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Fourth Right- Dr Isa Pantami, the D-G of NITDA and officials of the agency at the Public Presentation of IT Guidelines in Abuja

NITDA unveils IT guidelines, calls for strict compliance

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on Friday unveiled five Information Technology (IT) Guidelines and regulatory frameworks to ensure ease of doing business in the sector.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

NITDA takes measures to curb corruption among MDAs in IT procurement

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) said it has streamlined the process of procurement of Information Technology (IT) input and execution of projects as it is now fully automated.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

2019: Muhammadu Buhari preaches peace in Gombe

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, reiterated his appeal to all Nigerians to continue to live in peace to enable the nation witness giant strides in all fields of human endeavour.
Lekan Akinjide, AfriOne’s director of strategy and government relations and Director-General, National Information Technology Developmental Agency (NITDA), Isa Ibrahim Pantami

NITDA boss commends AfriOne, promises federal government support

The Director-General, National Information Technology Developmental Agency (NITDA), Isa Ibrahim Pantami has commended AfriOne for its innovation and contribution to technology development in Nigeria.

NITDA pitches tech entrepreneurs to global investors

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is pitching Nigerian technology entrepreneurs to global investors aimed at building a solid financial bases for their startups to become global companies in the future.
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NITDA: Cyber security remains critical to 2019 general elections

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says cyber security is critical to the 2019 general elections.

GITEX: NITDA receives 407 start-up applications for sponsorship

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has received 407 start-up applications for sponsorship to the annual Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) schedule for October.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

VP Osinbajo reiterates federal government commitment to youth empowerment

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government is committed to empower youths through entrepreneurship and technology.

NITDA to develop viable curriculum for IT education

Dr Isa Pantami, the Director–General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), on Thursday said the agency was working on developing a viable curriculum for IT education at all levels.

NITDA embarks on cyber security awareness programme

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has begun to organise workshops, capacity building and inter-agency collaborations to consolidate on nationwide cyber security awareness.

NITDA trains 111 women on ICT in Jigawa

National Information Development Agency (NITDA) has trained 111 women on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Jigawa, the agency’s Director General, Dr Isa Pantami, said on Sunday.

NITDA warns Nigerians against EU data protection regulation

The National Information Communication Technology Agency (NITDA) on Monday warned Nigerians using European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to beware of possible negative impacts.

Cyber-attacks: NITDA urges MDAs, private sector to be vigilant, proactive

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has urged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), private sector and the public to be vigilant and proactive ahead of possible cyber-attacks in 2018.

NITDA restructures certification of original equipment manufacturers

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says it has restructured the process of registering and certification of indigenous Information Technology (IT) Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) for effective service delivery.

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.

Federal govt awaiting outcome of EFCC’s investigation into NITDA’s 2017 Budget – Adebayo Shittu

This development, they argued, could affect the nation’s economy as quantum of over 180 million Nigerians who could benefit from the contract may be sidelined in the process.

NITDA to curb yearly N720bn loss to IT importations

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says it is putting in place modalities to reduce the estimated two billion dollars (about N720 billion) being lost as capital flights to importation of Information Technology (IT).

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.

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Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

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Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

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Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

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