Corporate Affairs

Functions:

      • Disseminate information to the media on the activities of the Agency as they occur, to ensure transparency and accountability.
      • Co-ordinate, collate and document the Agency’s activities to conform to set standards and reflect organizational goals.
      • Ensure that media relations are favorable, productive and sustained.
      • Maintain a functional, intra-departmental communication system whereby information is effectively communicated in a uniform manner.
      • Develop and deploy systems, structures and procedures of internal and external information control as warranted.
      • Analyze trends, predict consequences, counsel organization’s leaders and implement programs.
      • Ensure that organizational goals are met in order to sustain a positive and progressive outflow of report.

Legal

Functions:

      • Advice the Agency on the creation, maintenance and determination of relationships entered in to by the Agency in its corporate capacity; with staff, contractors, government agencies or private sector bodies by way of Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding.
      • Advice the Agency in the area of compliance with internal and external laws and regulations as regards the activities of the Agency.
      • Collaborate with the Standards, Guidelines and Regulations Department by making inputs into the core functions of the Agency, which is the creation, and enforcement of Standards, Guidelines and Regulations.
      • Advice the Agency on the implementation of the legal aspects of the Information Technology Policy and the NITDA Act 2007.
      • Provide Draft Legislation in the areas of Information Technology in order to create and enable the environment in Nigeria for development of Information Technology.
      • Serve as the Secretariat to the Governing Board of the Agency.
      • Provide any other legal and advisory services that may be required by the Agency.

Audit

Functions:

      • Provide reliable financial information that will promote operational efficiency and effectiveness.
      • Safeguard assets and records.
      • Encourage adherence to prescribed policies.
      • Comply with regulatory instruments such as Financial Regulations, Audit Act 1958, Financial Warrants, Circulars, NITDA Act 2007 and others daily.
      • Examine financial transactions.
      • View financial compliance with the legal guide to government operations.
      • Monitoring of management roles and their limits to financial authority.
      • Monitor and ensure the effectiveness of internal control system.
      • Submit the audit report to the Director-General and Office of the Accountant General of the Federation.
      • Advice the Director-General as at when due on financial matters and others.

Procurement

Functions:

      • Develop procurement plan driven by objective and transparent needs assessment.
      • Ensure transparent pre-qualification.
      • Co-ordinate bid submission, opening and evaluation (Technical and Financial) transparently.
      • Co-ordinate the Procurement Planning Committee and Tenders Board Meetings.
      • Ensure proper execution of projects and effective monitoring.
      • Advertise and solicit for bids in compliance with guidelines issued by the bureau.
      • Receive and maintain appropriate documentation for bids received, examine bids received, obtain a “Certificate of ‘No objection’ to contractor Award” from the Bureau of Public Procurement, and make submissions to the entity’s Tender’s Board.
      • Debrief the bid losers on request.
      • Resolve complaints and disputes, if any.
      • Obtain and confirm the validity of any performance guarantee.
      • Announce and publicize contract Awards.
      • Execute all Contract Agreement.

Anti Corruption

Functions:

      • Operate as an autonomous outfit with functional linkage with the office of the Chief Executive.
      • Report directly to the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission and not to the Unit in the supervising ministry.
      • Report all cases objectively to the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission with copies sent to the Minister or Permanent Secretary involved.
      • Develop a code of ethic for staff of the Agency and ensure strict compliance and sanction for breach, without prejudice to extant regulation particularly public service rules and financial regulations.