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NITDA, ICPC Hold Sensitization Workshop

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

In its bid to reposition the Agency and better equip its staff with ethical standards, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), through its Anti Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU), in conjunction with the Independent and Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) recently organized a sensitization programme with the theme “Entrenching Ethics and Integrity in the Workplace”. The [...]

Youths Urged To Maximise Benefits of IT Intervention Programs

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

Nigerian youths have been urged to take advantage of the Digital Capacity Building Centers (DCBC), Digital Job Creation Centers (DJCC), and other Information Technology (IT) Intervention programs provided by NITDA to aid in bridging the digital divide and boost the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The call was made by the Director General of the Agency, [...]

National e-library Standards Underway

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami restates his commitment towards promoting eLibrary in Nigeria. The DG made this known when the Registrar/CEO and Management staff of the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria paid him a visit at the NITDA Headquarters to fast track the ongoing collaboration between [...]

NITDA To Champion Local Content Development: NITDA Boss

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami reiterates his support for the development of local content technologies in Nigeria. Dr Pantami made this remark when the management of Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) paid a courtesy visit to the Agency's Corporate Headquarters in Abuja to solicit for NITDA's support [...]

NITDA Inaugurates COBIT 5 National Implementation Committee

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

As part of its role to foster IT industry standards and best practices, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) inaugurated the Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT 5) National Implementation Committee at the NITDA headquarters in Abuja. COBIT 5 was introduced and adopted in Nigeria as a National framework of IT standards on [...]

PANTAMI Advised Microsoft Nigeria On Spread Of ICT Interventions

By | December 11th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has called on Microsoft to diversify their services to areas that are critical to the development of the nation and are in line with the mandate of the Agency while highlighting on areas like capacity building, job creation, cybercrime and IT regulations [...]

UTHM Seeks Collaboration With Nitda On Scholarship Scheme

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

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) entered into a mutual agreement by signing a Letter of Intent on academic collaboration with Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) as a first step to an active partnership to conduct programmes for mutual benefit on academic collaboration for NITDA's scholarship scheme. The Director General NITDA,  Dr. Isa Ali [...]

ICT, key To Economic Recovery- Shittu

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

The Minister of communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu has challenged the Information Communication Technology stakeholders to come up with useful proposal and advice for the government on how to leverage on ICT to come out the present economic recession as he said his ministry has resolved to give a level playing ground for ICT professionals to contribute [...]

Pantami Harps On It Regulations, Local Content

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

The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) has informed the IT industry stakeholders of his intention to repositioning NITDA as a Knowledge driven Agency with focus on IT regulations and local contents development. Pantami disclosed this at this year’s West Africa Convergence Conference in Lagos, when he spoke [...]

Local Content Policy: Universal Software For Electronic Health Records Underway

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

The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) said that the use of universal software for electronic health records in health facilities and training schools in Nigeria is paramount because it helps to save time and cost. He made this assertion when the Chief Executive Officer of Health Records [...]