Nigeria Blockchain Alliance (NBA) is a strategic initiative of the CDIN created to promote National Development in the era of distributed ledger technology and cryptocurrency by facilitating awareness, education, policy advocacy, industry dialogue and collaboration among relevant stakeholders in order to collectively unlock hidden potentials, create job opportunities, open new business horizon and enable economic transformation while discouraging crime in the blockchain/cryptocurrency ecosystem in Nigeria.

Why it matters

The Nigeria Blockchain Alliance is a critical step for the growth of the blockchain industry in Nigeria that can be achieved by promoting collaboration and combating criminal activities in its cryptocurrency space.

By highlighting the industry’s good-faith to cooperate with policy makers, regulatory authorities and law enforcement agencies, we can promote an approach to regulation that does not stifle innovation.

Our target audience

Nigeria Blockchain Alliance is a public-private forum pioneered by the CDIN to bring together policy makers, regulatory authorities, law enforcement agencies, start-ups, software companies, global IT consultants, financial institutions, private firms. Innovators, investors and members of the public interested in cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology in Nigeria

How we do it

We provide advocacy, education, technical assistance, and periodic informational sessions regarding cryptocurremncy and blockchain generally.

By understanding how every new ground-breaking technology is exploited by criminals, we can collaborate to combat criminal threats like cryptoransomware and scams.

Our Strategic Stakeholders

The NBA is working to develop strategic partnerships with key organizations to deliver added expertise in areas such as distributed ledger technology, cyber security and digital investigations to strategic stakeholders in Nigeria.

Our strategic stakeholders includes:

  • Central Bank of Nigeria
  • National Electronic Fraud Forum
  • ONSA
  • NDIC
  • NIMC
  • CDIN Partners: New Usual
  • Other stakeholders in the public and private sectors