By News Investigators On Saturday, October 20th, 2018
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Buhari Condemns Kaduna Killings, Urges Peaceful Co-existence

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest communal violence in Kasuwan Magani in Kaduna State in which 55 persons loss their lives. Mr. Buhari while reacting to the bloody clashes 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 Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Gunmen Kill Ekiti APC Treasurer

(News Investigators) /The state treasurer of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Moses Adeoye, has been killed by unknown. Mr. Adeoye was shot dead on Wednesday night by the unknown assailants who invaded More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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FEC Approves $2.9 Billion Eurobond, Appoints CitiBank, Standard Chartered, Others For Transactions

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved $2.9billion Eurobond as part of the external borrowing plan to finance capital projects across the country. The Council meeting presided over by President More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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We Stand By Our Recommendation On Justice Abba-Aji -NJC

(News Investigators) /The National Judicial Council (NJC) says it stand by its recommendation to President Muhammadu Buhari that Justice Uwani Abba-Aji be approved as justice of the Supreme Court. Just as it re-affirmed More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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War On Terror: 1469 Children Working For CJTF -UNICEF

(News Investigators) /United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says as at today, a total of 1,469 children, including 1,175 boys and 294 girls, associated with the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) have been identified More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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JUST IN: Presidency Announces Travel Ban On ’50 High Profile Persons’

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has announced a travel ban on 50 Nigerians with assets within a minimum value of N50million, even as it assures Nigerians of its commitment to the rule of law. President Muhammadu More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Obi Emerges PDP Vice Presidential Candidate

(News Investigators) /The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has chosen former Anambra State governor Peter Obi to be his presidential running mate in the 2019 general election. The 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 Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Atiku Clinches PDP Presidential Ticket

By Sadiq Umar – Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has emerged as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections. Mr. Abubakar defeated the Governor of Sokoto More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Nigeria Is Now Respected Internationally, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria is now respected internationally and that the international community is very supportive of efforts to put the country in order. Mr. Buhari also observed that his interaction More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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NJC Recommends Abba Aji For Supreme Court, Seven Others

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari the appointment of Justice Uwani Musa Abba Aji into the supreme court. The NJC also recommended appointment of Chief Judges into More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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Watch List: Fayose Threatens N20 Billion Suit Against EFCC

By Sadiq Umar – The governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has vowed to file a N20 billion suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for placing him on watch list and directing that More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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NJC Recommends Dismissal Of Ofili-Ajumogobia, Agbadu-Fishim, Four More Judges Under Investigation

By Nuel Suji – The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the dismissal of two High Court judges after it found them culpable of corruption allegations. The NJC urged President Muhammadu Buhari to More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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World Bank Cuts Sub-Saharan Africa Growth To 2.7% In 2018

By Mazino Dickson – The World Bank has cut its forecast for growth of sub-Saharan Africa in 2018 to 2.7 per cent. This is down from an earlier one of 3.1 per cent, partly due to less favourable external environment More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Lagos APC Primary: Ambode Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Sanwo-Olu

By Mazino Dickson – The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Lagos has declared Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the winner of the controversial governorship primary conducted on Tuesday. Mr. Sanwo-Olu defeated incumbent More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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APC Primaries: NWC Annuls Lagos Governorship Poll

The All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship primary in Lagos state has been cancelled. National Working Committee (NWC) panel for the poll led by former Cross River governor, Clement Ebiri, announced the cancellation More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Imo Primary Election Results Are Fake -Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday rejected the results being circulated as the outcome of the Imo governorship primaries, describing it as fake. Mr. Oshiohmole More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Atiku Tackles Buhari Again, Says APC Govt Worst To Emerge Since Civil War

By Sadiq Umar – Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has criticized the Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressive Congress (APC) government, describing it as the worst to More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Tambuwal Urges Katsina, Jigawa Delegates For Support, Says, Late Umaru Yar’Adua Presidency Showed Leadership In 3yrs

(News Investigators) – Governor of Sokoto state and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged party’s delegates in Katsina to support his presidential aspiration, saying Nigeria is currently in a pitiable More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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I Have A Clear Template For Restructuring Nigeria, Says Tambuwal

.. Offices of Accountant-General and Attorney-General of the Federation to be separated (News Investigators) /Governor of sokoto state and 2019 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Aminu Waziri More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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Rebecca, Leah Sharibu’s Mother Weeps As Boko Haram’s October Deadline Draws Near

(News Investigators) /Seven months after the abduction of her daughter by Boko Haram insurgents, Rebecca Sharibu broke down in tears on Saturday as she recalled the October deadline given to the Federal Government More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Women Affairs Minister, Aisha Alhassan, Quits Buhari Govt., Dumps APC For UDP

Nigeria’s Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has resigned from the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, just as she announced her defection from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to the United More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Tambuwal Visits Nasarawa, Benue, Vows To Tackle Herdsmen/Farmers Clashes

(News Investigators) /Governor of Sokoto State and Presidential hopeful of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has said that his government would help Nasarawa State achieve her full potentials More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Lagos 2019: Lagos Lawmakers Adopt Jide Sanwo-Olu As APC Candidate

By Nuel Suji – In a dramatic political move, 36 members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have adopted Babajide Sanwo-olu as the candidate for the coming governorship primaries of the state chapter of the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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How NAF Destroyed Boko Haram’s ‘Tactical Hqrts.’

By Sadiq Umar – The Special anti-terrorism Airforce team code named Air Task Force (ATF) has destroyed a Boko Haram terrorist hideout at a settlement known as Bakassi near Daban Masara on the fringes of Lake More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Nigeria Is Now More Divided Than Pre, Post Civil War -Atiku

By Sadiq Umar – Former Vice President and Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria is a nation at a crossroad because her people elected a president More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Alleged N2.5Billion Fraud: Aisha Buhari Denies Ordering ADC’s Arrest

By Sadiq Umar – The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has denied ordering the arrest and detention of her Aide De Camp, Sani Baban-Inna, even as she alleged Mr. Baban-Inna was arrested for defrauding unsuspecting More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Why I Want To Be President Of Nigeria -Dankwambo

By Sadiq Umar – Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and governor of Gombe state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, said the vacuum in leadership at the federal level is one of the reasons he decided More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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2019 Elections: PDP Commences Screening For Presidential Hopefuls

(News Investigators) /Ahead of its National Convention scheduled for October 5 and October 6, the Peoples Democratic Party on Monday commenced the screening of its Presidential aspirants for the 2019 elections. The More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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BREAKING: INEC Declares Osun Election Inconclusive, Fixes Thursday Sept 27 For Run-Off

(News Investigators) /The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Thursday September 27, as run-off date for the election rerun in the inconclusive Osun State governorship election. The rerun More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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#OSUNELECTION 2018: PDP In Early Lead, Osogbo Votes Determine Winner

The election result in Osogbo, the most populous local government area of Osun State, will determine the results of the governorship election in the state, PREMIUM TIMES has reported. Based on the results collated More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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2019: Tambuwal’s Youthful Age A Great Asset To Nigeria -Fayose

ADO-EKITI(News Investigators) /With barely three weeks to the forthcoming national convention of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state has identified the youthful age of his More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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PDP Primaries: Atiku Names Iwuanyanwu, 58 Others Into Presidential Nomination Council

(News Investigators) /Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has named Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu and 58 others as members of his presidential nomination More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Dogara Says APC Problem Lies In “Rebelliously Wayward Sense Of Entitlement” Of Its Leaders

By Sadiq Umar – The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, said the problem with the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has to do with some of its leaders with “a rebelliously wayward More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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NFF Presidency: Amaju Pinnick Wins Election For Another 4-Year Term

By Nuel Suji – President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has been re-elected for a second term in office. Mr. Pinnick made history Thursday afternoon in Katsina as the first More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Rights Advocacy Body Condemns Cameroon’s Travel Ban In Anglophones Regions

(News Investigators) /The Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa (CHRDA), has condemned in strong terms the decision by the government Cameroon to impose travel ban on its citizens in Anglophone regions. CHRDA, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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2019 Presidency: It’s Turn Of Core North To Support Me, Says David Mark

Former Senate President and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), David Mark, has said that now is the turn of the core northern part of Nigeria to support his presidential More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Court Throws Out Suit Against Jones Abiri

By Sadiq Umar – An Abuja magistrate court on Monday struck out the suit against a journalist, Jones Abiri, for lack of jurisdiction. Mr. Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist is standing trial over an alleged More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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EFCC Denies Freezing Adeleke’s Bank Account

By Nuel Suji – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied freezing the bank account of Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun. The anti-graft More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Ravaging Flood: Buhari Orders Military Alert For Possible Search, Rescue

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to designate the impending flooding along the banks of river Niger and Benue as “national disaster,” More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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‘I Wasn’t Familiar With NYSC Operations,’ Says Adeosun

By Sadiq Umar – Former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, said she never understood the operations of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) but relied on trusted associates while obtaining her questionable More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Uncertainty, Confusion Trail Kemi Adeosun’s Purported Resignation

(News Investigators) /Uncertainty and confusion have continued to trail the reported resignation of Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, as the Presidency kept mute over the matter Mrs. Adeosun was reported to have More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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You’re “Suffering From Multiple Personality Syndrome,” Jonathan Tells Oshiomhole

By Sadiq Umar – Former President Goodluck Jonathan has fired back at the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, saying the former Edo State governor is “suffering multiple More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Nigerian Govt Deports 36 Indian, 2 DPRK Nationals

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian government has deported 36 Indians and two nationals of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals. The government announced the deportation in a statement by the Permanent More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Paris Club Refund: FG Gives Conditions For States To Access $2.69 Billion

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government Tuesday gave conditions to be met by States for them to access the remaining $2.69 billion Paris Club refund. The FG, in a statement by the Ministry of Finance said the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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2 Killed, 37 Injured In Nasarawa Gas Explosion, Govt Vows To Unravel Cause

(News Investigators) /The Nasarawa State Government has vowed to unravel the cause of the gas explosion incident in Lafia, the State capital in which two persons have been confirmed dead and 37 others injured. Deputy More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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N29.9 Million Bribe: Presidency Says Allegations Against Abba Kyari “Wrong”

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency on Saturday fired back on allegations of corruption levelled against the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, describing it as “wrong.” A national newspaper More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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INEC Says Nigeria’s Registered Voters Now 84.2 Million

By Sadiq Umar – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Mahmood Yakubu, said the Commission has registered a total of 84,271,832 voters for the 2019 general elections. Mr Yakubu said it registered More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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Steer Clear Of Our Offices, PDP Warns Oshiomhole, APC

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday warned the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to steer clear of its premises, even as it accused More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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APC Cut Nomination Fee For Presidential Aspirants, Holds Nationwide Congresses Sept 12

By Sadiq Umar – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced a slight reduction in the cost of its nomination forms for its presidential aspirants, even as its fixed Wednesday 5th  to Monday 10th September More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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China’s Loan Is No Problem To Nigeria, Buhari Assures U.S.

(News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has assured of Nigeria’s capacity to meet its debt obligations to the Chinese government, dismissing insinuations that loans obtained from China might constitute More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Again, Buhari Withhold Assent To Electoral Act Amendment Bill

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has again withheld assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, 2018, citing “some drafting issues that remain unaddressed following the prior revisions to the Bill.’’ Senior More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 2nd, 2018
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Buhari Says He’s Not Afraid Of Free, Fair Elections

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said he is not afraid of conducting free and fair elections next year poll, even as he acknowledged that the election that brought him to office was free More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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PDP Tackles Buhari Over Comment On Illegal Migration, Says It’s Insensitive

By Sadiq Umar – The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Saturday tackled President Muhammadu Buhari over his comment on illegal migrants to Europe, describing it as insensitive. The party said Mr. Buhari More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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FOCAC: Nigeria, China To Sign $328 Million Agreement On ICT Dev., In Addition To 25 MoUs

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived Beijing, China’s capital where he is expected to join his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jingping, to witness the signing of an agreement worth $328 More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Report: Lawal Daura Demoralised After Being Tagged Saraki’s Mole

By Sadiq Umar – Sacked Director General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Lawal Daura, has been completely demoralised by the wide spread insinuations of working for the opposition following the recent More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Kwankwaso Declaration: FG Turns Down Request to Use Eagle Square

By Sadiq Umar – The fedral government has turned down the request by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Rabiu Kwankwaso, to use the Eagle Square for his presidential declaration ceremony More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Bayelsa Journalist, Jones Abiri, Sues FG, Demands N200 Million Compensation

(News Investigators) /Bayelsa journalist, Jones Abiri, has sued the federal government over his recent prolonged detention without trial by the State Security Services (SSS), demanding for N200 million compensation. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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National Assembly Adopts N143 Billion, Asks INEC To Present Budget For Approval

By Nuel Suji – The National Assembly Joint Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved N143 billion for the Commission for the 2019 elections. The committee adopted N143 More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 25th, 2018
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Buhari Talks Tough, Charges Special Military Force Not To Spare Cattle Rustler, Armed Robbers

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday charged military personnel deployed to Katsina State to combat the menace of armed bandits in Zamfara, to be `as ruthless as humanly possible’, telling More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Buhari Can Invoke Doctrine Of Necessity To Approve Fund For INEC, Says Sagay

By Sadiq Umar – Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay, says the federal government can invoke the doctrine of necessity to bye-pass the National Assembly to More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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Buhari Preaches Unity, Calls For Tolerance Among Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for unity among Nigerians, urging them to rise above personal and sectarian interests by tolerating one another at all times. Mr. Buhari, in a Sallah message, urged all Muslims More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Dozens Of Boko Haram Members Killed In Air Raid -Says ATF

(News Investigators) /Dozens of members of the Boko Haram terrorists have been killed in a raid carried by the Nigerian Air Force, even as the military foiled a planned attack by the insurgents on troops. The Air More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Tinubu Against Me Because I Opposed His Muslim-Muslim Ticket Arrangement In 2015, Saraki Replies

By Sadiq Umar – The Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Monday took a swipe at the All Progressive Congress (APC) national leader, Bola Tinubu, accusing him of “plotting at every point to undermine” him More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Defection: 252 Political Aides Dumps Tambuwal, Pledges Allegiance To APC

By Ibrahim Imam – In a sudden political twist, 252 Special Advisers and Special Assistants of Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Sunday resigned their positions, even as they pledged their loyalty More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Buhari Returns Home, Commiserates With Ghanaian Over Annan’s Death

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday returned to Nigeria after a 10-day vacation London, United Kingdom. Mr. Buhari who arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja was welcomed by top government officials, 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 Saturday, August 18th, 2018
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Ranching Law: Tiv Traditional Council Vows To Support Implementation, Says We Are Ready To Be Crucified With Ortom

-Says On Ranching We Stand… (News Investigators) /The Tiv Traditional Council (Ijir Tamen), today unanimously agreed to stand by Governor Ortom in the implementation of the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 18th, 2018
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Cholera Outbreak In FCT, 7 Deaths Recorded

(News Investigators)/The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), said seven deaths have so far been recorded from cholera outbreak in four communities within the FCT. The affected communities are Sauka, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 18th, 2018
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We Made No Provision For Foreign Observers In 2019 Elections -INEC Boss

By Sadiq Umar – The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yakubu Mahmud, has clarified the budgetary allocation for international observers in the Commission’s budget proposal before More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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#FREE OGUNDIPE: Nigerians Demand Release Of PREMIUM TIMES Reporter

(News Investigators) /Concerned Nigerians besieged the Nigerian Police Headquarters in Abuja Thursday, demanding for the release of Samuel Ogundipe, a reporter with Premium Times. Even as the Police insisted that More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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“Look At All The Indices In The World Today, We ‘re The Worst” -Ribadu Laments Over Almajiri System

(News Investigators)/A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu says the people of northern Nigeria are the most backward in the world, even as he faulted the continued More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Rotary Announces $96.5 Million For Polio Eradication, Nigeria Gets $16.1 Million

By Idowu John Bakare – Rotary has announced nearly US$100 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of children each More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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ITF Trained 150,000 Nigerians In 2-Yrs, Targets Additional 13,000 Vocational Skills In 2018

By Sadiq Umar – The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, says the fund has trained over 150,000 Nigerians in the last two years in accordance with its reviewed vision. Mr. Ari More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Saraki In Closed-Door Meeting With Obasanjo

By Sadiq Umar – The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday held a closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Mr Saraki’s meeting with the former More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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DSS Denies Raiding, Recovering N21Billion From Ex-DG

By Sadiq Umar – The Department of State Service (DSS) has dismissed as false a report in circulation claiming that huge sums of money and other incriminating materials were found at the homes of its sacked More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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Saraki Says Firing DSS Boss Is A Powerful Message Against Reckless Deployment Of Security

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki says the decision by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo to sack the Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS) sent a powerful message – that the DSS cannot More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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PDP Demands Trial Of All Actors In NASS Takeover, Dismisses DG SSS Sack As Subterfuge

By Nuel Suji – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the prosecution of all those that took part in the Tuesday unauthorised takeover of National Assembly premises by security operatives, just as More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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NASS Takeover Is A Gross Violation Of Constitutional Order -Osinbajo

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has described the unauthorized takeover of the National Assembly complex earlier today as a gross violation of constitutional order, rule of law More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Tambuwal Hails Daura’s Sack, Calls For Full Investigation

By Sadiq Umar – The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has condemned in strong terms Tuesday’s siege on the National Assembly complex in Abuja by armed security operatives, calling for “full More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Atiku Condemns Siege On National Assembly, Calls For Vigilance

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s former Vice President and 2019 presidential hopeful, Atiku Abubakar has condemned the Tuesday’s deployment of masked men from the State Security Service to the National Assembly, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Akpabio Resigns As Senate Minority Leader, Sets To Dump PDP

By Sadiq Umar – The Minority Leader in the Senate, Godswill Akpabio has resigned his position Mr. Akpabio’s resignation is dated August 4, 2018, same date he met with President Muhammadu Buhari who is on More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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DEVELOPING: We Are Waiting For Our Colleagues To Impeach Saraki -Ben Bruce

By Nuel Suji – Amid palpable tension at the National Assembly, Senators of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said that they are waiting for their colleagues to gain entrance to the Senate chamber and impeach More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Saraki Summons Emergency Meeting Of NASS’ Principal Officers

By Sadiq Umar – The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has summoned an emergency meeting of the National Assembly leadership. The meeting, scheduled for Tuesday afternoon is expected to have in attendance More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Kano Deputy Governor Resigns, Says Continuing In Office Unfair To His Conscience

By Sadiq Umar – The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Hafiz Abubakar, has tendered his letter of resignation to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje amid political crisis. Mr. Abubakar, in a resignation letter dated Aug. 4, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Dankwambo Joins Presidential Race

News Investigators/Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, Saturday declares his intention to contest for the presidency in 2019 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr. Dankwambo officially More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Why I Dumped APC -Tambuwal

By Ibrahim Imam – The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal has dumped the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), citing non-performance and impunity by APC as part of reasons for his decision to return More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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End Incessant Killing Now, Adamawa CAN Tells Buhari, Says Nigeria Is More Divided Than Ever

YOLA/By Tom Garba – The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Adamawa State Chapter has President Muhammadu Buhari to end to what it called the mindless massacre of innocent citizens in the state, noting More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Buhari Emerged ECOWAS Chairman

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected Chairman of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS). Mr. Buhari was elected at the 53rd ordinary session of the ECOWAS Authority of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Fear Grips Zamfara Villages Over Armed Bandits’ Attacks, As Amnesty International Says 371 Killed From January Till Date

By Sadiq Umar – Amnesty International (AI) on Tuesday disclosed that no less than 371 people have been killed in Zamfara state from January 2018 till date, stating that at least 238 of these killings took More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Finally, Saraki, Gov. Ahmed Dump APC

By Sadiq Umar – President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki Tuesday announced his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr. Saraki made his defection More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 29th, 2018
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Kwankwaso, Shekarau Parley Ahead Of 2019, As APC Lobbies Former Minister

By Nuel Suji – Former governors of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso and Ibrahim Shekarau met Saturday night in Abuja in their bid to form alliance to neutralize President Muhammadu Buhari’s political influence More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 29th, 2018
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Military Kill I6 Boko Haram Terrorists, Recover Gun Trucks In Monguno

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian military has killed 16 members of the Boko Haram terrorists, after it foiled their attack on village in Monguno Local Government Area of Borno state. The insurgents in three vehicles, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 28th, 2018
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FOREX: CBN Injects USD, Chinese Yuan Into Interbank Market

By Nuel Suji – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has injected the sum $340, 507, 376.51 into the interbank retail secondary market intervention sales. This is in addition to the sale of CNY 69,858,087.15 in More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Decampee Lawmakers Not Against Buhari’s Re-election -Presidential Aide

(News Investigators)/ The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, says the All Progressives Party (APC) lawmakers that defected from the party on More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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PDP Warns Of Dire Consequences On Alleged Plots To Impeach Fayose

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop what it described as “nefarious plot to impeach Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose or attract dire More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Offa Robbery: Police Insist Saraki Has Case To Answer

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Police on Thursday insisted that the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has a case to answer in the Offa robbery case, saying the legal advice by the Director of Public Prosecution More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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Benue Lawmakers Sack Speaker Kwange, Elect Titus Uba

By Ibrahim Imam – The Benue State House of Assembly Tuesday impeached the speaker, Terkimbir Kyange and replaced him with Titus Uba. Twenty two lawmakers of the State Assembly impeached speaker after a vote More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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How Bukola Saraki Outsmarted Police To Retain Seat, As PDP Takes Over Senate

By Sadiq Umar – The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken over control of the Senate as the majority party, following aborted plot to the Presidency to change the leadership of the senate. This More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Atiku Vows To End Poverty, Unemployment

YOLA/Dan Gambo – A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has declared to run for president of Nigeria under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), vowing to end poverty and unemployment. Mr Abubakar More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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Ademola Adeleke Wins Osun PDP Primary

By Sadiq Umar – A senator representing Osun west, Ademola Adeleke, has emerged winner of the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Mr. Adeleke defeated his closest rival, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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Fire Guts Jos Main Market, Over 270 Shops Razed

JOS/(News Investigators) A midnight fire on Saturday ravaged Jos main market, in Plateau state capital with goods and shops running into several millions of Naira burnt. The chairman of Traders Association in Plateau, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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Osun: Tinubu’s Cousin, Gboyega Oyetola, Emerges Winner Of APC Guber Ticket

By Alaba Ajibade – Gboyega Oyetola, the Chief of Staff to the outgoing governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, has emerged the flagbearer of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 22 More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Samuel Ortom Makes U-turn, Says He Remains In APC

By Sadiq Umar – Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Thursday made a U-turn in his planned move to quit the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Ortom had not officially announced plan to leave the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Buhari In Closed Door Meeting With Saraki, Five Others

By Sadiq Umar – President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari his official resident at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and four governors More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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2011 Post-Election Violence Would Not Be Repeated, Buhari Assures ICC In Hague

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday assured the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Hague, Netherlands that the tragic incidence of electoral violence that followed the 2011 general elections More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Lawyer Faults Buhari’s Address To ICC, Says “He’s Potentially A Person Of Interest”

By Sadiq Umar – A Washington-based legal firm, US Nigeria Law Group has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s address the International Criminal Court in Hague, Netherland, describing the visit as “inappropriate”. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Court Serves Warrant On DSS, AGF For Release Of Sambo Dasuki

By News Investigators /The Federal High Court in Abuja has formally served a warrant of release of Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) on the Director General of Department of State Security Services (DSS) and the Attorney More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Teargassed Ayo Fayose Accuses Police Of Plotting To Kill Him, Police Say It Stops Rally To Forestall Breakdown Of Law, Order

By Alaba Ajibade – Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has accused the Nigerian police of a plot to kill him, claiming that a policeman fired a shot at him while forcing his way to the venue of a political More...