NIGERIA INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM 2023 SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS.
Date: 14th September 2023.
Theme: “Towards a Secure and Inclusive Digital Future for Nigeria: Balancing Regulation, Cybersecurity, and Emerging Technologies”
Mrs. Mary Uduma
Coordinator, West Africa Internet Governance Forum
Dr. William Alo
Permanent Secretary - Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (FMCDE).
Mr. Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi
Director-General - National Information Technology Development Agency
Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta
Executive Vice-Chairman - Nigerian Communications Commission (N.C.C)
Mr. Adeboye Adegoke
Senior Manager - Grant and Program Strategy, Paradigm Initiative.
HIGH-LEVEL PANEL: ‘Towards a Secure and Inclusive Digital Future for Nigeria: Balancing Regulation, Cybersecurity, and Emerging Technologies’.
Mrs. Eyitayo Iyortim
Chief Operating Officer- Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA).
Cullen International, Belgium.
Mrs. Sade Dada
Policy Manager- Connectivity & Innovation, Africa, Meta Inc.
Barrister. Morisola Alaba
Coordinator- Nigeria Youth Internet Governance Forum (NYIGF).
Dr. Williams Alo
Perm Sec., Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy
Sen. Salisu Shuaibu Afolabi
Chair of Senate Committee on ICT
Breakout Session 1: Building a Trusted Internet: A focus on Cybersecurity and Child Online Safety.
Mr. Adebunmi Adeola Akinbo
Internet Society, Nigeria Chapter.
Mrs. Mary Uduma
The Ndukwe Kalu Foundation (NKF), Abuja.
Mr. Segun Olugbile
Director - Global Network for Cybersolution (GNC)
Dr. Uche Mbanaso
Executive Director - Center for Cyberspace Studies (CCS), Nasarawa State University.
Mr. Ngamariju Titus Mangzha
National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).
Mrs. Martha Alade
Executive Director, Women in Technology in Nigeria (WITIN)
Breakout Session 2: Strengthening Digital Infrastructure for Inclusive Services in Nigeria.
Mr. Bernard Ewah
National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)
Mr. Osondu Nwokoro
Coordinator- Initiative for Digital Inclusion
Mr. Muhammed Rudman
Chief Executive Officer, Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN).
Rev. Oluwasegun Folayan
National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA )
Mrs. Zainab Aminu
Gender Technical Officer, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD).
Mrs. Busayo Balogun
Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA)
Breakout Session 3: Emerging Technologies: Insights for Nigeria.
Mr. Lawrence Olawale-Roberts
Vice Chair, Finance & Operations, ICANN
Mr. Yusuf Olaniyi
Chairperson - Nigeria Economic Summit Group
Dr. Agu Collins Agu
Director - Research & Design, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).
Prof. Nicholas Iwogwakh
Executive Director - International Centre for Emerging Technology- FUT Minna, Niger State.
Prof. Chukwudebe Gloria
Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
Mr. Emmanuel Paul
Managing Editor, TechPoint Africa (Private Sector and Media)
Breakout Session 4: Navigating Data Governance and Privacy in the Digital Economy of Nigeria.
Engr. Kunle Olorundare.
Ag. President, Internet Society, Nigeria Chapter.
Mrs. Mojirayo Ogunlana-Ikanga
Executive Director - DiGiCiViC Initiative
Barr. Babatunde Bamigboye
Head- Legal Enforcement and Regulation, Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC).
Mr. Ridwan Oloyede
Co-founder - Tech Hive Advisory
Mrs. Victoria Oloni
Associate, Templars Law Firm (Legal)