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Welcome to CFA's weekly ICT Clinic Column, published in the Sunday Punch Newspaper (www.CFA.ng/punch)

Consolidating gains of the e-commerce industry [ICT Clinic]

The Nigerian e-commerce industry is no doubt young. But lately, it has been faced with issues of lack of trust, low purchasing power, shrinking...

Expanding the hardware sector [ICT Clinic]

The lack of key infrastructure is hurting our economy in so many ways. What would the economy have been like if most of the...

Dealing with the menace of corruption [ICT Clinic]

I remember as a kid growing up in the city of Lagos, corruption was always a hot topic each time my parents turned on...

Tackling Africa’s problems with innovation [ICT Clinic]

I am an unrepentant believer in the assertion that only Africans can solve Africa’s problems. Yes, they might use a bit of outside help...

Collaboration and openness: Key to ecosystem development [ICT Clinic]

One of the major lessons I have started to share with start-ups is the need for more collaborations. Why attempt to do it alone...

Why Silicon Valley model may not work in Nigeria [ICT Clinic]

On my way back to Nigeria, after spending a few days on the streets of various counties collectively referred to as the Bay area,...

Digging into the Silicon Valley model [ICT Clinic]

Silicon Valley welcomes entrepreneurs from all over the world including other parts of the United States. It is one place entrepreneurs believe that they can...

Mobile Strategies to Grow your Business [ICT Clinic]

The world keeps evolving at a super-sonic speed, thanks to technological innovation. The Vice Chairman of Toyato, Fujio Cho, said, “If you are not...

Dealing with Social Media Love Scam [ICT Clinic]

Social media has many sides. One of the positive sides is that people have the ability to get news as it breaks. So, one...

Dealing with issues of Missing Devices [ICT Clinic]

Recently, a friend came to me, looking utterly distraught. “My phone is gone!” he declared. His sadness and worries were clearly visible and palpable....

Blockchain and financial services disruption [ICT Clinic]

Technology has no doubt changed the financial services industry in so many ways but some experts believe that blockchain will change it in more...

Developing and implementing effective IT policies [ICT Clinic]

The presentation of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, at the recently concluded World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is truly forward-thinking. He emphasised the...

Psychological consequences of social media addiction [ICT Clinic]

Social media has become ubiquitous. The mind-blowing global statistics of social media users, for me, does not really matter much; instead, I am particularly...

Combating Cybersecurity Threats [ICT Clinic]

Last year seemed like the year of ‘rising cyberattacks’ because of the record number of ransomware attacks, phishing scams, state-sponsored attacks, new attack vectors,...

Technology and national security [ICT Clinic]

The rising insecurity in Nigeria gives one concern. Every other day, we hear or read about one form of killing or the other occurring...

Take your Online Security more seriously this year [ICT Clinic]

Cybercrime remains one of the greatest threats to civilisation and it is even about to get more complicated as the world moves closer to...

My top five Productivity Apps for 2018 [ICT Clinic]

Smartphones have arguably replaced dogs as man’s best friend and what makes us particularly glued to our devices is the type of mobile apps...

Disruptive technologies that will shape the year [ICT Clinic]

Oftentimes, I wonder if we really understand the growth or wreck disruptive technologies can cause any organisation or nation. Watching the news during the Christmas...

Key ICT priorities for 2018 [ICT Clinic]

Tomorrow, Monday, January 1, 2018, marks the beginning of a new year. A brand new year presents a new opportunity to review past strategies...

Building on the success of Enugu tech start-up expo [ICT Clinic]

It was indeed refreshing to have seen thousands of young people from various parts of the South- East and South-South arrive the city of...