Theme: ‘‘Internet Governance for Empowerment, National Integration &Security through Multi-stakeholders’ Engagement’’


The Local Multi-stakeholders Advisory Group (LMAG) of the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum(NIGF) , comprising of the Ministry of Communication Technology (MCT), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) in collaboration with other local stakeholders is organizing the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF)  for 2013.


Information reaching us from the Chairperson of the group, Mrs.Mary Uduma says the objective of the NIGF 2013 is to take full advantage of the multi-stakeholder nature of the Forum to share productive ideas, best practices and experiences that can be harnessed to addressing critical national challenges, while providing common platform for input towards solving these challenges and simultaneously promoting the nation’s position at the Global IGF Forum taking place on the 22 to 25 October 2013 in Bali, Indonesia.


In line with the above theme and objective, the forum will be addressing the following: Digital Inclusion and Integration, Building Trust, Confidence, & Assurance on the Internet, Policy and Regulatory Model for the Internet, Encouraging Local Research on Internet Development in Nigeria, Addressing Critical Internet Resources and Infrastructure in the Cashless Society, Emerging Issues, Way Forward, and a special workshop for the NIGF youths on Business Opportunity in the Internet Industry.


Mary Uduma, NIGF-LMAG Chairperson & President of Nigeria Internet Registration Association(NIRA)


These are in congruence with the Global IGF Six Point Agenda: Access; Diversity; Security, Openness & Privacy; Understanding Internet Infrastructure; Managing Critical Internet Resource; Taking Stock & Way Forward. As a major stakeholder in the Internet Governance and related issues in the country, we invite your organization and its network partners to the Forum, scheduled to hold by 9:00am, June 18, 2013, at Shehu Yar’adua Centre Abuja. The Hon. Minister of Communication Technology,

Mrs. Omobola Johnson, is the Special Guest of Honour and will declare the Forum open, while the Forum will be chaired by Dr. Ernest Ndukwe (O.F.R), the Chairman, Openmedia Communications Ltd.

To participate visit www.nigf.org.ng


Kenneth Omeruo
Omeruo Ndukaku Kenneth is an Innovation Management expert,the CEO of Emerging Media,a new media company.He is a member of ISPIM - International Society for Professional Innovation Management and the US-Africa chamber of Commerce.He is the Founder of TechTrends Nigeria Blog,Nigeria Innovation Summit and the African Innovation Academy.Kenneth is a highly sought-after Internet Marketing Consultant who has through his seminars, articles, training and consulting, helped many organizations, Individuals, Businesses maximize the Internet for business purposes.Kenneth has also being featured as a guest on the TV show TODAY ON STV Nigeria and on Bloomberg Africa TV.He is the author of the best –selling Internet Book: How To Create Unlimited Internet Wealth. He is a syndicated columnist with the following Newspapers in Nigeria: Daily Independent, Financial Standard, PUNCH, BusinessDay, and Sun.Kenneth organises the EduNet Conference for Universities in Nigeria. Kenneth is a member of Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria( ISPON ) Roundtable For Capacity Development in Nigeria,member pre-selection committee for Nigeria at the UN World Summit Awards,a Panelist for Youth Enterprise With Innovation in Nigeria(YouWIN)-a Federal government initiative created by the ministry of finance,supported by ministries of Communications Technology,Youth Development,Worldbank and DFID. A 2013 Judge at the Google Cloud Developers Challenge for Sub Saharan Africa.He has been a contributing editor of Nigeria Communications Week,Africa Telecom and IT Business Magazine,ICT Today magazine,M2 magazine.Kenneth has been invited to the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation Forum, Oracle Open World Conference USA, Oracle Cloud World Dubai, and GITEX Dubai. He now lives in New York with his family and presently working on an Open Innovation project for Nigeria. You can contact Kenneth through email: (kenneth (at)techtrendsng.com) Facebook:www.facebook.com/Kenneth.omeruo On Twitter:www.twitter.com/kennethomeruo Skpe:Kenneth.Omeruo

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