The Nigerian Federal Government is seeking applications from researchers of Nigerian origin worldwide to contribute to the development of the National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy. Dr. Bosun Tijani, the Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy, made this announcement on Twitter, encouraging Nigerians to recommend top researchers for this initiative. […]

AXA Mansard, a part of the global insurance and asset management company AXA, has launched its second cohort of the ‘Innovation Exchange Programme’ in Nigeria. This 15-week accelerator initiative aims to nurture and scale Insurtech startups, focusing on improving distribution, claims management, underwriting, customer service, and payment processes within the […]

Alibaba has introduced a cutting-edge artificial intelligence model capable of comprehending images and engaging in more intricate conversations than their prior offerings, intensifying the competitive global race for technological supremacy. Alibaba, the Chinese tech giant, is introducing two new open-source models, Qwen-VL and Qwen-VL-Chat, allowing global researchers, academics, and companies […]

The CEO and President of MTN Group, Ralph Mupita, has reaffirmed MTN’s ongoing commitment to Nigeria’s socio-economic progress, both through direct efforts and via the MTN Foundation’s Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiatives. This commitment was emphasized during Mupita’s meeting with Nigeria’s Vice President, Senator Kashim Shettima, on the sidelines of […]

  With different appointment of offices these past few days, President Bola Tinubu has approved Engr Bisoye Coker-Odusote as the Acting Director-General (DG) of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) The new development was after the president ordered the Director-General and CEO of the National Identity Management Commission [NIMC], Aliyu […]