Date archive forSeptember, 2019
By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Peter Obi’s Media Aide Weigh In, Condemn Attacks On Chimamanda

Media Aide to former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi, Val Obienyem, who is also an author and barrister, has condemned recent attacks on author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Obienyem wrote in an opinion piece More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, September 28th, 2019
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Lagos To Host Year 2020 Global Citizens Festival — Sanwo-Olu

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced Lagos as the host city for the year 2020 Global Citizen Festival. A statement signed on Friday, by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 27th, 2019
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Lagos Brothel Raided: 14 Customers, Sex Workers Arrested

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit on Friday raided a brothel around Mile 2 area and arrested 14 persons for alleged possession of illicit More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 27th, 2019
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AUPCTRE Hails Buhari For Suspending Investment Tribunal Boss

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Employees (AUPCTRE) has commended President Muhammadu Burahi for suspending the Chairman of the Investment More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 27th, 2019
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Gov. AbdulRasaq Promises To Revive Tourist Sites In Kwara To Boost IGR

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq of Kwara has promised to revive the tourist sites in the state to boost internally-generated revenue. The governor made the pledge in his address to mark the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 27th, 2019
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Tiv/Jukun Leaders In Taraba Agree To Ceasefire

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The leaderships of the Tiv and Junkun waring factions in the Southern part of Taraba on Thursday, agreed to a ceasefire to allow the return of normalcy to the area. This was contained in More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Khashoggi Murder ‘Happened Under My Watch,’ Saudi Crown prince Tells PBS

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Saudi Arabia’s crown prince said he bears responsibility for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 by Saudi operatives “because it happened under my watch,” according to a More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Benue Police Uncovers 9 Corpses In Secret Graves

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Police in Benue said they have uncovered hidden graves in Gbatse village with nine corpses of people suspected to have been killed by criminals in Ushongo Local Government Area of the state. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Cleric Calls For Prayer For Buhari To Succeed, Warns Against Agitations

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The President of Charis Global Vision Ministries, Singapore,Daniel Onyemachi has called on Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari to succeed rather than engaging in unnecessary agitations. Onyemachi, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Minister Tasks Nigerian Professors To Be Innovative

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Minister of State for Education, Hon Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has tasked Nigerian professors to be innovative in their fields of endeavour to assist the Federal Government achieve the Sustainable More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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UNIDO Tasks Society On Solid Waste Management

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The United Nations Industrial Development (UNIDO), has challenged the Waste Management Society of Nigeria (WAMASON) to ensure the enforcement of National Policy on Waste Management developed More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Premium Pension’s Asset Base Hits N680b

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Premium Pension Ltd. has built an asset base of N680 billion after 14 years of its operations, the Managing Director of the company, Mr Umar Mairami, announced in Lagos. Mairami made the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Nigeria Lost $157.5Bn To Illicit Financial Flows Between 2003 – 2012 -Buhari

Nigeria’s president (News Investigators)/ President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that Nigeria lost an estimated 157.5 billion dollars to illicit financial flows between 2003 and 2012. Mr. Buhari disclosed More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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I Am Ready To Waive Immunity To Clear My Name – Osinbajo

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says he is ready to waive his constitutional immunity to enable the “most robust adjudication” of several baseless allegations, insinuation and falsehoods against More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Nigeria Youths Lack Quality Reproductive Health Information -Devcoms

(News Investigators)/ An NGO, Development Communications Network (Devcoms), says majority of young people in Nigeria are not empowered with quality information to make informed decisions about their reproductive More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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We Will Revoke Undeveloped Plots In Govt Reserved Areas—Oyo Govt

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Oyo State government has expressed its readiness to revoke undeveloped lands within its designated Government Reserved Areas (GRAs). Besides, the state has also said it would release the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Ikwuano Union Hails Rep. Onuigbo For Peaceful, Fruitful Politics

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The lawmaker representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North/South federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Sam Onuigbo has been commended for bringing peace and direction to politics. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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IE University Hosts First Digital Solutions Venture Day In Africa At Zone Tech Park, Lagos

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) IE University, a leading global higher institution based in Madrid and Segovia, Spain held its first African Venture Day in Lagos State on Friday the 20 th of September. Themed Growth and More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Kogi Poll: SDP Protests Alleged INEC’s Move To Disqualify Candidate Protest

(NEWS 8INVESTIGATORS)  The Social Democratic Party (SDP) supporters have protested alleged move by the Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) to disqualify Mrs Natasha Akpoti, the party’s candidate More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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FG Mulls Health Insurance For Pensioners – PTAD

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD)says it plans to introduce health insurance scheme for pensioners as part of effort aimed at improving their welfare. PTAD Executive More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Yoruba Youth Coalition Angry With Akintoye’s Mergence As Yoruba Leader

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Yoruba Youth Coalition Group has rejected and denounced the process that led to the emergence of Prof. Banji Akintoye as the leader of the Yoruba. This was contained in a communiqué More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Pakistan: 5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 26, Injures 300

(news investigators) The death toll mounted to 26 in a powerful 5.8-magnitude earthquake that jolted Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and several cities. At least 300 people were injured. The epicentre of the earthquake More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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SDGs: We’re committed To Reducing Poverty, Hunger, Says Buhari

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari says reducing extreme poverty and hunger is one of the cardinal objectives of his administration. The president stated this in a keynote address at the Nigeria More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Ibadan Rail Project: No Reason To Delay Project Amaechi Tells CCECC

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi,  has  tasked the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), contractors handling the Lagos -Ibadan Rail project to quickly More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Regulatory Risk Major Problem For Businesses In Nigeria — Utomi

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Stakeholders in the private sector have identified regulatory risk as the biggest challenge of businesses in Nigeria and called for national strategy in policy formation. They said this More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Nuclear Deal: Macron Wants All Parties To Engage In Talk

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) French President Emmanuel Macron said that Iran, the United States, the remaining parties to the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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My Elevation To SAN Humbling, Call To Service – Umar

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Alhassan Akeje Umar on Thursday, described his elevation to a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) as a humbling call to service. Umar who is a solicitor for the Independent National Electoral More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Okowa Reaffirms Commitment To Road Infrastructure

Delta state governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday reaffirmed his commitment to providing road, saying such infrastructure had multiple benefits in the state’s economy. The governor stated this while inaugurating More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Gov. Ayade Suspends C/River YESSO Coordinator

(NEWS INVESTIGATOR) Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has suspended the state Coordinator of Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO), Mr Balinwo Ofegobi. This is contained in a statement by Mr Christian More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Kogi NPC Chairman Resigns

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Kogi Chairman of the Nigeria Peoples Congress (NPC) Muhammed Aliyu, has resigned from the party and withdraws from the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state. Aliyu announced More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Beware: DSS Has No Twitter Account

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Department of State Services (DSS) on Monday said it did  not own, use or operate any official twitter handles and therefore, urged Nigerians to disregard twitter messages linked to the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Transaction Charges: CBN Gives Fresh Insight

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the transaction charges on deposit and withdrawal in furtherance of implementation of its cashless policy is on the amount in excess of the set limits. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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World Economic Forum Endorses Buhari’s Social Investment Programmes

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Schwab Foundation, a sister organisation of the World Economic Forum (WEF), has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari’s National Social Investment Programmes(N-SIPs). Justice Bibiye, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Ronaldo Turns Philosophical As Messi Wins FIFA Best Player Award

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Cristiano Ronaldo, conspicuously-absent from the FIFA Best Awards at the La Scala Opera house in Milan, on Tuesday took to Instagram to express his feelings in philosophical terms. The News More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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UN Official Want Nigeria To Tax Vacant Houses

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Adequate Housing, Ms Leilana Fartha, on Monday urged the Federal Government to impose vacant home tax with a view to addressing housing challenges in More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Bomb Scare In Manchester Airport UK

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Bomb disposal officers carried out a controlled explosion on a suspicious package at Manchester Airport on Monday, police said, adding a man had been detained by officers at the scene. Flights More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Video: 10,000 Nigerian Girls Forced Into Prostitution In Burkina Faso – Ambassador

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian Ambassador to Burkina Faso, Ramatu Ahmed says no fewer than 10,000 Nigerian girls are forced into prostitution in Burkina Faso. Ahmed disclosed this in an Interview with the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Oil Prices Rise Above $64

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Oil rose further above 64 dollars a barrel on Monday, supported by doubts about how quickly Saudi Arabia can restore output after a crippling attack this month and a resulting greater focus More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Video: Fire Engulfs Unity Bank’s Head Office In Lagos

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The head office of Unity Bank on Victoria Island, Lagos State has been gutted by fire. The fire outbreak which started in the early hours of Monday was confirmed by the bank via its More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Mugabe Died Of Cancer – Report

(NERWS INVESTIGATORS) Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe had “advanced cancer” when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned newspaper reported on Monday. The former guerilla More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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FIFA Rates Women’s World Cup In France “Best-Ever”

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  FIFA’s Technical Study Group (TSG) hailed this year’s Women’s World Cup in France as the best-ever in the competition’s history. It said the tournament showcased the tactical, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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178 Years-Old Thomas Cook Collapses, Strands 600,000

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Thomas Cook, the world’s oldest travel firm, collapsed on Monday, stranding hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Border Closure: PMS Supply Drops By 11m Litres— PPPRA

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency(PPPR),said that the supply of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, dropped by 10.78 million litres to 50.22 million litres per More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Ebola: Congo To Introduce Second Vaccine In Oct.

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Congo will introduce a second vaccine against Ebola from mid-October, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday, as the central African country continues to battle what has become More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Video: Pastor Bakare Declares Self Nigeria’s Next President

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Senior Pastor and founder, Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare has declared himself as the 16th President of Nigeria and successor of President Muhammadu Buhari.Bakare, during his sermon More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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OML 65: NNPC Seals $875.75m Financing Deal With CPDC

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has signed a 875.75 million dollar funding and technical services agreement and alternative financing deal for the Nigerian Petroleum More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Nigeria Earned N28.6trn From Oil, Non-Oil Sources In 5 Years Auto Draft

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) said that N28.58 trillion was remitted to the Federation Account between 2012 and 2016, from mineral revenues, non-mineral More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, September 22nd, 2019
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JUST IN: Ihedioha Wins At Tribunal

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal for Imo sitting in Abuja on Saturday affirmed the election of Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo. The Tribunal Saturday dismissed the petition filed against More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, September 21st, 2019
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Girl Commits Suicide 3 Months After Boyfriend Killed Self

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) An apprentice at a tailoring shop in Lagos, Adenike Fatai, reportedly committed suicide just three months after her boyfriend identified as Bayo Atanda also killed self. The 25-year-old More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, September 21st, 2019
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A/Ibom: I Won’t Impose A Successor – Gov Emmanuel

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Amidst political speculations and postulations against 2023, Governor Udom Emmanuel has diffused plan to seek third term using a surrogate as a successor. The Governor cleared the air while More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, September 21st, 2019
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Defection: Sen. Amange Wasn’t Part Of Us – Bayelsa PDP

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Bayelsa chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has disowned the former senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Sen. Nimi Amange, saying he was not a member of the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, September 21st, 2019
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PDP Governors Meet In Port Harcourt, Commends Wike

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Governors of seven states of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met on Friday in Port Harcourt, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. According to Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Tech Entrepreneur, Stephanie Obi To Help Africans Monetize Knowledge With Latest Tech Platform

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  I was tired of seeing Africans struggle with monetizing their knowledge online, so I created a solutionthat is appropriate for Africans across the continent – Stephanie Obi, Founder, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Governors Partner TCN To Improve Power Supply

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has pledged to partner with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to improve power supply across the country. The Chairman of the Forum and Governor More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Pompeo Says U.S. Backs Saudi Arabia’s ‘Right To Defend Itself’

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Following a meeting with Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States supports Riyadh’s “right to defend itself” and said Washington More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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UK Parliament Suspension Not Matter For Judges – Lawyer

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament is a political issue and not a matter for judges, a lawyer for the prime minister said  as he sought to persuade the British Supreme Court More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Indians Top International Migrant Population – UN

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A report released by the United Nations titled “International Migrant Stock 2019” revealed the global migrant population has reached an estimated 272 million, an increase of 51 million More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Guide Buhari In Taking Right Economic Decisions, Expert Charges EAC

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Mr David Ibidapo, an economic and financial analyst, says the newly-constituted Economic Advisory Council (EAC) should guide President Muhammadu Buhari in taking right economic decisions that More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Group Decries Insinuations Of Distrust Between Buhari, Osinbajo

(NEWS INVESTIGATOR) The Initiative to Save Democracy, a pressure group, says that the relationship between President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo remains mutually respectful. The group’s More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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PDP Senator Dumps Party For APC

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A bigwig of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Senator Nimi Amange, has dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Amange, who represented Bayelsa East in More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Buhari Replaces Oyo-Ita With Yemi-Esan As Head Of Civil Service

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja approved the appointment of Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan as the Acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HCSF) with immediate effect. In More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Kogi Govt. Set To Inaugurate N4 Billion Rice Mill

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Kogi Government is set to inaugurate a newly-constructed rice mill worth over N4 billion and with the capacity to produce 50 tonnes of rice per day. Gov. Yahaya Bello disclosed this More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Egypt Banned From Weightlifting World Championships

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Egypt has been banned from participating in the weightlifting world championships for doping offences, state media said on Tuesday. The Egyptian Olympic Committee also fears the suspension More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Association Commends Kogi Government For Upgrading Traditional Rulers

(NEWS INVESTIGATOR) The people of Okengwen-Ehi in Central Senatorial district of  kogi have commended the state government for upgrading six of their traditional rulers to the next position. The Coordinator, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Zamfara Monarch Commends UKAid For Empowering Pregnant Women

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Emir of Tsafe, in Zamfara, Alhaji Muhammad Bawa, has commended the UK Department for International Development (DFID) for empowering pregnant women in the state through its Child Development More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Full Oil Production To Resume By End Of Month, Says Saudi Oil Minister

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Saudi Arabia’s energy minister Abdulaziz bin Salman said that half of the crude oil production that was disrupted due to the weekend attack on Aramco’s oil facilities had been restored. Salman More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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FG Cautions Producers, Marketers Against Mishandling Of Chemical Weapons

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Government has cautioned producers and marketers of chemical weapons against allowing it into the hands of non-state actors. Mr Gabriel Aduda, the Permanent Secretary, Political More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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ECOWAS Parliament Appeals To Nigeria To Reopen Borders

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The ECOWAS Parliament on Monday appealed to the Nigerian government to reopen its closed borders as it hampers on the implementation of free trade movement within the ECOWAS region. Speaker More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Gbajabiamila Visits Katsina State Over Security Challenges

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has visited Katsina State to access the level of insecurity with a view to finding lasting solutions. Gbajabiamila disclosed More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Why Kwara Govt Rejects Saraki’s Donations To Schools

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Kwara State Government has said that personalising constituency project was responsible for Kwara public schools’ rejection of instructional materials donated by the former President More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Nigeria, UAE Renew Cooperation On Strengthening Internal Security

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have agreed to continue to work collaboratively to build the capacity of security agencies under Nigeria’s Ministry of Interior. The ministry More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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74th UNGA: Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande Takes Over As President

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The President of the 73rd UN General Assembly, Ms Maria Espinosa, on Monday handed over to Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande, who will lead the 74th session of the assembly in the next one year. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Gov. Umahi Appoints 180 Additional Aides

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has approved the appointment of 180 additional aides to serve as Executive Assistants (EA) as Executive Assistant and Senior technical Assistant (STA). Mr Clement More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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LPG Usage Hit 78,000mt In July – PPPRA

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) says that the utilisation of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas, has risen from 40,000 metric tonnes (MT) in April More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Repentant Bandits Release Additional 30 Kidnapped Victims In Katsina

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The repentant bandits in Katsina State have released additional 30 kidnapped victims, following the dialogue initiated by the state government with their leaders. The victims were presented More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Gov Makinde To Launch 20-Year Development Agenda For Oyo

 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says his government is planning to launch a 20-year development agenda to save the state from underwhelming performance. Makinde made this known on Sunday More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Roma Off The Mark As Mkhitaryan Scores Debut Goal In Sassuolo Rout

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a debut goal to help Paulo Fonseca secure his first win as AS Roma coach in a 4-2 victory over Sassuolo. This was after Lazio fell to a shock defeat and Bologna More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Tanzanian PM Suspends 7 Public Officials Over Misuse Of Public Fund

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Tanzanian Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa, on Sunday suspended seven public officials in Morogoro region over embezzlement of 1.3 billion Tanzanian shillings ($567,000), a statement said. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Ogun Clarifies N15.8bn Expended On Road Construction

The Ogun State government yesterday said that the reported N15.8 billion spent on roads construction and rehabilitation in the state was under the immediate past administration of former governor Ibikunle Amosun. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Oyo Named Ex-Rep Member, Akinlabi, Chairman, Road Maintenance Agency

(News Investigators) Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has approved the appointment of a former member of the House of Representatives, Kamil Akinlabi as the chairman of the Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA).  More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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We Will Make Oyo The Fastest Economy Growing State In Nigeria—Gov Makinde

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, said on Friday that the vision of his administration is to make Oyo state the fastest growing economy in Nigeria within a short while. The Governor, who More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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House Of Rep. Leadership Crisis: PDP Board Of Trustee To Meet

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees Sen. Walid Jubrin has said that the board would meet on Sept. 19 to discuss reports of its committee set by the board up More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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FUOYE Investigates Attack On Fayemi’s Wife

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Vice-Chancellor of Federal University, Oye-Ekiti(FUOYE), Prof. Kayode Soremekun, has constituted a panel to unravel the circumstances leading to Tuesday’s protest by students and the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Army Director Becomes President African Military Law Forum

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Director Nigerian Army Legal Services, Maj.-Gen. Yusuf Shalangwa, has been elected President of the African Military Law Forum (AMLF), on Thursday in San Remo, Italy. Col. Sagir Musa, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Davido, Chioma Engaged, Fans React

(News Investigators) Nigerian superstar, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke is engaged to long-time girlfriend, Chioma Rowland. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the singer proposed to her at an event with their More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Let’s Have School Feeding Here, Father Of 14 Children Begs Gombe Gov

Gombe State Governor GOMBE/News Investigators/ Father of 14 children, Musa Malala, has appealed to Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State to domesticate Federal Government’s school feeding programme to address the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Don Applauds IBB VC For Channeling N60m TETFund To Cashew Processing Equipment

A University don at the Ibrahim Badamasi University Lapai, Prof. Dennis Balogu, has applauded the university for channeling N60 million from TETFund for the purchase of cashew processing equipment for the university. Mr. More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Maiduguri Residents Laud Tribunal Judgment, Urge Atiku To Support Buhari

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Some residents of Maiduguri on Wednesday,  lauded the verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal for  upholding the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Feb. 23 More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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We Need Institution That Will Produce Cutting Edge AI Applications — Osinbajo

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria needs an institution that will produce cutting edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications for education, business, medicine, security among others. Osinbajo More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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SDGs progress in danger of reversal — UN report

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  A new United Nations report has advocated for  a change of approach to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), saying that the current global development model is not sustainable. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Kano Elders Laud Presidential Election Petition Tribunal For Fairness, Affirming Buhari’s Reelection

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Some  elders in Kano State, on Wednesday commended the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal for upholding the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari. A cross section of the elders More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Xenophobia: Nigeria Must Shift Foreign Policy From Afro-Centric To Citizen Centered – Don

  (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics, Kaduna State University (KASU) Prof. Abdullahi Ashafa, on Wednesday urged  the Federal Government to shift its foreign Policy from African centered More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District: Tribunal upholds Sen. Ekpenyong’s election

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Assembly election petitions tribunal sitting in Uyo has upheld the election of of Sen. Christopher Ekpenyong who represents Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District in the Feb. 23 election.Delivering More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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New Minimum Wage| President Gives Direction

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari Worried by the delay in the commencement of the implementation of the new National Minimum wage for the country, has directed the immediate conclusion of negotiation More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Atiku’s Evidence Shows Buhari Academically Qualified To Be President – Tribunal Rules

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has dismissed the application of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against President Muhammadu More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Ondo Govt. Executed 800 Projects In Akoko, Says Commissioner

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Ondo State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr Emmanuel Igbasan, on Wednesday said the state government had executed over 800 projects in Akoko area of the state. Igbasan More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Gov. Bello Inaugurates Technical Support Team To Prepare State Urban Policy

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger State, on Wednesday inaugurated a 30-man technical support team for the preparation of the state urban policy. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) report that the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Ivory Coast, Ghana Looking To Regulate Cocoa Industry’s Sustainability Schemes — Sources

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Ivory Coast and Ghana are meeting major chocolate makers and grinders in Abidjan on Wednesday, to make plans to regulate the industry’s efforts to source cocoa sustainably, multiple More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Ist Deaf Athletics Championships: Nigeria Deaf Sports Federation Seeks FG’s Support

The Nigeria Deaf Sports Federation (NDSF) has appealed to the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, to support the federation to enable it participate in the maiden Africa Deaf Athletics Championships. The federation’s More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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My Wife Sleeps With Her Ex-lover, Man Tells Court

IBADAN/News Investigators/ An Ibadan-based salesman, Subar Ibrahim, on Wednesday prayed a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his three- year-old marriage with Rukayat, on grounds of infidelity and threat More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Buhari Presides Over Maiden FEC, As Lieutenants Storm Tribunal

President Buhari at FEC (News Investigators)/ President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja presided over maiden Federal Executive Council (FEC) after his inauguration for the second term in office, and challenged More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Central Bank, Govt Disagree Over Removal Of Lawmakers’ Oversight On Public Debt

Source: mastonline.com Zambia’s central bank said on Wednesday it opposed government moves to remove lawmakers’ oversight over acquiring more public debt. The Bank of Zambia said in a written submission More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Gombe: Appeal Court Upholds Usman Kumo’s Victory

Victory at Appeal Court (News Investigators)/ The Court of Appeal sitting in Plateau State has upheld the election of Hon Usman Bello Kumo, member of the House of Representatives from Akko Federal Constituency More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Xenophobic Attacks: First Batch Of 84 Nigerians Return From S/Africa Today

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The First batch of 84 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday at 2 p.m. local time via the Murtala Mohammed International Lagos in company of officials More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Dialogue: Katsina Govt. Releases 6 Bandits In Exchange For 20 Abducted Victims

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Six bandits detained by security agencies have been released by the Katsina State Government as part of a peace deal with bandits terrorising eight local government areas in the state. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Bosnia Coach Prosinecki Changes Mind On Resignation, Stays In Charge

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Bosnia coach Robert Prosinecki has rescinded the decision to resign after the Balkan nation’s football association (NFSBiH) asked him to stay in charge of the team, the governing body has More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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NEMA Distributes Relief Materials To 2,500 Daura Flood Victims

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) No fewer than 2,200 flood victims in Daura Local Government Area of Katsina State have received relief materials from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) as part of its effort to More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Ronaldo Scores Four Times As Portugal Rout Lithuania 5-1

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo took his international tally to 93 goals when he scored four times on Tuesday. The goals helped to give the European champions a 5-1 win away to Lithuania More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Security Beefed Up Around Court Of Appeal, Abuja

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Security was beefed up on Wednesday within the vicinity of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, as the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal delivers judgment in the petition filed by Peoples Democratic More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Plateau Central: Tribunal Strikes Out Suit Challenging Election Of Sen. Hezekiah Dimka

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Plateau National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition tribunal has dismissed a petition filed by the PDP, challenging the election of Sen. Hezekiah Dimka of the APC as Senator More...