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NITDA Set to Facilitate Compliance of MDAs with Executive Order on Support for Local Content in IT Procurement

By | May 26th, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

The management of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) would like to bring to the attention of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) that the Agency has put measures in place to facilitate compliance with the Executive Order on Support for Local Content in IT Procurement. In compliance with the recent Executive Order no 003 “Support for [...]

The Pantami Agenda For Local Content Development: Capacity Building

By | May 20th, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

BY UWA SULEIMAN The hype about developing indigenous content in Information Technology (IT) has gained momentum in the last few years, with brilliant suggestions from stakeholders. The blueprint is exceptional and is in fact proof, that there is immense potential within our shores. Experts have spent countless hours at various fora, discussing this very topic and [...]

NITDA Advises MDAs and Others On Ransomware Attacks

By | May 15th, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

The management of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) would like to bring to the attention of Nigerians on the recent cyber-attack that is affecting computers across the world – the ransomeware attack. This attack, known as “WannaCry” or “WannaCrypt”, spreads by itself between computers and does not require human interaction. It restricts access to the [...]

The Pantami Revolution In NITDA

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

BY UWA SULEIMAN The Nigerian Information Technology industry, is no doubt experiencing a renaissance. A long overdue refocusing, readjustment and a rebirth. The new lease of life is neither an accident nor a passing phase but a conscious effort by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to ensure square pegs are fixed in square holes and a [...]

“ICT, Solution To Unemployment”- Gov. Abubakar, NITDA Assures ICT Support For Bauchi State

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

Bauchi State Governor, Barrister Muhammed Abubakar said that embracing Information and Communications Technology is the only way out of the present unemployment quagmire the nation is currently facing. He stated this when he led the Management of the Bauchi State Commission for Youths and Women Rehabilitation and Development (BACYWORD) on a working visit to NITDA’s Headquarters, [...]

NITDA, Galaxy Backbone Collaborate To Deepen IT Penetration

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

Lack of synergy, collaborations and unhealthy rivalry among ICT parastatals under the Ministry of Communications in the past, have been identified as impediments to rapid penetration of ICT in the country. This view was shared by the Chief Executive Officers of the National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami and Galaxy Backbone, [...]

Local Content Development: NITDA, NOTAP Forge Alliances

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

To boost the wide spread of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the country, the Director General and Management of the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), paid a courtesy visit to the Corporate headquarters of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to seek mutual regulatory partnerships and consolidation of activities for the [...]

NITDA, AFRICTA In It Developmental Talks

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

The Chairman of Africa Information and Communication Technology Alliance (AFRICTA), Dr. Jimson Olufuye led a powerful delegation to the headquarters of the National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) to reaffirm its support for the development of IT and to discuss areas of possible collaboration towards that objective. He stated that AFRICTA was established in 2014 as [...]

Deployment Of IT Will Boost The Nation’s GDP: NITDA Boss

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

To promote Digital marketing in the country, the Management of AKG Global Multiservice Company LTD has called on the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Corporate to seek collaboration in area of capacity building, translating into a knowledge-based economy. The call was made by the Managing Director, Mrs Aisha Kabir Gaya when she paid a courtesy [...]

NITDA Scholar Emerges Best Student In UK University

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

A Nigerian scholar and beneficiary of the NITDEF Scholarship Scheme, Ibrahim Bala Yerima has emerged the best student at the Nottingham Trent University United Kingdom. This disclosure was made by the Senior International Officer; Africa International Development Office, Selma Toohey, when a delegation paid a working visit to the Agency to update the Director General on [...]