Activities/Programmes of the Department

Activities/ Programme:


5 day  Specialized Reform/ Servicom Training Programme for the Officers of RCSIV Department and other deapts/units and Parastatals of MBNP held on Monday 23rd -27th May, 2016.  The Programme was declared open by Hon Minister of State, Hajia Zainab Ahmed


Papers  Presented/ delivered are :




  • Developing and Using Key Performance Indicatora (KPIs)


  • Developing Customized M&E Framework For Reform/Service Delivery




  • Performance Management


  • Business Process Re-engineering (BPR)











  • Setting Service Standards for MB&NP






Information and Communication Technology Unit

The Information and Communication Technology Unit handles the operations and maintenance of computerized activities of the Ministry. Thus, the unit is the focal point for all Management Information Systems services for all departments in the Minisrty.


  • New hardware and Software Purchase Recommendation
  • Installation and Operation of new communication systems and software
  • Routine maintenance of Servers and Systems
  • Infrastructure Support for the Ministry
  • Assimilation assistance of new and current software
  • Network infrastructure management
  • Assuring systems security
  • Carrying out monitoring and inspection of infrastructure and communication facilities.




The unit is made up of three major sections namely:

  • Network Infrastructure
  • Application, Operations and Training
  • Services Management and Planning.

The unit's staffs are well trained, and are ready to fit in with the new knowledge that rise everyday in the ICT world of progress. Some of the responsibilities and activities of the unit are as follows:

Network Infrastructure

  • Management of the ministry’s network infrastructure (LAN/WAN).
  • Management of the ministry’s connectivity.

Application, Operations and Training

  • Management of the ministry’s server/storage facilities.
  • Provide support to the M&E operations.
  • Management of the commission website and portal administration.
  • Provides the desktop management services.
  • Administration of user password policy.
  • Management of the ministry exchange server.
  • Provide support services.
  • Develop and implement IT organization training curriculum

 Services Management and Planning

  • Monitor and evaluate IT performance.
  • Develop and implement user IT policy.
  • Ensure compliance to IT process.
  • Provide IT project management
  • Maintain configuration database of IT infrastructure
  • Definition of user requirement and appropriate liaison with the departmental for proper IT alignment.
  • E-government applications and services


The Unit is under the supervision of the Permanent Secretary and his headed by Mr Abdulrazaq Bello




The unit is primarily attached to the Office of the Honourable Minister/Deputy Chairman of the Ministry. The Unit ensures high Level efficiency and effectiveness in its daily functions through basic application of correct procedures. The services offered in the unit are in tune with today's competitive environment best practices and have of necessity created its cutting-edge difference in the discharge of its functions.

The Protocol Unit function is all embracing, covering a wide spectrum of activities of the Honourable Minister/Deputy chairman, Permanent Secretary the Ministry and the entire staff (Internal and External Publics). Some of the functions include:

  • Honourable Minister's Movement
  • Movement and itinerary of Top Officials
  • State Visits
  • Courtesy Calls
  • Official Meetings
  • Commissioning Ceremonies
  • Liaison functions
  • National Day/Anniversary Celebrations
  • Passport procurement
  • Visa Procurement
  • Travel Arrangements (Passages)
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Reception
  • Event Management (Stage managing all the "behind the scene" activities and disputes so that they do not intrude on the actual event)
  • Managing the Principal and other staff in the department or unit and ensuring that results are achieved through them
  • Planning, coordinating, consulting all protocol functions
  • Communicating through routine reports, progress made, challenges and feedback to ensure the Ministry is moving ahead


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