Date archive forNovember, 2020
By News Investigators On Monday, November 30th, 2020
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Kenya Expresses Regret Over Somalia’s Move To Expel Envoy

News Investigators/ Kenya on Monday expressed regret over Somalia’s decision to expel Kenyan Ambassador to Mogadishu Lucas Tumbo. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, however, said Nairobi had not received any More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Monday, November 30th, 2020
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UN Chief ‘Strongly Condemns’ Borno Killings

News Investigators/ United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned “in the strongest terms” Saturday’s killing of 43 farmers by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Borno. Mr. Guterres More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 28th, 2020
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Gunmen Kill Police, Kidnap Chinese Expatriate In Ekiti

News Investigators/ The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.The abductee was one of More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, November 27th, 2020
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Ndume Released On Bail

News Investigators/ A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, Friday, granted bail to former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, predicating its decision on the ‘good behaviour’ of the senator.Mr. Ndume was granted More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, November 27th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Africa’s Death Toll Hits 50,000

News Investigators/ The death toll from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Africa has peaked at 50,000 people since the first outbreak on the continent was declared, head of the African Centre for Disease Control More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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Don’t Shy Away From Your Constitutional Responsibilities, IGP Tells Police Personnel

News Investigators/ The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Muhammed Adamu, has urged police personnel not to shy away from performing their constitutional responsibilities in order not to put the society in trouble.Adamu More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
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FCT Leads In Coronavirus Infections As NCDC Reports 168 New Cases

News Investigators/ The Federal Capital Territory has topped the list of states with highest cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), pandemic as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports 168 new infections More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, November 22nd, 2020
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APC Mocks PDP, Says Opposition Rattled By Visit To Johnathan

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was rattled by the recent visit of some of its governors to former President Goodluck Jonathan. APC More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 22nd, 2020
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Coronavirus: Kenya’s Clinical Officers Issue 14-Day Strike Notice

News Investigators/ The Kenya Union of Clinical Officers on Sunday gave the government a 14-day strike notice to meet their demands for better working conditions. The frontline healthcare workers, fighting the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, November 21st, 2020
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EndSARS Panel: CCTV Reveals How Army Deployed At Least 7 Vehicles To Lekki Tollgate

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army deployed no fewer than seven military trucks to the Lekki Tollgate on the evening of Oct. 20, the day unarmed #EndSARS protesters were allegedly shot by the military. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 21st, 2020
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Nigeria Fastest Growing Economy In Africa –UK Trade Envoy

News Investigators/ The United Kingdom Trade Envoy to Nigeria, Helen Grant, has said that Nigeria was the fastest growing economy in Africa. Hon. Grant said this at the two-day Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 20th, 2020
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SARS: Police Lawyers Unable To Trace Erring Officers, Stall Proceedings At Lagos Judicial Panel

News Investigators/ The lawyers for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Friday stalled proceedings at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and Other Matters. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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World Toilet Day: Group Laments Absence Of Public Toilets In Plateau

News Investigators/ The Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN) has lamented the absence of public toilets in Plateau State, calling on the Government to construct toilets in offices and other public places. Programme More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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Turkey To Buy 10m Doses Of Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine December

News Investigators/ Turkey will sign a contract in the coming days to purchase 10 million doses of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine from a Chinese company, SinoVac, in December. Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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57 Civilians, 37 Policemen, 6 Soldiers Killed During #EndSARS Crisis -Lai Mohammed

News Investigators/ The Federal Government says 57 civilians, 37 policemen and six Soldiers were killed all over the country during the #EndSARS crisis. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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What Nwodo, Adebanjo, Odumakin Say About Umahi’s Defection To APC

News Investigators/ Some eminent Nigerians on Thursday expressed divergent views over the recent defection of Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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Uber Driver Docked Over Alleged Armed Robbery

News Investigators/ The Police, on Thursday arraigned a 38-year-old Uber driver, Yinka Makinde, before an Ogudu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, over alleged armed robbery. The defendant, of no fixed More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020
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#Endsars Protest Is Not Out Of Primordial Sentiment But Patriotism To Address Good Governance Says Buba Galadima.

(News Investigators) The appraisal of the state of the nation in the context of the #endSARS protest and how it has been handle, By Tm Kazeem Tanimu Kazeem Tanimu The way forward regarding security reform, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020
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2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Results Of All Day 4 Matches Played On Monday

News Investigators/ The following are the results of all Day 4, 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches played on Monday. The finals will now be played in Cameroon in 2022. Group BMalawi 0 Burkina More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020
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FG Suffers 60% Revenue Loss, Amidst Low Oil Prices, Poor FIRS Receipts

News Investigators/ Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Federal Government’s earnings, from oil and non-oil sectors coupled with low revenue receipts from the Federal More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 16th, 2020
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Military Airstrike Hits More Terrorists’ Locations, Kills Scores In Sambisa Forest

News Investigators/ The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram Terrorists in Sambisa forest in Borno. The Coordinator, Defence More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, November 16th, 2020
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24,416 Pass As NECO Releases Common Entrance Results

News Investigators/ The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has announced the results of the just concluded National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) with 24,416 candidates scaling through, scoring a minimum of More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Monday, November 16th, 2020
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2 NYSC Members Test Positive For COVID-19 In Kano State

News Investigators/ The NYSC coordinator in Kano State, Aisha Tata, says two new corps members out of the 826 posted to the state have tested positive for COVID-19. Mrs. Tata said this on Monday while briefing More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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Super Eagles Match Against Leone Stars Was A Disaster, Says Super Falcon Ex-Coach

News Investigators/ Godwin Izilein, a former coach of the Super Falcons, has described the Super Eagle’s 4-4 home draw with the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone as a “Football Disaster.” The News Agency of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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AFCON Qualifier: Sierra Leone Holds Nigeria To 4-4 Draw

News Investigators/ The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone came back from 4-0 down to hold the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a shocking 4-4 draw in Friday’s Group L 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in Benin More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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Reverse N170 Unbearable Fuel Price Now, PDP Tells Buhari

News Investigators/ The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to reverse the increase in the pump price of fuel which increased from N159 to N170 per liter.The party in a statement More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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NSE Records First Week Loss, Down 0.86%

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday recorded its first loss for the week, dropping by 0.86 per cent due to profit taking. Specifically, the market capitalisation lost N159 billion More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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Tragedy In Mediterranean As 74 Migrants Drown Off Libya Coast

News Investigators/ The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday reported yet another devastating shipwreck in the Central Mediterranean, which has claimed the lives of at least 74 migrants off More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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UBA Unveils Products To Drive Retail Banking

News Investigators/ The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, on Friday in Lagos, committed to delivering superior and innovative banking solutions to its over 20 million customers around the 20 African countries where More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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INEC Fixes Dec. 5, For 15 Pending Bye-Elections

News Investigators/ The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed the conduct of 15 pending bye-elections for Dec. 5.The INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 12th, 2020
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FOCAC At 20: China Pledges More Support To Africa’s Economic Reopening Post COVID-19

News Investigators/ The government of the People’s Republic of China has pledged greater support to Africa’s economic reopening post COVID-19 under the framework of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
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Court Dissolves 15-Year-Old Marriage Over Theft, Abandonment

News Investigators/ A Customary Court in Mapo, Ibadan on Wednesday dissolved a 15-year-old marriage between a trader, Basirat Rahmon and her estranged husband, a ”spiritual consultant”, Olaide, over complaints More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
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AFCON Qualifiers: 16 Players Participate In Super Eagles First Training Session, Osimhen Missing

News Investigators/ The Super Eagles on Tuesday in Benin had their first training session in the last leg of preparations for their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches against Sierra Leone. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
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FG To Launch ‘Energy For All’ Plan For 5m Households Not On National Grid –Minister

News Investigators/ The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the establishment of an Economic Sustainability Committee (ESC) as part of a plan to provide electricity for 25 million citizens who lacked access More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, November 9th, 2020
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Just In: Buhari Directs Compulsory Health Insurance For Corps Members

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to ensure the enrolment of corps members in the National Health Insurance Scheme. The Director-General of NYSC, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, November 9th, 2020
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MURIC Alleges ‘Subterranean Rumblings,’ Cautions Nigerians Against Protest

News Investigators/ The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has cautioned Nigerians, especially the Muslim faithful against any new protest.MURIC Director, Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.“The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 9th, 2020
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EndSARS: Lack Of Visible Leadership To Forestall Negotiations With FG, Says Lukman

News Investigators/ The Director General, Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Lukman, has said that the lack of visibly identified leadership for the EndSARS protesters was capable of forestalling any More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, November 7th, 2020
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EndSARS Judicial Panel: Youth Reps Boycott Proceedings Over Frozen Accounts

News Investigators/ The two youth representatives serving in the Lagos Judicial Panel on EndSARS protest on Saturday boycotted the sitting in protest of government’s decision to freeze their bank accounts. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 7th, 2020
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WTO Post: Expert Urges FG To Intensify Diplomatic Lobbying

News Investigators/ A trade expert, Dr Olumuyiwa Alaba, has called on the Nigerian government to intensify diplomatic lobbying that will ensure that Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala emerges as the new Director-General of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Quality Of Investment In Youths I’ll Determine Nigeria’s Future –ASUU

News Investigators/ The Coordinator of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Akure zone, Olu Olufayo, has said that the future of Nigeria will depend on the quality of investments in the youth.Mr. Olufayo, More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Fayemi Approves 121 Board, SSAs, SAs Appointments

News Investigators/ The Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, has approved 121 new appointments into boards of agencies and commissions in the state.The appointments were announced in a statement made available More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Obasanjo Reveals Why Ladoja Was Impeached As Oyo Governor

News Investigators/ Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that former Gov. Rashidi Ladoja was impeached and removed as governor of Oyo State for being ungrateful to Lamidi Adedibu and Yekinni Adeojo.He made More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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Court Dissolves 2-Year-old “Undefined Relationship” Over Constant Fighting

News Investigators/ A Customary Court sitting in Ikole Ekiti, Ekiti on Thursday dissolved two-year-old ”undefined relationship” between Lawrence Taiwo and his partner, Lola. Delivering judgment, the president More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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Health Ministry Says 122m Nigerians At Risk Of Contracting Neglected Tropical Diseases

News Investigators/ The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) says no fewer than 122 million people in Nigeria are at risk of getting Neglected Tropical Disease (NTDs). The Director and National Coordinator of Neglected More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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As Victory Beckons, Joe Biden Launches Transition Website

News Investigators/ Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. President, has launched an official transition website, www.buildbackbetter.com. The move comes as votes are still being counted in many states More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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EndSARS: Wike Pays N200m Pledge To Families Of 10 Slain Security Agents

News Investigators/ Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has redeemed his pledge of N20 million to each family of the 10 security personnel allegedly killed by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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Envoy Send SOS To FG Over Landlord’s Plan To Eject Embassy

News Investigators/ Nigerian Embassy in Hungary has called for urgent financial intervention by the federal government to safe the country the embarrassment of being ejected by its landlord over indebtedness. Nigerian More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, November 2nd, 2020
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Police Flag Off Medical Evaluation Exercise For Defunct SARS Operatives

News Investigators/ The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, on Monday flagged off the debriefing and medical evaluation exercise for the operatives of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, November 2nd, 2020
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NECO Resumes 2020 SSCE Nov. 9

News Investigators/ The National Examinations Council (NECO) says it will resume the postponed 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) in all states and the FCT from Monday, Nov. 9. NECO Head Information More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 2nd, 2020
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Mandate Amnesty Office To Pay Our 32-Months Unpaid Allowances, Niger Delta Amnesty Students Beg Buhari

News Investigators/ Worried by the persistent refusal of the Federal Government to pay their allowances and stipends for nearly three years, the coalition of the 2017/2018 set of Niger-Delta students, have More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 1st, 2020
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ENDSARS Protest: Sen. Adeola Calls For Provision Of Grant, Special Status For Lagos State

News Investigators/ A senator representing Lagos West at the National Assembly, Solomon Adeola, has called for the provision of urgent grant from the Federal Government to enable the Lagos State Government to rebuild More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 1st, 2020
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Yahaya Commiserates With Umar Maigari Family Over Loss Of 3 Sons In Ghastly Accident

News Investigators/ Gombe state Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Sunday expressed deep sadness over the death of three members of Umaru Maigari family in a ghastly accident along Kano road. The deceased: Usman More...