Nigeria news today headlines : Thursday 26th March 2020

Nigeria news today headlines : Thursday 26th March 2020

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Why l Suspended Traditional Breaking Of Kola-Nuts In Asaba –Monarch

ASABA  – Adhering to public health precautions to discourage the spread of the Coronavirus, the Asagba of Asaba, Prof. Chike Edozien, has directed for temporary suspension of the traditional breaking of kola-nuts in the community.  Although Delta State was yet to record any case as of Wednesday, the reason for the suspension of that aspect

Covid-19: Pay Attention To Motor Parks, NURTW Tells Federal, State Govts

 The Nigeria Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has urged the Federal and state governments to initiate measures aimed at securing motor parks to ensure they do not become major avenues for the spread of Coronavirus.  Prof. Ibikunle Baruwa, President of the union, made the call in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.  Baruwa also

Panic Buying As Kwara Closes Markets, Bans Commercial Transports

 Residents of Ilorin have started going to the markets in large numbers to make last minute shopping as the Kwara Government closes non-food markets, commercial motor parks, mosques and churches in the state.  Residents were seen thronging the Ipata Market to make their purchases. Some of them said that they were out to shop for

27-Year-Old Man Jailed 12 Months For Cyber Crime, $825 Theft

 A Federal High Court in Osogbo, on Wednesday, sentenced one Akinlade Dare, 27, to 12 months jail term with hard labour for cyber crime and stealing.  Dare had earlier pleaded guilty to the charge of stealing 825 US dollars.  The Presiding Judge, Justice Peter Lifu, sentenced him to Ilesa correctional facility due to the magnitude

Bauchi Governor’s Brother Kidnapped

The older brother to the Bauchi State Governor Adamu Mohammed Duguri has been kidnapped.  He was allegedly whisked away around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening at Anguwar Jaki in Bauchi metropolis.  Although efforts to reach the Police to confirm the incident have been unsuccessful, the Senior Special Assistant to the governor confirmed it to Channels

Teenager Sentenced To Six Months Community Service For Stealing Phone

A Kafanchan Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday sentenced an 18-year-old man, Blessed Samson, to six months of community service for stealing a mobile phone.  Samson was charged with theft, contrary to Section 270 of the Kaduna State Penal Code Law.  The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Johnson Ibudu, had told the court that one Charity John of Takau

Covid-19: Telcos Move To Ensure Hitch-Free Telecoms Services

 Telecommunications operators under the aegis of Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), has taken far-reaching decisions and made strong recommendations on how best to manage telecoms operations throughout the Coronavirus outbreak.  The Association which rose from an emergency meeting recently also charged the Federal Government to ensure hitch-free services in spite of the

Zinox Gets Coveted QMS SON Certificate

Zinox Technologies Limited, has bagged the coveted Quality Management Systems (QMS) certificate of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON).  Equally important, Zinox was issued the certificate on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. The certification confers an unerring mark of quality on the various products and solutions under the Zinox stable, for implementing and maintaining a management

Global Smartphone Shipments Dropped 38% In February

Global smartphone shipments tumbled 38 per cent year-on-year in the month of February 2020, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics.  It was the biggest fall ever in the history of the worldwide smartphone market.  Linda Sui, Director at Strategy Analytics, said: “Global smartphone shipments tumbled a huge 38 per cent annually from 99.2

‘Cyber Attacks, Disruptive Events Affect 80% Of Organisations In MEA Region’

Dell Technologies Global Data Protection Index 2020 Snapshot has revealed that organisations in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) on average are managing almost 73 per cent more data than they were a year ago.  With this surge in data comes inherent challenges. The vast majority (81 per cent) of respondents reported their current data

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