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EXCLUSIVE: Many more people killed in Nigeria despite unprecedented N1.48trillion arms spending

The number of deaths caused by insurgency and violence increased as more money was spent on armament.

PREMIUM TIMES journalist wins 2015 African Fact-Checking Awards

Mr. Ezeamalu won the award with his report that debunked claims made about legislation on the age of sexual consent in Nigeria.

SPECIAL REPORT: Inside Boko Haram’s routes of death, destruction and humanitarian crises

This is a moving story detailing a dangerous journey through Boko Haram’s deadly dens.

Nigerian Army dismisses, jails Army General for losing equipment to Boko Haram

Mr. Falana told PREMIUM TIMES Friday morning his team was reviewing the judgment, which he described as contradictory.

How Kogi attack, Maiduguri bomb blasts happened– Nigerian Army

Troops ambushed militants who attacked a military location last week.

Boko Haram: Nigerian army reopens school in Gwoza

Ninety people were also rescued from terrorists in the area.

ICPC arraigns Niger Delta ministry’s ex-finance director, 4 others over N715m fraud

They were arraigned on a 41-count charge which centred on conspiracy, forgery and fraud.

INVESTIGATION: Jonathan, Alison-Madueke, Tunde Ayeni, named in fraudulent oil contracts that cost Nigeria billions

How much service the companies offered to pocket that amount remains unclear even to the state oil company, insiders say.

SSS arrests 10 major Boko Haram leaders in Lagos, Enugu

“The arrest of these confessed terrorist elements has however helped in no small measure to avert devastating attacks in the area.”

Boko Haram:58,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon, Chad, Niger

Cameroon hosts 40,366 Nigerian refugees.

Jonathan, Alison-Madueke, CSO Obuah in trouble over $6.9million ‘mobile stage’ scandal

The scandal indicates how former president allegedly used unremitted NNPC funds on bogus contracts.

Nigeria MDGs office deletes project tracker from website after PREMIUM TIMES borehole story

The office spent N154 million to construct a single borehole that should go for less than N10 million.

PHOTO NEWS: Nigerian Army uncovers major bomb-making factory

Photos show images of a ‘bomb factory’ captured by the Nigerian Army.

Police IG: Hospitals free to treat all accident, gunshot victims

Police say safety of all Nigerians is a collaborative effort of all.

Samuel Ortom, Benue State Governor

Army apologises for attack on Benue Community

The commandant maintained that the army would collaborate with other security agencies to forestall the reoccurrence of such  incidence.

Without the illegal allowances, these are what your Senators, Reps earn

Our analysis did however not include the illegal but hefty quarterly allowances lawmakers pay themselves

What N180million being spent on upgrading Deputy Governor’s mansion can do for Kano

This is how the N180 million being expended on upgrading Mr. Abubakar palatial mansion could change people’s lives

Boko Haram converts​ college laboratory to bomb-making factory

Troops retook the town last week.

Seriake Dickson, Godswill Akpabio, Emmanuel Uduaghan, and Rotimi Amaechi, some Nigerian governors hacking telephones.

INVESTIGATION: Nigerian Hacking Governors Forum: Amaechi, Akpabio, Uduaghan hacked phones too

Cyber security analysts say data acquired by the governors may have been used – and could be used – for cyber bullying, intimidation and blackmail

nigeria corruption protest

What “missing” N11.56trillion excess crude fund can do for Nigeria

The N11. 56BN excess crude fund unaccounted for can treat all Nigeria’s HIV positive for 108 years, and do even lots more…

Malnutrition hits Adamawa IDP camp

Children were affected.

How David Mark doubled National Assembly’s budget and enthroned secrecy

Mr. Mark would most likely be remembered more for the lack of accountability under his watch.

INVESTIGATION: At least ₦11.56 trillion Excess Crude Fund unaccounted for in 8 years

All agencies involved in the management and disbursement of the Excess Crude Account declined to provide information on the funds.

INVESTIGATION: Bayelsa Governor forges End User Certificate to procure N100M hacking tools

In Nigeria, End User Certificates for such security and defence related purchases is issued only by the National Security Adviser.

Danladi Umar, the Chairman of the tribunal

INVESTIGATION: Code Of Conduct Tribunal Chairman Battles Corruption Allegations

Chairman of an anti-graft agency might soon face prosecution for corruption