News - DAAR Communications Plc

Tinubu and AIT agree to settle out of court

3 years ago /
Nation 

APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu, has withdrawn his N150 billion libel suit he filed against DAAR Communications Plc, the owner of African Independent Television, over the documentary titled “Lion of Bourdillon” which was aired on the station in the build-up of the 2015 general election. Tinubu argued that the documentary was...

Dokpesi Seeks Bail as Groups Protest His Arrest

4 years ago /
Nation 

A federal high court in Abuja has set Monday December 14, 2015 to rule on the bail application in former Chairman of Daar Communications plc Raymond Dokpesi. Dokpesi is being held on charges of contravention of the public procurement act and money laundering charges he has described as false. Two pressure groups,...

PRESS RELEASE: The Invitation Of The Chairman Emeritus/Founder Of DAAR Communications PLC, High Chief Aleogho Dokpesi, PhD, DSc, OFR By The EFCC

4 years ago /
Nation 

On Monday Nov 30, 2015 whilst attending the 70th birthday celebration of former Minister and PDP stalwart, Professor Jerry Gana, the Chairman Emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc. received a telephone call from the Ag. Chairman of EFCC Ibrahim Magu inviting him to the visit the EFCC Headquarters to provide some...

EFCC Raids Dokpesi's House

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

After being held in custody for over twenty four hours, the ordeal of former Chairman of DAAR Communications PLC. Raymond Aleogho Dopkpesi continued in the hands of officials of the EFCC on Wednesday after a dispatch of anti-corruption agents came on search of his residence in Asokoro.

Grand House Reception For President Jonathan

4 years ago /
Entertainment  Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan says he has no regrets over the results of the 2015 presidential elections saying the result was the will of God. The President who made the declaration at a grand reception organized for him by the chairman Emeritus of DAAR communications PLC, High Chief Aleogho Dokpesi spoke against...

Delegation From Human Rights Commission Visits DAAR

4 years ago /
Nation 

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has scheduled September 21st this year to celebrate its 20th anniversary, during which it hopes to showcase its achievements over the years. Ahead of the event, top officials of the Human Rights Commission were at the corporate headquarters’ of DAAR communications PLC, Abuja to seek...

HRM Eshio Ruamehe Visits Dokpesi

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Okuokpellagbe of Okpella, in Edo state, His royal majesty, Alhaji Eshio Ruamehe paid a courtesy visit on the founder of Daar communications plc, High chief Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi to appreciate him for his contribution not only to the Okpella community, but the entire federal republic of Nigeria....

Dokpesi Meets Adaba On Tao Fm, Pledges Help

4 years ago /
Nation 

The dust over the bombing of Tao fm radio station in Okene last week is yet to settle. How to rebuild the radio station as well as improve security for media houses in the country was the thrust of a meeting on Sunday between chairman emeritus of Daar Communications Plc, Aleogho...

 

DAAR Communications Reacts To Its Bar From Covering President-Elect, Buhari's Activities

4 years ago /
Nation 

The management of DAAR Communications PLC has reacted to publications in some newspapers and in the social media to the effect that AIT is barred from the coverage of the activities of the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement, the management expressed its displeasure by quoting section 22 of the...

 

DAAR Replies Tinubu

4 years ago /
Nation 

Daar Communications Plc has rejected in their entirety the demands of Tunji Abayomi and co on behalf of Bola Tinubu over a documentary titled “Unmasking The Real Tinubu” transmitted on Africa Independent Television, AIT. The demands, which Mike Ozekhome’s chambers describe as laughable, include the stoppage of further transmission of the...

 

LATEST: DAAR In Abak

4 years ago /
Nation 

DAAR Communications Plc owners and operators of Ray Power fm and Africa Independent Television, AIT is set to commence construction work at its Akwa Ibom State Centre. The Broadcast complex will be located at Midim Waterside community in Abak. The village ahead of the community has already given his consent for the...

 

Advocates For Peoples’ Rights And Justice Condemn Threat To Attack DAAR Communications Facilities

4 years ago /
Security 

The threat by the Coalition of Northern Muslim Youths to attack DAAR Communications Plc facilities in northern Nigeria has been totally condemned by the Advocates for Peoples’ Rights and Justice, APRJ. The organization which comprises of young lawyers intent on protecting human rights says DAAR Communications Plc has been in the...

Daar Communications Receives Threat From Coalition Of Northern Nigeria Muslim Youths

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Daar Communications Plc. owner of AIT and RayPower Fm has received a threat letter from a group which calls itself Coalition Of Northern Nigeria Muslim Youths. In the letter, the group threatens to attack Daar’s investments in the Northern Nigeria. In its word, the group says Daar Communications staff and investments will face violent...

 

Daar's Tunde Orebiyi To Chair FCT Swan Electoral Committee

4 years ago /
Sports  

Head of sports, Daar Communications plc. Tunde Orebiyi has been named chairman of a three-man committee that will conduct elections into the FCT chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN. The electoral committee was made public at the SWAN congress in Abuja. Other members of the committee which...

Massive Rigging Exposed On AIT Online Presidential Poll

4 years ago /
Nation  Science and Tech 

Massive rigging of the AIT online presidential poll was exposed by DAAR Communications Plc. Yesterday 28th January as the broadcasting house defended its action in shutting down its www.aitonline.tv website where the poll was being conducted just before midnight Tuesday 27th of January 2015. General Muhammadu Buhari had taken a massive...

2015: NEDG Releases Timetable For Presidential Debates

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) on Monday in Abuja said the 2015 presidential debates would hold between Jan. 28 and Feb 5. The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of NEDG, Mr Sola Omole, disclosed this to newsmen after a meeting of the board, hosted by the former Chairman of...

Daar Political Summit: Journalists Should Uphold The Ethics Of Journalism In Reportage - GMD

4 years ago /
Nation 

As preparations for the general elections hot up, Nigerian journalists have again been called upon to uphold the ethics of the journalism profession in their reportage and analysis. The call was made at a two day Daar political coverage summit holding at Daar’s cooperate headquarters Abuja. At the Daar political coverage summit,...

DAAR Awards And Concert To Hold Today In Lagos

4 years ago /
Entertainment 

Daar communications Plc presents ‘Daar Awards And Concert’ to hold today 15, December 2014 at the New Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos, to celebrate her 21 years of private broadcasting in Nigeria. The event will feature live performances from intercontinental icon, Tuface idibia, Oritse Femi, Joel, Righteousman, Daddy Showkey, Omawumi. Also performing is...

High Chief Aleogho Raymond Dokpesi Steps Down As DAAR Communications Chairman; To Venture In Politics

5 years ago /
Nation 

The chairman DAAR Communications Plc, Aleogho Raymond Dokpesi has served notice to step down as chairman of the media conglomerates board of directors. Dokpesi made his intention known this Thursday at the sixty-fifth meeting of the board of directors of the media outfit in Abuja. 20 years of service in the media...

Biography Of High Chief Raymond Dokpesi; Chairman Daar Communications

5 years ago /
Oddities 

HIGH CHIEF RAYMOND ALEOGHO DOKPESI, PhD, OFR a Marine Transport Engineer was born in Ibadan, Oyo State on 25th of October 1951. He hails from Agenebode in Etsako East Local Government Area in Edo State of Nigeria. He attended Ebenezer African Church School, Ibadan, Loyola College, Ibadan and Immaculate Conception...