MRS UWA SULEIMAN EMERGES SPOKESPERSON TO COMMUNICATIONS MINISTER
The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) felicitates with Mrs. Uwa Suleiman who has been appointed by the Honourable Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), FNCS, FBCS, FIIM,
as his spokesperson. Mrs. Suleiman had served as the Assistant Chief of Corporate Affairs at the Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) where she worked closely with the Honourable Minister when he was the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Agency.
CFA AT THE GERMAN BUNDESTAG (PARLIAMENT)
Mr. Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata (Jnr) (CFA), one of NiRA’s Executive Board of Directors was a guest to the German Bundestag (Parliament) on the invitation of Alexander Count Lambsdorff, MP to discuss Digitisation in Africa. CFA chose to appear as an African Prince and shared some of the pictures above.
NiRA AT FINTECH NIGERIA SOCIAL MEET 5.0
The Fintech Association of Nigeria held the 5th edition of its social meet in Lagos, Nigeria on the 29th of August 2019. The event was focused on the theme "Banks, Regulators, Fintechs & Self-Regulation: Are They Mutually Exclusive?".
CBN URGES FINTECH COMPANIES, PAYMENT SERVICE PROVIDERS TO ADHERE TO POLICY FRAMEWORKS
The Central Bank of Nigeria has urged Financial Technology companies, payment service providers and Deposit Money Banks engaged in offering payment solutions to customers to ensure they adhere to policy framework and standards that guide their respective operations in the ecosystem in which they operate.
Mr. Musa Itopa Jimoh, Deputy Director, Payment Systems Policy and Oversight, Central Bank of Nigeria, stated this recently in Lagos during the corporate launch of Xpress Payment Solutions Limited.
He explained that the CBN was trying to build an ecosystem that allows everyone to have equal opportunity to present and run their system, adding that Fintech was introduced into the payment system to deepen financial inclusion in Nigeria.
The event was witnessed by representatives of some state governments, Deposit Money Banks, Fintech organizations, e-payment industries, some of whom commented on the quality and reliable services provided by Xpress Solutions.
NIGERIA’S BIGGEST CONSUMER TECH FESTIVAL HOLDS IN DECEMBER
Nigeria’s largest Technology market hub, Ikeja Computer Village, will host the biggest Consumer Technology Innovation Festival; Computer Village Expo 2019 from the 10th to the 14th of December 2019. The event, which plans to showcase tomorrow's cutting-edge consumer technology innovation, will feature the products and services which will shape and define tech lifestyles in 2020 and beyond.
DOMAIN REPORT FOR AUGUST 2019
A Message from The President
The .ng Registry is dynamic. As an organisation, the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) is determined to continue to respond to the specific challenges of the DNS Industry in Nigeria, while striving to ensure compliance with international best practices.
Keeping in line with the above, it becomes imperative to regularly request feedback from the market, particularly from NiRA’s key stakeholders and review this in the light of existing policies. As a core focus of the present Executive Board’s tenure, we will continue this tradition with increased focus on NiRA policies as they affect the business of our existing Accredited Registrars and registrants, as well as new entrants into the market.
International Cyber Security & Cloud Conference
: 4th October 2019
: Four Points by Sheraton, Oniru Beach Estate, VI, Lagos
: 6th to 10th October 2019
Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai
Read more: https://www.gitex.com/
Nigeria Fintech Week
: 28th October to 1st November 2019
Main Conference 29th & 30th October 2019
: Landmark Event Centre, Lagos
2019 ngNOG Conference and Workshop
: 28th October to 1st November 2019
Main Conference 28th & 29th October 2019
: Muson Centre, Lagos
: 2-7 November 2019
n: Montréal, Canada
14TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE IGF
25 to 29 November 2019
: Berlin, Germany
Computer Village Expo 2019
: 10th to 13th December 2019
The Haven Event Centre, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos