It warned that if the national cybersecurity programme was not effectively funded, the gains of the digital economy would be defeated.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has vowed to enhance digital literacy and promote equitable access to technology for development in the country.
The First Lady said this at the closing ceremony of the Renewed Hope Initiative RHI/NITDA Women Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Training Empowerment Programme for 35 women across the Federal Capital, Abuja.
NITDA Director-General, Kashifu Inuwa made the appeal in a statement issued by Hadiza Umar, the Head of Corporate Affairs and External Relations of the agency.
Director-General of the agency, Mallam Kashitu Abdullahi gave the advice at a workshop organised by the Image Merchant Promotions Limited, in collaboration with the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Port Harcourt.
In better climes, people like Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami are referred to as and treated as national treasures.
A statement signed by Nigeria Digital ID4D’s Communications Manager, Dr. Walter Duru said the two organisations made their position known following a courtesy call on the Director General of NITDA by a delegation of the project.
Hadiza Umar, Head Corporate Affairs and External Relations of the agency said this Sunday in a statement issued in Abuja.
The groups therefore recommended a timeline of six weeks for the setting up of the structure for the media regulation for review and take-off.
The shocking revelation was contained in the 2016 report of the Auditor General of the Federation being considered by the Senate Public Account Committee chaired by Senator Mathew Urhogbide.
The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids gave the advice Wednesday at a news conference in Abuja.
The President of the union, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, made this known to newsmen on Friday in Abuja.
The move is aimed at regulating the online platforms’ mode of operations to checkmate the eruption of any sort of crisis in the nation’s ICT sector.
MRA described the draft Code of Practice developed by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and published for public comments as a clumsy attempt to usurp the powers, functions and authority of the National Assembly as well as a breach of the constitutional rights of Nigerians.
The ASUU Zonal Coordinator, Comrade Adelaja Odukoya, said this at a news conference on Tuesday in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
ASUU in a statement which it released on Sunday in Abuja accused Inuwa of deliberately misinforming the public
Dahiru clinched the award at the end of the six-month Fellowship programme during dinner and award night which was held at Millionaire Hall, Corinthia Villa Hotel Garki Abuja.
Dr. Ngige said the government had been implementing the Memorandum of Action signed in 2020 with the leadership of ASUU.
No doubt we are all at liberty to air our opinions, vent our grievance and demand necessary action from our public service holders – a neuclus that is the Crux of every democracy and free society.
There are indications that the ASUU National Executive Council will meet on February 14 to review the implementation of some components of the agreement and decide on industrial action.