- No categories
Fuel Sales: NNPC, Tinubu, Adenuga, Otedola, others owe Nigerian govt N86.4 billion
Some firms have started repaying for distribution of products over the last 10 years.
FACT-CHECK: How Nigeria’s secret police, SSS, is violating the law and illegally parading itself as DSS
A PREMIUM TIMES examination shows the use of DSS has no legal backing.
How Senator elected 10 months before end of session was paid for 4 years – Audit Report
The government’s audit report reveals shocking waste of state resources and arbitrary spending by officials.
EXCLUSIVE: Saraki, Mark, others in trouble as Presidency orders probe of Nigerians named in #PanamaPapers
The Code of Conduct Bureau has been authorised to investigate some individuals exposed in the PanamaPapers scandal.
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.
Secret companies of Senator who laundered billions for Abacha uncovered in tax havens
The senator likes to be seen as an anti-corruption whistleblower. But it’s now clear he helped Abacha loot Nigeria too.
INVESTIGATION: Secret documents expose Nigerian oil mogul’s offshore hideaways
The Panama Papers reveal dealmaker’s backstage maneuverings as he hung with celebrities and criminal investigators closed in
EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria Custom boss, Hamid Ali, violates Buhari’s directive, flies first class from London
President Buhari had in April caused the Finance Minister Adeosun, to issue a circular barring top officials from travelling first class.
EXPOSED: #Panamapapers: The Nigerian lawyers who acted as intermediaries for Mossack Fonseca
The lawyers and their law firms appear desperate to deny links with the embattled panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca.
SPECIAL REPORT: Adenuga’s Mountain of Debt: Several firms, AMCON chase billionaire for unpaid bills
Mr. Adenuga is Nigeria’s second richest man but is being pulled in all directions by creditors
SPECIAL REPORT: How the Onitsha massacre of pro-Biafra supporters was coordinated — SSS operative
A military police source says demonstrators extrajudicially killed were buried in 15 mass graves in an army barracks
INVESTIGATION: How Governors Dickson, Okowa spend billions on high tech spying on opponents, others
Mass Internet Surveillance is on the rise in Nigeria as politicians push the illegal practice to new heights.
SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the massive extrajudicial killings in Nigeria’s South-East
Secret extrajudicial killings have taken root in Nigeria’s South-East. Yet Nigerian authorities are doing nothing to call the country’s security forces to order.
PREMIUM TIMES SPECIAL: Kano Killing: What Islam says about blasphemy and killings
Islam does not authorise individual Muslims to appropriate for themselves the role of judge, jury, and executioner.
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 […]
INVESTIGATION: Skolombo Boys: How parents abused, abandoned children on streets of Calabar
Hundreds of abandoned children accused of being witches and wizards lived in the streets of Calabar for years.
#PanamaPapers: How ex-NNPC GMD operated secret account to buy posh property while in office
The offences violate sections of the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, as amended.
EXCLUSIVE: Buhari’s anti-corruption adviser in examination malpractice scandal
The anti-corruption official is accused of sneaking in answers into an examination.
EXCLUSIVE: How Nigeria’s Accountant General deceived VP Osinbajo, governors; ₦324 billion oil money unaccounted for
The nation’s relevant agencies have always treated Nigerians to contradictory and inaccurate figures of oil revenue earnings.
Top Nigerian oil companies linked to Diezani’s $115 million election bribe
Investigators say some officials of the company might be prosecuted for providing what is now suspected to be bribe funds.
EXCLUSIVE: How Kogi Governor, Bello, squandered over N260 million ‘security vote’ days after assuming office
Secret documents obtained by PREMIUM TIMES show a governor on a spending spree while state workers and pensioners are owed.
INVESTIGATION: How N16billion mass transit SURE-P fund was squandered
The ICPC is investigating the disbursement even as beneficiaries and the disbursing bank fight in court.
FACT-CHECK: VP Osinbajo’s claim not true: State House Clinic not for all Nigerians
Our investigation finds that contrary to the vice president’s claim, the State House Medical Centre, is for the exclusive use of presidency officials and their families.
FACT-CHECK: Buhari’s claim untrue: Journalists being detained, harassed in Nigeria
While Mr. Buhari was claiming that no journalist was in detention Nigeria, reporter Jacob Onjewu Dickson was in a Kaduna cell.
INVESTIGATION: How a $4 million UN climate programme impoverished Nigerian communities
A well-intentioned lockdown of Cross River forest cut communities from their livelihood. Ex-Governor Imoke then caused further harm.