Date archive forJanuary, 2019
By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Onnoghen Loses Appeal To Halt Trial

Justice Walter Onnoghen By Sadiq Umar – Embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (NJC), Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday lost the bid to stop the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), from proceeding with his trial over More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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162 Libya Returnees Arrive Lagos

Libya returnees at the MMI Airport (News Investigators) /National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Wednesday received a batch of 162 Nigerians who were stranded in Libya, back into Nigeria. The Coordinator, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Woman Dies After Giving Birth To Quintuplets

A set of quintuplets ASABA/(News Investigators) /A housewife in Asaba, Delta State, Chukwunonso Onyejekwe, has died after she was delivered of a set of quintuplets. Head, Clinical Services and Training, Federal More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Onnoghen, Muhammad Get 7-Days To Repond To Queries, As NJC Begins Trial

…CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar To Be Tried By FJSC NJC Building in Abuja By Sadiq Umar – The National Judicial Council (NJC) has directed suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Buhari Tears Senate Apart Over Onnoghen

Opposed court action By Sadiq Umar – Amid controversy trailing the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, the Nigerian Senate is now sharply divided on whether to seek legal More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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2019 Elections: World Is Watching Us, Former Commonwealth Scribe Tells Nigeria Government

Former Commonwealth scribe (News Investigators) /A former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Emeka Anyaoku, has called on the Nigerian Government to ensure that the February and March elections are free More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 26th, 2019
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US, EU Express Worry Over Onnoghen Suspension

US, EU flags (News Investigators) /The International Communities have expressed concern over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, urging for swift and peaceful resolution of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 25th, 2019
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Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Demand Walter Onnoghen Suspension Reversal, Say It’s Illegal

South and Middle Belt Leaders By Sadiq Umar – The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders forum (SMBL) on Friday rejected what it called the “illegal suspension” of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 25th, 2019
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Why I Suspended Onnoghen -Buhari

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, just as he sworn in Tanko Mohammed as replacement. Mr Buhari cited an More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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2019 Elections: US, UK Warn Politicians Of Dire Consequences

President Trump (News Investigators) /The United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK) have warned of repercussions for anyone found to be responsible for election-related violence or undermining the democratic More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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FG Prohibits Arms At Rallies, Directs Security Agencies On Free, Fair Elections,

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has restated its commitment to ensuring free, fair and safe polls in the forth-coming general elections, even as it warned against bearing arms at rallies or elections. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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Presidency: Oby Ezekwesili Withdraws From Race

ACPN Presidential Candidate, Oby Ezekwesili (News Investigators) /The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, has withdrawn from the February 16 presidential election. A More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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80,000 Nigerians Displaced In North-East Since Nov. 2018 -UN

IDPs The United Nations (UN) says more than 80,000 Nigerians have been displaced in the north-east part of the country as a result of the activities of armed groups in the last 3-months. UN’s Office for the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 19th, 2019
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Atiku’s US Trip: Time For PDP To Rev Up Campaign, Says Ikechukwu

Atiku Abubakar and Murray Ben Bruce with a Congress official By Sadiq Umar – The Executive Director of Development Specs, Okey Ikechukwu, has described the visit of the presidential candidate of the Peoples More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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INEC Publishes Final List, Jerry Gana, SDP Candidate Missing

INEC (News Investigators) /The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of the eligible candidates for the various elective positions, in the 2019 general elections, even More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Scores Killed In Kenya Terrorist Attack

Kenya Police (News Investigators) /Many people have been killed by suspected militants who attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya. Gunfire and blasts were heard inside the compound in the Westlands More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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2019 Election: Interfaith Cautions Politicians On Hate, Dangerous Speeches

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, Sultan of Sokoto Rev. Supo Oyekunle, CAN President (News Investigators) /The Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) has urged politicians to shun hate and dangerous speeches More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 13th, 2019
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Ignore CCB’s “Provocative” Summon, South-South Governors Tell Onnoghen

Four of the south-south governors By Sadiq Umar – Five governors of the South South zone on Sunday condemned what they called a “provocative” summon by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) on the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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2019: Sultan, Onaiyekan Lead Religious Leaders’ Parley On Peaceful Elections

Cardinal Onaiyekan, Archbishop Kukah and Sultan Abubakar By Sadiq Umar – Determined to ensure peaceful general elections, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammed Sa’ad Abubakar 111 and the Archbishop of More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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CJN, Walter Onnoghen, Dragged Before Code Of Conduct Tribunal On Six-Count Charge

Justice Waltter Onnoghen (News Investigators) /Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, will be arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Monday over alleged non-declaration of assets. A More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Buhari Replaces Kawu, Appoints New Liaison Officer For National Assembly

Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub as his Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly matters. The appointment followed the resignation of Kawu Sumaila, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Lagos Women Will Install Sanwoolu As Next Governor, Says, Okoya-Thomas

Sen. Oluremi Tinubu with APC Women Leader in Lagos State, Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas (News Investigators) /An assurance has been given that the women in Lagos State would deliver the governorship candidate of More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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PERSPECTIVE: The Evolution Of Broadcasting In Africa

BON By Joseph Hundah Africa’s Over The Top (OTT) market is poised for growth and it’s all being driven by the need for superior customer experience. Television has captured the imagination of audiences More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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PDP Dares Tinubu To Speak Out On Alleged Blackmail Into Accepting To Lead APC Campaign Council

Bola Tinubu By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday challenged co-Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, Bola Tinubu, to respond to allegations More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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FEC Approves Four New Private Universities

Minister of Education By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the establishment of four new private universities in the country. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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FG, Labour Agree On Minimum Wage, Bill To Reach NASS Before January 23

Pic.20. Chairperson of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mrs Mata Banki (R) addressing workers over non-implementation of the new minimum wage for workers, in Kaduna on Tuesday (8/1/19). 00195/8/1/19 Ibrahim Bashir/JMH/BJO/NAN By More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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ADB Approves $14.12 Million To Support Nigeria’s Membership In ATI

Okechukwu Enelamah The African Development Bank Group, through its Trade Finance operations, has approved a US$14.12 million facility to support Nigeria’s membership in the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI). More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Army Freed Daily Trust Bureau Chief, Uthman Abubakar,

Daily Trust Detained Maiduguri Bureau Chief of Daily Trust newspaper, Uthman Abubakar, has been released. The Newspaper confirmed Tuesday that Mr. Abubakar was freed after spending about 48 hours in military custody. He More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Police Appoint Taiwo Lakanu New Force Secretary

Taiwo Lakanu (News Investigators) /The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has appointed Assistant-Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Taiwo Lakanu, as the new Force Secretary. The Police said the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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FIRS Nets N5.32Trillion Revenue Collection In 2018

FIRS The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it collected a total sum of N5.32 trillion in 2018, the highest revenue receipt since 2012 when it realised N5.07 trillion. The revenue generation agency More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 6th, 2019
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Armed Soldiers Invade Daily Trust Offices, Arrest Journalists

Armed soldiers sighted in front of the Daily Trust office By Sadiq Umar – Armed soldiers on Sunday invaded the corporate head office of Daily Trust newspaper in Abuja where it arrested two of its staff. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Buhari To Inaugurate Campaign Council Monday

Muhammadu Buhari (News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council on Monday. The Director, Strategic Communications, APC Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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INTERVIEW: My People Shall No Longer Be Reduced To Okada Riders -Reps Candidate Akinmade Vows

Kayode Akinmade Hon. Kayode Akinmade, former commissioner for Information in Ondo state,  is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Idanre/Ifedore Federal constituency. He expresses optimism More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 4th, 2019
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78Year-Old Nancy Pelosi Sworn-in As Speaker, US Congress

Nancy Pelosi (News Investigators) /Democratic Representative Nancy Pelosi was elected as Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, returning her to a position she last held in January 2011, for her  More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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PDP Kicks As INEC Nominates Amina Zakari Head Collation Centre

INEC Commissioner The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reverse the appointment of Mrs Amina Zakari, as Chairman of the Collation Centre More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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Kumo Advocates Corporate Support Funding For Security

Usman Bello Kumo News Investigators/ (Gombe)/ A former Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs, Usman Bello Kumo says the current security challenges facing the country are not insurmountable More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
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Cross-Over Night: Shiites Worhips In Church, Preaches Peace, Unity

Leader of Shiites Delegation being received at the Church service By Ibrahim Imam – Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shiites, on Tuesday attended the 2019 New Year Church More...