Maida applauds Project Train 3M on ICT skills …. Initiative to make Nigeria an Exporter of digital skills

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Aminu Maida has applauded the proposal by the Hon. Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani, to enlist and train three million Nigerians over a period of four years, which will make the country an exporter of digital skills.       Maida, who spoke recently in Lagos at the City Business News Summit, said the programme, which has already attracted 1 million applicants, is capable of increasing Nigeria’s pool of technically-skilled persons in the global…

Danbatta Pivots Nigeria’s Socio-economic Development on ICT Adoption, Utilisation. …charges youths to embrace digital skills acquisition.

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) said the adoption and utilisation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is synonymous with empowerment, as it transformed processes efficiently acting as an enabler of effectiveness in operations in every sector of the economy, including commerce, agriculture, health, security and governance.   Prof Danbatta made this assertion on Thursday, January 13, 2022, while delivering the 10th and 11th combined Convocation Lecture of the Fountain University at Osogbo, Osun State. In the paper titled: “Empowering the Nigerian Youth though Information and Communication Technology”, Danbatta recalled the…

Over 30,000 Nigerian youths to acquire digital skills – Pantami

No less than 30,000 additional young Nigerians will gain access to digital skills training as part of the benefits of a collaboration between the Federal Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy and Huawei Technologies (Nigeria) Limited.   This was disclosed by the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two parties aimed at developing the digital literacy of Nigerian talent. The event also doubled as a presentation ceremony for the Huawei competition national final awards.  …

Imam Fuad charges Nigerian youths on anti-corruption crusade ….. as Eat-Halal project trains youth on digital skills

The Executive Director of The Just Foundation, an NGO of Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society,Imam Fuad Adeyemi has asked Nigerian youths to prepare to take over anti-corruption crusade by taking advantage of the numerous opportunities which abound today made possible by the digital revolution, to empower themselves. Imam Fuad made this charge while flagging off the first phase of the training of youths in Abuja, a project of the Eat-Halal project, funded by the MacArthur Foundation. He said the youth project will empower two thousand youths, across eighth states –FCT, Lagos, Osun,…

NCC applauds 9mobile for Promoting Digital Skills Among Nigerian Youths

The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has commended Nigerian telecom provider, 9mobile, for driving initiatives that empower Nigerian youths, especially in digital skills acquisition. Professor Danbatta gave the commendation while delivering a lecture at the launch of the Digital Bichi Emirate Initiative and graduation of the pilot class of the 9mobile sponsored digital skills entrepreneurship program for youths as part of activities to mark the coronation of the Board Chairman of 9mobile, His Highness, Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero as the second Emir of Bichi. According…

Oyo Lawmaker, Seyi Adisa to empower 500 Afijo Youths with Digital Skills

Member representing Afijio State Constituency in the Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Seyi Adisa has said over 500 Afijio youths will be trained in ICT to make them self-reliant. Hon.Adisa (APC) said it was the responsibility of elected leaders to empower their people to help alleviate poverty and make them useful to their household economically. Speaking on the training which will take the next 5-6 months starting from July 2021, Hon. Adisa expressed the reason behind his choice of digital skills in empowering his constituents. He said the Ejekaseyi…

Digital Economy: Dr Pantami Advocates Acquiring Digital Skills

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has said Certificates are important but certificates without skills are misleading, what is most important is to have certificates with skills. He said many developed nations were agitating to remove the column of educational certificates in curriculum vitae (CV), The Honourable Minister made this assertion today while making his remarks during a visit to Borno State Government House, Maiduguri, Borno State. The Minister in the company of the pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission…