional Order -Osinbajo

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has described the unauthorized takeover of the National Assembly complex earlier today as a gross violation of constitutional order, rule of law More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Tambuwal Hails Daura’s Sack, Calls For Full Investigation

By Sadiq Umar – The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has condemned in strong terms Tuesday’s siege on the National Assembly complex in Abuja by armed security operatives, calling for “full More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Atiku Condemns Siege On National Assembly, Calls For Vigilance

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s former Vice President and 2019 presidential hopeful, Atiku Abubakar has condemned the Tuesday’s deployment of masked men from the State Security Service to the National Assembly, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Akpabio Resigns As Senate Minority Leader, Sets To Dump PDP

By Sadiq Umar – The Minority Leader in the Senate, Godswill Akpabio has resigned his position Mr. Akpabio’s resignation is dated August 4, 2018, same date he met with President Muhammadu Buhari who is on More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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DEVELOPING: We Are Waiting For Our Colleagues To Impeach Saraki -Ben Bruce

By Nuel Suji – Amid palpable tension at the National Assembly, Senators of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said that they are waiting for their colleagues to gain entrance to the Senate chamber and impeach More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Saraki Summons Emergency Meeting Of NASS’ Principal Officers

By Sadiq Umar – The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has summoned an emergency meeting of the National Assembly leadership. The meeting, scheduled for Tuesday afternoon is expected to have in attendance More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Kano Deputy Governor Resigns, Says Continuing In Office Unfair To His Conscience

By Sadiq Umar – The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Hafiz Abubakar, has tendered his letter of resignation to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje amid political crisis. Mr. Abubakar, in a resignation letter dated Aug. 4, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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How Kebbi, Zamfara Allegedly Donated N200million To Rally Support For Buhari

News Investigators/Fresh facts have emerged, detailing how a solidarity rally organized in Sokoto on Saturday by Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, in support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration and policies More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Dankwambo Joins Presidential Race

News Investigators/Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, Saturday declares his intention to contest for the presidency in 2019 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr. Dankwambo officially More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Why I Dumped APC -Tambuwal

By Ibrahim Imam – The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal has dumped the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), citing non-performance and impunity by APC as part of reasons for his decision to return More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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End Incessant Killing Now, Adamawa CAN Tells Buhari, Says Nigeria Is More Divided Than Ever

YOLA/By Tom Garba – The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Adamawa State Chapter has President Muhammadu Buhari to end to what it called the mindless massacre of innocent citizens in the state, noting More...