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2016 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum on IG4D, IPV6 fascinates SystemSpecs

The Nigeria’s pride in the software development industry and owners of Remita, the SystemSpecs Limited, has given its backing to the 8th edition of a two-day Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D), and Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable (IPV6), being hosted by an At-Large Structure (ALS) certified by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in Lagos, reports ITRealms.

The organisers of the two-day event led by Mrs. Nkemdilim Nweke, the Executive Director, Operations at DigitalSENSE Africa Media, disclosed this at the weekend, saying that they are glad to have SystemSpecs on board to share opportunities for Nigerians at the forum which holds at Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), former NITEL Training School, Cappa-Oshodi in Lagos on June 2 and 3, this year.

This, she said, would definitely inspire participants to take advantage of the opportunities online, especially on the use and exploration of the Remita platform, as an e-Payments and e-Collections solution on a single multi-bank podium.

She also said that Remita is in use by many individuals, public and private sector organisations that process multiple transactions on a monthly basis from over 22 commercial banks in the country and has significantly assisted in revolutionizing the e-payment industry in Nigeria.

The 2016 theme for Day 1- IG4D, she said, is ‘Internet Governance: Creating Opportunities for All Nigerians’ scheduled for Thursday, June 2, 2016, just as Day 2 is the Nigeria IPV6 Roundtable in commemoration of the World IPv6 Day with the theme ‘Creating Opportunities for Nigerians with IPv6’ on Friday, June 3, 2016.

Nweke noted that DigitalSENSE Africa (DSA) Media, an At-Large Structure (ALS) certified by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), offers an avenue for experts to share information that will benefit Nigerian populace, especially at this economic downturn so as to enable them take advantage of opportunities avalanche online.

She, therefore, urge Nigerian youths, students and adults with youth at heart to register to take part in the free forum, to further strengthen their creativity for wealth creation.

The two-day forum, she said, is being hosted in collaboration with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and welcomes other corporate Nigeria to take the opportunity to showcase with they offer for participants who are dominantly youths and students as part of wealth creation of the federal government.

The  Executive Director, Operations, expressed optimism that the forum has been structured to act as a rallying point for Nigerian internet stakeholders, moreso in raising and addressing salient issues concerning the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector both locally and globally.


The two-day forum, Mrs. Nweke pointed out has been planned to boost positive adoption of the Internet among participants.

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