NCC-CSIRT warns of Phishing attack Exploits.

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has warned that a new Phishing, Attacks Exploit Windows Zero-Day Vulnerability, can load a malicious QBot malware on the compromised device without triggering any Windows security alerts In its advisory, NCC-CSIRT indicated that the vulnerability, which is present in all versions of Windows-based products, presents as Phishing Attacks and Malware threats NCC-CSIRT reported that ProxyLife security researcher discovered the new phishing exploit on Windows zero-day vulnerability to drop a Qbot malware without displaying Mark of the Web (MoTW) security warnings.…

DHQ carpets Reuter over attempt to blackmail Nigerian Military  

The Nigerian Military had in a statement signed by Maj General Jimmy Akpor, Director condemned an international news agency, attempt to blackmail Nigerian Military through a report on Boko Haram families   Reuter which now part of Thomson Reuters, wrote that it was working on a series of stories about purported actions of the Nigerian military during the government’s 13-year war against Islamist insurgents in the country’s North East.     ” To them, they were committed to producing an accurate, fair and complete report hence, their request to arrange…

Oluwo and the glorification of ignorance (1), by Tunde Odesola

Welcome to Ìwó, the ancient Yoruba land where the parrot sings in paradox the poetry of truth and treachery. The parrot is not a treacherous bird. For the Yoruba, the parrot is a sacred bird of historic symbolism, bearing on its head the feathers of truth, trampling underfoot the evil of treachery.   Abomination! Even though they domesticate it, the Yoruba don’t kill the highly revered bird, whose prized tail feathers they use in ritual performance.   In Ìwó and many other Yoruba towns, the parrot is sentineled at home…

Osun 2022 : Tribunal compels INEC To produce Adeleke’s Certificates, Nomination Form ….. As panel refuses to dismiss Petition

There were hot arguments before the Osun State Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday, as the panel compelled the State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to produce the nomination form and academic certificates of Senator Ademola Adeleke used for his nomination in the 2018 governorship election.   The order of the tribunal, Chaired by Justice Tertsea Kume was contained in a Subpoena issued on REC by the panel following the request of counsel for Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and the All Progressives Congress (APC).   This…

NDIS, an innovative platform for Diaspora Direct Investment – NiDCOM Boss

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) Hon. (Dr) Abike Dabiri-Erewa OON has addressed the media ahead of the 5th Annual Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit (NDIS), in Abuja. Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa revealed that the investment summit will explore new areas and innovative avenues to attract Diaspora Direct investments back home.   “To build on the successes achieved through previous summits, this edition has Ondo State in focus. “These investments are going to the grassroots therefore there is a need to decentralize the concept so as to optimize it to target…

Osun govt begins disbursement of N20million monthly social support scheme for widows, aged …  targets 4,000 beneficiaries 

The Osun State Government has launched a N20million monthly social support scheme to tackle social vices, poverty and protect vulnerable citizens of the State. The initiative which targeted 4,000 beneficiaries is another demonstration of the commitment of the Governor Adegboyega Oyetola-led administration to widen its social inclusion net, empower the less privileged and raise their standard of living. Beneficiaries of the scheme are widows and elderly people who have been carefully selected from the State Operation Coordinating Unit (SOCU) document that was sponsored by the World Bank on poor and…

I’ll reclaim my mandate, Oyetola declares  ……. as Osun  walks for Tinubu/Shettima

Today, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun, led thousands of stalwarts of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State on a solidarity walk of about 10km, which took them two hours and 15 minutes through major streets of Osogbo, the State capital in support of the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima.   The walk, according to Oyetola, was a means of reciprocating the kind gestures of Asiwaju and to express Osun’s support as a State for his presidential ambition. The Governor…

BREAKING: British Prime Minister, Liz Truss resigns

Liz Truss has announced she is resigning as prime minister after just six weeks in the role.   There will be a leadership election within a week, Ms Truss said.   It comes after the chair of the 1922 Committee, Sir Graham Brady entered No 10 for a crisis meeting with the prime minister, followed by party chair Jake Berry.   Ms Truss’ brief stint as leader involved a mini-Budget that spooked the market, the sacking of her close ally and chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng, the resignation of home secretary Suella…

FG directs Network Service Providers to reverse 10% Upward Tariff adjustment

The attention of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been drawn to media reports of unilateral implementation of the recently approved 10 per cent upward tariff adjustments for some voice and data services by the service providers, on their networks. The consideration for 10 per cent approval for tariff adjustments for different voice and data packages was in line with the mandates of the Commission as provided by the Nigerian Communications Act, 2003, and other extant Regulations and Guidelines, as this was within the provisions of existing price floor and…

Parliamentary Staff suspends proposed Strike

The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria PASAN, National Assembly and National Assembly Service Commission NASC chapters has suspended it’s proposed strike scheduled to start on Thursday, October 20, 2022.   In a resolution signed by the Secretary- General ,Comrade Awobifa I. Hameed stated that the joint resolutions by the National Assembly and National Assembly Service Commission over continuous agitations for their allowances and proposed strike has been suspended as a result of court action instituted by the National Assembly Service Commission at the industrial court, Abuja division. The case was…