Nigeria needs chief information officer at the presidency, says Yele Okeremi
Dr. Yele Okeremi, the president of Institute of Software Practitioner of Nigeria (ISPON), in this interview with ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, spoke on the need for the country to have a chief information officer (CIO) at the Presidency, He also disclosed plans by the body of software practitioners to engage the startup community among other issues. Excerpts…
Ex-IGP Smith, others join 9jaSAFE Award board as nomination begins
Former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Musiliu Smith and former military governor of Ondo State, Rear Admiral Sunny Olukoya (rtd) have been appointed as governing board members for the 2018 edition of the Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence Hall of Fame (9jaSAFE Award). Also on the list of the newly-formed governing board are Chief Executive…
Value of unlicensed software in Nigeria drops to $123 million
Usage value of unlicensed software in Nigeria appears to be plummeting; this is going by the latest statistics from the Business Software Alliance (BSA).The report obtained by The Guardian on Monday, the June edition, with the title: Software Management: Security Imperative, Business Opportunity....
Angst as foreign software gulp $20bn from Nigeria
Dr. Yele Okeremi, new president, Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) has warned that Nigeria cannot continue to snub indigenous development, insisting that the wealth of any nation depends majorly on human capital that is well harnessed.
Operators decry software importation from Estonia, Sweden, India
Software practitioners in the country are seriously miffed by what they described as the increasing importation of foreign software from countries including Estonia, Sweden, India, among others.
Software practitioners seek action on local content policy
Software practitioners in the country were united on the need for federal government to expedite action on the implementation and enforcement of the various executive orders on local content at the 2018 president’s dinner of Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) held over the weekend. Olorogun, James Emadoye, president, ISPON, said that the advancement…
Stakeholders hinge fourth industrial revolution on local content development
For Nigeria to partake fully in the next industrial revolution, which is the fourth, local content development must be a priority.This was the submission of stakeholders, who gathered at the weekend for the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) President’s Dinner.
ISPON gathers stakeholders to discuss Nigeria’s fourth industry revolution
Preparation for Nigeria’s 4th industrial revolution will be the centre of discussion at the fourth coming Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) President’s Dinner. According to President of ISPON, Olorogun James Emadoye, the event, which is scheduled for April 6 in Lagos, has its theme as“The Fourth Industrial Revolution, A Golden Opportunity for Nigeria…
ICT import spending costs $2.8 billion yearly
Ibrahim, represented by the former Acting DG and Director, Corporate Strategy and Research, Dr. Vincent Olatunji, said the success of an indigenous solution such as the Treasury Single Account (TSA), policy of the Federal Government was a case in point.
ISPON sees legislations improve patronage of local software
The Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) is of the opinion that legislations on the part of government can adequately improve patronage of local software in the country.