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3 Dec
Data Science Nigeria (DSN) is to raise one million artificial intelligence (Al) talents for over two billion people in emerging markets.
29 Sep 2021
Data Science Nigeria (DSN), a non-governmental organisation that is building Artificial Intelligence (AI) knowledge, research, and innovation ecosystem in Nigeria, has delivered another programme through its AI for Energy Hackathon.     The programme sponsored by NNPC/CNL JV (CNL) was created for participants to develop Artificial Intelligence solutions for Carbon Reduction in the energy sector, with…
8 May 2021
The successful launch of the “Learn at Home” audio e-learning platform, which provides free, online, and unlimited learning access to more than 100 million Nigerian youths across different levels of education, has reinforced the need for government at all levels to leverage technology to percolate access to quality and inclusive learning. The initiative, which is…
9 Aug 2020
Data Science Nigeria (DSN) has won the best poster award at the 21st edition of the ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC’ 20), the world’s premier conference on the interface of economics and computer science. The conference held virtually between July 13 and 17, 2020 and was organised by the Association for Computing Machinery, New York, United States.
18 Dec 2019
Experts have stressed on technology trainings, especially Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Programming to drive economic growth in Nigeria.
31 Oct 2018
The possibilities of Artificial Intelligence as the ultimate game-changer in the 21st century was demonstrated at the recently concluded Data Science Nigeria 1-day Artificial Intelligence for Financial Inclusion Summit and its 5-day residential Artificial Intelligence hands-on Bootcamp with 11 leading international visiting Artificial Intelligence experts, 5 dial-in tutors and over 16 industry leaders who shared their thoughts on Artificial Intelligence applications in finance, telecommunications, retail, manufacturing, energy and consulting.
17 Oct 2018
Akin Banuso is Microsoft Country General Manager for Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroun.  His mandate is to drive the overall country business performance...
27 Sep 2018
Data Science Nigeria will next month host its annual summit and bootcamp focused on the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in financial inclusion strategy, with specific focus on understanding the financially excluded segment, use of alternative data (geospatial, social media, mobile footprint, psychographics) in developing credit risk scoring algorithm, and building simpler AI-enabled financial delivery interfaces.
6 Jun 2018
Data Science Nigeria (DSN) will unveil the phase 1 of its Data Science Community Centre and Artificial Intelligence Hub for cross-industry and academic research, on the campus of the University of Lagos. The Hub will officially be launched on Friday, the 8th of June, at 11 a.m. on the university campus with the Vice Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe and Dr. Uyi Stewart, Director, Global Development Strategy, Data & Analytics, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, USA, in attendance.
31 Oct 2017
Data Science Nigeria (DSN), a non-profit initiated by MTN’s executive, Mr Bayo Adekanmbi is driving industry-level discussions about Nigeria’s need to build its big data/machine learning ecosystem, with the goal of being well positioned to access a 10 percent share of the global data analytics outsourcing market, which is expected to garner $5.9 billion by…
12 Jan 2017
In line with its vision of making Nigeria the Data Science outsourcing hub for Africa before 2019, and creating one million new jobs in the next 10 years, Data Science Nigeria is set to hold...
11 Jan 2017
As part of its vision to make Nigeria the Data Science outsourcing hub for Africa before 2019 and create one million new jobs in the next 10 years, Data Science Nigeria...


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