NiMet Unveils New Dynamic, World Class Website

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has unveiled its new website.

The agency’s Director General, Chief Executive Officer, and permanent representative of Nigeria with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Professor Charles Anosike said is: “More functional, interactive, dynamic and compares with websites of Met Offices in other parts of the world.

“The new website which can be accessed through our nimet.gov.ng domain has been meticulously designed by our internal ICT staff from the ground up, with a primary focus of establishing a sustainable and scalable portal for the agency”.

Prof Anosike said that the unveiling of the new NiMet website: “Is part of ongoing efforts by the new management of the agency to reposition the agency for improved and effective service delivery.

“This is in addition to other initiatives which are in line with the Aviation sector roadmap of the Federal Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace Development “.

Cyprian Okpalaku, Special Adviser on Information Communication Technology (ICT) to DG/CEO of NiMet, said that with the new website: “Members of the public can effortlessly request data and monitor the progress of their requests directly through the portal.

“Also, the weather forecast widget has been revamped to enable partner agencies or organizations to easily integrate it into their own websites”.

Okpalaku listed other features of the website to include; per section view homepage design making it easy for visitors to concentrate on one content section at a time thus enhancing user experience, improved responsiveness ensuring optimal viewing and functionality across all devices.

Others were secured back-office security matrix, highlighted enhanced features such as former Directors General sections, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) display, archive and documents section, NiMet Chat Box – an intelligent chat box which acts as a NiMet agent, responding to client inquiries with precision, weather alert section, activity sub-domains for agency departments, and an integrated news section.

Okpalaku said that the new NiMet website: “Serves as a cornerstone for the modern portal structure, contributing to NiMet SmartNet, a system facilitating back-office and smart office operations management across the agency and its branches nationwide”.


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