News - Africa Independent Television

Ex-President Jonathan Speaks On Why He Conceded Defeat In 2015

1 month ago /
Nation 

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says his decision to conceed defeat in the 2015 presidential election was informed by his desire to ward off blood bath. Jonathan who was honoured by African ambassadors in Abuja said he resisted pressure from certain quarters to reject the outcome of the polls because of...

Academics Weigh In On Restructuring Debate

2 months ago /
Nation 

Members of the academia are now weighing in on the ongoing national debate for restructuring of the country. The vice-chancellor of the Rivers State University of science and technology, port Harcourt, professor Blessing Didia says Nigeria may not need to return to the regionalism of the first republic but discussing the...

Kano Governor Ganduje Releases Another Batch Of Prison Inmates

2 months ago /
Nation 

350 prison inmates have been released by the Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje as part of activities to mark the Eid-el Kabir Sallah celebration. Governor Ganduje had during the Eid-el-fitir celebrations two months ago directed that 500 inmates be carefully selected for immediate release. This is the first time in Nigeria,...

Strange Disease Claims 19 Lives in Kogi

2 months ago /
Nation 

The kogi state government says nineteen persons died following the outbreak of a strange disease in Okoloke, predominantly Fulani community in the state. Commissioner for health Saka Haruna who briefed journalists said the figure was arrived at after an assessment by a medical survey team He said, the team also confirmed that the disease was not epidemic as originally reported by sections of the media. On the...

I’ll Keep Doing My Best To Give Nigerians A Better Life – President Buhari

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians of his continuous commitment to serving the nation, attributing his recent convalescence to a divine act of the almighty god. Receiving associations of farmers, businessmen, youths, elders and politicians from Katsina at his country home, Daura on Monday, president Buhari said he returned to the...

68 Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender To Army

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says 68 Boko Haram terrorists have surrendered to troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE within the last three weeks. The feat followed intensified onslaught against terrorists through coordinated air and artillery bombardments of the insurgents’ territories across the theatre. The Deputy Director of Public Relations at the Theatre Command, Colonel...

DAAR Communications PLC. Disclaimer

3 months ago /
Nation 

The management of DAAR Communications PLC., owners and operators of Africa Independent Television (AIT), Raypower FM and Faaji FM has described as phony, illegal, unauthorized, embarrassing and highly mischievous websites and social media accounts, including Facebook that are credited to the media conglomerate. The management of Daar Communications PLC., has therefore...

BBC Media Action On Nigerian Media

3 months ago /
Nation 

Broadcast media organizations in Nigeria are being encouraged to promote and focus more on issues of good governance and public participation thorough their programmes. The country director of the BBC media action Seamus Gallagher who stated this says there is need for the media organisations to support the citizens in better...

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Update

1 year ago /
Sports  

The battle for the 2015/2016 Nigeria professional football league title may be clearly a two horse race but the quest for survival seems tougher. To escape from relegation, four teams are involved in the battle for the two remaining spots in the league as both, Giwa fc and Ikorodu united have...

 

Convention: PDP Shuts Out Members Facing Corruption Charges

1 year ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has shut out members of the party facing trial at the court and have said they cannot stand for election into any position in the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party. The party’s national convention comes up on May 21, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Some...

AIT's Ban: PDP, APC React

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) has described as unacceptable Monday’s directive to bar AIT from covering the activities of the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari saying the suppression of the media under any guise portends danger for the nation’s democracy. The Party’s national publicity secretary Olisa Metuh in a statement described the...

DAAR Vs Tinubu

2 years ago /
Nation 

A Lagos state high court has reserved ruling on the application brought by the former governor of Lagos state, Bola Tinubu seeking to bvan Africa Independent Television (AIT) from further broadcasting the documentary titled “Lion of Bourdillon”. Justice Iyabo Akinkugbe reserved the ruling after the parties adopted the written addresses....

 

DAAR Replies Tinubu

2 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

2 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...

Massive Rigging Exposed On AIT Online Presidential Poll

2 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...

NTA, AIT To Collaborate In The Promotion Of The Nigerian Agenda

2 years ago /
Nation 

Africa Independent Television (AIT) is to collaborate in the promotion of the Nigeria agenda. This agreement was reached when the management of NTA led by its Director General, Shola Omoleye visited the Kpaduma offices of DAAR communication Plc in Abuja this Monday. If you perceive it as a new dawn in the...

Sen. Okowa Wins Delta PDP Governorship Primaries

2 years ago /
Politics 

The Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa has been declared winner of the Delta State Governorship primaries of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) held in Asaba, yesterday. Okowa was declared winner of the keenly contested primaries after polling 406 votes to beat his...

Biography Of High Chief Raymond Dokpesi; Chairman Daar Communications

3 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...

Security: Media Practitioners Should Be Objective - Tosin Dokpesi

3 years ago /
Security 

The Managing Director of Africa Independent Television, AIT, Oluwatosin Dokpesi wants the media in Nigeria to uphold the virtues of objectivity, nationalism and patriotism in the dissemination of information on security issues in the country.    

DAAR Communications Bemoans Continuous Attacks By Political Supporters

3 years ago /
Politics 

The Board and Management of DAAR Communications Plc have expressed grave concern over the persistent attacks on the crew of Africa Independent Television, covering election in states controlled by the All Progressive Congress, APC.    


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