Towards digital economy, FG launches Digital Nigerian Portal, mobile App

The federal government has scaled up plans to give digital trainings to the Nigerian people by launching Digital Nigeria Portal and mobile App on Monday. Isa Pantami, the minister of communication and digital economy described the launch as part of the implementation of the country’s National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) for a Digital Nigeria. The project has been executed in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Microsoft, which were both represented by Ebrima Faal, Senior Director, Nigeria Country Department, AfDB and Ghada Khalifa, Director for Middle…

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‘Why Implementation of Nigeria’s broadband plan is strategic to national development’

Pantami tasks NITDA to reinforce IT projects clearance in public sector

Before his appointment as the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy in 2019, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) was the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). A graduate of the Federal University of Technology Bauchi (popularly known as Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University) where he obtained his first degree of BTech in Computer Science in 2003, he also obtained an MSc in Computer Science (2008/2009 session) and MBA in Technology Management (2010/2011 session) from the same University. He later bagged a PhD in Computer Information Systems and…

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