By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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World Bank Says Nigeria Not Fragile State, Urges Preventive Measures

World Bank By Sadiq Umar – Despite current security in parts of the country, the World Bank Group on Fragility, Conflict and Violence (FCV) says Nigeria is not a fragile state even as it stressed the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Foreign Observers Thumb Down Nigeria’s 2019 Elections, Say “It Fell Short” Of 2015 Standard

Foreign Monitoring Delegates By Sadiq Umar – The International Election Observation Mission of the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the International Republican Institute (IRI) Tuesday said the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 15th, 2019
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Army Arraign 14 Officers, Soldiers Accused Of Murder, Kidnapping, Others

Nigerian Army By Sadiq Umar – Fourteen 14 officers and soldiers accused of murder, kidnapping, and desertion, among other criminal offences have been arraigned by the Nigeria Army. The accused facing More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Pulling Down Non-Tariff Barriers Alone ‘ll Spur 53% Trade, Adesina Tells African Leaders

Akinwunmi Adesina (News Investigators) /President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina has urged African governments to work toward the elimination of non-tariff barriers, saying “pulling 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 Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
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SHAME! Nigeria’s Under-20 Team, Handlers Protest Over Unpaid Allowances After Crashing Out In Sweden

Luggage of protesting Fly Eagles (News Investigators)/ After a disastrous ouster from the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Poland, Monday night, the Flying Eagles of Nigeria and their handlers have refused to leave More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
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Nigeria’s Tijjani Bande Emerges President UN General Assembly, Lists Dev. Agenda

Amb. Tijjani Muhammed-Bande (News Investigators)/ Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has been elected to head the UN General Assembly. Mr. Muhammed-Bande who More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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$100,000 Prize For Young African Agri-Food Entrepreneurs

Young African farmer (News Investigators) /Generation Africa, an entrepreneurial initiative with $100,000 prize has been launched to encourage young African entrepreneur to venture into the agri-food sector More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Bank CEOs Vow To “Shame” Chronic Debtors, Mute Publishing Names

Godwin Emefiele (News Investigators)/Chief Executive Officers of Commercial Banks across the country have resolved to share details of those identified as “chronic debtors”, just as it agreed to deny the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Operation Puff Adder: Police Arrest 60 Kidnappers, 2 Female ‘Cook’

Suspected kidnappers paraded by Police (News Investigators)/The Nasarawa State Police Command says it has arrested 62 suspected kidnappers within the last one week. The suspects, including two women, were More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Buhari Signs N8.916 Trillion Budget Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari (News Investigators)/President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into law the sum of N8.916 trillion being the 2019 Appropriation Bill. Mr. Buhari signed the budget into law in More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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Supreme Court: INEC Declares PDP’s Bello Matawelle Zamfara Gov-Elect

Zamfara Gov. Elect, Bello Matawelle (News Investigators)/The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Bello Matawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of Zamfara state governorship More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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BREAKING: PDP Gains In Zamfara As Supreme Court Annuls APC Victory

Justices of Supreme Court (News Investigators)/The Supreme Court on Friday declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) had no candidates in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara State. The five-member panel More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Kaduna Church Choir Abductors Demand N10M Ransom

Governor of Kaduna State KADUNA/Kidnappers of 15 choristers abducted in a church in Kaduna state last Saturday have allegedly demanded a ransom of N10 Million from leaders of the church as well as family members More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Zainab Bulkachuwa Recuse From Presidential Appeal Panel

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa (News Investigators) /President of the Court of Appeal, Zainab Bulkachuwa has recused herself from the presidential election petitions tribunal sitting in Abuja. Justice Bulkachuwa More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Army GOC Fires Back, Says Wike Offered Him Bribe To Help Rig Election

Governor of Rivers state By Sadiq Umar – The General Officer Commanding, GOC, 6 Division, of the Nigerian Army, Jamil Sarham has fired back at Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, accusing him offering More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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NASS: SERAP Demands Immediate Withdrawal Of Obnoxious Media Accreditation Guidelines

President of the Senate By Sadiq Umar – The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has demanded immediate withdraw of the obnoxious media accreditation guidelines issued by the National More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Credit Switch CEO Murder: Togolese Suspect Seeks Plea Bargain

Murder suspect (News Investigators)/A Togolese cook, Sunday Anani, charged with the murder of the Chief Executive Officer of Credit Switch Ltd, Opeyemi Bademosi, on Tuesday told a Lagos High Court in Igbosere More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Apologise To Nigerian Over Boko Haram Comments, FG Tell Obj

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has demanded an apology from former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his recent remarks on the insurgency in the north-east, describing More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Police Kill Kidnap Kingpin, Sumaila Sule, Arrest Gang Members

Alleged gang members and kidnappers paraded by the police By Sadiq Umar – An alleged mastermind of the recent kidnapping of UBEC Chairman and notorious armed robber along Abuja- Kaduna road, Sumaila Sule More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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FEC Approves $1Billion Chinese Loan

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping (News Investigators)/The Federal Executive Council (FEC), has approved $1 billion loan from the Chinese EXIM Bank for the Gurara II hydropower More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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News Investigators Back Online

The News Investigators – Nigeria on Wednesday returned online after weeks offline due to technical fault. Editor in Chief of News Investigators, Idowu John Bakare said break in publication has helped More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 19th, 2019
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Presidency Says Onnoghen’s Conviction Thumb Up For Anti-Corruption War

Retired Justice Walter Onnoghen By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency says the war against corruption is all encompassing and not designed to persecute anyone for political or other reasons. The Presidency was More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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Nigeria, Others Spend $5.2 Trillion On Fuel Subsidy In 4-Yrs -IMF Boss

Christine Lagarde By Sadiq Umar – The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has faulted government spending on fuel subsidy, saying Nigeria and other countries More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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Explore Dialogue To Quicken Leah Sharibu’s Release, Senate Tells Buhari

Mrs Sahribu and daughter Leah (News Investigators)/ The Nigerian Senate has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to explore the option of dialogue to quicken the release of Leah Sharibu, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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Onnoghen Probe: NJC Forwards Report To Buhari, Says Assests Declaration Matter Subjudice

Suspended Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen By Sadiq Umar – The National Judicial Council (NJC) has forwarded its position to President Muhammadu Buhari on the petition by the Economic and Financial Crimes More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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ICPC Probes Allocations To MDAs, Vows Decisive Action

Head of Service of the Federation By Sadiq Umar – The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has commenced a probe into funds released to the Ministries, Departments More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Collapsed Building: Ambode Blames Landlord, Says School Operates Illegally

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode at the site of the collapsed building LAGOS/By Alaba Ajibade – The governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode has blamed the landlord of the collapsed building in Lagos Island More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Pregnant Woman, School Proprietor Among Victims Of Lagos Collapsed Building

Source: shutterslock.com LAGOS/(News Investigators)/A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the Nursery/Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Nigerian Fails To Make 100 Global Thinkers List

Map of Nigeria By News Investigators – A new report detailing names of 100 Global Thinkers of the last decade has been released with no Nigerian, living or dead, making the list. The #BringBackOurGirls# More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 1st, 2019
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Governorship Election: APC Suspends Amosun, Okorocha, Others

Rochas Okorocha and Ibikunle Amosun By Sadiq Umar – The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosu and his Imo counterpart, Rochas More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Buhari, Osinbajo Receive Certificates Of Return

President Muhammadu Buhari By Sadiq Umar – Following their victory at the poll, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented certificate of return to President Muhammadu Buhari and More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Buhari Coasts To Victory As PDP Heads To Court

President Buhari By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari appears set for victory in his re-election bid with higher vote scores ahead of his closest rival and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Saraki Congratulates Oloriegbe, Says PDP ‘ll Present Coordinated Respond

Bukola Sraki By Sadiq Umar – The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday said the Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), would take a position on the appropriate response More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Elections: FG Announces Visa Fee Waiver For Foreign Observers

EU Elections monitors By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has approved visa fee waiver for accredited observers and monitors in order to alleviate the problem that may have come with the postponement More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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2019 Elections: INEC Promises Exceptional Corpers Automatic Employment

Yakubu Mahmood By Sadiq Umar – The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has promised automatic employment for members National Youth Corp Service (NYSC) who More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Buhari Orders Security To Be Ruthless With Thugs, Ballot Snatchers, Says “I’m Not Afraid To Lose”

President Muhammadu Buhari By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security agencies to deal ruthlessly political thugs that might want to snatch ballot boxes in the next Saturday general More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Atiku Blames Buhari For Election Shift, Says It’s APC Plot To Create Voter’s Apathy

Atiku Abubakar By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, says the sudden postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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INEC Postpones 2019 General Elections

INEC Boss, Prof Mahmood Yakubu By Sadiq Umar – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has announced a one-week shift in the 2019 general elections scheduled for today. The Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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FLASHBACK: U.S. 1979 Cable Report That Predicted Shagari’s Failure

President Shehu Shagari with Queen Elizabeth By Idowu Bakare – A declassified US Cable on Nigeria’s 1979 general elections has revealed why the country’s Second Republic failed, just as it predicted More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Blame Oshiomhole, Aregbesola For Attacks On Buhari -Amosun

APC Ogun rally The Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, has called for the resignation of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, blaming him for the attack on President More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Court Remands Former SGF, Babachir Lawal, In EFCC Custody

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court Tuesday ordered that the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Buhari Warns Against Electoral Violence As DSS Assures Adequate Security

Muhammadu Buhari (News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has again warned that sponsors and perpetrators of electoral violence in the forthcoming elections will face the law, no matter how highly influential More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Bill Clinton Succumbs To “Blackmail”, Cancels Visit To Nigeria, Says It Could Be Misinterpreted

Mr. Bill Clinton By Sadiq Umar – Former US President Bill Clinton, on Monday, cancelled his much publicized peace mission trip to Nigeria, citing the tendency by politicians to politicized the trip in More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Amosun’s PDM Supporters Disrupt APC Rally In Abeokuta, Boo Buhari

APC rally (News Investigators) /Pandemonium broke out on Monday in Abeokuta, Ogun State Monday as supporters of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) took over the presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Buhari Campaign Spokesman Blasts U.S. Amb., Accuses Foreign Envoys Of Making “Unguarded Statements”

Festus Keyamo By Sadiq Umar – The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign organization has criticized the United States’ Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, describing his repeated More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Taiwo Ogunjobi, Ex-NFF Scribe Is Dead

Late NFF Scribe By Sadiq Umar – A former Secretary-General of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Taiwo Ogunjobi is dead. Until his death, Ogunjobi was the Chairman of Osun State Football Association. He More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Election Tension: Clinton, Scotland On Peace Mission To Nigeria

Buhari and Abubakar By Sadiq Umar – A former United States President, Bill Clinton, has been scheduled to meet with the two leading presidential candidates of Nigeria’s leading parties, All Progressive More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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“Body Bag” Comments: Presidency Defends El-Rufai, Says Governor Spoke In National Interest

Presidential spokesman By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has defended controversial Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai who came under heavy criticism over his “body bag” comment on an NTA programme, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Police Confirm 15 Dead, 6 Abducted In Zamfara

Armed bandits (News Investigators) /The Police authorities say about 15 persons were killed in Gusau local government area of Zamfara State on Monday by armed bandits while six women were kidnapped. Public More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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2019 Polls: Control Border, Illegal Aliens Now, IDFP Charges Buhari

IDFP Patrons By Sadiq Umar – Ahead of the general elections scheduled for February, the Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) has called on the government to control our national borders to arrest More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Buhari Swears In Bolaji Owasanoye As New ICPC Chairman

Professor Bolaji Owasanoye (News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in the new chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Bolaji Owasanoye. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 1st, 2019
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Udoma Udo Udoma Predicts Steady Economic Growth In 2019

Minister of Budget Planning (News Investigators) /The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, is optimistic that the Nigerian economy will continue to maintain its recovery in 2019 as the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Onnoghen Loses Appeal To Halt Trial

Justice Walter Onnoghen By Sadiq Umar – Embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (NJC), Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday lost the bid to stop the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), from proceeding with his trial over More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Onnoghen, Muhammad Get 7-Days To Repond To Queries, As NJC Begins Trial

…CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar To Be Tried By FJSC NJC Building in Abuja By Sadiq Umar – The National Judicial Council (NJC) has directed suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Buhari Tears Senate Apart Over Onnoghen

Opposed court action By Sadiq Umar – Amid controversy trailing the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, the Nigerian Senate is now sharply divided on whether to seek legal More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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2019 Elections: World Is Watching Us, Former Commonwealth Scribe Tells Nigeria Government

Former Commonwealth scribe (News Investigators) /A former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Emeka Anyaoku, has called on the Nigerian Government to ensure that the February and March elections are free More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 26th, 2019
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US, EU Express Worry Over Onnoghen Suspension

US, EU flags (News Investigators) /The International Communities have expressed concern over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, urging for swift and peaceful resolution of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 25th, 2019
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Why I Suspended Onnoghen -Buhari

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, just as he sworn in Tanko Mohammed as replacement. Mr Buhari cited an More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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2019 Elections: US, UK Warn Politicians Of Dire Consequences

President Trump (News Investigators) /The United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK) have warned of repercussions for anyone found to be responsible for election-related violence or undermining the democratic More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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FG Prohibits Arms At Rallies, Directs Security Agencies On Free, Fair Elections,

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has restated its commitment to ensuring free, fair and safe polls in the forth-coming general elections, even as it warned against bearing arms at rallies or elections. The 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 Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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80,000 Nigerians Displaced In North-East Since Nov. 2018 -UN

IDPs The United Nations (UN) says more than 80,000 Nigerians have been displaced in the north-east part of the country as a result of the activities of armed groups in the last 3-months. UN’s Office for the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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INEC Publishes Final List, Jerry Gana, SDP Candidate Missing

INEC (News Investigators) /The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of the eligible candidates for the various elective positions, in the 2019 general elections, even More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Scores Killed In Kenya Terrorist Attack

Kenya Police (News Investigators) /Many people have been killed by suspected militants who attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya. Gunfire and blasts were heard inside the compound in the Westlands More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 13th, 2019
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Ignore CCB’s “Provocative” Summon, South-South Governors Tell Onnoghen

Four of the south-south governors By Sadiq Umar – Five governors of the South South zone on Sunday condemned what they called a “provocative” summon by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) on the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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2019: Sultan, Onaiyekan Lead Religious Leaders’ Parley On Peaceful Elections

Cardinal Onaiyekan, Archbishop Kukah and Sultan Abubakar By Sadiq Umar – Determined to ensure peaceful general elections, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammed Sa’ad Abubakar 111 and the Archbishop of More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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CJN, Walter Onnoghen, Dragged Before Code Of Conduct Tribunal On Six-Count Charge

Justice Waltter Onnoghen (News Investigators) /Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, will be arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Monday over alleged non-declaration of assets. A More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Buhari Replaces Kawu, Appoints New Liaison Officer For National Assembly

Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub as his Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly matters. The appointment followed the resignation of Kawu Sumaila, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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PDP Dares Tinubu To Speak Out On Alleged Blackmail Into Accepting To Lead APC Campaign Council

Bola Tinubu By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday challenged co-Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, Bola Tinubu, to respond to allegations More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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FEC Approves Four New Private Universities

Minister of Education By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the establishment of four new private universities in the country. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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FG, Labour Agree On Minimum Wage, Bill To Reach NASS Before January 23

Pic.20. Chairperson of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mrs Mata Banki (R) addressing workers over non-implementation of the new minimum wage for workers, in Kaduna on Tuesday (8/1/19). 00195/8/1/19 Ibrahim Bashir/JMH/BJO/NAN By More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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ADB Approves $14.12 Million To Support Nigeria’s Membership In ATI

Okechukwu Enelamah The African Development Bank Group, through its Trade Finance operations, has approved a US$14.12 million facility to support Nigeria’s membership in the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI). More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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FIRS Nets N5.32Trillion Revenue Collection In 2018

FIRS The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it collected a total sum of N5.32 trillion in 2018, the highest revenue receipt since 2012 when it realised N5.07 trillion. The revenue generation agency More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 6th, 2019
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Armed Soldiers Invade Daily Trust Offices, Arrest Journalists

Armed soldiers sighted in front of the Daily Trust office By Sadiq Umar – Armed soldiers on Sunday invaded the corporate head office of Daily Trust newspaper in Abuja where it arrested two of its staff. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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INTERVIEW: My People Shall No Longer Be Reduced To Okada Riders -Reps Candidate Akinmade Vows

Kayode Akinmade Hon. Kayode Akinmade, former commissioner for Information in Ondo state,  is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Idanre/Ifedore Federal constituency. He expresses optimism More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 4th, 2019
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78Year-Old Nancy Pelosi Sworn-in As Speaker, US Congress

Nancy Pelosi (News Investigators) /Democratic Representative Nancy Pelosi was elected as Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, returning her to a position she last held in January 2011, for her  More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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PDP Kicks As INEC Nominates Amina Zakari Head Collation Centre

INEC Commissioner The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reverse the appointment of Mrs Amina Zakari, as Chairman of the Collation Centre More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
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Cross-Over Night: Shiites Worhips In Church, Preaches Peace, Unity

Leader of Shiites Delegation being received at the Church service By Ibrahim Imam – Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shiites, on Tuesday attended the 2019 New Year Church More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 28th, 2018
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Counter-Attack: Military Routs Boko Haram In Baga

Remnants of Boko Haram burnt vehicle There are strong indications that the Nigerian military may have retaken its military base from the Boko Haram insurgents following a counter-attack on Thursday. The terrorists had More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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NDLEA Seizes Cannabis Weighing 132.730 Tons

Men of the NDLEA taking stock of seized cannabis (News Investigators) /The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), says it has burst a make shift warehouse for storage of Cannabis harvests in Ondo State. More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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Nigeria Deploys Drones, Hi-Tech To Rout Boko Haram

Bombing Terrorists Target (News Investigators) /Nigeria has begun to apply drones and new technologies, which are known to be critical in modern warfare, to rout out the remnants of terror group Boko Haram More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 22nd, 2018
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Buhari’s Second Term Guarantees Yoruba Presidency In 2023 -Osinbajo

VP Yemi Osinbajo (News Investigators) /Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has urged the Yoruba to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid, saying it guaranteed a chance for Yoruba presidency come 2023. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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2019 Budget Presentation: Buhari Chides Unruly Lawmakers, Says ‘The World Is Watching Us’

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presenting the 2019 Appropriation bill to the joint session of the National Assembly amidst jeers and applause from lawmakers, even as thePresident More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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North-East: Army Lifts Suspension On UNICEF

The Nigerian Army says it has lifted the suspension placed on the activities of UNICEF in the north-east.   The decision followed an emergency meeting brokered by “well-meaning Nigerians” who intervened More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Atiku Flags-Off Campaign In Sokoto: Vows To Tackle Poverty, Hunger, Unemployment

By Nuel Suji – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has assured Nigerians of his commitment to fighting poverty, hunger, unemployment and disunity if elected president More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Boko Haram: Buhari Orders Changes In Operational Commands, Directs Enhanced Welfare For Soldiers

(News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has directed immediate change in the operational commands of Operation Lafiya Dole, in the north east to meet up with current threats and security challenges of the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Nigeria’s Super Falcons Lift Women AFCON Trophy For 9th Time

The Super Falcons of Nigeria proved unbeatable once more as they overcame a stubborn South African Banyana Banyana squad on penalties after a scoreless 120 minutes to retain their Women Africa Cup of Nations title More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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We Still Can’t Believe Daddy Is Gone -Fasehun’s Son

Kayode Fasehun, son of late founder of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Frederick Fasehun, says the family is yet to come to term with the passing away of his father, saying the sudden death left the family speechless. Dr. More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Buratai Orders Probe Into Discovery Of Militia Camp In Rivers

(News Investigators) /The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has ordered enquiry into the discovery of militia camp at NYSC Orientation Camp, Nonwa Gbam, Tai Local Government Area (LGA), Rivers State. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Buhari Approves Rank Salary Adjustment, Tasks Police On Efficiency

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari Monday assured that his administration would continue to give attention to the welfare and operational needs of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) with a view to restoring More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 25th, 2018
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EXCLUSIVE: Boko Haram Disguised As Nigerian Army Troops In Metele Attack -Military Source

(News Investigators) /Fresh facts have emerged on how the Boko Haram terrorists carried out the last week deadly attacks in Metele, Borno State in which scores of soldiers were killed. Soldiers of Nigerian Army More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
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Senate Summons Amaechi Over S/East Rail Project

The Senate on Wednesday summoned the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, to explain the Federal Government’s plans for railway development in the country’s eastern axis. Mr. Amaechi is to appear before the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Buhari Rendered 11 Million Nigerians Jobless Since 2015, Says Atiku

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential flagbearer, Atiku Abubakar on Monday said 11 million Nigerians have been rendered jobless under the Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency since 2015. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 17th, 2018
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Christian Leaders Urge Buhari To Release Dasuki, El-Zakzaky

By Sadiq Umar – The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to release from illegal detention former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki (rtd) and the leader More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Army, Security Agencies Conduct Massive Joint Show-Of-Force In S/East

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Army and other relevant security agencies have simultaneously conducted a massive Joint Show of Force (JSOF) in Abia, Anambra, Cross River, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States. The exercise More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Dasuki Decries F.G’s ‘Partisan Rule Of Law,’ Says ‘It’s Better For Court To Absolve Me Of Need To Submit Myself For Prosecution’

(News Investigators) /The former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has berated the Federal Government over what he described as “hypocrisy and lopsided/ partisan rule of law, just as he urged the Court More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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Boko Haram Invades Borno Community, Steals 200 Cattle, 300 Sheep, Goats -NEMA

(News Investigators) /The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says Boko Haram terrorists invaded Bale Shuwa Village in Jere Local Government area of Borno State on a deliberate robbery mission on Saturday More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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How Plot To Embarrass Atiku On Arrival From Dubai Failed -Timi Frank

By Sadiq Umar – Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has revealed a botched plot to embarrass the People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Alleged N33Billion Embezzlement: Reps Demand Sack Of NEMA DG, Mustapha Maihaja

The House of Representatives on Thursday recommended the sack and immediate prosecution of the Managing Director of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, over an alleged embezzlement of More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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States Can’t Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage Unless Sharing Formula Review -David Umahi

By Sadiq Umar – The governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, has called for a review of the nation’s revenue sharing formula as a precondition for the proposed N30,000 minimum wage to workers. Mr. Umahi said More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Buhari Appoints Abike Dabiri-Erewa As NDC Executive Chairman, Replaces Bode Mustapha

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed his Senior Special Adviser on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, as the new Executive Chairman of the Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NDC). Already, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Ekweremadu, Wife, Son, Escape Assassination Attempt

By Nuel Suji – The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, his wife, and son escaped an assassination attempt at about 4am on Tuesday. The armed men discreetly evaded the security at Ekweremadu’s More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Buhari Urges Labour To Shelve Strike

(News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has appeal to the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to shelve their planned industrial action over the new minimum wage. Mr. President made the appeal Monday at the More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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Police Parade 19 Suspects That Allegedly Killed Alkali

By Sadiq Umar – The Plateau Police Command has paraded 19 suspects in connection with the disappearance and death of Maj. Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd), saying investigations have not ended. The Police Public Relations More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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ASUU Commences Indefinite Strike Monday

By Nuel Suji – The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday directed its members to proceed on an industrial action beginning from Monday November 5. The directive followed its meeting held on More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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Shiites Releases 34 Names Of Members Allegedly Killed By Soldiers

By Sadiq Umar – The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has released the names of 34 of its members allegedly shot dead by soldiers between October 27 and October 30, 2018. The IMN members otherwise known as More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Shiite Alleges Plot To Falsely Link ‘400 Arrested Members’ To Terrorism

By Sadiq Umar – The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shiite, Thursday accused the Police of arresting 400 of its members, even as it raised alarm over an alleged plot to demonize the Movement More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Shiite Protest: Amnesty International Says 45 Killed, 122 Injured In Abuja

…Security forces must be held accountable for killing of at least 45 peaceful Shi’a protesters. By Sadiq Umar – There is a strong evidence that soldiers used automatic firearms on Shi’a Muslims holding More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Governing Board Lacks Powers To Suspend Agency, Parastatal Heads -Boss Mustapha

By Sadiq Umar – The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has declared that governing board of a federal agency or parastatal has no power to remove the chief executive appointed by More...