By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
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Senate Confirms Hassan, Kuru As NDIC, AMCON MDs

News Investigators/ The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Ahmed Kuru as Managing Director, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria(AMCON) for a second term in office, in line with President Muhammadu More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
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Court Orders CBN To Unfreeze #EndSARS Promoters’ Accounts

News Investigators/ The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to unfreeze the bank accounts of the 20 #EndSARS promoters. Justice Ahmed Mohammed gave the ruling following More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
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Lagos LCDA Aspirant Lists Priority Projects

LAGOS/News Investigators/ A chairmanship aspirant for Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Lagos State, Ajoke Moromoke Obe, has vowed to introduce developmental programmes that would make the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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Senate Receives Buhari’s Request To Confirm Buratai, Others As Ambassadors

News Investigators/ The Senate on Tuesday, received President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to confirm former Service Chiefs as non- career ambassador designates to Nigeria foreign missions. Mr. Buhari’s request More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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Buhari Flags Off Controversial $1.96bn Nigeria-Niger Rail Project

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday performed the ground-breaking ceremony of the Kano – Dutse – Jibia (Katsina State} – Maradi 284 Km rail project connecting Kano in Nigeria to Maradi More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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Army Refutes ‘Disjointed Reports’ Of Killing Of 5 Soldiers In Borno

News Investigators/ The Army has refuted some media reports that five soldiers were killed and others abducted by insurgents during repair of an electricity facility along Maiduguri- Damaturu road on Monday. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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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 general strategy to reach net zero emissions. Total noted that year 2020, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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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 raising the amount of sodium hydroxide in the supply. The Pinellas County More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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High-Flying Manchester City Turn Attention To FA Cup, As Everton Meet Spurs

News Investigators/ English Premier League (EPL) leaders Manchester City will turn their attention to the FA Cup this week when they travel to Wales to face Swansea for a place in the quarter-finals. Fresh from More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Alleged Covid-19 Contract Scam: Minister Says UK Govt. Must Answer For ‘Crime’

News Investigators/ Labour legislator and shadow cabinet minister, Rachel Reeve, said UK government must answer for allegedly granting 2 billion pounds ($2.7 billion) worth of COVID-19 contracts to friends and More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Clerics Urge Nigerians To Trust God, Remain Strong Amid Challenges

News Investigators/ The outgoing Abuja Regional Pastor of the Christ Apostolic Church, Godwin Osuigbo, has charged Nigerians to trust in God, remain courageous and be strong in the face of the current challenges More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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U.S., Australia, Japan Conduct Joint Military Drill To Deter China

News Investigators/ The U.S. is conducting a joint military exercise with Australia and Japan on Guam, an island territory in Micronesia, to counter perceived increasing Chinese belligerence in the region, the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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My Wife ls Promiscuous, Sleeps Around –Man Tells Court

News Investigators/ A 42-year-old businessman, Olayinka Oyeniyi, on Monday told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos State that his wife, Sekinat was promiscuous and has slept with many men. Mr. Oyeniyi said this More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Cryptocurrency Ban: Experts Optimistic Of Stock Market Rebound

News Investigators/ Capital Market experts on Monday expressed optimism that the ban on cryptocurrencies by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would likely trigger enhanced activities in the nation’s stock market. They More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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WHO, China Reach Agreements On Coronavirus Origin, Tracing

News Investigators/ Health experts from World Health Organisation (WHO) had reached several agreements with China during their trip to Wuhan in search of the COVID-19 origin, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Rice Farmers Want Govt To Provide Land For Increased Production

News Investigators/ The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) in Oyo State has appealed to the state and local governments to assist with land to enable them improve on rice production in 2021. The RIFAN More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 6th, 2021
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US-based Artiste Wants Nigerian Entertainers To Participate In Politics

News Investigators/ A US-based actor and producer, Sam Ojo, on Saturday advised Nigerian entertainers to participate in politics so as to formulate policies to improve the nation’s economy and movie industry. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, February 6th, 2021
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Nigeria Pushing To Get COVID-19 Vaccines By February, Says Foreign Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama says Nigeria is making efforts and hopeful to get the coronavirus vaccines to the country by end of February. Mr. Onyeama disclosed this More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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Survival Fund: FG Disburses N27bn, Opens Last Scheme Portal Feb. 9

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has disbursed N27 billion to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) as part of the MSMEs Survival Fund Scheme. Minister of State, Industry, Trade and Investment, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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Breast, Cervical Cancers On Rise In Nigeria –NGO

News Investigators/ Breast and Cervical cancers are on the rise in Nigeria, CancerAware, a Non-Governmental Organisation, declared in Lagos on Thursday. Its founder, Tolu Falowo, told the News Agency of Nigeria More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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Court Remands Cook For Alleged Cheating

News Investigators/ An Upper Area Court in Zuba, on Thursday, ordered that a 22-year-old cook, Murtala Mohammed who allegedly cheated a mobile money operator of N175,500, be remanded in a correctional facility. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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Alleged Fraud: Maina’s Son, Faisal, Escapes To U.S. –EFCC Tells Court

News Investigators/ Faisal Maina, son of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), has fled to the United States of America (USA), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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Buhari’s Land Border Closure Wrong Policy That Exacerbated Economic Woes –NESG

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) has advised the Federal Government to always consider its economic policy choices, before taking decision, in order to FastTrack economic growth, its More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021
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World Cancer Day: Lawmaker Tasks Women, Men On Regular Checkups

News Investigators/ A lawmaker in Lagos, Gbolahan Yishawu has advised women and men to imbibe the habit of going for regular checkups to avert the increasing cancer rate in the country. Mr. Yishawu, a member More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021
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Nollywood Actor Enyinna’s Portrait Selected For American Museum

News Investigators/ Award-winning Nollywood actor Enyinna Nwigwe‘s portrait photograph has been selected for a permanent exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African Art, located on More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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Traditional Medicine Vendor Cautions Against Self-Medication

News Investigators/ A Kano-based traditional medicine vendor, Usman Abdullahi, has cautioned traditional medicine users against engaging in self-medication.Mr. Abdullahi gave the caution in an interview with the More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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Buhari Returns To Abuja After 4-Day In Daura

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday returned to Abuja after four-day official visit to Daura, his hometown in Katsina State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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Fiscal Reforms Committee To Correct Errors In Finance Act 2020

News Investigators/ The Fiscal Policy Reforms Committee says it will take the opportunity to correct any perceived errors in the Finance Act 2020 if there is some fiscal enactment to adjust the 2021 Appropriation More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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Herders/Farmers Clashes: No Nigerian Has Right To Expel Others -Don

News Investigators/ A lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ilorin, Usman Akanbi, has asserted that no Nigerian has the right to expel others from any part of the country. Mr. Akanbi More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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30,000 Nigerians Benefit From Commonwealth Scholarships In 62 Years –Minister

News Investigators/ No fewer than 30,000 Nigerians have benefited from the Commonwealth Scholarship awards since its inception in 1959, according to Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education. Mr. Adamu made this known More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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Ik Osakioduwa Named Host, Nigerian Idol Season 6 –Organisers

News Investigators/ The Organisers of Music Talent Reality Show ‘Nigerian Idol Season 6’ have unveiled Nigerian TV/ Radio Personality Ik Osakioduwa as the host of the show. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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Hisbah Confiscates 260 Crates Of Alcoholic Drinks In Bauchi

News Investigators/ The Bauchi State Hisbah Board has confiscated 260 crates of alcoholic drinks from hotels and night clubs as part of its effort to enforce Sharia Islamic code. The permanent commissioner in More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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NIN-SIM Linkage Deadline Gets 8 Weeks Extension

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has extended the ongoing National Identification Number (NIN) and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) integration exercise by eight weeks, with a new deadline of April 6. This More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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UNODC Hails Marwa’s Appointment, Assures NDLEA Of More Support

News Investigators/ The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has promised to deepen relations with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) under its new Chairman, Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa (Rtd). The promise More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 1st, 2021
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Biden Overrules Trump, Withdraws $27.4b In Spending Cuts –White House

News Investigators/ U.S. President Joe Biden has withdrawn 73 budget cuts worth a combined 27.4 billion dollars, proposed by Donald Trump during the final week of his presidency, according to a letter addressed More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 1st, 2021
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Banditry: Oyo Sets Up Peace, Security Committees At LGs

IBADAN/News Investigators/ The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has assured of his determination to ensure that peace return to the troubled Oke-Ogun area of the state, even as the government is putting in More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, February 1st, 2021
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COVID-19: Oxygen Demand In Lagos Spikes To 400 Cylinders Daily –Sanwo-Olu

News Investigators/ Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that the demand for oxygen by coronavirus patients has increased to 400 cylinders per day. Mr. Sanwo-Olu made this known on Sunday in a statement More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 1st, 2021
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COVID-19: NCDC Records 685 New Infections As Total Rises To 131,242

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 685 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 131,242. The NCDC disclosed More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 1st, 2021
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COVID-19 Treatment: Lagos To Subject “Ivermectin” To Clinical Trial

News Investigators/ The Lagos State Government says it will deploy Ivermectin drug in a short clinical trial to ascertain its efficiency to prevent and treat COVID-19 infection. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 31st, 2021
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Police Arrest 5 Persons Over Alleged Kidnapping, Sexual Abuse

News Investigators/ The police, on Sunday, said that they had arrested five members of a kidnap gang that specialised in abduction of women and girls, sexually abusing them and obtaining ransom from their families.The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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Deputy Speaker Tasks APC On Membership Registration

News Investigators/ The Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives, Ahmed Wase has urged members of All Progressives Congress(APC) in Plateau to exhibit good conduct during membership registration and revalidation More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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Airtel Commences NIN Registration In Retail Outlets Across Nigeria

News Investigators/ Airtel Nigeria, a telecommunications service provider on Thursday says it has commenced the National Identity Number (NIN) registration exercise in its retail outlets across the country. Airtel More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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Toyota Beats Volkswagen In 2020 Global Car Sales

News Investigators/ Toyota Motor sold more vehicles worldwide than Volkswagen in 2020, dethroning the German rival as the world’s largest carmaker for the first time in five years, results showed on Thursday. This More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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FG Supports 20,000 Farmers In Kano

News Investigators/ The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Nasiru Gawuna, says about 20,000 farmers in the state have benefited from a special Federal Government agriculture enhancement programme.The federal government More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, January 21st, 2021
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Turaki’s Corruption Trial Adjourned Till January 25

News Investigators/ The trial of Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, a former Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, has been adjourned till January 25, 2021. At the resumed trial Wednesday, account More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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COVID-19: NCDC Records 1,301 New Infections

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,301 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 113,305. The NCDC disclosed figures More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Zamfara Denies Donating Vehicles To Bandits

News Investigators/ The Zamfara Government has denied an online media report that it gave Hilux trucks to “repentant bandits’’ in the state. Addressing journalists in his office on Tuesday, the state Commissioner More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Stakeholders Back Fusing Sports With Academics In Lagos Schools —Official

News Investigators/ The Lagos State government has announced plans to fuse education and sports in its schools, with a view to revamping School Sports in the state, the Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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3 Dead, 5 Vehicles Burnt As Petrol Tanker Explodes In Ogun –FRSC

News Investigators/ The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed that three persons died while several others were injured on Tuesday, when a petrol tanker exploded on IBB Boulevard in Abeokuta. The FRSC More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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Adeyinka-Bode Assumes Office As New Police Commissioner In Kebbi State

News Investigators/ The newly posted Kebbi State Commissioner of Police, Adeleke Adeyinka-Bode, has assumed duty in Birnin Kebbi. The command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Nafi’u Abubakar, said More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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S/W PDP Crisis: Chieftain Urges Fayose To Stop Attacks On Makinde

News Investigators/ A Chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adetokunbo Pearse, has urged former Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State to sheathe his sword against Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to strengthen More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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NDLEA: Group Lauds Buhari For Appointing Marwa

News Investigators/ The Centre for Ethical Rebirth Among Nigerian Youths (CERANY) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing retired Brig.-Gen, Buba Marwa as Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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Rumble Over FG’s COVID-19 Vaccine Sharing Formula: Zamfara Gets 1,339, FCT 936 Doses…Lagos, Oyo Plan Purchase

News Investigators/ State Governments, including Ogun, Oyo and Cross River states have faulted the doses of COVID-19 vaccines allocated to them by the Federal Government, even as some have vowed to buy independently More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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ANALYSIS: How Nigeria Engages COVID-19 In Battle With Increased Health Infrastructure

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic impacted the year 2020 negatively with projected long-lasting effects across all sectors, especially the health sector in Nigeria. The most impacted were the molecular diagnostic More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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APC Vows To Win Anambra Governorship Poll

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC), has expressed optimism that it will win the November Anambra governorship poll. The state APC Chairman, Basil Ejidike, said this while speaking with the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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China-Africa Friendship Remains ‘Rock-Solid,’ Says Chinese FM

News Investigators/ Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi. says China-Africa friendship remains rock-solid and stable, no matter what the international situation they face. Mr. Wang made the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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COVID-19 Origins: WHO Team Expected In China Thursday

News Investigators/ A team of experts commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to search for the origins of the COVID-19 is scheduled to arrive in China on Thursday, after a long, strained application More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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Court Grants Sowore N20m Bail

News Investigators/ A Wuse Zone II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja on Monday, admitted Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters and leader of #RevolutionNow movement, to bail in the sum of N20 million. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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Businesswoman In Court For Allegedly Pouring Hot Water On Neighbour

LAGOS/News Investigators/ A businesswoman, Onifunto Ogunshola, who allegedly poured boiled rice water on her neighbour, n Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The police charged Ogunshola, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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Covid-19: NCDC Confirms 1,544 New Cases, 12 Deaths In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 1,544 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified website on Friday, also confirmed More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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Twitter Axes Trump, Bans Account Permanently

News Investigators/ Twitter on Friday evening wielded the big stick against outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump, suspending his account permanently. Announcing this in a blog post, the company said it took More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, January 8th, 2021
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Soldier, MOPOL Among 103 Newly Rescued Kidnapped Victims In Katsina

News Investigators/ Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari, on Friday said that security forces have rescued 103 kidnapped victims, among them, a soldier and anti-riot policeman. Mr. Masari made this known while More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, January 7th, 2021
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NCC Clears Air On Speculations Of Impending Mass Disconnection Of Telephone Subscribers

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has cleared the air on speculations of impending mass disconnection of telephone subscribers. The NCC said the speculations arose as a result More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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COVID-19: Second Wave Ravaging Our Land, Claiming Many Lives, Says LUTH CMD

News Investigators/ The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, Chris Bode on Wednesday said COVID-19 second wave was ravaging our land and claiming many lives. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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U.S. Congressman Gets COVID-19 After Receiving Pfizer Vaccine

News Investigators/ A Republican member of the US House of Representatives, Kevin Brady said on Wednesday he had tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) shortly before he was due to receive the second dose More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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John Nwodo Emerges National Coordinator Southern, Middle Belt Forum

News Investigators/ Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has appointed the out-going President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo as national coordinator. This is contained in a statement issued More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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Unilorin ASUU Declares Readiness To Resume Academic Activities

News Investigators/ Chairman, University of Ilorin Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Saliu Ajao on Tuesday, assured of the Union’s readiness to return to the classroom. Mr. Ajao, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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Herdsmen Not Under Attack In South East -MACBAN

News Investigators/ Contrary to media reports, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has said that Fulani herdsmen were neither under attack nor are they being forced to leave any More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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ABCON Tasks CBN On FOREX Stability In 2021

News Investigators/ The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), on Tuesday, urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to continue to stabilise the foreign exchange rates for economic growth. ABCON More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 1st, 2021
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Expect Robust 2021, APC Chairman Tells Members

News Investigators/ Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Ade Adetimehin, has assured the party faithful of a robust new year.Mr. Adetimehin gave the assurance More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 1st, 2021
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BEDC Set To Roll Out 90,870 Meters In 4 States

News Investigators/ The Management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) says it has concluded plans to roll out no fewer than 90,870 meters to customers in its franchise areas of Edo, Delta, Ondo and More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 1st, 2021
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800,000 IDPs In Need Of Food Borneo, Zulum Writes NEMA

News Investigators/ Governor of Borno state, Babagana Zulum, has appealed for urgent intervention by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on the plight of about 800,000 displaced people in need of food More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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Crossover Night: FCTA Urges Churches To Observe COVID-19 Protocols

News Investigators/ The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has urged churches in the territory to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 protocols as they prepare for the crossover night service. Head, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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Chinese President Discusses With Merkel, Macron As China-EU Investment Deal Looms

News Investigators/ Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday had a discussion with European leaders as a landmark investment agreement between China and the European Union is expected to be reached after seven More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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U.S. Nurse Tests Covid-19 Positive After Receiving Vaccine

News Investigators/ An ICU nurse in San Diego, who had received Pfizer Inc. vaccine’s shot against COVID-19 on December 18, has tested positive for the virus. Mr. Matthew W, a 45-year-old nurse in San Diego, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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Sustaining Rural Development Through Solar Power System

By Constance AthekameElectricity access is essential for people’s lives and livelihoods; from using fridges for storing food and medicine; charging mobile phones to stay connected; lighting up households and More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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Police Arraign Surety For Failing To Produce Suspect

News Investigators/ A 47-year-old businessman, Segun Isaac, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly failing to produce a suspect he stood surety for, in a fraud case. The police More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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Avoid Travelling To Stay Safe, WHO Warns Amid Spike In Africa’s COVID-19 Numbers

News Investigators/ The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa, has advised people to avoid travelling, during this festive period, as over 2.6 million confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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NEWS ANALYSIS: The Paris Agreement: Where Nigeria Stands Five Years After

By Okeoghene AkubuikeIt is five years after the Paris Agreement on Climate Change was adopted by 196 parties (countries) at the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 in Paris of which Nigeria is a signatory. Since More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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A Nation In Search Of Vindication

By Matthew Kukah Hassan Another Christmas with Dark Clouds of Death:Let me paraphrase the holy prophet Isaiah who said: “For Jerusalem (Nigeria’s sake), I will not be silent until her vindication shines More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, December 24th, 2020
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Nigeria Records 1,133 New Covid-19 Infections, Total Cases Now 80,922

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 1,133 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, bringing the total figure of infected persons to 80,922. NCDC made More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020
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549 Kebbi Entrepreneurs To Receive N2bn FG Loan, Says Malami

BIRNIN-KEBBI/News Investigators/ No fewer than 3,000 owners of Small and Medium scale businesses in Kebbi State would receive Federal Government’s post COVID-19 grants in order to enhance their business activities, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020
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COVID-19: NCDC Registers 356 New Infections, 6 Deaths In 24hrs –Official Website

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has registered 356 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, as at Dec.21, the Centre announced on its verified website on Monday. The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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Kankara Schoolboys: U.S. Urges FG To Hold Kidnappers Accountable

News Investigators/ The United States (U.S.) on Thursday condemned the abduction of hundreds of children by gunmen from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, on Dec. 11, urging the government More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Insecurity: Group Urges South-West Governors To Set Up Security Trust Fund For Amotekun

News Investigators/ Governors of the six South-West states have been urged to empower the South-West Security Network (SWSN), codenamed ‘Amotekun’ by creating a trust fund for the security outfit across the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Insecurity: Navy To Acquire 2 Warships In 2021

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Navy will take delivery of two warships in 2021 in an effort to boost operations in the nation’s territorial waters. Flag Officer Commanding Logistics Command Oghara, Delta, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Pandemic Offers Opportunity For Critical Thinking, Osinbajo Tells UK Delegation

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the COVID-19 era offers opportunity for Nigeria and the United Kingdom to adopt innovative ways of addressing their challenges. He gave the charge when More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Gov Udom Emmanuel Secures Final Approval For Ibom Deep Seaport

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has fulfilled a key part of his campaign promise to ensure the completion of the Ibom Deep Seaport project before the end of his administration as More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Ex-CBN Director Commends FG On Land Borders Reopening

News Investigators/ A former Director, Budgetary Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titus Okunrounmu, on Thursday commended the Federal Government for the immediate reopening four land borders across the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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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 Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja. President Muhammadu More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Rice, Poultry, Others Remained Banned As FG Reopens 4 Borders

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reopening of four land borders in three of the six geopolitical zones of the country with immediate effect. These include Seme border in the South- More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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UN Demands ‘Immediate, Unconditional’ Release Of Abducted Katsina Schoolboys

News Investigators/ United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the attack by suspected bandits at Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State on Dec. 11. Mr. Guterres’ More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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Tony Elumelu Foundation Partners EU To Empower Women From 54 Countries

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) TEF partners EU to empower women from 54 countries The Tony Elumelu Foundation, TEF, has announced a partnership with the European Union, EU, to identify, train, mentor and fund 2,500 young More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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Aubameyang Scores Own Goal As Struggling Arsenal Lose To Burnley

News Investigators/ Arsenal’s Premier League troubles intensified as they fell 1-0 at home by lowly Burnley on Sunday with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring an own goal after Granit Xhaka was sent off. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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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 International Development (USAID), says early marriage More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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Shekau Is Crippled, Says Captured Boko Haram Fighter

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A captured Boko Haram fighter says Abubakar Shekau, leader of the sect, can no longer walk effectively.Mohammed Adam, a teenage fighter, who is currently in custody of troops of 195 battalion More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Northern Governors Mourn Leadership Publisher Nda-Isaiah

News Investigators/ The Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) has expressed shock over the death of Sam Nda-Isaiah, founder and Chairman of Leadership Newspapers.This is contained in a condolence message by the chairman More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Banditry: Police Confirm Attack On School In Katsina State

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Katsina, on Saturday confirmed an attack by gunmen on Government Science Secondary School (GSSS) Kankara, on Friday night.The Police, in a statement issued by the command’s More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Bandit Attack: Masari Orders Closure Of All Boarding Schools

News Investigators/ Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, has ordered the immediate closure of all boarding secondary schools in the state. Mr. Masari gave the directive in a statement by his Director-General More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Experts Crack Serial Killer’s Code 51 Years After Being Sent To U.S. Paper

News Investigators/ A coded message sent by the Zodiac Killer to The San Francisco Chronicle in 1969 has finally been cracked, the newspaper reported on Friday. A team of code breakers solved the vexing cryptogram More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 11th, 2020
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SpaceX Prototype Rocket Destroyed In Explosive Test Launch

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) SpaceX’s Starship rocket prototype exploded in flames as it made a vertical landing on Wednesday, minutes after what seemed to be an uneventful test launch from the company’s testing site More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 11th, 2020
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Wike Tells FG To Fund East West Road From Sovereign Wealth Fund

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has advised the Federal Government to include the East – West road among the critical infrastructural projects being funded from the coffers of More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 11th, 2020
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Defence Minister, Buratai, Others Go Into Isolation As GOC Dies

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian Army has cancelled the remaining activities in the ongoing Chief of Army Staff’s annual conference 2020 after a participant died in Abuja, on Tuesday. The victim, identified More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 11th, 2020
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2023: Goodluck Jonathan Free To Seek PDP Ticket – Secondus –

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, declared yesterday that former president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, can contest for the presidential ticket of More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 11th, 2020
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Robinho Is Sentenced To 9 Years In Prison For Raping A Young Albanian Woman

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Robinho is sentenced to 9 years in prison for abusing a young Albanian woman The Milan Court of Appeal confirmed this Thursday the sentence to nine years in prison to the Brazilian soccer More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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FEC Approves N1.1bn Expansion Work On Maiduguri Airport, Insurance Cover For 22 Airports

News Investigators/ The Federal Executive Council has approved the sum of N1.1 billion for the expansion of the apron of Maiduguri airport and insurance cover for 22 airports across the country. Minister of More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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NASS To Make Smart Card Reader Compulsory In Future Elections

News Investigators/ The National Assembly says it plans to make the use of Smart Card Reader compulsory in future elections in Nigeria.Chairperson House Committee on Electoral Matters, Aishatu Dukku said this at More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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Over 300,000 Benefits From N10bn MSMEs Fund –FG

News Investigators/ The Federal Government says the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Survival Fund scheme has over 300,000 direct beneficiaries paid so far, amounting to close to N10 billion. Special More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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DPR Boss Says Oil, Gas Industry Needs Fortification

News Investigators/ The Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Sarki Auwalu, says Nigeria’s oil and gas industry needs fortification in five key areas to support national economic stability, robustness More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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Ugwuanyi Presents N169. 8 Billion Budget Estimates To State Assembly

ENUGU/News Investigators/ Enugu State governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Wednesday presented a 2021 budget proposal of N169.8billion to the State Assembly.Mr. Ugwuanyi said that the 2021 budget estimate was 13 per More...