Monday, May 17, 2021


May 10, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Armed robbers invade Aso Rock, empty Buhari’s chief of staff Gambari, admin officer Maikano’s residences

The breach raised fears that the rising insecurity across the country was drawing closer to the elite than previously estimated.

May 5, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Catholic Church suspends Father Mbaka amidst Buhari spar; followers on rampage

As Ejike Mbaka’s political miring fodders a national spectacle, his superiors are coming to terms with either curbing his speech or preserving the pulpit.

Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka
April 8, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Bandits ambush Nigerian Army logistics convoy, cart away N28 million cash, weapons

An officer and soldiers who took part in the operation were still missing as of Thursday morning, The Gazette understands.

April 2, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: CBN suspends all loans to NIRSAL as corruption scandal rocks Anchor Borrowers, CEO Abdulhameed

President Muhammadu Buhari’s flagship policy has been beset by escalating allegations of incompetence, nepotism and payroll racketeering.

NIRSAL's Managing Director, Aliyu Abdulhameed
March 16, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: EFCC grills Tunde Fashola over corruption, demands minister’s asset documents from CCB

The works minister’s probe underscores raging concerns over what appeared to be a deliberate targeting of South-West politicians ahead of 2023 presidential election battle.

Fashola and EFCC
March 10, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: DPR suspends three officials accused of leaking Bashir Ahmad, others’ plum jobs to Peoples Gazette

Obianuju Akwunwa of public affairs unit, personnel information chief S.H. Hussaini and another staff member identified as B.O. Moedu were wrongfully singled out for retribution.

Bashir and DPR
March 9, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: CCB in disarray as Bola Tinubu’s case file disappears from asset declaration vault

Anti-graft officials told the Gazette they are treating the file drama more as a temporary setback for concerned agencies than a day of reckoning averted for the ruling party chieftain.

Tinubu and CCB
March 5, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Fresh bank documents expose how Governor Umahi withdrew billions in cash from Ebonyi treasury

The Gazette’s revelations on David Umahi’s financial misdeeds in public service have left our reporters receiving frequent harassment and death threats from his aides and goons.

Governor Dave Umahi
March 3, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian Army declares 101 soldiers wanted for running from Boko Haram in Marte, freezes bank accounts

At least three majors, three captains and six lieutenants were among those declared wanted for fleeing the insurgents last month in Borno.

Nigerian army used to illustrate the story
March 2, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: EFCC goes after Bola Tinubu for corruption, writes CCB for ex-Lagos governor’s asset documents

EFCC’s ability to prove its case could prove more challenging than officials boasted, as Mr. Tinubu tucked his deals and assets in complex layers of financial manoeuvring.

Tinubu and EFCC