African Independent Television (AIT) RSS Feed Get Latest Nigerian News and International News - Watch good programs and Receive other information Centre Petitions Buhari Over Fraud In NYSC Mon, 4 April; 2016 President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged by civil rights group under the aegis The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency, CESJET, to order an immediate investigation into the finances of all National Youth Service Corps, NYSC officials and management staffs connected with the online portal.CESJET in a petition signed Defense Headquarters Establish Camp For Repentant Boko Haram Members Mon, 4 April; 2016 The Defence Headquarters has established rehabilitation camp in an Exercise known as “Operation SAFE CORRIDOR” aimed at fulfilling the Federal Government’s commitment to the war against insurgency in the North-East. According to a statement by Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar, Acting Director, Defence Information, “the main focus of Operation SAFE CORRIDOR is NEITI Board Reviews Strategy, Moves To Set New Agenda On Resource Governance Mon, 4 April; 2016 The newly appointed Board of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative says its major priority is to develop policies and strategies that would translate the principles of the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative implementation in Nigeria into visible impacts in the lives of the citizens. The visible impacts include ensuring that PDP Responsible For Fuel Scarcity – Tinubu Mon, 4 April; 2016 Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, say Nigerians should hold the Peoples Democratic Party responsible for the ongoing fuel scarcity across the country. Speaking to journalists in Lagos on Saturday, Tinubu said the PDP destroyed Nigeria during its 16-year rule. The APC leader said the PDP refused Nigeria Captures Leader Of Ansaru Terrorist Group Mon, 4 April; 2016 Nigerian army has arrested the leader of an al-Qaeda linked militant group, Ansaru, known for kidnapping and murdering Westerners. Military spokesman Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar said on Sunday that Ansaru leader, Khalid al-Barnawi was captured in Lokoja, capital of the central state of Kogi on Friday “He is among those on Osoba Reunites With South West APC Leaders To Strengthen Party Mon, 4 April; 2016 Former Governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Osoba, has yesterday returned to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a bid to strengthen the party in the South West. Mr. Osoba, a founding father of the APC, defected to the Social Democratic Party, SDP, led by Chief Olu Falae shortly before DPR Seals NNPC Mega Station For Hoarding Fuel Mon, 4 April; 2016 A northern group, Arewa Youths Integrity Forum has described the latest video of Boko Haram claiming it hasn't surrendered as the handiwork of some selfish Nigerians who are determined to ensure that the insurgency continues Addressing a press conference in Abuja, National President of the Group, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar PDP Chairman Constitutes Four Committees For National Convention Mon, 4 April; 2016 National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, has constituted four committees to organise the national convention aimed at rebuilding the party. This is contained in a statement signed by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh and issued to newsmen on Sunday in Abuja. Political Stability, Key Elements In Fight Against Boko Haram – Osinbajo Sat, 1 April; 2016 1 Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has identified continuity in governance and political stability in the West African sub-region as important elements in the fight against Boko Haram and insurgency. This is contained in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja by Mr Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity Bell is Governor of All Kogi - Paramount Leader of Ebira Land Sun, 3 April; 2016 16:23:41 GMT Dr Nteranya Sanginga, Director-General, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), on Sunday said the Federal Government would launch N59.7 billion Youth-In-Agriculture Scheme in September. Sanginga, who disclosed this in an interview with the Newsmen in Ibadan, said the scheme would be sponsored by the federal government and African Development Bank (AFDB). CBT: Nigerians In Diaspora Rally Support For JAMB sun, 3 April; 2016 16:23:41 GMT As reactions continue to trail the adoption of Computer Based Test (CBT) by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), the Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group (NDMG) has thrown its weight behind the board saying it has aligned the nation’s tertiary El-Rufai's Religious Bill Is Biblical - Agbese sun, 3 April; 2016 16:23:41 GMT A Civil rights activist, Comrade Philip Agbese has thrown his weight behind the Kaduna State Religious Activities Regulation Bill describing it as a biblical concept that was initiated by Apostle Paul in the Bible. Speaking to our correspondent in a phone conversation, the United Kingdom based activist said “Governor Crude Price: Group Tasks NEPC on Economic Recovery Sun, 3 April; 2016 16:23:41 GMT The New Initiative for Credible Leadership has tasked the Nigerian Export promotion Council (NEPC) to increase its activities towards ensuring increase in non-oil export as solution to the economic hardship caused by fallen crude oil price.It said NEPC has a crucial role to play in Nigeria’s economic recovery since there Selfish Nigerians Behind Latest Boko Haram Video - Arewa Youths Mon, 4 April; 2016 1 Former Governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Osoba, has yesterday returned to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a bid to strengthen the party in the South West. Mr. Osoba, a founding father of the APC, defected to the Social Democratic Party, SDP, led by Chief Olu Falae shortly before // new feeds Unpaid Salaries: Oyo govt, labour begin negotiation Sat, 1 April; 2016 16:23:41 GMT The Oyo State Government and labour on Thursday in Ibadan began negotiation to address the irregularities in the payment of outstanding salaries and pension. Mr Waheed Olojede, the Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Oyo State, disclosed this to newsmen after a meeting between the state government and labour which lasted almost three hours. Trial: Saraki’s Motion To Stop Trial At CCT Struck Out Sat, 1 April; 2016 16:23:41 GMT Code of Conduct Tribunal hashas today ruled that it has jurisdiction to entertain charges of 13-counts of false asset declaration brought against Nigeria Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki. Solid Minerals Roadmap Will Grow Industry, Economy – Fayemi Sat, 1 April; 2016 16:23:41 GMT TThe Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday, said a road map for the ministry would provide far-reaching views and opinions toward developing and growing the industry and the Nigerian economy. The minister said this in Abuja when he received the report of a 16-man committee on the road map which he inaugurated on March 1. Fayemi said that the map would enable the nation to embark on sustainable development journey for the mining and metal sector. He added that the ministry would soon review the road map and subject it to stakeholders’ review to ensure an airtight document that could withstand the test of time. Insurgency Cost North East $9bn – Report Sat, 1 April; 2016 16:23:41 GMT The North East Nigeria Recovery and Peace Building Assessment (RPBA) team announced on Thursday that the impact of the conflict in the region cost $9 billion. The team also said it would need $6 billion to perform recovery efforts in the crisis torn area. The data, released at the two-day final validation and consensus workshop in Abuja, noted that the devastation happened between 2011 and 2015. Presenting the report, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Dr Mariam Masha, said that Borno was worse hit by the crisis with a loss of $6 billion. Rivers Rerun: Group Wants FG To Investigate Killings Mon, 28 April; 2016 16:23:41 GMT Women Arise for Justice has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to question the Governor of Rivers state, Chief Nyesom Wike, over lives that were at the just concluded re-run election that took place in the State.The group also urged the Federal Government to probe the abduction and the eventual killing NIGERIAN LANGUAGES SHOULD BE RECKONED WITH- Adebunmi Adeniran, Nailangs Boss Mon, 28 April; 2016 16:23:41 GMT Interview