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IHATCH STARTUP: INUWA URGES JAPANESE GOVERNMENT TO LEVERAGE NIGERIA’S YOUTHFUL POPULATION

The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa has urged the to leverage Nigeria’s youthful population through strategic talent partnerships that will nurture and build a workforce that can be exported, which he said is in line with President Bola Tinubu’s renewed hope agenda to create meaningful job opportunities for the youths.Inuwa disclosed this at the Ihatch startup incubation programme 2nd cohort demo day and 3rd cohort opening ceremony organised by the subsidiary of the agency, Office for Nigerian Digital Innovation (ONDI), in partnership with...
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DIGITISING NIGERIA’S MSMEs WILL DRIVE SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC GROWTH – DG NITDA

The Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa, has stated that digitising the Nation's Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) will drive the needed sustainable economic growth, adding that digitalisation and technology play critical roles in optimising the operation of businesses in the 21st century. The DG disclosed this in Abuja while delivering a Keynote Address on the theme: "Digital Nigeria - Leveraging Technology to Improve Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs" at the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) 2023 Annual Lecture series. According to Inuwa,...
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DIGITISING AGRICULTURE FOR SMALLHOLDER FARMERS WILL BOOST PRODUCTIVITY, INCREASE NIGERIA’S GDP, SAYS DG NITDA

The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa has said digitising the agricultural sector in all its processes for smallholder farmers by the government would not only boost productivity but increase the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by $67 billion. Inuwa disclosed this at the Policy Dialogue session in collaboration with the Office of the Presidency, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Food Security, and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) at the Barcelona Hotel, Abuja. According to him, “With the smallholder farmers producing...
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BLOCKCHAIN POLICY ADOPTION WILL ENHANCE SECURED, TRANSPARENT GOVERNMENT PROCESSES – DG NITDA

DG NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa, delivering a lecture titled "Blockchain Technology for Improved Transparency in Governance: Blockchain-Based Public Procurement in Perspective" to the National Defence College Course 32 participants at the Defence College in Abuja. The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa, has stated that with the increased distrust in governance in Nigeria with the manipulation of government processes by corrupt persons, it has become “highly imperative that Blockchain policy and technology be adopted and implemented by institutions in the country to enhance effective, secure and transparent...
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