Computer News - In Brief


* BizDataSoft Solutions, LLC, a USA-based business technology and software consulting company that started operations in The Gambia in 2010, on Monday, 30th August 2010 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, signed a 5-year-partnership and exclusive representation agreement with three companies; namely Bajrai International Trade, Saleh Bashraheel Establishment for Trading, all in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; and Huda International & Hudatech Computer Solutions in India.

* The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) is to organize a workshop titled 'e-government applications and solutions' for principal officers in all the local governments areas in the northern part of Nigeria.The three-day workshop, scheduled for September 27, 28 and 29, at 9am daily, is to take place at Merit House, Maitama Abuja.

 * A computer expert, Chief Leo Stan Ekeh, has urged the Federal Government to give one laptop to every serving National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member and repentant militant on October 1, 2010.

* The Niger State government said yesterday that it would spend N71.9 million to train civil servants in computer education.