Sunday, March 7, 2021

Nimi Princewill

March 6, 2021

Mob destroys Abuja police station as officers open fire on soldiers

Authorities have stepped in to prevent reprisal by the army which could, in turn, escalate a long-standing rivalry between military personnel and police officers in Nigeria.

March 6, 2021

Boko Haram thugs flee as Nigerian soldiers preempt deadly ambush in Borno

Boko Haram has remained on the offensive, launching vicious attacks against the Nigerian military, as the tussle for control over the troubled Northeast persists.

Nigerians Soldiers
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
February 25, 2021

Governor Umahi suspends aides’ allowances ‘for leaking classified bank documents to Peoples Gazette’

“He stopped our running expenses two weeks ago because he became angry that we all betrayed him by sending bank documents to the media,” an affected official said.

David Umahi
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 22, 2021

Buhari wasted billions building rail from Kano to Niger Republic: Rencap

Mr. Buhari has been widely excoriated for allotting such a humongous sum to the project, at a time the country was bereft of sufficient resources to fund critical infrastructure.

Buhari and train
February 22, 2021

Gov. Bello allocates suspicious N9bn for COVID-19 while denying virus exists

A review of Kogi’s N130.5 billion 2021 budget shows a line item ambiguously stated as “COVID-19” with N9.7 billion allotted for it.

Yahaya Bello
February 20, 2021

Hushpuppi laundered funds for North Korean cyber syndicate: U.S.

The justice department disclosed that Alaumary who had owned up to the crime “was a prolific money launderer” with great expertise in various forms of online heists.

Ramon Abbas, better known as 'Hushpuppi'.
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