By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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Abuja National Hospital Treats 50,000 Patients In 6 Months – CMD

News Investigators/ Chief Medical Director (CMD), National Hospital, Abuja, Jeff Momoh, says the hospital attended to no fewer than 50,000 patients for routine care in the past six months. Mr. Momoh, a medical More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Ignore Favour-Seeking Notes From Aides, Senators, Others, Buhari Warns MDAs

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has again, warned Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to disregard any purported request from government officials aimed at conferring undue advantage on anyone More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, June 28th, 2020
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Judgement Day For Bandits In Kastina, Zamfara As Troops Kill Several, Rescue Kidnapped Victims

News Investigators/ The Defence Headquarters says the troops of ‘Operation Hadarin Daji’, eliminated several bandits and rescued many kidnapped victims in continuation of aggressive clearance under ‘Operation More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 27th, 2020
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Elimination Of Cervical Cancer In Nigeria Possible –WHO Official

News Investigators/ An official of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Olumuyiwa Ojo, says elimination of cervical cancer, a deadly disease that affects more than 14,000 women annually in Nigeria, is possible. Cervical More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 26th, 2020
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Amnesty International Records 82 Torture, Extra-Judicial Killings By SARS In 3Years

News Investigators/ The Amnesty International (AI) has condemned what it described as gross violations of human rights in the use of extreme torture by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), blaming the Nigerian More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 25th, 2020
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Customs Generates N573bn In 5 Months As Senate Kicks Over Non-Remmitance Of Yearly Surpluses

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Customs Service ( NCS), on Thursday said it had generated N573 billion between January and May from total targetted revenue of N957 billion for the 2020 fiscal year. The Comptroller-General More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 25th, 2020
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Former Oyo Governor, Abiola Ajimobi Is Dead

News Investigators/ The former govermor of Oyo State and deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Abiola Ajimobi, is dead. Mr. Ajimobi had been on a life support since last Friday More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 25th, 2020
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Just In: APC Dissolves NWC, Names Yobe Governor, Mai Mala Buni Caretaker Chairman

News Investigators/ The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) took a new turn Thursday with the dissolution of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party.The decision to dissolve the NWC More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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Alleged $9.8m Fraud: Ex-NNPC GMD Losses Bid To Stop Trial

News Investigators/ The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, declined to stop further proceedings in the trial of former Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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Air Force Bombs 10 Armed Bandits’ Camps In North-West —Air Chief

News Investigators/ Chief of Air Staff (CoAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, says Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed 10 bandits’ camps in four states in the North-West zone in the ongoing ‘Operation Wutar More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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APC Crisis: Governors Forum Meets Buhari

News Investigators/ The Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Atiku Bagudu, says all contentious issues surrounding the leadership crisis confronting the All Progressives Congress (APC) will soon More...

By Victor Udoh On Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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APC Crisis: 28 SEC Members In Rivers Suspend Igo Aguma

News Investigators/ The crisis rocking the All Progressive Congress (APC) in River State took a new turn Monday with the suspension of its State Chairman, Igo Aguma. Mr. Aguma’ s suspension was announced More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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Borno Govt. Employs 12,735 Hunters, Vigilantes To Enhance Security

News Investigators/ Borno Government has employed 12,735 as members of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) comprising hunters and vigilantes, to complement efforts of security agencies in the state. The state Commissioner More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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U.S. Court Allows Publication Of John Bolton’s Book, In Blow To Trump

News Investigators/ An American court on Saturday ruled that the publication of a tell-all book by former national security adviser John Bolton can move forward, denying an attempt by President Donald Trump’s More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 18th, 2020
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Buhari Blows Hot Over Insecurity, Says No More Excuses From Security Chiefs

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has berated the Service Chiefs over the state of insecurity, saying there should be no further excuse on security lapses in the country. Mr. Buhari said the Security More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 18th, 2020
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Five Internet Fraudsters Bag Jail Terms, Another Arraigned in Osogbo

News Investigators/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, have secured the conviction of five internet fraudsters in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. Four of the convicts, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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I Have Assumed Office As Acting National Chairman In Compliance With Court Order’, Victor Giadom Declares

News Investigators/ The National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Victor Giadom has declared himself the acting Chairman of the party, saying it is in compliance to a court order.The development More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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Oshiomhole’s Sack: Lawal Shuabu To Take Over, As APC Named Sick Abiola Ajimobi Acting National Chairman

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) has named its deputy national chairman and former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi as its acting national chairman. But in a deft political move, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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Just In: Appeal Court Affirms Oshiomhole’s Suspension As National Chairman

News Investigators/ A three-man panel of the Court of Appeal has affirmed the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a judgment delivered by Justice Mohammed Lamido, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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Alleged N100m Bribe: Chinese Trial Begins June 29

News Investigators/ The trial of two Chinese, Meng Wei Kun and Xui Kuoi earlier slated to begin , Monday, June 15, 2020 has now been postponed to June 29. The two have been dragged before Justice Muhammad Sa’idu More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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Covid-19: Nigeria Records 573 New Cases, Infections Hits 16,658

News Investigators/ Nigeria recorded 573 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total number of Infections to 16,658. The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) announced this official Twitter handle. It More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 13th, 2020
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Gunshots In State House As Aisha Buhari Moves Against President’s Aide, ADC Arrested

What security sources regarded as ‘security breach’ occurred at the precincts of the Presidential Villa, State House, Abuja on Thursday night, when the First Lady’s Aide-de-camp, Usman Shugaba, attempted More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, June 13th, 2020
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Anti- Corruption War Has Helped In Preserving Democratic Governance- Magu

News Investigators/ The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has affirmed the  increasing relevance of the anti-corruption war in Nigeria, stressing that it has More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 13th, 2020
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Buhari Tasks Scientists, Researchers On Solution To Covid-19

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Nigerian scientists and researchers to come up with solutions  to cure COVID-19 as humanity and democracy is under threat of the pandemic.The president More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 11th, 2020
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Rumble In Ekiti As Ojudu Hits Fayemi, Says He Is A Puppeteer

News Investigators/ The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Affairs, Babafemi Ojudu, has berated the governor Kayode Fayemi-led government in Ekiti sate, accusing it of inaction and lost More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 11th, 2020
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Nigeria Records 409 New COVID-19 Cases, Infections Hit 13,873

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Center For Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 409 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 13,873 The NCDC announced this on Wednesday on its official More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 7th, 2020
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Troops Of Operation Accord Overrun More Bandits In Zamfara -Enenche

News Investigators/ Troops of Operation Accord in continuation of clearance operations against cattle rustlers and criminals have overrun more bandits camps, killing scores and apprehending others in Zamfara, the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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2030 Agenda: NSE Boss Urges West Africa To Embrace Green Bond Finance

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday urged West African countries to shift and scale up green bond finance and investment to meet the ambitious goals of 2030 agenda and Paris Agreement.NSE More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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Diri Calls For Joint Action For Cleaner Environment

News Investigators/ Governor of Bayelsa state, Douye Diri has called for joint action from governors of the Niger-Delta states in the struggle for a cleaner environment. Mr. Diri made the call on Friday during More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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COVID-19: PTF Lifts Ban On Religious Gathering, Shortens Curfew

News Investigators/ The chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF), on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha has said that the ban on religious gathering has been lifted based on guidelines and protocols agreed with state governments. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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APC NWC Approves Direct Primaries For Edo Election

News Investigators/ The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) has approved direct primaries for the Edo governorship poll.Mr. More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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Court Jails Two For Impersonation

News Investigators/ Justice Ibrahim Watilat of the Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Monday, slammed three months custodial sentence on two fraudsters – Owolabi Aderibigbe and Habeeb Popoola More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, May 31st, 2020
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Covid-19: Nigeria Records 553 New Cases, Total Infections Is 9855

News Investigators/ Nigeria has recorded its highest number of new COVID-19 infections since the outbreak of the disease with 553 new cases. Lagos State, the epicentre of the disease in the country, recorded More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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Banditry: Tambuwal Updates Buhari On Sabon-Birni Massacre

News Investigators/ Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has met with President Muhammadu Buhari to update him on the May 27 massacre that occurred in Sabon-Birni, Northeast of the State. News Agency of Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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Excited Plateau Rural Community Celebrates First Borehole

News Investigators/ Residents of Nghar, a rural community in Barkin Ladi Local Government of Plateau, on Friday trooped to the village square to celebrate the first borehole ever sunk in the community.The villagers, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
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Buhari’s Purported Directive On Abba Kyari’s Memos Is Fake News – Presidency

News Investigators/ The Presidency has declared as untrue and fake news, a media report that President Muhammadu Buhari had ordered the cancellation of 150 memos and appointments signed by his former Chief of Staff, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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El – Rufai Vows To Jail Parents Who Enroll Children Into Almajiri System

News Investigators/ Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has warned that parents who enroll their children into the Almajiri education system stand the risk of prosecution and up to two years jail. Mr. El-Rufa’i More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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Assembly Speakers Laud Buhari Over Financial Autonomy Order To Legislature, Judiciary

News Investigators/ Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria have lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Executive Order granting financial autonomy to legislatures and judiciaries of all states. In More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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COVID-19 May Increase School Drop-Outs, Hinders Girl-Child Enrolment –Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, says the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to affect girl-child education and increase number of school drop-outs in the country. Mrs. Tallen expressed More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Oil Prices Climb As U.S. Stock Drawdown Eases Supply Glut Fears

News Investigators/ Oil prices advanced on Thursday as a drawdown of the U.S. crude inventories and output cuts by major producers helped ease concerns about a supply glut, though lingering fears over the global More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Ramadan: Israel Donates Food Items To Support 770 Families, 3,400 Children

News Investigators/ The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria has donated 770 cartons of food items to 770 families and 3,400 children in Muslim communities in Nigeria to commemorate the 2020 Ramadan. Ambassador of Israel More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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Just In: Buhari Sacks NECO Registrar, 4 Others

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of the appointment of Prof. Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council (NECO). Also, four More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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Covid-19: EFCC Warns Against Scammers Who Promise Access To Govt Palliatives

News Investigators/ The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has advised Nigerians to be wary of fraudsters using the raging Coronavirus pandemic to defraud unsuspecting More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 18th, 2020
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COVID-19: CBN, NNPC Move To Rescue Evacuees In Lagos, Abuja

News Investigators/ The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Monday agreed to fund the feeding and accommodation of evacuees in Lagos and Abuja. The minister More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Lagos Discharges 15 More COVID-19 Patients

News Investigators/ The Lagos State Government on Sunday discharged 15 more patients who recovered and tested negative to Coronavirus. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said in a statement that a total of 623 patients More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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COVID -19 : Ganduje Slashes Political Appointees’ Salaries By 50 %

News Investigators/ Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has slashed the salaries of political office holders in the state by 50 per cent due to dwindling resources caused by COVID-19 lockdown.Chief Press Secretary More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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COVID-19: Police Prosecute 1,872 In Lagos Over Restriction Order Violation

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Lagos State on Sunday said it arrested 1,872 people in the last two weeks, over violation of the restriction order in place to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 15th, 2020
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Customs Command At Tin-Can Port Generates N117.8Billion Revenue In 4 Months

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Tin-Can Island Port Command, Lagos, generated N117.8 billion between January and April 2020, by deploying Time Release Study (TRS) tool to aid trade facilitation More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, May 15th, 2020
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NAF Graduate 126 Special Force, Combat Search Rescue Personnel In Bauchi

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday graduated 126 Special Force and Combat Search and Rescue Personnel in Bauchi. The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Saddique Abubakar at the combined More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 15th, 2020
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EFCC Hands Over Diezani’s Forfeited Property To Lagos Govt For Covid-19 Patients

News Investigators/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, handed over a property forfeited by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke to the Lagos State government More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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We Deregulated Downstream Oil Sector In March —Sylva

News Investigators/ The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva says the downstream oil sector was deregulated on March 19, with the reduction in the pump price of the Premium Motor Spirit(PMS) More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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EFCC Docks Oyo Perm Sec Over Alleged N4.4Million Scam

News Investigators/ The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arraigned a Permanent Secretary in the Oyo State Ministry of Agriculture, Rasaq Kolawole, for allegedly defrauding More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
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Buhari Settles For Ibrahim Gambari As Chief Of Staff

News Investigators/ Former United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary General for the Department of Political Affairs (DPA), Ibrahim Gambari has been appointed the new Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
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NCDMB Probes Illegal Expatriates In Oil, Gas Sector, Warns Of Consequences

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) says it is intensifying efforts to monitor and evaluate activities toward identifying operators involved in illegal deployment of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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EXCLUSIVE: Jonathan Plots Bayelsa Dep Gov Removal, Godson Turnah As Replacement

News Investigators/ A political storm is brewing in the three month-old Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)- led government in Bayelsa State as certain political forces have begun moves to impeach the deputy governor More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 10th, 2020
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COVID-19: NCDC Activates 3 Additional Laboratories, Nigeria’s Total Labs Now 23

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said it has activated three additional laboratories in the country, bringing the total number of laboratories in Nigeria to 23. Director-General More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 10th, 2020
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We Will Strengthen Collaboration, Unity Of Nigerians In Diaspora -Dabiri Erewa Assures U.S-Based Nigerians

News Investigators/ Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has assured Nigerians living abroad that the commission will continuously work towards strengthening collaboration and More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 10th, 2020
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COVID-19: 160 Stranded Nigerians Depart U.S. For Abuja

News Investigators/ The first of batch of Nigerians stranded in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic are on their way back home.News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 160 Nigerians, including eight More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of Army General’s N426.7m

News Investigators/ Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, May 8, 2020, ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of N426.7m belonging to Brig.-Gen. John Onimisi Ozigi(retd.) More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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Kano Records 65 New Cases, Total Infection Hits 547

News Investigators/ Kano State Ministry of Health has confirmed that 65 new Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases had been recorded in the state. The ministry via its verified Twitter handle @KNSMOH, said that the development More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 8th, 2020
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COVID-19: Nigeria Figure Rises To 3,526 With 381 New Infections

News Investigators/ Nigeria has recorded 381 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 3,526. The Nigeria Centre  for Disease Control(NCDC), confirmed this More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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COVID-19: PTF Wants Patients Follow Healthcare Providers’ Recommendations

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has advised those in isolation centres to follow the recommendations of their healthcare providers. Secretary to the Government of the Federation More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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COVID-19: Israel Donates 2,000 Protective Face Masks To Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria has donated 2,000 protective face masks to Nigerian medical personnel to support their ongoing efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr Shimon Ben-Shoshan, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Yoruba Never Demand Nigeria’s Breakup —Prof. Akintoye

IBADAN/News Investigators/ A foremost Yoruba nationalist, Banji Akintoye, says the Yoruba people are only agitating for freedom but never demanded the break up of Nigeria. Mr. Akintoye, emeritus professor of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Senate Wants Decentralisation Of Nigeria Police Force

News Investigators/ The Senate has called for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force and strengthening operational strategies of community policing as a way of addressing problem of insecurity in the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Covid-19: Buhari Urges Global Efforts To Mitigate Effect

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari says only a collective international approach will mitigate the devastating effect of COVID-19. Mr. Buhari, who stated this during a virtual Summit of Heads of More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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(Updated)CBN Halts Hubert Nwigwe’s Plan To Lay-Off Access Bank Workers

News Investigators/ The planned sack of workers by the Access Bank Plc has been put on hold by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bankers’ Committee. The CBN decision is coming on the heels of announcement More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 2nd, 2020
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COVID-19: NCDC Sets For Ease Of Lockdown, Cautions Nigerians

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has taken steps to improve capacity for efficiency during gradual easing of lockdown induced by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 2nd, 2020
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Buhari Condoles With Kano Govt., Emirate Over Emir’s Death

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Kano State Government and the State Council of Chiefs over the death of the Emir of Rano, Tafida Abubakar. The President’s condolence message More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 2nd, 2020
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Emir Of Rano Dies At 74

News Investigators/ The Emir of Rano in Kano State, Amb. Abubakar Tafida, is dead. Alhaji Kabiru Alasan, the Turakin Rano and member, Rano Emirate Council, confirmed to the News  Agency of Nigeria (NAN) More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Global Leadership Lacking In Fight Against Covid-19 -UN Scribe

News Investigators/UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said global leadership had been lacking in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Speaking during a virtual news conference More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Fayemi Appoints Father Who Denied ‘Runaway Son’ Access Home Covid-19 Ambassador

Alaba Ajibade/ The Governor of Ekiti State, ADO-EKITI/Kayode Fayemi has honoured the father of the young man who sneaked into Ado -Ekiti from Lagos, Femi Adeoye as Covid-19 ambassador. Mr. Adeoye was honored More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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25-Yrs Old Dies Of COVID-19 Related Disease In Lagos -Official

LAGOS/News Investigators/ The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, has announced another COVID-19 related death, involving a 25-year-old male patient. Mr. Abayomi, a professor, through his Twitter More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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COVID-19: Kaduna Vasity Sends Casual Workers On Compulsory Leave

News Investigators/ The Kaduna State University has directed its casual workers to proceed on compulsory leave without pay due to Coronavirus pandemic. The Register of the institution, Mr Samuel Manshop, said More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
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COVID-19: NCDC Targets To Test 2m Nigerians In 3 Months

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that in terms of testing capacity for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19, pandemic the agency had targeted to test two million Nigerians in More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Buhari Orders Total Lockdown In Kano, Stops Interstate Movement

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a two week total lockdown in Kano State with immediate effect as a result of harvest of deaths ravaging the state from Coronavirus pandemic. Just as More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Raymond Dokpesi Tests Positive For Covid-19, Urges DAAR Comm Staff To Go For Test

News Investigators/ The Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi Jnr., has tested positive for COVID-19, even as he urged staff members that have been in contact with him to submit themselves for test. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Covid-19 Lockdown: Buhari To Speak Tonight

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation Monday, April 27, 2020 at 8pm. A statement by Presidential spokesman, Femi Adeniyi advised television, radio and other electronic media More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Buhari Appoints Unilorin Director As VC Federal Agric Varsity, Zuru

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a former Director of theUniversity of Ilorin (Unilorin), Musa Ahmed, as the Vice-Chancellor of the newly established Federal University More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Covid-19: Crystal Palace Chefs To Cook 900 Meals A Week

News Investigators/ Crystal Palace’s chefs will cook 900 meals a week for frontline healthcare workers and vulnerable families in South London during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Premier League club said on Monday. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, April 25th, 2020
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Fight Against Spread Of COVID-19 Can Reverse Effort On Malaria -Expert

News Investigators/ A malaria expert professor, Olugbenga Mokuolu, says efforts toward reducing malaria globally, can be reversed, as attention is totally shifted to war against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Mokuolu, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 24th, 2020
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Gombe Inaugurates 10-Year Dev. Plan Committee

News Investigators/ Gombe state Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has inaugurated a steering committee for the preparation of Gombe State 10-Year Development plan. The Committee was inaugurated by the Deputy More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
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U.N. Agency Advocates $1 Trillion Developing World Debt Write-Off

News Investigators/ The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said on Thursday that around one trillion dollars of debt owed by developing countries would be cancelled under a proposed global deal. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
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Covid-19: Experts Call For Mutual Trust, Understanding Between Africa, China

Flags of some African countries alongside China’s By Idowu John Bakare/ Experts have stressed the need for more mutual trust, deeper understanding, sincere solidarity as well as mutual support and cooperation More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
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Ex-attorney General, Richard Akinjide Is Dead

News Investigators/ A former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Richard Akinjide is dead. Mr. Akinjide, aged 88, died in the early of hours of Tuesday at his Ibadan home. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 20th, 2020
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AfDB Debars Chinese Firm, Zhonghao Over Alleged Fraudulent Practices

News Investigators/ The African Development Bank (AfDB) has debarred China Zhonghao Company, a civil engineering firm registered in Nigeria, for 18months over alleged fraudulent practices.The debarment renders More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, April 18th, 2020
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Osinbajo Condoles With Buhari, Kyari Family

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo, have expressed their heartfelt sympathies  to President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of Malam Abba Kyari, his Chief of Staff. The condolence More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 18th, 2020
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Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Abba Kyari Is Dead

News Investigators/ Chief of Staff to Nigerian president, Abba Kari, is dead.Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina confirmed this in a tweet in the early hours of Saturday. Femi More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 16th, 2020
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34 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed In 5 States, As Figure Rises To 407

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 34 new positive cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). NCDC, through its verified Twitter account, on Wednesday said that the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 16th, 2020
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Urban Poor With Less Than N5,000 To Benefit From Conditional Cash Transfer -Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar, says urban poor dwellers with an account balance of N5,000 or less will be among the beneficiaries More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
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FG Blames Poor Communication For Escalation Of Tension Between China – Africans

News Investigators/ The Federal Government says poor communication between the Chinese authorities and African consulates in Guangzhou, China, is responsible for the tensions in the alleged maltreatment of Nigerians. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 13th, 2020
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Putin Warns Russia’s Coronavirus Situation Getting Worse

News Investigators/ Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Monday that the coronavirus epidemic in the country was “not getting better,” according to comments carried by state media. Mr. Putin demanded More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 13th, 2020
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Create Uniform Template For Fight Against Covid-19, Group Urges FG

The National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP) on Monday advised the Federal Government to create a uniform templates for the fight against Covid-19 pandemic in Nigeria. Its National More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 11th, 2020
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G20 Backs OPEC+, But Deal In Jeopardy As Mexico Refuses Cuts

News Investigators/ In an historic effort to power the oil and gas industry out of its worst tailspin in its 100-year history, the United States, Canada and other G20 nations are backing the OPEC+ group of countries More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, April 11th, 2020
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FG May Introduce Additional Stimulus Measures As Buhari Meets Osinbajo, SGF

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has met with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as the country battles the Coronavirus pandemic. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Osinbajo is also the chairman More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 10th, 2020
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OPEC+ Close To Ending Oil Price War, Awaits G20 Meeting

News Investigators/ In a move to save the oil industry — facing the biggest crisis in its history — OPEC and Russia have agreed on new production cuts, with the OPEC+ group agreeing to eliminate 10 million More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 10th, 2020
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COVID-19: We Have Traced 8,932 People Of Interest –Task Force

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force for the Control of Coronavirus (COVID-19), says it has successfully traced no fewer than 8,932 people of interest and is still monitoring 220 others. Minister More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
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Nigeria Receives 2nd Batch Of China’s Medical Supplies, Personnel

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has taken delivery of the second batch of medical supplies and personnel from China in the vigorous fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. Air Peace’s Chairman, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
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Covid-19: Nigerian Military Provide 3 Additional Isolation Centres

News Investigators/ The Armed Forces of Nigeria has provided three additional isolation and treatment centres to support the Federal Government’s efforts in containing COVID-19 patients. Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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COVID-19: Only Buhari Can Extend Lockdown, Says Task Force

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 says only President Muhammadu Buhari can decide whether or not to extend the ongoing 14 days lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja. The Task Force Chairman, More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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Court Convicts Impostor Of Senator Bulus Amos

News Investigators/The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Gombe Zonal Office, Tuesday secured the conviction of one Prince Musa, who impersonated Gombe senator, Bulus Amos. Sen. Amos representing More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 6th, 2020
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Global Oil Outlook: Kyari Says No More Oil Subsidy

News Investigators/ The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, says Nigeria would no longer pay subsidy on petrol with the ongoing global oil price decline. Kyari More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 6th, 2020
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Easter: FG Declares Friday, Monday Holidays

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 10 and Monday 13, as public holidays to mark the 2020 Easter Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola made the declaration More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 6th, 2020
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Civil Servants In Kastina Resume Monday -HoS

News Investigators/ Amid worry of the growing cases of the coronavirus spread in the country, Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has directed workers in the state’s civil service to resume work on Monday. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, April 4th, 2020
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Covid-19: Lagos Lockdown Day 4 In Pictures

So, i made a short trip on the 4th day of the Lockdown in Lagos to pick up a few more things and to feel the pulse on the streets and the streets were more scanty than the first day in the places that i passed. I More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 3rd, 2020
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COVID-19: Coalition Urges FG To Provide N96bn For Senior Citizens’ Social Package

News Investigators/ Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday urged the Federal  Government to provide about N96.1 billion as special security package for senior citizens. Sen. More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
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I Have Fears Covid-19 Funds Will Be Looted – Olaniyan

(News Investigators) In this interview with OLADIMEJI RAMON, Legal Adviser at Amnesty International Secretariat, London, Dr Kolawole Olaniyan, speaks about Nigeria’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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Makinde May Have Contacted Virus At Villa, Not Ibadan Rally -Aide

News Investigators/ Contrary to insinuations that the governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, who on Monday, tested positive to Covid-19, contacted the disease at a zonal rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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COVID-19 Lockdown: Enforcement Order Must Be Without Cruel, Inhuman Or Degrading Treatment -NHRC Warns

News Investigators/ The National Human Rights Commission  (NHRC) has appealed to Law enforcement officers not to use torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment while enforcing the lockdown order by the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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COVID-19: IGP, 11 Other Officers Test Negative

News Investigators/ The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, and 11 other police officers have tested negative for Coronavirus. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, disclosed More...