NIPSS participants inside NITDA) on a study tour

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) have agreed to establish a shared knowledge platform to jointly provide innovative solutions for Nigeria’s development.

This collaboration aims to leverage ideas, experiences, and insights from both organizations to address key challenges and drive progress in the country.

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Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, Director General of NITDA, highlighted that this initiative is in line with NITDA’s strategic roadmap to foster strategic partnerships and advance Nigeria’s digital transformation agenda.


Abdullahi made these remarks during a meeting with participants of the 2024 Senior Executive Course 46 of NIPSS, who visited NITDA’s headquarters in Abuja to gain insights into the agency’s efforts to advance the digital economy.

Abdulrahman Idris, Brigadier General and leader of the NIPSS delegation, emphasized the importance of collaboration between government institutions to exchange knowledge and ideas for national development.

He highlighted NIPSS’s role as a policy think-tank tasked with developing technocrats to drive innovative policy initiatives crucial for Nigeria’s progress.


The partnership between NITDA and NIPSS aims to harness technology and digital innovation to stimulate economic growth, create employment opportunities, and attract foreign investment.

Abdullahi stressed NITDA’s commitment to enhancing service delivery and fostering the rapid growth of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector in Nigeria.

Providing insights into NITDA’s strategic direction, Abdullahi outlined the agency’s Strategic Roadmap and Action Plan (SRAP 2024-2027) 2.0, which focuses on key pillars such as digital literacy, technology research, policy implementation, cybersecurity, innovation, strategic partnerships, and organizational culture.


The collaboration between NITDA and NIPSS underscores the government’s commitment to leveraging expertise and resources across various sectors to drive sustainable development and achieve national objectives.

Both organizations are poised to work closely together to address critical issues in the digital economy sector and contribute to Nigeria’s overall progress.

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