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CBN Approves N500Mn Grant For Undergraduates, Graduates’ Entrepreneurship Scheme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has initiated a scheme to support Nigerians in tertiary institutions with a N500 million grant to promote entrepreneurship and reduce unemployment. The apex bank made the disclosure in a report published on Wednesday with the title ‘Guidelines for the implementation of tertiary institutions entrepreneurship scheme’. Specifically, it stated that […]

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NCC Revs Up 5G Technology Deployment Drive

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC’s) plan for Fifth Generation (5G) technology deployment in the country continues to gather momentum with the Commission confirming its 97 per cent readiness to begin full implementation. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, re-affirmed the status of the Commission’s 5G technology deployment at the annual African Tech […]

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Microsoft Launches New Game for W/Africa’s Learner Developers

Microsoft Africa Development Centre (Microsoft ADC), has announced the commencement of its Game of Learners Clinic, a three-month intensive training programme for university undergraduates and beginner developers across the West African sub-region. According to the programme schedule, the training is starting in October 2021 and will enable trainees to level up on .Net, JavaScript, Azure, […]

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Biosafety Agency Approves Cultivation Of TELA Maize In Nigeria

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), the agency mandated to regulate genetically modified products in Nigeria, has granted environmental approval for evaluation and open cultivation of TELA Maize in the country. A statement issued at the weekend by Communication Officer, African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), West and Central Africa, Alex Abutu,  indicated that TELA maize […]

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NCC’s Outreach Programme – Campus Conversation – Debuts In Abuja

Following the re-structuring and re-branding of its existing consumer outreach programmes, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has held the maiden edition of the Campus Conversation at the University of Abuja. The Campus Conversation is featured as an important part of NCC’s new Telecom Consumer Conversation (TCC). Speaking at the event, which held at the Main […]

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Nigeria’s Data Centre Market Value To Hit $218Mn By 2026 – Experts

As internet usage across the global geo-political zones deepens with increasing intensity, especially in Africa and Middle East zones, a new research report by Arizton Advisory & Intelligence, has projected  that social media usage and smart initiatives in the  regions will continue to drive the market over the next few years. The new research findings […]

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Cyber Reinsurance To Boost Asia Pacific Region’s Economic Growth – Fitch

Fitch Ratings, a leading global research and rating firm, has projected that cyber reinsurance would help drive growth in sundry Asia Pacific (APAC) region’s economies in the 2021 year as more companies embrace re-insurance policy options to protect their investment The APAC region was reported to have accounted for 7% of the total global ransomware […]

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Global Quantum Computing Market’s Revenue To Hit $667.3Mn – Researcher

Research Drive, a leading provider of general data storage services for researchers and other users, has predicted that the global quantum computing market will garner a significant revenue of $667.3 million between 2020-2027 with CAGR of 30.0% in forecast timeframe. The market’s market size stood at $88.2 million in 2019. A further analysis of the […]

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PPP Model Key To Nigeria Digital Economy’s Growth – Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has described the public-private partnerships (PPP) model as strategic to current efforts to position the nation’s economy on the path of sustainable growth. The industry regulator made this remark in his keynote address at the 2021 Conference and Exhibition on Information Communication Technology & […]

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56% Americans Support Stricter Regulation Of Tech Firms – Survey

More Americans think major technology companies should face more government regulation even as a majority say that these firms have too much economic power and influence. These findings were contained in a new Pew Research Center survey conducted April 12-18, 2021. But then, there’s not a strong consensus among the public that the government reducing […]