News - AIT

300,000 Nigerians Benefit From FG’s N10bn Conditional Cash Transfer

1 year ago /
Nation 

About three hundred thousand vulnerable and poorest Nigerians have benefited from the conditional cash transfer (CCT) programme of the federal government since its inception in 2016.

House Of Reps To Investigate Recovered Abacha Loot

1 year ago /

Nigeria's House of representatives is to investigate the total amount of money so far recovered as Abacha loot from 1998 to date. 

New Anti-Corruption Campaign Group Emerges

1 year ago /
Nation 

Fighting corruption through the involvement of the public is the focus of an anti-corruption campaign initiative tagged "strengthening citizen's resistance against prevalence of corruption”, scrap-c.

INEC Slams Politicians For Spreading False Allegations

1 year ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, wants political interest groups to stop acts capable of tarnishing the commission’s credibility, by brandishing unconfirmed allegations, on social media.

Court Adjourns Ruling In Dokpesis Libel Suit

1 year ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court, Abuja has adjourned indefinitely ruling sine die in the suit filed by Media Magnate, Raymond Dokpesi against the Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed and the Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami over the inclusion of his name in the list of looters released...

Police Charges Officers To Respect Human Rights Or Be Sanctioned

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Police has charged it’s officers and men to embrace modern day policing by giving respect for human rights and protection of suspects inline with the inspector general of police’s policy direction.

Abia to Become Major Exporter of Palm Oil

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Abia state government says it is working towards becoming a major exporter of palm oil in the country. 

Cross River Students Lament Postponed Examination over Teachers Strike

1 year ago /
Education  Nation 

The ongoing strike by teachers in public primary and secondary schools in cross river state is taking its toll on the students as their ongoing promotion examinations have been postponed indefinitely.

Court Quashes Ekiti State Commission Of Inquiry Report On Fayemi

1 year ago /
Nation 

An FCT High Court sitting in Bwari on Tuesday quashed the Report of the Commission of Enquiry set up by Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose. The Court also quashed the White Paper issued by Government of Ekiti accepting the Report.

Presidential Committee On Northeast Initiative Sets Up Screening Centres On Viral Hepatitis

1 year ago /
Health 

The Presidential Committee On Northeast Initiative has continued it's campaign against viral hepatitis in the NorthEast with the setup of five  (5) screening and vaccination centres in Taraba State.  

House Of Reps Backs State Police, Declares Plateau Killings Genocide

1 year ago /
Security 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has thrown its weight behind calls for the establishment of state police in the on-going constitution amendment exercise to effectively check rising insecurity in the country.

Nigeria Adopts National Policy On Maternal Mortality

1 year ago /
Health 

Nigeria now has her First National Policy on mortality to help reduce the avoidable number maternal of women who lose their lives during pregnancies and childbirths.

Seven Persons Killed In Abuja Police-Armed Robbers Shootout

1 year ago /
Security 

Seven persons, including three policemen have been reportedly killed in a shootout with suspected armed robbers in Abuja.

Deadlock Over NNPC Revenue Remittance Lingers

1 year ago /
Nation 

The controversy over remittance by the Nigerian national petroleum corporation, NNPC into the federation account has continued to delay may allocation to the three tiers of government.

Inventors, Innovations Get N43m Grant

1 year ago /
Science and Tech 

The Nigerian government has provided one hundred and twenty-one local inventors and innovators with grants amounting to forty-three million Naira.

Plateau Killings: Senate Revisits State Police

1 year ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Senate resumed from its three week break, on Tuesday, directing its committee on constitution review to immediately revisit the bill on state police with a view to re-presenting it to the general house within two weeks.

Cost Of Oil And Gas Production To Determine New Projects - Kachikwu

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Minister of state for petroleum resources Emmanuel Kachikwu says reducing the cost of crude oil production will soon become major criteria for approving new projects for companies.

Petroleum Products To Be Transported By Rail Soon

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian railway corporation is to begin the movement of petroleum products from Lagos to Oshogbo.

Internet Critical To Good Governance – Oby Ezekwesili

1 year ago /
Nation  Politics 

Nigeria’s former minister of education Oby Ezekwesili says the time has come for citizens to demand good governance from authorities through the use of Internet.