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UK TO SUPPORT EFCC ANTI-CORRUPTION FIGHT WITH DIGITAL FORENSIC TECHNOLOGY

Paddy Kerr, Anti-Corruption Lead-United Kingdom National Crime Agency, Nigeria, has described the Digital Forensic Laboratory of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as a “Centre of Excellence” for every law enforcement agency in Nigeria.  According to him, the United Kingdom government had invested £500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand Pounds) in …

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PDP CONDOLES VICTIMS OF KATSINA WINDSTORM

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) commiserates with the Government and people of Katsina state over the devastating rainstorm that ravaged communities leading to death of 44 innocent citizens and large-scale destruction of property in the state. The party said it is painful that such disaster re-occurred in the state barely …

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SARAKI COMMISERATES WITH VICTIMS OF KASTINA, OGUN FLOOD

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, expressed heartfelt condolences with the people and government of Katsina and Ogun States over the death, injuries and loss of property occasioned by flood in the respective states. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, …

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LAGOS COMMENDS RESIDENTS CONDUCT AT WORLD CUP VIEWING CENTRES

The Lagos State Government has commended residents for their good conduct at the eight World Cup Viewing Centres throughout the period of the just concluded 2018 FIFA World Cup.   Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr. Kweku Adedayo Tandoh, in a statement on Tuesday, said throughout the one month …

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FOREX: RETAIL SMIS GETS $358 MILLION

ABUJA – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday, July 13, 2018 injected the sum of $358 million into the Retail Secondary Market Intervention sales (SMIS). Confirming the figure, the Bank’s Acting Director of Corporate Communications, Mr. Isaac Okorafor noted that the figure was meant to address foreign exchange …

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INSPIRING: TEENAGE WORLD CUP SENSATION KYLIAN MPAPPE GIFTS $500,000 TO CHARITY

Though Kylian Mbappé was already turning heads and lighting up the pitch at Parc des Princes, the 19-year-old has shot into the national limelight after this summer’s 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament, winning over football and non-football fans alike. Having helped led Les Bleus to their second World Cup victory, along with being named …

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DRAKE’S IN MY FEELINGS HITS NUMBER ONE ON BILLBOARD HOT 100

It’s been two and a half weeks since Drake released Scorpion but songs from the project are still topping the charts. Drizzy’s “In My Feelings” hit No. 1 on the Hot 100 chart – his third Hot 100 No. 1 from the album after “Nice For What” and “God’s Plan.” The song quickly rose …

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MINISTER TASKS DSO STAKEHOLDERS ON CONTENT

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has tasked stakeholders in the Digital Switch Over (DSO) to carry out a detailed research on understanding consumers’ preferred content and means of delivery, in view of the growing influence of the internet in sharing videos. The Minister gave the task …

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FORBES TOP TEN: HIGHEST PAID ENTERTAINERS OF 2018

Forbes has just released its annual list of the highest-paid entertainers for 2018, consisting between a mix of athletes, musicians and, of course, actors. Taking the top spot this year is boxer Floyd Mayweather with $285 million USD, who was able to take the leap to first place mostly due to the earnings …

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