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Coronavirus: Nigerian tertiary institutions not equipped for distance learning
In Nigeria, physical learning has been halted for the next few weeks, most likely months, depending on containment of the disease.
Coronavirus: Nigeria has 350 ICU beds for 200 million people
Intensive care is vital in the treatment of coronavirus, but experts estimate that one in 285,000 people in Nigeria could have access to critical treatment.
Despite Buhari’s reforms, cost of shipping goods to Nigeria still very high
According to the research, the cost of shipment to Apapa is nearly five times that of Durban, South Africa.
INVESTIGATION: Justice for Sale (III): How court clerks, prison warders, others extort hapless victims
At various stages of the Nigerian justice system, officials extort poor and helpless victims.
SPECIAL REPORT: How Imam, Pastor brought peace to warring Nigerian communities
The activities of the duo have motivated more people to get into voluntary and selfless conflict resolution roles.
INVESTIGATION: Communities suffer as abandoned multi-million naira electricity projects litter Osun
The federal government allocated 14 electrification projects to Osun State between 2015 and 2019 at the cost of N1,841,982,341. Most of them have been abandoned.
Justice for Sale (II) – Extortion, Injustice prevails in Lagos Courts
“Securing bail is more difficult when we charge suspects to court. It is better you negotiate at the station and get your person released.”
Justice For Sale (I): Inside Lagos Police’s fraudulent detention centre
Innocent victims are arrested and forced to pay huge sums by police officers of the anti-cultism unit.
INVESTIGATION: How UBEC barred Kwara from accessing N7.1 billion education fund over misappropriation
Since 2013, the Universal Basic Education Commission has prevented Kwara State from accessing N7.1 billion education grants as a penalty for misappropriating N1.45 billion counterpart funds.
EXCLUSIVE: Bauchi Gov. Bala Mohammed awards N3.6 billion contract to own company
Mr Mohammed was standing trial for corruption before his election as governor in 2019.
EXCLUSIVE: Abba Kyari-Monguno War: Army Chief Buratai moves against NSA
The chief of army staff redeployed, without replacement, army officers at the Office of the National Security Adviser.
INVESTIGATION: Smuggling still rampant in Nigeria’s northwestern boundaries despite border closure
While the policy on restriction of petroleum supply to border towns is effective, smuggling still continues.
SPECIAL REPORT: Despite restriction on fuel supply to border communities, smuggling, extortion still rife
While the government’s embargo on fuel supply to communities 20 kilometres within the country’s land borders has not entirely stopped smuggling, it has exposed residents to extortion and hardship.
SPECIAL REPORT: Residents of Imo community suffer as NDDC abandons education, electricity, water projects
Residents say many of the projects would have improved their lives if they were completed.
SPECIAL REPORT: Why Nigeria’s electricity woes will remain despite Siemens’ 23,000MW target
There are indications that the lack of broad-based engagement, that involves the private sector, that leads the industry, may affect the success of the plan.
SPECIAL REPORT: How introduction of N50 charge on POS transaction threatens Financial Inclusion
“We usually charge N100 – N150 on N5000 before, but we have added N50 to it, so we collect N200. Do not forget that POS charge too is there. It is becoming challenging.”
SPECIAL REPORT: How indiscriminate location of oil facilities, regulatory failure endanger Nigerian lives
“Apart from security, there is a need for the government to locate dangerous facilities like this away from where people reside.”
SPECIAL REPORT: Drug Frontier: How cocaine trafficking is impacting West Africa
the report follows the trail and impacts of trafficking Latin American cocaine from West Africa into Europe.
Kidnapped and released, Nigerian journalist narrates shocking experience
The story provides rare details of the deadly abduction-for-ransom that has put many Nigerian lives in danger, with the authorities barely able to confront the threat.
SPECIAL REPORT: Ogoni fishermen, farmers lament continued effects of environmental pollution
Farmers and fishermen lament the toll oil spills have taken on their livelihood.
SPECIAL REPORT: Darkness engulfs Cross River communities with abandoned NDDC power projects
“We have lived here for more than 36 years without electricity,” the traditional ruler of Ekpriko says and nods his head in regret.
UK govt’s probe uncovers massive fraud in Oyakhilome’s Christ Embassy
The UK Charity Commission indicts the church for making illegal payments worth over N827 million (£1.76 million) to companies and entities owned by some of its trustees and overseas corporates it has close relations with.
SPECIAL REPORT: Children suffer as Lagos fails to meet education needs of increasing population
The Lagos government says only private intervention can help solve its basic education challenges for its increasing population.
INVESTIGATION: How abandonment of multi-million electricity projects by NDDC keeps Akwa Ibom communities in darkness
Residents say the completion of the projects would benefit them and ensure more regular supply of electricity.