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.
Angst over $2m spent by banks on none core banking software
Indigenous software stakeholders have decried a trend in the country’s financial sector software consumption where banks spend as much as $2million to implement foreign none core banking software.
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
First, Let me thank The Guardian for researching into this matter, which is fundamental to our economic development and real investment.
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…
Omobola Johnson charges ISPON on new skills, competitiveness
Pioneer Minister of Communications Technology, Dr. Omobola Johnson, has called on the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) to reposition the software sub-sector by nurturing and building new skills that will give the country an edge in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Johnson said Nigeria should not be left behind in the revolution, which is…
ISPON hosts top software echelon at president’s dinner cruise
Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) will hold its yearly flagship event, the President’s Dinner on April 26th. The event, which offers an evening of networking and knowledge sharing in a relaxed environment, has become a staple in the Nigerian software industry. This year, the dinner will be offering a night of brilliant exchanges…
Producers’ responsibility and plastic pollution crisis
With the production outpacing almost every other material population, plastic waste is now one of the biggest environmental scourges of the time.
Nigeria needs chief information officer at the presidency, says Yele Okeremi
Dr. Yele Okeremi, the president of Institute of Software Practitioner of Nigeria (ISPON), in this interview with ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, spoke on the need for the country to have a chief information officer (CIO) at the Presidency, He also disclosed plans by the body of software practitioners to engage the startup community among other issues. Excerpts…