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President Muhammadu Buhari resumes office 5

Resign now, Nigerian lawmaker tells Buhari

Abdulmumini Jibrin, who is a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, says the president’s ill health has badly affected governance.

Groups partner to train journalists in budget, procurement reporting

“We want to equip journalists with knowledge and skills that would enable them properly scrutinise…”

INFOGRAPH: What Andrew Yakubu’s N3.04billion loot can do for Nigeria

Mr. Yakubu is currently standing trial for corruption and money laundering.

Child obesity in Nigeria remains low despite global increase

Only 1.6 per cent of Nigerian children are overweight compared with the global average.

SPECIAL REPORT: Nigeria’s oil-rich communities abandoned in shocking poverty despite huge wealth

Niger Delta communities suffer grinding poverty despite producing Nigeria’s oil and gas wealth.

How ex-AGF, Adoke, overruled DPR to authorise $1.1 billion Malabu deal

Mr. Adoke sidelined the regulatory agency despite seeking its advice earlier, new court documents show.

Malabu fraud: Why Nigerian Government retrieved OPL 245 from Shell, Eni

The Federal High Court approved the order returning the block to the Federal Government.

Nigeria Police Force

Nigeria police officer demoted for extortion

Lagos had the highest number of public complaints against police officers.

Federal Secretariat Complex, Abuja

89 per cent Nigerian workers not on pension scheme – NBS

The NBS explained that the trend is not surprising given the largely informal structure of the Nigerian labour force.

The challenge of severe malnutrition in Nigeria’s North-West (Infograph)

Nigeria’s seven north-west states have 75 per cent of the country’s cases of malnutrition.

EXCLUSIVE: Top Nigerian businessman wanted for “international corruption” in Italy

Aliyu Abubakar’s offence, according to Italian authorities, is “International corruption with the aggravating circumstance of transnationality.”

Former Minister Dan Etete, the man behind Malabu

Malabu $1.1 billion Scandal: Ex-Nigerian oil minister, 12 others set for trial in Italy

Two Nigerians are among 11 individuals to face trial in Italy.

Malabu $1.1 billion: Why EFCC charged two former Nigerian ministers Adoke, Etete, for fraud, money laundering

The nine-count charge was filed against nine defendants on Tuesday.


Nigeria’s unemployment rate rises to 13.9 per cent

The number of unemployed in the labour force increased by 555,311 persons.

Former Minister Dan Etete, the man behind Malabu

Malabu OPL 245: We did no due diligence – DPR

The DPR official said they only acted based on instructions.

Why we proposed, then reversed plans to hike data price – NCC

The NCC said it took the decision to set a minimum pricing template to encourage small operators and new entrants.

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Nigerian lawmakers, seeking expanded health budgeting, point at “bureaucracy” as obstacle

The Nigerian lawmakers were in South Africa for a health retreat.


Manufacturers, Nigerian students abroad, others get $867 million Forex – CBN

Raw materials sector received the highest allotment, getting access to foreign exchange valued at $355.7 million.

Nigeria’s roads of death: 15 people killed daily

Kaduna State had the highest number of road traffic deaths with 474 confirmed cases.

INVESTIGATION: Herdsmen attacks claim 1,269 lives in Benue

Below is a timeline of herdsmen attacks on communities and the resultant killings in the state between 2013 and July 2016.

How to “pad” the Nigerian budget and be a billionaire

Here are 11 ways to get rich quickly through the budget – if you are a crooked lawmaker.

INVESTIGATION: Ecological Funds: How Billions Go Down The Drain

It was late in the evening in August 2014 and most traders at the famous Makera iron fabrication market in Gombe State were hurriedly packing their wares into their shops as they closed for the day. It was about to rain and the sky had darkened. Just a few metres from the road and very […]

Panama Papers

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 Minister Dan Etete, the man behind Malabu

Malabu $1.3 billion scandal: Dutch investigators question Shell officials

The OPL 245 deal involves ex-President Goodluck Jonathan and several of his officials.

Former Minister Dan Etete, the man behind Malabu

Acting President Osinbajo, Attorney General Malami in turf war over $1.3 billion Malabu scam

Apart from the Malabu issue there appears a deeper turf fight between the VP and the Attorney General.