The present failure of cashless transactions in Nigeria has raised serious concerns about the fragility of our digital economy. While there are certainly benefits to a cashless economy, introducing such a policy requires cooperation and planning from all stakeholders, as well as realistic implementation plans including proper testing. @iamjidaw Is cashless in Nigeria’s Digital Economy […]
As the government promotes its cashless policy, it is puzzling why the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), the government-owned enterprise with the exclusive right to operate railways in Nigeria, still insists on cash payments for certain routes (Lagos/Ibadan). The move to cashless transactions is necessary to ensure modern, convenient, and secure payment methods for the citizens, […]
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has officially announced the 2023 ICT Innovation Competition, providing a platform for start-ups, tech hubs, investors, and the ICT ecosystem to showcase their ideas, skills, and solutions. @iamjidaw Nigerian Communications Commission NCC Annual ICT #Innovation Competition for #startups #Tech #techhubs #Nigeria #iamjidaw #jidaw ♬ Skelem Key (feat. Sour Man Bw) […]
In 2022, there was more focus on data protection in the ICT sector. People and organizations became more aware of the need to keep sensitive data safe from misuse and unauthorized access, use, and changes. @iamjidaw 2022 ICT developments – #Dataprotection and #privacy #Regulation #Legislation #data #gdpr #Nigeria #Africa #iamjidaw #jidaw ♬ original sound – […]
Who is an Information Technology (IT) / Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professional? Knowledge, competence, and character are the foundation of professionalism. True technology professionals must meet the standards in these areas. People build capacity in a variety of ways. Training is quite popular and simple. Training programs aim to close or fill any gaps […]
Very often an interesting service or product comes along that captures our attention. But the red flag starts to appear when it has no problem it addresses. Fascinating, but of what value? Such solutions may eventually actually create more unwanted issues. Strangely, a large number of solutions seek problems. In the business space, academia or […]
Leveraging Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to achieve sustainable development in Africa.