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Hon (Dr) Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO,  Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM), has paid a condolence visit to the bereaved family of Mr.Chibueze Momah at their Lagos residence to convey her deepest sympathy and support for the Family. Dabiri-Erewa prayed for the Almighty God to give the family the strength to bear the irreparable loss of their son who only just graduated in Computer programming a few months before his untimely death. The father, Mr Ikechukwu Momah, on behalf of the family thanked the NIDCOM Boss and her team for the prompt visit and pleaded for a thorough investigation into the matter.…

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By Gift Olivia Samuel, The Sight News The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has flagged a new malware, HiddenAds, which has infiltrated Google Play Store that can impact device performance and jeopardize users’ privacy. In its advisory of August 8, 2022, NCC-CSIRT classified the virus, first identified by the McAfee Mobile Research Team, as high in probability and damage potential, a statement by the NCC Spokesperson, Reuben Muoka disclosed. The malware infiltrated the Google Play Store in the form of several device cleaners or optimization apps. According to the summary provided by NCC-CSIRT “Upon installation, it…

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By Victor Agi A popular maxim and doctrine in law states that “he who comes into equity must come with clean hands.” This loosely means that a court may deny equitable relief to a party who has violated good faith with respect to the subject of a particular claim being sought. As a basis for the “clean hands doctrine” in the legal profession, most regulatory institutions that are empowered to provide oversight and check compliance with extant laws from entities under their watch, are therefore morally bound to epitomize standards they hope to enforce from other entities. In section 48…

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Tyavzua Saanyol, Abuja As the price of diesel continues to rise, as well as the rise of foreign exchange, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are struggling for survival in Nigeria. Speaking at Abuja, Prince Kevwe, Chief Executive Officer of G2G-Designs, said the fashion industry was also struggling for survival. He lamented that the high cost of diesel was pushing up prices of designers’ clothes, which in turn is discouraging patronage. The CEO, said business empires in the country were currently buying diesel at the rate of N820 per litre, which has resulted in an increase in the price of finished…

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The advocacy for telecom infrastructure protection across the country by the Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC) has received royal blessings and support of the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Lekan Balogun, who has urged every citizen in Nigerian to take responsibility for the protection of telecom facilities for mutual benefit of all. The monarch, who spoke through the Ayingun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Chief Ademola Odunade, at the Village Square Dialogue (VSD) of NCC at the Mapo Hall, Ibadan recently, advised the Nigerian public “to support NCC to achieve its objectives of protecting telecoms consumer because this should be seen as a collective…

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The Senior Pastor of Living Impact Christian Centre, Pastor Wale Olasoji, has said that the present crop of politicians that brought untold hardship to Nigerians cannot bring the country out of the predicament come 2023. In his exact words, “Those that brought us here cannot take us out of here.” He was preaching to the congregation about the need for Nigerians, especially the Church to play an integral role in electing credible leaders in the forthcoming 2023 general elections. Olasoji reacted to the recent politicking by party flag bearers who all claim to know how to drive Nigeria forward from…

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A trans-border drug dealer, Pastor Anietie Okon Effiong has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, with three drums of crystal methamphetamine, locally called Mkpuru Mmiri, believed to have been imported from India. The consignment weighing 90 kilograms and loaded into a commercial bus with registration number RSH 691XC at Ojuelegba in Lagos was intercepted during a stop and search operation along Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene highway on Saturday 6th, August 2022. The dangerous drug packed 30kg in each drum was meant for Pastor Anietie Okon Effiong, who was arrested in a follow up operation at Oron…

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The National Coalition Group (NCG), has inaugurated newly elected national executives to oversee the youth wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential campaign team ahead of the 2023 general elections. The new national executives were sworn in by Mr. Francis Shoga, a representative of the NCG Board of Trustees (BOT) at the Tinubu campaign office in Wuse II Abuja, on Friday. Shoga urged the newly elected executives who are drawn from all walks of life, to use their wealth of experience to strategize programmes and events that will not only educate, but enlighten Nigerians on why the APC presidential…

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The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) in collaboration with the FCT Correspondents’ Chapel has begun the training of 100 journalists on data journalism, fact-checking, open source investigation, mobile and multimedia journalism among others.   The Master Class training is designed to expose journalists to the fundamentals, principles and rudiments of modern day journalism instead of conventional way of storytelling and narrative journalism. The training program is part of an initiative by the newly inaugurated executive of the Chapel sworn in on 21st of May 2022, to build the capacity of its members while carrying out their statutory assignments. The training…

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By Gift Olivia Samuel, The Sight News ABUJA: Following the continued spate of insecurity in Nigeria, the civil advocacy organization, Connected Development, CODE is launching a Monthly Security Dossier (MSD) that will serve as security advisory to policy makers, security agencies and most importantly, inform citizens on how best to take action. CODE’s Chief Executive, Hamzat Lawal, who made this known to Journalists on Friday in Abuja, noted that Nigeria is amongst the countries with the highest number of terror-related deaths with no one getting punished by these deaths, adding that the dossier is the organisation’s response to the security…

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