FUTA Students Launch the Nigeria Open Data Access (NODA) Portal

FUTA Students Launch the Nigeria Open Data Access (NODA) Portal

Three students from the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) have launched the Nigeria Open Data Access (NODA) portal. The Nigerian open data access is one of the few open data portals in Africa that provides high quality datasets.

From Left - Right: L-R: Ayodele Adeyemo (Remote Sensing and GIS); Eyitemi Egbejule (Electrical Electronics Engineering); Eyo Okon Eyo (Computer Science).

From Left – Right: Ayodele Adeyemo, Eyitemi Egbejule, Eyo Okon Eyo

The Nigeria Open Data Access is a portal that provides its users with full access and rights to open data which includes government, social, demographics, geospatial, environmental, infrastructural, agricultural, transportation and economic data.

The data will be available in the public domain and downloadable in a variety of formats including in CSV, XLS, XML, Shapefile and KML.

This access is aimed at improving civic engagements, research and development, development of innovative solutions focused on local issues, development of a sustainable and smart environment.

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