National Information Technology Development Agency Woo Investors at GITEX

Citing reference to HopStop, an online city transit App owned by a Nigerian- born entrepreneur, acquired by Apple for a whopping $1billion, the Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami FBCS echoed a reminder of Nigeria being a safe haven for IT investments. The DG called on investors... Continue Reading →


GMD Inaugurates 8 Committees, Moves to Meet 2019 Target

In line with the Presidential mandate of rehabilitating the nation’s three refineries, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has inaugurated eight committees charged with returning the refineries to their nameplate capacities by the year 2019. While inaugurating the committees on Tuesday, Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, charged them to deploy “out of... Continue Reading →

NNPC Increases Gas Supply to Power Plants by 123%

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has increased daily average natural gas supply to the nation’s gas power plants by 123 per cent to 730 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscf/d). The Corporation, in its June 2017 Monthly Financial and Operations Report released today, said the gas supply was for June 2017 as against... Continue Reading →

Competition For Automotive Design Nationwide – @NADDCouncil

The National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC, will soon be organizing a nationwide Automotive Design Competition to engage and promote the incredible creative and innovative talents of our youth. Not to design sports and luxury cars, but to conceptualize highly advanced, innovative and cost-effective strategically positioned market driven concepts that would be produced in... Continue Reading →

NITDA Warns of Another Deadly Cyber Attack ‘Petya’

The management of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) would like to bring to the attention of Nigerians on another deadly cyber-attack, similar to the recent ‘WannaCry’ attack. This attack, called ‘Petya’ ransomware or ‘GoldenEye’, not only encrypts files but also encrypts hard drives, rendering entire computer system inaccessible. The attack has paralysed businesses across... Continue Reading →

CAC, FIRS and JAMB Pass NITDA Test on The Promotion of Transparency

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is commending Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) for meeting the expectations and requirements of the Executive Order signed by the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbanjo, on the promotion of transparency and efficiency in the business environment designed... Continue Reading →

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