The Sun: Digital economy, healthcare delivery, to receive UAV boost

Health care delivery system and digital economy drive of the government is on the verge of receiving an unexpected boost from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)...readmore


Tech Mirror: UAV Competition Will Accelerate Nigeria's Digital Economy Drive- Prof Aibinu

As the opening ceremony of the maiden edition of the 2020 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Competition for researchers and scientists in Nigeria draws closer, Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the event, Engr. Prof. Abiodun Musa Aibinu, has stated that appropriate deployment of UAV would assist in healthcare delivery in Nigeria...readmore


The Nation: KWASU lecturer, student die in road accident

A lecturer and postgraduate student of the Kwara State University (KWASU) have reportedly died in a ghastly motor accident. The accident, which involved one of the university’s buses carrying 15 staff and students, was said to have occurred on Monday this week...readmore


Daily Trust: How FG-ASUU Feud Drove Lecturers Into Farming, Others

The incessant feud between the Federal Government of Nigeria and educational bodies in the Nigerian tertiary education system, which include the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU), has grounded education in the country for a while...readmore


AEI Nigeria: Varsity don charges students to excellence

A university don, Prof Abiodun Musa Aibinu of the Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA) has charged students to excellence during a seminar organised by the Academic Excellence Initiative (AEI) in Lagos.

The programme tagged Youth Orientation Programme (YOP) was attended by over 800 students. The students were trained on human capacity development and leadership skills...readmore


MAC-2019: 1st International Conference on Mechatronics, Automation and Cyber-Physical Computer Systems

Engr. Prof. (Mrs) Gloria. A. Chukwudebe is a Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Nigeria. Gloria Chukwudebe is the current Dean of the new School of Computing and Information Technology. She holds a B.Eng (Hons) and M.Eng degrees in Electronic Engineering from University of Nigeria Nsukka, and a Ph.D in the same field from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. Gloria has served the University as Head of Department...readmore


Pressreader: GMP tasks Muslim on artificial intelligence

The guild of Muslim Professionals (GMP) has charged Muslims to key into Artificial Intelligence (AI) as millions of workers worldwide could be replaced at work by roborts...readmore


Fox40: Lautech ODLC Charts the Course for the Face of Learning in Post-COVID-19 Nigeria

In a bid to advance vibrant online learning environments that can be resilient in the face of forced disruptions currently going on in the Nigerian educational system during the COVID-19 global pandemic and after, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Open and Distance Learning Centre hosted a two-day global webinar titled, “Beyond COVID-19: Adapting to the New Normal”...readmore


The Nation: SERVICOM honours 29 FUTMinna workers

THE SERVICOM unit of the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna has honoured 29 members of staff who distinguished themselves with exceptional achievements and behaviours within and outside the university.

Three professors were among those honoured during the award held at the Carry-on lecture theatre of the main campus of FUT Minna

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Enterprise TV: Nigerians Develop SIMless Operator, Digital Walking Stick

The two innovations demonstrated at the NCC headquarters in Abuja on Monday, are expected to solve problem of drop calls associated with bad quality network among the telecom operating companies in the country, and could reduce domestic accidents among the aged people who often live alone, according to the researchers...readmore


PressReader: Nigerians develop Simless operator, digital walking stick

Researchers at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger state have developed prototypes of simless multiple operator enabled walking sticks, thanks to grant by thenigerian Communications Commission (NCC)...readmore


Guardian: Nigerians develop Simless operator, digital walking stick

Prof. Abiodun Musa Abinu, lead researcher, said the SIMless data and voice connection over multiple operator-enabled SIM card will enable Nigerians to have just one SIM card that can automatically have access to all the telecom operators’ networks...readmore


Daily Trust: Nigerians develop Simless operator, digital walking stick

Speaking with journalists shortly after the prototypes were demonstrated at the NCC headquarters in Abuja yesterday, the lead researcher, Prof Abiodun Musa Abinu said the SIMless data and voice connection over multiple operator-enabled SIM card will enable Nigerians to have just one SIM card that can automatically have access to all the telecom operator networks...readmore


Smart Views: Lautech ODLC Charts the Course for the Face of Learning in Post-COVID-19 Nigeria – Press Release

In a bid to advance vibrant on-line studying environments that may be resilient in the face of compelled disruptions at present happening in the Nigerian academic system throughout the COVID-19 world pandemic and after, Ladoke Akintola College of Expertise (LAUTECH), Open and Distance Learning Centre hosted a two-day world webinar titled, “Past COVID-19: Adapting to the New Regular”...readmore


Smart Views: GMP partners MPAC to Hold Historic Convention on “The World by 2050”

Concerned about the dehumanising dynamics that are shaping global polity and economy, two Muslim non-governmental organizations, the Guild of Muslim Professionals, GMP and the Muslim Public Affairs Centre, MPAC Nigeria are combining strength and resources to host a ground-breaking national convention....readmore


The Tribune: UAV‘ll Aid Healthcare Delivery, Digital Economy In Nigeria — Professor Aibinu

As the opening ceremony of the maiden edition of the 2020 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Competition for researchers and scientists in Nigeria draws closer, Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the event, Professor Abiodun Musa Aibinu, has stated that appropriate deployment of UAV would assist in healthcare delivery in Nigeria...readmore


Technology mirror: FNCC Cautions Recipients of N65m Research Grant on Terms & Conditions

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned recipients of its N65 million research grants to ensure that they keep to the terms and conditions under which the grant was given to them...readmore


The Guardian: Nigerian Engineers seek support for homegrown innovators

The Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) has urged the Federal Government to encourage innovators, as over reliance on imported items has led to a near decimation of the manufacturing industry, resulting in high unemployment and underemployment...readmore


Lasu Info.com: FUTMINNA CODeL Matriculates 24 Pioneer Students 2019/2020

The Centre for Open Distance and e-Learning (CODeL) of the Federal University of Technology, Minna has matriculated its pioneer students for the 2019/2020 academic session...readmore


University of London: Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence: Higher Education Disrupters?

Virtual and augmented reality, and artificial intelligence are technologies with a great potential to influence teaching and learning: and all the more so if that teaching and learning is carried out at a distance...readmore


G9ija: Commissioner urges youths to use Internet for self-devt

The importance of education to the development of a nation cannot be over-emphasised in all ramifications.

Given this background, the Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folashade Adefisayo, has advised youths to use the Internet for self-development...readmore


Vanguard: NCC receives N4.7m Super Sim Card innovation project

The two projects, Seamless multiple operator enabled SIM cards Mobile Communication Enabled Walking Stick, which are being sponsored by the NCC at the tune of N4.7million are designed to address the issue of subscribers using multiple phones and sim cards due to poor quality of service in keeping with the consideration for national roaming that is being promoted by the commission...readmore


The Guardian: More than 23,000 lecturers leave Africa annually

Prof. Musa Aibinu, the Director, Centre for Open, Distance and e-Learning, Federal University of Technology, Minna, says about 23,000 lecturers emigrate annually from Africa to other countries yearly...readmore


The Nations: UI hosts international conference on Muslim Unity Monday

A statement by one of the conveners of the conference, Prof. Wahab Egbewole, said the conference was being facilitated by the Islamic Welfare Foundation (IWF) in collaboration with the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Ibadan...readmore


Tech Point Africa: NCC grant recipient develops mobile communication-enabled walking stick

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) received a team of researchers from the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna who showcased a walking stick powered by a mobile communication system...readmore


Rock City FM: FUT Minna innovates multiple operator SIM card

Speaking with journalists shortly after the prototypes were demonstrated at the NCC headquarters in Abuja yesterday, the lead researcher, Prof Abiodun Musa Abinu said the SIMless data and voice connection over multiple operator-enabled SIM card will enable Nigerians to have just one SIM card that can automatically have access to all the telecom operator networks...readmore