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NITDA to Coordinate the Implementation of the National Public Key Infrastructure Program for Nigeria

The Management of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) would like to bring to the attention of all sector based regulatory agencies, Ministries, Departments and Agencies as well as the general public, that, in fulfilment of our mandate, we are taking steps to harmonise Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) related projects in Nigeria. This is [...]

By | 2017-08-16T04:14:10+00:00 August 16th, 2017|NITDA News|0 Comments

NITDA Emerges Outstanding Government Agency of the Year

By Uwa Suleiman The Titans of Technology awards is an annual event organized by Technology Africa, to celebrate and recognise organisations, institutions and individuals at the forefront of ICT adoption and usage in Nigeria. The 12th edition of the ceremony which held at the Oriental Hotel Lagos, on Friday, August 11th, saw NITDA clinching the [...]

By | 2017-08-15T04:31:28+00:00 August 15th, 2017|NITDA News|0 Comments

NITDA Named Co-chair of Open Government Partnership Forum

By Uwa Suleiman A high powered delegation of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) led by the Co-Chair, Technology and Innovation OGP Nigeria, Honourable Ejike Njeze, recently paid a courtesy call on the Director General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami (FBCS) at the Agency’s Corporate Headquaters in Abuja. The meeting [...]

By | 2017-08-05T10:55:22+00:00 August 5th, 2017|NITDA News|0 Comments

NITDA Warns IT Service Providers Against Poor Service Delivery Standards

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has been receiving complaints from Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA), other government establishments, the organised private sector and individual consumers of IT goods and services on the poor quality of services being rendered byInternet Service Providers (ISPs), Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Electronic Commerce platforms, Software vendors, IT enabled [...]

By | 2017-07-03T07:49:26+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|NITDA News|0 Comments

Anti Graft Agency pledges immediate compliance to IT Guidelines

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-29T13:29:11+00:00 June 26th, 2017|NITDA News|0 Comments

NITDA Commends CAC, FIRS and JAMB for Meeting Presidential Directives on Promotion of Transparency and Efficiency

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-29T12:52:48+00:00 June 19th, 2017|NITDA News|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-13T09:27:34+00:00 June 13th, 2017|NITDA News|0 Comments

Nigerian First ICT University Underway – FG

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-13T09:18:13+00:00 June 13th, 2017|NITDA News|0 Comments

Nigeria, target of Wannacry Ransomware – Pantami

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-29T12:58:28+00:00 June 13th, 2017|NITDA News|0 Comments

FIRS assures NITDA of increase in NITDEF collection

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-29T13:08:11+00:00 June 13th, 2017|NITDA News|0 Comments