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National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

Nigeria Open University introduces new courses — full list

NOUN’s pro chancellor, Peter Okebukola, a professor, unveiled the new programmes approved by the board of the university on Thursday.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila urges Nigerian youths to empower themselves with digital knowledge

Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has urged Nigerian youths to properly equip themselves with skills that will make them competitive in a world that is fast becoming a global village.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN: We have 536,000 students, 539 prisoners on scholarship

The Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu, has disclosed that the school is the biggest in Nigeria with 536, 000 students.

Broadband: NCC to ensure availability of spectrum infrastructure

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working on ensuring the availability of spectrum to boost broadband deployment and penetration in the country.

NCC advocates broadband development to drive industrial revolution

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stressed the need for broadband development to drive 4th Industrial Revolution in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the country.

Dizengoff donates equipment worth $60,000 to Unilag

Equipment manufacturing giant, Dizengoff, has donated equipment worth 60,000 U.S. dollars to the University of Lagos, in an effort to boost entrepreneurship and innovation among students.

Stakeholders identify lack of forensic expertise in Nigeria’s anti-graft war

Shortage of forensic facilities and expertise have been identified as major setbacks in the fight against corruption and illicit financial flows in Nigeria, according to some stakeholders.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopia internet blackout enters third day, authorities remain mum

What started on Tuesday with the total block of internet access in Ethiopia is in its third day, according to internet rights monitoring group, NetBlocks.

Digital security experts task microfinance banks on web security

Chert Systems Solutions, a provider of digital security technologies, on Tuesday urged major microfinance banks in the country to understand the basics of web security and the ethical ways of hacking.
A Software Engineer, Gabriel Duke, says inventions which are Intellectual Property (IP) impact everyday life and protecting the rights of the inventions is very vital.

ICT expert tasks government, coys, individuals on security of inventions

A Software Engineer, Gabriel Duke, says inventions which are Intellectual Property (IP) impact everyday life and protecting the rights of the inventions is very vital.

Elizade university introduces basic medical science courses

The Vice-Chancellor of Elizade University, Ilara Mokin, Ondo State, Professor Olukayode Hamund, has said the institution would from next academic session, start running courses in basic medical sciences.

Donald Trump sacks homeland security chief Kirstjen Nielsen

US President Donald Trump on Sunday announced the departure of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, underscoring his intent to toughen immigration policy amid a surge in illegal crossings along the southern border.
This photo illustration shows a logo of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN - AFP)

Donald Trump’s move against Huawei suffers setback

The Donald Trump administration’s had earlier run an aggressive campaign to prevent countries from using Huawei and other Chinese telecommunications equipment in their next-generation wireless networks.

Nigerian Navy: Admiralty University to kick off January 23

The Nigerian navy says the Admiralty University of Nigeria, Ibusa, Delta, will commence academic activities on January 23.
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German student admits to data hack that hit Angela Merkel, others

A student has confessed to one of Germany’s biggest data breaches, police said on Tuesday, ending the mystery of who hacked Angela Merkel and other public figures, but doing little to ease the embarrassment of cyber security authorities.

FUTA unveils plans to focus on PG programme

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Prof Joseph Fuwape, has unfolded plans of the university to focus more on the training and production of postgraduate students.

Experts: Africa needs to beef up cyber security urgently

Africa is being increasingly targeted by hackers and must invest in cyber security, industry leaders said at the third Africa Cyber Security Conference closing on Friday in Ivory Coast.
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EU leaders ready sanctions amid fears of election hacking

European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to impose sanctions to stiffen their response to cyber attacks and to rush through new curbs on online campaigning by political parties to protect next year’s European polls from interference.

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Gbenga Omotoso

Lagos: Blue rail line to commence operation next year

Lagos State government on Sunday gave an assurance that by December 2020, the Blue Rail Line project will come on stream and will be fully operational in the next two years from Mile 2 to Marina in its aggressive drive to address the transportation problem in the state.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu: We must handover strong, vibrant nation to young Nigerians

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, has identified the need for all and sundry to be committed to steadying the nation with a view to handing over a vibrant and strengthened nation to young leaders.
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has condemned any attempt to pay the legislators of the 9th National Assembly a whopping sum of 19.8 billion naira as welcome package.

Arewa CF: Killing of aid workers in Borno is a clear desecration of Islam

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has described the killing of four aid workers by Boko Haram in Borno State on Saturday as a clear desecration of Islam which preaches sacred inviolability of the individual.
Ibrahim Shehu Gusau emerges new AFN President

Ibrahim Gusau to face AFN probe panel Wednesday over corruption allegations

Embattled and suspended president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Shehu Ibrahim Gusau, has been given Wednesday, December 18, 2019, to appear before the panel set up by the federation investigating allegations of financial impropriety, misapplication of funds and breaches of the AFN constitution against him.
The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title. - 20

Olympic Qualifiers: D’Tigress coach invites Murjanatu Musa, 13 others

D’Tigress Head Coach Hughley Otis Jr. has named 2019 Nigeria Women’s Premier League MVP Musa Murjanatu in the 14-player roster for the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament next year.