NITDA to host Blockchain Day at Digital Nigeria 2022
LAGOS, NG, October 1, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), under the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, in partnership with Domineum Blockchain Solutions, a leading Distributed Ledger Technology Company in Africa, is set to host a one-day national digital economy awareness event: BLOCKCHAIN DAY will take place on October 26, during the annual Digital Nigeria International Conference and Exhibition (Digital Nigeria 2022), which will take place from October 25 to 27 . An audience of over 2,000 Blockchain enthusiasts is expected in Abuja.
Digital Nigeria 2022 is taking place at the International Convention Center in Abuja, Nigeria. The theme for this year’s conference is Digital Transformation: A Path to Sustainable Digital Economy, chosen to stimulate discussion on how the economy can take advantage of digital technologies to create value. The aim is to promote digital transformation, digital inclusion, new technologies, data protection, innovation and entrepreneurship in Nigeria.
BLOCKCHAIN DAY will focus on scaling the blockchain ecosystem, with opportunities and best use cases from Africa and around the world. Special focus will be given to Nigeria, a country blessed with talented people and over 200 million potential smart technology experts. BLOCKCHAIN DAY aims to host 2000 participants, global speakers, leaders and major personalities in the Blockchain industry. The conference will provide a platform for networking, co-creation and collaboration, sharing of experiences, mentorship and knowledge circulation, stimulating conversations about emerging technology and incentives, with experts for tech startups.
Mr. Kashifu Inuwa, Director General of NITDA said “There are many opportunities in Blockchain and it is crucial in any business. Talent is the human component of technology and innovation, with Blockchain and new technologies being about the new solutions. they take with them. So you have to set yourself the task of knowing what solutions or offers the industry requires.”
Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim Jega, Co-Founder Domineum said: “Blockchain is a technology that houses cryptocurrency and other compelling ideas. It is important to demystify it, enable young people to get a real grip and expose themselves to this game-changing technology, and to take advantage of the many opportunities it provides.”
Over the past few years, emerging economies have jumped to the forefront of blockchain adoption, with Nigeria being one of the frontrunners. The “Giant of Africa”, as it is proudly called, is making great strides in adopting blockchain technological innovation. According to a survey conducted by Statista in 2020, 32% of Nigerians have admitted to using or owning cryptocurrencies, and that sheer number is perfect to consider when exploring Nigeria’s affinity to benefit from blockchain technology.
The Digital Nigeria International Conference will offer a powerful agenda and activities such as Keynote Speaking, Panel Discussions, Fireside Chat, Training Sessions, Guest Speaking, Presentations, Pitch Sessions, Question and Answer Sessions, an Exhibition and Networking and One-on- an Interactive Workshop for participants with global industry leaders.
Top speakers at the conference are Inuwa Kashifu Abdullahi (DG NITDA); Prof. Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy; Ray Sharma – General Partner, Pacer Ventures; Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim Jega – Co-Founder, Domineum; Ahmed Yousif – Lead, BSV Blockchain; Ray Youssef – Founder and CEO, Paxful; Lorien Gamaroff – CEO, Centbee; James L. Sisneros – Founder and CEO, The Possibility Company; Geoffrey Weli-Wosu – Founder and CEO, Domineum Blockchain Solutions Ltd; Simit Naik – Director, Commercial & Strategy, nChain; Faith C. Titus – Founder and CEO, Sonergy Data Technologies; Dr. Usman Gambo Abdullahi – Director, IT Infrastructure Solutions, NITDA; Dr Rislan A Kanya – DVC IT Research & Innovation, Baze University; and many others.
Online registration for the conference is welcome, visit
BLOCKCHAIN DAY is powered by DOMINEUM. For more information, call: +23 490 9557 7775
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Source: DomineumNational Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Federal Government of Nigeria
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