Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    Dokpesi, Nwanyanwu float new ‘political party’

Dokpesi, Nwanyanwu float new ‘political party’

‎Raymond Dokpesi, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), joined some notable politicians to unveil a new political association - the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) - on Monday.Dan Nwanyanwu, former chairman of the Labour Party, is also at the occasion which is ongoing at Reiz Continental Hotels in Abuja.The slogan of the association is 'Stronger Toget‎her', and one Shitu Kabiru [...]

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    AIT apologises to Buhari’s ex-ADC over ‘damaging’ documentary

AIT apologises to Buhari’s ex-ADC over ‘damaging’ documentary

DAAR Communications Plc, owner of AIT, has apologised to Mustapha Jokolo, former aide de camp of President Muhammadu Buhari, over a defamatory documentary it aired.On January 24, AIT broadcast a documentary entitled, 'The Real Buhari', in which it alleged that Jokolo cleared 53 suitcases, suspected to contain cash, at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, for Buhari in 1984 when he [...]

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    Bukas & Joints features 2face, DJ Jimmy Jatt

Bukas & Joints features 2face, DJ Jimmy Jatt

Bukas & Joints, a weekly programme, which showcases African cuisine, will feature Tuface Idibia and DJ Jimmy Jatt in its latest edition.While Tuface will be visiting the famous ‘Calabar Kitchen’ in Ikeja to experience delicious dishes from the southeastern part of the country, Jimmy Jatt will be at White House Buka, located in the heart of Yaba, Lagos.Both celebrities will [...]

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    New TV show, ‘Bukas and Joints’, explores African cuisine

New TV show, ‘Bukas and Joints’, explores African cuisine

Bukas and Joints, a new TV show, which showcases African cuisine and some of the finest places to eat across the continent, premiered on African Independent Television (AIT) on Sunday.Olisa Adibua, media consultant and radio personality, is the host of the programme.According to Biola Alabi, the brain behind the project, Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, was chosen as the first stopover [...]

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    Salient points about the new electricity pricing in Nigeria

Salient points about the new electricity pricing in Nigeria

The recent protests against the increase in electricity prices should not be only about street rallies and picketing of state institutions. It should also be about debating policies to improve supply of electricity to Nigerian homes and businesses. But sadly it is not.After all the anger we should somehow get down to thinking about how we can accelerate and sustain [...]

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    Dokpesi begs Tinubu for forgiveness

Dokpesi begs Tinubu for forgiveness

Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications, has tendered an apology to Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) over ‘Lion of Bourdillon’, a documentary aired on African Independent Television (AIT) in the buildup to the 2015 election.Tinubu had filed a N150 billion libel suit against ‎DAAR Communications, alleging that the documentary was libelous and aimed at tarnishing [...]

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    Dokpesi in fresh trouble over ‘N8bn FG payment’

Dokpesi in fresh trouble over ‘N8bn FG payment’

Fresh charges might be filed against Raymond Dokpesi, founder of Daar Communication, in the days ahead, as the federal government is investigating an allegation of N8.4billion which he allegedly collected for airing the FIFA U-17 World Cup hosted by Nigeria in 2009.Rotimi Jacobs, counsel of the federal government, revealed this at a federal high court in Abuja on Thursday during [...]

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    Court adjourns Tinubu’s N150bn AIT suit to Sept 30

Court adjourns Tinubu’s N150bn AIT suit to Sept 30

An Ikeja high court on Tuesday adjourned the N150 billion libel suit filed by Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), against African Independent Television (AIT) to September 30.Iyabo Akinkugbe, the presiding judge, adjourned the suit for further direction on the court processes served by counsel to both parties in the suit.Tinubu had instituted the suit against [...]

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    FILE: 17 highs and lows of Jonathan’s presidency

FILE: 17 highs and lows of Jonathan’s presidency

Someone said if you want to talk about Jonathan’s presidency, there would be a combination of bad and good. Well for anyone who holds political office, there must be a combination of bad and good.Those were the words of outgoing president, Goodluck Jonathan, at a farewell reception organised for him on Wednesday by Daar Communications, owners of Raypower FM and the [...]

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    How Nigerians on Twitter responded to Buhari’s AIT snub

How Nigerians on Twitter responded to Buhari’s AIT snub

The All Progressives Congress (APC) may have issued a statement to douse the tension generated by Shehu Garba's earlier statement that African Independent Television (AIT) had been barred from covering the activities of Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s president-elect.But before APC said AIT could cover the president-elect's activities, Nigerians were already enmeshed in some fiery social-media arguments, for and against the short-lived boycott.Here is a [...]

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    AIT barred from airing ‘defamatory’ Tinubu video

AIT barred from airing ‘defamatory’ Tinubu video

A Lagos state high court has restrained DAAR communications, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) from airing a defamatory documentary against Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC).AIT started airing the documentary titled ‘The Lion of Bourdillon’ on March 1, forcing Tinubu to threaten to file a N20 billion suit against the broadcast outfit.Responding, AIT also filed [...]

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    Fire outbreak at AIT Lagos studio ‘quelled’

Fire outbreak at AIT Lagos studio ‘quelled’

There was a fire outbreak at one of the studios inside the headquarters of the African Independent Television (AIT) in Alagbado, Lagos, on Monday.A staffer of Daar Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television and Raypower FM station, who does not want to be named, said the incident occurred around 9am.“It was a minor incident but it has been put [...]

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    GEJ: APC will collapse without ex-PDP members

GEJ: APC will collapse without ex-PDP members

President Goodluck Jonathan believes that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would collapse like a pack of cards without the influence of some former members of the ruling party.Speaking on Thursday during Kakaaki, a breakfast programme on African Independent Television (AIT), Jonathan said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stood better chances of winning the forthcoming general election.“PDP is still the dominant party [...]

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    Tinubu to sue AIT for airing ‘defamatory documentary’

Tinubu to sue AIT for airing ‘defamatory documentary’

Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is set to sue the management of the Daar Communications Limited, owners of the Africa Independent Television (AIT), for allegedly airing a defamatory documentary on Sunday.According to Tunji Abayomi, counsel to Tinubu,a letter asking Daar Communications to apologise for the content and to stop further airing was delivered to [...]

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    Uti Nwachukwu to host ‘Star the winner is’

Uti Nwachukwu to host ‘Star the winner is’

After a series of auditions, Nigeria's foremost beer brand, Star Lager and creators of global singing show, The Voice, Talpa international B.V. have announced model, Jara presenter and actor, Uti Nwachukwu, as the host for it's new and exciting game show, Star The winner is.Set to premiere on July 19 with N10 million and a brand new car at stake, the show [...]

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