CPN MOURNS THE PASSING AWAY OF ENGR (MRS) FLORENCE OMATULE SERIKI, MFR


Seriki, was one of Nigeria’s pioneers and foremost indigenous Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) that specializes in the manufacturing of computers and other ICT related devices and CEO of OM read more...

CPN INDUCTS GRADUATES OF COMPUTER SCIENCE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF AYO BAB


CPN INDUCTS GRADUATES OF COMPUTER SCIENCE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI ARAKEJI, read more...

CPN ORGANISES EXECUTIVE REGISTRATION PROGRAMME (ERP) AT EXXON MOBIL


CPN ORGANISES EXECUTIVE REGISTRATION PROGRAMME (ERP) AT EXXON MOBIL read more...

COUNCIL APPOINTS MR. ALLWELL ACHUMBA AS THE NEW REGISTRAR/SECRETARY TO


COMPUTER PROFESSIONAL‘S REGISTRATION COUNCIL OF NIGERIA(CPN) HAS APPOINTED MR. ALLWELL ACHUMBA AS THE NEW REGISTRAR/SECRETARY TO COUNCIL read more...

NIGERIA TASKED ON $19TRILLION IOT MARKET POTENTIAL


With the market potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) estimated to be worth $19 trillion, Cisco Systems has called on Nigeria to maximise the opportunity. According to Cisco, the opportunities abo read more...

COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS HOSTS INTERNATIONAL


International speakers and researchers from Benin Republic, Cameroun, France, Ghana and Nigeria converged at the University of Lagos, Akoka on Thursday 25th August, 2016 for the annual Transition From read more...

MOST REVEREND (PROF) ADEBAYO DADA AKINDE CLOCKS 70 AND RETIRES GRACEFU


The Council and indeed members of the IT Profession were well represented at the church service held to mark Most Reverend (Professor) Adebayo Dada Akinde’s his 70th Birthday ceremony as well read more...

CPN ACCREDITS THE COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SCI


CPN and some members of the profession were at the Computer Science Department of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State from 15th to 17th of August 2016 t read more...

CPN HELD MCPD PROGRAMME AT THE UNIVERSITY OF JOS NARAGUTA CAMPUS.


CPN held its Mandatory Continuing Professional Development (MCPD) programme titled “Corporate Data Management, Cyber Security and Forensic Computing” on Tuesday 23rd – Thursday 25th August, 2016 at read more...

MT REV (PROF) ADEBAYO DADA AKINDE CLOCKS 70 AND RETIRES FROM ACTIVE P


CPN CONGRATULATES MOST REVEREND (PROF) ADEBAYO DADA AKINDE AS HE CLOCKS 70, AND RETIRES FROM ACTIVE PASTORAL SERVICES read more...

FOREIGN IT SOLUTIONS, KILLING LOCAL CAPACITY, IT PROFESSIONALS LAMENT


The 2016 IT Professionals Assembly of the Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria, CPN held in Kaduna, was another venue for IT Practitioners in Nigeria to stoutly claim that local tale read more...

FRAUDULENT PRACTICES CRIPPLING IT SECTOR - MINISTER


The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has said that a dearth of infrastructure, lack of power and inadequate funding are responsible for the poor state of Information Technology in the country. read more...

CPN TO FLUSH OUT QUACKS, INDUCTS 300 NEW MEMBERS AS IT PROFESSIONALS


CPN President, Prof. Vincent Asor, at the programme, warned that the Council was determined to fish out quacks practicing IT in the country without appropriate registration. read more...

WHY ICT IS IN POOR STATE, BY EDUCATION MINISTER


The Minister has blamed the poor state of nation’s information communication technology (ICT) sector to fraudulent practices and weak supervision. read more...

CPN HOLDS ITS 2016 IT PROFESSIONALS‘ ASSEMBLY IN KADUNA, KADUNA


The annual CPN Information Technology Professionals’ Assembly is a yearly gathering of Information Technology practitioners in Nigeria and Diaspora with the objective of discussing and strategiz read more...

NO HIDING PLACE FOR IT QUACKS


The President/ Chairman of CPN, warned that it no longer shall be business as usual for quacks in the Information technology (IT) profession in the country. read more...

GOVT LOSES OVER N4.5B ANNUALLY TO QUACKERY IN ICT PRACTICE, SAYS CPN P


Prof. Vincent Asor at the weekend disclosed that the Government was losing over N4.5 billion annually to quackery in In Information Technology, IT, practice. read more...

CPN INDUCTS GRADUATES OF COMPUTER SCIENCE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS A


University of Lagos Akoka held its third Induction Ceremony for B.sc Computer Science graduates on February 29th ,2016 at the faculty of science board room read more...

CPN ATTEND NIRA FAIR AND EXHIBITION


The maiden edition of the .ng Fair and Exibition of Nigeria Internet Registration Association(NIRA)was held on Saturday 9th March,2016 at the NIRA Office Complex. The Fair which was organized as part read more...

SOFTWARE PRACTITIONERS CARPET SENATE ON TERMINATION OF TSA CONTRACT


Nigerian Information, IT practitioners have carpeted the Senate over its recommendation for the termination of Treasury Single Account, TSA contract, saying it will kill local efforts and capacity. read more...

NIGERIA, IRELAND TO STRENGTHEN TIES VIA TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER


The Republic of Ireland has joined hands with the Nigerian Government to use technology transfer actualize speedy development in Nigeria read more...

TECH STARTUPS GET N50M GRANTS FROM FG


The Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIIE), a subsidiary of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), disbursed over N50 million grants to tech-driven startups in the read more...

ISPON SEEKS POLICY TO GROW LOCAL CONTENT


Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) has urged government to support local content in the sector through deliberate policy that will ensure patronage and growth read more...

GOING DIGITAL: WHAT NIGERIANS BUSINESSES NEED TO DRIVE GROWTHS


Though innovations are applauded but the level of integration to drive business growth in Nigeria today is still at low ebb. The ultimate aim of digital transformation ordinarily should be the ability read more...

EXPERTS URGES NIGERIANS ON ONLINE MARKETING TO BRIDGE JOB GAPS


Olarewaju said Nigerians are very hardworking people, but the challenge has been that majority of the populace don’t know what to do and how to do it. read more...

FG MOVES TO CRIMINALISE NON PATRONAGE OF INDIGENOUS ICT BRANDS


If the plan of the present administration for the Original Equipment Manufacturers, OEMs, in Nigeria and other ICT product manufacturers is anything to go by, then the future appears to belong to them read more...

NO COMPUTER SKILL, NO PROMOTION, FG TELLS WORKERS


The Federal Government has ordered civil servants in the country to develop computer skills or forfeit their promotions. read more...

CPN MANAGEMENT PAYS COURTESY VISIT ON THE NEW VICE - CHANCELLOR OF BAB


The Management of CPN, led by the Vice-President/Vice-Chairman of Council, Dr. Adesina Sodiya, paid a courtesy visit on Professor Stephen Ademola Tayo, the new Vice-Chancellor of Babcock University, I read more...

UK BASED NIGERIAN INVENTS KEYBOARD IN LOCAL LANGUAGES


A United Kingdom based Nigerian, Adebunmi Adeniran, has developed a keyboard to support and enable writing in at least 12 Nigerian languages, with correct signs and tones to give instant meaning to th read more...

EXPERTS WARN NIGERIANS ON ABUSE OF DATA PRIVACY


Dr. Oyedokun Oyewole, and Tokunbo Smith, have warned general public to desist from perpetuating abuse of data privacy in the country. This they emphasised on, in commemoration of this year’s Da read more...

DIGITAL ECONOMY TO AID NIGERIA‘S ATTAINMENT OF MDGS


For Nigeria to realize the objective of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), it is critical for the economy to be digitalized. read more...

HOW NIGERIA CAN LEVERAGE ON ICT


South Korea based artificial intelligence researcher, Ms. Mira Kwak has said that Nigeria has the capacity to become a leading country in Information and Communication Technology. read more...

NIRA RECORDS HUGE .NG TRAFFIC IN 2015


The Nigerian Internet Registration Association (NIRA), through its president, Sunday Folayan, has said that a total of 22,113.ng domain names were registered in 2015. read more...

THE 3RD INDUCTION CEREMONY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE GRADUATES AT THE FEDERA


The Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta held its 3rd Induction Ceremony for B. Sc Computer Science graduates at the University Moshood Lecture Theatre. read more...

SGF WANTS ICT PROFESSIONALS IN POLITICS


The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, has called on the Information and Communication Technology practitioners not to shy away from politics. read more...

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUCCESS OF 2015 ELECTION


The Independent National Electoral Commission said on Monday in Abuja that the successful conduct of the 2015 general election was due to its ability to deploy technology for exercise. The Chairman of read more...

DWTC ENGAGES NITDA, NIPC TO PROMOTE ICT STARTUPS


The Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has announced it will work with the Nigerian government through the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to identify ICT start-ups in the coun read more...

NIRA, NITDA SET 2016 TARGET FOR ADOPTION OF .GOV.NG


Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) in collaboration with National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has set next year as target for all the 774 local governments in the c read more...
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