Tag: AIT

“I Didn’t Order AIT Ban” – Buhari Blames Aides Instead, Refuses To Accept Responsibility

by Zenith Oduah The president-elect of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari, said he was neither consulted nor informed of the ban imposed on AIT from covering his activities, by his aides. He stated this today, adding that he got to hear about it after the public uproar it generated. To avoid[Read More…]

‘Buhari Should Be Reminded That He Cannot Return Nigeria To The Era Of Decree 4’ – Raymond Dokpsesi Blasts President-Elect

The proprietor of Daar Communications PLC, Raymond Dokpesi, has stated that Monday’s decision by the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to bar one of its subsidiaries, Africa Independent Television, from covering his activities was an attempt by the former military Head of State to bring back the era of Decree 4. Mr.[Read More…]

AIT Reacts To General Buhari’s Directive On Media Coverage

The management of DAAR Communications PLC has reacted to publications in some newspapers and in the social media to the effect that AIT is barred from the coverage of the activities of the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement, the management expressed its displeasure by quoting section 22 of[Read More…]

Clampdown On AIT: I Warned Nigerians About Buhari’s Hatred For Freedom Of Expression – Charles Novia

by Zenith Oduah Film critic and film maker, Charles Novia has added his voice to ongoing war between President-Elect, Muhammadu Buhari and the Raymond Dokpesi-led African Independent Television (AIT). Buhari had barred the television station from covering his activities over hate campaigns carried against him before the presidential election. Reacting[Read More…]

“Buhari Should Be Tutored On How To Conduct As Democracy Is Strange To President-Elect” Rights Group Come For GMB Over AIT Ban

As reactions from well meaning Nigerians, both at home and abroad are still trailing the banning of coverage of African Independent Television of President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari’s programmes of activities until further notice, a human rights group in Nigeria, the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) has strongly[Read More…]

Buhari Vs AIT: IGP Orders Water Tight Security Around Media Houses Nationwide

by Musa Abdullahi The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Solomon E. Arase NPM, fdc is concerned about the recent attacks on the media houses, and journalists. He has therefore ordered water-tight security around media houses nationwide. NewsWireNGR recalls the statement is being issued Tuesday, a day after Nigeria’s President-elect, Muhammadu[Read More…]

Breaking: Nigeria President-Elect, Buhari, Begins A Revenge Mission, Bars AIT From Covering His Activities

by Deji Abiodun President-elect, General Mohammadu Buhari may have just started a revenge mission on the African Independent Television, AIT when, Monday, the security men attached to him barred the station’s correspondent, Bebei from covering Buhari’s functions. The station aired a 30-minutes documentary, widely condemned to have contained hate campaign[Read More…]

Lion Of Bourdilion: Court Stops AIT From Airing Documentary On Bola Tinubu

by Deji Abiodun A Lagos High court in Ikeja Monday granted an interim order restraining the Africa Independent Television(AIT) from broadcasting a documentary titled “Lion of Bourdilion” allegedly aimed at tarnishing the image of former Lagos State Governor, Chief Bola Tinubu. Justice Iyabo Akinkugbe arrived at the decision after Tinubu’s[Read More…]

Osinbajo Gets Court Order Restraining AIT And NTA From Airing Defamatory Documentary Until March 27 Date For Hearing

by Chris Nomjov March 27 has been fixed as the date for hearing of a suit filed by Yemi Osinbajo, the presidential running mate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), challenging the legality of a damaging documentary by the African Independent Television (AIT) and the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). This is[Read More…]

Breaking: Fire Guts AIT Office in Alagbado, Lagos; Inferno Put Out With No Human Casualties

Reports suggest that a friend outbreak has occurred at the African Independent Television (AIT) office in Alagbado, Lagos State. As at the time of filling this report, the AIT road leading to the studio not fairly busy, while the Fire fighters make their way to the inferno scene. It has[Read More…]