Google Code-In 2014

The Google Code-in is an online contest to introduce pre-university students (ages 13-17) to open source software development. The contest runs from December 1, 2014 to January 19, 2015. For many students the Google Code-in contest is their first introduction to open source development. Participating students are provided “bite sized” tasks to complete during the… Continue reading Google Code-In 2014

Ogun Student Shines at 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

Fifteen-year-old Olubunmi Agusto  of Day Waterman College, Abeokuta clinched the second position for Microsoft Word 2007 along with the sum of $2,500 in scholarships at the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Championship for students held at Anaheim, USA. She is the first African to emerge among the top three since the first edition of the competition,… Continue reading Ogun Student Shines at 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

2014 Imagine cup: Microsoft begins search for best tech students

Microsoft Nigeria has begun search for best technology students in Nigeria to participate in its 2014 annual Imagine Cup student technology competition aimed at encouraging students to create imaginative technology solutions that can solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Now in its twelveth year, the competition has grown to become the world’s global student… Continue reading 2014 Imagine cup: Microsoft begins search for best tech students

National Information Technology Development Agency Scholarship 2013/2014

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) in pursuance of her mandate of producing globally competitive manpower in order to bridge the digital divide and transform Nigeria into an Information Technology capable country, has established a scholarship scheme for Post Graduate (PG) studies in Master’s and Doctorate (PhD) degrees in relevant areas of Information Technology… Continue reading National Information Technology Development Agency Scholarship 2013/2014

Why NITDA Is Sponsoring 240 IT Scholars

The Acting Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Ashiru Sani Daura, has stated that the award of scholarship to 240 young Nigerian graduates to further their studies in Information Technology (IT) related fields at both the Masters and Doctorate levels, was to help transform the country into a knowledge based economy. The DG… Continue reading Why NITDA Is Sponsoring 240 IT Scholars

4afrika Scholarship – Microsoft Targets 1,000 Students

The global software giant, Microsoft Corp. in recognition of the International Youth Day, has disclosed that no fewer than 1,000 talented young minds from Africa are expected to benefit from 4Afrika Scholarship program in the first phase of the pilot program beginning November this year. Similarly, in the* *coming year, Microsoft also announced that it… Continue reading 4afrika Scholarship – Microsoft Targets 1,000 Students