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Abuja ICT park will create investment opportunities – minister

The federal government yesterday in Lagos said the initiative to establish Abuja Information and Communication Technology (ICT) park inside the Abuja Technology Village would open investment opportunities for Nigeria.

Federal government graduates 1,000 N-Power tech beneficiaries in North-East

No fewer than 1,000 beneficiaries of the Federal Government N-Power Technical Programme have graduated from six states of the North East region, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Dan Manjang: Cybercrime can be curbed if offenders are quickly punished

Dan Manjang, Plateau State Commissioner for Science and Technology, says cybercrime within the country can only be curbed if offenders are apprehended and quickly punished.
Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

Expert calls for re-organisation of NYSC to IT Camp

An Information Technology (IT) expert, Mr Sunday Folayan, has called for the conversion of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme into an IT Camp.

Bauchi pilgrims board begin preparations for 2019 hajj

Bauchi State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has began preparations for the 2019 Hajj operations.
Vice President Prof. Osinbajo interacts with some pupils of @SchoolGrange during the unveiling of 60th Anniversary.

Federal government to introduce software development into education curriculum

Nigeria's vice president Yemi Osinbajo said that the government intends to revise the educational curriculum to enable school pupils to learn software development and coding.

Education stakeholders advocate strict implementation of national policy on education – survey

Education stakeholders in the North-East geopolitical zone of the country have advocated strict implementation of the National Policy on Education (NPE) to tackle the myriad challenges facing the education sector.

Four INEC workers, two others die in Kogi road accident

Four staff members of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), an NYSC member and a three-year-old girl died in an accident on Ajaokuta–Lokoja Road on Saturday, an official has confirmed.

David Oyedepo charges parents to ensure sound child upbringing

The General Overseer of Living Faith Ministries (aka Winners Chapel) and Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota, Dr. David O. Oyedepo, has called on parents and guardians to do everything possible give their wards the cultures of discipline and responsibility.

NIPOST: Post still remains the veritable means of communication

The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) on Tuesday said the post still enjoyed relevance as a veritable means of communication in spite of the dominance of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC to establish ICT framework for undergraduate

The Chairman of the Information And Communication Technology (ICT) Development Committee of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Engineer Johnson Asinugo, says the commission is set to establish a framework where all graduates would pass through an ICT training phase.

Ogun guber: Oluseyi Olufade-Olowookere emerges AD candidate

A 39-year-old Information and Communication Technology (ICT) expert, Oluseyi Olufade-Olowookere, has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Ogun State for the 2019 general election.

Software developer urges SMEs to establish presence online

A software developer, Mr Austin Agbakor, has raised the importance of orientating Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises (SMEs) to have an online presence to connect to the world.

Rivers government commences biometric for pensioners

The Rivers State Government has commenced the comprehensive biometric data capture of pensioners, in a move to develop a functional pension scheme in the state.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’re building stronger local production capacity

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said his administration’s high premium on economic diversification and transformation, empowerment, job-creation and labour absorption, will ultimately translate into inclusive growth and a significant reduction in the number of poor people.

2019: Obinna Uzoh picks PDP senatorial form

Philanthropist and chairman/CEO of GOCUZ Group Limited, Chief Obinna Uzoh, has joined the race for the Anambra South senatorial zone in the 2019 general election.

Edo SUBEB completes training for fresh 1,500 teachers on tech-based teaching

The Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), has completed training for a new batch of 1, 500 public primary school teachers in the state, on the use of modern technologies in the classroom.

Central bank to introduce new cyber-security framework to tackle internet fraud

The Central Bank of Nigeria said it was developing a Risk Based Cyber Security Framework for banks and payment service providers to combat internet fraud in the country.

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