Emmanuel Ogala is an investigative reporter and heads the Digital Strategy unit of PREMIUM TIMES. Emmanuel, an experienced web developer. Before joining PREMIUM TIMES, Emmanuel worked for 234NEXT. His stories have won awards in the 2014 CNN-Multichoice African Journalist of the Year award and the 2013 Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism awards.

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Nigerian Navy rescues hijacked oil vessel

The navy rescued the oil vessel less than 24 hours after t was hijacked. (more…)

Pirates hijack oil ship, kidnap crew, off Nigeria’s coast

Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker and its crew in the waters near Lagos, the navy and a security company said on Wednesday. The vessel, called the Abu Dhabi Star, was seized on Tuesday night, around 14 nautical miles from the entrance to Lagos port, navy spokesman, Kabir Aliyu, told…

Andrew Azazi's Aso drive Mansions

INVESTIGATION: Azazi, former NSA, acquires multi-billion naira homes in Abuja

[caption id="attachment_97892" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Andrew Azazi's Aso Drive Abuja Mansions[/caption] Based on his annual salary as National Security Adviser, Mr Azazi would have to serve for 274 years to earn N1.5 billion, the value of one his new Abuja homes. (more…)

INVESTIGATION: Tobacco giant, British American Tobacco, caught in intensive smuggling, corporate espionage

By Emmanuel Ogala Barely one year after WikiLeaks made public a U.S Embassy memo detailing how Anglo-Dutch oil giant, Shell, promoted perfidy in Nigeria’s oil industry, details have emerged of how British American Tobacco (BAT) has used industrial espionage to run its business. Last year, the impunity of foreign companies…