Date archive forDecember, 2019
By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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NGO Tasks NASS On Sexual Harassment Legislation

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) An NGO, Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI), has called for the passage of the Sexual Harassment Prohibition Bill currently in the National Assembly. It said this would address the sexual abuse More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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CBi launches National Integrity Barometer to Tackle Corruption

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Convention on Business Integrity (CBi) has  launched the National Integrity Barometer aimed at improving the image of Nigeria as well as tackling corruption. Speaking at the CBi Regualtory More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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FG To Release LPG Pricing Template In 2020

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Mr Olasupo Agbaje, General Manager, Gas and Renewable Energy, Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, said the agency would release a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), also known as cooking More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Buhari Calls For Multilateral Approach To Combat Terrorism

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari has recommended a multilateral approach to combat terrorism in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States, to prevent serious threats to security and international More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Yuletide: Oyeyemi Warns Transport Unions Against Overloading, Speed

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has urged transport companies nationwide to guard against overloading and speeding at this Yuletide. The Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, made More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Comedian Brodashaggi Now Otedola’s Son-In-Law

Comedian Brodashaggi is now the son-in-law of billionaire Femi Otedola, after he commented on a viral video in which her ‘angel daughter’ DJ Cuppy appears to kiss the comedian. “My son-in-law”, Femi More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Buhari, 3 Governors Depart For Egypt Ahead Of Aswan Forum

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Aswan, Egypt to attend the Aswan Forum designed to set “An Agenda for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa.” News Agency of Nigeria More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Mompha Regains Freedom After Perfecting His Bail Condition

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Ismaila Mustapha a.k.a Mompha has regained his freedom after perfecting the bail conditions handed to him by a Lagos High Court. Mompha who was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Anti-corruption: Ugwuanyi Lauds Buhari, EFCC

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Gov first to attend our function since 2006 – Commission Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Monday, applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for his administration’s determined More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Lagos Begins Disinfection, Decontamination Of 17 Live Bird Markets

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Lagos State Government says it has commenced the state–wide disinfection and decontamination of 17 major live bird markets across the State. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq: EFCC Saved Us From Inheriting Empty Treasury

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) December 9, 2019Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday said he would have inherited an empty treasury if the account of the state government had not been frozen on the eve of More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Presidency: Why We Must Control Social Media

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, has said the social media can’t be left to operate without control. A State House statement on Monday More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Lawan Wants State Of Emergency Declared In Power Sector

(NERWS INVESTIGATORS) President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Monday called on the Executive to, as a matter of urgency, declare a state of emergency in the power sector to overcome the legion of problems stalling More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Female Sport Veterans Distribute Netball Equipment To FCT School

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Association of Former Female Athletes of Nigeria (AFFAN), a non-governmental organisation on Monday distributed netball equipment to the Royal Family Academy in Wuye, Abuja. Toyin Aluko, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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NSC Emphasises Importance Of Technology In Fight Against Corruption

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, has emphasised the importance of technology in the country’s fight against corruption. Bello spoke during a walk/summit More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Election: Polls Put Johnson On Track For A Pro-Brexit Victory

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears to be steaming toward the parliamentary majority he desperately desires to pass his Brexit deal and end the gridlock in Westminster. Why it matters: More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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US Losing Afghan War For Lack Of Clear Objectives, Says Report

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Hundreds of pages of official documents, obtained by The Washington Post, show that the United States is losing the war in Afghanistan because it never had clear objectives, says a report published More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Chile Military Plane With 38 Passengers Missing

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Chile’s air force said it lost radio contact with a transport plane carrying 38 people on a flight Monday evening to the country’s base in Antarctica. It said the military had declared More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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FG Recording Success In Fight Against Corruption – TUGAR

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Ms Lilian Ekeanyanwu  Head  Technical Unit on Governance and Anti-Corruption Reforms, (TUGAR)said the anti-corruption strategies embarked upon by agencies in Nigeria were recording progress More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Bayelsa APC In Crisis Over Jonathan’s Influence On Transition Committee

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)We can authoritatively report that there is trouble in paradise between The Jonathans and the Bayelsa chapter of the All Progressives Congress, the APC as party chieftains and politicians loyal More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Nigerian Army Commander Killed In Boko Haram Bomb Attack

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A Nigerian Army commander was killed on Saturday after an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Marte, Borno State. Military sources told PREMIUM TIMES the army major, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Sowore: Gani Adams Says Buhari’s Government Not Different From Abacha Junta

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has described the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow movement, shortly after his release as a national tragedy. Adams More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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NAFDAC Reaches Out To IDPs In Door-To- Door Enlightenment Campaign To Curb Manace Of Drug Abuse.

(News Investigators) The challenges of drug abuse have continued to have alarming anddamaging consequences on the general health and social life of theindividual, family and indeed the society at large. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Gov. Wike Approves 2,673 New Retirees Payment

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has approved the inclusion of 2,673 additional retirees into the monthly pension payment scheme of the state government. A statement by the Director-General, Rivers More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Omo-Agege, Wase’s Aides Groan, Plan Protest As NASS Reduces Salaries

Deputy President of the Senate Sen. Ovie-Omo Agege with Deputy Speaker (R) Ahmed Wase at the ECOWAS Parliament in Abuja (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Aides to the Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege; and More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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FBI Treats Florida Attack Presumed Terrorism

Mohammed Alshamran  (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The FBI says it is treating Friday’s deadly attack on a Florida navy base as a presumed terrorist attack. The Saudi gunman – who was training at the Pensacola More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Technology, Innovation Key To Nigeria’s Development – Omo-Agege

Technology, Innovation key to Nigeria’s development – Omo-Agege (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Nigeria must accelerate advancements in technology and innovations in order to realize critical development goals in More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Why Michelle Obama is Visiting Vietnam

Michelle Obama & Julia Roberts (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Former US first lady Michelle Obama and actress Julia Roberts visited Vietnam on Monday in support of girls’ education, state media reported. Obama led More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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China Looking To Remove Foreign Technology By 2022

Beijing has ordered all government offices and public institutions to remove foreign software and computer equipment in the next three years, the Financial Times reported on Monday. The newspaper cited a confidential More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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Sowore’s Rearrest: Dogs Act More Cvilised Than DSS —Soyinka

(News Investigators) Operatives of Department of State Services wrestling Mr. Omoyele Sowore to the ground as they rearrested him inside the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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Buhari Wants Land Ownership Process Simplified In States

(News Investigators) President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday appealed to state governments to simplify the process of land ownership in their domains to enable more Nigerians access bank facilities for affordable More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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77,000 To Write Teachers’ Professional Exams In December

(News Investigators) Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) says a total of 77,827 candidates have registered for the Council’s December Diet Professional Qualifications Examinations (PQE). The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Terrifies UK Residents

The southwest English county was shaken by the quake on Thursday evening. One resident described hearing a “thunderous roar” before the quake. “A distant thunderous roar approached before a single jolt More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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Nigeria’s Higher Education Sector Overpopulated – Atiku

(News Investigators) Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said that Nigeria’s higher education sector was overburdened by population growth. He suggested the establishment of more tertiary institutions More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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168 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

(News Investigators) The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday received another batch of 168 stranded Nigerian returnees from Libya. The Acting Coordinator, NEMA Lagos Territorial Office, Mr More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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Robbers Device New Method Of Attacking Bank Customers

(News Investigators) The Ebonyi Police Command on Thursday said it had uncovered a new strategy used by criminals to rob bank customers. The command’s spokesperson, Mrs Loveth Odah, made this known in an interview More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Gov. Makinde Picks Kano Indigene As Aide

(News Investigators) Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has appointed Alhaji Ahmed Murtala, an indigene of Kano State, as his Special Assistant on Community Relations I. He also appointed Mr Femi Josiah as Special More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Lampard Tasks Chelsea Players In Spite Win

( News Investigators) Frank Lampard said he was happy but wants more from his Chelsea side after they got back to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa on Wednesday to consolidate fourth spot in the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Dozens Dead As Migrant Noat Sinks Off Mauritania Coast – UN

(News Investigators) At least 58 people, including women and children, were killed after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized in the Atlantic Ocean off the West African nation of Mauritania, the UN’s migration More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Huawei Launches New Legal Challenge Against US Ban

(News Investigators) Huawei has launched new legal action against the US over claims the Chinese telecoms giant poses a security risk. It comes after the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) put curbs More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Customs Intercepts Jerry Cans Of Petrol Concealed In 2 Caskets

(News Investigators) The joint anti-bunkering team of the Nigeria Customs Service on Wednesday intercepted 23 jerry cans of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) at Idiroko border, concealed in two caskets. Abdullahi More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Chiellini: Ronaldo Was ROBBED Of Ballon D’or In 2018, Madrid Wanted To Stop Him

(News Investigators) Giorgio Chiellini claims Juventus teammate Cristiano Ronaldo “was robbed of the Ballon d’Or last year, as Real Madrid wanted to stop him winning.” The trophy went to Real Madrid and More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Kamala Harris Drops U.S. 2020 Presidential Ambition Over Lack Of Funds

California Senator Kamala Harris (News Investigators) After launching her presidential campaign with a splash in Oakland, California, less than a year ago, California Senator Kamala Harris has made an equally More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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China Criticises U.S. for passing Uighur bill

(News Investigators) China has criticised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a bill that aims to hold Beijing accountable over alleged violations of human rights against Muslim minorities, including More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Shippers’ Council, Transport Agencies Move To Eliminate Corruption In Maritime

(News Investigators) Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) is collaborating with agencies under the Ministry of Transportation to develop strategies to curb corruption in Nigeria and Africa. The Executive Secretary More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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S/Sudan To Mediate New Peace Talks Between Sudanese Gov’t, Rebels

South Sudan President Salva Kiir (News Investigators) A South Sudan delegation has arrived in Khartoum to mediate in a new round of peace talks between the Sudanese government and rebel groups. The delegation, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Why Malaria Still Infects Millions Of People Every Year

(News Investigators) The World Health Organisation has said on Wednesday that malaria still infects millions of people every year and kills more than 400,000 – mostly children in Africa – because the fight More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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Police Van, Officers Set Ablaze In Anambra Community (Photos)

(News Investigators) The police in Anambra state has reacted to the killing of officers by suspected members of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Some officers attached to the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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Policeman Shoots Driver Dead In Uso Along Akure-Owo Expressway In Ondo

(News Investigators) A truck driver has been killed in Uso Community, along Akure-Owo expressway, Ondo State. A policeman shot and killed an innocent truck driver because of N100 bribe. The Truck driver More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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Dabiri-Erewa Condemns Attack On Nigeria Traders In Ghana, Calls For Calm

Abuja, Dec. 3, 2019 (News Investigators) Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Hon. Abike Dabiri – Erewa has condemned the renewed attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana, describing it as More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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Police Confirm Alleged Attack, Killing Of 2 Cops In Anambra

The Police command in Anambra have confirmed the death of two police officers, allegedly attacked and shot by suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) at Oraifite in Ekwusigo council More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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Typhoon Kammuri Tits Philippines

(News Investigators) Typhoon Kammuri slammed into the eastern part of the Philippines on Tuesday (Dec 3), bringing heavy rains and gale-force winds as it tore across the main island of Luzon. At least one person More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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Erosion: Institute Urges Stakeholders To Be Proactive In Improving Soil Health

(News Investigators) The Nigeria Institute of Soil Science (NISS) on Monday urged governments, organisations, communities and individuals worldwide to engage proactively in improving soil health. Prof. Victor More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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University Of Portsmouth Seeks Research Collaboration With Nigeria

(News Investigators) The University of Portsmouth, UK says it is seeking for collaboration with the Nigerian government toward expanding research opportunities. Prof. Chris Chang, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Global More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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Poverty Alleviation: Abia To Pay Peneficiaries 11 Months Arrears

(News Investigators) Abia Commissioner for Cooperatives, Rural Development and Poverty Reduction, Prince Ezekwesiri Ananaba says about 9,300 people in six local governments will be paid arrears of Household Upliftment More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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UAE Pledges To Deepen Bilateral Relations With Nigeria

(News Investigators) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has expressed its readiness to deepen economic ties with Nigeria toward promoting investment and trade between both countries. Dr Fahad AL-Taffaq, the United More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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Nigeria Meets 100% OPEC Target Agreement – Sylva

(News Investigators) The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva says Nigeria has meet the 100 per cent target agreement entered into by Oragnisation of  petroleum Exporting Countries More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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Why We Donated Vehicles To Cameroonian Vigilante -Borno Gov.

(News Investigators)/ The Borno State Government said it had donated patrol vehicles to members of Cameroonian vigilante to enhance the fight against insurgents in border communities of the state. Special Adviser, Public More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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Measles Kills Over 50 In Samoa As Outbreak Worsens

(News Investigators) A measles outbreak in Samoa has killed 50 children as authorities race to vaccinate the entire population. Located in the continent of Oceania & Australia. Samoa covers More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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CAF: Enyimba Lose 2-0 Away To Hassania Agadir

(News Investigators) Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday went down to a 2-0 defeat against Moroccan side, Hassania Agadir in their CAF Confederation Cup Group D clash at the Stade Al Inbiaâte. News More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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Ex-Boko Haram Fighters Not Neing Recruited Into Military – DHQ

(News Investigators) The Defence Headquarters has dismissed the alleged recruitment of de-redicalised Boko Haram ex-fighters into the Nigerians military. The Acting Director of Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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Gunmen Attack Church, Kills 15 In Burkina Faso

(News Investigators) At least 14 people including teenagers have been shot dead at a church in Burkina Faso during Sunday mass. Several other people were wounded in the attack which took place in the village More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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Death Toll From Mexican Cartel Gun Battles Rises To 21

(News Investigators) A bloody weekend clash between Mexican security forces and drug-cartel gunmen left 21 dead and a shell-shocked city looking like a war zone. The violence began at noon Saturday when a convoy More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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Why We Donated Vehicles To Cameroonian Vigilante Members – Borno Govt

(Nes Investigators) The Borno State Government said it had donated patrol vehicles to members of Cameroonian vigilante to enhance the fight against insurgents in border communities of the state. Mr Isa Gusau, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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CAF: Pyramid FC Of Egypt Humble Rangers 3-1 In Enugu

( News Investigators) Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Sunday lost 1-3 to Pyramid Football Club of Egypt in the ongoing Confederation of African Football (CAF) group stage match. Rangers took More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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Hit-And-Run Driver Kills Woman In Awka

(News Investigators) A yet to be identified woman has been killed by a hit-and-run driver in Awka, Anambra State. The accident occurred on Sunday at about 11:05 p.m. at Regina Caeli Junction on the Enugu-Onitsha More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Policy Dialogue Participants Calls For Property Tax Implementation

Participants at the monthly Policy Dialogue on the Next Level in Abuja have urged the Federal Government to introduce property tax towards generating necessary funds for its critical projects. In a resolution More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Commandant Suggest Use Of Sport To Mend Relationship

Brig.-Gen. Adeyinka Laguda, Commandant, Warrant Officers’ Academy, on Saturday urged Nigerians to use sports to mend sour relationship towards promoting national cohesion. He stated this while declaring close More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Group Urges FG To Declare State of Emergency On GBV

Some women groups in the FCT on Saturday urged Federal Government to declare state of emergency on Gender Based Violence (GBV) to end all forms of abuse meted on women and girls. Dr Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, the More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Dutch Police Nab Suspect In Hague Stabbing

Dutch police arrested a suspect in the stabbing of three teenagers in a busy shopping street in The Hague, the city’s police force said. “Following the stabbing incident in Grote Marktstraat, a 35-year-old More...