While hosting Mr. Surendran Chemmenkotil, the Managing Director/CEO of Airtel Nigeria, and his management team on a courtesy visit to the Agency’s headquarters in Abuja, Kashifu Inuwa, the Director-General of NITDA, presented this plan. NITDA’s policy, according to Inuwa, is not intended to impede innovation or impose restrictions on firms, […]

The Federal Government of Nigeria today, Tuesday, February 15, 2022, commissioned the Muhammadu Buhari IT Innovation Centre in Katsina State, Northwest Nigeria, as part of its digital skills empowerment campaign. Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), the Honorable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, who commissioned the fully completed project on […]

After the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali, informed the Senate Committee on Finance that the Customs is no longer a revenue-generating agency due to the amendment of some sections of the country’s laws, the Nigerian Senate says there are indications that the Finance Bill, now […]

The Federal Government has praised the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) commitment and dedication to enhancing digital skills development among youths through the execution of different ICT skill acquisition programs. The commendation was given by the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, and the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. […]

First-of-its-kind audio e-learning platform to offer unlimited access based on the national mobile  phone penetration, low-data, and basic feature phone requirements has been launched following the partnership of Data Sciences Nigeria and MasterCard Foundation. The ‘Learn at Home’ project is designed to help children continue remote learning based on their […]

The African Development Bank (AfDB) alongside Rwanda’s Ministry of ICT and Innovation has completed grant agreement worth $150,000 (Rwf140 million) in support of the Rwanda Coding Academy to develop top technology talent to drive a booming, innovation-driven digital economy in the East African nation. The Rwanda Coding Academy was set […]

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