Why Ekiti needs technology varsity, environmental sciences – Bamidele

November 7, 2023 Ojo Oladele 0

The Senate Leader, Opeyemi Bamidele, has stated why a Federal University of Technology and Environmental Sciences should be sited in his Iyin-Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun local government area of Ekiti state. Bamidele, who is the senator representing the people of Ekiti Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly stated this weekend in an interview with newsmen shortly after the celebration of Read More

Minister assures of commitment to NBRII’s Bill 

October 18, 2023 Binta Shama 0

The Minister, Innovation, Science and Technology (FMIST) Chief Uche Nnaji, has assured his full commitment to push for the President’s assent to the Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI) assent Bill, to enable its full potential to advance the economy. The Minister stated this during a facility tour to the headquarters of NBRRI in Abuja, on Wednesday. Accordihg to Read More

OFAB trains journalists on agro technology, GM crops

October 3, 2023 John Oba 0

The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) in Africa, Nigeria Chapter, an initiative of the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) under the auspices of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has trained some Lagos based journalists on Agricultural Biotechnology and Biosafety matters so that suitable decisions about GM crops are made based on evidence-based science and policymakers’ decisions are clearly Read More

MEs, biz owners tasked on innovation, technology, branding

August 25, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

A business consultant has urged small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and business owners, especially bakers, to make use of new innovations, technology, and branding in sustaining their businesses in the current harsh and competitive economy. The chief executive officer (CEO) of Multiplus Consult Ltd., Mr. Ayodele Arokoyo, made the call on Friday during 100 Kaduna Brand and Merit Awards 2023. Read More

Market Engine unveils cutting-edge technology solutions to revolutionise industry practices

August 17, 2023 Suleiman Idris 0

By Lagos Market Engine, a frontline tech-based company offering marketing technology solutions, is set to launch its ground-breaking suite of solutions designed to transform the way businesses engage with their target audiences. The firm said it focused on giving the best value to both business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-customer (B2C) enterprises as it is strategically positioned to propel unprecedented growth for Read More

Massive technology’ll block revenue leakages – Wale Edun

August 2, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

An economist and ministerial nominee, Olawale Edun, has said technology can be deployed not only to increase revenue generation but also reduce inefficiency in government. Edun, who stated this Tuesday while fielding questions from Senators added that to reform the civil service, the federal government would need to computerize its entire operations. Edun, who is a ministerial nominee from Ogun Read More

Emerging Tech: NITDA, NYSC to collaborate on scaling awareness, adoption

May 5, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

In a bid to proactively facilitate the development of Nigeria into a sustainable digital economy and fast track the creation of an enabling environment where Nigerians can develop, adopt and derive value from digital technology, the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, CCIE, has given a nod to the partnership proposal by the Director-General Read More

Commercialisation of R&D will enhance indigenous technologies- FG

April 14, 2023 Binta Shama 0

The Overseeing Director National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI) Mr. Akinwumi Taiwo Somefun has said that the commercialisation of Research and Development (R&D) results, will upgrade and enhance the application of indigenous technologies. The Director General, stated this during a 3 day training programme on the ‘Development of Entrepreneurs and Staff of NBTI organised by the Centre in collaboration with Read More

Sanwo-Olu’s aide assures Lagosians of more goodies, better deal 

April 3, 2023 Adewale Ajayi 0

Residents of Lagos state have been assured of better condition of service and more goodies from the state  governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat. The assurance was given by the chief press secretary to the governor, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, when he appeared on a political interview programme on Silverbird Television anchored by Chris Kehinde Nwandu.   He said the governor is happy about Read More

IWD: UNIUYO VC decries digital gender disparity against women

March 30, 2023 Uko Etim 0

The vice chancellor of the University of Uyo, Professor Nyaudo Ndaeyo, has decried the wide digital gender disparity against women, saying it has impacted negatively on both the economic and social fortunes of the women and society. Professor Ndaeyo stated this Thursday in Uyo to mark the end of three-day activities for the 2023 International Women’s Day celebration organised by Read More

Arbon capture, utilisation, storage: Game changing technology for Africa

March 22, 2023 Admin III 0

With oil and gas-producing countries facing tremendous pressure to transition to green energy sources and leave their petroleum assets in the ground, carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) can act as a lifeline for their energy industries. It would be difficult to exaggerate the value that carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) technology offers Africa’s oil and gas industry. The Read More

Industrialisation key to economic advancement- FG

March 21, 2023 Binta Shama 0

The Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation Chief Henry Ikechukwu Ikoh has said that industrialization is key to job creation and economic development and growth of any nation. Henry Ikoh said this during the inauguration of recruitment and selection committee for the appointment of Directors-General of National Board of Technology Incubation (NBTI), Nigerian Natural Medicine Development Agency (NNMDA), Read More

Nigeria, Israel to deepen partnership in innovation, entrepreneurship

March 16, 2023 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

Nigeria and Israel have commenced collaborative moves to deepen partnership in innovation, entrepreneurship and production with the aim of harnessing Nigeria’s huge potentials for its technological development. This was disclosed by TETFund’s Director of Public Affairs and Protocol,  Abdulmumin Oniyangi, Wednesday, in a statement after the the Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, Mr. Michael Freeman, paid a working visit Read More

International Women’s Day: The role of technology in promoting gender inclusion

March 9, 2023 Hajara Abdullahi 0

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually on March 8 to honour the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and to advocate for gender equality. The first International Women’s Day was observed in 1911, and it has since grown into a global celebration of women’s achievements and a call to action for advancing women’s rights. Technology can play Read More

When communication scholars proffered solutions to science, technology, innovation

February 2, 2023 OKECHUKWU ONUEGBU pool 0

It was a gathering of who’s who in the world of communications technology recently as they robbed mind on the way forward for effective communication. OKECHUKWU ONUEGBU reports.   The world is currently driven by Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). From productions to consumptions, industries, arts, agriculture sectors and other economies, there are emerging new but creative ways of actions Read More

2023: Politicians buying PVC wasting time, resources – INEC 

December 21, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Wednesday said politicians buying Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) for the 2023 general elections are wasting their time, energy and resources.  INEC national commissioner in charge of Voters Education and Publicity, Mr. Festus Okoye, stated this at a one- day training for journalists organised by Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in collaboration with INEC in Read More

FEC approves N630 million consultancy for Ministry of Justice

November 30, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N630 million consultancy for the deployment of technology to reduce risks and damages associated with the award of contracts. Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami said this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buahri.    He Read More

APC jittery, blackmailing INEC over BVAS – PDP  

November 25, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Abuja Ahead of 2023 general elections, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said Thursday that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is jittery over the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS). The Independent National Electoral Committee (INEC) has insisted that it will deploy BVAS in the 2023 elections. APC national chairman, Adamu Abdullahi, had Wednesday said, “First, I was privileged to serve as a Read More

INEC goes tough on violations of campaign finances, insists on BVAS  

November 24, 2022 Emeka Nze 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would tackle the areas of violation of laws on campaign finances as well as what it called “the diabolical practice of vote-buying at polling units on election day.”  To this end, the commission said it would today (Thursday, November 24, 2022) publish a summary of the Read More

How technology can bail Nigeria out of hunger

August 8, 2022 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

It is usually said that doing the same thing over and over again without yielding results is simply an indication that there is need for a change in strategy. Over the years, a number of policies, programmes and projects have been pursued in a bid to put food on the table of Nigerians. What do we have today? Many people Read More

Stakeholders raise concern over farmers low adoption of pasture technology 

July 4, 2022 John Oba 0

Stakeholders at the Dairy Value Chain forum and Responsible Business Conduct Workshop have raised concern over Nigeria farmers low adoption of pasture technology in the production of milk in Nigeria, pointing out that this will enable farmers attain a better and sustainable environment for their animals and staff.  The workshop organised in Abuja by Milk Value Chain Foundation and other Read More

Mecer Inter-Ed appoints Bytes Ahead as official training partner in Nigeria

June 18, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Training solutions company Mercer Inter-Ed has announced software and tech consultancy firm Bytes Ahead Ltd. as it’s official training partner for the Nigerian market. Mecer Inter-Ed, a subsidiary of Mustek Limited and located in Midrand, South Africa is a broad-based training provider accredited with various SETAs (Sector Education and Training Authorities) and a Certified Partner for international certifications. MIE provides Read More