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...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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Doctor In Cross River Regains Freedom From Kidnappers

CALABAR: Dr Inyama Marcus, a medical consultant with the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, who was kidnapped on July 18 in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River has regained freedom. Dr Alfred More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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Senate Begins Screening Of Ministerial Nominees

ABUJA: The Senate on Wednesday commenced the screening of the 43 ministerial nominees appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the list of the nominees was sent to the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Update: Senate Receives Ministerial Nominees List

President Mohammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent the list of 43 ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and confirmation. The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, who read the list on the floor of the More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Insurgency: Army Confirms Death Of Colonel, Captain, 3 Soldiers

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff By Ibrahim Imam – Army authorities on Friday, confirmed the killing of a Colonel, a Captain and three soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. The Deputy Director, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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Ninth Assembly: Lawan, Gbajabiamila Emerge Senate President, Speaker

Lawan and Gbajabiamila (News Investigators) /The preferred candidate the All Progressives Congress (APC), for Senate Presidency Ahmad Lawan has emerged winner, just as the House of Representatives, elected Femi More...

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

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(News Investigators) /The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, has withdrawn from the February 16 presidential election.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

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 20th, 2018
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Shehu Sani Quits APC

By Sadiq Umar – The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, has resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The lawmaker who expressed reservation and doubt over party’s More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Senate, Reps Resume Plenary, Adjourn Over Funke Adedoyin Death

(News Investigators) The National Assembly Tuesday resumed plenary after its 10weeks vacation, even as it adjourned sitting in memory one of its own, Funke Adedoyin, who died early hour of Tuesday Federal lawmakers More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 18th, 2018
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BREAKING: Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, Is Dead.

(News Investigators) /Former Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Kofi Annan, is dead. Aged 80, Mr. Anna, a Nobel Peace Laureate, died on Saturday after a brief illness. “It is with immense sadness that More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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DEVELOPING: Trump Says U.S. Will Not Tolerate Killing Of Christians, As Buhari Assures Tackling Herdsmen Menace

By News Investigators – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari says resolving the problem of the rampaging herdsmen would take a longer time to abate, even as he assured that his government is doing its More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 27th, 2018
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JUST IN: Imam Imam, Spokesman To Gov. Tambuwal Is Dead

By News Investigators – Imam Imam, the Special Adviser to Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, is dead. Mr Imam died in the early hours of Friday in Abuja after a brief illness. A source closed to the deceased More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Buhari Holds Emergency Meeting With APC Governors

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding an emergency meeting with governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The meeting, which began at about 8pm, is taking place behind More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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BREAKING: IGP Monitoring Team Arrests Dino Melaye

By News Investigators – Reports just reaching say controversial Kogi Senator, Dino Melaye, has been arrested. Mr. Melaye was arrested by a crack team of policemen from the Inspector-General of Police, IGP More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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BREAKING: Police Returns Stolen Mace To NASS

By Nuel Suji -The Nigerian Police on Thursday returned the Senate Mace brazenly stolen by hoodlums to the National Assembly complex. The Mace was brought in black patrol van by the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Police Recovers Senate’s Stolen Mace Under Bridge In Abuja

By Nuel Suji – The Police in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital says it has recovered the stolen Mace by hoodlums who invaded the Nigerian senate Wednesday. The Police, in a statement by the Force Public Relations More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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DEVELOPING: Police Arrests Omo-Agege, May Be Charged For Treason

By Sadiq Umar – Suspended Delta North senator, Ovie Omo-Agege has been arrested and would be charged force treason. Mr. Omo-Agege was arrested Wednesday following his role in the carting away of the senate More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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UPDATE: Thugs Defile Senate Chamber, Cart Away “Mace”

By Sadiq Umar – Fresh facts emerging from the National Assembly revealed the Mace was forcefully taken away by unknown persons led to the Senate chamber by the suspended Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, as the senate More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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UPDATED: Senate’s Symbol Of Authority, The “Mace” Stolen

By Nuel Suji -Fresh facts emerging from the National Assembly revealed the Mace was forcefully taken away by unknown persons while the senate was preparing to resume plenary. “It was shocking, in a commando More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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BREAKING: 91 Dapchi School Girls Regain Freedom

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has announced the release of 91 of the 110 abducted Dapchi schoolgirls, saying the release was unconditional. The released schoolgirls are currently in the custody of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Nigeria’s Second Republic Vice President, Alex Ekwueme Is Dead.

(News Investigators) Nigeria’s former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme is dead. Dr. Ekwueme died in London after unsuccessful battle with a complicated chest infection. The second Republic Vice-President who died More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 19th, 2017
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APGA Candidate, Willie Obiano, Wins Anambra Guber Election

By Sadiq Umar – The Anambra State governor and candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Willie Obiano, has won the governorship election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Agriculture Revolution In The Niger Delta

By Paul Boroh As an officer in the Army, I took to farming believing that is the future of the country and that on a personal level, I could better sustain my family. Our lands are so fertile that I did not need More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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Saraki Cleared Of False Asset Declaration Charges

By Nuel Suji – The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Wednesday dismissed the 18-count charge of false asset declaration levelled against the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki. Chairman of the tribunal, Danladi More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 5th, 2017
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Presidency Mourns UNFPA Executive Director, Babatunde Osotimehin

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden death of the Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and former Minister of Health, Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin. Acting More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Another Suicide Attack On UNIMAID, Bomber Killed

By Sadiq Umar – Another suicide bomber on Saturday detonated his improvised Explosive Device (IED) outside the perimeter fencing of the University of Maiduguri, Borno state, killing only himself in the incident. This More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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BREAKING: Another 82 Chibok Girls Regain Freedom

By Nuel Suji – The Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, has released a batch of more than 80 of the Chibok high school girls who were abducted in mid-April 2014, Saharareporters, an online news platform has More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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2017 Budget In Jeopardy Over Police Invasion Of Danjuma Goje’s House, IGP In Closed Door Meeting With Ekweremadu

By Sadiq Umar- The 2017 Budget may have suffered serious setback over last week’s Police raid of the House of Chairman Senate Committee on Appropriation, Danjuma Goje, even as senators condemned the action describing More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Security Operatives Comb Danjuma Goje’s Asokoro House

By Sadiq Umar – The Abuja home of the Chairman Senate Committee on Appropriation, Danjuma Goje has been raided by security operatives. The house located on Haile Selassie street, Asokoro Abuja was besieged More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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BREAKING: Buhari Bears Fang, Suspends SGF Babachir Lawal, DG, NIA, Ayodele Oke

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr David More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Chanchangi Airline Chairman, Amadu Chachangi Is Dead

By Ibrahim Imam – The Chairman of Chanchangi Airlines, Amadu Chanchangi, is dead. Mr. Chanchangi died Wednesday morning on his way to Abuja for further medical attention morning. Immediate cause of death could More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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EFCC Uncovers Another $38m, N23m Suspicious Cash In Ikoyi

By Sadiq Umar – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has discovered yet another large sum of money at a location in Ikoyi, Lagos. The agency said its operatives uncovered about $38m, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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BREAKING: Ahmad Ahmad Defeats Issa Hayatou To Become New CAF President

By Nuel Suji – Confederation of African Football President, Issa Hayatou has been defeated by Ahmad Ahmad in a keenly contest election. Ahmad, a Madagascan born contender polled 34 votes as against Hayatou’s More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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BREAKING: Senate Rejects Magu Again, He Ceases To Be Acting EFCC Boss, Says Saraki

By Dipo Awojobi – The Senate has refused to confirm the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, as the substantive chairman of the anti-graft agency for the second time. Acting More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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BREAKING: Buhari Returns Friday, Says Presidency

By Nuel Suji- President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return to the country tomorrow, Friday March 10, 2017, the Presidency has announced. Buhari’s planned return was announced in a statement by Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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BREAKING: Senate Confirms Onnoghen As Substantive CJN

By Nuel Suji – The Senate has confirmed Walter Onnoghen as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Mr. Onnoghen was confirmed Wednesday after going through the screening exercise during a Committee More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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BREAKING: 3 Dead, 48 Rescued As Luxury Bus Plunged Into River Early Morning In Lagos

By Nuel Suji – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said Friday that nine survivors are being attended to at Lagos State Emergency Trauma at Toll Gate, Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The Agency said More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, February 5th, 2017
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BREAKING: Buhari Extends Vacation Indefinitely, Writes National Assembly

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his vacation indefinitely to enable him receive the results of medical tests. A statement by Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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BREAKING: Two White Men, Five Others Killed By Unknown Gunmen In Adamawa

ADAMAWA/By Tom Garba, Yola – Two white men who are believed to be contractors and five officials of the Adamawa state Ministry of Land and Survey were reportedly killed in a village of Toungo Local government More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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BREAKING: Rivers State Police Commissioner Is Dead

By Dipo Awojobi – The Rivers State Police Commissioner, Mr. Francis Bolaji Odesanya, is dead. Odesanya was said to have died this morning in an undisclosed hospital in Dubai after a brief illness. He was More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Suicide Bomber, One Person Killed In Aborted Mosque Attack

By Sadiq Umar – Less than a month after suicide bomber’s attack in a mosque inside the University of Maiduguri, another suicide bomber attempted an attack on another mosque this morning at Dalori quarters. Dalori More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Yahya Jammeh Caves In, Agrees To Exile

The new President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow has confirmed that his predecessor Yahya Jammeh has agreed to step down and leave the country. Barrow made the announcement on his Twitter handle after hours of talks More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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BREAKING: Police Arrest PREMIUM TIMES Publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi

The Publisher of PREMIUM TIMES newspaper, Dapo Olorunyomi has been arrested. Mr. Olorunyomi was arrested alongside with a Reporter, Evelyn Okakwu this evening at the Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, Head office of the newspaper More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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IDP Accidental Bombing: NAF Constitutes 6-Man Investigative Panel

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has constituted a board of senior officers to investigate the accidental air strike at Rann, Borno State, in which over 50 persons were killed and several scores More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Adama Barrow To Be Sworn-in As President At Gambia Embassy In Dakar

By Sadiq Umar – The swearing-in ceremony for Gambia’s President-elect of Gambia, Adama Barrow would take place at the country’s embassy located in Banjul, News Investigators learnt. Arrangements have been More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 25th, 2016
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Nigerian Breweries, Kara Market On Fire

By Dipo Awojobi – There was a fire outbreak today at the empty bottle compound of the Lagos plant of Nigerian Breweries Plc in Iganmu, Lagos. According to the Corporate Affairs Adviser, Nigerian breweries, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 23rd, 2016
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Fayose Gives 22 “Predictions” For 2017, Says A Former Head Of State May Die

By Dipo Awojobi – Just as he did in 2015, when he predicted 20 things that will be experienced in 2016, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has once again predicted about 22 things that would happen in More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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BREAKING: Scores Feared Dead As Twin Blasts Hit Adamawa

By Dipo Awojobi – Twin explosions have hit Madagali in Adamawa State, with scores feared dead, witnesses said Friday. The attack occurred at a busy market early Friday. Details of casualties are still expected. Madagali More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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40 Passengers Feared Dead In Pakistan Plane Crash

By Dipo Awojobi – A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight with more than 40 people on board has crashed in the north of the country. Flight PK-661 “lost contact with the control tower on its way from More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Breaking News: INEC Formally Declares Akeredolu Ondo-Governor Elect

By Dipo Awojobi – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has formally declared Mr Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 27th, 2016
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BREAKING: Akeredolu Wins Ondo Election

By Alaba Ajibade – The Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Rotimi Akeredolu has won majority votes in the last Saturday governorship election in Ondo State. APC governorship candidate The results More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 5th, 2016
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Another Chibok Girl Rescued With Baby

By Dipo Awojobi – Barely three weeks after 21 Chibok girls were released by Boko Haram, one more girl has been set free. The girls were part of 200 female students abducted from Chibok, Borno State in 2014. An More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Twin Bomb Hit Maiduguri, Borno State

By Dipo Awojobi – Not less than five persons were reportedly killed early Saturday as two suicide bombers struck in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State and the heart of a seven-year-old insurgency by Islamist More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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BREAKING: PDP Suspends Convention, Extends Makarfi’s Tenure For One Year

By Dipo Awojobi – Following the sealing off of Sharks Stadium venue of its National Convention by the Police, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday afternoon held a meeting inside the Government More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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BREAKING: Court Grants Femi Fani-Kayode Bail

By Dipo Awojobi – Former minister of Aviation and Spokesman of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation in the last Presidential election, Femi Fani-Kayode, has been granted bail by a Federal High court More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016
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BREAKING: Gunmen Kill Oyo Lawmaker

By Dipo Awojobi – Hon. Gideon Aremu, the Chairman of the Oyo State House of Assembly Committee on Information and Security, has been shot to death by gunmen at his residence. Reports said that Aremu (Orelope-Labour More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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BREAKING: AMCON Seals Murray-Bruce’s Silverbird Group

By Dipo Awojobi – The Assets Management Company of Nigeria has sealed several companies in which Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has interests. Mr. Murray-Bruce is Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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BREAKING: EFCC Freezes Fayose’s Account, “It’s Illegal, Criminal,” Says Governor

By Nuel Suji – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has frozen the personal account of the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose alongside some of his associates. Leading opposition More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 11th, 2016
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BREAKING: Amodu Shuaibu, ex-Super Eagles Coach Dies

By Dipo Awojobi – The Nigerian Football Federation has announced the death of its technical director, Amodu Shuaibu. Former Super Eagles Coach Shuaib was a former coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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BREAKING: Former Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi Is Dead

By Dipo Awojobi – Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, a former coach of the Nigerian national football team, the Super Eagles, is dead. He died at the age of 54. According to a family source who confirmed the news More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
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FG Appoints Onanuga, Kawu, Okechukwu, Others Heads Of Media Agencies

  By Dipo Awojobi – The Federal Government has appointed the Chief Executives of six information-related parastatals under the Ministry of Information and Culture. The appointments were announced in Abuja More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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BREAKING: Alleged Wife Killer, Lekan Shonde Arrested In Lagos

By Dipo Awojobi – The Police in Lagos has arrested Lekan Shonde, who allegedly killed his wife last Thursday in Lagos. When the going was good The Police spokesman, Dolapo Badmos who confirmed the arrest, disclosed that More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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BREAKING: Buhari Finally Signs 2016 Budget Into Law

By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari has finally signed the 2016 budget into law months after its passage by the National Assembly. Laying the 2016 budget proposal on the table at a joint session More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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BREAKING: Ex-Lagos Sports Commissioner, Ademola Adeniji-Adele, Is Dead

By Dipo Awojobi – Reports reaching us indicate that a former Commissioner for Sports in Lagos State, Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele, is dead. Ademola Adeniji-Adele was from the royal family in Lagos and was More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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FG Declares Monday, May 2 As Public Holiday

By Dipo Awojobi – The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 2, 2016 as a Public Holiday in celebration of 2016 Workers’ Day. This was contained in a statement by the  Interior Minister, Abdulrahman More...