By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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LPG Usage Hit 78,000mt In July – PPPRA

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) says that the utilisation of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas, has risen from 40,000 metric tonnes (MT) in April More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Tanzanian PM Suspends 7 Public Officials Over Misuse Of Public Fund

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Tanzanian Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa, on Sunday suspended seven public officials in Morogoro region over embezzlement of 1.3 billion Tanzanian shillings ($567,000), a statement said. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Army Director Becomes President African Military Law Forum

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Director Nigerian Army Legal Services, Maj.-Gen. Yusuf Shalangwa, has been elected President of the African Military Law Forum (AMLF), on Thursday in San Remo, Italy. Col. Sagir Musa, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Let’s Have School Feeding Here, Father Of 14 Children Begs Gombe Gov

Gombe State Governor GOMBE/News Investigators/ Father of 14 children, Musa Malala, has appealed to Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State to domesticate Federal Government’s school feeding programme to address the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Don Applauds IBB VC For Channeling N60m TETFund To Cashew Processing Equipment

A University don at the Ibrahim Badamasi University Lapai, Prof. Dennis Balogu, has applauded the university for channeling N60 million from TETFund for the purchase of cashew processing equipment for the university. Mr. More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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We Need Institution That Will Produce Cutting Edge AI Applications — Osinbajo

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria needs an institution that will produce cutting edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications for education, business, medicine, security among others. Osinbajo More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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SDGs progress in danger of reversal — UN report

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  A new United Nations report has advocated for  a change of approach to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), saying that the current global development model is not sustainable. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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New Minimum Wage| President Gives Direction

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari Worried by the delay in the commencement of the implementation of the new National Minimum wage for the country, has directed the immediate conclusion of negotiation More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Atiku’s Evidence Shows Buhari Academically Qualified To Be President – Tribunal Rules

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has dismissed the application of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against President Muhammadu More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Ondo Govt. Executed 800 Projects In Akoko, Says Commissioner

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Ondo State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr Emmanuel Igbasan, on Wednesday said the state government had executed over 800 projects in Akoko area of the state. Igbasan More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Ivory Coast, Ghana Looking To Regulate Cocoa Industry’s Sustainability Schemes — Sources

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Ivory Coast and Ghana are meeting major chocolate makers and grinders in Abidjan on Wednesday, to make plans to regulate the industry’s efforts to source cocoa sustainably, multiple More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Ist Deaf Athletics Championships: Nigeria Deaf Sports Federation Seeks FG’s Support

The Nigeria Deaf Sports Federation (NDSF) has appealed to the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, to support the federation to enable it participate in the maiden Africa Deaf Athletics Championships. The federation’s More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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My Wife Sleeps With Her Ex-lover, Man Tells Court

IBADAN/News Investigators/ An Ibadan-based salesman, Subar Ibrahim, on Wednesday prayed a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his three- year-old marriage with Rukayat, on grounds of infidelity and threat More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Buhari Presides Over Maiden FEC, As Lieutenants Storm Tribunal

President Buhari at FEC (News Investigators)/ President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja presided over maiden Federal Executive Council (FEC) after his inauguration for the second term in office, and challenged More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Central Bank, Govt Disagree Over Removal Of Lawmakers’ Oversight On Public Debt

Source: mastonline.com Zambia’s central bank said on Wednesday it opposed government moves to remove lawmakers’ oversight over acquiring more public debt. The Bank of Zambia said in a written submission More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Gombe: Appeal Court Upholds Usman Kumo’s Victory

Victory at Appeal Court (News Investigators)/ The Court of Appeal sitting in Plateau State has upheld the election of Hon Usman Bello Kumo, member of the House of Representatives from Akko Federal Constituency More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Xenophobic Attacks: First Batch Of 84 Nigerians Return From S/Africa Today

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The First batch of 84 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday at 2 p.m. local time via the Murtala Mohammed International Lagos in company of officials More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Dialogue: Katsina Govt. Releases 6 Bandits In Exchange For 20 Abducted Victims

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Six bandits detained by security agencies have been released by the Katsina State Government as part of a peace deal with bandits terrorising eight local government areas in the state. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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NEMA Distributes Relief Materials To 2,500 Daura Flood Victims

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) No fewer than 2,200 flood victims in Daura Local Government Area of Katsina State have received relief materials from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) as part of its effort to More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Security Beefed Up Around Court Of Appeal, Abuja

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Security was beefed up on Wednesday within the vicinity of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, as the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal delivers judgment in the petition filed by Peoples Democratic More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Minimum Wage: FG, Labour To Meet On Sept. 16

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Negotiation between the Federal Government and the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) on the new minimum wage has again rescheduled for Sept. 16. The News Agency More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Osinbajo To Inaugurate National Livestock Plan In Adamawa

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will visit Adamawa on  Sept. 10 to inaugurate the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP). The plan which is to run from 2019-2028, is an initiative of More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Kim Kardashian Test Positive For Lupus

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Reality Star, Kim Kardashian has tested positive for Lupus antibodies. Lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease that occurs when a person’s body’s immune system attacks their tissues More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Police Confirm Kidnap Of 6 Persons On Kaduna-Abuja Highway

IGP Mohammed Adadmu (News Investigators)/ The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the kidnap of six persons in Rijana village along Kaduna-Abuja expressway on Sep. 7. The Command Public Relations Officer, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Tribunal Nullifies Orji Kalu’s Election, Upholds Sam Onuigbo’s Victory

Rep. Sam Onuigbo (News Investigators)/ The National and State House of Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia has nullified the election of the Senate Chief Whip, Orji Kalu, for Abia North More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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At Last, FG Set To Restore Electricity Supply To Ikale, Ilaje Communities

NDPHC (AKURE)/Executive Director, Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), Ifeoluwa Oyedele, on Monday said communities in Ondo South Senatorial District would soon be connected to the national grid. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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‘Daughters Of Chibok’ Wins Big At Venice Film Festival

Chibok girls after their release from Boko Haram captivity (News Investigators)/ Kachi Benson’s film, ‘Daughters of Chibok’ has won best virtual reality story at the 76th Venice International Film Festival. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Ex-Zimbabwean President Mugabe To Be Buried On Sunday

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  A government statement, on Monday announced that the late former president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe will be buried on Sept. 15. Mugabe, 95, died on Sept. 6 in Singapore where he had been More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Hong Kong Government Warns Against Foreign Interference In Crisis

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Hong Kong’s Government on Monday warned foreign governments not to interfere in the city’s “internal affairs,” following weekend protests that called for U.S. support in the three-month-old More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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NACETEM Identifies Barriers To Innovation In Nigeria

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM) has identified lack of technology information and qualified personnel as top innovation barriers for Nigerian firms. This is contained More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Oil Rises As Saudi Signals OPEC Cuts To Continue Under New Minister

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Oil rose on Monday on expectations that Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, will continue to support output cuts by OPEC and other producers to prop up prices under new Energy More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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OPEC+ Committee May Discuss New Oil Deal Targets – TASS Cites OPEC Secretary General

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) OPEC’s Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) may discuss new metrics for the global oil cuts deal when it convenes in Abu-Dhabi on Sept. 12, TASS cited OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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Faulty Foundation Cause Of Divorce -Cleric

A Living Faith Church Zonal Cleric, Pastor Kehinde Olukunle, has blamed the increasing rate of divorce among Christians on faulty foundation. Olukunle spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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No Bomb In Our Nigerian Missions -SA

The South African Acting High Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Bobby Moroe, on Saturday confirmed there was no damage or bombing of any of the country’s mission property in Nigeria. Moroe told News Agency of More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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550 Pilgrims Escape Death At Minna Airport

Pilgrims boarding at Max Airline (News Investigators)/ No fewer than 550 pilgrims from Niger who performed this year’s hajj in Saudi Arabia on Saturday escaped death at the Minna International Airport as the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Tribunal Sacks Manager From Senate, Upholds Omo-Agege Election

(News Investigators)/ The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Asaba, on Saturday, nullified the election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator, James Manager, as the senator representing Delta South More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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South West Speakers Meet On Insecurity In Region

The Conference of Speakers in the South West Zone on Friday held its maiden meeting in Lagos to proffer lasting solutions to the lingering security threat confronting the region. The Chairman of the Conference More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Cōte d’Ivoire Supports Adesina’s AfDB Bid With Minister

President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d’ Ivoire has appointed Adama Koné Minister of Economic and Financial Affairs to support the re-election of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as President of the Africa Development Bank More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Federal Fire Service Establishes 6 Additional Zonal Offices

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Fire Service (FFS) said on Thursday it had established six additional zonal offices to boost service delivery across the country. Mr Liman Ibrahim, its Comptroller General, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Southeast Southeast Plead For Expansion Of Enugu Airport Tarmac

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Southeast Governors’ Forum on Thursday called on the Federal Government to include the expansion of the tarmac of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu in the planned rehabilitation More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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UN Receives Allegations Of Sexual Exploitation Against Staff

The United Nations on said it received 38 allegations of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) involving its personnel, in the second quarter of 2019. Spokesman for the Secretary-General, Mr Stéphane Dujarric, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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NNPC Moves To Boost Domestic Gas Use

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will grow the domestic gas use in-country to five billion cubic feet of gas per day from its current 1.7 billion cubic feet of gas per day by 2022. Chief More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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NIPR Wades Into Nigeria, South African Spat

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) will collaborate with its sister organization in South Africa and indeed the regional Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa to ensure the issues of xenophobic More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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E-Passport Valid For All Countries

The Comptroller General (CG) of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has said the enhanced e-passport is acceptable and valid for entering all countries. He gave the reassurance in a statement More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Train, Equip Police For Efficiency -Former IGP

Former Inspector General of Police, Mr Mike Okiro, say training and provision of modern equipment for personnel of the Nigeria Police Force is critical to modern policing. Okiro told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Okorocha, Daughter, Aide To Forfeit Assets To EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has obtained orders for the interim forfeiture of assets traced to a former Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha, and his wife. The Head, Enugu Zonal Office More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Mortgage Bank Urges Nigerians To Access Housing Products

The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) branch,  has called on Nigerians to access their mortgage products through  National Housing  Fund (NHF) scheme. Mrs More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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MTN Nigeria Closes Shops Over Xenophobia

South Africa owned telecommunications giant, MTN has announced the closure of all its shops in Nigeria. This may not be unconnected with the threat by some Nigerians to reciprocate the Xenophobic attacks on More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Pope Heads To Mozambique To Help Consolidate Peace

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Pope Francis heads to Mozambique on Wednesday to encourage the country’s fragile peace, starting a three-nation African tour where climate change, poverty and corruption will also be high More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Attacks On Nigerians In South Africa Absolutely Unacceptable, Unreasonable–Osinbajo

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says attacks on Nigerians in South Africa are absolutely unacceptable, reckless and unreasonable. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement in Abuja, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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EEDC Invests In Power Infrastructure In Imo, Promises Improved Supply

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Enugu  Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it has completed two major projects worth over N200 million to improve power supply in Imo. This is contained in a statement  on More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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9th Assembly Will Strengthen Manufacturing, Promote Conducive Atmosphere – Lawan

NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday assured manufacturers that the Ninth National Assembly would strengthen the sector with enabling laws to boost growth and job creation More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Kyari Reiterates Commitment To Transparency In NNPC Operations

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari, has reiterated his commitment to transparency and accountability in the operations of the More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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NNPC GMD Reiterates Commitment To Transparency, Accountability

The Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari, has reiterated his commitment to transparency and accountability in the operations of the corporation. Kyari More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Nov. Elections: Bayelsa PDP Candidate emerges, Gunmen Disrupt Kogi Primary

Sen. Douye Diri has emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Bayelsa governorship election fixed for Nov. 16. Diri pulled 561 votes to beat his rival Mr. Timi Alaibe who got 365 votes More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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VP Osinbajo Inaugurates 7.1MW Power Plant in BUK

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated a 7.1 megawatts Solar Hybrid power plant in Bayero University Kano (BUK), to ensure sustainability in power supply. Osibanjo said that the project would benefit thousands More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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German Social Democrats Gear Up For Crowded Party Leadership Race

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD), on Monday released the final list of candidates vying for the centre-left party’s leadership, confirming a crowded field of eight pairs, along with More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Nwakali Joins SD Huesca On 3-year Contract From Arsenal

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Arsenal say Nigeria midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has joined Spanish Segunda B side SD Huesca on a three-year contract. “Kelechi Nwakali has joined Spanish Segunda Division side SD Huesca More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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DMO Opens September Savings Bond Offer For Transactions

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Debt Management Office (DMO), says that the September savings bonds’ offer of the Federal Government has opened for transactions. The DMO said in a circular on its website obtained More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Hong Kong Students Boycott Classes After Weekend Of Violence

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Thousands of Hong Kong university and school students swapped classes for demonstrations on Monday the latest act of defiance in an anti-government movement that has plunged the Chinese-ruled More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Kevin Hart Suffers ‘Major Injuries’ In Car Crash

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Comedian and actor Kevin Hart was taken to hospital with “major back injuries” on Sunday following a car accident in Los Angeles. According to the California Highway Patrol, Hart was More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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FG To Assess MDAs Through Website Ranking — DG, BSPR

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Government has developed a scorecard for the ranking of websites of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), to help in rebranding  public service. The Director General, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Presidency Dismisses Reports On Daura Flood Victims, Pledges More Assistance

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Presidency on Sunday described as false and untrue that President Muhammadu Buhari turned his back on Daura community in Katsina State, which was hit by massive floods on Aug.29. Daura More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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FG Hails Delta On Asaba Airport Facilities

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Government has commended Delta State Government for the quality of facilities at the Asaba International Airport, saying the facilities are of international standards. Minister More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Group Urges CBN To Extend Deadline For Mutilated Notes Return

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Consumer Awareness and Financial Enlightenment Initiative (CAFEi), has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to extend deadline for the exchange of multilated naira notes by another four More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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I challenge Anyone to Expose Me – Ex. Gov. Yari

 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Immediate past governor of Zamfara, Abdulaziz Yari has said that anyone with any corruption issue against him should come forward with it. Yari gave the challenge on Sunday at his home More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Shiite Group Condemns Fresh Police Clampdown Order, Says It’s Meant To Stop Rites

(News Investigators)/ The embattled Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has condemned the Inspector General of Police for the arrest of its leadership and members across the country, saying it was meant to prevent More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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12th African Games: Team Nigeria Arrive Abuja To Rousing Welcome

(News Investigators)/ Team Nigeria arrived in Abuja to a rousing welcome on Sunday after finishing second overall at the just-concluded 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco. The team arrived on Sunday evening More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Muslims Celebrate New Islamic Calendar In llorin

Hundreds of Muslims faithful including the Emir of llorin, lbrahim Sulu-Gambari on Sunday converged at the llorin stadium to celebrate the commencement of the new lslamic calendar known as Hijrah 1441 The News More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Troops Kill 2 Bandits Along Kaduna – Abuja Highway

(News Investigators)/ Troops of the Nigerian Army Kaduna deployed on operation Thunder Strike, have killed 2 bandits along the Kaduna-Abuja expressway. The Deputy Director Army Public Relations 1 Division, More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Environmental Agency Decries Rampant Sale Of Donkey Meat

(News Investigators)/ The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEBP), has decried the rampant sale of donkey meat in the Federal Capital Territory. Director, AEPB, Baba Lawan, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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What Nigeria Can Learn From Tinubu -Osinbajo

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said Nigeria’s diversity ought to be seen as a blessing because “the true wealth of any nation is its human capital.” He said having discovered More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Power Generation To Soon Receive Massive Boost-ICRC

  (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) Mr Chidi Izuwah says power generation in the country will soon witness a massive boost. A statement issued More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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PRAWA Lauds Buhari On Correctional Service Act

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Director-General of the Prisons Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA),  Dr Uju Agomo, on Friday praised President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the Nigerian Correctional Service More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Media In Adamawa Gets Accolades For Sensitising Public On Cholera Outbreak

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The media in Adamawa, has been commended for sensitising the public on efforts by the state’s Ministry of Health to contain the cholera outbreak in Yola Metropolis and environs. The Director More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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FBI Wanted List: EFCC Arrests ‘Notorious’ Internet Scammer In Ilorin

Suspected Internet Fraudster (News Investigators)/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested, Joseph Oyediran, one of the suspected internet fraudsters wanted by the United State’s Federal More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Twitter Suspends Account Of BBOG Co-Founder, Aisha Yesufu

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Twitter has frozen the account of the co-founder of Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement, Aisha Yesufu. The BBOG co-founder’s Twitter account was suspended with a notification that reads More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Just In: Gunmen Kidnap Action Alliance National Party Chairman In Abuja

(NWES INVESTIGATORS) Gunmen have kidnapped the national chairman of Action Alliance (AA), Kenneth Udeze. Genevieve, the victim’s wife, while speaking with Premium Times said her husband was kidnapped early More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Buhari Orders Ministers To Design Monthly Performance Indicators For Parastatal Agencies – Pantami

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Ministers to come up with key performance indicators for Parastatals and Agencies under their ministries which should be evaluated monthly.The Minister of Communications, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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2 Remanded For Allegedly Hacking Into Leadway Assurance Server

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Two men, Kamarudeen Mahamudu and Adekunle Oriola, who allegedly hacked into the server of the Leadway Assurance in a bid to commit fraud, were on Friday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Buhari Welcomes Investments From Japan Bank, Toyota Group

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday welcomed the interest shown by the Japan Bank for International Cooperation  and the Toyota Group to  support projects in which Japanese companies are More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Japan, AfDB Announce $3.5bn To Support Africa’s Private Sector Development

(news investigators) Japan and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have announced a joint target of 3.5 billion dollars under the Enhanced Private Sector Assistance (EPSA4) for Africa initiative. A statement More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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NHIS To Deploy Robust ICT To Drive Reforms For Rapid Transformation- Prof. Sambo

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) says it will deploy a robust Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to drive fundamental reforms that will transform the scheme into a More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Presidential Aide Sacked Over Luxury Life

Edna Kargba, the State Chief of Protocol to the President of Sierra Leone, Julius Bio, has been sacked after she testified at Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN). The former aide has also been placed More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Fake Phones Are Dangerous To Your Health -NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned Nigerians that using sub-standard telecom devices could adversely affect their health. Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman, said at a More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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VP Osinbajo, NECA Discuss Business Sustenance In Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, hosted a delegation of the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Forum (NECA). Timothy Olawale, Director-General, NECA, who spoke with State More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Police Intensifies Security Around Clergy, Worship Centres

The Inspector- General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday directed commissioners of police across the country to pay special attention to the clergy and increase security around worship centres nationwide. The More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Bello Emerges APC Kogi Governorship Candidates

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Thursday emerged as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Nov. 16 Governorship election. Bello emerged winner of the governorship ticket by polling 3,369 votes More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Nigeria’s Helen Thrills Fans With Boxing Win

Nigeria’s boxing sensation Helen Joseph gave fans value for their time on Thursday night with an expected win over Hungary’s Martina Horgasx in Connecticut, U.S.  Joseph, aka “The Iron Lady”, defeated More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Nigeria Losses 22m Barrel Of Oil To Theft

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo said the nation lost about 22 million barrels of its crude oil production to oil theft between January and June. Obaseki disclosed this in a statement issued by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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UPDATED: Indian Warship Visits Nigeria

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) INS Tarkash on her way to Lagos, Nigeria1. Indian Naval Warship, INS Tarkash will be paying a goodwill visit to Lagos, Nigeria from 5 September 2019 to 8 September 2019. The visit of the Indian More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Insecurity: Nigerian Army establishes ‘Super Camp’ in Niger 

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian Army has established a “Super Camp” in Kotonkoro in Mariga Local Government Area of Niger to tackle kidnapping, cattle rustling and banditry in the area. Brig.-Gen. Gideon More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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12 African Games: We’ll Prepare Adequately For 2020 Olympics — Sports Minister

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. Dare told Nigerian journalists in Rabat on Wednesday More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Japan Imports First LNG Cargo From China As Utilities Try To Cut Costs

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Japan imported its first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from China in July as utilities from the world’s biggest buyer of the fuel seek out new suppliers and try to lower costs amid More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Police Arrests Woman For Husband Death

The Police in Kebbi have arrested a lactating mother, Auta Dogo, for allegedly conspiring with two others to kill her husband, Abdullahi Shaho. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Garba Danjuma, made More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Nigeria Reduces Visa Fees For US Citizens

The Interior Minister, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has approved reduction in Visa charges payable by U.S. citizens in line with reciprocity policy as recommended by a committee set up to conduct due diligence. The More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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UBEC Takes Steps On Boosting Almajiri Schools

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), said on Wednesday that steps are being taken to improve the quality of teaching and learning in almajiri schools across the country. The Executuve Secretary of More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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1m Signs Petition Against Parliament Suspension

More than one million people have signed a petition calling for the British parliament not to be suspended from mid-September to mid-October. The suspension request was made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. “Parliament More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Tribunal Sacks APGA Reps Member

Members of election tribunal (News Investigators)/ The National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi on Wednesday nullified the election of David Ogewu of All Progressive Grand Alliance More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Army Moves To Stifle Boko Haram Economy –Commander

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

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Kogi Primary: APC NWC Clears Irukera

APC National Chairman By Sadiq Umar – The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved, Babatunde Irukera, a Kogi governorship aspirant, to contest the party’s More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Makinde Says Poor Remuneration Dangerous To Anti-Graft Campaign

Gov. of Oyo State By Sadiq Umar – Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde has vowed to tackle the workers poor remuneration in the State, saying it is dangerous to anti-graft campaigns of any serious government. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Yahaya Launches Tree Planting Initiative To Tackle Environmental Challenges

Governor of Gombe State (News Investigators)/ Governor of Gombe State, Inuwa Yahaya has launched the ‘Gombe Goes Green 3G’ initiative to mitigate the menace of desertification in the state. The Gombe More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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We’Re Gathering Intel On Nigerians Indicted In U.S, Says EFCC

One of the alleged scammers By Sadiq Umar – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is collating comprehensive data on Nigerians indicted in the recently busted money laundering and More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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(PHOTO) Buhari Participates In Opening Session Of TICAD 7

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari participates at the Opening Session and Plenary at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Yokohama Japan on 28th Aug 2019. President More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Zimbabwe Civil Servants Accept 76% Salary Increment With Negotiations For More Still On

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Zimbabwean civil servants have on Wednesday, accepted a 76 per cent salary adjustment offered by the government with effect from Aug. 1. The state media reported that negotiations for higher More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Medical Practitioner Advises NHIS To Adopt Lifestyle Medicine

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Dr Ifeoma Monye, founder, Society for Lifestyle Medicine in Nigeria (SOLONG), on Wednesday, advised the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to adopt lifestyle medicine as a way of boosting More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Bury Expelled After 125 Years In Football League Of England

 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Bury, one of English football’s oldest clubs, were expelled from the Football League (EFL) on Tuesday after failing to resolve their financial problems or find a new buyer. The EFL More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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NEMA Receives 153 Nigerian Returnees From Libya

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 153 stranded Nigerians from Libya. The Director-General of NEMA, Mr Mustapha Maihajja, represented by Mr Slaku More...