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#AirItOut – A Constructive Dialogue on Nigeria’s Future
February 5, 2015 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Following the upcoming February 14 presidential election in Nigeria? Wondering what Nigerian youth really think about key policy issues in Africa’s largest economy? Have thoughts about Nigeria’s role, influence and future prospects as it relates to the West African subregion and/or African continent? #AirItOut with Vote or Quench, CODE, The Red Card Movement, Naija DC and BloggingGhana!
- What: Tweet chat on Nigeria’s upcoming presidential election
- When: February 5, 2015, 3-5pm WAT
- How: Via Twitter hashtags #AirItOut and #NigeriaDecides
Who: Voice of America’s UpFront Africa host, Jackson Muneza M’Vunganyi (@upfrontafrica) and Washington Post Editor Karen Attiah (@karenattiah) will be moderating the tweet chat along with members of Vote or Quench (@VoteorQuench) and The Red Card Movement (@redcard2015). Nigerian youth thought leaders prominent on Twitter such as Japheth Omojuwa (@omojuwa), Tolu Ogunlesi (@toluogunlesi), Abang Mercy (@abangmercy), Chioma Agwuegbu (@chiomachuka) among others will also join the conversations.
Why?: Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy. Ergo, what happens there influences the entire continent. And because we’re putting the “sexy” back in civic participation. More details? Download Official Press Release.