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Digital technology

21 Jan
Nigerians have been urged to leverage the digital space to foster economic growth and increase the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
17 Dec
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, yesterday, charged stakeholders on adoption of digital technology for effective and efficient justice delivery in the country.
29 Nov
The Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NIStructE) has advocated the use of digital technology to confront challenges in the built environment.
26 Nov
The Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR) has stated that the institute would leverage digital technology to boost information accessibility and improve retail participation in the capital market.
13 Nov
It was Frederick Douglass who noted that, “it is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” Popular as this may appear, the possibility of its actualisation requires
11 Oct
From the energy that goes into making smartphones to the fact that even emails create carbon emissions, the world's internet addiction comes with costs to the climate.
12 Feb 2021
New figures show that Nigeria has the highest number of internet users in all of Africa – and some of the best internet penetration in the continent, with 61.1% of our population now online. This compares to an African average of 39.3% – and just 13.9% and 12.7% in our neighbours in Chad and Guinea,…
13 Nov 2020
The Director-General of the Nigerian College of Accountancy (NCA), Jos, Plateau State, Dr. Kayode Fasua, has called on accountants and allied professionals to expect more disruption by digital technology.
9 Nov 2020
The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Africa Prudential, Obong Idiong, has pointed out value creation and digital technology diversification as the key drivers of the company’s Q3 robust performance.
27 Oct 2020
High Water Art International School has embarked on training youth on digital technology.   Chief Executive Officer, High Water Art International, Ms. Mary Olohijie Ileogben, said the academy prepares youth who cannot afford higher education to get skills that would make them more useful to their communities.   Speaking on ‘Our Nigeria today and the…
24 Sep 2020
Lagos State Government is set to improve adult literacy education through digital technology and programme on television and radio to boost the sector during the post-COVID-19 pandemic. Director of the state-owned Agency for Mass Education, Mrs Olukemi Kalesanwo, at a webinar in commemoration of this year’s International Literacy Day, said the COVID-19 crisis is a…
15 Jul 2020
The Federal Government has inaugurated an Implementation Steering Committee for the Nigerian National Broadband Plan 2020-2025. The new broadband plan, which hopes to have 90 per cent of the population connected to broadband Internet, is equally targeting 70 per cent broadband penetration in another five years.


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Seven governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress governorship aspirants in Ekiti State have withdrawn from the ongoing primary election. The aspirants — Kayode Mojo, Demola Popoola, Femi Bamisile, Bamidele Faparusi, Dayo Adeyeye, Opeyemi Bamidele and Afolabi Oluwasola — are protesting alleged irregularities in the conduct of party primaries. “The seven aspirants herein received with…
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Cyber defenses for US drinking water supplies are "absolutely inadequate" and vulnerable to large-scale disruption by hackers, a senior official said Thursday. "There's inadequate resilience to even a criminal sector," the official said. "The threshold of resilience is not what it needs to be." President Joe Biden has attempted to address infrastructure cybersecurity but is…
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French bailiffs have seized 230,000 euros ($260,000) from Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema over his conviction last year for complicity in a bid to blackmail former France team-mate, Mathieu Valbuena, with a sex tape, a source familiar with the case said Thursday. A court-ordered Benzema in November to pay a fine, damages and legal costs…