By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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Take Second Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine, UNICEF Urges Nigerians

News Investigators/ The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has urged those who received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, Astrazeneca vaccine, to take second dose for stronger immunity against the virus. UNICEF More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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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 of registration for Unified Tertiary Matriculation More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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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 (COVID-19) since its outbreak in the country in 2020. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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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 2003, as assistance for the prevention and treatment of More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
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Myanmar Protesters Boycott Thingyan New Year’s Festivities

News Investigators/ People across Myanmar boycotted celebrations of new year, the country’s most important festival, to show their opposition to the military junta and deadly suppression of demonstrations against More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Troops Repel Terrorists lncursion, Eliminate Scores In Borno

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army says, its troops supported by Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have thwarted Boko Haram terrorists’ incursion into Damasak, Headquarters of Mobbar Local Government More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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The Imperial President And His Self-Absorption

By Nosa IgieborPresident Muhammadu Buhari is hypocrisy personified in very vivid colours. The irony of the cosmic distance between his words and deeds seems to be always lost on him. He and his shrinking army More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Hijab: 10 Kwara Schools Resume April 12

News Investigators/ Kwara Government has announced that the 10 schools involved in a recent hijab controversy in the state would resume their third term academic session on Monday, April 12. A statement from More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Community Policing: 704 Constabularies Complete Training In Kano

News Investigators/ A total of 704 people from the 34 local government areas of Kano State selected to serve under the community policing initiative, have completed their training. The News Agency of Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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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 tackling crimes in the country. The Chairman of the forum, Simon More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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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 seconds of their first round heavyweight boxing bout at the ongoing More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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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 serving as director of a company in the United Kingdom More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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Army Confirms Killing Of 11 Personnel ln Benue

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of one officer and 10 soldiers who are on stabilisation operation in Benue State by yet to be identified criminals. The Director, Army Public Relations, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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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 London as very sad and painful. Mrs Dabiri-Erewa More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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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 projects. The NNPC Group Managing Director, More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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EDO2020: Presidency Intervenes, LOC Says Games Continue

News Investigators/ The Local Organising Committee, LOC, Edo2020 has announced the continuation of the national sports festival going in in Benin city, Edo State capital, counting on presidential intervention.A More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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PDP Schedules South West Zonal Congress Next Monday

News Investigators/ The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assured members its resolve to work with all stakeholders to achieve a seamless and unifying congress of our great More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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Osinbajo Eulogises Aisha Buhari At Book Launch

News Investigators/ The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday eulogised the tenacity, courage and commitment of the First Lady, Aisha Buhari. Mr. Osinbajo was speaking during a public presentation of a More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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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, Ifewara, Atakunmosa-West Local Government Area of Osun on Monday, had More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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PFN To Train Youths On Political Participation, Good Governance

News Investigators/ The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) says it is set to train youths across the federation to strengthen their participation in governance.PFN’s President, Wale Oke, made this known More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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UN Food Systems Summit: Northeast Stakeholders Dialogue On Food Security

News Investigators/ Agriculture stakeholders from Gombe, Adamawa and Taraba on Thursday dialogued at the United Nations Food Systems Summit on how to boost food security in the sub-region. Gombe State governor, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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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 also Assistant Dean of the Global University of Jindal in India, published More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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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 ambition of the APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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Buhari Appoints Alkali Baba Ag. IGP

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Usman Alkali Baba as the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP).The appointment came barely two months after he elongated the tenure of former IGP More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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Stop Gloating At Disappearance Of NAF Fighter Jet –Mohammed

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has condemned the malicious celebration of the disappearance of Nigeria Air Force (NAF) fighter jet in Borno on March 31, by some “unpatriotic’’ Nigerians. The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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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. Okoronkwo made the call on Friday in Abakaliki to More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Kwara Gov. AbdulRazaq Greets Christian Faithful At Easter

News Investigators/ Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has congratulated Christian faithful in the state on the Easter celebrations. Mr. AbdulRazaq said this in his Easter message by his Chief Press Secretary, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Missing NAF Aircraft Might Have Crashed -Official

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says intelligent report gathered by its surveillance aircraft, Special Forces, and ground troops indicates that its missing aircraft might have crashed. A statement More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Senate Wants FG’s Dividend Share In BoI Increased To 20 Percent — Sen. Adeola

News Investigators/ The Senate has urged the Bank of Industry (BOI) to increase the percentage of dividends accruing to the Federal Government, even after it had paid an N8.2 billion dividend to the Central Bank More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Access Bank Posts Gross Earnings Of N764.7bn For 2020, Extends African Footprint — MD

News Investigators/ Access Bank Plc has declared gross earnings of N764.7 billion for the financial year ended Dec. 31. 2020, in spite of the challenging economic and regulatory landscape. The bank said, in More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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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 (GPE) for COVID-19 safe school reopening across the country. Director, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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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 million from a micro finance bank. The Magistrate, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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Easter: DPR Assures Nigerians Of Petroleum Products Availability

News Investigators/ The Department for Petroleum Resources (DPR), has assured Nigerians of adequate supply of petroleum products before, during and after the Easter. Head, Public Affairs, DPR Paul Osu made this More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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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 and prosecuted. Mr. Ortom made the promise in a statement by his Chief More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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Backup Day: NITDA Calls For Data Protection, Duplication

News Investigators/ The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on Wednesday called on Nigerians to ensure the protection of their data by duplicating them in safe places, to avoid loss. The More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Tuesday, March 30th, 2021
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Nothing Can Replace Books, Says Professor Of Literature, Giwa

News Investigators/ A university don, Audee Giwa on Tuesday said, nothing can take the place of books in spite of the advancement in digital technology. Mr. Giwa, a Professor of Comparative Literature and Dean, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 30th, 2021
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Katsina Govt Reintroduces Levy, Cattle Tax To Cater For Banditry Victims –Official

News Investigators/ The Katsina State Government is planning to reintroduce development levy and cattle tax in order to raise its revenue. Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Faruq Lawal-Jobe, made the disclosure More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, March 29th, 2021
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Why Many Nigerian Leaders Achieve Little In Office –Ex-Power Minister

News Investigators/ Former Minister of Power, Chinedu Nebo, has said that most Nigerian leaders achieve very little while in office because they were products of bad followership.Mr. Nebo, a professor of engineering, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, March 28th, 2021
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Buhari Receives Politicians Seeking Refuge

News Investigators/ In a remarkably busy week, President Muhammadu Buhari opened his heart and arms to receive former political heavy weights running to the APC for refuge after a long sojourn in the cold. The More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, March 26th, 2021
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No Plan To Ban “Okada” Business In Oyo State —Makinde

News Investigators/ Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, says his administration has no plan to ban commercial motocyclists in the state.Mr. Makinde made this known on Friday during the inauguration of a newly More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 26th, 2021
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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 Squirrels of Benin Republic. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 26th, 2021
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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 trading. The volume of shares traded improved by 9.37 per cent when More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 26th, 2021
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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 review of the implementation of the Memorandum of Action (MoA). The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 26th, 2021
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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 pandemic, climate change and poverty, Chinese Ambassador to More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Thursday, March 25th, 2021
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Kano Appoints 11-Man Taskforce Committee On Zakkat Collection —Commission

News Investigators/ The Kano State Zakkat and Hisbah commission has inaugurated an 11-man taskforce committee to ensure collection of Zakat from organisations and the wealthy in the state for the needy.The Chairman More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 25th, 2021
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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 made goods. Regional Coordinator, Nigeria Export Promotion More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, March 25th, 2021
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Olamiti, Kabiru Others Bag IPI Board Appointment

News Investigators/ Chairman Board of Management Advent Cable Network Nigeria Television (ACNNTV) and Publisher Newspot online newspaper, Sir Folu Olamiti and Chairman Trust Media Limited, Mallam Kabiru Yusuf and More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 25th, 2021
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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, played on Wednesday: Belgium 3-1 Wales Turkey4-2 Netherlands Portugal 1-0 More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
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Reps To Audit Funds Spent On Rehabilitation, Repairs Of Refineries

News Investigators/ The House of Representatives has resolved to carry out an investigative hearing as well as comprehensive audit of funds spent on rehabilitation, repairs and maintenance of Nigeria’s refineries. This More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
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Chinese Man Bags 3 Months Jail Term For Receiving Stolen NRC Equipment

News Investigators/ A Central Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Wednesday, sentenced a 34 year-old , Chinese businessman, Arvin Wu to three months imprisonment for receiving stolen railway sleepers, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
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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. But the recovery was stunted by fears of a slow recovery in demand More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
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Growing Polarisation Between Rich, Poor Aggravates Social lnequality ln U.S. -Report

News Investigators/ The Report on Human Rights Violations in the United States in 2020, released on Wednesday, said growing polarisation between the rich and the poor has aggravated social inequality in the U.S.. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
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AstraZeneca: No Reported Case Of Serious Adverse Effects In Nigeria -Official

News Investigators/ The National Primary Health Care Development Agency has not received any official report of serious adverse effects from the 215, 277, people who have received the first doses of the Oxford More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
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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 billion syndicated loan to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, March 20th, 2021
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How l Escaped Death -Ortom

News Investigators/ The governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom on Saturday recounted how narrowly escaped death following a deadly attack on his convoy by armed herdsmen. Mr. Ortom was visiting a farm near Markudi More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, March 19th, 2021
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Defence Chief Seeks More Legislative Support For Armed Forces

News Investigators/ The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, has solicited the support and trust of the National Assembly for the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) and other security agencies in their task More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 19th, 2021
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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 and technology in the country.Olotu, a Professor More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 19th, 2021
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PERSPECTIVE: Revisiting SEPLAT, After Six Years

By Okey Ikechukwu – History was made, nearly a decade ago, in the oil and gas and financial services industries, with the simultaneous listing of the ordinary shares of Seplat Petroleum Development Company More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 18th, 2021
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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 as their own.Mr. Onuigbo, representing Ikwuano/Umuahia More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Thursday, March 18th, 2021
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Yoruba Thought Leaders Talk Tough, Says, It’s Time To Take Our Forests From Terrosists

News Investigators/ Yoruba Leaders of Thought Wednesday, with a vow to resist the marauding bandits, terrorists and sundry criminals killing and maiming Yoruba people on their ancestral soil.The group who rose More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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118 Stranded Nigerian Returnees Arrive Abuja

News Investigators/ A new batch of one hundred and eighteen(118) stranded Nigerian nationals arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport Abuja, from Tripoli, Libya, in the early hours of Wednesday, 17th March More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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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 Banji Akintoye; President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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Yahaya Releases N775 Million Gratuity For Gombe Retirees, Orders Immediate Payment

News Investigators/ Gombe state governor, Inuwa Yahaya has directed immediate payment of N775 million benefits to retirees in the state. The payment which commenced Tuesday in Gombe, capital, is another tranche More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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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 Oprah Winfrey interview but the talks were “not productive”, a friend More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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Lagos Red Rail Transit Will Be Operational In 2022 -MD

News Investigators/ The Lagos State Government has said it is determined to ensure that the Lagos Rail Mass Transit Red Line becomes operational latest by the fourth quarter of 2022. The Managing Director, Lagos More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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Lagos CP Plans To Adopt Abandoned Day-Old Baby

News Investigators/ The Commissioner of Police (CP), Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, said he looked forward to adopting an abandoned day-old baby boy who was rescued by the Police on Monday. Mr. Odumosu said this More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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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 controversy even as government insisted on its decision to allow More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
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Inflation Rises By To 17.33% In February –NBS

News Investigators/ The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the inflation rate increased in February by 0.86 per cent to 17.33 per cent from 16.47 per cent recorded in January. The NBS said this in its More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
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Kwara Leads In Maternal, Child Mortality Reduction, Group Says

News Investigators/ Kwara is leading in maternal and child mortality reduction in the country with 68.3 per cent, Saving One Million Lives Programme For Results (SOML PforR) has said. The Programme Manager of More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
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COVID-19 Vaccines: WHO Admits Small Fraction Of People May Have Allergic Reaction

News Investigators/ The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the agency is aware that a small fraction of people – around one person in every one million people vaccinated— may have severe allergic reaction More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, March 12th, 2021
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FCT Minister Commissions AACSTRIS Office To Regularise Documents For Abuja Land, Estate Titles Owners

News Investigators/ Area Council land title owners, beneficiaries of mass housing schemes and multi dwelling structures in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) can now have their titles regularized paving the way More...

By News Investigators On Monday, March 8th, 2021
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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. The animal scientists will meet at the Federal University Dutsin-ma, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, March 8th, 2021
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Women’s Day: Reps Pledge To Ensure Free Education For Girl-Child

News Investigators/ The House of Representatives Committees on Women in Parliament and that of Universal Basic Education (UBE) has pledged to work with stakeholders to ensure free education for the girl-child up More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, March 8th, 2021
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Court Adjourns El-Zakzaky’s “Secret Trial” Until March 31

News Investigators/ A Kaduna State High Court, on Monday, adjourned the “secret trial“ of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, until March 31.Justice More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, March 8th, 2021
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FG To Partner Nile University On Production Of COVID-19 Vaccine

News Investigators/ The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has assured that the Federal Government will partner the Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja, on the production of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, March 8th, 2021
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Lagos Indigenes Raised Alarm About N127m Fraud At Scholarship Board –EFCC Alleges

News Investigators/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday said that Lagos indigenes alerted it about the alleged N127 million fraud at the Lagos State Scholarship Board. The News Agency More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, March 4th, 2021
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Reps To Investigate Abandoned Projects In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The House of Representatives has vowed to track all abandoned projects in the country to ensure their completion.Chairman of the house ad hoc committee on abandoned projects, Makki Abubakar, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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Shoot At Sight Any Civilian Armed With AK-47 -Buhari Orders Military

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered military commanders to shoot at sight any non-military personnal armed with AK-47 guns. The Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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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 death was announced in a statement Wednesday evening by Oliver More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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Fire Service Saves 111 Lives, N180.2m Property In Kano

News Investigators/ The Kano State Fire Service says it saved 111 lives and property worth N180.2 million in 95 fire incidents recorded in the state in February.Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Service, Saidu More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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How Our Abductors Threatened To Kill, Fry And Eat Us If We Misbehaved -Jangede Student

News Investigators/ One of the victims of last Friday’s Zamfara Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, abduction, Hafsat Anka, said the captives threatened to kill, fry and eat them if they misbehaved. She More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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279 School Girls Released With Help Of Repentant Bandits –Says Matawalle

News Investigators/ The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle says repentant bandits in the state assisted security agencies in the operation that led to the rescue of Jangebe school girls. The governor, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, March 1st, 2021
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How Intrigues Herald Appointment Of Vice Chancellors At UI -Former VC

News Investigators/ The immediate past Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Ibadan (UI), Idowu Okayinka, said the UI VC selection process had always been marred with conflicts of interest that had made the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, February 28th, 2021
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NSIP: FG Trains Over 1,600 Independent Monitors In S/West, N/West Regions

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has trained about 1,600 Independent Monitors (IMs) in the South-West and North-West regions of the country to supervise the implementation of the National Social Investment More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, February 28th, 2021
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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 Youth and Sports Development for reviving the Principals More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, February 26th, 2021
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Gunmen Invade Girls School, Abduct Scores In Zamfara

News Investigators/ Armed bandits have abducted hundreds of schoolgirls in Zamfara State, north west Nigeria. The abduction took place at the earlier of Friday morning less than two weeks after the kidnapping More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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Call Fayose To Order, Group Tells PDP Leadership

News Investigators/ A group, Concerned South-West Professionals(CSP), has called on the national headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to call former Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, to order, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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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, according to him, follows the level of accelerated More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
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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 second quarter of 2020.NERC made this known in its More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
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Women Farmers’ Body Calls For Review Of Agric Policies, Decries Low Budgetary Allocations

News Investigators/ The Small Scale Women Farmer Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON), Kogi chapter, has called on the state government to review existing policies on agriculture to fast-track the diversification of More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
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EFCC Chairman Designate Abdulrasheed Bawa, Appears Before Senate

News Investigators/ The new Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Chairman designate, Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Wednesday appeared before the Senate for screening. This followed the mention of order 17 More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
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Shekau Battles Al-Barnawi As Troops Recapture Marte, Kill Boko Haram Terrorists

News Investigators/ Nigerian Troops have successfully recaptured Marte, a military base it earlier lost to the Boko Haram terrorists. A statement by Army spokesman, Mohammed Yerima, a brigadier general, said More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, February 22nd, 2021
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Abducted Kagara Students, Teachers Regain Freedom

News Investigators/ The kidnapped stydents and staff of the Government Science College Kagara, Niger State, have retained freedom. This was contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Saturday, February 20th, 2021
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SouthWest Govs., Traditional Rulers Back NEC On Forest Mgt

News Investigators/ Governors from the SouthWest zone of the country and some first class traditional rulers on Saturday okayed the decision of the National Economic Council (NEC) for each state in Nigeria to manage More...

By Victor Udoh On Saturday, February 20th, 2021
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Police Arrest 2 Suspects For Alleged Torture Of 3 Minors In Anambra

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Anmabra has arrested one Rejoice Raymond, 39 and Chidi Nwafor, 80, for allegedly subjecting three minors to physical and emotional torture. The State Police Public Relations More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 19th, 2021
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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 ease operational activities.Comptroller of Immigration, More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, February 19th, 2021
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Cocoa, Plantain Farmers Appeal To Buhari Over Herders/Farmers Clashes

News Investigators/ Cocoa and Plantain Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (CPFAN) on Friday in Akure urged President Muhammadu Buhari to address frequent clashes between farmers and herdsmen. Its chairman, Ayodele More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, February 19th, 2021
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Kagara: Gumi Briefs Niger Gov. After Meeting With Bandits, Says Kidnappers Ready For Negotiation

News Investigators/ The Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has said that the kidnappers of Students and some staff of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State are ready for dialogue, indicating More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, February 19th, 2021
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Ekiti Govt Ready To Pay N7,2m In Compensation To Victims Of #ENDSARS

News Investigators/ The Ekiti Government will pay N7. 2 million in compensation to 24 petitioners in 14 days, Commissioner for Justice, Olawale Fapohunda, has said.Mr. Fapohunda made this known during a visit to More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 18th, 2021
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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 a single term of five (5) years. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 18th, 2021
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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 a boeing 737-500 with nationality and registration More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, February 18th, 2021
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FG’s Capacity To End Bandits’ Attacks Not In Doubt –APC

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Federal Government capacity to end bandits’ attacks on soft targets is not in doubt.National Secretary APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, February 17th, 2021
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Just In: Armed Men Attack Govt Secondary School, 1 Killed, Scores Abducted

News Investigators/ Armed men have attacked Government Science College Kagara in Rafi Local government area of Niger State. Unconfirmed report said one student is feared killed with several other students abducted. “Some More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, February 17th, 2021
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Police Arrest Kano Hisbah Commander In Hotel With Married Woman

News Investigators/ Kano State Hisbah Command has confirmed the arrest of one of Hisbah’s top officers named Sani Nasidi Uba Remo, found in a hotel room with a married woman at Sabon Gari. Mr. Remo was arrested More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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Just In: Buhari Nominates Bawa, 40, As EFCC Chairman, Seeks Senate Confirmation

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has named Abdulrasheed Bawa as the new Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He has therefore requested the Senate to confirm Bawa’s More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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FG Trains 30,000 Workers To Transform Extension Services –Agric Minister

News Investigators/ The Federal Government, on Monday, announced that it had trained over 30,000 workers as part of efforts to reinvigorate extension services and encourage agricultural productivity. The Minister More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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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 Trade Organisation (WTO). The OPEC More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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COVID-19: 109m Nigerians To Be Vaccinated In 2 Years, Says NPHCDA

News Investigators/ The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), has said that it planned to vaccinate approximately 109 million Nigerians that will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination over More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 12th, 2021
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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 ‘It’s a Love Thing.’ Mr Victor Etuokwu, the bank’s Executive More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 12th, 2021
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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 effort by governors to tackle the More...