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Nigerian Federal Government Websites Inactive Despite Gulping N20BN- DailyTrust

Many federal ministries and agencies (MDAs) lack active websites despite spending billions of naira on information technology last year. Daily Trust investigations show that two key agencies under the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology are absent online. One of them is the National Space Research Development Agency (NASDRA), which is responsible for Nigeria’s space programme and policy development of space science and technology. Another key agency absent online is

eCommerce Businesses Are Taking Advantage of the Latest Tech Trends

The expectations of modern customers are rapidly changing. With new technology emerging, 2017 has been a great year in the e-commerce industry. According to statistics, over 55% of e-commerce sales come from Amazon, eBay, and Etsy as the most common online destinations. Staying on top of the trends will help place you ahead of the competition and build your business. For instance, Amazon tools allow you to track competition and monitor feedback from

NITDA Revealed Government Agencies With Inactive Websites

The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has berated Federal Ministries and agencies over inactive websites and poor online service delivery. A statement signed by Isa Pantami, Director General of the agency, said an assessment done by the NITDA revealed that some government agencies do not have websites. According to Mr. Patanmi, the assessment was done in compliance with the Executive Order signed by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbanjo, on the

Science & Tech: The Key to National Development- Dr Ogbonnaya Onu

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minster of Science and Technology says Science and Technology is key to national development. Onu represented by Mr Taiye Akinyemi, the Ministry’s Director of Media, said this at the 1st Annual Lecture and Award Night organised by the Leadership Scorecard in Abuja on Wednesday. The annual lecture has the theme: “Recession in Nigeria: The Way Forward’’. According to the minister, science and technology has not been given

NITDA: Annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month Campaign

Cyber security has been declared a major statutory responsibility of the present administration and the concerned government agency like National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has vowed to “wield its powers to ensure that the administration succeeds in achieving peaceful and secured cyber space activity”. Dr Isa Ibrahim Pantami, director general of NITDA, who made the declaration recently would lead the DGs of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nigerian Communication Satellite

Half The World’s Mobile Device Users Now ‘Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks’

About half of world’s mobile devices are now vulnerable to cyber attacks and malicious threats resulting from inadequate protection by users. Another insight gleaned by the report is that 88 percent of Internet device users tend to protect their computers (laptops and desktops) more than their mobile devices, while 57 percent protect their tablets more than their smartphones. The revelation comes from recent finding by Kaspersky Lab which underscore the