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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Elect energetic leaders for better Nigeria says Makinde - ITREALMS

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Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, charged Nigerians to choose wisely by electing people that have the energy to serve the Country.
Gov. Seyi Makinde
The governor, who made the charge at the 65th birthday Anniversary, retirement thanksgiving service, and launching of Ministry of Rev. Samson Ayokunle, held at Oritamefa Baptist Church, Yemetu, Ibadan, said that aged people who plan to run for elective positions should re-think.

The governor congratulated Rev Samson Ayokunle for retiring from Baptist Convention saying he has done enough for the Baptist convention and Christians at large in the country.

He said that Oyo State is most blessed with the crops of spiritual leaders that surround the state, adding that Rev. Samson Ayokunle is a pride of the State.

"I want to greet every one of you, eminent personalities, religious leaders, prominent Christian leaders, and heads of churches here. I duly recognize every one of you. And I want to especially appreciate you for coming to celebrate one of your own and one of our own, the National President of CAN, Rev. Supo Ayokunle.

“We have seen a lot of elders statesmen who want to run this country at age 75 or 78. I want them to think twice and I am saying to the people of Oyo State and Nigeria that this world is not easy. It is possible for you to delegate, ask people to go all over the place but when they are reporting to you, if something has not been added, a few things may have been removed.

"We are in election season basically and what I will say to us as a people is that we need to choose wisely and the people who have the energy to truly serve the country.

"To the celebrant of today, it is my pleasure to celebrate with you. We thank God for what he has used you to achieve, not only for the Baptist Convention but for Christians in Nigeria.

“In Oyo State, we are the most blessed. This is because we have the President of CAN; President of PFN and President of CAC worldwide. They are all within here.

"So, we really thank God for securing your life to see today. In Yoruba, we do hope that when we start well, we should end well'. We believe you are ending well. And the icing on the cake for us is that you are retiring because you have done enough for the Baptist Convention but you are not tired."

Those in attendance include the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun; Chief of Staff, Hon. Olusegun Ogunwuyi; Commissioners, Special Advisers, and other government functionaries.

Paradigm Initiative: Your online data belongs to you, protect it - ITREALMS

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Paradigm Initiative (PI) has joined stakeholders to commemorate ahead, the 2022 Data Privacy Week by urging Nigerians to be mindful of their online data and equally protect same, reports 
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The 2022 Data Privacy Day would be marked on Friday, January 28; to empower individuals and businesses to respect, and safeguard the privacy of online users.

Shop above N4,599, get free delivery @Konga - ITREALMS

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Konga, Nigeria’s leading composite e-commerce giant, has rolled out a free delivery campaign that has heightened excitement among shoppers on its platform.
Tagged "It’s the season of Love", the Konga free delivery offer kicked off on Monday, January 24, 2022.

Demands of South-South women on Akpabio - ITREALMS

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The women in the South-South geo-political zone on Tuesday applauded the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio for imprinting his integrity on all that he did in the private sector, Akwa Ibom State and the Senate.
Senator Akpabio
The women also commended Akpabio for pouring out his milk of kindness to the Niger Delta people and contributing to the stability of the polity.

Rwanda to host first-ever APAC - ITREALMS

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Rwanda has concluded plans to host the first-ever conservation congress on the continent on March 2022, reports 
ITREALMS.
Amb. Jeanne Mujawamariya
The congress, ITREALMS gathered is to chart the way forward for a new funding model for Africa’s protected areas.

ICPC graduates 246 officers, tasks on honesty as watchword - ITREALMS

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A total of 246 officers have been graduated by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Academy, reports ITREALMS.
Some of the ICPC new graduates

The officers, 
ITREALMS gathered were graduated from the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense (NSCDC) training academy after a rigorous six-weeks course.

Monday, January 24, 2022

2023: Afegbua berates Atiku over 'professional aspirancy' - ITREALMS

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The former Commissioner for Information in Edo State, Prince Kassim Afegbua, has berated the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for his reported continued aspiration for the presidency in the 2023 presidential election, reports 
ITREALMS.
Atiku Abukabar, former VP
Afegbua in a press statement available to 
ITREALMS on Sunday from his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ward 5, Awuyemi Okpella in Edo State, described as immoral for Atiku to continue to express interest in seeking election in the 2023 presidential election having attained the retirement age.

SNEPCO awarded by PH Polo Club @50 - ITREALMS

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The energy giant, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) has been honoured with the Crystal Award at the prestigious Port Harcourt Polo Club’s 50th anniversary, at the Rivers State capital recently. 
The Port Harcourt Polo Club President, Engineer (Dr.) Chukwudi Dimkpa, said “SNEPCo has been honoured in recognition of your uncompromising dedication and support of the equestrian sport of Polo in Rivers State”.

'I fulfilled Soun’s wish before he departed' says Makinde - ITREALMS

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The Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, said on Sunday that he was happy he fulfilled the singular wish of the late Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi Ajagungbade III, to ensure the sole ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), before the monarch joined his ancestors.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State
Makinde, who stated this at the thanksgiving service held at the First Baptist Church, Oke’lerin, Ogbomoso, in honour of the late monarch, noted that Oba Oyewumi, in his lifetime, stood and worked hard for the development of Ogbomoso and Oyo State at large.

Sunday, January 23, 2022

2023 Power Shift: A Greek Gift? - ITREALMS

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The airwaves have been inundated with the call for a power shift from the North to the South even though zoning and rotation are not expressly provided for in the 1999 Constitution handed down to us by the Military under Gen Abdulsaalam Abubakar rtd. 
Obiaruko Christie Ndukwe
It is an internal arrangement by political parties aimed at balancing power and stemming the crisis that may arise if a particular people continue to hold on to power. Since the return to democracy uninterrupted in 1999, this arrangement has received some sort of stability at the Centre and in most states. While we have practised the North-South rotation, the dynamics are shifting to the six geopolitical zones with the North and South having three zones each.

Friday, January 21, 2022

ITU to establish standards for digital currency - ITREALMS

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The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is advancing to establish standards for digital currency, reports 
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ITU, ITREALMS noted that as fully digital transactions increasingly become the norm, the vital groundwork to prepare international standards for digital currency is accelerating, regulators, industry and academia are collaborating to ensure interoperability and security based on key prerequisites for digital currencies to match and exceed the role of cash in our daily lives.

Makinde mourns 3SC's General Manager - ITREALMS

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Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Friday, described the death of the General Manager of the Shooting Stars Supporters’ Club (3SC), Mr. Rasheed Balogun, as sad and shocking.
Gov. Seyi Makinde

He prayed for the repose of the soul of the football chief, who described as hard working and committed, noting that his death will leave a huge vacuum in football management in the state.

Shrinking CSO space: CAFSO-WRAG urges reversal – ITREALMS

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The CAFSO-WRAG has called for reversal of shrinking and closed civic space in the country, reports 
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Dr. Tola Winjobi
This was contained in the communique arising at the end of a one-day roundtable on strategy for reversing the shrinking and closed civic space and human rights abuses in Nigeria, organized by CAFSO-WRAG in Ibadan, Oyo State recently.

Eventpreneur runs the nation says Lanre Fagbongbe – ITREALMS

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With Bsc in Physics from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Fagbongbe Òlanrewaju, the chief executive officer of Awesome Events & Ballon Academy, told Gbemi Omotoso, that being an Eventpreneur is better than white collar job.

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Lanre Fagbongbe

What is the correlation as an Engineer involved in Event industry?

Apparently they have nothing in common, but the country we are in will make you discover more talents you have outside ones academic life style.

Thursday, January 20, 2022

ModusOperandum.ng makes a debut, for strategic insight - ITREALMS

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A new platform, 
Modus Operandum.ng, has emerged for strategic insight into issues in Nigeria's national interest, reports ITREALMS.
Danlami Nmodu

Known as Modus Operandum.ng, was unveiled by its publisher, Mr Danlami Nmodu, mni, Wednesday in Abuja.

Transact & Win: FirstBank rewards customers - ITREALMS

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Getting rewarded for spending money is a dream that is probably going to remain exciting for many people, but not for the Firstmonie Wallet users. In a two month Transact and Win campaign that started on November 22, 2021, First Bank of Nigeria Limited is rewarding several customers for carrying out transactions on its Firstmonie Wallet application.

The e-wallet is useful for conveniently paying utility bills, purchasing airtime and data, transferring and receiving money, and many other digital transactions. Just for using the mobile-friendly wallet app, Customers got rewarded with mouth-watering prizes both in cash and kind. The number of transactions done on the app determines the price a user could win.

Tecno explores mobile camera technologies - ITREALMS

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TECNO (TECNO-mobile.com), a premium smartphone brand focused on emerging markets, recently partnered with BBC StoryWorks to create a short film The Future Lens: Looking Ahead With TECNO to explore how mobile camera lens provides inclusive mobile camera technologies to local consumers.

“Cameras have evolved over the years, but unfortunately, it feels like the technology isn't created with everyone in mind. As a photographer, I think one of the most intimate things you can do is take a portrait of someone that accurately portrays who they are.” according to photographer, Justin Amoafo.

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Chukwuma Soludo: Time to Rebuild Igbo Politics - ITREALMS

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A few days ago, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, the governor elect of Anambra State released the list of members of his transition committee. In that list were names of very distinguished Nigerian men and women from all walks of life and beyond the geography of Anambra State.
Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, governor elect, Anambra State
The quality of the membership of that committee to be headed by Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili has set the entire Southeast buzzing for the right reasons. For many, Soludo even before being sworn in has offered a dizzying peep into what to expect from him as governor of arguably the most prominent state in Igboland. That Igbos were grinning from ear to ear after Soludo’s victory at the polls was not for no reasons.

INEC to deploy BVAS for FCT 2022 election - ITREALMS

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has advanced plans to deploy the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) during the forthcoming council elections at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, reports 
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Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, chairman, INEC
This was disclosed in Abuja during the first quarterly meeting with political parties for the year 2022 by the INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on Tuesday, declaring that the same BVAS technology will be deployed in all forthcoming bye-elections across the country.

GSM: Oyo's commonwealth must be used for all residents - ITREALMS

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The Governor 'Seyi Makinde (GSM) of Oyo State, has said that he will continue to use the state's commonwealth for the good of the people in all the nooks and crannies of the state, reports 
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The governor, who stated this while receiving hundreds of members of the Iseyin Development Union, led by His Royal Majesty, the Aseyin of Iseyin, Oba Dr. Abdul-Ganiyy Salaudeen, said all zones in the state will witness rapid development under his watch. 
Gov. Seyi Makinde
The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, in a press statement available to
ITREALMS, indicated that Iseyin residents led by the Aseyin and well-meaning indigenes of the town, paid the solidarity visit to the governor at the Government Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan.

Buhari commends CBN for reviving exchange community, rice paddy launch - ITREALMS

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The Nigerian President, General Muhammadu Buhari, retired, has commended the Central Bank of Nigeria for its efforts at reviving the Nigerian Commodity Exchange following approval to do so, report ITREALMS.
Buhari gave commendation on Tuesday in Abuja, at the unveiling of some 13 pyramids of rice paddy.

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Awosika: Konga is a factor in Nigerian e-commerce – ITREALMS

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A serial entrepreneur and former Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Plc, 
Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, has applauded Konga, Nigeria’s leading composite e-commerce giant, describing it as a stretch factor that has taken on and surmounted huge challenges, while positively disrupting the face of e-commerce in Nigeria.


She made the call on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at the Konga Group’s retreat held at the impressive Yudala Heights on Idowu Martins, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Mrs Ibukun Awosika
Awosika, who was one of the special guests at the half-year business review retreat organized by Konga, heaped praises on the e-commerce giant for bouncing back from a potential exit in 2018 after acquisition by the Zinox Group and restoring hopes among millions of Nigerians in the viability of the e-commerce industry.

FG applauds NCC over digital skill in youths - ITREALMS

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The Federal Government has applauded the commitment and dedication of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) towards enhancing digital skills development among youths, through implementation of various Information and Communication Technology skill acquisition programmes.
Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, gave the commendation during the inauguration of a Digital Nigeria Centre (DNC), a project executed by the Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF), an arm of NCC, at the Ijesa Muslim Grammar School, Ilesa, Osun State recently.

FG processing MRA’s request to prosecute perpetrators of crimes against journalists - ITREALMS

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The Federal Government has said that it is processing a request by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) for it to establish a specialized team of prosecutors to facilitate effective investigation and prosecution of perpetrators of crimes against journalists and other media workers.
A letter addressed to MRA’s Executive Director, Mr. Edetaen Ojo, the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Public Relations, Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, said: “Your letter requesting the Federal Government of Nigeria to establish a specialized team of prosecutors to ensure effective investigation and prosecution of crimes against journalists and other media workers through the office of the Honourable Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has been received and is being processed.”

Danbatta to youths: Embrace, utilise ICT - ITREALMS

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The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has stated unequivocally that they are focused on implementing all sectoral interventions on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) youth empowerment, reports 
ITREALMS.
Prof. Danbatta

Director Public Affairs, NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde disclosed this to ITREALMS in a press statement, quoted Danbatta as declaring this while delivering the 10th and 11th combined Convocation Lecture of Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State. He asserted that the resolve of the Commission to pursue very vigorously a bouquet of ICT programmes focused on the youth is based on the projected opportunity for the youth in the emerging ICT-based labour market.

Again, Nzuko Umunna asks Buhari to release Nnamdi Kanu, Igboho - ITREALMS

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Igbo Think Tank, Nzuko Umunna has again called on President Muhammadu Buhari to release the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho from detention.

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu

The Think Tank urged Buhari to explore the opportunities provided by the intervention of South-East Governors, South East NASS Caucus, South East Council of Traditional Rulers, Representatives of Igbo Archbishops and Bishops, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pa Mbazulike Amaechi and some groups in the Southeast to release Nnamdi Kanu and resolve his matter politically.

Monday, January 17, 2022

2023 presidency: Women activists beckon on AfDB president Adesina - ITREALMS

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Some Nigerian women activists known as 'Women for Secured Nation' has beckoned on the president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, to run for the office of President in 2023, reports 
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Adesina

A public statement sighted by ITREALMS and endorsed by the group's Media and Publicity Director, Mrs Judith Onyekwere, on Sunday in Benin, they described Adesina as the best material that would bring the nation back to relevance, stability and productive economic growth.

Lagos CS-SUNN empowers members on 'proposal writing’ - ITREALMS

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The Lagos State chapter of the Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) has concluded plans for a week-long capacity building for its members on ‘winning proposals’ reports ITREALMS.
Disclosing this, the chapter coordinator, Dr. Mrs Modupe Akinyinka, said the exercise would hold for qualifying members only with the theme: Writing grant winning proposals.

IPOB denies week-long sit-at-home, says its only on Tuesday, 18th - ITREALMS

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The Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB has denied a weeklong sit-at-home in South-East, but only for Tuesday, January 18, reports ITREALMS.
IPOB Media and Publicity Secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful in a press statement available to ITREALMS, said the two-day sit-at-home was in solidarity for their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu court appearances on the 18th, 19th and 20th, January, 2022.

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Tinubu condols Makinde over Olubadan, Soun and Akala deaths - ITREALMS

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The former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Saturday, paid a condolence visit to the Governor of Oyo State, 'Seyi Makinde, over the demise of two prominent traditional rulers and a former governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao- Akala.
Tinubu

While speaking at the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, Tinubu said that the departed traditional rulers - the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi Ajagungbade III, and the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogunguniso 1 - as well as former Governor Alao-Akala, would be greatly missed.

Zuru explains why INEC is deploying EVMAT - ITREALMS

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The Chairman of the Board of the Electoral Institute (BEI), Prof. Abdullahi Abdu Zuru, has offered an insight into why the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is deploying the Election Violence Mitigation and Advocacy Tool (EVMAT), reports 
ITREALMS.
Speaking at the weekend at a methodology workshop on EVMAT for field workers towards a successful Federal Capital Territory (FCT) election slated for February 12, 2022 in Abuja, he said that EVMAT is being deployed by to save lives, and ensure that election is free, fair, inclusive, credible and peaceful.

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Olubadan-In-Council clears Senator Lekan Balogun as next Olubadan - ITREALMS

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The Olubadan-in-Council, a conclave of Ibadan High Chiefs, also known as kingmaker, on Saturday, cleared the air on the successor to the late Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogunguniso 1, whose passing away was confirmed on January 2.

The Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland and former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, who addressed newsmen on behalf of the Council after a closed-door meeting with Governor Seyi Makinde, at the Oyo State Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, said that the perceived controversy surrounding ascension to the Olubadan Stool has been amicably resolved.

Re: Tinubu-Fayemi meeting: The spin doctors got it wrong by Yinka Oyebode - ITREALMS

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Recently, two notable leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, from the Southwest, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Dr. John Kayode Fayemi had a closed-door meeting where undisclosed issues were discussed.
Gov. Fayemi and Asiwaju Tinubu
The meeting, which took place on Wednesday 12th January, however had no third party present and had nothing to do with the presidential ambition or otherwise of either of the two political leaders.

Discovered! New ransomware attacking organisational networks - ITREALMS

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The Nigerian Communications Commission has alerted members of the public that a cybercrime group has perfected a new year scheme to deliver ransomware to targeted organizational networks, reports 
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Disclosing this to ITREALMS, the Director, Public Affairs at NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, said the new ransomware uncovered by security experts has been categorised, by the Nigerian Computer Emergency Response Team's (ngCERT) advisory released over the weekend, as high-risk and critical.

Embrace digital skills, Danbatta urges Nigerian youths - ITREALMS

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The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has urged Nigerian youths to embrace digital skills by acquisition, reports 
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Prof. Danbatta
Delivering the 10th and 11th combined Convocation Lecture of the Fountain University at Osogbo, Osun State, Danbatta said Thursday noted that adoption and utilisation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is synonymous with empowerment, as it transforms processes efficiently acting as an enabler of effectiveness in operations in every sector of the economy.

Ibadan book club mourns Oba Adetunji's passage - ITREALMS

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The Executive Council and members of Ibadan Book Club have expressed sadness over the death of Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogunguniso 1, reports 
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The monarch joined his ancestors on Sunday, January 2, 2022.

Friday, January 14, 2022

Parallex Bank debuts, promises limitless possibilities – ITREALMS

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History was made with the official launch of the Parallex Bank on Friday with a promise of limitless possibilities, reports 
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The chairman, Parallex Bank, Dr. Adeola Phillips said at the unveiling in Victoria Island, Lagos, they are here to make a unique statement about what innovation could do in an industry that is constantly reinventing.

Ihejirika: Why I joined politics - ITREALMS

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The former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika (retd.), said that he joined politics to be able to contribute his quota as a former security chief towards lasting peace, security and unity of the country.
Former COAS, Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika
The retired General spoke to reporters on Wednesday at Ovim country home, in Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia State.

NLNG to supply 100% LPG production into Nigeria - ITREALMS

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The Board of Directors of Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has approved the supply of 100% of the company’s LPG production (Propane & Butane) to the Nigerian market. Consequently, NLNG will prioritize the domestic market for 100% of its Butane production, otherwise known as cooking gas.
The milestone is coming just three months after the company supplied its first Propane cargo into the domestic market and has developed a scheme to sustainably supply Propane for usage in cooking gas blending as well as in agro-allied, autogas, power and petrochemical sectors of the Nigerian economy to further deepen gas utilisation in Nigeria.

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Full list as Soludo names Oby Ezekwesili, chairperson Transition Committee - ITREALMS

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The governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof. Charles Soludo has named some 80-man Transition Committee to be headed by Dr. Oby Ezekwesili as chairperson, reports 
ITREALMS.
Governor-elect, Prof. Soludo
The list made available to ITREALMS by the Media Assistant to the Anambra State Governor-Elect, Chukwuma C. Soludo Secretariat, Mr. Joe Anatune, the Transition Committee will liaise with a team set up by the government of Anambra State to ensure a seamless transition from the Governor Willie Obiano’s administration to a Chukwuma Charles Soludo-led administration as from 17th March, 2022.

Primary school teacher, accomplice to forteit N110.4m says ICPC - ITREALMS

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A Federal High Court in Abuja, has ordered the interim forfeiture of N110.4 million traced to the bank accounts of one Mr. James Erebuoye and seven other suspects by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for allegedly being proceeds of crime.
Spokesperson at ICPC, Mrs. Azuka Ogugua disclosed to ITREALMS that in an ex-parte motion filed by Raheem Adesina on behalf of ICPC before Justice D. Okorowa, the Commission further prayed for an order of interim forfeiture of a Toyota Lexus Jeep and a Toyota Venza car, including an iPad device.

Amaechi: Most sellable Southern Presidential candidate - ITREALMS

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For most part of 2019, 2020 and 2021, the Minister Of Transportation Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi was in the news for his strides and achievements at the Ministry of Transportation. 
Rotimi Amaechi
Of course, his high stake in Nigeria politics has equally become the talk of the town. So recently when this high-profile leader turned 57, many believed that he may be moving closer to another chapter in his life.

2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day: DHQ plans concert for troops - ITREALMS

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The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Abuja has disclosed that troops at the frontline will be celebrated in a live broadcast tagged “Tribute to our Troops Concert” reports 
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In a statement, the Acting Director Defence Information, Air Commodore, WAP Maigida, stated that this noble effort is in commemoration of the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day.

Buhari's visit to Ogun, cripples Lagos - ITREALMS

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The official one-day visit by the Nigerian president, General Mohammadu Buhari, retired, to Ogun State has crippled Lagos, the commercial nerve centre, reports ITREALMS.

Buhari, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, ITREALMS reports embarked on a one-day State Visit to Ogun State to inaugurate multiple landmark projects, executed by Governor Dapo Abiodun.

Chevron Nigeria local content drive: A credit to PMB - ITREALMS

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I read with mixed feelings the piece on Chevron Nigeria and its firm belief and support for local content promotion, notably its many years of patronizing Zinox, an indigenous tech giant.
Buhari and Pantami
Mixed feelings because, on one hand, I was delighted and extremely proud of the management of Chevron Nigeria for shining the light, leading from the front and even showing the way to government, other sub-national entities in Nigeria, as well as the hordes of other multinationals operating in Nigeria.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Twitter accessible 12am Thursday says FG - ITREALMS

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Some seven months after the unceremonious ban of Twitter in Nigeria, the Federal Government has unbanned the microblogging site, with effect from 12am, Thursday, January 13, 2022, reports 
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ITREALMS gathered was contained in a press statement by the Chairman, Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement who doubles as the Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi in Abuja.

Danbatta takes podium @Fountain University’s convocation - ITREALMS

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Apparently spurred by the vision, objectives and successes of policies, programmes and projects instituted by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to bridge the digital divide and encourage the youth to harness derivable benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), the authority of the Fountain University, Osogbo (FUO), Osun State, has picked the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, to deliver 10th and 11th Convocation Lecture of the university.
Prof. Danbatta
The combined Convocation Lecture, titled: “Empowering the Nigeria Youth Through Information and Communication Technology” will take place on January 13, 2022 at NASFAT Eti-Osa Lecture Theatre in the university.

INEC commences media accreditation for 2022 FCT council poll – ITREALMS

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced accreditation of media houses and practitioners for the 2022 council poll in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, reports ITREALMS.

A public statement available to ITREALMS endorsed by the Secretary to the Commission, Mrs Rose Omoa Oriaran-Anthony, interested media organisations wishing to deploy journalists to cover the election could now apply via https://imap.inecnigeria.org.

Former finance minister, Chu SP Okongwu, dies @87 - ITREALMS

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The former Minister of Finance, Chu Sonny Okongwu, has been confirmed died on Wednesday, January 12 at the age of 87, reports 
ITREALMS.
Late Chu Okongwu
Popularly known as Chu Okongwu, he was a Nigerian economist and politician who was the Minister of National Planning, and then Minister of Finance during the Babangida administration between 1986 and 1990.

ACJMC donates to FCT Police stations - ITREALMS

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The Administration Of Criminal Justice Monitoring Committee (ACJMC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Chapter, on Tuesday, distributed relief materials to the Nigerian Police stations across the nation's capital.
The presentation of the relief materials and the ACJMC Act Gazette was distributed as part of the custody management project to 25 Police stations in the FCT in a bid to ensure compliance with the Act.