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  • NITDA- How Nigerians can cut cybercrime by 70%

    NITDA: How Nigerians Can Cut Cybercrime By 70%

    August 28, 2017 • Security, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on NITDA: How Nigerians Can Cut Cybercrime By 70%

    The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isa Pantami, has identified cyber security awareness as one of the key priorities of the agency, stating that awareness could help reduce cyber related losses by up to...

  • Nigeria: Local hosting of government data to be enforced

    September 19, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Local hosting of government data to be enforced

    The Acting Director General of The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Olatunji Vincent has reiterated his sentiment on the commitment of the Nigerian Government that data generated in the country should be hosted within the...

  • Nigeria: NITDA to train 600 youths in software & technology

    December 3, 2014 • Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria: NITDA to train 600 youths in software & technology

    The Subsidy Reinvestment Programme, SURE-P, has signed a partnership agreement with the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA to train a selected group of youths in the field of software and technology. According to vanguardngr.com, the...

  • Nigerian Hacker

    Over 48 million active internet users recorded in Nigeria

    October 9, 2014 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Over 48 million active internet users recorded in Nigeria

    According to Dr Peter Jack, the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigeria’s active internet users currently stands at over 48 million. In a statement issued by NITDA’s Head of Public Affairs, Mrs. Hadiza...

  • Nigeria: Minister Johnson laments lack of local content

    December 10, 2013 • Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Minister Johnson laments lack of local content

    Nigeria’s Minister of Communications Technology Omobola Johnson has expressed concern over what she describes as an imbalance in terms of the application of local content in the development of ICT. At the 2013 eNigeria conference, hosted by the National...

  • Nigeria: Minister Johnson’s advice to new IT agency

    November 8, 2013 • Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Minister Johnson’s advice to new IT agency

    From Abuja, Nigeria, the Minister of Communication Technology, Omobola Johnson, this week called on members of the newly formed National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), to focus on ways for local IT companies to grow. A report posted on...

  • Not enough Nigerians use Internet for business

    September 21, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Not enough Nigerians use Internet for business

    Nigeria’s National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) raised concern that the majority of Nigerians are not using the Internet for business purposes, as only 6.7-million citizens have ventured online to conduct business – that is just a...

  • Lagos to mark International Girls in ICT Day

    April 22, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Lagos to mark International Girls in ICT Day

    The Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Professor Cleopas Angaye, has urged ICT stakeholders to support the campaign to involve girls in the ICT profession. Prof. Angaye made the statement ahead of the...

  • Nigeria seeks input on history of internet

    April 13, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria seeks input on history of internet

    It has been disclosed that the Nigerian Internet community has commenced plans to gather information on the history of the internet in the country.   Their aim is to collate an overview of how the internet industry in Nigeria has evolved, with the team...

  • NITDA reaffirms commitment to IT development

    April 6, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) in Nigeria has renewed its commitment to support the development and growth of Information Technology (IT) in the country. This was disclosed by Director-General, Prof. Cleopas Angaye at an...

  • Nigeria to boost ICT infrastructure with new deal

    January 31, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria to boost ICT infrastructure with new deal

    Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Technology Omobola Johnson has inked a new deal with Cross Rivers state government to increase the state’s information and technology infrastructure as well as create a knowledge city, the ministry said in a press...

  • Nigeria to make ICT improvements

    March 8, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria to make ICT improvements

    Nigeria’s top information technology body, NITDA, is in the process of developing and building ICT capacity in the country in an effort to improve the IT sector, a statement from the agency said on Monday. According to NITDA, Scan-ICT is a new project...

  • Nigeria looks to IT driven economy

    February 22, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigeria looks to IT driven economy

    Nigeria’s National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), the agency mandated to transform Nigeria into an IT driven economy for global competitiveness is currently working with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in...

  • Nigerian IT agency generates N14.5bn from IT

    November 18, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nigerian IT agency generates N14.5bn from IT

    THE National Information Technological Development Agency (NITDA) has generated over N14.5 billion (USD $97million) from its Information Technology Levy. Government imposed a one per cent Profit Before Tax on companies engaged in Information Technology (ICT),...