By News Investigators On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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Power Sector Records New 5,520.40MW –TCN

News Investigators/ The power sector has recorded yet another national peak generation of 5,520.40MW on Oct. 30 at 9.15pm,General Manager. Public Affairs, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Ndidi Mbah, made More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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Top two Seeds Djokovic, Thiem Ousted In Vienna Open Quarter-Finals

News Investigators/ World number one Novak Djokovic and U.S. Open champion Dominic Thiem crashed out of the Vienna Open in the quarter-finals on Friday. Both top seeds were beaten in straight sets by Lorenzo More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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170 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 Deaths In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 170 new COVID-19 cases with three coronavirus related deaths recorded in 10 states and Federal Capital Territory in the last 24 hours. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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COVID-19: Expert Calls For Campaign To Help Uplift Nigerians’ Spirits

News Investigators/ A public health expert, Gabriel Adakole, has called on the federal and state governments to intensify campaigns to help uplift Nigerians’ spirits and guide them through the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 29th, 2020
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Eid-el-Maulud Celebration: FCT Minister Wants Muslims To Adhere To Principle Of Peace

News Investigators/ The FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, has urged all Muslims to adhere to the cardinal principle of peace upon which the religion of Islam is built. Mr. Bello made the call in his Eid-El-Maulud More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 29th, 2020
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Wike Signs Executive Order Proscribing IPOB in Rivers

News Investigators/ Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has signed an executive order to reinforce the ban on the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and its activities in the State. He made this known in a More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 29th, 2020
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AfCFTA: Stakeholders Say Access To Finance, Information Biggest Challenges For African Businesswomen

News Investigators/ Advocates of women entrepreneurs have identified inadequate finance and information as topmost challenges among the leading Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) facing African businesswomen. The advocates More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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Mahmood Yakubu Bags Second-Term As INEC Chairman

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, for a second term in office. The Special Adviser to the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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U.S. 2020: Massive Turnout In New York’s Maiden Early Voting

News Investigators/ The New York City Board of Elections says 193,915 residents cast their ballots in the first two days of early voting in the U.S. presidential election. The total compromises 93,830 votes More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Stop #ENDSARS Protest Now -APC Begs Protesters

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday appealed to #ENDSARS protesters to embrace peace and stop the protest in the interest of the country, since their demands have been met.APC Chairman More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Protesters Set Zik’s Statue Ablaze

News Investigators/ Hoodlums in Onitsha, Anambra, have destroyed the statue of Nigeria’s first president, Nnamdi Azikiwe, erected in the city. The hoodlums are suspected to be some of those who hijacked the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 23rd, 2020
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Create Job, Grow Economy To Check Youth Restiveness, Ex-Presidents Tell Buhari

News Investigators/ Nigerian former Heads of State on Thursday told President Muhammad Buhari that generation of employment and growing the economy including through direct foreign investments were critical to More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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Seek Facts Before Making Hasty Pronouncement, Buhari Tells International Community

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday took a swoop on the International Community, urging them to seek to know all the facts on the EndSARS protests by Nigerian youths before taking a position More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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FOR THE RECORD: Address By President Muhammadu Buhari On The ENDSARS Protests, 22nd October, 2020

Fellow Nigerians, It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs. I must warn those who have hijacked More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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At Last, Buhari To Speak To Nigerian By 7 P.m.

News Investigators/ After a long disturbing silence, President Muhammadu Buhari will this evening make a national broadcast at 7pm. Mr. Buhari is expected to address the nation on the current break down of security More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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NHRC Inaugurates Independent Probe Panel On Human Rights Violations By SARS

News Investigators/ The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday inaugurated an 11-member Independent Investigative Panel (IIP) to probe allegations of human rights violations against the defunct Special More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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ENDSARS Protest: NANS Ask Traditional Rulers To Intervene To Stop Protest

News Investigators/ The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Wednesday, appealed to respected traditional rulers in the country to intervene in the #EndSARS protests in order to nip the crisis More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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You Cannot Rule The People Like A Conquered Territory -Ex-Opposition Leader

Wunmi Bewaji Esq. Wunmi Bewaji is a former minority leader of the House of Representatives, lawyer and activist. In this interview, he spoke on the Muhammad Buhari presidency, Nigeria’s federalism, agitation More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Sudan’s Removal From U.S. Terrorism List Not Linked To ‘Any Other Case,’ Says FM

News Investigators/ Sudanese Foreign Minister, Omar al-Din said the removal of his country from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism is unrelated to other issues, including the possible establishment of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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China, NAN Pledge To Foster News Exchange Relationship

News Investigators/ The government of the People’s Republic of China has agreed to foster its over 30-year- old news exchange agreement with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The agreement was reached on Tuesday More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Businessman Files $1bn Suit Against Twitter CEO, Over Alleged #ENDSARS Protest Sponsorship

News Investigators/ A businessman, Adamu Garba, on Tuesday, instituted a $1 billion suit against the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Founder of Twitter International Company, Jack Dorsey, at the Federal High More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Experts Offer Solutions To Tackling Threat Of Fake News In China Africa Cooperation

News Investigators/ Experts have stressed the need for balanced and unbiased reporting as a measure to tackle the menace of fake news in China-Africa cooperation.They also urged stakeholders in the China-Africa More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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EndSARS: Relations Of Lagos Resident Killed During Protest Demand Justice

News Investigators/ The relations of 55-year-old Ikechukwu Iloamauzor, who was allegedly killed by a stray bullet during Tuesday’s protest in Lagos against police brutality, have called for justice over the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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NUJ Condemns Abduction Of Journalist’s Wife In Calabar

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Cross River State Council has condemned the abduction of Uduak Okoro, wife of Sun Newspaper Correspondent in the state by gunmen. Addressing newsmen More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 12th, 2020
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Medical Practitioner Urges Patients To Seek Help On Differential Diagnoses

News Investigators/ A medical practitioner and Consultant Pediatrics, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Ogun state, Tinuade Ogunlesi has urged patients to seek help regarding differential diagnoses. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 12th, 2020
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PERSPECTIVE: Africa’s Infrastructure Deficit: The Hypocrisy Of The Heritage Foundation’s Alarm

By Abubakar JohnFor those who have been following the turn of events in the trade war between the United States (U.S.) and China in recent time, Shakespeare’s popular quotes, “Hell hath no fury like More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 12th, 2020
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Senate President Hails Buhari For Acceding To Nigerians’ Demand On #SARS

News Investigators/ President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for listening to the voice of the Nigerians over their dissatisfaction with the operations of the Special Anti-Robbery More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 11th, 2020
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Protesters In New York Demand Transparency In SARS Disbandment

News Investigators/ Hundreds of young anti-SARS protesters on Sunday stormed the Nigeria House in New York demanding transparency in the disbandment of the police unit back home. Among them was Stephen “Papi” More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 11th, 2020
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Minister Decries Rampant Cases Of Kidnappings In Kuje

News Investigators/ FCT Minister of State Ramatu Aliyu has condemned the abductions of the former Vice Chairman of Kuje Area Council and some councillors by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers. In a statement More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 11th, 2020
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INEC Declares Akeredolu Winner Of Ondo Election

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC), gubernatorial candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu has been declared winner of the Saturday governorship elections.Mr. Akeredolu polled a total of 292,830 votes to More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 11th, 2020
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Just In: Buhari Bows To Pressure, Ends SARS

News Investigators/ Following widespread protests across the states of the federation, President Muhammadu Buhari has disbanded the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squads nationwide. The Inspector-General of More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 11th, 2020
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EndSARS: Folarin, Buhari Condemn Killing In Ogbomoso

News Investigators/ Senators Teslim Folarin (APC-Oyo Central) and Abdulfatai Buhari (APC-Oyo North) have condemned the killing of Isiaq Jimoh during a protest against the operations of the Special Anti-Robbery More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 10th, 2020
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Extend Ban To Akeredolu, Cronies, Group Urges International Community

News Investigators/ A group, Democracy Integrity Network, has urged the European Union (EU), the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US) governments to extend the travel ban slammed on election manipulators More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 9th, 2020
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Buhari Felicitates With Yahya At 59

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State on the occasion of his 59th birthday, October 9, 2020. Mr. Buhari rejoices with the founding member More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 9th, 2020
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Poultry Farmers Urges FG To Lift Ban On Maize Importation

News Investigators/ The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has appealed to Federal Government to lift the ban on importation of maize to save their business from collapse.Badagry Zonal Chairman of PAN, Olusegun More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 8th, 2020
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Air Travel: 22 Travelers Test Positive For COVID-19 –PTF

News Investigators/ The Minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, has revealed that 22 persons have so far tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19), among the 1,473 persons of interest tested since the reopening of More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 8th, 2020
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2021 Budget: FG Earmarks N3.12Trillion For Debt Servicing

News Investigators/ The Federal Government says it remains committed to meeting the nation’s debt obligations as N3.12trillion is earmarked for debt service in 2021. President Muhammadu Buhari made this More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
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Christian Monarchs Reconstitute Board, Name Tor Tiv As President, BOT Chairman

News Investigators/ The Association of Christian Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (AOCTRON) has reconstituted its Board of Trustees (BOT), appointing the Tor Tiv, Prof. James Ayatse, its new National President and More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
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APC Thugs To Move About In Hilux Buses Disguised As INEC Vehicle On Election Day -Group Alleges

News Investigators/ Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State, a group, Human Rights Forum, has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of acquiring INEC stickers for the purpose of conveying More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
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ZLP Warns Agboola Against APC’s Fresh Offer

Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, APC gubernatorial Candidate News Investigators/ Following the reported overtures by some proxies of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the candidate of the Zenith Labour More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
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Group Pledges To Develop Tourism Sector In FCT

News Investigators/ Team Ramatu, a political group in support of the FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has pledged to develop the tourism sector in the Federal Capital Territory, to create jobs and reduce More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
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FG Increases International Airlines Capacity To 200 Passengers From Oct. 2

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has increased available seats on the flights of international airlines to 200 passengers per aircraft operating into the two designated airports, Murtala Muhammed International More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
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MNJTF Commander Seeks Stronger Synergy With Cameroonian Defence Forces

News Investigators/ The Force Commander, Multinational Joint Taskforce (MNJTF), Ibrahim Yusuf, has solicited for synergy between MNJTF and the adjoining national operations of the Cameroonian Defence Forces.Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
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Spate Of Kidnappings In Kogi Reduced, Says Bello

News Investigators/ The governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has said that the spate of kidnappings in the state has reduced to the barest minimum. He stated this on Saturday at the Senate Press Corps’ Retreat More...

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Recruitment: Police Screen 7,564 Candidates In Kano

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Kano State says it has so far screened 7,564 candidates in the ongoing recruitment screening exercise in the state. The Spokesman of the command, Abdullahi Haruna, stated More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Just In: Supreme Court Affirms Yahaya Bello’s Election As Kogi Governor

News Investigators/ The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Yahaya Bello as the Governor of Kogi State. In its Judgment, delivered Monday, August 31, the Apex Court disagreed with the appeal filed by the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Oil Price Rises On Stimulus Support, China Data

News Investigators/ Oil prices nudged up on Monday, with Brent futures set to post a fifth straight monthly gain, as global stimulus measures underpin prices even as demand struggles to return to pre-COVID levels More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Ize-Iyamu Laments Poor Infrastructure In Okpella

News Investigators/ The All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate in the forthcoming Edo state governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has assured residents of Okpella that his administration would ensure the development More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Idanre Violence: PDP Petitions IGP Over Attacks, Wants APC “Thugs” Arrested

News Investigators/ Appalled by what it called harassment and brutality melted on its members by hoodlums, members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Idanre Local Government Area of Ondo State have forwarded More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 28th, 2020
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Japanese premier, Abe To Quit Due To Poor Health –Reports

News Investigators/ Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has decided to step down due to health issues, Kyodo News reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source from the premier’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party. Abe More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 28th, 2020
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Int’l Flight Resumption Now Sept. 5 -Minister

News Investigators/ The planned resumption of international flights into Nigeria has been shifted by one week from Aug. 29 to Sept 5. This was revealed by the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika at the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 27th, 2020
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Anti-Graft War: RMAFC, NECO Seek Better Collaboration With EFCC

News Investigators/ The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), and the National Examinations Council (NECO), have indicated their readiness to partner with the Economic and Financial Crimes More...