FG considers law to support indigenous software
Worried by inability of executive orders to achieved the desire impact of promoting use of local skills as well as patronage of indigenous software, the federal government has resolved to pursue a legislation...
Nigeria needs more software developers to match global standard, say experts
Aside the challenge of capital for fintechs, insufficient human resource remains a major concern for operators in Nigeria’s financial industry, experts have said.
NCC urges software, hardware providers to obtain licences
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has urged members of Association of Handset, Hardware and Software Repairer of Nigeria (AHHSRON), to register with relevant government agencies and obtain operating licences for their businesses. NCC, in a statement, said this was as a result of investigations carried out by the zonal office, which revealed the existence of such…
FG partners firm on software for environmental protection
The Federal government has entered into partnership with GEObjects,a software provider operating in Australia and United Kingdom that would lead its initiatives to protect air, water, land and natural assets in the country. Under the agreement, the government would be able to gain the capabilities to measure and analyse environmental outcomes on equal footing with…
Building viable software ecosystem through collaboration
Software is a key enabler of technological innovation; societies that understand this and play in developing it are today enjoying the huge benefits that come with it. India for instance generates greater percentage of its foreign earning from software development which is higher than what some countries with mineral resources generate from such resources. For…
With artificial intelligent bot, KariXchange excites software sector
Though Nigeria serves as a key business hub, which thrives in and attracts foreign trade to the African continent, it falls in the category of developing nations still lagging behind in its ICT development on a global scale. As at 2017, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Nigeria ranks 143 on the 2017 global…
Nigerian operator offers The Gambian financial service providers new solution
BankOne is a cloud-based suite of pay-per-use software solutions that automate core operations of retail financial institutions and enable delivery of services via electronic and other alternative banking channels.
Russian banks, ministries hit by viral attacks
The central bank's IT attack monitoring centre "detected mass distribution of harmful software of the first and second type," according to a central bank statement quoted by Russian news agencies.
How ICT sector can improve economy, by experts
As Nigeria celebrates its 56 years of independence, calls have again gone to the Federal Government to priotise the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector.
Software firm dangles ‘winning recipe’ to techpreneurs
Steven Cohen, head of Sage One International for Africa, Australia, Middle East and Asia, said that “taking action” is one of the critical steps to stand out as a small business owner, even in harsh economic climate.