NBC lifts suspension on AIT, Raypower
Nigeria's National Broadcasting Commission(NBC) has lifted the suspension placed on the Daar Communication, owners of African Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power FM. NBC director general Isaq Modibbo Kawu announced the settlement on Friday an agreement was reached by both parties. The settlement, he said, is based on the fulfilment of some conditions. NBC in…
After the intervention
There is an African proverb that says it is better to drive away the preying hawk before spraying the straying cock with words of caution.
Buhari using NBC to intimidate press, Dokpesi alleges
DAAR Communications chairman, Raymond Dokpesi, Thursday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of using the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to stifle press freedom in the country. “I believe very strongly that under the leadership of the current Director General of the NBC (Is’haq Kawu), press freedom has been greatly eroded," Dokpesi said in Abuja. “Any criticism of…
Dokpesi arrested in Abuja on arrival from Dubai medical trip
Founder of DAAR Communications, owners of African Independent Television (AIT), Chief Raymond Dokpesi, was arrested yesterday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, on his return from medical treatment at the American Hospital in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Information minister named Dokpesi on list of treasury looters – Witness alleges
A witness, Ms Linan Okapu, on Monday told an FCT High Court that the Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, on March 30, during a news conference...
Oba of Benin, Dokpesi, other ICC old boys hold convention
The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, Chairman of DAAR Communications, Raymond Dokpesi and members of Immaculate Conception College, Benin City, Old Boys Association (ICCOBA) are meeting today for its 2018 annual convention.
FG looters’ list lacks force of law, court declares
Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the High Court of Federal Capital Territory, Apo, yesterday held that the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed’s mentioning of some prominent Nigerians in alleged looters list does not carry any force of law.
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. Founder of the African Independent Television and Ray Power Radio, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, filed a suit against the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai…
Dokpesi, others: Court to rule on no-case submission November 12
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed November 12 for ruling on the no-case application filed by Chief Raymond Dokpesi and Daar Investment and Holdings Company Limited over money laundering charges.
N2.1bn fraud: Dokpesi received funds without executing any contract - Witness
Mr Usman Aliyu, a prosecution witness in the N2.1bn fraud case filed against Chief Raymond Dokpesi, on Monday told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that the defendant received the money without executing any contract.