Motto: Innovation Drives Transformation

Directorate of Information & Communications Technology

Welcome to the Directorate of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) at the Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi (FUTIA)! As the Ag. Director of DICT, it gives me great pleasure to extend a warm welcome to all students, faculty, staff, and visitors to our university.

At FUTIA, we are committed to harnessing the power of technology to transform education, research, and administration. Our Directorate plays a pivotal role in providing innovative ICT solutions and services to support the university’s mission of academic excellence and societal impact.

Whether you are a student seeking to explore the latest digital tools for learning, a faculty member conducting groundbreaking research, or a staff member striving for administrative efficiency, DICT is here to support you every step of the way.

I invite you to explore our website and discover the diverse range of services and resources that DICT offers. Together, let us embrace the possibilities of technology and embark on a journey of discovery, innovation, and growth.

Warm regards,


Abasiama Akpan, PhD

Ag. Director, Directorate of ICT

Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi

The Directorate of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) at the Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi (FUTIA) is the central hub for all technological initiatives and services within the university. Established in 2021, DICT is dedicated to advancing the integration of technology into every aspect of university life.

With a team of skilled professionals and state-of-the-art infrastructure, DICT strives to provide comprehensive ICT solutions to meet the evolving needs of the university community. From managing network infrastructure to facilitating e-learning platforms, DICT is at the forefront of driving technological innovation at FUTIA.

  • Established in 2021
  • Central hub for ICT initiatives and services at FUTIA
  • Dedicated team of skilled professionals
  • Committed to driving technological innovation

DICT is organised into specialised units, each tasked with fulfilling specific responsibilities to support the overall mission of the Directorate. Our organizational structure includes:


  • Network Operations Center (NOC)
  • Hardware and Maintenance Unit
  • Cybersecurity and Incident Response Unit
  • Website Development & Management Unit
  • Help Desk & Technical Support Unit
  • Portal Management Unit

DICT offers a wide range of services and activities designed to enhance the academic, research, and administrative functions of FUTIA. Some of our key services include:

  1. Network Infrastructure Management: Ensuring reliable and secure connectivity across the campus.
  2. E-Learning Platforms: Facilitating the adoption of online learning tools and resources.
  3. Technical Support: Providing assistance and troubleshooting for ICT-related issues.
  4. Cybersecurity: Implementing measures to safeguard digital assets and information.
  5. Research Computing: Supporting faculty and students in leveraging computational resources for research.
  6. Software Development: Developing custom solutions to meet specific university needs.
  7. ICT Training and Workshops: Offering training sessions to enhance digital literacy and skills development.

Through these services and activities, DICT aims to empower the university community with the tools and knowledge needed to thrive in an increasingly digital world.


Over the years, DICT has achieved significant milestones in advancing technology integration and innovation at FUTIA. Some of our notable achievements include:

  1. Development and deployment of new website for the University.
  2. Development of Websites for Directorate and Faculties.
  3. Development of Website for Journals.
  4. Creation of Email Domain and Emails for all Students.

Through these services and activities, DICT aims to empower the university community with the tools and knowledge needed to thrive in an increasingly digital world.

These achievements reflect our unwavering commitment to excellence and our dedication to supporting the mission of FUTIA through innovative ICT solutions.



The mission of the Directorate of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) at the Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi (FUTIA) is to empower the university community with innovative ICT solutions and services that enhance teaching, learning, research, and administration. We are committed to leveraging technology to facilitate academic excellence, foster creativity and innovation, and contribute to societal development.





Our vision is to be a leading hub of technological innovation and excellence, driving transformative change within FUTIA and beyond. We aspire to create a dynamic and inclusive digital ecosystem that empowers individuals to realize their full potential and contribute meaningfully to the advancement of knowledge and the betterment of society.





  1. Enhance Teaching and Learning: Provide cutting-edge ICT tools and resources to support innovative pedagogical practices and improve learning outcomes for students.
  2. Facilitate Research Excellence: Enable faculty and students to leverage advanced computational resources and digital technologies to conduct groundbreaking research and scholarship.
  3. Optimize Administrative Efficiency: Streamline administrative processes through the development and implementation of customized ICT solutions, fostering operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  4. Foster Digital Inclusion: Promote digital literacy and skills development initiatives to ensure equitable access to technology and empower all members of the university community.
  5. Ensure Cybersecurity and Data Protection: Implement robust cybersecurity measures to safeguard digital assets, protect sensitive information, and mitigate cyber threats and risks.
  6. Cultivate Technological Innovation: Foster a culture of innovation and creativity by providing platforms and resources for the exploration and adoption of emerging technologies and best practices.
  7. Collaborate and Engage: Forge strategic partnerships and collaborations with industry, government, and other stakeholders to enhance the impact and relevance of ICT initiatives and programs.
  8. Promote Sustainability: Integrate principles of sustainability and environmental stewardship into ICT practices and operations, minimizing our carbon footprint and contributing to a more sustainable future.
  9. By pursuing these objectives with dedication and determination, we aim to position DICT as a catalyst for positive change and a driving force for technological advancement at FUTIA and beyond.