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SPECIAL REPORT: How Nigeria loses trillions of Naira to deep offshore oil explorations
Other countries make billions of dollars from similar deep offshore wells.
SPECIAL REPORT: Despite successes, payment hitches, insufficient cooks, others slow Buhari’s school feeding programme
The programme is widely praised, but there are complaints across some states.
INVESTIGATION: Collapse of Public Schools: Inside the first-class schools children of Akwa Ibom elite attend
These exotic schools are in sharp contrast with the ramshackle schools children of the majority poor attend.
SPECIAL REPORT: Fraud allegations, unremitted loans, crop failure, other anomalies dog Nigerian govt’s “rice revolution”
From Kebbi to Kaduna and Ekiti, similar tales dog government’s Anchor Borrowers Programme and plans for self-sufficiency in rice production.
INVESTIGATION: Despite Shortage of Schools In State, Akwa Ibom Abandons Top Multi-Billion Naira College
Herdsmen and squatters have since taken residence in the expansive college.
INVESTIGATION: Dehumanised and demoralised, unpaid teachers dying in Akwa Ibom
In this oil-rich state, one teacher teaches mathematics to at least 965 students.
INVESTIGATION: How Nigerian generals clashed over billions meant for military equipment
This details the war of attrition between top Nigerian defence officials as they battle each other for stealable billions.
SPECIAL REPORT: Kwara communities where pregnant women abandon health centres for herbalist, birth attendant
The health centres lack sufficient personnel and equipment while residents express trust in the herbalist.
EXCLUSIVE: Buhari terminates $195 million ‘Israeli’ security contract promoted by Amaechi
The deal, midwived by transport minister, is ending over allegations of fraud.
INVESTIGATION: Inside The Akwa Ibom Top Science College Where Students Are Raised In Squalour, “Like Animals”
Alumni say with its present state of decay, they can’t recommend what used to be one of the most coveted schools in Akwa Ibom to any prospective student or parent.
EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria in big trouble as N2.7 trillion fine threatens collapse of economy
Experts say the development might wreck the Nigerian economy and plunge country into more devastating recession.
INVESTIGATION: Learning In Tears: Inside the massive decay in public schools in oil-rich Akwa Ibom
A moving story of how corruption, planlessness and official neglect led to the collapse of public education in one of Nigeria’s richest states.
#WestAfricaLeaks: Dantata’s MRS, Chevron billion dollar deal raises tax avoidance concern
The end result of the transaction was a Nigerian entity acquiring another Nigerian company via two shell companies in-between.
INVESTIGATION: Nigeria’s elusive K38 boats and the stolen billions
This is another excursion into Nigeria’s dirty, corrupt world of security contracting.
INVESTIGATION: Inside a Multi-Million Dollar ‘Defence Contract Fraud’: Suspects arrested in Israel as Nigeria fails to act
Experts believe the Shaldag contract is one of the deals that paved the way for a regime of kleptocracy in the Nigerian defence sector.
INVESTIGATION: When Generals Turn Bandits: Inside the massive corruption in Nigeria’s security contracting
Nigerian military chiefs, politicians, and contractors are believed to have stolen more than N3.1 trillion through arms security contracts.
SPECIAL REPORT: How visa processing firm, VFS Global, ‘extorts’, ‘mistreats’ Nigerians
Complaints, allegations of exorbitant service charges trailing visa processing company.
INVESTIGATION: Lawmakers, contractors, supervising agencies culpable as abandoned, poorly executed projects litter Oyo (2)
Residents of various Oyo State communities continue to suffer despite release of millions for essential projects.
INVESTIGATION: Oyo residents suffer as multi-million naira projects abandoned, poorly executed (1)
Hundreds of millions of naira have been spent on projects largely abandoned in various communities in Oyo State.
SPECIAL REPORT: Oily Water: How residents of Lagos community battle polluted environment
A PREMIUM TIMES reporter investigates the hazards faced by a Lagos community after a fuel leakage.
EXCLUSIVE: How N’Assembly leaders spent remaining N3.4billion of N10billion Adeosun largesse
A larger chunk of the illegal cash was spent on exotic cars.
EXCLUSIVE: Inside Buhari’s 2019 campaign strategy and the Keyamo connection
A defining meeting with aides sheds light on the president’s strategy for curtailing opposition challenge in 2019.
EXCLUSIVE: N10billion Adeosun Largesse: Saraki’s N’Assembly paid N5.6billion to 44 unqualified firms — FULL LIST
Some of the companies are not even registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission.
EXCLUSIVE: How Saraki’s National Assembly spent N6.6billion Adeosun largesse on exotic cars
Funds for the vehicles were sourced from the N10billion the finance minister gave lawmakers
EXCLUSIVE: Minister Adeosun, Saraki, Dogara, Accountant General in N10 billion fraud scandal
Activists want anti-corruption agencies to call in Adesosun, Saraki and others for probe.