Investigations

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development for Nigeria, Sabo Nanono

Nigeria’s agric agencies failed to account for N350 million – Audit Report

The report said 423 payments totalling N210.9 million were made without payment vouchers and internal audit checks at the oil palm research firm.

Tijani and Yusufa in their hovel on the cattle farm. Like other children, they spend nights there with cows

While Nigeria keeps mum, Dutch govt acts on Premium Times investigation of FrieslandCampina WAMCO

A senior official for the Dutch foreign affairs ministry, said the child labour which PREMIUM TIMES’ reported in the Nigerian supply chain of FrieslandCampina, is taken “seriously”.

Tijani and Yusufa in their hovel on the cattle farm. Like other children, they spend nights there with cows

INVESTIGATION: How child labour boosts milk production at FrieslandCampina in Nigeria

A PREMIUM TIMES’ investigation shows that farmers who supply raw milk to FrieslandCampina, producers of Peak Milk and Three Crown, routinely use children for the most vital processes.

Wildlife experts estimate that nine out of 10 illegally trafficked pangolins are not detected by authorities. Credit: Tsai Yao-Cheng / The Reporter

Global Investigation: Pangolins: Trafficked to Extinction

Criminal syndicates in Africa and Asia are working together — and competing — to meet the seemingly insatiable demand for pangolins in China and other markets. Over 30 journalists investigate how illegal pangolin trafficking is leading the species to become extinct.

Mr Isa Ardo

Jigawa Land Grabbing: Protesting farmers lament arrest, treatment by govt

The Jigawa State Government has allocated 12,000 hectares of the farmlands to a Chinese firm.

Abdulrasheed Maina

EXCLUSIVE: INTERPOL speaks on Maina’s ‘arrest warrant’

The global police organisation responds to a PREMIUM TIMES query on the wanted former civil servant.

INVESTIGATION: How latest Mambilla Plateau violence unfolded; leaving deaths, destruction

The violent conflict that pitted two ethnic groups last June was only the latest in a history of inter-ethnic tension that frequently erupts into mass killings.

The Lagos State University (LASU)

INVESTIGATION: How LASU is killing the dreams of its students

“Some of our parents sold family lands to send us to school in the hope of after the result, you get a good job, and you buy them lands or maybe houses… But you enter for a programme of five years and you are spending seven years, and you don’t have results.”