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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

Nigeria Spared from World’s Biggest Cyber Attack – NITDA

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says the recent WannaCry or WannaCryptor ransomware attack, considered to be one of the biggest cybersecurity attacks in recent history, has been contained, as Nigeria was spared from the attack. A statement by Director General/CEO of NITDA, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, says Nigeria was spared from the attack due to the massive enlightenment campaign, awareness and proactive measures put in place to

Concerns Over FG’s "Eavesdropping" Satellites

The federal government has said that it will go ahead to build and launch two new satellites, despite an alleged loss of about $10 billion to foreign geospatial information sourcing firms due to what insiders term as lack of awareness on the space potential of Nigeria. Nigeria, it would be recalled, already has two satellites in the orbit, Nigeria Sat 1 and Nigeria Sat X, the second built exclusively by

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