As you all know, today is #IfNaijaVote day on the social web! As of the time of our last count, there were more than 1,500 tweets pouring in from Nigerians all over twitter. Many are still tweeting!
As Nigerians are a funny bunch, we spotted some LWKM worthy tweets in the tweet stream. Check them out below!
8. #Ifnaijavotes swimming in pools would be affordable…. No more bar beach
Oh and NAS showed his support! Hope you did too 🙂
Vote or Quench, a social media and online platform created to inform and interact with Nigeria’s youth on electoral issues, is teaming up with several other youth empowerment groups and blogs for a push to raise awareness about the critical and fundamental registration period taking place for two weeks between January 15th and January 29th, 2011.
The coalition’s mission goes beyond January 11th, 2011. Looking towards Nigeria’s April elections, the groups will continue to work together to drive voter awareness and involvement through various initiatives.
More details on participating groups for the initiative can be found on their Facebook page:http://www.facebook.com/IfNaijaVotes
The Change Coalition Includes:
Vote or Quench (VoteorQuench.org) is a social media-driven, grassroots campaign created to empower, engage and involve Nigerian youth – at home and in the Diaspora –in the political process.
Wangonet (Wangonet.org) provides intellectual and ICT resources to NGOs, media, educational and cultural institutions, private sector clients.
Culture Shock: Nigerians in America (CultureShockNigerians.com) Hosted by Abimbola Ishola and Kunle Ayodeji, is a new talk radio show airing on Splash 105.5 FM in various Nigerian cities connecting Nigerians in Nigeria to Nigerians in America like never before.
Sahara Reporters (SaharaReporters.com) is an online community of international reporters and social advocates dedicated to bringing you commentaries, features, news reports from a Nigerian-African perspective.
EnoughisEnough Nigeria (EnoughisEnoughNigeria.com) is a coalition of individuals and youth organizations committed to instituting a culture of good governance and public accountability in Nigeria through advocacy, activism and the mobilization of the youth population as responsible citizens.
Nneka Egbuna (NnekaWorld.com) Acclaimed global Nigerian singer/songwriter. It is a testament to the strength of Nneka’s talent that her success so far is based on word of mouth, on the quality of her albums and the intensity of her live performance. While love, hope and optimism form the bedrock of all Nneka’s recorded work, there’s a steeliness to her new material, the engagement of a highly developed mind on some of the tough realities of modern politics – both personal and international.
Nigerian Diaspora Electoral Reform Group (NDERG.org) a US-based, non-profit non-governmental organization whose main aim is to work with Nigerians and friends of Nigeria within and outside of Nigeria towards participating in the political, social and electoral reforms in the country.
Tiwa Works (TiwaWorks.com) is an international marketing, promotions, and event planning firm that reaches across the 3 continents of North America, Europe and Africa.
Celebrating Progress Africa (CP-Africa.com) chooses to celebrate what is right about Africa. Through partnerships with organizations online and on the ground, they hope to create a paradigm shift amongst Africans everywhere and offer a space for inspiration and creativity.
Nigerians for Nigeria (http://www.Facebook.com/NigeriansforNigeria) Everything about Nigeria and Nigerians. Nigeria for Nigerians believe in the simple premise that Nigeria’s future is up to Nigerians.
Last Plane to Lagos (LastPlanetoLagos.com) is an online magazine featuring Events, Culture, Lifestyle, Music and Fashion by creative minds of African origin.
The Nigerian Eagle (theNigerianEagle.com) unites Nigerians around the world of all ages for the purpose of sharing opinions, views, beliefs, and suggested solutions for our country’s progress – then to educate and unite the next generation of Nigerians around the world to share their opinions, increase their interest and enlighten them of the great historical and present facts of our great Nation.
SwitchedOnNaija Media (SwitchedOnNaija.com) Nigerian online media lifestyle magazine that highlights the latest in Nigerian culture including, fashion, music, etc.
Liz Yemoja (LizYemoja.com) TV Personality, Host of Liz Yemoja Show. The ‘Liz Yemoja Show’ features artists from all genres of the entertainment industry aiming to find out the person behind the artist.
Chiedu Ifeozo (ChieduIfeozo.blogspot.com) Renowned Nigerian writer & poet.