The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is aiming to save the country about $2 billion (about N720 billion) lost as capital flight as a result avoidable importation of foreign technologies into the country, Director General of NITDA,
Dr. Isa Pantami, has said at the on-going on GITEX technology expo and conference holding at the Dubai World Trade Centre, United Arabs Emirates (UAE) with more than 140 countries in attendance. Continue reading
The Nigeria government through the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) will be promoting ten startups at this year’s Gitex technology expo and conference holding in Dubai from October 8-12. The country’s tech-ambassadors were carefully selected after a highly competitive process anchored by the Office for ICT Innovation & Entrepreneurship (OIIE) which is an arm of the NITDA.
The Indian Communications Minister will be leading a strong delegation of manufacturers, industry operators and government officials, and will be joined by the Nigerian Communications Minister, government officials, regulators, along with the Nigerian business community, leaders like yourselves.
THE Governments of India and Nigeria are set to forge closer cooperation in a determined effort to accelerate growth in Information and Communications Technology with a view to boost both countries’ economies through greater penetration and use of advanced technologies and services. Continue reading
The National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC, will soon be organizing a nationwide Automotive Design Competition to engage and promote the incredible creative and innovative talents of our youth.
According to a statement made available to Transport Day newspaper by NADDC, and signed by Rasheed Bello, the competition is “not to design sports and luxury cars, but to conceptualize highly advanced, innovative and cost-effective strategically positioned market driven concepts that would be produced in Nigeria. NADDC will support the development of winning concepts and integrate local content, feeding directly into the Nigerian automotive ecosystem, especially our proposed Automotive Industrial Clusters for Nnewi, Kaduna and Oshogbo” Continue reading
Lenovo, through its Subsidiary, Motorola Mobility, unveiled a new range of Moto smartphones to core dealers in Nigeria at a groundbreaking event which held in Lagos. The smartphone models which include the Moto E4, Moto E4 plus, Moto C 3G, Moto C 4G and Moto C plus boasts of exciting new features and user-friendly applications. Motorola’s range of innovative smartphones guarantee consumers the opportunity to experience high definition display and cutting edge design at value prices. Continue reading
OMG Digital, the Ghana-based media startup, announced today that it has raised $1.1 million in seed funding. Its main site, OMG Voice, already has versions for Ghana, Nigeria, and Kenya, and the new capital will be used to expand into more countries. Continue reading
The tourism sector in Nigeria has been in decline due to lack of creativity and organised interest both from private and public sectors. While others choose to see this as a challenge, others are thinking on how to bring innovation that could revamp the sector for good and attract the needed earnings from the sector for Nigeria. Continue reading
Sevocoder Club Summer, an extension of the Sevocoder Club initiative aimed at developing and upgrading coding skills in young people is scheduled to hold from the 1st to 31st of August,2017 as on every other year. Continue reading
So it has been discovered that more than sixty thousand Nigerians, in Nigeria and in diaspora, have been praying, singing and shouting hallelujah every night since the 1st of June, on Nathaniel Bassey’s Instagram Live. For the rest of us that do not give an amen or can not sow a seed in data plans, the heavens are watching! lol
Where is the vatican, some questions need to be answered, by who? Well that’s what we have to fine out.
Named after a Norse mythological city of the skies, Asgardia is open to all residents on planet earth and it doesn’t cost anything to join.
Russian scientist Dr Igor Ashurbeyli announced his plans to form the world’s first independent nation that operates in outer space in October 2016. Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have signed up to be citizens.
From my immediate University clique, another person is leaving Nigeria for America at the end of this month, with her family of three. Virtually every month for the last two years, I’ve gone to visit one person or the other who was making a similar move. In fact, one of them did this spreadsheet to show justify with numbers why he was moving his family to UK while remaining here to work until he made up his mind whether he would up and leave to join them as well. Continue reading
China’s latest mode of public transportation is a bus, tram and train rolled into one.
Its maker, Chinese rail transit firm CRRC, is calling it a “smart bus,” but it’s a lot more than that. Like a train, it’s modular and carriages can be added on; but like a bus, it runs on the road. Continue reading
The Goodfathers foundation is a non-profit/governmental organisation with focus on promoting ideals that contribute to moulding good fathers, and supporting/celebrating men with excellent fatherly characteristics in our society. We also encourage future fathers to aim for excellence, as this is critical to the smooth running of society. Continue reading
If you ever needed a reason to be black, this is your answer right here! Black Panther! Guys i can not contain my joy anymore, my head is just spiraling out of control. I have watched the trailer five times already, would have watched more but my GLO data plan kept me sane lol. Continue reading