News - AIT

Shedrack Madlion Dies

2 days ago /
Nation 

The group managing director of safari 54 and a regular agricultural expert and analyst on AIT’S current affairs programmes, Kakaaki, Focus Nigeria and Moneyline, Shedrack Madlion is dead.

Dickson Says Ijaw Nation Stands On Restructuring

2 days ago /
Nation 

Restructuring for the Ijaw nation is not a political slogan but, a matter of survival.

Convicted South African Fraudster Charged With Racist Rant

2 days ago /

A convicted South African fraudster Kessie Nair has been arrested over a racist rant against the country's President Cyril Ramaphosa on social media.

Nigeria, Niger Republic Sign Security Pact

2 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria and Niger Republic have signed a memorandum of understanding on joint security operations along the Nigeria-Niger border regions, comprising the states of Sokoto, Zamfara and Katsina.

Civil Defence Corps Mobilizes Personnel For Osun Election

2 days ago /
Nation 

The commandant general of the Nigeria security and civil defence corps Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu has directed a massive deployment of personnel, mobile surveillance vehicles and sniffer dogs for the Saturday’s Osun state governorship election.

Somalia Arrests Four Soldiers Over Death Of School Girl

2 days ago /

Four soldiers have been arrested in Somalia after a nine-year-old schoolgirl was shot dead in the capital Mogadishu.

Borno Police Charges Politicians To Play By The Rules

2 days ago /
Nation 

As political activities towards the 2019 general elections gear up across the country, politicians in Borno state have been asked to play by the rules.

North/South Korea Meeting Gives New Momentum To Denuclearization Negotiations

2 days ago /
International News 

Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-In visited the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation on Thursday for a show of unity after their north-south summit gave new momentum to Pyongyang’s negotiations with Washington.

Buhari Appoints Amaechi As Campaign Organization D-G

2 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a campaign organization for his re-election in 2019 with Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi as Secretary/Director General.

VP Osinbajo Visits Affected Flood Areas In Anambra

2 days ago /
Nation 

The federal government is to provide food and relief materials to victims of Anambra flood disaster.

Trump Recommends Wall Across The Sahara To Solve Migrant Crisis

2 days ago /
International News 

Spain's Foreign Minister Josep Borrell, says US President, Donald Trump, has recommended building a wall across the Sahara to solve Europe's migrant crisis.

Ford’s Lawyer Accuses U.S. Senate Of “Rushing” Kavanaugh’s Hearing

2 days ago /
International News 

The lawyer for a woman who accuses US Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual assault has said the Senate's "rush" to a hearing is "unnecessary".

President Buhari Names Campaign Organisation

2 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of a campaign organization for his re-election in 2019 with Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi as Secretary/Director General.

Dogara Submits Nomination Form

3 days ago /
Politics 

The Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, is in the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) secretariat, Abuja, to submit his nomination form.

Katsina Police Command Arrest Suspected Killers Of Policeman In Jos

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Katsina State Police Command have said it has arrested three suspected cultists; thirty five year-old Abubakar Sani from Katsina, twenty eight year-old Abubakar Sani from Jos and an eighty year-old man believed to be a herbalist, Hussaini Musa from Jos, for killing, beheading, and plucking the eyes of a Police officer, Sergeant Unana Ishaya, attached to Operation Safe Haven Jos, Plateau State.

Okowa Visits Flood Ravaged Communities, Orders Immediate Evacuation

3 days ago /
Nation 

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa,  has visited some flood ravaged communities in the state with an order to the state’s Emergency Management Committee to move into the affected communities and evacuate people who are yet to relocate to camps established for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

Brexit: EU Leaders Warn Time Is Running Out For A Deal

3 days ago /
International News 

Leaders of European countries have warned time is running out for a Brexit deal ahead of more talks in Salzburg.

 

Govt. To Empower Skilled Artisans

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government says it will partner with skilled and vocational artisans to empower and promote their welfare so as to increase their contribution to the gross domestic product.

 

Buhari Halts Police Invitation To Adeleke

3 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the inspector general of police, Idris Ibrahim to stop the invitation of senator Ademola Adeleke, PDP candidate for the September, 22nd, 2018 governorship election in Osun state.

PDP Reacts To Adeleke’s Prosecution

3 days ago /
Nation 

The peoples Democratic Party PDP, has reacted to moves by the police to prosecute its governorship candidate for the Osun state election for examination malpractice and forgery.