Ministry of Information and Communications
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About The Ministry
The Ministry of Communication Technology was created by the administration of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan to foster a knowledge based economy and information society in Nigeria.
The Ministry was created to facilitate ICT as a key tool in the transformation agenda for Nigeria in the areas of job creation, economic growth and transparency of governance.
Mrs Omobola Olubusola Johnson, is the pioneer Minister of the Ministry. The Ministry under her watch will create and formulate policies that will propel the Nigerian economy to a digitalized economy.
The Mandate of the Ministry
- Facilitate universal, ubiquitous and cost effective access to communications infrastructure throughout the country.
Promote the utilization of ICT in all spheres of life to optimize the communications infrastructure – digital content creation, domestic software applications and the delivery of private and public services over the internet.
Promote and facilitate the development of the ICT industry and increase the contribution of the ICT industry to GDP.
Utilize ICT to drive transparency in governance and improve the quality and cost effectiveness of public service delivery in Nigeria.o
DRAFT NATIONAL ADDRESSING POLICY DOCUMENT
The draft of National Addressing Policy is hereby released to the general public for comments and views. Please send your comments to
DRAFT NATIONAL ICT POLICY DOCUMENT
Date: 09 January, 2012
The Honourable Minister of Communications Technology, Mrs. Omobola Johnson, on 25th August 2011, set up an Adhoc Committee to harmonize all the various policies for the different sectors in the ICT industry (Telecommunications, Broadcasting, Information Technology and Postal Services). The draft of the Harmonized ICT Policy was released to the public for comments and views.