Thursday, 11th August 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search
Breaking News:

Innovation

28 Feb 2019
Skool Media, an education technology infrastructure company, said its recently unveiled technology experience centre in some schools in Lagos, will help to drive adoption and improve capacity of youths for innovation and productivity. According to the firm, the idea of making schools in Nigeria go digital will redefine the goals of education, to transform how…
28 Jan 2019
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is the fourth major industrial era since the initial Industrial Revolution of the 18th century. It is characterized by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres, collectively referred to as cyber-physical systems. Nigeria must narrow the gap between the technological potential…
20 Nov 2018
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has expressed its readiness to support the academia in the pursuit of research and innovation that are ICT inclined, and has channelled funds to universities to encourage advanced innovation in the country.   The Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said this in Lagos, during the Second Roundtable with…
15 Nov 2018
Scientists are unanimous that deploying innovation and technology into the country’s food industry will not only avert the predicted food crisis but boost productivity and sufficiency. Some food safety experts who raised the alarm listed the country’s rising population amid huge technology gaps, lack of enabling environment for researchers, inadequate funding for research, high processing…
13 Nov 2018
Professor Neal Hartman is the Head of a division at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He has consulted for hundreds of public and private sector organisations on innovation, strategy, leadership and public administration in North America, Asia, Europe, and Africa. Neal is a visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge. He speaks about the…
7 Nov 2018
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…
25 Aug 2018
Founder of cMapIT Nigeria, Niyi Abiri, is passionate about using open mobile mapping technology to capture citizen-related concerns about government and governance, infrastructure projects, and areas vulnerable to conflict in Nigeria. His company, cMapIT has received global recognition and awards from institutions like MongoDB and Open Data Institute. The AWP Network connects with Abiri to…
26 Jul 2018
Siemens Nigeria has reiterated its commitment to promote and encourage creativity and innovation in tertiary institutions across the country. Speaking at the grand finale of the Prof Ayodele Awojobi Design Competition held at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), vice president, Power & Gas, Siemens Nigeria, Nasir Giwa, said our undergraduates have lofty ideas and great…
1 May 2018
Intellectual property experts have called on the government to establish intellectual property investment funds in order to assist innovations and creativities. The call was made in Kaduna, following the successful inauguration of the Nigerian Bar Association Section On Business Law (NBA-SBL) club at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria last week to mark this year’s…
22 Apr 2018
Marioghae-Mbanefo recently lent her voice to the worthiness of celebrating World Intellectual Property Day 2018. She would receive an award on Thursday, April 26 in Warri, Delta State, alongside other women creators by Friends of the Creator (Artistic) Foundation (FCF): “The theme for this year’s World Intellectual Property Day, ‘Powering Change: Women in Innovation and…
16 Apr 2018
Ernst & Young Nigeria (EY) has concluded arrangements to bring together banks’ audit committee members across board, as part of efforts to brainstorm on governance related issues, bringing into perspective the evolving demands of business, regulators and investors alike. The forum, with the theme: ‘The future of Governance—Digital, Technology and Innovation”, will hold on Wednesday,…
21 Mar 2018
Farida Kabir is a self-taught young female Nigerian software developer who runs a technology startup called “OTRAC” or “Online Training and Awareness Campaign”. OTRAC is an e-learning software platform and mobile application for African health practitioners. What is unique about Farida is that her NYSC year with the Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria, was in…

Latest

22 mins ago
Sabine Coll Boghici, a 48-year-old Brazilian woman, was detained on suspicion of participating in a bizarre scheme to defraud her 82-year-old mother Genevieve Boghici the wife of the late art collector Jean Boghici of money, valuables, and jewellery totalling approximately 724 million reais ($142.42 million). Her arrest has revealed a frightening web of deception that,…
25 mins ago
Moscow's ally Belarus on Thursday played down reports of overnight explosions at a military airbase near the border with Ukraine that is said to be used by Russian troops.
55 mins ago
The shooting that allegedly resulted in A$AP  Rocky's arrest is now the subject of a lawsuit. Moreover, the man claiming to be the victim was a previous associate of the rapper's crew. Terell Ephron, a former A$AP Mob member who went by the name "A$AP Relli," is suing Rocky for assault and battery. The incident allegedly occurred…
1 hour ago
Kanye West, Lil Uzi Vert and Steve Lacy have all gotten matching tattoos.  The trip showed off their matching tattoos in an image shared on Instagram on Wednesday. Lacy shared the photo of himself, Lil Uzi Vert, and Ye, holding out their arms, with their new tattoo showing on the inside of their arms just above the…
1 hour ago
Forty-two Malian soldiers died in a sophisticated weekend attack by suspected jihadists using drones and artillery, authorities said Wednesday, the latest violent incident to rock the troubled Sahel country.