Understanding How Deepfakes are Supercharging Fake News and Ways to Spot Them  By  Mohammed Dahiru Lawal

Imagine not being able to trust what you hear or see when you watch a video online, a celebrity seen in a scandal that generates controversy but that celebrity was never actually in that video, a politician delivers a disastrous speech in the eve of an election but he never said those words, or a religious figure incites violence in a mammoth crowd but never was there in flesh. I am talking about Deep Fakes which are manipulated media; video, audio or both where someone’s likeness is replaced with someone else’s…

ÒGBÓRÍ ELÉMÒSÓ: A HISTORY OF A YORUBA TOWN 

Ògúnlolá was the name of the brave hunter and an expert archer, he was said to be of Ibariba descent. In the mid-17th century he migrated with his wife, Èsùu to the present site known today as Ọ̀gbómòsó, he first settled under a tree called Ajagbon (still standing near the king’s palace). Later on Ògúnlolá discovered that there were people who have settled in that area before him, he then went to introduce himself and fortunately they were also hunters just like him, they were; Aale, Onisile, Orisatolu and Akande.…

How To Share Location On Google Maps

Here’s a quick and easy guide on how to share location on Google Maps, on any device Knowing how to share location on Google Maps can be seriously useful for gathering friends or arranging a meeting. You can even share locations that aren’t marked on the map, so it’s handy for meeting up if you’re in a park or out in the countryside. In this guide, we’ll show you how to share Google Maps locations on Android, iOS, PC and Mac, so you can start using this convenient feature on…

6 ways To Convert Your Instagram Followers Into Paying Customers

For the most part, people sign up for Instagram to connect with friends and enjoy content while simultaneously growing their followers and improving engagements. However, as a business owner, your focus should be on turning these followers into clients, people who pay for your products and services. If only a handful of your Instagram followers have ever patronised your business, or you do not even know how to start advertising on the platform, here are a few ways to convert your followers into paying, repeat customers. 1. Have a clear…

How To Set Up Online Store For Your Business On WhatsApp And Instagram

There’s no doubt that every serious business should have an online presence. This could be either a static or dynamic website for some, based on what is suitable for the kind of services you offer. In recent times, social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp, have become important alternatives to owning an actual website. Building a website could cost between ₦30,000 ($72.90) and ₦5,000,000 ($12,150.67), depending on the agency approached for a costing. Also, the cost of maintaining a website depends on the hosting company and the hosting…

Pastor T. B. Joshua: A Friend Of The Poor  By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Death is a necessary and natural rite of passage – a transaction. For the Christian faithful, death is also a vindication for resurrection to be true. As I watched the funeral of Pastor T.B. Joshua on TV and seeing the mammoth crowd that accompanied him to his final resting place, no doubt the mist was broken, the sunlight came, Joshua breathed the free air of the mountains of God on his way to his maker. Whether or not you agree with his theology, you must admit that it was a…

MY LIFE IN ONE YEAR  By Florence Ajimobi 

Growing up as a child, my favourite game was “house” (a game where children act like members of their family). I would force my siblings to play and I, of course, demanded to be the mother or wife. That is how much I love the idea of having and holding a family. I dreamt of keeping my marriage my whole life. When my heartthrob, Biola and I decided in 1980 that we were ready to get married after a very short friendship of 6 months, I was very excited. Believe…

NIDCOM @ 2 : BEYOND EXPECTATIONS BY ABDUR-RAHMAN BALOGUN 

The month of May can aptly be described as Diaspora month in Nigeria. This, apart from July 25, designated as National Diaspora Day by the Federal Government, was the month when the dream of most fundamentals of diaspora was birthed.   It was in May 19, 2019, the hitherto office of Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora Affairs and the occupier, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa  transmuted to Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) following the Senate approval and her  confirmation as the Chairman/CEO of the new Commission.   It was…

How Gbagyi people preserve farm produce

The Gbagyi ethnic group in Kuje Area Council of Abuja say their traditional ways of preserving grains and other food crops are still the best. They said these methods were not only useful for future consumption, but was also useful to preserve crops for replanting and food security. The residents told the News Agency of Nigeria in Gbau-Kushi, a Gbagyi community in the FCT, that in spite of the wide spread belief in westernised methods, traditional food preservation inherited from their ancestors was still effective. Solomon Joshua, a farmer, said…

Courage in Leadership: The Oyetola example By Ismail Omipidan

In the build-up to the 2018 Governorship election in Osun, there was a popular joke among some Nigerians, especially those who believed nothing good could come out of the All Progressives Congress, APC, the ruling party at the time, that Osun should be put up for sale, or, at best, be annexed to another State to make it survive. So, when Governor Adegboyega Oyetola came on board, the general feeling was that of ‘he won’t do anything.’ As if that wasn’t enough, economic challenges set in. Then, came the worse…