Dabiri-Erewa visits family of Nigerian killed in Canada

Hon (Dr) Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM),has paid a condolence visit to the bereaved family of Mr.Chibueze Momah at their Lagos residence to convey her deepest sympathy and support for the Family.   Dabiri-Erewa prayed for the Almighty God to give the family the strength to bear the irreparable loss of their son who only just graduated in Computer programming a few months before his untimely death.   The father Mr Ikechukwu Momah, on behalf of the family thanked the NIDCOM Boss and her team for the…

NCC-CSIRT flags ‘HiddenAds’ Malware that Jeopardizes Users’ Privacy

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has flagged a new malware, HiddenAds, which has infiltrated Google Play Store that can impact device performance and jeopardize users’ privacy.   In its advisory of August 8, 2022, NCC-CSIRT classified the virus, first identified by the McAfee Mobile Research Team, as high in probability and damage potential.   The malware infiltrated the Google Play Store in the form of several device cleaners or optimization apps.   According to the summary provided by NCC-CSIRT “Upon installation, it can run malicious…

NPC DG congratulates Kogi Deputy Governor, Edward Onoja on his Birthday

The Director General, National Productivity Centre NPC, Dr Kashim Akor has sent a message of congratulations to Kogi Deputy Governor, Chief Edward Onoja on his birthday.   Dr Kashim Akor in a statement to mark the occasion described Kogi Deputy Governor as an illustrious son of igala kingdom, Kogi State at large whose ideals is to impact positively on humanity. . He lauded the contributions of Chief Edward Onoja to the continuous development of Kogi State in all areas and urged him to sustain the tempo so as to live…

NIROH celebrates Igbo Unity Day in Awka December

A social cultural pan Igbo group, Ndigbo Royal Heritage Worldwide (NIROH) may have concluded plans to host Unity Day Celebration that will bring Ndigbo together for possible sober reflection and positive action at Alex Ekwueme Square in Awka, Anambra State capital. The President General of the group, Dr. Paul Okoye who made this known in Abuja Monday during a press conference noted the event billed to bring all Igbos together seeks to reinvent a new direction for the people. Okoye who lamented that most things the ethnic group was known…

BREAKING: Dariye, Nyame, others released from prison custody

Former Executive Governor of Plateau state, Senator Joshua Dariye, and a former Taraba state governor, Jolly Nyame, and two others have been reportedly released from prison custody.   Recall that the Council of State, led by President Muhammadu Buhari had on April 14 approved the pardon of the convicts, a decision which generated condemnations from Nigerians.   Meanwhile, when contacted, the FCT spokesman for the Nigerian Correctional Service, Chukwuedo Humphrey, confirmed their release in a telephone interview.    

TASKFORCE/OKADA CLASH: FCT CP warns against burning on Tarred roads ….. as Police restores normalcy to Airport road

There was a reported case of civil unrest around the Airport express road near Gosa market in the Federal Capital Territory(FCT)today 8th August 2022 at about 11:30 Am.The unrest broke out as a result of clash between Okada riders and FCT Abuja Taskforce.   FCT Police Command in a statement signed by the spokesperson,DSP Josephine Adeh said the incident which attracted many false narratives was merely an uncultured display of dissatisfaction by commercial Motorcycle riders popularly called Okada who took to the streets burning tires and other substances following the…

Ilé ò gbàá, ònà ò gbàá By Lasisi Olagunju 

“I did not mention it to you. The lady that was among the trio recently freed from the Kaduna train hostage attack is my sister-in-law. She was released after payment of (a huge) ransom…She spent about 80 days with the demons. Look at her picture again; you will see something very dead in her eyes.”   The person who sent the above message to me put a figure to the ransom paid and he said it was not in naira. I dare not mention the amount and the currency of…

Gov Yahaya Bello urges Commercial Institutions to support fight against Insecurity

Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello has admonished commercial institutions to commit to the fight against insecurity as part of their contributions to a safe and secured host society.   The Governor made this call while receiving the committee of Bankers in Kogi state at the Government House in Lokoja.   The Governor disclosed to the Bankers’ Forum the situation of rising insecurity in the country and the need to collaborate and synergise to fight the menace adding that although Kogi state has experienced peace, his government would remain vigilant.  …