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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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The federal government says it is developing an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) to automate the entire government processes.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, says it has saved the federal government N3 billion on a single cleared IT project.
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.
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.
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.
Brazil’s Charles Oliveira rallied with brutal efficiency to knock out American Michael Chandler early in the second round at UFC 262 in Houston, Texas, on Saturday and be crowned new lightweight champion.
Most poor households in Nigeria are not connected to the country’s electricity supply network as only 22 per cent of the poorest of them have access to grid power, the World Bank has said.
Enugu State Governor, Mr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday rescued anaccident scene at Ekulu Bridge, Abakpa Nike, Enugu East Local Government Area, where a petroleum products truck lost control and fell into a ditch.
The new figure raised the total number of infections in the country to 165,702, an update published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Saturday night indicates.
Belgian club KV Kortrijk have celebrated former player Terem Moffi’s first invitation to the Super Eagles.
A truck loaded with ammunition on Sunday fell in Onitsha, Anambra State.
At least seven people have been killed and several injured in a shooting at a school in southwest Russia, according to reports.
Scores of workers of Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission on Tuesday staged a protest in front of its office in Owerri over the slash in their salaries.
The wife of Enugu State Governor, Mrs. Monica Ugochi Ugwuanyi has called on women to pray fervently for God’s intervention in the security and economic challenges confronting the nation.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have created tension in Ikaram Akoko, in Akoko North West council area of Ondo State, following the abduction of two residents of the community including a graduate, identified as Gbodi.