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Former Head of State, Sani Abacha

Secret companies of Senator who laundered billions for Abacha uncovered in tax havens

The senator likes to be seen as an anti-corruption whistleblower. But it’s now clear he helped Abacha loot Nigeria too.

Kola Aluko

INVESTIGATION: Secret documents expose Nigerian oil mogul’s offshore hideaways

The Panama Papers reveal dealmaker’s backstage maneuverings as he hung with celebrities and criminal investigators closed in

Acas Law Partners

EXPOSED: #Panamapapers: The Nigerian lawyers who acted as intermediaries for Mossack Fonseca

The lawyers and their law firms appear desperate to deny links with the embattled panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca.

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Adenuga, Niger Governor, late Ooni of Ife, Andy Uba, 106 others named in #PanamaPapers

This list of Nigerians may not be final as this newspaper will continue its investigation in the weeks and months ahead.

Former Governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha

#PanamaPapers: How Alamieyeseigha began looting Bayelsa 3 months after becoming governor

Despite looting his state from the beginning to the end of his tenure in office, there were endless eulogies at his funeral.

Hakeem Belo-Osagie

#PanamaPapers: Secret assets of Etisalat chairman, Hakeem Belo-Osagie, uncovered in tax haven

Documents give insights into the multilayer scheme the businessman uses in safeguarding his wealth

The Landmark Ocean Park Buildings in Punta Pacifica | Photo Credit: http://www.panama-guide.com

#PanamaPapers: How ex-Nigerian minister bought two penthouses in Panama for N837million

It remains unclear whether Mr. Gbadamosi declared his interest in the two penthouses to the Code of Conduct Bureau.

Senator David Mark

#PanamaPapers: Documents counter David Mark’s denial of secret assets in tax havens

Mr. Mark operates secret companies in tax havens while being a public official in Nigeria, a violation of the country’s code of conduct law.

A patch of forest in Akamkpa, Cross River State. The state holds over half of Nigeria's standing rainforest

INVESTIGATION: How a $4 million UN climate programme impoverished Nigerian communities

A well-intentioned lockdown of Cross River forest cut communities from their livelihood. Ex-Governor Imoke then caused further harm.

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#PanamaPapers: How Tinubu operated 12 shell companies in tax havens

Documents show Mr. Tinubu owns at least 12 shell companies in offshore tax havens.

Dr. Lucy Diagne conducting necropsy (animal version of  autopsy) on AkwaCross. Photo credit:  Mrs. Idorenyin Gideon

SPECIAL REPORT: Saved from being eaten by fishermen, one animal draws global attention to Nigeria

The battle to save an animal fishermen captured for food drew worldwide attention to Nigeria. It’s an interesting story.

T.B. Joshua at a miracle session

#PanamaPapers: Documents counter T.B. Joshua’s denial of own offshore company in tax haven

The pastor had ignored multiple telephone calls and an email requesting him to comment for the story before it was published.

TB Joshua

#PanamaPapers reveal T.B. Joshua’s shell company in offshore tax haven

Apart from evangelism, Mr. Joshua is not known to be involved in any other business.

Mossack Fonseca's office Panama ... Picture Credit: ABC Australia

#PanamaPapers: Mossack Fonseca’s El Savador office raided

Governments across the world have begun investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful.

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#PanamaPapers: Head of Transparency International in Chile resigns

Chilean government says it would investigate all Chileans mentioned in the leaks.

Senate President Bukola Saraki

#PanamaPapers: I won’t resign, Senate President, Bukola Saraki says

The senate president vows to fight on, saying calls for his resignation politically-motivated

Buhari in France

#PanamaPapers: Nigerian govt’s silence ‘worrisome, repugnant’ — CACOL

Top Nigerian officials have been named in the #PanamaPapers.

Bukola Saraki, Senate President

#PanamaPapers: Documents show hidden offshore assets belong to Senate President Saraki; wife, Toyin, a mere front

PREMIUM TIMES finds that the assets neither belong to Toyin nor to her family’s estate. They are clearly Mr. Saraki’s.

Senator David Mark

#PanamaPapers: Embattled David Mark lies, claims exposed offshore companies not his

Mr. Mark distances self from Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca

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Austrian bank chief implicated in #PanamaPapers leak resigns

“In the end, the media’s prejudgement of Hypo Vorarlberg and of myself in recent days was decisive for me in taking this step.”

Bukola Saraki 3

Outraged by #PanamaPapers revelations, Nigerians ask Buhari to probe, prosecute named officials

Activists say Nigerians should march to the National Assembly to demand affected officials steps down

A network of companies for Aliko Dangote and Sayyu Dantata

#PanamaPapers: Africa’s richest man, Dangote, his brother, Dantata, linked to shell companies in tax havens

Mr. Dangote is one of the most prominent clients of Mossack Fonseca, and in Panama alone, several shell companies are linked to him and his allies.

Late Sani Abacha

#PanamaPapers: Lawyer hired by Nigeria to track Abacha loot has 178 firms in tax havens

In 2000, Mr. Obasanjo hired Mr. Monfrini’s firm to help recover Abacha loot, which was estimated to be more than $4 billion at the time.

TY Danjuma

#PanamaPapers: General Theophilus Danjuma’s offshore companies, secret account exposed

The retired general was also among global personalities found to maintain secret accounts, operated with codes, with the Swiss branch of banking giant, HSBC.

Toyin Saraki.... Photo Credit: Thisdaylive.com

#PanamaPapers: Toyin Saraki’s lawyers disagree with husband, say secret assets belong to her alone

Senate president insists assets belong to his wife’s family.