FG BARS FOREIGN PROFESSIONALS WITHOUT NIGERIA CERTIFICATION, DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY


FG Bars Foreign Professionals Without Nigeria Certification, Declares State Of Emergency On Science And Technology read more...

PROF. CHARLES ONUWA UWADIA ELECTED AS PRESIDENT/CHAIRMAN-IN-COUNCIL AND MR. KOLE JAGUN, VICE-PRESIDENT/VICE-CHAIRMAN-IN-COUNCIL


At the 23rd Annual General Meeting of members held on Thursday 29th June, 2017 in Abuja, Professor Charles Onuwa Uwadia (FNCS) was elected as the new President/Chairman-in-Council, while Mr. Kole Jagun (FNCS) was elected as the Vice-President/Vice-Chairman-in-Council to pilot the affairs of the Council for the next two years. read more...

CPN HELD MCPD PROGRAMME AT THE BABCOCK UNIVERSITY CAMPUS


(CPN) held its Mandatory Continuing Professional Development (MCPD) at the Conference Hall, Babcock University Guest House, Ilishan, Ogun State. read more...

CPN ACCREDITES THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY MINNA, NIGER STATE


CPN and some members of the profession were at the Computer Science Department of the Federal University of. Science and Technology, from 14th to 17th of May 2017 to carry out accreditation exercise. read more...

NIGERIA TO CONSOLIDATE FEMALE PARTICIPATION IN TECHNOLOGY WITH TECHPLUS 2017


Realizing that the ability to grasp and apply insights from science and technology can determine the success of players in any economy, organizers of Techplus 2017 have resolved this year, to focus specially on empowering more women in technological development. read more...

RANSOMWARE: ISOLATE AFFECTED SYSTEMS, FG ADVISES MDAS, OTHERS


The Federal Government has asked all its ministries, departments, agencies to isolate any computer system that may be affected by rampaging virus known as Ransomwre. read more...

LAGOS BEGINS INSTALLATION OF FREE WI-FI AT PARKS


The Lagos State Government has commenced the installation of free Wi-Fi at parks and gardens across the state. read more...

ACTING PRESIDENT OSINBAJO SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER ON THE SUPPORT FOR LOCAL CONTENT IN ALL PROCUREMENTS MADE BY MINISTRIES, DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES OF GOVERNMENT (MDAS)


The Ag. President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday 18th May, 2017 signed an Executive Order titled "Support for Local Content in Public Procurement by the Federal Government.” read more...

RE: DE – LISTING OF MEMBERS NAMES FROM THE CPN REGISTER OF MEMBERS


CPN wishes to refute the rumours going on in some quarters that it is in the process of delisting some members from its Register. Not only is this false and unfounded, it remains the figment of the imagination of the faceless people peddling it. read more...

TIME TABLE AND SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES FOR 2017 ELECTION


The next CPN General Election is scheduled for 29th June, 2017. As stated in the approved Electoral Guidelines that the Electoral Time Table must be released at least three (3) months before election, the Electoral Committee appointed by Council to conduct the 2017 CPN election hereby issues this Time Table and schedule of Activities for the conduct of the 2017 CPN Elections. read more...

NCS LAGOS CHAPTER EXECUTIVES PAYS COURTESY VISIT ON THE REGISTRAR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE


The Executives of the Lagos Chapter of the NCS, led by its Chairman, Mr. Charles Onyeukwu paid a courtesy call on the Registrar/Chief Executive, Mr. Allwell Achumba on Tuesday 28th February, 2017 at the CPN Head office. read more...

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 OMATEK Ventures. read more...

CPN ORGANISES EXECUTIVE REGISTRATION PROGRAMME (ERP) AT EXXON MOBIL


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

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


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

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


COMPUTER PROFESSIONAL‘S REGISTRATION COUNCIL OF NIGERIA(CPN) HAS APPOINTED MR. ALLWELL ACHUMBA AS THE NEW REGISTRAR/SECRETARY TO COUNCIL 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 the ICT Complex ll Shell Lab, Naraguta Campus, University of Jos. read more...

CPN ACCREDITS THE COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, PORT-HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE.


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 to carry out accreditation exercise read more...

MOST REVEREND (PROF) ADEBAYO DADA AKINDE CLOCKS 70 AND RETIRES GRACEFULLY FROM ACTIVE PASTORAL SERVICES


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 as his retirement from active pastoral services as the Diocesan Bishop, Diocese of Lagos Mainland, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion). read more...

COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS HOSTS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “TRANSITION FROM OBSERVATION TO KNOWLEDGE TO INTELLIGENCE CONFERENCE”(TOKI 2016)


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 Observation To Knowledge To Intelligence Conference.(TOKI 2016) 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 abound, with private sector benefits estimated at $14.4 trillion, while public sector has a $4.6 trillion potential. read more...

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


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

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


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 strategizing on emerging issues in Information Technology and generate recommendations and decisions that imparts positively on the industry and the nation. 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 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...

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...

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 talents may never get appreciated until both public and private sector reduced dependency of foreign products. 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 PRESIDENT


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...

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, as the administration is poised at giving them a competitive edge over their foreign competitors. 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...

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 to adapt to any future digital innovation. 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...

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 country in 2015, an official has said. 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...

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...

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 of the lined up activities planned to mark the Tenth (10th) Year Anniversary of the Association kicked off at exactly 10:45am read more...

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


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...

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...
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