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JSS3: COMPUTER STUDIES - 1ST TERM

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  1. Computer Career Oppurtunities | Week 1
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  2. Computer Viruses I | Week 2
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  3. Computer Viruses II | Week 3
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  4. Introduction To The Internet | Week 4
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  5. Internet Terminologies | Week 5
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  6. The Concept of Digital Divide | Week 6
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  7. Database Concept, Definition And Terminologies | Week 7
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  8. Database II | Week 8
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  9. Database III | Week 9
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There are various professional organizations, that are established by enabling act of parliament. These professionals exist in ICT as Computer Professional Bodies.

Below are some of the lists of computer professional bodies that we have in Nigeria;

1. NCS | Nigeria Computer Society:

The Nigeria Computer Society is the umbrella organization of all Information Technology professionals, interest groups, and stakeholders in Nigeria. It was formed in 1978, as the Computer Association of Nigeria (COAN) and transformed into NCS in 2002, as a result of harmonization with other stakeholders and interest groups.

2. CPRN | Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria:

The Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria was established by decree No 49 of 1993, promulgated on June 10, and appeared in the gazette on August 9, of that year.

CPRN is a body corporate, with perpetual succession, and a common seal, a legal entity charged with the control and supervision, of the computing profession in the country. It is a government agency, seeking to identify resourceful and focused individuals, as part of its efforts to consolidate on recent progress in IT in Nigeria.

3. IMIS | Institute of Management Information System:

The Institute for the Management of Information Systems, is an international association, devoted to supporting and promoting the profession.

4. ITAN | Information Technology Association of Nigeria:

ITAN is an association of over 350 Information technology-driven companies in Nigeria. It was founded in 1991, to promote IT literacy and penetration in Nigeria; and to promote members’ interest in the area of trade, public policy formulation, and negotiations with the government on IT policy matters.

5. MIVAN | Microcomputer Vendors Association of Nigeria:

Microcomputer Vendors Association of Nigeria (MiVAN) was the visionary initiative of Mr. Tayo Adeniyi, MD Worldwide Computers Ltd. It was first called ITRealms Online (ITAN) before it metamorphosed into the Computer Vendors Association of Nigeria (CoVAN) before transforming into its current status MIVAN in 2000.

In 2002, following industry pressures and advocacy by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, ITAN joined other stakeholders to form what is now the society of IT professionals in Nigeria, the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS)

6. NIRA | Nigeria Internet Registration Association:

NIRA was founded on March 23, 2005, as a stakeholder-led organization, charged with the management of the nation’s Country Code Top Level Domain. It is the registry for .ng internet Domain names and maintains the database of names registered in the .ng country code top Level Domain.

7. NCC | Nigerian Communications Commission:

The NCC is the independent regulatory body, for the Nigerian telecommunications industry. The NCC was created under decree number 75, by the Federal Military Government of Nigeria, on 24th November 1992. The NCC was charged with the responsibility of regulating the supply of telecommunications services, and facilities, promoting competition, and setting performance standards for telephone services in Nigeria.

8. NITDA | National Information Technology Development Agency:

NITDA is the clearinghouse for IT products in the public sector. The Agency is committed to the drive, to bring government and its services closer to the people, through IT.

9. NIGF | Nigeria Internet Governance Forum:

NIGF was born as a collaborative effort of Nigeria Internet Registration Association, Federal Ministry of Communication Technology, NCC, and the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)

The forum is a localized version of the global Internet Governance Forum.

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