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Google Chooses Nigeria As Location For Its First Developer Space In Africa

The tech giant, Google, has opened its first Developers Space in Africa in Nigeria. This launch supports Nigeria’s digital Economy Strategy and is in line with Google’s commitment, in 2017, to build on Nigeria’s tech potential to grow Africa’s tech space. The Developers Space, located in Ikoyi, Lagos, is the flagship start-up and developer hub …read more →

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Unpacking the Potential of innovative digital infrastructure and green energy projects in Africa

The vast swathes of Africa’s fertile lands may ultimately prove a central arena for the ground-up development of innovative digital infrastructure and green energy projects. Recent pivotal moments in African trade, such as the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, are setting the table for an environment conducive to rapid growth, where both energy and financial infrastructure …read more →

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NCC targets Swedish SPIDER initiative for ICT capacity building, improved broadband

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has hosted Carl Grans, Swedish Ambassador to ECOWAS, Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria, at NCC head office on Thursday, January 9. The discussions centered on how the country can enhance Information and Communication Technology, ICT, capacity development and broadband penetration in Nigeria. This is in line with the commission’s eight-Point Agenda, one …read more →

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NCDMB donates laboratory, ICT centre to schools in Bayelsa

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has donated a modular science laboratory to Model Government Secondary School, Twon Brass and an Information Communication Technology Centre to Government Secondary School Okpoama, both in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The ICT centre was commissioned by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief …read more →

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We will turn Lagos to technology hub as quickly as possible – LASRIC

The Lagos State Science Research and Innovation Council, (LASRIC) says it will deploy all means at its disposal to ensure that the desire of the state government in turning Lagos to a technology hub is realised as quickly as possible. The leader of the 16-member council, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, disclosed this in an interview with …read more →

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FG Establishes Central Database for Recovered Assets

The Federal Government has said that a central database had been created for the management of recovered assets stolen from the country. Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN, who made the disclosure to newsmen in Abuja however said that the war against corruption in the country by the President …read more →

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FG releases guidelines on internet access, data protection

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has released five guidelines to guide its operations as well as use and access to internet and IT infrastructure in Nigeria. The regulations include: “Rule-making Process of NITDA”, “Nigeria Data Protection Regulation”, “Guidelines for Clearance of Information Technology Projects”, “Framework and Guidelines for Public Internet Access” and “Framework and …read more →