Tuesday, September 27, 2022

3 Northern Governors Ready To Support Obi —Ajulo

News Investigators/ A constitution lawyer, Kayode Ajulo, has said that there are no less than three governors from the North who are...

Former Vice Minister Gets Death Sentence For Taking $92.39m Bribe

News Investigators/ A former Chinese vice minister of public security, Sun Lijun, was on Friday sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve...

Court Ruling: CONUA Urges Vice-Chancellors To Re-Open Varsities

News Investigators/ The Congress of University Academics (CONUA) on Wednesday urged vice-chancellors of public universities to re-open the institutions for academic activities...

FG, Onuigbo Empower 500 For Fish Farming In Abia

News Investigators/ The Federal Co-operative College, Oji River in Enugu State, Wednesday, began the disbursement of funds to 500 persons to start...

Stay Away From Toxic Relationships – Lawyer Counsel Women

News Investigators/ An Ilorin based legal practioner, Aishat Temim, has advised women to avoid toxic relationships and speak out when they are...

UBA Boss Urges Govt To Focus On Creative Industry For Export Earnings

News Investigators/ The Deputy Managing Director, United Bank for Africa Plc, Muyiwa Akinyemi, has urged the Federal Government focus on the creative...

Over Half Of U.S. Adults Unhappy With Health Care System -Report

News Investigators/ Public satisfaction with the U.S. health care system was remarkably low, with more than half of Americans unsatisfied with it,...

Marriages Unite Nigerians, Kenyans Further –Envoy

News Investigators/ Nigeria’s ambassador to Kenya, Malam Yusuf Yunusa, says marriages between Nigerians and Kenyans are unifying citizens of both countries.

Chinese Celebrate Festival, Award Scholarships To 63 Nigerians

News Investigators/ The Chinese community in Nigeria on Friday celebrated its 2022 Mid-Autumn Festival, the upcoming Chinese National Day and Nigeria’s Independence...

Nigeria Partners Israel, Japan To Manufacture Electric Automobiles By 2023

News Investigators/ The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has entered into partnership with the Israeli and Japanese to commence...

OPINION: Deserving Cheers For DSS Boss, Gentleman Bichi

By Amos Dunia "My vision is to create a friendly work environment, enhance staff capacity...

China Keen In Young Nigerians Education –Envoy

News Investigators/ Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Cui Jianchun, says his country is keen in educating young Nigerians to give them a better...

FOR THE RECORD: Buhari’s Address To The Progressive Governors’ Forum

ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, TO THE PROGRESSIVE GOVERNORS’ FORUM AT THE CONSULTATIVE MEETING HELD AT...

British Charity To Offer Scholarships To 50 Out-Of-School Nigerian Kids

News Investigators/ British charity, IA-Foundation is to offer scholarships to 50 out-of-school Nigerian children in schools this year as part of an...

3 Years of Governor Inuwa’s Saddle in the Savannah: A Vindication Of A Promise...

By Ismaila Uba Misilli Given the character of politics and...

Kumo Wins Big, Beats Opponent Hands Down

News Investigators/ A member of the House of Representatives representing Akko federal constituency, Usman Bello Kumo has won the All Progressivea Congress...

PERSPECTIVE: Why Amaechi Is Called Man Of Uncommon Courage

By Oby Ndukwe Every political leader is 'courageous' to even lead a group of people, create human capital, and...

FOR THE RECORD: The Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo’s Declaration Speech

In the past seven years, I have served as Vice President under a true Nigerian patriot, a servant of the nation in...

Forward With Courage: A presidential Declaration Speech Delivered By Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

Fellow Nigerians,  I stand before you today to declare my intention and submit my application to serve as your next President.  I did not...

Remarks By President Muhammad Buhari At The Meeting With APC Governors At The State...

Protocols: Let me warmly welcome all Your Excellencies and thank you for honouring this meeting...

Ukraine Counter-Intelligence Foils Possible Attempt To Kill Zelensky

News Investigators/ Ukrainian counter-intelligence says it foiled a possible assassination attempt on President Volodymyr Zelensky. A group of Russian...

Masari Urges Political Appointees Eyeing Elective Positions To Abide By Electoral Act

News Investigators/ The governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, has urged political appointees, who desire to contest elective offices in 2023, to...

I’ll Restore Nigeria’s Glorious Days –Sen. Musa

News Investigators/ A National Chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Sani Musa has pledged to restore Nigeria’s glorious days...

Russian Strikes In Kyiv Kill 2, Set Aircraft Factory Ablaze –Officials

News Investigators/ Ukrainian city authority reported that two people were killed when a Russian shell smashed into an apartment block after a...

Nephrologist Counsels Nigerians Against Excessive Intake Of Local Herbs

News Investigators/ A consultant nephrologist, Prof. Toyin Amira, has advised Nigerians and especially, commercial drivers, to desist from excessive intake of herbal...

National Convention: APC Replies INEC, Says It Didn’t Breach Law

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it has not fallen short of the law in anyway with regards...

PERSPECTIVE: Section 84(12) Of The Electoral Act, 2022 Is Valid And Not Ultra Vires

By Kayode Ajulo Kayode Ajulo, Senior Partner, The Castle It is...

OPINION: Goje: Sunset At Dawn

Senator Danjuma Goje By Kabiru Danladi LawantiAfter the modest stewardship of Governor Abubakar Habu Hashidu, may Allah rest...

NFIU Unmasks 424 Terror Sponsors, 123 Coys Linked

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has uncovered 96 financiers of terrorism in Nigeria. NFIU also announced...

Troops Neutralize 3 Notorious Kidnappers In Jos

News Investigators/ Troops of the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), have killed three notorious kidnappers in Jos, the Plateau State...

2023: Osinbajo Is Man Of This Moment – Says Sen. Adeyeye

News Investigators/ A former Chief Whip of the Senate, Sola Adeyeye on Saturday said there could be no better candidate to succeed...

UN Feputy Chief, Amina Mohammed Mourns Archbishop Desmond Tutu

News Investigators/ UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Sunday paid tribute to the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu, extoling his exceptional qualities.

Wayas, Man Of Taste And Rosy Cheeks Bows Out

By Gboyega Amoboye So Dr. Joseph Wayas is dead. If good life, taste, fame and power were to determine...

Katsina Commissioner’s Killers Must Be Found -Buhari Tells Security Agencies

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the reported assassination of the Katsina State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dr Rabe Nasir,...

Lagos4Lagos Defection: Nothing Can Change PDP’s Misfortune In Lagos – APC

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, says defection of Lagos4Lagos Movement, a splinter group within the party, to...

China Africa Relations: Scholars Examine Vaccinations, Post Covid Economic Recovery, Climate Change

Cross section of participants at the China Africa International Conference By Idowu John Bakare/ Participants of the China...

My Unforgettable Encounter With Kidnappers -Pst. Olumide Oni

Senior Regional Overseer, Pastor Olumide Oni "The leader of the kidnappers who happened to be a woman ordered...

102 Native American Children Die At Boarding School In Nebraska

News Investigators/ Researchers in the U.S. state of Nebraska have identified 102 students who died at a government-run boarding school as Native...

Gombe United FC Targets Continental Action, Recruits 12 Players

News Investigators/ Gombe United FC plans to finish among the top four in the 2021/2022 season of the Nigeria Professional Football League...

States’ Nonchalance To 10 Million Out-Of School-Children Worrisome —Don

News Investigators/ A University professor, Steve Nwokeocha says lack of attention by states governments to help about 10 million out-of-school children back...

Marwa, NDLEA And The Headline Blackmail

By Toyin Raheem Precisely 7pm on Friday while searching the internet for subjects of interest to write on, I...

FG Adamant, Says Collection Of VAT By FIRS Remains

News Investigators/ The Federal Government says the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) will continue to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) following the...

Marwa: Birthday Tribute To An Enigma

By Femi Babafemi There danger of writing a tribute to any high profile personality in Nigeria today is obvious:...

UN Chief Urges Action To End Enforced Disappearances

News Investigators/ UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged countries to fulfill their obligations toward preventing and prosecuting cases of enforced disappearance.

COVID-19: FG May Introduce Stringent Measures, Says PSC

News Investigators/ The Chairman Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 (PSC), Mr Boss Mustapha, says government will not hesitate to introduce stringent measures...

Kyari And His Hushpuppy

By Lasisi Olagunju Ph.D“There are lessons in this fall: I do not think Kyari started his career as a bad cop. Where...

2023: APC Pledges Support For Constitutionally-Backed INEC Innovations

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it will continue to support constitutionally-backed innovations by the Independent National Electoral...

Police Repel Attack On Divisional Hdqrs In Kaduna

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Kaduna State, says its operatives have repelled attack on Maraban Jos Divisional Police Headquarters in Igabi...

Insecurity: Southern Governors Cry Out Against Selective Justice

News Investigators/ Governors of the southern states in Nigeria have frowned at what it termed the selective administration of criminal justice by...

OPINION: Banjo, The Accidental Biafran

By Dare BabarinsaThe arrest and trial of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the outlawed IPOB, is going to dominate the news for...

Reps Move To Clamp Down On Dubious Estate Developers

News Investigators/ The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has set up an ad-hoc Committee to investigate complaints of alleged...

South Africa Needs To Address Vaccine Shortage In Joint Collaboration With China To Combat...

China's Sinovac By Guan Jintai Latest statistics on the covid-19 pandemic in South Africa indicate...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

The Imperial President And His Self-Absorption

By Nosa IgieborPresident Muhammadu Buhari is hypocrisy personified in very vivid colours. The irony of the cosmic...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Good Friday: Cleric, Others Charge Christians On Sacrifice, Giving

News Investigators/ Enyioma Okoronkwo, the Resident Pastor, Victory Family Church, Abakaliki, has called on Christians to strive for the betterment of others.

COVID-19: Nigeria Gets $15M Grant For Safe School Reopening

News Investigators/ The Federal Ministry of Education says Nigeria has received 15 million dollars response grant from the Global Partnership on Education...

Abeokuta Bank Teller Bags 18 Months Imprisonment For Stealing N2.8M

News Investigators/ An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday sentenced a 41-year-old bank teller, Philips Ogorome to 18 months imprisonment for stealing N2.8...

Killers Of Benue Catholic Priest Will Be Arrested –Ortom Vows

News Investigators/ The governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has assured that the killers of Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Ngugban would be arrested...

2021 AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles Arrive In Cotonou

News Investigators/ The Super Eagles have arrived in Cotonou ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against the...

NSE Moves 250.92m Shares Worth N2.79bn In Negative Trading

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Friday moved 250.92 million shares valued at N2.79 billion in 3,746 deals in a negative...

ASUU Applauds FG For Agreeing To Review MoA Periodically

News Investigators/ The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has applauded the Federal Government for agreeing with the union on a period...

Attempts To Divide World Into Different Camps Won’t Solve Global Challenges – Envoy

News Investigators/ Attempts to divide the world into different camps are not solutions to global challenges including the battle against the COVID-19...

FG Initiates N5bn Export Devt. Fund Scheme For Young Entrepreneurs –Official

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has initiated a N5 billion export development fund to support entrepreneurs and promote the export of locally...

Results Of 2022 World Cup Qualifiers Europe Zone

News Investigators/ Following are the results of Match Day 1 fixtures in the Europe Zone Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup,...

Crude Price Rises Amid Fears Of Slow EU, US Demand Recovery

News Investigators/ Oil prices rose more than one per cent, on Wednesday, as investors sought bargains following the previous day’s slump.

FG To Support MSMEs With $1bn Syndicated Loan —Trade minister

News Investigators/ The Bank of Industry (BoI), under the supervision of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has secured a $1...

Don Raises Alarm Over Dearth Of Mathematics Teachers In Nigeria

News Investigators/ A don, Olusegun Olotu, has expressed concern over possible acute shortage of Mathematics teachers with dire consequences for education, science...

PERSPECTIVE: Revisiting SEPLAT, After Six Years

By Okey Ikechukwu - History was made, nearly a decade ago, in the oil and gas and financial services...

Own, Protect FG Projects In Your Communities, Rep. Onuigbo Tells Constituents

News Investigators/ A federal lawmaker, Sam Onuigbo, has advised communities in his constituency to accept Federal Government’s projects cited in their areas...

Nigeria’s Coalition Of Self-Determination Groups Write UN, US, Others

EMINENT Nigerians, including former Chief of Staff, Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe (retd); former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang; Second Republic Senator, Professor...

Talks Between UK’s Prince Harry, Brother William ‘Not Productive,’ Gayle King Says

News Investigators/ Britain’s Prince Harry has spoken to his elder brother William for the first time since he and his wife Meghan’s...

Hijab Controversy: Abdulrazak Orders Reopening Of 10 Schools, Insists On Hijab

News Investigators/ The Kwara state Government has announced the immediate reopening, on Wednesday, of the 10 schools recently shut down over hijab...

1,000 Animal Scientists Meet In Katsina On Improving Livestock Production

News Investigators/ No fewer than 1,000 animal scientists will meet in Katsina to brainstorm on ways of improving livestock production in Nigeria.

Authority Newspaper Loses Chairman Editorial Board

News Investigators/ A veteran journalist and Chairman, editorial board of the Authority Newspaper, Uchenna Ezechukwu is dead. Late Ezechukwu's...

Group Lauds Sports Minister On Revival Of Principals Cup Football Competition Nationwide

News Investigators/ The National Coordinator of Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV), Ebere Amaraizu, has lauded the Federal Ministry of...

Africa Remains Attractive Business Destination –Former Guinness MD

News Investigators/ A former Managing Director, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Seni Adetu, says Africa as an emerging market remains an attractive business destination.This,...

8.734 Megawatts Electricity Generated Up In Q2 2020 –NERC Report

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says a total of 8.734 million Megawatts-hour (MWh) of electricity was generated in the...

Nigerian Immigration Installs Data Analysis System To Ease Operation

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Immigration Service has deployed the Migration Information Data Analysis System (MIDAS) to various commands of the service to...

Buhari Appoints Ogbonnaya Orji NEITI Chief Scribe

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Orji Ogbonnaya Orji as the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) for...

AIB To Commence Investigation Into Azman Aircraft Landing Incident

News Investigators/ The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) says it has been notified and has commenced investigations into a serious incident involving...

WTO: OPEC Hails Okonjo-Iweala Appointment

News Investigators/ The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), has congratulated Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on her appointment as the Director-General of the World...

Valentine: Access Bank Unveils Offers To Celebrate Customers

News Incestigators/ Access Bank has unveiled series of offers to celebrate its customers to mark 2021 Valentine season with a campaign tagged...

Tackling Banditry, Kidnapping Needs Coordinated Action –Ex-Rep

News Investigators/ A former House of Representatives member for Kaura-Namoda/Birnin-Magaji Federal Constituency in Zamfara, Aminu Sani, has called for genuine and coordinated...

Total To Change Name To TotalEnergies Under Transformation Strategy

News Investigators/ France’s oil company, Total, said on Tuesday that it intended to change its name to TotalEnergies, as part of the...

Hacker Accesses Florida City’s Drinking Water System, Increases Chemical Levels –Sheriff

News Invedtigators/ A hacker has unlawfully accessed the water treatment system of a small city in the U.S. state of Florida, briefly...

High-Flying Manchester City Turn Attention To FA Cup, As Everton Meet Spurs

News Investigators/ English Premier League (EPL) leaders Manchester City will turn their attention to the FA Cup this week when they travel...

Alleged Covid-19 Contract Scam: Minister Says UK Govt. Must Answer For ‘Crime’

News Investigators/ Labour legislator and shadow cabinet minister, Rachel Reeve, said UK government must answer for allegedly granting 2 billion pounds ($2.7...

Clerics Urge Nigerians To Trust God, Remain Strong Amid Challenges

News Investigators/ The outgoing Abuja Regional Pastor of the Christ Apostolic Church, Godwin Osuigbo, has charged Nigerians to trust in God, remain...

U.S., Australia, Japan Conduct Joint Military Drill To Deter China

News Investigators/ The U.S. is conducting a joint military exercise with Australia and Japan on Guam, an island territory in Micronesia, to...

My Wife ls Promiscuous, Sleeps Around –Man Tells Court

News Investigators/ A 42-year-old businessman, Olayinka Oyeniyi, on Monday told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos State that his wife, Sekinat was...
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25 Firms Exported Minerals With No Record Of Royalty Payment -RMAFC

News Investigators/ The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says it is verifying and reconciling revenue collections in the Solid Minerals...

Group Hails Emergence Of Deaf As Traditional Ruler

News Investigators/ The Joint National Association of Persons With Disabilities (JONAPWD) in Abia has expressed joy over the emergence of their member...

INEC Rolls Out Guidelines For Campaigns

News Investigators/ The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued the guidelines on the commencement of campaigns for the 2023 general election.