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15 Jun
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi has urged players across the Nigerian technology landscape to embrace collaboration as it is the key to the growth of the industry. Abdullahi, who made this submission while delivering his keynote address at the recently concluded 2022 edition of the Gage Company’s international tech exhibition—…
12 Jan
Social media giant Twitter has agreed to pay "applicable tax" and establish a legal entity in Nigeria in the first quarter of 2022, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, the director-general of the National Information Technology Development Agency, who headed the Nigerian team that negotiated with Twitter, said in a statement…
12 Jan
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has disclosed that 1,213 firms have complied with the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR).
14 Oct 2021
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has called for more emphasis on digital literacy to solve the challenges facing the country.
4 Aug 2021
As Nigeria moves towards diversifying its economy using technology, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has proposed partnership with the Republic of Namibia...
29 Apr 2021
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has deployed over 1,560 IT skills acquisition and computer-based testing centres across the country...
27 Nov 2020
The Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has stressed the need to build a vibrant digital agriculture sector that leverages technologies and innovations given Nigeria’s growing population....
13 Oct 2020
The National Info Technology Development Agency (NITDA), is to send a new Bill on Data Protection to the National Assembly, and if passed into law, would ensure stringent protection of personal data and regulation of the processing of personal information.
5 Aug 2020
The National Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has listed Nigeria among the top three countries in Africa attracting largest volume of investments from venture capitalists for technology startups and hubs.   The Director-General of NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, in an interview, said interestingly, Nigeria occupied the first position with a total investment of $747…
22 Jul 2020
It may interest you to know that our supervising Ministry, Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, handles policy-related issues.
11 May 2020
On April 30, 2020, the Director-General of NITDA, Mr Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, delivered a presentation on the role of digital technology in limiting the damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in a webinar organized by Nile University of Nigeria. The webinar themed “Dealing with Coronavirus: Digital First Perspective,” was another in a series of virtual seminars held by the Nile University of Nigeria in its quest to ensure that its non-classroom educational activities (similar to its regular lectures) are not disrupted by COVID-19.
4 Mar 2020
Nigeria’s information and technology regulator, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has unfolded plans for the digital transformation of the country.


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