Sunday, September 23, 2018

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    Nigeria’s future billionaires will be technology innovators, says Osinbajo

Nigeria’s future billionaires will be technology innovators, says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says future billionaires from Nigeria will be those with knowledge in technology, computer and technical skills.Osinbajo said this on Tuesday at the northern regional finals of Student Innovation Challenge (SIC) held at Bayero University, Kano (BUK).SIC is an initiative of the federal government in collaboration with the private sector. It offers a platform for identifying and supporting [...]

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    Creativity; Let your work become play

Creativity; Let your work become play

YouNow is created for the everyday individual who seeks to gain a deeper understanding of Self, harness gifting, talent and natural abilities in order to achieve their highest potential. These write-ups are designed to help you become more conscious and deliberate in your interactions and day-to-day livingOver the last decades, innovation and creativity have become critical skills for achieving success in [...]

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    We are out to promote creativity on our continent, says NGO supporting African entrepreneurs

We are out to promote creativity on our continent, says NGO supporting African entrepreneurs

The Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has been offering support to Africans interested in developing technological innovations to solve problems on the continent and the globe at large.According to Pauline Koelbl, IPA director, the foundation seeks to increase Africa’s prosperity through investing in home-grown innovations and entrepreneurship.It also plans to strengthen African innovation ecosystems and mobilise [...]

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    Order Paper wins innovation contest

Order Paper wins innovation contest

Order Paper, a Nigerian online platform, emerged one of the winners at the inaugural edition of Chemonics technology for development contest (Tech4Dev).ConsTrack, a mobile application (mobile app), designed to engender citizens’ participation and accountability for constituency projects across Nigeria, beat 37 other entries in the “new ideas” category of the competition.Chemonics, a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) implementing partner, said [...]

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    WEF Africa 2017: Creating mixed livelihoods for Africa’s electric youth

WEF Africa 2017: Creating mixed livelihoods for Africa’s electric youth

BY SUSAN MBOYAI was honoured to recently participate in the 27th World Economic Forum on Africa discussion in Durban, which provided a chance to reflect on both the pace of progress across our continent and some of the stubborn challenges we must overcome. This year’s discussion centered on “Achieving Inclusive Growth” and addressed one of our most pressing priorities – [...]

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    Oracle series spotlights opportunities in digital disruption

Oracle series spotlights opportunities in digital disruption

The 2014 Oracle Day event series invites businesses to take advantage of the new challenges and tremendous opportunities offered by cloud, big data and mobile technologies in the modern business environment.Following the Oracle OpenWorld 2014 event held between September 28 and October 2 in San Francisco, Oracle is once again running a global series of high-profile events to showcase the [...]

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