Ministry to engage youths on digital skills amid COVID-19 lockdown
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has launched a slew of online training initiatives and programmes to engage the youth during the COVID-19 lockdown.
FG signs MoU with IBM to bridge digital literacy gap
The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Business Machine, (IBM), to bridge the huge digital literacy gap in Nigeria.
Why Nigeria must deploy brand, communication experts to boost reputation
Ikem Okuhu is a journalist with a bias for brands and marketing reportage. His love for the media and brands made him resign from jobs at ExxonMobil, United Bank for Africa (UBA) and Ecobank Nigeria where he headed the External Relations Unit. His company Reliks Media Limited, birthed brands and marketing magazine, BRANDish.
Learning the shift to creative leadership
The scientific study of leadership reveals that leadership consists of two journeys- the journey of self-discovery, which is a personal leadership journey, and the journey to creative leadership. As the inventor of the iPhone, Steve Jobs, said, it is the journey to make a dent in the universe. Actual leadership begins with personal leadership- the…
Tech giants vow to double number of women managers by 2022
Forty-five tech giants committed Wednesday to double the number of women on their management boards to 30 percent by 2022, the French presidency said.
Fresh concerns over cybercrime menace in Nigeria
Experts in the Information Communications Technology (ICT) sector have raised fresh concerns over increasing cybercrime menace in the country. According to them, the menace has taken new dimensions, as more Nigerians; including businesses are falling prey almost on a daily basis. They disclosed that criminals are now launching attacks, especially malwares on mobile devices across…
Why outage lingers nationwide, by Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has blamed the lingering epileptic power supply across the federation on distribution challenges. Although generation had improved reportedly from 4,000 to 8100 megawatts, he, however, lamented that over 2000 megawatts were still not being distributed. Addressing the 50th convocation lecture of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) in his presentation titled, ‘Nigeria…
IBM sees gender gap persist till 2073, as 79% of organizations feign ignorance
A new study by IBM, “Women, Leadership, and the Priority Paradox,” polled 2,300 executives and professionals and revealed that the leadership gender gap...
IBM, Hello Tractor pilot digital wallet via AI for agriculture
IBM Research scientists and start-up, Hello Tractor, are piloting an agriculture digital wallet, and decision-making tool for stakeholders in the agriculture value chain.
Nigeria’s competitiveness and fourth industrial revolution
ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, Head, Communication and Technology, in this report, examines the importance of the 4TH Industrial Revolution to Nigeria’s competitiveness. That Nigeria has not really benefited from the boom created by technology in the past 50 years might not be the news, but the possibility of the country still being left behind again in the…