" ITREALMS: March 2024

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Philanthropist, Innocent Obiora, doles out over 600 bags of rice - ITREALMS

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Anambra-born philanthropist based in United Kingdom, Mr Innocent Obiora, has distributed not fewer than 600 bags of rice to the indigent including widows and people living with disabilities in Enugwu-Agidi, Njikoka Local Government Area of the state.
Philanthropist, Innocent Obiora, doles out over 600 bags of rice - ITREALMS
The beneficiaries were seen singing songs of joy and praise of the benefactor as the gesture came on time for the Easter celebrations.

Easter / Eid-ul-Fitr: Governor Adeleke recommits to stomach infrastructure - ITREALMS

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The Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has restated his commitment to physical and stomach infrastructure as his government commences distribution of rice for the celebration of both the Easter and Eid-l- Fitr.
Easter / Eid-ul-Fitr: Governor Adeleke recommits to stomach infrastructure - ITREALMS
The Distribution which started in the last 24 hours is billed to cover all major population groups in the state.

Night travel: Over 80 passengers robbed, vehicle set ablaze+video – ITREALMS

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Over 80 passengers on night travel to the Eastern part of Nigeria with Ifesinachi Motors for the Easter festival have been robbed and vehicle set ablaze at Ijebu Ode, reports ITREALMS.
Night travel: Over 80 passengers robbed, vehicle set ablaze+video – ITREALMS
According to one of the passengers, this incident occurred about 1.30am on Saturday morning after taking a night bus late on Friday.

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Meta plans to elevate Ray-Ban smart glasses - ITREALMS

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Meta Platforms Inc., doing business as Meta, and formerly named Facebook Inc. has concluded plans to elevate its Ray-Ban smart glasses with advanced intelligence. Beginning next month, these sunglasses will receive an AI enhancement that promises to revolutionize your perspective on the world, reports ITREALMS.
Meta plans to elevate Ray-Ban smart glasses - ITREALMSMeta plans to elevate Ray-Ban smart glasses - ITREALMS
Meta also known as TheFacebook Inc., is an American multinational technology conglomerate based in Menlo Park, California, just as it owns and operates Facebook, Instagram, Threads, and WhatsApp, among other products and services.

Friday, March 29, 2024

Exposed! 'Boko Haram's deception, manipulation' - ITREALMS

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The newly formed alliance of civil society groups who work to expose the truth behind the tactics of violent extremist groups such as Boko Haram and ISWAP, have spoken about the utter disregard for human life and respect for the Islamic faith both Boko Haram and ISWAP have in response to recent atrocities.
Exposed! 'Boko Haram's deception, manipulation' - ITREALMS
A press statement available to ITREALMS, the group said that what is intended as a wakeup call to all those engaged in the fight to defeat violent and extremist groups in Nigeria and beyond, the Truth Alliance are exposing the truth behind recent kidnappings describing them as “very destructive to the fabric of our once peaceful society” after describing violent extremist groups as “morally bankrupt” for lying to the people of Nigeria who continue to suffer every day from their acts of violence that  leaves a trail of destruction and death.

Akpabio: Tinubu, a transformational leader, development democrat - ITREALMS

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The President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio, CON has congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the occasion of his 72nd birthday hailing him as a transformational leader.
Akpabio: Tinubu, a transformational leader, development democrat - ITREALMS
Akpabio, in a congratulatory message released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Hon. Eseme Eyiboh also described President Tinubu as a developmental democrat and bridge builder.

UKAid deepens campaigns against cybercrime, cultism across Nigeria - ITREALMS

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... Thrive Online, Cancel Cults programmes transforming lives in Lagos, Edo, Bayelsa

The THRIVE ONLINE campaign, a vital component of the broader BRIGHTER FUTURES programme supported by the UK government, continues its proactive efforts to combat cybercrime and cultism in Nigeria. 
UKAid deepens campaigns against cybercrime, cultism across Nigeria - ITREALMS
With a targeted focus on Lagos, Edo, and Bayelsa States, the campaign aims to safeguard individuals, families, and communities from the detrimental impacts of these societal scourges.

Enugu to host stakeholders @first Southeast Educators Confab'24 - ITREALMS

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The coal city, Enugu, is gearing up to host education stakeholders to the maiden edition of Southeast Educators’ Conference 2024 (SEEC'24).
Enugu to host stakeholders @first Southeast Educators Confab'24 - ITREALMS
The two-day SEEC'24 scheduled to hold 18th & 19th, April 2024 at Nike Lake Resort, Enugu under theme: Future - ‘Focused Learning – Igniting the Competitive Edge’ promises to host key players in the education sector with a potential attendance of over 500 delegates.

Mobile content redefined with Camon new series - ITREALMS

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TECNO is gearing up to launch another CAMON series device, which promises to revolutionize the next mobile photography. 
The CAMON lineup has always been known for its innovation in capturing and sharing cherished moments. Now, TECNO is taking it to the next level with a groundbreaking camera innovation that aims to redefine what's possible.

Thursday, March 28, 2024

CBN to banks: Recapitalise in 24 months - ITREALMS

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In the bid to strengthen the nation's financial system, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has unveiled new minimum capital requirements for banks recapitalisation in the next 24 months, reports 
ITREALMS.
CBN to banks: Recapitalise in 24 months - ITREALMS
CBN also pegged the minimum capital base for commercial banks with international authorisation at N500 billion.

Late Cairo Ojougboh: Family announces burial plans for ex-Reps member - ITREALMS

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The family of the former member of the Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, has announced his burial arrangements.
Late Cairo Ojougboh: Family announces burial plans for ex-Reps member - ITREALMS
The late Ojougboh, who died on February 7, 2024, aged 64, will be buried on Friday, April 19, 2024 at the Ojougboh Family Compound in Agbor, Delta State.

Kyari: Bridging energy access gap vital for Nigeria's economic growth - ITREALMS

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The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd) Mr. Mele Kyari, has emphasized the importance of bridging the energy access gap to the creation of economic prosperity of the country, reports ITREALMS.
Kyari: Bridging energy access gap vital for Nigeria's economic growth - ITREALMS
Kyari made this statement while delivering a keynote address on industry operations with the theme, "Stability in the Energy Sector: Integrated Strategies for Infrastructure, Transportation and Security," at the 2024 edition of Society of Petroleum Engineers Oloibiri Lecture Series and Energy Forum (SPE OLEF) held in Abuja, on Thursday.
He noted that to bridge the energy access gap in Nigeria, that NNPC Ltd was working on developing the right infrastructure to deliver oil and gas to drive prosperity for Nigerians.

Segun Olatunji returns: Why we must protect free press, democracy against military misconduct - ITREALMS

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As the cheering news of the return of abducted the Editor, FirstNews, Mr Segun Olatunji hits newsroom, the trio of the International Press Institute (IPI), the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), and the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) have adduced reasons why Nigerians must protect free press and guide democracy against military misconducts, reports ITREALMS.
Segun Olatunji returns: Why we must protect free press, democracy against military misconduct - ITREALMS
Sequel to the release of Segun Olatunji Wednesday, the trio had a joint press statement accusing the military of usurping the role of the media in a democratic era and violation of fundamental human rights of detention above 48 hours without any court warrant.

Nigerian business leaders, Google meet over competitive edge in privacy-first era - ITREALMS

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Leading companies from Nigeria joined Google West Africa at a roundtable to discuss the shift towards privacy-first marketing as third-party cookies are phased out. The forum brought together leaders from FairMoney, Konga, Mondelez, Stanbic IBTC, and Zenith Bank, highlighting a collective commitment to redefining consumer engagement in the digital age.
Nigerian business leaders, Google meet over competitive edge in privacy-first era - ITREALMS
Businesses recognize that building consumer trust is essential in a world that increasingly values privacy. In this new era, adapting marketing strategies to be more privacy-focused is not just a necessity but a strategic move towards building sustainable customer relations.

Heirs Technologies unveils B2B services, tips i-Academy leverage – ITREALMS

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Heirs Technologies has showcased its avalanche of Business To Business (B2B) offerings with i-Academy standing out in alignment with the Africapitalism philosophy of the group for leverage, reports ITREALMS.
Heirs Technologies unveils B2B services, tips i-Academy leverage – ITREALMS
The newly appointed Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO) of Heirs Technologies, Mr. Obong Idiong made this disclosure in the company of the chairperson, Dr. Fumbi Chima, saying their managed Information Technology (IT) services are well designed to provide businesses with a seamless and secured IT environment.

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Lisk, CV Labs unveil Blockchain Incubation Hub - ITREALMS

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The Chief Project Officer at Lisk, Mr. Dominic Schwenter, has declared that the firm's Blockchain Incubation Hub is here to solve the problems technology entrepreneurs face as barriers like limited access to finance and expert mentorship, reports 
ITREALMS.
Lisk, CV Labs unveil Blockchain Incubation Hub - ITREALMS
Schwenter said this during the launch of the Blockchain Incubation Hub in South Africa, powered by Lisk and CV Lab Africa.

Rumour: No fuel price adjustment, says NNPC - ITREALMS

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The NNPC Limited has denied any price adjustment of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as 'fuel' and Automotive Gas Oil (Diesel), reports 
ITREALMS.
Rumour: No fuel price adjustment, says NNPC - ITREALMS
Disclosing this, the Chief Corporate Communications Officer, NNPC Ltd , Olufemi Soneye clarified in a press statement available to ITREALMS that its just a rumour as there was no such price adjustment.

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

PAFON 1.0: Experts demand stricter data privacy measures in ecosystem - ITREALMS

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... Tasks payments system operators on the Need for Consumer Education

The Chairman of the Committee of Chief Information Security Officers of Nigerian Financial Institutions (CCISONFI), Mr. Festus Amede, has identified Data Minimization Principles, User Consent and Control, as well as Compliance with Privacy Regulations as important elements in protecting privacy in payments.
PAFON 1.0: Experts demand stricter data privacy measures in ecosystem - ITREALMS
Amede who was represented by an executive member of CCISONFI, Mr. Olusola Odediran (also, the Chief Information Security Officer) Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS), spoke during his keynote presentation at the maiden edition of Payments Forum Nigeria (PAFON 1.0) held at Oriental Hotel, Lagos on Thursday.

LASG: Improving pedestrian bridges to boost usage - ITREALMS

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Last month, February 2024, the Lagos State Government (LASG) issued a warning to residents against crossing any highway in the geographical area where there is a pedestrian bridges, insisting its an offence and defaulters will be arrested and prosecuted.
LASG: Improving pedestrian bridges to boost usage - ITREALMS
Reiterating this on his official X handle, the Lagos State Commissioner of Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tokunbo Philip Wahab, advised residents to use pedestrian bridges.

Monday, March 25, 2024

MTN recognises S Mobile with Enterprise Business Foundation 2024 award - ITREALMS

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S Mobile Group has been recognized by MTN Business as the distinguished recipient of the MTN Enterprise Business Foundation 2024 award, reports 
ITREALMS.
MTN recognises S Mobile with Enterprise Business Foundation 2024 award - ITREALMS
The award is in recognition of S Mobile Group’s strategic initiatives that aligned with MTN’s ambition 2025, aimed at empowering and recognise the growth and success of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across Southeast Nigeria.

Digital Lab unveils 'Innovations Map' - ITREALMS

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The Digital Lab, a Libyan initiative fostering innovation and digital transformation, has officially launched its highly anticipated innovations map platform, reports ITREALMS.
Digital Lab unveils 'Innovations Map' - ITREALMS
The user-friendly online tool, ITREALMS gathered will serve as a comprehensive resource, connecting innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, and investors across the country.

ITC, EU tackle reforms to ECOWAS business competition policies - ITREALMS

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The International Trade Centre (ITC), has provided insights into the proposed policy options and reforms outlined in a position paper entitled "Policy and Legal Options to Promote MSMEs under the ECOWAS and AfCFTA Competition Frameworks" reports ITREALMS.
ITC, EU tackle reforms to ECOWAS business competition policies - ITREALMS
ITC is a United Nations agency dedicated to small business trade, while the reform outline was presented to representatives from regional business associations in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

Sunday, March 24, 2024

Makinde offers free shops to 700 traders, Soludo applauds - ITREALMS

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The Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has declared that 700 street traders displaced by the Agodi Gate Junction Improvement Works will be given free stalls in the new market built in the area as part of the project.
Makinde offers free shops to 700 traders, Soludo applauds - ITREALMS
The governor stated this on Friday at the commissioning of the Idi Ape, Civic Centre, Agodi Gate Junction Improvement Projects, noting that the projects will reduce the number of man-hours spent by residents commuting roads in the city.

Probe NACA now: Group tells President Tinubu - ITREALMS

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A group under the aegis of the Writers Against AIDS (WAAIDS) has made a fervent appeal to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to initiate a thorough investigation into the financial affairs of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), reports ITREALMS.
Probe NACA now: Group told Tinubu - ITREALMS
The call came in the light of recent developments surrounding the appointment of Dr. Temitope Ilori as the new Director-General of NACA by President Tinubu.

Gov. Adeleke approves construction of Hajj Camp for Osun State - ITREALMS

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The Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has approved the construction of Osun State Hajj Camp with immediate effect, reports 
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Speaking at Nasfat Ramadan lecture on Sunday at Osogbo, Governor Adeleke bemoaned a situation whereby Osun state is the only state in the South West without a hajj camp, vowing to lay the foundation for Hajj Camp before the commencement of the next holy pilgrimage exercise.

Undersea cables: Nigeria demands sub-regional protection in West Africa - ITREALMS

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has called for a coordinated and multilateral approach by the West Africa sub-region to protect shared telecommunications infrastructure, and diversify connectivity to ensure uninterruptible connections, reports ITREALMS.
Undersea cables: Nigeria demands sub-regional protection in West Africa - ITREALMS
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Aminu Maida, made the call in a statement delivered at the 21st West Africa Telecommunications Regulatory Assembly (WATRA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) which held in Freetown, Sierra Leone, from the 19th to 22nd March 2024.

@59: Ihedioha a shinning example says Irona - ITREALMS

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The former Deputy Governor of Imo State, Engr. Gerald Irona has described his former boss, Chief Emeka Ihedioha as a shining example of true leadership, reports ITREALMS.
@59: Ihedioha a shinning example says Irona - ITREALMS
In a message of felicitation in honour of the former governor's 59th birthday, Irona eulogised Chief Ihedioha, describing him as a pillar of hope for Imo State.

Tinubu @72: Dedicates birthday to freed children, killed security personnel - ITREALMS

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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed joy over the freeing of school children kidnapped in Kaduna and Sokoto States, saying their return was sufficient birthday gift for him as he would mark 72 on Friday, March 29, 2024, reports ITREALMS.
Tinubu @72: Dedicates birthday to freed children, killed security personnel - ITREALMS
This is coming as lamented the recent killing of some soldiers and members of security agencies in Delta State, and recent spate of security breaches by criminal elements in different parts of Nigeria.

Osun gets committee on cyber crimes - ITREALMS

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The Osun State Government has set up a Cyber Crime Action Committee to give effect to relevant provisions of the law with respect to cyber crimes, cyber bullying and deliberate online false news, reports 
ITREALMS.
Osun gets committee on cyber crimes - ITREALMS
The government in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Oluomo Kolapo Alimi, and made available to 
ITREALMS, stated that the step becomes necessary to sanitize the governance space and ensure that politicking and governance take place under an atmosphere of responsibility, decency and honesty.

Group alleges arbitrary increase in haulage fare @Onne Port - ITREALMS

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There is tension at Onne Port in Rivers state over what the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Eastern Zone described as an alleged arbitrary increase in haulage fare by the transport unions, Maritime Flat and Cargo and Freight Forwarding Transport, in connivance with the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), reports 
ITREALMS.
Group alleges arbitrary increase in haulage fare @Onne Port - ITREALMS
Trouble started last week our correspondent reports following an arbitrary increase in transport fare at Onne to about 200 percent according to the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents ANLCA.

Meet ADU Candidates 2024: ITREALMS collaborates with Awba-Ofemili Chatroom - ITREALMS

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The international multiple award-winning, ITREALMS Media group, is collaborating with Awba-Ofemili ChatRoom to organise a week-long ‘Meet ADU Candidates 2024’ on social media for the forthcoming Awba-Ofemili Development Union (ADU) general elections aspirants, reports 
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Meet ADU Candidates 2024: ITREALMS collaborates with Awba-Ofemili Chatroom - ITREALMS
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Saturday, March 23, 2024

Zenith Bank and managing Dr Umeoji's PR by Chido Nwakanma - ITREALMS

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Congratulations to the new MD of Zenith Bank. Congratulations to Zenith Bank on appointing a tried and tested professional from within to head the bank.
Zenith Bank and managing Dr Umeoji's PR by Chido Nwakanma - ITREALMS
The presentation of the new boss has suffered headwinds. 

Azuh Arinze's book presentation holds Monday, March 25 - ITREALMS

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The publisher and editor-in-chief of YES International! Magazine, Azuh Arinze has just rounded off work on two new books, reports 
ITREALMS.
Azuh Arinze's book presentation holds  Monday, March 25 - ITREALMS
Entitled Anything And Everything Journalism and My Story Of Many Colours, the first book is basically a journalism "Bible", featuring 37 accomplished journalists cutting across print, broadcast and online, who shared their success stories as well as the numerous challenges they overcame. 

He also said that the second book, My Story Of Many Colours, parades a pot pourri of experiences including the author's one-on-one encounters with the likes of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Mr. Peter Obi, Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, Senator Ken Nnamani, Senator Aminu Tambuwal, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, Mrs. Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru, Chief Michael Olawale-Cole, Chief Michael Omolayole, Mr. Kola Abiola, among many others.

Anything And Everything Journalism has 448 pages while My Story Of Many Colours contains nearly 200 pages.

Both books will be presented to the public on Monday, March 25, 2024, at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, at 11 am.

Among the dignitaries expected are Dr. Dakuku Peterside, former DG, NIMASA (chairman); Chief Uche Nworah, Ph.D, former MD, Anambra Broadcasting Service (books' reviewer); HRM Oba Michael Odunayo Ajayi, Elerinmo of Erinmo Kingdom (Royal Father of the day); Otunba Bimbo Ashiru, Chairman, Odu'a Investment Company Nigeria Limited (books' presenter) and Lady Onyeka Onwenu, MFR, a renowned musician (mother of the day).

Also being expected are Rotarian Ify Ejezie, District Governor, Rotary International, District 9110; Rotarian Wole Kukoyi, Incoming District Governor, Rotary International, District 9111; Rotarian Femi Adenekan, Incoming District Governor, Rotary International District 9112; Rotarian Omotunde Lawson, First Female District Governor, Rotary International, District 9110; veteran broadcaster and BISCON Communications boss, Prince Bisi Olatilo; Mr. Udeme Ufot, GCEO of SO&U Advertising; Ovation International magazine publisher, Chief Dele Momodu; Encomium magazine CEO, Mr. Kunle Bakare and Dr. Tunji Olugbodi, Executive Vice Chairman, Verdant Zeal.

Equally expected are Mr. Eze Anaba, president, Nigerian Guild of Editors, Chief Christopher Isiguzo, MFR, president, Nigerian Union of Journalists, Ms Maureen Chigbo, president, Guild of Corporate Online Publishers, Chief Femi Adesina, former presidential spokesman and Mallam Ali M. Ali, MD, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), among others.

The event will be anchored by gifted comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka 1st.

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Friday, March 22, 2024

EU passes first major AI regulation - ITREALMS

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The European Union (EU) has passed its first major regulation on Artificial Intelligence (AI), reports ITREALMS.
EU passes first major AI regulation - ITREALMS
According to CNBC, this is the world’s first comprehensive set of rules for AI. This week, it was approved in the EU parliament with a robust majority, underscoring Europe’s ambition to become a global leader in setting ethical and operational standards for AI technologies.

Miss Philanthropy Africa: I’ll stand for fairness, champion community growth says Antoinette - ITREALMS

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The newest Miss Philanthropy Africa, Ms Antoinette Letsholo, from the land of diamonds, Botswana, has declared she will stand up for fairness and champion community growth during her tenure, in this encounter with REMMY NWEKE in Nigeria.
Miss Philanthropy Africa: I’ll stand for fairness, champion community growth says Antoinette - ITREALMS
Please introduce yourself briefly?
I am Antoinette Letsholo, the newly crowned Miss Philanthropy Africa. I am a dedicated advocate for philanthropy and community development. I hail from the land of diamonds, Botswana. Botswana is located in the southern region of Africa.

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Orogbu congratulates Adaora over GMD/CEO appointment @Zenith Bank - ITREALMS

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The member representing Awka North and South Federal Constituency at the green chambers, Prof. Oby Lilian Orogbu, aka Ada Dị Ebube, has applauded the appointment of her follow Anambrarian, Dame Dr. Adaora Umeoji as the incoming Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer at Zenith Bank plc, reports ITREALMS.
Orogbu congratulates Adaora over GMD/CEO appointment @Zenith Bank - ITREALMS
Orogbu in a personally endorsed congratulatory message available to ITREALMS, said she was thrilled to extend her heartfelt congratulations to Adaora on her recent appointment as the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Zenith Bank Plc.

CBN clears valid FX transactions to eliminate legacy backlog - ITREALMS

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed that all valid foreign exchange backlogs have now been settled, fulfilling a key pledge of the CBN Governor, Mr. Olayemi Cardoso, to process an inherited backlog of US$7 billion in claims.
CBN clears valid FX transactions to eliminate legacy backlog - ITREALMS
This was disclosed by the bank’s Acting Director, Corporate Communications, Mrs. Hakama Sidi Ali, in Abuja on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, noting that the CBN recently concluded the payment of $1.5 billion to settle obligations to bank customers, effectively settling the residual balance of the FX backlog. 

PAFON1.0: Payments Forum Nigeria holds Thursday - ITREALMS

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All is now set for the maiden edition of Payments Forum Nigeria (PAFON 1.0) to be held tomorrow, Thursday, March 21, 2024 at Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos State, at 9am.
PAFON1.0: Payments Forum Nigeria holds Thursday - ITREALMS
The Payments Forum Nigeria is a cross-industry platform focused on addressing issues that require broad cooperation and coordination across many constituents in the payments industry.

Disruption: Konga may head to Nigerian stock exchange in 2027 - ITREALMS

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The leading ecommerce giant, Konga Online Shopping Limited, may have commenced the processes of getting listed at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), in the next three years, reports ITREALMS.
Disruption: Konga may head to Nigerian stock exchange in 2027 - ITREALMS
Working with global investment advisory firms, the largest online shopping omnichannel platform in Nigeria could list its shares in an Initial Public Offering (IPO) as early as 2027, according to experts familiar with the matter.

NNPC Ltd to trigger industrialisation, economic devt. with gas says EVP Upstream - ITREALMS

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd has reiterated its commitment towards utilizing Nigeria’s abundant gas resources to trigger Nigeria’s industrialisation and economic development.
NNPC Ltd to trigger industrialisation, economic devt. with gas says EVP Upstream - ITREALMS
A press statement by the Chief Corporate Communications Officer, NNPC Ltd, Mr. Olufemi Soneye available to ITREALMS quoted the company's Executive Vice President, Upstream, Mrs. Oritsemeyiwa Eyesan disclosed this during a Panel Session at the ongoing 2024 CERAWeek Conference in Houston, the United States on Tuesday.

Anambra Keke Ambassadors commend Sokudo over SASA - ITREALMS

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The Anambra Keke Soludo Ambassadors (AKSA) has commended the Executive Governor of the state, Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, for setting up the Special Anti-Touting Squad (SASA), reports ITREALMS.
Anambra Keke Ambassadors commend Sokudo over SASA - ITREALMS
The convenor, Anambra Keke Soludo Ambassadors, Prince Collins Ozojiofor gave this commendation in a letter of appreciation addresd to the governor through the office of the Director of Operations, SASA, Hon. Solomon Chukwuebuka Onwuemene in Awka, the state capital.

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Adaora is Zenith bank GMD designate

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The Zenith Bank Plc, has named Anambra-born, Dr. Adaora Umeoji as the new Group Managing Director, with her tenure commencing on June 1, 2024.
This makes her the first female GMD/CEO of the bank.

Kyari calls for differentiated energy transition for Africa - ITREALMS

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As global calls for transition to cleaner energy fuels continue to grow, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) Ltd. Mr. Mele Kyari has advocated for a differentiated approach to attaining energy transition for the African continent.
Kyari calls for differentiated energy transition for Africa - ITREALMS
Kyari, who also said the Final Investment Decision (FID) on the Nigeria Morocco Gas Pipeline (NMGP) Project will be taken in December 2024, made the call while speaking during a Leadership Dialogue Session at the ongoing CERAWeek Conference in Houston, United States, on Tuesday.

Voice, data services affected by undersea cable cuts restored - ITREALMS

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that voice, data services affected by the recent undersea cable cuts have been restored, reports 
ITREALMS
Voice, data services affected by undersea cable cuts restored - ITREALMS
Confirming this, the Director, Public Affairs, NCC, Reuben Muoka in a press statement available to 
ITREALMS noted that following the disruption on March 14, 2024, which affected data and voice services due to cuts in undersea fibre optics along the coasts of Cote d'Ivoire and Senegal, have been restored.

Energy Transition: Kyari joins global energy leaders @CERAWeek 2024 - ITREALMS

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The NNPC Ltd will be at the 2024 CERAWeek Conference scheduled to hold in Houston, United States from 18th to 22nd March 2024, reports 
ITREALMS.
Energy Transition: Kyari joins global energy leaders @CERAWeek 2024 - ITREALMS
The Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), NNPC Ltd, Mr. Mele Kyari on Tuesday headlined the Plenary Session titled "Leadership Dialogue" at the annual strategic conference.

Sunday, March 17, 2024

Data security: NIMC assures Nigerians, probes XpressVerify - ITREALMS

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The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) received with concern news from some sections of the media pertaining to an alleged breach of citizens' data by a private organization, XpressVerify, reports ITREALMS.

Data security: NIMC assures Nigerians, probes XpressVerify - ITREALMS
A press statement from NIMC by Head, corporate communications, Kayode Adegoke, made available to ITREALMS quoted the Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of NIMC, Engr. Abisoye Coker-Odusote as saying that offers NIN verification and other services through licensed partners.

SASA Director, Onwuemene applauds Gov. Soludo @2 - ITREALMS

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The Director of Operations at the Special Anti-Touting Squad Anambra (SASA), Hon. Solomon Chukwuebuka Onwuemene, has applauded Gov. Chukwuma Soludo for clocking two years in office, reports ITREALMS.

SASA Director, Onwuemene applauds Gov. Soludo @2 - ITREALMS
A public congratulations available to ITREALMS, Hon. Onwuemene on behalf his team at SASA congratulated the amiable Governor of Anambra State, Prof. CC. Soludo, 'Odenigbo Ndigbo,' for remarkable two years in office on Sunday, 17th day of March, 2024.

Saturday, March 16, 2024

S Mobile Tech Hub beckons on Southeast entrepreneurs, targets 500 - ITREALMS

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The S Mobile Tech Hub, an offspring of the S Mobile Group has bwckoned on technology entrepreneurs in the Southeast Nigeria as registration opens.

S Mobile Tech Hub beckons on Southeast entrepreneurs, targets 500 - ITREALMS
S Mobile Tech Hub was recently conceived by Mr. Kingsley Adonu, a visionary entrepreneur and CEO/Founder S Mobile Group, who aims to manifest the Group’s deliberate programmes towards building a dynamic and vibrant startup ecosystem in eastern region of the country.

Friday, March 15, 2024

2 years in office: Obiano congratulates Gov. Soludo - ITREALMS

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The immediate past governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has extended his warm congratulations to the Governor Chukwuma Soludo on his remarkable two years in office in the state, reports ITREALMS.


Chief Obiano also commended Gov. Soludo's initiatives in road construction, education, and healthcare, and urged him to continue the good works.

A press statement by his Chief Publicist, Tony Nezianya and made available to ITREALMS Obiano was quoted as appealing to Gov. Soludo to address the excesses of some government officials in the execution of their duties.

He emphasized the importance of responsible governance and encourages Gov. Soludo to ensure that all officials uphold these principles in their work.

Chief Obiano requested Soludo's attention to several legacy projects left behind by his administration, particularly the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport, Umueri.

''The is a significant infrastructure, and its proper maintenance will provide economic opportunities and improved transportation for Ndi Anambra.

''Do not abandon these projects but continue their maintenance and development in order to benefit the people of Anambra.

''I wish you success in your remaining two years of your first term and accept my best regards.

"Long live Ndi Anambra and the Federal Republic of Nigeria," he said.

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Lucky Aiyedatiwa: Riding on name prophesy by Segun Adeleye - ITREALMS

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The stage is set for the epic battle of who will become the next Governor of Ondo State as the incumbent governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa on Tuesday formally declared his intention to contest.
Lucky Aiyedatiwa: Riding on name prophesy by Segun Adeleye - ITREALMS
Aiyedatiwa who became the governor on December 27, 2023, following the demise of his principal, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu will be contesting for the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at a primary coming up on April 24.

Senate disowns report exposing fraud @refineries rehabilitation - ITREALMS

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The Senate has dismissed media reports claiming that it will expose all “frauds associated with the contracts and management of the Turn Around Maintenance of the nation’s refineries.”
Senate disowns report exposing fraud @refineries rehabilitation - ITREALMS
A news report last week claimed that the Senate through its Ad-hoc Committee on Investigation of Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) in the nation’s refineries has vowed to “expose all frauds associated with the contracts and management of the process.” 

ALTON confirms damaged submarine cable along West Africa causes service disruption - ITREALMS

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The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has confirmed to 
ITREALMS that damaged submarine cable along the West Africa coast caused the service disruptions on Thursday.
ALTON confirms damaged submarine cable along West Africa causes service disruption - ITREALMS
A press statement from ALTON signed by its chairman, Engr. Engr. Gbenga Adebayo and Executive Secretary, Mr. Gbolahan Awonuga late Thursday affirmed cable cut and therefore wished to inform the general public on behalf of some members of the association that some subscribers may be experiencing challenges with accessing data services and low Internet speed.

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Soludo: Awba-Ofemili rice, best in Nigeria, commissions 26km road - ITREALMS

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... Commissions Amansea-Ebenebe-Ugbenu-Ugbene-Awba-Ofemili road
The Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, has declared Awba-Ofemili rice as the best in Nigeria and second best in the world, reports 
ITREALMS.
Soludo: Awba-Ofemili rice, best in Nigeria, commissions 26km road - ITREALMS
Speaking at the commissioning of the 26-kilometre Amansea-Ebenebe-Ugbenu-Ugbene-Awba-Ofemili road on Thursday at Awba-Ofemili, Governor Soludo in company of his executive council said that history has been made.

Undersea cable cuts disrupt data, voice services across West African - ITREALMS

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A combination of cable cuts, resulting in equipment faults on the major undersea cables along the West African Coast, have negatively impacted data and fixed telecom services in several countries of West Africa, including Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Cote de Ivoire, among others.
Undersea cable cuts disrupt data, voice services across West African - ITREALMS
A press statement available to ITREALMS from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) endorsed by the Director, Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka, he said that the cuts occurred somewhere in Cote de’Ivoire and Senegal, with an attendant disruption in Portugal.

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Night travel: Over 80 passengers robbed, vehicle set ablaze+video – ITREALMS

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