The Alternative

If you’re looking for young talents, come to Nigeria. They’re everywhere – in technology, entertainment, the arts, fashion, sports… the list is endless. But one vice has brought us more shame than the fame we earned through our dignified labour. It’s cybercrime, aka Yahoo! Yahoo!

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria and Microsoft Nigeria proudly present The Alternative, our opportunity to redirect the energy of young Nigerians – from Yahoo! Yahoo! – towards positive engagements, through the Internet Safety, Security and Privacy Initiative for Nigeria (ISSPIN) campaign and follow-up project.

There will be internet safety technology demonstrations by Microsoft; announcement of national essay and quiz competition winners; decoration of Internet Safety, Security and Privacy Initiative for Nigeria (ISSPIN) Ambassadors, public presentation of Microsoft/PIN’s technology capacity building program for young Nigerians, red carpet reception, music, and much more…

Featuring: Banky W, Rooftop MCs and Owen Gee…

The date is Saturday, October 25, 2008 and time is 3:00pm. Location? De Event Place, Planet One Entertainment, Lagos. For your invitations please write to thealternative@pinigeria.org, call 0702 830 72 05 or 0702 830 72 06.

This event is sponsored by Microsoft Nigeria and proudly supported by Planet One Entertainment, Soundcity, Teledom Group, New Nigeria Club, NairaHost, Blarque Brother Entertainment and Nigeria Computer Society!

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