L-R: Vice President, Africa, Middle-East and Turkey, Meta (formerly Facebook), Kojo Boakye and Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Aminu Maida, during a visit by Meta’s delegation to the Commission in Abuja recently.

Maida Promises Support for Meta on Undersea Cable Initiative

Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Aminu Maida, has stated that  the support of the Commission awaits law-abiding investors like Meta, (formerly Facebook), who respond positively to Nigeria’s desire for investments that promote the agenda of government to achieve a robust digital economy. Speaking when he…

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The Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO), National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Mr. Khalil Suleiman Halilu is set to detail the Agency’s plans and strategies for rural electrification in Nigeria using homegrown technologies at the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference,  also known as Conference of the Parties (COP28), holding at the Expo City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

NASENI EVC To Speak at COP28 On Homegrown Technologies For Rural Electrification

The Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO), National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Mr. Khalil Suleiman Halilu is set to detail the Agency’s plans and strategies for rural electrification in Nigeria using homegrown technologies at the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference,  also known as Conference of the Parties (COP28), holding at the…

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The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Aminu Maida, has requested Nokia Networks to increase its investments in Research and Development (R&D) to support the growth of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Nigeria.

Maida urges Nokia to invest in Research and Development in Nigeria’s ICT Sector

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Aminu Maida, has requested Nokia Networks to increase its investments in Research and Development (R&D) to support the growth of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Nigeria.  Maida spoke when a delegation from Nokia Networks of Finland led by…

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The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) and new Chinese partners have signed three (3) memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) for new projects valued at $2 billion.

NASENI, 3 Chinese Companies Sign MoUs for new projects valued at $2 billion. 

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) and 3 Chinese Companies have signed memorandum of understanding for new projects valued at $2 billion.  At a ceremony attended by Vice President Kashim Shettima (GCON) on Thursday, October 19, 2023, on the sidelines of the third Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) Forum in Beijing, China, the National Agency for Science and Engineering…

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VC4A receives Prestigious International Finance Corporation (IFC) ScaleX Award for Supporting Women-led Startups to Raise Capital

VC4A (https://VC4A.com/), the leading platform that strengthens the startup community in emerging markets, has been honored with a prestigious IFC ScaleX award for its contribution to the support of women-led startups in securing capital after completing an accelerator program. Of 170 accelerators, VC4A was selected among the top 5 by the International Finance Corporation (IFC),…

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Accredify beats 260 startups to win the 2023 Supernova Challenge

Accredify, a Singapore-based startup and service provider for issuing verifiable documents and information, has emerged as the champion of the 2023 Supernova Challenge at Expand North Star Dubai (https://www.ExpandNorthStar.com/), the world’s largest startup event. The startup received the $100,000 grand prize after an intense final round of pitching against 27 global finalists from 521 entries….

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As part of plans by Ministry of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy to train 3 million technical talents by 2027, the Minister, Dr Bosun Tijani has launched the 3MTT programme https://3mtt.nitda.gov.ng, targeted at generating a pipeline of technical talent across Nigeria.

Bosun Tijani launches programme to train 3 million technical talents by 2027

As part of plans by Ministry of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy to train 3 million technical talents by 2027, the Minister, Dr Bosun Tijani has launched the 3MTT programme https://3mtt.nitda.gov.ng, targeted at generating a pipeline of technical talent across Nigeria. The programme, he said,  is a key part of the Ministry of Communications, Innovation…

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