Month: February 2017

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Local Content Development: NITDA, NOTAP Forge Alliances

To boost the wide spread of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the country, the Director General and Management of the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), paid a courtesy visit to the Corporate headquarters of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to seek mutual regulatory partnerships and consolidation of activities for...

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NITDA, AFRICTA In It Developmental Talks

The Chairman of Africa Information and Communication Technology Alliance (AFRICTA), Dr. Jimson Olufuye led a powerful delegation to the headquarters of the National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) to reaffirm its support for the development of IT and to discuss areas of possible collaboration towards that objective. He stated that AFRICTA was established in 2014...

NITDA Scholar Emerges Best Student In UK University
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NITDA Scholar Emerges Best Student In UK University

A Nigerian scholar and beneficiary of the NITDEF Scholarship Scheme, Ibrahim Bala Yerima has emerged the best student at the Nottingham Trent University United Kingdom. This disclosure was made by the Senior International Officer; Africa International Development Office, Selma Toohey, when a delegation paid a working visit to the Agency to update the Director General...

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NITDA, ICPC Hold Sensitization Workshop

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...

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Youths Urged To Maximise Benefits of IT Intervention Programs

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...

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National e-library Standards Underway

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...

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NITDA To Champion Local Content Development: NITDA Boss

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...

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NITDA Inaugurates COBIT 5 National Implementation Committee

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...