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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Sadiq Umar On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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EFCC Arrests 14 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Enugu

News Investigators/ Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has arrested fourteen suspected internet fraudsters, from different parts of Awka, Anambra State. They were arrested on More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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SSCE/NECO Fixes Registration Deadline For Sept. 10

News Investigators/ The National Examination Council (NECO) on Monday fixed Sept. 10 as deadline for the registration of schools and examination candidates for the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE). A More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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First Direct Flight Between Israel, UAE Takes Off

News Investigators/ The first direct flight between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) took off on Monday morning, almost three weeks after the two countries sealed a historic diplomatic deal. The flight, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Buhari Moves NIMC To Communications Ministry

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the transfer of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. The News Agency of Nigeria More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, August 24th, 2020
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Ignore FG’s Satanic Verses Called CAMA, CRA Tells Churches, Urges CAN To Appoint Liaison Officers To NASS

News Investigators/ The Christian Rights Agenda CRA, has described the newly enacted Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) as an anti-Christ law from the pit of hell, urging Churches not to obey it. With a More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, August 22nd, 2020
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Yahaya Restates Commitment To Sound Education

News Investigators/ The Gombe State governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has reassured of his administration’s commitment to sound education, saying it remains one of its cardinal programmes. Mr. Yahaya More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
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Police Deploy 5,000 Personnel For Ondo LG Election

News Investigators/ The Commissioner of Police, Ondo State Command, Bolaji Salami, says the command has deployed 5,000 cops to provide security on Saturday, for the Local Government Areas election. Mr. Salami More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
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PDP Reps Dissatisfy With 30 Slots Per Member FG’s Job Allocation

News Investigators/ The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) minority caucus in the House of Representatives have rejected the 30 job slots allotted to each member of the green chambers from the 774,000 public jobs scheme More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
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NNPC Now Supports EITI -Kyari

News Investigators/ The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari says the corporation has become an Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) supporting More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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Boko Haram Terrorist Now Recruiting Child Soldiers –MNJTF

News Investigators/ The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says the Boko Haram terrorist group has introduced the use of child soldiers to resuscitate its declining influence in the Lake Chad Basin. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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JUST IN: UNILAG VC, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe Sacked

News Investigators/ The Vice-Chancellor of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has been sacked by the governing council of the institution. His removal was announced during meeting of the Governing More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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Mamman Daura Faults Rotational Presidency, Says It Should Be Based On Competence

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari’s influential nephew, Mamman Daura, has suggested that the most qualified Nigerian irrespective of zone should succeed his uncle in 2023. Mr. Daura made the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
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Nigeria Stock Market Loses N70bn, Amid Losses By Blue Chips

News Investigators/ The nation’s bourse returned to negative territory on Tuesday with the market capitalisation shedding N70 billion due to losses by some blue chips. The market capitalisation was down 0.54 More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Northeast Terrorists Running To Northwest As Sahel Terrorists Explore Region – DSS

News Investigators/ The Department of State Services (DSS) is aware of the presence of Jihadi elements from far Burkina, Mali, Niger and Libya in Nigeria’s Northwest region seeking alliances with armed groups, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Oyo Inaugurates Agricbusiness Training Programme For Secondary Schools

News Investigators/ Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has inaugurated the pilot scheme of an agricbusiness training programme for secondary schools. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the programme More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Political Crisis: Buhari Arrives In Mali

President Muhammadu Buhari News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Mali on a reconciliation mission to restore amity to the West African country, rocked by protests against President Ibrahim More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, July 12th, 2020
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Army Recovers 711 Cows, 592 Sheep From Bandits

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Army under the Operation Sahel Sanity recovered 711 cows and 592 sheep during from July 6 to July 11 in three North West states, an official said on Sunday. The Acting Director More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, July 11th, 2020
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How Magu Used ‘Pastor’ To Launder Re-Looted Funds Abroad – Report

News Investigators/ A report by the Presidential Probe Panel has revealed details of how the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, alledgedly used a cleric More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, July 11th, 2020
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Magu: Corrupt Officials’ Days Are Numbered, No Sacred Cows –Buhari Warns

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the arrest and on-giong probe of the suspended Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu is an indication that More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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DSS, Police Raid Magu’s Residence

News Investigators/ Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), and the Nigeria Police Force, on Tuesday, combed the home of Ibrahim Magu, the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Just In: Buhari Approves Magu’s Suspension

News Investigators/Embattled acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has been suspended.President Muhammadu Buhari approved the suspension following allegations of corruption More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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109,823 Beneficiaries Of N-Power Now Business Owners –Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, says no fewer than 109,823 beneficiaries of the N-Power Programme are now business owners.Mrs More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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Army Day: 1,000 Households Get Free Food, Fertiliser In Kaduna

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army has distributed food items and fertiliser to 1,000 households in two communities in Kaduna State, to mark the 2020 Army Day Celebration.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, July 3rd, 2020
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Flags Fly At Half-Mast In Ondo After Health Commissioner Dies Of Covid-19

News Investigators/ Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Wahab Adegbenro, has died of Covid-19 complications on Thursday at the Federal Medical Centre in Owo, Ondo State. Flags are flying at half-mast in honour More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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Abuja National Hospital Treats 50,000 Patients In 6 Months – CMD

News Investigators/ Chief Medical Director (CMD), National Hospital, Abuja, Jeff Momoh, says the hospital attended to no fewer than 50,000 patients for routine care in the past six months. Mr. Momoh, a medical More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, June 28th, 2020
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Judgement Day For Bandits In Kastina, Zamfara As Troops Kill Several, Rescue Kidnapped Victims

News Investigators/ The Defence Headquarters says the troops of ‘Operation Hadarin Daji’, eliminated several bandits and rescued many kidnapped victims in continuation of aggressive clearance under ‘Operation More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 26th, 2020
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Amnesty International Records 82 Torture, Extra-Judicial Killings By SARS In 3Years

News Investigators/ The Amnesty International (AI) has condemned what it described as gross violations of human rights in the use of extreme torture by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), blaming the Nigerian More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 25th, 2020
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Customs Generates N573bn In 5 Months As Senate Kicks Over Non-Remmitance Of Yearly Surpluses

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Customs Service ( NCS), on Thursday said it had generated N573 billion between January and May from total targetted revenue of N957 billion for the 2020 fiscal year. The Comptroller-General More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 25th, 2020
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It’s Insensitivity To Those Who Lost Loved Ones To Say COVID-19 Don’t Exist –PTF

News Investigators/ The National Coordinator, Presidential Task Force (PTF), Aliyu Sani, says it is insensitive for those who lost loved ones to the coronavirus to still say that the disease does not exist. Dr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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Alleged $9.8m Fraud: Ex-NNPC GMD Losses Bid To Stop Trial

News Investigators/ The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, declined to stop further proceedings in the trial of former Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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Air Force Bombs 10 Armed Bandits’ Camps In North-West —Air Chief

News Investigators/ Chief of Air Staff (CoAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, says Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed 10 bandits’ camps in four states in the North-West zone in the ongoing ‘Operation Wutar More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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APC Crisis: Governors Forum Meets Buhari

News Investigators/ The Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Atiku Bagudu, says all contentious issues surrounding the leadership crisis confronting the All Progressives Congress (APC) will soon More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 18th, 2020
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Edo 2020: PDP Shifts Party Primary To June 23

News Investigators/ The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed its primary election earlier slated for June 19 and 20, 2020 for the forthcoming gubernatorial poll in Edo State. The national publicity More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 18th, 2020
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Five Internet Fraudsters Bag Jail Terms, Another Arraigned in Osogbo

News Investigators/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, have secured the conviction of five internet fraudsters in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. Four of the convicts, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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Oshiomhole’s Sack: Lawal Shuabu To Take Over, As APC Named Sick Abiola Ajimobi Acting National Chairman

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) has named its deputy national chairman and former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi as its acting national chairman. But in a deft political move, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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Just In: Appeal Court Affirms Oshiomhole’s Suspension As National Chairman

News Investigators/ A three-man panel of the Court of Appeal has affirmed the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a judgment delivered by Justice Mohammed Lamido, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, June 13th, 2020
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Anti- Corruption War Has Helped In Preserving Democratic Governance- Magu

News Investigators/ The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has affirmed the  increasing relevance of the anti-corruption war in Nigeria, stressing that it has More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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Security: FCT Begins Implementation Of State Community Policing

News Investigators/ The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has kicked off the implementation of the State Community Policing initiative aimed at reducing crime in communities and deepen trust between More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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COVID-19: PTF Lifts Ban On Religious Gathering, Shortens Curfew

News Investigators/ The chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF), on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha has said that the ban on religious gathering has been lifted based on guidelines and protocols agreed with state governments. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, May 31st, 2020
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Covid-19: Nigeria Records 553 New Cases, Total Infections Is 9855

News Investigators/ Nigeria has recorded its highest number of new COVID-19 infections since the outbreak of the disease with 553 new cases. Lagos State, the epicentre of the disease in the country, recorded More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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Banditry: Tambuwal Updates Buhari On Sabon-Birni Massacre

News Investigators/ Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has met with President Muhammadu Buhari to update him on the May 27 massacre that occurred in Sabon-Birni, Northeast of the State. News Agency of Nigeria More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
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Buhari’s Purported Directive On Abba Kyari’s Memos Is Fake News – Presidency

News Investigators/ The Presidency has declared as untrue and fake news, a media report that President Muhammadu Buhari had ordered the cancellation of 150 memos and appointments signed by his former Chief of Staff, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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Assembly Speakers Laud Buhari Over Financial Autonomy Order To Legislature, Judiciary

News Investigators/ Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria have lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Executive Order granting financial autonomy to legislatures and judiciaries of all states. In More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Airstrike Destroys Boko Haram/ISWAP Terrorists’ Logistics Base

FCT/News Investigators/ The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) on Monday, destroyed the logistics base of the Boko Haram/Islamic States of West Africa Province (ISWAP) More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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Just In: Buhari Sacks NECO Registrar, 4 Others

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of the appointment of Prof. Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council (NECO). Also, four More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 18th, 2020
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COVID-19: CBN, NNPC Move To Rescue Evacuees In Lagos, Abuja

News Investigators/ The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Monday agreed to fund the feeding and accommodation of evacuees in Lagos and Abuja. The minister More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 18th, 2020
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Waziri Bulama Sworn In As New APC Scribe

News Investigators/ The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday sworn in Waziri Bulama as the new acting National Secretary of the party. The Oshiomhole-led APC National More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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We Deregulated Downstream Oil Sector In March —Sylva

News Investigators/ The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva says the downstream oil sector was deregulated on March 19, with the reduction in the pump price of the Premium Motor Spirit(PMS) More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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EFCC Docks Oyo Perm Sec Over Alleged N4.4Million Scam

News Investigators/ The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arraigned a Permanent Secretary in the Oyo State Ministry of Agriculture, Rasaq Kolawole, for allegedly defrauding More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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COVID-19: FG Pays Nigerians On Scholarship Abroad

News Investigators/ The State Minister for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has said that Nigerians on scholarship abroad have been paid through their various Embassies. Mr. Nwajiuba said this at the Presidential More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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(Updated)CBN Halts Hubert Nwigwe’s Plan To Lay-Off Access Bank Workers

News Investigators/ The planned sack of workers by the Access Bank Plc has been put on hold by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bankers’ Committee. The CBN decision is coming on the heels of announcement More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, April 25th, 2020
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Fight Against Spread Of COVID-19 Can Reverse Effort On Malaria -Expert

News Investigators/ A malaria expert professor, Olugbenga Mokuolu, says efforts toward reducing malaria globally, can be reversed, as attention is totally shifted to war against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Mokuolu, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, April 18th, 2020
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Osinbajo Condoles With Buhari, Kyari Family

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo, have expressed their heartfelt sympathies  to President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of Malam Abba Kyari, his Chief of Staff. The condolence More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 16th, 2020
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Urban Poor With Less Than N5,000 To Benefit From Conditional Cash Transfer -Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar, says urban poor dwellers with an account balance of N5,000 or less will be among the beneficiaries More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, April 11th, 2020
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FG May Introduce Additional Stimulus Measures As Buhari Meets Osinbajo, SGF

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has met with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as the country battles the Coronavirus pandemic. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Osinbajo is also the chairman More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
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Covid-19: Nigerian Military Provide 3 Additional Isolation Centres

News Investigators/ The Armed Forces of Nigeria has provided three additional isolation and treatment centres to support the Federal Government’s efforts in containing COVID-19 patients. Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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COVID-19: Only Buhari Can Extend Lockdown, Says Task Force

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 says only President Muhammadu Buhari can decide whether or not to extend the ongoing 14 days lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja. The Task Force Chairman, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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PDP Calls For Policy Statement On Subsidy Removal

News Investigators/ The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Federal Government to announce the total removal of petroleum subsidy and under-recovery through a policy statement. The party gave the advice More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 3rd, 2020
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COVID-19: Coalition Urges FG To Provide N96bn For Senior Citizens’ Social Package

News Investigators/ Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday urged the Federal  Government to provide about N96.1 billion as special security package for senior citizens. Sen. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
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Usman Bello Kumo Remains Our Bonafide Member -APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) leadership in Kumo East Of Gombe State Thursday distanced itselves from the purported dismissal of the member representing Akko Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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COVID-19 Lockdown: Enforcement Order Must Be Without Cruel, Inhuman Or Degrading Treatment -NHRC Warns

News Investigators/ The National Human Rights Commission  (NHRC) has appealed to Law enforcement officers not to use torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment while enforcing the lockdown order by the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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COVID-19: IGP, 11 Other Officers Test Negative

News Investigators/ The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, and 11 other police officers have tested negative for Coronavirus. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, disclosed More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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COVID-19: FG Deploys Special Air Force To Evacuate Stranded NCDC Officials From Congo

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has evacuated stranded staff of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), who had been drafted to Brazzaville, the Republic of Congo, to undergo a special capacity More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 8 New Cases In Lagos, Benue

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday confirmed another eight new cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country. The NCDC, through its verified Twitter More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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COVID-19: Benue Records First Case

News Investigators/ The Benue Government on Saturday announced the state’s first case of COVID-19 in Makurdi, the state capital. Gov Samuel Ortom made the announcement at a press briefing in Makurdi shortly More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
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Rep Urges FG, State To Provide Free Mouth Guard, Sanitizer, Asks Constituents To Keep ‘Social Distance’

News Investigators/ Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs, Usman Bello Kumo has urged members of his constituency to embrace all measures put in place by the government in order to contain More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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BREAKING: Kyari, Buhari’s CoS Tests Positive For COVID-19, President Is Negative

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has tested negative for the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus), following a test for the disease that was carried out yesterday on the president by the Nigeria Centre for Disease More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, March 19th, 2020
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Yahaya Hails Emergence Of Malam Murtala Aliyu As ACF Secretary-General

News Investigators/ As new officials of the Arewa consultative Forum, ACF take over the affairs of the northern socio-cultural organisation, Gombe state Government has identified with its illustrious son and former More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
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Yahaya Laments N7Billion ‘Waste’ On Park, Conference Centre, Vows To Implement C’ttee Report

News Investigators / Gombe State governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Tuesday disclosed that over N7billion was spent on the Mega Park and International Conference Centre by previous administration, describing it More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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Alleged P&ID Scam: EFCC Kicks Against Briton’s Bail Variation Plea

(News Investigators)/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has called on the Federal High Court, Abuja, not to grant the application for bail variation by the British national, James Nolan. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Nigeria Hands Over Seized Mine-Resistant Vehicles To US

US Mine-resistant vehicles (News Investigators)/ The Nigeria Government on Friday in Yola handed over six mine-resistant and multi-purpose military vehicles intercepted in August, to the American government. Nigerian soldiers More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Appeal Court Seals Dino Melaye’s Fate

Mr. Dino Melaye By Sadiq Umar – An appeal court in Abuja on Friday upheld the decision of the election petitions tribunal that nullified the election of Kogi senator, Dino Melaye. Mr. Melaye was a two-term More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, October 6th, 2019
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NAF Operatives Gun Down Armed Bandits Near Kaduna

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Airforce (NAF) says it has killed 10 armed bandits who have been terrorizing at the Birnin Gwari area of Kaduna State. The Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI (OPHD) More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Bankers Committee Throws Weight Behind CBN’s Cashless Policy, LDR

(News Investigators)/ The Bankers Committee has thrown its weight behind the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s cashless and Loan to Deposit Ratio (LDR) policies introduced by the apex bank. In a joint briefing More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Xenophobia: Buhari, Ramaphosa Endorse Early Warning Mechanism Against Reoccurrence

Presidents Muhamadu Buhari and Cyril Ramaphosa during the State Visit of Buhari to South Africa Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs made this known in a joint commique issued in Pretoria following the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Kogi Primary: APC NWC Clears Irukera

APC National Chairman By Sadiq Umar – The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved, Babatunde Irukera, a Kogi governorship aspirant, to contest the party’s More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Makinde Says Poor Remuneration Dangerous To Anti-Graft Campaign

Gov. of Oyo State By Sadiq Umar – Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde has vowed to tackle the workers poor remuneration in the State, saying it is dangerous to anti-graft campaigns of any serious government. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Buhari Appoints New NDDC Governing Board

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday appointed a 16-member new Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Interim Management headed by Nelson Brambaifa, a professor, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Embassy Demands Probe Into Alleged Killing Of Nigerian Medical Doctor In Ukraine

Nigeria Embassy, Kiev By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Embassy in Ukraine has petitioned the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Police Department in Kharkiv demanding full investigations into the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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I’m Working Tirelessly To End Jukun, Tiv Crisis – Gov. Ishaku

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku said on Tuesday that he was working tirelessly with his Benue counterpart Samuel Ortom to end the crisis between the Tiv and Jukun in the border area of the states.Media More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Insecurity: Soyinka Calls For State Of Emergency

Professor Wole Soyinka Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called for declaration of state of emergency due to the security challenges in the South West Zone. Soyinka made the call on Thursday in Akure More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Alleged N1.2Billion Scam: EFCC To Arraign Former INEC Chairman

Former INEC Chairman By Sadiq Umar – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has concluded plan to drag to court a former a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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FIFA Expands Women’s World Cup To 32 Nations

Women’s Team America (News Investigators)/ Football’s world governing body FIFA has approved the expansion of the Women’s World Cup from the existing 24 teams to 32 for the 2023 edition. It has More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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MKO Abiola: Buhari Has Restored Dashed Hope, Says Abiodun

Governor of Ogun State (News Investigators)/ Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun says that President Muhammadu Buhari has restored dashed hope by immortalising late MKO Abiola, the presumed winner of 1993 Presidential More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Mourners’ Massacre: Buhari Condemns Attack, Says Killers ‘ll Pay ‘Big Price’

President Muhammadu Buhari (News Investigators)/ President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the dastardly attack on a funeral procession in Borno, which caused the deaths of over 60 mourners. Presidential spokesman, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Reconcile Aggrieved Members, Governors’ Forum DG Tells APC

Chairman, Governors’ Forum (News Investigators)/ The Director-General, Progressive Governors’ Forum, Salihu Lukman, has urged leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to reconcile the aggrieved More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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159 Troops Disrupt ISWAP Logistic Network, Intercept Sex Enhancing Drugs

Counter insurgency operation by troops (News Investigators)/ The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has announced the interception of logistic network of Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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N2trn Spent On Constituency Projects Since 2000 Without Results, Says ICPC

NASS By Sadiq Umar – The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Bolaji Owasanoye, said the nation had spent about N2 trillion on constituency projects without More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Masari Urges Collective Dialogue With Bandits In North-West

Governor of Katsina State By Sadiq Umar – Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari says, for dialogue and amnesty programme for cattle rustlers and bandits in the Northwest to succeed, it must involve all More...