Sequel to the take over of the PMB ICT Innovation Centre by the Katsina State, Institute of Technology and Management (KSTIM), the State is set to become a leading ICT innovation hub in Nigeria.
Alhaji Usman Idris Tune, the state Head of Civil Service (HOS), made this assertion when he paid a working visit to the newly established ICT Innovation Centre in Katsina at the weekend.
The Head of Service who expressed satisfaction with the facilities put in place by the Institute for ICT training, research and entrepreneurial development, said he is confident with the capacity of the institute to propel ICT, entrepreneurship skills and Technological Innovations in the state.
“With the establishment of the centre, the Institute has all that is needed to become a leading Innovation hub in the country”.
He however called on the beneficiaries of the institution to make better use of what they would be taught for the development of themselves and the larger society.
Dr Babangida Abubakar Alibaba, the Rector of the institute, earlier in a welcome address disclosed that the centre was built by NITDA for the state government and decided to hand it over to the institute for ICT training, technological innovations and entrepreneurial development in the state.
The rector assured of the commitment of the institute to exploring more areas of collaboration with various agencies at the federal and state levels for the ICT-related training to boost the digital literacy of their personnel and enhance the revenue base of the institute.
He, therefore, solicited more collaboration with the office of the Head of Civil Service for ICT training of all cadres of civil servants in the State.
Malam Ma’a Balarabe, the registrar of the institute, also speaking expressed appreciation to the Head of Service for attaching priority to the development of the institute and promoting the digital skills of civil servants in the state.
Instagram Unveils Improved Editing Tools For Creators, Users
Instagram has announced new and improved editing tools to help creators and users better express their creativity on the app. The new tools include several improvements to reels and exciting new updates for feed photos, carousels, and stories, that make it easier to create directly within the Instagram app.
For reels, enhanced video editing tools help users express creativity and tell the story they want to, all within the app. In the feed, new filters for photos and carousels will explore different tones and moods for posts. In addition to the editing tools, Instagram has also built new tools to help creators better understand their performance.
The full suite of updates includes:
Reel editing updates: We’re rolling out new fonts to level up text on reels, and updating editing individual clips with the ability to zoom/crop/rotate; undo and redo edits; and 10 new text-to-speech voices.
Audio updates: On reels, we’re launching the ability to add clips with audio from movies, TV shows,s or your own created audio to your reels from our new media clip hub.
New feed photo filters: We’re launching brand-new photo filters for feed posts and carousels.
Performance insights for creators: understand your Reels performance with a new metric, Reels Replays.
Custom Stickers: make your Reels or Stories stand out by turning part of any photo or video.
DCSL Set To Launch Innovative Boardroom App, Marks 10 Years Of Excellence
DCSL Corporate Services Limited, a leading corporate service firm is set to celebrate a decade of professional excellence and launch an innovative boardroom app – “The DCSL e-Connect App” on Friday 8th December 2023.
Bisi Adeyemi, Managing Director of DCSL, reflected on the significant milestones achieved in the past decade and reiterated the Company’s commitment to delivering unparalleled professional services across its bouquet of offerings to diverse sectors of the economy.
“Our ten-year journey has been propelled by an unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional professional service to a diverse range of corporate and individual clients across various business sectors.
“The introduction of the DCSL eConnect app marks a pivotal moment, as we embark on a new era of transformative possibilities, reinforcing our dedication to innovation and precision in communication and collaboration within the boardroom.
“This celebration marks not only a milestone in our journey but also a testament to our commitment to excellence and innovation in the corporate services landscape”.
The DCSL eConnect App is designed to elevate boardroom communication, and collaboration and redefine efficiency. The innovative App will empower Boards and c-suite executives to efficiently manage meetings, streamline access to and retrieval of documents, facilitate approvals, and conduct polls and performance evaluations, all while ensuring compliance and tracking company plans.
The exclusive event will be graced by key stakeholders, clients, business leaders, and media partners.
MTN, Yango Forge Transformative Partnership To Empower Partner Drivers In Côte d’Ivoire
Yango has joined forces with MTN to improve the working conditions of its partner drivers. The international ride-hailing company has teamed -up with MTN, a leading telecommunications company, to offer drivers free data packages for the Yango Pro app.
This collaboration represents a monumental stride in the shared vision of both organizations to innovate and elevate service offerings; underscoring MTN’s belief of offering a modern connected world, as well as Yango’s unwavering commitment to enhance the well-being of its partner drivers.
Yango has joined forces with MTN to improve the working conditions of its partner drivers. The international ride-hailing company has teamed-up with MTN, a leading telecommunications company, to offer drivers free data packages for the Yango Pro app.
This collaboration represents a monumental stride in the shared vision of both organizations to innovate and elevate service offerings; underscoring MTN’s belief offering a modern connected world, as well as Yango’s unwavering commitment to enhance the well-being of its partner drivers.