By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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ITF Trained 150,000 Nigerians In 2-Yrs, Targets Additional 13,000 Vocational Skills In 2018

By Sadiq Umar – The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, says the fund has trained over 150,000 Nigerians in the last two years in accordance with its reviewed vision. Mr. Ari More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Saraki In Closed-Door Meeting With Obasanjo

By Sadiq Umar – The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday held a closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Mr Saraki’s meeting with the former More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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DSS Denies Raiding, Recovering N21Billion From Ex-DG

By Sadiq Umar – The Department of State Service (DSS) has dismissed as false a report in circulation claiming that huge sums of money and other incriminating materials were found at the homes of its sacked More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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Saraki Says Firing DSS Boss Is A Powerful Message Against Reckless Deployment Of Security

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki says the decision by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo to sack the Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS) sent a powerful message – that the DSS cannot More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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PDP Demands Trial Of All Actors In NASS Takeover, Dismisses DG SSS Sack As Subterfuge

By Nuel Suji – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the prosecution of all those that took part in the Tuesday unauthorised takeover of National Assembly premises by security operatives, just as More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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NASS Takeover Is A Gross Violation Of Constitutional Order -Osinbajo

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has described the unauthorized takeover of the National Assembly complex earlier today as a gross violation of constitutional order, rule of law More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Tambuwal Hails Daura’s Sack, Calls For Full Investigation

By Sadiq Umar – The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has condemned in strong terms Tuesday’s siege on the National Assembly complex in Abuja by armed security operatives, calling for “full More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Atiku Condemns Siege On National Assembly, Calls For Vigilance

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s former Vice President and 2019 presidential hopeful, Atiku Abubakar has condemned the Tuesday’s deployment of masked men from the State Security Service to the National Assembly, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Akpabio Resigns As Senate Minority Leader, Sets To Dump PDP

By Sadiq Umar – The Minority Leader in the Senate, Godswill Akpabio has resigned his position Mr. Akpabio’s resignation is dated August 4, 2018, same date he met with President Muhammadu Buhari who is on More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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DEVELOPING: We Are Waiting For Our Colleagues To Impeach Saraki -Ben Bruce

By Nuel Suji – Amid palpable tension at the National Assembly, Senators of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said that they are waiting for their colleagues to gain entrance to the Senate chamber and impeach More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Saraki Summons Emergency Meeting Of NASS’ Principal Officers

By Sadiq Umar – The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has summoned an emergency meeting of the National Assembly leadership. The meeting, scheduled for Tuesday afternoon is expected to have in attendance More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Kano Deputy Governor Resigns, Says Continuing In Office Unfair To His Conscience

By Sadiq Umar – The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Hafiz Abubakar, has tendered his letter of resignation to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje amid political crisis. Mr. Abubakar, in a resignation letter dated Aug. 4, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Dankwambo Joins Presidential Race

News Investigators/Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, Saturday declares his intention to contest for the presidency in 2019 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr. Dankwambo officially More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Why I Dumped APC -Tambuwal

By Ibrahim Imam – The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal has dumped the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), citing non-performance and impunity by APC as part of reasons for his decision to return More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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End Incessant Killing Now, Adamawa CAN Tells Buhari, Says Nigeria Is More Divided Than Ever

YOLA/By Tom Garba – The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Adamawa State Chapter has President Muhammadu Buhari to end to what it called the mindless massacre of innocent citizens in the state, noting More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Buhari Emerged ECOWAS Chairman

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected Chairman of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS). Mr. Buhari was elected at the 53rd ordinary session of the ECOWAS Authority of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Fear Grips Zamfara Villages Over Armed Bandits’ Attacks, As Amnesty International Says 371 Killed From January Till Date

By Sadiq Umar – Amnesty International (AI) on Tuesday disclosed that no less than 371 people have been killed in Zamfara state from January 2018 till date, stating that at least 238 of these killings took More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Finally, Saraki, Gov. Ahmed Dump APC

By Sadiq Umar – President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki Tuesday announced his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr. Saraki made his defection More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 29th, 2018
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Kwankwaso, Shekarau Parley Ahead Of 2019, As APC Lobbies Former Minister

By Nuel Suji – Former governors of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso and Ibrahim Shekarau met Saturday night in Abuja in their bid to form alliance to neutralize President Muhammadu Buhari’s political influence More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 29th, 2018
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Military Kill I6 Boko Haram Terrorists, Recover Gun Trucks In Monguno

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian military has killed 16 members of the Boko Haram terrorists, after it foiled their attack on village in Monguno Local Government Area of Borno state. The insurgents in three vehicles, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 28th, 2018
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FOREX: CBN Injects USD, Chinese Yuan Into Interbank Market

By Nuel Suji – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has injected the sum $340, 507, 376.51 into the interbank retail secondary market intervention sales. This is in addition to the sale of CNY 69,858,087.15 in More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Decampee Lawmakers Not Against Buhari’s Re-election -Presidential Aide

(News Investigators)/ The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, says the All Progressives Party (APC) lawmakers that defected from the party on More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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PDP Warns Of Dire Consequences On Alleged Plots To Impeach Fayose

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop what it described as “nefarious plot to impeach Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose or attract dire More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Offa Robbery: Police Insist Saraki Has Case To Answer

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Police on Thursday insisted that the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has a case to answer in the Offa robbery case, saying the legal advice by the Director of Public Prosecution More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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Benue Lawmakers Sack Speaker Kwange, Elect Titus Uba

By Ibrahim Imam – The Benue State House of Assembly Tuesday impeached the speaker, Terkimbir Kyange and replaced him with Titus Uba. Twenty two lawmakers of the State Assembly impeached speaker after a vote More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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How Bukola Saraki Outsmarted Police To Retain Seat, As PDP Takes Over Senate

By Sadiq Umar – The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken over control of the Senate as the majority party, following aborted plot to the Presidency to change the leadership of the senate. This More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Atiku Vows To End Poverty, Unemployment

YOLA/Dan Gambo – A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has declared to run for president of Nigeria under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), vowing to end poverty and unemployment. Mr Abubakar More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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Ademola Adeleke Wins Osun PDP Primary

By Sadiq Umar – A senator representing Osun west, Ademola Adeleke, has emerged winner of the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Mr. Adeleke defeated his closest rival, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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Fire Guts Jos Main Market, Over 270 Shops Razed

JOS/(News Investigators) A midnight fire on Saturday ravaged Jos main market, in Plateau state capital with goods and shops running into several millions of Naira burnt. The chairman of Traders Association in Plateau, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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Osun: Tinubu’s Cousin, Gboyega Oyetola, Emerges Winner Of APC Guber Ticket

By Alaba Ajibade – Gboyega Oyetola, the Chief of Staff to the outgoing governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, has emerged the flagbearer of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 22 More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Samuel Ortom Makes U-turn, Says He Remains In APC

By Sadiq Umar – Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Thursday made a U-turn in his planned move to quit the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Ortom had not officially announced plan to leave the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Buhari In Closed Door Meeting With Saraki, Five Others

By Sadiq Umar – President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari his official resident at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and four governors More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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2011 Post-Election Violence Would Not Be Repeated, Buhari Assures ICC In Hague

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday assured the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Hague, Netherlands that the tragic incidence of electoral violence that followed the 2011 general elections More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Lawyer Faults Buhari’s Address To ICC, Says “He’s Potentially A Person Of Interest”

By Sadiq Umar – A Washington-based legal firm, US Nigeria Law Group has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s address the International Criminal Court in Hague, Netherland, describing the visit as “inappropriate”. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Court Serves Warrant On DSS, AGF For Release Of Sambo Dasuki

By News Investigators /The Federal High Court in Abuja has formally served a warrant of release of Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) on the Director General of Department of State Security Services (DSS) and the Attorney More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Teargassed Ayo Fayose Accuses Police Of Plotting To Kill Him, Police Say It Stops Rally To Forestall Breakdown Of Law, Order

By Alaba Ajibade – Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has accused the Nigerian police of a plot to kill him, claiming that a policeman fired a shot at him while forcing his way to the venue of a political More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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APC Cracks, New Faction Known As rAPC Emerges, Describes Ruling Party As “Monumental Failure”

By Nuel Suji – After weeks of unsuccessful attempt to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari for dialogue, aggrieved leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday pulled out of the ruling party More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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If You Cannot Keep Our Country Safe, You Automatically Loses The Trust Of Citizens To Continue In Office, Catholic Bishops Tell Buhari

By Sadiq Umar – The Catholic Bishop’s Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has reiterated its demand for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari over his failure to stop the killings across the country. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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IGP Idris Briefs Osinbajo Over Police Protest

(News Investigators) Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo has met with the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja over the Monday protest by armed policemen. The meeting More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Protesting Mobile Policemen Merely Making Enquiry About Delayed Allowances, Police Claim

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigeria Police says the policemen that protested in Maiduguri, Borno state capital on Monday were merely making enquiry over the delay in payment of their special duty allowances. Some More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 1st, 2018
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Insecurity: Tambuwal Restates Support For State Police

By (News Investigators) – Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has added his voice to the clamour for the establishment of state police as a panacea for tackling the growing menace of insecurity More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 1st, 2018
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NASENI Boss, Mohammed Haruna, Assures Nation On Globally Competitive Indigenous Industrial Tools, Machine

(News Investigators)/ The Executive Vice Chairman of National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) Mohammed Haruna, says he is more determined to make more impacts on indigenous development More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Angry Protesters Storm Plateau Govt House, As Northern CAN Declares 2-Day Mourning

By (News Investigators ) – Hundreds of angry protesters on Wednesday stormed the Plateau State Government House over the recent spate of killings in the state. The killings which have claimed over 200 lives, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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US Condemns Jos Massacre, Tasks Buhari On Lasting Solution To Killings

By (News Investigators) – The United States (US) has condemned the killings in Plateau State, Nigeria, which left over 100 people dead. Washington’s condemnation is coming on the heels of request by the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Plateau Massacre: Police Confirm 86 Dead, Cattle Breeders Association Says It’s ‘Retaliatory’ Killing

The Plateau State Police Command has confirmed the killing of 86 people in attacks on Razat, Ruku, Nyarr, Kura and Gana-Ropp villages of Gashish District in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area, even as the Miyetti More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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NABTEB Suspends Registrar, 4 Directors Over Contracts Splitting, Other Offences

.. Orders Registrar to refund N49.7 million to NABTEB coffers By (News Investigators) – A special investigative panel constituted to probe activities of the Registrar /Chief Executive of the National Business More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 24th, 2018
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Adams Oshiomhole Officially Emerged APC’s National Chairman

By Sadiq Umar – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has elected former Edo governor, Adams Oshiomhole, as its National Chairman. Mr Oshiomhole’s election was confirmed through a voice vote by delegates at More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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APC National Convention: Security Blocks Kabir Marafa’s Zamfara Delegates From Eagle Square

By Sadiq Umar – Factional delegates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) from Zamfara States were denied access to the National Convention in Abuja by Security officials stationed at the Eagle Square venue More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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Buhari Reinstates Three Suspended Perm Secs

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the reinstatement of three Permanent Secretaries, who had been under suspension since 2015. A statement by the Director Information in the Office of the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Buhari Signs N9.12 Trillion Money Bill, Laments NASS’ Cut In Budget 2018

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday lamented the reduction of capital allocations in the 2018 budget by the National Assembly, even as the president signed into law a sum of N9.12 trillion More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Risks Report Indicates Sharp Rise In Islamist Militant Attacks In Africa

By Sadiq Umar – New report from Control Risks, a specialist global risk consultant, indicates a sharp rise in number of Islamist militant attacks in Africa. In its latest report on ‘Changing Patterns in More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Atiku Visits Fayose, Says PDP Is Set For Victory In Ekiti

By Alaba Ajibade – Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday led a delegation of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders to Ekiti State in a bid to rally support for Governor Ayodele Fayose ahead of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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1500 Nigerians In Italian Prison, Says Envoy

By News Investigators – The Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefanou Pontesilli, says no fewer than 1500 Nigerians are serving jail terms for various offences in Italy. Mr. Pontesilli who made the disclosure More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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June 12: Buhari Apologises, Says “We Can Atleast Assuage Feelings, Recognise Wrong, Ease Future”

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday tendered official apology to the family of late MKO Abiola, winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, and those that lost their loved ones More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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June 12 Summit: Trump, Jong Un Agree To New US-DPRK Relations

By News Investigators – US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Tuesday signed an agreement to establish new US-DPRK relations in accordance with the desire of the peoples of the two More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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Fresh Bomb Explosion Hits Mubi

YOLA/By Tom Garba – No fewer than three people are feared dead as a result of a bomb blast that occurred around noon time opposite in Mubi, Adamawa State. The explosion, a suspected Improvised Explosive Device More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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Deputy Speaker, Lasun Yusuff, In Trouble Over Alleged N1.1Billion Contract Scam

By Sadiq Umar – Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has urged both the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to jointly More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Buhari Signs Financial Autonomy Law For State Judiciary, Lawmakers

By News Investigators – President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Constitution Fourth Alteration Bill, which grants financial autonomy to the State Houses of Assembly and the States’ Judiciary. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Post Humous Honour For Abiola: Nigerians Not Deceived, PDP Reacts

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s post-humous honour for late Moshood Abiola, acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, saying More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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JUST IN: Buhari Declares June 12 Democracy Day, Honours MKO, Kingibe, Gani Fawehinmi

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that, effective from 2019, Nigeria’s Democracy Day, would no longer be marked every May 29 but instead on June 12 in commemoration of the 1993 general More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Police Allege New Evidence ‘Directly Link’ Saraki To Offa Robbery

By Nuel Suji – The Police on Wednesday said it has gathered fresh evidence directly linking the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki to the Offa robbery case, saying the Force would not succumb to blackmail More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Baraje Group Withdraws From Talk With APC, Says Presidency Negotiating In Bad Faith

By Sadiq Umar – The aggrieved All Progressive Congress (APC) faction otherwise known as nPDP says it has pulled out for the reconciliatory parley with the Presidency, saying the latter appears to be uninterested More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
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Saraki Vows To Honour Police, Warns Invitation Portends Danger For Democracy

By Sadiq Umar – Senate President, Bukola Saraki says he is prepared to honour the Police invitation over the Offa robbery incident allegation by the Police in the interest of rule of law, but warned that his More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
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Police Invite Saraki In Connection With Offa Robbery, Finger Kwara Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed As Complicit

By Sadiq Umar – President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki has been invited by the Police to answer to allegations levelled against him by some suspected gang leaders recently arrested in connection with More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Health Workers End 6-Weeks Strike, Resume Duty On Monday

By Sadiq Umar – The Joint Health Workers Union (JOHESU) has suspended its nationwide strike, even as it ordered all its members to resume work on Monday, June 4. Minister of Health In a communiqué issued More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Buhari Signs ‘Not Too Young To Run’ Bill Into Law

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday signed into law, the `Not Too Young To Run Bill,’ even as he wondered why the age qualifications for the Senate and Governorship positions were left unamended. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Wale Aboderin, PUNCH Chairman Dies At 60

By News Investigators – The Chairman, PUNCH Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gbadebowale Wayne Aboderin is dead. According to the newspaper, Mr. Aboderin died Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6.05am after a heart surgery at More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 28th, 2018
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Suspected Herdsmen Invade Catholic Seminary In Jalingo, Shot Priest

By News Investigators – Barely a week after the funeral of the murdered Catholic Priests and 15 other worshipers in Benue, suspected Fulani herdsmen on Monday launched a fresh attack on a seminary in Jalingo, More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 27th, 2018
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Do Something Fast, Nigerians Are Hungry…, Anglican Primate Tells Buhari

By Nuel Suji – The Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Nicholas Okoh, on Sunday urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to act fast to arrest the starvation in the land, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Former Nigerian Ambassador To China, Aminu Wali, Ex-Kano Governor Shekarau, One Other Docked Over 2015 Campaign Fund

By Ibrahim Imam – A former Nigeria’s Ambassador to China, Aminu Bashir Wali, former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau and Mansur Ahmed have been dragged before a Federal High Court sitting in Kano More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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NLC, 23 Rights Group Condemn Threats Against Amnesty International, Urge Nigeria Govt For Adequate Protection

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and 23 Civil Society Organisations (CSO) on Thursday condemned what it called “unjustifiable threat” against the Amnesty International by a faceless group, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Report Any Bank That Denies You Forex, CBN Tells Customers

By Sadiq Umar – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called on the public to report any bank that refuses to grant their request for foreign exchange for BTA/PTA and pilgrimage within 24 hours. CBN, in a More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Shagari, 4 Other Arraigned Over Alleged N500m Fraud

By Nuel Suji – A former Minister of Water Resources, Mukhtar Shehu Shagari has been arraigned before the Federal High Court, Sokoto on a five-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Police Capture “Arrow,” Adikwu, Most Wanted Offa Armed Robbers

By Sadiq Umar – The Police have arrested the “most wanted” armed robbers allegedly involved in the recent bank robbery in Offa, Kwara states in which no few than 17 persons were brutally killed. More key More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Military Kill 35 Armed Herdsmen, Militia in Benue

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian military say it has neutralized 35 armed herdsmen in lower Benue, thereby aborting what would have been another deadly attack on two villages in the state. The incident occurred More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Six Years After, Supreme Court Orders Retrial Of Former Intercontinental Bank MD, Erastus Akingbola, Over N5Billion Alleged Fraud

By Sadiq Umar – The Supreme Court has ordered a resumption of trial of former Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc, Erastus Akingbola, in the alleged N5billion bank fraud case. The Apex More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Budget 2018: NASS Passes N9.12 Trillion Appropriation, Saraki Hails Increase In Health Allocations

By Nuel Suji – The National Assembly on Wednesday passed the 2018 budget after seven months with an increase of N500 billion. President Muhammadu Buhari had presented an Appropriation bill of N8.6 trillion More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Troops Kill 15 Boko Haram Terrorists In Lake Chad, 3 Civilian JTF Dies While Trying To Help Unsuspected Aged Suicide Bomber

By Sadiq Umar – The military says a combined troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and the Cameroonian Defence Forces have killed 15 Boko Haram insurgents in separate encounters in Southern Lake Chad Basin. Just More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Senate’s Ad Hoc Committee To Meet Buhari Over Alleged Plot To Frame Up Saraki

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday set up a 7-member ad hoc to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari over an alleged plot by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to implicate him and More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Reps Vow To Pass 2018 Budget Not Later Than Thursday

By Nuel Suji – The House of Representatives on Tuesday said it is set to pass the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N9.12 trillion on Wednesday. Deputy Speaker of the House, Yussuf Lasun, who presided at plenary, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Senate Will Allow Omo-Agege Into Chambers -Spokesman

By Nuel Suji – The Senate has decided that it will comply with the judgement of the Federal High Court and do nothing to stop Senator Ovie Omo-Agege from resuming in his office and at plenary from today May More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Ameachi Is Working To Jeopardize Buhari’s Re-election -Lawmakers Allege

By News Investigators – Federal lawmakers of All Progressive Congress (APC) on Monday allegedly accused the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi of working to jeopardize re-election bid of President More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles Names 30-Man Provisional Squad For Russian 2018

By Sadiq Umar – The Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr named a 30-man provisional list for the 2018 FIFA World Cup holding in Russia. The provisional squad list was announced through the official twitter More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 12th, 2018
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861 Persons Killed In Middle Belt, Taraba, Adamawa From January To April -Report

Police Kick, Says Report Not From State Commands By Sadiq Umar – The senate has released a report indicating that no less than 861 persons have been killed in the Middle Belt region of Nigeria from January More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Court Overrules Senate, Orders Reinstatement Of Ovie Omo-Agege

By Sadiq Umar – A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday nullified the suspension of Ovie Omo-Agege, senator representing Delta central, by the Senate, and ordered his immediate reinstatement. Justice More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Falana To Senate: You Lack Power To Summon IGP

By Nuel Suji – Human rights lawyer,  Femi Falana on Thursday said that the senate  lacks power to summon Inspector General of Police,  Idris Ibrahim. Mr. Falana also argued that Senate  did not get it More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Dayo Adeyeye Rained Curses On Me After Calling Him To Accept Defeat, Says Fayose

By Nuel Suji – The governor of Ekiti State,  Ayodele Fayose says former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and aspirant at the just concluded governorship primary, Dayo Adeyeye, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Major Crisis Looms In APC…As Defunct ‘New PDP’ Writes Buhari, Gives Conditions For Peace, Unity Ahead 2019 Polls

By Nuel Suji – The new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), a political block within the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Wednesday handed a 7-day ultimatum for President Muhammadu Buhari and party leadership More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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For Shunning Its Invitation Three Times, Senate Declares IGP Ibrahim Idris As “Enemy Of Democracy “

By Nuel Suji – The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday declared the Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim as “enemy of democracy ” and unfit to hold public office in Nigeria and outside the country. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Stolen Mace Saga: Police Allege Security, Senator’s Complicity

The Divisional Police Officer in the National Assembly, Sulu-Gambari Abdul, on Wednesday blamed the April 18 invasion of the Senate and removal of the Mace by hoodlums on internal conspiracy. Mr. Abdul, a Chief More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
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Olusola-Eleka Emerges Ekiti PDP Gubernatorial Candidate

By Alaba Ajibade – The Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka has emerged winner of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election. Reports say a total of 1,968 delegates More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Buhari Returns To London Tuesday To See Doctor

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammed Buhari will on Tuesday return to London on a medical with his doctor. Mr. Buhari had made a stop over in London last week on his way from the United States where he met President More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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APC Crisis: Police Seal Off Party Secretariat

By Alaba Ajibade – The Police in Ekiti State on Monday sealed off the state Secretariat of the All Progressive Congress (APC) following escalation of crisis arising from last Saturday inconclusive governorship More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 6th, 2018
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Bandits Massacre Gwaska Villagers, 45 Bodies Recovered

By News Investigators – Not less 45 persons have confirmed dead in Gwaska village in Birnin-Gwari local government, Kaduna state, following attacked by armed bandits. The attack took place Saturday night in More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 6th, 2018
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Buhari Hails NAF, Unveils Latest Helicopter Gunships

By Ibrahim Imam – President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the current leadership of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) “for performing its assignments wonderfully” and for recording several unprecedented milestones More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 5th, 2018
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Buhari Expresses Satisfaction With APC Congress In Katsina

By News Investigators – President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday expressed satisfaction with the All Progressive Party (APC) Ward Congress at his Sarkin Yara ward in Daura Local Government in Katsina state, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Trump Did Call Africa ‘Shithole,’ Former White House Adviser Writes Buhari

By News Investigators – Former White House Adviser, Omarosa Manigault Newman on Monday confirmed to President Muhmmadu Buhari that U.S. President Donald Trump did describe African countries as ‘shithole’ More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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Police Re-arrest Dino Melaye, Arraign Him For Attempted Suicide In Abuja, Set To Take Him To Lokoja

By Nuel Suji – The Police on Wednesday say it has re-arrested controversial Kogi senator, Dino Melaye, after his arraignment at Chief Magistrate Court, Wuse for the pending offences of criminal conspiracy More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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IGP Shuns Senate Again…As Armed DSS, Police Invade NASS

By Nuel Suji – The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday failed to appear before the senate for the second time in one week, this is even as armed operatives of the Department of State Services More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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FG, International Consortium Sign Interim Phase Agreement For Rail Concession

By News Investigators – The Nigerian government on Friday signed an agreement with a foreign Consortium to proceed with the Interim Phase of the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession. The signing of the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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“No Fire Incident At CBN Head Office” -Okorafor

By Nuel Suji – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has dismissed as untrue, reports that its head office in Abuja was engulfed in fire on Tuesday. Some media outlets (not News Investigators) had earlier reported More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Trump’s “Shithole” Remark: Buhari Expresses Doubt Over U.S. Media Reports, Says “I’m Not Sure Of Validity

…As Trump Hails Buhari’s Anti-graft effort, pledges more assistance By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari says he did not discuss with President Donald Trump the controversial More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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DEVELOPING: Trump Says U.S. Will Not Tolerate Killing Of Christians, As Buhari Assures Tackling Herdsmen Menace

By News Investigators – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari says resolving the problem of the rampaging herdsmen would take a longer time to abate, even as he assured that his government is doing its More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Boko Haram: Russia Delivers Two Mi-35M Helicopter Gunships To NAF

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday took delivery of two new Mi-35M helicopter gunships ordered from Russia in 2015. The cargo arrived at NAF Base in Makurdi, Benue capital on board a Russian More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 29th, 2018
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Army Arrests Four Boko Haram Suspects In Yobe State

By Sadiq Umar – Four members of the Boko Haram terrorists have been arrest in Yobe state by t.roops of 233 Battalion deployed in operation LAFIYA DOLE. The terrorists were arrested on weekend by Soldiers on More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 28th, 2018
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Obasanjo Reiterates Call To Stop Buhari’s Re-election, “They’ll Threaten You, But Don’t Be Intimidated,” Says OBJ

By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has reiterated call for Nigerians to ensure that President Muhammadu Buhari is voted out in his second term bid in 2019, saying anyone that More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Troops Foil Boko Haram’s Incursion Into Maiduguri

By Sadiq Umar – Troops battling the Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria’s northeast on Thursday successful repelled terrorist incursion in the outskirt of Jidari Polo area of Maiduguri, the military says. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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NEC Halts Open Grazing In Benue, Four States

By Sadiq Umar – The National Economic Council (NEC), Thursday, resolved that herdsmen must stop open grazing in the country starting with Benue, Taraba, Adamawa, Kaduna and Zamfara. The Council said all the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Lake Chad: Multinational Force Kills 59 Terrorists, Loses 22 Soldiers In 3 Weeks

By Sadiq Umar – The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), says its troops have killed 59 Boko Haram insurgents and captured five alive in its on-going offensive against the terrorists in the Lake Chad Basin. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Senators Fume, As IGP Ibrahim Idris Snubs Senate

By Nuel Suji – The Senate on Thursday expressed disappointment over failure of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it, even as its rescheduled him to next Wednesday. Senators were More...