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Benedict Ayade

Cross River governor seeks regulation of social media

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has called for the regulation of the social media in the country.

Court adjourns Raymond Dokpesi’s N5 billion libel suit until September 23

An FCT High Court, Apo, on Tuesday adjourned until Sept.23, a N5 billion defamation suit, filed by Chief Raymond Dokpesi against immediate past Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and former Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.
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.

Raymond Dokpesi: Presidency frustrating AIT, Ray Power

Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower FM, has accused presidency of using the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to frustrate his stations.

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.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike: Rivers remains safe for business, development

Wike described as unfortunate failed attempt by the former state governor, Chibuike Amaechi, to de-market the state on NTA Tuesday live, where he (Amaechi) claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration could not extend railway to Rivers, due to alleged insecurity.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: Rivers remains safe for business, development

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the state is safe for productive economic activities for the empowerment of the people.

N2.1 billion fraud: Absence of Raymond Dokpesi’s counsel stalls trial

The trial of Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications Plc, was on Thursday, stalled at the Federal High Court, Abuja due to the absence of his counsel, Kanu Agabi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
Emmanuel Onwubiko

HURIWA: President Buhari ‘witch-hunting’ opposition

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari was using security agencies, especially the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to “witch-hunt” members of the opposition.

FCTA: Why we demolished AIT structure

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has given insight into why it pulled down the structure of the African Independent Television, AIT, saying that the media Organisation encroached into the land in which the structure was erected illegally.

Raymond Dokpesi: Why I was invited by Nigeria Immigration Service

The Founder of Daar Communications PLC, Raymond Dokpesi, on Wednesday said he was invited by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on issues related to his International Passport.

Court adjourns Raymond Dokpesi’s N2.1 billion fraud trial to May 9

Justice John Tsoho of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned the trial of the pioneer Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, to May 9 and 10, 2019 following the absence of his lead counsel, Kanu Agabi, SAN.

Raymond Dokpesi’s N2.1 billion money laundering trial stalled

The trial of the Founder of DAAR Communications Plc., Raymond Dokpesi, was on Wednesday stalled at the Federal High Court, Abuja, due to absence of his counsel, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN).

Information minister named Dokpesi on list of treasury looters – witness

Witness tells FCT High Court that information minister Lai Mohammed on March 30, during a news conference, named Chief Raymond Dokpesi on the list of treasury looters

N2.1 billion fraud: You’ve a case to answer – Court tells Raymond Dokpesi

The Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered Chief Raymond Dokpesi and his Daar Investment and Holdings Company Limited to enter defence in the N2.1 billion they allegedly received from the Office of the National Security Adviser in 2015.

Court: Raymond Dokpesi must explain N2.1 billion he received from Sambo Dasuki

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday struck out the no-case submission filed by the media mogul, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, and his Daar Investment and Holdings Company Limited, and ruled that they must explain the N2.1bn they allegedly received from the Office of the National Security Adviser in 2015.

Court dismisses Raymond Dokpesi’s case against Lai Mohammed over alleged looters’ list

Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the High Court in Apo, Abuja, has ruled that mentioning the names of prominent Nigerians by Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information, in the alleged looters’ list did not carry any force of law.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court rules that released looter’s list didn’t violate rights

An Abuja high court Tuesday ruled that the looter's list released by the Federal Government in March was not in violation of the rights to presumption of innocence of those named.

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Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

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