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Nigeria to ‘intensify clampdown on IT quacks’, CPN says

The Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) says it will intensify its clampdown on ‘quack’ practitioners in the nation’s information technology (IT) industry. CPN, the body responsible for registration and monitoring of IT practitioners in Nigeria says it is planning enforcement actions against ‘quack’ IT industry players because the “monumental loss of revenue” by […]

FG launches digital girls club to promote ICT

African Girls Can CODE wants to check gender divide

The African Girls Can CODE Initiative (AGCCI) has been launched to help bridge the gender divide by encouraging girls and young women across Africa to take up careers in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector. ITU and UN Women, in collaboration with the African Union Commission announced the launch African Girls Can CODE, a four-year […]

ICT, game changer for job creation in Nigeria, BudgiT says

ICT, game changer for job creation in Nigeria, BudgiT says

BudgiT, a major provider of public data has predicted that Information and Communication  Technology (ICT) will be a major game changer in creating job  for the teeming unemployed youths in Nigeria. Technology adoption will greatly accelerate the pace of development in Nigeria, facilitate increased non-oil trade and also  enhance the digital economy, Mr Samuel Atiku,Head of […]

Local, foreign PC makers to compete for public sector contracts, CommTech Minister says amid Buy-Nigeria policy

Nigeria: ‘Regulators to blame’ for failed ICT projects

Information and communication technology (ICT) sector regulators have been blamed for failed technology investments by several states in Nigeria. Mr. Silas Vem, Deputy Chief of Staff in Plateau State said that these State governments are not getting value for their investment in ICT because they are being neglected by regulatory bodies responsible for ICT development. […]

Nigeria parks mobile internet units over high bandwidth cost, NITDA says