The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa, has said that the Federal Government will partner with Africa Creative Market (ACM) to train them on how to use emerging technologies, create talents and boost the region's creative capabilities. Inuwa in a statement on Wednesday by the agency’s...
The Vaccine Development efforts of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has started yielding visible results as the COVID-19 vaccine project sponsored by the Fund would be ready for first clinical trial in November this year. Acting Director, Public Affairs Unit of TETFund, Abdulmumin Oniyangi disclosed this in a statement...
The Federal government has concluded arrangement to carry out research on IT talent gap in the country with the view to bridging the gap the short fall would create and position the country to be competitively prepared for it. This was contained in a statement by the spokesperson for National...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has kicked against the bill seeking the establishment of an Electoral Offences Commission to handle electoral offences. The anti-graft Commission conveyed its position Tuesday, 23 August, 2022 through its Assistant Commander, Deborah Adamu- Eteh, who represented the Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa. TheFact Daily gathers that...
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has applauded consistent growth in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) contributions to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which hit 17.92 per cent in the last quarter of 2020, and in the first quarter of 2021, and continued on an...
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr Godwin Emefiele, has disclosed that the digital currency, of the apex bank, 'eNaira', has recorded 840,000 Downloads, N4billion Transactions Value since its inauguration in 2021. Emefiele disclosed this Thursday, in Abuja at the grand finale of the “eNaira Hackathon”. Hackathon is...
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)is collaborating with Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB)to launch the National Technology Talent Gap Analysis Research, 2022. This was contained in a statement jointly signed by the Head Corporate Affairs and External Relations, NITDA, Mrs Hadiza Umar, and the Senior Communications Manager, CcHub, Muhammad Eyinfunjowo on...
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Pantami has launched the FinTrakEnterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Product for Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), aimed at digitizing services in the public sector. The Minister, who was represented at the event by the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency...
The Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa has said there was need to explore innovative civic tech solutions to address persistent concerns of vote buying, voter apathy and electoral violence. The DG made this known on Tuesday at the grand finale of the 2022 CivicTech...
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is seeking for contributions from stakeholders to aid the development of the National Artificial Intelligence Policy( NAIP). The agency disclosed this on Thursday in  a statement by the Head, Corporate Affairs and External Relations, Mrs Hadiza Umar in Abuja. According to the statement, "Artificial...