The 2018 Edition of Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) held on the 2nd and 3rd July 2018 at Shehu Musa Yaradua Center, Central Business District Abuja, with the theme “Internet: An enabler for good Governance’’.
The Youth Forum, with the theme “Internet for Opportunities, Value Creation and Empowerment” held on the 2nd of July 2018 at Shehu Musa Yarádua Centre, Central Business District, Abuja.
At the Youth event was well attended, many questions were asked about the .ng brand and the activities of the NIRA Academy and satisfactory answers were given.
The main event of the 2018 NIGF held on the 3rd of July 2018. The NIRA President set the tone with a presentation on the Impact of Internet Governance process in Nigeria in the last six years. The Special Keynote Address on “Enabling Open Data Policy for Good Governance”, was delivered by Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adedayo Shittu Hon. Minister of Communications. The distinguished paper presentation on “Internet as an enabler of Accountability and Transparency” was given by Dr. (Mrs) Oby Ezekwesili – Senior Economic Advisor, Africa Economic Development Policy Initiative (AEDPI).
Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) Staff and three Accredited Registrars were at the Forum to create awareness of the .ng brand and offer domain management services to interested participants at the event.