NFF Seeks EPL COVID-19 Waiver For England-Based Players Cape Verde Match

NFF Seeks EPL COVID-19 Waiver For England-Based Players Cape Verde Match

President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, says the federation has made an appeal to the UK government to allow Super Eagles players to feature in the 2022 World Cup qualifier against Cape Verde on Tuesday. In an interview with CNN, Pinnick said it would be painful if the UK-based players were stopped from playing against Cape Verde by the UK government’s COVID-19 restrictions. The English Premier announced last month that its clubs would not release players for international matches played in red-list countries. Cape Verde falls within the countries listed…

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Sexual Harassment Has Drastically Reduced In Nollywood – Ruth Kadiri

Sexual Harassment Has Drastically Reduced In Nollywood – Ruth Kadiri

Top actress, Ruth Kadiri Ezerika, has declared that sexual harassment is a phenomenon common among the up-and-coming actors in Nollywood. According to the mother of one, 80 percent of sexual harassment in the industry takes place among people struggling to find their feet. “I don’t think there’s so much sexual harassment anymore. I’m saying this because I’ve grown to a point where nobody can say nonsense to me. But I have my ears to the ground, I don’t have a lot of people coming to me saying this person requested sex…

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Alleged Infidelity: “I’m A Patient Woman, I Am Not A Fool, Innocent” Annie Idibia Warns Her Husband Tuface

Alleged Infidelity: “I’m A Patient Woman, I Am Not A Fool, Innocent” Annie Idibia Warns Her Husband Tuface

The Internet has been on fire since popular Nigerian actress, Annie Idibia, in a now-deleted Instagram story post, accused her husband, Innocent Idibia fondly called Tuface, of infidelity. Annie claimed that the singer spent nights under the same roof with one of his baby mamas, Pero, after taking his kids to Disneyland. She also urged Tuface to do better and also indicted the singer’s manager, Efe. Annie further claimed that Tuface’s baby mamas use the children they have with the singer to manipulate him. She also said Tuface’s family never found…

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CBN eNaira Set To Be Launched On Oct. 1st

CBN eNaira Set To Be Launched On Oct. 1st

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently released new guidelines on how the state-backed digital currency (e-Naira) will be regulated, designed, and issued. The CBN Digital Currency (CBDC) is scheduled to be launched on the 1st of October. The CBDC tagged eNaira is expected to be a legal tender for the entire country, it will be accessible to both bank account and non-account holders, according to a CBN presentation seen by TechCabal. Consumer Wallets In order to meet the October deadline, a three-tier consumer “speed wallet” system will be issued by the…

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Nigeria Partners Butt Inc On eNaira Project.

Nigeria Partners Butt Inc On eNaira Project.

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced the formal engagement of the global Fintech company, Bitt Inc., as the Technical Partner for its digital currency, named eNaira, which is due to be unveiled later in the year. This development was disclosed in Abuja by the Governor of the Central Bank, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, who listed the benefits of the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) to include increased cross-border trade, accelerated financial inclusion, cheaper and faster remittance inflows, easier targeted social interventions, as well as improvements in monetary policy effectiveness,…

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Telecommunication Services Provided key Connectivity Platforms Following The Pandemic-Induced Movement Restrictions

Telecommunication Services Provided key Connectivity Platforms Following The Pandemic-Induced Movement Restrictions

The COVID-19 pandemic posed an extraordinary test for the entire global community considering several social isolation measures mandated to curb the spread of the coronavirus. For this reason, the telecommunications industry provided businesses and individuals with connectivity, which fostered resilience as the world grappled with the pandemic At the peak of the isolation, internet traffic in Europe increased by about 70% while demand for streaming services grew by at least 12%, according to KPMG UK survey, with some of the streaming service providers having to lower video quality to manage…

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The Bold Decisions CISOs Need To Make Today

The Bold Decisions CISOs Need To Make Today

CISOs are entering a golden period of opportunity to take decisive action to shape their security strategy for the future of work, says Kevin Brown, managing director, BT Security This is a rare opportunity to drive an agenda that puts security at the heart of every future step. And we know that business leaders are receptive: security has shot up the boardroom agenda, with 58% of business leaders noting improving data and network security as the issue of most importance to the organization over the past year More than ever,…

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EFCC Identifies Lekki As Hotbed Of Cyber Crime In Nigeria

EFCC Identifies Lekki As Hotbed Of Cyber Crime In Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has identified the Lekki area of Lagos State as the hotbed of cybercrime in Nigeria. The anti-graft agency made this known in a post titled, ‘Lekki now a hotbed of cybercrime – EFCC’, on its Facebook page on Friday. Data released by the agency showed that 402 suspects were arrested in three months. EFCC specifically identified Ajah, Badore, Victoria Garden City, Sangotedo and Oniru areas of Lekki as having many internet fraudsters in the state. The data also showed that many of the arrested…

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Ekiti 2022 Guber: PDP Releases Timetable, Commences Sale Of Forms Sept 13

Ekiti 2022 Guber: PDP Releases Timetable, Commences Sale Of Forms Sept 13

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday released its timetable and schedule of activities in early preparation for the June 18, 2022, Ekiti Governorship election. A statement by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said that the release of the timetable was “the timetable, the National Working Committee (NWC) has approved the Sales of Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms from Monday, September 13 to Thursday, September 30, 2021, with Tuesday, October 5, 2021, as the last date for the submission of forms.” The PDP NWC also fixed the screening of…

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Breaking Free Of Traditional Network Rollout Processes With Ericsson Intelligent Deployment

Breaking Free Of Traditional Network Rollout Processes With Ericsson Intelligent Deployment

With the introduction of 5G and cloud-based applications like virtualization, network deployment is becoming more complex and in need of revision. Ericsson Intelligent Deployment uses technologies like AI and ML to reduce 5G rollout complexity and offer communications service providers innovative ways to make more intelligent investment decisions. #Networks #AI #5G Widespread adoption of cloud-based services and virtualization, network deployments, upgrades, and expansion are making network deployment and evolution more complex. These include increased levels of the following: Spectrum complexity and an increasing volume of parameters to be monitored Small-cell densification, making logistics and integration…

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