Date archive forJanuary, 2021
By News Investigators On Sunday, January 31st, 2021
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Police Arrest 5 Persons Over Alleged Kidnapping, Sexual Abuse

News Investigators/ The police, on Sunday, said that they had arrested five members of a kidnap gang that specialised in abduction of women and girls, sexually abusing them and obtaining ransom from their families.The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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Deputy Speaker Tasks APC On Membership Registration

News Investigators/ The Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives, Ahmed Wase has urged members of All Progressives Congress(APC) in Plateau to exhibit good conduct during membership registration and revalidation More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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Airtel Commences NIN Registration In Retail Outlets Across Nigeria

News Investigators/ Airtel Nigeria, a telecommunications service provider on Thursday says it has commenced the National Identity Number (NIN) registration exercise in its retail outlets across the country. Airtel More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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Toyota Beats Volkswagen In 2020 Global Car Sales

News Investigators/ Toyota Motor sold more vehicles worldwide than Volkswagen in 2020, dethroning the German rival as the world’s largest carmaker for the first time in five years, results showed on Thursday. This More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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FG Supports 20,000 Farmers In Kano

News Investigators/ The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Nasiru Gawuna, says about 20,000 farmers in the state have benefited from a special Federal Government agriculture enhancement programme.The federal government More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, January 21st, 2021
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Turaki’s Corruption Trial Adjourned Till January 25

News Investigators/ The trial of Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, a former Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, has been adjourned till January 25, 2021. At the resumed trial Wednesday, account More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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COVID-19: NCDC Records 1,301 New Infections

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,301 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 113,305. The NCDC disclosed figures More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Zamfara Denies Donating Vehicles To Bandits

News Investigators/ The Zamfara Government has denied an online media report that it gave Hilux trucks to “repentant bandits’’ in the state. Addressing journalists in his office on Tuesday, the state Commissioner More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Stakeholders Back Fusing Sports With Academics In Lagos Schools —Official

News Investigators/ The Lagos State government has announced plans to fuse education and sports in its schools, with a view to revamping School Sports in the state, the Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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3 Dead, 5 Vehicles Burnt As Petrol Tanker Explodes In Ogun –FRSC

News Investigators/ The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed that three persons died while several others were injured on Tuesday, when a petrol tanker exploded on IBB Boulevard in Abeokuta. The FRSC More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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Adeyinka-Bode Assumes Office As New Police Commissioner In Kebbi State

News Investigators/ The newly posted Kebbi State Commissioner of Police, Adeleke Adeyinka-Bode, has assumed duty in Birnin Kebbi. The command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Nafi’u Abubakar, said More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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S/W PDP Crisis: Chieftain Urges Fayose To Stop Attacks On Makinde

News Investigators/ A Chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adetokunbo Pearse, has urged former Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State to sheathe his sword against Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to strengthen More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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NDLEA: Group Lauds Buhari For Appointing Marwa

News Investigators/ The Centre for Ethical Rebirth Among Nigerian Youths (CERANY) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing retired Brig.-Gen, Buba Marwa as Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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Rumble Over FG’s COVID-19 Vaccine Sharing Formula: Zamfara Gets 1,339, FCT 936 Doses…Lagos, Oyo Plan Purchase

News Investigators/ State Governments, including Ogun, Oyo and Cross River states have faulted the doses of COVID-19 vaccines allocated to them by the Federal Government, even as some have vowed to buy independently More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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ANALYSIS: How Nigeria Engages COVID-19 In Battle With Increased Health Infrastructure

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic impacted the year 2020 negatively with projected long-lasting effects across all sectors, especially the health sector in Nigeria. The most impacted were the molecular diagnostic More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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APC Vows To Win Anambra Governorship Poll

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC), has expressed optimism that it will win the November Anambra governorship poll. The state APC Chairman, Basil Ejidike, said this while speaking with the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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China-Africa Friendship Remains ‘Rock-Solid,’ Says Chinese FM

News Investigators/ Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi. says China-Africa friendship remains rock-solid and stable, no matter what the international situation they face. Mr. Wang made the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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COVID-19 Origins: WHO Team Expected In China Thursday

News Investigators/ A team of experts commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to search for the origins of the COVID-19 is scheduled to arrive in China on Thursday, after a long, strained application More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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Court Grants Sowore N20m Bail

News Investigators/ A Wuse Zone II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja on Monday, admitted Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters and leader of #RevolutionNow movement, to bail in the sum of N20 million. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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Businesswoman In Court For Allegedly Pouring Hot Water On Neighbour

LAGOS/News Investigators/ A businesswoman, Onifunto Ogunshola, who allegedly poured boiled rice water on her neighbour, n Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The police charged Ogunshola, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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Covid-19: NCDC Confirms 1,544 New Cases, 12 Deaths In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 1,544 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified website on Friday, also confirmed More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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Twitter Axes Trump, Bans Account Permanently

News Investigators/ Twitter on Friday evening wielded the big stick against outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump, suspending his account permanently. Announcing this in a blog post, the company said it took More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, January 8th, 2021
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Soldier, MOPOL Among 103 Newly Rescued Kidnapped Victims In Katsina

News Investigators/ Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari, on Friday said that security forces have rescued 103 kidnapped victims, among them, a soldier and anti-riot policeman. Mr. Masari made this known while More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, January 7th, 2021
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NCC Clears Air On Speculations Of Impending Mass Disconnection Of Telephone Subscribers

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has cleared the air on speculations of impending mass disconnection of telephone subscribers. The NCC said the speculations arose as a result More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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COVID-19: Second Wave Ravaging Our Land, Claiming Many Lives, Says LUTH CMD

News Investigators/ The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, Chris Bode on Wednesday said COVID-19 second wave was ravaging our land and claiming many lives. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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U.S. Congressman Gets COVID-19 After Receiving Pfizer Vaccine

News Investigators/ A Republican member of the US House of Representatives, Kevin Brady said on Wednesday he had tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) shortly before he was due to receive the second dose More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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John Nwodo Emerges National Coordinator Southern, Middle Belt Forum

News Investigators/ Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has appointed the out-going President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo as national coordinator. This is contained in a statement issued More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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Unilorin ASUU Declares Readiness To Resume Academic Activities

News Investigators/ Chairman, University of Ilorin Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Saliu Ajao on Tuesday, assured of the Union’s readiness to return to the classroom. Mr. Ajao, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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Herdsmen Not Under Attack In South East -MACBAN

News Investigators/ Contrary to media reports, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has said that Fulani herdsmen were neither under attack nor are they being forced to leave any More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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ABCON Tasks CBN On FOREX Stability In 2021

News Investigators/ The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), on Tuesday, urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to continue to stabilise the foreign exchange rates for economic growth. ABCON More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 1st, 2021
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Expect Robust 2021, APC Chairman Tells Members

News Investigators/ Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Ade Adetimehin, has assured the party faithful of a robust new year.Mr. Adetimehin gave the assurance More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 1st, 2021
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BEDC Set To Roll Out 90,870 Meters In 4 States

News Investigators/ The Management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) says it has concluded plans to roll out no fewer than 90,870 meters to customers in its franchise areas of Edo, Delta, Ondo and More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 1st, 2021
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800,000 IDPs In Need Of Food Borneo, Zulum Writes NEMA

News Investigators/ Governor of Borno state, Babagana Zulum, has appealed for urgent intervention by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on the plight of about 800,000 displaced people in need of food More...