Of the more than 1 million applicants, only 30,000 will be selected to participate in the first cohort, where they will learn skills relating to AI, software development, data science, and more.
Blockchain took a back seat on Day 2 of the Digital Nigeria International Conference 2023 as over a dozen speakers dived into how Africa can leverage emerging technology to develop human capital and financial inclusion.
Digital Nigeria International Conference 2023 Day 1 showcased the best of everything, from powerful keynote presentations to product launches and hundreds of excited participants.
The country is executing an AI strategy and wants top researchers of Nigerian descent to contribute, according to Nigerian Communications Minister Bosun Tijani.
NITDA CEO Kashifu Abdullahi also revealed that his agency has trained over 30,000 Nigerians with Domineum and partnered with nChain to train 500,000 more.
On CoinGeek Backstage, NITDA’s Kashifu Inuwa was interviewed about blockchain technology in Africa that he believes will leapfrog the West again.