5 LOCALLY DEVELOPED AI APPLICATIONS IN NIGERIA

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 […]

Can AI understand emotions: A Dive into Natural Language Understanding

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, […]

What you should know about AI Mutation

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 […]

HOW THE GUIDELINES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF PERSONAL DATA BY PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA CAN APPLY FOR REGULATING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN NIGERIA

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

Data Protection Compliance in COVID-19 Times.

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?

Eva Super Max LegalTech Research Tool

The essence of legal research cannot be over-emphasized in the legal profession. There are plentiful of legaltech tools around that assist in legal research. Eva Super MAX is one of those legaltech research tools. Here’s everything you need to know about the tool.

The AI industry in Africa: The booming startups and indigenous AI promotion Organisation.

Africa as the hub for most of the world’s natural resources has played host to crude oil, gold, diamond, ivory, arts, and ancient crafts. While the AI industry in Africa is still in its nascent state, times are changing and the tide is turning. With more time, more funding, more research, and more passionate learners, Africa will attain an enviable state of technological advancement soon enough.

How Artificial Intelligence could Decongest Nigerian Prisons

THE STATE OF NIGERIAN PRISONS Anyone familiar with statistics about Nigerian prisons knows that most of them are over-congested, carrying more than twice their actual capacity. For those unfamiliar, here are some stats: The above list covers the total number of prisons, their capacity, and the actual number of prisoners as of 2017 in Nigeria. […]