Nigerian Vice-President, Tare Youdeowei, who was represented by the Director-General, National IT Development Agency, Dr Isa Ibrahim, stated the programme - 'Nordic Days in Nigeria: Nordic Nigeria Connect - Innovating for Change' was an chance for Nigerians to understand innovation and technology in the Nordic countries.
The Vice President added that the government had set up policies that supported innovation and it was prepared to embrace ideas from the Nordic countries. It is demonstrable that the Nordic countries stand out in innovation and there exists a lot to learn from them.
Using the deliberate policies of the present administration, Nigeria should be able to leverage on their own development and discover a great deal.
For example the Federal Government, through the social investment programme on one hand and the National Information Technology Development Agency on the other, has been building and establishing world-class Information Technology hubs all over the country. Read the Entire Article
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The Social Economy Alliance, created by 23 social enterprises, co-operatives and charities, have conducted a poll that shows “clear preference exists for community-owned businesses that reinvest profits, with around half of consumers saying they would switch to one in housing, transport and banking.”