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A Message From The President

September 15, 2016                       Volume 4 No. 90

Revving the “Adopt the .ng” crusade

On Wednesday, 7th September 2016, in continuation of our "adopt the .ng crusade", I led the NIRA team to a strategic meeting with “One Africa Media”, the operators of Africa’s largest portfolio of online marketplaces, focusing on Jobs, Cars, Property and Travel. They Serve markets with over 400 million Africans, operate in the world’s fastest growing economies and Internet markets, while connecting buyers, sellers, employers and jobseekers.  Definitely with its large database and outreach, “One Africa Media” is a strategic partner for promoting the .ng brand, online business, wealth creation and youth employment

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NEWS!

Registration for AFRINIC-25 is open
AFRINIC holds two open public policy meetings every year in its service region, in various locations throughout Africa. AFRINIC meetings provide a unique opportunity for Internet-related individuals and organizations to gather and discuss the policies governing Internet number resource distribution in the African region, to share technical knowledge, and to attend workshops and tutorials. There are public discussions during the AFRINIC meetings. AFRINIC-25 is scheduled for 25th to 30th November 2016 at Mauritius.
 
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GITEX EXHIBITION 2016

The Plan of the Nigerian Pavilion at the GITEX 2016 event had been released and the website to also manage most of the Nigerian activities of the event had also been launched! http://www.africainvestmentforum.ng/ . Interested participants can register on the website.
 
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Domain Names Registration Statistics for June, July and August 2016 
We continue to witness steady improvement in Domain Name Registrations and Renewals in the registry. For example, the domain names registered in August 2016 is more than double the registrations in August 2014 and far more than the registration in August 2015.
 
UPCOMING EVENTS

Initial Registry Operators Course

Date: Oct. 3 to Oct. 7, 2016
Venue: UCAD, Dakar, Senegal
 
ngNOG Training and Workshops

Date: 1st to 4th November 2016.
Venue: Abuja
Registration at:
http://ngnog.forum.org.ng/workshop.html


Date: 16th to 20th OCTOBER 2016
Venue: DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE
Registration at: http://www.africainvestmentforum.ng/

ICANN57 in Hyderabad

Date: 3rd to 9th November 2016
Venue: Hyderabad, India

ITU Telecom World 2016
 
Date: 14th to 17th November 2016
Venue: Impact Exhibition Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
eNigeria Conference

Date: 22nd – 24th November, 2016
Theme: Leveraging on IT Innovation for Economic Diversification.
Venue: International Conference Centre, Abuja.
AFRINIC-25

Venue: Sofitel Imperial Resort & Spa in Mauritius
Date: 25th to 30th November 2016.
  


Date: 6th to 9th December 2016
Theme: Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth
Venue: Guadalajara, Mexico
http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/
 

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