NiRA Registrars’ Forum
The NiRA Accredited Registrars’ Forum held on Friday 16th
September 2016. There was an impressive turn-out of Registrars, both online and physically.
The Forum provided another opportunity for NiRA to interact with its Registrars and deliberate on how to sustain the drive of promoting the Nigerian Identity on Cyberspace.
The Registrars have regularly demonstrated their commitment and contributions towards the growth of the .ng brand.
Local Content in the Telecommunications Sub-Sector
The AFRINIC Governance Committee is a standing committee whose purpose is to advise the AFRINIC Board, AFRINIC Membership, and the community, on matters of governance.
A team of NiRA Executive Board of Directors and Management staff were at the Stakeholders Forum on the Development of Local Content in the Telecommunications Sub-sector
on Tuesday 27th
September 2016. The forum deliberated on various initiatives to provide enabling environment for the actualization of local content development in the Telecommunications Sector.
There were interactions with industry players on local content policy formation, projects and programs. It was generally agreed that Nigeria has a lot to benefit from the promotion of local content development activities.
AFRINIC Governance Committee (GC) Members
The Nominating Committee (NOMCOM) has called for nominations from the community for three individuals to serve on the GC as provided for in the GC charter, with 11th October 2016 as the deadline. The Committee has requested for nominations from all of the AFRINIC sub-regions with considerations for both Gender and Language diversity although a working understanding of the English language would be highly advantageous.
The public is also advised to note the nomination requirements.
The world’s technological advancement especially in the aspect of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has been so rapid and innovative. Internet accessibility has been integrated into every gadget, making it easy and fast for everybody to access the Internet, contributing and/or consuming available information online. Over the years the Internet has proven to be the best and largest computer network where files/information of any kind can be easily shared and accessed with no restrictions. It has been noted that some people have taken advantage of this privilege in the negative form/direction/manner. These negative acts have forced the introduction of censorship on the Internet.