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Anti Graft Agency pledges immediate compliance to IT Guidelines

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

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Mr  Ibrahim Magu, has expressed the commission’s willingness to immediately comply with standards and guidelines for IT projects as set by the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA. Mr Magu made this known during a courtesy call on the EFCC’s headquarters in Abuja by the Management team [...]

NITDA Commends CAC, FIRS and JAMB for Meeting Presidential Directives on Promotion of Transparency and Efficiency in Service Delivery Compliance Standards through Effective Use of ICT

By | June 19th, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is commending theFederal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) for meetingthe expectations and requirements of the Executive Order signed by the Acting President, Professor YemiOsinbanjo, on the promotion of transparency and efficiency in the business environment designed to facilitate the [...]

Failure to Identify IT Projects Bane of our Problems-NITDA DG

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, (FBCS) has identified failure to consider ‘our peculiar problems is one of the reasons that IT projects fail in the country.’ Dr Pantami stated that, many laudable IT projects fail because ‘we do not give priority to our peculiar needs before deploying [...]

Nigerian First ICT University Underway – FG

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

To ensure that Nigeria keep pace with the rapidly changing technological advancement in the global Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry, to enhance the ICT learning environment, stimulation of critical thinking, propel innovation, bridge the digital divide, increase contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) using ICT, the Ministry of Communications under the management of the [...]

Nigeria, target of Wannacry Ransomware – Pantami

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

In their collective effort to arrest the rising threat of  cyber crime and fraudulent activities in the country, the Federal Ministry of Justice and National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) in collaboration with organized private sector held the second annual conference on “Financial Fraud and Cyber Crime” in Abuja. The Director General, National Information Technology Development [...]

FIRS assures NITDA of increase in NITDEF collection

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

The Management of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS) has assured the National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) of redoubling its effort towards increasing the revenue accruable from the collection of National Information Technology Development Fund, (NITDEF) being collected on behalf of the Agency by the Service. The Chairman of the Service, Mr. Babatunde Fowler made [...]

NITDA Set to Facilitate Compliance of MDAs with Presidential Directives on Promotion of Transparency and Efficiency in Service Delivery

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

In compliance with the Executive Order signed by the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbanjo SAN, on the Promotion of Transparency and Efficiency in the Business Environment designed to facilitate the ease of doing business in Nigeria as it relates to the use of ICT for efficiency service delivery, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has [...]

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 [...]

NITDA calls for Sustained Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign, as Nigeria largely spared from the Monumental WannaCry Attack

By | May 21st, 2017|Categories: NITDA News|

The management of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) would like to bring to the attention of Nigerians that the recent WannaCry or WannaCript ransomware attack has been contained and Nigeria was largely spared from the attack due to the massive enlightenment campaign, awareness and proactive measures put in place to swiftly deal with any reported [...]

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 [...]