University of Lagos Hosts Eko-Konnect Youth In Technology Day

Eko-Konnect Youth in Technology Day 2020 (Theme: Connecting Youth Communities in Research and Education) took place on the 30th of January 2020, at the University of Lagos, Faculty of Engineering, Lagos with a total participation of 138 students participants from STEM-related courses. Uffa Modey, Community Outreach Coordinator, Eko-Konnect opened the event with a welcome address where she […]

Women in WACREN – Physical Computing with Python – Lagos Edition

This “Women In WACREN” training and community event is held in collaboration with the Eko-Konnect Research and Education Initiative, a cluster the Nigerian NREN (NgREN), the Entrepreneurship & Skills Development Centre and Faculty of Engineering of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), and the AfricaConnect2 project.   Leveraging a broader promotion of maker culture and hackerspaces in NRENs, the event […]

Participation in the Africa Connect2 By Eastern Cluster of Higher Education Institutions

UPDATED ON 14/12/2017: Meeting has been postponed. Learn more here. Through the AC2 Project, the West and Central African Research and Education Network – WACREN is providing affordable high-capacity connectivity and network services for research and education in Nigeria in Quarter 1 of 2018. AfricaConnect2 supports the development of high-capacity internet networks for research and […]

Tracking Research Outputs and Populating Repositories

Eko-Konnect in collaboration with the Nigerian Universities Library Consortium (NULIB) invites you to a two day interactive and practical workshop themed: “Tracking Research Outputs and Populating Your Repository”.   The workshop is aimed at addressing some of the issues raised at the meeting of Libraries in support of effective research in WACREN held in Abuja last year. Building on regional efforts to […]

Eko-Konnect Hosts Meeting on Nigerian Participation in AfricaConnect2

The AfricaConnect2 Project is 80% funded by the European Union with the potential of dramatically transforming Internet access for higher education and research institutions in Africa. Participating countries must collectively contribute the 20% counter funding to the total budget (€26.6 million) being provided by the European Union. As of March 2017 Nigeria had not paid its share […]