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EU warns Nigeria not to take democracy for granted

The European Union (EU) has warned Nigeria not to take its democracy for granted.
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Expert: 5G adoption will enhance digital economy in Nigeria

An IT expert, Mr Jide Awe, on Saturday said that adopting the 5G network would enhance digital economy in Nigeria.

Governor Ganduje names Kabiru Shehu named new Kano HoS

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has appointed Dr Kabiru Shehu as the Head of Service of Kano State.
Christophe Castaner

Police arrest two suspect over Lyon bomb explosion

French police have arrested two suspects following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week, French authorities said on Monday.
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.

NITDA pledges to promote ICT among youths

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has pledged to boost the morale of young innovators to develop Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the country.

Indian energy firm enters Nigeria’s power sector

Feedback Energy Distribution Company (FEDCO), an Indian-based technology firm, says it has launched an indigenous high-tech Information Technology (IT) solutions system in Nigeria.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court stops computer professional council from forcefully registering members

The Federal High Court in Ibadan has stopped the Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria from forcefully registering as members anyone involved in providing information technology and computer services.

Heritage Bank unveils initiative to support start-ups

Heritage Bank Plc has launched its innovation accelerator programme tagged, “HB LAB”.
L-R Toby Shapshak, Keynote Speaker; Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne; and Libby Barr, Chief Operating Officer, Avanti Communications at Nerds Unite 2019, MainOne’s annual IT event at Oriental recently

Avanti partners MainOne to improve broadband penetration in Nigeria

Under this arrangement, MainOne will leverage Avanti’s newest satellite, HYLAS 4, launched in April 2018 to enable highly flexible capacity services with 100% country coverage of Nigeria.

ITF: Nigerians lack skills to fill vacancies in 925 trades in Nigeria

Despite the increasing wave of unemployment in Nigeria, the Director General of Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, said it was difficult and hard to fill in vacancies that existed in 925 trades in the country’s labour market due to lack of requisites skills.
Fourth Right- Dr Isa Pantami, the D-G of NITDA and officials of the agency at the Public Presentation of IT Guidelines in Abuja

NITDA unveils IT guidelines, calls for strict compliance

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on Friday unveiled five Information Technology (IT) Guidelines and regulatory frameworks to ensure ease of doing business in the sector.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

NITDA takes measures to curb corruption among MDAs in IT procurement

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) said it has streamlined the process of procurement of Information Technology (IT) input and execution of projects as it is now fully automated.

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.
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.

Usmanu Danfodiyo University establishes center for corporate business

As part of efforts to boost its internally generated revenue, the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, has established a world-class ICT and Prometric centre for corporate services, as well as to promote information technology in the country.

NITDA: eNigeria 2018 confab will accelerate access to digital products

As Nigeria strives to increase its digital presence in the global economy, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says the 2018 eNigeria conference will accelerate access to digital products.
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

ICAN urges FIRS to sanction MDAs over failure to remit tax

Participants at the just concluded 48th Annual Accountant Conference in Abuja have called on the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to sanction all the Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) that fail to remit their taxes to serve as a deterrent to others.

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UN calls for ‘independent’ probe into death of Egypt’s Mohammed Morsi

The UN human rights office called Tuesday for an "independent inquiry" into former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi's death while in state custody.

Gunmen burn 21 houses in Kaduna community

Gunmen on Monday attacked Kikuba village ‎in Chawai District of Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna state and set ablaze twenty-one houses in the area.

Man dies as parachute fails during US military exercise

A Canadian man has died after his parachute failed to open when he jumped out of a plane during a military exercise led by US forces in Bulgaria, local media reported on Tuesday.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari signs polytechnic amendment bill, one other into law

President Muhammmadu Buhari has signed the Polytechnic Amendments Bill and the National Institute for Security Bill.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa confirms cholera outbreak in 3 local councils

Adamawa Government on Tuesday confirmed the outbreak of cholera in three local government areas of the state with one death from the 76 cases recorded.