INEC bans use of phones in polling units, to prosecute defaulters
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has banned the use of mobile phones by voters and other duty officials at polling units during elections, beginning with the September 22 governorship elections in Osun State.
ICT experts warn on consequences of cell phone addiction
Some Information and Communication (ICT) experts have warned that addiction to the use of cell phones has socio-cultural and economic consequences.The experts told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews in Abuja that cell phone addiction....
Nigeria, China to sign $328m agreement on ICT as Buhari arrives Beijing
President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Beijing yesterday to attend the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) holding on Monday and Tuesday.During the 6-day official visit of the Nigerian President, he is expected to join his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping...
Operator wants Nigeria to capitalise on local innovation to deepen broadband
Aerial fiber optic network infrastructure provider, Phase 3 Telecom has said for the country to attain 30 per cent broadband penetration, the country must capitalise on local innovation for ICT sector improvement.
How mobile phone radiation affects memory performance, by study
Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile phone use.
Aptech hinges national development on ICT stability, expansion
Stability of Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector would be critical to the country’s development. This, according to the Director, Aptech Computer Education, Lekki, Lagos, Joseph Ebinum, has become necessary if the country must play big in the comity of nations. Ebinum warned that Nigeria is being left behind by other countries of the…
Osibona to chair broadband access forum
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Lanre Osibona will chair this year’s edition of Nigeria ICT Impact CEO Forum (NIICF) and Africa Digital Awards (ADA), where the country’s broadband access challenge would be examined and solutions proffered on July 27, in Lagos. Themed: Broadband Access: National Scorecard and…
New Horizons sensitises Caleb varsity students on ICT skill, certifications
New Horizons, a computer learning centres has further charged students of Caleb University, Imota in Ikorodu, Lagos State to embrace the acquisition of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and e-business skills for a secured future. With employers of labour frowning at the calibres of graduates churned out from higher institutions as well as spiraling youth…
Fueling Nigeria’s digitisation through broadband penetration
Broadband development is critical in stimulating growth, policy harmonisation for enhancing ICT infrastructure and achieving digital economy in Nigeria. This was the outcome of a one-day conference themed: Africa-China Cooperation in ICT and Digital Economy organised by the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs ....
How Nigerians can use technology to ensure accountability in government
As the world continues to revolve around technology, individuals and civil society organisations (CSOs) have been urged to leverage on information and communication technology (ICT) in tracking government activities at all levels.