The Federal Government has flagged off a National Adopted School for Smart Education (NASSE) programme to enhance learning across Nigeria, with the targeted 500 students and 30 teachers in Abuja. The first school to benefit from the pilot scheme was the Junior Secondary School, Karshi, in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Speaking during...
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has concluded its investigation process on the personal data breach by Electronic Settlement Limited. The investigative process involved an analysis of the company’s applications and websites; visit to the company’s office in Lagos, review of its technical documents as submitted to the Agency...
The Minister of Communications of Liberia, Cooper Kruah and his Sierra Leonian counterpart, Mamadi Gobeh-Kamara have commended the Nigerian Government for tremendous growth in the ICT sector especially in contributing to the country’s economy. The Ministers gave the commendation in an interview at the sideline with journalists at the rounding...
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in line Digital Literacy and Skills pillar of the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy for a Digital Nigeria, commences the Digital Literacy and Skills Programme for States, tagged the Digital States Programme. The Digital States Programme, designed as one of the implementation...
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has allayed the fears of Nigerians on the deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) technology in Nigeria, clarifying that there is no known scientific evidence till date suggesting that 5G poses any risks to public health and safety. Pantami stated this...
The National Information Technology Development Agency (Nigeria) is committed to building the First Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre in Africa. This was disclosed by the Director General, NITDA, Kashifu Abdullahi, while delivering a welcome address at the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Centre in Abuja, Nigeria. TheFact Nigeria reports that the Digital...
The Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Abdullahi has reminded all data controllers and processors that the deadline for the filing of their annual data audit report is 15th March, 2021. Kashifu who gave the reminder at the Virtual National Privacy Week 2021...
The Director General of NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi has agreed to form a strategic alliance with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre on research and development solutions to tackle Nigeria’s security and allied challenges. The agreement was reached during a courtesy visit by the Director General Nigerian Army Resource Centre; Major...
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, sponsored five Startups from Nigeria to participate at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021, a US-based technology event that provides ground for breakthrough technologies and global innovators. The event which holds annually...
The recent Federal Government policy which requires mobile network subscribers to update their SIM registration with a valid National Identification Number (NIN) has occasioned a huge demand for the NIN with a large crowd visiting the NIMC Enrolment Centers nationwide. A statement bt the Head, Corporate Communications, NIMC, Kayode Adegoke...