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SPECIAL REPORT: How National Assembly’s public account committees engage in massive money laundering

Instead of ensuring probity and accountability in line with their mandate, members engaged in abuse of the nation’s money laundering laws

Doyin Okupe, former media aid to Goodluck Jonathan

INVESTIGATION: How Jonathan govt. paid companies linked to Doyin Okupe to hack ‘unfriendly’ websites

PREMIUM TIMES uncovers the cyber defence arm of the Sambo Dasuki arms purchase scandal.

SPECIAL REPORT: Untold story of how Boko Haram wages its ‘jihad’ and how brutalized residents survived

This is the second part of our special report entitled: “Inside Boko Haram’s routes of death, destruction and humanitarian crises”.

A dilapidated block at Government Primary School, Bali in Babura LGA

INVESTIGATION: While Turaki, Lamido are accused of stealing billions, Jigawa pupils sit on bare floors to learn

Investigators and activists believe the allegedly stolen funds could have been used to fix the state’s broken education system.

National assembly abuja building

SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the massive money laundering in Nigeria’s National Assembly

The nation’s lawmaking body is involved in abusing Nigeria’s money laundering law it helped enact.

INVESTIGATION: Inside the massive fraud in Nigeria’s N117Billion rice import quota scheme

Entrenched interests, known in the industry as Rice Mafia, are sabotaging local rice production to sustain the rice import business.

Senate chamber

EXCLUSIVE: Despite cash crunch, Nigerian Senate illegally buying N4.7billion exotic cars for Saraki, other senators

The Senate is buying the cars at a time millions of Nigerians are facing severe economic hardship

Ike Ekweremadu

INVESTIGATION: How Ekweremadu, other Nigerian lawmakers ‘pocketed’ N8 Billion in failed constitution amendment

Until 2011, the federal lawmakers expended only N1 billion for constitution review

How Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala illegally diverted N61.4 billion Abacha loot to NSA, Sambo Dasuki

This latest disclosure appears to have vindicated Governor Oshiomhole who called for the prosecution of Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala.

INVESTIGATION: How Nigerian young footballers are trafficked, abused, abroad

Fraudulent agents like Eric Toumi are breaking several laws. Not in the least, article 32 of the International Convention of the Rights of the Child

Bayelsa 2015 Governorship Election (RESULT) – Live Updates

Live Updates Results of the Bayelsa 2015 governorship elections.

Bayelsa 2015 Governorship Election – Live Updates

20 political parties are fielding candidates in the election.

SHOCKING: Rivers University expels student for having “speech and hearing challenges”

Ms. Ottah: “‎Discrimination needs to stop. Everyone has the right to be educated no matter the conditions one is facing.”

INVESTIGATION: How Jigawa people suffer for lack of healthcare after ex-Gov. Lamido allegedly pocketed billions

This is the story of how ex-Governor Lamido, accused of corruption, under-developed Jigawa State’s health sector

Kogi Governorship Elections – Live Updates #KogiDecides

PREMIUM TIMES reporters, Josiah Oluwole and Hassan Adebayo are on ground in Kogi state and would provide live updates of events from the state.

EXCLUSIVE: Many more people killed in Nigeria despite unprecedented N1.48trillion arms spending

The number of deaths caused by insurgency and violence increased as more money was spent on armament.

Full details of TSA: Dino Melaye misled Nigerian Senate on N25 billion claim

“It is grossly exaggerated. We are talking of one per cent. What is one per cent of the money? Have we collected up to a trillion?”

ICC lists 8 possible war crimes against Nigerian military, Boko Haram

The international court releases its preliminary examination report on Nigeria.

EXCLUSIVE: Professor indicted by court for sexual assault, forgery appointed Vice-Chancellor of Nigerian federal university

The Court of Appeal in its judgment delivered by Justice Dalhatu Adamu declared that Mr. Essell’s statements as contained in her affidavit were “serious indictment on Essien”.

EXCLUSIVE: Jonathan’s campaign chief, others divert N155bn crude oil money to ‘corrupt Zambian officials’

The Nigerians sold the crude and failed to make payments into Zambian government accounts.

Amaechi and Wike

Drama, rowdiness, verbal missiles, walkout as Senate confirms Amaechi as Minister

Inside details of how APC, PDP Senators flexed muscles over Amaechi in Senate chamber

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.