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ICT4SI West African Network holds its first workshop in Nigeria

The ICT 4 Social Innovation West African Network  (ICT4SI) in collaboration with SPIDER – The Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions  ​and AfriLabs has held its first Workshop for the ICT experts, techprenuers, techies, start-ups, tech innovators amongst others in Abuja, Nigeria yesterday. ‘Launched in Kigali, Rwanda in November 2015 during its first Conference, with support from SPIDER, it’s ...

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Integrity Nigeria launches “Project Tame” to promote accountability in University Education system

Integrity Nigeria in its efforts to ensure transparency and accountability culture is well-entrenched across board in Nigeria has launched ‘Project Tame” towards ensuring improved and better accountability in service delivery  within the University education system in Nigeria. Olusoji Apampa, Executive Director, Integrity Nigeria, in his keynote address at the Roundtable event on Corruption Risks within the Nigerian universities held in ...

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FG approves tax reduction for telecom firms in #Nigeria

  The Federal Government on Tuesday said that it had resolved to reduce taxes payable by telecommunications operators in order to enable them to expand their services to the hinterland. It stated this through the Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, at the 2017 Information Communications Technology and Telecommunication Expo in Lagos, which was organised by the Lagos Chamber of ...

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Stakeholders Call on Government Agencies to Embrace Digital Engagement

Stakeholders at a one-day roundtable talk on digital rights and engagement have called on government agencies to fully embrace digital tools in their engagement with the public. The roundtable, themed “Improving Government’s Approach to Digital Engagement & Rights”, held on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the New State House Auditorium, Abuja. The event was a product of a partnership between ...

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ICEED: Australia Empowers the Internally Displaced Persons in Adamawa State

The Australian High Commission in partnership with the International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development has provided institutional clean cookstoves to Internally Displaced Persons in Malkohi and Fufore camps in Adamawa State. This is the second time in 2 years the High Commission is providing the much needed support in expanding access to safe fuels and energy for IDPs in ...

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Paradigm Initiative to Work with Stakeholders to Strengthen Internet Policies In Gambia

Paradigm Initiative hosted an Internet Policy Training for stakeholders in The Gambia from Tuesday, July 11 to Thursday, July 13, 2017. The training, supported by the Gambian Press Union, held over three days at the Djembe Hotel, Banjul, and was attended by a variety of participants. The Civil Society, Media, Government, as well as the Gambian Internet Society were all ...

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Communication Minister Chaired 2017 Nigeria Computer Society Conference

Minister of Communication, Barrister Adebayo Shittu has chaired the 2017 Nigeria Computer Society Conference on “Information Technology Innovation for Sustainable Development” where he eloquently and with utmost precision highlighted ways Nigeria could overcome the boggling local and global challenges of sustainable development through the use of Information Technology. Read Below his full Speech at the event: I am highly honoured to ...

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Youth Group Charged Nigerian Youth to dream big, pursue its actualisation

Today July 15th, being the International Youth Skills Day as set aside by the United Nations, a Youth Group, the Better Today Youth Initiative in collaboration with Career Trainee has put together a seminar in Abuja tagged ‘Youth Skills and Career Actualisation’ to commemorate this special day. The Seminar which had young professionals from various field of endeavours, writers, bloggers, ...

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Etisalat Officially Changes Name To 9mobile

Telecoms operator, Etisalat Nigeria has officially changed the company’s corporate identity to 9mobile. This comes after the company’s largest shareholder, emirates Telecommunications Corporation, directed Etisalat Nigeria to stop using its brand name within the next three weeks, after terminating management agreement with its Nigerian arm. Etisalat, which controls 13 per cent market share in Nigeria, has had a running battle ...

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Paradigm Initiative Opens Registration for #IFF2018

Paradigm Initiative has opened the registration portal for the sixth edition of the Internet Freedom Forum. The forum (#IFF2018) will take place from 24th – 26th April 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria. According to the Director of Operations, Tope Ogundipe, “we are opening registration early in order to encourage more diverse participation and to also help with planning in order to ...

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