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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Minister inaugurates more digital economy projects by NCC, USPF, NITDA

Broadband penetration

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has commissioned more projects executed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF) towards advancing the digital economy vision of the government. The projects include the NCC’s Emergency Communications Centre ((ECC), Ado –Ekiti; the Digital Awareness Programme (DAP) for Secondary Schools, whose beneficiaries are Methodist Girls’ High School, Yaba, Lagos State and Bishop Okoye Girls’ Secondary School, Ukpor, Anambra State; as well as the School Knowledge Center (SKC) at Ijaloke Grammar School, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, executed by…

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Pantami highlights key gains of NDEPS implementation

Isa Pantami, the minister of communications and digital economy has listed top achievements under the digital economy agenda of Nigeria, a drive put on the high gear since October last year. He said this recently at the launch of the Digital Nigeria Portal and Mobile App, yet as part of the implementation the country’s National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) for a Digital Nigeria. He added that in less than one year, Nigeria has recorded a number of unprecedented achievements since implementation of the NDEPS commenced. Part of the…

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Towards Digital Economy: Pantami inaugurates NCC’s ECC, 5 other IT projects

Pantami inaugurates NCC’s ECC, 5 other IT projects

The Minister Of Communications And Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami,  has  inuagurated six new Information Technology (IT) projects to further accelerate the pace of the country towards achiving a digital economy. Specifically, the project included a new Emergency Communicatioon Centre (ECC), built by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in Kaduna State, and five other projects by other agencies under the ministry. The NCC’s ECC project, which makes it possible for people of Kaduna and environs to dial 112 Emergency Number to get help during emergencies from appropriate emergency response agencies,…

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NCC chairs Ministerial Broadband Implementation Steering Committee

NCC chairs Ministerial Broadband Implementation Steering Committee

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been saddled with the responsibility of leading the team that will ensure effective monitoring and steering of the overall implementation of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) 2020-2025. This followed the designation of NCC’s Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, Engr. Ubale Maska, as the Chairman of the newly-inaugurated Broadband Implementation Steering Committee (BISC) by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami. While inaugurating the inter-agency and multi-sectoral committee in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister said the central responsibility and mandate of…

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