National Information Technology Development Agency
NITDA urges industry experts to prepare for post COVID-19 era
Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, director-general, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has urged Nigerian technology experts to get ready for new innovations
NITDA advises on data backup as impact mitigation strategy
National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has advised Nigerians on Data Backup as the World Celebrates International Data Backup Day
Buhari orders MDAs compliance to digital mode of government operations
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to comply with the ongoing transition of all government operations to digital platforms for efficient and effective service delivery to promote more inter-agency synergy. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the e-NIGERIA 2019 Conference on the Nigerian Digital Economy held at the International Conference…
How Nigeria can deepen internet access, by stakeholders
Stakeholders in the telecommunications sector have listed ways that can bridge Internet access gaps in Nigeria, and how the service can be more affordable. The Guardian checks showed that between 2000 and 2019, Internet penetration grew to 61.6 per cent in Nigeria, a country estimated to house about 200 million people. The Nigerian Communications Commission…
NITDA insists internet regulation is in public interest
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has warned interest groups in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector not to set government agencies regulating them on a collision course.
NITDA extends filing time of data report to October
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has held a series of consultations with various industry and government stakeholders on the implementation of the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR).
Banks, Fintechs, telcos under investigation for data privacy breaches
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), is currently investigating some Nigerian banks, financial technology companies (Fintechs), and telecommunications companies (telcos) for alleged breach of data privacy rights.
MDAs device means to flout directive on .ng domain registration
Some ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) of the federal government are still flouting the federal government directive that all MDAs should register their websites on the country’s top level domain name .ng. They have devised means through registration of different websites outside of .ng and linking such websites from their various main websites as against…
NITDA unveils action to promote digital economy
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has developed a framework that would build a vibrant digital economy and promote smart innovations. NITDA Director-General, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, speaking at the official presentation of the draft policy to stakeholders in Abuja, said the new plan titled: "Nigeria Smart Initiative Policy Framework" (NSIPF) would ensure that…
NITDA says non-existing MDAs seeking domain registration
National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has said that it has received requests for registration and assignment of domain names in the country’s Top Level Domain Name. A country’s code Top Level Domain Name is the country’s identity in the cyberspace and for Nigeria, this is the .ng and websites that bear the ccTLD identify…