CPN HAILS FG‘S APPROVAL OF COMPUTER PROFESSIONAL CADRES IN PUBLIC SERVICE


The Federal Government‘s approval for the implementation of a ‘White paper on Scheme of Service for Computer Professional Cadre in the Public Service‘ has been applauded by the Computer Professionals (Registration Council) of Nigeria (CPN). read more...

CPN IT PROFESSIONALS‘ ASSEMBLY HOLDS EVERY APRIL FROM YEAR 2020


The 25th AGM of Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria) [CPN] which held on Thursday 27th June, 2019 at NICON Luxury (Formerly Le ‘Meridien), Abuja has approved that the annual Information Technology (IT) Professionals’ Assembly will be held every April, starting from year 2020. read more...

PROFESSOR CHARLES UWADIA RE-ELECTED AS CPN PRESIDENT/CHAIRMAN-IN-COUNCIL OF CPN


Professor Charles Uwadia has been re-elected as the President/Chairman-in-Council, Computer Professionals (Registration Council) of Nigeria (CPN) for next two years. read more...

INFORMATION ON CPN ELECTION 2019


CPN Electoral Committee has met to consider the applications of registered members of the profession to the elective offices of President/Chairman-in-Council and Vice-President/Vice-Chairman-in-Council. read more...

CPN POSTPONES APRIL 2019 DIET OF THE CPE TILL OCTOBER 2019


Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria) [CPN] has announced the postponement of the April 2019 Diet of the Computer Professional Examination (CPE) to October 2019. The postponement became necessary in order for some part of the processes of the Examination to be re-worked and re-evaluated in accordance with professional and international best practices/standard. However, candidates who have already registered for the April 2019 Diet of the CPE will sit for the October 2019 Diet of the examination. read more...

ANNOUNCING THE 2019 CPN IT PROFESSIONALS ASSEMBLY!


The 2019 IT Professionals Assembly with the theme, "Digital Infrastructure - Defining the Next Level" will hold in Abuja from 26th to 27th June, 2019 read more...

UPCOMING EXECUTIVE REGISTRATION PROGRAM (ERP)


The Executive Registration Program (ERP) is a training program for prospective members who have graduated and done their NYSC on or before year 2010. It is a Pre-requisite for Induction. read more...

UPDATE OF DATABASE FOR PROFESSORS OF COMPUTER SCIENCE, COMPUTER ENGINEERING AND RELATED DISCIPLINES


Council is in the process of updating its database of members who have attained the rank of full Professors of Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Related Disciplines. read more...

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE 2018 ANNUAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONALS ASSEMBLY


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 emergent issues in Information Technology in order to come out with recommendations and decisions that will impact positively on the industry and the nation. The theme of the 2018 IT Assembly was Professionalism in Information Technology: Past, Present and Future. read more...

PROFESSIONALISM IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE


The annual CPN Information Technology Professionals Assembly is a yearly gathering of Information Technology Professionals and 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...

CPN PRESIDENT/CHAIRMAN IN COUNCIL VISITS SGF, BOSS MUSTAPHA


CPN President/Chairman in Council and SGF, Boss Mustapha read more...

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE CPN MEDIA FORUM HELD ON TUESDAY 27TH MARCH 2018


The forum was held in order to improve on the already established relationship between Council and the Media and to foster a mutually beneficial relationship between Council and the Fourth Estate of the realm, the Press. The Media remains a partner in progress that is critical to improving the visibility of CPN. read more...

CPN AND NITDA SYNERGIZE TO PROMOTE EXCELLENCE IN IT PRACTICE AND STAMP OUT QUACKERY


Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria) [CPN] and National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) have restated their commitment towards stamping out quackery and promoting excellence in IT practice in Nigeria. read more...

CPN HOLDS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) CEOS ROUNDTABLE IN LAGOS


As one of its programmes for bringing together upper echelon of IT Practitioners in the different sectors, Council convoked the IT CEOs Roundtable, to look at specific issues and discuss the challenges which the IT industry is facing and the need to address these challenges and ensure that Information Technology industry takes its rightful position and delivers its capabilities optimally as a veritable tool for Nigerias economic recovery. read more...

MINISTER FOR EDUCATION ADAMU ADAMU INAUGURATES THE 2017-2019 COUNCIL


The Minister for Education, Adamu Adamu inaugurated the 2017-2019 Council of CPN on Friday 8th September, 2017. read more...

CPN PAYS COURTESY VISIT TO THE HONORABLE MINISTER FOR EDUCATION, MALLAM ADAMU ADAMU IN ABUJA


The President/Chairman-in-Council, Professor Charles Uwadia led other elders of the profession on a courtesy visit to the Honorable Minister for Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu in Abuja on Thursday 17th August, 2017. read more...

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...
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