Our Guiding Principle

Vision Statement

To mainstream transparency and accountability into the digital economy ecosystem of Nigeria for the profit of government and empowerment of the citizenry.

Mission Statement

As the only private sector-driven holder of the national mandate on the operations of Nigeria’s digital economy, NeGSt will:
  • Assist MDAs to isolate and override inherent vulnerabilities that create wastage in Nigeria’s digital economy.
  • Ensure that the citizens of Nigeria receive value for their money.
  • Ensure strict compliance with adopted standards, principles and protocols, without compromising the national interest on health, safety, data security and privacy.

Our Guiding Principle

We are guided in our work by the wisdom in the word of Thomas Jefferson, the third US President, which says:
“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, and nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”
In our work, therefore, we will promote nationwide digital technology growth, trust, honesty,  harmony, safety, privacy, efficiency, and effectiveness by means of demonstrable:
  • Patriotism
  • Courage
  • Diligence
  • Integrity
  • Commitment
  • Sustainability
  • Empathy

Goals and Objectives

Goal 1: To develop models, programmes and projects for eGovernment in Nigeria:


  1. develop sustainable models for development and funding of eGovernment;
  2. develop eGovernment programmes and projects that meet international best practice and impact on the lives of the citizenry;

III. build capacity within government for productivity and efficiency;

  1. align government programmes and projects with eGovernment

Goal 2: To develop benchmarks, standards, guidelines and framework of interoperability for eGovernment applications, systems, processes and organisations:


  1. ensure that all applications deployed by government agencies are interoperable for seamless data exchange and integrity;
  1. provide standards and guidelines for ICT use and applications in government;

III. provide guidelines for Business Process Reengineering and Change Management in the public sector;

  1. guide government in the use and applications of ICT within itself;
  2. provide benchmarks for projects and programmes for effectiveness;
  3. Partner with the Industry to provide technical leadership for the nation’s standards and technological infrastructure;

VII. promote free enterprise and open source standards

Goal 3: To develop, operate and maintain a national eGovernment platform for integration, shared services, authentication, monitoring and general interface with MDAs, service providers and the public


  1. provide a one-stop gateway for 24/7 access to government services;
  2. provide a national platform for common shared services amongst government agencies;

III. ensure that all non-classified forms of government are online for easy access;

  1. provide standards for agency website;
  2. ensure that government agencies are able to share and reuse resources for efficiency and productivity to reduce cost and avoid waste;
  3. promote entrepreneurship through eKiosk model for citizen empowerment;

VII. encourage private sector participation in delivery of government services.