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

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Unionist Charges FG To Discourage Nigerians From Xenophobic Countries

South African President (News Investigators)/ A labour leader, Oyinkan Olasanoye, has charged the Federal Government to adopt measures to discourage Nigerians from embarking on risky migrations, especially to More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Stop Blaming Us, Tribunal For Your Election Petitions Failure, PDP Tells APC

PDP Vs APC (News Investigators)/ The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom has attributed the failure of All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Elections Petition Tribunal to lack of due diligence in its More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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NAN Appoints Mammaga Acting Managing Director

Mr. Ibrahim Mammaga (News Investigators)/ The Board of Directors of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has approved the appointment of Ibrahim Mammaga as the Acting Managing Director and substantive Editor-In-Chief More...

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

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

By Victor Udoh On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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2019 AFCON: Own Goal Hands Senegal Place In Final

Senegal Vs Tunisia (News Investigators)/ A bizarre own goal in extra time handed Senegal a 1-0 victory over Tunisia in the drama-filled first match of Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-finals. A More...

By Victor Udoh On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Kim Oprah Evicted From Big Brother Naija Season Four

Kim Oprah (News Investigators)/ Beauty queen Kim Oprah was the second housemate to be evicted from the Big Brother Naija show on Sunday. Earlier, Ella Nnabuchi who was evicted from the fourth season of the More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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AFCON: Lawan Heads For Egypt, Says Super Eagles Need Our Presence

Sen. Ahmad Lawan Sadiq Umar – President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has departed Abuja to lead a presidential delegation to cheer Super Eagles in today’s match against Algeria in the ongoing Africa Cup More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Lagos Inaugurates Committee To Regulate Assisted Fertility Practice

(NAN Pix.)Prof. Osato Giwa-Osagie,; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr Titilayo Goncalves; Executive Secretary, HEFAMAA, Dr Abiola Idowu, at the inauguration of the committee in Lagos. (News Investigators)/ More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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NIPOST Workers Plan Warning Strike On Wednesday

Post-Master General, NIPOST By Sadiq Umar – The National Union of Postal and Telecommunications Employees (NUPTE) has issued a notice of three days warning strike to the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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785 Witnesses To Testify Before Kano Governorship Election Tribunal

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje By Ibrahim Imam – No fewer than 785 witnesses are expected to appear before the Kano State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal to testify for APC and PDP on the conduct of the More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Dutch Minister Urges Nigeria To Mitigate Impact Of Climate Change

Impact of climate change (News Investigators)/ The Netherlands has underscored the need for the Nigerian government to take adequate steps toward mitigating the impact of climate change. The Minister of Foreign More...

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

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

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By News Investigators On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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Relocation Of Afrijapan-AfricAsia Agency Hqtrs To Nigeria Will Enhance Business -FG

PM Shinzo Abe (News Investigators)/ The Federal Government says the relocation of the Afrijapan-AfricAsia International Cooperation’s headquarter to Nigeria will enhance business relationship among the Asian More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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7 Separatists Killed In Cameroon’s Troubled Anglophone Region

Cameroonian President (News Investigators)/ Seven armed separatists were killed in fresh clashes with government forces early Thursday in Cameroon’s locality of Esu located in troubled English-speaking region More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Tunisia Beats Madagascar 3-0 At Quarter-Final

Courtesy: freetips.com (News Investigators)/ Tunisia ended Madagascar’s remarkable Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) run when they beat the rank outsiders 3-0 in their quarter-final on Thursday. Interestingly, Tunisia More...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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China To Introduce More Measures To Stabilise Foreign Trade

Chinese President Xi Jingpin (News Investigators)/ China’s State Council on Wednesday decided to adopt more measures to keep its foreign trade stable. To stabilise foreign trade, the key is to further expand More...

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Brasilia To Host Opening, Final Matches Of 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup

World Cup football stadium(Source: bbc.com) (News Investigators)/ The Estádio Bezerrão in the Brazilian city of Brasília will host the opening match of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup on Oct. 26 and the final More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Group Tasks Committees On Nutrients For Children

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State By Ibrahim Imam – Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), an NGO, has urged Ward Development Committee (WDCs) leaders in Bauchi State to advocate the More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Stay Away From Hard Drugs, Prohibited Items -FG Tells Muslim Pilgrims

Abike Dabiri-Erewa By Sadiq Umar – Chairman, Nigerians Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri- Erewa on Wednesday warned intending Muslim pilgrims not to allow themselves to be tempted into taking More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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MTN Nigeria Slashes Data Prices

(News Investigators)/ MTN Nigeria on Wednesday announced a price slash across all its data plans and offerings, barely two weeks after launching 4G+, which offers customers faster data speeds. The Chief Marketing More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Lack Of Community Involvement By NGOs Hinders Girl—Child Education In Kebbi -Bagudu

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State BIRNIN KEBBI/(News Investigators)/ Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu has identified the lack of community involvement as one of the problems militating against the promotion More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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We Will Reposition NNPC To Global Company Of Excellence -GMD

Mele Kyari (News Investigators)/ The newly appointed Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Mele Kyari has pledged to reposition the corporation to achieve global excellence. Mr. More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Gov. Makinde Appoints Vanguard Editor, Jide Ajani Special Adviser

Mr. Jide Ajani IBADAN/(News Investigators)/ Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of Jide Ajani, the immediate past Sunday Editor of Vanguard newspaper, as his Special Adviser on Media. A More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Medical Tribunal Convicts Lagos Doctor For Negligence

(News Investigators)/ A tribunal set up by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) on Tuesday convicted Dr Nwikwu Vitalis, who runs a private hospital in Lagos for professional negligence. According More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Rep. Condemns NASS Invasion By Protesting Shiite Members

Abdulrazak Namdas (News Investigators)/ Former spokesman of the House of Representatives and member representing Adamawa, Abdulrazak Namdas (APC-Adamawa) has condemned invasion of the National Assembly Complex More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Rep. Condemns NASS Invasion By Protesting Shiite Members

Abdulrazak Namdas (News Investigators)/ Former spokesman of the House of Representatives and member representing Adamawa, Abdulrazak Namdas (APC) has condemned invasion of the National Assembly Complex by Shiite More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Group Advocates Strategic Approach To TB Case Finding, Treatment

Tuberculosis (New Investigators)/ Stop TB Partnership, an NGO, has advocated for new strategic approach to increase tuberculosis case finding and treatment toward halting the spread of the disease as a public More...

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Nigeria Beats Guinea 1-0, Qualifies For Knockout Stages

Super Eagles (News Investigators)/ The Super Eagles of Nigeria became the first country to qualify for the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over the Syli Nationale of Guinea at the More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Makinde Names, Ex-Minority Whip, Babatunde Oduyoye Political Adviser

Rep. Bbatunde Oduyoye IBADAN/(News Investigators)/Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has named a former Minority Whip of the House of Representatives and former Publicity Secretary of the pan-Yoruba socio-political More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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Makinde Approves C of O To NNPC’s In Two Days

Gov, Seyi Makinde IBADAN/The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, on Monday, presented the certificate of Occupancy (C of O) for the construction of a new retail outlet of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation More...

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

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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FOR THE RECORD: Address By President Muhammadu Buhari At The June 12, 2019 National Democracy Day At The Eagle Square, Abuja

Muhammadu Buhari All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the democratic process has been further entrenched and strengthened. 1.   More...

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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VIEWPOINT: Ninth Assembly, NASS Leadership And Micro-Zoning

Mohammed Ali Ndume By Michael Jegede “The principles of a free constitution are irrecoverably lost, when the legislative power is nominated by the executive.” – Edward Gibbon (British MP, between 1774 More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
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Eid-el-Fitri: Senator Ali Ndume Felicitates With Nigerians, Calls For Peace, Unity

Sen. Mohammed Ali Ndume By Sadiq Umar – Former Senate Leader and frontline candidate in the ninth Senate presidency race, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, has urged Muslims Ummah in Nigeria to continue to work More...

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

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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U-20 World Cup: U.S. Show Class, Maul Flying Eagles 2-1

US Under-20 world cup (News Investigators)/The forward’s two goals led the way, but Tab Ramos’ side put together a complete team performance to bounce back from its World Cup-opening loss It took a loss to More...

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

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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OPINION: Wake Up, Nigeria Is Dying – A Reply To My Fulani Friends

Obadiah Mailafia By Obadiah Mailafia TODAY concludes the piece I wrote in this Column last week in response to one Abdullah Musa Abdullah who accused me of being a hate-monger.  His confused and unlettered More...

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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No Tuition Increase In Ondo Varsities -Akeredolu

Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu AKURE/By Alaba Ajibade – The Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has dismissed as untrue the news making the rounds that the State government has increased tuition in all the state-owned More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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VIEWPOINT: Ninth NASS: Between Secret And Open Ballot System

By Michael Jegede Soon after the 2019 presidential/National Assembly elections, the battle for the seats of presiding officers for the ninth Assembly began in earnest, with elected lawmakers on the platform More...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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No Sacrifice Too Much For Peace In Rivers -APC

Rivers governor By Jackson Udeani – The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Rivers State has denied giving any precondition to work with Governor Nyesom Wike for peace to reign, saying no sacrifice would More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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Nigerian Journalist, Oluseyi Awojulugbe, Wins APO Award For ADB 2019 Conference

By Sadiq Umar – The Cable’s Senior Business Reporter Oluseyi Awojulugbe has won the APO Group’s invitation to attend the African Development Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings taking place in Malabo, Equatorial More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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OPINION: The Zero Sum Game In Political Appointment

Babatunde Fowler By Abubakar Ismail  Let’s first look at the role of the media in politics. The media is supposed to be a medium where news and events is transmitted in its pure form to people. In More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Court Voids New Kano Emirates, Orders Status Quo

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje By Imam Ibrahim – A Kano High court presided over by Justice Nasiru Saminu has ordered Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi to maintain More...

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Friday, April 19th, 2019
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Easter: Ndume Calls For Peaceful Co-existence, Says Hunger, Poverty Nigeria’s Common Enemy

Senator Ali Ndume By Sadiq Umar – Former Senate Leader and frontline candidate for the office of Senate President in the 9th National Assembly, Ali Ndume, has urged Nigerians to imbibe culture of love More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Northeast: SMEDAN Trains Over 30 Young Entrepreneurs On Business Dev.

Participants at the SMEDAN training GOMBE/(News Investigators)/ The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has trained over 30 young entrepreneurs on the techniques of establishing More...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Friday, March 1st, 2019
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PDP Vows To ‘Unearth’ Buhari’s Election Flaws In Court

PDP National Chairman By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says its decision to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 Presidential Election in the court, More...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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2019 Elections: INEC Promises Exceptional Corpers Automatic Employment

Yakubu Mahmood By Sadiq Umar – The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has promised automatic employment for members National Youth Corp Service (NYSC) who More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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PDP Faults Buhari’s ‘Shooting Order’, Says “It’s License To Kill”

Kola Ologbodinyan By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Monday, faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s directives for armed securitymen to be ruthless with would-be ballot box snatchers, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Buhari Orders Security To Be Ruthless With Thugs, Ballot Snatchers, Says “I’m Not Afraid To Lose”

President Muhammadu Buhari By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security agencies to deal ruthlessly political thugs that might want to snatch ballot boxes in the next Saturday general More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Disarm Political Thugs Now To Avoid Bloodbath In Idanre -PDP Cries Out

IGP Adamu Mohammed AKURE/By Alaba Ajibade – The campaign Coordinator of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Idanre/Ifedore federal constituency in Ondo State, Hon. Mayokun Akinmoladun has More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Deji Adeyanju Regains Freedom

Deji Adeyanju By Ibrahim Imam – Detained political activist, Deji Adeyanju has been granted bail by a Kano State High Court on Monday after spending 67 days in detention. Mr. Adeyanju was released on More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Election Shift: APC Expresses Disappointment, Blames PDP

Nigeria’s President By Sadiq Umar – The All Progressives Congress presidential campaign council has condemned the early morning postponement of Nigeria’s general elections by the Independent National More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Atiku Blames Buhari For Election Shift, Says It’s APC Plot To Create Voter’s Apathy

Atiku Abubakar By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, says the sudden postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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INEC Postpones 2019 General Elections

INEC Boss, Prof Mahmood Yakubu By Sadiq Umar – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has announced a one-week shift in the 2019 general elections scheduled for today. The Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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FLASHBACK: U.S. 1979 Cable Report That Predicted Shagari’s Failure

President Shehu Shagari with Queen Elizabeth By Idowu Bakare – A declassified US Cable on Nigeria’s 1979 general elections has revealed why the country’s Second Republic failed, just as it predicted More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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2019 Presidential Election: Foretelling The Outcome

By Omoshola Deji Election is the recruitment of persons the largest percentage of the electorate feels are capable of actualizing their imaginings of an ideal nation. Nigerians elect their leaders every More...