Computer professionals battle NITDA over mandate to license IT contractors
Computer Professionals under the aegis of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), appear to be on head-on collision with the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), over the registration and licensing of Information Technology (IT) contractors in the country. The development is coming on the heels of the announcement by NITDA that it has…
Nigerian businesses risk €20 million fine over non-compliance with new EU data policy
Nigerian businesses that collect, store and process personal data for European Union (EU) citizens for the provision of goods and services risk €20 million fine if they failed to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Stakeholders seek patronage of indigenous software
Worried by challenges to the development of indigenous software, stakeholders in that space met this week to seek ways to move software ecosystem forward, in order to build a strong software industry for the country.
NITDA alerts MDAs, private sector, others to cyber security threats
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has alerted Nigerians, especially the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), other government establishments, and the organised private sector to the potential cyber-attacks...
NITDA reorganises registration, certification of indigenous equipment manufacturers
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has reorganised the process of registering and certifying indigenous Information Technology (IT) Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).
Nigeria to tap into $19 trillion IoT market through OBUNO engine
‘OBUNO IoT Engine’, a wholly made-in-Nigeria IoT board with sea of possibilities, has been unwrapped by an NGO - Innovation Habitat Initiative for Indigenous Technology...
for ICT investments – pantami
Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Director General of NITDA, said that Nigeria has huge youth population who are ICT native eager to explore ICT for economic diversification.
NITDA commits to FG’s policy of content development
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has said it was committed to driving local content development policy of the Federal Government.
NITDA, Microsoft sign MoU to strengthen local ICT innovation, adoption
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Microsoft Nigeria have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Innovation and adoption in the country. The partnership will see both NITDA and Microsoft collaborate in ICT development, particularly in the areas of cloud policies, data protection and privacy laws and…