Schools, others can use STC as incubation centres, vehicles of innovation – ITF

July 7, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has called on schools of higher learning in Nigeria and others stakeholders can useSkills Training Centres (STC) as incubation centres and vehicles for innovation and creativity. The Director-General of ITF, Sir Joseph Ari, who disclosed this on Friday in Abuja at the 3rd Annual Global Meeting of the Forum for Innovation in African Universities, explained Read More

Blockchain Tech: FG launches policy, inaugurates implementation committee

May 17, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

In a bid to fast track the adoption and utilise the gains of emerging technologies, the federal government has launched a National Policy on Blockchain Technology and inaugurated Implementation and Steering Committee to oversee its implementation. The policy, which was launched by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), is to promote the adoption of Read More

Digital Age: DG NITDA urges Africa to harness its talent to emerge global leaders

May 15, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) Kashifu Inuwa has said that the digital age presents a unique opportunity for Nigeria and Africa to emerge the global leaders in the fourth industrial revolution if they harness the abundant human talent the continent is blessed with. He disclosed that the fourth industrial revolution is about human resources, and the Read More

Company launches keyboard to enhance communication in 180 African languages

May 8, 2023 John Oba 0

To enhance multilingual typing using the computer, a Nigeria based social impact technology company in Lagos, CDIAL AI, has launched an Indigenius Keyboard powered by Artificial intelligence that enables seamless communication in 180 African languages. A statement by the Lead Operations, Mr. Daniel Ahamba, Friday in Abuja said the Indigenius keyboard was developed to address the growing need to support Read More

SMEs: NITDA canvasses for adoption, adaptation of digital technologies

March 30, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The survival of the 21st century Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, (MSME) has been said to largely depend on the adoption and adaptation of digital technologies, hence, the call on entrepreneurs by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), to embrace it to increase productivity and profitability of their businesses. The NITDA’s Director General, Kashifu Inuwa, expressed this view as Read More

Hoodlums steal over N1bn NBTI centre properties in Zamfara 

March 22, 2023 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Properties worth over N1billion was carted away by a group of hoodlums at the National Board for Technology Incubation Centre under the Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation in Gusau the Zamfara state capital. The was made known by the board member NBTI Northwest, Mohammed Jazuli Musa, while fielding questions from newsmen in Gusau, Wednesday. He said the NBTI Read More

IWD: Soludo, others hail, urge women to remain bridge builders

March 8, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

As the world marks International women’s day (IWD), Anambra State governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, and other distinguished personalities have enjoined women to remain focus and engage in services that would keep them as bridge builders and go-getters. The stakeholders identified Anambra women in particular as those playing outstanding role in peace, development and progress of Nigeria, Africa and the world Read More

Innovation: AUST launches problem-solving hub to address societal challenges 

February 26, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The African University of Science and Technology (AUST), Abuja has launched a business incubation centre, known as AUSTInspire Business Incubation Centre. The centre is meant to encourage innovation in the university and the global society. The Acting President of the University, Prof Azikiwe Onwualu, who unveiled the hub at the weekend, said the centre would enable staff and students of Read More

FG to establish science, technology, innovation parks

December 14, 2022 Binta Shama Abuja 0

The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora has said has said that the federal government would establish science, technology and innovation parks across the country. Mamora, who said this when he declared open a 2day stakeholder’s workshop on the development and management of Science and Technology Parks, Wednesday in Abuja, explained that technology foresight initiative provides suitable Read More

Zulum: Matching words with action

December 5, 2022 Admin III 0

Borno state governor Professoer Babagana Zulum recently matched his words with action when he visited two health centres in the state. SADIQ ABUBAKAR reports.  It is often said that wonders shall never end. This is because less than 24 hours after a surprise visit by Governor Babagana Umara Zulum to Umaru Shehu Ultra Modern Hospital where he expressed his disappointment Read More