Employment racket rocks NITDA as new DG comes under surveillance

The same ‘banana peel’ that rocked the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), during the reign of the ousted former Director-General, Peter Jack who was sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has again resurfaced in the agency, DAILY POST has learnt. NITDA which is an agency of the federal government with the vision to be…

Nigerian Agency Extends Scholarship Scheme To Polytechnics

The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) disclosed that the Agency will expand the scope of its scholarship scheme to include lecturers of Computer related courses from polytechnics across the country. Dr. Pantami stated this when he played host to the Rector of Federal Polytechnic Offa, Dr Abdullateef…

The British Chartered Institute For IT Confers NITDA DG With Prestigious Fellowship

Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) FBCS, Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has been conferred with the Fellowship of British Computer Society (BCS) the leading professional body of IT experts globally. The decision was reached after rigorous assessment bordering on eminence, authority and experience in the IT profession. The fellowship is in recognition…

Galaxy Backbone and NITDA To Deepen National IT Penetration

NITDA, Abuja: Collaboration and Inter Agency synergy between NITADA and Galaxy Backbone have been identified as key to growth of IT ecosystem in Nigeria. This was identified when Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Director General National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) played host to Arc. Yusuf Kazaure, Managing Director/CEO Galaxy Backbone LTD and his management…

DG NITDA Frowns At Over Dependency on Foreign Technologies

The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami restates his commitment towards promotion of IT local content technologies, and daunt dependence on foreign technology in Nigeria. The DG made this known when the management team of National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), paid a working visit…

NITDA Woos Technology Transfer and Capacity Building

NITDA, Abuja: The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) reiterates the Agency’s commitment to support technology transfer, capacity building and domestication of foreign IT companies in Nigeria. The Director General gave this assurance during a meeting with the representatives of Irish Universities and Institutes of Technology, who…

Youths Should Take Advantage of NITDA’s Intervention Programs – DG NITDA

NITDA, Abuja: Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has urged Nigerian youths to take advantage of the Digital Capacity Building Centres (DCBC), Digital Job Creation Centres (DJCC), and other IT Intervention programs provided by Agency. Pantami made this call when the management of Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic…

NITDA To Promote ICT Public Private Partnership In Nigeria

NITDA is open to partnership that will foster the growth of ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has said. Pantami made this know while receiving the Managing Director of AKG global multi service limited (AKG Global), Mrs Kabir Gaya and her team…

FG Agency Supports Intra-African IT Investment To Boost FDI

NITDA, Abuja: The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami reiterates support to IT proposals and alliances that will aid Nigeria to become a digital enabled country. Pantami made this know while receiving the CEO of African Information and Communication Technologies Alliance (AFICTA), Mr Jimson Olufuye and his…

International Collaboration Will Aid Foreign Investments In Nigeria – NITDA DG

NITDA, Abuja: National Information Technology Development Agency will continue to work with relevant stakeholders to help in monitoring breakthrough, tracking communication established by participation in International events, the Director General NITDA, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has said. Pantami made this known when Mr Bilal AlRais, Business Manager of Dubai World Trade Centre and Mr…

NITDA To Champion Local Content Development

NITDA, Abuja: The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami reiterates his support for the development of local content technologies in Nigeria. Dr Pantami made this remark when the management of Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) paid a courtesy visit to the Agency’s Corporate Headquarters in Abuja to solicit…

Cyber Security and Regulations Are NITDA’s Top Priority – DG Dr. Pantami

NITDA, Abuja: With the incessant cyber crime activities upsurge within the country, Regulations and Cyber security is among NITDA’s top priority and as part of NITDA’s Mandate, there is need to create awareness among the general public on the various traits caused by cyber crime activities which affects the country’s output at the end of…