Nigeria Internet Governance Forum

To provide a sustainable National forum and structure that engages industry, government, law maker, academia, civil society and all domestic stakeholders in the strategic national debate on Internet Governance issues.

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The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) is a multi-stakeholder framework that provides a sustainable national forum and structure that engages industry, government, lawmakers, academia, civil society, and all domestic stakeholders in the strategic national debate on Internet Governance policy issues. As part of its mandate, the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) is planning to host its annual forum for 2020, tagged NIGF 2020. Due to the outbreak of the global pandemic, COVID-19, the forum, which is usually a face-to-face event in July, is now been proposed and planned to hold Virtually towards the end of the 3rd quarter or early in the 4th quarter of 2020. As part of preparations for the event, as well as aiming to achieve oneness of purpose in

The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum 2019 will hold at The Muson Centre, Onikan Lagos  On July 11th 2019 The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (NIGF-MAG) is inviting individuals from the Internet Governance community to indicate interest in serving as Moderators or Panelist at the event. The overarching topic of the forum is ENABLING DIGITAL COMMONWEALTH FOR DEVELOPMENT. Individuals can choose from any of the tracks and respond to this call by 7th June 2019. Letter of Confirmation will be sent to selected Speakers and Moderators by 21st June 2019. The sub-themes are Track One (Access, Inclusion & Diversity): Building Inclusive local Internet Governance Initiative through Education. Track Two: Internet Economy Diversifying Internet Economy through local Content innovations and Protection. ( to attract Private

The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum Multi-stakeholders Advisory Group (NIGF-MAG), comprising of the Federal Ministry of Communications  (MoC), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), Internet Society Nigeria Chapter (ISOC NG), DigitalSENSE Africa Media, Creative Technology Development International (CTDL), and Global Network for Cyber Solution (GNC), in collaboration with the Internet community stakeholders is holding its 2019 edition of the Internet Governance Forum in Lagos.     Venue: Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos Island, Lagos State, Nigeria Date: July 11,  2019. Time: 8 am   The overarching theme for the 2019 Edition is ‘‘Enabling Digital Commonwealth for Development’’. The Honourable Minister of Communications, Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu, is the Special Guest of Honour, and will declare the forum open.   The

Nigeria Internet Governance Forum Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group  (NIGF-MAG) invites applications from qualified Consultants to manage the 2019 NIGF event in Lagos on the 11th July 2019. The event will be preceded by: 1st Nigeria School of Internet Governance (8th -10th  July 2019). Co-host with ISOC NG Nigeria Youth Internet Governance Forum (10th July 2019). (By the Youths for the Youths organisers) About NIGF The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) is the national initiative of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Process.  It is a renowned collaborative effort of Internet stakeholders in the country to help provide a coordinated mechanism for domestic stakeholders participation in the regional and global Internet Governance debate. It is also a process  to help facilitate partnerships, coalitions,