Date archive forJuly, 2019
By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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Research Institute Develops Substitute For Killer Sniper

The National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARICT) says it is currently developing non-toxic chemical product for the Nigerian market as a substitute for the killer sniper pesticide.The Director General More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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Council Urges Nurses, Midwives To Be Ethical In Practice

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) hasurged newly inducted 205 foreign-trained nurses and midwives to refrain from unethical misconductas they practiced the profession. The Registrar of the More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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Don’t Borrow To Buy Sallah Ram, Says Islamic Cleric

Islamic clerics in Omu-Aran, Kwara, on Wednesday warned Muslims to refrain from incurring unnecessary debts to buy ram for the Sallah celebration. The clerics, who gave the warning in their separate interviews More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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EFCC Parades Suspected Fake Fertiliser Dealers In Gombe, Bauchi

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Gombe zonal office has paraded 8 suspected fake fertiliser dealers operating in Gombe and Bauchi state. Mr Micheal Wetkas Head of operations, Gombe zonal office, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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Plateau Govt. Concludes Arrangements For Ranching

The Plateau Government says arrangements have been concluded for the commencement of the ranching policy in some parts of the state. Mr Joseph Lengman, the Director General, Plateau Peace Building Agency (PPBA), More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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CBN Injects $210m Into Forex Market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has injected the sum of 210 million dollars into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market after the transactions on Tuesday, July 30. The bank’s Director, Corporate Communications More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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MKO Abiola: Buhari Has Restored Dashed Hope, Says Abiodun

Governor of Ogun State (News Investigators)/ Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun says that President Muhammadu Buhari has restored dashed hope by immortalising late MKO Abiola, the presumed winner of 1993 Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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N5trn AMCON Debts: Osinbajo Orders ‘Next Steps’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (News Investigators)/ The Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, has directed that new approaches be adopted in the recovery of debts owed the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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FCTA Threatens To Revoke Undeveloped Plots In 3 Months

Panoramic view of Abuja ABUJA/News Investigators/ Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has issued three months ultimatum to owners of undeveloped plots of land in serviced areas to start work or risk More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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Oloibiri Discovery: Shell Remodels, Equips Kolo General Hospital In Bayelsa

YENEGOA/News Investigators/ Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) on Tuesday inaugurated the remodelled and upgraded Kolo General Hospital as part of the activities lined up to commemorate the discovery More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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Fidelity Bank Rewards 11 Loyal Customers With N7m In Kano‎

Eleven loyal customers of Fidelity Bank Plc in Kano on Tuesday won N7 million in its “Fidelity Savings Loyalty Scheme”.‎ ‎ Some of the lucky customers won N500, 000 while other customers went home More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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ITF Trains 450,000 Nigerians In Skill Acquisition In 3 Years –DG

Director-General ITF (News Investigators)/ The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) on Tuesday said it had trained 450,000 Nigerians under its special intervention project, ‘Passion to Profession Programme’ (P2PP) More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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U.S. Naval Team Visits Western Naval Command, Apapa, Lagos

The Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command, Rear Adm. Oladele Daji, presenting a souvenir to the U.S delegate, Rear Adm. John Gumbleton, during a courtesy visit to the command in Apapa, Lagos. (News More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Kidney Disease: Expert Seeks More Govt. Involvement In Dialysis

Dialysis machine (News Investigators)/ A professor of Medicine, Ikechi Okpechi, has appealed to the Federal Government to scale-up the coverage of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) for end-stage kidney More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Trump Signs Measure To Permanently Extend Compensation For Sept. 11 Responders

Calling emergency first responders “heroes,” U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed into law a measure authorizing permanent benefits for police, firefighters and others suffering from illnesses connected More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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FCDA To Demolish “At Least 50 Houses” In Mbora District -Official

Abuja demolition exercise ABUJA/News Investigators/ The Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), says it will demolish no fewer than 50 houses built on waterways at Mbora District in Abuja. Other houses More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Senate screens Fasola, Saraki, Mahmoud

ABUJA: The Senate on Monday screened three ministerial nominees among the 42 submitted by President Mohammadu Buhari. The three are: Mr Babatunde Fasola (Lagos), Sen. Gbemisola Saraki (Kwara) and Dr Muhammdu More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Israeli Tourists Freed In Cyprus After Withdrawal Of Rape Allegation

Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman on Monday confirmed that Seven young Israeli tourists arrested on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old British woman in Cyprus have been freed and returned to Israel. They were More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Russia Offers Gas Transit Agreement Extension to Ukraine

Russian energy minister Aleksander Novak has said that Russia has offered Ukraine the opportunity to extend an existing gas transit agreement to the end of 2021. “We will wait for trilateral consultations More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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South West Mulls New Security Strategy- Gov. Makinde

As part of effort to tackle the insecurity in the Southwest zone of the country, the governors in the six Southwest states will launch a new security architecture in August. Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, disclosed More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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PM Johnson Visits Scotland For Support

New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make his first official visit to Scotland on Monday in an attempt to bolster the union in the face of warnings over a no-deal Brexit. Johnson will visit a military More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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NNPC Warns Violators of Right-Of-Way

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has raised the red flag on the violation of its pipeline right-of-way by some individuals and communities along the corridor of the system 2E pipeline network. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Nasarawa To Implement Ruga Settlement Scheme

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State said that the state would implement the Ruga settlemnt scheme in spite of its suspension by the Federal Government. The governor made this known on Sunday in Lafia while More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Mourners’ Massacre: Buhari Condemns Attack, Says Killers ‘ll Pay ‘Big Price’

President Muhammadu Buhari (News Investigators)/ President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the dastardly attack on a funeral procession in Borno, which caused the deaths of over 60 mourners. Presidential spokesman, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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Doctor In Cross River Regains Freedom From Kidnappers

CALABAR: Dr Inyama Marcus, a medical consultant with the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, who was kidnapped on July 18 in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River has regained freedom. Dr Alfred More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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Retired Pope Makes Rare Outing

Former Pope Benedict XVI has made a rare foray outside of his secluded Vatican residence, the Vatican confirmed on Friday. The 92-year-old spent Thursday afternoon and evening in the Castelli Romani area just More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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NNPC, Chevron Collaborate on Condensate Refinery

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it is seeking collaboration with Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) to establish a condensate splinter refinery. The coporation disclosed this in a statement More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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Prince Charles, Wife Visit New Zealand

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will visit New Zealand in November, the South Pacific nation’s prime minister said on Friday. It would be the pair’s third joint trip to the country, having More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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Kano FA Suspends Local Matches in Sani Abacha Stadium

The Kano State Football Association says it has suspended all local competition matches at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano, following a decision by its management. Shehu Buhari, the association’s Secretary, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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FG, States, LG Share N762.5bn For June

The Federal Government, States and Local Government Areas (LGAs) shared N762.5 billion as federal allocation for the month of June. Mr Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), said this on More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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22 Corps Members To Repeat Service In Kano

The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano, Alhaji Ladan Baba says no fewer than 22 out of the 2018 Batch B Stream ll Corps members that served in the state are to repeat their service year. Baba More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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3 Nigerian Authors Make 2019 Booker Prize List

Three Nigerian authors, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Chigozie Obioma and Bernardine Evaristo made the longlist for the 2019 International Booker Prize. The International Booker Prize, is an international literary award More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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NEMA Receives 171 Stranded Nigerians From Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday received another batch of 171 stranded Nigerians from Libya. Alhaji Idris Muhammed, Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, said the returnees More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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INEC Inaugurates Study Group On 2019 Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has inaugurated  a study group on survey of critical issues and challenges on the conduct of the 2019 general elections. The commission announcef this in More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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I’ll Bequeath Good Legacy For Next Generation- Buhari

ABUJA: President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is determined to leave a better Nigeria for future generations. The president stated this at the closing ceremony of the Presidential Policy Dialogue More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Reconcile Aggrieved Members, Governors’ Forum DG Tells APC

Chairman, Governors’ Forum (News Investigators)/ The Director-General, Progressive Governors’ Forum, Salihu Lukman, has urged leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to reconcile the aggrieved More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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NIMC To Deploy Satellite Technology For Identity Management, DG

Dr Aliyu Aziz, Director General NIMC (Left) recieving his certificate for fellowship of the Nigerian Institute of Space Engineers (NISE) in Abuja (News Investigators)/ The National Identity Management Commission More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Traditional, Religious Leaders Back Call For Free Girls Education Policy

Participants at a meeting to mobilise traditional and religious leaders to join advocacy for Kaduna State Government to develop policy document for the implementation of its free education for girls, organised More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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159 Troops Disrupt ISWAP Logistic Network, Intercept Sex Enhancing Drugs

Counter insurgency operation by troops (News Investigators)/ The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has announced the interception of logistic network of Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Nigeria Moves 12 Spots On FIFA Ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up 12 spots in the July FIFA ranking, to place 33rd in the world after winning bronze at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations tournament. In the ranking table released More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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DMO Says N145bn July Bond receives 207.6% subscription

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the N145 billion offered for three instruments in the July bond auction received a total value of N301.02 billion, indicating a subscription level of 207.6 per cent. In More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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ABU Launch 32GB E-learning Flash for PG Studies

The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria has launched a 32GB e-learning flash for Postgraduate Students to ease access to their studies, an official said. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibrahim Garba disclosed this More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Presidential Panel Investigates 3 Perm. Sec. Over Corruption

The Special Presidential Investigative Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIPR) says it is investigating three Permanent Secretaries over alleged corruption and abuse of office. Chairman of the panel, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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93-year-old Tunisian President hospitalised

Tunisia’s 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health crisis for the leader in a month. The presidency was not More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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Senate Begins Screening Of Ministerial Nominees

ABUJA: The Senate on Wednesday commenced the screening of the 43 ministerial nominees appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the list of the nominees was sent to the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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Monarch Calls For More EU, UNICEF Engagement On Community Dev’t

ARGUNGU: The Emir of Argungu, Alhaji Sama’ila Muhammad, has called for more engagement with the European Union and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the area of community health development. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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AfCFTA: Traders Association Wants Ghanaian Govt. To Tackle Insecurity, Review Trade Laws

Ghanaian President (News Investigators)/ The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has urged Ghanaian government to review its trade laws and tackle insecurity to successfully host the African Continental More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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Developmental Strides Of Dr. Yahaya Isa Bunkure, Provost, Sa’adatu Rimi College Of Education

By Abdullahi Umar Bunkure Barely few months of his appointment as Provost of the Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso in October, 2017. Dr. Yahaya Isah Bunkure has made a tremendous progress in More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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VIEWPOINT: Italy In The Maelstrom Of The Euro

Isidoros Karderinis By Isidoros Karderinis Italy joined the eurozone in 1999, with Prime Minister Massimo d’Alema of the “Democratic Left” party. This fateful participation, which entailed More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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Kano Govt. Pays Outstanding Fees For Its Students In Sudan

KANO: Kano State Government has settled over N2 billion outstanding fees of its students in El-Razi University in Sudan. The debt was incurred by the administration of ex-governor Rabiu Kwankwaso. Gov. Abdullahi More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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EU, UNICEF Handover Renovated PHC To Kebbi Govt.

BIRNIN KEBBI: The European Union (EU) through the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday handed over a renovated Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) in Bachaka community to the Kebbi State Government. Mr More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Update: Senate Receives Ministerial Nominees List

President Mohammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent the list of 43 ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and confirmation. The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, who read the list on the floor of the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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South-West Governors Pledge New Security Strategy

AKURE: Governors in the South West Zone on Monday rose from a meeting in Akure pledging a new security architecture that would address the security challenges in the region. Addressing newsmen shortly after More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Presidency Explains Use of $1bn For Security

The Presidency on Monday in Abuja released further details on how one billion dollars approved by the National Economic Council (NEC) and removed from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to address security challenges More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Pilgrim Recovers Lost $800 In Madinah

Rashida Tijani, a female pilgrim from Oyo State, who lost her purse containing $800 and other valuables, was saved from the trauma of her loss when a review of the hotels CCTV footage identified where she left More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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FG To Revitalise Lake Chad Basin

The Federal Government says it will ensure the recharging and revitalisation of the Lake Chad Basin so as to effectively tackle the issues of security, livelihood and development of the region. Vice President More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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40,000 Flee South-West Cameroon To Nigeria

The United Nations on Monday said nearly 40,000 more people had been forced to flee to Nigeria by worsening humanitarian situation in north-west and south-west regions of Cameroon. Briefing UN correspondents More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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FRSC promotes 64 Assitant Corps Commanders

ABUJA: The Board of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Monday, approved the promotion of 64 Assistant Corps Commanders (ACCs) to Deputy Corps Commanders. A statement made available to newsmen by the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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EU, UNICEF Impacting Lives Through Health Services In Kebbi

ABUJA, Aisha Muhammed, is a seven months old baby who lost her mother to maternal death in Jadadi settlement of Kangiwa ward of Arewa Local Government Area of Kebbi State. Jadadi, is a settlement along Kebbi More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Senate Revisits Niger, FCT Land Compensation Payment

Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Sunday said that the Ninth Senate would unravel the obstacle stalling payment of compensation to Niger government as regards part of its occupied land by the Federal Capital Territory. Lawan More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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EU, UNICEF Train 2,115 For Family Health

The European Union (EU) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have trained 2,115 mothers in four local government areas in Kebbi to boost Maternal Newborn and Child Health Care in the State. The Women More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Ajebutter, Joeboy Thrill Fans At Food Expo

Popular afro pop singer, Akintoye Balogun a.k.a Ajebutter and Joseph Donus, a.k.a Joeboy, thrilled Abuja music fans at a Food Expo event on Sunday in Abuja. News Agency of Nigeria reports More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Presidency Denies Spending $1Bn Security Fund On Buhari’s Campaign

President Muhammadu Buhari ABUJA/News Investigators/ The Presidency has dismissed Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) allegation that the one billion dollars drawn from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) was spent More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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N2trn Spent On Constituency Projects Since 2000 Without Results, Says ICPC

NASS By Sadiq Umar – The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Bolaji Owasanoye, said the nation had spent about N2 trillion on constituency projects without More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Missing Vehicles: Oyo Government Has Nothing To Hide

…chides Ajimobi’s aides for defending the absurd. The attention of the Government of Oyo state has been drawn to a news report at the weekend which indicated that some officials of the immediate past administration More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Critics Of Open Governance Can’t Distract Me -Makinde

Gov. of Oyo State …Says Oyo open to investors IBADAN/Alaba Ajibade/ Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has declared that critics of his style of open governance cannot distract his government from recording More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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LAWMA Advocates Waste Recycling Habit By Residents

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) on Sunday urged residents to embrace the habit of recycling waste products. Mrs Folashade Kadiri, the LAWMA’s Assitant Director, Public Affairs, made the call in More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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CBN Advises Banks, Others on Customer Relations

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has advised banks and other financial institutions in the country to be transparent in their dealings in order to build customers’ confidence. Mr Kofo Salam-Alada, the Director, More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Taraba Govt., CRS Distribute 2m Free Mosquito Nets

Taraba Government on Saturday commenced the distribution of two million free mosquito nets to residents of the state. This was in line with government’s effort to reduce the morbidity and mortality rate of More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Buhari Condemns Killings Of 37 By Bandits in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of 37 innocent people by bandits in Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State and vowed to respond fiercely against “these brutal and remorseless enemies More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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NNPC Records N6.33bn Trade Surplus In May

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it recorded a trade surplus of N6.33 billon for the month of May, 13 per cent higher than the N5.60 billion surplus made  in April . The corporation More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Governor’s Wife Urges Women To Benefit Society With Their Uniqueness

Wife of the Niger State Governor, Dr Amina Abubakar, has urged women to use their unique nature to add value to the society. Abubakar, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) during a seminar “Matured Evolution“ More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Niger Assembly Speaker Agrees To Swear In PDP Member After Violent Protest

Niger State House of Assembly The Speaker of Niger House of Assembly, Bawa Wuse, has assured that the member-elect for Agaie constituency, Abdullahi Yahaya, will be sworn at the next sitting of the Assembly. Mr. More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Bandits Commanders Agree To Suspend Attacks In Zamfara

By Ibrahim Imam – Bandits commanders in Birnin-Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara, on Friday agreed to suspend attacks on the people at a dialogue meeting with the state government and security officials. The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Nigeria Is World’s Untapped Cultural Hub, Says U.S.-Based Arts Promoter

President Emmanuel Macron at the African Shrine, Lagos (News Investigators)/ Nigeria is the untapped cultural hub of the world, according to Joyce Adewumi, a U.S. arts and culture official. Ms. Adewumi, who More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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UK DFID To Invest £5m In PLANT Programme In Lagos

(News Investigators)/ The United Kingdom Minister of State for Africa, Harriett Baldwin has announced that the UK Department for International Development (DFID) would invest five million pound in PLANT programme More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Bandits’ Attacks: Tambuwal Warns Against Harassing, Killing Innocent Fulanis

Governor Aminu Tambuwal (News Investigators)/ Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal on Friday cautioned local vigilantes against harassment and killing of innocent Fulani over bandits’ attacks in the state. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Ihedioha Applauds 23 Years Service Of Aremu In FRSC

Governor of Imo state OWERRI/News Investigators/ Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha has lauded Joseph Aremu for his uprightness and dedication during his 23 years of service in the Federal Road Safety Corps. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Masari Urges Collective Dialogue With Bandits In North-West

Governor of Katsina State By Sadiq Umar – Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari says, for dialogue and amnesty programme for cattle rustlers and bandits in the Northwest to succeed, it must involve all More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Insurgency: Army Confirms Death Of Colonel, Captain, 3 Soldiers

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff By Ibrahim Imam – Army authorities on Friday, confirmed the killing of a Colonel, a Captain and three soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. The Deputy Director, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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CBN Partners Churches, Mosques On Financial Literacy

Central Bank of Nigeria (News Investigators)/ Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday said it is in partnership with churches and mosques in the promotion of financial literacy in the country. The bank’s More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Room Attendant Docked For Allegedly Stealing $3,200 From Hotel Guest

Judiciary ABUJA/News Investigators/The police on Friday arraigned a 32-year-old room attendant, Obinna Odoh, in a Wuse Zone II  Magistrates’ Court  Abuja for allegedly  stealing 3,200 dollars More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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‘Social Media Followers Affect Self-Worth,’ Says Users

(News Investigators)/ Some social media users say the number of followers garnered, have great impact on their self-worth and values. Agency report said some respondents admitted to feeling an increase or decrease More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Eminent Nigerian Mulls Leadership Replacement

Top Nigerian academics and industry chieftains have instituted an annual leadership prize, in an initiative to groom a replacement generation to tackle Nigeria’s leadership question. The group, comprising More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Institute Says Cassava Most Consumed Food In Africa

ABUJA, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) says cassava remained one of the most consumed food crops in Africa and the potential market for cassava product is huge. Dr Adebayo Abass, the Cassava More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Buhari Links insecurity To Illicit Financial Flows

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the intelligence community in Africa to tighten the loop against illicit financial flows, just as he attributed rising security challenges to sponsorship by those who profit More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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ECOWAS To Resolve Sub-Regional Crisis

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament said that it would find lasting solutions to the humanitarian crisis in Mali and the entire sub-region. The Speaker of ECOWAS Parliament, Moustapha More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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WHO Declares DRC Ebola Public Health Emergency

ABUJA, The World Health Organisation (WHO) has officially declared the current Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. WHO chief, Tedros More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Kenyan, Chinese Banks Launch Initiative To Boost Sino-Africa Trade

Kenya’s Stanbic Bank and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) launched an initiative in Kenya on Wednesday to boost China-Africa trade. The two banks have partnered with Chinese trade agent Zhejiang More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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DD, Roadmap To Building Asset Population In Nigeria -UNFPA Official

Director-General, National Population Commission (News Investigators)/ Implementation of Demographic Dividend (DD) by various levels of government in the country has been described as the only roadmap to making More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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E-Registration Will Check Irregular Migrations -Niger SSG

Comptroller-General, Immigration Service (News Investigators)/ The Secretary to Niger Government (SSG), Ahmed Matane, says the “e-registration” by the Nigeria Immigration Service will help monitor influx More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Wood Seller Charged With Illegal Cutting Of Cola Nut Trees

Fire woods LAGOS/News Investigators/ A 42-year-old wood seller, Victoria Egbe, who allegedly entered into a farm and cut down cola nut trees valued at N500, 000 without the owner’s consent, on Wednesday appeared More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Expert Says Green Tea Reduces Blood Sugar In Diabetics

Green Tea (News Investigators)/ A Nutritionist and Biochemist, Dr Ochuko Erikainure, said on Wednesday that Green Tea has great health benefits and components that reduce blood glucose in diabetics. Erukainure, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Govt ‘ll Go After Underperforming Private Schools -Commissioner

Governor of Kaduna State (News Investigators)/ The Kaduna State Government says it will go after underperforming private schools and shut them as part of efforts to promote quality education in the state. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Wizkid’s Manager, Babymama Accuses Singer Of Domestic Violence

Jada Pollock (Source: IG) Ayo Balogun aka Wizkid’s manager and the mother of his third child, Jada Pollock has accused him allegedly of domestic violence. Pollock made the allegations on Wednesday when More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Senate Confirms Tanko Mohammed As CJN

ABUJA, The Senate has confirmed Justice Tanko Mohammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The confirmation followed a two-hour question and answer session More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Surrender Or Risk Imminent Calamity, GOC Warns Insurgents

Maiduguri, July 17, 2019 (NAN) Maj.-Gen. Bulama Biu, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Nigerian Army, has called on remnants of the Boko Haram insurgents to save themselves from the imminent calamity More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Beyonće Features Wiz Kid, Tiwa Savage, others in “Lion King”

ABUJA, Global icon, Beyonce has enlisted Nigerian music superstars Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Burna Boy, Tekno and Mr Eazi in new ‘Lion King’ album. Beyonce had earlier announced that she worked with More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Kukah Urges Nigerians To curb Hate Speech, Fake News

ABUJA, The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, has called on Nigerians to desseminate information responsibly to curb the menace of hate speech, fake news and its resultant effects. He made More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Nigeria Recorded 576 Deaths To 100,000 Births In Six Months -Rotary Intl

(News Investigators)/ Rotary International, a Global Network, says Nigeria records 576 deaths per 100,000 births annually from the 2019 statistics of Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Unhappy Marriage Affects Couple’s Emotion, Mental, Psychology -Expert

(News Investigators)/ A Professor of Health Education, Bidemi Idowu, says continuous stay in an unhappy marriage usually affects the emotional, mental and psychological wellbeing of married couple. Mrs. Idowu More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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NiMet Predicts Thunderstorms, Rains Across Country For Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thundary, rainy activities across the country for Wednesday. NiMet’s weather outlook on Tuesday in Abuja predicted thunderstorms over Kano and Katsina More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Return To North For Your Safety, Northern Elders Forum Tells Fulani Herders

Mr. Ango Abdullahi By Sadiq Umar – The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has urged Fulani herders to leave Southern part of the country if the safety of lives and properties are not guaranteed. The Chairman More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Reps To Constitute 102 Standing C’ttees In September

Speaker, House of Representatives (News Investigators)/ The House of Representatives will announce its 102 standing committees in September, Yusuf Gagdi (APC-Plateau), member of the ad hoc Committee on Media More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Lawan Appoints SA Media, Deputy Chief Of Staff

Ahmad Lawan (News Investigators)/ The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has approved the appointments of Karage Mamman and Ola Awoniyi as his Deputy Chief of Staff and Special Adviser on Media, respectively. This More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Yuguda Links Nigerian Banditry To International Involvement

ABUJA, by Shaban Akanbi. A former governor of Bauchi State, Mr Isa Yuguda, on Tuesday said that the challenges of banditry in the North West of Nigeria might have an international dimension. Mr Yuguda fielded More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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CBN Injects $210m In Forex Market

Abuja, The interbank segment of the Nigerian foreign exchange market received a fresh boost of 210 million dollars from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday. The CBN Director of Corporate Communications More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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IMF’s MD, Lagarde Resigns

Abuja, Ms Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), has resigned, the IMF says. The Executive Board of the fund said this in a statement issued by it on Tuesday in Washington More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Makinde Declares N48 Billion Worth In Assets

Gov. of Oyo State IBADAN/By Alaba Ajibade – The Oyo State Governor State, Seyi Makinde, on Monday, published his asset declaration document, which reveals he has in excess of N48 billion in both cash and More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Chibok Girls: Presidency Reacts To Isha Sesay’s Book

President Muhammadu Buhari By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has welcomed with reservations a new book titled “Beneath The Tamarind Tree”, written about the kidnapping of 270 Chibok school girls, by Isha More...