Date archive forOctober, 2019
By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Fashola: FG To Begin Sale Of New Houses Soon Nationwide

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday said that the ministry would soon commence the sale of housing units built under the National Housing Programme nationwide. He More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Photos: Seyi Makinde Buys New Police Patrol Cars

Police Patrol Cars Police Patrol Cars Police Patrol Cars Police Patrol Cars (NEWS INVESTIGATOR) Sneak-peak into the 100 Kia Rio automatic transmission executive patrol vehicles provided by Governor More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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John Witherspoon Is Dead

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) US actor and comedian John Witherspoon, best known for his role as rapper Ice Cube’s father in the comedy trilogy Friday, has died at the age of 77. Born John Weatherspoon, he More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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NDLEA Discovers Cannabis Sativa Farm In Oluyole In Oyo State

Oyo state government has been charged to beam its searchlight on the Gbeerede, Odo-Kurodo and Aba-Tade community of the Oluyole local council district notorious for the cultivation of Indian Hemp. This More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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‘The Delivery Boy’ To Represent Nigeria At Carthage Film Festival

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Award-winning film, ‘The Delivery Boy’ has been chosen to represent Nigeria at the prestigious Carthage Film Festival in Tunisia. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the film will More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Chile Cancels Hosting Of Global Climate Summit Over Unrest

President Sebastian Pinera of Chile (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Chile will no longer host the next global climate change conference in December or the Asia-Pacific summit in November due to ongoing unrest in the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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NITDA Urges MDAs To Repose Confidence In IT System

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on Wednesday says all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have shared responsibility to build resilience, trust and confidence in the Information More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Twitter To Ban Political Advertisements

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Twitter Inc will ban political advertising on its platform next month, the company’s chief executive said on Wednesday, a move that won praise from Democrats and scorn from Donald Trump’s More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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62 Killed In Train Fire In Northeast Pakistan

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) At least 62 people were killed and over two dozen injured when a fire broke out Thursday morning on a passenger train in northeast Pakistan, an official confirmed. The fire started when More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Deadly New Quake Hits South Philippines

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Thursday, crushing a man under falling debris and sparking searches of seriously damaged buildings that had already been rattled by More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Police Confirm Release Of Abducted Catholic Priest In Enugu

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Police Command in Enugu State has confirmed the release of Rev. Fr. Arinze Madu, the Vice-Rector, Queen of Apostles Spiritual Year Seminary, Imezi-Owa in Ezeagu Local Government Area. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Nigeria, Vietnam Sign Visa Waiver Agreement

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, proposed a toast for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The vice president’s More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Cambridge Analytica Scandal: Facebook To Pay £500,000 Fine

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Facebook will pay a £500,000 fine imposed by the UK’s data protection watchdog for its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. As part of the deal, Facebook will make no admission of liability. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Industrialisation Panacea For Unemployment, Insecurity – Gov. Udom

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has identified building of a viral economy through multilevel industrialisation for wealth creation and stemming youth unemployment as panacea to insecurity More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Appeal Court Sacks Abubakar Tambuwal, Aliyu Shehu

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Court of Appeal in Sokoto has sacked Senator representing Sokoto South, Abubakar Tambuwal and Member representing Bodinga/Dange Shuni/Tureta Federal Constituency, Aliyu Shehu, both of More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Nigeria Targets Polio Certification By 2020 — NEC

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) National Economic Council (NEC) says Nigeria is making conscious efforts toward achieving polio certification by the year 2020. The information was conveyed by Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Landslide Wreaks Havoc In Umuahia

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A major disaster was averted on Monday night at Umuchime Amuzukwu-Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia, when a landslide destroyed a building in the area, while the occupants More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Six Ways Trump Sold Out America – Robert Reich

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) One of Donald Trump’s main campaign promises was to put “America First” and defend American interests above all else. It was a theme that riled up his base at rallies across the country, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Boeing CEO Admits Mistakes On 737 Max

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg testifies before U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., the United States, on Oct. 29, 2019. Boeing More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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CJN Leads 5 Other Justices To Hear PDP, Atiku’s Appeal

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Justice Tanko Mohammed, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) on Wednesday led five other Justices of the Supreme Court to hear about six appeals in the case filed by the PDP and  its presidential More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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N25bn Damages: FIRS, First Bank To settle Out Of Court

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and First Bank Plc have opted for out of court settlement in a N25 billion damages suit filed against them by an indigenous company, Biatemp Ventures Ltd More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Alleged Fraud: Maina To Remain In Custody Until Nov. 6

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned for hearing the bail application filed by the former Chairman of defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, until Nov. 6. Justice More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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AUCPTRE Charges FG, States On Security, Economy Others

Some of the participants at the AUPCTRE meeting (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) has urged the Federal More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Court Orders Lagos Assembly To Stop Ambode’s Probe

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A Lagos High Court, sitting in Ikeja has ordered the Lagos State House of Assembly to halt probe of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode pending the determination of the case filed by the former More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Boeing CEO Admits Mistakes On 737 Max

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg testifies before U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., the United States, on Oct. 29, 2019. Boeing More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Golden Eaglets’ Come-Back Victory, A Lesson In Resilience – Buhari

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the performance of the Golden Eaglets in their second game at the ongoing Under 17 FIFA World Cup competition in Brazil, on Tuesday. The Golden Eaglets More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Nigerian Murdered In S/Africa – Consulate Confirms

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Consul General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, has confirmed the murder of another Nigerian, Mr Chikamso Ufordi, in South Africa. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Security: Fidelity Bank Donates Three Security Vans To Lagos Traders

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Fidelity Bank Plc on Monday donated three security vans worth millions of naira to traders in Lagos to boost security in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The vans were More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Lions Clubs Int’l To Tackle Diabetes Disease In Nigeria

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Lions Clubs International, District 404A1 Nigeria, has evolved plans to assist in reducing the prevalence rate of diabetes mellitus disease in the country. Felicia Obilo, Chairperson, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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FG Committed To Delivering Rural Electrification Nationwide – Onu

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, on Monday reassured Nigerians that Federal Government was committed to ensuring effective rural electrification for speedy development. Onu More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Association Urges FG To Register IDP Camps

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Association of Seadogs (NAS), also known as Pyrates Confraternity, has urged the Federal Government to register Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps and   ensure basic needs More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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5 Containers Of Rotten Fish, Other Edibles, Found in Apapa

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)Two safety agencies of Lagos State Government on Monday discovered five containers laden with rotten fish and other edibles in Apapa area of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Xenophobia: Ekweremadu Takes Case To International Parliament

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Former Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, has called on the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP) holding in Ethiopia, to pay special attention to the xenophobic More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Yahoo Boys: Buhari Cautions Police Against Harassing Innocent Nigerians

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force against harassing young people in their bid to arrest `yahoo criminals.’ Buhari handed down this warning More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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APC Accuses PDP For Using Foreign Media Against S/Court Justices

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly using foreign media organisations against Supreme Court Justices ahead of the hearing of the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Google To Enter Fitness Industry, To Buy Fitbit

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Google owner Alphabet Inc has made an offer to acquire U.S. wearable device maker Fitbit Inc, as it eyes a slice of the crowded market for fitness trackers and smartwatches, people familiar More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Lagos State To Tackle Unauthorised Real Estate Practitioners

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Lagos State Government says it will tackle the menace of unauthorised real estate practitioners across the state. The Special Adviser (SA) to the Governor on Housing, Mrs Toke Benson-Awoyinka, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Does Staring At A Woman’s Breast Elongate A man’s Life?

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Over the years, medical scientists have suggested that women live longer than men with researches showing a survival advantage for females in all reviews. Researches have also been carried More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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IPPIS: FG, ASUU And Peoples’ Perception…

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Before you judge people, before you rage your anger on them, take a little time to view their angle or perspective, and, if you still cannot see a reasonable reason, then you may act REASONABLY. A More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Lawan Flags Off Free Medical Outreach In Yobe

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has flagged off free medical outreach and mass animal vaccination in his Yobe North Senatorial District of Yobe State. Lawan’s spokesperson, Ola Awoniyi, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Liverpool Recover From Early Shock To Beat Spurs

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Liverpool recovered from the shock of going behind in the first minute to beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at Anfield on Sunday and restore their six-point lead at the top of the Premier League. Jordan More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Police Arrest Man Who Slammed Baby To Death

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian Police has arrested one Isiaka Ayobami of No. 2, Ayo Ijaiye Street, Isheri, Lagos, for forcefully seizing a one-year-old girl, Aishat Isiaka, from her mother and hitting her on More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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California Governor Declares Statewide Emergency As Fires Rage

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Californian Governor Gavin Newsom has declared a statewide emergency as wildfires, whipped up by fierce winds, continue to sweep through the area, the BBC reports. Some 180,000 people More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Bauchi Gov. Rallies Support For Tafawa Balewa’s family Over Wife’s Death

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has called on people of the state to honour Balewa family by turning out enmass and attending the burial of Jummai Abubakar, wife of late  Prime Minister More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Security: NAF Announces Vehicular Movement Restriction On Kaduna Road

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it will conduct a simulation exercise on counter-terrorism, codenamed, “EXERCISE NA ZO”, along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road on Monday. Air Commodore More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Interview: I Don’t Believe In Youth Empowerment – Adesina

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) In this interview with some Nigeria journalists on the sidelines of the just-ended World Bank/International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings in Washington DC, the President of the African Development More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Recaptured Lion: Collaboration Key To Biodiversity Conservation

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Conservator General, National Park Service (NPK) Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, says collaboration of all stakeholders is key to biodiversity conservation. Goni spoke on the backdrop of the recent More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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96 Year-Old Man Weds Heartthrob, 73, In Abuja

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The agrarian village of Kiyi in Abuja was agog on Thursday, Oct. 17, when 96 year-old Pa AbdRahman Munse-Bwaye married his heartthrob,  73 year-old, Rukaya Yamwa-Piri, The “Amaria’’ More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Nigerian Citizen Sentenced for Role in International Cyber-Fraud Scheme

cyber fraud A citizen of Nigeria residing in Atlanta, Georgia, was sentenced to 78 months in prison yesterday for his role in an international cyber fraud scheme, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Unpaid Salary: NUT Begs Kaduna Teachers To Shelve Planned Protest

Illustration: Teachers on protest (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Kaduna state wing, on Friday urged teachers yet to receive their salaries to exercise patience. The News Agency More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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DPR, Others collaborate To Reduce Petroleum Tanker Accidents

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it is working to ensure that only trucks that scale integrity tests and have good tracking system are deployed for petroleum haulage on Nigerian More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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FG, Russia Sign MoU On Rail Modernisation

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with two Russian firms for the modernisation and development of railway infrastructure. The MoU More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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50,000 People Evacuated As Wildfires Rage In California

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) No fewer that 50,000 people have been ordered to flee their homes north of the US city of Los Angeles, California, as a fast-moving wildfire driven by high winds erupted and raged out of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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MALLPAI Foundation-Celebrating A Decade Of Excellence In Empowerment Of The Less Privileged

By Abdullahi Umar Bunkure In what is seen as a means of giving a life a meaning by empowering the less privileged in the society and also addressing the plight of the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Akwa Ibom 2020 Budget Among Most Viable – BudgIT

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Akwa Ibom state 2020 budget proposal has been identified as one of the most viable in the country. This was part of a new report released by a budget tracking Civil Society Organisation, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Centre For Disease Control To Carry Out Mid-Term Evaluation In Nov -DG

(News Investigators)/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says it will carry out a mid-term Joint External Evaluation (JEE), in November. According to its Director-General, Chikwe Ihekweazu, the evaluation More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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NIDCOM Statement On Renewed Attacks On Some Nigerians In South Africa

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Abuja, Oct. 23, 2019 : Hon. Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Abike Dabiri-Erewa,  has stated that the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria and South Africa will More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Women Need Every Support To Work And Compliment The Men(SDGs).

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable DevelopmentGoals (SDGs), Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire made the observationwhen a team of UN Women led by Ms Asa Regner, UN Women DeputyExecutive More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Nigeria Border Closure Hits Hard In Niger Republic

Nigeria border closure hits hard in Niger Republic (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Along with Benin, Niger, which shares a 1,500-kilometre (900-mile) border with Nigeria, has been badly hit by the closure of Nigeria’s More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Tony Kabaka Shields His Hotel Against Demolition, Mobilizes Kids, Adults

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Edo APC Chieftain, Tony Kabaka mobilises people, including kids at his house to prevent Obaseki from demolishing his hotel building. Tony Adun also known as Tony Kabaka, few days ago More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Rochas Foundation Kicks Off Programme To Get 10 Million Kids Into Schools

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Rochas Foundation has kicked off a new initiative that seeks to get 10 million indigent kids off the street into schools. This was disclosed on Wednesday, October 22, by the director-general More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Lagos Govt Reiterates Commitment To Quality Healthcare Delivery

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Prof. Akin Abayomi, the Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, says the state government is making concerted efforts to ensure quality healthcare delivery and biosecurity for its citizens. Abayomi More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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UK Government Denies Division Over Brexit Plan

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Downing Street has dismissed reports of disagreements within Boris Johnson’s government over how to move forward with the Brexit process. No 10 has indicated the PM will seek a snap poll More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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In Pictures : President Buhari’s Participation At Russia-Africa Summit

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) More than 50 African leaders made their way to the Black Sea resort city of Sochi on Oct. 23-24 for the inaugural Russia-Africa summit. President Buhari meeting with Russian president  More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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39 Bodies In Truck: UK Police Carries Out Multiple Raids

39 bodies in Truck: UK police carries out multiple raids (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Two addresses in Northern Ireland have been searched by police investigating the deaths of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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NAHCON Presents N1.07bn Budget For Its 2020 Fiscal Year

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has presented a proposed budget expenditure of N1.07 billion for its 2020 fiscal year before the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs. Mrs More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Captain Nuhu Now New DG For NCAA

Captain Musa Nuhu, new Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director General More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Liverpool React To ‘Racist’ Origi Banner

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Liverpool have condemned a graphic “racist” banner unfurled by fans before the start of their Champions League Group E clash away at Racing Genk on Wednesday. The banner, displayed More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Corps Members Grant Scholarship To 22 Girls

(News Investigators)/ Educating Nigerians Girls in New Enterprises II, a National Youth Service Corps Community Development Service, has given scholarships to 22 female students in public schools across the FCT. ENGINE More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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FGN Bond Auction Over Subscribed In October, Says DMO

(News Investigators)/ The Debt Management Office (DMO), says investors’ confidence in Federal Government Securities remained high at the Federal Government Bond Auction conducted by the office on Wednesday. A More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Housing Deficit: FMBN To Partner Brekete Family To Create Awareness

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) will partner  the Brekete Family  a reality radio and television programme, to create more awareness on its several products aimed at ensuring More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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SMEDAN Trains Teachers In Edo

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) on Tuesday commenced a 3-day capacity building entrepreneurship workshop for teachers in Edo. Dr Dikko Radda, the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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EFCC Confirms Arrest Of Mompha, Instagram Celebrity With Over N600m Cars

EFCC confirms arrest of Mompha, Instagram celebrity with N600m cars (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Xenephobia: Again Nigerians Attacked, Injured In S/Africa

Xenephobia: Again Nigerians attacked, injured in S/Africa (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Three Nigerians are among other foreign nationals who on Tuesday suffered from fresh xenophobic attacks on foreigners in different More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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FCT Restates Commitment To End Polio In The Territory

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, has restated the administration’s commitment to completely eradicate polio in the territory. Bello gave the assurance More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Minister Maintains Stand On Technical Defeat Of Boko Haram

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says he stands by what he said in 2015, that the Boko Haram terrorists have been technically defeated. The minister stated this More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Impeachment: Pelosi Releases Compelling Evidence Against Trump

Pelosi releases compelling dossier on Trump (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) US Speaker Nancy Pelosi has released a “fact sheet” laying out the most compelling evidence against President Trump in their investigation More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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250 Nigerian Businesses for Africa Economic Forum In Sochi

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Presidency says about 250 Nigerian business interests will participate in the African Business Forum, which will bring together African and Russian business leaders in Sochi, Russia, between More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Water Outages May Hit Philippine Capital

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Water outages may hit the Philippine capital again starting this week as supply in the main reservoir declined despite the rainy season. Manila Water Co. Inc., a unit of Ayala Corp., said More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Stakeholders Advocate Better Platform For Migration Reportage

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Stakeholders on migration reporting have underscored the need for creation of a better platform to ensure effective coverage and implementation of the national policy on migration issues. They More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Northern Ireland Set To Legalize Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Traditionally conservative Northern Ireland is about to legalize both abortion and same-sex marriage, a head-snapping about-face that was imposed on the territory by the British Parliament. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Former Senate President Saraki To Forfeit Property To FG

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties located at Ikoyi area of Lagos State, belonging to the immediate past Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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University Of Ibadan Doctors Discover Cure For AIDS.

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)Nigerian physicians and researchers have discovered a tested cure for HIV virus, the cause of AIDS. reports that the team of researchers who found this cure in pilot studies include Nigeria’s  More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Ayam Cemani: The Most Expensive Chicken In The World – All Black (Video)

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) This chicken is called Ayam Cemani – a rare breed of chicken from Indonesia. This “Goth Chicken” is all dark — even its bones and internal organs. Ayam Cemani The Most More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Wizkid, Quavo Congratulate Davido, Chioma Over Birth Of Son

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Celebrities and fans alike have continued to congratulate musician, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke and his fiancée, Chioma Avril on the birth of their son. DAVIDO AND SON News Agency More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Onoja Sworn In As Kogi Deputy Governor

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Edward Onoja, running mate of Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, in the November 16 gubernatorial election, has been sworn in as the deputy governor of the state. Edward Onoja being swaorn More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Brexit: UK Government Takes Risk On Vow To Leave EU

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is still at odds with Parliament over how to break the Brexit impasse as the EU considers his half-hearted request for a delay to the October 31 deadline. Mr More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Troops Destroy 2 Bandits Camps In Kaduna

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Combined troops of Operation Thunder Strike, Operation Whirl Punch and 312 Artillery Regiment have destroyed two bandits camps in Kaduna State, spokesman of Army 1 Division, Col. Ezindu More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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EPL: Ex-Referee, Clattenburg Speaks On Man Utd, Liverpool Tie

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Former Premier League referee, Mark Clattenburg, has reacted to some of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) decisions, made during Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Sunday. United More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Vietnam PM Vows To Never Give Up Territory To China

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Vietnamese Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, on Monday accused Beijing of complicating the situation in the disputed South China Sea as he vowed the Hanoi government will never give any territorial More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Updated: Lion Escapes From Kano Zoological Garden, Experts On The Trail

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) There was panic on Saturday night around Zoo road in Kano metropolis when a lion escaped from its cage at Kano Zoological garden. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident happened More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Borno South Elders Back Ndume On 847 Slain Soldiers

…Say Accusations Against Him Are Misplaced, Unconscionable By Sadiq Umar – The Borno South Concerned Elders (BSCE) has sided with the Chairman Senate Committee on Army, Sen. Ali Ndume that there are More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, October 20th, 2019
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NIMC DG Suggests Adoption Of NIN To Curb Exam Malpractice

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says the adoption of the National Identification Number (NIN) as criteria for all examinations in the country will tackle malpractices More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, October 20th, 2019
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Over 700, 000 e-ID Cards Yet To Be Collected.

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has over 700, 000 National e-ID cards yet to be collectedby Nigerians from its offices nationwide. Mrs Hadiza Dagabana, the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, October 20th, 2019
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E-Id Card: NIMC Urges Nigerians To Report Cases Of Extortion

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Hadiza Dagabana,General Manager Legal Service. National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), says Nigerians should always follow due process and report cases of extortion while trying to More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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FG To Sink Fresh N915bn Loan Into Power Sector

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Despite spending N1.5trillion on the country’s power sector in the last two years, the Federal Government yesterday said it is in the process of investing a fresh $3 billion (N915bn) World More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Amaechi Inspects Trains Built For Nigeria In China, Takes Delivery Of More

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, is currently in China to inspect some of the locomotives (trains) built for Nigeria by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCRC).  More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Housing Deficit: Ministry Urges Shelter Afrique To Increase Credit Facility To Nigeria

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Ministry of Works and Housing has urged Shelter Afrique to increase the funds it planned to invest as part of efforts in addressing Nigeria’s housing deficit. The News Agency of Nigeria More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Storm Forces Prince William, Kate’s Plane To Abort Landing In Pakistan

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The RAF plane carrying Prince William and Kate was forced to make an unscheduled landing last night after being hit by a severe storm over Islamabad. It threw the plans for the final day More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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FAAC: FG, States, LGAs Share N693.529bn For September

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) on Thursday in Abuja, shared a total of N693.529 billion to the three tiers of government for the month of September, 2019. The News Agency More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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JUST IN: Finally Labour, FG Agree On New Minimum Wage Adjustment

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Government and organised labour have finally reached an agreement on the percentage increase on the consequential adjustment in workers’ salaries for the payment of the N30,000 More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Read What South East Governors Ask Buhari To Do

(news investigators) South East Governors and some Igbo leaders have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to provide a special fund for the rehabilitation of Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu State. Chief More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Obaseki To Acquire 100 New Buses Ahead Of 2020 National Sports Festival

(news investigators) The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has concluded plans for the acquisition of over 100 new buses, which will be added to the Edo City Transport Service (ECTS) fleet in anticipation More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Use Feeds That Improve Animal Reproductive Performance, Don Tells Farmer

Livestocks (News Investigators)/ A University don, Mary Oguike has called on animal scientists and livestock farmers to ensure that animals were given feeds that would improve their reproductive performance More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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JNI Alleges ‘Conspiracy Of Silence’ Over 9 Abducted Kano Children

(News Investigators)/ The Jama’atul Nasril Islam (JNI), on Thursday berated a section of the media over what it called conspiracy of silence on the alleged case of nine Muslim children abducted from Kano and More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Rotary Club Reiterates Commitment To Eradicating Polio

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Rotary Club of Abuja, Maitama chapter, has reiterated commitment to eradicating polio in the country. Mrs Eucheria Ekweozoh, President of the chapter, said this in Abuja at an awareness More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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EU, UK Agree on Brexit Deal

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) European Union and British negotiators have agreed on an outline Brexit deal – but it still needs to be backed by EU member states and by the respective parliaments. European Commission More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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“Digital Explorers” at the Forefront of EU – Africa Digital Partnership

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  On October 15, “Digital Explorers” programme was officially launched in Vilnius,Lithuania. It started with the first batch of 15 thoroughly selected young NigerianICT specialists, who More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Boxer Dies Following Brutal Knockout

(News Investigators)/ American boxer, Patrick Day, died on Wednesday in Chicago as a result of the traumatic brain injury he suffered during his fight on Saturday, where he was knocked out by Charles Conwell in More...