Fake news more dangerous than Boko Haram— Abubakar

A human rights activist, Comrade Ibrahim Abubakar, has raised an alarm over the rise in fake news in the country, describing it as a “higher threat than terrorism”. Mr Abubakar made this known on Thursday at a one-day workshop/presentation of assessment report on the impact of fake news on the war against terrorism organised by the Centre for Social Justice and Transparency (CESJET). In his paper presentation, Mr Abubakar, president of Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) revealed that fake news “ is inimical to national security; hostile to the morale…

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CISCO To Partner With NITDA For 2020 Safari International Conference

BY EBRIKU JOHN FRIDAY The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Mr. Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, CIIE, received yesterday in his office a delegation from CISCO, an International Information Technology solutions provider. The company was at NITDA’s Corporate Headquarters to inform the DG about the desire of CISCO to further strengthen the existing relationship of over a decade. CISCO is seeking to make NITDA a Super Academy Support Centre that will coordinate, monitor and provide support services for other CISCO Academy in the country, as well as…

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We’ll Provide Enabling Environment For ICT Start-Ups – DG NITDA

BY EBRIKU JOHN FRIDAY The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi CCIE, said that the Agency is currently re-strategising to provide an enabling environment for ICT Start-ups in the country. Inuwa stated this when he received in audience the leadership of FinTech Association of Nigeria, who were at the Agency to congratulate him and also partner with NITDA in various Information Technology programmes. He said, “NITDA as the regulator is using its mandate to identify Nigerians who are capable of bringing ideas to the table.…

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