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ISOCNG Celebrated SID2021 Across Nigeria in a Unique Way

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Internet Society, Nigeria Chapter (ISOCNG) Celebrated 2021 Safer Internet Day (SID) Across Nigeria. SID celebration since 2004 has been an annual event that comes up on the second day, of the second week, of the second month, which is February. It focuses on discussing the safety of internet use, and technology at large with school…

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Comments on NCC Draft Consultation Document for Deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) Mobile Technology in Nigeria

Sequel to the public call by the Nigerian Communications Commission to submit comments on the Draft Consultation Document for the Deployment of Fifth Generation Mobile Technology in Nigeria, the Internet Society, a non-profit organization as a stakeholder in the Internet Ecosystem hereby submits the following comments. It is believed that the comments submitted by the…

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Internet Society Nigeria Chapter elects New Executive

Nearly half the people in the world remain unconnected. Those who are connected face new and growing challenges to fully realizing the Internet’s potential. Even as more people come online, it is critically important that the Internet be a platform that enables people to connect, communicate, and innovate. It was on the backdrop of this…

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ENCRYPTION -ISOC GLOBAL TRAINING PROGRAMME 2020 BY EMMANUEL EDET

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The Importance of Community Networks: Community NetHubs.

By : Adebunmi Adeola Akinbo Defining Community Networks… A community network is a computer-based system that is intended to help support communities by supporting, augmenting, and extending already existing social networks, by using networking technologies by, and for, a community. Community Networks can be described as communications infrastructure, designed and erected to be managed for…

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Wireless Network Plan for Zaria Community and Culture Network

By: Shuaibu Muhammad Umar Preamble Zaria is the second-largest city in Kaduna State in the northwestern part of Nigeria and one of the legendary seven (7) Hausa States. Historically, Zaria is the headquarters of Zazzau Emirate, which comprised almost all of Kaduna State. Zaria is located at 11.0855° N, 7.7199° E. The city has one…

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Global Routing Security – Using IRR, RPKI and PeeringDB

On behalf of the ISOC Executive Team, we will like to extend an invitation for you to join a webinar on the theme Global Routing Security – Using IRR, RPKI, and PeeringDB by Wale Oronti. Wale Oronti is a Senior Network Engineer with the Federal University of Technology, Akure. He holds both B.Sc and Masters in Computer Science. Wale has over 14…

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CAN THERE BE A SAFE INTERNET? – YOUR CALL AGAINST FAKE NEWS

By Joy Akhigbe The Internet Society ISOC, plays a vital role in developing human capacity all over the world. Of course, the Society has chapters in different countries of the world and has very interesting forum designated for youths, and then General forums. They are actively involved in capacity-building and assisting developing countries to build…

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ISOC 2020 Training for Members

Dear ISOC Members, I bring you warm greetings from the ISOC Executive team. Earlier, we were inundated with several emails about ISOC Global 2020 training for a limited number of persons. The ISOC team took action and subscribed to the training so that members can participate. While there are only five available slots for members…

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Nigerian School on Internet Governance (NSIG)

The Nigerian School on Internet Governance (NSIG) is scheduled to take place in Abuja, Nigeria. The school will hold just before the Nigerian Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) to give participants the practical experience of participation at a national Internet Governance Forum. The Internet Society Nigeria Chapter and other industry partners will be offering full/partial fellowships to a…

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