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Lugbe: A blossoming haven for armed robbers, rapists, Indian hemp smokers in Abuja

By Abubakar Sodiq, Abuja Lugbe, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, located on airport road, a few kilometers to Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport,  has been serving, for a very long time, as refugee camp for ‘new comers’ to

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EFCC confirmation: Inside story of how Magu reportedly lobbied NASS members in Dubai

By Abubakar Sodiq, Abuja The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, is said to have held separate secret meetings with some ‘aggrieved personalities’ and a few lawmakers of the National Assembly over his confirmation challenges

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The success story of Nigerian army under Lt. Gen. Buratai  

In this special report, AljazirahNigeria takes a hard look at the successes recorded and challenges faced by a reinvigorated Nigerian army under the stewardship of Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai. By Lubem Gena, Abuja On 29th May 2015 at the Eagle

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Special Report: Anyim, 3 ex-governors, others next on CCT ‘hit list’

Trials dates slated for April By Lubem Gena, Abuja Barring any hitch, Nigerians will in April witness another round of prosecution against some top ex-government functionaries, AljazirahNigeria authoritatively learnt. These include Anyim Pius Anyim, former Secretary to Government of the

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How Boko Haram’s sex slaves wind up as sex workers in Europe

Fleeing from the brutality of jihadists, thousands of women and girls wind up in camps where they’re sexually abused. To them, prostitution in Italy sounds like escape. By Philip Obaji Jr. MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—It’s minutes past 4:00 p.m. local time, and

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Unfreeze my accounts now, customer calls on Sterling bank

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja A staff of Global Mobile Ghana, Mr. Ajadi Olutayo has called on the management of Sterling bank to unfreeze his bank accounts, which it has placed on ‘post no debit’ status for many months despite the

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How ‘untouchable’ NASENI boss reportedly diverts millions of tax payers’ monies

By Tosin Omoniyi, Mariam Sanni A petitioner, Dambaki Yaro Lima has berated the federal government for not taking adequate action to either axe or prosecute the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Agency for Science

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Revealed: How UK Ministers lobbied Nigeria’s Government to protect oil giant Shell

By Chloe Farand Ministers from the UK’s Foreign Office (FCO) agreed to lobby the Nigerian Government to protect Shell’s oil interests in the Niger Delta despite the company’s poor human rights and environmental record in the region, official documents seen by

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What Jonathan discussed with OBJ when he visited Ota

By Gaaden Puun, Abuja There are indications that erstwhile President Goodluck Jonathan is trying to arm-twist former President Olusegun Obasanjo to give his support to a joint Presidential ticket of erstwhile Vice President Atiku Abubakar and a former Finance minister,

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Shishimpe: a community where basic amenities are fairy tales (FEATURE)

Shishimpe, a community located in the midst of the affluence of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has been left to wallow in abject poverty and lack. AljazirahNigeria investigates its plight. By Dupe Oloyede, Abuja Misery in the midst of plenty

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