By News Investigators On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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Supreme Court: INEC Declares PDP’s Bello Matawelle Zamfara Gov-Elect

Zamfara Gov. Elect, Bello Matawelle (News Investigators)/The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Bello Matawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of Zamfara state governorship More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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OPINION: Wake Up, Nigeria Is Dying – A Reply To My Fulani Friends

Obadiah Mailafia By Obadiah Mailafia TODAY concludes the piece I wrote in this Column last week in response to one Abdullah Musa Abdullah who accused me of being a hate-monger.  His confused and unlettered More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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BREAKING: PDP Gains In Zamfara As Supreme Court Annuls APC Victory

Justices of Supreme Court (News Investigators)/The Supreme Court on Friday declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) had no candidates in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara State. The five-member panel More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Kaduna Church Choir Abductors Demand N10M Ransom

Governor of Kaduna State KADUNA/Kidnappers of 15 choristers abducted in a church in Kaduna state last Saturday have allegedly demanded a ransom of N10 Million from leaders of the church as well as family members More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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No Tuition Increase In Ondo Varsities -Akeredolu

Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu AKURE/By Alaba Ajibade – The Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has dismissed as untrue the news making the rounds that the State government has increased tuition in all the state-owned More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Zainab Bulkachuwa Recuse From Presidential Appeal Panel

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa (News Investigators) /President of the Court of Appeal, Zainab Bulkachuwa has recused herself from the presidential election petitions tribunal sitting in Abuja. Justice Bulkachuwa More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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VIEWPOINT: Ninth NASS: Between Secret And Open Ballot System

By Michael Jegede Soon after the 2019 presidential/National Assembly elections, the battle for the seats of presiding officers for the ninth Assembly began in earnest, with elected lawmakers on the platform More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Army GOC Fires Back, Says Wike Offered Him Bribe To Help Rig Election

Governor of Rivers state By Sadiq Umar – The General Officer Commanding, GOC, 6 Division, of the Nigerian Army, Jamil Sarham has fired back at Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, accusing him offering More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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NASS: SERAP Demands Immediate Withdrawal Of Obnoxious Media Accreditation Guidelines

President of the Senate By Sadiq Umar – The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has demanded immediate withdraw of the obnoxious media accreditation guidelines issued by the National More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Credit Switch CEO Murder: Togolese Suspect Seeks Plea Bargain

Murder suspect (News Investigators)/A Togolese cook, Sunday Anani, charged with the murder of the Chief Executive Officer of Credit Switch Ltd, Opeyemi Bademosi, on Tuesday told a Lagos High Court in Igbosere More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Apologise To Nigerian Over Boko Haram Comments, FG Tell Obj

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has demanded an apology from former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his recent remarks on the insurgency in the north-east, describing More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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No Sacrifice Too Much For Peace In Rivers -APC

Rivers governor By Jackson Udeani – The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Rivers State has denied giving any precondition to work with Governor Nyesom Wike for peace to reign, saying no sacrifice would More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Police Kill Kidnap Kingpin, Sumaila Sule, Arrest Gang Members

Alleged gang members and kidnappers paraded by the police By Sadiq Umar – An alleged mastermind of the recent kidnapping of UBEC Chairman and notorious armed robber along Abuja- Kaduna road, Sumaila Sule More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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Nigerian Journalist, Oluseyi Awojulugbe, Wins APO Award For ADB 2019 Conference

By Sadiq Umar – The Cable’s Senior Business Reporter Oluseyi Awojulugbe has won the APO Group’s invitation to attend the African Development Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings taking place in Malabo, Equatorial More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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OPINION: The Zero Sum Game In Political Appointment

Babatunde Fowler By Abubakar Ismail  Let’s first look at the role of the media in politics. The media is supposed to be a medium where news and events is transmitted in its pure form to people. In More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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FEC Approves $1Billion Chinese Loan

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping (News Investigators)/The Federal Executive Council (FEC), has approved $1 billion loan from the Chinese EXIM Bank for the Gurara II hydropower More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Court Voids New Kano Emirates, Orders Status Quo

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje By Imam Ibrahim – A Kano High court presided over by Justice Nasiru Saminu has ordered Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi to maintain More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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News Investigators Back Online

The News Investigators – Nigeria on Wednesday returned online after weeks offline due to technical fault. Editor in Chief of News Investigators, Idowu John Bakare said break in publication has helped More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 19th, 2019
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Presidency Says Onnoghen’s Conviction Thumb Up For Anti-Corruption War

Retired Justice Walter Onnoghen By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency says the war against corruption is all encompassing and not designed to persecute anyone for political or other reasons. The Presidency was More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 19th, 2019
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Easter: Ndume Calls For Peaceful Co-existence, Says Hunger, Poverty Nigeria’s Common Enemy

Senator Ali Ndume By Sadiq Umar – Former Senate Leader and frontline candidate for the office of Senate President in the 9th National Assembly, Ali Ndume, has urged Nigerians to imbibe culture of love More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Northeast: SMEDAN Trains Over 30 Young Entrepreneurs On Business Dev.

Participants at the SMEDAN training GOMBE/(News Investigators)/ The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has trained over 30 young entrepreneurs on the techniques of establishing More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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Nigeria, Others Spend $5.2 Trillion On Fuel Subsidy In 4-Yrs -IMF Boss

Christine Lagarde By Sadiq Umar – The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has faulted government spending on fuel subsidy, saying Nigeria and other countries More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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Explore Dialogue To Quicken Leah Sharibu’s Release, Senate Tells Buhari

Mrs Sahribu and daughter Leah (News Investigators)/ The Nigerian Senate has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to explore the option of dialogue to quicken the release of Leah Sharibu, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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Onnoghen Probe: NJC Forwards Report To Buhari, Says Assests Declaration Matter Subjudice

Suspended Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen By Sadiq Umar – The National Judicial Council (NJC) has forwarded its position to President Muhammadu Buhari on the petition by the Economic and Financial Crimes More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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ICPC Probes Allocations To MDAs, Vows Decisive Action

Head of Service of the Federation By Sadiq Umar – The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has commenced a probe into funds released to the Ministries, Departments More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Collapsed Building: Ambode Blames Landlord, Says School Operates Illegally

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode at the site of the collapsed building LAGOS/By Alaba Ajibade – The governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode has blamed the landlord of the collapsed building in Lagos Island More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Pregnant Woman, School Proprietor Among Victims Of Lagos Collapsed Building

Source: shutterslock.com LAGOS/(News Investigators)/A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the Nursery/Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Nigerian Fails To Make 100 Global Thinkers List

Map of Nigeria By News Investigators – A new report detailing names of 100 Global Thinkers of the last decade has been released with no Nigerian, living or dead, making the list. The #BringBackOurGirls# More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 1st, 2019
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PDP Vows To ‘Unearth’ Buhari’s Election Flaws In Court

PDP National Chairman By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says its decision to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 Presidential Election in the court, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 1st, 2019
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Governorship Election: APC Suspends Amosun, Okorocha, Others

Rochas Okorocha and Ibikunle Amosun By Sadiq Umar – The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosu and his Imo counterpart, Rochas More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Buhari, Osinbajo Receive Certificates Of Return

President Muhammadu Buhari By Sadiq Umar – Following their victory at the poll, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented certificate of return to President Muhammadu Buhari and More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Buhari Coasts To Victory As PDP Heads To Court

President Buhari By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari appears set for victory in his re-election bid with higher vote scores ahead of his closest rival and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Saraki Congratulates Oloriegbe, Says PDP ‘ll Present Coordinated Respond

Bukola Sraki By Sadiq Umar – The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday said the Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), would take a position on the appropriate response More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Elections: FG Announces Visa Fee Waiver For Foreign Observers

EU Elections monitors By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has approved visa fee waiver for accredited observers and monitors in order to alleviate the problem that may have come with the postponement More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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2019 Elections: INEC Promises Exceptional Corpers Automatic Employment

Yakubu Mahmood By Sadiq Umar – The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has promised automatic employment for members National Youth Corp Service (NYSC) who More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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PDP Faults Buhari’s ‘Shooting Order’, Says “It’s License To Kill”

Kola Ologbodinyan By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Monday, faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s directives for armed securitymen to be ruthless with would-be ballot box snatchers, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Buhari Orders Security To Be Ruthless With Thugs, Ballot Snatchers, Says “I’m Not Afraid To Lose”

President Muhammadu Buhari By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security agencies to deal ruthlessly political thugs that might want to snatch ballot boxes in the next Saturday general More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Disarm Political Thugs Now To Avoid Bloodbath In Idanre -PDP Cries Out

IGP Adamu Mohammed AKURE/By Alaba Ajibade – The campaign Coordinator of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Idanre/Ifedore federal constituency in Ondo State, Hon. Mayokun Akinmoladun has More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Deji Adeyanju Regains Freedom

Deji Adeyanju By Ibrahim Imam – Detained political activist, Deji Adeyanju has been granted bail by a Kano State High Court on Monday after spending 67 days in detention. Mr. Adeyanju was released on More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Election Shift: APC Expresses Disappointment, Blames PDP

Nigeria’s President By Sadiq Umar – The All Progressives Congress presidential campaign council has condemned the early morning postponement of Nigeria’s general elections by the Independent National More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Atiku Blames Buhari For Election Shift, Says It’s APC Plot To Create Voter’s Apathy

Atiku Abubakar By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, says the sudden postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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INEC Postpones 2019 General Elections

INEC Boss, Prof Mahmood Yakubu By Sadiq Umar – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has announced a one-week shift in the 2019 general elections scheduled for today. The Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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FLASHBACK: U.S. 1979 Cable Report That Predicted Shagari’s Failure

President Shehu Shagari with Queen Elizabeth By Idowu Bakare – A declassified US Cable on Nigeria’s 1979 general elections has revealed why the country’s Second Republic failed, just as it predicted More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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2019 Presidential Election: Foretelling The Outcome

By Omoshola Deji Election is the recruitment of persons the largest percentage of the electorate feels are capable of actualizing their imaginings of an ideal nation. Nigerians elect their leaders every More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Blame Oshiomhole, Aregbesola For Attacks On Buhari -Amosun

APC Ogun rally The Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, has called for the resignation of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, blaming him for the attack on President More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Court Remands Former SGF, Babachir Lawal, In EFCC Custody

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court Tuesday ordered that the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Supreme Court Seals APC’s Guber Fate In Rivers, Dismisses Appeal

Rotimi Amaechi By Sadiq Umar – The Supreme Court has dismissed the suit by the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging a court verdict which nullifies the party’s primaries for candidates for the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Buhari Warns Against Electoral Violence As DSS Assures Adequate Security

Muhammadu Buhari (News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has again warned that sponsors and perpetrators of electoral violence in the forthcoming elections will face the law, no matter how highly influential More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Bill Clinton Succumbs To “Blackmail”, Cancels Visit To Nigeria, Says It Could Be Misinterpreted

Mr. Bill Clinton By Sadiq Umar – Former US President Bill Clinton, on Monday, cancelled his much publicized peace mission trip to Nigeria, citing the tendency by politicians to politicized the trip in More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Amosun’s PDM Supporters Disrupt APC Rally In Abeokuta, Boo Buhari

APC rally (News Investigators) /Pandemonium broke out on Monday in Abeokuta, Ogun State Monday as supporters of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) took over the presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Buhari Campaign Spokesman Blasts U.S. Amb., Accuses Foreign Envoys Of Making “Unguarded Statements”

Festus Keyamo By Sadiq Umar – The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign organization has criticized the United States’ Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, describing his repeated More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Taiwo Ogunjobi, Ex-NFF Scribe Is Dead

Late NFF Scribe By Sadiq Umar – A former Secretary-General of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Taiwo Ogunjobi is dead. Until his death, Ogunjobi was the Chairman of Osun State Football Association. He More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Election Tension: Clinton, Scotland On Peace Mission To Nigeria

Buhari and Abubakar By Sadiq Umar – A former United States President, Bill Clinton, has been scheduled to meet with the two leading presidential candidates of Nigeria’s leading parties, All Progressive More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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“Body Bag” Comments: Presidency Defends El-Rufai, Says Governor Spoke In National Interest

Presidential spokesman By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has defended controversial Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai who came under heavy criticism over his “body bag” comment on an NTA programme, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Police Confirm 15 Dead, 6 Abducted In Zamfara

Armed bandits (News Investigators) /The Police authorities say about 15 persons were killed in Gusau local government area of Zamfara State on Monday by armed bandits while six women were kidnapped. Public More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Lagos APC Women Leader Says Victory Is Sure For Buhari, Sanwoolu

Rep. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas and Sen. Oluremi Tinubu LAGOS/By Alaba Ajibade – Women in Lagos State have been urged to mobilise their neighbours, friends and family members to vote enmasse for the All Progressives More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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PERSPECTIVE: In Election Year, Will African Countries Get Investor’s Vote?

African map By Laurie Hammond and Thibaut Hollanders The world, including investors, will keep a close eye on the various national elections to be held in Africa this year. The lead up and aftermath of national polls More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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2019 Polls: Control Border, Illegal Aliens Now, IDFP Charges Buhari

IDFP Patrons By Sadiq Umar – Ahead of the general elections scheduled for February, the Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) has called on the government to control our national borders to arrest More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Buhari Swears In Bolaji Owasanoye As New ICPC Chairman

Professor Bolaji Owasanoye (News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in the new chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Bolaji Owasanoye. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 1st, 2019
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Letter To Him, By Bimbo Manuel

Bimbo Manuel Dear Sir, I am sure that this letter will meet you well in the spirit of the season. Our interpretation of ‘the season’ may differ greatly but I do not think it should matter much. Indeed, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 1st, 2019
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Udoma Udo Udoma Predicts Steady Economic Growth In 2019

Minister of Budget Planning (News Investigators) /The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, is optimistic that the Nigerian economy will continue to maintain its recovery in 2019 as the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Onnoghen Loses Appeal To Halt Trial

Justice Walter Onnoghen By Sadiq Umar – Embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (NJC), Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday lost the bid to stop the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), from proceeding with his trial over More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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162 Libya Returnees Arrive Lagos

Libya returnees at the MMI Airport (News Investigators) /National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Wednesday received a batch of 162 Nigerians who were stranded in Libya, back into Nigeria. The Coordinator, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Woman Dies After Giving Birth To Quintuplets

A set of quintuplets ASABA/(News Investigators) /A housewife in Asaba, Delta State, Chukwunonso Onyejekwe, has died after she was delivered of a set of quintuplets. Head, Clinical Services and Training, Federal More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Onnoghen, Muhammad Get 7-Days To Repond To Queries, As NJC Begins Trial

…CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar To Be Tried By FJSC NJC Building in Abuja By Sadiq Umar – The National Judicial Council (NJC) has directed suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Buhari Tears Senate Apart Over Onnoghen

Opposed court action By Sadiq Umar – Amid controversy trailing the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, the Nigerian Senate is now sharply divided on whether to seek legal More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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2019 Elections: World Is Watching Us, Former Commonwealth Scribe Tells Nigeria Government

Former Commonwealth scribe (News Investigators) /A former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Emeka Anyaoku, has called on the Nigerian Government to ensure that the February and March elections are free More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 26th, 2019
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US, EU Express Worry Over Onnoghen Suspension

US, EU flags (News Investigators) /The International Communities have expressed concern over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, urging for swift and peaceful resolution of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 25th, 2019
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Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Demand Walter Onnoghen Suspension Reversal, Say It’s Illegal

South and Middle Belt Leaders By Sadiq Umar – The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders forum (SMBL) on Friday rejected what it called the “illegal suspension” of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 25th, 2019
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Why I Suspended Onnoghen -Buhari

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, just as he sworn in Tanko Mohammed as replacement. Mr Buhari cited an More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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2019 Elections: US, UK Warn Politicians Of Dire Consequences

President Trump (News Investigators) /The United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK) have warned of repercussions for anyone found to be responsible for election-related violence or undermining the democratic More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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FG Prohibits Arms At Rallies, Directs Security Agencies On Free, Fair Elections,

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has restated its commitment to ensuring free, fair and safe polls in the forth-coming general elections, even as it warned against bearing arms at rallies or elections. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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Presidency: Oby Ezekwesili Withdraws From Race

ACPN Presidential Candidate, Oby Ezekwesili (News Investigators) /The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, has withdrawn from the February 16 presidential election. A More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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80,000 Nigerians Displaced In North-East Since Nov. 2018 -UN

IDPs The United Nations (UN) says more than 80,000 Nigerians have been displaced in the north-east part of the country as a result of the activities of armed groups in the last 3-months. UN’s Office for the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 19th, 2019
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Atiku’s US Trip: Time For PDP To Rev Up Campaign, Says Ikechukwu

Atiku Abubakar and Murray Ben Bruce with a Congress official By Sadiq Umar – The Executive Director of Development Specs, Okey Ikechukwu, has described the visit of the presidential candidate of the Peoples More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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INEC Publishes Final List, Jerry Gana, SDP Candidate Missing

INEC (News Investigators) /The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of the eligible candidates for the various elective positions, in the 2019 general elections, even More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Scores Killed In Kenya Terrorist Attack

Kenya Police (News Investigators) /Many people have been killed by suspected militants who attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya. Gunfire and blasts were heard inside the compound in the Westlands More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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2019 Election: Interfaith Cautions Politicians On Hate, Dangerous Speeches

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, Sultan of Sokoto Rev. Supo Oyekunle, CAN President (News Investigators) /The Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) has urged politicians to shun hate and dangerous speeches More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 13th, 2019
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Ignore CCB’s “Provocative” Summon, South-South Governors Tell Onnoghen

Four of the south-south governors By Sadiq Umar – Five governors of the South South zone on Sunday condemned what they called a “provocative” summon by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) on the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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2019: Sultan, Onaiyekan Lead Religious Leaders’ Parley On Peaceful Elections

Cardinal Onaiyekan, Archbishop Kukah and Sultan Abubakar By Sadiq Umar – Determined to ensure peaceful general elections, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammed Sa’ad Abubakar 111 and the Archbishop of More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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CJN, Walter Onnoghen, Dragged Before Code Of Conduct Tribunal On Six-Count Charge

Justice Waltter Onnoghen (News Investigators) /Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, will be arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Monday over alleged non-declaration of assets. A More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Buhari Replaces Kawu, Appoints New Liaison Officer For National Assembly

Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub as his Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly matters. The appointment followed the resignation of Kawu Sumaila, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Lagos Women Will Install Sanwoolu As Next Governor, Says, Okoya-Thomas

Sen. Oluremi Tinubu with APC Women Leader in Lagos State, Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas (News Investigators) /An assurance has been given that the women in Lagos State would deliver the governorship candidate of More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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PERSPECTIVE: The Evolution Of Broadcasting In Africa

BON By Joseph Hundah Africa’s Over The Top (OTT) market is poised for growth and it’s all being driven by the need for superior customer experience. Television has captured the imagination of audiences More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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PDP Dares Tinubu To Speak Out On Alleged Blackmail Into Accepting To Lead APC Campaign Council

Bola Tinubu By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday challenged co-Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, Bola Tinubu, to respond to allegations More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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FEC Approves Four New Private Universities

Minister of Education By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the establishment of four new private universities in the country. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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FG, Labour Agree On Minimum Wage, Bill To Reach NASS Before January 23

Pic.20. Chairperson of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mrs Mata Banki (R) addressing workers over non-implementation of the new minimum wage for workers, in Kaduna on Tuesday (8/1/19). 00195/8/1/19 Ibrahim Bashir/JMH/BJO/NAN By More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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ADB Approves $14.12 Million To Support Nigeria’s Membership In ATI

Okechukwu Enelamah The African Development Bank Group, through its Trade Finance operations, has approved a US$14.12 million facility to support Nigeria’s membership in the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI). More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Army Freed Daily Trust Bureau Chief, Uthman Abubakar,

Daily Trust Detained Maiduguri Bureau Chief of Daily Trust newspaper, Uthman Abubakar, has been released. The Newspaper confirmed Tuesday that Mr. Abubakar was freed after spending about 48 hours in military custody. He More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Police Appoint Taiwo Lakanu New Force Secretary

Taiwo Lakanu (News Investigators) /The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has appointed Assistant-Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Taiwo Lakanu, as the new Force Secretary. The Police said the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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FIRS Nets N5.32Trillion Revenue Collection In 2018

FIRS The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it collected a total sum of N5.32 trillion in 2018, the highest revenue receipt since 2012 when it realised N5.07 trillion. The revenue generation agency More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 6th, 2019
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Armed Soldiers Invade Daily Trust Offices, Arrest Journalists

Armed soldiers sighted in front of the Daily Trust office By Sadiq Umar – Armed soldiers on Sunday invaded the corporate head office of Daily Trust newspaper in Abuja where it arrested two of its staff. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Buhari To Inaugurate Campaign Council Monday

Muhammadu Buhari (News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council on Monday. The Director, Strategic Communications, APC Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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INTERVIEW: My People Shall No Longer Be Reduced To Okada Riders -Reps Candidate Akinmade Vows

Kayode Akinmade Hon. Kayode Akinmade, former commissioner for Information in Ondo state,  is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Idanre/Ifedore Federal constituency. He expresses optimism More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 4th, 2019
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78Year-Old Nancy Pelosi Sworn-in As Speaker, US Congress

Nancy Pelosi (News Investigators) /Democratic Representative Nancy Pelosi was elected as Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, returning her to a position she last held in January 2011, for her  More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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PDP Kicks As INEC Nominates Amina Zakari Head Collation Centre

INEC Commissioner The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reverse the appointment of Mrs Amina Zakari, as Chairman of the Collation Centre More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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Kumo Advocates Corporate Support Funding For Security

Usman Bello Kumo News Investigators/ (Gombe)/ A former Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs, Usman Bello Kumo says the current security challenges facing the country are not insurmountable More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
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Cross-Over Night: Shiites Worhips In Church, Preaches Peace, Unity

Leader of Shiites Delegation being received at the Church service By Ibrahim Imam – Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shiites, on Tuesday attended the 2019 New Year Church More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 28th, 2018
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Counter-Attack: Military Routs Boko Haram In Baga

Remnants of Boko Haram burnt vehicle There are strong indications that the Nigerian military may have retaken its military base from the Boko Haram insurgents following a counter-attack on Thursday. The terrorists had More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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NDLEA Seizes Cannabis Weighing 132.730 Tons

Men of the NDLEA taking stock of seized cannabis (News Investigators) /The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), says it has burst a make shift warehouse for storage of Cannabis harvests in Ondo State. More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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Nigeria Deploys Drones, Hi-Tech To Rout Boko Haram

Bombing Terrorists Target (News Investigators) /Nigeria has begun to apply drones and new technologies, which are known to be critical in modern warfare, to rout out the remnants of terror group Boko Haram More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 22nd, 2018
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Buhari’s Second Term Guarantees Yoruba Presidency In 2023 -Osinbajo

VP Yemi Osinbajo (News Investigators) /Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has urged the Yoruba to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid, saying it guaranteed a chance for Yoruba presidency come 2023. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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Presidency Pressured Daily Trust to Stop my Saturday Column

By Farooq Kperogi I had chosen to let this issue slide because it’s frankly of no consequence, in my opinion, but I’ve been deluged with a relentless stream of inquiries from readers asking why my “Notes More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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2019 Budget Presentation: Buhari Chides Unruly Lawmakers, Says ‘The World Is Watching Us’

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presenting the 2019 Appropriation bill to the joint session of the National Assembly amidst jeers and applause from lawmakers, even as thePresident More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Ugwuanyi Presents N109.1Billion Budget For 2019

Governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has presented a budget of N109,199 billion, being the estimate for the 2019 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly. Enugu Governor The budget proposal christened More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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Climate Change: Delegates Underscore Role Of African Women

Africa must unlock the power of its women and girls if it is to adapt to climate change, cope with disasters and build its green energy sector. That is the message from African delegates as the world prepares More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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North-East: Army Lifts Suspension On UNICEF

The Nigerian Army says it has lifted the suspension placed on the activities of UNICEF in the north-east.   The decision followed an emergency meeting brokered by “well-meaning Nigerians” who intervened More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Atiku Flags-Off Campaign In Sokoto: Vows To Tackle Poverty, Hunger, Unemployment

By Nuel Suji – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has assured Nigerians of his commitment to fighting poverty, hunger, unemployment and disunity if elected president More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Boko Haram: Buhari Orders Changes In Operational Commands, Directs Enhanced Welfare For Soldiers

(News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has directed immediate change in the operational commands of Operation Lafiya Dole, in the north east to meet up with current threats and security challenges of the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Beware Of Boko Haram Propaganda, Buratai Tells Troops

By Sadiq Umar – The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has cautioned troops to be wary of Boko Haram terrorists and their sympathizers’ recent antics in the employment of propaganda particularly the spread More...