Domineum, a London-based Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) startup, is set to train As many as 100,000 students are currently enrolled in the Nigeria Association of Computing Students (NACOS), which specializes in emerging technologies and blockchain.
The partnership, announced as it is, aims to ensure that the youth, who are the future leaders of digital technologies, acquire the necessary skills to become changemakers and contribute to the Nigerian economy.
Africa is often seen as an under-tapped region in terms of blockchain-related initiatives. The region is a key hub for the adoption and growth of blockchain-related innovations.
Nigeria is consistently ranked higher than many other African countries when it comes to crypto trading activities. Domineum’s decision to train budding professionals will help bridge the gap between what Nigeria has and what it needs in order to remain a prominent crypto hotspot.
“The NACOS / DOMINEUM partnership is a strategic collaboration that will bring a significant change to all students studying computer-related courses in tertiary institutions across Nigeria,” said Geoffrey Weli-Wosu, Chief Executive Officer of Domineum Blockchain Solutions, adding that “Youths hold the future of IT in Nigeria, and it is paramount that they should be invested in and supported with the necessary resources, connections, and opportunities to excel.”
One of the most effective ways to increase the capacity of the emerging ecosystem and empower the next generation is through crypto and blockchain-related education. Stakeholders in the crypto world, including exchanges and Layer-1 and 2 protocols, are investing heavily in blockchain-related education.
Most of these programs have resulted in a series hackathons, which have produced innovative projects that serve the wider crypto ecosystem.
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