By Sadiq Umar On Monday, July 19th, 2021
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How Gallant Pilot Dairo Escaped Bandits Fire After Crash In Zamfara Forest -Air Force

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Monday announced the safe return of the pilot of the crashed Alpha Jet, Abayomi Dairo, a flight lieutenant, in Zamfara forest. The fighter jet had crashed More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, July 19th, 2021
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Insecurity: CDS Interacts With North West Retired Officers

News Investigators/ The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, has solicited for inputs from all stakeholders to contain the security challenges across the country. Mr. Irabor spoke on Monday in Kaduna, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, July 17th, 2021
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Insecurity: UK Envoy Meets Igbo, Yoruba Leaders In London

News Investigators/ The Nigerian High Commissioner to the UK, Amb. Sarafa Isola, met with eminent Yoruba leaders and Ohaneze Ndigbo in London on Friday to dialogue on current security issues in Nigeria. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, July 15th, 2021
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Govs Approve Financial Autonomy Template For State Legislature, Judiciary –Fayemi

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has approved a uniform template for the implementation of the Memorandum of Action on financial autonomy for State legislatures and judiciary. The forum More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
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UAE Opens Embassy In Tel Aviv As Part Of Normalisation Deal

News Investigators/ The United Arab Emirates (UAE) opened an embassy in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv on Wednesday as part of a deal that was agreed last year to normalise diplomatic relations.Israeli President, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, July 12th, 2021
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Nigeria’s Policing System Has Failed Woefully –Ekweremadu

News Investigators/ A former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has said that the Nigeria’s policing system had failed to tackle insecurity, stressing the urgent need for a state police. Speaking More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, July 9th, 2021
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Lawmakers Kick Against Danjuma Goje’s 5th Term Senate Ambition

News Investigators/ Two members of Gombe State House of Assembly, Hon. Abdullahi Abubakar and Hon. Adamu Pata have dissociated themselves from the purported endorsement of a Gombe senator, Danjuma Goje for a fifth More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, July 7th, 2021
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Presidency Commends Re-Arrest Of Kanu, Attack On Igboho

News Investigators/ The Presidency has commended security agencies for successfully apprehending those it described as “individuals who had inflicted pain and hardships on innocent citizens.” The More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, July 7th, 2021
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Chinese Envoy Urges Nigeria Political Parties To Unite Foster Development

News Investigators/ Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Nigeria, Cui Jianchun has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to work together for the development More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, July 6th, 2021
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UAE Court Convicts 6 Nigerians For Wiring $782,000 To Boko Haram, Indicts 2 Govt Officials

News Investigators/ An Abu Dhabi Federal Court of Appeal in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has convicted six Nigerians over alleged funding of Boko Haram.The conviction was upheld by the appellate court after they More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 5th, 2021
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Insecurity: Southern Governors Cry Out Against Selective Justice

News Investigators/ Governors of the southern states in Nigeria have frowned at what it termed the selective administration of criminal justice by the Buhari administration, insisting that arrests should be made More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Monday, July 5th, 2021
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Police Confirm Kidnap Of 8 Person In Zaria, Kaduna

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Kaduna State on Sunday confirmed the kidnap of eight person at the National Centre for Tuberculosis and Leprosy Quarters, in Zaria town of the state.The Command’s Public More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, July 2nd, 2021
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GDP Growth Projected At 4.2% In 2022 –FG

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has projected a rise to 4.2 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2022. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed said More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, July 2nd, 2021
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How We Raided Ighoho’s Residence -DSS

News Investigators/ The Department of State Services (DSS), has ordered the Yoruba activist, Sunday “Igboho” Adeyemo to surrender himself to appropriate security agency, claiming responsibility for More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, July 1st, 2021
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PIB: Host Communities To Receive $500m Annually -Senate

News Investigators/ Host communities will receive half a billion dollars annually, as funding from the three per cent approved for Host Communities Trust Fund in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), the Senate has More...

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 Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
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We’re Nigeria’s Problem, Not Ethnicity, Religion –Buhari

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has reflected on the complexities of the Nigerian condition, concluding that neither ethnicity nor religion was to blame, “but we ourselves,” for inherent injustices. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
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$151m Refund: Why I Petitioned EFCC Against Abia Govt – Witness

News Investigators/ The Chief Executive Officer of Mauritz Walton Nig. Ltd, Maurice Ibe, on Wednesday told an FCT High Court in Kubwa that he wrote a petition against the Abia Government to the Economic and Financial More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
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Teachers To Soon Bear Distinguished Title Like Senators –Don

News Investigators/ A professor at the University of Calabar, Steve Nwokeocha, says plans are underway for teachers to bear the title “Distinguished” as borne by senators. Mr. Nwokeocha, who is Executive More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 28th, 2021
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Osinbajo Stresses Need For Crack Teams For International Trade Negotiations

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria must continue engaging crack teams and subject matter experts, to avoid serious economic consequences that may arise from badly-negotiated international More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 24th, 2021
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FG, States, LGs Share N605.95Bn In May

News Investigators/ The Federal Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) on Wednesday said it shared a total of N605.958 billion as May 2021 revenue to the Federal, States and Local Governments as well as other relevant More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
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Lawyer Drags RMAFC, 36 Governors To Court Over Financial Autonomy For Judiciary

News Investigators/ An Abuja based legal practitioner, Emeka Okoye has dragged the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) and 36 state governors to court over failure to implement financial More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 21st, 2021
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Troop Eliminates Scores Of ISWAP Fighters As Army Chief Orders Sustained Offensive

News Investigators/ Troops of the Joint Task Force North East Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) have eliminated more than 20 Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in Borno, the Nigerian More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 18th, 2021
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WHO Says 146m Africans Die Yearly From Tobacco-Related Diseases

News Investigators/ The World Health Organisation has revealed that no fewer than 146 million Africans die annually from tobacco related disease. WHO Regional Director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, said this More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 18th, 2021
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Ibadan Mayhem: Minister Tasks Makinde On Security In Oyo

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has charged Gov. Seyi Makinde to ensure adequate security of lives and property in Oyo State. The minister gave the charge in a statement on Thursday More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
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U.S. Statements On Russia Not Constructive Ahead Of Summit –Kremlin

News Investigators/ Russia says statements made by the United States (U.S.) on the need to contain it are not constructive ahead of the Wednesday summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
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FCTA To Revoke Undeveloped Plots In Abuja

News Investigators/ The FCT Administration has concluded arrangements to revoke undeveloped plots of land in serviced areas allocated to individuals and corporate organisations.Director of Information and Customer More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 10th, 2021
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JUSUN Strike Suspension: Litigants ‘Besiege’ Courts For Adjourned Dates

News Investigators/ Some litigants on Thursday besieged some courts in Iseyin, Oyo, seeking adjourned dates for their cases, after the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) suspended its 64 days strike. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 10th, 2021
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Insecurity: Northern Senators’ Forum Calls For Lasting Solutions

News Investigators/ Chairman of the Northern Senators’ Forum, Aliyu Wamakko, (APC-Sokoto) has called for lasting solutions to tackle the menace of insecurity in the country. Mr. Wamakko, a senator representing More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 8th, 2021
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Food, Cattle Dealers Threaten Nationwide Strike

News Investigators/ The Amalgamated Union of Food Stuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AFUCDN) says it will embark on a nationwide strike over alleged illegal roadblocks and multiple taxations on its members. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 7th, 2021
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Igangan Killings: Àmotekun, Operations Burst Not Effective, Oyo APC Tells Makinde

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has told the governor, Seyi Makinde take proactive steps on matters security instead of engaging in rhetorics of having Àmotekun and Operation 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 Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Secession: Igbo Business Investment More In North Than Southern Nigeria -Abdullahi Adamu

News Investigators/ Nasarawa senator, Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa) says it is impossible for Nigeria to break along regional lines, because the Southern businessmen have more investments in the North than the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Buhari Presides Over Meeting Of Police Council

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the meeting of the Police Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that those in attendance More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 3rd, 2021
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Constitution Amendment: Only 10 Of 196 FCT Districts Fully Developed —Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, says only 10 out of the 196 districts of the FCT are fully developed with infrastructure. Mr. Bello disclosed this at More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
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Gunmen Kill Ortom’s Security Aide In Jos –Police

News Investigators/ Gunmen have killed retired AIG Christopher Dega, Senior Special Assistant on Security to Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue in Jos.The Police Public Relations Officer of the Plateau Police Command, 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 News Investigators On Thursday, May 27th, 2021
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Lagos Seals Chinese Firm, Declares Zero Tolerance For Safety Violations

News Investigators/ The Lagos State government has sealed a Chinese firm, Mingy Trading Company Ltd., for violating safety precautionary measures, that led to death of a 17-Year-old new employee. The Director More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 24th, 2021
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Constitution Review: NASS Begin Zonal Public Hearings June 1

News Investigators/ The House of Representatives Special Committee on Constitution Review has fixed June 1 to June 3 for its zonal public hearing taking place across the country’s six geopolitical zones.Co- Chair More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 24th, 2021
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JUSUN Hopeful Governors Will Uphold Law Guaranteeing Judicial Autonomy

News Investigators/ The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on Monday expressed the hope that state governors would execute legal requirements on financial autonomy for the Judiciary. The hope was expressed 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 Friday, May 21st, 2021
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Criminalise Forced Marital Sex, Save Women Dying In Silence –Lawyer

News Investigators/ A Lagos-based female lawyer, Esther Ajayi, has called for amendment of laws against rape to accommodate punishment of a man who forcefully has sexual intercourse with his wife. In an interview More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, May 20th, 2021
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Just In: Ayade Defects To APC, Says Buhari’s Commitment To Development Commendable

News Investigators/ The Cross River state, Ben Ayade has officially defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Ayade defected to the APC on Thursday in Calabar More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, May 20th, 2021
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Buhari’s Executive Order #10: We’Re Resolving Implementation Issues –Governors

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Governors’ Forum NGF (NGF) says parties involved in Executive Order #10 are working earnestly to resolve the issues surrounding the implementation of the order. The forum said More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
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Emir Of Kano, Others Escape Death As Max Air Makes Emergency Landing

News Investigators/ The Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado-Bayero and scores of air passengers on Tuesday escaped death by whiskers as Kano-Abuja Max Air aircraft developed engine failure 10 minutes after take-off from the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
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Buhari Seeks Senate Approval For $6.183 Bn External Loan

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has sought the approval of the Senate for an external loan of 6.183 billion dollars, to fund the deficit of N5.602triillon in 2021 Appropriation Act. This is contained More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, May 14th, 2021
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NAF Airstrike Neutralises Bandits In Kaduna –Aruwan

News Investigators/ The Kaduna State Government says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) airstrike has neutralised bandits in aerial missions in Chikun, Birnin Gwari Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Kaduna.The Commissioner 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 Monday, May 10th, 2021
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FG Delegation To Visit Ghana Over Nigerian/Ghanaian Traders’ Conflict

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that a ministerial delegation be sent to Ghana to resolve the lingering conflict between Nigerian traders and Ghanaian authorities. The delegation More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, May 7th, 2021
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Robbers Attack Bullion Van In Ondo, Cart Away Money

News Investigators/ Some men, suspected to be armed robbers, on Thursday evening.attacked a bullion van at Elemosho Village along the Akure-Ondo Expressway in Ondo East Local Government Area of Ondo State, making 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 Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
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INEC To Create 956 Additional Polling Units ln Sokoto State

News Investigators/ The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) plans to create additional 956 polling units in Sokoto State.INEC’s National Commissioner, Festus Okoye, made the disclosure during a stakeholders More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 30th, 2021
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Reinstating First Bank’s Adeduntan ‘ll Boost Investor Confidence – Okunrounmu

News Investigators/ A former Director, Budgeting Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titus Okunrounmu, has commended the apex bank for reinstating Adesola Adeduntan as Managing Director of First Bank Nigeria More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 29th, 2021
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Senate Summons Finance Minister, Army Chief On Releases For Security Operations

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Senate on Thursday summoned Finance Minister, Director-General of Budget Office and Chief of Army Staff (CAS) to give details of funds released to the Nigerian Army to combat insurgency More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
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Fees Increase: ASUU Says 75% Of Students May Drop Out Of Kaduna Varsity

News Investigators/ The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kaduna State University (KASU) Chapter, says 75 per cent of the university’s students may drop out of school due to the monumental increase More...

By Victor Udoh On Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
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Nigeria Can`t Afford Another Civil War – Osinbajo

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Nigeria cannot afford another civil war because it will not augur well for the country. Mr. Osinbajo said this at an interactive forum of All Progressives More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, April 25th, 2021
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Gunmen Storm Kaduna Church, Kill 1, Abduct 4 Worshippers

News Investigators/ Armed bandits on Sunday stormed the Haske Baptist Church at Manini village, in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing one person and abducting four others. The gunmen attacked More...

By Victor Udoh On Saturday, April 24th, 2021
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IPOB ‘Vice President’ Killed In Joint Security Raid, As Group Vows Revenge

News Investigators/ Unconfirmed reports say Operatives of the Nigeria Police and their counterparts from the Nigerian Army and Depart of State Security (DSS), in a joint operation, in the early hours of Saturday, More...

By Victor Udoh On Saturday, April 24th, 2021
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1 Dead, Houses Razed As Armed Men Storm Gov. Uzodinma House

News Investigators/ Armed men have invaded the palatial country home of the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, in Onuma in Oru East Local Government Area, razing buildings and leaving one dead.The hoodlums also 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 News Investigators On Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
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Nigeria Spends $6.1Bn Yearly On Wheat Importation –WFAN

News Investigators/ The Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria (WFAN) says about $6.1 billion is spent yearly to import wheat into Nigeria. The President of the association, Salim Muhammad, made this known at More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, April 18th, 2021
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Troops Arrest Boko Haram Informant, Tighten Security In Yobe –Army

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army says the troops of 27 Task Force Brigade on the platform of Operation Lafiya Dole have arrested suspected Boko Haram informant identified as Modu Ari, in Kamuya area of Yobe. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, April 18th, 2021
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90 Percent Of FG Appointee Officers Are Unqualified -Union

News Investigators/ The Senior Staff Union in Colleges of Education (SSUCOEN) has said that there were infractions in the selection of principal officers for six Colleges of Education (COE) as announced recently More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 16th, 2021
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Defence Chief Urges Closer Collaboration On lntelligence

News Investigators/ Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, Leo Irabor, has called for more collaboration between the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), the military and other security services leveraging on the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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154,225 Patients Recover From COVID-19 In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that a total of 154,225 patients have recovered from Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) since its outbreak in the country in 2020. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Troops Repel Terrorists lncursion, Eliminate Scores In Borno

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army says, its troops supported by Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have thwarted Boko Haram terrorists’ incursion into Damasak, Headquarters of Mobbar Local Government More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Community Policing: 704 Constabularies Complete Training In Kano

News Investigators/ A total of 704 people from the 34 local government areas of Kano State selected to serve under the community policing initiative, have completed their training. The News Agency of Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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Northern Governors Urge Ag. IG To Adopt Proactive Security Measures

News Investigators/ The Northern Governors Forum has urged the Acting Inspector General (IG) of Police, Usman Baba, to take proactive measures in tackling crimes in the country. The Chairman of the forum, Simon More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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UK Court Bans ARISE TV Chairman, Nduka Obaigbena For 7Years

News Investigators/ Founding Chairman & Editor-in-Chief of the THISDAY Media Group, ARISE News Channel and Magazine, Nduka Obaigbena has been banned from serving as director of a company in the United Kingdom More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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Army Confirms Killing Of 11 Personnel ln Benue

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of one officer and 10 soldiers who are on stabilisation operation in Benue State by yet to be identified criminals. The Director, Army Public Relations, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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Osinbajo Eulogises Aisha Buhari At Book Launch

News Investigators/ The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday eulogised the tenacity, courage and commitment of the First Lady, Aisha Buhari. Mr. Osinbajo was speaking during a public presentation of a More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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Buhari Appoints Alkali Baba Ag. IGP

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Usman Alkali Baba as the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP).The appointment came barely two months after he elongated the tenure of former IGP More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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Stop Gloating At Disappearance Of NAF Fighter Jet –Mohammed

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has condemned the malicious celebration of the disappearance of Nigeria Air Force (NAF) fighter jet in Borno on March 31, by some “unpatriotic’’ Nigerians. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Missing NAF Aircraft Might Have Crashed -Official

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says intelligent report gathered by its surveillance aircraft, Special Forces, and ground troops indicates that its missing aircraft might have crashed. A statement More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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Killers Of Benue Catholic Priest Will Be Arrested –Ortom Vows

News Investigators/ The governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has assured that the killers of Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Ngugban would be arrested and prosecuted. Mr. Ortom made the promise in a statement by his Chief More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 30th, 2021
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Katsina Govt Reintroduces Levy, Cattle Tax To Cater For Banditry Victims –Official

News Investigators/ The Katsina State Government is planning to reintroduce development levy and cattle tax in order to raise its revenue. Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Faruq Lawal-Jobe, made the disclosure More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, March 29th, 2021
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Why Many Nigerian Leaders Achieve Little In Office –Ex-Power Minister

News Investigators/ Former Minister of Power, Chinedu Nebo, has said that most Nigerian leaders achieve very little while in office because they were products of bad followership.Mr. Nebo, a professor of engineering, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 26th, 2021
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NSE Moves 250.92m Shares Worth N2.79bn In Negative Trading

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Friday moved 250.92 million shares valued at N2.79 billion in 3,746 deals in a negative trading. The volume of shares traded improved by 9.37 per cent when More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 25th, 2021
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FG Initiates N5bn Export Devt. Fund Scheme For Young Entrepreneurs –Official

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has initiated a N5 billion export development fund to support entrepreneurs and promote the export of locally made goods. Regional Coordinator, Nigeria Export Promotion More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
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Reps To Audit Funds Spent On Rehabilitation, Repairs Of Refineries

News Investigators/ The House of Representatives has resolved to carry out an investigative hearing as well as comprehensive audit of funds spent on rehabilitation, repairs and maintenance of Nigeria’s refineries. This More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
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Crude Price Rises Amid Fears Of Slow EU, US Demand Recovery

News Investigators/ Oil prices rose more than one per cent, on Wednesday, as investors sought bargains following the previous day’s slump. But the recovery was stunted by fears of a slow recovery in demand More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
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AstraZeneca: No Reported Case Of Serious Adverse Effects In Nigeria -Official

News Investigators/ The National Primary Health Care Development Agency has not received any official report of serious adverse effects from the 215, 277, people who have received the first doses of the Oxford 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 Friday, March 19th, 2021
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Don Raises Alarm Over Dearth Of Mathematics Teachers In Nigeria

News Investigators/ A don, Olusegun Olotu, has expressed concern over possible acute shortage of Mathematics teachers with dire consequences for education, science and technology in the country.Olotu, a Professor More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Thursday, March 18th, 2021
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Yoruba Thought Leaders Talk Tough, Says, It’s Time To Take Our Forests From Terrosists

News Investigators/ Yoruba Leaders of Thought Wednesday, with a vow to resist the marauding bandits, terrorists and sundry criminals killing and maiming Yoruba people on their ancestral soil.The group who rose 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 Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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Lagos CP Plans To Adopt Abandoned Day-Old Baby

News Investigators/ The Commissioner of Police (CP), Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, said he looked forward to adopting an abandoned day-old baby boy who was rescued by the Police on Monday. Mr. Odumosu said this More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
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Inflation Rises By To 17.33% In February –NBS

News Investigators/ The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the inflation rate increased in February by 0.86 per cent to 17.33 per cent from 16.47 per cent recorded in January. The NBS said this in its More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
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COVID-19 Vaccines: WHO Admits Small Fraction Of People May Have Allergic Reaction

News Investigators/ The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the agency is aware that a small fraction of people – around one person in every one million people vaccinated— may have severe allergic reaction More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, March 12th, 2021
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FCT Minister Commissions AACSTRIS Office To Regularise Documents For Abuja Land, Estate Titles Owners

News Investigators/ Area Council land title owners, beneficiaries of mass housing schemes and multi dwelling structures in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) can now have their titles regularized paving the way More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, March 8th, 2021
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Lagos Indigenes Raised Alarm About N127m Fraud At Scholarship Board –EFCC Alleges

News Investigators/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday said that Lagos indigenes alerted it about the alleged N127 million fraud at the Lagos State Scholarship Board. The News Agency More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, March 4th, 2021
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Reps To Investigate Abandoned Projects In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The House of Representatives has vowed to track all abandoned projects in the country to ensure their completion.Chairman of the house ad hoc committee on abandoned projects, Makki Abubakar, 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 Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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Fire Service Saves 111 Lives, N180.2m Property In Kano

News Investigators/ The Kano State Fire Service says it saved 111 lives and property worth N180.2 million in 95 fire incidents recorded in the state in February.Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Service, Saidu More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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How Our Abductors Threatened To Kill, Fry And Eat Us If We Misbehaved -Jangede Student

News Investigators/ One of the victims of last Friday’s Zamfara Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, abduction, Hafsat Anka, said the captives threatened to kill, fry and eat them if they misbehaved. She 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 Sadiq Umar On Monday, March 1st, 2021
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How Intrigues Herald Appointment Of Vice Chancellors At UI -Former VC

News Investigators/ The immediate past Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Ibadan (UI), Idowu Okayinka, said the UI VC selection process had always been marred with conflicts of interest that had made the More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, February 28th, 2021
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Group Lauds Sports Minister On Revival Of Principals Cup Football Competition Nationwide

News Investigators/ The National Coordinator of Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV), Ebere Amaraizu, has lauded the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development for reviving the Principals 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 News Investigators On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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Africa Remains Attractive Business Destination –Former Guinness MD

News Investigators/ A former Managing Director, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Seni Adetu, says Africa as an emerging market remains an attractive business destination.This, according to him, follows the level of accelerated More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
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Women Farmers’ Body Calls For Review Of Agric Policies, Decries Low Budgetary Allocations

News Investigators/ The Small Scale Women Farmer Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON), Kogi chapter, has called on the state government to review existing policies on agriculture to fast-track the diversification of More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
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EFCC Chairman Designate Abdulrasheed Bawa, Appears Before Senate

News Investigators/ The new Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Chairman designate, Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Wednesday appeared before the Senate for screening. This followed the mention of order 17 More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
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Shekau Battles Al-Barnawi As Troops Recapture Marte, Kill Boko Haram Terrorists

News Investigators/ Nigerian Troops have successfully recaptured Marte, a military base it earlier lost to the Boko Haram terrorists. A statement by Army spokesman, Mohammed Yerima, a brigadier general, said 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 Alaba Ajiba On Saturday, February 20th, 2021
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SouthWest Govs., Traditional Rulers Back NEC On Forest Mgt

News Investigators/ Governors from the SouthWest zone of the country and some first class traditional rulers on Saturday okayed the decision of the National Economic Council (NEC) for each state in Nigeria to manage 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 Thursday, February 18th, 2021
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FG’s Capacity To End Bandits’ Attacks Not In Doubt –APC

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Federal Government capacity to end bandits’ attacks on soft targets is not in doubt.National Secretary APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention 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 Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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Just In: Buhari Nominates Bawa, 40, As EFCC Chairman, Seeks Senate Confirmation

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has named Abdulrasheed Bawa as the new Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He has therefore requested the Senate to confirm Bawa’s More...