By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Dasuki Decries F.G’s ‘Partisan Rule Of Law,’ Says ‘It’s Better For Court To Absolve Me Of Need To Submit Myself For Prosecution’

(News Investigators) /The former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has berated the Federal Government over what he described as “hypocrisy and lopsided/ partisan rule of law, just as he urged the Court More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Solid Minerals Contributed N43.2Bn Govt Revenue In 2016 -Report

(News Investigators) /The solid minerals sector contributed a total sum of N43.22billion to government coffers in 2016, reports the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI). A breakdown of the More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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Boko Haram Invades Borno Community, Steals 200 Cattle, 300 Sheep, Goats -NEMA

(News Investigators) /The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says Boko Haram terrorists invaded Bale Shuwa Village in Jere Local Government area of Borno State on a deliberate robbery mission on Saturday More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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Buhari’s Minister Says Security Search On Atiku Is ‘Routine Process’

By Sadiq Umar – The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said that the security search on Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar on Sunday was a “routine More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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How Plot To Embarrass Atiku On Arrival From Dubai Failed -Timi Frank

By Sadiq Umar – Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has revealed a botched plot to embarrass the People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Shehu Sani Says Buhari’s NSIP Meant To Buy People’s Conscience, Loyalty

By Nuel Suji – The Senator representing Kaduna north in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani has faulted the Social Intervention Programmes of President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as handouts designed to More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Alleged N33Billion Embezzlement: Reps Demand Sack Of NEMA DG, Mustapha Maihaja

The House of Representatives on Thursday recommended the sack and immediate prosecution of the Managing Director of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, over an alleged embezzlement of More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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States Can’t Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage Unless Sharing Formula Review -David Umahi

By Sadiq Umar – The governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, has called for a review of the nation’s revenue sharing formula as a precondition for the proposed N30,000 minimum wage to workers. Mr. Umahi said More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Buhari Appoints Abike Dabiri-Erewa As NDC Executive Chairman, Replaces Bode Mustapha

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed his Senior Special Adviser on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, as the new Executive Chairman of the Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NDC). Already, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Ekweremadu, Wife, Son, Escape Assassination Attempt

By Nuel Suji – The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, his wife, and son escaped an assassination attempt at about 4am on Tuesday. The armed men discreetly evaded the security at Ekweremadu’s More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Buhari Urges Labour To Shelve Strike

(News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has appeal to the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to shelve their planned industrial action over the new minimum wage. Mr. President made the appeal Monday at the More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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Police Parade 19 Suspects That Allegedly Killed Alkali

By Sadiq Umar – The Plateau Police Command has paraded 19 suspects in connection with the disappearance and death of Maj. Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd), saying investigations have not ended. The Police Public Relations More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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ASUU Commences Indefinite Strike Monday

By Nuel Suji – The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday directed its members to proceed on an industrial action beginning from Monday November 5. The directive followed its meeting held on More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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Shiites Releases 34 Names Of Members Allegedly Killed By Soldiers

By Sadiq Umar – The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has released the names of 34 of its members allegedly shot dead by soldiers between October 27 and October 30, 2018. The IMN members otherwise known as More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Boko Haram Attacks 4 Borno Villages -NEMA

(News Investigators) /Suspected Boko Haram terrorists have attacked four villages in outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The attack occurred on Wednesday night at Kofa, Mallumti, Ngomari and Gozari More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Shiite Alleges Plot To Falsely Link ‘400 Arrested Members’ To Terrorism

By Sadiq Umar – The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shiite, Thursday accused the Police of arresting 400 of its members, even as it raised alarm over an alleged plot to demonize the Movement More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Shiite Protest: Amnesty International Says 45 Killed, 122 Injured In Abuja

…Security forces must be held accountable for killing of at least 45 peaceful Shi’a protesters. By Sadiq Umar – There is a strong evidence that soldiers used automatic firearms on Shi’a Muslims holding More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Governing Board Lacks Powers To Suspend Agency, Parastatal Heads -Boss Mustapha

By Sadiq Umar – The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has declared that governing board of a federal agency or parastatal has no power to remove the chief executive appointed by More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Fayose Regains Freedom

By Sadiq Umar – Former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has regained freedom, after fulfilling his bail condition. Mr. Fayose’s spokesperson, Lere Olayinka, confirmed his release from the custody of More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Crisis Looms In Fed Poly, Ile-Oluji Over Rector’s Tenure Elongation Bid

By Nuel Suji – Crisis is brewing at the Federal Polytechnic, Ile-Oluji in Ondo state over an alleged move by the Rector, Emmanuel Adedayo Fasakin to circumvent rules in a bid to renew his tenure. Mr. Fasakin, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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INEC Publishes Buhari, Atiku, Duke, Other Names For 2019 Elections

By Sadiq Umar – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday published the particulars of political parties’ candidates submitted for 2019 general elections. The published list of names More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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FG, States, LGAs Share N698.7 Billion Sept Allocation

(News Investigators) /The Federal Government and its federating states and local governments on Thursday shared N698.7 billion as statutory allocation from the federation account for September 2018. The sharing More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 25th, 2018
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Buhari Proposes N8.73 Trillion Budget For 2019

The Federal Government has proposed a total of N8.73tr for 2019 budget, just as it planned to submit the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) to the National Assembly soon. The figure represents a slight reduction More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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PDP Denies Appointing New Members Into Campaign Committee

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied reports that it had named additional names to its Campaign Council for the 2019 presidential election. The National Publicity Secretary of the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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7,000 Illegal Weapons Destroyed In Benue, Katsina, Zamfara -Presidential Panel

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidential Committee on Small Arms and Light Weapons (PRESCOM), says over 7,000 illegal weapons have been destroyed in Nigeria. PRESCOM’s program coordinator, Orji Dickson explained More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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Kaduna Violence: Govt Relaxes Curfew, Maintains Dusk To Dawn In Parts Of State

By Ibrahim Imam – The Kaduna State Government has announced a partial suspension of the 24-hour curfew Kaduna metropolis, even as it maintained full blown curfew in areas of potential threats. A statement More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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“Great Corruption Is When People Are Deprived Of Justice, Rule Of Law…More Damning A Corruption Than Stealing Of Pubic Funds” – US Envoy

(News Investigators) /The United States ambassador to Nigeria, William Stuart Symington, says injustice and disregard for rule of law is worse than the stealing of public funds. Mr. Symington spoke on Monday at More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Oshiomhole Fights Back, Says He Won’t Succumb To Governors’ Impunity

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has hit back at governors of the party that are reported to be moving against him, saying he would not succumb to their antics and More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 20th, 2018
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Buhari Condemns Kaduna Killings, Urges Peaceful Co-existence

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest communal violence in Kasuwan Magani in Kaduna State in which 55 persons loss their lives. Mr. Buhari while reacting to the bloody clashes More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 20th, 2018
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Shehu Sani Quits APC

By Sadiq Umar – The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, has resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The lawmaker who expressed reservation and doubt over party’s More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Gunmen Kill Ekiti APC Treasurer

(News Investigators) /The state treasurer of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Moses Adeoye, has been killed by unknown. Mr. Adeoye was shot dead on Wednesday night by the unknown assailants who invaded More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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FEC Approves $2.9 Billion Eurobond, Appoints CitiBank, Standard Chartered, Others For Transactions

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved $2.9billion Eurobond as part of the external borrowing plan to finance capital projects across the country. The Council meeting presided over by President More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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We Stand By Our Recommendation On Justice Abba-Aji -NJC

(News Investigators) /The National Judicial Council (NJC) says it stand by its recommendation to President Muhammadu Buhari that Justice Uwani Abba-Aji be approved as justice of the Supreme Court. Just as it re-affirmed More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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War On Terror: 1469 Children Working For CJTF -UNICEF

(News Investigators) /United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says as at today, a total of 1,469 children, including 1,175 boys and 294 girls, associated with the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) have been identified More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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OPINION: ‘Keeping Vigil Over This Democracy’

                By Martins Oloja The 2019 general election is barely five months away. Though the campaigns are yet to begin in earnest, key issues that should dominate the election campaigns are curiously More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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JUST IN: Presidency Announces Travel Ban On ’50 High Profile Persons’

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has announced a travel ban on 50 Nigerians with assets within a minimum value of N50million, even as it assures Nigerians of its commitment to the rule of law. President Muhammadu More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Lanre Issa-Onilu Now APC National Publicity Secretary

(News Investigators) /The All Progressive Congress (APC) has appointed Lanre Issa-Onilu as its new National Publicity Secretary. Mr. Issa-Onilu’s appointment was ratified at the party’s national working committee More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Obi Emerges PDP Vice Presidential Candidate

(News Investigators) /The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has chosen former Anambra State governor Peter Obi to be his presidential running mate in the 2019 general election. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Senate, Reps Resume Plenary, Adjourn Over Funke Adedoyin Death

(News Investigators) The National Assembly Tuesday resumed plenary after its 10weeks vacation, even as it adjourned sitting in memory one of its own, Funke Adedoyin, who died early hour of Tuesday Federal lawmakers More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Atiku Clinches PDP Presidential Ticket

By Sadiq Umar – Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has emerged as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections. Mr. Abubakar defeated the Governor of Sokoto More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Nigeria Is Now Respected Internationally, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria is now respected internationally and that the international community is very supportive of efforts to put the country in order. Mr. Buhari also observed that his interaction More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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2019 Presidency: Tambuwal Has What it Takes -Ikechukwu

By Sadiq Umar – Spokesman of the Tambuwal Presidential Campaign Organization, Dr Okey ikechukwu, has said that Nigeria’s best chance of a president that can unite Nigeria, restore a sense of community More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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NJC Recommends Abba Aji For Supreme Court, Seven Others

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari the appointment of Justice Uwani Musa Abba Aji into the supreme court. The NJC also recommended appointment of Chief Judges into More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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Watch List: Fayose Threatens N20 Billion Suit Against EFCC

By Sadiq Umar – The governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has vowed to file a N20 billion suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for placing him on watch list and directing that More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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NJC Recommends Dismissal Of Ofili-Ajumogobia, Agbadu-Fishim, Four More Judges Under Investigation

By Nuel Suji – The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the dismissal of two High Court judges after it found them culpable of corruption allegations. The NJC urged President Muhammadu Buhari to More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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World Bank Cuts Sub-Saharan Africa Growth To 2.7% In 2018

By Mazino Dickson – The World Bank has cut its forecast for growth of sub-Saharan Africa in 2018 to 2.7 per cent. This is down from an earlier one of 3.1 per cent, partly due to less favourable external environment More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Lagos APC Primary: Ambode Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Sanwo-Olu

By Mazino Dickson – The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Lagos has declared Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the winner of the controversial governorship primary conducted on Tuesday. Mr. Sanwo-Olu defeated incumbent More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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APC Primaries: NWC Annuls Lagos Governorship Poll

The All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship primary in Lagos state has been cancelled. National Working Committee (NWC) panel for the poll led by former Cross River governor, Clement Ebiri, announced the cancellation More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Imo Primary Election Results Are Fake -Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday rejected the results being circulated as the outcome of the Imo governorship primaries, describing it as fake. Mr. Oshiohmole More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Atiku Tackles Buhari Again, Says APC Govt Worst To Emerge Since Civil War

By Sadiq Umar – Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has criticized the Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressive Congress (APC) government, describing it as the worst to More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Ortom Wins PDP Governorship Ticket

MAKURDI(News Investigators) /Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has emerged as the gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue in the forth-coming 2019 general election. Mr. Ortom More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Tambuwal Urges Katsina, Jigawa Delegates For Support, Says, Late Umaru Yar’Adua Presidency Showed Leadership In 3yrs

(News Investigators) – Governor of Sokoto state and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged party’s delegates in Katsina to support his presidential aspiration, saying Nigeria is currently in a pitiable More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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I Have A Clear Template For Restructuring Nigeria, Says Tambuwal

.. Offices of Accountant-General and Attorney-General of the Federation to be separated (News Investigators) /Governor of sokoto state and 2019 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Aminu Waziri More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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FOR THE RECORD: Former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu’s Address On The APC Governorship Primary In Lagos

30th September, 2018 – Tomorrow, our party and the people of Lagos will have an encounter with destiny. We shall hold our governorship primary. With the holding of direct primaries to elect governorship candidates More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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Rebecca, Leah Sharibu’s Mother Weeps As Boko Haram’s October Deadline Draws Near

(News Investigators) /Seven months after the abduction of her daughter by Boko Haram insurgents, Rebecca Sharibu broke down in tears on Saturday as she recalled the October deadline given to the Federal Government More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Women Affairs Minister, Aisha Alhassan, Quits Buhari Govt., Dumps APC For UDP

Nigeria’s Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has resigned from the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, just as she announced her defection from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to the United More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Tambuwal Visits Nasarawa, Benue, Vows To Tackle Herdsmen/Farmers Clashes

(News Investigators) /Governor of Sokoto State and Presidential hopeful of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has said that his government would help Nasarawa State achieve her full potentials More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Lagos 2019: Lagos Lawmakers Adopt Jide Sanwo-Olu As APC Candidate

By Nuel Suji – In a dramatic political move, 36 members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have adopted Babajide Sanwo-olu as the candidate for the coming governorship primaries of the state chapter of the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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How Tunde Ayeni, Lagos Business Magnate, Secured Multi-Billion Naira Loan To Revival Moribund Government-Owned NITEL, Yola Disco

…How government’s refusal to honour contractual agreements ran him into monumental debt By Obafemi Ajayi It wouldn’t be hyperbolic to say that Dr. Tunde Ayeni has a patriot’s heart and the soul of a revolutionary. More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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How NAF Destroyed Boko Haram’s ‘Tactical Hqrts.’

By Sadiq Umar – The Special anti-terrorism Airforce team code named Air Task Force (ATF) has destroyed a Boko Haram terrorist hideout at a settlement known as Bakassi near Daban Masara on the fringes of Lake More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Tambuwal Urges Buhari To Commence Operations Of North-East Dev. Comm

BAUCHI/(News Investigators) /Sokoto state governor and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately operationalize the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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UNIFPA Worries About Rising Cases Of Sexual, Gender-Based Violence, Lawyers Seek Justice For Survivors

YOLA/By Tom Garba – United Nations Population Fund (UNIFPA) in collaboration with Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Mubi Branch and Adamawa state university (ADSU) Mubi organized a one day stakeholders seminar More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Nigeria Is Now More Divided Than Pre, Post Civil War -Atiku

By Sadiq Umar – Former Vice President and Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria is a nation at a crossroad because her people elected a president More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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I ‘ll Not Let You Down, Atiku Assures PDP Delegates

(News Investigators) /The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation has assured delegates to the forthcoming convention of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) that the former Vice President will not let them down More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Alleged N2.5Billion Fraud: Aisha Buhari Denies Ordering ADC’s Arrest

By Sadiq Umar – The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has denied ordering the arrest and detention of her Aide De Camp, Sani Baban-Inna, even as she alleged Mr. Baban-Inna was arrested for defrauding unsuspecting More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Why I Want To Be President Of Nigeria -Dankwambo

By Sadiq Umar – Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and governor of Gombe state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, said the vacuum in leadership at the federal level is one of the reasons he decided More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Debt: 60 Percent Of Nigeria’s Earning May Soon Go For Debt Servicing -Report

(News Investigators) /The 2014 oil price crash decimated Nigeria’s revenue stream. In 2012, revenues totaled ₦10.1 trillion, with ₦8.1 trillion coming from oil; by the end of 2016, it had fallen to ₦5.1 More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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2019 Elections: PDP Commences Screening For Presidential Hopefuls

(News Investigators) /Ahead of its National Convention scheduled for October 5 and October 6, the Peoples Democratic Party on Monday commenced the screening of its Presidential aspirants for the 2019 elections. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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APC Shifts Presidential Primary Again

By Sadiq Umar – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has again rescheduled its Presidential primary election to hold on September 28. APC National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, who announced this in a More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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BREAKING: INEC Declares Osun Election Inconclusive, Fixes Thursday Sept 27 For Run-Off

(News Investigators) /The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Thursday September 27, as run-off date for the election rerun in the inconclusive Osun State governorship election. The rerun More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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#OSUNELECTION 2018: PDP In Early Lead, Osogbo Votes Determine Winner

The election result in Osogbo, the most populous local government area of Osun State, will determine the results of the governorship election in the state, PREMIUM TIMES has reported. Based on the results collated More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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2019: Tambuwal’s Youthful Age A Great Asset To Nigeria -Fayose

ADO-EKITI(News Investigators) /With barely three weeks to the forthcoming national convention of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state has identified the youthful age of his More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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A Vote For Me Is A Vote For Re-unification Of Nigeria -Tambuwal

By Sadiq Umar – Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), presidential aspirant, Aminu Tambuwal, has promised that a vote for him as president come 2019, would be a vote for the re-unification of Nigeria. According More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Multiple Boreholes, 330,000MT Daily Water Extraction Reasons For Abuja Earth Tremor -NASRDA

ABUJA(News Investigators) / Multiple boreholes and the daily extraction of 330,000 metric tonnes of water have been blamed for the tremor that shook some parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) between September More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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PDP Primaries: Atiku Names Iwuanyanwu, 58 Others Into Presidential Nomination Council

(News Investigators) /Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has named Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu and 58 others as members of his presidential nomination More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Dogara Says APC Problem Lies In “Rebelliously Wayward Sense Of Entitlement” Of Its Leaders

By Sadiq Umar – The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, said the problem with the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has to do with some of its leaders with “a rebelliously wayward More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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NFF Presidency: Amaju Pinnick Wins Election For Another 4-Year Term

By Nuel Suji – President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has been re-elected for a second term in office. Mr. Pinnick made history Thursday afternoon in Katsina as the first More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Rights Advocacy Body Condemns Cameroon’s Travel Ban In Anglophones Regions

(News Investigators) /The Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa (CHRDA), has condemned in strong terms the decision by the government Cameroon to impose travel ban on its citizens in Anglophone regions. CHRDA, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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2019 Presidency: It’s Turn Of Core North To Support Me, Says David Mark

Former Senate President and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), David Mark, has said that now is the turn of the core northern part of Nigeria to support his presidential More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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INEC Bars Use Of Phone, Electronic Devices At Polling Booth

By Alaba Ajibade – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has barred the voters from taking phones and other electronic devices to the polling booths during elections. INEC Chairman, Mahmood More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Court Throws Out Suit Against Jones Abiri

By Sadiq Umar – An Abuja magistrate court on Monday struck out the suit against a journalist, Jones Abiri, for lack of jurisdiction. Mr. Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist is standing trial over an alleged More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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EFCC Denies Freezing Adeleke’s Bank Account

By Nuel Suji – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied freezing the bank account of Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun. The anti-graft More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Ravaging Flood: Buhari Orders Military Alert For Possible Search, Rescue

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to designate the impending flooding along the banks of river Niger and Benue as “national disaster,” More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Ebonyi People Want Tambuwal’s Type Of President Come 2019 -Governor Umahi

(News Investigators) /The people of Ebonyi state are desirous to see someone like Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal become Nigeria’s president in 2019. Ebonyi state governor, David Umahi, stated this in More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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‘I Wasn’t Familiar With NYSC Operations,’ Says Adeosun

By Sadiq Umar – Former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, said she never understood the operations of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) but relied on trusted associates while obtaining her questionable More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Uncertainty, Confusion Trail Kemi Adeosun’s Purported Resignation

(News Investigators) /Uncertainty and confusion have continued to trail the reported resignation of Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, as the Presidency kept mute over the matter Mrs. Adeosun was reported to have More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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APC Has Decided On Lagos East Candidate -Ex-Deputy Governor

LAGOS/(News Investigators) The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has endorsed Senator Gbenga Ashafa for another term, former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Prince Abiodun Ogunleye told More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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You’re “Suffering From Multiple Personality Syndrome,” Jonathan Tells Oshiomhole

By Sadiq Umar – Former President Goodluck Jonathan has fired back at the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, saying the former Edo State governor is “suffering multiple More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Nigerian Govt Deports 36 Indian, 2 DPRK Nationals

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian government has deported 36 Indians and two nationals of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals. The government announced the deportation in a statement by the Permanent More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Paris Club Refund: FG Gives Conditions For States To Access $2.69 Billion

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government Tuesday gave conditions to be met by States for them to access the remaining $2.69 billion Paris Club refund. The FG, in a statement by the Ministry of Finance said the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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2 Killed, 37 Injured In Nasarawa Gas Explosion, Govt Vows To Unravel Cause

(News Investigators) /The Nasarawa State Government has vowed to unravel the cause of the gas explosion incident in Lafia, the State capital in which two persons have been confirmed dead and 37 others injured. Deputy More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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Former CBN Deputy Governor, Kingsley Moghalu, Emerges Presidential Candidate of YPP

By Sadiq Umar – A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, has emerged the presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP). Mr Moghalu emerged after a delegates’ More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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N29.9 Million Bribe: Presidency Says Allegations Against Abba Kyari “Wrong”

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency on Saturday fired back on allegations of corruption levelled against the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, describing it as “wrong.” A national newspaper More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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INEC Says Nigeria’s Registered Voters Now 84.2 Million

By Sadiq Umar – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Mahmood Yakubu, said the Commission has registered a total of 84,271,832 voters for the 2019 general elections. Mr Yakubu said it registered More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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Steer Clear Of Our Offices, PDP Warns Oshiomhole, APC

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday warned the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to steer clear of its premises, even as it accused More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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APC Cut Nomination Fee For Presidential Aspirants, Holds Nationwide Congresses Sept 12

By Sadiq Umar – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced a slight reduction in the cost of its nomination forms for its presidential aspirants, even as its fixed Wednesday 5th  to Monday 10th September More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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China’s Loan Is No Problem To Nigeria, Buhari Assures U.S.

(News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has assured of Nigeria’s capacity to meet its debt obligations to the Chinese government, dismissing insinuations that loans obtained from China might constitute More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Again, Buhari Withhold Assent To Electoral Act Amendment Bill

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has again withheld assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, 2018, citing “some drafting issues that remain unaddressed following the prior revisions to the Bill.’’ Senior More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Rivers’ PDP Guber Aspirant, Soalabo West, Says It’s Turn Of Riverine Communities

(News Investigators) /A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Rivers State, Soalabo West, has announced his intention to contest the governorship position, saying it is time the riverine communities More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 2nd, 2018
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Buhari Says He’s Not Afraid Of Free, Fair Elections

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said he is not afraid of conducting free and fair elections next year poll, even as he acknowledged that the election that brought him to office was free More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 2nd, 2018
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Tell NWC To Cut Nomination Fees Now, Rep. Aspirant Urges Buhari

By Alaba Ajibade – A House of Representatives aspirant from Ogun State, Lolu Onabolu, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressive Congress More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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PDP Tackles Buhari Over Comment On Illegal Migration, Says It’s Insensitive

By Sadiq Umar – The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Saturday tackled President Muhammadu Buhari over his comment on illegal migrants to Europe, describing it as insensitive. The party said Mr. Buhari More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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FOCAC: Nigeria, China To Sign $328 Million Agreement On ICT Dev., In Addition To 25 MoUs

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived Beijing, China’s capital where he is expected to join his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jingping, to witness the signing of an agreement worth $328 More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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VIEWPOINT: Thoughts On A Tambuwal Presidency

Sokoto state governor By Okey Ikechukwu Prince Kasim Afegbu`s intervention on this page last week threw up some interesting aspects of the unfolding drama around the 2019 presidency, especially as it concerns the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Report: Lawal Daura Demoralised After Being Tagged Saraki’s Mole

By Sadiq Umar – Sacked Director General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Lawal Daura, has been completely demoralised by the wide spread insinuations of working for the opposition following the recent More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Kwankwaso Declaration: FG Turns Down Request to Use Eagle Square

By Sadiq Umar – The fedral government has turned down the request by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Rabiu Kwankwaso, to use the Eagle Square for his presidential declaration ceremony More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Bayelsa Journalist, Jones Abiri, Sues FG, Demands N200 Million Compensation

(News Investigators) /Bayelsa journalist, Jones Abiri, has sued the federal government over his recent prolonged detention without trial by the State Security Services (SSS), demanding for N200 million compensation. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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National Assembly Adopts N143 Billion, Asks INEC To Present Budget For Approval

By Nuel Suji – The National Assembly Joint Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved N143 billion for the Commission for the 2019 elections. The committee adopted N143 More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Tambuwal Condoles Wike Over Demise Of Rivers Attorney-General

(News Investigators) /Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, Sunday, in Port Harcourt paid a condolence visit on his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike over the demise of Wike’s Attorney General and More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 25th, 2018
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Benue NUJ Loses Chairman

(News Investigators) /The Benue State Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), David Ukuma, is dead. Mr. Ukuma, who was elected barely two months after died, Saturday, after a brief illness. The Vice-Chairman More...