INDEPENDENCE DAY: FG declares Monday as public holiday 

The Federal Government has declared Monday, October 3, 2022, as a public holiday to mark the nation’s 62nd Independence anniversary celebration.   The announcement was made in a statement issued on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, signed by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Shuaib Belgore.   The minister in the statement congratulated Nigerians on this year’s celebration and assured of the government’s commitment to tackling all the challenges facing the nation and bringing smiles to the faces of all the people, reiterating the eminent position…

Peter Obi’s army and the regime of tyranny, by Fredrick Nwabufo  

Who wants a mob rule? It is off-putting when a miscellany of threadbare youths taken up in hate and seduced by ignorance unpack threats of violence and curses on people who differ with them on their political choice. Nobody wants a mob to hover around them with a scythe over who they choose to support or who they prefer. Nobody fancies a mob rule except the mob.   There is tyranny evidently effusive in the conduct of Peter Obi’s political soldiers. Tyranny of choice. If anyone supports any other candidate…

Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire; A Symbol of High Ladder of Productive Service and Transparent Public Officer @63, By ABUBAKAR YUSUF.

Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire is a princess of Lagos and former deputy governor, Lagos state. Before then, he held many public offices from the local , state and now at the national level . Born on September 29 , 1959, as a child of destiny towards marking Nigerian ‘Independent,’ she was born a year before the highly celebrated Nigeria’s independent in 1960, and will be 63 on Thursday, September 29, 2022 .She had contributed greatly to the development of Nigeria. Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire was appointed in 2016 as the pioneer SSA…

NCC-CSIRT urges Firmware update after Lenovo found Vulnerabilities in own products

Equipment manufacturer, Lenovo, has disclosed several vendor vulnerabilities in some of its products, which it said could lead to information disclosure, privilege escalation, and denial of service.   The vulnerabilities primarily affected Lenovo Products (Desktop, Desktop-All in One, Hyperscale, Lenovo Notebook, Smart Office, Storage, ThinkAgile, ThinkPad, ThinkServer, ThinkStation, and ThinkSystem).   The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT), in its recent advisory, rated the probability of the vulnerability as high with an equally high damage potential. It, therefore, urged users of affected products to update their firmware.…

Lawan loses as court affirms Machina as Yobe North APC senatorial candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Damaturu has affirmed Bashir Sheriff Machina as the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) senatorial candidate for Yobe North.   Justice Fadima Aminu in her ruling on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately publish Machina’s name as the ruling party’s candidate in the district’s 2023 National Assembly election.   The judge also said Bashir Sheriff Machina was duly elected senatorial candidate for APC, consequently upholding the May 28 primary election of the party that was also certified by INEC.…

POSN Katsina Chapter lauds Ayo Adebanjo,Afenifere support for Peter Obi

Following the recent message by leaders of the famous Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, in a Lagos press conference, officially declaring the group’s resolve to pitch tent with,and rallying Nigerians to vote for Labour Party Presidential Candidate,Peter Obi in the forthcoming elections. POSN, Nigeria’s foremost support group, however commended the group’s action and appreciated it for its doggedness in the face of impending intimidation and other forms of attack that may follow this worthy resolve. POSN statement read in part; “Truly, we acknowledge the countless number of times when, Pa Ayo…

Ooni hosts Peter Obi, lauds his Youth Development Agenda

The Ooni of Ife , HIM.Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has commended the Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi for making youth development the thrust of his agenda. Ooni Ogunwusi made this known on Tuesday while playing host to the former Anambra State Governor, stressed that it became obligatory for any society seeking greatness to prioritise youth development and capacity building.   “Right from my first day as the 51st Ooni of 3rd dynasty of Ife, I openly dedicated this revered throne to the youth population and…

Oyetola assents Ilesa University Establishment Law  …as implementation committee begins compositional structures

The Osun Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Tuesday assented the Law seeking to upgrade the Osun State College of Education, Ilesa to a full-fleged University. The Governor’s assent followed the successful passage of the Executive Bill into Law by the Osun  House of Assembly in August this year. Speaking shortly after assenting to the law, Governor Oyetola reiterated the fact that the decision of government to upgrade the CoE to a university was “not a product of fanciful effort”, but a “thorough and rigorous interrogation, characteristic of the culture of deep…

PAAU Governing Council eulogises NPC DG, Dr Kashim Akor over donation of Solar Street Lights

By ABUBAKAR YUSUF.       The Governing Council, Prince Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba PAAU has sent a letter of appreciation to the Director General, National Productivity Center NPC, Abuja, Dr Kashim Akor on the donation of solar street lights to the institution.   In a letter signed by the Registrar, Secretary to the council of the university on 31st August, 2022, Alhaji Nuhu Ahmodu Ahmed said the donation and installation of the street lights had greatly contributed to the development of the state university.   The Registrar of the…