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IT News Announcement: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Prequalification of Software Testing Houses for the Purpose of Standardization of Software in Nigeria
The National Information
Technology Development Agency (NITDA) (Federal Ministry of Science and
Technology) has announced the Prequalification of Software Testing
Houses for the Purpose of Standardization of Software in Nigeria.
According to the advert from NITDA, "Section 6 of the
National Information Technology Development Agency Act of 2007 empowers
NITDA to develop procedures for the standardization of Information
Technology processes, including software development".
Under its Public Private Partnership Scheme, and in
accordance with the Act, NITDA intends to register and license software
testing houses to undertake software testing on its behalf in Nigeria.
Interested and qualified software testing companies may apply to NITDA
Applicants shall, among other things, be required to provide evidence of the capability in:
Software and systems engineering processes
Software products documentation
Load and stress testing
Method of Application
Application forms may be obtained online at http://www.nitda.gov.ng/Softwaretesting.pdf or from the following offices:
Office of the Director-General, NITDA 28, Port Harcourt Crescent, Off Gimbiya Street, Area 11, Abuja.
NITDA Lagos Liaison Office, No 9 Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Applications may be submitted at any of the offices listed by July 10, 2008.
Any inquiries may be directed to:
The Director, Standards and Regulation Department
09-3142925, ext 116
Only prequalified companies shall be invited to apply for license
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