By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Baga Barrack Invasion: Chad, Niger Are Still In Multinational Force -Badeh

The Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshall, Mr. Alex Badeh, ​Tuesday dismissed insinuations that Niger and Chad have withdrawn from the multinational force fighting insurgency in the North East. The Defence More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Supo Shasore’s Guber Ambition Excites Lagosians

By Olamilekan Ibitoye Lagos’ political scene will never be the same again – what with Supo Shasore, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, joining the guber race. Shasore, already being tipped as the breath More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Peaceful Conduct Of Ebonyi PDP House Of Assembly Primaries And The Question Of Impunity

By MAXWELL EZE, Abakaliki The November 29th 2014 primaries for the House of Assembly aspirants under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi State has become an eye opener to the More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Who Is Afraid Of Senator Teslim Folarin?

By Suleiman Arapaja It is generally acknowledged that in a democracy such as ours, especially where voter apathy is replete, quite frequently, the  number of persons required to determine who ultimately wins general More...

By News Investigator On Friday, October 24th, 2014

As Ndoma-Egba Obtains Form For Fourth Term

By Michael Jegede On Tuesday, October 21, 2014, the Senate Majority Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba was at the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja to pick the party’s nomination More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Akala: Just Before Affliction Arises Second Time

By Ola Adekanbi When the Indian sage, Mahatman Ghandi said that “Politics without principle is one of the seven social sins”, he philosophically perhaps have Adebayo Alao Akala and his likes in mind More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Osun Election: A Post Mortem

“When a society demands change there is no need attempting to change it on old principles”-Foday Sankoh. Only yesterday, the winner of the recently conducted election in the State of Osun was announced by the More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

The Imperative Of Stopping Nigeria’s Annual Loss Of At Least One Trillion Naira (N1Tr) To OPA And Swap Due To Sub-Optimal Refineries’ Operations

  Attention: Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke and Engr. Andrew Yakubu It is extremely disturbing to read the first response of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to #BringBackOurRefineries. The Group More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 7th, 2014

Katsina APC Congress And Senator Bello’s Objection

By Michael Jegede Few days to the National Convention of All Progressives Congress (APC), which took place on June 12 and 13, 2014, Katsina State chapter of the party held its state congress after over two months More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 4th, 2014

Our Judiciary: The Intrigues Of Judgement And Justice

 By Umana Nsikak  Citizen Eseme Eyiboh, erstwhile member and Spokesperson of the House of Representatives of the Federal Republic. The Supreme Court judgment of July 7, 2012, affirming the supremacy of the party More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Stopping Wike’s Macabre Dance In Rivers State

By Babatunde Oladipo This has not been the best times for Rivers indigenes and residents due to the return of the war drums in the political arena of the state. The state has been on the front burner in recent times More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Gov Suswam’s Certificate Scam Suit At Supreme Court

By Terna Aper Judicial Jettison of 1999 Constitutional requirement Of Educational Qualification And Adverse Consequences On National Electoral Processing Appeal No SC/236/2013 is a pre-election suit from Benue More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Garlands For Senator Abatemi-Usman At 43

By Michael Jegede On May 6, 2014, the Senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District in the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman, clocked 43 years of age. On this day, the ebullient, More...

By News Investigator On Monday, May 12th, 2014

Boko Haram, Jonathan And The Northern Elders

By Femi Fani-Kayode “I am going to marry out any woman who is twelve years old, and if she is younger, I will marry her out at the age of nine. You are all in danger. I am the one who captured all those girls More...

By News Investigator On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Mark: A Leader Of Exemplary Character At 66

By Michael Jegede Senate President, Senator David Mark, a man that is highly respected among his colleagues for his rare sterling leadership qualities, has no doubt endeared himself into the hearts of many Nigerians. No More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, April 5th, 2014
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Still On The Sedition Charge Against Ebere Wabara

By Michael Jegede On Friday, March 28, 2014, I was taken aback when I first read about the arrest of Mr. Ebere Wabara, a veteran journalist and associate editor with the Sun Newspaper on the facebook wall of a Port-Harcourt More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Jonathan And Zero Allocation For Ajaokuta Steel

By Michael Jegede “One thing that is dear to Nigerians is the Ajaokuta Steel Complex and until we revive that complex, we cannot talk about Vision 20:2020. This is because for you to play big globally, you More...

By News Investigator On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Sanusi, The New York Times and Intellectual Racism

 By Sufuyan Ojeifo Suspended Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, is a man that can put a canary to shame.  Even when he has nothing new or meaningful to say, he must seek out a journalist More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014


Sadiq Abubakar, son of the late military dictator responded to recent comments by Professor Wole Soyinka on the award of National Honour on his late father by President Goodluck Jonathan. Read: If you want to think, More...

By News Investigator On Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Trouble In Nigeria (Views From Abroad)

…Now for the fallout  The president’s decision to get rid of the central-bank governor is bad new WHEN President Goodluck Jonathan suspended Lamido Sanusi, the governor of Nigeria’s central bank, on February More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Obasanjo: The Pontius Pilate

By Buruju Kashamu  INTRODUCTION Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is quick to point a finger at people, forgetting that four of his fingers are pointing at himself. He fittingly plays Pontius Pilate who seeks More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

SUNDAY MUSINGS: On this Matter of the National Conference

  Mobolaji E. Aluko, PhD   February 2, 2014 My People:  The Federal Government recently announced the modalities for the much-awaited National Conference, following the submission of the More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Justice Ayo Salami And Nigeria’s Moral Burden -Another View

By Chima Ubeku At the 10th Gani Fawehinmi lecture held  recently in Lagos,delivered by Suspended but now retired President of the Nigerian Court of Appeal  Justice Ayo Salami,he was quoted as saying“…Nigerians More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

The Same Sex Prohibition Law

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan’s assent to the bill banning same sex-marriage and same-sex partnerships in Nigeria, in spite of pressures from certain quarters of the international community, is a  bold and More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Tragic Consequence of Religiosity and Politics

The deaths caused by a stampede during a visit by the All Progressives Grand Alliance to the Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry in Anambra State resulted from the unfortunate mix of religiosity and politics, writes Ojo More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013

Unfixing Tinubu’s Fixation About Jonathan’s National Confab

By Sufuyan Ojeifo  The cerebral Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, captured it succinctly in a recent interview wherein he described the proposed National Conference by President Goodluck Jonathan More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013

Aviation: Nigeria’s Hire And Fire Ministry

Chigozie Chikere Since 2005, Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Aviation has had no fewer that six Ministers. Three of them lasted less than a year. The self-serving Femi Fani-Kayode who was dismissed in 2007 managed More...