Pioneering Nigeria's Digital Future

The Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation & Digital Economy (formerly known as the Federal Ministry of Communications Technology) was created in 2011 to drive economic growth through digital technology and innovation.

Our mandate is to accelerate the diversification of the Nigerian economy by enhancing productivity in critical sectors.

Our Journey

Welcome to the Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy – Your Gateway to Nigeria’s Digital Transformation.

In the ever-evolving landscape of Nigeria’s digital transformation, there exists a beacon of innovation and progress—the Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy.

Established in 2011 under the banner of the Ministry of Communication Technology, our inception marked a pivotal moment in Nigeria’s quest for a knowledge-based economy and an inclusive information society.

Our journey began with a deep-seated belief in the power of connectivity and the boundless potential of digital innovation. We understand that in the digital age, access to information and technology is not just a luxury; it’s a fundamental right. And so, with unwavering determination, we set out to bridge the digital divide that had long separated our nation’s urban centers from its rural heartlands.

Why We Exist

At our core, we exist to catalyze a technological revolution. Our mission is clear: we leverage the power of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to fuel job creation, ignite economic growth, and illuminate the path to transparent governance.

Our roots lie in a vision to nurture a vibrant knowledge-based economy that resonates with the dynamic spirit of Nigeria. From the very beginning, we embraced the power of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a cornerstone of our nation’s growth and development.

Meet the Minister

Dr. ‘Bosun Tijani, a forward-thinking leader, guides our endeavors as the current Honourable Minister of the Ministry. With a relentless commitment to innovation, he envisions a Nigeria where digitalization drives progress, strengthens security, and diversifies our economy.

Driven by a passion for innovation and a profound belief in the potential of technology, he envisions a Nigeria that transcends traditional boundaries and emerges as a digital powerhouse on the global stage.

Our Mandate

Endowed with a strategic mandate by the Federal Government of Nigeria, the Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy is entrusted with four pivotal responsibilities:

  1. Enable Universal Access

    Our foremost duty is to facilitate widespread, seamless, and cost-effective access to communications infrastructure across the entire nation.

  2. Advance ICT Integration

    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.

  3. Foster ICT Industry Growth

    Promote and facilitate the development of the ICT industry and increase the contribution of the ICT industry to GDP.

  4. Drive Transparency and Efficiency

    Utilize ICT to drive transparency in governance and improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of public service delivery in Nigeria.

Our Vision, Mission & Pledge

The Ministry’s Vision and Mission statements encapsulate the rationale for its being the fulcrum for establishing and sustaining an indigenous digital economy. As we march forward, our promise is to empower you with technology. We are your steadfast partners in building a digital Nigeria. Here’s what you can expect from us:

  • At the heart of our mission is a commitment to innovation. We will harness the latest technologies to drive economic prosperity and foster creativity.


  • We are dedicated to transparent governance, ensuring that technology is a beacon of openness and accountability.


  • With ICT as our cornerstone, we pave the way for a thriving economy, creating jobs and opportunities for all.


  • Your safety and data security are paramount. We invest in cybersecurity to safeguard our digital ecosystem.

Our Vision

To create a robust digital economy that enhances security, increases transparency, and diversifies the Nigerian economy.

Our Mission

We leverage Digital Technologies for National Economic Development.

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