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Google Unwraps Launchpad Accelerator For Africa

Google has announced a major new development, which will provide a major boost to African entrepreneurs IT NEWS NIGERIA: In line with the commitment Google CEO Sundar Pichai made to support African entrepreneurs earlier this year, we’re excited to announce Google Developers Launchpad Africa, our new hands-on comprehensive mentorship program tailored exclusively to startups based in Africa.   Building on ...

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Nigeria: Google Begins Launchpad Start Bootcamp In Lagos

*Says empowering entrepreneurs and startups essential to employment generation   IT NEWS NIGERIA: Google yesterday announced the kick off of its inaugural Launchpad Start bootcamp in Lagos, Nigeria. According to the company, Launchpad is Google’s mentorship-driven global startup program which has a goal of driving real success for startups. The 5-day program will focus on helping early-stage startups improve their ...

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Security: ESET Offers Millions Of Undergraduates, Lecturers Free Subscription

  IT NEWS NIGERIA: The increasing usage of the internet is at an all-time high particularly among the academia ever since e-learning, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives and free Wi-Fi access on campuses sprung up into the education system.     This evolution however makes users vulnerable to large scale data breaches, ransomware attacks, uncertainties about the use of ...

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OAU Varsity Student Bags Data Bootcamp Award

Obafemi Awolowo University Undergraduate, Adeola has won Data Science Nigeria Bootcamp Hackathon IT NEWS NIGERIA: Adeola Balogun, a young female 400-level Computer Science undergraduate from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has won the Data Science Nigeria (DSN) bootcamp hackathon.   The bootcamp included very intensive hands-on classes, group learning sessions, and three individual hackathons, featuring a hands-on focus on ...

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NICADEMIA Wins USPF 2017 CHANGEMAKER CHALLENGE

  IT NEWS NIGERIA:   The Nicademia Team has emerged winner of the 2017 Changemaker Challenge organized by the Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF), a department of the Nigerian Communications Commission. The event took place in Lagos.   The Team took 1st Place after pitching its “Nicademia” platform to the panel of judges. Nicademia is an online distribution platform for ...

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Nigeria: USPF Software Challenge Excite Young Innovators

A nationwide competition that is opened to young innovators, software developers and other ICT enthusiasts from all over Nigeria   IT NEWS NIGERA:   Nigerian young App and software developers are excited as the Semi finals of the Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF) Changemaker Challenge 2017 was held at the Digital Bridge Institute, Oshodi, Lagos State on the 27th of ...

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Nigeria: Seamfix Launches BioRegistra To Transform Data Management

Bioregistra enables individuals, companies and government capture, store and access data anytime anywhere in the world Fully automated process for seamless execution of all KYC A must for today’s business data solution in Nigeria   SEAMFIX, Nigeria’s leading provider of identity management solutions, today launched Bioregistra, an innovative data capture and data management platform.   Bioregistra is a state of ...

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Facebook Celebrates Africa’s Young Talents

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Facebook this week celebrated the achievements of a fast-growing community of African tech entrepreneurs and developers, at the first-ever TechCrunch Startup Battlefield in Africa, sponsored by Facebook.   Alongside the event, the company also hosted a week of activities bringing together hot African startups, developers, influencers and community leaders – to share ideas, learn and connect. Putting ...

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We Clean-Up Where Others Fail – Seamfix

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Identity management solutions provider, Seamfix has said organisations should trust its service because the company continues to prove successful where others have failed. This is according to its Executive Director (ED), Mr Chibuzor Onwurah while making a presentation before the leadership of Nigerian Police Co-operative Society Limited in Lagos.   BioRegistra is a state of the art, ...

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Nigeria: UNN Launches Laptop Assembly Complex

  Emembolu’s Innovation Puts UNN on Global Map As Lion Laptop Assembly Complex is Unveiled The complex to employ over 500   IT NEWS NIGERIA: University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has commissioned Nigeria’s first indigenous laptop assembly complex in Enugu State, South Eastern Nigeria.   The institution unveiled the complex during the University Founders’ Day held last Friday 6th of ...

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