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Mainagate: FG set to pay Maina N75billon

By Yemi  Esho, Abuja The former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms (PTFPR), Abdulrasheed Maina, could be smiling to the bank as there are plans on the way to award him a shocking sum of N75billion which is 2.5

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INVESTIGATION: The battle to succeed Fayose in Ekiti 2018 guber election

Although the Ekiti State governorship election is still some eight months away, the political thermometer in the state is glaringly hot and the water is boiling at an alarming rate.  The political gladiators in the two big parties, the All

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INVESTIGATION: Reasons behind epileptic power supply at the Federal Secretariat Abuja

By Yemi Esho, Abuja The greatest drawback Nigeria has witnessed in our years of existence is the inability of our leaders, elected, selected or appointed to think outside the box. Some people needed to be kicked in the ass to

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UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Bribery, Corruption — How NAFDAC officials use consultants to manipulate, issue license for sub-standard products

For two weeks, Gbenga Odunsi of AljazirahNigeria visited the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC to ascertain whether the corruption story making the rounds on social media is true or false. His findings evinced that corruption

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Journalists as endangered species

By Yemi Esho, Abuja Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence – Leonardo da Vinci Journalists or the media by the nature of their job are exposed to various forms of danger. They want and must report the news to

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INVESTIGATION: The numerous plights of vice presidents, deputy governors and ministers of state

By Yemi Esho, Abuja There is no doubt that Nigerian political system is very complex. Whoever finds himself in the position of authority wants to maximize his powers and put those who he sees as perceived enemies in check permanently.

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INVESTIGATION: Governor’s secret deal with Dangote over 2019 governorship aspirant exposed

By Gaden Puun, Abuja African billionaire company, The Dangote Group may have reached an “agreement in principle” with the Nasarawa State Governor, Alhaji Umaru Tanko Al-Makura for its acting Group Managing Director of Sugar Refinery Plc, Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule, to succeed him

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INVESTIGATION: Artisans, Rano oil company in bitter war over N.3bn market demolition in Jos

By Gaaden Puun, Jos Amidst already tension in Jos over the suspected herdsmen killings in Jos and its environs, pressure is gradually building up in Jos, Plateau state over the demolition of shops belonging to members of the over 3,600

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Anambra poll: Evaluating the contenders (ANALYSIS)

By Yemi Esho, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed its readiness to conduct the Anambra governorship poll which will be held next month. The electoral body has fixed the election for November 18. Candidates from established and

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UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Bribery, corruption, discrimination, ‘presidency slot’ in the 2016/2017 federal civil service recruitment

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja As the 2016/2017 federal civil service commission (FCSC) recruitment exercise comes to an end, AljazirahNigeria concludes its investigation on the recruitment that started in September 2016. For days, our reporter visited the federal civil service commission

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