Wike alleges NSA plans to use ISPs to shutdown internet access during elections

103.67mn active users may be affected Nyesom Wike, governor of Nigeria’s sub-national oil-rich Rivers State has accused the Federal Government of planning to use the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) to ask all internet service providers (ISPs) to shutdown internet access during the forthcoming elections. To achieve that Wike alleged that ONSA has directed […]

Wike signs Rivers’ N480.411bn 2019 appropriation bill into law

N78.9bn FG refund deepens rift between Rivers' main rival political parties

…as 2018 budget achieved 79% performance Nyesom Wike, governor of oil-rich sub-national Rivers state, has signed the state’s 2019 appropriation bill of N480.411 billion into law, with a pledge to sustain the tempo of development of the state. The budget of N480,411,324,647 was passed by the Rivers State House of Assembly following its presentation by the […]

Infrastructure, water, education get N83b in Kano

Jacob Ajakaiye in Kano  Development of infrastructure, provision of water and school construction received the lion share of the 2019 Kano State budget proposal  presented to the Kano State House of Assembly by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. A copy of the financial plan obtained by Business a.m. confirms this, as #83 billion out of the total […]

Nigeria to represent Africa at global Cyberlympics

Global Cyberlympics

Two Nigerian teams of cyber security professionals from a group called the “NaijaSecForce” have emerged the African Champions in Global Cyberlympics – the Olympics for cybersecurity professionals and ethical hackers around the world. NaijaSecForce and Ek0pwn3rs came first and second respectively and they are to represent Nigeria and Africa at the global stage. Both teams […]