Tuesday, September 27, 2022

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)

June 13, 2022

FG targets 70% broadband penetration, affordable rates by 2025

The regime said it plans to deliver a minimum of 25Mbps data download speeds in urban areas, and 10Mbps in rural areas.

Broadband, Minister Isa Pantami
May 21, 2022

Accountant-General Ahmed Idris’ N80 billion “blasphemy” against ASUU and Nigeria

It turns out that Idris actually got the bulk of his ill-gotten wealth on the back of the despair and agony of university lecturers.

Ahmed Idris/EFCC HQ
May 16, 2022

NITDA warns of increased cyberattacks over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

The agency said the invasion had increased cyberattacks on businesses and government organisations.

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Abuja
March 15, 2022

Buhari regime meets TikTok over healthy conversation on platform

According to Statista, TikTok takes up 31.9 per cent of Nigeria’s 104 million active internet users.

January 3, 2022

Almajiri children receiving training to use computers: FG

“These young children have been intensively trained at their early stage, using the Hausa language in building their skills in digital technology, computer networking.”

Almajiri children used to tell the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]
December 10, 2021

NITDA looks to Russia for software solutions

“As Russia doesn’t use solutions developed outside Russia, we in Nigeria would love to collaborate with you so that you can help us achieve this,” the NITDA stated.

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Abuja
November 9, 2021

Akin Alabi sponsors bill against unsolicited messages by online loan sharks

Illegal online loan companies are accused of using the culture of shaming to enforce loan repayment.

Akin Alabi
September 15, 2021

FG warns of spyware attack on Apple products

NITDA says the Pegasus spyware infects and exploits an Apple device without the victim’s knowledge or the need for the victim to carry out any action.

August 18, 2021

NITDA fines Soko Loans N10 million for unsolicited messages to loan defaulters’ phone contacts

NITDA says it was forced to impose the fine after Soko Loans refused to change its intrusive business model for retrieving failed loans from its users.

NITDA DG, Kashifu Inuwa and Soko Loan
June 24, 2021

Digital economy key to Nigeria’s diversification: NITDA

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has said digital economy is key to Nigeria’s economic diversification.

NITDA DG, Kashifu Inuwa and CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele