By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
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Jewish NGO To Establish Virtual Teaching, Learning Classroom In Abuja

News Investigators/ The Chabad of Nigeria says it plans to establish a virtual classroom centre and engage youths in effective teaching and learning to promote growth of education in Nigeria.Rabbi Israel Uzan, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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Security: FCT Begins Implementation Of State Community Policing

News Investigators/ The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has kicked off the implementation of the State Community Policing initiative aimed at reducing crime in communities and deepen trust between More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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COVID-19: PTF Lifts Ban On Religious Gathering, Shortens Curfew

News Investigators/ The chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF), on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha has said that the ban on religious gathering has been lifted based on guidelines and protocols agreed with state governments. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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APC NWC Approves Direct Primaries For Edo Election

News Investigators/ The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) has approved direct primaries for the Edo governorship poll.Mr. More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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Court Jails Two For Impersonation

News Investigators/ Justice Ibrahim Watilat of the Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Monday, slammed three months custodial sentence on two fraudsters – Owolabi Aderibigbe and Habeeb Popoola More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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Bayelsa: NYSC Effected Alteration On Deputy Gov’s Certificate -DSS

By Ameh Ejekwonyilo/ The Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), on Monday said the typographical error on the discharge certificate of the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Lawrence More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 31st, 2020
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Poly Ibadan Manufactures Ventilator, Smart Hand Washer

News Investigators/ The department of Mechatronics of the Polytechnic, Ibadan, has manufactured a Ventilator and a Smart Hand Washer as part of efforts to combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Rector of More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, May 31st, 2020
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Covid-19: Nigeria Records 553 New Cases, Total Infections Is 9855

News Investigators/ Nigeria has recorded its highest number of new COVID-19 infections since the outbreak of the disease with 553 new cases. Lagos State, the epicentre of the disease in the country, recorded More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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Banditry: Tambuwal Updates Buhari On Sabon-Birni Massacre

News Investigators/ Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has met with President Muhammadu Buhari to update him on the May 27 massacre that occurred in Sabon-Birni, Northeast of the State. News Agency of Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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EU Seeks Tougher China Policy Ahead Of Possible Summits

News Investigators/ European Union Foreign Ministers on Friday sought to toughen their strategy on China to counter Beijing’s increasingly assertive diplomacy and accelerate efforts to end unfettered access for More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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Excited Plateau Rural Community Celebrates First Borehole

News Investigators/ Residents of Nghar, a rural community in Barkin Ladi Local Government of Plateau, on Friday trooped to the village square to celebrate the first borehole ever sunk in the community.The villagers, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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One Year On: Gov. Inuwa Yahaya Is Walking The Talk

By Ismaila Uba Misilli “We are not unmindful of our promises to the good people of Gombe State. This administration is determined to confront head-on all the issues bedevilling our state. We shall take advantage More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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Man, Girlfriend Bag Jail Terms For Stealing 64 Chickens

News Investigators/ A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State has jailed a 35-year-old man, Abdullahi Sani, and his 20-year-old girlfriend, Sarah Paul, for stealing 64 chickens. The police charged More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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UK Based NGO Offers Rural Nigerian Children Free Library, IT Training

News Investigators/ A United Kingdom based non-profit organisation, The Rural Gems (TRG) with operational office in Nigeria has expressed its willingness to transform the lives of rural Nigerian children through More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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EFCC Docks Man For N33.5m Forex Scam In Uyo

News Investigators/ The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, arraigned one Okoro Chukwudi Goodluck before Justice Charles Ikpe of the State High Court, sitting in More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
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Buhari’s Purported Directive On Abba Kyari’s Memos Is Fake News – Presidency

News Investigators/ The Presidency has declared as untrue and fake news, a media report that President Muhammadu Buhari had ordered the cancellation of 150 memos and appointments signed by his former Chief of Staff, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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El – Rufai Vows To Jail Parents Who Enroll Children Into Almajiri System

News Investigators/ Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has warned that parents who enroll their children into the Almajiri education system stand the risk of prosecution and up to two years jail. Mr. El-Rufa’i More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Bayern Munich’s Thiago To Miss Top Game At Borussia Dortmund Through Injury

News Investigators/ Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara has been ruled out of Tuesday’s Bundesliga top game against Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich’s coach Hansi Flick said on Monday. This came to More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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COVID-19 And Indirect Primary: Will INEC Conduct Indirect Governorship Elections?

By John Mayaki An article on StearsBusiness defined a primary election as “a mini-election where a political party elects its preferred candidate to run for public office under its platform.” The article, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Covid-19: Gombe Discharges 44 Almajiris After 2-Weeks Quarantine

News Investigators/ Gombe state has discharged another set of Almajiri children from the Amada quarantine camp having tested negative to coronavirus after completing their two weeks quarantine period. The forty-four More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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EDO 2020: Who Determines The Modalities For APC Gubernatorial Primary Election?

By Charles Omorodion “Real liberty is neither found in despotism nor the extremes of democracy but in moderate governments” – Alexander Hamilton. In a vivacious democracy, the Party Constitution More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Magu Assures Diasporans Of Protection Of Local Investments

The Acting Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu has assured Nigerians in the diaspora of business protection at home, stressing that local fraudsters frustrating More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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ANALYSIS: PAP Bureau, Regional Caucuses Assess COVID-19 Impact

By Michael JegedeThe Bureau of Pan-African Parliament (PAP) held a virtual meeting with chairpersons of the regional and thematic caucuses to assess the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the continent and engage More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Liberation Movement And Vijah Opuama’s Petition: A Storm In A Tea Cup

By William Jumbo It is not ethical to discuss pending issues in court. However, the barrage of recent misleading, fallacious, defamatory, frivolous reports being fed the public by the deregistered Liberation More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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CRA Hails Court Verdict On Ese Oruru, Says Forceful Adoption, Convertion Christian Girls Must Stop

News Investigators/ The Christian Rights Agenda (CRA) has described as heart-warming, the judgment of a Federal High Court in Yenogoa, Bayelsa State, over the case of Ese Oruru, who was abducted, converted to Islam More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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Assembly Speakers Laud Buhari Over Financial Autonomy Order To Legislature, Judiciary

News Investigators/ Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria have lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Executive Order granting financial autonomy to legislatures and judiciaries of all states. In More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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Buhari Condoles With Sen. Kabiru Gaya Over Wife’s Death

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Sen. Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya over the death of his wife, Halima Gaya. Mr. Buhari described late Mrs. Gaya as a “remarkable woman who dedicated More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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Buhari Appoints Godswill Obioma New NECO Registrar

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Godswill Obioma as Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council (NECO). Head, Information and Public Relations More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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Eid-el-Fitr: Police Warn Clerics To Shun Inciting, Seditious Messages

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Sokoto State has warned Islamic clerics in the state to shun inciting and seditious preaching during the Eid-el-Fitr prayers. The State Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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COVID-19 May Increase School Drop-Outs, Hinders Girl-Child Enrolment –Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, says the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to affect girl-child education and increase number of school drop-outs in the country. Mrs. Tallen expressed More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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COVID-19: Military Trains Medical Personnel On Service Delivery

News Investigators/ The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Lasisi Adegboye, has urged military medical personnel to respond appropriately to service delivery and safety concerns More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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Osun Assembly Passes Bill Forbidding LGAs’ Councillors From Impeaching Council Chairmen

News Investigators/ The Osun House of Assembly on Friday passed an amendment bill restricting local government areas’ (LGAs) councillors in the state, known as parliamentarians, from impeaching their chairmen. The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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Covid-19: Gombe Commissions Isolation Centre In Kaltungo

News Investigators/ A sixty- bed capacity isolation centre has been commissioned by the Gombe state Government at Kaltungo General Hospital in its determination to expand the frontiers of containment measures against More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Oil Prices Climb As U.S. Stock Drawdown Eases Supply Glut Fears

News Investigators/ Oil prices advanced on Thursday as a drawdown of the U.S. crude inventories and output cuts by major producers helped ease concerns about a supply glut, though lingering fears over the global More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Ramadan: Israel Donates Food Items To Support 770 Families, 3,400 Children

News Investigators/ The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria has donated 770 cartons of food items to 770 families and 3,400 children in Muslim communities in Nigeria to commemorate the 2020 Ramadan. Ambassador of Israel More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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FEC Approves N2.9bn For Procurement Of Fire Service Equipment For Odukpani Oil, Gas Park

News Investigators/ The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved N2.9billion for the provision of water and fire service equipment for the National Oil and Gas More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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Rights Groups Seek Mental Evaluation Of Lagos Mother Who Killed Own Baby

News Investigators/ Human rights groups have appealed to the Attorney-General of Lagos State, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), to compel one Funmilola Adisa to undergo psychiatric evaluation for allegedly killing her More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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NiMet Predicts Cloudy, Thundery Weather Thursday To Saturday

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy and thundery activities from Thursday to Saturday. NiMet`s weather outlook released on Wednesday in Abuja, predicted cloudy More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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Just In: Buhari Sacks NECO Registrar, 4 Others

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of the appointment of Prof. Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council (NECO). Also, four More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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Covid-19: EFCC Warns Against Scammers Who Promise Access To Govt Palliatives

News Investigators/ The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has advised Nigerians to be wary of fraudsters using the raging Coronavirus pandemic to defraud unsuspecting More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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Bureau-de-Change Operator Bags Seven Years Jail Term

News Investigators/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kaduna Zonal Office on Wednesday, secured a seven years prison term of one Sadiq Mustapha without option of fine. This followed a judgement More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 18th, 2020
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COVID-19: We’ve Conducted 177 Tests So Far –Ekiti Govt.

News Investigators/ The Ekiti State government, on Monday, disclosed that a total of 177 tests had so far been conducted since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the state.The state Commissioner for Health and Human Services, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 18th, 2020
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COVID-19: CBN, NNPC Move To Rescue Evacuees In Lagos, Abuja

News Investigators/ The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Monday agreed to fund the feeding and accommodation of evacuees in Lagos and Abuja. The minister More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 18th, 2020
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Waziri Bulama Sworn In As New APC Scribe

News Investigators/ The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday sworn in Waziri Bulama as the new acting National Secretary of the party. The Oshiomhole-led APC National More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Lagos Discharges 15 More COVID-19 Patients

News Investigators/ The Lagos State Government on Sunday discharged 15 more patients who recovered and tested negative to Coronavirus. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said in a statement that a total of 623 patients More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Full Economic Recovery May Require Coronavirus Vaccine, Says U.S. Federal Reserve Chief

News Investigators/ A full U.S. economic recovery might require a coronavirus vaccine and could take more than a year, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell said on Sunday. “In the long run and even in the More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Debtors Africa, Proshare, Unveil Searchable Database On Delinquent Debtors

News Investigators/ Debtors Africa, in partnership with Proshare, have launched an independent searchable database of recalcitrant and delinquent debtors in Africa. They also launched Debtors Report.Debtors More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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COVID -19 : Ganduje Slashes Political Appointees’ Salaries By 50 %

News Investigators/ Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has slashed the salaries of political office holders in the state by 50 per cent due to dwindling resources caused by COVID-19 lockdown.Chief Press Secretary More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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COVID-19: Police Prosecute 1,872 In Lagos Over Restriction Order Violation

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Lagos State on Sunday said it arrested 1,872 people in the last two weeks, over violation of the restriction order in place to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Gov. Wike’s Loses Media Aide

News Investigators/ The Special Assistant (Electronic Media) to the governor of River State, Simeon Nwakaudu, is dead. Mr. Nwakaudu’s death was announced in a statement by the Commissioner for Information More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Magu Bags ICAN Merit Award

News Investigators/ The Acting Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has been honoured with the prestigious Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria, ICAN’s More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 15th, 2020
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Military eliminates 27 Bandits Along Katsina/Zamfara Border –DHQ

News Investigators/ The Air Component of ‘Operation Hadarin Daji’ has eliminated 27 bandits and destroyed some of their dwellings, along the Nahuta-Doumborou Corridor on the border between Katsina and Zamfara More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 15th, 2020
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Customs Command At Tin-Can Port Generates N117.8Billion Revenue In 4 Months

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Tin-Can Island Port Command, Lagos, generated N117.8 billion between January and April 2020, by deploying Time Release Study (TRS) tool to aid trade facilitation More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, May 15th, 2020
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NAF Graduate 126 Special Force, Combat Search Rescue Personnel In Bauchi

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday graduated 126 Special Force and Combat Search and Rescue Personnel in Bauchi. The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Saddique Abubakar at the combined More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 15th, 2020
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EFCC Hands Over Diezani’s Forfeited Property To Lagos Govt For Covid-19 Patients

News Investigators/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, handed over a property forfeited by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke to the Lagos State government More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 15th, 2020
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Kaduna Minority Tribes Urge International Assistance To End Killings

KADUNA/News Investigators/ The Southern Kaduna People’s Union (SAKOPU) has called on the international community to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to save their people from incessant killing by armed More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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LPG Penetration: FG To Roll Out Policy In June –Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says the Federal Government will roll out its policy on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), also known as Cooking Gas, toward the end More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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We Deregulated Downstream Oil Sector In March —Sylva

News Investigators/ The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva says the downstream oil sector was deregulated on March 19, with the reduction in the pump price of the Premium Motor Spirit(PMS) More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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Commonwealth Scholars Association Congratulates Gambari

News Investigators/ The Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows Alumni Association, Nigeria (COSFAN), has congratulated its patron, Ibrahim Gambari, on his new appointment as Chief of Staff (CoS) to President Muhammadu More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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EFCC Docks Oyo Perm Sec Over Alleged N4.4Million Scam

News Investigators/ The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arraigned a Permanent Secretary in the Oyo State Ministry of Agriculture, Rasaq Kolawole, for allegedly defrauding More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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N7.74bn Alleged Fraud: Kenny Martins, Three Others Get June 30 Date

News Investigators/ The trial of Kenny Martins who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for alleged N7.74bn Police Equipment Fund, (PEF), fraud has been rescheduled till June More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
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Buhari Settles For Ibrahim Gambari As Chief Of Staff

News Investigators/ Former United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary General for the Department of Political Affairs (DPA), Ibrahim Gambari has been appointed the new Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
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Legal Aid Council Handles 38 Cases In Kafanchan

KADUNA/News Investigators/ The Legal Aid Council of Nigeria says it successfully completed 38 cases in Kafanchan, Jema’a Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State in 2019.The Kafanchan Centre Coordinator of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
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NCDMB Probes Illegal Expatriates In Oil, Gas Sector, Warns Of Consequences

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) says it is intensifying efforts to monitor and evaluate activities toward identifying operators involved in illegal deployment of More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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COVID-19: FG Pays Nigerians On Scholarship Abroad

News Investigators/ The State Minister for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has said that Nigerians on scholarship abroad have been paid through their various Embassies. Mr. Nwajiuba said this at the Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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Lagos COVID-19 Patients Increase To 1,861

News Investigators/ Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Anatomy, on Monday announced that the number of COVID-19 patients across the state had increased to 1,861. Mr. Abayomi, a professor, who made the More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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Murder: 4 To Die By Hanging In Ekiti

ADO-EKITI/News Investigators/ An Ekiti High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti on Monday sentenced four accused persons– Rashidat Abdul (f) 37, Oluwatosin Akarakiri (m) 32, Abdulrasheed Mutairu (m) 22 and Iyoriochile More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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Moniya inferno: We’ll Rebuild, Allocate Shops To Owners, Makinde Assures Victims

News Investigators/ Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, on Monday, visited the scene of the fire incident that razed some shops at Moniya, Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State, on Friday, assuring victims More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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Covid-19: Yahaya Parleys Religious Leaders On Possible Re-Opening Mosques, Churches

GOMBE/News Investigators/ Following persistent calls for worship centres to reopen for congregational prayers, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has met with religious leaders in the state, where he requested for More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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Edo Dep. Governor Debunks Report On COVID-19 Infection

BENIN CITY/News Investigators/ Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, has debunked social media reports that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Mr. Shuaibu said this in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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EXCLUSIVE: Jonathan Plots Bayelsa Dep Gov Removal, Godson Turnah As Replacement

News Investigators/ A political storm is brewing in the three month-old Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)- led government in Bayelsa State as certain political forces have begun moves to impeach the deputy governor More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 10th, 2020
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COVID-19: NCDC Activates 3 Additional Laboratories, Nigeria’s Total Labs Now 23

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said it has activated three additional laboratories in the country, bringing the total number of laboratories in Nigeria to 23. Director-General More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 10th, 2020
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We Will Strengthen Collaboration, Unity Of Nigerians In Diaspora -Dabiri Erewa Assures U.S-Based Nigerians

News Investigators/ Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has assured Nigerians living abroad that the commission will continuously work towards strengthening collaboration and More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 10th, 2020
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COVID-19 & KWADON ‘PROTEST’: Lest We Lose Sight of Task at Hand

By Ismaila Uba Misilli In the ongoing fight against the dreaded novel coronavirus disease, code-named COVID-19, different states in Nigeria, including Gombe State, adopted various measures, albeit in line with More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 10th, 2020
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COVID-19: 160 Stranded Nigerians Depart U.S. For Abuja

News Investigators/ The first of batch of Nigerians stranded in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic are on their way back home.News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 160 Nigerians, including eight More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of Army General’s N426.7m

News Investigators/ Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, May 8, 2020, ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of N426.7m belonging to Brig.-Gen. John Onimisi Ozigi(retd.) More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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Kunle Afolayan, Others Celebrate Veteran Actor, “Oga Bello” @67

News Investigators/ Some notable actors, including, Kunle Afolayan, on Saturday took to their instagram handles to celebrate a veteran actor, Adebayo Salami, popularly known as “Oga Bello” who clocked 67 years. They More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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COVID-19: Ex-speaker, Dogara Donates Food Items To Constituents

BAUCHI/News Investigators/ Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has distributed foodstuffs to the poor and vulnerable members of his constituency by proxy. The Chairman of the distribution More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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EKEDC Deploys Mobile Power Transformer To Lekki To Boost Supply

News Investigators/ Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has deployed one of its newly acquired mobile power transformers to Lekki as part of efforts to improve power supplyin the area.The General Manager More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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How Funke Osibodu’s BEDC Defied Minister, Governor To Perpetuate Darkness In Ikale

By Mike Adeniyi Omogbehin Ordinarily, I would have ignored the fabricated falsehood being peddled by some persons in government over the blackout in some local governments in Ondo South senatorial district especially More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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Kano Records 65 New Cases, Total Infection Hits 547

News Investigators/ Kano State Ministry of Health has confirmed that 65 new Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases had been recorded in the state. The ministry via its verified Twitter handle @KNSMOH, said that the development More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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Ghana Registers Over 500 Coronavirus Cases At Industrial Facility

News Investigators/ More than 500 workers at an industrial facility in Ghana have tested positive for the coronavirus, the country’s health service said, as total cases jumped by nearly 30 per cent in a single More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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Lockdown: Enugu CP Closes Motor Park For Abetting Illegal Boundary Crossing

ENUGU/News Investigators/ The Commissioner of Police in Enugu state, Ahmad Abdurrahman, has closed Ugwuoba Garki Modern Motor Park close to the Ugwuoba/Amansi land boundary of the state on Enugu-Oji River-Awka More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 8th, 2020
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Agro Export Will Pick Up, Says NAQS DG

News Investigators/ The Director-General, Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), Vincent Isegbe, on Friday said the export of agricultural produce would soon pick up and gather pace. Mr. Isegbe said More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 8th, 2020
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2 U.S. Men Charged With Killing Black Jogger After Video Surfaces

News Investigators/ Two men suspected of ambushing a black jogger and shooting him to death during an altercation were arrested on Thursday, authorities in the U.S. state of Georgia said. Father and son Gregory More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 8th, 2020
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Woman Shoots At McDonald’s Staff As U.S. Tensions Rise Over Lockdown

News Investigators/ A woman in Oklahoma opened fire on McDonald’s staff after being told the restaurant’s dining area was closed during the coronavirus pandemic, police said. It was one of several cases More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 8th, 2020
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COVID-19: Nigeria Figure Rises To 3,526 With 381 New Infections

News Investigators/ Nigeria has recorded 381 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 3,526. The Nigeria Centre  for Disease Control(NCDC), confirmed this More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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COVID-19: Lagos Discharges 48 More Patients

News Investigators/ The Lagos State Government said that 48 coronavirus patients were discharged from four isolation facilities on Thursday, after testing negative twice for the virus. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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Polls: INEC Plans Modalities For Stakeholders’ Engagement In Edo, Ondo

News Investigators/ The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said it would work out modalities for resuming engagements with political parties, civil society groups and other stakeholders in relation More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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COVID-19: PTF Wants Patients Follow Healthcare Providers’ Recommendations

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has advised those in isolation centres to follow the recommendations of their healthcare providers. Secretary to the Government of the Federation More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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COVID-19: Israel Donates 2,000 Protective Face Masks To Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria has donated 2,000 protective face masks to Nigerian medical personnel to support their ongoing efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr Shimon Ben-Shoshan, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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SWAN Hails Minister For Placing Rashidi Yekini’s Mother On Monthly Stipend

News Investigators/ Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has commended the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, for granting a monthly stipend to the mother of the late Super Eagles More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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No Fans In Dutch Stadia Until Vaccine Is developed –Health Minister

News Investigators/ Sporting events in the Netherlands will have to take place without fans in attendance until there is a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, Health Minister Hugo de Jonge says. The global pandemic More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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CRA Alleges Genocide Against Christians Plateau State

News Investigators/ The Christian Rights Agenda (CRA) has raised the alarm over the resurgence of mass killings, saying it is a deliberate plot aimed at exterminating indigenous Christians in Plateau state in north More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
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PERSPECTIVE: Making Data Relevant To The Business

By Irene von Buddenbrock Data doesn’t work for everyone, so stop reading. It’s true, business intelligence (BI) tools and hype slipped sadly into the Gartner Trough of Disillusionment in 2012. It is also More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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COVID-19: CreditRegistry Offers Free N25m Credit To Lenders

News Investigators/ CreditRegistry, a credit bureau, says it is offering lenders free usage of its premium credit reporting service to cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic on businesses. CreditRegistry, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Yoruba Never Demand Nigeria’s Breakup —Prof. Akintoye

IBADAN/News Investigators/ A foremost Yoruba nationalist, Banji Akintoye, says the Yoruba people are only agitating for freedom but never demanded the break up of Nigeria. Mr. Akintoye, emeritus professor of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Buhari Pays Tribute To Yar’Adua, Salutes His Honest, Sincere Service

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has extolled the virtues of late former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, who also served as Governor of Katsina State for eight years, saluting his honest and sincere More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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COVID-19: Ramaphosa, Sirleaf Laud AfDB’s Adesina For Visionary Leadership

News Investigators/ South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa and former Liberian President, Ellen Sirleaf have commended Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), for his visionary More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Senate Wants Decentralisation Of Nigeria Police Force

News Investigators/ The Senate has called for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force and strengthening operational strategies of community policing as a way of addressing problem of insecurity in the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Ganduje Appoints new Emir of Rano

News Investigators/ Kano State governor, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, has approved the appointment of Kabiru Muhammad Inuwa as the new Emir of Rano.‎ The new Emir succeeds, Dr Tafida Abubakar Ila, who died on Saturday More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Coronavirus: 1 Kano Doctor Dies As 34 Others Test Positive –NMA

News Investigators/ The Kano State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), on Tuesday said that 34 doctors have tested positive to the novel coronavirus in the state. The NMA Chairman, Sanusi Bala, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Covid-19: Buhari Urges Global Efforts To Mitigate Effect

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari says only a collective international approach will mitigate the devastating effect of COVID-19. Mr. Buhari, who stated this during a virtual Summit of Heads of More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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COVID-19: CAN Appeals To Govt. To Fumigate More Churches

News Investigators/ The Niger chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Sunday appealed to the state government to fumigate more Churches across the state in order to curtail the spread of the COVID-19.Niger More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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COVID-19: Foundation Donates Sanitisers, Face Masks To Sokoto Correctional Centre

News Investigators/ The Fulani, Almajiri, Prisoners and Aged Persons Foundation (FAPA) has donated sanitary pads, hand sanitisers and face masks to inmates of Sokoto Correctional Centre. The News Agency of Nigeria More...

By Victor Udoh On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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Buhari Mourns UNIPORT Students, Orders Intense Police Action

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of three University of Port Harcourt students reportedly murdered by their kidnappers and their bodies buried in a shallow grave More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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27 Police Personnel Attacked, Assaulted During Lockdown -IGP

News Investigators/ Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu said 27 police personnel had been attacked and assaulted by the public since the commencement of lockdown enforcement in the country. The Force More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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(Updated)CBN Halts Hubert Nwigwe’s Plan To Lay-Off Access Bank Workers

News Investigators/ The planned sack of workers by the Access Bank Plc has been put on hold by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bankers’ Committee. The CBN decision is coming on the heels of announcement More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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Akintola’s Attacks On Makinde In Bad Blood -CPS

News Investigators/ The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Taiwo Adisa, has described comments credited to a former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Niyi Akintola (SAN), More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 2nd, 2020
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COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Decries Absence Of Data Nigeria, Says It Inhibits Good Governance

News Investigators/ Lagos State Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu says Lagos and the entire Nigeria need data as a very critical component for economic planning and good governance. A statement signed by the Chief Press More...