For better experiences and engagements with the digital space to creatively solve problems, an Abuja-based firm, Logiscool, has tutored 48 journalists on coding in the Federal Capital Territory
2 Feb 2020
When you hear “Software developer/Engineer”, you envisage a young man or woman putting on a jean, sneakers and carrying a laptop bag, sometimes wearing a cap. However, Prosper Otemuyiwa also known as Unicodeveloper is defying this stereotype. He walks in, clad in a crisp well-ironed native, he clarifies that it is a precaution against the…
10 Apr 2019
With research showing that if governments harness the full economic potential of the Internet, Africa could add $300 billion to its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2025, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina, and other experts have charged Africans to embrace technology. According to them, with 70 per cent of all…
19 Jan 2019
“If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity, but you are not sure you can do it, say yes- then learn how to do it later!”- Richard Branson SCHOOL rewards people for their memory. Life rewards people for their creativity and ability to solve problems. School rewards caution, life rewards daring. School hails those who live…
17 Nov 2018
Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin is a Nigerian social entrepreneur passionate about quality education in technology and promoting the cause and advancement of vulnerable young girls and women in underserved and underprivileged communities in Nigeria.
15 Jun 2018
The African Development Bank, together with partners – The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook – launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. By training youth in demand-driven Information and Communications Technology (ICT) curriculum and matching graduates directly with ICT employers, this new Program prepares Africa’s youth for tomorrow’s…
2 Mar 2018
Lagos State Government said that it would have trained one million residents on coding by 2030 to make them to compete favourable for employments globally.
15 Dec 2017
Coding education has been identified as critical to prepare young people with requisite skills for future jobs and that is why governments must embrace the programme to reduce unemployment, Mr. Olajide Ajayi, ambassador Africa Code Week Nigeria, in a chat with Nigeria CommunicationsWeek underscored the benefits of learning to code at a young age. Ajayi…
24 Feb 2017
No fewer than 160 secondary school students in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja have been trained in computer coding technique by Finland government in partnership with Ventures Platform...
6 Jan 2017
In a bid to make computer science more accessible to millions of youths around the world, Microsoft Nigeria has trained over 10,000 Nigerian youths on Minecraft Hour of Code Designer during the 2016 Computer Science Education Week.