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SPECIAL REPORT: From Marriage To Neglect: The anguish of Sokoto’s underage brides
In Sokoto, the rights of hundreds of betrothed girl children are infringed upon.
EXCLUSIVE: Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca dumps Laolu Saraki, Kofi Annan’s son
The Saraki family owns a string of assets in tax havens which the Senate President failed to declare as required by Nigerian law.
SPECIAL REPORT: Despite population surge, many Lagos residents reject family planning
The women give various reasons for rejecting family planning with experts saying those reasons are myths.
SPECIAL REPORT: Lagos govt’s attitude to poor residents raised amidst Oworonshoki Waterfront project
Residents and activists fear the massive project by the Lagos government will follow previous ones that led to suffering of poor residents.
SPECIAL REPORT: Lagos Forgotten Communities: How IDPs suffer in Nigeria’s wealthiest state (1)
The victims include children who along with their parents fled the Boko Haram insurgency in North-east Nigeria.
INVESTIGATION: Inside Nigeria’s drivers’ licence fraud and how officials dupe applicants (1)
Regulatory officials take bribe and collude to help applicants obtain drivers licences without undergoing stipulated measures.
More MDAs violate audit law under Buhari than previous govts – Nigeria’s Auditor-General
The Auditor-General recommends sanctions that should be meted on defaulting MDAs and their heads.
SPECIAL REPORT: Boko Haram: Remembering Nigeria’s fallen heroes
At least 144 gallant soldiers lost their lives in a surprise attack in Gudumbali.
EXCLUSIVE: Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun skips NYSC, forges certificate
The minister risks prosecution for violating the NYSC Act, and for forgery.
SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari’s govt detained Nigerian journalist for two years without trial
The newspaper publisher has been in the custody of the State Security Service without trial since July 2016
INVESTIGATION: How Lagos lawmakers abandon multimillion naira constituency projects despite funding
Health centres, low cost housing and other projects are left uncompleted despite federal funding.
SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari’s N-Power programme is transforming lives, improving education
Investigation in three different states show the main challenge is apprehension by beneficiaries of ‘what next after N-Power.”
EXCLUSIVE: Seychelles begins probe of Saraki, wife, for alleged money laundering
The Senate President is also under scrutiny on multiple fronts in Nigeria
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.