NCC, NITDA to attend 4th Cyberchain conference in Abuja




Nigerian Communications Commission(NCC), National Information Technology Development Agency(NITDA), to attend the fourth National Cyberchain Conference and National Tour in Abuja.

According to the organiser and Founder of Cyberchain Jude Ozinegbe, a Digital Transformation and Blockchain Consultant, the conference with the theme: “Embracing The Metaverse Economy” will hold  on the 22nd of October at NAF Conference Centre.

Cyberchain converges some of the best minds in the tech space annually and connects them with enthusiasts that are eager for the knowledge shared by these experts.

Blockchain developers, Founders and investors have also found Cyberchain events, perfect fits to engage and foster viable business relationships.

“As technology continues to foster the growth of businesses across the globe, it has become imperative for Nigeria to be positioned as a contributor to the fast growing digital economy.

“Cyberchain was born out of the need to ensure Nigerians get proper sensitisation about the numerous benefits of the digital economy, which includes but not limited to creating more jobs for Nigerians, ease of doing business, transparent governance, safe online presence and even placing Nigeria on the global map by creating world class projects that contribute to the nation’s GDP,” Ozinegbe said.

The national conference and tour commenced in Akure Ondo state in March, while Uyo Akwa Ibom state held in May and July in Benin City Edo state.

Speakers lined up for the conference  include Mr Mohammed Jega, Founder at Domineum Blockchain, Mr Adedeji Owonibi, Founder at Convexity and A&D Forensics, Mr William Phelps, Investment Manager at Adaverse and many others.

The grand finale of the national tour will hold in Lagos on 12th November 2022, with more industry leaders, like Chris Ani of DabaTV, Tony Emeka of CryptoTV Plus, Chuta Chimezie of BNUG, Kristian Kruz of Element USA.

Nollywood ace actress and business tycoon Mimi Orjiekweng will also be making an appearance at the Lagos event and present prizes at the flagship Cybersecurity Hackathon dubbed: “Cyberthon” where winners will walk away with over N1,000,000 and other gifts for their performance at the ethical hacking competition, supervised by Digital Encode Limited.

The organiser also planned to wrap up this year’s event with the first and biggest Blockchain boat cruise on 13th November 2022 where celebrities, founders, investors and top leaders in the Blockchain space will have ample time to network, dine and wine, while enjoying the lush and ambient view of the Ikoyi/Lekki waters.

Ozinegbe used the opportunity to thank brands that have always supported Cyberchain.

Other attendees are Zinochrome, Digital Encode, Binance, TradeFada, Bitmama, FBM Homes, Convexity, RedswanCRE, LBank, FTX, Adbond, WhiteBit, Gamic Guild, Adaverse, Emurgo, AAX, Farmchain,  SiBAN, Boundless Nexus, Rocket, CryptoTV Plus, LenzOne.

Cyberchain is a decentralised, brand-neutral and people-focused ecosystem that promotes the need for ethical use of cybersecurity and blockchain technology.