Local software developers berate banks over non patronage
Indigenous software developers have berated financial institutions in the country over lack of patronage of home grown core banking applications.
Stakeholders seek development of local content in the financial sector
Stakeholders in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) have reiterated the need for the use of Nigerian software in the financial sector.
FG pockets N40bn from licensing of technologies
Federal government pocketed some N240 billion in six years from licensing of foreign technologies by the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), according to Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of Science and Technology. Dr Onu, said that NOTAP got the money from licensing issuing to owners of foreign technologies which Nigerians have no capacity…
Dangote, VDMA move to build skilled workforce
Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) and German Equipment Manufacturers Association (VDMA) have formally opened the Train-the-Trainer (Didactic & Rhetoric) Course (ToT) under the Dangote VDMA Initiative on Technical Education & Vocational Training (TVET).
How establishment of IPTTO triggers demand-driven research, by Ibrahim
The initiative of the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) in establishing Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Offices (IPTTOs) in Nigerian knowledge institutions has triggered market and demand-driven research. Dr. Dan Azumi Ibrahim, Director General of NOTAP, made this disclosure while commissioning the IPTTO in Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT)…
EU Partners NOTAP for tech development
A three man delegation from the European Union (EU) visited the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) to seek partnership in technology development.
EU seeks partnership with Nigeria on technology development, transfers
The European Union (EU) is seeking partnership with Nigeria to ensure that they develop and effectively exchange technologies.
NOTAP urges innovators, inventors to protect IP
National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion [NOTAP] has called on Nigerian innovators and inventors to protect their intellectual properties by applying for patents at the agency.
NCC, NOTAP, others commend Airtel on 4G launch
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) and Senate Committee on Communications have commended Airtel Nigeria for launching its 4G LTE – aimed at providing fast and reliable internet for Nigerians. The Chairman of NCC, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, in his remark at a consumer launch event held recently in…