Independent Newspaper Reporter, Jide Oyekunle emerges Chairman, FCT Correspondents Chapel 

A photojournalist cum Reporter with the Daily Independent newspaper Mr Jide Oyekunle, has emerged as Chairman of the Federal Capital Territory Correspondents Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists NUJ FCT council.. Oyekunle until his election, was the Secretary General for two terms serving with two different chairmen of the chapel. Meanwhile, the ace journalist has assured members of the chapel his resolve to tackle harassment of Journalists by security operatives, as well as wage war against fake journalists in the FCT. Oyekunle emerged unopposed alongside his Vice, Ms Grace…

Historical 500 Year-Old Ajagbon Tree in Soun Ogbomoso Palace perished during 18hr Rainfall 

The historical “Ajagbon” tree in Ogbomoso, previously growing by the fence in the eastside of the palace, has fallen, presumably after more than 500 years of existence. The tree fell in the early hours of Saturday, May 21, 2022, during an eighteen hour rainfall, which began in the evening of Friday, and stopped at about 10am Saturday. The tree which had gradually dried off was totally uprooted away from the fence, drawing the curtain on an important epoch. The loss of the tree is very significant in the history of…

NCC advises on automatic updates of Antiviruses to avoid Vulnerabilities

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has advised telecom consumers and other Information and Communications Technology (ICT) end users on the need to always enable automatic update features for AVAST and AVG antiviruses to prevent potential cyber vulnerabilities.   This was contained in a new advisory released by the Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT), the cybersecurity centre for the telecom sector established by the Commission, in continuation of its resolve to always keep Nigerians safe in the cyber space.   The advisory noted that cyber vulnerability in AVAST and AVG…

2023: Let’s look to the North East, by Hassan Gimba

As parties are getting set to produce their candidates, we feel the need to reproduce this write-up, first published on October 18 last year.   If I were to be as sentimental as people are, I would say the North East, my zone, must produce the president in 2023.   Many people fight for their people, region, zone or state to produce the president for various reasons.   Reasons may range from the fact that a president attracts some goodies to his area. Ministers and other chief executives fall over…

2023: Akintola,others speak at UNIFEMGA National Reunion 

A Human Rights Activist, and Director, Muslim Rights Concern MURIC, Prof. Ishaq Lakin Akintola,will deliver the 2022 annual national reunion Lecture of the Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates’ Association (UNIFEMGA) on Saturday 28th May, at Ile-Ife, Osun state.   In a statement by the Chairman Planning Committee of the Re-union, Mohammed Buari and Samsudeen Adenopo, Public Relations Officer, stated that the three- day conference of which the lecture is a part of, would hold at Oduduwa Hall in the institution.   The reunion events will hold at various venues within…