By Ibrahim Imam On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Zamfara Denies Donating Vehicles To Bandits

News Investigators/ The Zamfara Government has denied an online media report that it gave Hilux trucks to “repentant bandits’’ in the state. Addressing journalists in his office on Tuesday, the state Commissioner More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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NDLEA: Group Lauds Buhari For Appointing Marwa

News Investigators/ The Centre for Ethical Rebirth Among Nigerian Youths (CERANY) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing retired Brig.-Gen, Buba Marwa as Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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Covid-19: NCDC Confirms 1,544 New Cases, 12 Deaths In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 1,544 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified website on Friday, also confirmed More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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U.S. Congressman Gets COVID-19 After Receiving Pfizer Vaccine

News Investigators/ A Republican member of the US House of Representatives, Kevin Brady said on Wednesday he had tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) shortly before he was due to receive the second dose More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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John Nwodo Emerges National Coordinator Southern, Middle Belt Forum

News Investigators/ Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has appointed the out-going President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo as national coordinator. This is contained in a statement issued More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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Herdsmen Not Under Attack In South East -MACBAN

News Investigators/ Contrary to media reports, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has said that Fulani herdsmen were neither under attack nor are they being forced to leave any More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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ABCON Tasks CBN On FOREX Stability In 2021

News Investigators/ The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), on Tuesday, urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to continue to stabilise the foreign exchange rates for economic growth. ABCON More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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Chinese President Discusses With Merkel, Macron As China-EU Investment Deal Looms

News Investigators/ Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday had a discussion with European leaders as a landmark investment agreement between China and the European Union is expected to be reached after seven More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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Police Arraign Surety For Failing To Produce Suspect

News Investigators/ A 47-year-old businessman, Segun Isaac, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly failing to produce a suspect he stood surety for, in a fraud case. The police More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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Avoid Travelling To Stay Safe, WHO Warns Amid Spike In Africa’s COVID-19 Numbers

News Investigators/ The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa, has advised people to avoid travelling, during this festive period, as over 2.6 million confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, December 24th, 2020
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Nigeria Records 1,133 New Covid-19 Infections, Total Cases Now 80,922

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 1,133 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, bringing the total figure of infected persons to 80,922. NCDC made More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 21st, 2020
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COVID-19 Cases Surging In U.S., Europe In Spite Vaccinations -Report

News Investigators/ The number of COVID-19 infections in the United States and Europe continues to surge in spite of the start of vaccinations, the New York Times has reported.Calling the United States, the world’s More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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PTAD Pays 620 NAHCO Ex-Workers Final Entitlements.

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate has paid 620 (Six Hundred and Twenty) NAHCO Ex-workers of the one- off payment of their final entitlements. The payments were made in 12 (Twelve) batches. This was More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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Kankara Schoolboys: U.S. Urges FG To Hold Kidnappers Accountable

News Investigators/ The United States (U.S.) on Thursday condemned the abduction of hundreds of children by gunmen from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, on Dec. 11, urging the government More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Insecurity: Group Urges South-West Governors To Set Up Security Trust Fund For Amotekun

News Investigators/ Governors of the six South-West states have been urged to empower the South-West Security Network (SWSN), codenamed ‘Amotekun’ by creating a trust fund for the security outfit across the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Insecurity: Navy To Acquire 2 Warships In 2021

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Navy will take delivery of two warships in 2021 in an effort to boost operations in the nation’s territorial waters. Flag Officer Commanding Logistics Command Oghara, Delta, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Reps Reject Bill Seeking To Set Age Limit For Presidential Candidates At 70

(NEWS INVESTIGATOR) The House of Representatives has forced down a bill to amend the constitution to put an age limit on some elective posts. The bill sought to put a cap of 70years for anyone running for the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Ex-CBN Director Commends FG On Land Borders Reopening

News Investigators/ A former Director, Budgetary Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titus Okunrounmu, on Thursday commended the Federal Government for the immediate reopening four land borders across the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Osinbajo Presides Over 28th Virtual FEC

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the 28th virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja. President Muhammadu More...

By News Investigators On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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UN Demands ‘Immediate, Unconditional’ Release Of Abducted Katsina Schoolboys

News Investigators/ United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the attack by suspected bandits at Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State on Dec. 11. Mr. Guterres’ More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Northern Governors Mourn Leadership Publisher Nda-Isaiah

News Investigators/ The Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) has expressed shock over the death of Sam Nda-Isaiah, founder and Chairman of Leadership Newspapers.This is contained in a condolence message by the chairman More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Banditry: Police Confirm Attack On School In Katsina State

News Investigators/ The Police Command in Katsina, on Saturday confirmed an attack by gunmen on Government Science Secondary School (GSSS) Kankara, on Friday night.The Police, in a statement issued by the command’s More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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FEC Approves N1.1bn Expansion Work On Maiduguri Airport, Insurance Cover For 22 Airports

News Investigators/ The Federal Executive Council has approved the sum of N1.1 billion for the expansion of the apron of Maiduguri airport and insurance cover for 22 airports across the country. Minister of More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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DPR Boss Says Oil, Gas Industry Needs Fortification

News Investigators/ The Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Sarki Auwalu, says Nigeria’s oil and gas industry needs fortification in five key areas to support national economic stability, robustness More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, December 7th, 2020
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FG Says COVID-19 Offers Opportunity To Rebuild Health System

News Investigators/ The Federal Government of Nigeria on Monday said the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak presented the opportunity to structure and even rebuild the country’s health system. The Minister More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, December 6th, 2020
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Veee Support Initiative To Buy Presidential Ticket For Gov Yahaya Bello

Nigerian dream of having a leader who will launch the country into an era of prosperity; a unifier who will bridge the wall of division; a patriotic leader who places services above slogan. Our prayer has been More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 4th, 2020
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Nigerian Army Decorates 39 New Major Generals

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army on Friday decorated 39 newly promoted Major Generals with their new ranks. The decorated generals were among the 136 senior officers recently promoted to the rank of major More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 4th, 2020
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U.S. Near Removing Chinese Firms From Wall Street

News Investigators/ The U.S. government is just one step away from enacting a law that could ‘kick’ several Chinese firms off Wall Street, which can further escalate tensions between Washington and Beijing.According More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 4th, 2020
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Court Remands Ex-Pension Boss, Maina, In Prison All-Through Trial

News Investigators/ The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered that the arrested fugitive and former Chairman, the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, be remanded at a correctional More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 4th, 2020
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Atiku in contrast to others, is an enterprising moving adroitly between the world of commerce and politics.

Atiku Abubakar, in contrast to others, is an enterprising, moving adroitly between the world of commerce and politics – By Tm Kazeem. TM KAZEEM I salute the Nigeria youths for their commitment and More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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COVID-19: 281 New Infections Cases In Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 281 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC said on Tuesday that the infections brought the total More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Monday, November 30th, 2020
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UN Chief ‘Strongly Condemns’ Borno Killings

News Investigators/ United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned “in the strongest terms” Saturday’s killing of 43 farmers by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Borno. Mr. Guterres More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 28th, 2020
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Gunmen Kill Police, Kidnap Chinese Expatriate In Ekiti

News Investigators/ The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.The abductee was one of More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, November 27th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Africa’s Death Toll Hits 50,000

News Investigators/ The death toll from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Africa has peaked at 50,000 people since the first outbreak on the continent was declared, head of the African Centre for Disease Control More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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Don’t Shy Away From Your Constitutional Responsibilities, IGP Tells Police Personnel

News Investigators/ The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Muhammed Adamu, has urged police personnel not to shy away from performing their constitutional responsibilities in order not to put the society in trouble.Adamu More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
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FCT Leads In Coronavirus Infections As NCDC Reports 168 New Cases

News Investigators/ The Federal Capital Territory has topped the list of states with highest cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), pandemic as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports 168 new infections More...

By Sadiq Umar On Saturday, November 21st, 2020
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EndSARS Panel: CCTV Reveals How Army Deployed At Least 7 Vehicles To Lekki Tollgate

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Army deployed no fewer than seven military trucks to the Lekki Tollgate on the evening of Oct. 20, the day unarmed #EndSARS protesters were allegedly shot by the military. The More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 21st, 2020
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Nigeria Fastest Growing Economy In Africa –UK Trade Envoy

News Investigators/ The United Kingdom Trade Envoy to Nigeria, Helen Grant, has said that Nigeria was the fastest growing economy in Africa. Hon. Grant said this at the two-day Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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Turkey To Buy 10m Doses Of Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine December

News Investigators/ Turkey will sign a contract in the coming days to purchase 10 million doses of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine from a Chinese company, SinoVac, in December. Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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What Nwodo, Adebanjo, Odumakin Say About Umahi’s Defection To APC

News Investigators/ Some eminent Nigerians on Thursday expressed divergent views over the recent defection of Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020
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FG Suffers 60% Revenue Loss, Amidst Low Oil Prices, Poor FIRS Receipts

News Investigators/ Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Federal Government’s earnings, from oil and non-oil sectors coupled with low revenue receipts from the Federal More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 16th, 2020
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Military Airstrike Hits More Terrorists’ Locations, Kills Scores In Sambisa Forest

News Investigators/ The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram Terrorists in Sambisa forest in Borno. The Coordinator, Defence More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, November 16th, 2020
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24,416 Pass As NECO Releases Common Entrance Results

News Investigators/ The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has announced the results of the just concluded National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) with 24,416 candidates scaling through, scoring a minimum of More...

By News Investigators On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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UBA Unveils Products To Drive Retail Banking

News Investigators/ The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, on Friday in Lagos, committed to delivering superior and innovative banking solutions to its over 20 million customers around the 20 African countries where More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
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AFCON Qualifiers: 16 Players Participate In Super Eagles First Training Session, Osimhen Missing

News Investigators/ The Super Eagles on Tuesday in Benin had their first training session in the last leg of preparations for their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches against Sierra Leone. The More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, November 9th, 2020
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Just In: Buhari Directs Compulsory Health Insurance For Corps Members

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to ensure the enrolment of corps members in the National Health Insurance Scheme. The Director-General of NYSC, More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, November 9th, 2020
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MURIC Alleges ‘Subterranean Rumblings,’ Cautions Nigerians Against Protest

News Investigators/ The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has cautioned Nigerians, especially the Muslim faithful against any new protest.MURIC Director, Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.“The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 9th, 2020
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EndSARS: Lack Of Visible Leadership To Forestall Negotiations With FG, Says Lukman

News Investigators/ The Director General, Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Lukman, has said that the lack of visibly identified leadership for the EndSARS protesters was capable of forestalling any More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, November 7th, 2020
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WTO Post: Expert Urges FG To Intensify Diplomatic Lobbying

News Investigators/ A trade expert, Dr Olumuyiwa Alaba, has called on the Nigerian government to intensify diplomatic lobbying that will ensure that Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala emerges as the new Director-General of More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Fayemi Approves 121 Board, SSAs, SAs Appointments

News Investigators/ The Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, has approved 121 new appointments into boards of agencies and commissions in the state.The appointments were announced in a statement made available More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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EndSARS: Wike Pays N200m Pledge To Families Of 10 Slain Security Agents

News Investigators/ Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has redeemed his pledge of N20 million to each family of the 10 security personnel allegedly killed by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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Envoy Send SOS To FG Over Landlord’s Plan To Eject Embassy

News Investigators/ Nigerian Embassy in Hungary has called for urgent financial intervention by the federal government to safe the country the embarrassment of being ejected by its landlord over indebtedness. Nigerian More...

By News Investigators On Monday, November 2nd, 2020
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Mandate Amnesty Office To Pay Our 32-Months Unpaid Allowances, Niger Delta Amnesty Students Beg Buhari

News Investigators/ Worried by the persistent refusal of the Federal Government to pay their allowances and stipends for nearly three years, the coalition of the 2017/2018 set of Niger-Delta students, have More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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COVID-19: Expert Calls For Campaign To Help Uplift Nigerians’ Spirits

News Investigators/ A public health expert, Gabriel Adakole, has called on the federal and state governments to intensify campaigns to help uplift Nigerians’ spirits and guide them through the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 29th, 2020
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Eid-el-Maulud Celebration: FCT Minister Wants Muslims To Adhere To Principle Of Peace

News Investigators/ The FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, has urged all Muslims to adhere to the cardinal principle of peace upon which the religion of Islam is built. Mr. Bello made the call in his Eid-El-Maulud More...

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

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

By Alaba Ajiba On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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We Must Accept Protests As Part Of National Development- Tinubu

News Investigators/ A former governor of Lagos and national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, says for Nigeria to attain parity with older and more established democracies, the More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Stop #ENDSARS Protest Now -APC Begs Protesters

News Investigators/ The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday appealed to #ENDSARS protesters to embrace peace and stop the protest in the interest of the country, since their demands have been met.APC Chairman More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 23rd, 2020
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Create Job, Grow Economy To Check Youth Restiveness, Ex-Presidents Tell Buhari

News Investigators/ Nigerian former Heads of State on Thursday told President Muhammad Buhari that generation of employment and growing the economy including through direct foreign investments were critical to More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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Seek Facts Before Making Hasty Pronouncement, Buhari Tells International Community

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday took a swoop on the International Community, urging them to seek to know all the facts on the EndSARS protests by Nigerian youths before taking a position More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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At Last, Buhari To Speak To Nigerian By 7 P.m.

News Investigators/ After a long disturbing silence, President Muhammadu Buhari will this evening make a national broadcast at 7pm. Mr. Buhari is expected to address the nation on the current break down of security More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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NHRC Inaugurates Independent Probe Panel On Human Rights Violations By SARS

News Investigators/ The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday inaugurated an 11-member Independent Investigative Panel (IIP) to probe allegations of human rights violations against the defunct Special More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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ENDSARS Protest: NANS Ask Traditional Rulers To Intervene To Stop Protest

News Investigators/ The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Wednesday, appealed to respected traditional rulers in the country to intervene in the #EndSARS protests in order to nip the crisis More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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China, NAN Pledge To Foster News Exchange Relationship

News Investigators/ The government of the People’s Republic of China has agreed to foster its over 30-year- old news exchange agreement with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The agreement was reached on Tuesday More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Businessman Files $1bn Suit Against Twitter CEO, Over Alleged #ENDSARS Protest Sponsorship

News Investigators/ A businessman, Adamu Garba, on Tuesday, instituted a $1 billion suit against the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Founder of Twitter International Company, Jack Dorsey, at the Federal High More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Experts Offer Solutions To Tackling Threat Of Fake News In China Africa Cooperation

News Investigators/ Experts have stressed the need for balanced and unbiased reporting as a measure to tackle the menace of fake news in China-Africa cooperation.They also urged stakeholders in the China-Africa More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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NUJ Condemns Abduction Of Journalist’s Wife In Calabar

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Cross River State Council has condemned the abduction of Uduak Okoro, wife of Sun Newspaper Correspondent in the state by gunmen. Addressing newsmen More...

By News Investigators On Monday, October 12th, 2020
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Medical Practitioner Urges Patients To Seek Help On Differential Diagnoses

News Investigators/ A medical practitioner and Consultant Pediatrics, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Ogun state, Tinuade Ogunlesi has urged patients to seek help regarding differential diagnoses. Mr. More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 11th, 2020
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Protesters In New York Demand Transparency In SARS Disbandment

News Investigators/ Hundreds of young anti-SARS protesters on Sunday stormed the Nigeria House in New York demanding transparency in the disbandment of the police unit back home. Among them was Stephen “Papi” More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 11th, 2020
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Minister Decries Rampant Cases Of Kidnappings In Kuje

News Investigators/ FCT Minister of State Ramatu Aliyu has condemned the abductions of the former Vice Chairman of Kuje Area Council and some councillors by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers. In a statement More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 11th, 2020
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Just In: Buhari Bows To Pressure, Ends SARS

News Investigators/ Following widespread protests across the states of the federation, President Muhammadu Buhari has disbanded the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squads nationwide. The Inspector-General of More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, October 11th, 2020
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EndSARS: Folarin, Buhari Condemn Killing In Ogbomoso

News Investigators/ Senators Teslim Folarin (APC-Oyo Central) and Abdulfatai Buhari (APC-Oyo North) have condemned the killing of Isiaq Jimoh during a protest against the operations of the Special Anti-Robbery More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, October 10th, 2020
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Extend Ban To Akeredolu, Cronies, Group Urges International Community

News Investigators/ A group, Democracy Integrity Network, has urged the European Union (EU), the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US) governments to extend the travel ban slammed on election manipulators More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 8th, 2020
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2021 Budget: FG Earmarks N3.12Trillion For Debt Servicing

News Investigators/ The Federal Government says it remains committed to meeting the nation’s debt obligations as N3.12trillion is earmarked for debt service in 2021. President Muhammadu Buhari made this More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
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Senate Passes 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework/FSP Documents

News Investigators/ The Senate on Wednesday passed the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) for the fiscal years.The passage followed the adoption of the recommendations More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
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ZLP Warns Agboola Against APC’s Fresh Offer

Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, APC gubernatorial Candidate News Investigators/ Following the reported overtures by some proxies of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the candidate of the Zenith Labour More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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Illicit Funds: Osinbajo Urges Destination Countries To Insist On Repatriation

News Investigators/ Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged leaders of destination countries to insist on repatriation of illicit funds and proceeds. Mr. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on More...

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

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

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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National ID Card Now Mandatory For Driver’s Licence Application —FRSC Boss

News Investigators/ Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, says the National Identification Number(NIN) is now compulsory for processing and issuance of the driver’s licence. Mr. More...

By Alaba Ajiba On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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APC crisis: Fayemi’s Suspension, Joke Taken Too Far -Aide

News Investigators/ The Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, Yinka Oyebode, has described the suspension of his principal by the Ojudu group as “a joke taken too far.” Mr. Oyebode More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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Buhari Re- Appoints PTDF’s Gusau, PEF’s Bobboi, Other CEO

News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointment of Dr Bello Aliyu Gusau as the Executive Secretary of Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) and Ahmed Bobboi as the Executive Secretary/Chief More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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NAFDAC To Prosecute Health Workers Promoting Breastmilk Substitutes

News Investigators/ The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will prosecute any health worker caught promoting Breast Milk Substitute (BMS) and other infant formula in health More...

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

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

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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BBNaija 2020: Presenter Reveals How Winner Will Emerge

News Investigators/ Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the presenter of the 2020 Big Brother Naija Reality Show Season Five ‘Lockdown’, says a grand winner, will emerge through number of votes accrued to a housemate. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Zamfara Seeks Whereabouts Of N37Bn FG Refund, Fingers Ex-Governor

News Investigators/ Zamfara Government says it has alerted security agencies to track the whereabouts of over N37 billion refunds on Federal Government projects executed by the state. The state Commissioner More...

By Sadiq Umar On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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I’m Not Under US Surveillance -Atiku

News Investigators/ Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has denied a report that the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), an agency of the U.S. Department of Treasury, placed him and his family members More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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NCC Set To Review Cost Of International Voice Calls Services

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to commence a cost-based review to determine new pricing regime for mobile International Termination Rate (ITR) for inbound international More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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COVID-19: PTF Decries Neglect Of Protocols, Says ‘Face Masks Now Turns To Chin Masks’

News Investigators/ The Presidential Task Force (PTF), on COVID-19 has warned against perceived neglect of the non-pharmaceutical protocols and other measures aimed at tackling the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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ECOWAS Court Sets Oct. 7 Resumption Date

News Investigators/ The ECOWAS Court will be resuming its activities on Oct. 7, after its three months vacation. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday by the media office of the justices. The More...

By Victor Udoh On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Edo 2020: INEC Declares Obaseki Winner

News Investigators/ The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State. Mr. More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 18th, 2020
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WTO Race: Okonjo-Iweala, 4 Others Advance To Second Round Of Election

News Investigators/ Nigeria’s candidate aspiring to the position of Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has won the first run of elections and has àlong with four others More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Nigeria @60: FG Lauds Nigerians’ Active Participation On Anniversary Branding Challenge

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has hailed Nigerians who actively participated in the creative submission of ideas for the Diamond Jubilee anniversary branding challenge. Minister of Communications More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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Reverse Fuel Price, Electricity Tariff Hikes In 14-Days Or Face Total Shutdown -NLC Tells Buhari

News Investigators/ The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has given the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum to reverse the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel price or face a “total shutdown of the country’s More...

By Sadiq Umar On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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UNICEF Urges FG To Reverse Prison Sentence On 13-Year-Old Boy

News Investigators/ The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has urged the Federal Government to reverse the sentencing of a 13-year-old boy, Omar Farouq, to 10 years’ imprisonment with menial labour for More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Military Airstrike Hits Bandits’ Camp, Kill Scores In Zamfara

News Investigators/ The Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has destroyed another armed bandits’ camp in the Doumborou Forest area of Zamfara, killing scores of the bandits, the Defence Headquarters says. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Police Deploy 31,000 Personnel For Edo Election -IGP

News Investigators/ The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu on Monday disclosed that no fewer than 31,000 personnel have been deployed for the governorship election in Edo. Mr. Adamu disclosed this More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Gunmen Storm Burial Ceremony In Rivers, Kidnap Politicians, Injure Others

(News investigators) On Saturday, September 12, masked gunmen invaded a burial in Finiapiri-ama village at Banigo Isile-Ogono community in Bonny Local Government Area, Rivers State, and abducted many, including More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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FRSC Flags Off ‘Operation Panther’, Promises Hell For Reckless Driver In Abuja, Niger

News Investigators/ The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is set to flag off its special patrol exercise, code named Operation PANTHER 11 aimed at checkmating driving against traffic in the Federal Capital Territory More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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Deregulation: NNPC To Setup CNG Refilling Plants All Over Nigeria

News Investigators/ The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will soon begin activation of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) refill stations for motorists across the country.The corporation disclosed More...

By Ibrahim Imam On Saturday, September 12th, 2020
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North East Commission Pledges To Remove 500,000 Idle Youths From Streets

News Investigators/ The North East Development Commission-Education Endowment Fund (NEDC-EEF), has expressed determination to remove over 500,000 idle youths from the streets in the next five years in the region. Head More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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Edo Election: I.G Withdraws Security Aides From VIPs, Political Appointees

News Investigators/ The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu has barred security aides from accompanying VIPs and political appointees during the Sept. 19 governorship election in Edo. The Force More...

By Sadiq Umar On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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Women Affairs Minister Advocates Death Penalty For Rapists

News Investigators/ The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has advocated death penalty for rape and related offences. The call is coming on the heels of a law passed by the Kaduna State House of Assembly More...

By News Investigators On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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RMAFC Urges State Govts To Step Up Credible Data Collation

News Investigators/ The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), on Friday in Bauchi, advised state governments on the need to step up instruments for credible database in their various states. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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Foundation Honours Lalude, Nigerian Who Rejected $6m Bribe

News Investigators/ The the Akinjide Adeosun Foundation (AAF) has conferred its 2020 Leadership Award on the first Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO), Olufemi Lalude. This More...

By Sadiq Umar On Monday, September 7th, 2020
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Troops Kill One, Arrest 4 In Benue, Nasarawa Bandit Camps –DHQ

News a investigators/ The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have raided some identified bandits’ camps in parts of Benue and Nasarawa states killing one and arresting four on Sunday. The More...

By News Investigators On Monday, September 7th, 2020
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China’s August Crude Imports Jump 13% One Year As Delayed Cargoes Clear Customs

News Investigators/ China’s crude oil imports in August climbed 13 per cent from a year earlier. The imports are buoyed by hefty orders placed earlier this year when global oil prices collapsed and as cargoes More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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How I Fought, Won Nigeria’s Case Against P&ID Despite Frustrations -Olasupo Shasore

News Investigators/ Just as Nigeria secured a landmark victory in its pursuit to overturn a $10 billion judgement awarded against it in a case against Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID), a former More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Izala Leaders Visit El-Rufai, Admonish Nigerians On Peaceful Coexistence

News Investigators/ The National Chairman of Jama’atul Izalatul Bid’ah wa Iqamatul Sunnah (JIBWIS), Abdullahi Bala-Lau, has emphasised the need for peaceful coexistence in the country, to engender progress More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Dirty Deals: Obaseki Exposes Oshiomhole’s Market Sales ‘Biz Deal’

News Investigators/ The Edo State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Obaseki, has said that one of the reasons his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole is against his reelection bid is More...