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INTRODUCTION: The Growth and Employment' (GEM) project is an initiative of the Federal Government, World Bank, and DFID to increase firms' growth and employment in Nigeria. The project seeks to achieve economic diversification, increase overall competitiveness, increase investment (domestic and foreign) and sustainably increase jobs (especially higher value jobs) for Nigeria. It aims to achieve these objectives through various actions to improve market access, market [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

PANTAMI Advised Microsoft Nigeria On Spread Of ICT Interventions

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 as key focus areas. [...]

By | December 11th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|0 Comments

UTHM Seeks Collaboration With Nitda On Scholarship Scheme

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 Ibrahim Pantami, while welcoming [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|0 Comments

ICT, key To Economic Recovery- Shittu

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 their quota to the [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|0 Comments

Pantami Harps On It Regulations, Local Content

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 on the Convergence, Regulations [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|0 Comments

Local Content Policy: Universal Software For Electronic Health Records Underway

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 Officers Registration Board of [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|0 Comments