Digital Connectivity Enhances Quality of Life – Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said in Lagos that the quality of life is now being measured in terms of digital connectivity that promotes businesses, social and economic wellbeing of the citizens.   Prof Danbatta, who spoke today through NCC’s Director of Digital Economy, Dr. Augustine Nwulunne, in a keynote at the 2022 Africa Tech Alliance Forum in Lagos on Wednesday, said digital connectivity has a major role in advancing the gains of development and sustaining the future, as well…

NIDCOM Boss applauds Nigerians on their Election Victory in US

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) Hon (Dr) Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has applauded the victory achieved by Nigerians that won major seats in the just concluded elections in the United States.   In a press statement, the NiDCOM Boss was elated by this development and congratulates each of them for their victories.   Dabiri-Erewa noted with nostalgia that these Nigerians have brought not only fame to themselves but have used their God given talents, skills, hard work and resilient spirit to shore up the image of the country.   This…

BREAKING: Massive layoffs as Mark Zuckerberg sacks over 11,000 Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp workers

Mark Zuckerberg, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, has sacked more than 11,000 of his employees.     Mark announced the mass layoffs in a message to employees on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.   In an address to staff members, Zuckerberg admitted that it was tough laying off thousands of employees to reduce the company’s workforce.     “Today I’m sharing some of the most difficult changes we’ve made in Meta’s history. I’ve decided to reduce the size of our team by…

Obi-Datti Media Office asks Tinubu to quit over alleged link to drug trafficking

The Obi- Datti Media Office has came to the inescapable conclusion that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC presidential bearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu must come clean with his past, engage Nigerians or quit, because the office he seek to occupy required a man who should be clean in all ramifications.   The demand was in response to the damaging document released by a United States court about Tinubu’s past which entailed that he must come clean and stop indulging in proxy game about his past, ostensibly to deny Nigerians…

SKILLS ACQUISITION CENTRE:NYSC signs MoU with Gombe Varsity 

The National Youth Service Corps has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Gombe State University to optimize the NYSC North-East Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development Centre.   The agreement was signed at the NYSC North-East Skill Acquisition Center in Gombe State.   The NYSC Director General, Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah, who was represented at the event by the Director, Legal Services,. Barrister Ibrahim Tijani said the decision to partner with the university was informed by the Scheme’s desire to optimize the benefits of the NYSC SAED Centre.   He…

Gov Sani Bello pays condolence visit to family of late former Commissioner, Emmanuel Duza Babur 

Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has paid a condolence visit to the family of late Mr. Emmanuel Duza Babur, former Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development. Governor Sani Bello who was at the deceased residence in Diko, Gurara local government area council described late Babur was a friendly, simple and gentle young man that would be missed.   The Governor while condoling the family urged them to take solace in the good and exemplary life that the deceased lived.   He told the family members that though death is…

Semiu Adeniran: Sustaining the Good Legacies of NBS, By Abubakar Yusuf.

The ascension of Alhaji Semiu Adeniran, the new Statisitician General of the federation was only by providence, but not by accident ,as he has spent well over three decades as one of the staffers that rose through the cadre to the top echelon of the National Bureau of Statistics NBS.   The unfortunate incidence, though a natural phenomenon that threw the entire organization into mourning and a temporary set back for the organization, was also an in road into ensuring seamless transition and appointment of new Statisitician- General, Alhaji Semiu…

NAHCON: Deploying Managerial Acumen Towards Resolving Social Services, By Abubakar Yusuf.

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria NAHCON under the leadership of Alhaji Kunle Hassan Zikirullahi has achieved the unthinkable in the agency, moving from the smooth Hajj operation post COVID to other management actions and decisions that led to the success of this year’s operation.   The yearly operations that was suspended as a result of world ravaged pandemic of COVID bounced back to life in the 2022 operation owing to both administrative and managerial wisdom and ongoing reforms of the Chairman and Chief Executive officer of Nigeria’s Hajj Commission,…

The Dino Malady and the fantasy of 2023.

The fact that the Spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Presidential Candidate, Senator Dino Melaye could in his inordinate attitude provoke the highly peaceful and hard to annoy Labour Party Presidential flag bearer, Mr. Peter Obi shows clearly the level of his imprudence.   At the Arise Television TownHall Meeting for Presidential Candidates on Sunday at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Senator Melaye was so unruly and disproportionately large that a hardly provoked LP standard bearer had to call him out publicly to the shame of the bully spokesman.   Notwithstanding…

NCC warns users against ‘Mobile Apps Group’ over Trojan, Malware Concerns

Following the constant introduction of malicious apps into Google Play Store, the Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has advised against the installation of apps from the offending publisher, the ‘Mobile Apps Group’, whose products were discovered to contain Trojans and adware that are harmful to users and their privacy.   NCC-CSIRT’s advisory on the incident disclosed that “The Nigeria Computer Emergency Response Team (ngCERT) has continued to observe and monitor the constant introduction of malicious mobile applications into Google Play Store.   “Mobile apps Group has…