By News Investigators On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Tribunal Sacks Melaye, Orders Fresh Elections

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Lokoja on Friday sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the Senator for Kogi West. In its judgement, the tribunal ordered More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Myth Busters – 5 Myths About Braids Busted

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Protective styling is extremely popular thanks to its numerous benefits and braids are definitely one of the most common go-to amongst them all. However, there are a number of myths surrounding More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Governors Meet To Discuss NFIU’s Directive On LG Funds, Health Issues

Governors at the meeting (News Investigators)/ The 36 state governors under the umbrella of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) are meeting in Abuja to discuss update on recent directive of the Nigerian Financial More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Buhari Inaugurates New Cabinet, Retains Petroleum Minister Position

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari who announced the portfolio of each More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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LIVE UPDATES: Buhari Assigned Portfolio To Ministers (See Full List)

1.Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah (Abia State) -Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development 2. Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa State) -Minister of the Federal Capital Territory 3. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom State)- Minister More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Dep. Governor Escapes Death, As Robbers Attack Convoy, Kill 3 Policemen

Robbery scene (News Investigators)/ Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, killing three policemen and a civilian. Mr. Akabe was on his More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Videos: Confusion As EFCC Denies Raiding Ambode’s HOUSE

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has denied raiding the residence of the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, in spite a trending video signifying their More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Video: German Govt. Repatriates Nigerians 48 Hrs After Ekweremadu’s Attack

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) German government has deported a new batch of Nigerian migrants, less than 48 hours after the attack on former Deputy President of the Senate Ike Ekweremadu, by the Indigenous People of Biafra More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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NNPC Targets China To Boost Crude Oil Reserves

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says strategic partnership and new investments in the Upstream Petroleum Sector are essential to actualise the growth of the nation’s crude More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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Edo Crisis: Oshiomhole Blames Media For Rift With Obaseki

Gov. Obaseki and the APC Chairman The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has blamed the Nigerian media for the alleged rift between himself and Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 12th, 2019
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Sallah Tragedy: 43-Year-Old Bus Driver Commits Suicide In Lagos

(News Investigators)/ The Lagos State Police Command said a 43-year-old commercial bus driver was found dead at a mechanic workshop after allegedly taking a liquid substance suspected to be sniper. The Spokesman for More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Monday, August 12th, 2019
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Hajj: Nigeria Losses 9 Pilgrims -Official

(News Investigators)/ The number of Nigerian pilgrims that died while performing the 2019 Hajj in Saudi Arabia has risen to nine, the Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Ibrahim Kana, has announced. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Insecurity: Soyinka Calls For State Of Emergency

Professor Wole Soyinka Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called for declaration of state of emergency due to the security challenges in the South West Zone. Soyinka made the call on Thursday in Akure More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Hosting U-20 Women’s World Cup Will Boost Nigeria’s Image, Economy -Per. Sec.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Olusade Adesola has said that hosting the FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup in 2020 will further boost Nigeria’s image and economy. Mr. Adesola said More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Alleged N1.2Billion Scam: EFCC To Arraign Former INEC Chairman

Former INEC Chairman By Sadiq Umar – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has concluded plan to drag to court a former a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 5th, 2019
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RevolutionNow March: Buhari Hails Poor Turnout, Says Winner Is Democracy

#RevolutionNow protesters in Lagos By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has expressed excitement over the low turnout of Nigerians for the protest convened by the Global Coalition for Security and Democracy More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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Osinbajo Says Future Prosperity Depends On Business Environment, Talents, Creativity

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that future national prosperity will be consummated by the handshake between the business environment, talents and creativity. Osinbajo stated this at 2nd Micro Small and More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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NUPENG Issues 7-Day Ultimatum Over Broken Agreement

NUPENG By Sadiq Umar – The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), on Wednesday issued a seven-day ultimatum to Chevron Nigeria Limited to honour agreement on workers welfare to avoid More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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FIFA Expands Women’s World Cup To 32 Nations

Women’s Team America (News Investigators)/ Football’s world governing body FIFA has approved the expansion of the Women’s World Cup from the existing 24 teams to 32 for the 2023 edition. It has More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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Plateau Govt. Concludes Arrangements For Ranching

The Plateau Government says arrangements have been concluded for the commencement of the ranching policy in some parts of the state. Mr Joseph Lengman, the Director General, Plateau Peace Building Agency (PPBA), More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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N5trn AMCON Debts: Osinbajo Orders ‘Next Steps’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (News Investigators)/ The Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, has directed that new approaches be adopted in the recovery of debts owed the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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ITF Trains 450,000 Nigerians In Skill Acquisition In 3 Years –DG

Director-General ITF (News Investigators)/ The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) on Tuesday said it had trained 450,000 Nigerians under its special intervention project, ‘Passion to Profession Programme’ (P2PP) More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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U.S. Naval Team Visits Western Naval Command, Apapa, Lagos

The Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command, Rear Adm. Oladele Daji, presenting a souvenir to the U.S delegate, Rear Adm. John Gumbleton, during a courtesy visit to the command in Apapa, Lagos. (News More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Kidney Disease: Expert Seeks More Govt. Involvement In Dialysis

Dialysis machine (News Investigators)/ A professor of Medicine, Ikechi Okpechi, has appealed to the Federal Government to scale-up the coverage of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) for end-stage kidney More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Nasarawa To Implement Ruga Settlement Scheme

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State said that the state would implement the Ruga settlemnt scheme in spite of its suspension by the Federal Government. The governor made this known on Sunday in Lafia while More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Mourners’ Massacre: Buhari Condemns Attack, Says Killers ‘ll Pay ‘Big Price’

President Muhammadu Buhari (News Investigators)/ President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the dastardly attack on a funeral procession in Borno, which caused the deaths of over 60 mourners. Presidential spokesman, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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Doctor In Cross River Regains Freedom From Kidnappers

CALABAR: Dr Inyama Marcus, a medical consultant with the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, who was kidnapped on July 18 in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River has regained freedom. Dr Alfred More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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FG, States, LG Share N762.5bn For June

The Federal Government, States and Local Government Areas (LGAs) shared N762.5 billion as federal allocation for the month of June. Mr Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), said this on More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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I’ll Bequeath Good Legacy For Next Generation- Buhari

ABUJA: President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is determined to leave a better Nigeria for future generations. The president stated this at the closing ceremony of the Presidential Policy Dialogue More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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159 Troops Disrupt ISWAP Logistic Network, Intercept Sex Enhancing Drugs

Counter insurgency operation by troops (News Investigators)/ The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has announced the interception of logistic network of Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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AfCFTA: Traders Association Wants Ghanaian Govt. To Tackle Insecurity, Review Trade Laws

Ghanaian President (News Investigators)/ The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has urged Ghanaian government to review its trade laws and tackle insecurity to successfully host the African Continental More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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Kano Govt. Pays Outstanding Fees For Its Students In Sudan

KANO: Kano State Government has settled over N2 billion outstanding fees of its students in El-Razi University in Sudan. The debt was incurred by the administration of ex-governor Rabiu Kwankwaso. Gov. Abdullahi More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Update: Senate Receives Ministerial Nominees List

President Mohammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent the list of 43 ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and confirmation. The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, who read the list on the floor of the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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South-West Governors Pledge New Security Strategy

AKURE: Governors in the South West Zone on Monday rose from a meeting in Akure pledging a new security architecture that would address the security challenges in the region. Addressing newsmen shortly after More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Presidency Explains Use of $1bn For Security

The Presidency on Monday in Abuja released further details on how one billion dollars approved by the National Economic Council (NEC) and removed from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to address security challenges More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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FG To Revitalise Lake Chad Basin

The Federal Government says it will ensure the recharging and revitalisation of the Lake Chad Basin so as to effectively tackle the issues of security, livelihood and development of the region. Vice President More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Presidency Denies Spending $1Bn Security Fund On Buhari’s Campaign

President Muhammadu Buhari ABUJA/News Investigators/ The Presidency has dismissed Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) allegation that the one billion dollars drawn from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) was spent More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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N2trn Spent On Constituency Projects Since 2000 Without Results, Says ICPC

NASS By Sadiq Umar – The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Bolaji Owasanoye, said the nation had spent about N2 trillion on constituency projects without More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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NNPC Records N6.33bn Trade Surplus In May

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it recorded a trade surplus of N6.33 billon for the month of May, 13 per cent higher than the N5.60 billion surplus made  in April . The corporation More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Governor’s Wife Urges Women To Benefit Society With Their Uniqueness

Wife of the Niger State Governor, Dr Amina Abubakar, has urged women to use their unique nature to add value to the society. Abubakar, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) during a seminar “Matured Evolution“ More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Bandits Commanders Agree To Suspend Attacks In Zamfara

By Ibrahim Imam – Bandits commanders in Birnin-Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara, on Friday agreed to suspend attacks on the people at a dialogue meeting with the state government and security officials. The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Bandits’ Attacks: Tambuwal Warns Against Harassing, Killing Innocent Fulanis

Governor Aminu Tambuwal (News Investigators)/ Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal on Friday cautioned local vigilantes against harassment and killing of innocent Fulani over bandits’ attacks in the state. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Masari Urges Collective Dialogue With Bandits In North-West

Governor of Katsina State By Sadiq Umar – Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari says, for dialogue and amnesty programme for cattle rustlers and bandits in the Northwest to succeed, it must involve all More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Insurgency: Army Confirms Death Of Colonel, Captain, 3 Soldiers

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff By Ibrahim Imam – Army authorities on Friday, confirmed the killing of a Colonel, a Captain and three soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. The Deputy Director, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Buhari Links insecurity To Illicit Financial Flows

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the intelligence community in Africa to tighten the loop against illicit financial flows, just as he attributed rising security challenges to sponsorship by those who profit More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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WHO Declares DRC Ebola Public Health Emergency

ABUJA, The World Health Organisation (WHO) has officially declared the current Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. WHO chief, Tedros More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Senate Confirms Tanko Mohammed As CJN

ABUJA, The Senate has confirmed Justice Tanko Mohammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The confirmation followed a two-hour question and answer session More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Surrender Or Risk Imminent Calamity, GOC Warns Insurgents

Maiduguri, July 17, 2019 (NAN) Maj.-Gen. Bulama Biu, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Nigerian Army, has called on remnants of the Boko Haram insurgents to save themselves from the imminent calamity More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Kukah Urges Nigerians To curb Hate Speech, Fake News

ABUJA, The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, has called on Nigerians to desseminate information responsibly to curb the menace of hate speech, fake news and its resultant effects. He made More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Return To North For Your Safety, Northern Elders Forum Tells Fulani Herders

Mr. Ango Abdullahi By Sadiq Umar – The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has urged Fulani herders to leave Southern part of the country if the safety of lives and properties are not guaranteed. The Chairman More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Reps To Constitute 102 Standing C’ttees In September

Speaker, House of Representatives (News Investigators)/ The House of Representatives will announce its 102 standing committees in September, Yusuf Gagdi (APC-Plateau), member of the ad hoc Committee on Media More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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IMF’s MD, Lagarde Resigns

Abuja, Ms Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), has resigned, the IMF says. The Executive Board of the fund said this in a statement issued by it on Tuesday in Washington More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Makinde Declares N48 Billion Worth In Assets

Gov. of Oyo State IBADAN/By Alaba Ajibade – The Oyo State Governor State, Seyi Makinde, on Monday, published his asset declaration document, which reveals he has in excess of N48 billion in both cash and More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Chibok Girls: Presidency Reacts To Isha Sesay’s Book

President Muhammadu Buhari By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has welcomed with reservations a new book titled “Beneath The Tamarind Tree”, written about the kidnapping of 270 Chibok school girls, by Isha More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Again, Obasanjo Writes Buhari, Warns Of Ominous Signs

Former President By Sadiq Umar – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again written an open letter to the incumbent Muhammadu Buhari, pointing to ominous signs and dangers confronting the nation that More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Kogi High Court Judge Alleges Police Invasion

(News Investigators)/ A Kogi High Court Judge, Justice Yunusa Musa, has alleged police invasion of his residence to conduct a search without a warrant. Briefing newsmen on Sunday in Lokoja, Mr. Musa of Kogi More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Justice Bulkachuwa Cancels Annual Vacation For Appeal Court Justices

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa By Sadiq Umar – The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has cancelled the 2019 Annual Vacation for Justices of the Court of Appeal. A statement by the More...

By Victor Udoh On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Gunmen Kill Sen. Ishaku Abbo’s Uncle, Abduct Step Mother

Sen. Ishaku Abbo By Sadiq Umar – Adamawa Police Command has confirmed the killing of an uncle to Adamawa Senator, Ishaku Abbo and the abduction of his step mother. The command Spokesman, Suleiman Yahaya, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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19 Ships Carrying Foods, Alcohol, Others To Berth At Lagos Ports

Containers at the Port (News Investigators)/ The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 19 ships to bring foods and other goods from July 13 to July 29, at the Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports in More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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NSE Market Indices Drop Further By 0.51% On Sell Pressure

(News Investigators)/ The crucial market indicators of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) sustained downward mood, dropping further by 0.51 per cent. Specifically, the All-Share Index shed 145.51 points or More...

By Victor Udoh On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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Six Weeks After Swearing In, Buhari Says He’s Under Pressure Over Ministerial List, Vows To Appoint People Personally Known

President Muhammadu Buhari By Victor Udoh – President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday night that he would not succumb to pressure on the choice of his next ministers, vowing to pick persons that l personally More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Buhari In Secret Meeting With Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Others Over Ministerial Nominees

Buhari at a Banquet Hall parley By Victor Udoh – President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night met behind closed doors with the leadership of the National Assembly (NASS) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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No Plans To Increase Petrol Price -NNPC

NNPC Tower in Abuja (News Investigators)/ The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has no plans to increase the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol in the country. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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AFCON: Eagles End South African Dreams

Super Eagles v Bafana Bafana By Sadiq Umar – The Super Eagles of Nigeria Wednesday night ended their South African counterpart journey to semi-final in 2019 AFCON tournament. William Ekong’s late More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Senate Charges NNPC, Customs, Others On Timely Remittance Of Funds

President of the Senate By Sadiq Umar – The Senate on Wednesday urged revenue collecting agencies to ensure timely remittance of funds collected into the Federation Account, saying delayed transfer affects More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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NJC Tells Buhari To Confirm Tanko Muhammad, As Substantive CJN, Eight Others Chief Judges

Justice Tanko Ibrahim Muhammad Calls on State Executives to commence immediate implementation of Financial Autonomy for State Judiciary. The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the appointment More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Teenager Allegedly Hacks Into Wema Bank Account, Steals N4m

Wema Bank (News Investigators)/ A teenager, Nonso Okereke, was on Wednesday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly hacking into a Wema Bank account and stealing N4 million. Okereke, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Unemployment: Reps To Investigate Recruitment Process In MDAs

Chairman, Federal Character Commission (News Investigators)/ The House of Representatives has set up an ad hoc committee to investigate and monitor process of recruitment in Federal Ministries, Departments More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Buratai Remains Army Chief, Contrary Reports Fake News -Army Hq

Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Army Headquarters have debunked reports that the newly promoted Lt.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun has replaced, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai as Chief of Army Staff, dismissing More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Economic Growth: Nigeria’s New Trade Policy Guarantees Incentives, Lift Restrictions For Farmers

President Muhammadu Buhari By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government says it is reviewing the country’s Trade Policy to ensure a conducive and improved business environment for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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50 Graduating Medical Doctors Get Automatic Employment

EKSU Students ADO-EKITI/(News Investigators)/ Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has granted all the 50 medical students of the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, automatic employment. Mr. Fayemi announced More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Police Confirm Sunday’s Kidnap Of Wife Of ExxonMobil Staff

UYO/(News Investigators)/ The police command in Akwa Ibom has confirmed the kidnap of one Adanma Kennedy, the wife of a contract staff with Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited in the state. The victim was kidnapped More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Diaspora Commission Demands Justice For Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa (News Investigators)/ The Nigerian government on Monday condemned in strong terms what it described as the unfortunate murder of Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu, in South Africa. Mrs. More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Lawan Announces Kalu, Boroffice, Senate Leader, Deputy

Sen. Ahmed Lawan (News Investigators)/ The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan Tuesday announced the emergence of eight Principal Officers for the Senate. Mr. Lawan in plenary announced Abdullahi Abubakar More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Torture Still Widespread In Nigeria, Says Amnesty International

Policemen torturing a man (News Investigators)/ The Amnesty International says despite efforts by the Nigerian government to address torture in the country, the use of torture by the police and others is still More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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World Bank Says Nigeria Not Fragile State, Urges Preventive Measures

World Bank By Sadiq Umar – Despite current security in parts of the country, the World Bank Group on Fragility, Conflict and Violence (FCV) says Nigeria is not a fragile state even as it stressed the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Foreign Observers Thumb Down Nigeria’s 2019 Elections, Say “It Fell Short” Of 2015 Standard

Foreign Monitoring Delegates By Sadiq Umar – The International Election Observation Mission of the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the International Republican Institute (IRI) Tuesday said the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 15th, 2019
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Army Arraign 14 Officers, Soldiers Accused Of Murder, Kidnapping, Others

Nigerian Army By Sadiq Umar – Fourteen 14 officers and soldiers accused of murder, kidnapping, and desertion, among other criminal offences have been arraigned by the Nigeria Army. The accused facing More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Pulling Down Non-Tariff Barriers Alone ‘ll Spur 53% Trade, Adesina Tells African Leaders

Akinwunmi Adesina (News Investigators) /President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina has urged African governments to work toward the elimination of non-tariff barriers, saying “pulling More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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Ninth Assembly: Lawan, Gbajabiamila Emerge Senate President, Speaker

Lawan and Gbajabiamila (News Investigators) /The preferred candidate the All Progressives Congress (APC), for Senate Presidency Ahmad Lawan has emerged winner, just as the House of Representatives, elected Femi More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
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SHAME! Nigeria’s Under-20 Team, Handlers Protest Over Unpaid Allowances After Crashing Out In Sweden

Luggage of protesting Fly Eagles (News Investigators)/ After a disastrous ouster from the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Poland, Monday night, the Flying Eagles of Nigeria and their handlers have refused to leave More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
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Nigeria’s Tijjani Bande Emerges President UN General Assembly, Lists Dev. Agenda

Amb. Tijjani Muhammed-Bande (News Investigators)/ Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has been elected to head the UN General Assembly. Mr. Muhammed-Bande who More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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$100,000 Prize For Young African Agri-Food Entrepreneurs

Young African farmer (News Investigators) /Generation Africa, an entrepreneurial initiative with $100,000 prize has been launched to encourage young African entrepreneur to venture into the agri-food sector More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Bank CEOs Vow To “Shame” Chronic Debtors, Mute Publishing Names

Godwin Emefiele (News Investigators)/Chief Executive Officers of Commercial Banks across the country have resolved to share details of those identified as “chronic debtors”, just as it agreed to deny the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Operation Puff Adder: Police Arrest 60 Kidnappers, 2 Female ‘Cook’

Suspected kidnappers paraded by Police (News Investigators)/The Nasarawa State Police Command says it has arrested 62 suspected kidnappers within the last one week. The suspects, including two women, were More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Buhari Signs N8.916 Trillion Budget Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari (News Investigators)/President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into law the sum of N8.916 trillion being the 2019 Appropriation Bill. Mr. Buhari signed the budget into law in More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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Supreme Court: INEC Declares PDP’s Bello Matawelle Zamfara Gov-Elect

Zamfara Gov. Elect, Bello Matawelle (News Investigators)/The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Bello Matawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of Zamfara state governorship More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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BREAKING: PDP Gains In Zamfara As Supreme Court Annuls APC Victory

Justices of Supreme Court (News Investigators)/The Supreme Court on Friday declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) had no candidates in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara State. The five-member panel More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Kaduna Church Choir Abductors Demand N10M Ransom

Governor of Kaduna State KADUNA/Kidnappers of 15 choristers abducted in a church in Kaduna state last Saturday have allegedly demanded a ransom of N10 Million from leaders of the church as well as family members More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Zainab Bulkachuwa Recuse From Presidential Appeal Panel

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa (News Investigators) /President of the Court of Appeal, Zainab Bulkachuwa has recused herself from the presidential election petitions tribunal sitting in Abuja. Justice Bulkachuwa More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Army GOC Fires Back, Says Wike Offered Him Bribe To Help Rig Election

Governor of Rivers state By Sadiq Umar – The General Officer Commanding, GOC, 6 Division, of the Nigerian Army, Jamil Sarham has fired back at Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, accusing him offering More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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NASS: SERAP Demands Immediate Withdrawal Of Obnoxious Media Accreditation Guidelines

President of the Senate By Sadiq Umar – The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has demanded immediate withdraw of the obnoxious media accreditation guidelines issued by the National More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Credit Switch CEO Murder: Togolese Suspect Seeks Plea Bargain

Murder suspect (News Investigators)/A Togolese cook, Sunday Anani, charged with the murder of the Chief Executive Officer of Credit Switch Ltd, Opeyemi Bademosi, on Tuesday told a Lagos High Court in Igbosere More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Apologise To Nigerian Over Boko Haram Comments, FG Tell Obj

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has demanded an apology from former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his recent remarks on the insurgency in the north-east, describing More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Police Kill Kidnap Kingpin, Sumaila Sule, Arrest Gang Members

Alleged gang members and kidnappers paraded by the police By Sadiq Umar – An alleged mastermind of the recent kidnapping of UBEC Chairman and notorious armed robber along Abuja- Kaduna road, Sumaila Sule More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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FEC Approves $1Billion Chinese Loan

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping (News Investigators)/The Federal Executive Council (FEC), has approved $1 billion loan from the Chinese EXIM Bank for the Gurara II hydropower More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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News Investigators Back Online

The News Investigators – Nigeria on Wednesday returned online after weeks offline due to technical fault. Editor in Chief of News Investigators, Idowu John Bakare said break in publication has helped More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 19th, 2019
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Presidency Says Onnoghen’s Conviction Thumb Up For Anti-Corruption War

Retired Justice Walter Onnoghen By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency says the war against corruption is all encompassing and not designed to persecute anyone for political or other reasons. The Presidency was More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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Nigeria, Others Spend $5.2 Trillion On Fuel Subsidy In 4-Yrs -IMF Boss

Christine Lagarde By Sadiq Umar – The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has faulted government spending on fuel subsidy, saying Nigeria and other countries More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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Explore Dialogue To Quicken Leah Sharibu’s Release, Senate Tells Buhari

Mrs Sahribu and daughter Leah (News Investigators)/ The Nigerian Senate has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to explore the option of dialogue to quicken the release of Leah Sharibu, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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Onnoghen Probe: NJC Forwards Report To Buhari, Says Assests Declaration Matter Subjudice

Suspended Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen By Sadiq Umar – The National Judicial Council (NJC) has forwarded its position to President Muhammadu Buhari on the petition by the Economic and Financial Crimes More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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ICPC Probes Allocations To MDAs, Vows Decisive Action

Head of Service of the Federation By Sadiq Umar – The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has commenced a probe into funds released to the Ministries, Departments More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Collapsed Building: Ambode Blames Landlord, Says School Operates Illegally

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode at the site of the collapsed building LAGOS/By Alaba Ajibade – The governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode has blamed the landlord of the collapsed building in Lagos Island More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Pregnant Woman, School Proprietor Among Victims Of Lagos Collapsed Building

Source: shutterslock.com LAGOS/(News Investigators)/A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the Nursery/Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Nigerian Fails To Make 100 Global Thinkers List

Map of Nigeria By News Investigators – A new report detailing names of 100 Global Thinkers of the last decade has been released with no Nigerian, living or dead, making the list. The #BringBackOurGirls# More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 1st, 2019
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Governorship Election: APC Suspends Amosun, Okorocha, Others

Rochas Okorocha and Ibikunle Amosun By Sadiq Umar – The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosu and his Imo counterpart, Rochas More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Buhari, Osinbajo Receive Certificates Of Return

President Muhammadu Buhari By Sadiq Umar – Following their victory at the poll, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented certificate of return to President Muhammadu Buhari and More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Buhari Coasts To Victory As PDP Heads To Court

President Buhari By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari appears set for victory in his re-election bid with higher vote scores ahead of his closest rival and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Saraki Congratulates Oloriegbe, Says PDP ‘ll Present Coordinated Respond

Bukola Sraki By Sadiq Umar – The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday said the Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), would take a position on the appropriate response More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Elections: FG Announces Visa Fee Waiver For Foreign Observers

EU Elections monitors By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has approved visa fee waiver for accredited observers and monitors in order to alleviate the problem that may have come with the postponement More...