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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
March 1, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Documents expose how Buhari awarded N12 billion Ruga contracts to dubious, unregistered companies

The president suspended the controversial Ruga policy in July 2019, but not before the country had been plunged into financial liabilities.

President Muhammadu Buhari
February 24, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Bank documents expose how Tukur Buratai cornered NDDC contracts as Nigerian Army general

The former chief of army staff’s underhand dealings while heading critical positions within the army hierarchy underscored the depth of untamed corruption in the military.

Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai
February 22, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian judge acquires multimillion-dollar property inside Dubai’s Burj Khalifa

Adedayo Akintoye’s discreet ownership of lavish assets reflects a meshing of civil service and luxury lifestyles now increasingly seen amongst government officials in Nigeria.

Adedayo Akintoye
February 19, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Aisha Buhari’s brother Musa Halilu appointed as PTDF chief liaison officer

It was unclear if the position was influenced by the Nigerian first lady, who has long departed for Dubai after becoming disillusioned with her husband’s lacklustre regime.

Musa Halilu
February 17, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Buhari appoints Gambo Manzo, Abubakar Barde, two others into lucrative DPR departments

The Buhari regime has persevered in its provocative culture of skewing federal positions of interest in favour of his tribe and cronies, despite his repeated denials.

Dansarari, Gambo, Jamil and Barde
February 15, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Buhari quietly appoints Bashir Ahmad manager of lucrative petroleum ministry department

Officials said Mr. Ahmad, a presidency social media surrogate, was gleeful about his new appointment at DPR, despite lacking vital training in hydrocarbon regulations.

Bashir Ahmad
February 8, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Buhari quietly appoints nephew Tunde Sabiu as NIA director

As his desperation to shield himself and associates from accountability grows, the president has been making appointments that alarm even people within his government.