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January 29, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Bank documents expose how Governor Umahi transferred billions to his company from Ebonyi treasury

David Umahi was given a chance to govern the poorest state in southern Nigeria. But expanding his own pocket has been his priority from day one.

David Umahi (Credit: BBC)
January 25, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Atiku’s wife Jennifer relocates as ex-VP takes Moroccan fourth wife, welcomes new son

The relationship was kept entirely from the public, going under public radar even as Mr. Abubakar sought the presidency against Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

December 21, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Bank documents expose how notorious gunrunner Ibikunle Amosun withdrew N7.2 billion in cash from Ogun State treasury

Mr. Amosun frittered away vast public resources while in office — buoyed by the same confidence in weak institutions that allowed him to get away with brazen arms smuggling.

December 14, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Bank documents expose how Buhari’s henchman Isa Funtua received N840 million windfall from FIRS

For weeks, the revenue office failed to say why it sent nearly N1 billion to the president’s ally, throwing the payment’s legitimacy into suspicion.

Late Isa Funtua and Tunde Fowler
December 8, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: President Buhari cancels scheduled appearance before House of Reps

The president circumvents rendering accounts for his handling of national security, especially his defiance to sack service chiefs.

Muhammadu Buhari (Photo Credit - Garba Shehu facebook page)
December 7, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Buhari plots retirement of southern Police AIG to clear paths for another inspector-general from northern region

President Buhari is given to sectional inclinations in naming federal appointments, but the law appears strongly behind Moses Jitoboh.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Moses Jitoboh.
December 2, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Bank documents expose how Amosun wired millions to President Buhari from Ogun State treasury

Ibikunle Amosun was long a top benefactor of Muhammadu Buhari, but why did the financial support continue well into his presidency?

November 27, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Bank documents expose how Dangote wired funds to NPA’s Bala Usman during general elections

Hadiza Bala Usman did not play an open role in the 2015 campaign, but her share of the election spoils has been rapid and significant.

November 23, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Bank documents expose how Tinubu-linked shell company moved N16.4 billion after Alpha-Beta scandal

Ocean Trust existed for nearly 20 years without a traceable operation base, but its banking records leave a trail of curious cash handlings.

Former Lagos State governor Bola Tinubu
November 21, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Army Chief Buratai orders soldiers to treat all Nigerians as Boko Haram suspects

A new memo from military brass-hats rallies troops behind a common threat that has dogged the nation for more than 10 years.

General-Tukur-Buratai