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...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Oyo-Ita In Presidential Villa, Attends Swearing-In Of Ministers

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Head of Service, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, who was reported to be on medical leave, was at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday to witness the swearing-in of the ministers-designate. News More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Supreme Court Dismisses Atiku’s Appeal To inspect INEC’s alleged server

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal filed by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal’s decision to dismiss an application to allow him More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Zamfara Peace Initiative Yielding Result, No Attack In 59 Days – Gov

 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Bello Matawalle of Zamfara says the state is now peaceful as the peace initiative of the state government with the efforts and cooperation of the Nigerian Army is yielding positive result. Matawalle More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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BREAKING: Supreme Court Strikes Out Atiku, PDP’s Appeal

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Supreme Court has struck out an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election. The appeal marked SC/738/2019 was filed against More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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37 FRSC Officials Arrested For Extortion

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A Joint Inter-Agency Team, led by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arrested 37 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for allegedly More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Buhari Tasks Ministers-Designate On Nation’s Challenges

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday challenged Ministers-designate to reflect and assess the country’s position in 2015 and now so as to chart a course for the country for the foreseeable More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Student Group Condemns Attack On Ekweremadu By IPOB, Calls For Unreserved Apology

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Progressive Students Movement (PSM), a pan-African students’ movement, on Sunday, condemned the attack on Ike Ekweremadu by the proscribed Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) in Germany. PSM More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Federal Government Launched Another Youth Empowerment Programme Called P-YES.

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The full meaning of P-YES is Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme. The scheme is structured as a Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative driven by the Office of the Senior Special Assistant More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, August 17th, 2019
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Why Am I Being Investigated By EFCC- HoS, Oyo-Ita

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has confirmed that she was indeed invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to answer to allegations bordering More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Dietitian Urges Haemophilia Patients To Stay Away From Ginger

An Abuja based dietitian, Mr Paul Okoh has advised persons living with haemophilia condition to stay away from Zingiber officinale, commonly known as ginger. Okoh, who gave the advice in an interview with News More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Cultural Heritage Key To National Unity, Progress — Gov. Ihedioha

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo says,  cultural heritage of any nation is a key factor that unites  the people and guarantees progress. Ihedioha disclosed this on Thursday  at the  More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Residents Of Orozo Mass Housing Scheme Protest Insecurity, Harassment By Thugs.

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The chairman, Mathias Amuta of the Orozo Mass Housing Scheme Landlords’ Association, has called on the security agencies and Nasarawa state government to beef up security in the estate. Amuta More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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Police Read Riot Act To Criminals In Ekiti

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The commissioner of Police in Ekiti, Amba Asuquo, on Wednesday said tough times awaits criminals in the state and neighbouring states who failed to amend their ways. read riot act to criminals More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Insecurity: Soyinka Calls For State Of Emergency

Professor Wole Soyinka Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called for declaration of state of emergency due to the security challenges in the South West Zone. Soyinka made the call on Thursday in Akure More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Alleged N1.2Billion Scam: EFCC To Arraign Former INEC Chairman

Former INEC Chairman By Sadiq Umar – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has concluded plan to drag to court a former a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
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EFCC Raids Ex-Gov Yari’s Home In Zamfara

Former Zamfara Governor Abdulaziz Yari ABUJA: Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Sunday evening raided the Talata-Mafara residence of the immediate past governor of More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 5th, 2019
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New Law Empowers COREN To Tackle Building Collapses -President

COREN President, Mr. Ali Rabiu (News Investigators)/ President of the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Ali Rabiu, says the council has been empowered to tackle building collapses in More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 5th, 2019
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RevolutionNow March: Buhari Hails Poor Turnout, Says Winner Is Democracy

#RevolutionNow protesters in Lagos By Sadiq Umar – The Presidency has expressed excitement over the low turnout of Nigerians for the protest convened by the Global Coalition for Security and Democracy More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 5th, 2019
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CAN Vows To Intervene In Tiv, Jukun Crisis

JALINGO/News Investigators/ The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Taraba Chapter, on Monday said it would intervene in the resolution of the on-going Tiv and Jukun crisis in the state. The newly elected More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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Council Urges Nurses, Midwives To Be Ethical In Practice

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) hasurged newly inducted 205 foreign-trained nurses and midwives to refrain from unethical misconductas they practiced the profession. The Registrar of the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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NIMC To Deploy Satellite Technology For Identity Management, DG

Dr Aliyu Aziz, Director General NIMC (Left) recieving his certificate for fellowship of the Nigerian Institute of Space Engineers (NISE) in Abuja (News Investigators)/ The National Identity Management Commission More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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159 Troops Disrupt ISWAP Logistic Network, Intercept Sex Enhancing Drugs

Counter insurgency operation by troops (News Investigators)/ The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has announced the interception of logistic network of Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Presidency Denies Spending $1Bn Security Fund On Buhari’s Campaign

President Muhammadu Buhari ABUJA/News Investigators/ The Presidency has dismissed Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) allegation that the one billion dollars drawn from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) was spent More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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N2trn Spent On Constituency Projects Since 2000 Without Results, Says ICPC

NASS By Sadiq Umar – The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Bolaji Owasanoye, said the nation had spent about N2 trillion on constituency projects without More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Nigeria Is World’s Untapped Cultural Hub, Says U.S.-Based Arts Promoter

President Emmanuel Macron at the African Shrine, Lagos (News Investigators)/ Nigeria is the untapped cultural hub of the world, according to Joyce Adewumi, a U.S. arts and culture official. Ms. Adewumi, who More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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UK DFID To Invest £5m In PLANT Programme In Lagos

(News Investigators)/ The United Kingdom Minister of State for Africa, Harriett Baldwin has announced that the UK Department for International Development (DFID) would invest five million pound in PLANT programme More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Bandits’ Attacks: Tambuwal Warns Against Harassing, Killing Innocent Fulanis

Governor Aminu Tambuwal (News Investigators)/ Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal on Friday cautioned local vigilantes against harassment and killing of innocent Fulani over bandits’ attacks in the state. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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CBN Partners Churches, Mosques On Financial Literacy

Central Bank of Nigeria (News Investigators)/ Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday said it is in partnership with churches and mosques in the promotion of financial literacy in the country. The bank’s More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Expert Says Green Tea Reduces Blood Sugar In Diabetics

Green Tea (News Investigators)/ A Nutritionist and Biochemist, Dr Ochuko Erikainure, said on Wednesday that Green Tea has great health benefits and components that reduce blood glucose in diabetics. Erukainure, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Surrender Or Risk Imminent Calamity, GOC Warns Insurgents

Maiduguri, July 17, 2019 (NAN) Maj.-Gen. Bulama Biu, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Nigerian Army, has called on remnants of the Boko Haram insurgents to save themselves from the imminent calamity More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Unhappy Marriage Affects Couple’s Emotion, Mental, Psychology -Expert

(News Investigators)/ A Professor of Health Education, Bidemi Idowu, says continuous stay in an unhappy marriage usually affects the emotional, mental and psychological wellbeing of married couple. Mrs. Idowu More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Yuguda Links Nigerian Banditry To International Involvement

ABUJA, by Shaban Akanbi. A former governor of Bauchi State, Mr Isa Yuguda, on Tuesday said that the challenges of banditry in the North West of Nigeria might have an international dimension. Mr Yuguda fielded More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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IMF’s MD, Lagarde Resigns

Abuja, Ms Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), has resigned, the IMF says. The Executive Board of the fund said this in a statement issued by it on Tuesday in Washington More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Again, Obasanjo Writes Buhari, Warns Of Ominous Signs

Former President By Sadiq Umar – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again written an open letter to the incumbent Muhammadu Buhari, pointing to ominous signs and dangers confronting the nation that More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Unionist Charges FG To Discourage Nigerians From Xenophobic Countries

South African President (News Investigators)/ A labour leader, Oyinkan Olasanoye, has charged the Federal Government to adopt measures to discourage Nigerians from embarking on risky migrations, especially to More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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NAN Appoints Mammaga Acting Managing Director

Mr. Ibrahim Mammaga (News Investigators)/ The Board of Directors of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has approved the appointment of Ibrahim Mammaga as the Acting Managing Director and substantive Editor-In-Chief More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Justice Bulkachuwa Cancels Annual Vacation For Appeal Court Justices

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa By Sadiq Umar – The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has cancelled the 2019 Annual Vacation for Justices of the Court of Appeal. A statement by the More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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AFCON: Lawan Heads For Egypt, Says Super Eagles Need Our Presence

Sen. Ahmad Lawan Sadiq Umar – President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has departed Abuja to lead a presidential delegation to cheer Super Eagles in today’s match against Algeria in the ongoing Africa Cup More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Lagos Inaugurates Committee To Regulate Assisted Fertility Practice

(NAN Pix.)Prof. Osato Giwa-Osagie,; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr Titilayo Goncalves; Executive Secretary, HEFAMAA, Dr Abiola Idowu, at the inauguration of the committee in Lagos. (News Investigators)/ More...

By Sadiq Umar On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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NIPOST Workers Plan Warning Strike On Wednesday

Post-Master General, NIPOST By Sadiq Umar – The National Union of Postal and Telecommunications Employees (NUPTE) has issued a notice of three days warning strike to the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) More...

By Victor Udoh On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Gunmen Kill Sen. Ishaku Abbo’s Uncle, Abduct Step Mother

Sen. Ishaku Abbo By Sadiq Umar – Adamawa Police Command has confirmed the killing of an uncle to Adamawa Senator, Ishaku Abbo and the abduction of his step mother. The command Spokesman, Suleiman Yahaya, More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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785 Witnesses To Testify Before Kano Governorship Election Tribunal

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje By Ibrahim Imam – No fewer than 785 witnesses are expected to appear before the Kano State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal to testify for APC and PDP on the conduct of the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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NNDC Holds AGM, Optimistic Of Growth

New Nigeria Development Company KADUNA/News Investigators/ Chairman, New Nigeria Development Company (NNDC), Tanimu Yakubu, says the company remained resolute and focused in realizing its corporate objectives More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Dutch Minister Urges Nigeria To Mitigate Impact Of Climate Change

Impact of climate change (News Investigators)/ The Netherlands has underscored the need for the Nigerian government to take adequate steps toward mitigating the impact of climate change. The Minister of Foreign More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Cropping Season Security: NSCDC To Deploy 1500 Personnel To Farmlands

Commandant-General of NSCDC, Mr Abdullahi Muhammadu (middle) (News Investigators)/ The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says it has concluded arrangements to deploy additional 1, 500 personnel More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Buhari In Secret Meeting With Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Others Over Ministerial Nominees

Buhari at a Banquet Hall parley By Victor Udoh – President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night met behind closed doors with the leadership of the National Assembly (NASS) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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No Plans To Increase Petrol Price -NNPC

NNPC Tower in Abuja (News Investigators)/ The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has no plans to increase the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol in the country. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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AFCON: Eagles End South African Dreams

Super Eagles v Bafana Bafana By Sadiq Umar – The Super Eagles of Nigeria Wednesday night ended their South African counterpart journey to semi-final in 2019 AFCON tournament. William Ekong’s late More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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NJC Tells Buhari To Confirm Tanko Muhammad, As Substantive CJN, Eight Others Chief Judges

Justice Tanko Ibrahim Muhammad Calls on State Executives to commence immediate implementation of Financial Autonomy for State Judiciary. The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the appointment More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Teenager Allegedly Hacks Into Wema Bank Account, Steals N4m

Wema Bank (News Investigators)/ A teenager, Nonso Okereke, was on Wednesday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly hacking into a Wema Bank account and stealing N4 million. Okereke, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Unemployment: Reps To Investigate Recruitment Process In MDAs

Chairman, Federal Character Commission (News Investigators)/ The House of Representatives has set up an ad hoc committee to investigate and monitor process of recruitment in Federal Ministries, Departments More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Buratai Remains Army Chief, Contrary Reports Fake News -Army Hq

Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Army Headquarters have debunked reports that the newly promoted Lt.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun has replaced, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai as Chief of Army Staff, dismissing More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Medical Tribunal Convicts Lagos Doctor For Negligence

(News Investigators)/ A tribunal set up by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) on Tuesday convicted Dr Nwikwu Vitalis, who runs a private hospital in Lagos for professional negligence. According More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Rep. Condemns NASS Invasion By Protesting Shiite Members

Abdulrazak Namdas (News Investigators)/ Former spokesman of the House of Representatives and member representing Adamawa, Abdulrazak Namdas (APC-Adamawa) has condemned invasion of the National Assembly Complex More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Rep. Condemns NASS Invasion By Protesting Shiite Members

Abdulrazak Namdas (News Investigators)/ Former spokesman of the House of Representatives and member representing Adamawa, Abdulrazak Namdas (APC) has condemned invasion of the National Assembly Complex by Shiite More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Group Advocates Strategic Approach To TB Case Finding, Treatment

Tuberculosis (New Investigators)/ Stop TB Partnership, an NGO, has advocated for new strategic approach to increase tuberculosis case finding and treatment toward halting the spread of the disease as a public More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Lawan Announces Kalu, Boroffice, Senate Leader, Deputy

Sen. Ahmed Lawan (News Investigators)/ The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan Tuesday announced the emergence of eight Principal Officers for the Senate. Mr. Lawan in plenary announced Abdullahi Abubakar More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Torture Still Widespread In Nigeria, Says Amnesty International

Policemen torturing a man (News Investigators)/ The Amnesty International says despite efforts by the Nigerian government to address torture in the country, the use of torture by the police and others is still More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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World Bank Says Nigeria Not Fragile State, Urges Preventive Measures

World Bank By Sadiq Umar – Despite current security in parts of the country, the World Bank Group on Fragility, Conflict and Violence (FCV) says Nigeria is not a fragile state even as it stressed the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 15th, 2019
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Army Arraign 14 Officers, Soldiers Accused Of Murder, Kidnapping, Others

Nigerian Army By Sadiq Umar – Fourteen 14 officers and soldiers accused of murder, kidnapping, and desertion, among other criminal offences have been arraigned by the Nigeria Army. The accused facing More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
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Eid-el-Fitri: Senator Ali Ndume Felicitates With Nigerians, Calls For Peace, Unity

Sen. Mohammed Ali Ndume By Sadiq Umar – Former Senate Leader and frontline candidate in the ninth Senate presidency race, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, has urged Muslims Ummah in Nigeria to continue to work More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Bank CEOs Vow To “Shame” Chronic Debtors, Mute Publishing Names

Godwin Emefiele (News Investigators)/Chief Executive Officers of Commercial Banks across the country have resolved to share details of those identified as “chronic debtors”, just as it agreed to deny the More...

By News Investigators On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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BREAKING: PDP Gains In Zamfara As Supreme Court Annuls APC Victory

Justices of Supreme Court (News Investigators)/The Supreme Court on Friday declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) had no candidates in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara State. The five-member panel More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Apologise To Nigerian Over Boko Haram Comments, FG Tell Obj

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has demanded an apology from former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his recent remarks on the insurgency in the north-east, describing More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Police Kill Kidnap Kingpin, Sumaila Sule, Arrest Gang Members

Alleged gang members and kidnappers paraded by the police By Sadiq Umar – An alleged mastermind of the recent kidnapping of UBEC Chairman and notorious armed robber along Abuja- Kaduna road, Sumaila Sule More...

By News Investigators On Friday, April 19th, 2019
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Easter: Ndume Calls For Peaceful Co-existence, Says Hunger, Poverty Nigeria’s Common Enemy

Senator Ali Ndume By Sadiq Umar – Former Senate Leader and frontline candidate for the office of Senate President in the 9th National Assembly, Ali Ndume, has urged Nigerians to imbibe culture of love More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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Nigeria, Others Spend $5.2 Trillion On Fuel Subsidy In 4-Yrs -IMF Boss

Christine Lagarde By Sadiq Umar – The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has faulted government spending on fuel subsidy, saying Nigeria and other countries More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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Explore Dialogue To Quicken Leah Sharibu’s Release, Senate Tells Buhari

Mrs Sahribu and daughter Leah (News Investigators)/ The Nigerian Senate has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to explore the option of dialogue to quicken the release of Leah Sharibu, More...

By News Investigators On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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ICPC Probes Allocations To MDAs, Vows Decisive Action

Head of Service of the Federation By Sadiq Umar – The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has commenced a probe into funds released to the Ministries, Departments More...

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...