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Cross River Sets Up Task Force To Enforce Codeine Ban

2 weeks ago /
Health  Nation 

Following the directive of the federal government  to ban  the importation of codeine as active ingredient for cough syrup, the Cross River State governmnent has set up Task Force to enforce the directive.

African Leaders Should Redefine Leadership Concept - Expert

1 month ago /
Nation 

A Professor of law at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, Patrick Lumumba, has called on African leaders to redefine leadership concept on the continent in line with current global realities.

AIT Free Medical Outreach Rescues Pregnant Young Woman

1 month ago /
Health 

The lives of a Twenty four year old pregnant woman and her unborn child have been saved, following a free medical outreach by Africa Independent Television, AIT.

Saraki Wants Human Capital Development Prioritized In 2018 Budget

1 month ago /
Nation 

Senate president, Bukola Saraki has said the national assembly would prioritize "human capital development", in the planning and implementation of the 2018 budget.

Panel Recommends Reduction Of Federal Constituencies

3 months ago /
Nation 

Nigerians are looking forward to a legislative arm of government that will be cost effective as the dividends of democracy remains paramount in its agenda. This was the submission of panelists on Monday’s edition of People, Politics and Power on Africa Independent Television. Adesina Oke of the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre...

FG Inaugurates Panel On Use, Control Of Codeine

3 months ago /
Health 

A committee set up to check and control the use of codeine drug in  Nigeria has been  inaugurated. Inaugurating the committee, the minister of Health, Isaac Adewole  said excessive use of drugs by some Nigerians is worrisome and needs to be quickly addressed.

Cross River Pension Scheme: TUC, Senior Civil Servants Ready For Showdown With Govt. Over Unpaid N30Billion Accumulated Fund

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Senior Civil Servants Association of Nigeria and Trade Union Congress  in Cross River State have expressed their readiness to engage the state government following the inability of the state to pay pension and gratuities of retired workers.Chairman of the Trade Union Congress, Comrade Clarkson Otu,  stated this during a...

PHOTOS: DAAR Christmas Carols 2017

5 months ago /
Entertainment 

The DAAR Christmas Carols held on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Africa Independent Television headquarters in Abuja. The carols saw the performances of delectable choirs in the city of Abuja which include: The DAAR Choir, The Eagles Music Orchestra, the Throne Choir, The Ambassador (the Citizens Church), Holy Rosary Catholic...

Ray Power FM Bags Radio Station of the Year Award

5 months ago /
Nation 

Ray Power FM has claimed the NBC Prize for Radio Station of the Year on Thurday in lagos. At the award ceremony, Channels TV Presenter, Gimba Umar, beat TVC News’ Ughochi Oluigbo to win the Television Newscaster of the Year Award. TVC’s Lijadu Ajoke Fumilola was named Television Reporter Of The Year...

Ex-Nigerian Diplomats Warn Against Illegal Youth Migration

5 months ago /
Nation 

Nigerian youths have been advised to always believe in themselves and to tap into the potentials that abound in the country. The president of Pan-African institute for global affairs, Martins Uhomoibhi gave the advise when he paid a courtesy visit to the management of Daar communications plc. The visit of the president...

Ex-President Jonathan Speaks On Why He Conceded Defeat In 2015

7 months ago /
Nation 

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says his decision to conceed defeat in the 2015 presidential election was informed by his desire to ward off blood bath. Jonathan who was honoured by African ambassadors in Abuja said he resisted pressure from certain quarters to reject the outcome of the polls because of...

Academics Weigh In On Restructuring Debate

8 months ago /
Nation 

Members of the academia are now weighing in on the ongoing national debate for restructuring of the country. The vice-chancellor of the Rivers State University of science and technology, port Harcourt, professor Blessing Didia says Nigeria may not need to return to the regionalism of the first republic but discussing the...

Kano Governor Ganduje Releases Another Batch Of Prison Inmates

8 months ago /
Nation 

350 prison inmates have been released by the Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje as part of activities to mark the Eid-el Kabir Sallah celebration. Governor Ganduje had during the Eid-el-fitir celebrations two months ago directed that 500 inmates be carefully selected for immediate release. This is the first time in Nigeria,...

Strange Disease Claims 19 Lives in Kogi

8 months ago /
Nation 

The kogi state government says nineteen persons died following the outbreak of a strange disease in Okoloke, predominantly Fulani community in the state. Commissioner for health Saka Haruna who briefed journalists said the figure was arrived at after an assessment by a medical survey team He said, the team also confirmed that the disease was not epidemic as originally reported by sections of the media. On the...

I’ll Keep Doing My Best To Give Nigerians A Better Life – President Buhari

8 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians of his continuous commitment to serving the nation, attributing his recent convalescence to a divine act of the almighty god. Receiving associations of farmers, businessmen, youths, elders and politicians from Katsina at his country home, Daura on Monday, president Buhari said he returned to the...

68 Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender To Army

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says 68 Boko Haram terrorists have surrendered to troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE within the last three weeks. The feat followed intensified onslaught against terrorists through coordinated air and artillery bombardments of the insurgents’ territories across the theatre. The Deputy Director of Public Relations at the Theatre Command, Colonel...

DAAR Communications PLC. Disclaimer

9 months ago /
Nation 

The management of DAAR Communications PLC., owners and operators of Africa Independent Television (AIT), Raypower FM and Faaji FM has described as phony, illegal, unauthorized, embarrassing and highly mischievous websites and social media accounts, including Facebook that are credited to the media conglomerate. The management of Daar Communications PLC., has therefore...

BBC Media Action On Nigerian Media

9 months ago /
Nation 

Broadcast media organizations in Nigeria are being encouraged to promote and focus more on issues of good governance and public participation thorough their programmes. The country director of the BBC media action Seamus Gallagher who stated this says there is need for the media organisations to support the citizens in better...

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Update

1 year ago /
Sports  

The battle for the 2015/2016 Nigeria professional football league title may be clearly a two horse race but the quest for survival seems tougher. To escape from relegation, four teams are involved in the battle for the two remaining spots in the league as both, Giwa fc and Ikorodu united have...

 

Convention: PDP Shuts Out Members Facing Corruption Charges

2 years ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has shut out members of the party facing trial at the court and have said they cannot stand for election into any position in the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party. The party’s national convention comes up on May 21, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Some...


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