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Minister solicits capital allocation to communications ministry, agencies

The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has disclosed that inadequate capital allocation had hindered the ministry’s efforts at contributing competently to national development.

Minister Shittu advocates more capital allocation to communications ministry, agencies

Mr Adebayo Shittu, the Minister of Communications, has advocated more capital allocation to the communications ministry and its agencies for greater contribution to nation’s economic growth.

NITDA partners EFCC on IT projects clearance

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says it is collaborating with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to ensure that Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) comply with the clearance of Information Technology projects procurement.

‎NITDA saves N3 billion for federal govt – official

The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, says it has saved the federal government N3 billion on a single cleared IT project.

NITDA urges MDAs to seek clearance before executing projects

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has urged federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to seek clearance from it before embarking on any Information Technology (IT) project.

KOICA trains 181 Nigerian public servants

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), has concluded the 5th e-Government Capacity Building Program for 181 public servants in Abuja.

Smart cities key to building smart connections – Osinbajo

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the Acting President, said on Tuesday that smart cities initiative was key to building smart connections, inspire, empower people and deliver innovative in public services.

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