By Alaba Ajiba On Thursday, July 1st, 2021
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Gunmen Abduct Igboho’s Wife, Kill Seven Others As Group Vows To Continue With Lagos Rally

News Investigators/ Gunmen have abducted the wife of the popular Yoruba rights activist, Sunday “Igboho” Adeyemo, after killing some members of the household. The attackers invaded his house in the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Buhari Suspends Twitter’s Operations In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
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2 Die, 4 Injured, As Gas Tanker Crashes In Abuja

News Investigators/ Two persons died on Wednesday while four others sustained various degrees of injury in a road accident involving a gas tanker truck and another vehicle at the Church Gate flyover, Olusegun Obasanjo More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, May 30th, 2021
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Ahmed Gulak, Jonathan’s Ex-Adviser Murdered

News Investigators/ A former Special Adviser Political to President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak has been killed by unknown gunmen in Owerri, Imo State. Information about the sudden death of Mr. Gulak is still 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 Ibrahim Imam On Friday, May 21st, 2021
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BREAKING: Military Plane Carrying Army Chief Crashed In Kaduna

News Investigators/ Unconfirmed reports say an Air force plane carrying the Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, and other top military personnel has crashed. All the passangers in the plane, including Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
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Southern Senators’ Forum Backs Governors On Open Grazing Ban, Other Security Steps

News Investigators/ The Southern Senators’ Forum has commended steps taken by state governors from the region to stem the rise in insecurity. The forum disclosed this on Wednesday in a statement jointly signed More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, May 7th, 2021
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Alleged Fraud: Buhari Approves Panel Of Inquiry On NPA, Suspends MD Hadiza Usman

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendation of the Ministry of Transportation under Rotimi Amaechi for the setting up of an Administrative Panel of Inquiry to investigate the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 23rd, 2021
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JUST IN: Bandits Kill Three Students Abducted From Kaduna Varsity

News Investigators/ Three of the recently abducted students of Greenfield University, a privately-owned tertiary institution in Kaduna State, north central Nigeria have killed.The armed bandits last Wednesday invaded More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, March 20th, 2021
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How l Escaped Death -Ortom

News Investigators/ The governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom on Saturday recounted how narrowly escaped death following a deadly attack on his convoy by armed herdsmen. Mr. Ortom was visiting a farm near Markudi 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 Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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Shoot At Sight Any Civilian Armed With AK-47 -Buhari Orders Military

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered military commanders to shoot at sight any non-military personnal armed with AK-47 guns. The Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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279 School Girls Released With Help Of Repentant Bandits –Says Matawalle

News Investigators/ The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle says repentant bandits in the state assisted security agencies in the operation that led to the rescue of Jangebe school girls. The governor, More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, February 26th, 2021
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Gunmen Invade Girls School, Abduct Scores In Zamfara

News Investigators/ Armed bandits have abducted hundreds of schoolgirls in Zamfara State, north west Nigeria. The abduction took place at the earlier of Friday morning less than two weeks after the kidnapping More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, February 22nd, 2021
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Abducted Kagara Students, Teachers Regain Freedom

News Investigators/ The kidnapped stydents and staff of the Government Science College Kagara, Niger State, have retained freedom. This was contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, February 19th, 2021
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Kagara: Gumi Briefs Niger Gov. After Meeting With Bandits, Says Kidnappers Ready For Negotiation

News Investigators/ The Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has said that the kidnappers of Students and some staff of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State are ready for dialogue, indicating More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, February 17th, 2021
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Just In: Armed Men Attack Govt Secondary School, 1 Killed, Scores Abducted

News Investigators/ Armed men have attacked Government Science College Kagara in Rafi Local government area of Niger State. Unconfirmed report said one student is feared killed with several other students abducted. “Some More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
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Court Orders CBN To Unfreeze #EndSARS Promoters’ Accounts

News Investigators/ The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to unfreeze the bank accounts of the 20 #EndSARS promoters. Justice Ahmed Mohammed gave the ruling following More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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Buhari Flags Off Controversial $1.96bn Nigeria-Niger Rail Project

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday performed the ground-breaking ceremony of the Kano – Dutse – Jibia (Katsina State} – Maradi 284 Km rail project connecting Kano in Nigeria to Maradi 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 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 Alaba Ajiba On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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3 Dead, 5 Vehicles Burnt As Petrol Tanker Explodes In Ogun –FRSC

News Investigators/ The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed that three persons died while several others were injured on Tuesday, when a petrol tanker exploded on IBB Boulevard in Abeokuta. The FRSC 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 Ibrahim Imam On Friday, January 8th, 2021
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Soldier, MOPOL Among 103 Newly Rescued Kidnapped Victims In Katsina

News Investigators/ Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari, on Friday said that security forces have rescued 103 kidnapped victims, among them, a soldier and anti-riot policeman. Mr. Masari made this known while More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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Unilorin ASUU Declares Readiness To Resume Academic Activities

News Investigators/ Chairman, University of Ilorin Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Saliu Ajao on Tuesday, assured of the Union’s readiness to return to the classroom. Mr. Ajao, 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 Ibrahim Imam On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Bandit Attack: Masari Orders Closure Of All Boarding Schools

News Investigators/ Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, has ordered the immediate closure of all boarding secondary schools in the state. Mr. Masari gave the directive in a statement by his Director-General More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, November 27th, 2020
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Ndume Released On Bail

News Investigators/ A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, Friday, granted bail to former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, predicating its decision on the ‘good behaviour’ of the senator.Mr. Ndume was granted More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Monday, November 16th, 2020
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2 NYSC Members Test Positive For COVID-19 In Kano State

News Investigators/ The NYSC coordinator in Kano State, Aisha Tata, says two new corps members out of the 826 posted to the state have tested positive for COVID-19. Mrs. Tata said this on Monday while briefing More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, November 9th, 2020
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Just In: Buhari Directs Compulsory Health Insurance For Corps Members

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to ensure the enrolment of corps members in the National Health Insurance Scheme. The Director-General of NYSC, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, November 7th, 2020
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EndSARS Judicial Panel: Youth Reps Boycott Proceedings Over Frozen Accounts

News Investigators/ The two youth representatives serving in the Lagos Judicial Panel on EndSARS protest on Saturday boycotted the sitting in protest of government’s decision to freeze their bank accounts. The 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 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 Alaba Ajiba On Saturday, October 10th, 2020
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Alleged APC Thugs, Men In MOPOL Uniforms Sack Polling Units, Abduct Corps Members In Idanre

News Investigators/ It was a theatre of war in Idanre, Ondo State, as political thugs sympathetic to the All Progressives Congress (APC) invaded polling units in Omifun, Jingbe area, shot sporadically into the More...

By Victor Udoh On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Edo 2020: INEC Declares Obaseki Winner

News Investigators/ The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Military Airstrike Hits Bandits’ Camp, Kill Scores In Zamfara

News Investigators/ The Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has destroyed another armed bandits’ camp in the Doumborou Forest area of Zamfara, killing scores of the bandits, the Defence Headquarters says. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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Edo Election: I.G Withdraws Security Aides From VIPs, Political Appointees

News Investigators/ The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu has barred security aides from accompanying VIPs and political appointees during the Sept. 19 governorship election in Edo. The Force More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Update: Japan’s Meteorological Agency Warns Of Strong Waves Comparable To Tsunami

News Investigators/ Japan’s Meteorological Agency on Saturday warned that Typhoon Haishen, expected to hit southwestern prefectures of the country in the next few days, might cause strong waves that could be More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Just In: Supreme Court Affirms Yahaya Bello’s Election As Kogi Governor

News Investigators/ The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Yahaya Bello as the Governor of Kogi State. In its Judgment, delivered Monday, August 31, the Apex Court disagreed with the appeal filed by the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 28th, 2020
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Japanese premier, Abe To Quit Due To Poor Health –Reports

News Investigators/ Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has decided to step down due to health issues, Kyodo News reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source from the premier’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party. Abe More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 17th, 2020
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JUST IN: Tribunal Sacks Bayelsa Governor, Orders Fresh Election In 90 Days

News Investigators/ The Bayelsa State Gubernatorial Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Monday nullified the election of Governor Duoye Diri, ordering a rerun in 90 days. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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JUST IN: UNILAG VC, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe Sacked

News Investigators/ The Vice-Chancellor of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has been sacked by the governing council of the institution. His removal was announced during meeting of the Governing More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
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MURIC Denies Receiving $200,000 From Terrorist Group

News Investigators/ The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has denied ever collecting $200,000 donations from the Islamic State for West Africa Province (ISWAP), saying it has no link with any terrorist group in or More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 10th, 2020
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S/Kaduna Killings: Special Task Force Arrests 8 Suspects

News Investigators/ The Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), maintaining peace in Plateau and part of Southern Kaduna and Bauchi states, has arrested eight suspects in connection with the recent killings More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 8th, 2020
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JUST IN: Senator Buruji Kashamu Dies Of Covid-19

News Investigators/ The senator representing Ogun East at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu is dead. Mr. Kashamu reportedly died of complications arising from coronavirus at the First Cardiologist Hospital More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 20th, 2020
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Just In: Ismaila Isa Funtua Is Dead

News Investigators/ Founding Managing Director of Democrat Newspaper and former President of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua, is dead. He died of cardiac arrest More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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ECO: Convergence Criteria Must Be Met For Sustainability- Onyeama

News Investigators/ The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that the convergence criteria, to ensure the sustainability and viability of ECO as a single currency, must be met by all ECOWAS More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Just In: Buhari Approves Magu’s Suspension

News Investigators/Embattled acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has been suspended.President Muhammadu Buhari approved the suspension following allegations of corruption More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 25th, 2020
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Former Oyo Governor, Abiola Ajimobi Is Dead

News Investigators/ The former govermor of Oyo State and deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Abiola Ajimobi, is dead. Mr. Ajimobi had been on a life support since last Friday More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 25th, 2020
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Just In: APC Dissolves NWC, Names Yobe Governor, Mai Mala Buni Caretaker Chairman

News Investigators/ The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) took a new turn Thursday with the dissolution of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party.The decision to dissolve the NWC More...

By Victor Udoh On Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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APC Crisis: 28 SEC Members In Rivers Suspend Igo Aguma

News Investigators/ The crisis rocking the All Progressive Congress (APC) in River State took a new turn Monday with the suspension of its State Chairman, Igo Aguma. Mr. Aguma’ s suspension was announced More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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Oshiomhole’s Sack: Lawal Shuabu To Take Over, As APC Named Sick Abiola Ajimobi Acting National Chairman

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) has named its deputy national chairman and former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi as its acting national chairman. But in a deft political move, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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Just In: Appeal Court Affirms Oshiomhole’s Suspension As National Chairman

News Investigators/ A three-man panel of the Court of Appeal has affirmed the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a judgment delivered by Justice Mohammed Lamido, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 13th, 2020
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Gunshots In State House As Aisha Buhari Moves Against President’s Aide, ADC Arrested

What security sources regarded as ‘security breach’ occurred at the precincts of the Presidential Villa, State House, Abuja on Thursday night, when the First Lady’s Aide-de-camp, Usman Shugaba, attempted More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
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Buhari Settles For Ibrahim Gambari As Chief Of Staff

News Investigators/ Former United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary General for the Department of Political Affairs (DPA), Ibrahim Gambari has been appointed the new Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 18th, 2020
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Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Abba Kyari Is Dead

News Investigators/ Chief of Staff to Nigerian president, Abba Kari, is dead.Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina confirmed this in a tweet in the early hours of Saturday. Femi More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 3rd, 2020
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2 Shops Gutted Fire At Idumota

LAGOS/ News Investigators/ Two shops with household utensils were destroyed in a fire at Maola Shopping Mall in Idumota area of Lagos on Friday. Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Monday, March 9th, 2020
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Ganduje Deposes Emir Sanusi

News Investigators/ Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has been deposed, bringing to a climax the long drawn battle between him and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje -led state government in Kano. The State Executive More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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BREAKING: FG Confirms First Case Of Coronavirus In Nigeria

The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case in Lagos State, Nigeria. A statement issued by the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, in the early hours of Friday said the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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BREAKING: S’Court Dismisses Bayelsa APC’s Review Quest

The Supreme Court has dismissed petition filed by the All Progressives Congress(APC) seeking a review of its earlier judgement in the Bayelsa State governorship election which gave victory to the People’s More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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How Customs Intercepted $8Million At Airport

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday said it intercepted the sum of $8million at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, adding that investigation has commenced to unravel More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Moves By 4 Spots, Now World 31st

(News Investigators)/ Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up by four spots in the November ranking to place 31st on the ranking table. In the ranking table on the website of the world football governing body, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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BREAKING: Nigerian Government Admits Border Closure Cause Of Rising Inflation

(News Investigators) The Nigerian Government has admitted that closure of the country’s land borders is contributing to rising inflation, a report by PUNCH said. According to recent figures from the Nigeria More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Xenephobia: Again Nigerians Attacked, Injured In S/Africa

Xenephobia: Again Nigerians attacked, injured in S/Africa (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Three Nigerians are among other foreign nationals who on Tuesday suffered from fresh xenophobic attacks on foreigners in different More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Just In: Army Rescue 6 Abducted Kaduna School Students

(News Investigators)/ Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued six students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State abducted on their way to school More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 4th, 2019
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Facebook Removes Accounts From UAE, Egypt, Nigeria, Indonesia

Facebook has removed hundreds of accounts, pages and groups from its social network platforms that the company says were involved in coordinated inauthentic behaviour. The tech giant said it removed a total More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Congo: 20 Dead In Collapsed Gold Mine

At least 20 people were killed Thursday when an unlicensed gold mine collapsed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. According to local media, the accident occurred in the town of Kampene in Maniema Province. Stephane More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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FMBN Disburses N226.3bn Through National Housing Fund

The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has disbursed N226. 6 billion as loan through the National Housing Fund (NHF) in an effort to address the housing deficit in the country, the Managing Director, Mr Ahmed More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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IGP Tasks Petroleum, Illegal Bunkering Taskforce On Firmness

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu has called on the Special Task Force on Petroleum and Illegal Bunkering to be firm in the discharge of their duties. Adamu made the call on Wednesday More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Prince William, Kate Middleton To Visit Pakistan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have said they are excited to visit Pakistan to meet its people and to witness and experience its beautiful culture, although the Duke of Cambridge is wary of spicy food, the Duchess More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
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UN Urges Somalia To Set Timelines To Deliver Set Priorities By 2020

 The UN senior envoy in Somalia has called on the government to set clear objectives and timelines with the goal of delivering on the set priorities by 2020. James Swan, Special Representative of the UN More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
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UK PM Johnson To Unveil ‘Final Brexit Offer’ to EU

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Wednesday unveil his final Brexit offer to the EU and say that, if Brussels does not engage with it, Britain will stop talking and leave on Oct. 31 regardless. In his closing More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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IPPIS, Other Reforms Save Nigeria Billion

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the introduction of the Integrated Personnel and Information System (IPPIS) by Federal Government saved Nigeria billions of Naira over the last four years. He said More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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FG Says Food Security Top Priority

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has made remarkable progress in the agriculture value chain, from fertilizers to rice, to animal feed production towards the Nation’s food security. The president, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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FG To Sanction Revenue Generating Agencies Over Targets

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that severe consequences await any of the nation revenue-generating agencies that failed to achieve agreed revenue targets. The president gave the warning in his Independence More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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FG To Continue Cyber Crime, Hate Speech Fight

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration’s attention is increasingly being focused on cyber-crimes and the abuse of technology through hate speech and other divisive material being propagated on social More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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FG To Release N600bn For Capital Projects

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to release N600 billion for Capital Expenditure in the next three months. The President gave the directive More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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Why NDDC Was Moved To Niger Delta Ministry

President Muhammadu Buhari says the recent redeployment of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs is meant to enhance quality of life of people of the region. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Oil Prices Rise Above $64

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Oil rose further above 64 dollars a barrel on Monday, supported by doubts about how quickly Saudi Arabia can restore output after a crippling attack this month and a resulting greater focus More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Indians Top International Migrant Population – UN

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A report released by the United Nations titled “International Migrant Stock 2019” revealed the global migrant population has reached an estimated 272 million, an increase of 51 million More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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SDGs progress in danger of reversal — UN report

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  A new United Nations report has advocated for  a change of approach to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), saying that the current global development model is not sustainable. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Atiku’s Evidence Shows Buhari Academically Qualified To Be President – Tribunal Rules

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has dismissed the application of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against President Muhammadu More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Xenophobic Attacks: First Batch Of 84 Nigerians Return From S/Africa Today

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The First batch of 84 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday at 2 p.m. local time via the Murtala Mohammed International Lagos in company of officials More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Minimum Wage: FG, Labour To Meet On Sept. 16

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Negotiation between the Federal Government and the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) on the new minimum wage has again rescheduled for Sept. 16. The News Agency More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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India Loses Spacecraft to Moon

India lost contact with a spacecraft it was attempting to land on the moon on Saturday, the Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said. This is considered a setback to the nation’s ambitious More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe: From Liberator To Oppressor

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe was feted as an African liberation hero and champion of racial reconciliation when he first came to power in a nation divided by nearly a century of white colonial More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Chinese President, Xi Send Special Envoy To Buhari On Bilateral Relations

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special envoy on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari on mutual exchange and bilateral coopearions. A statement by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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MTN Nigeria Closes Shops Over Xenophobia

South Africa owned telecommunications giant, MTN has announced the closure of all its shops in Nigeria. This may not be unconnected with the threat by some Nigerians to reciprocate the Xenophobic attacks on More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Nigeria Pulls Out Of WEF Africa, Recalls Envoy

The Federal Government has concluded arrangements to recall Nigeria High Commissioner to South Africa, Amb. Kabiru Bala for consultation over xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in that country. A source close More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Update: SA: Nigeria Recalls Ambassador

Nigeria has recalled it Ambassador to South Africa, Ambassador Kabiru Bala and also pulled out of World Economic Summit holding in Cape Town on Wednesday. A presidential source told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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9th Assembly Will Strengthen Manufacturing, Promote Conducive Atmosphere – Lawan

NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday assured manufacturers that the Ninth National Assembly would strengthen the sector with enabling laws to boost growth and job creation More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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UN Wants FG To Seek Quick Solution To Violence In North-Central

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Agnes Callamard, UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, has called on Nigerian Government and the international community to pay special attention to the lingering More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Hong Kong Students Boycott Classes After Weekend Of Violence

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Thousands of Hong Kong university and school students swapped classes for demonstrations on Monday the latest act of defiance in an anti-government movement that has plunged the Chinese-ruled More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Just In: Gunmen Kidnap Action Alliance National Party Chairman In Abuja

(NWES INVESTIGATORS) Gunmen have kidnapped the national chairman of Action Alliance (AA), Kenneth Udeze. Genevieve, the victim’s wife, while speaking with Premium Times said her husband was kidnapped early More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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UPDATED: Indian Warship Visits Nigeria

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) INS Tarkash on her way to Lagos, Nigeria1. Indian Naval Warship, INS Tarkash will be paying a goodwill visit to Lagos, Nigeria from 5 September 2019 to 8 September 2019. The visit of the Indian More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Gov. Lalong Appoints SSG, CoS

Gov. Simon Lalong  of Plateau has approved the appointment of Prof. Danladi Atu as the Secretary to the State Government and Mr Noel Donjur as his Chief of Staff. The appointments were announced in a statement More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Tribunal Sacks Melaye, Orders Fresh Elections

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Lokoja on Friday sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the Senator for Kogi West. In its judgement, the tribunal ordered More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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55 % Of Nigerians Have No Access To Electricity – Clean Tech

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Clean Tech Hub, a Non Governmental Organization which focuses on research, policy development and consumer awareness on climate resilience, says 55 per cent of Nigerians lacked access to electricity.‎ Speaking More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Buhari Inaugurates New Cabinet, Retains Petroleum Minister Position

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari who announced the portfolio of each More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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LIVE UPDATES: Buhari Assigned Portfolio To Ministers (See Full List)

1.Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah (Abia State) -Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development 2. Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa State) -Minister of the Federal Capital Territory 3. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom State)- Minister More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Videos: Confusion As EFCC Denies Raiding Ambode’s HOUSE

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has denied raiding the residence of the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, in spite a trending video signifying their More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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BREAKING: Supreme Court Strikes Out Atiku, PDP’s Appeal

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Supreme Court has struck out an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election. The appeal marked SC/738/2019 was filed against More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Video: German Govt. Repatriates Nigerians 48 Hrs After Ekweremadu’s Attack

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) German government has deported a new batch of Nigerian migrants, less than 48 hours after the attack on former Deputy President of the Senate Ike Ekweremadu, by the Indigenous People of Biafra More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Federal Government Launched Another Youth Empowerment Programme Called P-YES.

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The full meaning of P-YES is Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme. The scheme is structured as a Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative driven by the Office of the Senior Special Assistant More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 17th, 2019
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Why Am I Being Investigated By EFCC- HoS, Oyo-Ita

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has confirmed that she was indeed invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to answer to allegations bordering More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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NNPC Targets China To Boost Crude Oil Reserves

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says strategic partnership and new investments in the Upstream Petroleum Sector are essential to actualise the growth of the nation’s crude More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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6 Dead, Many Injured As Suspected Female Boko Haram Denotes Bomb In Traditional District

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A female suicide bomber killed six people after blowing herself up in western Chad on Wednesday, a senior army officer said, in an attack attributed to Nigeria’s Boko Haram jihadists. “Six More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Court Grants DSS Leave To Detain Sowore For 45 Days

The Federal High Court, on Thursday, granted leave to the Department of State Security Service (DSS), to detain the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Mr Omoyele Sowore, for 45 days. According to the vacation More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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NUPENG Issues 7-Day Ultimatum Over Broken Agreement

NUPENG By Sadiq Umar – The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), on Wednesday issued a seven-day ultimatum to Chevron Nigeria Limited to honour agreement on workers welfare to avoid More...