Digital security, elections dominate discussion at NMCG conference as partners launch Constitution 101
Conversations on digital security, fake news and the integrity of elections in Africa dominated the just concluded New Media, Citizens and Governance (NMCG) conference, held in Abuja on October 24 and 25. The conference, hosted by Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE), Paradigm Initiative and BudgIT, provided participants and speakers from seven African countries to deliberate on the theme, “Government, New Media, and Civic Spaces.”
Groups to host new media conference in Abuja
From October 24 to 25, 2018, Enough is Enough Nigeria, Paradigm Initiative and BudgIT will host the 3rd New Media, Citizens’ and Governance Conference (NMCG) at the NAF Conference Centre Abuja.
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…
Group trains 1,000 youths on ICT, entrepreneurship to tackle cyber crime
A non- governmental organisation, Paradigm Initiative has trained no fewer than 1,000 Nigerian youths in Life skills, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Financial readiness and Entrepreneurship (LIFE) since inception in 2007. Mr Gabriel Odunsi, Paradigm Initiative’s Programme Officer in charge of Ajegunle LIFE in Lagos State, made the disclosure in an interview with the News…
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…
Abuja hosts Africa at the 2018 Internet Freedom Forum
From April 24 to April 26, 2018, the city of Abuja will play host to the annual Internet Freedom Forum organized by Paradigm Initiative. The forum comes at an important time when many Africans fear for their freedom online. According to Paradigm Initiative, the Lagos-based organisers of the Forum, “the Forum helps bring attention to…
Group donates computers to schools
Paradigm Initiative has donated forty-seven computer sets to eight secondary schools across Nigeria. The Lagos-based social enterprise made this known in a statement signed by its Communications Officer, Sodiq Alabi. The beneficiaries include El-Leonora College, Umbrella High School and Soland Int'l School, all based in Ajegunle, Lagos State. Others are Al-Fijr International School, Zaifat Secondary…