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...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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Edo Election: I.G Withdraws Security Aides From VIPs, Political Appointees

News Investigators/ The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu has barred security aides from accompanying VIPs and political appointees during the Sept. 19 governorship election in Edo. The Force More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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Women Affairs Minister Advocates Death Penalty For Rapists

News Investigators/ The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has advocated death penalty for rape and related offences. The call is coming on the heels of a law passed by the Kaduna State House of Assembly More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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EU Lacks Unity To Mitigate Chinese Investment Risks –Report

News Investigators/ The European Union (EU) lacks strategic and unified approach to Chinese investment among members, to effectively mitigate risks, such as becoming overly indebted to a strategic competitor, an More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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Trafficking: 1,052 Oyo Indigenes Rescued -DG NAPTIP

News Investigators/ The Director General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Okah-Donli, says 1,052 indigenes of Oyo State have been rescued from human trafficking by the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
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Alleged Money Laundering: EFCC Re-arraigns Malabu Oil Coy, 7 Others On Fresh Charges

News Investigators/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, re-arraigned Malabu Oil and Gas Limited on fresh charges bordering on money laundering. Malabu and Aliyu Abubakar, a businessman, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, September 7th, 2020
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Troops Kill One, Arrest 4 In Benue, Nasarawa Bandit Camps –DHQ

News a investigators/ The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have raided some identified bandits’ camps in parts of Benue and Nasarawa states killing one and arresting four on Sunday. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, September 6th, 2020
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FG Provides Relief For Flood, Boko Haram Victims In Borno

News Investigators/ Federal Government has donated assorted food items for distribution to 26,067 households who were victims of Boko Haram insecurity and floods in Borno.Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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How I Fought, Won Nigeria’s Case Against P&ID Despite Frustrations -Olasupo Shasore

News Investigators/ Just as Nigeria secured a landmark victory in its pursuit to overturn a $10 billion judgement awarded against it in a case against Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID), a former More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Update: Japan’s Meteorological Agency Warns Of Strong Waves Comparable To Tsunami

News Investigators/ Japan’s Meteorological Agency on Saturday warned that Typhoon Haishen, expected to hit southwestern prefectures of the country in the next few days, might cause strong waves that could be More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 4th, 2020
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P&ID: Presidency Welcomes UK Judgment, Assures Protection Of Nigeria’s Assets

News Investigators/ The Presidency has welcomed the judgment by the UK Court granting Nigeria’s application for an extension of time and relief from sanctions in a $10 billion arbitration case with Process and More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 4th, 2020
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Catholic Archbishop Says Bill Increment Makes Life Intolerable, As Onaiyekan Backs CAMA

News Investigators/ The Metropolitan Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has called on the Federal Government to give priority to poverty alleviation and improving the lives of Nigerians, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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COVID-19: Nationwide Curfew Now 12a.m. To 4a.m. –PTF

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has adjusted the curfew from 12 midnight through 4a.m. as it continued the gradual easing of lockdown measures imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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PEF, PPPRA To Be Merged In New PIB –Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of State for Petroleum Resource, Timipre Sylva, says two regulatory bodies in the oil and gas sector will be merged as one regulator in the new Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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Immigration Service Automates Temporary Work Permit, Visa On Arrival

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Wednesday announced that it has automated the processing of Visa on Arrival (VoA) and Temporary Work Permit (TWP) to deliver better services in line with More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
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Nigeria Witnessing Rise In Rape, Incest – IPAS

News Investigators/ A non-profit organisation, IPAS, says that Nigeria is witnessing a rise in sexual violence, including rape and incest. This is contained in a communique issued at the end of a three-day media More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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SSCE/NECO Fixes Registration Deadline For Sept. 10

News Investigators/ The National Examination Council (NECO) on Monday fixed Sept. 10 as deadline for the registration of schools and examination candidates for the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE). A More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Just In: Supreme Court Affirms Yahaya Bello’s Election As Kogi Governor

News Investigators/ The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Yahaya Bello as the Governor of Kogi State. In its Judgment, delivered Monday, August 31, the Apex Court disagreed with the appeal filed by the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Oil Price Rises On Stimulus Support, China Data

News Investigators/ Oil prices nudged up on Monday, with Brent futures set to post a fifth straight monthly gain, as global stimulus measures underpin prices even as demand struggles to return to pre-COVID levels More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Buhari Moves NIMC To Communications Ministry

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the transfer of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. The News Agency of Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 28th, 2020
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Japanese premier, Abe To Quit Due To Poor Health –Reports

News Investigators/ Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has decided to step down due to health issues, Kyodo News reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source from the premier’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party. Abe More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 27th, 2020
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Anti-Graft War: RMAFC, NECO Seek Better Collaboration With EFCC

News Investigators/ The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), and the National Examinations Council (NECO), have indicated their readiness to partner with the Economic and Financial Crimes More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, August 24th, 2020
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Ignore FG’s Satanic Verses Called CAMA, CRA Tells Churches, Urges CAN To Appoint Liaison Officers To NASS

News Investigators/ The Christian Rights Agenda CRA, has described the newly enacted Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) as an anti-Christ law from the pit of hell, urging Churches not to obey it. With a More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 22nd, 2020
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S/Kaduna Killings: Task Force Commander Urges Residents To Sheath Swords

News Investigators/ The Commander of the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Southern Kaduna and Bauchi states, Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, has urged residents of More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
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COVID-19: Prisons Reopen In 28 States, FCT, Admit 9,900 Inmates

News Investigators/ The Controller General, Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Ja’afaru Ahmed, says service has commenced admission of inmates into custodial centres in 28 states of the country including the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
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Police Deploy 5,000 Personnel For Ondo LG Election

News Investigators/ The Commissioner of Police, Ondo State Command, Bolaji Salami, says the command has deployed 5,000 cops to provide security on Saturday, for the Local Government Areas election. Mr. Salami More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
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PDP Reps Dissatisfy With 30 Slots Per Member FG’s Job Allocation

News Investigators/ The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) minority caucus in the House of Representatives have rejected the 30 job slots allotted to each member of the green chambers from the 774,000 public jobs scheme More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
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NNPC Now Supports EITI -Kyari

News Investigators/ The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari says the corporation has become an Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) supporting More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 17th, 2020
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JUST IN: Tribunal Sacks Bayelsa Governor, Orders Fresh Election In 90 Days

News Investigators/ The Bayelsa State Gubernatorial Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Monday nullified the election of Governor Duoye Diri, ordering a rerun in 90 days. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 17th, 2020
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NCDC Reports 298 New COVID-19 case, Total Infection Hits 49,068

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 298 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 49,068. The NCDC made this More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Sunday, August 16th, 2020
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Ondo Election: No PDP Governor Is Backing Ajayi -S/West Chairman

News Investigators/ The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caretaker Committe in the South-West, Dayo Ogungbenro has dismissed as untrue the insinuations that some PDP governors are throwing their weight More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Saturday, August 15th, 2020
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Death Sentence: Imams Pressure Ganduje To Sign Execution Warrant On Sharif

News Investigators/ The Council of Imams in Kano State, Nigeria are mounting pressure on the state Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, to sign the death sentence of the Shari’a court on Yahaya Sharif-Aminu. The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 14th, 2020
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40million Farmers To Be Insured Against Flood, Other Disasters

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation(NAIC) says it is partnering with All Farmers Association of Nigeria(AFAN) to insure over 40 million farmers across Nigeria against flooding and More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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684 Evacuees Test Positive To COVID-19 —PTF

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has revealed that 684 evacuees tested positive for the coronavirus. This was revealed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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Boko Haram Terrorist Now Recruiting Child Soldiers –MNJTF

News Investigators/ The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says the Boko Haram terrorist group has introduced the use of child soldiers to resuscitate its declining influence in the Lake Chad Basin. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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JUST IN: UNILAG VC, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe Sacked

News Investigators/ The Vice-Chancellor of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has been sacked by the governing council of the institution. His removal was announced during meeting of the Governing More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
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N-Power: 5 Million Applied For Batch C Enrolment -Minister

News Investigators/ The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development says no fewer than five million candidates have applied for the N-Power programme. The Minister, Sadiya Umar More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
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MURIC Denies Receiving $200,000 From Terrorist Group

News Investigators/ The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has denied ever collecting $200,000 donations from the Islamic State for West Africa Province (ISWAP), saying it has no link with any terrorist group in or More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 10th, 2020
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INVESTIGATION: Federal Poly Rector Faces Compendium Of Allegations At ICPC

News Investigators/ Fasakin Emmanuel Adedayo is a professor of fisheries who specializes in fish nutrition and utilization. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of the young Federal Polytechnic, Ile-Oluji in More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 8th, 2020
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JUST IN: Senator Buruji Kashamu Dies Of Covid-19

News Investigators/ The senator representing Ogun East at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu is dead. Mr. Kashamu reportedly died of complications arising from coronavirus at the First Cardiologist Hospital More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 7th, 2020
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20,000 Indigenes To Benefit From NEDC Education Fund

News Investigators/ The North-East Development Commission (NEDC) says no fewer than 20,000 indigenes will benefit from its Education Endowment Trust Fund (NEDC-EEF). Chairman of NEDC, retired Major General Paul More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 6th, 2020
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FG Seals Factory Over Death Of UI Varsity Student

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has sealed an Ibadan-based factory, Expand Global Manufacturing Limited, following the death of 21-year-old Richard Gbadebo in the course of his duty. The factory located More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Police Arrest Suspected Terrorists, Kidnappers, Others In Borno

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Borno said it arrested 45 criminal suspects for various offences including terrorism, armed robbery, kidnapping and cattle rustling in the state. DSP Edet Okon, Police More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Opposition Lawmakers Leading Anti-Corruption Investigations, Says Elumelu

News Investigators/ The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta) says opposition lawmakers in the house have been at the center of unearthing and exposing acts of corruption More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Father Of 3 Commits Suicide In Nsukka

ENUGU/News Investigators/ A father of three children, Emmanuel Eze on Monday allegedly committed suicide at Amagu Umudiaka village, Ihe community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State. Mr. Eze, who More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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Angry Borno Governor To Army: ‘You said There Is No Boko Haram In Baga, Then Who Attack Us?’

News Investigators/ Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum has lambasted the Nigerian army following an attack on his convoy in Baga on Wednesday night, even as he vowed to push for the redeployment of soldiers More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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Senator Exposes UBA In Alleged N41b Fraud, Summons GMD

News Investigators/ The Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the United Bank for Africa (UBA), Kennedy Uzoka, has been summoned by the Senate in connection with a N42 Billion alleged fraud.Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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Mamman Daura Faults Rotational Presidency, Says It Should Be Based On Competence

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari’s influential nephew, Mamman Daura, has suggested that the most qualified Nigerian irrespective of zone should succeed his uncle in 2023. Mr. Daura made the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
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Nigeria Stock Market Loses N70bn, Amid Losses By Blue Chips

News Investigators/ The nation’s bourse returned to negative territory on Tuesday with the market capitalisation shedding N70 billion due to losses by some blue chips. The market capitalisation was down 0.54 More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Face Your Corruption Charges, Dogara Tells Bala Mohammed

News Investigators/ Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Monday told the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed to concentrate on corruption charges pressed against him by the Economic More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Northeast Terrorists Running To Northwest As Sahel Terrorists Explore Region – DSS

News Investigators/ The Department of State Services (DSS) is aware of the presence of Jihadi elements from far Burkina, Mali, Niger and Libya in Nigeria’s Northwest region seeking alliances with armed groups, More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 26th, 2020
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Why I Resigned From PDP -Dogara

News Investigators/ The immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has explained the reasons why he left the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 26th, 2020
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CRA Accuses Buhari, El-Rufai Of Silence On Southern Kaduna ‘Genocide’

News Investigators/ Following renewed violence in Southern Kaduna, the Christian Rights Agenda (CRA) has accused Nigeria’s President Mohammadu Buhari and Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai of turning a More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Political Crisis: Buhari Arrives In Mali

President Muhammadu Buhari News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Mali on a reconciliation mission to restore amity to the West African country, rocked by protests against President Ibrahim More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
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NDDC Gate: Akpabio Recants As Reps Head To Court, Denies 60 Percent Contract Allegation

News Investigators/ The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has recanted on the allegations that 60 percent of contracts awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), saying it More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
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Nigeria Records 576 New COVID-19 Cases, As Total Hits 37,801

News Investigators/ Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 576 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total infections to 37, 801. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its official twitter handle. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 20th, 2020
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Just In: Ismaila Isa Funtua Is Dead

News Investigators/ Founding Managing Director of Democrat Newspaper and former President of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua, is dead. He died of cardiac arrest More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 20th, 2020
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Bombshell: Akpabio Accuses Lawmakers Of Cornering 60% NDDC Contract

News Investigators/ The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, on Monday accused members of National Assembly of cornering about 60 per cent of contracts awarded by the troubled Niger Delta Development More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 18th, 2020
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Reps Decry Slow Pace Of Work At 2nd Niger Bridge, Other Projects

News Investigators/ The House of Representatives Committee on Works, has frowned at the slow pace of work by Julius Berger Construction Company in handling of the Second Niger Bridge, the Lagos-Ibadan and the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 17th, 2020
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NASS Appoints Ojo Olatunde Acting Clerk, Dambatta Commission Secretary

News Investigators/ The National Assembly Service Commission on Friday appointed, Ojo Amos Olatunde as Acting Clerk to the National Assembly. Mr. Olatunde whose appointment takes immediate effect, replaced Sank More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 17th, 2020
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North-West: Army Kill 7 Bandits, Destroy Hideouts

News Investigators/ Soldiers under special operation, Exercise Sahel Sanity, have killed seven bandits in three theater areas of Katsina, Zamfara and Sokoto states.Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Bernard More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 16th, 2020
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You Are On Your Own, Buhari Warns Ministers, Officials Against Disrespecting N/Assembly

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has warned ministers and chief executive officers of government agencies to desist from disrespecting members of the National Assembly. The Senior Special Assistant More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 16th, 2020
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N81.5B Probe: Reps Slam Warrant Of Arrest On NDDC Ag. MD After Walk Out On Committee

News Investigators/ The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Kemebrandikumo Pondei, Thursday, staged a walk out on the House of Representatives. Even as the House issued More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Air Chief Mourns Tolulope Arotile, Extols Her Virtues

News Investigators/ The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has said he is heartbroken over the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, describing her as “one of our young shining stars.” Ms. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Ex-NIMASA Boss Bags Seven Years For N1.7b Fraud

News Investigators/ Justice I.N. Buba of Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on Wednesday convicted and  sentenced a former executive director of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Wives Of Police Special Force Protest Poor Welfare For Husbands

ABUJA/News Investigators/ Wives of the Nigerian Police Special Force have barricaded the Abuja-Kaduna highway over alleged poor welfare package for their husbands, causing serious traffic jam on the busy highway. Many More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 13th, 2020
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Covid-19: Indoor Airborne Spread Possible –NCDC Warns

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has admitted the possibility that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic might be spread in the air under certain conditions after about 200 scientists’ More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Sunday, July 12th, 2020
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N3 Billion To Be Spent On Malaria Prevention In Kano

News Investigators/ Kano State Government in partnership with the Malaria Consortium have earmarked about N3 billion for malaria prevention activities in the state. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, made the disclosure More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, July 11th, 2020
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How Magu Used ‘Pastor’ To Launder Re-Looted Funds Abroad – Report

News Investigators/ A report by the Presidential Probe Panel has revealed details of how the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, alledgedly used a cleric More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, July 11th, 2020
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Magu: Corrupt Officials’ Days Are Numbered, No Sacred Cows –Buhari Warns

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the arrest and on-giong probe of the suspended Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu is an indication that More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 11th, 2020
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COVID-19 Has Worsened Maternal Mortality Rate In Nigeria – NPC Chairman

News Investigators/ National Population Commission (NPC) says the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the maternal mortality rate of 556 deaths per 100,000 live births in the country. The acting Chairman of the commission, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 10th, 2020
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Alleged $153m Fraud: First Bank Director Reveals How Diezani Removed $70m From NNPC Coffers

News Investigators/ A first prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Dauda Lawal, Executive Director, First Bank Plc, Dauda Lawal, has told Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 10th, 2020
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Oyo lnaugurates Family Court To Enforce Child Rights, Others

IBADAN/News Investigators/ The Judiciary in Oyo State has inaugurated the Family Court to protect the rights of children and address increasing domestic violence in the society. In his speech during the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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N281 Billion Released To NDDC In 4Yrs, AGF Tells Probe Panel, As Ojougboh Blames Lawmakers For NDDC’s Woes

News Investigators/ The Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, Thursday revealed that a total of N281billion has so far been released to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), even as acting More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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Covid-19: Nigeria’s Infection Cases Rise To 30,249

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday announced 460 new infection cases of the novel coronavirus, with the country’s total cases rising to 30,249. The Nigeria Centre More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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DSS, Police Raid Magu’s Residence

News Investigators/ Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), and the Nigeria Police Force, on Tuesday, combed the home of Ibrahim Magu, the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Just In: Buhari Approves Magu’s Suspension

News Investigators/Embattled acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has been suspended.President Muhammadu Buhari approved the suspension following allegations of corruption More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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Orton’s Wife, Cooks, Others Test Positive To Covid-19

News Investigators/ The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Saturday announced names of some top government officials that have tested positive to the Coronavirus in the state. Secretary to the State Government, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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Nigerian Army Shares Palliatives To 500 Residents In Enugu

News Investigators/ No fewer than 500 residents of Abakpa Nike Community in Enugu East Local Government Area have benefitted from food palliative distributed by the Nigerian Army on Saturday. The palliatives More...

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...