Information Technology

Gov Otti Signs ‘Dig Once’ Policy To Regulate Telecom, Public Utility Assets

Gov Otti Signs ‘Dig Once’ Policy To Regulate Telecom, Public Utility Assets

GOV OTTI SIGNS 'DIG ONCE POLICY' TO REGULATE TELECOM, PUBLIC UTILITY ASSETS Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, OFR, on Wednesday signaled his administration's bold move to prepare the State for technological advancement with the signing of the "Dig Once Policy". The DOP is an official document of Abia State Government that would regulate the laying and installation of underground broadband technology assets and other public utility infrastructure for individual and enterprise use in urban and semi-urban areas of the State. Speaking while performing the ceremony at Government House, Umuahia, Governor Otti said the policy is expected to guide technology…
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Things To Know About Monday’s Total Solar Eclipse

Things To Know About Monday’s Total Solar Eclipse

Things To Know About Monday’s Total Solar Eclipse When a rare total solar eclipse sweeps across North America on Monday, scientists will be able to gather invaluable data on everything from the Sun’s atmosphere to strange animal behaviors — and even possible effects on humans. It comes with the Sun near the peak of its 11-year solar cycle, setting the stage for a breathtaking display: The corona will glow spectacularly from the Moon’s silhouette along the path of totality, a corridor stretching from Mexico to Canada via the United States. Total solar eclipses offer “incredible scientific opportunities,” NASA Deputy Administrator…
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NCC Gives Reason For Disrupted Data, Voice Services

NCC Gives Reason For Disrupted Data, Voice Services

NCC Reveals Reason Behind disrupted Data, Voice Services The Nigerian Communications Commission says a combination of cable faults resulting in equipment faults on the major undersea cables along the West African Coast has negatively impacted data and fixed telecom services in several West African countries. A statement on Friday by NCC said the countries included Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal, and Cote de Ivoire, among others. It said the cuts occurred somewhere in Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal, with an attendant disruption in Portugal. “Cable companies – West African Cable System (WACS) and African Coast to Europe (ACE) in the West…
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UK-Based Nigerian Researcher Invents Tool To Identify Bandits

UK-Based Nigerian Researcher Invents Tool To Identify Bandits

UK-Based Nigerian Researcher Invents AI Tool To Identify Bandits Nigeria might be on its path to peace again after a decade of fighting terrorism as a UK-based Nigerian, Yunusa Jibrin said he has leveraged on Artificial Intelligence (AI) to be able to identify bandits and their hideouts in Nigeria. He said his findings, if adopted by the federal government, would help to direct the efforts of the military towards identifying and eliminating bandits wherever they may be hiding in the country. Jibrin who is a Master’s degree graduate in computer science from the University of Sussex, told Vanguard on Sunday…
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Online Staff Appraisal (OSTAPP) System: A Panacea For Improving Staff Evaluation And Promotion In Govt Establishments In Nigeria – By Kalu K. Okwara

Online Staff Appraisal (OSTAPP) System: A Panacea For Improving Staff Evaluation And Promotion In Govt Establishments In Nigeria – By Kalu K. Okwara

Online Staff Appraisal (OSTAPP) System: A panacea for improving staff evaluation and promotion in Government Establishments in Nigeria. OverviewIn this present era of executing and managing human activities with respect to guaranteeing the convenience and safety of concerned parties, many Institutions in Nigeria are saddled with the challenge of managing her annual staff appraisal processes efficiently and safely while seeking out ways of cutting down cost of managing the process. Embracing online staff appraisal platform for Institutions will enable effective and efficient service delivery regarding appraisal process. Staff of various establishments and ministries in turn will experience and enjoy the…
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NIN: Court Stops MTN, Airtel, Others From Deactivating Subscribers Lines

NIN: Court Stops MTN, Airtel, Others From Deactivating Subscribers Lines

NIN: Court Stops MTN, Glo, Others From Deactivating Subscribers’ Lines A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, has restrained telecom operators in the country from deactivating or barring any line or sim whose user did not link to the National Identification Number, NIN. Trial judge, Justice Ambrose Lewis-Allagoa, restrained the telecom operators from taking such action on February 22, 2024, while ruling on an application for restraining orders by a rights activist, Olukoya Ogungbeje. Ogungbeje had in a suit, dragged the federal government, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, MTN Nigeria Communications Plc and Airtel Networks Nigeria…
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5 Tech Skills To Gain Financial Security In 2024 – By Nnate Ernest

5 Tech Skills To Gain Financial Security In 2024 – By Nnate Ernest

5 TECH SKILLS TO GAIN FINANCIAL SECURITY IN 2024 Millions of people have improved their lives and delivered substantial contributions to our beautiful planet through technology. Technology is definitely one of the fastest growing careers out there. Career in technology has several benefits and a high salary is one of them. . There are many in-demand tech jobs to choose from, but I have decided to pick 5 which I feel require a short time to get started and have the potential of paying well. You can get started with just a smartphone, good internet connection and dedication. DIGITAL MARKETING…
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The Sad Reality Of Nigeria In The Technological Space – By Nnate Ernest

The Sad Reality Of Nigeria In The Technological Space – By Nnate Ernest

THE SAD REALITY OF NIGERIA IN THE TECHNOLOGICAL SPACEBY NNATE ERNEST Nigeria is the most populous black nation with talented and beautiful individuals. Nigeria's 2023 population is estimated at 223,804,632 people at mid-year and equivalent to 2.78% of the total world population, which signals a good place for foreign investment and great use of technology. Nigeria may be able to boast of having the most number of tech startups in Africa but lags in several other significant areas. Due to poor infrastructure, inadequate planning and weak policies by the government, Nigeria has not been able to make any substantial progress…
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OPay Named Winner Of  Fintech Award In The Just Concluded Digital Nigeria 2023 Dinner.

OPay Named Winner Of Fintech Award In The Just Concluded Digital Nigeria 2023 Dinner.

OPay Dear valued customers and stakeholders We have wonderful news! OPay has been named winner of the Fintech Award in the just concluded Digital Nigeria 2023 Dinner, organised by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is a government agency with the mandate to create a framework for the planning, research, development, standardization, application, coordination, monitoring, evaluation, and regulation of Information Technology practices in Nigeria. Management wish to sincerely appreciate our esteemed customers who support and trust us for their financial needs. Our mission to make financial services more inclusive through technology remains…
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Nigeria, Africa’s Largest Information Technology (IT) Market; Need For Effective Utilization For Nation Building – Nnate Ernest(Information Technologist)

Nigeria, Africa’s Largest Information Technology (IT) Market; Need For Effective Utilization For Nation Building – Nnate Ernest(Information Technologist)

IMPACT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR NATION BUILDING IN NIGERIA.By Nnate Ernest Nigeria is regarded as Africa's Largest Information technology (IT) market with about 82% of the continent's telecom subscribers and 29% of internet usage.The government of Nigeria recognizes IT as the enabler for developing other critical sectors including education, healthcare, agriculture, and manufacturing. What is information technology ? IT is the use of any computers, storage, networking and other physical devices, infrastructure and processes to create, process, store, secure and exchange all forms of electronic data.However, IT is used in the context of organisation/business operations as opposed to technology used…
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