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An Amazon of IT, Florence Seriki is dead!

Late Engr. (Mrs.) Florence Seriki OFR, FNCS

Late Engr. (Mrs.) Florence Seriki OFR, FNCS

 

Shocking and saddening are the words considered apt to describe the demise of Engr. (Mrs) Florence Seriki OFR, FNCS, immediate past President of Information Technology (Industry) Association of Nigeria (ITAN), former member of National Executive Council of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), who suddenly departed this world on Friday March 3rd, 2017 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

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NITMA 2016: Picture Gallery

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Grant Seeking Proposal Writing Workshop

Objective: to build collaborative, purposeful and rigorous research efforts towards nation building

Date: February 20th – 24th, 2017 POSTPONED

New Date: April 25th – 28th, 2017

Venue: Centre for Excellence in Software Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State

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NCS International Conference 2017

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Date: July 18 – 20, 2017 || Venue: Abuja

Preamble:

Sustainable development has become one of the major global issues of this era. In recognition of the world’s need for sustainability, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by world leaders at the United Nations summit in September 2015 came into force on 1 January, 2016. Information Technology enabled innovation is integral to incorporating sustainability into global development. The 13th International Conference will provide a unique opportunity to bring together stakeholders from government, industry, academia, the United Nations, multilateral agencies, international organizations, youth groups and civil society to share knowledge and experiences towards leveraging IT Innovation to achieve more sustainable and inclusive societies. Actionable initiatives and solutions will be developed through collaborative dialogue, keynotes, presentations, demonstrations and panels during the Conference.

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IT Personality of the Year 2016: Akpodigha Filatei

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IT Personality of the Year 2016: Mr Akpodigha Filatei FNCS

Mr Akpodigha Filatei FNCS, CEO Guarantee Turnkey Systems Ltd, was named as the NCS Information Technology (IT) Personality of the Year 2016 at the just concludedNational Information Technology Merit Awards organised by the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the MUSON Centre. Mr Akpodigha Filatei was nominated alongside Mr. Andy Nwani of Dataflex Nigeria Limited and Mr. Tosin Ilesanmi of RLG Limited for the prestigious Award. He emerged the winner of the Award after receiving the highest number of votes in an online contest on NCS Membership Portal.

Profiles:

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Research & Development Workshop 2016

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L-R: Professor Sola Aderounmu, President NCS; Prof. Fidelis Ugwuowo, Dean Faculty of physical Sciences; Prof. F.S Bakpo, HOD Computer Science

Research and Development, UNN Hosts NCS to Organise Workshop

As part of corporate responsibilities of Nigeria Computer Society, and in pursuance of its vision and mission of Research and manpower development, Nigeria Computer Society held its fourth Research and Development Workshop at the ICT/Innovation centre University of Nigeria Nsukka. The workshop which stated on Tuesday 11th October 2016 came to an end on Thursday 13th October 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Scholarship Fund 2016: Jim Ovia Redeems Pledge

Mr Jim Ovia FNCS, Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc

Mr Jim Ovia FNCS, Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc

The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) acknowledged the redemption of the N15.75 million Scholarship pledge made by the Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, and Cyberspace Ltd, Mr Jim Ovia FNCS.

The pledge was made on November 26, 2015 during the annual National Information Technology Merit Awards (NITMA) organized by NCS to celebrate, recognise and award medals to every worthy professional in the Information Technology industry.

Mr. Jim Ovia also promised automatic employment in Zenith Bank Plc or Cyberspace Ltd to any of the beneficiaries of the scholarship that graduated with second class upper division in ICT annually.

The NCS Scholarship Scheme is one of the corporate responsibilities geared towards mentoring and monitoring Nigeria youths for ICT sustainability.

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