Date archive forFebruary, 2020
By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Lagos pensioners To Access Free Health Insurance In April

Lagos, Feb.29,2020 (News Investigators) The Lagos State Government on Saturday said that its pensioners above 60 years old would from April this year, begin to enjoy free health Insurance scheme. Mrs Folashade More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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COVID-19: Commission Frowns At Arbitrary Hike In Price Of Face Masks, Others

Abuja, Feb. 29, 2020 (NAN) The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has frowned at the arbitrary increase in the prices of protective face masks and latex gloves by suppliers and retailers More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Nigeria Well-equipped To Handle Cases Of Coronavirus, Says Lai Mohammed

( News Investigators ) The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to panic, saying it is well-equipped to detect and handle any possible case or cases of Coronavirus. Minister of Information and Culture, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Seyi Makinde On Lagos & 2023: APC Should Be Ready For Eviction In Lagos

( News Investigators )CHAIRMAN, Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Governor of Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, Thursday, said with the move to reconcile aggrieved party members in Lagos More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Buhari Suspends Charles Quaker Dokubo, Coordinator Of Amnesty Programme

( News Investigators ) PRESIDENT BUHARI APPROVES SUSPENSION OF THE COORDINATOR OF AMNESTY PROGRAMME Following numerous allegations and petitions surrounding the Presidential Amnesty Programme, the National Security More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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WHO Reviews COVID-19 To ‘Very High’ At Global Level

News Investigators/ The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has increased its assessment of the risk of spread and risk of impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) to be ‘very high’ at a global level. Dr Tedros More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Buhari Lauds Relationship With Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

President Muhammadu Buhari Abuja, Feb. 28, 2020(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that the relationship between Nigeria and Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) will remain strong More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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COVID-19: Nasarawa Govt Sets Up Response Team

Lafia, Feb. 28, 2020 (News Investigators) The Nasarawa State Government says it has set up a well trained and formidable response team to tackle and effectively respond to any outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Pomp As Lagos Theatre Festival Kicks Off

Lagos, Feb. 28, 2020 (News Investigators) The 7th edition of the Lagos Theatre Festival (LTF) kicked off on Thursday evening at the Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos with performances from Nigerian writer, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Substandard Drugs: NAFDAC Council Urges Forum To Come Up With Regulations

Abuja, Feb. 27, 2020 (News Investigators) The Chairman, NAFDAC Governing Council, Mr Inuwa Abdul-Kadir, has urged delegates to the African Medicine Quality Forum (AMQF) to come up with regulations that would tackle More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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NAFDAC Restates Commitment To Effective Drug Distribution

Abuja, Feb. 28, 2020 (News Investigators) The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it is committed to the coordinated wholesale centres for effective distribution of pharmaceuticals More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Baze Varsity Gets New Registrar, Adeniyi, Ene Others Bag Prof Ranks

News Investigators/ A University administrator and director of academic planning at Baze University, Mani Ibrahim Ahmad has been appointed the new Registrar of the institution. Baze University located at the nation’s More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Repentant Terrorists To Enjoy Foreign Education – Senate Bill

UBEC, TETFund to fund rehabilitated insurgents’ agency ( News Investigators ) The proposed National Agency for the Education, Rehabilitation, De-radicalisation and Integration of Repentant Insurgents in Nigeria’ More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Ex Banker Jailed 18 Years For Fraud

News Investigators/ A former Relationship Manager with Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, GTB in Enugu,Onyekachi Nwosu was on Thursday, sentenced to Eighteen (18) years imprisonment by Justice D.V. Agishi of Federal High More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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BREAKING: FG Confirms First Case Of Coronavirus In Nigeria

The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case in Lagos State, Nigeria. A statement issued by the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, in the early hours of Friday said the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Yahaya Pledges Support For Quick Dispensation Of Justice, New Appeal Court Opens In Gombe

GOMBE/News Investigators/ Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has expressed optimism that the new Court of Appeal division will help promote faster adjudication of judicial matters and increase access More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Gombe Partners FG On Ease Of Doing Business

News Investigators/ In line with the Federal Government’s policy on ‘Ease of Doing Business Programme, Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has taken steps to provide conducive premises for the thriving More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Coronavirus: PM Abe Asks Japan Schools To Close Over Diseas

(News Investigators) TOKYO – Japan’s entire school system, from elementary to high schools, will be asked to close from Monday until spring break late in March to help contain the coronavirus outbreak, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Coronavirus Spreads To Algeria, Brazil, France

( News Investigators )EU expresses concern Nigeria at risk -Reps We’re prepared -FG A second case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been recorded in Africa just as the first case was confirmed in Brazil More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Police Kill 17 Bandits, Recover 189 Rustled Animals In Katsina

By Sadiq Umar – The Police in Katsina State said that they have killed 17 suspected bandits and recovered 189 rustled animals in Kankara local government area of the state. This was contained in a statement More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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NGO Trains Journalists To Check Spread Of Fake News

News Investigators/ The Community Initiatives to Promote Peace (CIPP) project on Thursday trained journalists in Katsina state on conflict-sensitive journalism to check the spread of hate speech and fake news. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Death Toll Rises To 32 In Religious Violence In India’s Capital

News Investigators/ Indian Police on Thursday said no fewer than 32 people killed in the deadliest violence that engulf India’s capital New Delhi as a heavy deployment of security forces brought an uneasy calm. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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He Dies Days After Tweeting: “Anybody Can Die Anytime, Enjoy Your Life!”

( News Investigators ) Dolapo is being mourned by his followers days after he took to the platform to advise everyone to live their best lives because they could die at any moment. On February 19, 2020, @Kinyels More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Mild Drama As Monguno, Kyari Meet In Aso Rock

( News Investigators ) After weeks of a reported rivalry between the Chief of Staff (Cos) to the President, Abba Kyari and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd), they met yesterday More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Ludogorets Players Wear Masks As They Arrive Italy To Face Inter

(News Investigators) Ludogorets players wore medical face masks and gloves when they arrived in Italy for their Europa League match against Inter Milan on Thursday.  The last-32 second-leg tie will be played More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Robert Lewandowski Ruled Out Of UCL Return Leg Against Chelsea

(News Investigators) Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski will miss the second leg of their Champions League tie against Chelsea after being ruled out for four weeks with a leg injury.  The Poland international More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Saudi Arabia Suspends Entry For Umrah Pilgrimage Over Coronavirus Fear

(News Investigators) Restrictions are temporary and will be continuously reviewed by the health authorities Saudi Arabia has placed a temporary ban on Umrah pilgrims in an attempt to ensure public safety by More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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‘Repentant’ Boko Haram Members Arrive Maiduguri From Niger In Military Aircraft

‘Repentant’ Boko Haram members arrive Maiduguri from Niger  Former Boko Haram members and their wives who recently surrendered to troops in Niger Republic have arrived Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Jerome Pasquier: Nigeria Not Doing Enough To End Insecurity

( News Investigators) French Ambassador to Nigeria Jerome Pasquier yesterday described efforts to find sustainable solutions to insecurity in Nigeria, particularly in the northwest, as inadequate. He spoke in Abuja More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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EFCC Secures Final Forfeiture Of N60 Million, Prado Jeep

News Investigators/ The Federal High Court, sitting in Gusau, Zamfara State has granted the prayers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office, for the final forfeitures of N60, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Contractor Claim To PMS Intellectual Property Is False -Oyo Govt

News Investigators/ The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has described as false, unfounded and baseless, the insinuations that the state was involved in intellectual property theft against a contractor in respect More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Gombe Partners FG, Stakeholders In Mining Sector To Unlock Solid Minerals Potentials

…as Governor Inuwa Yahaya declares open strategic roundtable on coal, metallic minerals in Gombe News Investigators/ Gombe state Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has said that his administration is committed More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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ECOWAS Calls For Urgent Proactive Approach To Africa’s Devt, Peace, Stability

News Investigators/ ECOWAS Vice President, Finda Koroma has called for an urgent need to adopt a more proactive approach to Africa’s common quest for development, peace and stability. Mrs. Koroma made the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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BREAKING: S’Court Dismisses Bayelsa APC’s Review Quest

The Supreme Court has dismissed petition filed by the All Progressives Congress(APC) seeking a review of its earlier judgement in the Bayelsa State governorship election which gave victory to the People’s More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Buba Galadima’s Company Taken Over By AMCON Over ₦900 Million Loan

( News Investigators) The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over the Abuja residence and company of Buba Galadima, a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, over “debts to the tune More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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INVESTIGATION: How UBEC Barred Kwara from Accessing N7.1 Billion Education Fund Over Misappropriation

( News Investigators ) Facts have emerged on how the government of Kwara State, in 2016, diverted part of the matching grants released to the state by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) instead More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Gombe Begins Implementation Of N30,000 Minimum Wage

…February salaries to capture adjustments, as implementation takes effect from January 1. News Investigators/ Gombe state government and the organized labour in the state today agreed on payment of N30,000 More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Nigerians Reject Immunity For Senate President, Speaker, Others

( News Investigators ) A bill seeking to amend section 308 of the 1999 Constitution to provide immunity for presiding officers of the National Assembly including the Senate president, speaker, deputy Senate president More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Vikings Cultists Invade Police Station In Delta To Free Member, 7 Arrested

( News Investigators ) Suspected members of the Vikings confraternity have allegedly invaded the office of the Operation Safe Delta, a formation of the Delta State Police Command at Issele-Asagba, the state More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Nigerian High Commission Owes United Kingdom Government N3.3bn Traffic Fee

( News Investigators) The United Kingdom says the Nigerian High Commission in London owes £7.1m ((N3.3bn) in congestion charges and parking tickets. Giving a breakdown on Tuesday, the UK Foreign Office More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Buhari’s Minister In Fresh Trouble, Lawyers Urge EFCC To Reopen Fraud Case

News Investigators / Anti-corruption lawyers under the aegis of Coalition of Public Interest Lawyers and Advocates (COPA) on Tuesday asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to reopen the case More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Police Dismiss Olaniyi Ogunsoro Involved In Tiamiyu Kazeem’s Death

( News Investigators) The Nigeria Police Force, Ogun State Command, has dismissed a Special Anti-Robbery Squad officer, Olaniyi Ogunsoro, from the Force, following his role in the death of Remo Stars assistant More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Griezmann Goal Earns FC Barcelona Draw At Spirited Napoli

Naples (Italy), Feb. 26, 2020 (News Investigators) Antoine Griezmann’s second half equaliser handed FC Barcelona a vital away goal and a 1-1 draw at Napoli in their UEFA Champions League last 16 first leg meeting More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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WHO Urges Africa To Prepare For COVID-19 As 2nd Case Confirmed

Abuja, Feb. 26, 2020 (New sinvestigators) Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO, Regional Director for Africa, has urged all countries in the region to prepare for Coronavirus (COVID-19) as second case has been confirmed. Moeti More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Sokoto Govt. Uses N400m To Improve Uptake Of Polio Vaccines In 597 Health Facilities

Sokoto, Feb. 25, 2020 (News investigators) Sokoto State Government have  utilised N400 million counterpart funding on routine immunisation against poliomyelitis activities in 597 health centers across the state. Gov. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Certificate Forgery: I Wasn’t Arraigned In 1990 – Sacked Bayelsa Deputy Gov-Elect

…threatens PDP chieftain, demands 7 days ultimatum for retraction News Investigators/ Embattled All Progressives Congress (APC) deputy governorship candidate in Balyesa State, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Metuh Bags 7yrs, To Refund N425m To FG

News Investigators/ Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by Justice Okon Abang today, Tuesday gave a seven year jail term sentence to Olisa Metuh, having found him guilty of all the seven-count charges, preferred More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Agric. Ministry Seeks Private Sector Initiative To Complement Govt’s Effort

News Investigators/ The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mua’zu Abdulkadir, has urged private sector investors to complement government’s effort to take agriculture More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Yahaya Commiserates With Shuaibu Galadima Over Wife’s Death

GOMBE/News Investigators/ Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has commiserated with former member of the House of Representatives and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Hon. Shuaibu Galadima More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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ANALYSIS: How Gov. Inuwa Yahaya Is Tackling Basic Education Challenges In Gombe

By Ismaila Uba Misilli When Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya assumed the mantle of leadership in Gombe State, he knew there would be challenges but the nature and degree of crises in all sectors of governance More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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NAFDAC Partners PCN To Combat Counterfeit Drugs

Abuja, Feb. 24, 2020 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it is collaborating with the Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN) to eradicate production More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Coronavirus: NAFDAC Boss Says Agency To Intensify Surveillance On Drugs

Abuja, Feb. 24, 2020 (NAN) The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it is intensifying its surveillance on drugs coming into the country following the outbreak of Coronavirus More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Cooking With Paracetamol: NAFDAC Pledges More Enlightenment Campaign

Abuja, Feb. 24, 2020 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has pledged to step-up campaign against the use of paracetamol by some Nigerians to cook their More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Court Remands Driver, 22, Over Alleged Robbery, Attempted Murder

News Investigators/ An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Monday, remanded a 22-year-old commercial driver, Sunday Ibitayo, in Ikoyi Custodial Centre for allegedly robbing a man of his valuables and attempting More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Don Warns Against Over-Slimming Of Body

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Prof. Isaac Adegun of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ilorin, has warned against over slimming of the body and tummy protrusion beyond certain limit. Adegun gave More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Buratai Expresses Confidence In Troops Ability To End Insurgency

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai News Investigators/ The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has commended troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) for their recent feat in the ongoing counter More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Nigeria Need Visionary Budget-Driven Framework -Sen. Oduah

News Investigators/ A Senator representing Anambra north of Anambra state, Stella Oduah (PDP) has called for a visionary budget-driven national planning framework in order to enhance budget performance in Nigeria. Sen. More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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Rights Groups Berate PDP On Supreme Court, Say Same Panel Can Hear Review

News Investigators/ A coalition of 30 civil right movements under the aegis of Justice Advocates in Abuja on Thursday took on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which called on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJ More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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Edo 2020 Governorship Tussle Gets EU’s Attention

( News Investigators) Mr Ketil Karlsen, European Union Ambassador to Nigeria, has urged politicians to show restraints in their quest for power. Karlsen gave the advice on Thursday in Benin during a visit to More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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Paracetamol Abuse Could Cause Liver, Kidney Failures – Expert

(News Investigators) A medical doctor with the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Gbenga Adebusoye, has warned that abuse of paracetamol in general and in tenderising meat in particular, could lead to More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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FG, States, LGs Share N647.35bn January Allocation

(News Investigators) The Federal, States and Local Governments on Wednesday shared a total of N647.35 billion for the month of January as the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting ended in More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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Coronavirus: 2 Diamond Princess Passengers Die In Japan

News Investigators/ Two passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have died after contracting the new coronavirus. News Investigators/ An 87-year-old man and an 84-year-old woman, both Japanese, died after More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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Channels TV Reporter’s Death, Huge Loss To Journalism Profession -Yahaya

News Investigators/ Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has described as a huge loss to journalism profession, the death of Channels Television correspondent in Gombe, Vincent Danture, saying he received More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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Sokoto Earns N41bn IGR In 3 Years –Official

SOKOTO/News Investigators/ The Director Payee, Sokoto State Internal Revenue Service, Ibrahim Mijinyawa said about N41 billion has been collected as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from 2017 to 2019 in the state. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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African Consuls In New York Unites For Collective Stronger Voice

News Investigators/ African Consuls General in New York met for the first time on Wednesday evening and formed a body to give them a collective strong voice on issues of common interest. The group, known as More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
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OPINION: A Case For Ejection Of Godwin Obaseki From APC

By John Mayaki This distinguished committee headed by Chief Bisi Akande, one of the founding fathers and leaders of our great party, is the party’s third official attempt at reconciliation in the Edo State More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, February 17th, 2020
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Kano Govt. Signs MOU To Improve Power Supply

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Kano State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on viable transmission projects to improve power supply in the state. Abba More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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Gombe Gov Urges Youths To Join Anti-Corruption Fight, Leads Street Walk

…vows to entrench good governance, stamp out corruption in the state GOMBE/News Investigators/ Gombe state Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya on Friday urged the youths to join the government efforts to fight More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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OPINION: Stay Calm And Confident -How To Face The Coronavirus

By Wang Yongjun Everyone can help to fight the novel coronavirus pneumonia. In Chinese culture, we denounce such actions of throwing rocks at a drowning person. It should be the basic human conscience to help or More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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NEDC Gives Free Medical To 3000 IDPs

News Investigators/ The North East Development Commission (NEDC) has begun a one-week free medical treatment of 3, 000 persons displaced by insurgency in Borno State. NEDC Managing Director, Mohammed Alkali More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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Buhari: I’m Not Against Diaspora Voting If NASS Supports It

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari ( retd.) , said on Tuesday that he was not against Nigerians in diaspora voting during elections .However , he noted that the National Assembly was required to More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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Eminent Nigerians Visit, Condole Gov. Udom On Father’s Death

Eminent Nigerians have converged on Akwa Ibom to pay their last respect to the father of Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state, Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang as preparations for his burial gears up. The teams More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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Nigeria, Ethiopia Sign Visa Waiver, Defence Cooperation Agreements

Nigeria and Ethiopia have signed a visa waiver agreement for diplomatic and official passport holders, and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the field of Defence. Malam Garba Shehu, the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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Coronavirus Infections On The Rise In China, Japan

The number of people infected with the new coronavirus has reached 44,653 in China, while Japan reported 174 cases, the largest number of infections outside China, health authorities said Wednesday. Ninety-seven More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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Will Married Men Be Allowed Into Priesthood? – Pope Decides Wednesday

Pope Francis is expected to decide on Wednesday whether to make a limited exception to the celibacy rule for priests, one of the most controversial issues in the Catholic Church today. In October, a More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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Committee To Harmonise Citizens’ Data

The Committee on Citizen Data Management and Harmonisation has assured Nigerians that it would work toward speedy harmonisation of the citizens’ numerous identification data held by different government’s More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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CP Okon Dismisses Kanu’s Threat On Family. Vows To Go On With Arrest Of IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has boasted that nothing would stop its members from attending the burial ceremony of their leader’s (Nnamdi Kanu) parents; His Royal Highness Eze Israel Okwu Kanu More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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NDLEA Seizes 10.5 Tons Of Illicit Drugs In Maiduguri

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Borno State Command has  uncovered 10.522 kilograms of compressed cannabis sativa also known as “wee wee” allegedly concealed in a warehouse in Maiduguri. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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Borno Govt Reopens Maiduguri-Dikwa Road, 5 Years After Closure

The Borno government on Sunday reopened the Maiduguri-Dikwa road, five years after it was closed as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency. NAN reports that the 86km road was closed to motorists More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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Your Investments Are Safe In Nigeria, Buhari Tells Foreign Investors

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured international investors that their investments in Nigeria are safe. Buhari gave the assurance at the ongoing Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) in Abuja, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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Aiteo Advocates Robust Fiscal Framework For Oil, Gas Sector

The Group Managing Director, Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company Limited, Mr Victor Okoronkwo said robust fiscal framework was key to boosting investors’ confidence in the oil, gas sector. Okoronkwo More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 10th, 2020
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AU: African Leaders Call For Action To End Malnutrition By 2025

News Investigators/ African countries have made progress toward eradicating malnutrition and stunting but need to do more to hit United Nations malnutrition targets by 2025. This was the thrust of discussion More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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Okada Ban: PDP Blames Buhari For Terminating Lagos Metro Rail Project

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has sympathized with Nigerians living in Lagos following the ban on the use of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke Marwa) in the state. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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New Allowances: NYSC Members Pay ‘Thank You’ Visit To Buhari

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme, who were in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on a ‘thank-you’ mission over their More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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FG Slashes Visa Fees For U.S. Citizens

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Government has slashed its  visa application charges for citizens of the United States from $180 to $160. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the old amount comprised More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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GOC Urges All Segments To Join In Insurgency Fight

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Khalifa Ibrahim, says winning the war against insurgency in the North East requires the cooperation of all segments More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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Egypt Re-Awakening African Togetherness

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) On assumption of the chairmanship of the African Union in February 2019, the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi realized the significant African roots of his country both economically More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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Ex-Nigerian Female Athletes Plan Mini Sports Festival For Youths

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Association of Former Female Athletes of Nigeria (AFFAN) says it will organise a mini sports festival for boys and girls in primary and secondary schools in the country to help curb More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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ICPC Recovers N77.04b In 2019 -Official

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Thursday said that it recovered N77.04 billion worth of stolen assets in 2019. Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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How Customs Intercepted $8Million At Airport

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday said it intercepted the sum of $8million at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, adding that investigation has commenced to unravel More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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New Visa Policy ‘ll Enhance FDI, Tourism -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari with officials at the launching of the NVP 2020 News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday assured that the Nigeria Visa (NVP) 2020 would improve the business environment, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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Fire Razes NASS Lawmaker’s Residence

GUSAU/News Investigators/ The Zamfara Fire Service Department confirmed on Tuesday in Gusau that fire had razed down the residence of Kabir Mai-Palace, member representing Gusau/Tsafe in the House of Representatives. Deputy Director, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Health Minister Ehanire Inspects UATH Isolation Centre

News Investigators/ Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, on Tuesday inspected an Isolation Centre under construction at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) Gwagwalada as part of the precautionary More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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Digitization: Ministry Seeks $500Million External Loan

News Investigators/ Minster of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed says the ministry has applied for 500 million dollar-loan to enable it to actualise the digitization of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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World Cancer Day: NGO Advocates Increase Grassroots Awareness Effort

News Investigators/ The Founder of Women of Inestimable Values (WIV), an NGO, Blessing Okojie has stressed the need to emphasize cancer awareness effort at the level as part of a wake-up call to all. Mrs. Okojie spoke More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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Nigeria’s 17th Court of Appeal Inaugurated In Delta

The President of the Appeal Court, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Monday, inaugurated the 17th Division of the Court in Asaba. Bukalchuwa, at the ceremony, said the branch would help address the existing ”traffic More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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Minister Seeks Stakeholders’ Action On Wetlands Preservation

( News Investigators) Mrs Sharon Ikeazo, Minister of State for Environment, has called for stakeholders’ action on the preservation of Nigeria’s wetlands. Ikeazo made the call on Monday in Bonny, Rivers More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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Man Jailed 10 Years For Raping Master’s Daughter In Kogi

A Kogi High Court sitting in Lokoja has sentenced a 23-year old man, Okwudili Ayogu, to 10 years imprisonment for raping the daughter of his master. In his judgment delivered on Monday in Lokoja, Justice Nasir More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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Buhari, NASS Leadership Agree To Tackle Security Challenges

(News Investigators) President Muhammadu Buhari and leadership of the National Assembly (NASS) on Monday in Abuja expressed serious concern over security challenges facing the country and agreed to do all they More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, February 3rd, 2020
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Hushpuppi Sprays Dollars At Adewale Adeleke And Kani’s Wedding In Dubai

( News Investigators) It was a glamorous event as Davido’s brother Adewale Adeleke and Kani holds their white wedding in Abu Dhabi,UAE’s capital. A lot of celebrities grace the event,as the wedding More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, February 3rd, 2020
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Soldiers Invade Nnamdi Kanu’s Community, Afaraukwu Ibeku, Umuahia

( News Investigators) ension as soldiers invade IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s community Residents of Afaraukwu Ibeku community, in Umuahia North Council of Abia State, the home town of the Leader of the Indigenous More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, February 3rd, 2020
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Cancer And Available Treatment Options, Equipment In Nigeria

(News Investigators) An Analysis by Hadiza Mohammed-Aliyu, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body which develops when the body’s normal control mechanism More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 1st, 2020
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VIEWPOINT: The French Realm Within West Africa Remains!!

By Dr. Mehenou Amouzou Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Alanssane Ouattara, the French and Ivory Coast leaders respectively, have decided upon the synonym “ECO” as the new identity for the pending arrival More...