TECHNOLOGY

NITDA Clarifies Role in Data Protection Regulation_Ada Nkong

Following a publication by a legal practitioner questioning the propriety of NITDA licencing law firms as data protection compliance organization, the agency says the Nigerian data protection regulation does not seek to " inhibit, restrict or curtail the rights of the legal practitioner as provided by the Legal Practitioners Act. The NDPR rather, has opened… Continue reading NITDA Clarifies Role in Data Protection Regulation_Ada Nkong

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Sorrento finds a coronavirus antibody that blocks viral infection 100% in preclinical lab experiments_Femi Ehiabhi

Therapeutics company Sorrento has made what it believes could be a breakthrough in potential treatment of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that leads to COVID-19. The company released details of its preclinical research on Friday, announcing that it has found an antibody that provides “100% inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 virus infection of healthy cells after four days incubation.”… Continue reading Sorrento finds a coronavirus antibody that blocks viral infection 100% in preclinical lab experiments_Femi Ehiabhi

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COVID-19: US government accuse China government of attempt to hack and steal information on vaccine for coronavirus_Femi Ehiabhi

The Trump administration is calling out the Chinese government over alleged attempts to hack and steal information for developing a coronavirus vaccine.   The FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said Wednesday that state-sponsored Chinese hackers are targeting US researchers in cyberattacks seeking information on vaccines for COVID-19. The hackers are also looking to steal data related to… Continue reading COVID-19: US government accuse China government of attempt to hack and steal information on vaccine for coronavirus_Femi Ehiabhi

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COVID-19 and Technology_Femi Ehiabhi

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the ways we interact and has everyone thinking more about our health and well-being. But that shift in mindset means that daily activities like going grocery shopping or simple things like standing in an elevator will come with even more surveillance strings attached. The response by governments and the tech… Continue reading COVID-19 and Technology_Femi Ehiabhi

TECHNOLOGY

Covid-19: NITDA To Create,Protect 1 Million Jobs_Ada Nkong

Following the Covid-19 pandemic and the effect it is having on the economy globally,the Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency ( NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Inuwa says that the Agency is targeting to protect and create a million jobs in the ICT sectors this year. The DG said this on Monday during a virtual… Continue reading Covid-19: NITDA To Create,Protect 1 Million Jobs_Ada Nkong

TECHNOLOGY

UniBen Produces Ventilator That Works Without Electricity_Ada Nkong

A clinically-tested ventilator that can work without electricity has been presented to the management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) in Edo State, led by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Lilian Salami. The ventilator was produced by a team of researchers in the Faculties of Engineering and Medical Sciences of the federal university. The invention, according to… Continue reading UniBen Produces Ventilator That Works Without Electricity_Ada Nkong

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New feature on Messenger from Facebook_Femi Ehiabhi

Facebook is releasing a new feature that lets you video chat with multiple people through Messenger even if you don't have a social media account, a move that could help the company compete with popular videoconferencing app Zoom. The world's largest social network calls this new tool Messenger Rooms, and it can accommodate up to 50 people… Continue reading New feature on Messenger from Facebook_Femi Ehiabhi

TECHNOLOGY

Girls in ICT Day: NITDA Harps On Need For Active Participation of Women and Girls_Ada Nkong

The need to promote technology career opportunities for girls and women in ICT, the world’s has been Emphasized.The National information technology development agency NITDA ,as it joins the rest of the world to celebrate girls in ICT day is drawing attention to the critical need for more girls and women to participate actively in the… Continue reading Girls in ICT Day: NITDA Harps On Need For Active Participation of Women and Girls_Ada Nkong

TECHNOLOGY

Participants Applaud NITDA for Online Start-up Clinic_Ada Nkong

Participants in the maiden edition of the Online Startup Clinic in Abuja have applauded the National Information Technology Development Agency ,NITDA for the initiative.NITDA following its resolve to continue with its planned activities aimed at increasing the capabilities of the startups in the country by leveraging on digital technology despite the pandemic, had hosted the… Continue reading Participants Applaud NITDA for Online Start-up Clinic_Ada Nkong