News - AIT

Lack Of Access To Energy At IDP Camps Sparks Concern

1 year ago /
Nation 

There is no doubt that life at the Internally Displaced Persons camps across Nigeria has been most brutal, nasty and short. One of the inconveniences that has made the IDP camps such sorry sites is the complete absence of power to use for everyday living.

Forest Communities Raise Alarm Over Rapid Deforestation

1 year ago /
Environment 

Following the continuous depletion of forest reserve areas in seven Communities of Cross River State, some concerned citizens under the name "Community Forest Watch" have called on the State House of Assembly to as a matter of urgency pass a bill to regulate the activities of minners, quarrying operators and Palm plantation owners without Accredited Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) pending before them.

PDP Berates Buhari Media Organization Over Killings

1 year ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)says it is compelled to urge security agencies to invite the members of the Buhari Media Organization to provide information as principal witnesses to the carnage that have taken place across the nation.

European Union Partners DAAR On Democratic Governance Project

1 year ago /
Politics 

The European Union has signed an agreement with Daar Communications Plc on their new project called “the European union supports democratic governance in Nigeria”.

NBA Urges Lawyers To Work For Success Of 2019 Elections

1 year ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian Bar Association has unveiled its 2018 annual general conference logo and website with a charge to lawyers to leverage on the conference to ensure the success of the 2019 elections.

FIFA Affirms Recognition For Amaju Pinnick-Led NFF

1 year ago /
Sports  

World football governing body, FIFA has restated that it only recognises the leadership of the Amaju Pinnick-Led Nigeria Football Federation, NFF.

Amaechi Decries Slow Work Pace On Lagos-Ibadan Rail Line

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Minister Of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi has decried the current slow pace of work at the Lagos-Ibadan rail line. 

Benue Urges Joint Military Operation To Stick To Its Rules Of Engagement

1 year ago /
Security 

The joint military operation whirl stroke has been tasked to execute orders and comply solely with the directive of the acting director of defense information Brigadier General John Agim which is to track, fish out and descend heavily on camps of militants and shoot to kill any cow used by the marauding insurgent herder as shield.

Buhari To Attend AU Summit In Mauritania On Saturday.

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari Will Saturday, embark on an official visit to Nouakchott, Mauritania to attend the 31st Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government from June 30 to July 2, 2018.

Buhari Endorses ECOWAS/ECCAS Security Summit

1 year ago /
Security 

The proposal for a security summit between members of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and countries in Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) has been lauded by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Nigerian Economy Vulnerable To Attacks-Cyber Security Experts Warn

1 year ago /
Business and Economy  

Cyber security experts have warned that Nigeria may be vulnerable to cyber attacks due to the highly integrated nature of ICT into activities of both the private and public sector.

F.G. To Review Beverage Tariff Increase

1 year ago /
Business and Economy  

The Federal Government says there is need to review the newly introduced 500 percent excise duty on locally produced alcoholic beverages.

Ekiti-PDP Flagbearer Unveils Agenda

1 year ago /
Politics 

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Flagbearer In Ekiti State, Professor Kolapo Eleka has unveiled his development agenda if he emerges winner in the July 14 election.

Buhari Says Lack Of Data Hampering International HIV Grant

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says lack of adequate data is affecting Nigeria’s ability to compete for international HIV grant.

NEC Directs Finance Ministry To Speedily Resolve Disagreements Over Remittances

1 year ago /
Business and Economy  

The  National Economic Council (NEC) has directed the Ministry of Finance and the Federal Allocation and Accounts Committee (FAAC) to speedily resolve the issues over remittances by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation into the Federation Account.

Nine Killed, 54 Vehicles Burnt In Lagos Tanker Explosion

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal Road Safety Commission says at least nine commuters were burnt in their vehicles trapped in a fire as a petrol tanker went up in flames on the Michael Otedola bridge in Lagos on Thursday evening. Four other persons sustained serious injuries while 54 vehicles were burnt beyond recognition

Buhari Expresses Shock Over Lagos Tanker Fire

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and sorrow over Thursday evening fire incident in Lagos, in which many people are feared killed with several vehicles burnt.

Federal Government To Commence Disbursement Of $322 Million Abacha Loot

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government is to begin the disbursement of the repatriated three hundred and twenty two million dollars stashed overseas by Former Head of State, General Sani Abacha.

Customs Impounds N920 Million Worth Of Smuggled Goods

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal Operating Unit (FOU), Zone C of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has impounded two containers loaded with Expired Tyres, Cloths, Rice Killer Tramadol Hydrochloride Exotic cars with duty paid value of over N218 Million.

CSO Asks Government To Investigate Oil Fields Allocation

1 year ago /
Nation 

A Civil Society Group , Gatekeepers Foundation wants President Muhammadu Buhari  to investigate what it describes as foul play in the ongoing allocation of oil fields by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation to foreign Companies.