NIGERIAN STUDENTS EMERGE AS WINNERS AT THE CONRAD CHALLENGE SUMMIT

NIGERIAN STUDENTS EMERGE AS WINNERS AT THE CONRAD CHALLENGE SUMMIT

By IV Four Nigerian secondary school students from Whitesands school, Lagos, have emerged as the 2018 Power Pitch Winner of the Smoke-Free World category of the Conrad Foundation Spirit of Innovation challenge summit held at the Kennedy Space Centre, Visitor Complex, Florida, USA. The students are Afolabi Williams, team leader, Olubusiyi Famobiwo, Menashi Mordi and Osagumwenro Naaman Ugbo, […]

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA TO SET UP TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION ADVISORY COUNCIL TO SUPPORT TECH STARTUPS

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA TO SET UP TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION ADVISORY COUNCIL TO SUPPORT TECH STARTUPS

OLUWASEGUN OLUKOTUN The Federal Government of Nigeria has disclosed plans to set up a technology and innovation advisory council to progressively condition the environment for the growth of technology startups in Nigeria. This was revealed earlier this week by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on a visit to tech companies and hubs in Lagos; […]

African countries are seeing a “brain gain” as young elite graduates give up on the West

African countries are seeing a “brain gain” as young elite graduates give up on the West

by Chidinma Irene Nwoye BREAKING THE TREND In July 2017, Alexandra Ndiwalana, 28, moved back to Johannesburg, South Africa after ten months of pursuing her MBA at the IE Business School in Madrid. By returning home right after completing her studies abroad, Ndiwalana joined an emerging crop of African graduates that seem to be reversing the […]