NITDA

Fostering

the Development and Growth of

Information Technology

In Nigeria

Our Key Priorities:

Capacity Building

Regulation

Digital Job Creation

Government Digital Service Promotion

Local Content Development & Promotion

Cyber Security

Revenue Generation

GROWTH AND EMPLOYMENT (GEM) PROJECT

By | January 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

INTRODUCTION: The Growth and Employment' (GEM) project is an initiative of the Federal Government, World Bank, and DFID to increase firms' growth and employment in Nigeria. The project seeks to achieve economic diversification, increase overall competitiveness, increase investment (domestic and foreign) and sustainably increase jobs (especially higher value jobs) for Nigeria. It aims to achieve these objectives through various actions [...]

PANTAMI Advised Microsoft Nigeria On Spread Of ICT Interventions

By | December 11th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has called on Microsoft to diversify their services to areas that are critical to the development of the nation and are in line with the mandate of the Agency while highlighting on areas like capacity building, job creation, cybercrime and IT regulations [...]

UTHM Seeks Collaboration With Nitda On Scholarship Scheme

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) entered into a mutual agreement by signing a Letter of Intent on academic collaboration with Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) as a first step to an active partnership to conduct programmes for mutual benefit on academic collaboration for NITDA's scholarship scheme. The Director General NITDA,  Dr. Isa Ali [...]

ICT, key To Economic Recovery- Shittu

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

The Minister of communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu has challenged the Information Communication Technology stakeholders to come up with useful proposal and advice for the government on how to leverage on ICT to come out the present economic recession as he said his ministry has resolved to give a level playing ground for ICT professionals to contribute [...]

Pantami Harps On It Regulations, Local Content

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) has informed the IT industry stakeholders of his intention to repositioning NITDA as a Knowledge driven Agency with focus on IT regulations and local contents development. Pantami disclosed this at this year’s West Africa Convergence Conference in Lagos, when he spoke [...]

Local Content Policy: Universal Software For Electronic Health Records Underway

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) said that the use of universal software for electronic health records in health facilities and training schools in Nigeria is paramount because it helps to save time and cost. He made this assertion when the Chief Executive Officer of Health Records [...]

Deploy Outsourcing To Create Jobs – FG

By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Communications, Architect Sunday Echono said, the impact of ICT cuts across every sector of the economy, as Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) is a veritable tool that enhances job creation and plays a vital role in efficient service delivery. The Permanent Secretary stated this at the Nigeria International Outsourcing Conference tagged, Outsourcing: [...]

ICT Innovation Has Made Diversification Compelling -FG

By | November 25th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo said that the innovations being recorded in the Information and Communication Technology, (ICT) sector in all human endeavour has left us to no other choice than to diversify from the monolithic economy being run by petroleum. Prof. Osinbajo stated this in Abuja at the ongoing e-Nigeria annual conference [...]

Expression Of Interest/Invitation To Tender

By | November 24th, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) intends to undertake the execution of some of its projects and Zonal Intervention Projects for the 2016 financial year.........Read More ITEM 1: CONSULTANCY  SERVICES NATIONAL SCAN ICT SURVEY: NITDEF/RFP/NSIS/RP01/2016 NITDA COLLEGE OF SCHOLARS: NITDEF/RFP/NCS/RP02/2016 STRATEGIC_ICT4D_PLAN: NITDEF/RFP/NSICT4D/RP03/2016 NITDA TRAINING OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: NITDEF/RFP/PWD/RP04/2016 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) [...]

Nigeria Loses $3billon Annually On Importation Of ICT Product

By | November 23rd, 2016|Categories: NITDA News|

The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA), Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has said it is regrettable for Nigeria to be losing the whooping some of $2.8 billion annually from the importation of ICT goods and service to the country.. He made this disclosure in today in Abuja while delivering his welcome address [...]

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