By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Financial Inclusion: Fidelity Rewards Customers With N15m

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Fidelity Bank Plc on Wednesday flagged off the maiden edition of its Get Alert In Millions (GAIM) Season 4 savings promo draw in Ibadan, Oyo State, splashing 13 customers across the nation More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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IOC President Arrives Nigeria To Rousing Welcome

Thomas Bach, IOC President arrives Nigeria (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Dr Thomas Bach, on Wednesday arrived Nigeria on a two-day official visit. Bach, who More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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NIMASA Donates Educational Materials To Schools

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has donated educational materials to selected schools in the Northern zone of the country. Mr Dakuku Peterside, Director-General More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles Cage Squirrels Of Benin In Uyo

Jubilant Super Eagles (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Wednesday defeated the Squirrels of Benin Republic 2-1 in the opening Group L match of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Reps C’ttee Pledges Open Investigation Of NDDC Boss’ Sack

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has promised to conduct a thorough investigation into the sudden sack of acting Managing Director of NDDC. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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FEC Approves N1.7bn For Construction Of Jetty At Bonny Island

Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has approved More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Bach, IOC President Arrives Nigeria To Rousing Welcome

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Dr Thomas Bach, on Wednesday arrived Nigeria on a two-day official visit. Bach, who arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Putin, Xi Meet On Sidelines Of Brasilia Summit

Putin, Xi meet on sidelines of Brasilia summit (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in Brazil. During More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Bolivia: Clashes As Morales Supporters Oppose Interim Rule

Bolivia Clash (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Clashes have again broken out in Bolivia as supporters of former President Evo Morales oppose the rule of the new interim leader. Opposition senator Jeanine Áñez assumed More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Yellow Fever: Katsina Records 80% Immunisation Coverage -Masari

Katsina State Government says it has carried out 80 per cent coverage of immunisation against yellow fever disease across the state. Gov. Aminu Masari made this known in Katsina while declaring State of Emergency More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Judge Remands Student, 5 Suspected Cultists For Shooting Man In Private Part

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Wednesday remanded Shittu Saheed, a student of the Lagos State University (LASU), and five suspected cultists for armed robbery and allegedly shooting More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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APC Faction Suspends Gov. Obaseki Of Edo

A faction of Edo All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has suspended Gov. Godwin Obaseki and members of his cabinet from the party. The party’s factional Chairman retired Col. David Imuse said this at a More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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NAWOJ Trains 760 Journalists On Gender Issues

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) trained 760 journalists on gender issues in three years, the National President, Mrs Ifeyinwa Omowole, said on Tuesday. Omowole made this More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Minister Lauds NASS Speedy Consideration Of 2020 Finance Bill

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has lauded the National Assembly for its speedy consideration of the Finance Bill, 2020 submitted by President Muhammadu More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Reps C’ttee Asks FIRS To Return N4.6bn To FCT

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The House of Representatives Committee on Public Account has asked the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to return N4.6 billion which represents two per cent of total tax collected in the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Kyari Tasks NNPC Retail Ltd On Unadulterated Products

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Group Managing Director of  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari, has tasked the board  and  management of  NNPC Retail Limited to ensure the delivery of More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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FG To Equip 200,000 Youths With Digital Skill In 2 Years

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Minister of and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says Federal Government will equip 200,000 youths with basic, intermediate and advance digital skills in the areas of web design and management, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Bolivia: Senator Jeanine Áñez Declares Self Interim President

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Bolivian opposition senator Jeanine Áñez has declared herself interim president of the South American country following Evo Morales’ resignation. Lawmakers from Mr Morales’ party boycotted More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Drought Kills 200 Elephants In Zimbabwe – Official

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) More than 200 elephants have died amid a severe drought and a mass relocation of animals is planned to ease congestion, Zimbabwe’s parks agency says. Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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CAN Preaches Peace, Tolerance For Development

Rev. Supo  Ayokunle, National President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called for tolerance, love and mutual respect for each other’s belief to facilitate national growth and development. He More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Reps C’ttee Asks FIRS To Return N4.6bn To FCT

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Account has asked the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to return N4.6 billion which represents two per cent of total tax collected in the Federal Capital Territory More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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FG To Equip 200,000 Youths With Digital Skills

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says Federal Government will equip 200,000 youths with basic, intermediate and advance digital skills in the areas of web design and management, software training More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Army Seeks Commission’s Support On Insurgency

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has called on the North East Development Commission (NEDC) to support its rebuilding efforts in the North East. Buratai made the call when he paid a courtesy More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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NNPC Urges Unadulterated Products To Motorists

The Group Managing Director of  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari, has tasked the board  and  managementg of  NNPC Retail Limited to ensure the delivery of unadulterated More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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FG Frowns At False Declaration Of Mineral Production

Dr Uchechukwu Ogah, Minister of State for Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, on Tuesday said that the Federal Government would no longer tolerate false declaration of mineral production and other sharp practices More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Visa Plans To Acquire Stake In Nigeria’s Interswitch

Lagos, Nov. 12, 2019 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Visa Inc plans to acquire a “significant minority” stake in payments platform Interswitch, the Nigeria-based company said on Tuesday. Interswitch did not provide More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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LASWA Partners Food, Beverage Coy On Removal Of debris On Waterways

Lagos, Nov. 12, 2019 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) is partnering with the management of the Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) to clean up food and beverage debris on More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Bankers Unaware Of Reports Defrauding Nigerians Using Western Union

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Some bankers said they were unaware of the alleged report that Nigerians are being defrauded through Western Union. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr Ibrahim Magu, the Acting More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Boeing To Resume 737 Max Commercial Service Green Light In January

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Boeing on Monday said it expects to resume deliveries of its grounded 737 Max planes as early as next month and that airlines could be able to restart commercial service in January, setting More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Israeli Research Sees No Need For Chemotherapy To Cure Early-Detected Breast Cancer

Israeli researchers have found that breast cancer can be effectively treated without chemotherapy if the disease is detected in its early stages, the Hebrew language newspaper “Yedioth Ahronoth” reports. The More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Navy Board Approves Promotion Of 140 Officers

The Navy Board has approved the promotion of 140 naval officers to the next ranks in the Nigerian Navy. Navy Director of Information Commodore Suleman Dahun made this known in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. A More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Army Council Approves Promotion Of Officers

The Nigerian Army Council has approved the promotion of 34 Brigadiers-General to the rank of Majors-General and 47 Colonels to the rank of Brigadiers- General respectively. The new promotion was announced in More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, November 10th, 2019
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Buhari Celebrates Mamman Daura At 80

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with his Nephew and long time friend, Alhaji Mamman Daura, on his 80th birthday, congratulating him for many years of love and sacrifices for the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, November 10th, 2019
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CIPP Calls For Merger Of Anti-Graft Agencies

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Coalition of Integrity Political Parties (CIPP) has called for the merger of Anti-graft agencies in the country, and to be supervised by the office of the Attorney General of the Federation More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, November 10th, 2019
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Features: Jigawa’s huge Budgetary Allocations To Health Sector And Harvest Of Dilapidated Infrastructure

(NEWS INVESTIGATOR) Primary Healthcare Centre, Tsirme village in Kiyawa Local Government, Jigawa State By Femi Ogunshola, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) In spite yearly budgetary allocation to the health More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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Phidophilia: Police Arrest 2 Elders For Rape Of Pupil

Two elderly men have been arrested by Kebbi State Police Command for an alleged rape of 11-year-old primary school pupil in Gwandu Local Area of the state. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the girl, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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Nigeria Plans Moving 24m Citizens Out Of Poverty

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030. The NGF disclosed this in More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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IGP Redeploys New AIGs

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mr Mohammed Adamu has ordered the redeployment of the recently promoted Commissioners of Police to the rank of Assistant Inspectors General (AIG). The Force Public Relations More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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NDDC Audit: Deputy Speaker Urges Buhari To Prosecute Offenders

Deputy Speaker of the Cross River House of Assembly, Mr Joseph Bassey has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for ordering a forensic audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission from 2001 More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Lion Air Finds Cracks In Two Boeing 737NGs

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Lion Air has found structural cracks in two Boeing Co (BA.N) 737 NG planes with fewer flights than a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) threshold for checks, Indonesia’s aviation More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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E-Cigarettes Bad For The Heart: Scientists

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A research finding published in the journal Cardiovascular Research on Thursday has warned that E-cigarettes, other vaping devices and the chemicals they deliver may damage the cardiovascular More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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MSMEs Sure Way To Economic Growth – Osinbajo, Okowa

(NEWS INVESTIGATOR) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) were the fastest ways of growing the economies More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Senate Backs $10bn Investment In Gas Sector

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Senate is throwing its full weight behind the 10billion dollars Train seven Project investment in the nation’s gas sector, by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG). It also urged More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Nigerian Students Shine At German Govt’s Entrepreneurship Competition

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Young entrepreneurs from Government Science School, Agaie, Niger state have emerged winners of the inaugural Student Entrepreneurship Activity Hub (SEA-Hub) national competition. The competition More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Okorocha Offers Olive Branch To Opponents After Court Victory

Sen. Rochas Okorocha, representing Imo West Senatorial District, has offered an olive branch to his opponents in the long-drawn battle for the senatorial seat.The gesture was contained in a statement signed by More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Take Advantage Of “Ready, Set, Work”, Sanwo-Olu’s Aide Urges LASU Students

Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Education, Tokunbo Wahab, has urged final year students of Lagos State University (LASU) to take advantage of the  “Ready, Set, Work” project for them to be competitive More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Indonesia’s Lion Air Finds Cracks In 2 737NGs

Lion Air has found structural cracks in two Boeing Co (BA.N) 737 NG planes with fewer flights than a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) threshold for checks, Indonesia’s aviation safety regulator said More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Billionaires’ Wealth Falls For First Time In Decade

The world’s richest people became a little less well off last year, according to a report by UBS and PwC, as geopolitical turmoil and volatile equity markets reduced the wealth of billionaires for the first time More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Nigeria’s Civil-Security Summit Excites UN

Mr Edward Kallon, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator to Nigeria, has commended the Federal Government over the ongoing workshop on Civil Security Cooperation in Humanitarian Intervention (CISEC). Kallon stated More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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High Court Grants Bail To Briton In PI&D Case

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, admitted a British national, James Nolan, to bail in the sum of  N500 million. Justice Okon Abang, who granted the bail in an application filed by Nolan, ordered More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Border Closure Has Both Good, Bad Sides

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Thursday said the temporary closure of Nigeria’s land borders by the Federal Government was both good and bad for the economy. Mr Gabriel Idahosa, Vice More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Ganduje Presents N197.68bn Budget To Assembly

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Thursday presented the state’s 2020 budget of N197.68 billion to the House of Assembly for approval. Ganduje said the ‘Budget of Sustainable Social Development’ More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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FCT Police arrest 42 suspects over rape, other criminal offences

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday said it arrested 42 suspects over rape, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the territory. The Commissioner of Police in charge More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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FG Declares Monday Public Holiday

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Government has declared Monday as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Fashola: Nigerian Roads Are Not That Terrible

Fashola: Nigerian Roads Are Not That Terrible (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Contrary to general reports making the rounds that Nigerian roads are terrible and not motorable, the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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N126bn Unclaimed Dividends: Reps Begins Investigation

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The House of Representatives has directed its Committee on Capital Market and Institutions to investigate unclaimed share dividends in the capital market, valued at over N126.03 billion. This More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Tijjaniyya Sect Holds Maulud Procession In Abuja Nov. 9

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Jam’iyyatu Ansaridden Attijjaniyya, an Islamic sect plans to hold Maulud celebration in Abuja on Nov. 9, the National Secretary of the sect, Sheikh Muhammad Al-Qasim, has said. Al-Qasim More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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“Big Dreams Nigeria” Talent Hunt Show Set For Bebut

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) “Big Dreams Nigeria”, a talent hunt  show geared towards  discovering and developing young talents in acting, music and stand-up comedy across Nigeria, is set to debut, its organisers More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Electronic Voting Would Reduce Electoral Cases – Lawmaker

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology, Rep. Olaide Akinremi (APC-Oyo) said he would prioritise legislation that would support use of technology to improve More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Toyota Reports Profit Growth On Healthy Global Sales

(NEWS INVESTIGATOR) Japan’s top automaker Toyota has seen a 1% rise in July-September profit as vehicle sales grew around the world. Toyota Motor Corp. reported Thursday a profit of 592 billion yen ($5.4 billion) More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Man Dies 24 Hours After Wife’s Demise

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The environs of Ajao Estate in the Isolo area of Lagos State have been thrown into mourning following the death of a mother of four, Mrs Chibuzor Balogun. According to the 14-year-old son More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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India Urges FG To Sustain Policies On Boosting Local Rice Production

Abuja, Nov. 6, 2019 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS)) The Republic of India has called on the Federal Government to sustain its policies on boosting local production of rice. The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Abhay More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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UN Women Honours Candido As A ‘He-For-She’ Champion

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) UN Women on Tuesday honoured Mr Abdullahi Candido, the Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), as a ‘HeForShe’ champion for his contributions to women empowerment in the council. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Xerox To Buy PC Maker HP $27bn

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Xerox Holdings Corp is considering making a cash-and-stock offer for personal computer maker HP Inc at a premium to its market value of about $27 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Policeman Killed As Burning Building Collapsed In Lagos

The front section of the six-storey building gutted by fire on Tuesday in Lagos Island has collapsed, killing a policeman at the scene, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). NAN reports that part of the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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NNPC Saves Over $3bn From Arbitration – Kyari\

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says the corporation saved more than three billion dollars from arbitrations. Kyari made this known More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Italy To Include Climate Change On School Curricula

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Italy will become the first country in the world to add climate change to public school science programs, said the country’s education minister on Tuesday. The measure, which requires More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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FG Begins Process To Sanitize Social Media

(NEWS INVESTIGATION) The Federal Government says it has commenced the process of injecting sanity into the Social Media space to prevent it from setting the nation on fire. The Minister of Information and Culture, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Chelsea, Nine-man Ajax Share Spoils In Thrilling Draw

Chelsea and nine-man Ajax Amsterdam battled to an incident-packed 4-4 draw in Champions League Group H on Tuesday, with the hosts coming back from 4-1 down after scoring two own goals. The result left both teams More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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First Lady Foundation Provides Succour To Patients In Kano Hospitals

The First Lady’s NGO, Aisha Buhari Foundation (ABF), on Tuesday presented nutritional food items to six thousand (6,000) patients across eleven hospitals within Kano metropolis.Suleiman Haruna, the Director More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Obaseki Says Admin. Has Created Job, Reduce Poverty

Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has scored his administration high in the areas of poverty alleviation and job creation after three years in office. Obaseki gave the score card at a meeting with All progressives More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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NAF Partners Engineering Institute To Improve Efficiency

Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar says the air force will deepen its partnership with the National Engineering Design Development Institute (NEDDI) for greater efficiency. Abubakar, who disclosed More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Court Fixes Nov. 7 For Ruling On Abdulrasheed Maina

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, said that it would deliver its ruling on the bail application filed by the former Chairman of defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, on Nov. 7. Justice More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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50m Commuters Used BRT In 10 Months, Says MD

(News Investigators)/ The operators of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, Primero Transport Services Limited, says about 50 million commuters used the BRT in the last 10 months. The Managing Director of the firm, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Aborted Wedding: Court Tells Woman To Refund Ex-Fiancé

(News Investigators)/ A Gudu Grade I Area Court in Abuja has ordered a 22-year-old woman, Aisha Shetima to meet with her estranged fiancé, on how much money she will return to him, after their wedding failed to More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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NIHSA Gives ‘Red Alert’ Of Imminent Flooding In 5 States

Abuja, Nov. 4, 2019 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NHISA) says five states of the country should be on ‘Red Alert’ of imminent flooding. Mr Clement Nze, Director General of More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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NGO Commends Niger For Leading In School Feeding

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  The Action Aid International, an international NGO, has declared Niger state as one of the states leading in the implementation of Home Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) in the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Trump Begins Formal U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Donald Trump has formally started the process of pulling the US out of the landmark Paris Agreement, three years after the deal came into force. Announcing the withdrawal on Monday, secretary More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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`Come Clean’ On Brexit, Johnson Challenges Labour Leader Corbyn

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Boris Johnson has written to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to demand he “come clean” over what his position is on Brexit. The prime minister said voters “deserve to have a clear picture More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Trade: China Wants U.S. To Drop Tariffs On $360bn Of Imports

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) China is seeking the roll back of U.S. tariffs on as much as $360 billion of Chinese imports before President Xi Jinping agrees to go to the U.S. to sign a partial trade deal with President More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Solid Waste Poses Greatest Environmental Challenge In Nigeria – Minister

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Dr Mohammed Mamoud, the Minister of Environment says the menace of municipal solid waste is one of the gravest environmental challenges facing the country. Mamoud made this known during More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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FG Gives Conditions For Reopening Land Borders

The Federal government has given conditions that ECOWAS Member States must adhere to before reopening its border, including that the ECOWAS states must respect the Rule of Origin for imports. Mr Geoffrey More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Sanwo-Olu Swears-in Permanent Secretaries, Inaugurates Committees

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has sworn-in two Permanent Secretaries and redeployed three others for effective performance and service delivery. Speaking during the ceremony in Lagos on Monday, Sanwo-Olu More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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NASS To Insist On Power Sector Transparency -Lawan

President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has said that the National Assembly will insist on accountability and transparency in the power sector, particularly in application of funds proposed for it in 2020 budget. Lawan More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Agency Warns Of Imminent Flood In Five States

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NHISA) says five states of the country should be on ‘Red Alert’ of imminent flooding. Mr Clement Nze, Director General of NIHSA, who made this known to newsmen at More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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FG To Flood Market With Cheaper Rice Before Christmas

The National Food Security Council (NFSC), chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, will make rice available before the Christmas festivity. The Deputy Chairman of the Council, Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, stated More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Egypt: 83 Militants Killed In Sinai Military Raid

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Eighty-three militants were killed in recent anti-terrorism operations in Egypt’s restive Sinai region, the military said on Monday. The militants were killed in central and northern Sinai More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Iran Marks 1979 U.S Embassy Takeover

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Iran marked the 40th anniversary of the seizure of the U.S embassy in Tehran with a state organised rally on Monday. Thousands of school pupils and university students took part in the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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McDonald’s CEO Sacked Over Relationship With Employee

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) McDonald’s chief executive officer has left the company after violating company policy by engaging in a consensual relationship with an employee, the corporation said Sunday. The fast More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Britain’s Plan To Raise Minimum Wage Backed By Review

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Britain’s plan to raise the minimum wage to two-thirds of median earnings, taking it to 10.50 pounds (13.58 dollars) an hour, was endorsed by an independent review on Monday that found setting More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Extra Judicial Killings: Army To Investigate Personnel

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian Army (NA) has vowed to investigate, apprehend and sanction its personnel who are involved in professional misconduct such as extra judicial killings and torture of suspects. The More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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RIFAN Will Ensure Self-Sufficiency In Rice

Alhaji Abbas Ramallan, Chairman, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Nasarawa State Chapter, says the association will ensure self sufficiency in rice production in the country. Ramallan, who disclosed More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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FRSC To Investigate ”Chip Whip” Plate Number In Kano

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered investigation into a particular plate number in Kano. The number plate has the inscription of “Chip Whip” purportedly More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Nigerian Borders To Remain Closed -Customs

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says the partial border closure will continue until the set objectives are achieved. The customs’ Public Relations Officer, Mr Joseph Attah said this while reacting to the More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Minister Calls For South East Intergration To Mainstream National Politics

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, has urged the South East people to intergrate into the Nation’s mainstream national politics. He said that this would ensure their deriving More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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California Governor Appoints Nigerian Oil, Gas Supervisor

Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, has appointed a Nigerian, Uduak-Joe Ntuk, as the State Oil and Gas Supervisor, responsible for managing the Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR). The News More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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25-year-old Graduate Wins Music Reality Show

25-year-old Kingsley Kings, a graduate of Linguistics, Abia State University, Uturu, on Sunday defeated 10 other contestants to emerge the overall best of the 2019 Vision Africa ICON Music Reality Show finals.The More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Kano Governor Ganduje Supports Qur’anic Eduction

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state on Sunday inaugurated the Support for Integrated Qur’anic and Islamiyya Schools in the state. He said the support was part of his free and compulsory basic and secondary More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Army Vows Sanction Of Personnel Involved In Misconduct

The Nigerian Army (NA) has vowed to investigate, apprehend and sanction its personnel who are involved in professional misconduct such as extra judicial killings and torture of suspects. The Acting Director More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Trump To move Permanent Residence To Florida

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) US President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he will change his permanent residence from New York to Palm Beach, Florida, claiming he had been “treated very badly” in his native city. “My More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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NGO Reaches 7m Women With Family Planning Services In 10 Years

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Mr Effiom Effiom, the Country Director of Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), says the organisation reached seven million women with More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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IPPIS: ASUU Suspends Proposed Strike

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its proposed strike over Federal Government’s directive to enroll its members into the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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GITEX 2019: Pushing Nigeria’s Indigenous Technology To Global Arena

Nigeria’s technology display stand at the 39th tech exhibition – GITEX 2019 Nigerian who along with his team won $10,000 for his Artificial Intelligence start-up Pantami, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Association Wants Reps To Prohibit Cooking Gas Sale In Petrol Stations

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers has urged House Committee on Petroleum (Downstream) to avert looming danger by stopping the sale of liquified petroleum gas otherwise More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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NITDA Urges MDAs To Repose Confidence In IT System

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on Wednesday says all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have shared responsibility to build resilience, trust and confidence in the Information More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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62 Killed In Train Fire In Northeast Pakistan

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) At least 62 people were killed and over two dozen injured when a fire broke out Thursday morning on a passenger train in northeast Pakistan, an official confirmed. The fire started when More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Deadly New Quake Hits South Philippines

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Thursday, crushing a man under falling debris and sparking searches of seriously damaged buildings that had already been rattled by More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Nigeria, Vietnam Sign Visa Waiver Agreement

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, proposed a toast for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The vice president’s More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Cambridge Analytica Scandal: Facebook To Pay £500,000 Fine

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Facebook will pay a £500,000 fine imposed by the UK’s data protection watchdog for its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. As part of the deal, Facebook will make no admission of liability. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Nigeria Targets Polio Certification By 2020 — NEC

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) National Economic Council (NEC) says Nigeria is making conscious efforts toward achieving polio certification by the year 2020. The information was conveyed by Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra, More...