NITDA 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) Program 2024: A Transformative Opportunity for Nigeria’s Technical Talent


Are you looking for a unique and impactful way to develop your technical skills and contribute to Nigeria’s digital economy? Do you want to be part of a massive and collaborative pipeline of technical talent that will shape the future of Nigeria’s digital workforce? If yes, then you should not miss the NITDA 3MTT Program!

The NITDA 3MTT Program is a national initiative by the Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation & Digital Economy in collaboration with the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to generate a pipeline of technical talent in line with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s vision of creating 2 million digital jobs by 2025.

The program is aimed at building Nigeria’s technical talent backbone to power our digital economy and position Nigeria as a net talent exporter. The first phase of the program, executed in collaboration with NITDA, will involve multiple stakeholders including fellows, training providers, partners and placement organisations.

For the first phase, they will focus on these twelve (12) technical skills:

  • Software Development
  • UI/UX Design
  • Data Analysis & Visualisation
  • Quality Assurance
  • Product Management
  • Data Science
  • Animation
  • AI / Machine Learning
  • Cybersecurity
  • Game Development
  • Cloud Computing
  • Dev Ops

The program will offer training and placement opportunities for individuals with interest in specific skills and fund the cost of their training with training providers accepted into the program. In line with the Ministry’s 1%-10%-100% implementation approach, this first phase will aim to train and place 30,000 technical talents, representing 1% of their overall target.

If you are interested in applying for the program, you can visit their official website or check out this scholarship alert for more details and guidance. You can also find some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the program on their website or contact them directly.

Don’t miss this transformative opportunity to develop your technical skills and contribute to Nigeria’s digital economy. Apply for the NITDA 3MTT Program today!