News - AIT

Dokpesi Continues Consultative Visits

10 minutes ago /
Politics 

Former National Chairman of the Peoples  Democratic Party (PDP) Bamaga Tukur has lamented the current plight of nigerians across the country. The former PDP chairman who was speaking when he received one of the PDP chairmanship aspirants Raymond Dokpesi in Abuja said only true democratic process can save the country's situations. His...

House Of Reps Moves To Criminalise Jungle Justice

6 hours ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is in the process of criminalizing any act of lynching or unlawful killing by mob action. A bill seeking to prohibit and protect persons from the act of extrajudicial killings in Nigeria has scaled second reading The bill which is simply called the anti-jungle justice bill, originated from...

Aisha Buhari Gives Nigerian Media Thumbs Up

22 hours ago /
Nation 

Wife of Nigeria’s president, Aisha Buhari has commended the Nigerian  media for its   role in sustaining democracy  by  creating awareness and  disseminating credible information Aisha Buhari gave the commendation during the unveiling of a presidential dairy in Abuja to track and chronicle   achievements of the Buhari administration for future reference. President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife commended the media   for its efforts so far in nation...

Lalong Condemns Bassa Attacks

1 day ago /
Nation 

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has condemned series of attacks in some communities of Bassa local government area, which resulted in over 30 casualties and a number of others injured. Governor Lalong made the condemnation when he visited Bassa to assess the situation.            The people of Bassa...

Dokpesi Takes Campaign To Ex-President Jonathan

1 day ago /
Politics 

Business mogul and politician, High Chief Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi has extended his tour of homes of leaders and founding fathers of the People's Democratic Party, PDP to the office of former president Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja, the Nigerian capital. Dokpesi's visit was to intimate the former president of his decision to...

FG Asks Court To Revoke Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail; Abaribe Urges Court To Discharge Him As Surety

1 day ago /
Nation 

A senator, Eyinaya Abaribe representing abia south central senatorial district who stood as surety for the leader of the now proscribed indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has asked the federal high court, Abuja to discharge him as surety to the fugitive IPOB leader.  The court was expected to commence the trial of...

Introducing Democracy Today On AIT

3 days ago /
Nation 

DEMOCRACY TODAY is a political review programme transmitted at 10.30pm everyday  (including Saturday and sunday). It is designed to be highlighting activities within the political sphere. In Nigeria, this type of programme is very relevant as the 2019 election year draws near. The beauty of this programme is that it is purely apolitical with no party...

FG School Feeding Program: Twelve L.G.A’s Benefit In Cross River State

3 days ago /
Nation 

No fewer than twelve out of the eighteen local government areas of Cross River State have benefited from the federal government social investment program, especially the school feeding and conditional cash transfer programmes . Special adviser to the president on national social investment, maryam uwais, made this known during a retreat...

Dokpesi Solicits Support Of Ogbeha/Mantu

3 days ago /
Politics 

In continuation of his visit to party leaders and founding fathers of the peoples democratic party, a foremost aspirant in the PDP national chairmanship race, High Chief Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi was at the Abuja homes of the former deputy senate president, Senator Ibrahim Mantu and a former military governor and...

Medical Expert Urges Federal Government To Step Up Efforts On Maternal Mortality

3 days ago /
Health  Nation 

Maternal mortality has been identified as the leading cause of deaths among women of childbearing age in Nigeria. Wife Of Niger State Governor, Amina Sani Bello said this on AIT’s Programme Clearview. She also raised an alarm on the increasing number of abandoned babies in the country. It is a sad story, when...

Lagos Police Boss Edgal Not Demoted

6 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria police force has said it is not aware that acting commissioner of police, Lagos state Police command, Imohimi Edgal, and Ali Jangi have been demoted to deputy commissioners of police. This is in reaction to a letter from the police service commission, PSC addressed to the inspector general of...

Nigeria Agriculture: Ministry Wants Laws To Export Yams, Goat Carcasses

6 days ago /
Business and Economy  

…Blames poor budget implementation on Procurement Act.

PDP National Convention: IBB Bless Dokpesi For Chairman

6 days ago /
Politics 

The forthcoming December national convention of the PDP has been described by former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida as an avenue for party faithful to uphold the visionary ideals of the founding fathers of the party. He said Democracy was about choice and only people with vision, courage and strong commitment...

Jubilation In Ekiti, As EFCC Releases Finance Commissioner And Accountant General After 14 Days Of Detention

6 days ago /
Politics  Security 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Toyin Ojo, Ekiti State Finance Commissioner and the Accountant-General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi. This was confirmed in a statement by Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose. “Today, God gave Ekiti State and its people another victory over the EFCC and its...

National Centre For Disease Control Brief Senate On Monkey Pox

6 days ago /
Health 

The National Centre For Disease control (NCDC) says there is no specific vaccine for the monkey pox virus.Its National Coordinator, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, who dropped the hint yesterday in Abuja, noted that the agency had not embarked on any vaccine programme nationwide. He added that there was no diagnostic laboratory...

NNPC To Reinvogorate Exploratory Activities In Seven Hydrocarbon Basins

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday said it would reinvigorate exploratory activities in the seven hydrocarbon basins in Nigeria to shore up the nation’s reserve base. NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr Maikanti Baru, disclosed this in Abuja when he received Gov. Ibrahim Geidam of Yobe in a courtesy visit. In a...

IGP Idris Drags Senate To Court

6 days ago /
Nation 

On Thursday, October 12, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, filed a suit before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja. He was seeking an order restraining the Senate and Senate President Bukola Saraki from going ahead with their plan to investigate allegations of malpractices...

Osinbajo Denies Approving NNPC ‘Contracts’

6 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said that he only approved two loans for the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and not contracts. Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande had earlier said that the Vice President approved contracts for NNPC. Akande said the contracts were approved after...

President Buhari Reappoints Orji As Sovereign Wealth Fund MD

6 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Uchechi N. Orji as Managing Director of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and has approved the nomination of Isa Hayatu Chiroma as Director General of the Nigerian Law School. Presidential spokesperson Femi Adesina announced this on Thursday. Mr. Orji was originally appointed as Managing Director of...

House Of Reps Investigates State House Clinic

6 days ago /
Health  Nation 

The House of Representatives has asked an ad-hoc committee to investigate the condition of the State House Clinic, Abuja, and alleged irregular deductions from the salaries and allowances of the staff. This house set up the committee after adopting a motion raised by Henry Archibong (PDP-Akwa Ibom) at the plenary on...


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