Girls at Agbado and Agege railway area in Lagos; risk falling prey to child marriage

The scourge of child marriage in Lagos

In spite of the existence of the Child’s Rights Law and its status as Nigeria’s most cosmopolitan and most enlighten state, child and forced marriages still go on in several communities in Lagos unabated,...
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Inside Nigeria’s Budget of Fraud

MOJEED ALABI, in this report, concludes the two-part investigative report on the corrupt practices identified in the implementation of capital projects in some South-West states amounting to N201.79 billion It...
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INVESTIGATION: How Nigerian officials stole billions meant for flood disaster victims

Corruption and climate change vulnerability produced a near-fatal cocktail in several communities of Delta State after hundreds of hunger-torn flood victims, denied of basic relief materials, resorted...
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State of the Living Springs gasps for breath

The claim by the Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, about the total revenue allocation to his state between November 2010 when he was first sworn-in and December 2014 may not be accurate...
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INVESTIGATION: Untold story of how Skolombo street children terrorise Calabar residents

By Ibanga Isine. When Nduma Wilson flagged a cab on December 11, 2015, she had only one thing in mind: how to get to the Federal Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar, where she worked. However, things would...
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Corruption Super Highway

Allegations of corruption continue to trail work on Section IV of the East – West Road which has been stalled in spite of billions of naira spent on it. BY ANAYOCHUKWU AGBO Six years after the federal...
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Almajiri Schools: The Rot And The Blame Game‎ (3)

-‘Blame State Governors, not us’-UBEC In continuation of LEADERSHIP Weekend’s special report on the state of Almajiri schools in some northern states four years after it took off. AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE...
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Almajiri Schools: The Rot And The Blame Game (2)

Four years after the launch of Almajiri Schools by the federal government, LEADERSHIP Weekend presented a special report on the state of the schools last week. In continuation, AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE (Abuja)...
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Almajiri Schools: The Rot And The Blame Game (1)

Four years after the idea of Almajiri school programme was conceived and launched by the federal government, LEADERSHIP Weekend presents the state of the programme in seven states and the Federal Capital...
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How China Fuels Deforestation In Nigeria, West Africa

Corruption by local officials and sharp practices by Chinese businessmen drive a thriving illegal trade in timber from Nigeria and a large part of West Africa with grave consequences for the economy,...
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