Assigned to the Ministry of Communication Technology by the Federal Government of Nigeria, the Ministry has four key mandates.
- 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.