Nigerians to get complain platform for digital rights violation
Paradigm Initiative has disclosed plans to launch a public complain platform for cases of violation of human rights on the internet across Nigeria. Speaking at a press conference in Lagos, Paradigm Initiative executive director Gbenga Sesan said cases of human rights violation on the internet were rising at an alarming rate and need to be…
‘African governments using laws to stifle internet freedom’
Many African governments have policies that enforce privacy violations, infringements to freedom of expression, access restrictions and hurt other digital rights, a report has revealed.
Shaping Nigeria’s digital future through positive legislation
Nigeria stands on the cusp of great progress in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector, owing to diverse efforts by mostly youth-led entrepreneurs and collaborations. In recent years, policymakers and economic experts alike have come to appreciate this reality, looking beyond an annual budget built around oil barrels to better measure the country’s diverse…
Nigeria lukewarm on IPv6 migration as experts canvass more sensitisation
Migration from Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) to six (IPv6) appears lukewarm in Nigeria, according to experts.
IFF2018: Experts assess state of internet freedom in Africa
For three days, digital rights experts and stakeholders assessed the state of internet freedom in Africa. This was the recently concluded 6th Internet Freedom Forum organised by Paradigm Initiative at NAF Conference Centre, Abuja, between April 24 and 26, 2018. The experts, who came from countries across Africa and the world, gathered in Abuja to…