Four of the most exciting techie heads in Nigeria will be in the Y! studio to talk ICTs, Nigeria and Development. How does Nigeria harness the power of New Media for development? What can Nigerians do with what we have to get where we’re going and what about government efforts and complimentary action?
The guests include:
Oo Nwoye, Co-founder, OnePage/Lotaar, Nkem Uwaje, CEO, Futuresoft,
– Olumide Alabi, COO, Veduta Nova, and ‘Gbenga Sesan ED, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN).
Expect a briefing from IT icon, ‘Gbenga on PIN’s plans for ICT/Entrepreneurship: PIN’s plans to host Techie.Entrepreneurial.Talented.Nigerian (TENT) conferences from 2012 as a meeting point for technopreneurs who showcase their work and investors shopping for ideas to support.
And of course, what would the conversation be without 2011! ICTs for 2011 Elections: we want to know about maximising New Media opportunities for the 2011 elections, what’s going on and what must be done. Moving from talk to action, we will be calling for participation in an informal technology meeting to discuss #NigeriaDecides (technology for 2011) on October 16 in Lagos.
The show is live on Sunday on Channels Television 3 – 4pm. Channels also shows to the continent though DSTV channel 134 – and you can call in! Don’t forget, you can also follow @YNaija on Twitter if you are outside the country or YNaija on Facebook.