News - AIT

Nigerian Govt. Moves to Block Smuggling of Gold, Gem Stones

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development Abubakar Bwari says the establishment of gold refineries and faceting incubation centers in Nigeria will prevent the smuggling of gold and precious stones in the country.

Nigerian Army Marks 155 Years of Existence with Prayers

1 year ago /
Security 

Special prayers have been held nationwide for Nigerian troops as the service marks 155 years of existence.

ICPC Designs Anti-Corruption Programme for Youths

1 year ago /
Nation 

The independent corrupt practices and other related offences commission says it has designed a programed to build values of probity in Nigerian youths.

Cross River Set to Deliver Housing Units for Bakassi IDPs

1 year ago /
Nation 

Cross River state government has called on the federal government and the United Nations to support its effort to resettle the displaced people of Bakassi with befitting accommodation.

Australia Withdraws Aid To Palestine

1 year ago /
International News 

Australia has withdrawn its direct aid to the Palestinian Authority because Australian donations could increase the self-governing body’s capacity to pay Palestinians convicted of politically motivated violence.

EU Warns US Over Auto Tariffs

1 year ago /
International News 

The European Union has on Monday, warned that up to $294 billion worth of US exports would face counter-measures if President Donald Trump went through with his threat to slap duties on auto imports.

BREAKING: Court Grants Ex NSA, Sambo Dasuki Bail

1 year ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to the former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd).

The First Humanoid Robot Meets Ethiopian PM

1 year ago /
Science and Tech 

Sophia, the famous humanoid robot, has finally met Ethiopia’s prime minister after her lost body parts were found.

Mohamed Salah Signs New Five-Year Deal With Liverpool

1 year ago /
Sports  

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has signed a new five-year contract with the club.

Leftist AMLO Wins Mexican Presidency

1 year ago /
International News 

Anti-establishment leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has swept to victory in Mexico's presidential election Sunday, in a political sea change driven by voters' anger over endemic corruption and brutal violence.

Lebron James Signs $154 Million Four-Year Deal With LA Lakers

1 year ago /
Sports  

LeBron James is to join the Los Angeles Lakers in a four-year $154 million deal, his agents said Sunday, ending months of frenzied speculation about the NBA superstar's next career move.

INEC To Prevent Cloning of PVCs

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is taking firm measures to protect Smart Card Readers and Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from unauthorized and malicious access.

Massive Pipeline Explosion Hits Ogun State

1 year ago /
Nation 

A massive gas pipeline explosion has hit Ilara area of Ogijo in Ogun State, after a pipeline exploded.

BBOG Rated High On Social Activism

1 year ago /
Nation 

A survey conducted by a research group has shown the “bring back our girls movement” and its struggles as a model for others to emulate.

Thai NAVY Divers Inch Closer to Young Footballers Trapped in Cave

1 year ago /
International News 

Thai navy divers have reached closer to a flooded cave in northern Thailand where 12 boys and their football coach have been trapped for more than a week.

Cross River To Return As Oil And Gas Producing State

1 year ago /
Nation 

Due to huge gas and hydro carbons deposits found in the southern and northern parts of cross river state, the state is expected to get back its derivation status soon as all the key players are set to converge on Calabar for a national conference.  

Special Anti-Corruption Courts Deliver Judgement in 324 Cases in 6 Months

1 year ago /
Election 

The special anti-corruption courts designated to try corruption cases in the country have delivered 324 judgements, struck out 12 cases and reserved 62 cases for judgement in the last six months.

Buhari Sympathises With Kaduna Gas Explosion Victims.

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his sympathy with the gas explosion victims in Kaduna, saying that his heart is with the victims at their hour of distress. 

Finance Commissioners Reject Revenue Discrepancies By NNPC

1 year ago /
Nation 

The chairman commissioners of finance forum of the Allocation Committee (FAAC) Mahmud Yunusa says the one hundred and Federation Account twenty-seven billion naira of royalties and petroleum profits tax remitted by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC, is not acceptable.

FAO Shops For $31m For North East Humanitarian Needs

1 year ago /
Nation 

The United Nations Agency for food and agriculture organization says it will require about 31 million us dollars to meet the humanitarian needs of over two million internally displaced persons in the north eastern states of Nigeria.