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...

By Ibrahim Imam On Monday, November 16th, 2020
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2 NYSC Members Test Positive For COVID-19 In Kano State

News Investigators/ The NYSC coordinator in Kano State, Aisha Tata, says two new corps members out of the 826 posted to the state have tested positive for COVID-19. Mrs. Tata said this on Monday while briefing More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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Reverse N170 Unbearable Fuel Price Now, PDP Tells Buhari

News Investigators/ The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to reverse the increase in the pump price of fuel which increased from N159 to N170 per liter.The party in a statement More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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Tragedy In Mediterranean As 74 Migrants Drown Off Libya Coast

News Investigators/ The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday reported yet another devastating shipwreck in the Central Mediterranean, which has claimed the lives of at least 74 migrants off More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 12th, 2020
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FOCAC At 20: China Pledges More Support To Africa’s Economic Reopening Post COVID-19

News Investigators/ The government of the People’s Republic of China has pledged greater support to Africa’s economic reopening post COVID-19 under the framework of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
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FG To Launch ‘Energy For All’ Plan For 5m Households Not On National Grid –Minister

News Investigators/ The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the establishment of an Economic Sustainability Committee (ESC) as part of a plan to provide electricity for 25 million citizens who lacked access More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, November 9th, 2020
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MURIC Alleges ‘Subterranean Rumblings,’ Cautions Nigerians Against Protest

News Investigators/ The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has cautioned Nigerians, especially the Muslim faithful against any new protest.MURIC Director, Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.“The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 9th, 2020
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EndSARS: Lack Of Visible Leadership To Forestall Negotiations With FG, Says Lukman

News Investigators/ The Director General, Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Lukman, has said that the lack of visibly identified leadership for the EndSARS protesters was capable of forestalling any More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, November 7th, 2020
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EndSARS Judicial Panel: Youth Reps Boycott Proceedings Over Frozen Accounts

News Investigators/ The two youth representatives serving in the Lagos Judicial Panel on EndSARS protest on Saturday boycotted the sitting in protest of government’s decision to freeze their bank accounts. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 7th, 2020
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WTO Post: Expert Urges FG To Intensify Diplomatic Lobbying

News Investigators/ A trade expert, Dr Olumuyiwa Alaba, has called on the Nigerian government to intensify diplomatic lobbying that will ensure that Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala emerges as the new Director-General of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Quality Of Investment In Youths I’ll Determine Nigeria’s Future –ASUU

News Investigators/ The Coordinator of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Akure zone, Olu Olufayo, has said that the future of Nigeria will depend on the quality of investments in the youth.Mr. Olufayo, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Obasanjo Reveals Why Ladoja Was Impeached As Oyo Governor

News Investigators/ Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that former Gov. Rashidi Ladoja was impeached and removed as governor of Oyo State for being ungrateful to Lamidi Adedibu and Yekinni Adeojo.He made More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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Health Ministry Says 122m Nigerians At Risk Of Contracting Neglected Tropical Diseases

News Investigators/ The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) says no fewer than 122 million people in Nigeria are at risk of getting Neglected Tropical Disease (NTDs). The Director and National Coordinator of Neglected More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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As Victory Beckons, Joe Biden Launches Transition Website

News Investigators/ Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. President, has launched an official transition website, www.buildbackbetter.com. The move comes as votes are still being counted in many states More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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Envoy Send SOS To FG Over Landlord’s Plan To Eject Embassy

News Investigators/ Nigerian Embassy in Hungary has called for urgent financial intervention by the federal government to safe the country the embarrassment of being ejected by its landlord over indebtedness. Nigerian More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, November 2nd, 2020
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Police Flag Off Medical Evaluation Exercise For Defunct SARS Operatives

News Investigators/ The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, on Monday flagged off the debriefing and medical evaluation exercise for the operatives of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, November 2nd, 2020
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NECO Resumes 2020 SSCE Nov. 9

News Investigators/ The National Examinations Council (NECO) says it will resume the postponed 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) in all states and the FCT from Monday, Nov. 9. NECO Head Information More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 1st, 2020
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ENDSARS Protest: Sen. Adeola Calls For Provision Of Grant, Special Status For Lagos State

News Investigators/ A senator representing Lagos West at the National Assembly, Solomon Adeola, has called for the provision of urgent grant from the Federal Government to enable the Lagos State Government to rebuild More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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170 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 Deaths In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 170 new COVID-19 cases with three coronavirus related deaths recorded in 10 states and Federal Capital Territory in the last 24 hours. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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COVID-19: Expert Calls For Campaign To Help Uplift Nigerians’ Spirits

News Investigators/ A public health expert, Gabriel Adakole, has called on the federal and state governments to intensify campaigns to help uplift Nigerians’ spirits and guide them through the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 29th, 2020
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AfCFTA: Stakeholders Say Access To Finance, Information Biggest Challenges For African Businesswomen

News Investigators/ Advocates of women entrepreneurs have identified inadequate finance and information as topmost challenges among the leading Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) facing African businesswomen. The advocates More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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I Was Almost Stabbed By Kubwa NYSC Camp Looters -DPO

News Investigators/ The Kubwa Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Abdullahi Bello, on Tuesday, said the hoodlums who looted the NYSC Orientation Camp in Kubwa almost stabbed him while trying to safeguard the facility.Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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Mahmood Yakubu Bags Second-Term As INEC Chairman

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, for a second term in office. The Special Adviser to the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Looted COVID-19 Palliatives Kept For Vulnerable People, Says NGF

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Monday said the looted COVID-19 palliative in warehouses in some states were not hoarded but kept for vulnerable.The NGF Head of Media and Public Affairs, More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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We Must Accept Protests As Part Of National Development- Tinubu

News Investigators/ A former governor of Lagos and national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, says for Nigeria to attain parity with older and more established democracies, the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Stop #ENDSARS Protest Now -APC Begs Protesters

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday appealed to #ENDSARS protesters to embrace peace and stop the protest in the interest of the country, since their demands have been met.APC Chairman More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 23rd, 2020
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Create Job, Grow Economy To Check Youth Restiveness, Ex-Presidents Tell Buhari

News Investigators/ Nigerian former Heads of State on Thursday told President Muhammad Buhari that generation of employment and growing the economy including through direct foreign investments were critical to More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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Seek Facts Before Making Hasty Pronouncement, Buhari Tells International Community

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday took a swoop on the International Community, urging them to seek to know all the facts on the EndSARS protests by Nigerian youths before taking a position More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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At Last, Buhari To Speak To Nigerian By 7 P.m.

News Investigators/ After a long disturbing silence, President Muhammadu Buhari will this evening make a national broadcast at 7pm. Mr. Buhari is expected to address the nation on the current break down of security More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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You Cannot Rule The People Like A Conquered Territory -Ex-Opposition Leader

Wunmi Bewaji Esq. Wunmi Bewaji is a former minority leader of the House of Representatives, lawyer and activist. In this interview, he spoke on the Muhammad Buhari presidency, Nigeria’s federalism, agitation More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Businessman Files $1bn Suit Against Twitter CEO, Over Alleged #ENDSARS Protest Sponsorship

News Investigators/ A businessman, Adamu Garba, on Tuesday, instituted a $1 billion suit against the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Founder of Twitter International Company, Jack Dorsey, at the Federal High More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Experts Offer Solutions To Tackling Threat Of Fake News In China Africa Cooperation

News Investigators/ Experts have stressed the need for balanced and unbiased reporting as a measure to tackle the menace of fake news in China-Africa cooperation.They also urged stakeholders in the China-Africa More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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EndSARS: Relations Of Lagos Resident Killed During Protest Demand Justice

News Investigators/ The relations of 55-year-old Ikechukwu Iloamauzor, who was allegedly killed by a stray bullet during Tuesday’s protest in Lagos against police brutality, have called for justice over the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 12th, 2020
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Senate President Hails Buhari For Acceding To Nigerians’ Demand On #SARS

News Investigators/ President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for listening to the voice of the Nigerians over their dissatisfaction with the operations of the Special Anti-Robbery More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 11th, 2020
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Minister Decries Rampant Cases Of Kidnappings In Kuje

News Investigators/ FCT Minister of State Ramatu Aliyu has condemned the abductions of the former Vice Chairman of Kuje Area Council and some councillors by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers. In a statement More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 11th, 2020
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INEC Declares Akeredolu Winner Of Ondo Election

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC), gubernatorial candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu has been declared winner of the Saturday governorship elections.Mr. Akeredolu polled a total of 292,830 votes to More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 11th, 2020
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Just In: Buhari Bows To Pressure, Ends SARS

News Investigators/ Following widespread protests across the states of the federation, President Muhammadu Buhari has disbanded the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squads nationwide. The Inspector-General of More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 10th, 2020
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Extend Ban To Akeredolu, Cronies, Group Urges International Community

News Investigators/ A group, Democracy Integrity Network, has urged the European Union (EU), the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US) governments to extend the travel ban slammed on election manipulators More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, October 9th, 2020
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Ondo Poll: Security Agencies Beef Up Security At INEC Office

News Investigators/ Security has been beefed up at the state headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akure, Ondo State, as the commission prepares for the Saturday governorship election More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 8th, 2020
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Air Travel: 22 Travelers Test Positive For COVID-19 –PTF

News Investigators/ The Minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, has revealed that 22 persons have so far tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19), among the 1,473 persons of interest tested since the reopening of More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 8th, 2020
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2021 Budget: FG Earmarks N3.12Trillion For Debt Servicing

News Investigators/ The Federal Government says it remains committed to meeting the nation’s debt obligations as N3.12trillion is earmarked for debt service in 2021. President Muhammadu Buhari made this More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
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Senate Passes 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework/FSP Documents

News Investigators/ The Senate on Wednesday passed the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) for the fiscal years.The passage followed the adoption of the recommendations More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
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Christian Monarchs Reconstitute Board, Name Tor Tiv As President, BOT Chairman

News Investigators/ The Association of Christian Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (AOCTRON) has reconstituted its Board of Trustees (BOT), appointing the Tor Tiv, Prof. James Ayatse, its new National President and More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
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18,355 Malnourished Children In Kaduna Risk Death Over Poor Budgetary Allocation –Group

News Investigators/ Journalists reporting developments in the nutrition sector in Kaduna State, say poor budgetary allocation is threatening the survival of 18,355 Severe Acute Malnourished (SAM) children in the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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Illicit Funds: Osinbajo Urges Destination Countries To Insist On Repatriation

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged leaders of destination countries to insist on repatriation of illicit funds and proceeds. Mr. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 28th, 2020
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Katsina Govt. Spends N18.80bn On Water Projects In 5 Years

News Investigators/ Katsina State Government has spent the sum of N18,798,640,116. 83 on the provision of potable drinking water in urban areas of the state since the inception of the administration of Gov. Aminu More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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National ID Card Now Mandatory For Driver’s Licence Application —FRSC Boss

News Investigators/ Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, says the National Identification Number(NIN) is now compulsory for processing and issuance of the driver’s licence. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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Buhari Re- Appoints PTDF’s Gusau, PEF’s Bobboi, Other CEO

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointment of Dr Bello Aliyu Gusau as the Executive Secretary of Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) and Ahmed Bobboi as the Executive Secretary/Chief More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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Mali’s Transitional President Bah N’Daw Sworn In

News Investigators/ Former Defence Minister Bah N’Daw was sworn in as Mali’s president on Friday, following an August coup, with putsch leader Assimi Goita as his deputy. The swearing-in ceremony in the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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NAFDAC To Prosecute Health Workers Promoting Breastmilk Substitutes

News Investigators/ The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will prosecute any health worker caught promoting Breast Milk Substitute (BMS) and other infant formula in health More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Oil Down After U.S. Crude Inventories Rise Against Expectations

(News investigators) Oil prices fell on Wednesday after an industry group reported a surprise rise in U.S. crude, adding to worries about demand that led to a steep selloff earlier in the week. Brent crude was More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Zamfara Seeks Whereabouts Of N37Bn FG Refund, Fingers Ex-Governor

News Investigators/ Zamfara Government says it has alerted security agencies to track the whereabouts of over N37 billion refunds on Federal Government projects executed by the state. The state Commissioner More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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Edo Election: Benin Monarch Applauds Buhari, Congratulates Obaseki

News Investigators/ The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring that Edo election was free, fair, and violence-free. Ewuare also congratulated Gov. Godwin Obaseki for More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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COVID-19: PTF Decries Neglect Of Protocols, Says ‘Face Masks Now Turns To Chin Masks’

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force (PTF), on COVID-19 has warned against perceived neglect of the non-pharmaceutical protocols and other measures aimed at tackling the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) More...

By Victor Udoh On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Edo 2020: INEC Declares Obaseki Winner

News Investigators/ The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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Edo Poll: PDP Alleges Move To Replace Election Results In Edo North

News Investigators/ The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has alleged of plots by some paid agents to replace the Saturday Edo governorship election results where the PDP was leading, particularly in Edo North.The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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#Edo 2020: Voters Observe Social Distancing

News Investigators/ Voters in Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s polling unit, Oredo Ward 4, Emokpae Model Primary School, Benin City, were seen observing physical distancing, washing hands and wearing face masks to curtail More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 18th, 2020
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WTO Race: Okonjo-Iweala, 4 Others Advance To Second Round Of Election

News Investigators/ Nigeria’s candidate aspiring to the position of Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has won the first run of elections and has àlong with four others More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Nigeria @60: FG Lauds Nigerians’ Active Participation On Anniversary Branding Challenge

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has hailed Nigerians who actively participated in the creative submission of ideas for the Diamond Jubilee anniversary branding challenge. Minister of Communications More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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Reverse Fuel Price, Electricity Tariff Hikes In 14-Days Or Face Total Shutdown -NLC Tells Buhari

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has given the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum to reverse the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel price or face a “total shutdown of the country’s More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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FEC Approves Establishment Of Recovered Assets Management Agency

News Investigators/ The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the transmission of a Proceeds of Crime Recovery and Management Agency Bill to the National Assembly to facilitate the establishment of an Agency More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 15th, 2020
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COVID-19 Test: PTF Imposes 6 Months Travel Ban On Passengers

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has placed a six-month travel ban on Nigerian passengers, who arrived in the country and dodged the mandatory second COVID-19 test. The PTF Coordinator, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Military Airstrike Hits Bandits’ Camp, Kill Scores In Zamfara

News Investigators/ The Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has destroyed another armed bandits’ camp in the Doumborou Forest area of Zamfara, killing scores of the bandits, the Defence Headquarters says. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Police Deploy 31,000 Personnel For Edo Election -IGP

News Investigators/ The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu on Monday disclosed that no fewer than 31,000 personnel have been deployed for the governorship election in Edo. Mr. Adamu disclosed this More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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COVID-19: NCDC Reports 160 New Infections, 2 Deaths

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 160 new infections of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the nation’s confirmed cases to 56,177. The NCDC made this known on its More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Saturday, September 12th, 2020
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North East Commission Pledges To Remove 500,000 Idle Youths From Streets

News Investigators/ The North East Development Commission-Education Endowment Fund (NEDC-EEF), has expressed determination to remove over 500,000 idle youths from the streets in the next five years in the region. Head More...