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NITDA Affirms Stakeholder Engagement in Re-Enacting the NITDA Act, 2007

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in its efforts to ensure that Nigeria benefits maximally from the global digital economy, draws the attention of Information Technology sector stakeholders and the general public on its commencement of the process of…


NITDA hails NIS for adopting paperless operation

The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Malam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has applauded Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) for launching its Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) Platform, yesterday at the NIS Headquarters, Abuja. The EDMS launched by NIS is…


NITDA’s Two Decades Of Sustainable Digital Economy In Nigeria

By Yewande Foluke Bassey The epic moment was heralded by jingles in the media and all other avenues of modern communication. The hype was in commemoration of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of The National Information Technology Development Agency…

Digital Identity Ecosystem Project

Subscribers yet to get NIN have only up to Feb.9, 2021 or be disconnected—FG

The National Task Force on National Identification Number (NIN) and Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) Registration met Monday, 21st December, 2020. The meeting was chaired by the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) with major…


Ekeh reveals revolutionary innovations coming with new Tech Centre

Head of the Tech Experience Centre, recently launched by Zinox Group, Chidalu Ekeh has disclosed that more revolutionary innovations would be unveiled at the centre. She stated that the successful launch of the Centre is a display of faith in…

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Minister lists 8 pillars anchoring National Digital Economy

The Minister, Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami Monday listed the eight development pillars upon which our National Digital Economy is anchored. The pillars include Developmental Regulation; Digital Literacy & Skills; Solid Infrastructure; Service Infrastructure; Digital…

NITDA launched tech-initiatives for business continuity during COVID-19—DG

The Director General/CEO, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has given insights on the activities on his agency as COVID-19 global pandemic hits several economies including that of Nigeria. In a recent interview, he revealed that “NITDA…


NCC heads ministerial broadband implementation steering committee

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been saddled with the responsibility of leading the team that will ensure effective monitoring and steering of the overall implementation of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) 2020-2025. This followed the designation of NCC’s Executive…


Minister sets up two inter-agency committees on delivered ICT projects

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Tuesday inaugurated two inter-agency committees with the mandate to review, collate, commission and communicate in local languages Information and Communication Technology (ICT) projects implemented for Nigerians under…


(Special Report) Minister should pile pressure more on NIMC than NCC

No doubt, the secret of enduring penetration of digital economy is powered by credible national biometric database. Secondly, it is important to always put the horse before the cart for efficiency and seamless movement. Findings have revealed that whereas the…