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MTN Nigeria office

INVESTIGATION: How MTN ships billions abroad, paying less tax in Nigeria

In a rare disclosure in 2013, MTN admitted it made unauthorized payments of N37.6 Billion to MTN Dubai between 2010 and 2013.

SPECIAL REPORT: Inside Boko Haram’s routes of death, destruction and humanitarian crises

This is a moving story detailing a dangerous journey through Boko Haram’s deadly dens.

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the N10billion assets Saraki declared as governor

The embattled senate president is currently on trial for alleged corruption and false declaration of assets

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INVESTIGATION: Abuja electricity boss’ N36million monthly pay, others tear apart firm

Irrespective of the company’s poor performance, management’s administrative expenses rose from N13.67 billion in 2013 to about N24.93 billion.

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How NNPC officials waste billions on failed electronic management contract

Officials say the project, which has gulped more than double its contract sum, was designed to fail.

Anguish, sorrow, tears as Lagos descends on Badia East again, brutally evicting residents

The Lagos government has a history of forcefully and brutally demolishing homes and businesses, with little or no warning.

SPECIAL REPORT: How GAVI rewarded Okonjo-Iweala after she worked against Nigeria’s interest

GAVI accused Nigeria of fraud despite overwhelming evidence agianst the allegation.

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How deadly Nigerian  syndicates operate prostitution rings in Dubai

Joseph Famakin says NAPTIP is collaborating with the Nigerian Intelligence ‎Agency in its ongoing investigation about the ladies’ activities.

INVESTIGATION: Jonathan, Alison-Madueke, Tunde Ayeni, named in fraudulent oil contracts that cost Nigeria billions

How much service the companies offered to pocket that amount remains unclear even to the state oil company, insiders say.

FACT-CHECK: Buhari, APC lied in disowning campaign document, “My Covenant With Nigerians”

By disowning the “My Covenant With Nigerians” document, President Buhari and his party are likely being dishonest and deceitful.

How embattled Radio Nigeria DG, Ladan Salihu, sacked staff who exposed his corruption

Mr. Salihu dismissed the two whistleblowers on the same day.

Former EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde

EXCLUSIVE: Police IG, Solomon Arase, moves to remove Lamorde as EFCC chair

Anti-corruption activists say the ongoing onslaught against Mr. Lamorde and the EFCC followed a similar pattern of attack adopted in removing Mr. Ribadu in 2008

Shocking details of how Oronsaye, Maina, others allegedly stole N1 Billion from pension funds

Court documents reveal graphic details of how Stephen Oronsaye and his collaborators allegedly stole about N1billion from Nigerian pension funds

Ladan Salihu, Nominated as commissioner in Bauchi despite his indictment

INVESTIGATION: How Jonathan appointed suspected serial thief, Ladan Salihu, to head Radio Nigeria

A series of fraudulent activities should have stopped Mr. Salihu from clinching the top job, but he had connections in high places.

Without the illegal allowances, these are what your Senators, Reps earn

Our analysis did however not include the illegal but hefty quarterly allowances lawmakers pay themselves

Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG

INVESTIGATION: Nigeria earned $11.8bn from LNG; not $5.6bn claimed by PDP, Jonathan govt.

Our investigation shows that at 49 per cent, Nigeria’s dividends from the NLNG stands at $11.8 billion. That is about N2.5 trillion.

Seriake Dickson, Godswill Akpabio, Emmanuel Uduaghan, and Rotimi Amaechi, some Nigerian governors hacking telephones.

INVESTIGATION: Nigerian Hacking Governors Forum: Amaechi, Akpabio, Uduaghan hacked phones too

Cyber security analysts say data acquired by the governors may have been used – and could be used – for cyber bullying, intimidation and blackmail

U.S. indicts Borno Govt. over use of child soldiers

The United States hails Nigeria’s effort at combating human trafficking but notes that the scourge has continued.

How David Mark doubled National Assembly’s budget and enthroned secrecy

Mr. Mark would most likely be remembered more for the lack of accountability under his watch.

INVESTIGATION: At least ₦11.56 trillion Excess Crude Fund unaccounted for in 8 years

All agencies involved in the management and disbursement of the Excess Crude Account declined to provide information on the funds.

INVESTIGATION: Bayelsa Governor forges End User Certificate to procure N100M hacking tools

In Nigeria, End User Certificates for such security and defence related purchases is issued only by the National Security Adviser.

Danladi Umar, the Chairman of the tribunal

INVESTIGATION: Code Of Conduct Tribunal Chairman Battles Corruption Allegations

Chairman of an anti-graft agency might soon face prosecution for corruption

Seriake Dickson, Bayelsa State Governor

INVESTIGATION: Bayelsa Governor distributes gifts of compromised BlackBerry phones, then hacks beneficiaries

Victims of Mr. Dickson’s hack attacks were given free infected blackberry phones to prove potency.

Seriake Dickson, Bayelsa State Governor

INVESTIGATION: Bayelsa Governor hires world’s most ruthless hackers for N100M to hack computers, phones in Nigeria

Hacking Team admits its invasive technology is one of the evilest ever created by man

INVESTIGATION: Shikira: Community where 28 children die from lead poisoning

The gold miners excavated the depths of the earth crust, digging pits or burrowing tunnels to trace gold-bearing quartz stones