Ex Kogi Gov,Idris to Commission Project In Rivers

Former Kogi Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris will commission remodelled and furnished waterlines building in Porthacourt.   A special invitation from the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike stated that the program is expected to hold on Wednesday, 17th , August, 2022.   The former Kogi Governor will be in Porthacourt for the second time this year, having commissioned the eastern bye pass road early this year.   It is the tradition of Governor Nyesom  Wike to invite former Governors, political appointees and elected representatives to commission laudable programs in the state.

CONVICTED CORPS MEMBER: NYSC expresses disappointment, charges Corps Members to uphold ideals of the scheme

Management of the National Youth Sevice Corps has expressed disappointment over the conviction of Corps Member Christopher Adetuberu, arising from his involvement in cybercrime.   The scheme described the incident as shameful,that is antithetical to the ideals and image of the National Youth Service Corps.   “While the Scheme unreservedly upholds the judgment of the court which doubtlessly will serve as deterrent to other Nigerians of like minds, it however restates that the action of the convict is not a paradigm for other Corps Members; therefore does not represent the…

FCT Police arrests 6 suspects, recovers 76 Laptops 

The menace of theft of items in parked cars on occasions and public spaces around the Central Area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has finally been brought to a low ebb as Operatives of the FCT Police Command attached to the Central Police Station (CPS) in a painstaking investigation following public outcry arrested six(6 ) suspects of 2 syndicates and recovered one (1 ) Tablet, and seventy-five(75) laptops of various brands and grades The ongoing operation which has lasted 5 days is targeted at identifying distinctive styles of the…

Yanluowang Ransomware: NCC-CSIRT urges stronger security measures

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has urged organisations to adopt stronger cybersecurity measures like ensuring their employees use strong, unique passwords for every account and enabling multi-factor authentication (2FA) wherever it is supported to prevent ransomware attacks. It also advised organizations to ensure regular systems backup. The NCC-CSIRT’s warning contained in its advisory of August 12, 2022, came after the Yanluowang threat actors gained access to Cisco’s network using an employee’s stolen credentials after hijacking the employee’s personal Google account containing credentials synchronised from their…

Boko Haram betrayed us despite meeting their demands – FG

The Presidency has said the abductors of Abuja-Kaduna train passengers have failed to release their captives, despite meeting their demands.   Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, disclosed this while featuring on BBC Hausa service on Friday.   This was coming after Buhari, during a meeting with families of the victims on Thursday, assured the Federal Government’s effort to secure the release of the 31 victims who are still in the terrorists den.   But while dismissing claims that the Federal Government…

INTERNATIONA YOUTH DAY:Arise,Sen Nnamani charges Nigerian Youths

Former Enugu State Governor and Senator representing Enugu East in the Senate, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani has tasked Nigerian youths to rise up to the challenges of leadership in order to chart a new course for good governance in the country .   The United Nations declared August 12 every year as international youths day to address global issues concerning youths and advocated that “to achieve sustainable development goals(SDGs), the world needs to leverage the full potential of all generations”.   The UN noted that Solidarity across generations was key for…

Police dismisses Corporal captured in a viral video searching commuter’s phone

The Nigeria Police Force has dismissed Force No. 509745 Corporal Opeyemi Kadiri attached to Dolphin Divisional Headquarters, Lagos Police Command for gross misconduct, disobedience to lawful order, and assault on a member of the public captured in a viral video on August 3, 2022.   The dismissed officer who, enlisted into the Force on 6th December, 2016, was caught searching a commuter’s phone by the road side contrary to the directives of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba to that effect. He equally assaulted the commuter who attempted…

Respect for Human Rights,Key to Good Governance In Africa – NHRC Boss 

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged governments of Member nations of African Union (AU) to obey recommendations and decisions of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRI’) saying that failure will affect the effective protection of human rights which is key to good governance in the continent and elsewhere.   The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Chief Tony Ojukwu (SAN) who stated this at the 2022 African Bar Association conference in Lilongwe, Malawi noted that the major challenge of the recommendations of and decisions of the public inquiry mechanism of…

FCT Police arrests Two suspects In possession of 100 Bags of Cannabis Sativa ….. As CP Babaji promises strengthened collaboration with NDLEA 

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT ) Police Command working on a tip-off, interrupted a chain of illegal supply of prohibited substances, and effected the arrest of two suspects in possession of One hundred (100 ) bags of Dry leaves suspected to be Cannabis Sativa concealed beneath Fertilizer loaded in a Dangote Truck from Ondo state to the Federal Capital Territory upon interception. The suspected duo of Sani Muhamed a 26 years old male resident of Kano state and Ahmed Usman a 32 years old male resident of Ondo state were…

NPF automates specialized services, seeks cooperation of Nigerians

The Nigeria Police Force has commenced the implementation of the Police Specialized Services Automation Project (POSSAP), which is one of the numerous strides of the Government towards Police Reforms. POSSAP, an initiative of the Nigeria Police Force, is designed to automate the processing and management of the specialized services of the Force such as specialized Escort and Guard services, Police Extract, Police Character Certificate, Supernumerary Police Permit, Fingerprint Information, Police Investigation Report, etc. With the implementation of this project, individuals and corporate entities who require specialized services rendered by the…