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NCC seizes N36.1 million broadcast items, apprehends two suspects

NCC seizes N36.1 million broadcast items, apprehends two suspects

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), said it has seized broadcast contrivance worth N36.1 million in Delta. Augustine Amodu, the NCC Director of Enforcement, made the disclosure in Warri, while speaking with journalists. Mr. Amodu said that two suspects were also apprehended by the enforcement team and were currently detained at the facilities of the National

INEC alleges illegal registration centre in Kwara, where people use CorelDraw to alter scanned PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has uncovered an illegal voter registration centre in Offa, Kwara State.   INEC Administrative Secretary in Kwara, Mr. Paul Atser, made this known in a statement in Ilorin on Friday.   “It has come to the notice of Independent National Electoral Commission, Kwara State, that some unscrupulous persons

Nigeria’s mobile phone penetration hits 84 per cent

•Value of eCommerce sector to hit $13b Mobile phone penetration in Nigeria appears to be on the upward swing, as the number of subscribers grew astronomically in 2017 resulting in 84 per cent penetration from 53 per cent in 2016 for both features and smart phones. This growth has been fuelled by the availability of

Accident Investigation Bureau Probes DANA Air Incident

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has begun investigation into Tuesday’s Dana Air incident at the Port- Harcourt Airport. Its spokesman, Tunji Oketumbi, said a team from the bureau, led by the director of operations, Capt. Dayyabu Danraka, was already on ground in Port Harcourt for investigation into the incident. The team is expected to unravel

FG Launches Maiden Edition of Nigeria International Petroleum Summit, NIPS in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari, represented by the Secretary of the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha launched the maiden edition of the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit, NIPS, in Abuja on Monday. NIPS, according to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Folasade Esan, represents ”Nigeria’s contribution to the quest for a sustainable platform for

Digital Switch-over Launch: Gov. Ugwuanyi procures 10,000 set top boxes for low income rural dwellers

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration in keeping with its rural development agenda has procured 10,000 set top boxes for distribution free of charge to identified low income households across the 475 autonomous communities of the state. This is following the federal government’s launch of the Digital Switch-over (DSO) from analogue to digital television broadcasting in Enugu

All Macs, iOS devices affected by chip security flaws, Apple warns

United States tech giant, Apple, has warned that all Mac and iOS devices are affected by security vulnerabilities in central processing units. In recent days, cybersecurity experts have released information about design flaws in microchips produced or designed by such companies as Intel, AMD and Arm Holdings, which control almost all the chip market. According