Information and Communication Technology
Ministry directs schools to join FLL Robotics competition
The Federal Ministry of Education, (FME), has indicated that from next year all the 104 Unity Schools will participate in the First Lego League (FLL) national robotics championship competition.
Journalists charged to deploy ICT skills
Imo State-based journalists have been charged to judiciously utilise the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools and skills at their disposal.
‘Make good use of oral advocacy, electronic evidence’
Lawyers in the country have been charged to deepen their skills in the use of oral advocacy, generation, and presentation of electronic evidence. Those will help lawyers be in a position to advance the cause of their clients in view of the emerging trend in Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
Has Nigeria fared better in ICT penetration?
As Nigeria celebrates 59 years of independence, one sector that has distinguished itself remains the Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
UN urges govts to prioritise ICT education for girls
The United Nations has called on governments across the globe to prioritise education of girls, especially in the area of information and communication technology (ICT). UN, through its specialised agency for ICT, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), while marking the 2019 ‘Girls in ICT Day’ yesterday in Geneva, Switzerland, said it placed huge importance on…
Kano begins sensitisation for intending pilgrims of 2019 hajj
Kano State Government has begun arrangements to make the 2019 hajj exercise free of hitches. The Executive Secretary, Kano State Pilgrims Board, Alhaji Mohammad Abba Dambatta, said areas already receiving attention include sensitization for early payment, pilgrim’s enlightenment, biometric registration and pilgrims’ general welfare. Dambatta referred to the introduction of initial deposit of N1.2million for…
Experts seek Lagos, private sector partnership on ICT clusters
To accelerate Nigeria’s development, experts have called for the optimisation of existing information and communication technology (ICT) clusters’ through partnership between the private and public sectors. According to them, digital technology through such initiatives would drive economic transformation of the country. Overtime, the use of digital technology to create new solutions for economic growth has…
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…
Withdraw rigging allegation, election expert tells Fayemi
Elisha Ishaku Abbo an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) expert, who was alleged to be helping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) manipulate the July 14 governorship election, has demanded a retraction of the said statement and unreserved apology from the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Kayode Fayemi. The campaign organisation of Dr.…
Experts proffer ways to protect ICT users against cyber attacks
Information and communication technology [ICT] experts who spoke at the recently held Indo-Africa ICT Expo in Lagos, which was declared opened by Barrister Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communication have proffered solutions to protect users of ICT products against cyber security attacks in the country. MD/CEO of Inlaks, Femi Adeoti was represented by the Executive Director,…