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Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (Photo Credit: DailyPost)

EXCLUSIVE: Attorney General Malami moves to ‘frustrate’ NBC DG’s N2.5 billion corruption trial

Anti-graft detectives are resisting suspected high-wired politics that threatens another corruption case involving a senior Buhari administration official.

LASU VC, Olanrewaju Fagbohun

How LASU pro-chancellor, VC diverted N198 million staff pension to buy luxury vehicles

The LASU management distributed the vehicles, bought from pension funds of the general staff, to senior officials.

Sex workers used to illustrate the story. {PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria]

PrEP: HIV ‘prevention’ drug many Nigerians need, don’t know about and can’t afford

The medication, which prevents infection from HIV is not readily available in many healthcare facilities.

FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello

How FCT minister, agencies, ‘frustrated’ installation of world’s biggest billboard in Abuja

The shoddy handling of the approval for the construction of the billboard by Abuja city officials has cost a company at least N800 million.

Ahmed Idris

SPECIAL REPORT: Audit reports indict Nigeria’s Surveyor-General of multi-billion naira contract frauds, theft

Contractors were paid hundreds of millions without doing any work and purchased vehicles were stolen, the auditor-general stated in its reports.

Abandoned building, Methodist School, Ewu-tuntun, Oshodi

SPECIAL REPORT: Lagos ramshackle school where hoodlums defecate in classrooms

About 66 years after it was established, Methodist Primary School, Ewu Tuntun, has received little or no attention from the government.

Map of AFrica

Global Fund for Health: How seven African countries squandered millions of foreign aid

An audit report last year revealed how aid money disappeared in the hands of corrupt officials

Kaduna local barbers shaving their customers

SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the unsafe haircutting practices in Nigeria (2)

Despite the prevalence of these practices in some parts of Nigeria, experts highlight the risks.

Lieutenant General Kenneth Minimah,

EXCLUSIVE: Meet the Four Army Officers Ordered to Truncate 2015 Presidential election

The officers were ordered to trigger confusion and violence in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to stalemate the 2015 presidential election.

INFOGRAPH: Nigeria's four seasons of lavishness with N15.46 trillion Excess Crude Fund. [CREDIT: George Kaduna]

SPECIAL REPORT: Nigeria’s four seasons of lavishness with N15.46 trillion Excess Crude Fund

Nigeria earned $109.37 billion, approximately N15.274 trillion, as excess crude money between 2004 and 2018.

The Managing Director of the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET), Marilyn Amobi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official website of NBET]

How corruption whistleblowers are victimised in Nigerian agency, NBET

NBET also repeatedly refused the directive of the power ministry not to victimise the whistleblowers.

Lieutenant General Kenneth Minimah,

EXCLUSIVE: How four Army officers scuttled plans to stall 2015 presidential election

This revelation indicates that former President Jonathan accepted defeat in the 2015 presidential election as his key allies strategised to cause confusion.

The Managing Director of the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET), Marilyn Amobi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official website of NBET]

INVESTIGATION: NBET boss, Marilyn Amobi, enmeshed in multiple corruption allegations

The MD she said she would not comment on any of the allegations because the issues are in court.

PDP presidential candidate Mr Atiku Abubakar inspecting tomatoes harvested in Akwa Ibom while in Uyo to campaign

Inside Gov. Emmanuel’s industrial ‘revolution’ in Akwa Ibom

In about four years, Mr Emmanuel, a former bank director, has strengthened the oil-rich state’s economy by setting up several medium-sized manufacturing firms.

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau

EXCLUSIVE: Why we increased expatriate card fee — Nigeria govt

A prominent lawyer is seeking a probe into the collection of the controversial fees.

Nnamdi Kanu

Fact-Check: How true is Nnamdi Kanu’s claim Atiku is from Cameroon?

Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate, is from Jada in Adamawa State.

Razed home of Fulani

INVESTIGATION: How violence between herders, farmers injured many, destroyed homes, displaced scores in Oyo

The violence in three communities in Oyo State has taken an ethnic turn between Yoruba and Fulani communities.

Abuja local barbers at work

SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the enduring, unsafe razor shaving practice in Nigeria (1)

Findings in major Nigerian cities of Abuja, Ibadan, Kaduna and Lagos reveal a dark age barbering method plagued with unsafe practices.

Cars queuing to buy petrol

SPECIAL REPORT: Nigerians pay billions as equalization yet fail to buy petrol at equal prices

A PREMIUM TIMES analysis shows that, in 2017, a total of N183 billion was paid by Nigerians who bought petrol from different parts of the country.

Abba Kyari

Top police squad under fire for seizing slain suspect’s asset, pocketing millions in rent

The Intelligence Response Team earned nationwide accolades for busting ‘Evans’ and other notorious gangsters, but rights groups are unimpressed.

Border Communities Development Agency (BDCA)

EXCLUSIVE: Agency headed by Buhari’s in-law caught in another massive procurement fraud

Border Communities agency shortlisted over 800 unqualified contractors for multi-billion Naira contracts. Only 173 of 988 shortlisted contractors met the minimum threshold under federal procurement regulations.

Nigerian troopsused to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

ANALYSIS: How Nigeria’s defence fared in three years of Mansur Dan Ali’s leadership

Mr Dan Ali appears to have pursued a fairly conventional, at times controversial, national defence policy.

Malete dam

How federal projects initiated by Saraki are abandoned, poorly implemented (2)

Despite multi-million naira funding, residents say the projects that should have helped them have failed to materialise.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Pix: Daily Post Nigeria]

EXCLUSIVE: How agency headed by Buhari’s in-law is violating Nigeria’s procurement law

The agency has been shortlisting unqualified companies for federal contracts.

Olode Water

SPECIAL REPORT: South West’s multi-billion naira water projects abandoned, leaving residents stranded (1)

The projects were awarded between 2012 and 2016 for over N5 billion; some started as state government projects but were later expanded by the federal government.