NITDA Achievements For The Period August 2019 – August 2020.


The priorities of NITDA in line with National Digital Economy Policy & Strategy are Developmental Regulation, Digital Literacy and Skills, Solid Infrastructure, Service Infrastructure, Digital Services Development and Promotion, Software Infrastructure, Digital Society and Emerging Technologies & Indigenous Content Development and Adoption
NITDA has recorded tremendous successes in the last one year under the Director General, Mal Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi.
Development regulations:
Successfully created 272 user accounts to enable MDAs submit their IT Project via the IT Projects Clearance Portal
NITDA has Cleared 154 unique IT Projects of 73 MDAs, with a total amount of ₦1,186,525,676,649.05
Saved the Federal Government of Nigeria a total of ₦5,057,897,482.
Licensed 59 Data Protection Compliance Organisations (DPCO)
Inaugurated the Data Breach Investigation Team (DBIT) and Partnership with the NPF for enforcement
Data Protection sector now valued at ₦2,295,240,000.00
230 Compliance & Enforcement Notices; 8 Data breach cases on investigation; Imposed the first Nigeria Data Breach Fine to one organization
Issuance of Guidlines for Management of Personal Data by Public Institutions

Government Digital Services Promotion
Establishment of Digital Transformation Technical Working Groups (DT-TWGs) across the first 100 MDAs
Implementation of Nigeria ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship vision
Development of National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy
Development of Draft Government Digital Transformation Strategy
assessment for 100 Federal Public Institutions
Immediate constitution and inauguration of the National
eGovernment Masterplan Steering Committee
Set up of IT departments/Units and cadre for those that are yet to implement the directive
Set up of ICT Technical Working Groups in MDAs to enable the

Digital Literacy and Skill
200 women in South-West/North-Central were trained on ICT and Entrepreneurship and were each provided with laptops and internet dongles.
30 Persons living with Disabilities, were trained and equipped with Laptops in State.
Conducted Training for 30 MDAs on Digital Identity for Development.
Established NITDA Academy for Research & Training with over 26,000 active students
Trained 145 leading Farmers on Smart Agriculture Practice and modern system of farming
Trained 1,000 Artisans in 4 Geo-Political Zones (North East, North West, North Central, and South West).
Trained 145 leading Farmers on Smart Agriculture Practice and modern system of farming

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Solid Infrastructure
Deployment of 80 Digital Capacity Training Centres (DCTCs) nationwide
The Agency deployed 3 Special Purpose IT Hubs
The Agency completed the construction of 4 IT Innovation & Incubation Parks in University of , ATBU Bauchi, Kogi State University, Gombe State University
The Agency deployed 4 Special Purpose Community IT Training Centres
The Agency is in the process of deploying 4 Special Purpose Capacity Development Centres
Digital society and emerging technologies
Streamlined Capacity Building Programme for Virtual Library Stakeholders
Successful completion of institutional capacity building Programme for Librarians, Lecturers, Students and other Researchers at Tertiary Institutions
Successfully carried out specialized CISCO Appreciation Training for 150 NYSC and SIWES students, mostly on their primary assignment with the Agency.

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