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Niger State partners USADF on agric, energy, youth enterprise

The Niger state government is to partner the United States African Development Foundation (USADF) in agricultural value-chain, off-grid energy and youth enterprises. The agreement between Niger State Government and USADF was reached during a high-level discussion at the headquarters of the fund in Washington, DC. This was contained in a statement from Washington, DC by […]

Dangote unveils BlocMaster in Benin, Asaba

Dangote Cement Plc has unveiled a new cement product, BlocMaster in Benin City and Asaba, following its official launch in Lagos a few weeks ago. The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr Joe Makoju, who was represented by the company’s National Sales Director, Adeyemi Fajobi, at the launch, was quoted to […]

Vodacom steps up STEM initiative with annual interschool robotics training launch

As the world progresses further into the fourth industrial revolution, there has never been a better time to infuse some much needed STEM training in the education sector. As a means to enable the education sector advance teaching and learning programmes into the fourth industrial revolution, Vodacom Business Nigeria recently organised a one day robotics […]

Lagos seeks partnership to develop innovation cluster

The Commissioner for Lagos State Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr. Hakeem Fahm, stated this while speaking at the ICT Cluster Visioning Workshop for the KITE@Yaba project. The state government had earlier this year, announced the commencement of the Yaba ICT Cluster project known as Knowledge, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (KITE)@Yaba. Fahm, who is the […]

WARIF goes Live with SAP® people connect 365

SAP today announced that the Women At Risk International Foundation (WARIF), a nonprofit that combats sexual violence, rape and human trafficking of girls and women across Nigeria, has gone live with the SAP® People Connect 365 mobile service from the SAP Digital Interconnect group. Using automated keywords, templates and workflows along with channels such as […]

NCC discloses plans to establish industry code to regulate internet access

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has concluded plans to establish internet industry code of practice to regulate internet access and services in the country. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, made this known at a Stakeholders’ Consultation Forum on the Establishment of Internet Industry Code of Practice on Friday in […]

U.S. Consulate Supports Robotics Workshop for 303 Teachers, 187 Students

For the second consecutive year, the United States Consulate General in collaboration with RoboRave International, a U.S.-based tech academy, has concluded a week-long robotics workshop for 303 teachers and 187 students. The participating students and teachers were from 29 public and private schools across Lagos, Ogun, and Edo states as well as the Federal Capital […]

Ikeja Electric Bags Award For Commitment To Safety

For its strict adherence to high safety policy and commitment to safety of life, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), Nigeria’s leading Electricity Distribution Company has been honoured with the 2018 WSO-NG Concerned Organization of the Year. The award, which was presented by the World Safety Organizations (WSO), an International Association of HSE Professionals, is in recognition of […]

NCAC, Rivers commends Airtel for NAFEST 2018 Sponsorship

The National Council for Arts & Culture (NCAC) and the River State Government have commended leading telecommunications service provider, Airtel for its sponsorship of the 2018 National Festival of Arts And Culture (NAFEST) hosted by Rivers. According to Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Director General, National Council for Arts & Culture and Chairman, National Planning Committee of […]

President Buhari to declare open ENigeria 2018

The National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) is the Federal Government arm responsible for regulating, developing and implementing the National IT Policy in collaboration with relevant stakeholders. It provides a platform for brainstorming on emerging technologies, local innovation and relevant ICT issues for the socio-economic development of Nigeria. It is also a platform that brings […]

FG, BOI loan excites Niger Traders

The Federal Government in collaboration with the Bank of Industry has disbursed N3,000,000 to 30,000 petty traders in Niger State. The programme, Tradermoni, targets two million petty traders across the country for a free N10,000 for each trader with repayment tenure of six months. The programme Supervisor, Adenle Adedotun, disclosed this to newsmen at the […]

ATCON Parleys FCO & DFiD on improving digital inclusion, cybersecurity in Nigeria

The meeting held at the ATCON Secretariat, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, focused on three key areas- connectivity, digital inclusion and cybersecurity. Leader of the delegation, Mr Dirk Danino-Forsyth said he was very pleased to meet the President and other NEC members who, through ATCON’s advocacies, have grown the telecom and  ICT  sector  in  a  remarkable […]

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