Date archive forMay, 2019
By News Investigators On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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$100,000 Prize For Young African Agri-Food Entrepreneurs

Young African farmer (News Investigators) /Generation Africa, an entrepreneurial initiative with $100,000 prize has been launched to encourage young African entrepreneur to venture into the agri-food sector More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Bank CEOs Vow To “Shame” Chronic Debtors, Mute Publishing Names

Godwin Emefiele (News Investigators)/Chief Executive Officers of Commercial Banks across the country have resolved to share details of those identified as “chronic debtors”, just as it agreed to deny the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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U-20 World Cup: U.S. Show Class, Maul Flying Eagles 2-1

US Under-20 world cup (News Investigators)/The forward’s two goals led the way, but Tab Ramos’ side put together a complete team performance to bounce back from its World Cup-opening loss It took a loss to More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Operation Puff Adder: Police Arrest 60 Kidnappers, 2 Female ‘Cook’

Suspected kidnappers paraded by Police (News Investigators)/The Nasarawa State Police Command says it has arrested 62 suspected kidnappers within the last one week. The suspects, including two women, were More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Buhari Signs N8.916 Trillion Budget Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari (News Investigators)/President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into law the sum of N8.916 trillion being the 2019 Appropriation Bill. Mr. Buhari signed the budget into law in More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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Supreme Court: INEC Declares PDP’s Bello Matawelle Zamfara Gov-Elect

Zamfara Gov. Elect, Bello Matawelle (News Investigators)/The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Bello Matawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of Zamfara state governorship More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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OPINION: Wake Up, Nigeria Is Dying – A Reply To My Fulani Friends

Obadiah Mailafia By Obadiah Mailafia TODAY concludes the piece I wrote in this Column last week in response to one Abdullah Musa Abdullah who accused me of being a hate-monger.  His confused and unlettered More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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BREAKING: PDP Gains In Zamfara As Supreme Court Annuls APC Victory

Justices of Supreme Court (News Investigators)/The Supreme Court on Friday declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) had no candidates in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara State. The five-member panel More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Kaduna Church Choir Abductors Demand N10M Ransom

Governor of Kaduna State KADUNA/Kidnappers of 15 choristers abducted in a church in Kaduna state last Saturday have allegedly demanded a ransom of N10 Million from leaders of the church as well as family members More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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No Tuition Increase In Ondo Varsities -Akeredolu

Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu AKURE/By Alaba Ajibade – The Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has dismissed as untrue the news making the rounds that the State government has increased tuition in all the state-owned More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Zainab Bulkachuwa Recuse From Presidential Appeal Panel

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa (News Investigators) /President of the Court of Appeal, Zainab Bulkachuwa has recused herself from the presidential election petitions tribunal sitting in Abuja. Justice Bulkachuwa More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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VIEWPOINT: Ninth NASS: Between Secret And Open Ballot System

By Michael Jegede Soon after the 2019 presidential/National Assembly elections, the battle for the seats of presiding officers for the ninth Assembly began in earnest, with elected lawmakers on the platform More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Army GOC Fires Back, Says Wike Offered Him Bribe To Help Rig Election

Governor of Rivers state By Sadiq Umar – The General Officer Commanding, GOC, 6 Division, of the Nigerian Army, Jamil Sarham has fired back at Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, accusing him offering More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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NASS: SERAP Demands Immediate Withdrawal Of Obnoxious Media Accreditation Guidelines

President of the Senate By Sadiq Umar – The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has demanded immediate withdraw of the obnoxious media accreditation guidelines issued by the National More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Credit Switch CEO Murder: Togolese Suspect Seeks Plea Bargain

Murder suspect (News Investigators)/A Togolese cook, Sunday Anani, charged with the murder of the Chief Executive Officer of Credit Switch Ltd, Opeyemi Bademosi, on Tuesday told a Lagos High Court in Igbosere More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Apologise To Nigerian Over Boko Haram Comments, FG Tell Obj

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has demanded an apology from former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his recent remarks on the insurgency in the north-east, describing More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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No Sacrifice Too Much For Peace In Rivers -APC

Rivers governor By Jackson Udeani – The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Rivers State has denied giving any precondition to work with Governor Nyesom Wike for peace to reign, saying no sacrifice would More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Police Kill Kidnap Kingpin, Sumaila Sule, Arrest Gang Members

Alleged gang members and kidnappers paraded by the police By Sadiq Umar – An alleged mastermind of the recent kidnapping of UBEC Chairman and notorious armed robber along Abuja- Kaduna road, Sumaila Sule More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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Nigerian Journalist, Oluseyi Awojulugbe, Wins APO Award For ADB 2019 Conference

By Sadiq Umar – The Cable’s Senior Business Reporter Oluseyi Awojulugbe has won the APO Group’s invitation to attend the African Development Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings taking place in Malabo, Equatorial More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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OPINION: The Zero Sum Game In Political Appointment

Babatunde Fowler By Abubakar Ismail  Let’s first look at the role of the media in politics. The media is supposed to be a medium where news and events is transmitted in its pure form to people. In More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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FEC Approves $1Billion Chinese Loan

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping (News Investigators)/The Federal Executive Council (FEC), has approved $1 billion loan from the Chinese EXIM Bank for the Gurara II hydropower More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Court Voids New Kano Emirates, Orders Status Quo

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje By Imam Ibrahim – A Kano High court presided over by Justice Nasiru Saminu has ordered Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi to maintain More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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News Investigators Back Online

The News Investigators – Nigeria on Wednesday returned online after weeks offline due to technical fault. Editor in Chief of News Investigators, Idowu John Bakare said break in publication has helped More...