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Shortlisted Entries 2019

Category: Outstanding Investigative Reporting

Author: Abdulaziz Abdulaziz (Nigeria)

“Bursting a Powerful Nigerian Minister: The Kemi Adeosun series”

 

EXCLUSIVE: Why finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, is doing our biddings – Lawmakers

Premium Times

July 6, 2018

Some senators have provided insights into why the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has remained exceptionally generous in funnelling billions of naira to federal lawmakers, sometimes even against the wishes of her bosses at the presidency.
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EXCLUSIVE: Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun skips NYSC, forges exemption certificate

July 7, 2018

Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, did not participate in the mandatory one-year national youth service scheme. Instead, she forged an exemption certificate many years after graduation, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report.
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COMPARE & CONTRAST: Original and Fake NYSC Exemption Certificate for 2009 

July 10, 2018

An exemption certificate obtained by PREMIUM TIMES Tuesday morning has further rubbished the authenticity of the purported NYSC certificate being paraded by Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun.
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EXCLUSIVE: We couldn’t have issued Adeosun’s ‘exemption certificate’ – Ex-NYSC DG Tsiga

July 12, 2018

Finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, is not entitled to National Youth Service Corps’ Certificate of Exemption, and even if she had applied for one, the man who was in charge of the Corps in 2009 said there was no way he could have approved such request.
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