Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-28

  • @Hillsong it is this morning! Tonight, all roads lead to the @BasketMouth_ 100% show at the O2 arena – another proof that Maga No Need Pay! #
  • @temiladesesan & I are hanging out with @bankymoore, @kayodeafolabi. Discussing Nigeria, politics, Diaspora, etc. We need all hands on deck! #
  • Technology Times’ Outlook 2010 started in Lagos today, and you can follow the live webscast at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/outlook-2010 #
  • Tomorrow @ #Outlook2010: ePayment, OEM & ICT Interest Groups’ forums. On Thursday, it’ll be Journalism/New Media, Internet & Web 2.0 forums #
  • Just read “Universities to get anti cyber crime and terrorism clubs” at http://234next.com/csp/cms/sites/Next/News/5530253-147/story.csp #
  • #ngotools :: NGOConnect Africa provides a social workspace for NGOs and everyone that wants to engage with them. http://ngoconnectafrica.org #
  • Hello Lagos! Back in time for the #Outlook2010 Web 2.0 Forum at MUSON Centre today. French aviation strike almost upset LHR-LOS flight plans #
  • The best time to plant a Web 2.0 tree in Nigeria was 5 years ago, but the next best time is now. Or lock in on a tree with desired fruit. #
  • Web 2.0 dots are connecting in Nigeria: actors, mainstream media, support opportunities, etc. BarCamp 2010 holds May 22… plan to be there! #
  • RT @pystar: @gbengasesan I definately would be there. How can one be a sponsor? :: Please contact Shittu @possicon or possicon[at]yahoo.com #
  • Attention #VentureCapitalists: There’s a lot of activity that should catch your attention in Nigeria. The best time to show interest is now! #
  • RT @naijawebgeek: Social Media Nigeria conference continues 2day, expecting @gbengasesan #smcnigeria Yinka Olaito on.. :: Web 2.0/Cybercrime #
  • Glad to know that @rotexonline, a changemaker with an impressive track record, is now Executive Director of Digital Peers International! #
  • Read a mail today that may signal the beginning of mainstream change action by Nigeria’s Generation Y. On point! Enough is enough, really! #
  • RT @Inonesaint: @gbengasesan … D nigerian waters need God in active form! :: God’s active form is you and I, the 70% who’ve been quiet! #
  • Just got off the phone with an #Ajegunle.org graduate with keen interest in providing ushers/usherettes for events. Chei, I love what we do! #
  • The ability to stay still and just breathe in the midst of pressures (news, work, learning drive, demands, responsibilities, etc) is golden! #
  • Almost at the airport for one of those trips I can’t wait to see it’s end. 3 connections, all within West Africa 🙁 We need a good regional! #
  • OBJ is on this flight to Accra. The politician that he is, he walked down the aisle bowing to everyone, as if to say: I’m sorry about Yardie #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-21

  • To others across the world who see today as another opportunity to reaffirm their love to those who matter most to them, happy #Valentine’s #
  • Watching Valentine’s Day with Temi. Not sure I’ve seen a cinema room this packed. It’d better be worth losing our usual back row seat #
  • Ajegunle.org has anounced a call for new applications. Help spread the word so we can have more role models like Esther http://yrn.me/?lr9h0 #
  • Now that Lagos radio/TV stations have Maga No Need Pay CDs/VCDs, please call in and request for the song/video. Update on other cities soon. #
  • We will commend the Nigerian telecommunications’ industry regulator, NCC, for using twitter after @NgComCommission posts much-needed tweets. #
  • The world is listening. First, it was the ‘Paris Loves Maga No Need Pay’ video. This Wednesday, we discuss MISSPIN on Radio Australia Today! #
  • 2010 brings lots of collaboration and competition to the Nigerian Web 2.0 space. Lovely! Check http://naijapulse.com vs http://kukurooku.com #
  • New online gaming experience with a difference, Evoke is a crash course in changing the world! See http://urgentevoke.com. More details soon #
  • To gain momentum, identify future prospects, we engage in focused discussions on Nigeria’s Web 2.0 space at Outlook 2010. http://is.gd/8vyiz #
  • Discussing the #MISSPIN campaign with Phil Kafcaloudes on Radio Australia Today right now. http://is.gd/8BG75. Just played Maga No Need Pay! #
  • He asked his mentor, “What’s your eMail address sir?” “omosetan_omoyose@mosafejo.com,” he replied. “Can you please spell ‘underscore’ sir?” #
  • Speaking at the Engineers Without Borders Research Conference at the Royal Academy of Engineering today. @temiladesesan speaking too. #EWBUK #
  • Listening to some students discuss their research into the use of mud bricks and wondering again about research-practice disconnects. #EWBUK #
  • Everyone on my panel is talking about research in various African countries. Very welcome, but African actors need to take the driver’s seat #
  • London loves ‘Maga No Need Pay’. Just showed the audience the VCD and will hand out few copies. BTW, buzz if you saw the video on Silverbird #
  • #lightupnigeria today! See advocacy video: http://bit.ly/ds3jL3. Spread the word. No be like dis e suppose be! Abeg RT #
  • Work hard. Make your life count. Let your sphere of influence feel your impact. But also, make sure you take breaks to reconnect with life. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-14

  • Why is Virgin Atlantic quoting $419 for this flight? Well, I’m sure it’s safe to pay for it 🙂 Abeg o, Maga No Need Pay! http://is.gd/7Dsp4 #
  • Just saw this response to the #MNNP video: Paris loves ‘Maga No Need Pay’! Visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRqeXwDbQYM #MISSPIN #BLING #
  • Paris loves your work, @cobhamsasuquo @bankyw @mi_abaga @omawumi @rooftopmcs @wordsmith234 @kemiadetiba @bezidakula #MNNP http://is.gd/7WQOU #
  • We know there are problems but also know we’re the solution! We can give the same excuses but we’ll not. Maga No Need Pay http://is.gd/7Dsp4 #
  • Exceprt from Yahoo! News on Nigeria: “I don’t need no maga – just work harder,” raps Nigerian-American artist Banky W. http://is.gd/7Xiue #
  • What effect will a combination of positive peer pressure, pop culture, technical know-how and career opportunities have on cybecrime actors? #
  • Just had an interesting discussion with a good friend and the conclusion is that social change may not be easy, but every effort is worth it #
  • Gets more interesting, Aondoakaa calls in, and Soyinka will join Amanpour shortly. RT @rosanwo: On CNN now , Amanpour discusses Nigeria. #
  • On CNN now: Soyinka discusses Nigeria, Yar’adua and “those behind this sinister bizarre game” after Aondoakaa’s live lies on TV #SaveNigeria #
  • For 2010, Engineers Without Borders (UK) is hosting an eConference alongside the Feb. 19 Research Conference in London. http://yrn.me/?v3cx6 #
  • Sending off ‘Maga No Need Pay’ audio CDs to radio DJs today. Please contact info@pinigeria.org if you can help spread the message! #MNNP #
  • Looking for changemakers in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi & Niger state to coordinate ‘Watching Party’/distribution of free ‘Maga No Need Pay’ VCDs #
  • Concluding #MNNP VCD distribution plans. Lagos and regional Nigerian cities locked down. Some US cities almost in. Great news about London! #
  • Book For Immediate Sale: Microsoft Official Course #2780B (Managing a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database). Serious enquiries only, please. #
  • The hundreds of Nigerians (and friends of Nigeria) who will be at the BasketMouth 100% show in London (February 21) may get free #MNNP VCDs! #
  • What’re you doing Feb 25? Meet Naija’s Web 2.0 entrepreneurs at Outlook 2010. Free #MNNP VCDs for 250 students with ID. http://yrn.me/?x6rv8 #
  • Discussing the Ajegunle.org model @ EWB-UK Research Conference in London on February 19. To join the online conference: http://yrn.me/?x6m1e #
  • Hi Nottingham! After tomorrow’s offline day, @temiladesesan and I will both be speaking at the EWBUK research conference. http://is.gd/8kxmU #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-07

  • I love it when people use celebrity power to rally around a social cause! @MI_Abaga, one of Jos’ best exports, walks in: http://is.gd/7oW5G #
  • On my way to join other Nigerian #Ashoka Fellows at a meeting I’ve been looking forward to. Then in 2 hours, it’ll be time to see the video! #
  • Just previewed the ‘Maga No Need Pay’ video directed by @kemiadetiba and I can tell you this: you will love what you see. Quality + Content! #
  • The Future Pre-Awards conference holds February 6! Visit http://www.thefuturenigeria.com to get all the latest information. #irepresentnaija #
  • One of those days again today: early start, some stress, TV show recording, unexpected delays BUT a great work day, thanks to the PIN team! #
  • If you’re in #Abuja today, Congress Hall of the Hilton is where to be at 5pm. That’s where the ‘Maga No Need Pay’ video will be presented! #
  • At the airport with Cobhams, Rooftop MCs, Dr. Seyi, Bez, Shabach and Wordsmith. Leaving for the launch in Abuja shortly. Maga no need pay! #
  • Is the fact that #abaversion is trending (high up @ number 6) on twitter a true test of the potential popularity of Nigerian content online? #
  • Waiting for you guys downstairs, and the food is not #abaversion RT @Sokleva: @gbengasesan @MrFixNigeria Food oooooooo!!!! #
  • Exciting launch! Learn more about the #MISSPIN project at http://is.gd/7DsAt and watch the ‘Maga No Need Pay’ video at http://is.gd/7Dsp4 #
  • Text MAGA to +2347026702053 or visit http://cli.gs/maga to download free Maga No Need Pay ringtone. Standard charges apply. Thanks @takinbo! #
  • NOT true. See http://is.gd/7EloG. RT @Drogba_Fan: Is the FG really paying these Naija artists N2m each to make that “Maga no need Pay” song? #
  • Paid for by Microsoft, as part of the #MISSPIN project. RT @rosanwo: @gbengasesan so whos footing the bill to make the Maga no need pay song #
  • Help spread the word about the song and video (http://is.gd/7Dsp4) too. RT @Drogba_Fan: @gbengasesan Thanks for the info, a bit of a relief. #
  • Wow! 100 minutes of life-changing conversation with my new mentor. This more than makes up for the missed meeting opportunity. Thanks N! #
  • Just left Vision FM 92.1 Abuja where we had an interesting discussion! They’re playing the song (http://is.gd/7FDTC) on air shortly #MISSPIN #
  • Read Microsoft’s Tim Cranton’s article titled “Maga No Need Pay: Nigeria Gets Creative to Fight Cyber Scams” at http://is.gd/7FGVu #MISSPIN #
  • For the ‘Maga No Need Pay’ song, video, ringtone and campaign information, please see updated project page @ http://www.pinigeria.org/isspin #
  • The now-popular memo, by Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Communication, has people talking: http://is.gd/7J41b. Hmmmm… #SaveNigeria #
  • Hello Nigeria! This video’s for all who go out of their way to add value in a system that often makes you ask why bother. http://is.gd/7Dsp4 #
  • #LightUpNigeria #BLING #MISSPIN #SaveNigeria #NewNigeria #Various_Projects. Bring something to the table and there’ll be food in the house! #
  • Hello World! You’ve probably heard a number of things about young Nigerians but this is what we really are: enterprising! http://is.gd/7Dsp4 #
  • @BillGates @aplusk @Oprah @kingsthings @AshokaTweets Young Nigerians tell a new story in a new video against cybercrime! http://is.gd/7Dsp4 #
  • @234next @vanguardngrnews @MobilePunch @cnnbrk @bbc Young Nigerians tell a new story in a new video against cybercrime! http://is.gd/7Dsp4 #
  • Today in Nigeria: #LightUpNigeria campaign hosts video shoot in Lagos. The Future Pre-Award Conference holds. Anambra people go to the polls #
  • Leaving the #LightUpNigeria video shoot for The Future Pre-Award Conference. People are doing great stuff to weave a New Nigeria! Et tous? #
  • See Nigeria like you’ve never seen it before! RT @talkwithfunmi: @gbengasesan Catch Talk With Funmi Sunday Feb 7 on Africa Magic at 7pm. #