Gravesites used to hide looted cash in Nigeria – report

2017-04-20 06:09

The Nigerian anti-graft agency has reportedly been told by whistle blowers that looters are hiding money in cemeteries.

Nigeria suspends electoral officers over 2015 vote fraud

2017-04-12 14:51

Nigeria's electoral agency has suspended more than 200 officers for accepting bribes to influence the outcome of the 2015 vote won by the opposition.

Nigeria court unfreezes millions in ex-first lady's fraud probe

2017-04-06 21:17

A judge in Lagos has ordered Nigeria's anti-graft agency to release one of several bank accounts frozen as part of an inquiry into the wife of former president Goodluck Jonathan.

Nigeria's Buhari to stay in London for 'further rest'

2017-02-21 20:58

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari needs "further rest" so will extend his month-long medical stay in London, but there is "no cause" for worry over his health, his office has said.

Nigeria's Jonathan denies receiving oil deal kickbacks

2017-01-11 18:08

Nigeria's former president Goodluck Jonathan did not receive kickbacks from a $1.3bn deal involving oil giants ENI and Shell which is under investigation in Italy, his spokesperson says.

Nigeria quizzes ex-president's spokesperson in graft probe

2016-10-25 18:01

Nigeria's anti-graft agency says it is detaining and questioning ex-president Goodluck Jonathan's spokesperson as part of a wider probe into corruption.

WATCH: New Boko Haram video threatens to kill Nigeria's president

2016-09-15 07:45

A new video by Boko Haram threatens to kill Nigeria’s president and army chief and warns of further destruction, though the Islamic extremists have not mounted a major attack in Nigeria in months.

Boko Haram: Why jaw-jaw might be better than war-war for Nigeria

2016-07-04 22:36

Nigeria needs to face up to the unpalatable truth that military force alone will not win the deadly war against Boko Haram, and start discussions about peace building, writes Abdul-Jalilu Ateku.

Calls intensify for former Nigerian president's prosecution

2016-02-15 14:47

Calls for the prosecution of former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan over corruption have intensified, with Christian organizations saying he should not be spared, according to a report.

Nigeria's Jonathan evades arms scandal probing

2016-01-28 11:59

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan evaded questions involving the ongoing investigation into the purchasing of arms by his administration, during an interview on in Geneva, a report says.


Italy's Eni 'serene' over Nigeria kickbacks scandal

2017-04-14 19:01

Italian giant Eni has said it was "serene" in the face of allegations it had bribed Nigerian officials to seal an oil deal, insisting the company was squeaky clean.

Buhari’s democratic govt worse than his military dictatorship says critics

2017-04-11 15:37

The critics of Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari have said that his current administration is more brutal than when he was a military dictator in the early 80s.

Nigeria's ex-president Jonathan 'rejected British offer to rescue kidnapped girls'

2017-03-06 13:46

Nigeria, under the leadership of former president Goodluck Jonathan, reportedly rejected Britain's offer to rescue the more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram from a boarding school in Chibok in 2014.

Ex-boss of Nigerian oil firm in $10m cash probe

2017-02-15 17:02

A former head of Nigeria's state-run oil company is under investigation after almost $10m in cash was found at a property he owns.

Nigeria's Soyinka 'not surprised' Buhari's shine is dulling

2016-12-02 06:17

Nigerian literary icon Wole Soyinka says he is not surprised that President Muhammadu Buhari has lost popularity just 18 months into office, given the high expectations that weighed on his government.

Nigeria anti-graft agency edges towards former first lady

2016-09-16 07:20

A top aide of former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan has pleaded not guilty to money laundering charges linked to the former first lady, as he appeared in a Lagos court.

Former Nigerian 1st lady claims frozen accounts worth $31.5m

2016-09-14 20:03

Former Nigerian first lady Patience Jonathan is claiming ownership of bank accounts allegedly worth $31.5 million that have been frozen in a corruption investigation, prompting anti-corruption groups to demand her prosecution.

Nigerian pastor slams govt over missing Chibok girls

2016-04-11 14:56

A pastor has slammed the Nigerian government, saying that too little has been done to rescue the more than 200 girls who were abducted from the north-eastern town of Chibok in 2014.

Former Nigerian president Jonathan's aide held over arms deal

2016-02-12 13:30

The Nigerian army has allegedly arrested and interrogated former president Goodluck Jonathan's Aide-de-Camp in connection with an ongoing probe into fraud relating to an arms procurement deal, a report says.

Jonathan must be jailed if found guilty of fraud - Nigerian elders

2016-01-26 12:36

Nigerian elders have reportedly called for former president Goodluck Jonathan's incarceration, should he be found guilty of fraud in the ongoing investigation into the $2.1bn arms deal scandal.

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