Date archive forAugust, 2019
By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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What Nigeria Can Learn From Tinubu -Osinbajo

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said Nigeria’s diversity ought to be seen as a blessing because “the true wealth of any nation is its human capital.” He said having discovered More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Power Generation To Soon Receive Massive Boost-ICRC

  (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) Mr Chidi Izuwah says power generation in the country will soon witness a massive boost. A statement issued More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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PRAWA Lauds Buhari On Correctional Service Act

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Director-General of the Prisons Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA),  Dr Uju Agomo, on Friday praised President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the Nigerian Correctional Service More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Media In Adamawa Gets Accolades For Sensitising Public On Cholera Outbreak

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The media in Adamawa, has been commended for sensitising the public on efforts by the state’s Ministry of Health to contain the cholera outbreak in Yola Metropolis and environs. The Director More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Delta govt. Gmploys 1000 Secondary School Teachers

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Chief Patrick Ukah, the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education in Delta, has said that the recruitment of 1000 teachers into the  Post Primary Education Board (PPEB) was to bridge More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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FBI Wanted List: EFCC Arrests ‘Notorious’ Internet Scammer In Ilorin

Suspected Internet Fraudster (News Investigators)/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested, Joseph Oyediran, one of the suspected internet fraudsters wanted by the United State’s Federal More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Twitter Suspends Account Of BBOG Co-Founder, Aisha Yesufu

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Twitter has frozen the account of the co-founder of Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement, Aisha Yesufu. The BBOG co-founder’s Twitter account was suspended with a notification that reads More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Just In: Gunmen Kidnap Action Alliance National Party Chairman In Abuja

(NWES INVESTIGATORS) Gunmen have kidnapped the national chairman of Action Alliance (AA), Kenneth Udeze. Genevieve, the victim’s wife, while speaking with Premium Times said her husband was kidnapped early More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Buhari Orders Ministers To Design Monthly Performance Indicators For Parastatal Agencies – Pantami

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Ministers to come up with key performance indicators for Parastatals and Agencies under their ministries which should be evaluated monthly.The Minister of Communications, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Delta To Revive Tourist Sites To Attract Visitors

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Delta Government says that plans are already ongoing to develop the various tourist sites in order to attract tourists to the state. The Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr Lawrence More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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2 Remanded For Allegedly Hacking Into Leadway Assurance Server

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Two men, Kamarudeen Mahamudu and Adekunle Oriola, who allegedly hacked into the server of the Leadway Assurance in a bid to commit fraud, were on Friday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Buhari Welcomes Investments From Japan Bank, Toyota Group

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday welcomed the interest shown by the Japan Bank for International Cooperation  and the Toyota Group to  support projects in which Japanese companies are More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Japan, AfDB Announce $3.5bn To Support Africa’s Private Sector Development

(news investigators) Japan and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have announced a joint target of 3.5 billion dollars under the Enhanced Private Sector Assistance (EPSA4) for Africa initiative. A statement More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Buhari Greets Gov. Zulum At 50

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno as he hits the golden age of 50. Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, who disclosed this on Friday in More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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NHIS To Deploy Robust ICT To Drive Reforms For Rapid Transformation- Prof. Sambo

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) says it will deploy a robust Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to drive fundamental reforms that will transform the scheme into a More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Flooding: Anambra Coastal Communities Call For Dredging Of River Niger

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Ogbaru people living on the borderline of River Niger have called on the Federal Government to dredge the river as permanent solution to perenial flooding of the area.The residents who spoke More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Gov. Masari Urges Parents To Prevent Children From Joining Bandits

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has called on parents and guardians to be particularly watchful of the companies their children and wards keep, to prevent them from joining bandits and More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Kaduna Govt. Meets With Contractors In Bid To Revive N6.4bn Schools Projects

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Kaduna State Government said it would ensure the completion of all the 51 ongoing capital projects in the education sector, awarded between 2016 and 2019. The state’s Commissioner for More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Nadal Gets Walkover Into U.S. Open Third Round

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Three-times champion Rafa Nadal got a walkover into the third round of the U.S. Open after Australian wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis withdrew from their evening match on Thursday. Kokkinakis, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Fighting Coco Sets Up Osaka showdown At U.S. Open

(news investigators) Crowd-pleaser Coco Gauff came through a tough battle with qualifier Timea Babos 6-2 4-6 6-4 on Thursday to set up a third-round clash at the U.S. Open against top seed and defending champion More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Presidential Aide Sacked Over Luxury Life

Edna Kargba, the State Chief of Protocol to the President of Sierra Leone, Julius Bio, has been sacked after she testified at Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN). The former aide has also been placed More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Fake Phones Are Dangerous To Your Health -NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned Nigerians that using sub-standard telecom devices could adversely affect their health. Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman, said at a More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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VP Osinbajo, NECA Discuss Business Sustenance In Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, hosted a delegation of the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Forum (NECA). Timothy Olawale, Director-General, NECA, who spoke with State More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Police Intensifies Security Around Clergy, Worship Centres

The Inspector- General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday directed commissioners of police across the country to pay special attention to the clergy and increase security around worship centres nationwide. The More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Bello Emerges APC Kogi Governorship Candidates

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Thursday emerged as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Nov. 16 Governorship election. Bello emerged winner of the governorship ticket by polling 3,369 votes More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Nigeria’s Helen Thrills Fans With Boxing Win

Nigeria’s boxing sensation Helen Joseph gave fans value for their time on Thursday night with an expected win over Hungary’s Martina Horgasx in Connecticut, U.S.  Joseph, aka “The Iron Lady”, defeated More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Nigeria Losses 22m Barrel Of Oil To Theft

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo said the nation lost about 22 million barrels of its crude oil production to oil theft between January and June. Obaseki disclosed this in a statement issued by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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UPDATED: Indian Warship Visits Nigeria

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) INS Tarkash on her way to Lagos, Nigeria1. Indian Naval Warship, INS Tarkash will be paying a goodwill visit to Lagos, Nigeria from 5 September 2019 to 8 September 2019. The visit of the Indian More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Italian President Gives Conte Mandate To Form New Govt

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Italy’s caretaker Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who resigned a week ago, has been asked to form a new government, the office of President Sergio Mattarella says. Mattarella handed Conte More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Niger Govt. Begins Rehabilitation Of Minna-Bida Road

The Niger Government Road Maintenance Agency (NIGROMA) has began the rehabilitation of some failed section of the Minna-Bida road. Mrs Mary Berje, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Abubakar Bello, in a statement More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Insecurity: Nigerian Army establishes ‘Super Camp’ in Niger 

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian Army has established a “Super Camp” in Kotonkoro in Mariga Local Government Area of Niger to tackle kidnapping, cattle rustling and banditry in the area. Brig.-Gen. Gideon More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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12 African Games: We’ll Prepare Adequately For 2020 Olympics — Sports Minister

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. Dare told Nigerian journalists in Rabat on Wednesday More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Japan Imports First LNG Cargo From China As Utilities Try To Cut Costs

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Japan imported its first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from China in July as utilities from the world’s biggest buyer of the fuel seek out new suppliers and try to lower costs amid More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Gov. Lalong Appoints SSG, CoS

Gov. Simon Lalong  of Plateau has approved the appointment of Prof. Danladi Atu as the Secretary to the State Government and Mr Noel Donjur as his Chief of Staff. The appointments were announced in a statement More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Police Arrests Woman For Husband Death

The Police in Kebbi have arrested a lactating mother, Auta Dogo, for allegedly conspiring with two others to kill her husband, Abdullahi Shaho. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Garba Danjuma, made More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Nigeria Reduces Visa Fees For US Citizens

The Interior Minister, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has approved reduction in Visa charges payable by U.S. citizens in line with reciprocity policy as recommended by a committee set up to conduct due diligence. The More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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UBEC Takes Steps On Boosting Almajiri Schools

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), said on Wednesday that steps are being taken to improve the quality of teaching and learning in almajiri schools across the country. The Executuve Secretary of More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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1m Signs Petition Against Parliament Suspension

More than one million people have signed a petition calling for the British parliament not to be suspended from mid-September to mid-October. The suspension request was made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. “Parliament More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Tribunal Sacks APGA Reps Member

Members of election tribunal (News Investigators)/ The National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi on Wednesday nullified the election of David Ogewu of All Progressive Grand Alliance More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Army Moves To Stifle Boko Haram Economy –Commander

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 Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Kogi Primary: APC NWC Clears Irukera

APC National Chairman By Sadiq Umar – The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved, Babatunde Irukera, a Kogi governorship aspirant, to contest the party’s More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Makinde Says Poor Remuneration Dangerous To Anti-Graft Campaign

Gov. of Oyo State By Sadiq Umar – Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde has vowed to tackle the workers poor remuneration in the State, saying it is dangerous to anti-graft campaigns of any serious government. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Yahaya Launches Tree Planting Initiative To Tackle Environmental Challenges

Governor of Gombe State (News Investigators)/ Governor of Gombe State, Inuwa Yahaya has launched the ‘Gombe Goes Green 3G’ initiative to mitigate the menace of desertification in the state. The Gombe More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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We’Re Gathering Intel On Nigerians Indicted In U.S, Says EFCC

One of the alleged scammers By Sadiq Umar – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is collating comprehensive data on Nigerians indicted in the recently busted money laundering and More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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LASTMA, Police, FRSC Turn Lagos Bus Stops To Parking Lots

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The police and other agencies have turned Iponri Bus Stop in Surulere, Lagos into a junkyard for vehicles impounded by them, creating severe problems for motorists and commuters. The News More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Warriors Sports Championship So Organise 2nd Mixed Martial Arts — President

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The President, Warriors Sports Championship, Ikechukwu Nwobodo, on Wednesday said the body would organise its  second Mixed Martial Arts event in Lagos. Nwobod told a news conference that More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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(PHOTO) Buhari Participates In Opening Session Of TICAD 7

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari participates at the Opening Session and Plenary at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Yokohama Japan on 28th Aug 2019. President More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Zimbabwe Civil Servants Accept 76% Salary Increment With Negotiations For More Still On

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Zimbabwean civil servants have on Wednesday, accepted a 76 per cent salary adjustment offered by the government with effect from Aug. 1. The state media reported that negotiations for higher More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Medical Practitioner Advises NHIS To Adopt Lifestyle Medicine

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Dr Ifeoma Monye, founder, Society for Lifestyle Medicine in Nigeria (SOLONG), on Wednesday, advised the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to adopt lifestyle medicine as a way of boosting More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Nigeria’s ‘Iron Lady’ Meets $10,000 Requirement, Returns To Boxing Ring

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Nigeria’s Helen ‘Iron Lady’ Joseph is set for action against Martina Horgasx from Hungary on Thursday in her bumpy return to professional boxing. The Super-Bantamweight fight, holding More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Team Nigeria Move Up To Fourth After 12th African Games’ Day 12

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Team Nigeria to the 12th African Games in Morocco on Tuesday moved up the medals table to the fourth position with 20 gold, 13 silver and 16 bronze medals. The development meant Nigeria, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Bury Expelled After 125 Years In Football League Of England

 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Bury, one of English football’s oldest clubs, were expelled from the Football League (EFL) on Tuesday after failing to resolve their financial problems or find a new buyer. The EFL More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Nadal Sends Millman To U.S. Open Exit

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Three-times champion Rafa Nadal denied John Millman any chance of posting another fairytale run in New York as he cruised by the Australian 6-3 6-2 6-2 in the first round of the U.S. Open on More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Primary: APC NWC Approves 9 Kogi Governorship Aspirants

 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved nine Kogi governorship aspirants out of the 16 screened to contest for party’s primaries scheduled More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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NEMA Receives 153 Nigerian Returnees From Libya

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 153 stranded Nigerians from Libya. The Director-General of NEMA, Mr Mustapha Maihajja, represented by Mr Slaku More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Buhari Appoints New NDDC Governing Board

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday appointed a 16-member new Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Interim Management headed by Nelson Brambaifa, a professor, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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1999 Constitution Can’t Solve Nigeria’s Problems -Babalola

Mr. Afe Babalola (News Investigators)/ Legal icon and founder of Afe Babalola University (ABUAD), Afe Babalola, says the current Nigerian constitution is inadequate to solve the myriads of problems confronting More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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2023: Only S/West, S/East Disagreement Can Keep Power In North – Ahamba

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Elder statesman and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN),Mike Ahamba, has cautioned that the deteriorating security situation in the country could force Nigerians to employing private armies More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Gov. Buni Of Yobe Approves N365m For LG Retirees

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has approved the release of N365 million for payment of accumulated pension arrears and gratuities to 279 local government retirees. Alhaji Abdullahi Bego, Director-General More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Pediatrician Says 2 Years Is Normal For Breastfeeding

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Dr Bessie Eziechila, the Consultant Paediatrician with Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Jabi, says  two years is the normal duration for breastfeeding for the advantage of both child and mother. Eziechila More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Breaking: Police Detain COZA Pastor Fatoyinbo At Force Headquarters Abuja

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Biodun Fatoyinbo, Senior Pastor and founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) is currently being detained at Nigerian Police Force Headquarters in Abuja after he surrendered himself More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Rivers Govt. Didn’t Demolish Mosque — Gov. Wike

 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Monday said that no Mosque was demolished on Biambo Street, off School Road by Mami Market Junction, near Rainbow Estate in Port Harcourt. Wike told newsmen More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Katsina Govt. Recruits Additional 1,000 Health Workers – Masari

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Katsina State Government has recruited one thousand (1,000) additional healthcare workers as part of efforts to improve healthcare service delivery in the state. Gov. Aminu Masari made the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Kyari Did Not Influence Oyo-Ita’s Investigation – EFCC

(NEWS INVESTIGATION) Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says   the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari is not influencing ongoing investigation of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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FG to Give Direction To Foreign Donors On What Nigeria Needs

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, says that the ministry will give direction to international donours on what the country requires. Ahmed announced  More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Lukaku Scores On Debut As Conte’s Inter Milan Make Flying Start

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Forward Romelu Lukaku scored on his debut for Inter Milan as they made a flying start under new coach Antonio Conte in Serie A on Monday. They had a 4-0 win over newly-promoted Lecce after More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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China Says Iran ‘Faithfully Implementing’ Nuclear Agreement

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says Iran is “faithfully implementing” the international nuclear agreement. Wang said this at a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Jawad Zarif More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Serena Puts U.S. Open Rivals On Notice With Sharapova Stroll

(NEWS INVESTIGATION) Serena Williams delivered one of her most complete performances since returning to the game after the birth of her daughter to rout a helpless Maria Sharapova in the first round of the U.S. More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Photo News: Amaechi Embarks On Inspection Of Lagos Ibadan Railway

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Barely two days after being sworn in as Minister, the Minister of Transportation, Hon Chibuike Amaechi has embarked on an inspection tour of the Lagos Ibadan rail line. The minister More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Why Men Of Integrity Must Join Politics—Gov Makinde

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has called on men and women of integrity not to shy away from participating in politics, saying that is the only way to sanitize the system. The Governor More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Nigerian Wins 2019 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction Awards

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Manenzhe was recognised for her short story Maserumo and Ogamba was rewarded for The Valley of Memories, at the awards ceremony held on August 18 in Kampala.Both stories capture the power of More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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El-Rufai’s Wife Pledges Empowerment Loan For Women

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Kaduna State Governor’s wife, Mrs Ummi El-Rufai, says the second phase of loan disbursement for women’s empowerment will soon commence in the state. She said this during a ‘thank More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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FG Affirms Commitment To Reduce Shipping Cost, Boost Trade In Africa

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Government on Monday affirmed its commitment toward reducing cost of shipping to boost trade in Africa. Vice President Yemi Osibanjo made this known at the Sub-Regional Summit More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Association Urges Plateau Framers To Grow Oil Palm

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  The Plateau chapter of the Oil Palm Growers Association of Nigeria, has urged farmers and residents of the state to venture into the production of oil palm for commercial purposes. Mr More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Edo Govt. Receives, Reintegrates 4,943 Libya Returnees In 2 yrs

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Edo Government says it has received and reintegrated a total of 4, 943 indigenes of the state who have returned from Libya in the last two years. The Chairperson of the Edo State Taskforce More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Civil Defence Bursts Borno 7-Men Forgery Syndicate

(FLOWERBUDNEWS) The Borno State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested seven people, who specialised in forging fake school certificates and security documents. The Commandant, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Indonesian President Announces Relocation Of New Capital

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Monday announced the relocation of the new national capital to replace sinking and traffic-clogged Jakarta. Widodo said the country’s new administrative More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Davido Gifts Self N72m Lamborghini Urus

Davido has announced the acquisition of a new wonder on wheels, Lamborghini Urus, valued at $200,000, approximately N72 million street price. Davido took to his Twitter on Sunday to ask his fans and followers More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Abba Kyari Not In Charge Of Ministers – Presidency Explains

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The functions of the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari, with respect to ministers has not changed the Presidency says. Reacting to media criticisms of President More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Pastor Urges Government To Explore Teenagers Talents

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Paul Adegbola, the Pastor in Charge of Teens Assembly, Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Medaiyese Regional Headquarters, Garki, has urged government to exlore teenagers talent for national development. Adegbola More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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NiMet Predicts Thunderstoms, Rains For Monday

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted chances of thunderstorms and rains across the country on Monday. Nimet’s weather outlook on Sunday in Abuja predicted thunderstorms More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Police Says None Of Its Stations Was Burnt In Enugu

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Police Command in Enugu State said no police station was burnt in the state as being speculated in the social media. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Kwara ‘ll be great again – Dep. Gov.

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Kwara State Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi, has said that the present administration will work assiduously to ensure the growth and development of the state. Alabi gave the assurance More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Atletico Madrid Keep Up winning La Liga Start At Leganes

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Atletico Madrid made it two wins out of two as Vitolo scored in the second half to secure a hard-fought 1-0 La Liga victory at Leganes on Sunday. Atletico had never won in Spain’s top-flight More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Cleric Urges New Ministers On Diligence To Democratic Governance

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Asuquo Udobong of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has urged the newly inaugurated ministers to serve the country diligently so as to promote and build strong, sustainable democratic More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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G7 Met To Close With Talks on Climate Change And Digital Economy 

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The G7 summit in France heads into its final day on Monday, with the leaders of the key democratic, major economies expected to tackle some of the thornier issues on their agenda. The schedule More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Iranian Women Will Watch Football In Stadium

Iranian women will be allowed to attend a men’s football World Cub qualifying match in the Islamic Republic of Iran in October, the official IRNA news agency quoted a Sports Ministry official as saying on Sunday. While More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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OPC Celebrates Abiola, Soyinka, Others At 25th Anniversary

Chief Moshood Abiola, Prof. Wole Soyinka and Dr Fredrick Fasheun would be honored as the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) celebrates its silver jubilee anniversary on Thursday in Lagos. Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Rotary Gets First female President In Ibadan

The Rotary Club of Ibadan, Jericho Metro, on Sunday installed Mrs Bisi Yomi-Layinka as its first female President, to run the affairs of the club for the 2019/2020 year. At the Investiture and Induction of Board More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Gedoni, Jackye Out Of BBNaija Season 4

Housemates, Gedoni Ekpata and Jackye Madu have been evicted from the ongoing BBNaija season four. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the duo were booted out of the show during the live eviction show on More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Pastor Urges Govt To Explore Teenagers Talents

Pastor Paul Adegbola, the Pastor in Charge of Teens Assembly, Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Medaiyese Regional Headquarters, Garki, has urged government to exlore teenagers talent for national development. Adegbola More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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G7 To Close With Talks On Climate Change

The G7 summit in France heads into its final day on Monday, with the leaders of the key democratic, major economies expected to tackle some of the thornier issues on their agenda. The schedule includes a discussion More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Muslim, Christian Youths In Jos Meet To Find Sustainable Peace

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Some Muslim and Christian youths from various communities in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau met over lunch on Saturday to discuss ways of promoting peaceful coexistence in the area. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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African Games: Egypt’s Saleh Says Defeating Nigeria In T/tennis Team Events Sweet Revenge

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) An excited Ahmed Saleh of Egypt says defeating Nigeria in the male and female categories of table tennis events at the ongoing 12thAfrican Games was important to them and a revenge against More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Lampard Earns First Win As Chelsea Boss At Norwich City

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)Frank Lampard celebrated his first victory as Chelsea manager with Tammy Abraham’s double, inspiring their 3-2 win over Norwich City in a pulsating Premier League encounter at Carrow Road More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Kaduna Govt. To Train 6,828 Primary I Teachers To Improve Literacy, Numeracy

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Kaduna, Aug. 24, 2019 (NAN)  Kaduna State Government said on Saturday that it would train 6,828 Primary One teachers on how to improve literacy and numeracy among primary one pupils in public More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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20,000 Join Rally Against Racism In Eastern German City Of Dresden

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) 20,000 people have joined a rally in support of an inclusive society and against xenophobia and racism on Saturday in the eastern German city of Dresden. The demonstration is organised by More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Yoruba Group Pledges To Work Toward Peaceful Coexistence Among Ethnic Groups

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Oodua Consultative Forum (OCF), a Yoruba socio-cultural group, says it is ready to contribute its quota toward peaceful coexistence among Nigerians. The group, led by its National President, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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NERC Says No New Tariff Approved Yet

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says no tariff increase has been approved by the commission yet. In a statement, Mr Usman Arabi, NERC’s General Manager, Public Affairs, however,  More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Ogunoye Becomes 33rd Olowo Of Owo

Prince Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye on Friday became the 33rd Olowo of Owo Kingdom after an elaborate installation rites. The traditional rites, which started at dawn, was attended by hundreds of residents of More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Buhari To Wade Into Minimum Wage Impasse

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage. The News Agency More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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CBN injects $297m Forex Into Market

ABUJA: The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has injected  297.92 million dollars into the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS). The bank’s Director, Corporate Communications Department, Mr More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Moghalu Decries Over Reliance On Oil

Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, a presidential candidate for the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the 2019 presidential election, has expressed concern about the nation’s reliance on oil as a major source of revenue More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Sen. Dino Melaye Talks Tough After His Election Annulment

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Senator Dino Melaye said on Friday that he will appeal the judgment of the Kogi State Election Petition Tribunal which nullified his election as senator representing Kogi West in the Nigerian More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Tribunal Sacks Melaye, Orders Fresh Elections

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Lokoja on Friday sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the Senator for Kogi West. In its judgement, the tribunal ordered More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Integrity Group Nigerian Law School On Ondo Deputy Speaker Studentship

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Integrity Group which is a leading advocacy group has written to The Director General, Nigerian Law School, Bwari, Abuja to complain against the reckless abandon of Legislative Duties More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Rep. Solicits Support For Development In Idah

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. David Zacharia (APC-Kogi), has called on Mr Emmanuel Egwu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to join him to bring dividends of democracy to More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Google Disables YouTube Channels For Hong Kong ‘Influence Operation’

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Google said it disabled 210 channels from its platform YouTube which uploaded content related to the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong in an apparent coordinated influence operation. Shane More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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UN Expert Says Malaysia ‘Vastly Under-counting Poverty’

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) UN human rights expert critized Malaysia on Friday as having “vastly undercounted poverty” by using an “unduly low poverty line” and by “excluding vulnerable populations from More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Embrace Organic Fertilizer To Boost Soil Fertility, Official Urges Gombe Farmers

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Ibrahim Sajo, Director of Planning, Research and Statistics, Gombe State Ministry of Agriculture has advised farmers in the state to embrace the use of organic farming to boost soil fertility. Sajo More...