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FG Tasks NOTAP Board Members On 5C Principles

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The Federal Government has charged the governing board of the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) to work with cooperation, collaboration, coordination, communication and cordiality to achieve its given mandate. The Minister of Science Technology and Innovation (STI), Sen. Adeleke Mamora made the charge during the inauguration of the governing board of NOTAP in Abuja. He tasked the board...

NIMR Boss Lauds Establishment Of Medical Research Council 

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The director-general, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Prof Babatunde Salako.
The director-general of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Prof Babatunde Salako has justified the establishment of the Medical Research Council (MRC) to fund research work in the country.  Salako made this known at a two-day stakeholder meeting organised by the institute in collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to discuss the feasibility and acceptability, as well...

OneImpact App Curbs Spread Of Tuberculosis – DHDC 

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Tuberculosis patient
Debriche Health Development Centre (DHDC) has hailed the OneImpact Application (App), a digital platform, as one which will help curb the spread of tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria.  The executive director of the DHDC, Mrs. Deborah Ikeh made this assertion on the sidelines of a dissemination/validation meeting, that the app was built to improve accessibility and availability and enhance the quality of...

FEC Approves Nigeria Data Protection Bill For Transmission To NASS 

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the Nigeria Data Protection Bill for onward transmission to the National Assembly as an Executive Bill through the office of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation. This approval was given during the FEC’s meeting on February 25, 2022, presided over by Vice-president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. It will be recalled that...

NITDA Pushes For Collaboration Among Stakeholders

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NITDA KWASU
The director-general of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Abdullahi has called for collaboration between government, institutions and the people, to fully harness the potential of the digital economy.  He made this call in his keynote address during the 2023 Digital Economy Sensitisation Lecture Series themed “Digital Economy: The Triple Helix Model of Government, People and Institutions”...

Health Research Essential For Improved Human Development – NIMR

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The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) has touted health research as essential to improving human development and responding to health, social, technological and agricultural challenges.  The director-general, NIMR, Prof. Babatunde Salako made this assertion at a two-day stakeholder meeting organised by the institute in collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to discuss the feasibility and acceptability, as...

FG Flags Off TIES Scheme Across Geopolitical Zones

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NITDA TIES
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) said it is harnessing the innovative talent of the nation’s young people and providing them with the necessary support to build the required digital skills and viable tech businesses to significantly contribute to job creation and economic prosperity for Nigeria through the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Support (TIES) Scheme. The director-general of NITDA, Mallam...

Abdullahi Inaugurates NDSS, Volunteers Expert Group

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NITDA Volunteer Group
The director-general of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Abdullahi has inaugurated the Volunteers Expert Groups (VEGs) for the National Digital Skills Strategy (NDSS), aimed at positioning Nigeria as a global digital talent factory capable of filling the 85 million talent deficit as predicted by Korn Ferry in its report titled ‘The $8.5 trillion Talent Shortage by 2030’.  Speaking...

NIMASA, Approved Primary Lending Institutions Meet For CVFF Disbursement  

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NIMASA PVCC
…As Jamoh charges banks to complement FG’s effort The management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) today (Wednesday, January 25, 2023) met with the executive management of the Federal Government-approved primary lending institutions (PLIs) – Jaiz Bank, United Bank of Africa (UBA), Union Bank, Zenith Bank and Polaris Bank – for the disbursement of the Cabotage Vessel...

2023 Polls: FG Intent On Safeguarding Digital Space, NITDA Tells EU EOM

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NITDA EU EOM
The Federal Government has told a delegation of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) that it is sparing no effort in securing the safety of the nation’s digital space to ensure the success of the forthcoming general election. The director-general of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Abdullahi made this known while receiving the delegation...