NIGERIA COMPUTER SOCIETY HOLDS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SUMMIT IN NASSARAWA STATE


At the Summit, the President of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), Professor Adesina Sodiya called on Nigerian to leverage on Artificial intelligence for the economic growth of the country. According to Prof. Sodiya, “Artificial intelligence is been implemented across the globe to enhance the process and activities of both the public and private organization, countries and business are now leveraging on the technology. Integrating AI in Government would trigger numerous activities such as better policy formulation, efficient decision making, enhancing quality of service and increase work output in promoting good government”, he added read more...

CPN PRESIDENT AND CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL HOSTS IT TEACHERS IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS


The President and Chairman of Council, Mr. Kole Jagun, FNCS, held an interactive session with Information Technology (IT) Teachers in tertiary institutions on Thursday 3rd March, 2022. The Forum for Information Technology (IT) Teachers in Tertiary Institutions read more...

FG BARS WORKERS FROM USE OF GENERIC DOMAINS, SET TO ENFORCE .GOV.NG USAGE


The Federal Executive Council (Nigeria) approved the National Policy on the Nigerian Government Second-Level Domains during its meeting on the 16th of February, 2022 and barred its workers from the use of generic domains. read more...

CPN INAUGURATESTASK FORCEON THEGAZETTINGOFTHECPN CERTIFICATEAND INCLUSION IN THESCHEMEOFSERVICE


The President and Chairman of Council, Mr. Kole Jagun, FNCS, on Thursday 3rd February, 2022, constituted a Task Force on the gazetting of the CPN CPE certificate and inclusion of CPN Professionals Cadre in the Scheme of Service. The Task Force was charged with the responsibility of interfacing with necessary stakeholders to see to the completion of the gazetting process which started in 2008. read more...

GOVERNMENT INAUGURATES 2021-2023 COUNCIL OF COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS (REGISTRATION OF NIGERIA)


The Honourable Minister of Education has inaugurated the 2021-2023 Council of Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria). read more...

NIGERIA COMPUTER SOCIETY (NCS) HOSTS ITS 2021 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INNOVATIVE SYSTEMS FOR DIGITAL ECONOMY (ISDE) IN UYO


The hybrid event with the theme ‘Innovative Systems for Digital Economy’ which held between Tuesday 3rd – Thursday 5th August 2021, in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State, provided opportunity for governments, businesses, Academia and the technical community, and civil society to canvass and brainstorm on the development of the country’s information technology industry. read more...

MR. KOLE JAGUN ASSUMES OFFICE AS THE 10TH PRESIDENT/CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL OF CPN


Mr. Kole Jagun has assumed office as the 10th President/Chairman of Council of Computer professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria) [CPN] read more...

KOLE JAGUN EMERGES PRESIDENT/CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL


Kole Jagun, a consummate IT practitioner, entrepreneur and the immediate Past Vice–President/Vice-Chairman of Council has emerged the new President/Chairman of Council of Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria) [CPN]. read more...

CPN/SON MEETS, CONSIDERS AREA OF COLLABORATION


Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria), [CPN] held a meeting with the Management of the Standard organization of Nigeria (SON). The virtual meeting which held this Thursday morning was to consider areas of collaboration, especially as it affects IT standards. read more...

CPN APPOINTS NEW REGISTRAR/SECRETARY TO COUNCIL


Computer Professionals (Registration Council) of Nigeria (CPN), at its 93rd Regular Council meeting which held at the CPN Centre of Excellence, Abuja, on Wednesday 28th October, 2020, approved the appointment of Mr. Muhammad Bello Aliyu as the New Registrar/Secretary to Council. The approval, which is for a single 5-year tenure, was based on the recommendations of the Screening Committee of the Council, which reviewed and interviewed applicants for the position. read more...

REPORT OF CPN 2020 VIRTUAL IT 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 emerging issues in Information Technology and generates recommendations and decisions that imparts positively on the industry and the nation... read more...

CPN/NCS PAYS PRESIDENT BUHARI A COURTESY VISIT


A delegation of Information Technology professionals in Nigeria led by the President/Chairman-in- Council, Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria)[CPN], Professor Charles Uwadia visited Presidentn Mohammadu Buhari at the Aso Villa in Abuja on Thursday 9th of January, 2020... read more...

FG INAUGURATES GOVERNING COUNCIL OF COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS OF NIGERIA


The Federal Government has inaugurated the 2019-2021 Governing Council of Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria), [CPN], with a call to ensure that the country turned out new generations of youth that are well equipped with Information Technology knowledge and skills. read more...

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...
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