WE PROUDLY PRESENT OUR BRILLIANT NIGF 2021 PANELISTS
Honorable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Director-General/CEO - National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)
Executive Vice Chairman/CEO: Nigerian Communications Commission(NCC)
President - Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA)
Chair- West Africa Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF)/ Managing Director of Jaeno Digital Solutions.
Senator of the 9th Assembly & Chairman, Senate Committee on ICT and Cybersecurity. National Assembly, Abuja.
Senator Yakubu Oseni, is the Senator Representing Kogi Central Senatorial District, Kogi State, Nigeria.
Chairperson, NIgeria Internet Governace Forum-Multistakeholder Advisory Group
Toba Obaniyi is the CEO of Whogohost Limited and the Vice President on the Executive Board of NiRA. Toba is a self-taught web developer and server manager. He believes in teamwork and has experience in building strong and sustainable teams.
A schedule at a glance is listed below. Check the program for this year's conference and learn about the speakers and sessions in store.
The Women Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (Women NIGF) aims to foster the participation of the Nigerian Woman in the relevant discussions on the Internet in national, regional and global level. In line with the core IGF principles, it is open and inclusive of all Nigerian Women from all Internet stakeholder groups.
The NYIGF is a youth led initiative to facilitate a platform for increasing awareness of Internet governance issues amongst young people in Nigeria, and to bring them into the relevant discussion on a national, regional and global level. In line with the core IGF principles, it is open and inclusive of all Nigerian young people from all Internet stakeholder groups.
The Nigeria IGF is a national initiative of the global United-Nations-convened Internet Governance Forum, which holds annual meetings at different locations around the world. The Nigeria IGF will produce a report detailing the peculiar, regional priorities facing Nigerian stakeholders as well as recommendations and proposed solutions to some of this issues after its annual national forum. This report will then be fed into the global IGF and other interested parties.
Mrs .Mary Uduma (Chair, West African IGF) & Y.Z Yau (ED, CITAD)
A Look at Global Efforts to Bridge the Gender Digital Divide .
• Topic 1: The challenges to women participation in the Digital Economy/Mainstreaming women in the Digital Economy
Speaker: Chioma Agwuegbo, Techherng, Abuja
• Topic 2: Combating online Gender Violence as Key to Enhancing Women Participation in the Digital Economy
Speaker: Ms Zainab Aminu, CITAD, Kano
• Topic 3: Do women Suffer Misinformation on the Net?
Speaker: Hamza Ibrahim, Countering Misinformation Group, CDD, Abuja
• Topic 1: Fostering Creativity and Innovation for Mainstreaming Women Participation in the Digital Economy
Speaker: Ms. Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, Founder, Rise Networks|The Rise Labs
• Topic 2: How Do we get More in the Digital Professions for Better Representation of Women in the Digital Economy
Speaker: Dr. Sana Mauz, Department of Software Engineering, Bayero University, Kano
• Topic 3: Overcoming Digital Skills Challenges for Women Participation in the Digital Economy
Speaker: Khadijah El-Usman, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN), North Regional Office, Abuja
1.) PROF. UMAR GARBA DANBATTA - Executive Vice Chairman, Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC)
2.) MR. INUWA KASHIFU ABDULLAHI (CCIE) - Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)
3.) ANRIETTE ESTERHUYSEN - Chairperson, Internet Governance Forum Multistakeholder Advisory Group (IGF-MAG)
4.) MRS. MARY UDUMA – West Africa IGF Coordinator
5.) Mr. MUHAMMED RUDMAN - President, Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA)- Vote of thanks (for Opening Ceremony)
Moderator: Mr. Bernard Ewah
1.) ADIL SULEIMAN – African Union Commission (10 mins)
2.) SENATOR YAKUBU OSENI - Chairman Senate Committee on ICT and Cyber Security y (10mins)
3.) NASIR DANIYA - DG, ICT Directorate, Sokoto state (10mins)
4.) PRESIDENCY (10mins)
ICANN (10 mins)
Moderator: Mrs. Bukola Oronti
1.) ADAORA IKENZE - Head, Public Policy, Anglophone West Africa Facebook.
2.) BUNMI DUROWOJU - Snr. Business Development Manager, Emerging Markets AI and Intelligent Cloud Airband Initiative, Microsoft
3.) ONICA N. MAKWAKWA - World Wide Web Foundation
Moderator: Mr. Remmy Nweke
1.) OLUSOLA TENIOLA – Country Director, Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI)
2.) EMEKA OKOYE - Chief Semantic Architect / Senior Knowledge Engineer at Cymantiks Nigeria Limited
Moderator: Engr. Kunle Olorundare
1.) ‘GBENGA SESAN – Paradigm Initiative
2.) Mr. John Anyanwu - Partner and Head, Cyber Unit - Risk Consulting, KPMG Advisory Services, Nigeria
3.) MOJIRAYO OGUNLANA-NKANGA – M.O.N Legal
4.) DR FEMI ADELUYI - Technical Adviser to the Minister, Federal Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy (FMCDE)
Moderator: Mr. Chukwuemeka Fred-Agbata (CFA)
1.) JOSEPH JONES AGUNBIADE – Co-founder BudgIT
2.) TOBA OBANIYI – CEO, Whogohost Ltd
3.) OREOLUWA LESI - Women’s Technology Empowerment Center (W.TEC)
5.) STARTUP SUPPORT GROUP
Question & Answers
-Internet Society (ISOC Nigeria)