Category: NITDA News

Press Release: – NCC regulation not in conflict with the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation
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Press Release: – NCC regulation not in conflict with the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation

The attention of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has been drawn to an article by a well-meaning Nigerian titled- New NCC directive will push telcos to violate Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) published on 18th October, 2019 across various online media. NITDA appreciates the increasing level of civil discuss and interrogation of the...

Press Statement:- NITDA commences investigation into potential breach of privacy rights of Nigerians by The Truecaller Service
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Press Statement:- NITDA commences investigation into potential breach of privacy rights of Nigerians by The Truecaller Service

The attention of the National Information Technology Agency (NITDA) has been drawn to the potential breach of privacy rights of Nigerians by the Truecaller Service. The Agency, in accordance with Section 6(f) of the NITDA Act 2007, which empowers the it to render advisory services in all information technology matters to the public and private...

A vision and a need for flyers to fly with it, a case study of Mallam’s Isa Ali Pantami and Kashifu Inuwa  by Hashim Suleiman
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A vision and a need for flyers to fly with it, a case study of Mallam’s Isa Ali Pantami and Kashifu Inuwa by Hashim Suleiman

Let me start this piece from the year 2014 when me and my bosom friend Babukar Tanko through our always interactive and progressive discussions devoid of gossips and unrealistic dream birthed an idea about how we must encourage our young men especially those from the Northern part of Nigeria to imbibe the basics of how...

Pantami as a boss and a believer in a greater Nigeria  by Uwa Suleiman
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Pantami as a boss and a believer in a greater Nigeria by Uwa Suleiman

I have always written about my boss, the Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency NITDA, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami within official limits, his undeniable resounding achievements and its attendant glory. This time however, I will allow myself take the liberty of the celebratory mood induced by his ministerial nomination to respectfully bypass protocol...

DG NITDA bags Prestigious Public Personality of the Year Award
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DG NITDA bags Prestigious Public Personality of the Year Award

Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), FNCS, FBCS, FIIM, MCPN, Director General Chief Executive Officer (DG/CEO) of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and the Chief Information Officer of Nigeria, has been conferred with the ‘Most Valuable Public Personality of the Year Award’ by the International Centre for Comparative Leadership for Africans and Blacks in...

Press Statement:-NITDA rewards HUAWEI ICT Competition 2018/19 global finalists
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Press Statement:-NITDA rewards HUAWEI ICT Competition 2018/19 global finalists

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), with the mandate of developing and regulating Information Technology (IT) in Nigeria, has today recognized and rewarded the efforts of the 6 Students of Ahmadu Bello University that did the Nigeria proud in the recently concluded Huawei ICT Competition Global Finals that took place at Huawei’s Songshan Lake...

Data Protection Implementation Framework
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Data Protection Implementation Framework

The Framework guides the Agency on how to implement the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation 2019.  Please click below the Framework for your comment and inputs. Management. Data Protection Implementation Framework.

Press Statement:- NITDA rewards HUAWEI ICT Competition 2018/19 global finalists
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Press Statement:- NITDA rewards HUAWEI ICT Competition 2018/19 global finalists

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), with the mandate of developing and regulating Information Technology (IT) in Nigeria, has today recognized and rewarded the efforts of the 6 Students of Ahmadu Bello University that made Nigeria proud in the recently concluded Huawei ICT Competition Global Finals that took place at Huawei’s Songshan Lake Campus,...