Lagos To Begin 24-Hour Transport System

By Dipo Awojobi -  The Lagos State Government says it is targeting 24-hour transportation system across the state. This was disclosed by the State Commissioner...

Nigeria’s Economy Is On The Way To Recovery –Kemi Adeosun

By Dipo Awojobi - Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun has given a glimmer of hope on the economy, saying it is on the way to...

2021 Budget: FG Earmarks N3.12Trillion For Debt Servicing

News Investigators/ The Federal Government says it remains committed to meeting the nation's debt obligations as N3.12trillion is earmarked for debt service...

‘Dasuki And I Never Got Along, He Pushed Me Out of The Re-election Campaign’...

By Dipo Awojobi - Former Presidential spokesperson in the Goodluck Jonathan administration, Doyin Okupe, has denied media reports that some companies linked to him...

Weekend Horror: Man Slaughters Wife In Lagos Over Infidelity

By Dipo Awojobi - Tragedy struck weekend, when a woman accused by her husband of having extra-marital affairs was reportedly murdered in cold blood in the...

Northeast: SMEDAN Trains Over 30 Young Entrepreneurs On Business Dev.

Participants at the SMEDAN training GOMBE/(News Investigators)/ The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has...

Osibajo May Emerge As Buhari’s Running Mate, As APC Sets To Announce Choice

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has intensified its search for a running mate for Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, its presidential candidate in the next year...

Budget Padding Allegations Vindicate My Position That NASS Stinks, Says Obasanjo

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Ukraine Counter-Intelligence Foils Possible Attempt To Kill Zelensky

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

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

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

We Shall Resist Any Attempt To Reduce Minimum Wage From N18,000 -Bobboi Bala Kaigama,...

The President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), who doubles as the National President of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN),...

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

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

Presidency Says Onnoghen’s Conviction Thumb Up For Anti-Corruption War

Retired Justice Walter Onnoghen By Sadiq Umar - The Presidency says the war against corruption is all encompassing...

Total To Change Name To TotalEnergies Under Transformation Strategy

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

Easter: Ndume Calls For Peaceful Co-existence, Says Hunger, Poverty Nigeria’s Common Enemy

Senator Ali Ndume By Sadiq Umar - Former Senate Leader and frontline candidate for the office of Senate...

DSS Parades Kogi Varsity Don Who Recruits For Boko Haram

The Department of State Services, DSS, has paraded a university lecturer, Dr. Muhammad Nazeef Yunus, who allegedly acts as recruitment coordinator for the Boko...

Police Orders Investigation Into Dimgba Igwe Death, Deploys 21 Commissioners Of Police

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, has ordered the immediate investigation into the death of the Vice Chairman of the SUN newspapers...

OPINION: Goje: Sunset At Dawn

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

FG Appoints Four New Perm Secs

  President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of four new permanent secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. A statement from the Office of the Head of...

Reps Move To Clamp Down On Dubious Estate Developers

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

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

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

Insurgency: Kamwe People Celebrate This Year’s Cultural Day Marking Defeat Of Boko Haram

By Tom Garba, Yola Kamwe who are better known as Michika people of Adamawa State, North East Nigeria celebrated their cultural day first time after...

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

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

Senate Presidency: North Central Splits Over Akume, Saraki

By Emmanuel Suji, Abuja. Senators of All Progressive Congress(APC) north central caucus have split over the choice of Minority Leader George Akume and Senator Bukola...

“Why Will l Resign When l Have A Constitutional Duty,” Jega Tells Critics

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APC Chieftain ,Colonel Talabi, Others Defect To PDP ….As Omisore Pledges Anti-Poverty Programmes

Less than twenty days to the Osun state governorship election,the All Progressive Congress on Wednesday  lost one of its top chieftain,Colonel Olayiwola Talabi (rtd) who...

Our Judiciary: The Intrigues Of Judgement And Justice

 By Umana Nsikak  Citizen Eseme Eyiboh, erstwhile member and Spokesperson of the House of Representatives of the Federal Republic. The Supreme Court judgment of July 7,...

Labour Act Should Be Reviewed to Accommodate Sexual Harassment In Workplace

Dr. Kayode Ajulo Dr. Kayode Ajulo Dr. Kayode Ajulo is a lawyer with special...

NDDC Auditor’s Report: Matters Arising

By Dauda Bala The recent controversial 2008 – 2012 report of the Auditor General of the Federation (AGF) on the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)...

More Trouble For PDP As Court Sacks Uche Secondus

By Sadiq Umar - A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has sacked the acting National Chairman of the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP),...

Buhari Approves Rank Salary Adjustment, Tasks Police On Efficiency

By Sadiq Umar - President Muhammadu Buhari Monday assured that his administration would continue to give attention to the welfare and operational needs of...

Nigeria’s Crude Export Threatens As China Launches Fastest-Charging Electric Bus

...fully charged in 10 seconds By Sadiq Umar Nigeria's crude oil export may be further threatened as the world's fastest charging electric buses, with a battery...

Nigeria, Saudi Arabia Commit To Raising Oil Price

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VIEWPOINT: Ninth NASS: Between Secret And Open Ballot System

By Michael Jegede Soon after the 2019 presidential/National Assembly elections, the battle for the seats...

Plateau Massacre: Police Confirm 86 Dead, Cattle Breeders Association Says It’s ‘Retaliatory’ Killing

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PDP Accuses APC Leaders Of Collecting N85 Billion Contract From Sanusi

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Wale Aboderin, PUNCH Chairman Dies At 60

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

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

Osinbajo Presides Over 28th Virtual FEC

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the 28th virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the...

Bomb Blasts: Killings Not A Solution To Any Problem -Mark

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja.Senate President Senator David Mark has for the umpteenth time urged the perpetrators of terrorism and bomb blasts in the country...

APC Senators Rejects N5000 Welfare Package For Unemployed Youths

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja - The All Progressive Congress (APC) senators Wednesday rejected a proposal seeking to pay a welfare sum of N5000 monthly...

Court Struck Out Cases Against Radio Biafra Director, Nnamdi Kanu

By Sadiq Umar - An Abuja magistrate court on Wednesday struck out cases of criminal conspiracy and ownership of outlawed organization levelled against the...

UPDATE: Four Died In Jimeta Bomb Blast

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Insurgency: IGP Deploys Surveillance Helicopter, 3 Police Units To Taraba

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IBB At 75: I Should Have Scrapped The National Assembly

By Dipo Awojobi Former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, on Tuesday said he regretted his inability to scrap the National Assembly or make its membership...

EFCC Secures Final Forfeiture Of N60 Million, Prado Jeep

News Investigators/ The Federal High Court, sitting in Gusau, Zamfara State has granted the prayers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,...

Man Who Accused Former EFCC Boss Of Corruption Bags Four Years Jail

By Sadiq Umar - The man who once accused former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, of diverting proceeds...

INTERVIEW: My People Shall No Longer Be Reduced To Okada Riders -Reps Candidate Akinmade...

Kayode Akinmade Hon. Kayode Akinmade, former commissioner for Information in Ondo state,  is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party...

CJN, Walter Onnoghen, Dragged Before Code Of Conduct Tribunal On Six-Count Charge

Justice Waltter Onnoghen (News Investigators) /Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, will be arraigned before the Code...

You Cannot Rule The People Like A Conquered Territory -Ex-Opposition Leader

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National Conference Deadlocks On Voting Formula…Consensus Group Named As Lamido Adamawa Threatens A Walk...

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. In three consecutive sitting, attempts by delegates at the National Conference to forge a common position on the thorny issue how...

Don’t Allow Cultist To Govern Rivers, Dakuku Tells Anglicans

The All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Rivers state, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged the people of the Rivers to ensure that persons...

LIVE UPDATES: Buhari Assigned Portfolio To Ministers (See Full List)

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AfDB Debars Chinese Firm, Zhonghao Over Alleged Fraudulent Practices

News Investigators/ The African Development Bank (AfDB) has debarred China Zhonghao Company, a civil engineering firm registered in Nigeria, for 18months over...

Lagos Women Will Install Sanwoolu As Next Governor, Says, Okoya-Thomas

Sen. Oluremi Tinubu with APC Women Leader in Lagos State, Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas (News Investigators) /An assurance has...

FG Resolves Labour-NPC Stand-Off, Authorises Payment Of Allowances From 1Q Releases

By Sadiq Umar - The Federal Government has directed payment of outstanding allowances of the warring staff members of the National Population Commission, just...

UBA Wins Biggest Agric Lender Award

Pan-African Financial Services group, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc was on Saturday, August 8, 2015 honoured with an award as Nigeria’s biggest lender...

National Conference Report ‘ll Benefit Buhari Govt, Nation, Says Joe Ajaero, NLC President

A factional President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr. Joe Ajaero has said that his faction supported the removal of fuel subsidy few...

Woman Dies After Sex With Lover Who Drank Sex Enhancement Herb

OYO/By Dipo Awojobi - A 50-year-old man, Fatai Busari has been remanded in Agodi Prison by an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan...

Access Bank Approves Paternity Leave For Employees

By Nuel Suji - Starting January 2018, male employees of Access Bank Plc can take advantage of an enhanced parental leave policy that extends paid...

The Goons In The Other Room

By Hon. Segun Olulade There exist a large room in the All Progressives Congress (APC) province; the room is large enough to accommodate the hopes...

Energy Magnate, Dr. Louis Ekere, Bags Doctoral Degree In America

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OPINION: Bayelsa Dep Gov NYSC Certificate Saga, Sylva And DSS Credibility Crisis

By William Jumbo Since its creation 34 years ago, on 5th June 1986, the credibility of the Department of...

LUTH Doctor, Adekoya-Cole Murdered In Ijebu-Ode

By Dipo Awojobi - A consultant orthopaedic surgeon, working with Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Dr Thomas Adekoya-Cole has been killed in his hometown near...

Principal Officers Controversy: My Hands Were Tied, Saraki Tells APC

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President of the senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki has written to‎ the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying his “hands...

One Person Killed As Soldiers Open Fire On Bus Conveying Policemen

By Dipo Awojobi - Soldiers deployed to a checkpoint along Bauchi to Jos road have reportedly shot in error, a bus conveying policemen travelling from...

Unilag VC Position Not Vacant –Workers Unions

News Investigators/ Four labour Unions of the University of Lagos have condemned the purported removal of the Vice-Chancellor, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, by the...

2019 Presidential Election: Foretelling The Outcome

By Omoshola Deji Election is the recruitment of persons the largest percentage of the electorate...

CAN’s Youth President, Daniel Kadzai Hails Apostle Suleiman For Defending Christians

By Tom Garba, Yola/The National President of the Youth Wing of Christians Association of Nigeria (YOWICAN), Daniel Kadzai has applauded the efforts of the...

Nigeria’s Low COVID-19 Cases Due To Low Sample Collection —Officials

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says that the low number of the Coronavirus (COVID-19 )cases in the country...

How Tunde Ayeni, Lagos Business Magnate, Secured Multi-Billion Naira Loan To Revival Moribund Government-Owned...

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

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

102 Native American Children Die At Boarding School In Nebraska

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

Ex -Lagos Solicitor-General Denies $10m Scam

By Dipo Awojobi - The former Solicitor -General of Lagos State, Mr. Lawal Pedro (SAN) has denied the allegation making the rounds that he...

VVF: Early Marriage Remains Source Of Concern As Thousands Of Girls Live With Fistula

News Investigators/ Amina Bala, the Community and Mobilisation Officer of Engender Health, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) funded by the U.S. Agency for...

Kumo Wins Big, Beats Opponent Hands Down

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

Nephrologist Counsels Nigerians Against Excessive Intake Of Local Herbs

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

Soyinka Is Moving To South Africa

Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, speaks to foreign journalist during an interview in Lagos, Nigeria, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. Soyinka said Friday his home of...

Lagos Shut Down 53 Worship Centres, Hotels

By Alaba Ajibade, Lagos - The Lagos State Government, Wednesday shut down 53 churches, mosques and hotels over noise pollution and environmental nuisance. General Manager,...

Wayas, Man Of Taste And Rosy Cheeks Bows Out

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

Marketers Almost Pushed Me Out of Nollywood -Biodun Okeowo

The beautiful actress was almost pushed out of the industry she chose as a career by some marketers, who decided not to feature her...

Ndoma-Egba  Heads To Court, Seeks Cancellation Of Cross River Central Primaries

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Senate Leader, Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba, on Tuesday demanded for total cancellation of the just concluded  Cross River Central senatorial primaries, saying the...

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By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday says it has overcome the trauma of defeat by the opposition All Progressives Congress in...

Judge Sworn In APC’s Appointee Deputy Governor As Kogi Assembly Confirms Nomination

By Dipo Awojobi - The Kogi State House of Assembly has confirmed Simon Achuba as the Deputy Governor of the state. Governor Yahaya Bello forwarded...

Buratai Summons Top Army Officers Over Alleged Coup

By Dipo Awojobi -The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has summoned top commanders of the service to the Army headquarters for...

TRIBUTE: How Are The Mighty Fallen

By Femi Fani-Kayode Insults mean nothing to me. They only fuel my resolve and strengthen my determination. They are...

CCT Presents 43 Documents Against Saraki As Evidence

By Dipo Awojobi - The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday, April 18 admitted that 43 documents have been presented as evidence against the President...

Developing Story: Malaysia Plane Lost Off Southern Vietnam

The search has continued for the Malaysian plane that went off the radar on Saturday. The plane departed Kuala Lumpur airport and was scheduled to...

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

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

Ambode Sacks Principal, VP, 4 Teachers Who Brutalised 14 Year Old Girl For Slapping...

By Dipo Awojobi - The incident, which attracted condemnation from many quarters, was said to have been perpetrated by the Principal of Eva Adelaja...

Identification Card: Senate Slams Governor Okorocha, Urges Policy Reversal On Northerners In Imo

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Imo State Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha came under fire  on the floor of the Senate Thursday over what lawmakers described as...

Gombe Partners FG, Stakeholders In Mining Sector To Unlock Solid Minerals Potentials

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(News Investigators)/At least 26 Federal and State tertiary educational institutions in the North-West geopolitical zone of the country have benefitted from the ongoing sensitization...

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By Nuel Suji - Fifty-seven million people in Nigeria do not have access to safe water while over 130 million are without access to...

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