By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Visa Plans To Acquire Stake In Nigeria’s Interswitch

Lagos, Nov. 12, 2019 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Visa Inc plans to acquire a “significant minority” stake in payments platform Interswitch, the Nigeria-based company said on Tuesday. Interswitch did not provide More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Rat Holds Up Flight In India For 12 Hours

New Delhi, Nov. 12, 2019 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A domestic flight in India was delayed for nearly 12 hours after a rat was spotted scampering around the aircraft, news reports and officials said on Tuesday. Air More...

Pensioners embracing each other
By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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PTAD Verifies 11,363 Parastatals Pensioners In The North Central.

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has verified 11,363 Parastatal Pensioners under the Defined Benefit Scheme in the North Central region of the country. The exercise began More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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NCAA Educate Stakeholders On New Birds, Wildlife Reporting

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has notified pilots, airports and Airline Operators as well as Aircraft Engineers of a change in birds and wildlife strike reporting format. Mr Sam Adurogboye, General More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Buhari Tasks Muslims To Imbibe Prophet Muhammad’s virtues

President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked Muslim faithful to follow ”shining examples of non-violence, peaceful disposition and remarkable virtues of patience” of Prophet Muhammad. The President’s spokesman, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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NDDC Audit: Deputy Speaker Urges Buhari To Prosecute Offenders

Deputy Speaker of the Cross River House of Assembly, Mr Joseph Bassey has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for ordering a forensic audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission from 2001 More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Abia North: Appeal Court Affirms Kalu’s Election

The Appeal Court sitting in Owerri on Thurday affirmed the election of Sen. Orji Kalu, representing Abia North Senatorial District.In a unanimous decision, the appellate court held that the lower tribunal, which More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Senate Supports $10bn NLNG Investment

The Senate is throwing its full weight behind the 10billion dollars Train seven Project investment in the nation’s gas sector, by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas ( NLNG). It also urged More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Senate Orders Probe Into Activities At Lagos Ports

The Senate has mandated its committees on Navy, Marine Transport and Finance to carryout a comprehensive investigation into the activities of Messrs OMLS limited and other security agencies at the Safe Anchorage More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Ganduje Presents N197.68bn Budget To Assembly

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Thursday presented the state’s 2020 budget of N197.68 billion to the House of Assembly for approval. Ganduje said the ‘Budget of Sustainable Social Development’ More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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FG Declares Monday Public Holiday

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Government has declared Monday as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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FG Stops Cash Payments In NIPOST Offices

Abuja, Nov. 7, 2019 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Government has ordered immediate termination of all cash payments in all Nigeria Postal Services (NIPOST).The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Man Dies 24 Hours After Wife’s Demise

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The environs of Ajao Estate in the Isolo area of Lagos State have been thrown into mourning following the death of a mother of four, Mrs Chibuzor Balogun. According to the 14-year-old son More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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First Lady Foundation Provides Succour To Patients In Kano Hospitals

The First Lady’s NGO, Aisha Buhari Foundation (ABF), on Tuesday presented nutritional food items to six thousand (6,000) patients across eleven hospitals within Kano metropolis.Suleiman Haruna, the Director More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Kano Gets Appeal Court Division

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice ‎Zainab Bulkachuwa has approved  the setting up of a new division of the appellate court in Kano. Already, a delegation of the appeal court, led by Justice More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Buhari Signs Offshore Act For Increased Revenue

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in London signed the amended Deep Offshore Act. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, disclosed this More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Yobe Donates 30 Vehicles To Aid Security Agencies

The Yobe state Government on Monday supported the Nigeria police amd other security agencies with 30 Toyota Hilux vehicles procured at the cost of N720 million. Gov. Mai Mala Buni, who presented the vehicles More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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NAICOM To Classify Insurance Coy By Service To Customers

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on Monday said insurance companies in the country would henceforth be assessed and ranked based on the quality of their service delivery to customers. Mr Sunday Thomas, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Kano Spends N350m On Feeding Pry 4-6 Pupils

Kano State Government says it is spending N350 million every month on its School Feeding Programme to incorporate Pupils from Primary 4-6 across the state. The State Governor Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje disclosed More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Agency Warns Of Imminent Flood In Five States

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NHISA) says five states of the country should be on ‘Red Alert’ of imminent flooding. Mr Clement Nze, Director General of NIHSA, who made this known to newsmen at More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Sport Most Unifying Factor In Nigeria -CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, has described sports as a potential unifying factor in Nigeria, especially during trying moments of the country as an independent entity.Muhammad made More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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FG To Support Dangote Refinery With Crude Oil Feedstocks

(NEWS INVESTIGATOR) The Federal Government says it will support the 650,000 barrels per day capacity Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals Plant with crude oil feed stock and other necessary inputs to ensure the More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Intrigues, Accolades Of Nollywood ‘King of Boys’

What happens when a woman fights  and  becomes ‘king’ or ‘Oba’ who rules the underworld? The intrigues and suspense that follows are what makes  Nollywod blockbuster “King of Boys” entertaining, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Attacker Rapes Grieving Woman In Graveyard

A grieving woman was reportedly raped in a graveyard after her attacker had sat next to her on a bench. Police are hunting a man who attacked a 55-year-old woman near St Andrew’s Church in Hove, East Sussex More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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McDonald CEO Quits Over Relationship With Employee

McDonald’s chief executive officer has left the company after violating company policy by engaging in a consensual relationship with an employee, the corporation said Sunday. The fast food giant said former More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Rejection Of IPPIS Not Endorsement Of Corruption -ASUU

Dr Aniekan Brown, Coordinator, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Calabar Zone, has said that the association’s rejection of Integrated Payroll and Personal Information System (IPPIS), was not an endorsement More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Kano Governor Ganduje Supports Qur’anic Eduction

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state on Sunday inaugurated the Support for Integrated Qur’anic and Islamiyya Schools in the state. He said the support was part of his free and compulsory basic and secondary More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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NGO Launches campaign For Youth Inclusion In Politics

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD), an NGO, says it is changing negative narrative about youth’s politics by emphasising on positive and democratic values that would improve their More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Fashola: FG To Begin Sale Of New Houses Soon Nationwide

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday said that the ministry would soon commence the sale of housing units built under the National Housing Programme nationwide. He More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Industrialisation Panacea For Unemployment, Insecurity – Gov. Udom

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has identified building of a viral economy through multilevel industrialisation for wealth creation and stemming youth unemployment as panacea to insecurity More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Association Urges FG To Register IDP Camps

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Association of Seadogs (NAS), also known as Pyrates Confraternity, has urged the Federal Government to register Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps and   ensure basic needs More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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NIDCOM Statement On Renewed Attacks On Some Nigerians In South Africa

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Abuja, Oct. 23, 2019 : Hon. Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Abike Dabiri-Erewa,  has stated that the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria and South Africa will More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Women Need Every Support To Work And Compliment The Men(SDGs).

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable DevelopmentGoals (SDGs), Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire made the observationwhen a team of UN Women led by Ms Asa Regner, UN Women DeputyExecutive More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Corps Members Grant Scholarship To 22 Girls

(News Investigators)/ Educating Nigerians Girls in New Enterprises II, a National Youth Service Corps Community Development Service, has given scholarships to 22 female students in public schools across the FCT. ENGINE More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Amaechi Inspects Trains Built For Nigeria In China, Takes Delivery Of More

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, is currently in China to inspect some of the locomotives (trains) built for Nigeria by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCRC).  More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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FAAC: FG, States, LGAs Share N693.529bn For September

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) on Thursday in Abuja, shared a total of N693.529 billion to the three tiers of government for the month of September, 2019. The News Agency More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Use Feeds That Improve Animal Reproductive Performance, Don Tells Farmer

Livestocks (News Investigators)/ A University don, Mary Oguike has called on animal scientists and livestock farmers to ensure that animals were given feeds that would improve their reproductive performance More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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JNI Alleges ‘Conspiracy Of Silence’ Over 9 Abducted Kano Children

(News Investigators)/ The Jama’atul Nasril Islam (JNI), on Thursday berated a section of the media over what it called conspiracy of silence on the alleged case of nine Muslim children abducted from Kano and More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Army’s South East Operation Now ‘Exercise Atilogwu Udo’

(News Investigators)/ The Nigerian Army has announced the renaming of one of its annual training exercises code named, “Exercise Egwu Eke” to ‘Exercise Atilogwu Udo’. The Nigerian Army Operations Media More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Aisha Buhari Thanks Husband For Appointing Aides To Her Office

(News Investigators)/ The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for the approval of six aides to her office. Mrs Buhari expressed her feelings on Wednesday when she More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, Laments Inaction Against Mamman Daura’s Daughter

Wife of the President (News Investigators)/ The Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari has expressed worry over the inaction of the State House authorities regarding an embarrassing viral video of her allegedly More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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Breastfeeding Prevents Cancer, Not Breast Sucking By Men – Expert

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A medical expert, Mrs Abigael Shona, says breastfeeding a baby can prevent breast cancer in women. Shona told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Ilorin that contrary to popular More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Minister Calls For Free Education For Girl Child, Condemns Early Marriage

Mrs Pauline Tallen (News Investigators)/ The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has urged the Federal Government to provide free and compulsory education from primary to secondary school for every girl More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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World Egg Day: Group Urges FG National Programmes On Eggs

Crates of eggs (News Investigators)/ As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate World Egg Day, the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has appealed to the Federal Government to resuscitate some national More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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UTME: NIMC Advises Candidates On NIN Enrollment For Easy Access

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has advised all 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates not yet enrolled for the National Identification Number More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Toll Gates: Okowa Advises FG To Employ Companies With Capacity

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) As Federal Government mulls the re-introduction of toll gates on highways, Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, says the projects should be given to credible companies. Speaking at a More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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Buhari To Present 2020 Budget Proposal To NASS Tuesday – Presidency

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari is set to present the 2020 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly (NASS) on Tuesday. Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, October 6th, 2019
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NAF Operatives Gun Down Armed Bandits Near Kaduna

By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Airforce (NAF) says it has killed 10 armed bandits who have been terrorizing at the Birnin Gwari area of Kaduna State. The Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI (OPHD) More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 5th, 2019
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FG Restates Commitment To Strengthen Trade Relations With Poland

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Adeniyi Adebayo has reiterated Federal Government’s committment to strengthen relationship between Nigeria and Poland in terms of trade, commerce and industrialisation. Adebayo More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 4th, 2019
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Why Youth, Sports Minister Relocated To MKO Stadium Abuja

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare has relocated his office to the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. Dare stated that the move was in line with the his promise to ensure that the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Nigeria’s Livestock Industry Worth Over N30 Trillion, Says Minister

Livestocks (News Investigators)/ Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture, Muhammad Sabo-Nanono, on Thursday, says Nigerians breed over N30 trillion worth of livestock, which should be properly harnessed to the benefit More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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NiMet Predicts Thunderstorms, Rains For Friday

(News Investigators)/ The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains for Friday. NiMet`s weather outlook released on Thursday in Abuja predicted partly cloudy condition over Northern More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Bankers Committee Throws Weight Behind CBN’s Cashless Policy, LDR

(News Investigators)/ The Bankers Committee has thrown its weight behind the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s cashless and Loan to Deposit Ratio (LDR) policies introduced by the apex bank. In a joint briefing More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Fidelity Bank Supports Financial Inclusion Drive With N120m Promo

(News Investigators)/ Fidelity Bank Plc on Thursday flagged off its Get Alert in Millions (GAIM) Season 4 promo to strengthen the Federal Government’s financial inclusion drive. Speaking at the event in Lagos, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Learn More About Nation’s History By Visiting Museums -Curators

 The National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) in Lagos has called on students to visit the museums across the country to acquire adequate knowledge about her history and culture. The Curator More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Congo: 20 Dead In Collapsed Gold Mine

At least 20 people were killed Thursday when an unlicensed gold mine collapsed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. According to local media, the accident occurred in the town of Kampene in Maniema Province. Stephane More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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IGP Tasks Petroleum, Illegal Bunkering Taskforce On Firmness

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu has called on the Special Task Force on Petroleum and Illegal Bunkering to be firm in the discharge of their duties. Adamu made the call on Wednesday More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
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Norway’s Pension Fund To Phase Out Holdings In Oil Production Firms

Norway’s rich sovereign wealth fund will phase out its holdings in firms solely involved in oil production and exploration, the Norwegian Finance Ministry said on Wednesday. In all, 95 firms would be affected More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
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NAF Gets First Master Warrant Officer

 The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has approved the promotion of Master Warrant Officer (MWO), Grace Garba to the exalted rank of Air Warrant Officer (AWO). NAF Director of More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
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NIPR Charges Nigerians on Nation Building

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has urged Nigerians to recommit themselves to the task of nation building and rebranding of the country. President of NIPR, Malam Mukhtar Sirajo said the present More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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Nigeria @59: President Buhari’s Anniversary Speech

Dear Compatriots, 1st October each year is an opportunity for us to reflect and thank God for his endless blessings on our country. 2.      It is also a time for us, collectively, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Peter Obi’s Media Aide Weigh In, Condemn Attacks On Chimamanda

Media Aide to former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi, Val Obienyem, who is also an author and barrister, has condemned recent attacks on author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Obienyem wrote in an opinion piece More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Nigeria Youths Lack Quality Reproductive Health Information -Devcoms

(News Investigators)/ An NGO, Development Communications Network (Devcoms), says majority of young people in Nigeria are not empowered with quality information to make informed decisions about their reproductive More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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IE University Hosts First Digital Solutions Venture Day In Africa At Zone Tech Park, Lagos

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) IE University, a leading global higher institution based in Madrid and Segovia, Spain held its first African Venture Day in Lagos State on Friday the 20 th of September. Themed Growth and More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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SDGs: We’re committed To Reducing Poverty, Hunger, Says Buhari

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari says reducing extreme poverty and hunger is one of the cardinal objectives of his administration. The president stated this in a keynote address at the Nigeria More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Border Closure: PMS Supply Drops By 11m Litres— PPPRA

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency(PPPR),said that the supply of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, dropped by 10.78 million litres to 50.22 million litres per More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Video: Pastor Bakare Declares Self Nigeria’s Next President

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Senior Pastor and founder, Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare has declared himself as the 16th President of Nigeria and successor of President Muhammadu Buhari.Bakare, during his sermon More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Tech Entrepreneur, Stephanie Obi To Help Africans Monetize Knowledge With Latest Tech Platform

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  I was tired of seeing Africans struggle with monetizing their knowledge online, so I created a solutionthat is appropriate for Africans across the continent – Stephanie Obi, Founder, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Group Decries Insinuations Of Distrust Between Buhari, Osinbajo

(NEWS INVESTIGATOR) The Initiative to Save Democracy, a pressure group, says that the relationship between President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo remains mutually respectful. The group’s More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Kogi Govt. Set To Inaugurate N4 Billion Rice Mill

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Kogi Government is set to inaugurate a newly-constructed rice mill worth over N4 billion and with the capacity to produce 50 tonnes of rice per day. Gov. Yahaya Bello disclosed this More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Egypt Banned From Weightlifting World Championships

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Egypt has been banned from participating in the weightlifting world championships for doping offences, state media said on Tuesday. The Egyptian Olympic Committee also fears the suspension More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Association Commends Kogi Government For Upgrading Traditional Rulers

(NEWS INVESTIGATOR) The people of Okengwen-Ehi in Central Senatorial district of  kogi have commended the state government for upgrading six of their traditional rulers to the next position. The Coordinator, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Repentant Bandits Release Additional 30 Kidnapped Victims In Katsina

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The repentant bandits in Katsina State have released additional 30 kidnapped victims, following the dialogue initiated by the state government with their leaders. The victims were presented More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Don Applauds IBB VC For Channeling N60m TETFund To Cashew Processing Equipment

A University don at the Ibrahim Badamasi University Lapai, Prof. Dennis Balogu, has applauded the university for channeling N60 million from TETFund for the purchase of cashew processing equipment for the university. Mr. More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Xenophobia: Nigeria Must Shift Foreign Policy From Afro-Centric To Citizen Centered – Don

  (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics, Kaduna State University (KASU) Prof. Abdullahi Ashafa, on Wednesday urged  the Federal Government to shift its foreign Policy from African centered More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Ondo Govt. Executed 800 Projects In Akoko, Says Commissioner

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Ondo State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr Emmanuel Igbasan, on Wednesday said the state government had executed over 800 projects in Akoko area of the state. Igbasan More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Ist Deaf Athletics Championships: Nigeria Deaf Sports Federation Seeks FG’s Support

The Nigeria Deaf Sports Federation (NDSF) has appealed to the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, to support the federation to enable it participate in the maiden Africa Deaf Athletics Championships. The federation’s More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Buhari Presides Over Maiden FEC, As Lieutenants Storm Tribunal

President Buhari at FEC (News Investigators)/ President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja presided over maiden Federal Executive Council (FEC) after his inauguration for the second term in office, and challenged More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Central Bank, Govt Disagree Over Removal Of Lawmakers’ Oversight On Public Debt

Source: mastonline.com Zambia’s central bank said on Wednesday it opposed government moves to remove lawmakers’ oversight over acquiring more public debt. The Bank of Zambia said in a written submission More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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FG To Restore Electricity Supply To Ondo South Communities- Official

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) feoluwa Oyedele, Executive Director, Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), on Monday said communities in Ondo South Senatorial District would soon be connected to the national grid. Oyedele More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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OPEC+ Committee May Discuss New Oil Deal Targets – TASS Cites OPEC Secretary General

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) OPEC’s Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) may discuss new metrics for the global oil cuts deal when it convenes in Abu-Dhabi on Sept. 12, TASS cited OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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FG To Construct New 500-bed Specialist Hospital In Abuja

The Federal Government will  upgrade the 22 teaching hospitals in the country and construct a new 500-bed state-of-the-art Specialist Hospital, in Abuja. Mr Patrick Ederaro, Acting Head, Media and Publicity, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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IMF Remove Age Limit For MD Position

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the removal of the age limit for the position of its managing director, paving the way for Kristalina Georgieva to head the multilateral lender. Since 1951, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe Dies At 95

Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has died aged 95, the country’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on his official Twitter account. Mugabe died in Singapore, where he has often received medical treatment More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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E-Passport Valid For All Countries

The Comptroller General (CG) of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has said the enhanced e-passport is acceptable and valid for entering all countries. He gave the reassurance in a statement More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Shiite Group Condemns Fresh Police Clampdown Order, Says It’s Meant To Stop Rites

(News Investigators)/ The embattled Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has condemned the Inspector General of Police for the arrest of its leadership and members across the country, saying it was meant to prevent More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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12th African Games: Team Nigeria Arrive Abuja To Rousing Welcome

(News Investigators)/ Team Nigeria arrived in Abuja to a rousing welcome on Sunday after finishing second overall at the just-concluded 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco. The team arrived on Sunday evening More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Power Generation To Soon Receive Massive Boost-ICRC

  (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) Mr Chidi Izuwah says power generation in the country will soon witness a massive boost. A statement issued More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Just In: Gunmen Kidnap Action Alliance National Party Chairman In Abuja

(NWES INVESTIGATORS) Gunmen have kidnapped the national chairman of Action Alliance (AA), Kenneth Udeze. Genevieve, the victim’s wife, while speaking with Premium Times said her husband was kidnapped early More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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VP Osinbajo, NECA Discuss Business Sustenance In Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, hosted a delegation of the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Forum (NECA). Timothy Olawale, Director-General, NECA, who spoke with State More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Gov. Lalong Appoints SSG, CoS

Gov. Simon Lalong  of Plateau has approved the appointment of Prof. Danladi Atu as the Secretary to the State Government and Mr Noel Donjur as his Chief of Staff. The appointments were announced in a statement More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Nigeria Reduces Visa Fees For US Citizens

The Interior Minister, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has approved reduction in Visa charges payable by U.S. citizens in line with reciprocity policy as recommended by a committee set up to conduct due diligence. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Kogi Primary: APC NWC Clears Irukera

APC National Chairman By Sadiq Umar – The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved, Babatunde Irukera, a Kogi governorship aspirant, to contest the party’s More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Zimbabwe Civil Servants Accept 76% Salary Increment With Negotiations For More Still On

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Zimbabwean civil servants have on Wednesday, accepted a 76 per cent salary adjustment offered by the government with effect from Aug. 1. The state media reported that negotiations for higher More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Buhari Appoints New NDDC Governing Board

By Sadiq Umar – President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday appointed a 16-member new Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Interim Management headed by Nelson Brambaifa, a professor, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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1999 Constitution Can’t Solve Nigeria’s Problems -Babalola

Mr. Afe Babalola (News Investigators)/ Legal icon and founder of Afe Babalola University (ABUAD), Afe Babalola, says the current Nigerian constitution is inadequate to solve the myriads of problems confronting More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Pediatrician Says 2 Years Is Normal For Breastfeeding

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Dr Bessie Eziechila, the Consultant Paediatrician with Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Jabi, says  two years is the normal duration for breastfeeding for the advantage of both child and mother. Eziechila More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Pastor Urges Government To Explore Teenagers Talents

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Paul Adegbola, the Pastor in Charge of Teens Assembly, Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Medaiyese Regional Headquarters, Garki, has urged government to exlore teenagers talent for national development. Adegbola More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Cleric Urges New Ministers On Diligence To Democratic Governance

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Asuquo Udobong of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has urged the newly inaugurated ministers to serve the country diligently so as to promote and build strong, sustainable democratic More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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OPC Celebrates Abiola, Soyinka, Others At 25th Anniversary

Chief Moshood Abiola, Prof. Wole Soyinka and Dr Fredrick Fasheun would be honored as the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) celebrates its silver jubilee anniversary on Thursday in Lagos. Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Muslim, Christian Youths In Jos Meet To Find Sustainable Peace

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Some Muslim and Christian youths from various communities in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau met over lunch on Saturday to discuss ways of promoting peaceful coexistence in the area. The More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Integrity Group Nigerian Law School On Ondo Deputy Speaker Studentship

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Integrity Group which is a leading advocacy group has written to The Director General, Nigerian Law School, Bwari, Abuja to complain against the reckless abandon of Legislative Duties More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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SEMA Advises Coastal Communities On Impending Flooding

The Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has expressed the fear that coastal areas of the state may experience severe flooding this year. The Executive Secretary of the agency, Chief Paul Odenigbo, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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NYCN Thanks Buhari For Appointing Dare Sports Minister

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Executive of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Mr Sunday Dare and the Minister of Youth and Sports. A statement More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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52 Botswana Students Receive Chinese Government’s Scholarship

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Zhao Yanbo, the Chinese ambassador to Botswana, on Thursday announced that a total of 52 Botswana students had been admitted into Chinese universities under scholarships  in 2019. Zhao, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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How UNN Got ₦8.5m For Digital Anatomy Lab

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Emeka Offor, Nigeria’s Polio Ambassador has donated ₦8,520,000.00 to the department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, to furnish its Digital Anatomy Laboratory. Emeka More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Buhari Inaugurates New Cabinet, Retains Petroleum Minister Position

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari who announced the portfolio of each More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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LIVE UPDATES: Buhari Assigned Portfolio To Ministers (See Full List)

1.Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah (Abia State) -Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development 2. Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa State) -Minister of the Federal Capital Territory 3. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom State)- Minister More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Ask Court To Stop Obiano, Security Agencies From Interfering In Trade Unions-Anambra State.

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Human rights activist, KeneChukwu Okeke MCSD; and the Chief Ombudsman for the Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria (TOAN) has instituted a 50, 000, 000, 000 NGN (Fifty Billion Naira) fundamental More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Dasukigate: Court Admits U.S.-Based Woman To N250m Bail

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal High Court Abuja, on Wednesday, admitted the U. S.-based businesswoman, Isabella Oshodin, bail in the sum of N250 million. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the court More...