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Networking Device You should know (Networking 101)

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In your Networking career. there are some basic device you ought to be conversant with.

Hub

A hub is a common connection point for devices in a network. 
Hubs are commonly used to connect devices to a LAN. It contains multiple ports. 
When a packet is sent at one port, it is copied to the other ports so that all segments of the LAN can see all packets.
In a hub packets is received by all the devices connected to it.

Bridges


A network bridge is a computer networking device that creates a single aggregate network.

basically a bridge, bridges or joins two networks that are using the same communication protocol,
from multiple communication networks or network segments. A bridge work with Mac-addresses
Bridging is performed in the first two layers of the OSI model, below the network layer.




Switch

A network switch, a layer 2(Data link) device,and also a layer 3(Network layer) device in the OSI model.
For the Layer 2 Switch it uses only mac-address, while the layer 3 switch uses both ip address and mac-address

A switch is a computer networking device that connects devices together on a computer network, 
by using packet switching to receive, process and forward data to the destination device.
A switch uses mac-addresses and it’s sends packet to it’s respective destination.



Router

A router is a networking device that forwards data packets between computer networks. 
Routers perform the traffic directing functions on the Internet. 
its a layer 3 device of the OSI model, it uses IP address.
A data packet basically is pushed from one router to another 
through the networks that comprises the internetwork until it reaches its destination node.

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Thugs disrupt voting in Kano gubernatorial re-run election – (Video)

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Governorship election rerun going on in some polling units in Kano state has been invaded by armed thugs, voters are being sent on their heels.

Thugs disrupt voting in Kano gubernatorial re-run election - (Video)

Video making its way on the internet shows Nigerians at Minjibir polling units running away from a point of attack by thugs.

The images below is from a tweet by a user, @_olayinka with the caption,

@APCNigeria thugs attacked @OfficialPDPNig agents and invaded the entire Polling Units in Kibiya LG.#KanoDecides2019 #KanoRerun.

Thugs disrupt voting in Kano gubernatorial re-run election - (Video)

Thugs disrupt voting in Kano gubernatorial re-run election - (Video)

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AIT owner, Raymond Dokpesi, arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

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The owner of African Independent Television (AIT), Raymond Dokpesi has been arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe airport for reasons unrevealed.

The news is coming from the verified Twitter account of the television network, they wrote.

“Breaking: Chief Raymond Dokpesi has been arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport on return from medical treatment /operation at the American Hospital Dubai. Reasons have not been given yet for the arrest”.

AIT owner, Raymond Dokpesi, arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

Following the news, Chief Raymond has been released, according to the update from AIT.


UPDATE: Media magnate, Raymond Dokpesi, has been released after over an hour of detention at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on Friday afternoon.”

AIT owner, Raymond Dokpesi, arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

Let’s talk about Raymond Dokpesi.

According to online sources, Dokpesi is Nigerian media businessman born in 1951 in Ibadan, Nigeria. His parents are from Agenebode, Edo state in a family including six sisters siblings. He entered the Nigerian mass media industry with his company DAAR Communications and set-up the Nigerian TV network Africa Independent Television (AIT).

Raymond Dokpesi was the organising committee chairman of the People’s Democratic Party national conference in 2015.

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