By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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World Toilet Day: Group Laments Absence Of Public Toilets In Plateau

News Investigators/ The Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN) has lamented the absence of public toilets in Plateau State, calling on the Government to construct toilets in offices and other public places. Programme More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
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Court Dissolves 15-Year-Old Marriage Over Theft, Abandonment

News Investigators/ A Customary Court in Mapo, Ibadan on Wednesday dissolved a 15-year-old marriage between a trader, Basirat Rahmon and her estranged husband, a ”spiritual consultant”, Olaide, over complaints More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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Court Dissolves 2-Year-old “Undefined Relationship” Over Constant Fighting

News Investigators/ A Customary Court sitting in Ikole Ekiti, Ekiti on Thursday dissolved two-year-old ”undefined relationship” between Lawrence Taiwo and his partner, Lola. Delivering judgment, the president More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 1st, 2020
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Yahaya Commiserates With Umar Maigari Family Over Loss Of 3 Sons In Ghastly Accident

News Investigators/ Gombe state Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Sunday expressed deep sadness over the death of three members of Umaru Maigari family in a ghastly accident along Kano road. The deceased: Usman More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 29th, 2020
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Wike Signs Executive Order Proscribing IPOB in Rivers

News Investigators/ Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has signed an executive order to reinforce the ban on the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and its activities in the State. He made this known in a More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Looted COVID-19 Palliatives Kept For Vulnerable People, Says NGF

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Monday said the looted COVID-19 palliative in warehouses in some states were not hoarded but kept for vulnerable.The NGF Head of Media and Public Affairs, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Protesters Set Zik’s Statue Ablaze

News Investigators/ Hoodlums in Onitsha, Anambra, have destroyed the statue of Nigeria’s first president, Nnamdi Azikiwe, erected in the city. The hoodlums are suspected to be some of those who hijacked the More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Saturday, October 10th, 2020
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Bauchi Govt Asks Emir Of Misau To Apologize For Negligence

News Investigators/ The Bauchi State Government on Friday asked the Emir of Misau, Ahmed Suleiman, to tender an apology for his negligence of duty to the state government. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalled More...

By Victor Udoh On Friday, October 9th, 2020
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US Consulate Trains Journalists To Hold Govt. Accountable

News Investigators/ The United States Consulate in Nigeria on Friday concluded its three-week capacity-building workshop for Bayelsa-based journalists and admonished them to hold government accountable to the people.The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 9th, 2020
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Buhari Felicitates With Yahya At 59

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State on the occasion of his 59th birthday, October 9, 2020. Mr. Buhari rejoices with the founding member More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
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Group Pledges To Develop Tourism Sector In FCT

News Investigators/ Team Ramatu, a political group in support of the FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has pledged to develop the tourism sector in the Federal Capital Territory, to create jobs and reduce More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
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Spate Of Kidnappings In Kogi Reduced, Says Bello

News Investigators/ The governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has said that the spate of kidnappings in the state has reduced to the barest minimum. He stated this on Saturday at the Senate Press Corps’ Retreat More...

By Victor Udoh On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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World Contraceptive Day: Advocacy For Family Planning, A Service To Humanity — Official

ASABA/News Investigators/ The Director, Department of Women Affairs, Delta Ministry of Women Affairs, Community and Social Development, Faith Okpohworho, has said that advocacy for family planning is service to More...

By Victor Udoh On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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Appeal Court Reserves Judgment In Bayelsa Deputy Gov. Certificate Forgery Suit

News Investigators/ The Court of Appeal on Friday reserved judgment in Bayelsa deputy governor’s alleged certificate forgery suit. The Deputy Governor, Sen. Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, asked the Court of Appeal More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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Osinbajo Celebrates Fasoranti’s `Life Of Significance’ At 94

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, felicitated with elder statesman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, on the occasion of his 94th birthday. Mr. Osinbajo’s virtual remark at Fasoranti’s birthday More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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Performance Audit C’ttee Not To Witch-Hunt Caretaker Chairmen

News Investigators/ Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, inaugurated a Performance Audit Committee for Local Government Administration in the state.The governor, who inaugurated the committee at the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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Gombe Approves 4th October For Schools Reopening

News Investigators/ Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has approved the reopening of all public and private Schools in the state closed some months ago due to the covid-19 Pandemic. By this approval, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Zamfara Govt Tracks N37bn Refund On Executed FG Projects

(News investigators) Zamfara Government says it has alerted security agencies to track the whereabouts of over N37 billion refunds on Federal Government projects executed by the state. Alhaji Rabiu Garba, the More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Operation Panther: FRSC Records 2,225 Violations, Arrests 1,975

News Investigators/ The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) have arrested 1,975 traffic offenders within the first two weeks of its ‘Operation Panther I’ traffic exercise. The arrests were made More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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Zamfara APC: Marafa’s Loyalists Reject Expulsion Of Sirajo Garba, 125 Others

News Investigators/ The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) faction in Zamfara, under Sen. Kabiru Marafa, has reacted to the expulsion of Sirajo Garba and 125 other members from the party, describing More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Army’s Impartiality In Political Process Commendable -Makinde

News Investigators/ Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Monday, commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai for leading a professionalized Army, declaring that his administration would continue More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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Yahaya Restates Commitment To Youths Empowerment, Human Capital Dev.

As ITF Sets to Establish Regional Office in Gombe. GOMBE/News Investigators/ The Industrial Training Fund, ITF is to establish a regional office in Gombe State to coordinate and oversee the training More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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Be Vigilant Over Ondo Poll, Group Urges Nigerians, International Community

News Investigators/ AS reactions continue to trail the fire outbreak reported at the Ondo State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in which about 5,100 card readers were reportedly More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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NGO Hails El – Rufai’s Monthly N21m LGAs Nutrition Intervention Funding

KADUNA/News Investigators/ A Non Governmental Organization, Save the Children International (SCI) has commended Kaduna State Government for ensuring a monthly disbursement of N21 million to its 23 Local Government More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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Malnutrition: Kaduna Council Approves Multi-Sectoral Strategic Plan To Tackle Problem

News Investigators/ The Kaduna State Human Capital Development Council has approved the State Multi-Sectoral Strategic Plan of Action on Nutrition (KDMSPAN), 2020 -2024, to address the problem of malnutrition in More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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Suswam Condemns Terwase’s Killing

News Investigators/ Chairman, Senate Committee on Power Gabriel Suswam has condemned the killing of repentant militia leader in Benue, Terwase Agwaza, also known as Gana, by men of the Nigerian Army in Gboko. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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Forum Tasks South East Governors On Agric Sector Revival

News Investigators/ The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo socio-political organisation, on Wednesday tasked South East governors on revival of neglected agriculture to boost economy and job creation in the zone. The More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
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Traditional Worshippers Accuse Makinde Of Discrimination, Stage Protest In Ibadan

News Investigators/ Some traditional worshippers, Tuesday held a peaceful march to the Oyo state government secretariat complex at Agodi Ibadan, to protest against alleged discrimination by the state government. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Yahaya Sets Up Interim Board For Microfinance Bank, Suspends Officials

GOMBE/News Investigators/ In a bid to restructure and reposition the state-owned Bubayero Microfinance Bank, the Governor of Gombe state, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has approved the constitution of an 11- member More...

By Victor Udoh On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Stakeholders Laud Ayade’s Project Interventions In Communities

News Investigators/ Stakeholders in Yala local government area of Cross River have commended Gov. Ben Ayade for his laudable projects in some communities in the area. The Vice Chairman of Yala local government More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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Yahaya Hails Buratai, Promises Continuous Support For Armed Forces

News Investigators/ The Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Thursday said his administration will continue to support the Nigerian Army in carrying out its constitutional mandate of maintaining peace More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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Gombe Inaugurates 7-Man Committee On Schools Dev., Teachers Rationalisation

News Investigators/ The Gombe State Government has inaugurated a committee on schools development and teachers rationalisation in other to enhance educational development in the State. The committee is to among More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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Zamfara To Establish Multi-Billion Naira School Of Nursing

GUSAU/News Investigators/ Zamfara Government says it will soon begin construction of a multi-billion naira School of Nursing and Midwifery in Zurmi, the headquarters of Zurmi Local Government.The Special Adviser More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Ize-Iyamu Laments Poor Infrastructure In Okpella

News Investigators/ The All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate in the forthcoming Edo state governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has assured residents of Okpella that his administration would ensure the development More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 22nd, 2020
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COVID-19: New NIS Comptroller in Oyo Vows To Arrest, Prosecute Violators Of Land Border Closure

News Investigators/ The new Comptroller of Nigeria Immigration Service, Oyo State Command, Usman Babangida says the command will arrest and prosecute violators of the ban on land borders. Mr. Babangida stated More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, August 22nd, 2020
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Yahaya Restates Commitment To Sound Education

News Investigators/ The Gombe State governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has reassured of his administration’s commitment to sound education, saying it remains one of its cardinal programmes. Mr. Yahaya More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 14th, 2020
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Lagos Govt Charges Lagosians To Plant Coconuts Trees

LAGOS/News Investigators/ The Secretary to the Lagos State Government (SSG), Folashade Jaji, has urged residents to cultivativate coconut trees to benefit from its economic and nutritional values. Mrs. Jaji, More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
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Lagos Assembly Service Commission Promotes 103 Staff

LAGOS/News Investigators/ The Lagos House of Assembly Service Commission (LAHASCOM) has promoted 103 officers and urged the newly promoted management and senior staff to be good ambassadors in the discharge of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
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NEDC To Execute 224 Projects In 112 LGs In N/East

News Investigators/ The North East Development Commission (NEDC) is to execute 224 developmental projects in 112 Local government areas across the six North-East states. The NEDC Managing Director, Mohammed More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 10th, 2020
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Blasphemy: Court Sentences Man To Death By Hanging In Kano

News Investigators/ An Upper Shari’a Court sitting in Kano on Monday, sentenced a 30-year-old man, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, to death by hanging after his conviction for blasphemy. The convict , who resides at More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 10th, 2020
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S/Kaduna Killings: Special Task Force Arrests 8 Suspects

News Investigators/ The Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), maintaining peace in Plateau and part of Southern Kaduna and Bauchi states, has arrested eight suspects in connection with the recent killings More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 6th, 2020
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Herdsman Bags Death Sentence In Ekiti Over Murder

News Investigators/ An Ekiti State High Court on Thursday sentenced a 25-year-old man, Mohamodu Haruna, to death by hanging for matchetting to death a fellow herdsman. Delivering judgment in the murder case More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Father Of 3 Commits Suicide In Nsukka

ENUGU/News Investigators/ A father of three children, Emmanuel Eze on Monday allegedly committed suicide at Amagu Umudiaka village, Ihe community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State. Mr. Eze, who More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Yahaya, Emir of Gombe, Others Observe Eid Prayers At Gombe Juma’at Mosque

Governor Inuwa Yahaya at the eid prayer ground (photo: Abdul no shaking) News Investigators/ Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Friday joined other Muslims in the state to observe the Eid prayer More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Yahaya Signs N107Billion Revised 2020 Budget

Governor Mohammed Yahaya signing the revised budget on Monday. News Investigators/ Gombe state Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has signed the revised 2020 budget into law. The initially signed budget, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 18th, 2020
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Yahaya Appoints DGs For Joint Projects Devt Agency, Gombe Geographical Information System

GOMBE/News Investigators/ The Governor of Gombe State, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has approved the appointment of Engr. Idris Mohammed Mahdi as Director-General, Gombe State Joint Project Development Agency. Similarly, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 17th, 2020
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Ize-Iyamu Hails BBC Yewande Adewusi’s Appointment

News Investigators/ The Candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the Edo Governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu has congratulated Edo-born Yewande Adewusi on her recent appointment as the Regional Director More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Yahaya Orders Immediate Enforcement Of TSA In Gombe

News Investigators/ Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has signed Executive Order No. 5 of 2020, which authorizes the immediate implementation and enforcement of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) in Gombe state. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 13th, 2020
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Abuja World Trade Centre Razed

News Investigators/ A fire outbreak on Monday gutted part of the high rise building of the World Trade Centre, located in the Federal Capital Territory. General Manager, Operations, at the centre, Ibukun Adegun, More...

By Victor Udoh On Friday, July 10th, 2020
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Communities In Bayelsa Inaugurate N141.65m Projects

News Investigators/ The Dodo River Communities Development Association in Ekeremor Local Government area of Bayelsa on Friday inaugurated projects worth over N141.65 million funded by the NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture. The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 10th, 2020
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Ugwuanyi Inaugurates State Community Policing Advisory Committee

News Investigators/ Governor of Enugu State,. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on Thursday appointed 17 members to the State Community Policing Advisory Committee to ensure a successful implementation of Community Policing More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 10th, 2020
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Oyo lnaugurates Family Court To Enforce Child Rights, Others

IBADAN/News Investigators/ The Judiciary in Oyo State has inaugurated the Family Court to protect the rights of children and address increasing domestic violence in the society. In his speech during the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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Orton’s Wife, Cooks, Others Test Positive To Covid-19

News Investigators/ The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Saturday announced names of some top government officials that have tested positive to the Coronavirus in the state. Secretary to the State Government, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, July 3rd, 2020
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Flags Fly At Half-Mast In Ondo After Health Commissioner Dies Of Covid-19

News Investigators/ Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Wahab Adegbenro, has died of Covid-19 complications on Thursday at the Federal Medical Centre in Owo, Ondo State. Flags are flying at half-mast in honour More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Take Advantage Of Free Covid-19 Test, Lagos Govt Urges Residents

News Investigators/ The Lagos State Government has reiterated that COVID-19 testing for residents of the state was free of charge, urging them to take advantage of it. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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COVID-19: Rivers Govt Orders Compulsory Test For Govt House Personnel

News Investigators/ The Rivers Government has directed all staff of Government House, Port Harcourt, to go for mandatory COVID-19 test to check the spread of the pandemic in the state. A statement on Monday More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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Amotekun Arrests 42 Cows Over Alleged Destruction Of Farmlands In Ondo

News Investigators/ The Ondo State Command of the regional Security Network Agency, codenamed Amotekun Corps, has arrested 42 cows over alleged destruction of farmlands around Alagbaka Extension in Akure, the Ondo More...

By Victor Udoh On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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COVID-19: Delta Records 532 Cases, Orders Offices Decontamination

News Investigators/ Delta State has recorded 532 confirmed cases of coronavirus as at June 23, a top aide to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa has announced. Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the governor, Olisa Ifeajika, made More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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Yobe Govt Awards N5bn Contract For 2 Modern Markets

News Investigators/ Yobe State Government has awarded contract for the construction of two modern markets in Potiskum and Gashua at the cost of N5 billion. Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Tourism, More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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Insecurity: Gombe Inaugurates Community Policing Advisory Committee

News Investigators/ Governor of Gombe State, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has inaugurated an advisory committee toward the establishment of community policing, assuring of synergy with security agencies in the state More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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Borno Govt. Employs 12,735 Hunters, Vigilantes To Enhance Security

News Investigators/ Borno Government has employed 12,735 as members of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) comprising hunters and vigilantes, to complement efforts of security agencies in the state. The state Commissioner More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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Yahaya Hails Ardo Kumo’s Appointment As Federal Perm-Sec

News Investigators/ The Governor of Gombe state, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has received with excitement, the appointment of Babayo Ardo Kumo as a Federal Permanent Secretary representing Gombe State. In a congratulatory More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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Gombe Gov. Pegs Fertilizer Price At N5000, Flags-off Sales, Distribution Of 20,000 Metric Tons

GOMBE/News Investigators/ Governor State governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has flagged- off sales and distribution of 20,000 metric tons of fertilizer for the year 2020 farming season in a bid to boost agricultural More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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Oyo Govt. Adopts Report Of 2017-2019 Contracts Review Committee

…..says report will aid anti-corruption drive News Investigators/ The Oyo State Government has, on Tuesday, adopted the report of the committee set up to review projects and contracts signed between 2017 and More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, June 11th, 2020
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Gombe Governor Mourns Ex-PDP Chairman, Nuhu Poloma

News Investigators/ Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has expressed sadness over the death of former state Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nuhu Poloma who died on monday at the age of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 9th, 2020
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Vijah Opuama Presented Questionable Certificates, Bayelsa Dep Gov Alleges

News Investigators/ The Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo on Tuesday accused the governorship candidate of the Liberation Movement in the last governorship poll in the state, Vijah Opuama of More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 7th, 2020
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Oyo Govt, Police Vow To Fish Out Killer Rapists Of Student, Pregnant Woman

IBADAN/News Investigators/ The government of Oyo State and the State Police Command have vowed to work harmoniously to ensure the arrest of killers of a pregnant woman, Azeezat Shomuyiwa and an 18-year-old student More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 7th, 2020
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Muslim Women Association Calls For Justice For Rape, Murder Victims

IBADAN/News Investigators/ Criterion, a Muslim women in business and the professions association, Oyo State chapter, has called on the government to ensure security operatives punish perpetrators of rape and murder More...

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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Gombe Discharges Another Batch Of 153 Almajiris After 2- Week Quarantine

GOMBE/News Investigators/ Gombe state government has discharged another batch of 153 almajiri children who tested negative to coronavirus after the two weeks mandatory quarantine period at its Amada facility in More...

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

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

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

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

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

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

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Airstrike Destroys Boko Haram/ISWAP Terrorists’ Logistics Base

FCT/News Investigators/ The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) on Monday, destroyed the logistics base of the Boko Haram/Islamic States of West Africa Province (ISWAP) More...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 2nd, 2020
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Emir Of Rano Dies At 74

News Investigators/ The Emir of Rano in Kano State, Amb. Abubakar Tafida, is dead. Alhaji Kabiru Alasan, the Turakin Rano and member, Rano Emirate Council, confirmed to the News  Agency of Nigeria (NAN) More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Fayemi Appoints Father Who Denied ‘Runaway Son’ Access Home Covid-19 Ambassador

Alaba Ajibade/ The Governor of Ekiti State, ADO-EKITI/Kayode Fayemi has honoured the father of the young man who sneaked into Ado -Ekiti from Lagos, Femi Adeoye as Covid-19 ambassador. Mr. Adeoye was honored More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Yahaya Commisserates With Adamawa Gov Over Mother’s Death

GOMBE/News Investigators/ Gombe state Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has commiserated with his Adamawa state counterpart, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri over the demise of his mother Hajiya Fatima Umaru Badami who More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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25-Yrs Old Dies Of COVID-19 Related Disease In Lagos -Official

LAGOS/News Investigators/ The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, has announced another COVID-19 related death, involving a 25-year-old male patient. Mr. Abayomi, a professor, through his Twitter More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Lockdown: 500,000 Households To Benefit From Aisha Buhari’s Donation In Kano

News Investigators/ Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, through her foundation, ‘Future Assured’, has donated 16 trucks of assorted food items and for distribution to 500,000 households in Kano State. Mrs More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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COVID-19: Niger Govt Repatriate Almajiri Children To Home States

News Investigators/ The Niger Government says it has concluded arrangements to repatriate all Almajiri children to their states of origin. Ahmed Matane Secretary to the State Government and Chairman, Niger State More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Covid-19: Gombe Governor Bans “Achaba”, Approves Additional Measures

News Investigators/ Gombe state Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has banned the use of commercial motorcycles popularly known as “Achaba” as part of additional measures to curtail the spread of coronavirus More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
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COVID-19: Ooni Fumigates Ile-Ife, Moves To Donate Fumigators To 36 States

News Investigators/ The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has fumigated the ancient city of Ile-Ife and its environs against the pandemic Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease with newly invented locally made More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
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Ex-attorney General, Richard Akinjide Is Dead

News Investigators/ A former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Richard Akinjide is dead. Mr. Akinjide, aged 88, died in the early of hours of Tuesday at his Ibadan home. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 20th, 2020
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CRA Condemns Kano Governor For Forceful Conversion Of Christian Minor Girls To Islam

ABUJA/News Investigators/ The Christian Rights Agenda (CRA) has condemned in the strongest terms the forceful and provocative conversion of Christian minor girls from Christianity to Islam by Kano state Governor More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 18th, 2020
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COVID-19: Why We Are Making 1 Million Face Masks –Makinde

IBADAN/News Investigators/ Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has said that the state government has resolved to produce one million face masks for use of the people of the state as a measure of fighting More...

By Victor Udoh On Saturday, April 18th, 2020
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Gunmen Kidnap Anglican Priest In Delta Community

ASABA/News Investigators/ Gunmen on Saturday kidnapped an Anglican priest working on his farm at Issele-Mkpitime in the Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta. A resident in the community, Uche Obinkwor, More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Thursday, April 16th, 2020
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Fear Of Sack Grips Teachers In Kaduna As COVID-19 Spread

KADUNA/News Investigators/ Fear of job loss has grips private school teachers in Kaduna State as school owners may not cope with payment of salaries due to the COVID-19 lockdown. A teacher at Excell Model School, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 13th, 2020
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Ekiti Sets To Release ‘Low Risk’ Inmates

News Investigators/ The Ekiti Government says all is set for the release of “low risk” inmates of the Ado Ekiti Correctional Centre to further curtail the spread of COVID-19 in the state. The Attorney-General More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, April 12th, 2020
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COVID-19: NGO Partners Oyo To Organise Free Testing For 2,000 Residents

News Investigators/ In line with Governor Seyi Makinde’s plan to conduct COVID-19 tests on at least 10,000 residents of the State within a short time, a Non-Governmental Organisation(NGO), Citizen For Citizen, More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Saturday, April 11th, 2020
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COVID-19: Ondo Cancels Easter Services

AKURE/ News Investigators/ The Government of Ondo State has reversed its earlier decision to allow Christians to hold Church services on Sunday, saying the discovery of a second index case Covid-19 informed its More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Saturday, April 11th, 2020
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Easter: Yahaya Felicitates With Christians, Urges Sustained Prayers Against Covid-19

GOMBE/ News Investigators/ Governor of Gombe State Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has urged Christian faithful to pray for enduring peace, stability and an end to the Covid-19 pandemic, just a he felicitate with the Christian More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 11th, 2020
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2 Months Free Electricity Tariff Is NASS’ Proposal -PHED

PORT HARCOURT/ News Investigators/ The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has denied plan to offer two months free electricity to customers as part of palliative to cushion the effect of lockdown More...