The Latest News, Views and Announcements from Nigeria’s biggest ICT and Telecoms Institute

2023 Volume 1, Issue 38

The Digital Bridge Institute (DBI) joined other stakeholders at the 10th regular meeting of the National council on Communications and Digital Economy (NCCDE) held at the University of Ibadan International Conference center…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 37

The President/CEO, Digital Bridge Institute, DBI, Engr. Prof Mohammed Ajiya has stated that digital literacy and skills are essential for participation in the Digital Economy adding that an adequate level of local capacity is required for indigenous firms to provide ICT Devices, Software, Data Management, and other ICT Services in a digital economy, and aspire to eventually export their products and services…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 36

DBI TRAINS 459 STAFF OF THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF POWER: The Digital Bridge Institute, DBI, on Monday, 31st October 2022 kicked off training on ‘Proficiency in Internet and Office Productivity Tools’ for 459 staff of the Federal Ministry of Power ( FMoP). The training which started on Monday 31st October will end on the 15th of November 2022.

2022 Volume 1, Issue 35

Commends Minister of Communications, Executive Vice Chairman of NCC. The President of Digital Bridge Institute, DBI, Prof Mohammed Ajiya has again highlighted new technologies and their importance in a digital world at DigiNxt 2022 Forum held in Lagos on Friday, 21st October 2022…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 34

DBI, ICDL to Partner on digital Skills Certification Programs. The International Certification for Digital Literacy (ICDL) is set to partner with Digital Bridge Institute, DBI on Digital skills certification programs. This was disclosed in a meeting between the two giants training organizations held on Wednesday 12th October 2022 at DBI headquarters, Abuja…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 33

The President/CEO, Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), Engr. Prof. Muhammed Ajiya was on Tuesday, 20th September, 2022 a Special Guest of Honor at the opening ceremony of the 2022 Association of Professional Women Engineers (APWEN) Conference…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 32

On Wednesday, 7th September 2022 President/CEO, Digital Bridge Institute, DBI, Prof. Muhammed Ajiya alongside Vice Chancellor, BUK, Prof. Sagir Abbas was on a Courtesy call to Director General, NITDA, Inuwa Kashifu Abdulahi in Abuja…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 31

NCC Staff Receive 5G NETWORK Training from DBI: The Staff of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC have received the 5th generation Mobile Network Training from Digital Bridge Institute. The training modules was based on the new global wireless standard after 1G, 2G, 3G, and 4G…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 30

Prof. Ajiya, other stakeholders highlight importance of ICT at NTICE maiden edition. The President, Digital Bridge Institute, DBI, Prof. Engr. Mohammed Ajiya was on Monday, 1st August, 2022 part of panel of discussants at the maiden edition of the Nigerian Telecommunications Indigenous Content Expo (NTICE) 2022 held at the Landmark event center Victoria Island, Lagos…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 29

The President/CEO, Digital Bridge Institute, DBI, Prof. Mohammed Ajiya on Friday, 29th July, 2022 attended the closing ceremony of Advanced Digital Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institutions (ADAPTI). The ceremony took place at the NILE University campus, Abuja…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 28

DBI President participates at CISCO Safari International Conference 2022. The Conference held on June 28, 2022 at the Nigerian Communication and Digital Economy Complex, Mbora Abuja. It was hosted by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 27

DBI PARTICIPATES AT THE 2022 AFRICAN EDUCATION CONFERENCE: The conference which took place at the Public Service Institute of Nigeria, FCT Abuja had in attendance over 2000 low cost private school owners across Nigeria and various stakeholders in the education sector from Nigeria international communities…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 26

DBI Participates in The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria’s (ATCON) National Broadband Penetration Target Of 70% Conference and Exhibition…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 25

DBI Lagos Learning Centre commences 1st semester examination for its National Innovation Diploma (NID) students….

2022 Volume 1, Issue 24

DBI Bags NDA Award Of Commandant. The Digital Bridge Institute , DBI has bagged Nigerian Defence Academy Award of Commandant at the just concluded one week Advance Digital Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institutions training, held at NDA Kaduna….

2022 Volume 1, Issue 23

Defence Space Administration seek Partnership/Collaboration with DBI On Thursday 28th April 2022, The head of delegation of the Defence Space Administration (DSA), Commodore A.R Akinwale accompanied by four principal officers and nine directors of DSA paid a courtesy visit to Digital Bridge Institute, DBI….

2022 Volume 1, Issue 22

Digital Bridge Institute, the International Centre for Information and Communications Technology has commenced a series of Inhouse training for its staff. The training which commenced Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at the Kano Campus of the Institute is billed to restrengthen the Institute Capacity and to solidify its position as Nigeria’s foremost centre for ICT innovation and Capacity Building….

2022 Volume 1, Issue 21

The President/CEO of the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), Prof. Engr. Mohammed Ajiya received a delegation from the University of Buckingham London, during a courtesy and partnership visit on Monday, 21st March, 2022. The delegation was led by the Vice Chancellor University of Buckingham, Prof. James Tooley, his wife Mrs. Cynthia Tooley and Mr. Emma Orji President of Association for Formidable Educational Development (AFED)….

2022 Volume 1, Issue 20

DBI trains staff of Federal College of Education Akoka, Lagos State on Internet and Office Productivity Tools (IOPT) and Statistical Product for Social Science (SPSS) under the Advanced Digital Appreciation Program for Tertiary Institution (ADAPTI)…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 19

On Friday, 25th February, 2022, at MTN NIGERIA headquarters, Lagos, President/CEO, DBI, Prof. Mohammed Ajiya and Chairman, DBI, Rt. Hon. Olusegun Bolanle Gbeleyi. The duo, who were in a bid to reposition DBI, met with the Chairman of MTN, Dr. Ernest Ndukwe, Chief Executive Officer of MTN, MR. Karl Olutokun Toriola, MTN Company Secretary, Barrister (Mrs) Uto Ukpanah, Corporate Services Excecutive, Mr. Tobe Okigbo and Chief Technical Officer, Mr. Mohammed Rufai, to informally present five (5) different training packages on new technical training courses to be offered by the DBI…..

2022 Volume 1, Issue 18

DBI joins stakeholders, deliberate on the National Digital Literacy Framework (NDLF) and review of the draft regulatory instruments viz-a-viz Government Digital Service Implementation framework, 2022, National Cloud Computing Implementation Strategy, 2022 and National Digital Literacy Framework, 2022…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 17

The Staff of the The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) have, on Friday, 28th January, 2022, completed their training sessions on the course titled: Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN).The training which ran from Monday 24th – Friday 28th January, 2022 had 12 FMoH participants undergo thorough training sessions from DBI experts…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 16

The President/CEO of the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), Engr. Prof. Mohammed Ajiya led the Management on a courtesy visit to the Honorable Minister of State for Labour and Employment, and foremost human rights activist, Barr. Festus Keyamo SAN…

2022 Volume 1, Issue 15

Prof. Mohammed Ajiya represents Nigeria at ITU, emerges continental Chairman, Africa Network of CoES. Nigerians making Nigeria proud Internationally has been like the uncontrollable raining of snow. Here, again, the President/Chief Executive Officer, Digital Bridge Institute, Prof. Mohammed Ajiya during the second Steering Committee meeting of the International Telecommunications Union, ITU, Africa Network of ICT Centres of Excellence for 2021, appointed Chairman, Africa Network of CoES…

2021 Volume 1, Issue 14

The Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Nasiru Ado Bayero, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Nigeria Office for Developing Indigenous Telecommunication Sector (NODITS) commemorated the graduation of the first set of students from the NCC sponsored Youth Intervention Programmed tagged “Advanced Digital Skills Training” According to the Emir of Bichi, who graced the occasion of the closing ceremony of the two-week Practical Intensive training held at the Kano Learning Centre of Digital Bridge Institute, the programme is yet another milestone in his emirate’s vision to improve the human capacity of the youth in Bichi Emirate and environs through the well targeted digital skill acquisition initiative…

2021 Volume 1, Issue 13

It was indeed an admixture of culture, technology, and flavours as the daughter of the delectable Institute Secretary of the Digital Bridge Institute, Ms Tonia -Ansa-Otudor, got joined her daughter Miss Vanessa, in Holy Matrimony with her fiancée Mr. Mike Williams of Michigan, USA…

2021 Volume 1, Issue 12

As one of the strategic partner in the advancement of capacity building and knowledge development in Nigeria, The Management of Digital Bridge Institute led by its Chairman, Governing Board Rt. Honourable Otunba Bolanle Gbeleyi and the President/CEO of Digital Bridge Institute, Engr. Prof. Mohammed Ajiya were invited to the public presentation and commemoration of GSM @ 20 organized by DIGIVATION, ATCON and ALTON on 11th November 2021 at the NAF Center Abuja.

2021 Volume 1, Issue 11

The eleventh edition of DBI’s Newsletter succinctly captures the activities, events and programs of the Institute within the past two weeks…

2021 Volume 1, Issue 10

Digital Bridge Institute has celebrated two of her incredible staff, Mr. Allwell Ogunedo, Head, Finance and Accounts and Alhaji Hassan Ado Faskari, Head of Administration respectively, as they get to the zenith of their career in the institute. The occasion was greeted with pomp and peagentry, colourful, ceremonial with splendour In his welcome address, the President/CEO said “it is with mixed feelings that I stand to address you today. We are gathered here to celebrate men of principle and honour who have given a greater part of their productive year to this institute.” He added, “for every beginning, there’s an end, and every end can be the start of a new beginning.

2021 Volume 1, Issue 9

DBI is extremely glad to convey to its readers the 9th edition of the Digital Bridge Institute’s Newsletter. This 9th edition would assuredly unfold massive information within the sphere of this edition’s coverage. This edition contains special articles on Kano Campus, the CEO DBI’s birthday, NLC Courtesy visit by the representative of DBI, Digital Literacy, and many others. Reaffirming our resolve on the newsletter unit mandate, we are resolute and solely determined in keeping staff, management, and the general public informed of the happenings as they crop up within the institute.

2021 Volume 1, Issue 8

The 8th edition of the Digital Bridge Institute’s Newsletter covers events, activities, and programs of the institute recently carried out to achieve the aim and objectives of the institute. The newsletter contains special articles on technology, activities on campuses, EVC book launch at Mbora, And several other activities. The newsletter unit is focused and determined in keeping staff, management, and the general public abreast of the happenings as they come up within the institute and its environs.

2021 Volume 1, Issue 7

Digital Bridge Facilitated a two-week training for100 youth on Digital Literacy in its Kano Learning Centre. As part of the pillars of the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy, the training tagged Digital Literacy Training of Youth Across the Country is sponsored by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), being a bid by the Nation’s telecoms regulator to foster the diversification of the Nation’s economy through increased support for the ICT sector. The program aims to harness the youth’s strength and to empower them to be future employers of labor.

2021 Volume 1, Issue 6

One of the exciting reports of this edition is a feature on a Working Visit by the Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission which was a very engaging session. We also had the privilege of implementing the Digital Literacy for Youths project of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. We have also captured details of courtesy visits and strategic partnerships with the Institute within the period.

2021 Volume 1, Issue 5

The fifth edition of DBI’s Newsletter succinctly captures the activities, events, and programmes of the Institute within the past two weeks, as part of efforts to improve DBI’s brand visibility and Stakeholder engagement, the bimonthly Newsletters features trending ICT related matters contents articles, the Advanced Digital Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institutions (ADAPTI) programmes held across the nation, campus activities and a working visit from the the Nigerian Communications Commission’s Board members to the President/CEO of DBI, visit from the Nigerian Network Operators, and a courtesy visit from the top management of Nigerian Army Cyber Warfare Command.

2021 Volume 1, Special Edition

Right Honourable Olusegun Bolanle Gbeleyi, Deputy Speaker of Ogun State between 1999-2003 has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board of the Digital Bridge Institute, (DBI), an International Centre for Information and Communication Technology Studies, under the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. Rt. Hon. Olusegun B. Gbeleyi is a trained teacher, excellent administrator, well accomplished journalist, publisher, graduate of Mass Communications in Time-Based Media, and an accomplished digital administrator. Appointed alongside the Chairman are two additional members of the Board: Mr. Reuben Gilbert Omotowa, and Chief Enyi C Enyi.With the addition of these caliber of individuals to the Governing Board, the Board will continue to deliver effectively on its mandate of providing policy direction and guidance to the Management of the Institute to ensure that the DBI achieve its set objectives

2021 Volume 1, Issue 4

The fourth edition of DBI’s Newsletter succinctly captures the activities, events, and programmes of the Institute within the past two weeks, as part of efforts to improve DBI’s brand visibility and Stakeholder engagement, the bimonthly Newsletters features trending ICT related matters contents articles, participation in the ICT Stakeholders forum, the Advanced Digital Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institutions (ADAPTI) programmes held across the nation, campus activities and a courtesy visit from the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (OSSAP-SDGS).
On behalf of the entire management team and staff of DBI, led by our President/CEO, an erudite scholar, Prof. Mohammed Ajiya. Happy reading.

2021 Volume 1, Issue 3

This week we are delighted to bring you the third edition of our mind blowing content filled DBI online newsletter. We are happy to report that this edition captures strategic visits from the leadership of educational institutions in the country and the Advanced Digital Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institutions (ADAPTI) programmes held across the nation. The DBI is also glad to support the initiative of the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) towards ensuring a seamless conduct of the JAMB examinations which is ongoing. We have special features of campus activities in Lagos, Kano and Yola and we are sure you will have a great time reading.

2021 Volume 1, Issue 2

Given our commitment to always keep you abreast with events and milestones attained in the Institute, we are pleased to introduce you to the second edition of the DBI online newsletter. As a capacity building Institute, this edition x-rays the unique efforts of the Institute to drive impactful partnership for growth and training of tertiary institutions’ staff under the NCC’s funded ADAPTI program. We also discussed topical issues on ICT and featured press release from strategic courtesy calls and campus activities. While keeping you informed, we assure you of finding impactful information on the progress of the Institute.

2021 Volume 1, Issue 1

This newsletter intends to reach out to the public on three major components: 1) sharing of news updates on the core mandate and workings of DBI;
2) presentation of articles on topical issues within ICT sector and
3) offering of special announcements.
In this maiden edition, we are presenting to our esteemed readers articles on three thematic areas which are: 1) Campus activities; 2) Gender balancing in ICT in Nigeria. and 3) Official visitations. Each of these thematic areas addresses current issues in relation to their subject matters.
We intend to offer you more interesting themes in the subsequent editions of our newsletter.