By News Investigators On Monday, July 5th, 2021
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Insecurity: Southern Governors Cry Out Against Selective Justice

News Investigators/ Governors of the southern states in Nigeria have frowned at what it termed the selective administration of criminal justice by the Buhari administration, insisting that arrests should be made More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 1st, 2021
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OPINION: Banjo, The Accidental Biafran

By Dare BabarinsaThe arrest and trial of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the outlawed IPOB, is going to dominate the news for many months to come. The trial promises to be a cause celebre, one of those rare cases in More...

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

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 27th, 2021
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Farouk Yahaya Now Nigeria’s Chief Of Army Staff

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff.Mr. Yahaya, a major general, was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 27th, 2021
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Lagos Seals Chinese Firm, Declares Zero Tolerance For Safety Violations

News Investigators/ The Lagos State government has sealed a Chinese firm, Mingy Trading Company Ltd., for violating safety precautionary measures, that led to death of a 17-Year-old new employee. The Director More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 21st, 2021
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No Plans To Increase Price Of Petrol, Says Sylva

News Investigators/ The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says the Federal Government has no plans to increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol in June. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
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Study Finds Sinovac Vaccine 99.49 % Effective In Immune Responses

News Investigators/ A new vaccination study conducted by Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University has found that China’s Sinovac vaccine has extremely high efficacy in boosting immune responses against COVID-19, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 14th, 2021
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China’s Commerce Minister Pledges Better Service For Foreign Enterprises

News Investigators/ China’s Minister of Commerce, Wang Wentao, has pledged to enhance communication with foreign enterprises and chambers of commerce and provide better service. Mr. Wentao made the remarks More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 5th, 2021
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INEC To Expand, Relocate 1,340 Polling Points In Kebbi -Official

News Investigators/ A National Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in-charge of North-West, Festus Okoye on Tuesday, announced that the commission had taken ‘bold steps’ to expand More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 3rd, 2021
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NTDC Explores Lagos Creative Communities On Google Arts & Culture

The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has concluded plans to explore Lagos Creative Communities on Google Arts & Culture in five different ways. The project tagged; ‘Eko for Show’, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 23rd, 2021
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Libya Shipwreck Claims 130 Lives Despite SOS Calls, Says IOM

News Investigators/ A shipwreck off the Libyan coast has claimed the lives of 130 people, despite SOS calls for help, the UN migration agency, IOM, said on Friday. The tragedy was confirmed late on Thursday More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
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Nigeria Spends $6.1Bn Yearly On Wheat Importation –WFAN

News Investigators/ The Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria (WFAN) says about $6.1 billion is spent yearly to import wheat into Nigeria. The President of the association, Salim Muhammad, made this known at More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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2021 UTME: E-mail Address No Longer Required For registration -Registrar

News Investigators/ Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Ishaq Oloyede says candidates will no longer provide email addresses at the point of registration for Unified Tertiary Matriculation More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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154,225 Patients Recover From COVID-19 In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that a total of 154,225 patients have recovered from Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) since its outbreak in the country in 2020. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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HIV/AIDS: US Provides $6 Bn Dollars To Nigeria Since 2003, Says Consul

News Investigators/ The U.S Consul-General in Nigeria, Claire Pierangelo, on Tuesday, announced that the US government had provided over $6 billion since 2003, as assistance for the prevention and treatment of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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The Imperial President And His Self-Absorption

By Nosa IgieborPresident Muhammadu Buhari is hypocrisy personified in very vivid colours. The irony of the cosmic distance between his words and deeds seems to be always lost on him. He and his shrinking army More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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Northern Governors Urge Ag. IG To Adopt Proactive Security Measures

News Investigators/ The Northern Governors Forum has urged the Acting Inspector General (IG) of Police, Usman Baba, to take proactive measures in tackling crimes in the country. The Chairman of the forum, Simon More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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Ondo Heavyweight Boxing Hopeful Knocks Out Opponent In 15 Secs, Cruises Into Semis

News Investigators/ Ondo state pugilist, Adedeji Adegbola, on Friday, knocked out his opponent, Oluwafemi Adetoye of Yobe state, in a record 15 seconds of their first round heavyweight boxing bout at the ongoing More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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UK Court Bans ARISE TV Chairman, Nduka Obaigbena For 7Years

News Investigators/ Founding Chairman & Editor-in-Chief of the THISDAY Media Group, ARISE News Channel and Magazine, Nduka Obaigbena has been banned from serving as director of a company in the United Kingdom More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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NiDCOM Condoles With Family Of Nigerian Teen, Who Died In London

News Investigators/ The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described the death of 19- year old Richard Okorogheye in London as very sad and painful. Mrs Dabiri-Erewa More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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NNPC Assures Kebbi Of Commitment To Renewable Energy Project

News Investigators/ The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reiterated commitment to its partnership with the Government of Kebbi on renewable energy projects. The NNPC Group Managing Director, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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Police Rescue 2 Chinese Miners Kidnapped ln Osun

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Osun, on Thursday said two Chinese miners kidnapped at a gold mining site at Okepa/Itikan Village, Ifewara, Atakunmosa-West Local Government Area of Osun on Monday, had More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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VIEWPOINT: Politics Of Covid-19 Vaccines: The Odds Against Brazil’s Anti-Chinese’ Sinovac Stance

By Karin VazquezOn March 22 2021, Karin Vazquez, a Brazilian scholar, researcher at the BRICS Research Center, Fudan University, China who is also Assistant Dean of the Global University of Jindal in India, published More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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2023: Pa Fasoranti Backs Tinubu’s Presidential Ambition

News Investigators/ An Elder Statesman and former Leader of Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, has expressed support for the presidential ambition of the APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Good Friday: Cleric, Others Charge Christians On Sacrifice, Giving

News Investigators/ Enyioma Okoronkwo, the Resident Pastor, Victory Family Church, Abakaliki, has called on Christians to strive for the betterment of others. Okoronkwo made the call on Friday in Abakaliki to More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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COVID-19: Nigeria Gets $15M Grant For Safe School Reopening

News Investigators/ The Federal Ministry of Education says Nigeria has received 15 million dollars response grant from the Global Partnership on Education (GPE) for COVID-19 safe school reopening across the country. Director, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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Abeokuta Bank Teller Bags 18 Months Imprisonment For Stealing N2.8M

News Investigators/ An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday sentenced a 41-year-old bank teller, Philips Ogorome to 18 months imprisonment for stealing N2.8 million from a micro finance bank. The Magistrate, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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Killers Of Benue Catholic Priest Will Be Arrested –Ortom Vows

News Investigators/ The governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has assured that the killers of Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Ngugban would be arrested and prosecuted. Mr. Ortom made the promise in a statement by his Chief More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 26th, 2021
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2021 AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles Arrive In Cotonou

News Investigators/ The Super Eagles have arrived in Cotonou ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against the Squirrels of Benin Republic. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 26th, 2021
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NSE Moves 250.92m Shares Worth N2.79bn In Negative Trading

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Friday moved 250.92 million shares valued at N2.79 billion in 3,746 deals in a negative trading. The volume of shares traded improved by 9.37 per cent when More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 26th, 2021
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ASUU Applauds FG For Agreeing To Review MoA Periodically

News Investigators/ The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has applauded the Federal Government for agreeing with the union on a period review of the implementation of the Memorandum of Action (MoA). The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 26th, 2021
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Attempts To Divide World Into Different Camps Won’t Solve Global Challenges – Envoy

News Investigators/ Attempts to divide the world into different camps are not solutions to global challenges including the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and poverty, Chinese Ambassador to More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 25th, 2021
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FG Initiates N5bn Export Devt. Fund Scheme For Young Entrepreneurs –Official

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has initiated a N5 billion export development fund to support entrepreneurs and promote the export of locally made goods. Regional Coordinator, Nigeria Export Promotion More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 25th, 2021
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Results Of 2022 World Cup Qualifiers Europe Zone

News Investigators/ Following are the results of Match Day 1 fixtures in the Europe Zone Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, played on Wednesday: Belgium 3-1 Wales Turkey4-2 Netherlands Portugal 1-0 More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
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Crude Price Rises Amid Fears Of Slow EU, US Demand Recovery

News Investigators/ Oil prices rose more than one per cent, on Wednesday, as investors sought bargains following the previous day’s slump. But the recovery was stunted by fears of a slow recovery in demand More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
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FG To Support MSMEs With $1bn Syndicated Loan —Trade minister

News Investigators/ The Bank of Industry (BoI), under the supervision of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has secured a $1 billion syndicated loan to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 19th, 2021
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Don Raises Alarm Over Dearth Of Mathematics Teachers In Nigeria

News Investigators/ A don, Olusegun Olotu, has expressed concern over possible acute shortage of Mathematics teachers with dire consequences for education, science and technology in the country.Olotu, a Professor More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 19th, 2021
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PERSPECTIVE: Revisiting SEPLAT, After Six Years

By Okey Ikechukwu – History was made, nearly a decade ago, in the oil and gas and financial services industries, with the simultaneous listing of the ordinary shares of Seplat Petroleum Development Company More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 18th, 2021
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Own, Protect FG Projects In Your Communities, Rep. Onuigbo Tells Constituents

News Investigators/ A federal lawmaker, Sam Onuigbo, has advised communities in his constituency to accept Federal Government’s projects cited in their areas as their own.Mr. Onuigbo, representing Ikwuano/Umuahia More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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Nigeria’s Coalition Of Self-Determination Groups Write UN, US, Others

EMINENT Nigerians, including former Chief of Staff, Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe (retd); former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang; Second Republic Senator, Professor Banji Akintoye; President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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Talks Between UK’s Prince Harry, Brother William ‘Not Productive,’ Gayle King Says

News Investigators/ Britain’s Prince Harry has spoken to his elder brother William for the first time since he and his wife Meghan’s Oprah Winfrey interview but the talks were “not productive”, a friend More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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Hijab Controversy: Abdulrazak Orders Reopening Of 10 Schools, Insists On Hijab

News Investigators/ The Kwara state Government has announced the immediate reopening, on Wednesday, of the 10 schools recently shut down over hijab controversy even as government insisted on its decision to allow More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 8th, 2021
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1,000 Animal Scientists Meet In Katsina On Improving Livestock Production

News Investigators/ No fewer than 1,000 animal scientists will meet in Katsina to brainstorm on ways of improving livestock production in Nigeria. The animal scientists will meet at the Federal University Dutsin-ma, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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Authority Newspaper Loses Chairman Editorial Board

News Investigators/ A veteran journalist and Chairman, editorial board of the Authority Newspaper, Uchenna Ezechukwu is dead. Late Ezechukwu’s death was announced in a statement Wednesday evening by Oliver More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, February 28th, 2021
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Group Lauds Sports Minister On Revival Of Principals Cup Football Competition Nationwide

News Investigators/ The National Coordinator of Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV), Ebere Amaraizu, has lauded the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development for reviving the Principals More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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Africa Remains Attractive Business Destination –Former Guinness MD

News Investigators/ A former Managing Director, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Seni Adetu, says Africa as an emerging market remains an attractive business destination.This, according to him, follows the level of accelerated More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
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8.734 Megawatts Electricity Generated Up In Q2 2020 –NERC Report

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says a total of 8.734 million Megawatts-hour (MWh) of electricity was generated in the second quarter of 2020.NERC made this known in its More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 19th, 2021
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Nigerian Immigration Installs Data Analysis System To Ease Operation

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Immigration Service has deployed the Migration Information Data Analysis System (MIDAS) to various commands of the service to ease operational activities.Comptroller of Immigration, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 18th, 2021
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Buhari Appoints Ogbonnaya Orji NEITI Chief Scribe

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Orji Ogbonnaya Orji as the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) for a single term of five (5) years. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 18th, 2021
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AIB To Commence Investigation Into Azman Aircraft Landing Incident

News Investigators/ The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) says it has been notified and has commenced investigations into a serious incident involving a boeing 737-500 with nationality and registration More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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WTO: OPEC Hails Okonjo-Iweala Appointment

News Investigators/ The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), has congratulated Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on her appointment as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The OPEC More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 12th, 2021
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Valentine: Access Bank Unveils Offers To Celebrate Customers

News Incestigators/ Access Bank has unveiled series of offers to celebrate its customers to mark 2021 Valentine season with a campaign tagged ‘It’s a Love Thing.’ Mr Victor Etuokwu, the bank’s Executive More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 12th, 2021
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Tackling Banditry, Kidnapping Needs Coordinated Action –Ex-Rep

News Investigators/ A former House of Representatives member for Kaura-Namoda/Birnin-Magaji Federal Constituency in Zamfara, Aminu Sani, has called for genuine and coordinated effort by governors to tackle the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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Total To Change Name To TotalEnergies Under Transformation Strategy

News Investigators/ France’s oil company, Total, said on Tuesday that it intended to change its name to TotalEnergies, as part of the general strategy to reach net zero emissions. Total noted that year 2020, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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Hacker Accesses Florida City’s Drinking Water System, Increases Chemical Levels –Sheriff

News Invedtigators/ A hacker has unlawfully accessed the water treatment system of a small city in the U.S. state of Florida, briefly raising the amount of sodium hydroxide in the supply. The Pinellas County More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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High-Flying Manchester City Turn Attention To FA Cup, As Everton Meet Spurs

News Investigators/ English Premier League (EPL) leaders Manchester City will turn their attention to the FA Cup this week when they travel to Wales to face Swansea for a place in the quarter-finals. Fresh from More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Alleged Covid-19 Contract Scam: Minister Says UK Govt. Must Answer For ‘Crime’

News Investigators/ Labour legislator and shadow cabinet minister, Rachel Reeve, said UK government must answer for allegedly granting 2 billion pounds ($2.7 billion) worth of COVID-19 contracts to friends and More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Clerics Urge Nigerians To Trust God, Remain Strong Amid Challenges

News Investigators/ The outgoing Abuja Regional Pastor of the Christ Apostolic Church, Godwin Osuigbo, has charged Nigerians to trust in God, remain courageous and be strong in the face of the current challenges More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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U.S., Australia, Japan Conduct Joint Military Drill To Deter China

News Investigators/ The U.S. is conducting a joint military exercise with Australia and Japan on Guam, an island territory in Micronesia, to counter perceived increasing Chinese belligerence in the region, the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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My Wife ls Promiscuous, Sleeps Around –Man Tells Court

News Investigators/ A 42-year-old businessman, Olayinka Oyeniyi, on Monday told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos State that his wife, Sekinat was promiscuous and has slept with many men. Mr. Oyeniyi said this More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Cryptocurrency Ban: Experts Optimistic Of Stock Market Rebound

News Investigators/ Capital Market experts on Monday expressed optimism that the ban on cryptocurrencies by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would likely trigger enhanced activities in the nation’s stock market. They More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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WHO, China Reach Agreements On Coronavirus Origin, Tracing

News Investigators/ Health experts from World Health Organisation (WHO) had reached several agreements with China during their trip to Wuhan in search of the COVID-19 origin, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Rice Farmers Want Govt To Provide Land For Increased Production

News Investigators/ The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) in Oyo State has appealed to the state and local governments to assist with land to enable them improve on rice production in 2021. The RIFAN More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 6th, 2021
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US-based Artiste Wants Nigerian Entertainers To Participate In Politics

News Investigators/ A US-based actor and producer, Sam Ojo, on Saturday advised Nigerian entertainers to participate in politics so as to formulate policies to improve the nation’s economy and movie industry. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 6th, 2021
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Nigeria Pushing To Get COVID-19 Vaccines By February, Says Foreign Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama says Nigeria is making efforts and hopeful to get the coronavirus vaccines to the country by end of February. Mr. Onyeama disclosed this More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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Breast, Cervical Cancers On Rise In Nigeria –NGO

News Investigators/ Breast and Cervical cancers are on the rise in Nigeria, CancerAware, a Non-Governmental Organisation, declared in Lagos on Thursday. Its founder, Tolu Falowo, told the News Agency of Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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Court Remands Cook For Alleged Cheating

News Investigators/ An Upper Area Court in Zuba, on Thursday, ordered that a 22-year-old cook, Murtala Mohammed who allegedly cheated a mobile money operator of N175,500, be remanded in a correctional facility. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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Alleged Fraud: Maina’s Son, Faisal, Escapes To U.S. –EFCC Tells Court

News Investigators/ Faisal Maina, son of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), has fled to the United States of America (USA), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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Buhari’s Land Border Closure Wrong Policy That Exacerbated Economic Woes –NESG

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) has advised the Federal Government to always consider its economic policy choices, before taking decision, in order to FastTrack economic growth, its More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021
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World Cancer Day: Lawmaker Tasks Women, Men On Regular Checkups

News Investigators/ A lawmaker in Lagos, Gbolahan Yishawu has advised women and men to imbibe the habit of going for regular checkups to avert the increasing cancer rate in the country. Mr. Yishawu, a member More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021
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Nollywood Actor Enyinna’s Portrait Selected For American Museum

News Investigators/ Award-winning Nollywood actor Enyinna Nwigwe‘s portrait photograph has been selected for a permanent exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African Art, located on More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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Traditional Medicine Vendor Cautions Against Self-Medication

News Investigators/ A Kano-based traditional medicine vendor, Usman Abdullahi, has cautioned traditional medicine users against engaging in self-medication.Mr. Abdullahi gave the caution in an interview with the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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Fiscal Reforms Committee To Correct Errors In Finance Act 2020

News Investigators/ The Fiscal Policy Reforms Committee says it will take the opportunity to correct any perceived errors in the Finance Act 2020 if there is some fiscal enactment to adjust the 2021 Appropriation More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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Herders/Farmers Clashes: No Nigerian Has Right To Expel Others -Don

News Investigators/ A lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ilorin, Usman Akanbi, has asserted that no Nigerian has the right to expel others from any part of the country. Mr. Akanbi More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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30,000 Nigerians Benefit From Commonwealth Scholarships In 62 Years –Minister

News Investigators/ No fewer than 30,000 Nigerians have benefited from the Commonwealth Scholarship awards since its inception in 1959, according to Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education. Mr. Adamu made this known More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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Ik Osakioduwa Named Host, Nigerian Idol Season 6 –Organisers

News Investigators/ The Organisers of Music Talent Reality Show ‘Nigerian Idol Season 6’ have unveiled Nigerian TV/ Radio Personality Ik Osakioduwa as the host of the show. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 1st, 2021
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Biden Overrules Trump, Withdraws $27.4b In Spending Cuts –White House

News Investigators/ U.S. President Joe Biden has withdrawn 73 budget cuts worth a combined 27.4 billion dollars, proposed by Donald Trump during the final week of his presidency, according to a letter addressed More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 1st, 2021
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Banditry: Oyo Sets Up Peace, Security Committees At LGs

IBADAN/News Investigators/ The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has assured of his determination to ensure that peace return to the troubled Oke-Ogun area of the state, even as the government is putting in More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 1st, 2021
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COVID-19: NCDC Records 685 New Infections As Total Rises To 131,242

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 685 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 131,242. The NCDC disclosed More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 1st, 2021
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COVID-19 Treatment: Lagos To Subject “Ivermectin” To Clinical Trial

News Investigators/ The Lagos State Government says it will deploy Ivermectin drug in a short clinical trial to ascertain its efficiency to prevent and treat COVID-19 infection. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 31st, 2021
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Police Arrest 5 Persons Over Alleged Kidnapping, Sexual Abuse

News Investigators/ The police, on Sunday, said that they had arrested five members of a kidnap gang that specialised in abduction of women and girls, sexually abusing them and obtaining ransom from their families.The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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Airtel Commences NIN Registration In Retail Outlets Across Nigeria

News Investigators/ Airtel Nigeria, a telecommunications service provider on Thursday says it has commenced the National Identity Number (NIN) registration exercise in its retail outlets across the country. Airtel More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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Toyota Beats Volkswagen In 2020 Global Car Sales

News Investigators/ Toyota Motor sold more vehicles worldwide than Volkswagen in 2020, dethroning the German rival as the world’s largest carmaker for the first time in five years, results showed on Thursday. This More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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COVID-19: NCDC Records 1,301 New Infections

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,301 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 113,305. The NCDC disclosed figures More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Stakeholders Back Fusing Sports With Academics In Lagos Schools —Official

News Investigators/ The Lagos State government has announced plans to fuse education and sports in its schools, with a view to revamping School Sports in the state, the Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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Adeyinka-Bode Assumes Office As New Police Commissioner In Kebbi State

News Investigators/ The newly posted Kebbi State Commissioner of Police, Adeleke Adeyinka-Bode, has assumed duty in Birnin Kebbi. The command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Nafi’u Abubakar, said More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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S/W PDP Crisis: Chieftain Urges Fayose To Stop Attacks On Makinde

News Investigators/ A Chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adetokunbo Pearse, has urged former Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State to sheathe his sword against Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to strengthen More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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NDLEA: Group Lauds Buhari For Appointing Marwa

News Investigators/ The Centre for Ethical Rebirth Among Nigerian Youths (CERANY) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing retired Brig.-Gen, Buba Marwa as Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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ANALYSIS: How Nigeria Engages COVID-19 In Battle With Increased Health Infrastructure

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic impacted the year 2020 negatively with projected long-lasting effects across all sectors, especially the health sector in Nigeria. The most impacted were the molecular diagnostic More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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China-Africa Friendship Remains ‘Rock-Solid,’ Says Chinese FM

News Investigators/ Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi. says China-Africa friendship remains rock-solid and stable, no matter what the international situation they face. Mr. Wang made the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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COVID-19 Origins: WHO Team Expected In China Thursday

News Investigators/ A team of experts commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to search for the origins of the COVID-19 is scheduled to arrive in China on Thursday, after a long, strained application More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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Court Grants Sowore N20m Bail

News Investigators/ A Wuse Zone II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja on Monday, admitted Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters and leader of #RevolutionNow movement, to bail in the sum of N20 million. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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Businesswoman In Court For Allegedly Pouring Hot Water On Neighbour

LAGOS/News Investigators/ A businesswoman, Onifunto Ogunshola, who allegedly poured boiled rice water on her neighbour, n Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The police charged Ogunshola, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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Covid-19: NCDC Confirms 1,544 New Cases, 12 Deaths In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 1,544 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified website on Friday, also confirmed More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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Twitter Axes Trump, Bans Account Permanently

News Investigators/ Twitter on Friday evening wielded the big stick against outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump, suspending his account permanently. Announcing this in a blog post, the company said it took More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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U.S. Congressman Gets COVID-19 After Receiving Pfizer Vaccine

News Investigators/ A Republican member of the US House of Representatives, Kevin Brady said on Wednesday he had tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) shortly before he was due to receive the second dose More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 1st, 2021
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Expect Robust 2021, APC Chairman Tells Members

News Investigators/ Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Ade Adetimehin, has assured the party faithful of a robust new year.Mr. Adetimehin gave the assurance More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 1st, 2021
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BEDC Set To Roll Out 90,870 Meters In 4 States

News Investigators/ The Management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) says it has concluded plans to roll out no fewer than 90,870 meters to customers in its franchise areas of Edo, Delta, Ondo and More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 1st, 2021
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800,000 IDPs In Need Of Food Borneo, Zulum Writes NEMA

News Investigators/ Governor of Borno state, Babagana Zulum, has appealed for urgent intervention by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on the plight of about 800,000 displaced people in need of food More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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Crossover Night: FCTA Urges Churches To Observe COVID-19 Protocols

News Investigators/ The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has urged churches in the territory to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 protocols as they prepare for the crossover night service. Head, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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Chinese President Discusses With Merkel, Macron As China-EU Investment Deal Looms

News Investigators/ Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday had a discussion with European leaders as a landmark investment agreement between China and the European Union is expected to be reached after seven More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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U.S. Nurse Tests Covid-19 Positive After Receiving Vaccine

News Investigators/ An ICU nurse in San Diego, who had received Pfizer Inc. vaccine’s shot against COVID-19 on December 18, has tested positive for the virus. Mr. Matthew W, a 45-year-old nurse in San Diego, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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Sustaining Rural Development Through Solar Power System

By Constance AthekameElectricity access is essential for people’s lives and livelihoods; from using fridges for storing food and medicine; charging mobile phones to stay connected; lighting up households and More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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Police Arraign Surety For Failing To Produce Suspect

News Investigators/ A 47-year-old businessman, Segun Isaac, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly failing to produce a suspect he stood surety for, in a fraud case. The police More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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Avoid Travelling To Stay Safe, WHO Warns Amid Spike In Africa’s COVID-19 Numbers

News Investigators/ The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa, has advised people to avoid travelling, during this festive period, as over 2.6 million confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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NEWS ANALYSIS: The Paris Agreement: Where Nigeria Stands Five Years After

By Okeoghene AkubuikeIt is five years after the Paris Agreement on Climate Change was adopted by 196 parties (countries) at the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 in Paris of which Nigeria is a signatory. Since More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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A Nation In Search Of Vindication

By Matthew Kukah Hassan Another Christmas with Dark Clouds of Death:Let me paraphrase the holy prophet Isaiah who said: “For Jerusalem (Nigeria’s sake), I will not be silent until her vindication shines More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020
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COVID-19: NCDC Registers 356 New Infections, 6 Deaths In 24hrs –Official Website

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has registered 356 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, as at Dec.21, the Centre announced on its verified website on Monday. The More...