NIGF2021 PROGRAMME

NIGF 2021 PROGRAMME

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:15 AM - 11:55 AM

Opening Ceremony - 30 mins

Event Anchor/Compere: ● GRACE OJOUGBO
‎Deputy Director, Public Affairs - ‎Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)
REMARKS AND GOODWILL MESSAGES

Moderator: Emmanuel Edet (NITDA)

● PROF. UMAR GARBA DANBATTA- Executive Vice Chairman, Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC)
● MR. INUWA KASHIFU ABDULLAHI (CCIE)- Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)
● ANRIETTE ESTERHUYSEN- Chairperson, Internet Governance Forum Multistakeholder Advisory Group (IGF-MAG)
● MARY UDUMA – West Africa IGF Coordinator

DR. ISA ALI IBRAHIM (PANTAMI) FNCS, FBCS, FIIM
Hon. Minister, Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (FMCDE)
MUHAMMED RUDMAN - President, Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA)
President, Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA)

President, Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA)

HIGH-LEVEL PANEL (60 mins)

Mr. Bernard Ewah
Deputy Director, e-Governance development & Regulation / Coordinator, National Technical Working Group on Mobile Big Data.
High-level panel on the Overarching theme- ``INTERNET THAT WORKS FOR ALL``

Moderator: Mr. Bernard Ewah
Panelists:
Speakers:
● NASIR DANIYA - DG, ICT Directorate, Sokoto state
● SENATOR YAKUBU OSENI - Chairman Senate Committee on ICT and Cyber Security
● NNENNA NWAKANMA - Chief Web Advocate, World Wide Web Foundation.
● IJEOMA UJU – Partner, Corporate and Commercial practice group, Templars Law Firm.
● PIERRE DANDJINOU – Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement Africa, ICANN Org.

Q&A/Open Discussion (1:00PM - 1:10PM)

Summing Up by Moderator (1:10PM - 1:15PM)

SUBTHEME SESSIONS (1 hour)

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Subtheme Session 1

Mrs. Bukola Oronti
Internet Society, Nigeria Chapter (ISOC-NG)
Accessibility

Moderator: Mrs. Bukola Oronti
Panelists:
● FARGANI TAMBEAYUK, Head of Connectivity, Sub-Saharan Africa, Facebook (Lead paper)
● BUNMI DUROWOJU - Snr. Business Development Manager, Emerging Markets AI and Intelligent Cloud Airband Initiative, Microsoft
● ONICA N. MAKWAKWA - Africa Coordinator, Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), World Wide Web Foundation
● DR ADEWALE ADEDOKUN – Country Coordinator, Nigerian Network Operators Group (NGNOG).
● CLEMENT OMERI – Assistant General Manager, Information Technology Services, NIGCOMSAT Ltd

Q&A/Open Discussion
Summing Up by Moderator

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Subtheme Session 2

Mr. Remmy Nweke
Lead Strategist/ Group Executive Editor, DigitalSENSE Africa Media Ltd.
Infrastructure

Moderator: Mr. Remmy Nweke
Panelists:
● OLUSOLA TENIOLA – National Coordinator, Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) (Lead paper)
● EMEKA OKOYE - Chief Semantic Architect / Senior Knowledge Engineer at Cymantiks Nigeria Limited
● OYERONKE OYETUNDE - General Manager, Regulatory Affairs for the MTN Group
● WOLE ABU – CEO, Liquid Telecom Nigeria & New Africa Data Centre.

Q&A/Open Discussion
Summing Up by Moderator

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Breakout Session 3

Engr. Kunle Olorundare
Vice President, Internet Society, Nigeria Chapter (ISOC-NG)
Policy & Regulation

Moderator: Engr. Kunle Olorundare
Speakers:
● ‘GBENGA SESAN – Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative (Lead paper)
● JOHN ANYANWU - Partner and Head, Cyber Unit - Risk Consulting, KPMG Advisory Services, Nigeria
● ADAORA IKENZE - Head, Public Policy, Anglophone West Africa Facebook.
● MOJIRAYO OGUNLANA-NKANGA – Principal Partner, M.O.N Legal
● DR FEMI ADELUYI - Technical Adviser to the Minister, Federal Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy (FMCDE)

Q&A/Open Discussion
Summing Up by Moderator

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Subtheme Session 4

Mr. Chukwuemeka Fred-Agbata (CFA)
ICT Concultant, Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA)
Capacity Building and Development

Moderator: Mr. Chukwuemeka Fred-Agbata (CFA)
Panelists:
● JOSEPH JONES AGUNBIADE – Co-founder, BudgIT (Lead paper)
● DR AMINA SAMBO-MAGAJI – Assistant Director, Digital Economy Dept, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).
● TOBA OBANIYI – CEO, Whogohost Ltd.
● OREOLUWA LESI – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Women’s Technology Empowerment Center (W.TEC)

Q&A/Open Discussion
Summing Up by Moderator

PANEL SESSION 3

2:45 PM - 3:15PM

Sessions Wrap Up/Report

● Lead Rapporteurs (FMCDE & NCC)

Question & Answers Session

Dr. HARU ALHASSAN
● Chairperson, NIGF-MAG