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Africa Independent Television (AIT)

NBC cautions AIT against continuous code violations

The National Broadcasting Commission has cautioned African Independent Television against continuous violation of the Broadcasting Code.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Four other women make Kwara’s first cabinet list

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has forwarded the names of four women to the State House of Assembly as commissioner-nominees, including a 26-year-old Joana Nnazua Kolo from Edu local government area of the state.
DAAR Communications

NBC lifts suspension of Daar Communication

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has lifted the suspension placed on the Daar Communication, owner of AIT and Ray Power.

Lai Mohammed to appear in court over alleged N2.5 billion misuse

Lai Mohammed, the former Minister of Information and Culture, is to appear before a Federal High Court Abuja to explain his role in the alleged misapplication of N2.5 billion Federal Government Digital Switch-Over (DSO) programme.
Africa Independent Television (AIT)

NBC, AIT resolve differences as ‘media elders’ intervene

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power FM, have resolved their differences.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP condemns attacks on AIT, says it’s an attempt to gag the media

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned what it described as “the unrelenting attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-controlled Federal Government to cage the media.”

Raymond Dokpesi protests alleged witch-hunt by NBC boss

Media mogul and founder of DAAR Communications, owners of African Independent Television (AIT), Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has alleged witch hunt of the AIT by the Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mr. Ishaq Modibbo Kawu.
Ish'aq Modibo Kawu

N2.5 billion fraud: NBC chief Modibbo Kawu arraigned, granted bail

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday granted bail to the Director General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Modibbo Kawu.
Ish'aq Modibo Kawu

Modibo Kawu not suspended from NBC – board

The Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has denied that it suspended the director-general, Mallam Is’haq Modibbo, was suspended as reported by an online.

CPJ asks NBC to reopen shut radio station

Nigerian authorities should lift the ban on Jay FM radio station in the city of Jos in Plateau state and stop trying to intimidate its staff, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

ICPC to arraign NBC chief, others over alleged N2.5 billion fraud

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed March 12 for the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to arraign the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission, Ishaq Modibbo Kawu, over alleged N2.5 billion fraud charge.

Hate speech: NBC set to sanction AIT, Channels TV, NTA, TVC

The Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, yesterday, disclosed the readiness of NBC to sanction some television stations in the country over hate speech.
Ish'aq Modibo Kawu

Muhammadu Buhari approves 213 new broadcasting licences

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the issuance of operating licences to 213 new public and private broadcasting outfits in the country.
Ish'aq Modibo Kawu

NBC completes digital mapping of Nigeria

Malam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), on Tuesday said that the commission had completed work on digital mapping of the entire country.

Kwara guber: Abdulrahaman AbdulRasaq emerges APC candidate

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced Alhaji Abdulrahaman AbdulRasaq as winner of the Kwara State gubernatorial primaries.

Imo guber: Hope Uzodinma, Eze Madumere, others boycott APC primary

Members of the Imo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Coalition have boycotted the fresh governorship primary election in the state ordered by the party’s national leadership. The party had fixed a rerun of the governorship primary in Imo State after cancelling an earlier one supervised by the Ahmed Gulak committee over alleged flaws.

Kwara guber: APC clears eight aspirants to contest primaries

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared eight aspirants for its governorship primaries holding on Saturday.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: Era of imposition over in Kwara politics

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the era of imposition is over in Kwara politics and that there is no favoured candidate among the governorship aspirants in the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

2020 Budget: Federal government to reintegrate ex-militants with N65 billion

The Federal Government has earmarked N65 billion for the reintegration of ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme.

NUPENG raises the alarm over bad roads, extortion by touts

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has raised the alarm over the worsening state of roads , especially Federally owned ones across the country. This was even as it condemned the rising wave of harassment of its members by touts, popularly called area boys.
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Real Madrid ‘tracking progress’ of Rennes starlet

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Stranger disappears with one-year-old child in Ebonyi

There was anxiety in the Ogbe Hausa area of Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, as a stranger reportedly disappeared with a one-year-old child, Esomchi Oyoke.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).