Nigerian Official Inuwa Bags Forbes CEO Award As NITDA Trains 100 Journalists
- Kashifu Abdullahi Inuwa has won the 2022 'Foreign Investment Network (FIN)-Forbes Outstanding Corporate Governance CEO'
- The Nigerian official was described as a versatile IT professional, strategist and transformation manager
- Inuwa who appreciated FIN and Forbes for the recognition noted that NITDA has worked tirelessly to adhere to the highest standards of corporate governance
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The director general of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Kashifu Abdullahi Inuwa has won the 2022 'Foreign Investment Network (FIN)-Forbes Outstanding Corporate Governance CEO'.
Kashifu Inuwa was announced as the winner at a virtual award ceremony, just as NITDA concluded training of over 100 journalists on digital journalism and fact-checking.
Reading the citation, a Global AI Strategist and Innovator, Dalith Steiger described Inuwa as a versatile IT professional, strategist and transformation manager with experience spanning 16 years in private and public sectors.
A graduate of Computer Science from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Kashifu is a thoroughbred IT professional and the first Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) in Nigeria’s public sector.
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While appreciating FIN and Forbes for the recognition, Inuwa noted that NITDA has worked tirelessly to adhere to the highest standards of corporate governance.
Meanwhile, resident of Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ), Chris Isiguzo has commended NITDA for commencing the New Year with the training of over 100 journalists in January.
At end of Digital Journalism Workshop and Fact-checking in Port-Harcourt, facilitated by Image Merchants Promotion Ltd (IMPR), Publishers of PRNigeria and Economic Confidential, the NUJ boss observed the media industry is facing challenges due to emerging technologies.
The training was held in Lagos, Enugu and Rivers States. In 2022, a similar capacity building was organised for journalists in Abuja, Kano, Kwara, Jigawa, Kebbi and other states.
NCC raises alarm, says TikTok challenge circulates info-stealing malware
Meanwhile, the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) Computer Security Incident Response Team has warned Nigerians that the viral challenge exposes devices to Information-Stealing Malware.
According to the NCC in a statement, taking part in the ‘Invisible Challenge’ on short-form video hosting service, TikTok, is dangerous.
The warning was contained in an advisory on Tuesday by NCC Director of Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka.