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FG Will Protect Interest Of All In Telecom Industry- Dr Pantami
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FG Will Protect Interest Of All In Telecom Industry- Dr Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has disclosed that the Federal Government would continue to protect the interests of all the stakeholders in the telecommunication industry. The Minister revealed this while delivering his principal keynote address in a virtual sectoral forum organised by the Association of Telecommunication Companies of...

Press Release – NITDA Calls on Application for Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Support Scheme   
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Press Release – NITDA Calls on Application for Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Support Scheme  

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), is calling on eligible Nigerians to apply for its technology innovation and entrepreneurship scheme, a capacity building programme for Hub managers, young Nigerians and innovative startups to spur digital job creation and economic growth. Concerned with the fact that Hubs and Startups in Nigeria suffer from issues of...

NITDA Trains ICT Journalists on Digital Reportage
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NITDA Trains ICT Journalists on Digital Reportage

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) commence training for Nigeria Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA). The training programme was organised by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) in Abuja. The theme for the five-day training programme is “Digital Skills in News Reportage for ICT Journalists.” The training was geared towards upgrading the skills...

Digital Economy: NITDA Adopts 130 Farmers, Disburses Funds To Beneficiaries
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Digital Economy: NITDA Adopts 130 Farmers, Disburses Funds To Beneficiaries

In its move to digitise agricultural sector, the National Information Technology Agency (NITDA), under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, has adopted 130 farmers into the National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture (NAVSA) programme to provide Nigerian farmers with means to showcase their farm produce in the digital world market. The...

Press Release – NITDA Issues Guidelines for the Management of Personal Data by Public Institutions in Nigeria
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Press Release – NITDA Issues Guidelines for the Management of Personal Data by Public Institutions in Nigeria

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in furtherance of its regulatory mandate, issues The Guideline for Management of Personal Data by Public Institutions in Nigeria, 2020. These Guidelines are issued as supplementary regulation to the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR), 2019. The Guideline stipulates the requirements for the processing of personal data by Public...

Press Release – NITDA Advises on the Potentials of Internet of Things (IoT) in Managing the COVID-19 Pandemic As the World Celebrates IoT Day
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Press Release – NITDA Advises on the Potentials of Internet of Things (IoT) in Managing the COVID-19 Pandemic As the World Celebrates IoT Day

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) joins the global community in celebrating the World Internet of Things (IoT) Day. The IoT Council in 2010 set aside the 9th April of every year the World IoT Day. The day is aimed at celebrating IoT advancement and adoption as well as to enable the IoT community, world-wide to...

PRESS RELEASE – Cushioning the Impact of COVID-19 on the Technology & Innovation Ecosystem: DG NITDA Inaugurates Advisory Committee
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PRESS RELEASE – Cushioning the Impact of COVID-19 on the Technology & Innovation Ecosystem: DG NITDA Inaugurates Advisory Committee

The Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, CCIE, in line with the Agency’s mandate of developing and regulating Information Technology (IT) for sustainable national development, has today, Wednesday 1st April 2020, inaugurated a 10-Member Advisory Committee to advise Government on measures to be taken to cushion the impact of the...