Education Network Conference tagged EduNet is in response to the ongoing needs for a platform to share knowledge, ideas and network amongst stakeholders in Research and Education community inNigeria.
If am to summarize my experience as a zonal review panelist for Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria(YouWin!)-a business plan competition organized by the government with the objective of encouraging aspiring and innovative youths in Nigeria to expand their businesses, develop business ideas and engage in entrepreneurship,I will simply say that there exists a heavy gap beyond what we earlier thought between the Nigerian Youth, Entrepreneurship and Technologies(the YET syndrome) which only a well-articulated youth strategy can solve.
An interesting place you just have to benefit from, as a modern day entrepreneur is an online forum. An online forum is a virtual community of people from different culture and background who come together to share a common interest on the Internet. Different forum exists for different subjects, topics, groups and users. We can say for different niche. People having a common interest share ideas, proffer solutions to each other’s problems, make business deals, and sell products and services within the forum.
Look! Africa is fast becoming a digital colony without her realizing it.Am deeply afraidwith the way we are going,that one day if nothing is done, we will wake up and see one smart kid in say China remotely controlling the economies of nations in Africa!Yes,it is as bad as that, if you have keenly followed trends of events happening especially in the cyberspace.And frankly this demands a state of emergency by African Union. In my opinion; this is the new war we need to fight in Africa withcode warriors for digital independence!