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Online courses as a means of developing #digital expertise in #Africa!

“The World is flat” is the title of the bestselling book by Thomas Friedman, the influential American author and Journalist, where he argued that several developments in the 21st century such as outsourcing, the personal computer, the Internet, the standardization of commercial technology globally and international trade have led to a shift in economic competitiveness across the world. This shift ...

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NGO Boss Commends Yoruba Summit on Restructuring!

The founder of Ibadan-based Guildance Community Development Foundation, Mr Kabiru Adisa FCA has commended Yoruba leaders for convening the Yoruba Summit that deliberated on restructuring and other associated issue. This was contained in a press release issued on Sunday by the chartered accountant and development expert. “I find it gladdening that Yoruba leaders are now following up their restructuring demand ...

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Senate to Prioritize Passage of Occupational Safety Bill!

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that the 8th Senate will give accelerated consideration to the Occupational Safety and Health Bill (SB. 200), once the National Assembly resumes from its annual recess later this month. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, the Senate President emphasized that with the ...

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“At SOBCA, we sell serenity, which is the inner peace you crave for’ – Samuel Obafemi

Sam Obafemi, founder of Samuel Obafemi Behavioural Change Academy (SOBCA) has reiterated the purpose to which his academy was created, which is not only to sell and share knowledge but also serenity, the inner peace that everyone human on the face of earth crave for.   He stated at yesterday at the official launch of his online learning platform “sobcaonline.com” which ...

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SOBCA SET TO UNVEIL IT’S E-LEARNING PLATFORM IN #ABUJA!

The Sam Obafemi Behavioural Change Academy (SOBCA) is set to unveil its E-learning online platform at the SOBCAONLINE unveiling event to hold on Monday, 4th September, 2017 at The Barcelona Hotel, wuse2 Abuja. SOBCA is the first regular institution in Africa to have built the capacity to provide recourses and solutions for people dealing with difficult personal problem in almost ...

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Much Ado About JAMB 120: Another Directionless Noise in the Nigerian Education Sphere

By Ibrahim Ajala Hell is now on the loose. Another Nigerian agency JAMB has decided to follow the steps of others in sinking the Nigerian dream of Vision 20:2020 by reducing the entry cut off mark to 120 for universities and 100 for polytechnics and colleges of education. Nigerians has been transformed into a “public affairs analyst”. Reprobatory remarks from ...

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Amnesty Nigeria: Hundreds forcibly disappeared to instil fear

Enforced disappearances are being used to instil fear into civilian population living in areas of the country wracked with conflict and insecurity, said Amnesty International as the world marks the International Day of the Disappeared on 30 August. The organisation fears that hundreds of people are being held in secret detention – a conduct prohibited under the International Convention for the ...

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[Full text] Vote DJ Kool as the President of Deejay Association in Nigeria

The DJAN Election to choose the person that will occupy the coveted presidential seat of the Deejay Association in Nigeria is fast approaching, we must endeavour to choose right. So far, DJ Kool our man has been the most experienced, dedicated and qualified among the contestants vying for this seat. Please support him with your vote! Read his official statement ...

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Paradigm Initiative Cautions #Nigerian Military on Social Media Surveillance Activity!

The report that the Nigerian military has commenced monitoring social media activity of Nigerians has been in the news in the past few days.   This development might not be unconnected to the recent pronouncement by the Vice-President that hate speech will soon be considered an act of terrorism.   President Muhammadu Buhari also spoke along this line saying when ...

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UNESCO, TZE raising new generation coders through Youth Mobile App Training Programme!

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in collaboration with The Zariah Elizabeth Foundation (TZE) has put together a two-week Youth Mobile App training Initiative for teenage aspiring techpreneurs in Abuja. The Youth Mobile Initiative which seems to build on the experience of many worldwide initiatives that introduce young people to computer science programming (learning-to-code) and problem solving (coding-to-learn). According to Dayo Akindolani, Executive Director, TZE, ...

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