By News Investigators On Friday, March 1st, 2019
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PDP Vows To ‘Unearth’ Buhari’s Election Flaws In Court

PDP National Chairman By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says its decision to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 Presidential Election in the court, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Buhari, Osinbajo Receive Certificates Of Return

President Muhammadu Buhari By Sadiq Umar – Following their victory at the poll, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented certificate of return to President Muhammadu Buhari and More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Buhari Coasts To Victory As PDP Heads To Court

President Buhari By Sadiq Umar – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari appears set for victory in his re-election bid with higher vote scores ahead of his closest rival and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Elections: FG Announces Visa Fee Waiver For Foreign Observers

EU Elections monitors By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has approved visa fee waiver for accredited observers and monitors in order to alleviate the problem that may have come with the postponement More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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2019 Elections: INEC Promises Exceptional Corpers Automatic Employment

Yakubu Mahmood By Sadiq Umar – The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has promised automatic employment for members National Youth Corp Service (NYSC) who More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Disarm Political Thugs Now To Avoid Bloodbath In Idanre -PDP Cries Out

IGP Adamu Mohammed AKURE/By Alaba Ajibade – The campaign Coordinator of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Idanre/Ifedore federal constituency in Ondo State, Hon. Mayokun Akinmoladun has More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Deji Adeyanju Regains Freedom

Deji Adeyanju By Ibrahim Imam – Detained political activist, Deji Adeyanju has been granted bail by a Kano State High Court on Monday after spending 67 days in detention. Mr. Adeyanju was released on More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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FLASHBACK: U.S. 1979 Cable Report That Predicted Shagari’s Failure

President Shehu Shagari with Queen Elizabeth By Idowu Bakare – A declassified US Cable on Nigeria’s 1979 general elections has revealed why the country’s Second Republic failed, just as it predicted More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Court Remands Former SGF, Babachir Lawal, In EFCC Custody

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court Tuesday ordered that the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Buhari Warns Against Electoral Violence As DSS Assures Adequate Security

Muhammadu Buhari (News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has again warned that sponsors and perpetrators of electoral violence in the forthcoming elections will face the law, no matter how highly influential More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Buhari Campaign Spokesman Blasts U.S. Amb., Accuses Foreign Envoys Of Making “Unguarded Statements”

Festus Keyamo By Sadiq Umar – The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign organization has criticized the United States’ Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, describing his repeated More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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2019 Polls: Control Border, Illegal Aliens Now, IDFP Charges Buhari

IDFP Patrons By Sadiq Umar – Ahead of the general elections scheduled for February, the Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) has called on the government to control our national borders to arrest More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Buhari Swears In Bolaji Owasanoye As New ICPC Chairman

Professor Bolaji Owasanoye (News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in the new chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Bolaji Owasanoye. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Onnoghen Loses Appeal To Halt Trial

Justice Walter Onnoghen By Sadiq Umar – Embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (NJC), Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday lost the bid to stop the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), from proceeding with his trial over More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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162 Libya Returnees Arrive Lagos

Libya returnees at the MMI Airport (News Investigators) /National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Wednesday received a batch of 162 Nigerians who were stranded in Libya, back into Nigeria. The Coordinator, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Onnoghen, Muhammad Get 7-Days To Repond To Queries, As NJC Begins Trial

…CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar To Be Tried By FJSC NJC Building in Abuja By Sadiq Umar – The National Judicial Council (NJC) has directed suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Buhari Tears Senate Apart Over Onnoghen

Opposed court action By Sadiq Umar – Amid controversy trailing the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, the Nigerian Senate is now sharply divided on whether to seek legal More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 26th, 2019
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US, EU Express Worry Over Onnoghen Suspension

US, EU flags (News Investigators) /The International Communities have expressed concern over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, urging for swift and peaceful resolution of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 25th, 2019
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Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Demand Walter Onnoghen Suspension Reversal, Say It’s Illegal

South and Middle Belt Leaders By Sadiq Umar – The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders forum (SMBL) on Friday rejected what it called the “illegal suspension” of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 25th, 2019
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Why I Suspended Onnoghen -Buhari

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, just as he sworn in Tanko Mohammed as replacement. Mr Buhari cited an More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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2019 Elections: US, UK Warn Politicians Of Dire Consequences

President Trump (News Investigators) /The United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK) have warned of repercussions for anyone found to be responsible for election-related violence or undermining the democratic More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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FG Prohibits Arms At Rallies, Directs Security Agencies On Free, Fair Elections,

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has restated its commitment to ensuring free, fair and safe polls in the forth-coming general elections, even as it warned against bearing arms at rallies or elections. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 19th, 2019
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Atiku’s US Trip: Time For PDP To Rev Up Campaign, Says Ikechukwu

Atiku Abubakar and Murray Ben Bruce with a Congress official By Sadiq Umar – The Executive Director of Development Specs, Okey Ikechukwu, has described the visit of the presidential candidate of the Peoples More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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INEC Publishes Final List, Jerry Gana, SDP Candidate Missing

INEC (News Investigators) /The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of the eligible candidates for the various elective positions, in the 2019 general elections, even More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Scores Killed In Kenya Terrorist Attack

Kenya Police (News Investigators) /Many people have been killed by suspected militants who attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya. Gunfire and blasts were heard inside the compound in the Westlands More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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2019 Election: Interfaith Cautions Politicians On Hate, Dangerous Speeches

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, Sultan of Sokoto Rev. Supo Oyekunle, CAN President (News Investigators) /The Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) has urged politicians to shun hate and dangerous speeches More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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2019: Sultan, Onaiyekan Lead Religious Leaders’ Parley On Peaceful Elections

Cardinal Onaiyekan, Archbishop Kukah and Sultan Abubakar By Sadiq Umar – Determined to ensure peaceful general elections, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammed Sa’ad Abubakar 111 and the Archbishop of More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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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 of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Monday over alleged non-declaration of assets. A More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Buhari Replaces Kawu, Appoints New Liaison Officer For National Assembly

Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub as his Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly matters. The appointment followed the resignation of Kawu Sumaila, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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PDP Dares Tinubu To Speak Out On Alleged Blackmail Into Accepting To Lead APC Campaign Council

Bola Tinubu By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday challenged co-Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, Bola Tinubu, to respond to allegations More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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FEC Approves Four New Private Universities

Minister of Education By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the establishment of four new private universities in the country. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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FG, Labour Agree On Minimum Wage, Bill To Reach NASS Before January 23

Pic.20. Chairperson of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mrs Mata Banki (R) addressing workers over non-implementation of the new minimum wage for workers, in Kaduna on Tuesday (8/1/19). 00195/8/1/19 Ibrahim Bashir/JMH/BJO/NAN By More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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ADB Approves $14.12 Million To Support Nigeria’s Membership In ATI

Okechukwu Enelamah The African Development Bank Group, through its Trade Finance operations, has approved a US$14.12 million facility to support Nigeria’s membership in the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI). More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Army Freed Daily Trust Bureau Chief, Uthman Abubakar,

Daily Trust Detained Maiduguri Bureau Chief of Daily Trust newspaper, Uthman Abubakar, has been released. The Newspaper confirmed Tuesday that Mr. Abubakar was freed after spending about 48 hours in military custody. He More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Police Appoint Taiwo Lakanu New Force Secretary

Taiwo Lakanu (News Investigators) /The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has appointed Assistant-Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Taiwo Lakanu, as the new Force Secretary. The Police said the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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FIRS Nets N5.32Trillion Revenue Collection In 2018

FIRS The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it collected a total sum of N5.32 trillion in 2018, the highest revenue receipt since 2012 when it realised N5.07 trillion. The revenue generation agency More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 6th, 2019
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Armed Soldiers Invade Daily Trust Offices, Arrest Journalists

Armed soldiers sighted in front of the Daily Trust office By Sadiq Umar – Armed soldiers on Sunday invaded the corporate head office of Daily Trust newspaper in Abuja where it arrested two of its staff. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Buhari To Inaugurate Campaign Council Monday

Muhammadu Buhari (News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council on Monday. The Director, Strategic Communications, APC Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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INTERVIEW: My People Shall No Longer Be Reduced To Okada Riders -Reps Candidate Akinmade Vows

Kayode Akinmade Hon. Kayode Akinmade, former commissioner for Information in Ondo state,  is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Idanre/Ifedore Federal constituency. He expresses optimism More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 4th, 2019
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78Year-Old Nancy Pelosi Sworn-in As Speaker, US Congress

Nancy Pelosi (News Investigators) /Democratic Representative Nancy Pelosi was elected as Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, returning her to a position she last held in January 2011, for her  More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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PDP Kicks As INEC Nominates Amina Zakari Head Collation Centre

INEC Commissioner The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reverse the appointment of Mrs Amina Zakari, as Chairman of the Collation Centre More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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Kumo Advocates Corporate Support Funding For Security

Usman Bello Kumo News Investigators/ (Gombe)/ A former Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs, Usman Bello Kumo says the current security challenges facing the country are not insurmountable More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
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Cross-Over Night: Shiites Worhips In Church, Preaches Peace, Unity

Leader of Shiites Delegation being received at the Church service By Ibrahim Imam – Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shiites, on Tuesday attended the 2019 New Year Church More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 22nd, 2018
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Buhari’s Second Term Guarantees Yoruba Presidency In 2023 -Osinbajo

VP Yemi Osinbajo (News Investigators) /Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has urged the Yoruba to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid, saying it guaranteed a chance for Yoruba presidency come 2023. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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Presidency Pressured Daily Trust to Stop my Saturday Column

By Farooq Kperogi I had chosen to let this issue slide because it’s frankly of no consequence, in my opinion, but I’ve been deluged with a relentless stream of inquiries from readers asking why my “Notes More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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2019 Budget Presentation: Buhari Chides Unruly Lawmakers, Says ‘The World Is Watching Us’

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presenting the 2019 Appropriation bill to the joint session of the National Assembly amidst jeers and applause from lawmakers, even as thePresident More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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North-East: Army Lifts Suspension On UNICEF

The Nigerian Army says it has lifted the suspension placed on the activities of UNICEF in the north-east.   The decision followed an emergency meeting brokered by “well-meaning Nigerians” who intervened More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Boko Haram: Buhari Orders Changes In Operational Commands, Directs Enhanced Welfare For Soldiers

(News Investigators) /President Muhammadu Buhari has directed immediate change in the operational commands of Operation Lafiya Dole, in the north east to meet up with current threats and security challenges of the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Beware Of Boko Haram Propaganda, Buratai Tells Troops

By Sadiq Umar – The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has cautioned troops to be wary of Boko Haram terrorists and their sympathizers’ recent antics in the employment of propaganda particularly the spread More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Buratai Orders Probe Into Discovery Of Militia Camp In Rivers

(News Investigators) /The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has ordered enquiry into the discovery of militia camp at NYSC Orientation Camp, Nonwa Gbam, Tai Local Government Area (LGA), Rivers State. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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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 the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) with a view to restoring More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 25th, 2018
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EXCLUSIVE: Boko Haram Disguised As Nigerian Army Troops In Metele Attack -Military Source

(News Investigators) /Fresh facts have emerged on how the Boko Haram terrorists carried out the last week deadly attacks in Metele, Borno State in which scores of soldiers were killed. Soldiers of Nigerian Army More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
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Senate Summons Amaechi Over S/East Rail Project

The Senate on Wednesday summoned the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, to explain the Federal Government’s plans for railway development in the country’s eastern axis. Mr. Amaechi is to appear before the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Buhari Rendered 11 Million Nigerians Jobless Since 2015, Says Atiku

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential flagbearer, Atiku Abubakar on Monday said 11 million Nigerians have been rendered jobless under the Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency since 2015. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 17th, 2018
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Christian Leaders Urge Buhari To Release Dasuki, El-Zakzaky

By Sadiq Umar – The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to release from illegal detention former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki (rtd) and the leader More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Dasuki Decries F.G’s ‘Partisan Rule Of Law,’ Says ‘It’s Better For Court To Absolve Me Of Need To Submit Myself For Prosecution’

(News Investigators) /The former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has berated the Federal Government over what he described as “hypocrisy and lopsided/ partisan rule of law, just as he urged the Court More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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Buhari’s Minister Says Security Search On Atiku Is ‘Routine Process’

By Sadiq Umar – The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said that the security search on Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar on Sunday was a “routine More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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How Plot To Embarrass Atiku On Arrival From Dubai Failed -Timi Frank

By Sadiq Umar – Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has revealed a botched plot to embarrass the People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Shehu Sani Says Buhari’s NSIP Meant To Buy People’s Conscience, Loyalty

By Nuel Suji – The Senator representing Kaduna north in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani has faulted the Social Intervention Programmes of President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as handouts designed to More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Alleged N33Billion Embezzlement: Reps Demand Sack Of NEMA DG, Mustapha Maihaja

The House of Representatives on Thursday recommended the sack and immediate prosecution of the Managing Director of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, over an alleged embezzlement of More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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States Can’t Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage Unless Sharing Formula Review -David Umahi

By Sadiq Umar – The governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, has called for a review of the nation’s revenue sharing formula as a precondition for the proposed N30,000 minimum wage to workers. Mr. Umahi said More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Buhari Appoints Abike Dabiri-Erewa As NDC Executive Chairman, Replaces Bode Mustapha

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed his Senior Special Adviser on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, as the new Executive Chairman of the Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NDC). Already, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Ekweremadu, Wife, Son, Escape Assassination Attempt

By Nuel Suji – The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, his wife, and son escaped an assassination attempt at about 4am on Tuesday. The armed men discreetly evaded the security at Ekweremadu’s More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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Police Parade 19 Suspects That Allegedly Killed Alkali

By Sadiq Umar – The Plateau Police Command has paraded 19 suspects in connection with the disappearance and death of Maj. Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd), saying investigations have not ended. The Police Public Relations More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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ASUU Commences Indefinite Strike Monday

By Nuel Suji – The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday directed its members to proceed on an industrial action beginning from Monday November 5. The directive followed its meeting held on More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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Shiites Releases 34 Names Of Members Allegedly Killed By Soldiers

By Sadiq Umar – The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has released the names of 34 of its members allegedly shot dead by soldiers between October 27 and October 30, 2018. The IMN members otherwise known as More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Shiite Protest: Amnesty International Says 45 Killed, 122 Injured In Abuja

…Security forces must be held accountable for killing of at least 45 peaceful Shi’a protesters. By Sadiq Umar – There is a strong evidence that soldiers used automatic firearms on Shi’a Muslims holding More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Governing Board Lacks Powers To Suspend Agency, Parastatal Heads -Boss Mustapha

By Sadiq Umar – The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has declared that governing board of a federal agency or parastatal has no power to remove the chief executive appointed by More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Fayose Regains Freedom

By Sadiq Umar – Former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has regained freedom, after fulfilling his bail condition. Mr. Fayose’s spokesperson, Lere Olayinka, confirmed his release from the custody of More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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PDP Denies Appointing New Members Into Campaign Committee

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied reports that it had named additional names to its Campaign Council for the 2019 presidential election. The National Publicity Secretary of the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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7,000 Illegal Weapons Destroyed In Benue, Katsina, Zamfara -Presidential Panel

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidential Committee on Small Arms and Light Weapons (PRESCOM), says over 7,000 illegal weapons have been destroyed in Nigeria. PRESCOM’s program coordinator, Orji Dickson explained More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 20th, 2018
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Buhari Condemns Kaduna Killings, Urges Peaceful Co-existence

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest communal violence in Kasuwan Magani in Kaduna State in which 55 persons loss their lives. Mr. Buhari while reacting to the bloody clashes More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 20th, 2018
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Shehu Sani Quits APC

By Sadiq Umar – The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, has resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The lawmaker who expressed reservation and doubt over party’s More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Gunmen Kill Ekiti APC Treasurer

(News Investigators) /The state treasurer of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Moses Adeoye, has been killed by unknown. Mr. Adeoye was shot dead on Wednesday night by the unknown assailants who invaded More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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FEC Approves $2.9 Billion Eurobond, Appoints CitiBank, Standard Chartered, Others For Transactions

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved $2.9billion Eurobond as part of the external borrowing plan to finance capital projects across the country. The Council meeting presided over by President More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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We Stand By Our Recommendation On Justice Abba-Aji -NJC

(News Investigators) /The National Judicial Council (NJC) says it stand by its recommendation to President Muhammadu Buhari that Justice Uwani Abba-Aji be approved as justice of the Supreme Court. Just as it re-affirmed More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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War On Terror: 1469 Children Working For CJTF -UNICEF

(News Investigators) /United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says as at today, a total of 1,469 children, including 1,175 boys and 294 girls, associated with the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) have been identified More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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JUST IN: Presidency Announces Travel Ban On ’50 High Profile Persons’

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has announced a travel ban on 50 Nigerians with assets within a minimum value of N50million, even as it assures Nigerians of its commitment to the rule of law. President Muhammadu More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Atiku Clinches PDP Presidential Ticket

By Sadiq Umar – Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has emerged as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections. Mr. Abubakar defeated the Governor of Sokoto More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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NJC Recommends Abba Aji For Supreme Court, Seven Others

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari the appointment of Justice Uwani Musa Abba Aji into the supreme court. The NJC also recommended appointment of Chief Judges into More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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Watch List: Fayose Threatens N20 Billion Suit Against EFCC

By Sadiq Umar – The governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has vowed to file a N20 billion suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for placing him on watch list and directing that More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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NJC Recommends Dismissal Of Ofili-Ajumogobia, Agbadu-Fishim, Four More Judges Under Investigation

By Nuel Suji – The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the dismissal of two High Court judges after it found them culpable of corruption allegations. The NJC urged President Muhammadu Buhari to More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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World Bank Cuts Sub-Saharan Africa Growth To 2.7% In 2018

By Mazino Dickson – The World Bank has cut its forecast for growth of sub-Saharan Africa in 2018 to 2.7 per cent. This is down from an earlier one of 3.1 per cent, partly due to less favourable external environment More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Lagos APC Primary: Ambode Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Sanwo-Olu

By Mazino Dickson – The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Lagos has declared Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the winner of the controversial governorship primary conducted on Tuesday. Mr. Sanwo-Olu defeated incumbent More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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APC Primaries: NWC Annuls Lagos Governorship Poll

The All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship primary in Lagos state has been cancelled. National Working Committee (NWC) panel for the poll led by former Cross River governor, Clement Ebiri, announced the cancellation More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Atiku Tackles Buhari Again, Says APC Govt Worst To Emerge Since Civil War

By Sadiq Umar – Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has criticized the Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressive Congress (APC) government, describing it as the worst to More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Tambuwal Urges Katsina, Jigawa Delegates For Support, Says, Late Umaru Yar’Adua Presidency Showed Leadership In 3yrs

(News Investigators) – Governor of Sokoto state and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged party’s delegates in Katsina to support his presidential aspiration, saying Nigeria is currently in a pitiable More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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I Have A Clear Template For Restructuring Nigeria, Says Tambuwal

.. Offices of Accountant-General and Attorney-General of the Federation to be separated (News Investigators) /Governor of sokoto state and 2019 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Aminu Waziri More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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Rebecca, Leah Sharibu’s Mother Weeps As Boko Haram’s October Deadline Draws Near

(News Investigators) /Seven months after the abduction of her daughter by Boko Haram insurgents, Rebecca Sharibu broke down in tears on Saturday as she recalled the October deadline given to the Federal Government More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Lagos 2019: Lagos Lawmakers Adopt Jide Sanwo-Olu As APC Candidate

By Nuel Suji – In a dramatic political move, 36 members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have adopted Babajide Sanwo-olu as the candidate for the coming governorship primaries of the state chapter of the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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How NAF Destroyed Boko Haram’s ‘Tactical Hqrts.’

By Sadiq Umar – The Special anti-terrorism Airforce team code named Air Task Force (ATF) has destroyed a Boko Haram terrorist hideout at a settlement known as Bakassi near Daban Masara on the fringes of Lake More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Why I Want To Be President Of Nigeria -Dankwambo

By Sadiq Umar – Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and governor of Gombe state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, said the vacuum in leadership at the federal level is one of the reasons he decided More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Debt: 60 Percent Of Nigeria’s Earning May Soon Go For Debt Servicing -Report

(News Investigators) /The 2014 oil price crash decimated Nigeria’s revenue stream. In 2012, revenues totaled ₦10.1 trillion, with ₦8.1 trillion coming from oil; by the end of 2016, it had fallen to ₦5.1 More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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2019 Elections: PDP Commences Screening For Presidential Hopefuls

(News Investigators) /Ahead of its National Convention scheduled for October 5 and October 6, the Peoples Democratic Party on Monday commenced the screening of its Presidential aspirants for the 2019 elections. The More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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BREAKING: INEC Declares Osun Election Inconclusive, Fixes Thursday Sept 27 For Run-Off

(News Investigators) /The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Thursday September 27, as run-off date for the election rerun in the inconclusive Osun State governorship election. The rerun More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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#OSUNELECTION 2018: PDP In Early Lead, Osogbo Votes Determine Winner

The election result in Osogbo, the most populous local government area of Osun State, will determine the results of the governorship election in the state, PREMIUM TIMES has reported. Based on the results collated More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Multiple Boreholes, 330,000MT Daily Water Extraction Reasons For Abuja Earth Tremor -NASRDA

ABUJA(News Investigators) / Multiple boreholes and the daily extraction of 330,000 metric tonnes of water have been blamed for the tremor that shook some parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) between September More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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2019 Presidency: It’s Turn Of Core North To Support Me, Says David Mark

Former Senate President and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), David Mark, has said that now is the turn of the core northern part of Nigeria to support his presidential More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Court Throws Out Suit Against Jones Abiri

By Sadiq Umar – An Abuja magistrate court on Monday struck out the suit against a journalist, Jones Abiri, for lack of jurisdiction. Mr. Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist is standing trial over an alleged More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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EFCC Denies Freezing Adeleke’s Bank Account

By Nuel Suji – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied freezing the bank account of Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun. The anti-graft More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Ravaging Flood: Buhari Orders Military Alert For Possible Search, Rescue

By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to designate the impending flooding along the banks of river Niger and Benue as “national disaster,” More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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‘I Wasn’t Familiar With NYSC Operations,’ Says Adeosun

By Sadiq Umar – Former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, said she never understood the operations of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) but relied on trusted associates while obtaining her questionable More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Uncertainty, Confusion Trail Kemi Adeosun’s Purported Resignation

(News Investigators) /Uncertainty and confusion have continued to trail the reported resignation of Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, as the Presidency kept mute over the matter Mrs. Adeosun was reported to have More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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You’re “Suffering From Multiple Personality Syndrome,” Jonathan Tells Oshiomhole

By Sadiq Umar – Former President Goodluck Jonathan has fired back at the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, saying the former Edo State governor is “suffering multiple More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Nigerian Govt Deports 36 Indian, 2 DPRK Nationals

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian government has deported 36 Indians and two nationals of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals. The government announced the deportation in a statement by the Permanent More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Paris Club Refund: FG Gives Conditions For States To Access $2.69 Billion

By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government Tuesday gave conditions to be met by States for them to access the remaining $2.69 billion Paris Club refund. The FG, in a statement by the Ministry of Finance said the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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2 Killed, 37 Injured In Nasarawa Gas Explosion, Govt Vows To Unravel Cause

(News Investigators) /The Nasarawa State Government has vowed to unravel the cause of the gas explosion incident in Lafia, the State capital in which two persons have been confirmed dead and 37 others injured. Deputy More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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Former CBN Deputy Governor, Kingsley Moghalu, Emerges Presidential Candidate of YPP

By Sadiq Umar – A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, has emerged the presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP). Mr Moghalu emerged after a delegates’ More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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N29.9 Million Bribe: Presidency Says Allegations Against Abba Kyari “Wrong”

By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency on Saturday fired back on allegations of corruption levelled against the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, describing it as “wrong.” A national newspaper More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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Steer Clear Of Our Offices, PDP Warns Oshiomhole, APC

By Sadiq Umar – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday warned the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to steer clear of its premises, even as it accused More...