Nigeria School of Internet Governance

The main objective of the Nigeria School of Internet Governance is to train new leaders of opinion in all aspects related to Internet Governance, from a global perspective and with focus on the Nigeria perspective.

The program helps interested students, academic as well as individuals working in the private sector as well as in government to get comprehensive and structured knowledge on Internet governance. To better understand the complexity related with Internet governance and its importance in the future of the Internet.

  1. The mission of the Nigeria School of Internet Governance is to:
    Increase the number of representatives from Nigeria in the international Internet Governance debate spaces.
    2. Motivate its participants presenting their opinions and to becoming active participants in Internet Governance meetings and activities, where the future of the Internet is shaped.
    3. Make the participants become the future leaders on Internet Governance in the Nigeria space and region.

here are a few important dates for vNSIG2021:

01 May 2021: Fellowship applications open
30 May 2021: Fellowship applications close
10 June 2021: Announcement of Fellowships 
20 June 2021: Announcement of Final list of participants
08 July 2021: NSIG2021 commences

Who can apply?

  • Government ministries and departments, national and regional communications regulatory authorities, and public sector information and communications services such as public libraries.
  • Members of parliament, particularly if they are involved in parliamentary portfolio committees that deal with media, communications and information technology issues.
  • Service providers and other businesses who form part of the internet industry.
  • Civil society and non-governmental organisations who interact with or operate in the internet-related information and communications sector. Organisations working on women’s rights and gender and how these intersect with technology.
  • Digital human rights defenders. Human rights institutions dealing with internet issues, such as national or regional human rights commissions.
  • Community-based information and communications services and the broader community information sector.
  • The judiciary and other members of the legal community working with internet and communications law.
  • Members of law enforcement agencies who deal with internet issues.
  • The cybersecurity sector.
  • The Internet technical community.
  • Academic and research institutions that deal with internet issues.
  • Media organisations and outlets that focus on the internet.
  • Individual bloggers and journalists who cover internet issues.
We Love you to Apply


The 2-months intensive program will cover core Internet governance issues. The program integrates political, legal, economic, socio-cultural, and technological dimensions of Internet governance into a coherent curriculum, focusing on Nigeria, Africa and the Global Internet space.

Fellowship Application
Fellowship Application
We encourage every team member to be a whole person. We have a flexible, high trust environment that is focused on doing great work.
General Application
General Application
We encourage every team member to be a whole person. We have a flexible, high trust environment that is focused on doing great work.
Our Vision
Our Vision
Our purpose is to build solutions that remove the barriers preventing people from doing their best work, and this is at the heart of how we approach our.

Venue information and logistics


A List of 2019 Fellows


Resources to help you prepare for NSIG 2019

Still have some questions left?

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