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Saturday, July 31, 2021

Makinde charges councillors, clerks on grassroots development - ITREALMS

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Oyo State Governor, 'Seyi Makinde, on Friday, charged 351 Councillors and 33 Clerks of the Local Government Legislative Councils to take development to all the nooks and crannies of their localities, by putting in place by-laws and motions that will affect people at the grassroots positively.

The governor, who gave the charge at the end of a 3-day training for the Councillors and Clerks of Local Government Legislative Councils, held at the World Lilies Event Centre, Apata, Ibadan, said the training had prepared grounds for the councillors on the tasks ahead of them in their respective council areas.

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Friday, July 30, 2021

Owolabi to chair Ekiti State Audit Service Commission - ITREALMS


In a bid to further enhance effective delivery of the administration’s fiscal policy, Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has named a five-member State Audit Service Commission, reports 
ITREALMS.
Confirming this development to ITREALMS, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Yinka Oyebode said the State Audit Service Commission would be chaired by Mr. Ayoola Owolabi.

2021 Museum Day: Danbatta harps on innovative museums for sustainable development - ITREALMS

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The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has called for ingenious ways of collecting antiquities relevant to operations of various organisations in the country in order to preserve the relics that can bridge the knowledge gap needed for sustainable development of Nigeria.

Danbatta, who was represented by the Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management (ECSM), NCC, Adeleke Adewolu, made the call recently in Abuja, when the Commission joined in the celebration of the 2021 International Museum Day with the theme, “The future of museums: recover and reimagine.”

Kyari assures AKK gas pipeline project ‘ll be delivered on schedule - ITREALMS

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The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has assured that the ongoing 614kilometres Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project would be delivered on schedule, create prosperity through massive job opportunities and guarantee peace for the country, reports ITREALMS.
Malam Mele Kyari, GMD, NNPC
A press statement available to ITREALMS endorsed by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the NNPC, Dr. Kennie Obateru, disclosed that the GMD stated this Thursday at Gas Sector Stakeholders’ Forum which held in Kano, Kano State, with theme: “Optimizing the Economic Development Capacity of Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline Project”.

GSM Effect: Donates N2.5M each to families of 7 slain Amotekun corps - ITREALMS

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The Oyo State Governor, 'Seyi Makinde, has donated the sum of N2.5m each to the families of seven slain Amotekun corps, reports ITREALMS.
He made this donation on Thursday, insisting that his administration will continue to deploy available resources for the growth and development of the state, calling on residents to continue to participate actively in the budget-making process.

LG introduces dual inverter technology cools faster, saves up to 70% energy - ITREALMS

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When upgrading technology in the living space, every homeowner looks for a powerful air conditioner. The trade-off often comes in the form of high-power consumption, and as people spend more time indoors to take respite from the heat – bills can soon add up.
Aimed at tackling this dilemma as well as addressing demand for more durable and reliable air solutions, LG Electronics created its advanced range of DUALCOOL air conditioners. At the core of LG DUALCOOL ACs lies the innovative Dual Inverter Compressor designed to resolve the common pain points of AC use, the compressor constantly adjusts its speed to maintain desired temperature levels.

Celebration of ignorance: A Reno Omokri example - ITREALMS

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"Sadly, 50 years after that genocidal reaction towards Igbo civilians, those who carried out that cold-blooded mass murder, as well as their children and the children of those who kept silent when the massacre of Igbo civilians took place, are still justifying it with the argument that “the Igbo started it,” as if the killed Igbo civilians participated in the coup or were consulted by the soldiers during the planning of the coup."

Last week (of July 11, 2017), Mr Reno Omokri, former social media aide of erstwhile President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, reacted to a 2014 comment the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr Nnamdi Kanu, made against Jonathan. 
Azuka Onwuka & Reno Omokri
In that comment, Kanu accused Jonathan of being weak, and said that his wife, Dame Patience Jonathan, was a stronger character. Someone looking for mischief republished the story as if it was a fresh comment, and many like Reno Omokri fell for it without asking questions.

JAMB says MOP-UP UTME holds Friday, 6th August - ITREALMS

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Following detailed investigation and careful analysis of the highly-successful 2021 UTME, and with due consultation (resulting in gracious concession) with the National Examination Council (NECO) concerning the timetable of the council’s ongoing SSCE, JAMB has scheduled a Mop-up UTME for Friday, 6th August, 2021, in some selected locations across the nation.

About 18,000 candidates slated for the examination are being notified through both text messages on their designated phone numbers and their JAMB profiles.

Ongoing revision of AOL, spectrum pricing regulations'll strengthen Nigerian telecoms market - ITREALMS

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The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has revealed that the ongoing amendments to two major regulatory instruments of the Commission will help in strengthening and ensuring a fair and competitive telecoms market in Nigeria.

The Director, Public Affairs, NCC, 
Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, revealed in a press statement available to ITREALMS that the two regulatory instruments are the Annual Operating Levy Regulations (AOL) and the Frequency Spectrum (Fees and Pricing, etc.) Regulations for which the Commission organized a public inquiry in Abuja on Thursday, July 29, 2021.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Dakukumania: Two political gladiators go for jugulars - ITREALMS

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Preamble

Having been deeply involved in the politics of Rivers State in the past fourteen years, I have had series of interactions with key political actors, gladiators and members of the leadership class and have come to be an acknowledged as a sort of authority on issues pertaining to the politics of Niger Delta region even as I appreciate God for those singular honour and opportunity given me in that regard.
Gov Wike and Dr Dakuku
I have, in the cause of this rare privilege written hundreds of articles and issued countless press statements, criticizing obvious undesirable events, preferring workable solutions to dangerous lapses and complex issues of governance, with the view to restoring sanity in the polity and for the ultimate good of the populace.

Special Report: PIN launches GDI on disinformation risks in Nigeria’s media market - ITREALMS

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The Paradigm Initiative has launched the Global Disinformation Index (GDI) Report with the Nigeria Media Market Ratings, reports ITREALMS.
The Communications Officer, Paradigm Initiative, Valery Njiaba in a press statement available to ITREALMS, noted that using GDI risk rating methodology, Paradigm Initiative sampled 34 most visited media sites in Nigeria.

Makinde flags-off Oyo-Iseyin Road construction - ITREALMS

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Oyo State Governor, 'Seyi Makinde, on Thursday, said his administration will continue to deploy available resources for the growth and development of the state, calling on residents to continue to participate actively in the budget-making process.
The governor stated this while speaking at the Stakeholders' Consultative Meeting on the 2022 Budget, held at the Ogunlana Hall, International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan.

Fayemi, Akande, Afenifere leaders, honour Fasanmi at memorial service - ITREALMS

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The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday joined former Osun State Governor, Chief Bisi Akande; former National leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasaronti; Acting National leader of the group, Chief Ayo Adebanjo and others in paying glowing tributes to the late Senator Ayo Fasanmi during his first memorial service in Iye-Ekiti.
The late Ayo Fasanmi died in 2020 at the age of 94.

Industry leaders, experts converge in Saudi Arabia for Digital Transformation Summit - ITREALMS

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Saudi Arabia has advanced plans to host industry leaders, experts to the 2021 Digital Transformation Summit, reports 
ITREALMS.

This is coming as ITREALMS gathered that the nation's Vision 2030 plan is in full swing, thus, digital transformation will be a key pillar in driving sustained growth, business continuity and resilient infrastructure for enterprises across Saudi Arabia. 

Revised AOL, Spectrum pricing regulations'll strengthen telecoms market structure, enhance competition says Danbatta - ITREALMS

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The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has said that the ongoing amendments to two major regulatory instruments of the Commission will help in strengthening and ensuring a fair and competitive telecoms market in Nigeria.

The two regulatory instruments are the Annual Operating Levy Regulations (AOL) and the Frequency Spectrum (Fees and Pricing, etc.) Regulations for which the Commission organized a public inquiry in Abuja on Thursday, July 29, 2021.

Prince Muis Adediran Shodipe-Dosunmu: A Painful Passage

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Life is unfair. The heavens are not fathomable. We are all captives of the cruel whims of fate.
My younger brother is gone. Prince Muis Adediran Shodipe-Dosunmu has transited to the realm beyond the human ken.
Prince Muis Adediran Shodipe-Dosunmu

There were five of us who sprung from the womb of Alhaja Taibat Abiola Aduki Dosunmu, the daughter of Monsuru Salawu - Ado Dosunmu. Now I am the solitary orphan, saddled with an unbearable burden.

Strategic collabo: NCC has faith in partnership - ITREALMS

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have expressed faith in strategic collaboration and partnership, says the Executive Vice Chairman, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, reports 
ITREALMS.

Prof. Danbatta disclosed this in a keynote during a two-day 2021 virtual conference and exhibition on Information Communication Technology & Telecommunications (ICTEL) organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), on Tuesday, July 27, saying that strategic collaboration is central principle of NCC’s stakeholders’ relationship management and regulatory activities.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Dark web: Study says Ads offering hackers ‘Initial Access’ - ITREALMS

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The latest research, security specialist Positive Technologies documents how the market enabling initial access to corporate networks has evolved through 2020 and into early 2021, and reveals that the number of ‘access-for-sale’ ads on the dark web has increased seven-fold compared with previous years.
The company’s researchers believe the cyber-criminal profile is changing in multiple ways; the profile of an external intruder who gains initial access to a corporate network is different from the criminal who follows through with the attack once inside—most importantly, the two have different skillsets. 

Oyo Govt trains 351 Councillors, 33 LG Clerks on good governance - ITREALMS

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The Government of Oyo State, on Wednesday, Kick-started a training programme for 351 councillors and 33 clerks of Local Government Legislative Councils.
The training, which centred on good governance at the local government levels and effective replication of the Four Point Service Agenda of the 'Seyi Makinde administration, was flagged off at the World Lilies Event Centre, Apata, Ibadan, by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Legislative Matters, Hon. Samuel Adejumo.

AGRF, Heifer launch Pitch AgriHack 2021 - ITREALMS


The AGRF and Heifer International have launched the Pitch AgriHack 2021, a competition focused on accelerating entrepreneurial growth and job creation in the agriculture sector by leveraging advanced technologies and youth participation in Africa’s food security agenda. 
This seventh edition of Pitch AgriHack is a pitching contest aimed exclusively at African businesses bringing technological innovation to the agriculture sector. Generation Africa (www.GenAfrica.org), a thematic platform of the AGRF will host the competition.

Tension in Imo: Soldiers shut businesses of traders identified with Nnamdi Kanu - ITREALMS

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There was tension in Orlu area of Imo State when some soldiers reportedly ordered traders to close shops for one week on Tuesday, reports 
ITREALMS.

It was gathered that the anger of the security agents stemmed from the fact that the traders chose not to open their shops on Monday as a result of the arraignment of the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, in Abuja.

FGN accuses Nigerians in diaspora of funding secessionist groups - ITREALMS

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has accused some Nigerians in Diaspora of funding secessionist groups, reports ITREALMS.
The government made this accusation through the Federal Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed during an audience he granted members of the United Kingdom (UK) chapter of the Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO) in Abuja, Tuesday.

PPP panacea for infrastructure advancement says Danbatta – ITREALMS

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The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) has been described as the panacea for resilient infrastructure development for the advancement of digital economy, reports ITREALMS.
EVC of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta
This was the position taken by the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, in a keynote at a panel session during a two-day 2021 virtual conference and exhibition on Information Communication Technology & Telecommunications (ICTEL) organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), on Tuesday, July 27, this year with overarching theme: ‘Disruptions, Resilience and Governance in Digital Economy.’

eTransmission of election results: The joke on NASS, INEC, not NCC - ITREALMS

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In the heat of the debate over Electoral Act Amendment Bill and the propriety and workability of electronic transmission of result, the House of Representatives invited the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, the nation’s telecoms regulator.
The House also invited the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to answer to some questions. But as it has now turned out, the invitation to NCC was needless, baseless and at best a futile exercise in red-herring. The NCC, it must be stated, is one of the best performing public institutions in Nigeria with its exemplary culture of good corporate governance noised abroad even as far as Switzerland, the head office of the International Telecommunications Union, ITU.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Connect schools, boost GDP by 20% - ITREALMS

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The latest report of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has identified that connecting schools has the potential to boost the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by up to 20 per cent in the least connected nations, reports ITREALMS.
This report sponsored by Ericsson and Global UNICEF, a summary was made available to 
ITREALMS, indicated that the report entitled “Connecting Learners: Narrowing the Educational Divide” highlighted four key areas for multi-sector collaboration.

FRSC records 12% reduction in road crashes, 6055 offenders apprehended - ITREALMS

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has recorded 12 per cent reduction in road traffic crashes during the just concluded 2021 Eid-el Kabir Sallah special patrol operations that held nationwide, as a total of 6055 offenders were arrested for committing 7609 offences between 16 to 25 July, 2021 being the period that the operations lasted, reports 
ITREALMS.
The Corps Public Education Officer, Mr. Bisi Kazeem, informed ITREALMS that a total of 108 road traffic crashes (RTC) were recorded as against a total of 123 in the same period in 2019 representing 12% decrease.

ICPC accuses private sector of aiding 60% illicit financial flows out of Africa - ITREALMS

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The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has said that the private sector was responsible for over 60 percent illegal movement of funds from Africa to foreign 
countries.
R-L Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC),
 Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye in a handshake with President, African Bar Association (AFBA),
Mr. Hanniba Uwaifo during the visit.

Prof. Owasanoye made this known during the visit of council members of the African Bar Association (AFBA) led by its President, Mr. Hanniba Uwaifo to the corporate headquarters of the ICPC recently.

CBN bans sales of forex to BDCs - ITREALMS

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has banned the sales of Foreign Exchange (FX) to Bureau De Change (BDCs) operators in the country, reports 
ITREALMS.
The CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, proclaimed this at the end of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting held in Abuja, the nation's capital on Tuesday.

Alarmed! Some Nigerians in diaspora still rely on fake news says Lai Mohammed - ITREALMS

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has been alarmed that some Nigerians in Diaspora are still relying on unidentified platforms that purportedly peddle fake news and misinformation about Nigeria, reports 
ITREALMS.
Alhaji Lia Mohammed
Mohammed in his remarks during the visit of members of the United Kingdom (UK) chapter of the Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO) in Abuja, Tuesday, expressed shock that alleged fake news platforms still have the ears of diasporans.

ISDE 2021: All is set, as 700 inductees expected in Uyo - ITREALMS

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Over 700 inductees are expected to join the fold of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), the umbrella body of all Information Technology (IT) professionals, interest groups and stakeholders in the country, reports ITREALMS.
Prof. Adesina Sodiya, President, NCS
Currently, ITREALMS gathered that NCS prides itself with about 15,000 members, spread across all the states of the federation.

Exploring public private collaboration for robust digital infrastructure, regulations, investment and policy - ITREALMS

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A keynote speech by the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, at a panel session during the 2021 virtual conference and exhibition on Information Communication Technology & Telecommunications (ICTEL) organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), from Tuesday, July 27 - Wednesday, July 28, 2021.
EVC of NCC, Prof. Danbatta

General Theme: ‘Disruptions, Resilience and Governance in Digital Economy’

Courtesies,

I feel a sense of honour as I am delighted to be the lead speaker at this session of the 2021 Information Communication Technology and Telecommunication (ICTEL) Exhibition and Conference. This is the second virtual edition of the annual conference. The first took place last year, as a consequence of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to continue to observe necessary protocol and safety measures put in place by the government towards curtailing the spread of the pandemic.

Suspected Foul play: Prove Kanu is alive, IPOB tasks DSS - ITREALMS

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The inability to produce Mazi Nnamdi Kanu before an Abuja court on Monday has continued to generate tensions with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) suspecting he may have been killed, reports ITREALMS.

They also tasked the Department of Security Services (DSS) to proof otherwise.

Monday, July 26, 2021

NCC reiterates commitment to judicial collaboration - ITREALMS


The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reiterated commitment to strengthen collaboration with judicial institutions in the country, reports ITREALMS.
EVC of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta (Left) with  the Chief Registrar of
Kano State High Court of Justice, 
Abdullahi Ado Bayero during the courtesy visit.
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, made this known during a courtesy visit by a high-powered delegation of the Kano State Judiciary to the chief telecom regulator at the NCC Kano Zonal Office, in Kano State, over the weekend.

Nation building can't be achieved by fiat, says Fayemi - ITREALMS

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The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has reiterated commitment to efforts geared towards building a nation where justice and peace shall reign, noting that nation building cannot be achieved by fiat.
The Governor stated this on Monday when he received the Prelate of Methodist Church, His Eminence Dr Samuel Chukuemeka Kalu Uche at the Governor’s office in Ado- Ekiti.

#2021TOT: Tech leaders glow @ Nigeria’s industry grammy - ITREALMS

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Leading technology solutions providers, entrepreneurs and advocates in Nigeria gathered at the 2021 Titans of Tech (TOT) Hall of Fame awards in Lagos, at the weekend to celebrate the best in the nation's burgeoning ICT industry, reports 
ITREALMS.
Lare Ayoola, Founder, TranterIT Group @ #2021TOT

Titans of Tech Hall of Fame awards is designed to celebrate Hi-tech most important movers and shakers; pioneers, Innovators, men, women, organisations and institutions who blazed the trail and used ICT to improve the way of life in our society. 

NCC to strengthen Judicial collaboration in tackling telecoms service - ITREALMS

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In a bid to further protect telecoms infrastructure in the country, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has restated its commitment to continue to strengthen collaboration with judicial institutions in Nigeria.

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, gave the assurance during a courtesy visit by a high-powered delegation of the Kano State Judiciary to the chief telecom regulator at the NCC Kano Zonal Office, in Kano, over the weekend.

FG excited NIN reduces JAMB exam malpractices - ITREALMS

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The use of the National Identity Number (NIN) has been discovered to have reduced examination malpractices in the country, says the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), reports ITREALMS.
This is coming as FG announced new deadline for NIN-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) data verification to October 31, 2021 this year.

MRA condemns accreditation of media houses by DSS to cover Nnamdi Kanu’s trial - ITREALMS

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Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned the reported approval by the Department of State Services (DSS) of a list of 10 media houses whose reporters would be allowed to cover the trial of the detained leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, scheduled to take place today at a Federal High Court in Abuja, describing it as an abuse of power and an affront to media freedom.
The DSS is reported to have released a list of accredited media organizations comprising The Nation newspaper, Daily Independent newspaper, The Herald newspaper, ThisDay newspaper, the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Channels Television, the Africa Independent Television (AIT), TVC Communications, the online newspaper Premium Times, and the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

Bishops to Presidency: Kukah, authentic voice for Christians, Muslims under persecution - ITREALMS

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The Catholic Bishops of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province, have declared that Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah is the authentic voice for Christians and Muslims in Nigeria under persecution, reports ITREALMS.
Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah of Sokoto Diocese

Just as they declared that Nigeria is no longer at ease, warning that restructuring without spiritual rebirth will be a failure.

Konga shines @TITANS of Tech Hall of Fame 2021 - ITREALMS

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Konga, Nigeria’s leading composite e-Commerce giant, has been named the most innovative company of the year.
The award was presented to the management of Konga at the 2021 Titans of Tech Hall of Fame Awards held on Friday, July 23, 2021 at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos.

@2021 ReapVille: Expert warns ‘Children’s bedroom, last place to install computers’ - ITREALMS

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The children’s bedroom has been described as the last place to install computers, according to an award-winning child formator and president, Veteran Consultants, Mrs. Chinelo Okolo, reports 
ITREALMS.
Guest Speaker Mrs Chinelo Okolo with
ReapVille Schools' director, Mrs. Phil Ugwuoke at the occasion.

Delivering a special guest address at the 2021 Valedictory Ceremony and Prize Giving day of ReapVille Schools, Mafoluku-Oshodi in Lagos State, Mrs. Okolo who is a certified counselor and renowned resource person, noted that often it could be difficult to give children the required study space and quiet vicinity they need to enable them do their best especially during secondary school.

Sunday, July 25, 2021

Overland Airways denies involvement in alleged Ilorin plane crash, demands apology - ITREALMS

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Overland Airways has refuted any involvement of its planes in alleged crash in Ilorin over the weekend, reports 
ITREALMS.
The Airline also said is malicious to use its photographs while any media reported on alleged crash fully aware it was not involved.

Oyo: We‘ve streamlined operations between Amotekun, other security agencies - ITREALMS

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The Oyo State Governor, 'Seyi Makinde, on Sunday, said his administration has been able to strengthen the security architecture of the state by streamlining operations between Amotekun and other security agencies, reports 
ITREALMS.
The governor, who was speaking at a special Thanksgiving Service to mark the 66th birthday of the presiding Pastor of Livingspring Chapel International, Pastor Femi Emmanuel, held at the Livingspring Chapel International, Dominion City, Aduloju, Ibadan, said that his government has invested heavily in security more than any of the previous governments in the state.

Why FG extended NIN-SIM verification deadline to October 31, 2021 - ITREALMS


The Federal Government has adduced some reasons on why the deadline for the National Identity Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) data verification was moved to October 31, 2021, reports ITREALMS.
According to source close to the two federal agencies, namely the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), revealed that the focus has now shifted to remote, hard-to-reach areas, schools, and health centres.

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FG extends NIN-SIM verification deadline to October 31, 2021 - ITREALMS

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...As focus shifts to remote, hard-to-reach areas, schools, health centres
The Federal Government has approved the extension of the deadline for National Identity Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) data verification to October 31, 2021.

AU gets pandemic steering committee with first cohort - ITREALMS

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The Pandemic Resilience Accelerator provides a tailored acceleration support to growth and mature stage African health-related businesses that are improving healthcare capacity and reducing reliance on external medical supply chains. 
This year's cohort is receiving support through context-specific advisory, introductions to funding sources, regulatory and trade facilitation and matching to strategic partners.

Saturday, July 24, 2021

IDEMIA fixed biometric ID devices vulnerabilities discovered by Positive Technologies - ITREALMS

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The global leader in Augmented Identity, IDEMIA, has fixed three vulnerabilities discovered by Positive Technologies experts Natalia Tlyapova, Sergey Fedonin, Vladimir Kononovich, and Vyacheslav Moskvin, reports ITREALMS.

One of the detected vulnerabilities was critical. The flaws were detected in the firmware of IDEMIA MoprhoWave, VisionPass, SIGMA, and MorphoAccess devices, which are designed to organize access control with the help of biometric identification.

Catholic Bishops: Nigeria no longer at ease, warn on restructuring without spirituality - ITREALMS

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The Catholic Bishops of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province, have declared that Nigeria is no longer at ease, warning that restructuring without spiritual rebirth will be a failure, reports 
ITREALMS.
Archbishop Adegunrin of Ibadan

They also lambasted the National Assembly alleging they no longer represent the people that purportedly elected them.