Digivation > 2019 > February

Bayero Charge Political Aspirant on Women Digital Inclusion and More

The Vice-president, Nigeria Internet Group(NIG), and President, Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development(CECAD), Dr Bayero Agabi has tasked the Deputy Governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat to address the challenge of women exclusion and nonparticipation in the digital economy of Lagos. Dr Bayero Agabi, an award-winning ICT broadcaster who has advocated for the digital economy for over 2 decades, gave the call at an ICT community forum put organised by the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) in order to engage Dr Obafemi Hamzat, who is also a Fellow of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), on the...

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Okeowo Calls for Revival of Local Paper Mills

Digivation Network can report that stakeholders have been challenged on the establishment of paper mills in the country in order to meet the growing demand for quality papers in the economy, and curb the economic losses the nation is incurring by patronizing foreign printers. The Chairman Printing, Publishing, and Branding Group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Princess Layo Okeowo gave the charge on the occasion of her inauguration into office. The Chairman added that issues ranging from exchange rate, government policy on printing, moribund paper mills, and more, continue to bog down the industry. "Local printers have to depend on importation of papers because...

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CECAD, NCC Mark Safer Internet Day 2019 in Lagos

The Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development (CECAD) and the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC have restated their joint commitment to sustain their call for a safer internet in Nigeria. Just as it was held last year, CECAD and the NCC with support from the Nigerian Internet Registration Association, NiRA marked World Safer Internet Day 2018 on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The event held at the NIRA office in Lagos saw Mr. Aminu Abdullahi who represented the Executive Vice Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta in attendance. Aminu told the audience made of stakeholders within the ICT ecosystem in...

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Ericsson Launch New AI-based Operations Engine for Managed Services

Ericsson has launched a new Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based managed services offering for communications service providers – the Ericsson Operations Engine. The company’s Senior Vice President, Head of Managed Services, Peter Laurin, says: “Networks are quickly becoming significantly more complex to operate as we introduce IoT and 5G at scale, and virtualize core networks, while aiming to enhance user experience at the same time. The Ericsson Operations Engine enables us to create sustainable differentiation for our managed services customers as it evolves operations from being network-centric to user experience-centric.  It fundamentally changes our way of operating networks from reactive to proactive,...

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