JIFORM begs Davido over plights of Orphanage Home In Benin

An appeal has been made by the Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) to David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, to consider an orphanage, Home for The Needy at Uhogua, Benin Edo State among priorities for the N250 million donation he doled out to support the needy on his birthday.   Ajibola Abayomi, the JIFORM President in a statement congratulated the “Fem” crooner on his 29th birthday and commended the Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer for giving back to the society. Davido took the nation by storm after raising N200 million from his…

NYSC DG warns prospective corps members against fake covid-19 documents

Prospective Corps Members for the 2021 Batch ‘C’ Stream Two Orientation Course have been warned against coming to camp with fake COVID-19 document for registration. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim gave this warning Tuesday 23rd,2021 during a live webinar jointly hosted by the National Youth Service Corps and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control in preparation for the 2021 Batch ‘C’ Stream Two Orientation Course. He said anyone caught with fake COVID-19 document in camp would be handed over to the law enforcement agents for prosecution. He added that adequate…

Police reaffirm power to Investigate, arrest , prosecute criminal Breach of Trust

The Nigerian Police Force on Tuesday told the IIP-SARS that they have the power to investigate, arrest and prosecute any person allegedly involved in criminal breach of trust and cheating stated that they are empowered to do so by the Police Act. The police was responding to Engr. Nicholas Ogbedo Azuka’s petition over alleged abuse of office and arbitrary arrest in a case of criminal breach of trust reported against him by Mr. Uzoma Nwachukwu and Mrs. Victoria Nwachukwu (couple), who had informed the panel that Engr. Azuka defrauded them…

My arrest By the Police was Malicious; Army Officer tells panel

A retired army officer, Mohammed Labaran,  today November 23rd, 2021 disclosed before a fact finding Panel that his arrest by personell of the Nigerian Police was Malicious. Making this known before the Independent Investigative Panel on the defunct SARS and other units of the Nigerian Police Force on alleged human rights violations sitting in Abuja, Labaran refutted the assertion  by the Police that his arrest was made in good faith. In the matter which bothered on alleged unlawful arrest and detention; Torture, inhuman and degrading treatment, denial of right to…

COAS reiterates commitment to end insecurity  …..  As Gov Sani Bello urges citizens to support Nigerian Military

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt  Gen. Faruk Yahaya has reiterated the commitment of the Nigerian Army towards improving the security situation in the country. Lt. Gen.Yahaya made this known when he paid courtesy visit on  Governor Abubakar Sani Bello at the Government House Minna, the state capital. He said,the Nigeria Army was already training some of its troops to beef up security and to improve its manpower. The COAS explained that he was in the State for a conference,and as part of his operational visit to military formations…

Amnesty For Nnamdi Kanu By Reuben Abati

  In a recent interview witArise TV, the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami,SAN had indicated that the Federal Government of Nigeria may consider a. political solution to the matters involving Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples Organisation of Biafra (IPOB) and Sunday Igboho, the self-determination, Yoruba Nation activist, currently in custody and on trial in Benin Republic. But only if an approach in that direction was proposed to the Federal Government. It is therefore not surprising that within two weeks after this declaration, a delegation…

Davido AIRTIME/ DATA GIVEAWAY : NCC warns telecom consumers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has discovered while undertaking online social listening that an ostensibly syndicated group is on the prowl to swindle unsuspecting members of the public, particularly millions of Nigerian telecom consumers, by capitalising on the generosity of David Adedeji Adeleke, widely known as Davido. The Nigerian-American music star, songwriter and producer recently announced he would donate 250 million naira to various orphanage homes across Nigeria. Exploiting Davido’s benevolence, a group of scammers rolled out an advertorial titled “Davido Airtime and Data Giveaway”, which went viral, claiming that…

20 Years of Digital Revolution: NCC rakes in more Awards for its Regulatory Effectiveness

 The trove of garlands for the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for its role in enhancing digital transformation in Nigeria, has swelled with new awards conferred from an array of stakeholders. It is two decades since the NCC midwifed the birth of Global System of Mobile Communications (GSM), to herald a new era of public communication in Nigeria. The new awards were conferred on the Commission and its Management at different fora organised to commemorate 20 years of revolutionary digital communication in Nigeria. Besides the serial honour attending the celebrations of…

Four African Apps emerge winners in Huawei’s Apps UP 2021 Competition

Huawei has announced the winners of the 2021 edition of the Huawei HMS App Innovation Contest (Apps UP), with four African Apps being recognised and celebrated among the 18 winners. South African Coresthetics walked away with one of the Best App Awards in the Middle East and Africa region, along with $15,000 in prize money. UniAPS bagged an Excellent Student Award, with $5,000 prize money, while Droppa and Secura received Honourable Mention Awards, which each come with $3,000 prize money. Ahmad Abugosh, an Apps UP MEA judge and Director of…