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ICIJ, PREMIUM TIMES, Le Monde, U.K. Guardian, others win top data journalism award
PREMIUM TIMES, ICIJ, Le Monde, and dozens of other publications around the world win Best Investigation of the Year award at 2015 Data Journalism Awards
Nigeria spends N4.62 trillion on National Security in 5 years, yet widespread insecurity remains
There are concerns regarding how huge allocations to Nigeria’s security sector are spent.
INVESTIGATION: Men, Woman facing criminal allegations, who will make laws for Nigeria
PREMIUM TIMES presents tainted Senators and House of Representatives members who will be making laws for the nation.
INVESTIGATION: How Nigerian, AU officials maltreated, cheated Ebola volunteers in Liberia, Sierra Leone
Nigerian volunteers who risked their lives to save others against the deadly Ebola virus, say they were singled out for maltreatment.
Nigerian govt. schools reject students displaced by Boko Haram over “academic documents”
Government schools in Abuja say children displaced by Boko Haram must return to the north east for vital documents before they are admitted.
INVESTIGATION: Inside the huge scam leading to sale of Nigeria’s aluminium plant, ALSCON, to Russia’s RUSAL
ALSCON, a huge plant with potential to transform Nigeria to an industrial giant, was sold in a manner believed to be a rubber-stamped scam
Over N121 billion wasted, Nigeria’s troubled National ID Card project in fresh controversy
The project is rocked by executive high-handedness, corruption, irresponsibility by government officials and abuse of power
Abacha Loot: Inside the secret deal Jonathan authorized to shield ex-dictator’s family from prosecution
The Abachas will receive clemency for returning part of the estimated $5bn loot, a pact anti-corruption activists argue will embolden others to steal more.
How Crooked Bankers, Businessman Stole N1 Billion From Environment Ministry
Federal investigators accuse a businessman of conniving with bankers to steal about a N1billion from a government account.
REPORT CARD: Nigerian Senators, Reps cornered N600bn in 4 years but passed only 106 bills
Despite taking funds needed to provide hospitals, schools and jobs, the lawmakers returned about 10 per cent efficiency.
EDITORIAL: African Leaders and Their Murderous Silence
In the ongoing saga of African migrants seeking better lives beyond Africa’s shores, we are witnessing a tragedy of monumental proportions.
How Nigerian govt ruins midwives scheme, fails to fight maternal deaths
Nigeria’s fight against pregnancy and childbirth deaths is half-hearted with the government failing to pay and equip midwives.
INVESTIGATION: Displaced persons in Gombe “dying of starvation”
The displaced people say they have been abandoned by the authorities
INVESTIGATION: Evicted And Abandoned: How The World Bank Broke Its Promise To Protect The Poor
Evictions like the one in Badia East [Lagos] and others explained in this story aren’t supposed to happen in the middle of projects backed by the World Bank.
In Zambia, anti-corruption chief’s battle against fraud draws fierce reply
Authorities move against Zambia’s anti-corruption chief in a complex corruption case linked all the way to Nigeria.
Nigeria 2015 Governorship, State Assemblies Elections – LIVE UPDATES (INEC Declarations)
This live blog is dedicated to results as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission at the state collation centres
#NigeriaDecides: Nigeria 2015 Governorship, State Assemblies Elections – LIVE UPDATES (Results)
This live blog is dedicated to results from the ongoing Nigeria 2015 governorship and state assemblies elections. Results published here are as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission at the Polling Units. The first was dedicated to the accreditation stage of the elections. The second live blog was dedicated to the voting process. PREMIUM […]
#NigeriaDecides: Nigeria 2015 Governorship, State Assemblies Elections – LIVE UPDATES (Voting)
This live blog is dedicated to the voting process of the Nigeria 2015 governorship and state assemblies elections, as the elections move into the vote casting stage. The first was dedicated to the accreditation stage of the elections. PREMIUM TIMES reporters are bringing you live updates from the field. Follow our live updates on the […]
#NigeriaDecides: Nigeria 2015 Governorship, State Assemblies Elections – LIVE UPDATES
Analysts however believe the race is tight and a winner is difficult to tell before the votes are counted.
REVEALED: The men, and woman who pressured Jonathan to concede defeat
As Mr. Buhari’s lead became clear, President Goodluck faced loyalists asking him to concede defeat, and hawks bent on challenging the outcome.
How PREMIUM TIMES survived massive cyber attacks during presidential election coverage
“It is not clear who is paying for these attacks, but we are certain the hackers are not doing it for fun.”
#NigeriaDecides: Nigeria 2015 Presidential Election – LIVE UPDATES (INEC Declarations)
This live blog is dedicated to the results as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja.
#NigeriaDecides: Nigeria 2015 Presidential, National Assembly Elections – LIVE UPDATES
Follow our live updates on the elections here
INVESTIGATION: Attorney-General, Adoke, in shady deal that may rob Nigeria of N549billion
This new shocking deal is reminiscent of the infamous Malabu Oil scandal in which the Attorney General was also named.