In 2017, two of Nigeria’s most important regulatory authorities — the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released circulars denouncing cryptocurrencies.
AI IN NIGERIA SERIES While there are many training programs in Nigeria related to developing AI talent, it is usually difficult to point out AI applications that are locally developed and are already available in the marketplace. This article will hopefully be the first of a series of articles; I will be uncovering several locally [...]
Introduction A hypothesis was well laid down by the founding fathers of Artificial Intelligence in 1956. The theory postulates that every aspect of learning or any other feature of intelligence can be in principle be so precisely described that a machine can be made to simulate it. As at the time this hypothesis was made, [...]
Does Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ring a bell? If it does, you'll remember how awkward-looking those mutated creatures were. If not, but you are familiar with mutants - primarily through tv - you most probably link mutation with bad luck. But, have you heard about AI Mutation? I ask because - as you'd later come [...]
In May of 2020, the NITDA (National Information Technology Development Agency) issued the Guidelines for the Management of Personal Data by Public Institutions in Nigeria (GMP), 2020. My concern, as the title of this article suggests, is how the provisions of the GMP can impliedly extend to the regulation of Artificial Intelligence in Nigeria
While it's presently commendable that the government is collecting citizen's data, a lot of important questions can not be left unanswered; how much data is being collected? What will happen to these data after the virus has been defeated? Will measures put in place now by countries?
At this point, you must already be fantasizing about how valuable cryptocurrencies must be now and how crypto traders must be smiling to the bank. Unfortunately, that is nowhere near reality. Holders of the popular cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, have been counting their woes since the novel virus went on a global rampage. Here is why.
According to statistics, Tertiary education enrolment rates globally are expected to rise rapidly by 14 million new students every year from now until 2030. This would require 13 new universities to be built every week, 700 each year, each serving 20,000 students if they are all going to be educated face-to-face. In the article, Yansola tells us why we need to embrace education technology more in Nigeria.
There’s so much that embracing educational technology can do for us. The truth is, whether we like it or not, technology in the world is going to keep evolving. And if students are going to survive in a world with so much technological evolution going on, they have to be properly equipped with the ability to learn using technology.
We found that when you encourage women to get involved, they will get involved.