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209 As COR Africa struggles to overcome its challenges, Shantal prays daily that the nonprofit gets all the support it needs to sustain its programmes so her kids can stay in school. By Archibong Jeremiah As she fled the scourge of armed conflict in her hometown of Cameroon to seek refuge in neighbouring Nigeria, Eseh […]

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June 20, 2024

171 Over the next few years, the foundation plans to increase the numbers per cohort and also add one or two more instances per year. By Arinze Chijioke Upon graduation from the Abia State University, Uturu in 2018, Amarachi Iheakam started job-hunting on different platforms including fiverr, Upwork, Linkedin and Indeed, but she was unsuccessful.  […]

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June 10, 2024

245 The report, published on April 19, 2024, revealed the political intrigues and lack of will that stalled the completion of the project.  By Alaba Adeyemi Following an investigation by TheInvestigator titled “Despite Spending N5 Billion, 16 Years Later Owena Multipurpose Dam Remains Uncompleted”, the Ondo State Government has begun the process of continuing the […]

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189 The ICIR believes this may be a ploy to detain them because they reported on an investigation that linked some former police bosses to a shady land deal. The International Center for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) is expressing concern over the detention of its Executive Director, Dayo Aiyetan, and reporter, Nurudeen Akewushola. Aiyetan and Akewushola […]

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May 26, 2024

157 The conviction follows a trial where the accused faced four charges, two of which he was found guilty of. By Able Winnard Prince Joseph Mark has been found guilty of sexually exploiting a six-year-old and an eleven-year-old, leading to a three-year prison sentence and a Two Hundred Thousand Naira (N200,000) fine as restitution to […]

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May 17, 2024

145 The cybercrime centre also invited the ‘managing directors’ of the media platform, accusing them of cyberstalking. By Sodeeq Atanda, FIJ The Nigeria Police Force National Cybercrime Centre (NPF-NCCC) has invited Nurudeen Yahaya Akewushola, a reporter with the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), following a report detailing how past police bosses used their offices […]

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May 10, 2024

75 This training is part of “Project 2027,” an initiative by CSED to provide Nigerian school children and youths access to learn and play netball in a safe space. By TheInvestigator The Community Sport and Educational Development (CSED) Initiative, in collaboration with the Cross River State Ministry of Education, recently organized a two-day seminar on […]

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May 7, 2024

226 His sentence also included a fine of one million Naira to be paid to the survivor. By Able Winnard In a victory for justice, 25-year-old Mr. Aniedi Mfon has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the rape of an 8-year-old child.   The sentence was handed down in suit no: HC/FC/5C/2023 by Hon. Justice Blessing […]

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March 23, 2024

533 The NGO which provides free legal services to women and children said they received 130 cartons of consumables… By Archibong Jeremiah Basic Rights Counsel Initiative (BRCI) has commended the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for its dedication to improving the lives of vulnerable populations particularly female children affected by violence. BRCI’s commendation was contained […]

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Inaku Jonathan Uko

1,191 It came thirty-nine days after TheInvestigator published an indicting investigation revealing a large-scale procurement breach. By Archibong Jeremiah In a move likely to raise eyebrows, Cross River State Governor Sen. Bassey Edet Otu announced the suspension of Mr. Uko Jonathan Inaku as Chairman of the Civil Service Commission. The governor’s office did not provide […]

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February 4, 2024

352 The Board said the previous leadership under Dr. Stephen Odey should be commended for its achievements. By Archibong Jeremiah The Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has denied allegations of fraud, saying it has improved primary education in the state by constructing and renovating schools, providing teachers with training and technology, and […]

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January 18, 2024

335 The hub Director after giving them a tour of the facility shared areas of possible collaboration. By Christiana Ofem The Cross River State chapter Chairman of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Comrade Daniel Obo has pledged to support TheInvestigator Journalism Development and Innovation Hub in the state. Comrade Obo visited the hub […]

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November 28, 2023

316 By Kelvin Obambon, The Paradise The Orange Fellowship, an offshoot of Hit FM’s Orange Show, has produced 20 graduates in the 2023 cohort. The all-female fellowship that started in 2020 spotlights issues of violence against women and girls, gender inequality, patriarchy and advocacy for women’s inclusion in leadership at all levels of human endeavour. […]

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November 26, 2023

383 By News Agency of Nigeria, NAN Cross River recorded 586 cases of gender-based violence (GBV) between January and October, the Commissioner for Women Affairs, Edema Irom, said in Calabar on Saturday. She told a news conference organized to kick start 16 days of activism against GBV that the figure represented only cases reported officially […]

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November 1, 2023

366 By Yawale Adamu, WikkiTimes National Industrial Court of Nigeria sitting in Lagos State has ordered United Bank for Africa (UBA) to pay N157 million in compensation to Abimbola Dayo-Aiyetan, a former worker of the company who was coerced to resign from her job. Abimbola who is the wife of a veteran journalist, and founder […]

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October 31, 2023

679 By Agency Reporter Senator Stephen Odey, Cross River State Commissioner for Education paid an unscheduled visit to Government Secondary School State Housing Estate Calabar Municipality, and West African People’s Institute (WAPI) Calabar. The visit was due to the incessant complaints from parents and guardians about the schools’ illegal levies collection. The Commissioner discovered upon […]

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October 30, 2023

3,103 By Unini Chioma, The Nigerian Lawyer The Independent Corrupt Practises and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) reported on Monday that it had filed a criminal charge against the suspended Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Calabar (UNICAL), Professor Cyril Ndifon. The anti-corruption agency’s spokesperson, Mrs. Azuka Ogugua, stated in a […]

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October 1, 2023

2,078 By SaharaReporters Earlier in September, SaharaReporters reported that Ndifon failed to appear before the panel constituted to investigate the allegations against him. The probe panel set up by the University of Calabar to investigate allegations of sexual harassment of female students by the suspended Dean of the school’s Faculty of Law, University of Calabar […]

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September 25, 2023

541 By Interesting Engineering The “Erodium Copy” robot, inspired by nature, buries seeds deep underground to aid reforestation and protect endangered species. Watch:  

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September 23, 2023

170 By Peace Oladipo, Prime Progress In his early twenties, Arinze Chukwu found himself gripped by anxiety, which began to deeply trouble him about various aspects of life. “I used to be anxious about everything, mostly beyond my control, to the extent that I didn’t take things at a reasonable pace,” Arinze said.  In 2021, […]

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September 22, 2023

169 By Yahuza Bawage, Prime Progress Amina Abubakar Haruna was born with a physical disability called lower limb. While growing up amid a loving family in Dorayi, Kano State, she had a memorable and fun childhood experience. The 24-year-old wasn’t denied a chance at education. She was even fortunate to have had wonderful moments during […]