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...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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COVID-19: 109m Nigerians To Be Vaccinated In 2 Years, Says NPHCDA

News Investigators/ The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), has said that it planned to vaccinate approximately 109 million Nigerians that will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination over More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 12th, 2021
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Tackling Banditry, Kidnapping Needs Coordinated Action –Ex-Rep

News Investigators/ A former House of Representatives member for Kaura-Namoda/Birnin-Magaji Federal Constituency in Zamfara, Aminu Sani, has called for genuine and coordinated effort by governors to tackle the More...

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

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

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

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday performed the ground-breaking ceremony of the Kano – Dutse – Jibia (Katsina State} – Maradi 284 Km rail project connecting Kano in Nigeria to Maradi More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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Army Refutes ‘Disjointed Reports’ Of Killing Of 5 Soldiers In Borno

News Investigators/ The Army has refuted some media reports that five soldiers were killed and others abducted by insurgents during repair of an electricity facility along Maiduguri- Damaturu road on Monday. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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Hacker Accesses Florida City’s Drinking Water System, Increases Chemical Levels –Sheriff

News Invedtigators/ A hacker has unlawfully accessed the water treatment system of a small city in the U.S. state of Florida, briefly raising the amount of sodium hydroxide in the supply. The Pinellas County More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Alleged Covid-19 Contract Scam: Minister Says UK Govt. Must Answer For ‘Crime’

News Investigators/ Labour legislator and shadow cabinet minister, Rachel Reeve, said UK government must answer for allegedly granting 2 billion pounds ($2.7 billion) worth of COVID-19 contracts to friends and More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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U.S., Australia, Japan Conduct Joint Military Drill To Deter China

News Investigators/ The U.S. is conducting a joint military exercise with Australia and Japan on Guam, an island territory in Micronesia, to counter perceived increasing Chinese belligerence in the region, the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 6th, 2021
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Nigeria Pushing To Get COVID-19 Vaccines By February, Says Foreign Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama says Nigeria is making efforts and hopeful to get the coronavirus vaccines to the country by end of February. Mr. Onyeama disclosed this More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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Survival Fund: FG Disburses N27bn, Opens Last Scheme Portal Feb. 9

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has disbursed N27 billion to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) as part of the MSMEs Survival Fund Scheme. Minister of State, Industry, Trade and Investment, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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Buhari’s Land Border Closure Wrong Policy That Exacerbated Economic Woes –NESG

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) has advised the Federal Government to always consider its economic policy choices, before taking decision, in order to FastTrack economic growth, its More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021
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World Cancer Day: Lawmaker Tasks Women, Men On Regular Checkups

News Investigators/ A lawmaker in Lagos, Gbolahan Yishawu has advised women and men to imbibe the habit of going for regular checkups to avert the increasing cancer rate in the country. Mr. Yishawu, a member More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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Buhari Returns To Abuja After 4-Day In Daura

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday returned to Abuja after four-day official visit to Daura, his hometown in Katsina State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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Fiscal Reforms Committee To Correct Errors In Finance Act 2020

News Investigators/ The Fiscal Policy Reforms Committee says it will take the opportunity to correct any perceived errors in the Finance Act 2020 if there is some fiscal enactment to adjust the 2021 Appropriation More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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NIN-SIM Linkage Deadline Gets 8 Weeks Extension

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has extended the ongoing National Identification Number (NIN) and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) integration exercise by eight weeks, with a new deadline of April 6. This More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 1st, 2021
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Biden Overrules Trump, Withdraws $27.4b In Spending Cuts –White House

News Investigators/ U.S. President Joe Biden has withdrawn 73 budget cuts worth a combined 27.4 billion dollars, proposed by Donald Trump during the final week of his presidency, according to a letter addressed More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, February 1st, 2021
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COVID-19: Oxygen Demand In Lagos Spikes To 400 Cylinders Daily –Sanwo-Olu

News Investigators/ Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that the demand for oxygen by coronavirus patients has increased to 400 cylinders per day. Mr. Sanwo-Olu made this known on Sunday in a statement More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 1st, 2021
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COVID-19 Treatment: Lagos To Subject “Ivermectin” To Clinical Trial

News Investigators/ The Lagos State Government says it will deploy Ivermectin drug in a short clinical trial to ascertain its efficiency to prevent and treat COVID-19 infection. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 31st, 2021
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Police Arrest 5 Persons Over Alleged Kidnapping, Sexual Abuse

News Investigators/ The police, on Sunday, said that they had arrested five members of a kidnap gang that specialised in abduction of women and girls, sexually abusing them and obtaining ransom from their families.The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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Airtel Commences NIN Registration In Retail Outlets Across Nigeria

News Investigators/ Airtel Nigeria, a telecommunications service provider on Thursday says it has commenced the National Identity Number (NIN) registration exercise in its retail outlets across the country. Airtel More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, January 21st, 2021
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Turaki’s Corruption Trial Adjourned Till January 25

News Investigators/ The trial of Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, a former Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, has been adjourned till January 25, 2021. At the resumed trial Wednesday, account More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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COVID-19: NCDC Records 1,301 New Infections

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,301 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 113,305. The NCDC disclosed figures More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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3 Dead, 5 Vehicles Burnt As Petrol Tanker Explodes In Ogun –FRSC

News Investigators/ The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed that three persons died while several others were injured on Tuesday, when a petrol tanker exploded on IBB Boulevard in Abeokuta. The FRSC More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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Rumble Over FG’s COVID-19 Vaccine Sharing Formula: Zamfara Gets 1,339, FCT 936 Doses…Lagos, Oyo Plan Purchase

News Investigators/ State Governments, including Ogun, Oyo and Cross River states have faulted the doses of COVID-19 vaccines allocated to them by the Federal Government, even as some have vowed to buy independently More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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ANALYSIS: How Nigeria Engages COVID-19 In Battle With Increased Health Infrastructure

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic impacted the year 2020 negatively with projected long-lasting effects across all sectors, especially the health sector in Nigeria. The most impacted were the molecular diagnostic More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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Court Grants Sowore N20m Bail

News Investigators/ A Wuse Zone II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja on Monday, admitted Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters and leader of #RevolutionNow movement, to bail in the sum of N20 million. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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Covid-19: NCDC Confirms 1,544 New Cases, 12 Deaths In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 1,544 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified website on Friday, also confirmed More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, January 8th, 2021
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Soldier, MOPOL Among 103 Newly Rescued Kidnapped Victims In Katsina

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

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, January 7th, 2021
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NCC Clears Air On Speculations Of Impending Mass Disconnection Of Telephone Subscribers

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has cleared the air on speculations of impending mass disconnection of telephone subscribers. The NCC said the speculations arose as a result More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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COVID-19: Second Wave Ravaging Our Land, Claiming Many Lives, Says LUTH CMD

News Investigators/ The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, Chris Bode on Wednesday said COVID-19 second wave was ravaging our land and claiming many lives. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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John Nwodo Emerges National Coordinator Southern, Middle Belt Forum

News Investigators/ Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has appointed the out-going President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo as national coordinator. This is contained in a statement issued More...

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

News Investigators/ Chairman, University of Ilorin Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Saliu Ajao on Tuesday, assured of the Union’s readiness to return to the classroom. Mr. Ajao, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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Herdsmen Not Under Attack In South East -MACBAN

News Investigators/ Contrary to media reports, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has said that Fulani herdsmen were neither under attack nor are they being forced to leave any More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 1st, 2021
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800,000 IDPs In Need Of Food Borneo, Zulum Writes NEMA

News Investigators/ Governor of Borno state, Babagana Zulum, has appealed for urgent intervention by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on the plight of about 800,000 displaced people in need of food More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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U.S. Nurse Tests Covid-19 Positive After Receiving Vaccine

News Investigators/ An ICU nurse in San Diego, who had received Pfizer Inc. vaccine’s shot against COVID-19 on December 18, has tested positive for the virus. Mr. Matthew W, a 45-year-old nurse in San Diego, More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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NEWS ANALYSIS: The Paris Agreement: Where Nigeria Stands Five Years After

By Okeoghene AkubuikeIt is five years after the Paris Agreement on Climate Change was adopted by 196 parties (countries) at the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 in Paris of which Nigeria is a signatory. Since More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, December 24th, 2020
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Nigeria Records 1,133 New Covid-19 Infections, Total Cases Now 80,922

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 1,133 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, bringing the total figure of infected persons to 80,922. NCDC made More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020
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COVID-19: NCDC Registers 356 New Infections, 6 Deaths In 24hrs –Official Website

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has registered 356 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, as at Dec.21, the Centre announced on its verified website on Monday. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 21st, 2020
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COVID-19 Cases Surging In U.S., Europe In Spite Vaccinations -Report

News Investigators/ The number of COVID-19 infections in the United States and Europe continues to surge in spite of the start of vaccinations, the New York Times has reported.Calling the United States, the world’s More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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Kankara Schoolboys: U.S. Urges FG To Hold Kidnappers Accountable

News Investigators/ The United States (U.S.) on Thursday condemned the abduction of hundreds of children by gunmen from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, on Dec. 11, urging the government More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Insecurity: Navy To Acquire 2 Warships In 2021

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Navy will take delivery of two warships in 2021 in an effort to boost operations in the nation’s territorial waters. Flag Officer Commanding Logistics Command Oghara, Delta, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Rice, Poultry, Others Remained Banned As FG Reopens 4 Borders

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reopening of four land borders in three of the six geopolitical zones of the country with immediate effect. These include Seme border in the South- More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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UN Demands ‘Immediate, Unconditional’ Release Of Abducted Katsina Schoolboys

News Investigators/ United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the attack by suspected bandits at Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State on Dec. 11. Mr. Guterres’ More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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Kastina Abduction: Only 10 Schoolboys Remain With The Abductors – Garba Shehu

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Contrary to Kastina State Governor Bello Masari’s claims that over 300 school boys were abducted from their hostels at Government Science Secondary School(GSSS), Kankara, Katsina State, More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Bandit Attack: Masari Orders Closure Of All Boarding Schools

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

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 11th, 2020
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Defence Minister, Buratai, Others Go Into Isolation As GOC Dies

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian Army has cancelled the remaining activities in the ongoing Chief of Army Staff’s annual conference 2020 after a participant died in Abuja, on Tuesday. The victim, identified More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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Over 300,000 Benefits From N10bn MSMEs Fund –FG

News Investigators/ The Federal Government says the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Survival Fund scheme has over 300,000 direct beneficiaries paid so far, amounting to close to N10 billion. Special More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020
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Nigerian Govt Acquires Tools To Spy On Citizens -Report

News Investigators/ Nigeria’s Defence Intelligence Agency has acquired equipment that it can use to spy on its citizens’ calls and text messages, according to a report by the University of Toronto’s Citizen More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020
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Fuel & Electricity Tariff Hike: FG, Labour Resume Talks

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) NewsFlash: Federal government and the leadership of organised labour resume talks over the recent hike in theprice of fuel and electricity tariff.  More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 7th, 2020
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PDP Wins Bayelsa Central Senatorial By-Election –

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Cleopas Moses, winner of the Bayelsa Central Senatorial by-election. The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 4th, 2020
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Nigerian Army Decorates 39 New Major Generals

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army on Friday decorated 39 newly promoted Major Generals with their new ranks. The decorated generals were among the 136 senior officers recently promoted to the rank of major More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 4th, 2020
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Court Remands Ex-Pension Boss, Maina, In Prison All-Through Trial

News Investigators/ The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered that the arrested fugitive and former Chairman, the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, be remanded at a correctional More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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COVID-19: 281 New Infections Cases In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 281 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC said on Tuesday that the infections brought the total More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Monday, November 30th, 2020
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UN Chief ‘Strongly Condemns’ Borno Killings

News Investigators/ United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned “in the strongest terms” Saturday’s killing of 43 farmers by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Borno. Mr. Guterres More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 28th, 2020
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Gunmen Kill Police, Kidnap Chinese Expatriate In Ekiti

News Investigators/ The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.The abductee was one of More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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Don’t Shy Away From Your Constitutional Responsibilities, IGP Tells Police Personnel

News Investigators/ The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Muhammed Adamu, has urged police personnel not to shy away from performing their constitutional responsibilities in order not to put the society in trouble.Adamu More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
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FCT Leads In Coronavirus Infections As NCDC Reports 168 New Cases

News Investigators/ The Federal Capital Territory has topped the list of states with highest cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), pandemic as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports 168 new infections More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, November 22nd, 2020
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APC Mocks PDP, Says Opposition Rattled By Visit To Johnathan

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was rattled by the recent visit of some of its governors to former President Goodluck Jonathan. APC More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, November 21st, 2020
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EndSARS Panel: CCTV Reveals How Army Deployed At Least 7 Vehicles To Lekki Tollgate

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army deployed no fewer than seven military trucks to the Lekki Tollgate on the evening of Oct. 20, the day unarmed #EndSARS protesters were allegedly shot by the military. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 21st, 2020
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Nigeria Fastest Growing Economy In Africa –UK Trade Envoy

News Investigators/ The United Kingdom Trade Envoy to Nigeria, Helen Grant, has said that Nigeria was the fastest growing economy in Africa. Hon. Grant said this at the two-day Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 20th, 2020
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SARS: Police Lawyers Unable To Trace Erring Officers, Stall Proceedings At Lagos Judicial Panel

News Investigators/ The lawyers for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Friday stalled proceedings at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and Other Matters. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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57 Civilians, 37 Policemen, 6 Soldiers Killed During #EndSARS Crisis -Lai Mohammed

News Investigators/ The Federal Government says 57 civilians, 37 policemen and six Soldiers were killed all over the country during the #EndSARS crisis. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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What Nwodo, Adebanjo, Odumakin Say About Umahi’s Defection To APC

News Investigators/ Some eminent Nigerians on Thursday expressed divergent views over the recent defection of Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020
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FG Suffers 60% Revenue Loss, Amidst Low Oil Prices, Poor FIRS Receipts

News Investigators/ Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Federal Government’s earnings, from oil and non-oil sectors coupled with low revenue receipts from the Federal More...