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House of Representatives to investigate MDAs expenditure on IT

The House of Representatives on Thursday mandated its Committee on Public Accounts and its Finance counterpart to investigate Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) expenditure on Information Technology (IT).

Don’t patronise unregistered IT firms – NITDA tells MDAs

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has advised Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), to avoid using the services of unregistered companies on Information Technology (IT) projects.

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 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.

Galaxy Backbone hosts 300 MDAs, plans for private sector

Presently hosting the network of 300 Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), Galaxy Backbone, is putting in place modalities to incorporate the private sector in its digital services.

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.

Telecom operators calls for speedy implementation local content order by MDAs

Association of Telecommunications Professionals of Nigeria (ATPN) has called on the Federal Government to ensure speedy implementation of local content order on ICT equipment by Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) to boost the industry.

Federal government commences automation of governance process

The federal government says it is developing an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) to automate the entire government processes.

Adebayo Shittu: Federal govt to set up ICT Development Bank to fund industry

In a bid to promote and encourage young entrepreneurs in Information Communication Technology ICT, Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, has stated that plans are underway by the Federal Government to set up an ICT Development Bank that will provide funding for the industry.

Ishaq Oloyede: Six agencies working to recover JAMB’s stolen money

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has said no fewer than six federal agencies are helping the examination body to recover its money allegedly stolen by some of its officials.

NITDA: Nigerian businesses risk €20m fine over non-compliance with new EU data policy

Nigerian businesses that collect, store and process personal data for European Union (EU) citizens for the provision of goods and services risk €20 million fine if they failed to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

NITDA begins registration, licensing of IT contractors

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says it is set to register and issue licence to indigenous Information Technology (IT) contractors and service providers.

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, Microsoft sign MoU to strengthen local ICT innovation

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Microsoft Nigeria have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Innovation and adoption in the country.

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.

NCC seeks Senate cooperation in telecoms industry regulation

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called on federal lawmakers, especially the Senate Committee on Communications, to cooperate with it in regulating the telecommunications industry.

TSA, BVN save us over N24 billion monthly – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the establishment of treasury single account (TSA) and enforcement of biometric verification number (BVN) save Nigeria an estimated N24.7 billion monthly.

NITDA reaffirms commitment to support start-ups

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on Tuesday reiterated its commitment to support business start-ups and entrepreneurs.

President Buhari condoles NITDA boss Ali Pantami over mother’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday commiserated with the family of the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, Dr. Ali Pantami, over the death of his mother, Hajiya Amina Ahmed.

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