Date archive forSeptember, 2020
By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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Illicit Funds: Osinbajo Urges Destination Countries To Insist On Repatriation

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged leaders of destination countries to insist on repatriation of illicit funds and proceeds. Mr. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on More...

By Victor Udoh On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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World Contraceptive Day: Advocacy For Family Planning, A Service To Humanity — Official

ASABA/News Investigators/ The Director, Department of Women Affairs, Delta Ministry of Women Affairs, Community and Social Development, Faith Okpohworho, has said that advocacy for family planning is service to More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 28th, 2020
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NIS Deploys 2,000 Special Force In Northwest

News Investigators/The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), on Monday says it will deploy 2,000 Special Force in the Northwest to restore peace and security in the region.‎ The Comptroller General, Muhammad More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 28th, 2020
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Katsina Govt. Spends N18.80bn On Water Projects In 5 Years

News Investigators/ Katsina State Government has spent the sum of N18,798,640,116. 83 on the provision of potable drinking water in urban areas of the state since the inception of the administration of Gov. Aminu More...

By Victor Udoh On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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Appeal Court Reserves Judgment In Bayelsa Deputy Gov. Certificate Forgery Suit

News Investigators/ The Court of Appeal on Friday reserved judgment in Bayelsa deputy governor’s alleged certificate forgery suit. The Deputy Governor, Sen. Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, asked the Court of Appeal More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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National ID Card Now Mandatory For Driver’s Licence Application —FRSC Boss

News Investigators/ Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, says the National Identification Number(NIN) is now compulsory for processing and issuance of the driver’s licence. Mr. More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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Osinbajo Celebrates Fasoranti’s `Life Of Significance’ At 94

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, felicitated with elder statesman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, on the occasion of his 94th birthday. Mr. Osinbajo’s virtual remark at Fasoranti’s birthday More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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APC crisis: Fayemi’s Suspension, Joke Taken Too Far -Aide

News Investigators/ The Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, Yinka Oyebode, has described the suspension of his principal by the Ojudu group as “a joke taken too far.” Mr. Oyebode More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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Ekiti APC Crisis: Ojudu’s Group Suspends Fayemi, State Exco

News Investigators/ The crisis rocking the Ekiti All Progressives Congress (APC), on Friday took another dimension as a group loyal to Sen. Babafemi Ojudu says it has suspended Gov. Kayode Fayemi from the party More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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Buhari Re- Appoints PTDF’s Gusau, PEF’s Bobboi, Other CEO

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointment of Dr Bello Aliyu Gusau as the Executive Secretary of Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) and Ahmed Bobboi as the Executive Secretary/Chief More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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Mali’s Transitional President Bah N’Daw Sworn In

News Investigators/ Former Defence Minister Bah N’Daw was sworn in as Mali’s president on Friday, following an August coup, with putsch leader Assimi Goita as his deputy. The swearing-in ceremony in the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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NAFDAC To Prosecute Health Workers Promoting Breastmilk Substitutes

News Investigators/ The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will prosecute any health worker caught promoting Breast Milk Substitute (BMS) and other infant formula in health More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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Performance Audit C’ttee Not To Witch-Hunt Caretaker Chairmen

News Investigators/ Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, inaugurated a Performance Audit Committee for Local Government Administration in the state.The governor, who inaugurated the committee at the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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Gombe Approves 4th October For Schools Reopening

News Investigators/ Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has approved the reopening of all public and private Schools in the state closed some months ago due to the covid-19 Pandemic. By this approval, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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Nobel Laureates To Receive More Prize Money In 2020

News Investigators/ Winners of the 2020 Nobel awards will receive more money than they received in 2019, the foundation that manages the prizes said on Thursday, ahead of the upcoming award announcements. “Each More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Letter To President Muhammadu Buhari On Ondo Governorship Campaign

Over the past few weeks, we have noticed to our consternation, the culpability of the security chiefs in Ondo State in the mayhem perpetrated by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Rotimi Akeredolu More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Fuel/Electricity Tariff Hike: NLC, TUC Set For Nationwide Protest on Sept. 28

(News investigators) NLC has insisted that it would proceed with its planned nationwide protest with effect from Sept. 28 over Federal Government refusal to reverse the hikes in electricity tariff and fuel pump More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Zamfara Govt Tracks N37bn Refund On Executed FG Projects

(News investigators) Zamfara Government says it has alerted security agencies to track the whereabouts of over N37 billion refunds on Federal Government projects executed by the state. Alhaji Rabiu Garba, the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Oil Down After U.S. Crude Inventories Rise Against Expectations

(News investigators) Oil prices fell on Wednesday after an industry group reported a surprise rise in U.S. crude, adding to worries about demand that led to a steep selloff earlier in the week. Brent crude was More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Akeredolu: I Won’t Rest Until Ondo Wins Battle Against Unemployment

(News investigators) The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Monday, commissioned a modern chocolate factory in the ancient city of Idanre in Idanre Local Government Area of the state. The factory, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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BBNaija 2020: Presenter Reveals How Winner Will Emerge

News Investigators/ Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the presenter of the 2020 Big Brother Naija Reality Show Season Five ‘Lockdown’, says a grand winner, will emerge through number of votes accrued to a housemate. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Zamfara Seeks Whereabouts Of N37Bn FG Refund, Fingers Ex-Governor

News Investigators/ Zamfara Government says it has alerted security agencies to track the whereabouts of over N37 billion refunds on Federal Government projects executed by the state. The state Commissioner More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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Edo Election: Benin Monarch Applauds Buhari, Congratulates Obaseki

News Investigators/ The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring that Edo election was free, fair, and violence-free. Ewuare also congratulated Gov. Godwin Obaseki for More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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I’m Not Under US Surveillance -Atiku

News Investigators/ Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has denied a report that the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), an agency of the U.S. Department of Treasury, placed him and his family members More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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NCC Set To Review Cost Of International Voice Calls Services

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to commence a cost-based review to determine new pricing regime for mobile International Termination Rate (ITR) for inbound international More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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COVID-19: PTF Decries Neglect Of Protocols, Says ‘Face Masks Now Turns To Chin Masks’

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force (PTF), on COVID-19 has warned against perceived neglect of the non-pharmaceutical protocols and other measures aimed at tackling the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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ECOWAS Court Sets Oct. 7 Resumption Date

News Investigators/ The ECOWAS Court will be resuming its activities on Oct. 7, after its three months vacation. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday by the media office of the justices. The More...

By Victor Udoh On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Edo 2020: INEC Declares Obaseki Winner

News Investigators/ The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State. Mr. More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Samai’la Adamu Burga To Farmers: Don’t Rush To Sell Your Produce

(News investigators) Farmers in Bauchi State have been warned not to hurriedly sell their harvested grains to food merchants from neighbouring states in order not to suffer hunger in the future. The warning More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Osinbajo: FG Collaborating With Investors To Improve Nigeria’s Digital Sector

(News investigators) FG COLLABORATING WITH INVESTORS TO IMPROVE NIGERIA’S DIGITAL SECTOR, SAYS OSINBAJO Tech giant announces new office in Lagos, outcome of 2018 VP-led FG delegation’s visit to Silicon More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Emir Of Zazzau, Shehu Idris, Dies At 84

(News investigators) VERY SAD: It is with great sadness that I confirm the passing of the father of our state, His Highness Emir of Zazzau, Alh (Dr.) Shehu Idris CFR. He died at the 44 Military Hospital Kaduna More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Official Results Of Edo Governorship Election 2020 As Announced By INEC

(News investigators) HAPPENING NOW: INEC’s Collation Committee announces the official results of the election from all local governments. Party agents are also present at the meeting. Official results More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Operation Panther: FRSC Records 2,225 Violations, Arrests 1,975

News Investigators/ The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) have arrested 1,975 traffic offenders within the first two weeks of its ‘Operation Panther I’ traffic exercise. The arrests were made More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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Edo Poll: PDP Alleges Move To Replace Election Results In Edo North

News Investigators/ The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has alleged of plots by some paid agents to replace the Saturday Edo governorship election results where the PDP was leading, particularly in Edo North.The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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PERSPECTIVE: RE: 2020 Amendments To RPC 2007

By Kayode Ajulo My attention has been drawn to various reactions to my opinion on the issue of the 2020 Amendment to the RPC 2007 as recently announced by Abubakar Malami in his capacity as Attorney-General More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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Zamfara APC: Marafa’s Loyalists Reject Expulsion Of Sirajo Garba, 125 Others

News Investigators/ The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) faction in Zamfara, under Sen. Kabiru Marafa, has reacted to the expulsion of Sirajo Garba and 125 other members from the party, describing More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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Edo Election: FRSC Certifies 496 Vehicles To Convey Electoral Materials, Personnel

News Investigators/ The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 496 vehicles have been certified to convey electoral materials and personnel for the Edo 2020 election. The Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO), More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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#Edo 2020: Card Readers Fail To Authenticate Fingerprints In Esan West, Central

News Investigators/ The Card Readers provided for the Edo Governorship election to authenticate fingerprints of voters in Esan West and Esan Central Local Government Areas of Edo on Saturday failed to recognise More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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#Edo 2020: Voters Observe Social Distancing

News Investigators/ Voters in Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s polling unit, Oredo Ward 4, Emokpae Model Primary School, Benin City, were seen observing physical distancing, washing hands and wearing face masks to curtail More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 18th, 2020
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WTO Race: Okonjo-Iweala, 4 Others Advance To Second Round Of Election

News Investigators/ Nigeria’s candidate aspiring to the position of Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has won the first run of elections and has àlong with four others More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Tribunal Sacks Former Abia Governor, Orji Kalu

(News investigators) Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mao Ohuabunwa, has been declared winner of the election. The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, has More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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El-rufai: Online Petition For EU, UK Travel Ban Nears 25,000 Signatures Target

(News investigators) An online petition calling on the United Kingdom and the European Union to place a travel ban on Kaduna State governor Nasir El-rufai has passed 22,000 signatures of the targetted 25,000 signatures. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Pictures:Federal Govt Empowerment Programme In Edo State

(News investigators) Today, as wife of the @OfficialAPCNggubernatorial candidate, @PastorIzeIyamu, and special guest of honour, I facilitated the Federal Govt Empowerment for 2000 Women and Youths in Edo State. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Fuel Crisis Looms In FCT, North As PTD Orders Tanker Drivers To Stop Lifting

(News investigators) The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and other parts of Northern Nigeria will experience huge fuel scarcity as the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD), on Wednesday, ordered immediate stoppage More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Nigeria @60: FG Lauds Nigerians’ Active Participation On Anniversary Branding Challenge

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has hailed Nigerians who actively participated in the creative submission of ideas for the Diamond Jubilee anniversary branding challenge. Minister of Communications More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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Reverse Fuel Price, Electricity Tariff Hikes In 14-Days Or Face Total Shutdown -NLC Tells Buhari

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has given the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum to reverse the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel price or face a “total shutdown of the country’s More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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UNICEF Urges FG To Reverse Prison Sentence On 13-Year-Old Boy

News Investigators/ The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has urged the Federal Government to reverse the sentencing of a 13-year-old boy, Omar Farouq, to 10 years’ imprisonment with menial labour for More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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FEC Approves Establishment Of Recovered Assets Management Agency

News Investigators/ The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the transmission of a Proceeds of Crime Recovery and Management Agency Bill to the National Assembly to facilitate the establishment of an Agency More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 15th, 2020
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COVID-19 Test: PTF Imposes 6 Months Travel Ban On Passengers

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has placed a six-month travel ban on Nigerian passengers, who arrived in the country and dodged the mandatory second COVID-19 test. The PTF Coordinator, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Military Airstrike Hits Bandits’ Camp, Kill Scores In Zamfara

News Investigators/ The Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has destroyed another armed bandits’ camp in the Doumborou Forest area of Zamfara, killing scores of the bandits, the Defence Headquarters says. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Police Deploy 31,000 Personnel For Edo Election -IGP

News Investigators/ The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu on Monday disclosed that no fewer than 31,000 personnel have been deployed for the governorship election in Edo. Mr. Adamu disclosed this More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Army’s Impartiality In Political Process Commendable -Makinde

News Investigators/ Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Monday, commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai for leading a professionalized Army, declaring that his administration would continue More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Trader Crushed To Death In Lagos By 16-year-old Trying To Move His Mum’s Car

(News investigators) 50-year-old trader, Mrs. Tuale Iwejim, has died after she was hit by a 16-year-old boy who was using his mother’s SUV to test his driving skills at the Arena Shopping Mall, Oshodi, Lagos More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Palm Wine Seller Beats Up Policewoman In Osun Over Missing N150,000

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Florence Samuel, on Friday, appeared before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for allegedly assaulting a police sergeant, Caroline Olaitan. Florence, a 28-year-old palm More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Gunmen Storm Burial Ceremony In Rivers, Kidnap Politicians, Injure Others

(News investigators) On Saturday, September 12, masked gunmen invaded a burial in Finiapiri-ama village at Banigo Isile-Ogono community in Bonny Local Government Area, Rivers State, and abducted many, including More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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Yahaya Restates Commitment To Youths Empowerment, Human Capital Dev.

As ITF Sets to Establish Regional Office in Gombe. GOMBE/News Investigators/ The Industrial Training Fund, ITF is to establish a regional office in Gombe State to coordinate and oversee the training More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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Be Vigilant Over Ondo Poll, Group Urges Nigerians, International Community

News Investigators/ AS reactions continue to trail the fire outbreak reported at the Ondo State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in which about 5,100 card readers were reportedly More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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FRSC Flags Off ‘Operation Panther’, Promises Hell For Reckless Driver In Abuja, Niger

News Investigators/ The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is set to flag off its special patrol exercise, code named Operation PANTHER 11 aimed at checkmating driving against traffic in the Federal Capital Territory More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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NGO Hails El – Rufai’s Monthly N21m LGAs Nutrition Intervention Funding

KADUNA/News Investigators/ A Non Governmental Organization, Save the Children International (SCI) has commended Kaduna State Government for ensuring a monthly disbursement of N21 million to its 23 Local Government More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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Deregulation: NNPC To Setup CNG Refilling Plants All Over Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will soon begin activation of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) refill stations for motorists across the country.The corporation disclosed More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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COVID-19: NCDC Reports 160 New Infections, 2 Deaths

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 160 new infections of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the nation’s confirmed cases to 56,177. The NCDC made this known on its More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 12th, 2020
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Edo Election: Ize-Iyamu Promises To Turn Okada Into University Hub

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC), in the Edo governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has promised to transform Okada town to a University hub if elected. Mr. Ize-Iyamu made the promise More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Saturday, September 12th, 2020
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North East Commission Pledges To Remove 500,000 Idle Youths From Streets

News Investigators/ The North East Development Commission-Education Endowment Fund (NEDC-EEF), has expressed determination to remove over 500,000 idle youths from the streets in the next five years in the region. Head More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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Ondo Fire: Group Alleges Collusion To Subvert People’s Will

News Investigators/ Following the fire outbreak at the Ondo State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), a group, Democracy Vigilance Network (DVN) has alleged a collusion between the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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Edo Election: I.G Withdraws Security Aides From VIPs, Political Appointees

News Investigators/ The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu has barred security aides from accompanying VIPs and political appointees during the Sept. 19 governorship election in Edo. The Force More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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Women Affairs Minister Advocates Death Penalty For Rapists

News Investigators/ The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has advocated death penalty for rape and related offences. The call is coming on the heels of a law passed by the Kaduna State House of Assembly More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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RMAFC Urges State Govts To Step Up Credible Data Collation

News Investigators/ The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), on Friday in Bauchi, advised state governments on the need to step up instruments for credible database in their various states. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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Malnutrition: Kaduna Council Approves Multi-Sectoral Strategic Plan To Tackle Problem

News Investigators/ The Kaduna State Human Capital Development Council has approved the State Multi-Sectoral Strategic Plan of Action on Nutrition (KDMSPAN), 2020 -2024, to address the problem of malnutrition in More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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EU Lacks Unity To Mitigate Chinese Investment Risks –Report

News Investigators/ The European Union (EU) lacks strategic and unified approach to Chinese investment among members, to effectively mitigate risks, such as becoming overly indebted to a strategic competitor, an More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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Trafficking: 1,052 Oyo Indigenes Rescued -DG NAPTIP

News Investigators/ The Director General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Okah-Donli, says 1,052 indigenes of Oyo State have been rescued from human trafficking by the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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Suswam Condemns Terwase’s Killing

News Investigators/ Chairman, Senate Committee on Power Gabriel Suswam has condemned the killing of repentant militia leader in Benue, Terwase Agwaza, also known as Gana, by men of the Nigerian Army in Gboko. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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Forum Tasks South East Governors On Agric Sector Revival

News Investigators/ The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo socio-political organisation, on Wednesday tasked South East governors on revival of neglected agriculture to boost economy and job creation in the zone. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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Foundation Honours Lalude, Nigerian Who Rejected $6m Bribe

News Investigators/ The the Akinjide Adeosun Foundation (AAF) has conferred its 2020 Leadership Award on the first Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO), Olufemi Lalude. This More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
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Alleged Money Laundering: EFCC Re-arraigns Malabu Oil Coy, 7 Others On Fresh Charges

News Investigators/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, re-arraigned Malabu Oil and Gas Limited on fresh charges bordering on money laundering. Malabu and Aliyu Abubakar, a businessman, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
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Traditional Worshippers Accuse Makinde Of Discrimination, Stage Protest In Ibadan

News Investigators/ Some traditional worshippers, Tuesday held a peaceful march to the Oyo state government secretariat complex at Agodi Ibadan, to protest against alleged discrimination by the state government. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, September 7th, 2020
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Palpable Fear As Court Hears APC Oshiomhole’s NWC Sack Case

News Investigators/ Fresh trouble is brewing in the All Progressive Congress (APC), over the sack of the Adam Oshiomhole National Working Committee (NWC), even as the party told court it acted in the interest of More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, September 7th, 2020
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Troops Kill One, Arrest 4 In Benue, Nasarawa Bandit Camps –DHQ

News a investigators/ The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have raided some identified bandits’ camps in parts of Benue and Nasarawa states killing one and arresting four on Sunday. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 7th, 2020
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China’s August Crude Imports Jump 13% One Year As Delayed Cargoes Clear Customs

News Investigators/ China’s crude oil imports in August climbed 13 per cent from a year earlier. The imports are buoyed by hefty orders placed earlier this year when global oil prices collapsed and as cargoes More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, September 6th, 2020
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FG Provides Relief For Flood, Boko Haram Victims In Borno

News Investigators/ Federal Government has donated assorted food items for distribution to 26,067 households who were victims of Boko Haram insecurity and floods in Borno.Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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How I Fought, Won Nigeria’s Case Against P&ID Despite Frustrations -Olasupo Shasore

News Investigators/ Just as Nigeria secured a landmark victory in its pursuit to overturn a $10 billion judgement awarded against it in a case against Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID), a former More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Imo North Bye-Election: Okewulonu Emerges PDP Senatorial Candidate

News Investigators/ Emmanuel Okewulonu on Saturday emerged winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), primaries for Imo North Senatorial bye-election. Even as two candidates have emerged from the parallel More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Izala Leaders Visit El-Rufai, Admonish Nigerians On Peaceful Coexistence

News Investigators/ The National Chairman of Jama’atul Izalatul Bid’ah wa Iqamatul Sunnah (JIBWIS), Abdullahi Bala-Lau, has emphasised the need for peaceful coexistence in the country, to engender progress More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Yahaya Sets Up Interim Board For Microfinance Bank, Suspends Officials

GOMBE/News Investigators/ In a bid to restructure and reposition the state-owned Bubayero Microfinance Bank, the Governor of Gombe state, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has approved the constitution of an 11- member More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Ize-Iyamu Faults Obaseki’s COVID-19 Financial Policy

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the forthcoming election in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu has faulted decisions taken by Governor Godwin Obaseki during the COVID-19 More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Dirty Deals: Obaseki Exposes Oshiomhole’s Market Sales ‘Biz Deal’

News Investigators/ The Edo State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Obaseki, has said that one of the reasons his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole is against his reelection bid is More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Update: Japan’s Meteorological Agency Warns Of Strong Waves Comparable To Tsunami

News Investigators/ Japan’s Meteorological Agency on Saturday warned that Typhoon Haishen, expected to hit southwestern prefectures of the country in the next few days, might cause strong waves that could be More...

By Victor Udoh On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Stakeholders Laud Ayade’s Project Interventions In Communities

News Investigators/ Stakeholders in Yala local government area of Cross River have commended Gov. Ben Ayade for his laudable projects in some communities in the area. The Vice Chairman of Yala local government More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Edo 2020: PDP Says Education Ministry Fire Not foreclosed

News Investigators/ The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Saturday threatened to set up an inquiry into the incident that led to the fire outbreak that razed the Ministry of Education, Iyaro, Benin, in 2011/2012. Chairman More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 4th, 2020
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Atomic Energy Commission Hails ABU Nuclear Reactor

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) has expressed satisfaction with the state of the nuclear research reactor at the Ahmadu Bello University Centre for Energy Research and Training. A More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 4th, 2020
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P&ID: Presidency Welcomes UK Judgment, Assures Protection Of Nigeria’s Assets

News Investigators/ The Presidency has welcomed the judgment by the UK Court granting Nigeria’s application for an extension of time and relief from sanctions in a $10 billion arbitration case with Process and More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 4th, 2020
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Catholic Archbishop Says Bill Increment Makes Life Intolerable, As Onaiyekan Backs CAMA

News Investigators/ The Metropolitan Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has called on the Federal Government to give priority to poverty alleviation and improving the lives of Nigerians, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 4th, 2020
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Breaking: Gunmen Invade Imo Govt House, Hold Appeal Panel Members Hostage

News Investigators/ Report just reaching us indicates that members of the Appeal Panel for the Imo North Senatorial District bye-election have been held hostage at gunpoint at the Government House, Owerri. Two More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 4th, 2020
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Nigeria Floors P&ID As UK Court Grants Relief From $10bn Fine

Nigeria has secured a landmark victory in its pursuit to overturn a $10 billion judgement awarded against it in a case against Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID).In the judgment delivered on Thursday, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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Yahaya Hails Buratai, Promises Continuous Support For Armed Forces

News Investigators/ The Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Thursday said his administration will continue to support the Nigerian Army in carrying out its constitutional mandate of maintaining peace More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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EFCC Arrests Woman Fake Official

News Investigators/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested one Hajiya Hadiza Umar Abubakar for defrauding a job seeker, Nuraddeen Abubakar of N3,000,000( Three Million Naira only) through More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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COVID-19: Nationwide Curfew Now 12a.m. To 4a.m. –PTF

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has adjusted the curfew from 12 midnight through 4a.m. as it continued the gradual easing of lockdown measures imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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PEF, PPPRA To Be Merged In New PIB –Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of State for Petroleum Resource, Timipre Sylva, says two regulatory bodies in the oil and gas sector will be merged as one regulator in the new Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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Death Sentence: Kano Judiciary Submit Case Details To Falana

News Investigators/ Kano State Judiciary says it has submitted certified copies of the Sharia Court judgment to the Human Right activist, Femi Falana, to enable him to appeal the judgment that sentenced Yahaya More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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FG Commences Profiling Women, Children In Borno IDPs Camps

MAIDUGURI/News Investigators/ The Federal Ministry of Women Affairs in collaboration with the First Lady’s Office has commenced profiling of women and children in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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No Agreement Between Messi, Barcelona -Reports

News Investigators/ Lionel Messi’s father and agent met Barcelona Club President Josep Maria Bartomeu on Wednesday to discuss the player’s wish to leave the club but the talks ended in stalemate, Spanish media More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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Immigration Service Automates Temporary Work Permit, Visa On Arrival

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Wednesday announced that it has automated the processing of Visa on Arrival (VoA) and Temporary Work Permit (TWP) to deliver better services in line with More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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Gombe Inaugurates 7-Man Committee On Schools Dev., Teachers Rationalisation

News Investigators/ The Gombe State Government has inaugurated a committee on schools development and teachers rationalisation in other to enhance educational development in the State. The committee is to among More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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Saudi Arabia To Allow Flights Between UAE, Israel To Use Its Airspace

News Investigators/ Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday that it would allow all flights to and from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to use its airspace, weeks after the UAE agreed to normalise ties with Israel. The More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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Zamfara To Establish Multi-Billion Naira School Of Nursing

GUSAU/News Investigators/ Zamfara Government says it will soon begin construction of a multi-billion naira School of Nursing and Midwifery in Zurmi, the headquarters of Zurmi Local Government.The Special Adviser More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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Court Remands Man, 50, For Allegedly Defiling 4-Year-Old Girl

News Investigators/ An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, remanded a 50-year-old man, Usman Tajudeen, at the Correctional Centre in Ado-Ekiti for allegedly defiling a four-year-old girl. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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U.S. Says Will Not Be ‘Constrained’ By WHO-Linked Vaccine Effort

News Investigators/ The White House said on Tuesday that the U.S. would not join a global effort aimed at providing equitable worldwide access to COVID-19 vaccines, citing the project’s link to a “corrupt” More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
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Coalition Of Yoruba Groups Passes Confidence Vote On Akintoye As YWC Leader

News Investigators/ A coalition of Yoruba groups, under the aegis of Yoruba World Congress (YWC), has passed a vote of confidence on Prof. Banji Akintoye as the leader of YWC.The coalition passed the vote of confidence More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
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COVID-19: FG Worried Over Low Testing

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has expressed worries over low testing for the virus, across states of the federation.Speaking at the PTF daily briefing on Monday in Abuja, the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
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Nigeria Witnessing Rise In Rape, Incest – IPAS

News Investigators/ A non-profit organisation, IPAS, says that Nigeria is witnessing a rise in sexual violence, including rape and incest. This is contained in a communique issued at the end of a three-day media More...