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NCS Conference: Nigeria Must Build Local Capacity To Succeed In IT – NITDA DG Pantami

*Trained over 740 in digital technology and deployed 86 digital learning centres for local capacity Isaiah Onwuanumba Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has said the nation must build local capacity to solve problems to be relevant and successful in IT. NITDA DG, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami was speaking on day two of the ongoing 27th ...

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Facebook, Afrinolly rollout ‘Facebook for Creators’ Training

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Aimed at empowering creative communities across Nigeria, Facebook and Afrinolly today announced the start of its new ‘Facebook for Creators’ training programme – designed to equip the next generation of content creators with the skills to thrive in a digital world.   Focused on creative entrepreneurs and journalism students, the multi-city creative training also aims to help ...

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Artificial Intelligence Will be Net Job creator – Gartner

*AI will create 2.3 Million jobs in 2020 while eliminating 1.8 Million   IT NEWS NIGERIA: A global research body, Gartner has revealed that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be a net job creator while at the same time eliminate some in global technology ecosystem by 2020. In a latest study, it stated that AI will introduce new opportunities and challenges ...

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Samsung Unveils Galaxy J4, J6 and A6+ in Nigeria

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Samsung Electronics Co. Limited of  Korea (“Samsung”)has launched the latest additions to its Galaxy J family, Galaxy J4 and J6, as well as the Galaxy A6+, in Nigeria. The devices were formally unveiled in Lagos, Nigeria on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018. The J-series is a mid-range Smartphone series whilst the A6+ is in the high-end category.Samsung Electronics ...

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Building Capacity Key To Nigeria Software Development – New ISPON Executive

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The newly elected Executives of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) have said building adequate human capacity is the only way to guarrantee Nigeria’s future in global multi-billion dollars software industry. Speaking to the Media in Lagos weekend, ISPON President, Dr. Yele Okeremi said this is the reason why the current National Executive Council’s agenda ...

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ITU Telecom World 2018: NCC To Showcase Nigerian SMEs, Innovators

NCC will showcase Nigerian SMEs, innovators and their innovations at ITU Telecom World in Durban   IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced today that it will showcase the nation’s Medium-sized Enterprise (SMEs) , innovators and their innovations at the forthcoming International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom World which holds in Durban, South Africa from September 10-13. A statement signed by ...

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Financial Inclusion: NCC To Ensure Telecoms Infrastructure Integrity, Responsive Regulation – EVC

*NCC committed to Government’s 80% adults target by 2020    IT NEWS NIGERIA: Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has announced that he will ensure responsive regulation and integrity of telecoms infrastructure network that support innovative payment platforms driving Financial Inclusion in the country. NCC boss revealed this on Tuesday at the onging Digital ...

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Commonwealth Launches New Platform For Digital Education Skills

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has launched an online platform named Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA), according to a statement weekend. It added that the move is in recognition of  the need for digital education skills for lifelong learning and access to quality education for all in the commonwealth countries and that it is ...

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Nigerian UTRUCKIT.NG Bags UN Summit Award

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Nigeria based startup UTRUCKIT.NG, with expertise in the provision of logistic solution has received the United Nations World Summit Award ​in​ ​the​ ​​SMART​ ​SETTLEMENTS​ ​&​ ​URBANIZATION​ ​category for 2017​ ​​at​ ​the World​ ​Summit​ Awards Winners’ ​Global​ ​Congress, held ​in​ ​Vienna​, Austrialia March 20-22 2018.       Programos​ ​Foundation,​ Nigeria’s​ ​coordinating​ ​civil​ ​society​ ​organization​ ​for​ ​the​ ...

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THE AFRICA CHANNEL to PRESENT INAUGURAL ZANZIBAR TV SERIES FESTIVAL 2018

  IT NEWS NIGERIA:   The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) and DISCOP Zanzibar announce yesterday that The Africa Channel, the largest broadcaster of Africa-themed content in North America, as the official sponsor of the inaugural TV Series Festival 2018.       ZIFF Festival Director Fabrizio Colombo said: “As the lines between TV, film and digital content blur, it ...

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