Date archive forJune, 2021
By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
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We’re Nigeria’s Problem, Not Ethnicity, Religion –Buhari

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has reflected on the complexities of the Nigerian condition, concluding that neither ethnicity nor religion was to blame, “but we ourselves,” for inherent injustices. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
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$151m Refund: Why I Petitioned EFCC Against Abia Govt – Witness

News Investigators/ The Chief Executive Officer of Mauritz Walton Nig. Ltd, Maurice Ibe, on Wednesday told an FCT High Court in Kubwa that he wrote a petition against the Abia Government to the Economic and Financial More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
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Teachers To Soon Bear Distinguished Title Like Senators –Don

News Investigators/ A professor at the University of Calabar, Steve Nwokeocha, says plans are underway for teachers to bear the title “Distinguished” as borne by senators. Mr. Nwokeocha, who is Executive More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
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Reps Move To Clamp Down On Dubious Estate Developers

News Investigators/ The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has set up an ad-hoc Committee to investigate complaints of alleged misconduct of real estate developers in the country. The More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
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Lagos Revalidates 2,359 Cooperatives Societies

News Investigators/ The Lagos State Government says it has revalidated 2,359 cooperatives societies with a membership of two million and an asset base of million N33 billion. The Commissioner for Commerce, Industry More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 28th, 2021
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Pilgrims Board Set To Refund 2021 Hajj Deposits –Overseer

News Investigators/ The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board says it is set to refund money deposited with the board by the 2021 Intending Pilgrims from the state.The Acting Overseer, Hajiya Hannatu Zailani, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 28th, 2021
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Osinbajo Stresses Need For Crack Teams For International Trade Negotiations

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria must continue engaging crack teams and subject matter experts, to avoid serious economic consequences that may arise from badly-negotiated international More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 25th, 2021
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Police Confirm Killing Of Ex-Oyo Commissioner’s Wife

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Oyo State, has confirmed the killing of Mrs Olayemi Odetomi, wife of a former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftancy Matters, in the state by unknown gunmen. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 24th, 2021
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FG, States, LGs Share N605.95Bn In May

News Investigators/ The Federal Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) on Wednesday said it shared a total of N605.958 billion as May 2021 revenue to the Federal, States and Local Governments as well as other relevant More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 24th, 2021
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Nigerian Superstar, Wizkid Receives Grammy Awards Plaque

News Investigators/ Nigerian afrobeat singer, Ayodeji Balogun a.k.a Wizkid, has received his Grammy award plaque. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Wizkid became the second Nigerian to receive a More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
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Lawyer Drags RMAFC, 36 Governors To Court Over Financial Autonomy For Judiciary

News Investigators/ An Abuja based legal practitioner, Emeka Okoye has dragged the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) and 36 state governors to court over failure to implement financial More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
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Oyo Approves Relocation Of LAUTECH College Of Agriculture To Iseyin

News Investigators/ The Oyo State Government has approved the relocation and establishment of the College of Agriculture and Renewable Natural Resources of the Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH) from Ogbomosho More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, June 21st, 2021
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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Consulate In New York Embarks On Vaccination Drive

News Investigators/ The Consulate-General of Nigeria in New York has embarked on a vaccination programme to vaccinate Nigerians within its jurisdiction against COVID-19. The Consul-General, Lot Egopija, told More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 21st, 2021
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Troop Eliminates Scores Of ISWAP Fighters As Army Chief Orders Sustained Offensive

News Investigators/ Troops of the Joint Task Force North East Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) have eliminated more than 20 Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in Borno, the Nigerian More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 21st, 2021
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Request For Daily Stock Record Is Statutory Requirement —DPR

News Investigators/ The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says request for daily stock of products supplied is a statutory regulatory requirement for any retail outlet license holder at no cost to marketers. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 18th, 2021
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WHO Says 146m Africans Die Yearly From Tobacco-Related Diseases

News Investigators/ The World Health Organisation has revealed that no fewer than 146 million Africans die annually from tobacco related disease. WHO Regional Director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, said this More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, June 18th, 2021
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African Countries Acquire Close To 60m COVID-19 Vaccines – Africa CDC

News Investigators/ African countries have acquired around 59.9 million COVID-19 vaccines so far, according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC). The Africa CDC, the specialised More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 18th, 2021
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Ibadan Mayhem: Minister Tasks Makinde On Security In Oyo

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has charged Gov. Seyi Makinde to ensure adequate security of lives and property in Oyo State. The minister gave the charge in a statement on Thursday More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
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5G Subscriptions With Capable Device To Reach 580 Million By End Of 2021 -Report

News Investigators/ Ericsson, a multinational telecommunications company says that 5G will soon become the fastest adopted mobile generation in history. Ericsson made this known in a statement on Wednesday in More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
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U.S. Statements On Russia Not Constructive Ahead Of Summit –Kremlin

News Investigators/ Russia says statements made by the United States (U.S.) on the need to contain it are not constructive ahead of the Wednesday summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
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FCTA To Revoke Undeveloped Plots In Abuja

News Investigators/ The FCT Administration has concluded arrangements to revoke undeveloped plots of land in serviced areas allocated to individuals and corporate organisations.Director of Information and Customer More...

By Victor Udoh On Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
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Ex-U.S. Congressman Proposes Rural Development Model For Bayelsa

News Investigators/ A former lawmaker representing the State of New Hampshire in the United States Congress, Amb. Richard Swett, has proposed a rural development model for Bayelsa. Mr. Swett made the proposal More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
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Nigerians In S/Africa Pledges To Uplift Image Of Fatherland

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa (NICASA) has pledged to continue to work closely with compatriots to promote unity and uplift the image of Nigeria abroad. The President-General More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 10th, 2021
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JUSUN Strike Suspension: Litigants ‘Besiege’ Courts For Adjourned Dates

News Investigators/ Some litigants on Thursday besieged some courts in Iseyin, Oyo, seeking adjourned dates for their cases, after the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) suspended its 64 days strike. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 10th, 2021
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Insecurity: Northern Senators’ Forum Calls For Lasting Solutions

News Investigators/ Chairman of the Northern Senators’ Forum, Aliyu Wamakko, (APC-Sokoto) has called for lasting solutions to tackle the menace of insecurity in the country. Mr. Wamakko, a senator representing More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 8th, 2021
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Kalu Cautions Perpetrators Of Violence In South East

News Investigators/ Abia Senator, Orji Uzor-Kalu (APC-Abia) has advised individuals sponsoring violence in the South East to stop as it is not in the interest of the people.Mr. Kalu, also Senate Chief Whip of Senate More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 8th, 2021
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Food, Cattle Dealers Threaten Nationwide Strike

News Investigators/ The Amalgamated Union of Food Stuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AFUCDN) says it will embark on a nationwide strike over alleged illegal roadblocks and multiple taxations on its members. The More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Tuesday, June 8th, 2021
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U.S. Facilitates $28m Scholarship For Nigerian Students In 1 Year – Ambassador

News Investigators/ The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, says her country has facilitated 28 million dollars scholarships for Nigerian students to study in U.S institutions in the past one year. Mrs More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 7th, 2021
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South Africa Needs To Address Vaccine Shortage In Joint Collaboration With China To Combat Pandemic

China’s Sinovac By Guan Jintai Latest statistics on the covid-19 pandemic in South Africa indicate that the country is in a critical situation. With 3754 newly confirmed cases everyday and with the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 7th, 2021
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Kano Residents Express Shock Over Death Of T.B Joshua

News Investigators/ Some Kano residents have expressed shock over the sudden death of Prophet Temitope Babatunde Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations on Sunday morning. In an interview with the News More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 7th, 2021
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NiDCOM Congratulates 22-Year Old Nigerian For Winning City Council Election In US

22-year old Nigerian- American, Steve EzeonuNews Investigators/ The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated 22-year old Nigerian- American, Steve Ezeonu, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 7th, 2021
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Igangan Killings: Àmotekun, Operations Burst Not Effective, Oyo APC Tells Makinde

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has told the governor, Seyi Makinde take proactive steps on matters security instead of engaging in rhetorics of having Àmotekun and Operation More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Buhari Suspends Twitter’s Operations In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Secession: Igbo Business Investment More In North Than Southern Nigeria -Abdullahi Adamu

News Investigators/ Nasarawa senator, Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa) says it is impossible for Nigeria to break along regional lines, because the Southern businessmen have more investments in the North than the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Buhari Presides Over Meeting Of Police Council

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the meeting of the Police Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that those in attendance More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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South Korea’s Air Force Chief Resigns After Death Of Female Officer

News Investigators/ The aftermath of a case of alleged sexual harassment of a female non-commissioned officer (NCO) by a fellow officer is rocking the South Korean Air Force.Air Force Chief of Staff, Lee Seong More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 3rd, 2021
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Constitution Amendment: Only 10 Of 196 FCT Districts Fully Developed —Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, says only 10 out of the 196 districts of the FCT are fully developed with infrastructure. Mr. Bello disclosed this at More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Thursday, June 3rd, 2021
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Process Of Abandoning Dollar Use Visible –Kremlin

News Investigators/ Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said that the process of abandoning the use of the dollar is visible. Peskov said this when asked about the decision to reduce the share of the dollar More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
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2 Die, 4 Injured, As Gas Tanker Crashes In Abuja

News Investigators/ Two persons died on Wednesday while four others sustained various degrees of injury in a road accident involving a gas tanker truck and another vehicle at the Church Gate flyover, Olusegun Obasanjo More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
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Gunmen Kill Ortom’s Security Aide In Jos –Police

News Investigators/ Gunmen have killed retired AIG Christopher Dega, Senior Special Assistant on Security to Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue in Jos.The Police Public Relations Officer of the Plateau Police Command, More...