Technology

Nigeria’s Global Competitiveness Ranking Improved – Minister

The Minister of Federal Ministry of Science,Technology and Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that Nigeria’s global competitiveness ranking has improved from the Position of 124 out of 140 countries by 2015/2016 to a position of 115 out of 140 countries by 2018/ 2019. Onu made this statement during the opening of the National Council […]

Technology

Nigeria, United Kingdom Synergize In Developing Energy Calculator 2050

The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has said that the energy commission of Nigeria is mandated to produce strategic plans and coordinate national policies in the field of energy. Onu made this statement during the launch of the second edition of Nigeria energy calculator 2050 today in Abuja. He said that […]

Technology

Groundwater: Nigerians Advised To Patronise Hydro Geologists In Borehole Drilling

The Honourable Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman H. Adamu FNSE, FAEng has advised Nigerians to patronize professionally trained Hydro geologists, not Quacks in the drilling of boreholes to avoid abortive boreholes. Engr. Adamu stated this on Monday 21st March 2022 at the Press Briefing held at the NTA Headquarters Abuja, after the Sensitization walk […]

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NCC Upgrades Emergency Communications Centres

…As operational Centres increase to 25 In continuation with its vision and strategy to ensure promptness, effectiveness and efficiency in the handling of emergency call services through the Emergency Communication Centres (ECC), the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has embarked on the deployment of Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) solution. This bolstering of the capacity of emergency […]

Technology

HYPPADEC Trains 5000 Youth On Entrepreneurship Skill Acquisition

Arrangements have been concluded on the Grand Flag-off of Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) Youth Transformation Programme slated for Thursday, 17th March, 2022 at Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi International Conference Centre, Minna. A statement issued by the Managing Director and Chief Executive of HYPPADEC, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq Yelwa disclosed that about 5000 Youth […]

Technology

FG Mandates Provision Of Quality Assurance Certificate

The Federal Executive Council approved the Implementation of Strategies for the Enhancement of the Quality of Government Digital Technology Projects and Services during its meeting on the 9th of March, 2022. This followed the presentation of a memo by the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami. The approval will […]

Technology

FG To Deploy Technology For 2022 Population Census

The Chairman, Senate Committee on National Population and National Identity, Senator Sahabi Alhaji Yaú (APC Zamfara North), has disclosed the plan of the Federal Government to deploy the use of technology for the forthcoming national census. The Federal Government had allocated over N190 billion for the conduct of the 2022 census in this year’s budget. […]

Economy Technology

FG To Train 500,000 Public Servants On Digital Economy

The Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) says plans are underway to train 500,000 public servants on digitisation and Information Technology (IT) to improve service delivery. Mr Dasuki Arabi, the Director-General of the bureau disclosed this when he featured at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum in Abuja on Sunday. Arabi said that the […]