The Federal Government has underscored the urgent need to fund the information and communication technology (ICT) sector to advance the course of education in the country. The permanent secretary in the Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, made the assertion on Tuesday at the 3rd EdTech Summit with the theme:...
The Federal Government has approved the extension of the deadline for NIN-SIM data verification to the 26th of July, 2021. The decision to extend the deadline was made after a request by stakeholders on the need to consolidate the enrolment and NIN-SIM verification process following the rapid increase in the...
Few will likely name the unassuming refrigerator as the item in the home that has transformed family life. But refrigerator innovation over the past 60 years has transformed this appliance from a lowly kitchen box to become highly functional, ergonomic and environmentally-friendly product that it is today. With the technological...
The 5G network, which is currently driving the world toward the 4th Industrial Revolution, has been described as very crucial to bringing the people together in a global village. The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Abdullahi made this disclosure at the Virtual Digital Africa Conference...
The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi CCIE revealed that COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation journey faster, more dramatic and disruptive, giving opportunities for more convenient online presence with less disturbance, Digital innovation and Internet Economy for drive to Digital Economy". Abdullahi...
As part of efforts by the Federal Government of Nigeria to grow the nation’s economy through digital technologies, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), under supervision of Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, has made second presentation of Nigeria Digital Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Startup Policy (NDIESP) to...
The Federal Government has justified its action of indefinite suspension of Twitter by giving insights into the several attempts by the microblogging and social networking site to destabilise the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the details on Friday when he featured on a live programme...
President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the Lagos - Ibadan rail project, thereby signalling commencement of commercial operations on the strategic corridor. At the flag-off ceremony on Thursday at the Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station, Ebute-Metta, Lagos, the President described the multi-million dollar project as "another milestone in the drive of this...
President Muhammadu Buhari received the first ever Made In Nigeria smart phone from indigenous smartphone makers, ITF Mobile. The presentation was done at the State House, Presidential Villa in Abuja by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo before the commencement of Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council, (FEC) meeting. TheFact...
The Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu commended the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) for the revolutionary work being done to develop the digital economy. The Governor made this commendation when the Director General of NITDA and management staff paid a courtesy visit to the Governor at...