Friday, May 07, 2021

Facilitating contiguous bandwidth for 5G - ITREALMS

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A SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE EXECUTIVE VICE CHAIRMAN/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (NCC), PROF. U. G. DANBATTA, AT THE SIGNING CEREMONY OF MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) BETWEEN NCC AND NIGCOMSAT ON THE USE OF C-BAND SPECTRUM FOR 5G SERVICES IN NIGERIA.
I’m pleased and honored to welcome you all to this historic event between the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NigComSat) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) that will facilitate the release of contiguous bandwidth in one of the most suitable Frequency Spectrum band(s) for early deployment of fifth Generation Network (5G) services in the largest market in sub-Saharan Africa.

Akande applauds Danbatta, Alale over MoU on 5G spectrum – ITREALMS

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The chief executive officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta and his counterpart at the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NigComSat) Dr. Abimbola Alale have been applauded for facilitating the release of spectrum for commercial deployment of fifth generation (5G) services in the country, reports 
ITREALMS.
This applause came from the chairman, board of Commissioners at NCC, Prof. Adeolu Akande on Wednesday at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Abuja.

Thursday, May 06, 2021

5G spectrum to boost digital economy, as NCC, NigComSAT sign MoU - ITREALMS


The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Nigerian Communications Satellite (NigComSat) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will facilitate the release of contiguous bandwidth in one of the most suitable frequency spectrum bands for early deployment of fifth Generation (5G) Network services in Nigeria.
The MoU signing ceremony was the high point of discussions by the two organisations on how to relocate the  NG-1R satellite of NigComSat to the standard C-band 300MHz (3.9GHz – 4.2GHz) portion of the band, which is considered more suitable in terms of satellite service offering because of the advantage of cheaper terminal devices for end users.

Bridge to MassChallenge Nigeria debuts, partners NITDA - ITREALMS

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MassChallenge Nigeria has made a debut, just as they are partnering with the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), reports ITREALMS.
NITDA sources confirmed to ITREALMS that they have been in close alignment of goals, as far as this partnership is concerned to stimulate economic vitality and job creation in Nigeria.

NCC MoU with NigComSAT to propel early 5G deployment in Nigeria - ITREALMS

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The latest Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Nigerian Communications Satellite (NigComSat) would propel early Fifth Generation (5G) deployment in the country, reports 
ITREALMS.
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta gave this insight at the signing ceremony held in Abuja, saying he was honoured to be part of this historic event.

NCC counsels consumers on ‘bill of rights’ - ITREALMS

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Apex telecommunications regulator, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has counselled consumers of telecommunications services on the importance of them to be knowledgeable about their rights before purchasing associated devices, reports ITREALMS.

According to NCC in a shared infographic available to ITREALMS that Consumer Bill of Rights, refers to group of consumer rights which introduced as part of legal and moral duties for the protection of buyers of goods or services. 


Wednesday, May 05, 2021

ICPC, Finance Ministry move to reduce cost of governance - ITREALMS


The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, has requested the assistance of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to help in reducing the high cost of governance in the public sector. 

Spokesperson, ICPC, Mrs. Azuka Ogugua quoted her as saying this at a Policy Dialogue on Corruption and Cost of Governance in Nigeria organised by the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN) the training and research arm of ICPC at the Commission’s headquarters in Abuja.


BREAKING: Surendran replaces Ogunsanya as CEO Airtel Nigeria -ITREALMS

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Airtel Networks Limited (Airtel Nigeria), a subsidiary of Airtel Africa plc, has named the Mr. C. Surendran as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD and CEO) of Airtel Nigeria with effect from 1 August 2021, reports ITREALMS.
Mr. Surendran replaces Mr. Olusegun (Segun) Ogunsanya. Mr. Olusegun (Segun) Ogunsanya will become Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Africa plc with effect from 1 October 2021, with a transition period from 1 August 2021.

Low uptake of economic stimulus in South-East worries CBN - ITREALMS

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has expressed concern over the low participation of the South-East in its economic stimulus, reports ITREALMS.

The acting-Director, Corporate Communications Department at CBN, Mr Osita Nwanisobi, made this observation on Tuesday at the CBN Fair in Enugu, stressing that CBN stimulus packages were meant to aid jobs creation, and engender financial inclusion by providing access to relevant.

BREAKING: Fr. Mbaka re-appears - ITREALMS

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Embattled Priest in-charge of the Adoration Ground, Enugu Catholic Archdiocese, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka has appeared in Enugu, after a serious of protesters cause traffic in the state capital reports ITREALMS.

The protesters also damaged a part of Bishop's court in Enugu.

Fr. Mbaka, according to BBC.com reports monitored by
ITREALMS had appeared when protesters went in search of him at the Catholic Bishop’s Court, Enugu on Wednesday.

ICANN plans launch of forum to support in Africa - ITREALMS

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The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has concluded plans to launch a new regional pilot event, the Africa Engagement Forum, reports 
ITREALMS
The event, ITREALMS gathered is part of the Africa Regional Plan and has been slated to take place from 19- 20 May 2021.

What Akande said @NCC, NIGCOMSAT MoU - ITREALMS

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SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE CHAIRMAN BOARD OF COMMISIONERS, NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION PROF. ADEOLU AKANDE AT THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MoU) SIGNING CEREMONY BETWEEN NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (NCC) AND NIGERIAN COMMUNICATION SATELLITE LIMITED.
I am highly honored to welcome you all to this ceremony organized by Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NigComSat) to facilitate the release of spectrum for commercial deployment of 5G services in Nigeria.

Fr. Mbaka disappearance: Protest rocks coal city - ITREALMS

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Reports reaching ITREALMS has it that the coal city has been rocked with protest by the supporters of the Enugu-based priest, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Enugu State.

ITREALMS gathered that Fr. Mbaka has been missing in action from his Adoration Ministry ground after he purportedly visited the Catholic Bishop of Enugu, Most Rev. Calistus Onaga on Tuesday and has not been seen at the time of filing this report.

FIFA21: Banks battle for honours @Tech Experience Centre - ITREALMS

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The Tech Experience Centre, Africa’s cutting-edge technology and lifestyle hub, is set to come alive this weekend as eight leading Nigerian banks do battle to crown the winners of a FIFA 21 Gaming competition.
Tagged Bank Wars, the keenly-anticipated competition is set to commence on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at the centre located at Yudala Heights, 13A Idowu Martins Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

'Like NIN, like Social Security in US' - ITREALMS

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Nigerians have been advised to see the current ongoing mandatory registration of National Identity Number (NIN) with the Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) as similar to the use of Social Security Number in other climes, reports 
ITREALMS.
This advice was contained in a communique from the May meeting of the leadership of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and National Identification Management Commission (NIMC) under the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (MoCDE) on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Finalists emerge @IHRAF essay with Ugochukwu Anadi topping list - ITREALMS

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Three finalists have emerged in teh International Human Rights Art Festival (IHRAF) essay competition with Ugochukwu Anadi topping the list as star prize, reports 
ITREALMS.
Others include Charles Iornumbe and Osho Tunde who took the first runner up and second runner up respectively.

Confirmed! Nigeria records 54m subscribers on NIN database – ITREALMS

Nigeria now has confirmed over 54 million telecommunications subscribers linked in the database of the National Identity Number (NIN) through their Subscribers Identification Module (SIM), reports ITREALMS.

This is coming as Federal Government (FG) has approved the extension of the deadline to June 30, 2021.


Fayemi, Ekiti stakeholders agree to cut government spending - ITREALMS

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Based on the current economic situation in the country, the Ekiti State stakeholders on Tuesday agreed with the state government on measures to cut government spending as a way of bailing the state out of current economic challenges occasioned by downturn in global economy, reports 
ITREALMS.
This is as the State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi disclosed that his administration wold not sack any worker despite the cash crunch being experienced in the state, despite the need for cut in government spending.

NIN enrolment reaches 54m, FG approves June 30 as NIN-SIM verification deadline - ITREALMS


The Federal Government has approved the extension of the deadline for National Identity Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) data verification to the 30th of June, 2021.
The extension was as a result of the virtual meeting chaired by the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, FNCS, FBCS, FIIM, and attended by following officials- Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Adeolu Akande, the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Dambatta and the Director-General/CEO of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Engr. Aliyu Azeez.

The postponement of the deadline was also based on the request by stakeholders for an extension till 30th of June, 2021 in order to make it easier for all citizens and legal residents to register.

Significant progress has been made in the NIN-SIM verification process. For example, almost 54 million people have obtained their NIN and this can translate to up to 190 million mobile numbers, since empirical evidence suggests that each unique NIN maps to three to four phone lines.

The much-awaited Android enrolment system is now ready for deployment and this has the potential to significantly accelerate the speed and ease of enrolments.

Furthermore, the telecom providers and other enrolment agents have also opened several centres across the country to make it easier for eligible citizens and residents to obtain and link their NINs.

It is noteworthy that Sections 27 and 29 of the National Identity Management Commission Act 2007 provides for the mandatory use of NIN for accessing several government services. This is similar to the use of Social Security Number and National Insurance Number for accessing services in the United States of America and the United Kingdom respectively.

The Federal Government has approved the extension as part of its effort to make it easier for its citizens and residents to obtain the NIN and it is important to take advantage of the extension.

Dr. Pantami wishes to thank Nigerians for their patience and compliance with the Federal Government’s directive on the NIN-SIM registration exercise.

He again reiterated government’s commitment to continually taking decisions aimed at easing the pains of the citizens with regard to issues related to NIN and SIM registration.

Signed:
Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde,
Director, Public Affairs ,
Nigerian Communications Commission
&
Mr Kayode Adegoke
Head, Corporate Communications,
National Identity Management Commission
May 4, 2021

Ripoti: Digital rights violations in Africa, worrisome says PI - ITREALMS

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A growing number of Africans are using Information and Communications Technology (ICT) on a regular basis, which has made digital technologies critical to the enjoyment of their rights and improvement of their livelihoods, reports 
ITREALMS.

Thus, is worrisome that many governments have taken steps to undermine internet access and even encroach on civic participation and the right to freedom of expression online, according to Paradigm Initiative (PI).
Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative, Mr. Gbenga Sesan informed ITREALMS that this situation gave birth to the recent launch of Ripoti, noting that some countries, have also cracked down on human rights defenders or journalists who challenge the state authorities.

Monday, May 03, 2021

CyFrica 2021: NITDA, CERT-MU, others lead experts @virtual summit - ITREALMS

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African countries are brimming with potential as investment in technology infrastructure is seen as a very important catalyst for economic and social transformation in the region.
This opens doors for an increasing number of cyber risks which can become an obstacle in the path of the total digital transformation in these countries. According to recent reports, phishing and ransomware attacks will continue to be top concerns for this year.

FirstBank’s Firstmonie agents hits 100,000 – ITREALMS

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First Bank has disclosed that it now has 100,000  Firstmoney agents nationwide, reports ITREALMS.

Source at FirstBank informed that ITREALMS, "If you live in Lagos, Abuja or Port Harcourt, or you reside in any of the other state capitals, you probably take for granted that you actually live in the better of the two worlds that make up Nigeria when it comes to banking." 
Take Lagos, for example, you would find a bank in almost any corner you turn. You have many streets in business or commercial areas in the city that are lined up by nothing but banks in all their glory and magnificence. If a count is taken, it could be established that there are probably more bank branches in Lagos than any other branded business outlets or branded activity centres – if street stores and religious centres are excluded.

Ease access to Information and Protect Journalists: MRA demands mechanism from FG - ITREALMS

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On the occasion of this year’s World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), Media Rights Agenda (MRA) is today calling on the Federal Government to make a commitment to put mechanisms in place to ensure ease of access to information for citizens and create a conducive environment for journalists and media workers to safely carry out their professional duties.
In addition to enabling the government fulfil its legal obligations, such a commitment, MRA noted, would signal the government’s genuine belief in the theme of this year’s WPFD, “Information as a Public Good”, which according to Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, "underlines the indisputable importance of verified and reliable information.”

Polaris Bank empowers 188 Nigerians, 6 millionaires emerge - ITREALMS

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Six Nigerians on Thursday emerged millionaires in the Polaris Bank ‘Save and Win’ grand finale promo draws.
The millionaires include: Williams F. Atinuke, a customer of Ikorodu Local Govt branch; Bello G. Amthe, a customer of Maiduguri branch and Sani Mohammed, a customer of Kura branch, Kano. Others are Okoro N. Arua, a customer of Aba Factory Road branch, Abia State; Ndidi M. Ebagua, a customer of Benin Main branch, Edo State and Ogunbowale Isola, a customer of Sokenu Road branch, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Fight Against Corruption: UNILAG alumni backs ICPC - ITREALMS

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) branch of University of Lagos Alumni Association (UNILAGAA) has expressed its unabridged support to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over its fight against corruption in the country, reports 
ITREALMS.
The Chairman of the FCT Branch of UNILAG Alumni Association, Mr. Aliu Akoshile, stated this when he led a delegation of new executive committee members of the Association on a courtesy visit to the ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN.

Breaking: 5m internet jobs: Microsoft partners FG on digital plan - ITREALMS

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President of Microsoft, Mr. Brad Smith has announced a digital plan to create some 5 million jobs for Nigerians leveraging the power of the Internet infrastructure, reports 
ITREALMS.
This job creation effort, he said, would be in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria to accelerate the nation’s efforts in becoming a more digital economy.

We'll deliver democracy dividends to Oyo people - ITREALMS

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Governor 'Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, late on Saturday, met with chairmanship and vice chairmanship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming local government election in the state, charging them not to take the electorate for granted.

The governor, who pledged his support for the candidates in the election said that they must work hard for victory.

Ibadan airport upgrade: FAAN applauds 'GSM' - ITREALMS


Governor ‘Seyi Makinde (GSM) of Oyo State, has been applauded by the

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria

 (FAAN), Ibadan Airport, for the roles played by the state government in the recent attainment of Category 6 Status by the Ibadan Airport, reports ITREALMS.
Hailing the state government for committing both human and material resources to the process towards the attainment of the CAT 6 status and recognition by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), the Ibadan Airport management stated that the feat was an exclusive achievement of the Makinde administration.

Sunday, May 02, 2021

May Day: Makinde thanks Oyo workers for progress recorded - ITREALMS

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Oyo State Governor, 'Seyi Makinde, on Saturday, lauded both private and government workers in the state, for what he called their unflinching support and contributions towards the economic growth of the state.
Governor Makinde, while speaking at the May Day celebration, held at the the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Ibadan, acknowledged the dedication and commitment of the workers, saying that the success recorded in the state in the last two years would not have been possible if not for the positive attitude of the workers.

Exclusive: Suspension of SIM activation was difficult decision says Danbatta – ITREALMS

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The decision to suspend the activation of Subscribers Identification Modules (SIMs) by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been described as a difficult one, reports 
ITREALMS
The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, ITREALMS gathered made this disclosure, weekend in a virtual keynote address to the 3rd Discourse Series of the Advocaat Law Practice, entitled "Powering Fourth Industrial Revolution in Nigeria."

Saturday, May 01, 2021

Digital rights violation, Ripoti makes a debut - ITREALMS

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RIPOTI, a groundbreaking new platform for the protection of the digital rights of all African citizens, has made a debut, reports 
ITREALMS.
Ripoti was launched by Paradigm Initiative, during the closing session of the Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum 2021.

HR & ICT Forum 2021 set for kickoff - ITREALMS

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The countdown for the Commonwealth Human Resources & ICT Forum 2021 has begun, as the forum get set on Wednesday, 5 May 2021, reports 
ITREALMS.
This forum, ITREALMS gathered would review Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) solutions implemented for human capacity building, development and training.

NCC: Don’t force consumers to subscribe to voice mail - ITREALMS

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has advised telecommunications consumers to only subscribe to any Value Added Services (VAS), especially the voice mail, cautioning mobile network operators of forceful subscription, reports 
ITREALMS.
This advice was given by the Chief Executive and Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, over the weekend in a video clip available to ITREALMS, saying that some mobile network operators are now shortchanging subscribers mostly through alleged forceful subscription for voice mail.

Owasanoye says national ethics & integrity policy 'child of necessity' - ITREALMS

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The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, has described the National Ethics and Integrity Policy as a child of necessity conceived out of the urgent need to resuscitate and rejuvenate Nigeria lost values of honesty and integrity.
According to the spokesperson, ICPC, Mrs. Azuka C. Ogugua in a press statement available to ITREALMSProf. Owasanoye made this revelation at a One-Day Stakeholders’ Dialogue on the Implementation of the National Ethics and Integrity Policy (North Central Zone) held recently at the Press Centre, Radio House in Abuja.

Verification of type-approval not limited to handsets, says NCC - ITREALMS

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The calls for verification of type approved devices by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is not limited to handsets only, reports 
ITREALMS.
Recently, NCC has called on telecommunications consumers in the country to be wary of types of mobile devices they buy and use to minimize certain level of complaints which are primarily associated to ineffective devices.

Oyo: We won't allow agents of religious disharmony - ITREALMS

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Oyo State Governor, 'Seyi Makinde, has said that his administration will not allow agents of religious disharmony to destabilise the state.

The governor, who was speaking at a special Iftar (breaking of fast) programme where he hosted Muslim faithful in the state at the Presidential Lodge of the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, said he will not discriminate among adherents of the different religions in the state.

Telecoms Clinic: Between type approval and substandard telecom devices - ITREALMS

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The need to relate with type-approval of mobile devices reverberated recently with counsel from the regulator. REMMY NWEKE in this report attempts to x-ray the essence and steps taken in type-approving devices and implication of substandard telecom devices while calling on SON to step up.
Preamble:

Recently, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) made what most industry observers described as passionate call to telecommunications consumers in the country to be wary of the kind of mobile devices they buy and use as it could contribute immensely on the kind of quality of service they receive at the end of the day.

Danbatta condoles Emirs of Kano, Bichi over mother’s demise - ITREALMS

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The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta on Friday, April 30, 2021 led a high-powered delegation of the Commission to condole with the Emirs of Kano and Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero and Alhaji Nasiru Ado Bayero respectively over the demise of their mother, late Hajiya Maryam Ado Bayero, Mai Babban Dakin Kano.
Danbatta, who also submitted two letters of condolence, one on behalf of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Ali Isa Ibrahim Pantami and the other on behalf of the Management and Board of the Commission, stressed that the delegation was in Kano at the behest of the Minister.

Gaming Challenge: LG Championing e-Sports development in Nigeria - ITREALMS

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Imagine what’s possible when the most innovative TV meets the fastest and most powerful console games like Xbox Series X etc. Rapid response time, smooth graphics and enhanced immersion with Dolby Vision IQ and Dolby Atmos on supporting TVs are some of the new features serious gamers and TV lovers look out for these days.
Leading the next generation of OLED TVs innovation, LG Electronics (LG), the world leader in OLED TVs, has continued to raise the bar in delivering LG OLED models that offer new art-inspired GX Gallery series, CX and classic Real 8K models. These set of OLED TVs are designed to deliver stunning picture quality and innovative design with upgraded performance and artificial intelligence-enabled features that bring movies, sports and video games to life like never before imagined.

Friday, April 30, 2021

MainOne expands to drive West Africa digital transition - ITREALMS

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MainOne, the leading provider of connectivity solutions for businesses in West Africa is responding to the increase in the adoption of Cloud technology by connecting businesses across the region directly to public cloud service providers.
The MainOne Cloud Connect service ensures direct secure and reliable network connectivity between enterprise data centers or office locations and public cloud providers such as Microsoft, and Amazon Web Services.

'ICPC does not spend recovered funds' - ITREALMS

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The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, has said that all monies recovered and generated by the Commission were paid into the coffers of the federal government, reports 
ITREALMS.

Owasanoye, who appeared before the Senate Committee on Finance, investigating the activities of revenue generating agencies of the government, in Abuja, told the Committee that ICPC has no retention powers over funds or assets recovered from corrupt people.

Man O’ War to secure primary, secondary schools @Oyo State - ITREALMS

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The Oyo State government has concluded plans to engage Man O’ War Nigeria to secure primary, secondary schools in the state, reports 
ITREALMS.
The Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, said on Thursday that his administration plans to engage officers of the Man O’ War Nigeria to assist in providing security and surveillance for primary and secondary schools in the state.

eBusinesslife Girls In ICT Day 2021: Stakeholders recommit to support for young Nigerian - ITREALMS

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The recent event to celebrate the global campaign, the International Girls in ICT Day, organised by eBusinesslife in collaboration with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and other stakeholders in the industry, has placed more emphasis on grooming more young girls that will take up the challenge of exploring ICT-related careers.
The event which held on Thursday in Lagos, is part of a year-long campaign instituted by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to sensitize young girls to explore career options in ICT and related fields, which prior to now have been male-gender dominated.

Powering Fourth Industrial Revolution in Nigeria - ITREALMS

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A KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY PROF. UMAR GARBA DANBATTA, EXECUTIVE VICE CHAIRMAN/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, 
NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (NCC), DELIVERED AT VIRTUAL 3RD DISCOURSE SERIES OF THE ADVOCAAT LAW PRACTICE HELD ON THURSDAY APRIL 29, 2021.

Introduction:

It gives me great pleasure to give this keynote address at the 3rd Discourse Series of the Advocaat Law Practice. I am pleased to note that the theme of this Discourse is “Powering the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Nigeria” – I believe that this theme is of immense importance at this stage of our national development, as it gives us an opportunity to assess ongoing efforts and refocus our energies as appropriate.

U.S. unveils priority appointments for student visa applicants - ITREALMS

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The United States (U.S.) Mission in Nigeria, has announced priority appointments for student visa applicants, reports 
ITREALMS.
This, ITREALMS gathered would ensure Nigerian students resuming this Fall get visa interview appointments well in advance of their program start date.

What you should know about non-type-approved mobile devices - ITREALMS

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has outlined some important things telecommunications consumers need to know about type-approved mobile devices, reports 
ITREALMS.
This, ITREALMS came in the wake of Commission’s advice for telecommunications consumers to verify their desired mobile devices to ensure they are purchasing type-approved devices even before payment is made.

What Lai Mohammed told Lagosians @Digital Switch-Over launch - ITREALMS

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Speech by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed at the launch of the Digital Switch-Over in Lagos on Thursday, April 29, 2021.

Protocol

Your Excellencies, distinguished ladies and gentlemen, good morning and welcome to this epoch-making event, which is the Digital Switch-Over (DSO) of Lagos State. Please don't be confused by the technical jargon. DSO simply means the switch-on of digital television in Lagos State.

'Revenue projection not reflection of NNPC financial standing' - ITREALMS

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has clarified that the revenue projection contained in the letter to the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) is not a reflection of the overall financial performance of the corporation, reports 
ITREALMS.
The letter, ITREALMS was being cited in the media, NNPC said, pertains only to the federation revenue stream being managed by the corporation.

FBN confirms reconstitution of new board, Adeduntan resumes - ITREALMS

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The First Bank of Nigeria Limited has confirmed the reconstitution of its 11-man new board, just as the Dr. Adesola Adeduntan has resumed as directed by the Central Bank of Nigeria, reports 
ITREALMS.
The bank in a corporate statement endorsed on behalf of the management by the Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, Folake Ani-Mumuney made available to ITREALMS revealed that this new board is in confirmation of the pronouncement of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the subject.

Banking made simple with new website - ITREALMS

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Raheem Akingbolu reviews the new FirstBank’s corporate website and reckons that it would go a long way in strengthening the ability of the bank’s patrons and other potential customers in addressing basic banking operations.
Outside the physical identity of any brand, the most accessible door into operations of a company in today’s market is perhaps the website. With digital technology taking the lead in today’s business environment, website has swiftly become the virtual meeting point for sellers and buyers.