NITDA trains 442 technical workers of public institutions

NITDA to work with space engineers on Nigeria's digital transformation

The Nigerian Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has just trained 442 workers of public institutions to enhance their digital skills. Speaking at the capacity building programme held Thursday in Abuja, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, the director-general of the NITDA, said digital literacy is a pre-requisite to digital transformation of the nation’s economy, hence, the need for citizens to have the requisite knowledge in digital technology. The event marked the closing ceremony of the first phase of the capacity building for members of the Digital Transformation Technical Working Groups (DT-TWGs) of the…

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NITDA inaugurates Local Organising Committee for e-Nigeria 2020

NITDA inuagurates Local Organising Committee for e-Nigeria

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has inaugurated the Local Organising Committee, (LOC) for the 13th edition of the e-Nigeria Conference, Exhibitions and Awards, the flagship IT event in the country. The international IT conference, which is scheduled to hold from November 24-26 this year, provides platform for creation of digital awareness, development of appropriate framework and setting of goals to ensure best practices in order to encourage appropriate positioning of Nigeria in the global information society. Inaugurating the committee at the NITDA head office in Abuja, Kashifu Inuwa,…

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One Year of Kashifu at NITDA

Inuwa, Kashifu

By Adamu Usman Garko Leadership is about responsibility. Those who instill hope into our minds and hearts are true heroes and deserve encomium. Conversely, leadership is also a burden. This burden had been bestowed upon Mr. Kashifu Inuwa by the Pacemaker of IT and Digital Economy in Nigeria, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami and indeed he is a round peg in the round hole of NITDA. A year had ticked and results cleared as daylight had attested to the competence of Kashifu; a trait which we presume Pantami saw prior to…

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COVID-19: NITDA tasks Nigerian youths to contribute to digital economy

NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa, COVID-19

Kashifu Inuwa, the Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has advised Nigerian youths to develop their digital skills to support government effort toward building digital economy. Mr Inuwa gave the advice during an online interactive session with Nigerian youths on the topic: ‘Education, Employment and Technology in Nigeria: Gaps and Opportunities Post COVID-19 Pandemic’. The meeting was organised by Global Shapers Community, an international Non-Governmental Organisation which specialises in outsourcing talents, creating jobs and building careers. The NITDA boss said that developing digital skills would help them be…

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