National Information Technology Development Agency

28 Port Harcourt Cres, Garki, Abuja


About National Information Technology Development Agency

National Information Technology Development Agency is a public service institution under the Nigerian Ministry of Communication, which serves as the main instrument of government policy implementation and development in the Nigerian ICT scene. Over the years, NITDA has championed the cause of IT infrastructural development, IT human and capital development, IT awareness as well as the National IT policy framework.

History of National Information Technology Development Agency

NITDA was created by the federal government in April 2001 to implement the new Nigerian Information Technology Policy and co-ordinate general IT development in the country. As Nigeria shifted from its military past into a democratic form of government, it identified the paradigm shift in world standard mode of communication and set aside this policy to guide the nation's shift into the digital age. It's was fully enabled in 2007 by the signing of the National Information Technology Development Act to create a framework for the planning, research, development, standardization, application, coordination, monitoring, evaluation and regulation of Information Technology practices, activities and systems in Nigeria.

Safety

NITDA is located in a very secure environment. There are no safety concerns.

Best Time to Visit National Information Technology Development Agency

NITDA is open to visitors during working hours on weekdays.

Most Common Visitors

Staff, government officials and ICT stakeholders are the most frequent visitors to NITDA.  

Weather at National Information Technology Development Agency

National Information Technology Development Agency is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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Address

28 Port Harcourt Cres, Garki, Abuja

Phone

9-2900099|0816 840 1851

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