Date archive forSeptember, 2018
By News Investigators On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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I Have A Clear Template For Restructuring Nigeria, Says Tambuwal

.. Offices of Accountant-General and Attorney-General of the Federation to be separated (News Investigators) /Governor of sokoto state and 2019 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Aminu Waziri More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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FOR THE RECORD: Former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu’s Address On The APC Governorship Primary In Lagos

30th September, 2018 – Tomorrow, our party and the people of Lagos will have an encounter with destiny. We shall hold our governorship primary. With the holding of direct primaries to elect governorship candidates More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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Rebecca, Leah Sharibu’s Mother Weeps As Boko Haram’s October Deadline Draws Near

(News Investigators) /Seven months after the abduction of her daughter by Boko Haram insurgents, Rebecca Sharibu broke down in tears on Saturday as she recalled the October deadline given to the Federal Government More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Women Affairs Minister, Aisha Alhassan, Quits Buhari Govt., Dumps APC For UDP

Nigeria’s Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has resigned from the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, just as she announced her defection from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to the United More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Tambuwal Visits Nasarawa, Benue, Vows To Tackle Herdsmen/Farmers Clashes

(News Investigators) /Governor of Sokoto State and Presidential hopeful of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has said that his government would help Nasarawa State achieve her full potentials More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Lagos 2019: Lagos Lawmakers Adopt Jide Sanwo-Olu As APC Candidate

By Nuel Suji – In a dramatic political move, 36 members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have adopted Babajide Sanwo-olu as the candidate for the coming governorship primaries of the state chapter of the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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How Tunde Ayeni, Lagos Business Magnate, Secured Multi-Billion Naira Loan To Revival Moribund Government-Owned NITEL, Yola Disco

…How government’s refusal to honour contractual agreements ran him into monumental debt By Obafemi Ajayi It wouldn’t be hyperbolic to say that Dr. Tunde Ayeni has a patriot’s heart and the soul of a revolutionary. More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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How NAF Destroyed Boko Haram’s ‘Tactical Hqrts.’

By Sadiq Umar – The Special anti-terrorism Airforce team code named Air Task Force (ATF) has destroyed a Boko Haram terrorist hideout at a settlement known as Bakassi near Daban Masara on the fringes of Lake More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Tambuwal Urges Buhari To Commence Operations Of North-East Dev. Comm

BAUCHI/(News Investigators) /Sokoto state governor and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately operationalize the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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UNIFPA Worries About Rising Cases Of Sexual, Gender-Based Violence, Lawyers Seek Justice For Survivors

YOLA/By Tom Garba – United Nations Population Fund (UNIFPA) in collaboration with Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Mubi Branch and Adamawa state university (ADSU) Mubi organized a one day stakeholders seminar More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Nigeria Is Now More Divided Than Pre, Post Civil War -Atiku

By Sadiq Umar – Former Vice President and Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria is a nation at a crossroad because her people elected a president More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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I ‘ll Not Let You Down, Atiku Assures PDP Delegates

(News Investigators) /The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation has assured delegates to the forthcoming convention of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) that the former Vice President will not let them down More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Alleged N2.5Billion Fraud: Aisha Buhari Denies Ordering ADC’s Arrest

By Sadiq Umar – The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has denied ordering the arrest and detention of her Aide De Camp, Sani Baban-Inna, even as she alleged Mr. Baban-Inna was arrested for defrauding unsuspecting More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Why I Want To Be President Of Nigeria -Dankwambo

By Sadiq Umar – Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and governor of Gombe state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, said the vacuum in leadership at the federal level is one of the reasons he decided More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Debt: 60 Percent Of Nigeria’s Earning May Soon Go For Debt Servicing -Report

(News Investigators) /The 2014 oil price crash decimated Nigeria’s revenue stream. In 2012, revenues totaled ₦10.1 trillion, with ₦8.1 trillion coming from oil; by the end of 2016, it had fallen to ₦5.1 More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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2019 Elections: PDP Commences Screening For Presidential Hopefuls

(News Investigators) /Ahead of its National Convention scheduled for October 5 and October 6, the Peoples Democratic Party on Monday commenced the screening of its Presidential aspirants for the 2019 elections. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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APC Shifts Presidential Primary Again

By Sadiq Umar – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has again rescheduled its Presidential primary election to hold on September 28. APC National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, who announced this in a More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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BREAKING: INEC Declares Osun Election Inconclusive, Fixes Thursday Sept 27 For Run-Off

(News Investigators) /The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Thursday September 27, as run-off date for the election rerun in the inconclusive Osun State governorship election. The rerun More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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#OSUNELECTION 2018: PDP In Early Lead, Osogbo Votes Determine Winner

The election result in Osogbo, the most populous local government area of Osun State, will determine the results of the governorship election in the state, PREMIUM TIMES has reported. Based on the results collated More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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2019: Tambuwal’s Youthful Age A Great Asset To Nigeria -Fayose

ADO-EKITI(News Investigators) /With barely three weeks to the forthcoming national convention of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state has identified the youthful age of his More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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A Vote For Me Is A Vote For Re-unification Of Nigeria -Tambuwal

By Sadiq Umar – Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), presidential aspirant, Aminu Tambuwal, has promised that a vote for him as president come 2019, would be a vote for the re-unification of Nigeria. According More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Multiple Boreholes, 330,000MT Daily Water Extraction Reasons For Abuja Earth Tremor -NASRDA

ABUJA(News Investigators) / Multiple boreholes and the daily extraction of 330,000 metric tonnes of water have been blamed for the tremor that shook some parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) between September More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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PDP Primaries: Atiku Names Iwuanyanwu, 58 Others Into Presidential Nomination Council

(News Investigators) /Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has named Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu and 58 others as members of his presidential nomination More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Dogara Says APC Problem Lies In “Rebelliously Wayward Sense Of Entitlement” Of Its Leaders

By Sadiq Umar – The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, said the problem with the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has to do with some of its leaders with “a rebelliously wayward More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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NFF Presidency: Amaju Pinnick Wins Election For Another 4-Year Term

By Nuel Suji – President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has been re-elected for a second term in office. Mr. Pinnick made history Thursday afternoon in Katsina as the first More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Rights Advocacy Body Condemns Cameroon’s Travel Ban In Anglophones Regions

(News Investigators) /The Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa (CHRDA), has condemned in strong terms the decision by the government Cameroon to impose travel ban on its citizens in Anglophone regions. CHRDA, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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2019 Presidency: It’s Turn Of Core North To Support Me, Says David Mark

Former Senate President and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), David Mark, has said that now is the turn of the core northern part of Nigeria to support his presidential More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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INEC Bars Use Of Phone, Electronic Devices At Polling Booth

By Alaba Ajibade – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has barred the voters from taking phones and other electronic devices to the polling booths during elections. INEC Chairman, Mahmood More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Court Throws Out Suit Against Jones Abiri

By Sadiq Umar – An Abuja magistrate court on Monday struck out the suit against a journalist, Jones Abiri, for lack of jurisdiction. Mr. Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist is standing trial over an alleged More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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EFCC Denies Freezing Adeleke’s Bank Account

By Nuel Suji – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied freezing the bank account of Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun. The anti-graft More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Ravaging Flood: Buhari Orders Military Alert For Possible Search, Rescue

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to designate the impending flooding along the banks of river Niger and Benue as “national disaster,” More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Ebonyi People Want Tambuwal’s Type Of President Come 2019 -Governor Umahi

(News Investigators) /The people of Ebonyi state are desirous to see someone like Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal become Nigeria’s president in 2019. Ebonyi state governor, David Umahi, stated this in More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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‘I Wasn’t Familiar With NYSC Operations,’ Says Adeosun

By Sadiq Umar – Former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, said she never understood the operations of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) but relied on trusted associates while obtaining her questionable More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Uncertainty, Confusion Trail Kemi Adeosun’s Purported Resignation

(News Investigators) /Uncertainty and confusion have continued to trail the reported resignation of Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, as the Presidency kept mute over the matter Mrs. Adeosun was reported to have More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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APC Has Decided On Lagos East Candidate -Ex-Deputy Governor

LAGOS/(News Investigators) The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has endorsed Senator Gbenga Ashafa for another term, former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Prince Abiodun Ogunleye told More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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You’re “Suffering From Multiple Personality Syndrome,” Jonathan Tells Oshiomhole

By Sadiq Umar – Former President Goodluck Jonathan has fired back at the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, saying the former Edo State governor is “suffering multiple More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Nigerian Govt Deports 36 Indian, 2 DPRK Nationals

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian government has deported 36 Indians and two nationals of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals. The government announced the deportation in a statement by the Permanent More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Paris Club Refund: FG Gives Conditions For States To Access $2.69 Billion

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government Tuesday gave conditions to be met by States for them to access the remaining $2.69 billion Paris Club refund. The FG, in a statement by the Ministry of Finance said the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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2 Killed, 37 Injured In Nasarawa Gas Explosion, Govt Vows To Unravel Cause

(News Investigators) /The Nasarawa State Government has vowed to unravel the cause of the gas explosion incident in Lafia, the State capital in which two persons have been confirmed dead and 37 others injured. Deputy More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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Former CBN Deputy Governor, Kingsley Moghalu, Emerges Presidential Candidate of YPP

By Sadiq Umar – A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, has emerged the presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP). Mr Moghalu emerged after a delegates’ More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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N29.9 Million Bribe: Presidency Says Allegations Against Abba Kyari “Wrong”

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency on Saturday fired back on allegations of corruption levelled against the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, describing it as “wrong.” A national newspaper More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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INEC Says Nigeria’s Registered Voters Now 84.2 Million

By Sadiq Umar – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Mahmood Yakubu, said the Commission has registered a total of 84,271,832 voters for the 2019 general elections. Mr Yakubu said it registered More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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Steer Clear Of Our Offices, PDP Warns Oshiomhole, APC

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday warned the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to steer clear of its premises, even as it accused More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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APC Cut Nomination Fee For Presidential Aspirants, Holds Nationwide Congresses Sept 12

By Sadiq Umar – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced a slight reduction in the cost of its nomination forms for its presidential aspirants, even as its fixed Wednesday 5th  to Monday 10th September More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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China’s Loan Is No Problem To Nigeria, Buhari Assures U.S.

(News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has assured of Nigeria’s capacity to meet its debt obligations to the Chinese government, dismissing insinuations that loans obtained from China might constitute More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Again, Buhari Withhold Assent To Electoral Act Amendment Bill

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has again withheld assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, 2018, citing “some drafting issues that remain unaddressed following the prior revisions to the Bill.’’ Senior More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Rivers’ PDP Guber Aspirant, Soalabo West, Says It’s Turn Of Riverine Communities

(News Investigators) /A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Rivers State, Soalabo West, has announced his intention to contest the governorship position, saying it is time the riverine communities More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 2nd, 2018
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Buhari Says He’s Not Afraid Of Free, Fair Elections

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said he is not afraid of conducting free and fair elections next year poll, even as he acknowledged that the election that brought him to office was free More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 2nd, 2018
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Tell NWC To Cut Nomination Fees Now, Rep. Aspirant Urges Buhari

By Alaba Ajibade – A House of Representatives aspirant from Ogun State, Lolu Onabolu, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressive Congress More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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PDP Tackles Buhari Over Comment On Illegal Migration, Says It’s Insensitive

By Sadiq Umar – The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Saturday tackled President Muhammadu Buhari over his comment on illegal migrants to Europe, describing it as insensitive. The party said Mr. Buhari More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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FOCAC: Nigeria, China To Sign $328 Million Agreement On ICT Dev., In Addition To 25 MoUs

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived Beijing, China’s capital where he is expected to join his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jingping, to witness the signing of an agreement worth $328 More...