NITDA to address challenges in technology ecosystem through NIIEV
National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) recently hosted the maiden edition of the ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship stakeholders meeting aimed at collectively...
ICT boosts GDP by 12% in second quarter
Information Communications Technology (ICT) contributed 11.81 per cent to Nigeria’s economic growth in the seco¬nd quarter of this year, President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed yesterday. The figure was 1.81 per cen¬t above the 2017 statistics.
NITDA raises alarm over cybercrimes, begins sensitisation workshops
National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has decried the riding number of incidences where Nigerians have lost money and data through vulnerabilities arising from lack of knowledge on how to manage their online presence and personal details.
Cybercrime could cripple nation’s economy, says NITDA
Again, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has called for concerted efforts in the fight against cybercrimes in the country.
NITDA puts ICT contributions to GDP at 11.8% in second quarter
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has said that the contributions of the Information and Communications Technology sector to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew to 11.8 per cent in Q2, 2018. NITDA, which said the figure actually increased by 1.58 per cent from Q1, noted that the Federal Government was working to…
Stakeholders seek developmental approach to indigenous software
Stakeholders in the software ecosystem have urged for a change in the approach of moderating the growth and adoption of indigenous software, from a regulatory to developmental approach. Speaking to Nigeria Communications Week, they said that the current approach of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is more of regulation than developmental which has not…
NITDA to present six startups at GITEX 2018
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in its continuous efforts to foster the growth of the technology ecosystem, plans to showcase the country’s ICT innovation at this year’s Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX 2018). GITEX is a yearly ICT trade show, exhibition, and conference that take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai,…
Government worry about 80% shortfall in local OEMs expansion capacity
The Federal Government through the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is worried about the slow expansion capacity of indigenous Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the country.
‘States, agencies not aligning with FG’s national broadband plan’
Activities of majority of states in the country and some agencies are currently in cross-purposes with the move by the Federal Government to enthrone 30 per cent broadband penetration in Nigeria by end of the year.
NITDA commissions ICT hub in Katsina
National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has commissioned an Information Communication and Technology, ICT Innovation Hub in Katsina State. In a statement, Hadiza Umar, head, Corporate Affairs and External Relations Unit of the agency, said the Hub is one among the six to be established by the NITDA in all the geo-political zones of the…