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...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 21st, 2020
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COVID-19 Cases Surging In U.S., Europe In Spite Vaccinations -Report

News Investigators/ The number of COVID-19 infections in the United States and Europe continues to surge in spite of the start of vaccinations, the New York Times has reported.Calling the United States, the world’s More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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Kankara Schoolboys: U.S. Urges FG To Hold Kidnappers Accountable

News Investigators/ The United States (U.S.) on Thursday condemned the abduction of hundreds of children by gunmen from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, on Dec. 11, urging the government More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Insecurity: Group Urges South-West Governors To Set Up Security Trust Fund For Amotekun

News Investigators/ Governors of the six South-West states have been urged to empower the South-West Security Network (SWSN), codenamed ‘Amotekun’ by creating a trust fund for the security outfit across the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Insecurity: Navy To Acquire 2 Warships In 2021

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Navy will take delivery of two warships in 2021 in an effort to boost operations in the nation’s territorial waters. Flag Officer Commanding Logistics Command Oghara, Delta, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Ex-CBN Director Commends FG On Land Borders Reopening

News Investigators/ A former Director, Budgetary Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titus Okunrounmu, on Thursday commended the Federal Government for the immediate reopening four land borders across the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Osinbajo Presides Over 28th Virtual FEC

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the 28th virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja. President Muhammadu More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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UN Demands ‘Immediate, Unconditional’ Release Of Abducted Katsina Schoolboys

News Investigators/ United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the attack by suspected bandits at Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State on Dec. 11. Mr. Guterres’ More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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Aubameyang Scores Own Goal As Struggling Arsenal Lose To Burnley

News Investigators/ Arsenal’s Premier League troubles intensified as they fell 1-0 at home by lowly Burnley on Sunday with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring an own goal after Granit Xhaka was sent off. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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VVF: Early Marriage Remains Source Of Concern As Thousands Of Girls Live With Fistula

News Investigators/ Amina Bala, the Community and Mobilisation Officer of Engender Health, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), says early marriage More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Northern Governors Mourn Leadership Publisher Nda-Isaiah

News Investigators/ The Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) has expressed shock over the death of Sam Nda-Isaiah, founder and Chairman of Leadership Newspapers.This is contained in a condolence message by the chairman More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Banditry: Police Confirm Attack On School In Katsina State

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Katsina, on Saturday confirmed an attack by gunmen on Government Science Secondary School (GSSS) Kankara, on Friday night.The Police, in a statement issued by the command’s More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Experts Crack Serial Killer’s Code 51 Years After Being Sent To U.S. Paper

News Investigators/ A coded message sent by the Zodiac Killer to The San Francisco Chronicle in 1969 has finally been cracked, the newspaper reported on Friday. A team of code breakers solved the vexing cryptogram More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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FEC Approves N1.1bn Expansion Work On Maiduguri Airport, Insurance Cover For 22 Airports

News Investigators/ The Federal Executive Council has approved the sum of N1.1 billion for the expansion of the apron of Maiduguri airport and insurance cover for 22 airports across the country. Minister of More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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DPR Boss Says Oil, Gas Industry Needs Fortification

News Investigators/ The Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Sarki Auwalu, says Nigeria’s oil and gas industry needs fortification in five key areas to support national economic stability, robustness More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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Ugwuanyi Presents N169. 8 Billion Budget Estimates To State Assembly

ENUGU/News Investigators/ Enugu State governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Wednesday presented a 2021 budget proposal of N169.8billion to the State Assembly.Mr. Ugwuanyi said that the 2021 budget estimate was 13 per More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 4th, 2020
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Nigerian Army Decorates 39 New Major Generals

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army on Friday decorated 39 newly promoted Major Generals with their new ranks. The decorated generals were among the 136 senior officers recently promoted to the rank of major More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 4th, 2020
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U.S. Near Removing Chinese Firms From Wall Street

News Investigators/ The U.S. government is just one step away from enacting a law that could ‘kick’ several Chinese firms off Wall Street, which can further escalate tensions between Washington and Beijing.According More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 4th, 2020
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Court Remands Ex-Pension Boss, Maina, In Prison All-Through Trial

News Investigators/ The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered that the arrested fugitive and former Chairman, the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, be remanded at a correctional More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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COVID-19: 281 New Infections Cases In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 281 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC said on Tuesday that the infections brought the total More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 30th, 2020
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Kenya Expresses Regret Over Somalia’s Move To Expel Envoy

News Investigators/ Kenya on Monday expressed regret over Somalia’s decision to expel Kenyan Ambassador to Mogadishu Lucas Tumbo. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, however, said Nairobi had not received any More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 28th, 2020
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Gunmen Kill Police, Kidnap Chinese Expatriate In Ekiti

News Investigators/ The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.The abductee was one of More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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Don’t Shy Away From Your Constitutional Responsibilities, IGP Tells Police Personnel

News Investigators/ The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Muhammed Adamu, has urged police personnel not to shy away from performing their constitutional responsibilities in order not to put the society in trouble.Adamu More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 22nd, 2020
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Coronavirus: Kenya’s Clinical Officers Issue 14-Day Strike Notice

News Investigators/ The Kenya Union of Clinical Officers on Sunday gave the government a 14-day strike notice to meet their demands for better working conditions. The frontline healthcare workers, fighting the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 21st, 2020
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Nigeria Fastest Growing Economy In Africa –UK Trade Envoy

News Investigators/ The United Kingdom Trade Envoy to Nigeria, Helen Grant, has said that Nigeria was the fastest growing economy in Africa. Hon. Grant said this at the two-day Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 20th, 2020
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SARS: Police Lawyers Unable To Trace Erring Officers, Stall Proceedings At Lagos Judicial Panel

News Investigators/ The lawyers for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Friday stalled proceedings at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and Other Matters. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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Turkey To Buy 10m Doses Of Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine December

News Investigators/ Turkey will sign a contract in the coming days to purchase 10 million doses of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine from a Chinese company, SinoVac, in December. Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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57 Civilians, 37 Policemen, 6 Soldiers Killed During #EndSARS Crisis -Lai Mohammed

News Investigators/ The Federal Government says 57 civilians, 37 policemen and six Soldiers were killed all over the country during the #EndSARS crisis. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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What Nwodo, Adebanjo, Odumakin Say About Umahi’s Defection To APC

News Investigators/ Some eminent Nigerians on Thursday expressed divergent views over the recent defection of Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020
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2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Results Of All Day 4 Matches Played On Monday

News Investigators/ The following are the results of all Day 4, 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches played on Monday. The finals will now be played in Cameroon in 2022. Group BMalawi 0 Burkina More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 16th, 2020
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Military Airstrike Hits More Terrorists’ Locations, Kills Scores In Sambisa Forest

News Investigators/ The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram Terrorists in Sambisa forest in Borno. The Coordinator, Defence More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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Super Eagles Match Against Leone Stars Was A Disaster, Says Super Falcon Ex-Coach

News Investigators/ Godwin Izilein, a former coach of the Super Falcons, has described the Super Eagle’s 4-4 home draw with the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone as a “Football Disaster.” The News Agency of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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AFCON Qualifier: Sierra Leone Holds Nigeria To 4-4 Draw

News Investigators/ The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone came back from 4-0 down to hold the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a shocking 4-4 draw in Friday’s Group L 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in Benin More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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NSE Records First Week Loss, Down 0.86%

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday recorded its first loss for the week, dropping by 0.86 per cent due to profit taking. Specifically, the market capitalisation lost N159 billion More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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Tragedy In Mediterranean As 74 Migrants Drown Off Libya Coast

News Investigators/ The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday reported yet another devastating shipwreck in the Central Mediterranean, which has claimed the lives of at least 74 migrants off More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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UBA Unveils Products To Drive Retail Banking

News Investigators/ The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, on Friday in Lagos, committed to delivering superior and innovative banking solutions to its over 20 million customers around the 20 African countries where More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 12th, 2020
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FOCAC At 20: China Pledges More Support To Africa’s Economic Reopening Post COVID-19

News Investigators/ The government of the People’s Republic of China has pledged greater support to Africa’s economic reopening post COVID-19 under the framework of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
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Court Dissolves 15-Year-Old Marriage Over Theft, Abandonment

News Investigators/ A Customary Court in Mapo, Ibadan on Wednesday dissolved a 15-year-old marriage between a trader, Basirat Rahmon and her estranged husband, a ”spiritual consultant”, Olaide, over complaints More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
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AFCON Qualifiers: 16 Players Participate In Super Eagles First Training Session, Osimhen Missing

News Investigators/ The Super Eagles on Tuesday in Benin had their first training session in the last leg of preparations for their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches against Sierra Leone. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
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FG To Launch ‘Energy For All’ Plan For 5m Households Not On National Grid –Minister

News Investigators/ The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the establishment of an Economic Sustainability Committee (ESC) as part of a plan to provide electricity for 25 million citizens who lacked access More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 9th, 2020
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EndSARS: Lack Of Visible Leadership To Forestall Negotiations With FG, Says Lukman

News Investigators/ The Director General, Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Lukman, has said that the lack of visibly identified leadership for the EndSARS protesters was capable of forestalling any More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 7th, 2020
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WTO Post: Expert Urges FG To Intensify Diplomatic Lobbying

News Investigators/ A trade expert, Dr Olumuyiwa Alaba, has called on the Nigerian government to intensify diplomatic lobbying that will ensure that Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala emerges as the new Director-General of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Quality Of Investment In Youths I’ll Determine Nigeria’s Future –ASUU

News Investigators/ The Coordinator of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Akure zone, Olu Olufayo, has said that the future of Nigeria will depend on the quality of investments in the youth.Mr. Olufayo, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Obasanjo Reveals Why Ladoja Was Impeached As Oyo Governor

News Investigators/ Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that former Gov. Rashidi Ladoja was impeached and removed as governor of Oyo State for being ungrateful to Lamidi Adedibu and Yekinni Adeojo.He made More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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Court Dissolves 2-Year-old “Undefined Relationship” Over Constant Fighting

News Investigators/ A Customary Court sitting in Ikole Ekiti, Ekiti on Thursday dissolved two-year-old ”undefined relationship” between Lawrence Taiwo and his partner, Lola. Delivering judgment, the president More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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Health Ministry Says 122m Nigerians At Risk Of Contracting Neglected Tropical Diseases

News Investigators/ The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) says no fewer than 122 million people in Nigeria are at risk of getting Neglected Tropical Disease (NTDs). The Director and National Coordinator of Neglected More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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As Victory Beckons, Joe Biden Launches Transition Website

News Investigators/ Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. President, has launched an official transition website, www.buildbackbetter.com. The move comes as votes are still being counted in many states More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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EndSARS: Wike Pays N200m Pledge To Families Of 10 Slain Security Agents

News Investigators/ Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has redeemed his pledge of N20 million to each family of the 10 security personnel allegedly killed by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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Envoy Send SOS To FG Over Landlord’s Plan To Eject Embassy

News Investigators/ Nigerian Embassy in Hungary has called for urgent financial intervention by the federal government to safe the country the embarrassment of being ejected by its landlord over indebtedness. Nigerian More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 2nd, 2020
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Mandate Amnesty Office To Pay Our 32-Months Unpaid Allowances, Niger Delta Amnesty Students Beg Buhari

News Investigators/ Worried by the persistent refusal of the Federal Government to pay their allowances and stipends for nearly three years, the coalition of the 2017/2018 set of Niger-Delta students, have More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 1st, 2020
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ENDSARS Protest: Sen. Adeola Calls For Provision Of Grant, Special Status For Lagos State

News Investigators/ A senator representing Lagos West at the National Assembly, Solomon Adeola, has called for the provision of urgent grant from the Federal Government to enable the Lagos State Government to rebuild More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 1st, 2020
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Yahaya Commiserates With Umar Maigari Family Over Loss Of 3 Sons In Ghastly Accident

News Investigators/ Gombe state Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Sunday expressed deep sadness over the death of three members of Umaru Maigari family in a ghastly accident along Kano road. The deceased: Usman More...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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Illicit Funds: Osinbajo Urges Destination Countries To Insist On Repatriation

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged leaders of destination countries to insist on repatriation of illicit funds and proceeds. Mr. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 28th, 2020
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NIS Deploys 2,000 Special Force In Northwest

News Investigators/The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), on Monday says it will deploy 2,000 Special Force in the Northwest to restore peace and security in the region.‎ The Comptroller General, Muhammad More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 28th, 2020
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Katsina Govt. Spends N18.80bn On Water Projects In 5 Years

News Investigators/ Katsina State Government has spent the sum of N18,798,640,116. 83 on the provision of potable drinking water in urban areas of the state since the inception of the administration of Gov. Aminu More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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Mali’s Transitional President Bah N’Daw Sworn In

News Investigators/ Former Defence Minister Bah N’Daw was sworn in as Mali’s president on Friday, following an August coup, with putsch leader Assimi Goita as his deputy. The swearing-in ceremony in the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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NAFDAC To Prosecute Health Workers Promoting Breastmilk Substitutes

News Investigators/ The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will prosecute any health worker caught promoting Breast Milk Substitute (BMS) and other infant formula in health More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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Gombe Approves 4th October For Schools Reopening

News Investigators/ Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has approved the reopening of all public and private Schools in the state closed some months ago due to the covid-19 Pandemic. By this approval, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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Nobel Laureates To Receive More Prize Money In 2020

News Investigators/ Winners of the 2020 Nobel awards will receive more money than they received in 2019, the foundation that manages the prizes said on Thursday, ahead of the upcoming award announcements. “Each More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Letter To President Muhammadu Buhari On Ondo Governorship Campaign

Over the past few weeks, we have noticed to our consternation, the culpability of the security chiefs in Ondo State in the mayhem perpetrated by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Rotimi Akeredolu More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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BBNaija 2020: Presenter Reveals How Winner Will Emerge

News Investigators/ Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the presenter of the 2020 Big Brother Naija Reality Show Season Five ‘Lockdown’, says a grand winner, will emerge through number of votes accrued to a housemate. Mr. More...