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Minister Task NCS on ICT Curricullum

By | August 13th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

The Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu has called for concerted efforts among the Information Communication Technology stakeholders to review the curriculum of the computer related courses in line with the current trend and globally acceptable standard. The Minister made this call at the 26th National Conference and Exhibition of Nigeria Computer Society in Abuja. Barrister [...]

NITDA Trains Corp Members on Open Source Software Development

By | August 13th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

In line with the determination of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to create jobs and wealth among Nigerian youths using Information and Communication Technology tools, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has commenced the training of some selected members of the National Youth Service Corps on open source software development. The training which is to provide [...]

NITDA Conducts e-Health Training

By | July 23rd, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|Tags: , , |

NITDA Conducts e-Health Training in Conjunction With MCMASTER University Canada NITDA, in line with its mandate has considered healthcare as an important element of national security as public health not only functions to provide adequate and timely medical care but also track, monitor, and control disease outbreak. As a way forward therefore, the Agency’s e-Health Unit [...]

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Commends NITDA, Constitutes Working Team

By | June 29th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|Tags: , , , |

The Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe has commended the management of the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA for developing an agricultural web portal aimed at making Nigeria attain self sufficiency in food production. The Minister expressed his optimism on the project in his office when the management of the Agency [...]

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Nigeria, Ghana agree to drive mutual IT agenda

By | June 29th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|Tags: , , |

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigeria’s IT clearinghouse and the National Information Technology Agency (NITA), Ghana's agency responsible for implementing IT policies have agreed to collaborate on common grounds as it affects both countries’ IT sector. The two agencies met in Accra, Ghana to assess mutual areas of interest and how the two economic [...]

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NITDA, World Bank To Sign MoU on ICT Capacity Building

By | June 29th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|Tags: , , , , |

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and a World Bank Subsidiary, Growth and Employment in States (GEMS) met to explore areas of collaborations and to come up with a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of ICT skills among Nigerians. The draft MoU will include the rights and obligations for both parties for the purpose [...]

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ICT Stakeholders Canvass for Open Data Initiative In Nigeria

By | June 22nd, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|Tags: , , , |

Information Communication Technology stakeholders have described open data initiative, a policy guideline being proposed by National Information  Technology Development Agency (NITDA),  as imperative to the socio economic development of the country. The stakeholders, who met in Port Harcourt on Monday, agreed that for the nation to develop in line with national planning, some important data must [...]

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NITDA Attains Servicom Four Star Index Rating

By | June 9th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

Barely two months after unveiling the National Information technology Development Agency Service Charter, the National Coordinator’s Office of SERVICOM rated the Agency above average in its service delivery. The National Coordinator’s Office of SERVICOM which announced the rating of the Agency, said NITDA has achieved a 2.4 index rate out of available 4.0. She stated that [...]

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NITDA Rewards Corp Member For Developing Accounting Software

By | June 7th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

The Acting Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Vincent Olatunji gave a cash reward and free incubation training at the Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship to a Corp member Miss Oluwaseun Olotu who served in the Finance Management and Control (FMC) Department, for developing a software for account reconciliation. . During [...]

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Nigeria Discusses ICT as Alternative Revenue Source At CeBIT 2016

By | June 7th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

Nigeria has taken a major practical step in its efforts to actualise plans to diversify its economy away from oil by sending a high-powered delegation to attend Center for Office Automation, Information Technology and Telecommunication (CeBIT) 2016, the world’s leading information and communications technology conference and expo. The Nigerian delegation was led by the Acting Director-General [...]

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