Gbenga Sesan

Concern over Nigeria's plan to reform broadcast industry

Digital rights advocacy groups are concerned over potential to curtail online freedom.
Olusegun Ogundeji

Nigeria: what will Buhari do with Digital Rights Bill?

Proposed legislation officially handed over for President's assent.
Feb 6, 2019

'A climate of fear online'

Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative, is concerned about socio-economic and political freedom, specifically online regulation.

Internet shutdown in Gabon, DR Congo condemned

Internet Without Borders, Paradigm Initiative slam governments for disruption to connectivity.
May 28, 2018

Internet freedom in Africa: 'it's getting worse' says Paradigm Initiative

Digital rights expert and organisation's executive director Gbenga Sesan spoke at international digital rights conference in Canada.
Mar 9, 2018

Paradigm Initiative's Sesan appointed to Freedom Online Coalition

Nigerian digital rights expert will form part of the coalition's advisory network.

Nigeria military monitors social media

Digital rights group reacts to announcement by Director of Nigerian Army's Defence Information.
May 3, 2017

No more Yahoo Boys

Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, explains how the same technology that enables cybercrime in Nigeria is also the very tool that can transform the lives of millions.

Digital rights group bemoans Nigeria's internet regulation

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria says it has been left out of consultation process by the country's industry regulator.
Feb 3, 2017

Nigeria's planned satellites worry digital rights group

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria concerned over speculation surrounding technology's alleged 'eavesdropping capabilities'.
Dec 15, 2016

Digital rights under threat in Africa

New digital rights report stresses need for civil society pushback.

What Nigeria needs to do to grow its internet

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria executive points to legislation and changes he believes need to be made.