9TH REGULAR COURSE: FCT Police invites Registered Indigenous Applicants for Physical And Automated Medical Screening

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Alkali Baba Usman has approved the Credential screening of Applicants who have completed their online registration into the 9th Regular course Intake of the prestigious Nigeria Police Academy Wudil Kano at the various 36 state Command and the Federal Capital territory as against the usual practice of Screening candidates in the institution in kano.   The Change followed the need for a thorough and clinical selection process devoid of the financial implication of transport and other logistics usually incurred in attending the screening at…

As Abusites set Abuja agog come this weekend… By Haruspice 

Ahmadu Bello University Alumni Association, Abuja Chapter bounces back in rejuvenated vigour as members are ready to reposition the Association to the glory of their Alma Mater. The association, which is a beautiful convergence of wonderful men and women who have been baked morally and intellectually from the great Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, is coming back bigger and better.   The Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, the largest Nigeria’s premier university situated in north of the Sahel and south of the Limpopo has its alumni strategically placed in and out of…

Friday Sermon] The Rights Of Allah Almighty And His Messenger (Peace Be Upon Him) By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy   All praise is for Allah, we praise Him, we seek His help, we ask for His forgiveness, and we seek refuge with Allah from the evils of our own souls and the wickedness of our actions, whoever Allah guides, there is none that can lead him astray, and whoever Allah allows to go astray, there is none that can lead him to the right path.   I testify and bear witness that there is no deity worthy…

Danbatta applauds media for aiding telecom awareness

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Professor Umar Danbatta, has said that the level of awareness of the potentials of telecommunications products and services was a credit to the media industry which has partnered with the Commission in the regulatory process.   Danbatta who was the Keynote Speaker at the dinner hosted by the Board of Trustees of the Nigeria Media Merit Award, NMMA, to flag-off the commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of NMMA as Africa’s foremost media excellence recognition institution, at the Lagos Sheraton Hotel on…

2023 ELECTIONS: IGP meets Strategic Police Managers , charges political actors to campaign within extant legal frameworks · … Excludes Quasi-Security Outfits from Election Security Management

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba in active and strategic preparation for the 2023 General Elections, has along with the Force Management Team, met with Strategic Police Managers comprised Assistant Inspectors-General of Police, and Commissioners of Police across Zonal, State Commands and Formations to review evolving political programmes laid down by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and chart clear pathways for a smooth electoral process in the countdown to the elections. The IGP charged all officers present to boost the security of their public space towards guaranteeing…

NCC advises Zoom Users to Update Software after Vulnerabilities found

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has advised users of videotelephony platform, Zoom, to install the latest update of the software from its publisher’s official website following the discovery of vulnerabilities that allows a remote attacker to exploit the app.   In advisory issued on Wednesday, NCC-CSIRT reported that the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) found several flaws in Zoom product.   The videotelephony platform became popular for virtual meetings in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic with more than 300 million daily users.  …

Yakubu Murtala Ajaka commiserates with FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Tijjani over mother’s death 

All Progressive Congress, Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Yakubu Murtala Ajaka has commiserated with the Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory, Hajiya Ramatu Tijjani over the death of her beloved mother, Hajiya Zainab Sidi Ali.   The APC Stewart noted that although death was the ultimate end for all mankind, the loss of a mother is such a painful experience that could leave any individual heart broken.   He pointed out that despite the pain, the honourable minister should take solace in the fact that her mother lived a fulfilled…

UBEC; Moving Nigeria To A Digital Era With Current Realties, By ABUBAKAR YUSUF.

The Universal Basic Education Commission UBEC, is the core driver of primary and basic education in Nigeria overtime, and efforts are geared towards repositioning the agency in the area of of monitoring, supervision of basic education in Nigeria through a robust policies and programs, that will address not only the teething problems, but address the current realities.   The agency under the leadership of Dr Hamid Bobboyi as the current Executive Secretary/ Cheif Executive Officer CEO, serving a second term had set the ball rolling not only to consolidate the…

2022 NYSC SPORTS FESTIVAL: Akwa Ibom  FCT, Kwara clinch Trophies

Tbe Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja was set agog when the NYSC Akwa Ibom State Football team cliched the first position in the football competition during the 2022 NYSC Annual Sports Festival after penalty shootout between Akwa-Ibom and Taraba State Football teams.   Meanwhile, Taraba State team emerged second, while the third position went to Plateau State.   In Volleyball category which was for females only, the three-time defending champion, FCT Secretariat emerged winner, Delta came second while Lagos State team emerged third. Also in 100 metres athletics, male…

Corps Members are positive agents of sensitization – Gen Dikko 

The Coordinator, National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons, Major General Abba Mohammed Dikko has described Corps Members as positive agents of sensitization, especially on government programmes.   He said they have value-added potentials that can be used for national development.   Dikko stated this today when he led other members of the centre on a courtesy visit to the NYSC National Directorate Headquarters in Abuja.   He bemoaned the rate of acquisition of illicit firearms, especially among the youths in the country.   He stated…