Osinbajo to speak on the role of the efficient justice system in economic growth

… as Virtual LegalTech unveils new ecosystem for client/lawyer engagement and Administration of Justice post-COVID-19 The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo SAN, will at a conference holding on August 13-14 deliver a keynote address on the role of an efficient justice system in driving the wheel of innovation and economic growth. The first Legal Technologies Virtual Conference, is put … Continue reading Osinbajo to speak on the role of the efficient justice system in economic growth

Astronauts splash down aboard SpaceX capsule off Florida

Two US astronauts hit the water safely aboard a Dragon capsule off Florida, marking NASA’s first splashdown landing in decades. The capsule was developed by private firm SpaceX, owned by tech billionaire Elon Musk. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley landed safely aboard a SpaceX Dragon capsule in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday after a two-month stay at the International Space Station.NASA✔@NASA “Thanks for flying @SpaceX.” … Continue reading Astronauts splash down aboard SpaceX capsule off Florida

China’s successful launch of Mars mission seals global era in deep-space exploration

…Tianwen-1 is the second of three spacecraft to take off this month for the red planet. A Chinese spacecraft is on its way to Mars after launching successfully from Hainan Island in southern China. The mission — named Tianwen-1, which means ‘questions to heaven’ — is the country’s first attempt to land on the red planet. The 5,000-kilogram spacecraft, which contains a lander, orbiter and … Continue reading China’s successful launch of Mars mission seals global era in deep-space exploration

COVID19 Forced Nigerians To Understand the Value of ICT – DG NITDA

The COVID-19 pandemic and global lockdown has become a leading factor for Nigerians to realize the key values of Information and Communications Technology especially in closing distances and disseminating information.Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, CCIE, disclosed this at the Webinar for Nigerian IT & IT Security Community with the theme, “Back To Basics – COVID-19 & Critical Security … Continue reading COVID19 Forced Nigerians To Understand the Value of ICT – DG NITDA

NITDA Creates First ICT Consumer Protection Forum In Nigeria

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has come up with a forum meant to help citizens express their grievances as it relates to indigenous IT products and services and settle such in a non-litigious manner. Mallam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi CCIE, the Director-General of NITDA, was represented by Dr. Usman Gambo Abdullahi, Director IT Infrastructure Solutions, NITDA at the Webinar with the theme: “Virtual Digital … Continue reading NITDA Creates First ICT Consumer Protection Forum In Nigeria

Senate Confirms Danbatta’s Reappointment as NCC Boss

The Nigerian Senate, the country’s upper legislative chamber, has officially confirmed the nomination of Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta for reappointment as the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The Senate confirmed Danbatta during its plenary on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in Abuja, following the consideration of the report of Senator Oluremi Tinubu-led Senate Committee on Communications. … Continue reading Senate Confirms Danbatta’s Reappointment as NCC Boss

NITDA Alerts Nigerians on Fake Websites Pledging Federal Government Grants

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in line with its efforts at enlightening Nigerians on the nefarious actions of cybercriminals exploiting the COVID-19 Pandemic to mislead and defraud unsuspecting victims, would like to bring to the attention of the general public the recent COVID-19-related fake news in circulation. The fake news tagged “Argentina Is Doing It”, being circulated over social media, particularly on WhatsApp, … Continue reading NITDA Alerts Nigerians on Fake Websites Pledging Federal Government Grants

EFCC Arrests Uniport Undergraduate, Mother, Girlfriend for Suspected Internet Fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Thursday, July 16, 2020, arrested a 22-year old Computer Science Undergraduate of the University of Port Harcourt. Kenneth Gift, his girlfriend, Dandy Spice and mother, Dorah Aninah for suspected internet fraud in Agbor, Delta State. Their arrest was a sequel to a petition from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, and … Continue reading EFCC Arrests Uniport Undergraduate, Mother, Girlfriend for Suspected Internet Fraud

Securing Cyberspace Criterion to Robust Digital Economy – DG NITDA

As cybercriminals use COVID19 as an opportunity to defraud suspecting Nigerians, the Director-General of NITDA, Mallam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, CCIE, said that securing Nigeria’s cyberspace is a prerequisite to achieving Digital Economy Policy. Abdullahi stated this at the webinar organised by the agency in collaboration with Spire Solutions on ‘Cyber Hygiene During and After COVID-19.’The DG, who was represented by Director, Information Technology Infrastructure Solution, … Continue reading Securing Cyberspace Criterion to Robust Digital Economy – DG NITDA

NITDA Calls on Application for Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Support Scheme

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), is calling on eligible Nigerians to apply for its technology innovation and entrepreneurship scheme, a capacity building programme for Hub managers, young Nigerians and innovative startups to spur digital job creation and economic growth.Concerned with the fact that Hubs and Startups in Nigeria suffer from issues of capacity deficiency such as ability to support start-ups, poor infrastructure and … Continue reading NITDA Calls on Application for Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Support Scheme