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December 2010 - Jide Awe, Jidaw Founder "humbled" by 2010 ICT Awards Jide Awe, Founder and CEO of Jidaw Systems, Limited ("Jidaw"), Nigeria's premier Information Technology ("IT") education, consulting, and Internet content services firm, has said he felt "humbled" by the ICT awards he received in 2010.

 

June 2010 - Grace Schools - Top Secondary School & # 1 Sponsor/Promoter of IT Security and Education for Children in Nigeria shows commitment to promoting Information Security and Education in Nigeria.

 

May 2010 - A one day summit is to held in Abuja on Nigeria's recently launched ICT4D Plan and The Future of Nigeria. The summit is organized by the ICT4D Futures Group. Date is Thursday June 3, 2010.

 

May 2010 - eNigeria 2010 will be held from May 18 - 20, 2010. Time is 9.00am - 5.00pm Daily. Venue is:Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Centre, Central Area, Abuja, Nigeria.

 

Apr 2010 - African Information Security Association (AISA) is organizing the "Better city, Better life and Security with ICTs for Young People" Forum - African Children Cyber Safety forum to highlight how online security of children ensures a better future for young people with ICTs.

 

Apr 2010 - The Information Technology IT Career Focus group has been created as an online networking resource for those wishing to start and build careers in Information Technology. It has been created to grow Information Technology careers as members interact, share ideas, experiences and help each other.

 

Mar 2010 - NITEX 2010 - Nigeria Information Technology Exhibition, organized by the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) holds from April 14 -16, 2010. Read more on Nigeria Information Technology Exhibition NITEX 2010

 

Mar 2010 - Local Information Technology Distributors are wanted by AAB International BV, an organization based in The Netherlands that specializes in the worldwide distribution of IT components and peripherals. Information Technology Distributors Wanted in Nigeria

 

Mar 2010 -The Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) will be holding its IT Professionals' Assembly / Annual General Meeting with the theme, "Information Technology: An Imperative for National Development" from July 1 - 2, 2010 CPN Information Technology Assembly Nigeria 2010

 

Mar 2010 - The U.S. Commercial Service Nigeria will host CTO/NUSA 2010 from May 10- 14, 2010, at the MUSON Center in Lagos. Learn more about CTO Networking with USA 2010

 

Mar 2010 - The IEEE Communications Society is inviting interested individuals or organizations to propose tutorials to cover areas for its Wireless Communications Engineering Certification Exam

 

Mar 2010 - Cisco announced major changes to the popular Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification early this year. Read on CCNP New Exams 2010

 

Jan 2010 - Interview with Kome Itoje, developer of Computer Fundamentals Training VCD. Read on  IT Entrepreneur Interview with Kome Itoje VCD Training developer

 

Dec 2009 - Jide Awe, Jidaw CEO awarded Professional Fellowship of Nigeria Computer Society. Read on Jidaw CEO now a Fellow of NCS

 

Dec 2009 - Nigeria Computer Society Fellows' Investiture and National Information Technology Merit Award NITMA 2009 rises to the occasion. Read on Nigeria Computer Society Fellows' Investiture and NITMA 2009 awards

 

Dec 2009 - Jidaw revamps A+ Computer and Network Engineering Diploma program. PLUS End of Year Offer. Read on Jidaw enhances A+ Diploma

 

Dec 2009 - The Nigeria Internet Group holds its Annual Conference. The theme of the conference is "Enabling e-Business in Nigeria for Accelerated Economic Growth"

 

Dec 2009 - The next FREE CCNA Information Session holds on the 18th of December, 2009. It is being offered as part of Jidaw's End of Year program to promote empowerment through IT.

 

Nov 2009 - The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) hosts National Information Technology (IT) Merit Award (NITMA).

 

Nov 2009 - Chisom Okpala emerges as Winner of the Olatunji Odegbami National IT Quiz Competition organized by the Nigeria Computer Society. full details

 

True IT Entrepreneurship Learning took place at the IT Entrepreneur skills development program in October 2009. The last Success in Information Technology Business program for 2009 holds on November 26, 2009.. full details

 

2nd Annual Security Africa Summit 2009 - 10% Discount for AISA Members

Sept 2009 - 2nd Annual Security Africa Summit 2009 will be taking place at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana on 1st - 4th December 2009. full details

 

 

 

Microsoft Professional Developers Conference PDC09

Sept 2009 - Microsoft PDC09 -See the Future of Microsoft Technology! The Professional Developers Conference (PDC) is Microsoft's premier gathering of leading-edge developers and architects. full details

 

Business Opportunities for Nigerian firms with French Companies in ICT

Sept, 2009 - The French Economic Department aims to connect French firms in ICT with Nigerian firms. full details

 

New A+ Certification 2009 Exams Released

Aug, 2009 - Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has unveiled updated A+ exams to provide technical support professionals with a more comprehensive skill set. full details

 

Jidaw Alumni Association Online Group

Jun 2009 - The Jidaw Alumni Association group has been created online for networking, sharing ideas and opportunities. full details

 

CPN Annual IT Professionals' Assembly/ Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2009

May 2009 -The Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) will be holding its IT Professionals' Assembly / Annual General Meeting with the theme, "The Role of Information Technology in ameliorating the Global Economic meltdown" on Thursday 25th June, 2009 full details

 

Call for Papers for Nigerian Society of Engineers National Engineering Conference

May 2009 - Call for Papers has been announced by the Nigerian Society of Engineers for its National Engineering Conference holding from December 7 to 11, 2009, in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria full details

 

Jidaw goes on the IT Career and Entrepreneurship Offensive

Mar 2009 - Individuals learn from the real world ideas and experience of IT Entrepreneurs. Practical Guide and Advice for starting Your New IT Business Venture! full details

 

The one and only IT Entrepreneur Guide - Best job in Information Technology

Mar 2009 - Individuals learn from the real world ideas and experience of IT Entrepreneurs. Practical Guide and Advice for starting Your New IT Business Venture! full details

 

CompTIA speaks on its Security+ certification

Mar 2009 - The demand for Information security skills and knowledge is on the rise. Security+ was developed by CompTIA to validate technical security expertise. In the Jidaw online interview, Carol Balkcom CompTIA's Security+ Certification Product Manager talks to Jidaw.com about the recent update and the essence of Security+.  full details

 

CTO 2009 hosted by the U.S. Commercial Service Nigeria

Mar 2009 - The U.S. Commercial Service Nigeria will host CTO 2009 from May 11 - 15, 2009, at the MUSON Center in Lagos. The Theme of CTO 2009 is "Growing the Market Through Partnerships in Technology" full details

 

Call for Papers 2009 International Conference of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS)

Feb 2009 - The 2009 NCS International Conference takes place from June 21 to 24, 2009, in Abuja, Nigeria. full details.

 

MWEB Africa Launches Business Wi-Fi over VSAT & WiMax

Feb 2009 - Individuals learn from the real world ideas and experience of IT Entrepreneurs. Practical Guide and Advice for starting Your New IT Business Venture! full details

 

elearning Africa 2009 May 27-29, 2009

Feb 2009 - eLearning Africa is a conference that focuses on information and communication technologies (ICTs) for development, education and training in Africa. full details

 

e-India 2009 Aug 03, 2009 - Aug 06, 2009

Feb 2009 - eINDIA 2009 is India's largest annual Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Event. full details

 

Security Africa 2008 Summit - 10% Discount for AISA Members

Sept 2008 - Security Africa Summit 2008 will be holding at the Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton, Johannesburg - South Africa from 26th - 28th November 2008. full details

 

 

Nigeria's President and the Power of the e-mail Hoax

Sept 2008 - The impact of the recent e-mail hoax about the President's resignation highlights the weakness of local and global information systems. Top private and public communications organizations have been found wanting   full details

 

 

CPN Annual IT Professionals' Assembly/ Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2008

Sept 2008 - The Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) will be holding its IT Professionals' Assembly /Annual General Meeting with the theme, "IT Enabled Nigeria: Imperative for Vision 20 2020" on Thursday 9th October, 2008   full details

 

 

Cybercrime, Electronic Crimes Tough measures in Nigeria

Sept 2008 - The impact of the recent e-mail hoax about the President's resignation highlights the weakness of local and global information systems. Top private and public communications organizations have been found wanting   full details

 

 

Records and Information Management Awareness Workshop

August 2008 - The 2008 Records and Information Management Awareness Workshop, Awards and Exposition was held on August 29th and 30th 2008.at the Sheraton Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria  full details

 

dWebSpec - from Structured Web Technologies

August 2008 - Structured Web Technologies has introduced dWebSpec providing a scheme for dynamic web specification and modeling.  full details

 

AGAIN! Jidaw Student makes 1000 Perfect Score in Global Certification Exam

2/07/08 - Another Jidaw Student has achieved the perfect of 1,000 score in the globally recognized and respected Cisco CCNA exams. He joins a number of Jidaw students that have set this world class standard. full details

 

MWEB launches VOIP service in Africa

July 2008 - MWEB Africa has announced the launch of Voice of Internet Protocol (VoIP) service in Africa. full details

 

Nigerian Internet Service Provider (ISP) Ratings now out

26/06/08 - The Internet Service Provider (ISP) ratings for Nigeria have now been released and published online. full details

 

NITDA completes ICT4D Plan to Drive Vision 2020

25/06/08 - The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), the body responsible for facilitating ICT growth for development in Nigeria has completed its assignment on the nation's ICT for development (ICT4D) strategy/plan.  full details

 

What is CISA, Why CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor

11/06/08 - The value of IT security expertise is obvious. What is the importance and value of CISA? How relevant is CISA?  full details

 

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Prequalification of Software Testing Houses for the Purpose of Standardization of Software in Nigeria

10/06/08 - The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) (Federal Ministry of Science and Technology) has announced the Prequalification of Software Testing Houses for the Purpose of Standardization of Software in Nigeria full details
 

The Total Disrespect of Status Quo- IT Certification & Career development Forum

01/05/08 - Can IT deliver based on the status quo of academic exercises, mental gymnastics, technical boasting or certification gimmicks? Attend the career forum.  full details

 

Requirements of Internship (Industrial Attachment)

01/05/08 - How to seek an internship position in Information technology - the best way to go about this, What is the relevance of internship for an IT career? full details
 

Kano ICT Park Workshop and Interactive Forum on 7th and 8th May, 2008 at Tahir Guest Palace, Kano

01/05/08 - Kano State Government of Nigeria is organizing this workshop and Interactive Forum as part of its commitment to establish the Kano ICT Park full details

 

e-Health and Telemedicine in Nigeria

30/04/08 - What e-Health, What is Telemedicine? How can e-Health and Telemedicine be used to improve Nigeria's health care system? full details

 

The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) 22nd National Conference in Abeokuta, Ogun State, June 24 - 27, 2008

28/04/08 - The Theme is "Enabling Capacities of Information Technology (IT) for Sustainable National Development" (ENCITDEV 2008).  The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) is the umbrella organization of all IT professionals, interest Groups and stakeholders in Nigeria. full details.

 

The Fundamentals of Outsourcing

20/04/08 - One way Organisations are handling change is by outsourcing. Outsourcing services, in the hands of an experienced partner with the right people, processes and technology, can offer many advantages full details

 

The U.S. Commercial Service Nigeria will host CTO 2008 from May 12 - 16, 2008, at the MUSON Center in Lagos.

14/04/08 - The Theme of CTO 2008 is A World Without Borders  The CTO exhibitions and seminars are the largest in West Africa full details.

 

Nigeria Computer Society and London Metropolitan University Collaborative Seminar on Career development

11/03/2008 - Nigeria Computer Society and London Metropolitan University organized a Collaborative Seminar on Career development at the Muson centre in Lagos, Nigeria.

 

Present at the event were President Nigeria Computer Society, Prof Charles Uwadia; Director (Nigeria) London Metropolitan university, Lebari Ukpong; Lecturer London Metropolitan university, Dr.Marrir; MD, RIPPCON Computers, Alfred Boye; Founder, Jidaw.com Jide Awe; Chairman, Publicity and Corporate Affairs, Tajudeen A Ejalonibu; Ag. Executive Secretary, Nigeria Computer Society Ejide F. Oladunmoye  Read the intro to presentation on Career development

 

Africa's First Science With Africa Conference

03/03/2008 - Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in collaboration with the African Union Commission (AUC) and its partners organized the first ever "Science with Africa" conference from 3- 7 March 2008 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. full details

 

Nigeria Internet Registration Association Call for Public inputs

30/01/2008 - The Nigeria Internet Registration Association is calling on the entire public to make inputs to the first set of Policies that will guide and govern the administration and registration of domains in the Nigeria ccTLD.ng . full details

 

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, Technology Competence Initiative

20/01/2008 - The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, has made Technology Competence a prerequisite for inducting its new members  full details

 

Nigeria ICT4D Stakeholders Meeting developing Nigeria's ICT Policy

17/01/2008 - Workshop was held on the draft ICT4D Plan for Nigeria with participants drawn from the private and public sector, NGOs, educational institutions and the media. Welcome Address

 

Jidaw launches e-skills and Your Career radio initiative

11/11/2007 - Do you want to develop your skills? Do you want to be well grounded in your business? Well this is the programme for you and everyone who cares to make the right impact in this world of innovation and creativity. Read the intro

 

Change Your Career Computer Profession Network Security

31/10/2007 -- A new book Change Your Career: Computer Network Security as Your New Profession authored by Troy McMillan is now in the market. Troy McMillan is a Product Developer and Technical Editor for Kaplan IT.    full story

 

CCNA 1000 from Woman in ICT Another Jidaw student disrespects status quo

23/10/2007 -- A woman in ICT, Ajayi Oluwadolapo Anuoluwa is the latest symbol of excellence from Jidaw. She has joined the group of Jidaw Students scoring 1000 - the highest score you can achieve in Cisco's CCNA exam!! Ajayi Oluwadolapo Anuoluwa has disrespected status quo with this superb result.   full story

 

NITDA and private sector consortium to deploy 1000 ATMs in 2008

22/10/2007 -- A Public- Private -Partnership arrangement involving the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and a group of firms called the Chams Consortium will lead to the deployment of 1000 electronic transaction booths around Nigeria in 2008. full story
 

CPN Annual IT Professionals' Assembly/ Annual General Meeting (AGM)

22/10/2007 -- The Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) will be holding its rescheduled IT Professionals' Assembly /Annual General Meeting with the theme, "Mobilizing IT professionals for vision 2020" from Thursday 25th - Friday 26th October, 2007.  full story

 

NICOMM 2007 Nigeria's ICT Exhibition and Conference

22/10/2007 -- NICOMM 2007 Exhibition and Conference, the 12th yearly international telecommunications and information technology (IT) expo organised by the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) holds in the MUSON Centre, Lagos, Nigeria, October 22 - 24, 2007.  full story

 

Cisco certification exams on Pearson Vue-Only

22/10/2007 -- Cisco systems has announced that all its certification tests will now be exclusively conducted by major testing provider, Pearson Vue.  full story

 

MWEB Africa acquires AFSAT Communication (iWayAfrica)

22/10/2007 -- MWEB Africa has acquired AFSAT Communication (iWayAfrica). This acquisition makes MWEB the biggest ISP in Africa with more representation and clients than any ISP in Africa..  full story

 

Tech Support at Top School in Nigeria..... e-education in action

22/10/2007 -- Queen's college (QC) is the largest and leading school for girls, not only in Nigeria but West Africa. As part of its efforts to keep up and dictate the pace in e-education for the Information Society, QC is investing in unique IT knowledge and skill building programs.  full story

 

The FREE IT Career & Certification Seminar -Masquerades, Robots and Growth including tips on New CCNA 

 

Another Cisco CCNA, Another 1, 000 perfect score! and others 

 

Tech Support at Top School in Nigeria.... e-education

 

Jidaw Systems was awarded a Certificate of Excellence at the ICT Achievers Award 2005 in the Category "Top ICT SMME in Africa". Learn about the Certificate of Excellence Award here

 

The information on this page is provided on Information Technology, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) News by Jidaw as a community effort to spread awareness on developments in the digital knowledge based environment of technology. DEVELOPMENT REQUIRES THAT WE MUST DEMYSTIFY ICT AND TECHNOLOGY. It is contributed to help reduce the digital divides in society and enhance understanding about how to use ICT to drive development.

CLOSE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE TIP: In today's age of satellite, telephone and GSM - the enabling infrastructure is ICT - Information and Communications Technology. ICT cannot be ignored for national development. Every country that desires development must have a strong ICT sector. You cannot depend on others to  develop your own ICT sector. Don't be left behind.   

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DISRUPT THE STATUS QUO!

     
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Ideas are not enough. You must be action oriented to improve your future.

 

 
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Don't just think but act. You get results not only from thinking but from acting.

 

 
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You have ideas. You want to achieve. You want opportunity.

 

 
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But what are you still doing in your comfort zone? The comfort zone is a dangerous place.

 

 
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"I wanted to", "I was going to" cannot put on a light bulb, not to talk of moving you forward.

 

 
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Aren't you tired of hoping and criticizing? Stop defending status quo that locks you down.

 

 
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GO on the offensive now with IT Education and Empowerment.

 

 
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What is the use of ideas without action?

 

 
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Start becoming the achiever you deserve to be.

 

 
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MAKE SURE THERE IS NO STANDING ROOM FOR EXCUSES.