Nigeria to get rid of Electronic Waste
On the 5th
March 2019, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) declared open a Public Inquiry on Regulations for Electronic Waste and Guidelines for Disaster Recovery at the NCC Head Office in Abuja. He called on all stakeholders in the Telecommunication and tangential Sectors to collaborate and rid Nigeria of Electronic Waste (e-Waste). Referencing a World Economic Forum report, he stated that electronic waste is the fastest- growing waste stream in the world and stakeholders should take concrete implementable actions to address the situation.
.NG Domain Name Report for February 2019
Mr. Segun Akano Appointed ccNSO Liaison to ALAC
Mr. Segun Akano, a member of the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) Board and the M.D/CEO of Upperlink Limited; an indigenous software development company in Nigeria; has been appointed as liaison to the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) by the Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO). ALAC is an advisory committee to Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization that administers the Internet's Domain Name System and addressing system.
CFAmedia Internship Programme
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Successful interns will learn various aspects of content development and communication such as writing, scripting, digital media as well as PR/marketing for a 6-month period.
Caleb Olumuyiwa Ogundele, NiRA Member selected for ICANN Fellowship Program
As at 28th February 2019, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced that 34 individuals from 32 countries have been selected to participate in the ICANN Fellowship Program at ICANN65 in Marrakech, Morocco, from 24-27 June 2019. In all, ICANN had received 57 applications for the ICANN65 Fellowship Program.
The successful candidates represent all sectors of society including, civil, government, country code top-level domain (ccTLD) operations, academia, business, technical, security, and end user groups.
: NiRA Academy,
8 Funsho Williams, Iponri, Surulere Lagos.
.ng Resellers Entrepreneurship Programme
April 10, 2019
: 8, Funsho Williams Avenue, Iponri, Surulere, Lagos.
Initial Registry Operators Course
6th to 10th May 2019
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
: 9th to 11th April 2019
For more details, click on https://cybersecurenigeria.org/
Africa Internet Summit (AIS)
Workshop & Meetings 9th
Africa Internet Summit Secretariat (https://www.internetsummit.africa
) announces AfNOG’s program at The Africa Internet Summit scheduled to be held in Kampala, Uganda from 9th
DNS Forum 2019
: 22nd to 24th July 2019
: Gaborone Botswana