70% of govt agencies host data abroad despite $220m local infrastructure
With as much as $220 million investments in about 11 data centre operations in Nigeria, utilisation of this huge infrastructure is still below 30 per cent in the country.
Stakeholders task CBN, NCC on skills deficit in Fintech subsector
Fintech specialists and other stakeholders have tasked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and the Nigeria Security Commission to conduct a talent needs survey.
Software practitioners support #EndSARS protest, claim members most assaulted
Software practitioners have aligned with the ongoing protest by Nigerians, especially the youths for an end to the operations of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Speaking under the aegis of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON), the body said the #EndSARS protests, should be seen not only as a call to the end…
ISPON drums support for software developers, seeks new policies
the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON), has rallied round developers in the country with a call on the Federal Government to create a more conducive environment for business development.
Software engineering institute holds key to Nigeria’s regeneration
The weakness of the economic recovery in Nigeria raises questions about the ability of all the fiddling by economic managers to underpin the economy.
Practitioners allege FG’s neglect, $10 billion software importation
Software practitioners are currently angered by the perceived neglect of the sub-sector by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Stakeholders say N3m intervention fund for software development paltry
Information and communications technology stakeholders have described the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) N3million intervention...
Nigerians count losses as SIM swap fraudsters empty bank accounts
In the mid-day, she walked into the newsroom. The young mother clad in a dark colour linen gown was overwhelmed with anguish. Sadness was written on her face as she sat perplexed. Her countenance, which was not welcoming, reflected the agony in her. Sawari Bolanle is a victim of Subscribers Identification Module (SIM) swap fraud.
‘Nigeria’s ICT industry is yet to exist’
Dr. YELE OKEREMI is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Precise Financial System (PFS). Okeremi, who is also the President, Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON,) spoke with ADEYEMI ADEPETUN on how the firm has weathered the Nigerian storm in the last 25 years. According to him, Nigeria’s ICT industry is yet to exist, going…
Uwaje: Africa becoming lucrative catchment area for online schemes
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FG charged to priotise empowerment above financial inclusion
While acknowledging the great efforts gone into deepening financial inclusion in Nigeria, the Federal Government has been enjoined to priotise economic empowerment of Nigerians. According to software firm, Precise Financial System (PFS), with economic empowerment, it simply means giving Nigerians the opportunity to live and contribute significantly to the economy. Speaking in an…