By News Investigators On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Covid-19: Gombe Discharges 44 Almajiris After 2-Weeks Quarantine

News Investigators/ Gombe state has discharged another set of Almajiri children from the Amada quarantine camp having tested negative to coronavirus after completing their two weeks quarantine period. The forty-four More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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CRA Hails Court Verdict On Ese Oruru, Says Forceful Adoption, Convertion Christian Girls Must Stop

News Investigators/ The Christian Rights Agenda (CRA) has described as heart-warming, the judgment of a Federal High Court in Yenogoa, Bayelsa State, over the case of Ese Oruru, who was abducted, converted to Islam More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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Assembly Speakers Laud Buhari Over Financial Autonomy Order To Legislature, Judiciary

News Investigators/ Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria have lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Executive Order granting financial autonomy to legislatures and judiciaries of all states. In More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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Buhari Appoints Godswill Obioma New NECO Registrar

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Godswill Obioma as Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council (NECO). Head, Information and Public Relations More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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COVID-19 May Increase School Drop-Outs, Hinders Girl-Child Enrolment –Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, says the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to affect girl-child education and increase number of school drop-outs in the country. Mrs. Tallen expressed More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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FEC Approves N2.9bn For Procurement Of Fire Service Equipment For Odukpani Oil, Gas Park

News Investigators/ The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved N2.9billion for the provision of water and fire service equipment for the National Oil and Gas More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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NiMet Predicts Cloudy, Thundery Weather Thursday To Saturday

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy and thundery activities from Thursday to Saturday. NiMet`s weather outlook released on Wednesday in Abuja, predicted cloudy More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Full Economic Recovery May Require Coronavirus Vaccine, Says U.S. Federal Reserve Chief

News Investigators/ A full U.S. economic recovery might require a coronavirus vaccine and could take more than a year, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell said on Sunday. “In the long run and even in the More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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COVID-19: Police Prosecute 1,872 In Lagos Over Restriction Order Violation

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Lagos State on Sunday said it arrested 1,872 people in the last two weeks, over violation of the restriction order in place to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Magu Bags ICAN Merit Award

News Investigators/ The Acting Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has been honoured with the prestigious Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria, ICAN’s More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, May 15th, 2020
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NAF Graduate 126 Special Force, Combat Search Rescue Personnel In Bauchi

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday graduated 126 Special Force and Combat Search and Rescue Personnel in Bauchi. The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Saddique Abubakar at the combined More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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LPG Penetration: FG To Roll Out Policy In June –Minister

News Investigators/ The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says the Federal Government will roll out its policy on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), also known as Cooking Gas, toward the end More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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N7.74bn Alleged Fraud: Kenny Martins, Three Others Get June 30 Date

News Investigators/ The trial of Kenny Martins who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for alleged N7.74bn Police Equipment Fund, (PEF), fraud has been rescheduled till June More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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COVID-19: FG Pays Nigerians On Scholarship Abroad

News Investigators/ The State Minister for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has said that Nigerians on scholarship abroad have been paid through their various Embassies. Mr. Nwajiuba said this at the Presidential More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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Lagos COVID-19 Patients Increase To 1,861

News Investigators/ Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Anatomy, on Monday announced that the number of COVID-19 patients across the state had increased to 1,861. Mr. Abayomi, a professor, who made the More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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Moniya inferno: We’ll Rebuild, Allocate Shops To Owners, Makinde Assures Victims

News Investigators/ Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, on Monday, visited the scene of the fire incident that razed some shops at Moniya, Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State, on Friday, assuring victims More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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EKEDC Deploys Mobile Power Transformer To Lekki To Boost Supply

News Investigators/ Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has deployed one of its newly acquired mobile power transformers to Lekki as part of efforts to improve power supplyin the area.The General Manager More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 8th, 2020
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Agro Export Will Pick Up, Says NAQS DG

News Investigators/ The Director-General, Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), Vincent Isegbe, on Friday said the export of agricultural produce would soon pick up and gather pace. Mr. Isegbe said More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 8th, 2020
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COVID-19: Nigeria Figure Rises To 3,526 With 381 New Infections

News Investigators/ Nigeria has recorded 381 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 3,526. The Nigeria Centre  for Disease Control(NCDC), confirmed this More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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COVID-19: Israel Donates 2,000 Protective Face Masks To Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria has donated 2,000 protective face masks to Nigerian medical personnel to support their ongoing efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr Shimon Ben-Shoshan, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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COVID-19: CreditRegistry Offers Free N25m Credit To Lenders

News Investigators/ CreditRegistry, a credit bureau, says it is offering lenders free usage of its premium credit reporting service to cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic on businesses. CreditRegistry, 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 Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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COVID-19: CAN Appeals To Govt. To Fumigate More Churches

News Investigators/ The Niger chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Sunday appealed to the state government to fumigate more Churches across the state in order to curtail the spread of the COVID-19.Niger More...

By Victor Udoh On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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Buhari Mourns UNIPORT Students, Orders Intense Police Action

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of three University of Port Harcourt students reportedly murdered by their kidnappers and their bodies buried in a shallow grave More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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27 Police Personnel Attacked, Assaulted During Lockdown -IGP

News Investigators/ Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu said 27 police personnel had been attacked and assaulted by the public since the commencement of lockdown enforcement in the country. The Force More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, May 2nd, 2020
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Buhari Appoints AVM Muhammed (Rtd) As New NEMA DG

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Muhammadu Muhammed, a retired Air Vice Marshall, as the new Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). Secretary More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Internet Fraud: 2 Bags Jail Sentence In Kaduna

News Investigators/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kaduna Zonal Office on Thursday secured the conviction of Idahosa Bobby and Aidamebor Israel for offences bordering on internet fraud. They More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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COVID-19: Kaduna Vasity Sends Casual Workers On Compulsory Leave

News Investigators/ The Kaduna State University has directed its casual workers to proceed on compulsory leave without pay due to Coronavirus pandemic. The Register of the institution, Mr Samuel Manshop, said More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
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I-G Deploys 4 CPs To States, Formation

News Investigators/ The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting of four Commissioners of Police (CPs) to states and police formation. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
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COVID-19: NCDC Targets To Test 2m Nigerians In 3 Months

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that in terms of testing capacity for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19, pandemic the agency had targeted to test two million Nigerians in More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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FOR THE RECORD: Address By President Muhammadu Buhari On Covid-19 Cumulative Lockdown Order

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE CUMULATIVE LOCKDOWN ORDER OF LAGOS AND OGUN STATES AS WELL AS THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ON COVID- 19 PANDEMIC AT THE STATE More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Raymond Dokpesi Tests Positive For Covid-19, Urges DAAR Comm Staff To Go For Test

News Investigators/ The Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi Jnr., has tested positive for COVID-19, even as he urged staff members that have been in contact with him to submit themselves for test. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 20th, 2020
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AfDB Debars Chinese Firm, Zhonghao Over Alleged Fraudulent Practices

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

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 18th, 2020
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Lockdown: Censor What Your Kids Watch On TV – Psychologist

News Investigators/ A Lagos based Psychologist, Chidinma Nwobi, on Saturday, x-rayed some useful measures mothers could adopt to engage the children positively during the COVID-19 lockdown. Mrs. Nwobi, an Intentional More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Saturday, April 18th, 2020
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Tinubu Expresses Sadness, Says Kyari’s Death Should Not Be In Vain

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, has expressed sadness over the death of Abba Kyari, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff. Tinubu, in a condolence More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, April 18th, 2020
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Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Abba Kyari Is Dead

News Investigators/ Chief of Staff to Nigerian president, Abba Kari, is dead.Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina confirmed this in a tweet in the early hours of Saturday. Femi More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 16th, 2020
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74 Million Risk Contracting Covid-19 -UN

News Investigators/ Around 74 million in the water-scarce Arab region are at risk of contracting COVID-19 due to lack of access to handwashing facilities, a United Nations agency warned on Wednesday. Washing More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 13th, 2020
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Observe Strict Precautionary Measures, Air Chief Tells Personnel

News Investigators/ The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged personnel of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to strictly observe prescribed precautionary measures against the Coronavirus. Abubakar 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 Friday, April 10th, 2020
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Beware Of Illegal Charity Donors, Cure Claims On Covid-19 -EFCC Tells Nigerians

News Investigators/ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has again cautioned members of the public against unsupported claims of fraudulent operators advertising cures and treatments of the dreaded More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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COVID-19: Only Buhari Can Extend Lockdown, Says Task Force

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 says only President Muhammadu Buhari can decide whether or not to extend the ongoing 14 days lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja. The Task Force Chairman, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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EU Wants To Help Africa, Others Fight Covid-19 With €15Billion

News Investigators/ The European Union is set to give 15 billion euros’ (16.3 billion dollars’) worth of support to Africa and other regions of the world for their efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic. “In More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Friday, April 3rd, 2020
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Maj.-Gen. Yahaya Takes Over As Theartre Commander Operation Lafiya Dole

Maj.-Gen. Farouq Yahaya on Friday took over as the new Theater Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) in Maiduguri. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Yahaya took over from Maj.-Gen. Olusegun More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
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Covid-19: Gombe Sets To Establish Testing Centre

News Investigators/ Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has approved the establishment of covid-19 testing centre in Gombe. The Chairman of the Taskforce on Covid-19, Professor Idris Mohammed who disclosed this More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Atiku Urges Buhari, NASS To Provide Palliative Measures, Pledges N50million

News Investigators/ Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to provide palliatives to the Nigerian people to enable them cope with the strict measures put in place to contain the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Nigeria Reports First Coronavirus Death

The 1st death from #COVID19 in Nigeria has been recorded. The case was a 67 year old male who returned following a medical procedure in UK He had underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma & diabetes, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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Adams Oshiomhole Arrives APC National Secretariat For NWC Meeting

APC National chairman, Adams Oshiomhole arrived the national secretariat of the party, for the party’s national working committee meeting.  More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, March 14th, 2020
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Yahaya Receives Report On State Tertiary Institutions, Promises Actions

GOMBE/News Investigators/ Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has received the report of the Professor Buba Bajoga led committee on tertiary institutions, assuring that actions would be taken on its More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Trump Bans Travel From Europe To Us – Foreign Affairs

(News Investigators)Donald Trump has suspended all flights from mainland Europe to the US for 30 days following the spread of coronavirus cases across the continent. The US president said the sanctions will come More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
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Expert Advocates Early Child Exposure To Opportunities In Maritime Sector

News Investigators/ A maritime expert, Violet Olaitan Williams, has stressed the need to sensitize students of secondary school age to appreciate opportunities in the blue economy essentially (sea based and shore More...

By News Investigators On Friday, March 6th, 2020
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19 Northern States Youth Group Condemns Drug Abuse, Seeks Solution

News Investigators/ The Northern Youths Initiative for Peace and Good Governance (NYIPGG), has condemned the abuse of drugs by youths in the region, saying it is detrimental to the fulfillment of its mission. Leaders More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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Regional Challenges: North East Governors To Meet In Gombe

News Investigators/ Governors of the North East states are to meet in Gombe tomorrow, Thursday to discuss issues of common interests. The meeting, the first of its kind, will be hosted by Gombe state Governor, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
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My Husband Is Serial Liar, Not Trustworthy, Woman Tells Court

News Investigators/ A mother of two, Alimot Idris, on Tuesday, prayed a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve her eight-year-old marriage to her husband, Idris, whom she described as a liar.Alimot, a trader, More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Baze Varsity Gets New Registrar, Adeniyi, Ene Others Bag Prof Ranks

News Investigators/ A University administrator and director of academic planning at Baze University, Mani Ibrahim Ahmad has been appointed the new Registrar of the institution. Baze University located at the nation’s More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Contractor Claim To PMS Intellectual Property Is False -Oyo Govt

News Investigators/ The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has described as false, unfounded and baseless, the insinuations that the state was involved in intellectual property theft against a contractor in respect More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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BREAKING: S’Court Dismisses Bayelsa APC’s Review Quest

The Supreme Court has dismissed petition filed by the All Progressives Congress(APC) seeking a review of its earlier judgement in the Bayelsa State governorship election which gave victory to the People’s More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Certificate Forgery: I Wasn’t Arraigned In 1990 – Sacked Bayelsa Deputy Gov-Elect

…threatens PDP chieftain, demands 7 days ultimatum for retraction News Investigators/ Embattled All Progressives Congress (APC) deputy governorship candidate in Balyesa State, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Metuh Bags 7yrs, To Refund N425m To FG

News Investigators/ Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by Justice Okon Abang today, Tuesday gave a seven year jail term sentence to Olisa Metuh, having found him guilty of all the seven-count charges, preferred More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Agric. Ministry Seeks Private Sector Initiative To Complement Govt’s Effort

News Investigators/ The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mua’zu Abdulkadir, has urged private sector investors to complement government’s effort to take agriculture More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Buratai Expresses Confidence In Troops Ability To End Insurgency

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai News Investigators/ The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has commended troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) for their recent feat in the ongoing counter More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Access Bank Boss, Herbert Wigwe Under EFCC Investigation

By Oluwaseyi Oduyela/Washington DC Though Access bank has issued press release to deny that Mr. Herbert Wigwe was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), it did not deny that Mr. Wigwe More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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Coronavirus: 2 Diamond Princess Passengers Die In Japan

News Investigators/ Two passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have died after contracting the new coronavirus. News Investigators/ An 87-year-old man and an 84-year-old woman, both Japanese, died after More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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NEDC Gives Free Medical To 3000 IDPs

News Investigators/ The North East Development Commission (NEDC) has begun a one-week free medical treatment of 3, 000 persons displaced by insurgency in Borno State. NEDC Managing Director, Mohammed Alkali More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Health Minister Ehanire Inspects UATH Isolation Centre

News Investigators/ Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, on Tuesday inspected an Isolation Centre under construction at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) Gwagwalada as part of the precautionary More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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World Cancer Day: NGO Advocates Increase Grassroots Awareness Effort

News Investigators/ The Founder of Women of Inestimable Values (WIV), an NGO, Blessing Okojie has stressed the need to emphasize cancer awareness effort at the level as part of a wake-up call to all. Mrs. Okojie spoke More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
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Insecurity: Senator Demands Buhari’s Resignation

News Investigators/Senate’s Minority Leader, Eyinnaya Abaribe Wednesday told President Muhammadu Buhari to quit office for failure to meet the security challenges facing the country. Mr. Abaribe (Abia South) More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, January 26th, 2020
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Artists Decry Continuous Locking Of Abuja Arts, Craft Village

Artists decry continuous locking of Abuja Arts, Craft Village (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The African Arts and Culture Heritage Association (AACHA) has decried the continuous locking of Abuja Arts and Craft Village More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, January 20th, 2020
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Protect Our Interest, Promote Peace, Tiv Youths Urge Mdzough U Tiv

(News Investigators) The Tiv Youth Council Worldwide (TYCW) has urged the leadership of the Mdzough U Tiv, the Tiv socio-cultural organisation, to live up to its expectation of protecting the interest of the Tiv More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Nigeria Celebrates 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day

Nigeria celebrates 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day President Muhammadu Buhari has presided over the wreath laying at the National Memorial Arcade Abuja to mark the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, January 5th, 2020
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Video: US Senate At Impasse Over Trump Impeachment Trial

( News Investigators) Democrats and Republicans in the US Senate remained at loggerheads on Friday over how to proceed with the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. As lawmakers returned from a More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, January 4th, 2020
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If We Don’t Kill “RULE OF LAW” Eule Of Law Will Kill Us

( News Investigators) Rule of law allowed Fayose to go over sea for surgery when his lawyer presented medical report of his health condition. Check the pictures below and see where he is having his SURGERY More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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Alert On Dangerous And Unapproved Use Of Paracetamol Tablets In Food Preparation

(News Investigators) The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) hereby alerts the public on the dangerous and unapproved use of Paracetamol Tablets to soften meat used in food preparation. More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 16th, 2019
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Invest In Self Development, Don Tells Fresh Graduates

(News Investigators)/ A lecturer at the University of Ibadan, Ayobami Ojebode, has tasked Nigerian graduates to invest in themselves through human capital development and creativity for a better life.Mr. Ojebode, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Nigerian Army Commander Killed In Boko Haram Bomb Attack

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A Nigerian Army commander was killed on Saturday after an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Marte, Borno State. Military sources told PREMIUM TIMES the army major, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Moves By 4 Spots, Now World 31st

(News Investigators)/ Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up by four spots in the November ranking to place 31st on the ranking table. In the ranking table on the website of the world football governing body, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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US Deports German Convicted Of Double Murder In 1985

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A German national convicted of a double murder in the United States three decades ago will be released from prison in the state of Virginia and deported, US media reported late on Monday. Jens More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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Buhari Begins Process To Lift 100m Out Of Poverty – Akume

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The process of actualising the vision of President Muhammadu Buhari to lift over 100 million Nigerians out of poverty has commenced, the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Albania

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A magnitude-6.4 earthquake has shaken Albania, causing at least minor damage on southeastern Europe’s Balkan Peninsula. The United States Geological Survey says the earthquake struck More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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CP Calls For Clearing of Bush On Highway

Mr Lawal Jimeta, new Police Commissioner to Edo on Monday undertook an on-the-spot assessment of checkpoints in some crime prone areas of the state. Speaking to newsmen during the exercise, Jimeta said part More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Senate To Reconsider Death Penalty In Hate Speech Bill

The Nigerian Senate may amend the proposed death penalty clause in the Hate Speech Bill before it. Sen. Sabi Abdullahi, who is the sponsor of the bill, made this known in a statement he signed on Sunday in Abuja. Abdullahi, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Union Gives Kaduna Govt. 21 Days Ultimatum Over Poor Pay

A Joint Unions of Tertiary Institutions of Kaduna State has given 21 days notice to Kaduna State Government to settle their outstanding demands lingering for 10 years. This is contained in a statement signed More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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NYSC, NIREC Collaborates on Peaceful Co-existence

The Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) has appealed for attitudinal change that would encourage peaceful co-existence among Nigerians, irrespective of religious persuasion. Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, Director, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Minister CAlls On States To Enact Laws To Curb Bush Burning

The Minister of State for Environment, Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, has condemned bush burning practice in Nigeria as it contributes to climate change. According to her, climate change results in  excessive heat, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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NGO Urges More Women Involvement In Climate Change

An Non Governmental Organization, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) has called for the inclusion of women in the planning and implementation of climate change related actions. Mr John Baaki, Programme Coordinator More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Bayelsa: NAN Correspondent, Others In Boat Mishap

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A boat conveying journalists across flooded parts of Sampou community on Nun River in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa capsized and threw the four occupants into the water. News More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Policeman Defiles Colleagues Daughter

A 45-year-old policewoman (name withheld) on Thursday narrated to an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court how a fellow police personnel, Mohammed Alidu, allegedly defiled her nine-year-old daughter More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Red Cross Trains Surgeons On Weapon Wound Patients

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Nigeria delegation says it trained 30 surgeons from 20 states in the country on management of weapon wounded patients. The Head of ICRC Delegation in Nigeria, More...

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...

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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...