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.
The relationship was kept entirely from the public, going under public radar even as Mr. Abubakar sought the presidency against Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.
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.
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.
The president circumvents rendering accounts for his handling of national security, especially his defiance to sack service chiefs.
President Buhari is given to sectional inclinations in naming federal appointments, but the law appears strongly behind Moses Jitoboh.
Ibikunle Amosun was long a top benefactor of Muhammadu Buhari, but why did the financial support continue well into his presidency?
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.
Ocean Trust existed for nearly 20 years without a traceable operation base, but its banking records leave a trail of curious cash handlings.
A new memo from military brass-hats rallies troops behind a common threat that has dogged the nation for more than 10 years.