By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 18th, 2021
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WHO Says 146m Africans Die Yearly From Tobacco-Related Diseases

News Investigators/ The World Health Organisation has revealed that no fewer than 146 million Africans die annually from tobacco related disease. WHO Regional Director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, said this More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, June 18th, 2021
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African Countries Acquire Close To 60m COVID-19 Vaccines – Africa CDC

News Investigators/ African countries have acquired around 59.9 million COVID-19 vaccines so far, according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC). The Africa CDC, the specialised More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 18th, 2021
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Ibadan Mayhem: Minister Tasks Makinde On Security In Oyo

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has charged Gov. Seyi Makinde to ensure adequate security of lives and property in Oyo State. The minister gave the charge in a statement on Thursday More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
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5G Subscriptions With Capable Device To Reach 580 Million By End Of 2021 -Report

News Investigators/ Ericsson, a multinational telecommunications company says that 5G will soon become the fastest adopted mobile generation in history. Ericsson made this known in a statement on Wednesday in More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
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U.S. Statements On Russia Not Constructive Ahead Of Summit –Kremlin

News Investigators/ Russia says statements made by the United States (U.S.) on the need to contain it are not constructive ahead of the Wednesday summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
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FCTA To Revoke Undeveloped Plots In Abuja

News Investigators/ The FCT Administration has concluded arrangements to revoke undeveloped plots of land in serviced areas allocated to individuals and corporate organisations.Director of Information and Customer More...

By Victor Udoh On Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
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Ex-U.S. Congressman Proposes Rural Development Model For Bayelsa

News Investigators/ A former lawmaker representing the State of New Hampshire in the United States Congress, Amb. Richard Swett, has proposed a rural development model for Bayelsa. Mr. Swett made the proposal More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
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Nigerians In S/Africa Pledges To Uplift Image Of Fatherland

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa (NICASA) has pledged to continue to work closely with compatriots to promote unity and uplift the image of Nigeria abroad. The President-General More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 10th, 2021
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JUSUN Strike Suspension: Litigants ‘Besiege’ Courts For Adjourned Dates

News Investigators/ Some litigants on Thursday besieged some courts in Iseyin, Oyo, seeking adjourned dates for their cases, after the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) suspended its 64 days strike. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 10th, 2021
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Insecurity: Northern Senators’ Forum Calls For Lasting Solutions

News Investigators/ Chairman of the Northern Senators’ Forum, Aliyu Wamakko, (APC-Sokoto) has called for lasting solutions to tackle the menace of insecurity in the country. Mr. Wamakko, a senator representing More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 8th, 2021
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Kalu Cautions Perpetrators Of Violence In South East

News Investigators/ Abia Senator, Orji Uzor-Kalu (APC-Abia) has advised individuals sponsoring violence in the South East to stop as it is not in the interest of the people.Mr. Kalu, also Senate Chief Whip of Senate More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, June 8th, 2021
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Food, Cattle Dealers Threaten Nationwide Strike

News Investigators/ The Amalgamated Union of Food Stuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AFUCDN) says it will embark on a nationwide strike over alleged illegal roadblocks and multiple taxations on its members. The More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Tuesday, June 8th, 2021
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U.S. Facilitates $28m Scholarship For Nigerian Students In 1 Year – Ambassador

News Investigators/ The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, says her country has facilitated 28 million dollars scholarships for Nigerian students to study in U.S institutions in the past one year. Mrs More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 7th, 2021
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South Africa Needs To Address Vaccine Shortage In Joint Collaboration With China To Combat Pandemic

China’s Sinovac By Guan Jintai Latest statistics on the covid-19 pandemic in South Africa indicate that the country is in a critical situation. With 3754 newly confirmed cases everyday and with the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 7th, 2021
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Kano Residents Express Shock Over Death Of T.B Joshua

News Investigators/ Some Kano residents have expressed shock over the sudden death of Prophet Temitope Babatunde Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations on Sunday morning. In an interview with the News More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 7th, 2021
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NiDCOM Congratulates 22-Year Old Nigerian For Winning City Council Election In US

22-year old Nigerian- American, Steve EzeonuNews Investigators/ The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated 22-year old Nigerian- American, Steve Ezeonu, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 7th, 2021
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Igangan Killings: Àmotekun, Operations Burst Not Effective, Oyo APC Tells Makinde

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has told the governor, Seyi Makinde take proactive steps on matters security instead of engaging in rhetorics of having Àmotekun and Operation More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Buhari Suspends Twitter’s Operations In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Secession: Igbo Business Investment More In North Than Southern Nigeria -Abdullahi Adamu

News Investigators/ Nasarawa senator, Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa) says it is impossible for Nigeria to break along regional lines, because the Southern businessmen have more investments in the North than the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Buhari Presides Over Meeting Of Police Council

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the meeting of the Police Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that those in attendance More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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South Korea’s Air Force Chief Resigns After Death Of Female Officer

News Investigators/ The aftermath of a case of alleged sexual harassment of a female non-commissioned officer (NCO) by a fellow officer is rocking the South Korean Air Force.Air Force Chief of Staff, Lee Seong More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, June 3rd, 2021
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Constitution Amendment: Only 10 Of 196 FCT Districts Fully Developed —Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, says only 10 out of the 196 districts of the FCT are fully developed with infrastructure. Mr. Bello disclosed this at More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Thursday, June 3rd, 2021
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Process Of Abandoning Dollar Use Visible –Kremlin

News Investigators/ Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said that the process of abandoning the use of the dollar is visible. Peskov said this when asked about the decision to reduce the share of the dollar More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
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2 Die, 4 Injured, As Gas Tanker Crashes In Abuja

News Investigators/ Two persons died on Wednesday while four others sustained various degrees of injury in a road accident involving a gas tanker truck and another vehicle at the Church Gate flyover, Olusegun Obasanjo More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
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Gunmen Kill Ortom’s Security Aide In Jos –Police

News Investigators/ Gunmen have killed retired AIG Christopher Dega, Senior Special Assistant on Security to Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue in Jos.The Police Public Relations Officer of the Plateau Police Command, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, May 30th, 2021
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Ahmed Gulak, Jonathan’s Ex-Adviser Murdered

News Investigators/ A former Special Adviser Political to President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak has been killed by unknown gunmen in Owerri, Imo State. Information about the sudden death of Mr. Gulak is still More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, May 28th, 2021
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37 Inmates Of Abeokuta Custodial Centre Gain Varsity Admission

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) on Friday said 37 of its inmates were admitted and matriculated into the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). A statement by the Public Relations More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 27th, 2021
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Farouk Yahaya Now Nigeria’s Chief Of Army Staff

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff.Mr. Yahaya, a major general, was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 27th, 2021
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Lagos Seals Chinese Firm, Declares Zero Tolerance For Safety Violations

News Investigators/ The Lagos State government has sealed a Chinese firm, Mingy Trading Company Ltd., for violating safety precautionary measures, that led to death of a 17-Year-old new employee. The Director More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 24th, 2021
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Constitution Review: NASS Begin Zonal Public Hearings June 1

News Investigators/ The House of Representatives Special Committee on Constitution Review has fixed June 1 to June 3 for its zonal public hearing taking place across the country’s six geopolitical zones.Co- Chair More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 24th, 2021
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National Flags At Half-Mast In Public Buildings, Facilities In Abuja

News Investigators/ National Flags were flown at half-mast in public buildings and facilities in honour of the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and other military officers.The News Agency of More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 24th, 2021
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JUSUN Hopeful Governors Will Uphold Law Guaranteeing Judicial Autonomy

News Investigators/ The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on Monday expressed the hope that state governors would execute legal requirements on financial autonomy for the Judiciary. The hope was expressed More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, May 22nd, 2021
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EU Chooses Ghana As Possible Manufacturing Hub For COVID-19 Vaccines

News Investigators/ The European Commission has named Ghana as one of its possible manufacturing hubs of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa.A statement signed on Friday by Eugene Arhin, Acting Director of Communications More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, May 21st, 2021
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BREAKING: Military Plane Carrying Army Chief Crashed In Kaduna

News Investigators/ Unconfirmed reports say an Air force plane carrying the Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, and other top military personnel has crashed. All the passangers in the plane, including Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 21st, 2021
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No Plans To Increase Price Of Petrol, Says Sylva

News Investigators/ The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says the Federal Government has no plans to increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol in June. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, May 21st, 2021
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Criminalise Forced Marital Sex, Save Women Dying In Silence –Lawyer

News Investigators/ A Lagos-based female lawyer, Esther Ajayi, has called for amendment of laws against rape to accommodate punishment of a man who forcefully has sexual intercourse with his wife. In an interview More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, May 20th, 2021
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Just In: Ayade Defects To APC, Says Buhari’s Commitment To Development Commendable

News Investigators/ The Cross River state, Ben Ayade has officially defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Ayade defected to the APC on Thursday in Calabar More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, May 20th, 2021
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Governors Vow To Implement Fiscal Sustainability Plan

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has resolved to put the necessary legal frameworks and institutions in place for States Fiscal Transparency Accountability, and Sustainability (SFTAS). SFTAS More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, May 20th, 2021
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Buhari’s Executive Order #10: We’Re Resolving Implementation Issues –Governors

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Governors’ Forum NGF (NGF) says parties involved in Executive Order #10 are working earnestly to resolve the issues surrounding the implementation of the order. The forum said More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, May 20th, 2021
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FEC Approves N805.7m To Beef Up Security At EFCC Hqtrs

News Investigators/ The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N805.7 million for the purchase equipment to enhance security at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) headquarters, Abuja. Minister More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
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FRSC Urges Compliance With 30 km/h Speed Limit On Township Roads

News Investigators/ The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised motorists to comply with the speed limit of 30 kilometres per hour on township roads. The Katsina State FRSC Sector Commander, Ali Tanimu,made More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
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JUSUN, PASAN Strike May Soon End -Ngige

News Investigators/ The Federal Government says it is hopeful the week-long consultations with stakeholders will end the strike by Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) and Parliamentary Staff Association of More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
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Study Finds Sinovac Vaccine 99.49 % Effective In Immune Responses

News Investigators/ A new vaccination study conducted by Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University has found that China’s Sinovac vaccine has extremely high efficacy in boosting immune responses against COVID-19, More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
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Emir Of Kano, Others Escape Death As Max Air Makes Emergency Landing

News Investigators/ The Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado-Bayero and scores of air passengers on Tuesday escaped death by whiskers as Kano-Abuja Max Air aircraft developed engine failure 10 minutes after take-off from the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
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Buhari Seeks Senate Approval For $6.183 Bn External Loan

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has sought the approval of the Senate for an external loan of 6.183 billion dollars, to fund the deficit of N5.602triillon in 2021 Appropriation Act. This is contained More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, May 14th, 2021
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NAF Airstrike Neutralises Bandits In Kaduna –Aruwan

News Investigators/ The Kaduna State Government says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) airstrike has neutralised bandits in aerial missions in Chikun, Birnin Gwari Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Kaduna.The Commissioner More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 14th, 2021
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China’s Commerce Minister Pledges Better Service For Foreign Enterprises

News Investigators/ China’s Minister of Commerce, Wang Wentao, has pledged to enhance communication with foreign enterprises and chambers of commerce and provide better service. Mr. Wentao made the remarks More...

By Victor Udoh On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
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Nollywood Actress: Genevieve Nnaji, Stars In New Audio Play “Fela Ten Twenty”

News Investigators/ Nollywood veteran actress, Genevieve Nnaji, will join the cast of the audio adaptation of FELA – ‘Fela Ten Twenty’, written and directed by filmmaker, Funa Maduka. A statement issued More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
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Insecurity: Katsina, Daura Emirates Suspend ‘Sallah Durbar’

News Investigators/ The Katsina Emirate Council has cancelled Sallah Durbar, popularly called ‘Hawan-Sallah’. The Emir of Katsina, Abdulmumini Kabir, gave the directive in a statement by the council’s More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
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Adamawa Leads As Nigeria Records 47 New COVID-19 Cases

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 47 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 165,515. The NCDC disclosed this on its official More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
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Police Arrest 4 Suspected Cattle Rustlers With 208 Animals

News Investigators/ The Katsina State Police Command says it has arrested four suspected cattle rustlers with 208 animals.This is contained in a statement issued by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
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Southern Senators’ Forum Backs Governors On Open Grazing Ban, Other Security Steps

News Investigators/ The Southern Senators’ Forum has commended steps taken by state governors from the region to stem the rise in insecurity. The forum disclosed this on Wednesday in a statement jointly signed More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 10th, 2021
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EFCC Boss Solicits Public Support For Anti-Graft War

News Investigators/ The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has stressed the need for all Nigerians to embrace the fight against corruption, adding that More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 10th, 2021
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FG Delegation To Visit Ghana Over Nigerian/Ghanaian Traders’ Conflict

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that a ministerial delegation be sent to Ghana to resolve the lingering conflict between Nigerian traders and Ghanaian authorities. The delegation More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 10th, 2021
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Israel Reroutes Parade To Avoid Clashes With Palestinians

News Investigators/ Israel’s government on Monday rerouted an annual nationalist flag parade away from East Jerusalem’s flashpoint sites to avoid further clashes with the Palestinians. The decision came More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, May 7th, 2021
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Insecurity: Akeredolu Vows To Sanction Traditional Rulers

News Investigators/ The Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has threatened to sanction any traditional ruler in the state who are unable to contain the activities of cultists in their domain.Mr. Akeredolu, gave More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, May 7th, 2021
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Robbers Attack Bullion Van In Ondo, Cart Away Money

News Investigators/ Some men, suspected to be armed robbers, on Thursday evening.attacked a bullion van at Elemosho Village along the Akure-Ondo Expressway in Ondo East Local Government Area of Ondo State, making More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, May 7th, 2021
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Alleged Fraud: Buhari Approves Panel Of Inquiry On NPA, Suspends MD Hadiza Usman

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendation of the Ministry of Transportation under Rotimi Amaechi for the setting up of an Administrative Panel of Inquiry to investigate the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, May 7th, 2021
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JUSUN, PASAN Strike To End Soon -FG

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has expressed optimism that the strike of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), and the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), would end soon. Minister More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, May 5th, 2021
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Minister Expresses Concern Over New Paediatric HIV Infections

News Investigators/ The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has expressed concern over new paediatric HIV infections in children aged 0-4 years. He expressed his worry during a national dialogue on Prevention More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 5th, 2021
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INEC To Expand, Relocate 1,340 Polling Points In Kebbi -Official

News Investigators/ A National Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in-charge of North-West, Festus Okoye on Tuesday, announced that the commission had taken ‘bold steps’ to expand More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
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INEC To Create 956 Additional Polling Units ln Sokoto State

News Investigators/ The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) plans to create additional 956 polling units in Sokoto State.INEC’s National Commissioner, Festus Okoye, made the disclosure during a stakeholders More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
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Tanzania To Deepen Economic, Diplomatic Ties With Nigeria –Envoy

News Investigators/ Tanzania will continue to partner with Nigeria in economic diplomacy, its High Commissioner in Nigeria, Benson Bana, said in Abuja on Tuesday. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the Tanzania-Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 3rd, 2021
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NTDC Explores Lagos Creative Communities On Google Arts & Culture

The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has concluded plans to explore Lagos Creative Communities on Google Arts & Culture in five different ways. The project tagged; ‘Eko for Show’, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 30th, 2021
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Reinstating First Bank’s Adeduntan ‘ll Boost Investor Confidence – Okunrounmu

News Investigators/ A former Director, Budgeting Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titus Okunrounmu, has commended the apex bank for reinstating Adesola Adeduntan as Managing Director of First Bank Nigeria More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 29th, 2021
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Senate Summons Finance Minister, Army Chief On Releases For Security Operations

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Senate on Thursday summoned Finance Minister, Director-General of Budget Office and Chief of Army Staff (CAS) to give details of funds released to the Nigerian Army to combat insurgency More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 29th, 2021
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Access Bank Profit Before Tax Increases By 30% In Q1

News Investigators/ Access Bank Plc has posted a profit before tax (PBT) of N60.1 billiion, representing an increase of 30 per cent for the first quarter ended March 31. The Chief Executive Officer of the group, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
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Fees Increase: ASUU Says 75% Of Students May Drop Out Of Kaduna Varsity

News Investigators/ The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kaduna State University (KASU) Chapter, says 75 per cent of the university’s students may drop out of school due to the monumental increase More...

By Victor Udoh On Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
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Edo Judiciary Suspends Mondays’ Sittings In Solidarity With JUSUN

News Investigators/ The Edo Judiciary says it has suspended regular Mondays’ court sittings in the state, in solidarity with the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria’s (JUSUN) ongoing nationwide industrial action. The More...

By Victor Udoh On Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
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Nigeria Can`t Afford Another Civil War – Osinbajo

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Nigeria cannot afford another civil war because it will not augur well for the country. Mr. Osinbajo said this at an interactive forum of All Progressives More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
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Traditional Ruler Urges FG To Revisit Dredging Of Niger, Benue Rivers

News Investigators/ A traditional ruler in Kogi, Abdulrazaq Isa-Koto has urged the Federal Government to revisit the issue of dredging the River Niger and Benue, to address perennial flooding of coastal communities. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
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Fidelity Bank Announces 53.9% Growth PBT For Q1

News Investigators/ Fidelity Bank Plc has announced a profit before tax of N10.1 billion for the first quarter (Q1) ended March 31, 2021. The bank’s Managing Direcror/Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, April 25th, 2021
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Gunmen Storm Kaduna Church, Kill 1, Abduct 4 Worshippers

News Investigators/ Armed bandits on Sunday stormed the Haske Baptist Church at Manini village, in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing one person and abducting four others. The gunmen attacked More...

By Victor Udoh On Sunday, April 25th, 2021
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Calm Returns To Owerri After Saturday’s Attack On Uzodinma’s House

News Investigators/ Calm and normalcy returned to Owerri on Sunday after the tension generated by Saturday’s attack on Gov. Hope Uzodinma’s country home in Omuma, Oru East Local Government Area of Imo.News More...

By Victor Udoh On Saturday, April 24th, 2021
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IPOB ‘Vice President’ Killed In Joint Security Raid, As Group Vows Revenge

News Investigators/ Unconfirmed reports say Operatives of the Nigeria Police and their counterparts from the Nigerian Army and Depart of State Security (DSS), in a joint operation, in the early hours of Saturday, More...

By Victor Udoh On Saturday, April 24th, 2021
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1 Dead, Houses Razed As Armed Men Storm Gov. Uzodinma House

News Investigators/ Armed men have invaded the palatial country home of the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, in Onuma in Oru East Local Government Area, razing buildings and leaving one dead.The hoodlums also More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 23rd, 2021
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Libya Shipwreck Claims 130 Lives Despite SOS Calls, Says IOM

News Investigators/ A shipwreck off the Libyan coast has claimed the lives of 130 people, despite SOS calls for help, the UN migration agency, IOM, said on Friday. The tragedy was confirmed late on Thursday More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, April 23rd, 2021
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Ondo Tribunal: Senator Predicts Jegede Victory At Appeal Court

News Investigators/ A senator representing Ondo Central at the National Assembly, Ago Akinyelure has assured candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2020 Ondo governorship polls, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 23rd, 2021
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Family Of Slain PDP Women Leader Cries For Justice

News Investigators/ The family of a former women leader of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi, Salome Abuh, has demanded adequate compensation for her murder and her right to life. The husband of the late More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 23rd, 2021
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JUST IN: Bandits Kill Three Students Abducted From Kaduna Varsity

News Investigators/ Three of the recently abducted students of Greenfield University, a privately-owned tertiary institution in Kaduna State, north central Nigeria have killed.The armed bandits last Wednesday invaded More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
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Kano/Jigawa Customs Command Generated N7.6Billion In Q1 2021 –Comptroller

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Kano/Jigawa Area Command, says it generated a total of N7.658 billion revenue in the first quarter (Q1) of 2021. The Customs Area Comptroller, Suleiman More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
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About Dozen Heads Of State Expected In Chad On Friday For Late President’s Funeral

News Investigators/ No fewer than 12 African heads of state and French President Emmanuel Macron are expected to attend the funeral of Chadian President, Idriss Déby Itno, who succumbed to his injuries while visiting More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
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Nigeria Spends $6.1Bn Yearly On Wheat Importation –WFAN

News Investigators/ The Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria (WFAN) says about $6.1 billion is spent yearly to import wheat into Nigeria. The President of the association, Salim Muhammad, made this known at More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, April 18th, 2021
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Troops Arrest Boko Haram Informant, Tighten Security In Yobe –Army

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army says the troops of 27 Task Force Brigade on the platform of Operation Lafiya Dole have arrested suspected Boko Haram informant identified as Modu Ari, in Kamuya area of Yobe. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, April 18th, 2021
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90 Percent Of FG Appointee Officers Are Unqualified -Union

News Investigators/ The Senior Staff Union in Colleges of Education (SSUCOEN) has said that there were infractions in the selection of principal officers for six Colleges of Education (COE) as announced recently More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 16th, 2021
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Defence Chief Urges Closer Collaboration On lntelligence

News Investigators/ Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, Leo Irabor, has called for more collaboration between the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), the military and other security services leveraging on the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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Take Second Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine, UNICEF Urges Nigerians

News Investigators/ The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has urged those who received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, Astrazeneca vaccine, to take second dose for stronger immunity against the virus. UNICEF More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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2021 UTME: E-mail Address No Longer Required For registration -Registrar

News Investigators/ Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Ishaq Oloyede says candidates will no longer provide email addresses at the point of registration for Unified Tertiary Matriculation More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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154,225 Patients Recover From COVID-19 In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that a total of 154,225 patients have recovered from Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) since its outbreak in the country in 2020. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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HIV/AIDS: US Provides $6 Bn Dollars To Nigeria Since 2003, Says Consul

News Investigators/ The U.S Consul-General in Nigeria, Claire Pierangelo, on Tuesday, announced that the US government had provided over $6 billion since 2003, as assistance for the prevention and treatment of More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
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Myanmar Protesters Boycott Thingyan New Year’s Festivities

News Investigators/ People across Myanmar boycotted celebrations of new year, the country’s most important festival, to show their opposition to the military junta and deadly suppression of demonstrations against More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Troops Repel Terrorists lncursion, Eliminate Scores In Borno

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army says, its troops supported by Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have thwarted Boko Haram terrorists’ incursion into Damasak, Headquarters of Mobbar Local Government More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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The Imperial President And His Self-Absorption

By Nosa IgieborPresident Muhammadu Buhari is hypocrisy personified in very vivid colours. The irony of the cosmic distance between his words and deeds seems to be always lost on him. He and his shrinking army More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Hijab: 10 Kwara Schools Resume April 12

News Investigators/ Kwara Government has announced that the 10 schools involved in a recent hijab controversy in the state would resume their third term academic session on Monday, April 12. A statement from More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Community Policing: 704 Constabularies Complete Training In Kano

News Investigators/ A total of 704 people from the 34 local government areas of Kano State selected to serve under the community policing initiative, have completed their training. The News Agency of Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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Northern Governors Urge Ag. IG To Adopt Proactive Security Measures

News Investigators/ The Northern Governors Forum has urged the Acting Inspector General (IG) of Police, Usman Baba, to take proactive measures in tackling crimes in the country. The Chairman of the forum, Simon More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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Ondo Heavyweight Boxing Hopeful Knocks Out Opponent In 15 Secs, Cruises Into Semis

News Investigators/ Ondo state pugilist, Adedeji Adegbola, on Friday, knocked out his opponent, Oluwafemi Adetoye of Yobe state, in a record 15 seconds of their first round heavyweight boxing bout at the ongoing More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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UK Court Bans ARISE TV Chairman, Nduka Obaigbena For 7Years

News Investigators/ Founding Chairman & Editor-in-Chief of the THISDAY Media Group, ARISE News Channel and Magazine, Nduka Obaigbena has been banned from serving as director of a company in the United Kingdom More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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Army Confirms Killing Of 11 Personnel ln Benue

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of one officer and 10 soldiers who are on stabilisation operation in Benue State by yet to be identified criminals. The Director, Army Public Relations, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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NiDCOM Condoles With Family Of Nigerian Teen, Who Died In London

News Investigators/ The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described the death of 19- year old Richard Okorogheye in London as very sad and painful. Mrs Dabiri-Erewa More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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NNPC Assures Kebbi Of Commitment To Renewable Energy Project

News Investigators/ The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reiterated commitment to its partnership with the Government of Kebbi on renewable energy projects. The NNPC Group Managing Director, More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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EDO2020: Presidency Intervenes, LOC Says Games Continue

News Investigators/ The Local Organising Committee, LOC, Edo2020 has announced the continuation of the national sports festival going in in Benin city, Edo State capital, counting on presidential intervention.A More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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PDP Schedules South West Zonal Congress Next Monday

News Investigators/ The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assured members its resolve to work with all stakeholders to achieve a seamless and unifying congress of our great More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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Osinbajo Eulogises Aisha Buhari At Book Launch

News Investigators/ The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday eulogised the tenacity, courage and commitment of the First Lady, Aisha Buhari. Mr. Osinbajo was speaking during a public presentation of a More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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Police Rescue 2 Chinese Miners Kidnapped ln Osun

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Osun, on Thursday said two Chinese miners kidnapped at a gold mining site at Okepa/Itikan Village, Ifewara, Atakunmosa-West Local Government Area of Osun on Monday, had More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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PFN To Train Youths On Political Participation, Good Governance

News Investigators/ The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) says it is set to train youths across the federation to strengthen their participation in governance.PFN’s President, Wale Oke, made this known More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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UN Food Systems Summit: Northeast Stakeholders Dialogue On Food Security

News Investigators/ Agriculture stakeholders from Gombe, Adamawa and Taraba on Thursday dialogued at the United Nations Food Systems Summit on how to boost food security in the sub-region. Gombe State governor, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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VIEWPOINT: Politics Of Covid-19 Vaccines: The Odds Against Brazil’s Anti-Chinese’ Sinovac Stance

By Karin VazquezOn March 22 2021, Karin Vazquez, a Brazilian scholar, researcher at the BRICS Research Center, Fudan University, China who is also Assistant Dean of the Global University of Jindal in India, published More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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2023: Pa Fasoranti Backs Tinubu’s Presidential Ambition

News Investigators/ An Elder Statesman and former Leader of Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, has expressed support for the presidential ambition of the APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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Buhari Appoints Alkali Baba Ag. IGP

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Usman Alkali Baba as the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP).The appointment came barely two months after he elongated the tenure of former IGP More...