January 27, 2023



Blockchain: NITDA companions Domineum to coach 30,000 Nigerians on scholarship

The Nationwide Data Expertise Growth Company (NITDA) in collaboration with Domineum Blockchain Options launched a scheme geared toward coaching 30,000 Nigerians on blockchain know-how for growing profession skill-sets within the rising applied sciences.

This was contained in a press assertion collectively signed by Head Company Affairs and Exterior Relations of NITDA Mrs Hadiza Umar and Co-founder, Domineum Blockchain Options Mohammed Jega on Thursday.

Asserting the scheme on the Blockchain-day of “Digital Nigeria” occasion held on the twenty sixth October 2022, the Director Normal/CEO of NITDA Kashifu Inuwa mentioned the scholarship will assist to “speed up blockchain adoption in Nigeria and make Nigeria a world participant within the blockchain business”.

He known as on Nigerians to make the most of the scholarship to change into “early resolution suppliers within the fourth industrial revolution”.

The scheme has Domineum Blockchain Options because the implementing accomplice and BSV Blockchain Academy because the course content material supplier.

Reacting to the announcement, Mr. Jega, reiterated its dedication to delivering “high quality training and equipping members with the talents to construct real-life blockchain options”.

Equally, Calistus Igwilo, the Course Coordinator and Nation CTO of Domineum mentioned that “blockchain will energy the subsequent technology of information and the programs are rigorously designed to equip members with the proper expertise to change into professionals and assist form the way forward for blockchain business.”

“This system will likely be delivered by way of a hybrid mode (digital and bodily meetups) in all of the states of the federation. Excellent groups within the mission section stand the chance to affix an incubation program in London whereas others will likely be uncovered to the BSV Ecosystem the place they are often concerned with varied tasks.

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“The scholarship is open to each Nigerian that’s keen to place in a minimal of 20 hours per week, has entry to a laptop computer or desktop, reveals dedication and dedication; no prior programming expertise is required.

“The Nationwide  Data Expertise Growth Company (NITDA) has launched into a number of initiatives to upskill and reskill Nigerians throughout all walks of life according to the nationwide agenda for a digital economic system – the Nationwide Digital Economic system Coverage and Technique (NDEPS). The event of NITDA Strategic Roadmap and Motion Plan (SRAP) is a strategic plan in direction of attaining the NDEPS.”