Digital census: The only necessary tool for even development

February 5, 2024 Wanger Aker Ubebe 0

One of the needless controversies that have dogged the Nigerian society and government since independence is an accurate population census. While the various communities see population as an avenue to outdo the others, successive governments, on the one hand, have failed either deliberately or by a lack of political courage to mobilise the needed resources to conduct a fair headcount. Read More

Why Nigeria needs accurate digital census data

February 2, 2024 Fidelis Semaka 0

In this technologically driven 21st century, data is the cornerstone of cutting-edge solutions and innovations. For instance, Elon Musk, the billionaire tech entrepreneur and visionary behind SpaceX and Tesla, is renowned for his reliance on data-driven decision-making to tackle complex challenges. Musk’s ambitious goal of revolutionising space travel with SpaceX required meticulous analysis of vast amounts of data about rocket Read More

We are Elevating Professional Image in the Digital Landscape – CEO Eki Co-Net

January 1, 2024 Admin III 0

Godwin Aigboviose Omage, CEO of Eki Digital Multipurpose Company Ltd., recognizes the need of a strong professional image in a fast-paced digital world where first impressions often occur through online transactions. Godwin embarked on a mission to redefine how we present ourselves in the digital realm. Through Eki Co-Net , his innovative brand, he has managed to enhance professional image Read More

Muhammad Bello Abubakar: Sustaining Nigeria’s digital upsurge

December 20, 2023 Dr. Kareem Muftau 0

Before he took over as Managing Director/CEO of Galaxy Backbone Limited (GBB), he was the accounting officer and a director and a principal start-up for the establishment and development of the National Centre for Petroleum Research and Development (NCPRD) of the Energy Commission of Nigeria. At NCPRD, he was the spearhead of cross-cutting edge research that developed the conceptual exploration Read More

Imo: Minister hails Okonjo-Iweala, Uzoka-Anite

November 7, 2023 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

  Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr Mrs Doris Uzoka-Anite at the Inclusive Digital Entrepreneurship in the agro-food sector, has lauded the efforts of the duo of the Director-General, World Trade Organisation (WTO) Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Dr Doris Uzoka-Anite in the field of trade, investment and digital advertising. Represented by Ambassador Mohammed Adamu Abdulhamid, Dr Uzoka-Anite told IDEAS project Read More

Navigating the digital frontier

September 28, 2023 Elvis Eromosele 0

The consumer is the nucleus of all production and marketing activities. It is therefore important for brands to observe the consumer closely and pay particular attention to the consumer’s journey if sustainable growth is the object. In this digital age, experts argue that the consumer journey is more dynamic and interconnected than ever before. Brands that adapt to these changes Read More

First Bank launches Digital Xperience Centre in University of Ibadan

August 11, 2023 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services organisation, has launched its second fully automated branch, the FirstBank Digital Xperience Centre (DXC), on the campus of the University of Ibadan (U.I). Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan Professor. Kayode Adebowale, Deputy Vice Chancellor Admin, Professor E.O Ayoola, and Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, Professor Aderonke Baiyeroju, led the Read More

……TETFund set to bridge digital skills gap

July 11, 2023 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) said it has put all necessary measures to fill the digital skills gap between industries and tertiary institutions of learning. The Executive Secretary of TETFund, Arch. Sonny Echono, in his opening remarks at the 2023 Train the Trainers ICT Capacity Workshop for Beneficiary Institutions in North Central Zone, in Abuja on Monday. The workshop Read More

ActionAid trains over 200 youths on digital space for virtual engagements, advocacy

June 21, 2023 Admin III 0

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has trained over 200 youths across the country to empower them in digital space for virtual engagements and advocacy.  The Country Director of ActionAid Nigeria, Comrade Ene, who was represented by the Governance Manager, Celestine Odo explained that the training is necessary to empower youths in digital space for virtual engagements and advocacy.  He further explained that Read More

Kashifu Abdullahi: Boosting the nation’s digital economy

April 28, 2023 Bashir Ibrahim Hassan 0

It’s not often that President Muhammadu Buhari goes out of his way to defend his decisions on appointments or re-appointments. However, he made an exception to his rule recently when he said a few words about Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, the Director General/CEO, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). In the process, he not only shared the objective criteria he considers Read More

Use of digital technologies’ll create jobs, boost growth in Africa – World Bank

March 14, 2023 Blessing Anaro 0

With Africa’s share of the global workforce projected to become the largest in the world by 2100, it is critical for African countries to increase the uptake of digital technologies* to drive employment growth for the more than 22 million Africans joining the workforce each year, emphasizes a new report released today. The “Digital Africa: Technological Transformation for Jobs” report Read More

Digital security: PIN develops toolkit to protect online privacy 

February 8, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

Paradigm Initiative (PIN) has developed an online toolkit called AYETA for digital security to provide users with tools and resources they need to protect their online privacy and security. The Executive Director, PIN, Mr Gbenga Sesan said there is also need to preserve digital rights during the elections, as the internet had become an indispensable tool for political discourse. The Read More

NGX appoints advisory panel on digital technology products

February 8, 2023 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

As it advances on its digital transformation agenda, Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) has set up the NGX Digital and Technology Products Advisory Panel (The Panel) in an effort to upgrade its digital products.  The Panel would provide a forum for the Exchange to interact with the capital market community and the fintech ecosystem to enhance and increase NGX’s digital product Read More