‘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…
Technology to eliminate middleman, says NITDA
The National Information Development Agency (NITDA) has said that technology would soon eliminate the middleman if he does not properly adopt branding and trademarking in his business or service. The Head Legal Unit, NITDA, Emmanuel Edet, made the assertion in Lagos at the 2018 Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) .ng Media College. The event had…
NITDA reaffirms commitment to local content development programme in ICT
In line with the mandate of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to promote the development of IT in Nigeria and Executive Orders 003 and 005 of the Federal Government of Nigeria for the promotion of local content, NITDA is vigorously implementing and enforcing the Nigerian Content Development Plan in ICT as a sustainable…
ICT sector seeks policy implementation to spur local content
Stakeholders in the information and communications technology (ICT) have called for proper implementation of policies to enhance local content development.The executive orders 003 and 005 signed by the President Muhammed Buhari and the renewed vigour in pursuance of local content development by National Information Technology Development Agency...
NITDA says MDAs work in Silos, neglect eGovernment
Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government in the country are operating in silos, thereby making nonsense of e-government policy...
Nigeria as the waste capital of Africa
According to the United Nations in its “World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision, Key Findings and Advance Tables” publication, Nigeria has a population of 182.2 million people making it the most populous country in Africa.
Stakeholders seek increased deployment of ICTs for strong institutions
Stakeholders in the information and communications technology (ICT) have urged governments at all levels to prioritize deployment of technology to strengthen institutions in the country.
Nigeria spends $2 billion on IT projects yearly, says Pantami
Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has said that about $2 billion was being expended on information technology; IT projects on annual basis in Nigeria.
NITDA seeks proper regulation of ICT in MDAs to curb corruption, insecurity
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has charged the Federal Government to take advantage of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to improve security and tackle corruption in the country.