Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-14

  • RT @BankyW: Off to do some motivational speaking/mentoring for the Kano Youth, with British Council. Wish me luck! :: Thanks for doing that! #
  • Few, committed, young but ready for change! Youth from across Nigeria meet with Tunde Bakare #SaveNigeria http://tweetphoto.com/13581447 #
  • RT @Motofe: RT: @gbengasesan Youth across Nigeria with Tunde Bakare #SaveNigeria few is not enough :: This is only 1 of many other ‘fews’ #
  • Just leaving Channels TV after Rubbin’ Minds and ‘Maga No Need Pay’ is playing right now on Channels. http://tweetphoto.com/13588205 #
  • RT @Sokleva: Watched it and I loved every bit! Let’s MARCH there!!! @gbengasesan :: Yes boss!!! If not now, when; if not us, who? 9th & 16th #
  • JOS! Why? When I was growing up, I read about how apples and Corn Flakes came from you, so I dreamt of settling down there. #enoughisenough #
  • The Save Nigeria Group protest walk is on Wednesday, March 10 and not Tuesday. Please check http://www.savenigeriagroup.com for more details #
  • Just read Tolu Ogunlesi’s “Young People Power” @ http://is.gd/9WvTK. True, “Enougha Enougha”! 10th @ Aso Rock, 16th @ NASS. #enoughisenough #
  • RT @donestyc: @gbengasesan amazing article that inspires the reader. God willing, I will be there this time#Enoughisenough :: See you there #
  • Yinka, an Ajegunle.org graduate (now an intern at PIN), is working the phones for ‘Maga No Need Pay’. 9ja TV/radio, thanks for the airplay! #
  • Even domestic goats and run-away ostritches react when oppressed. Why do superior beings stay silent in the midst of suffering? #SaveNigeria #
  • Read this report about legislators’ action on cybercrime: http://is.gd/9XMrI. After Wednesday’s rally, we’ll be discussing cybercrime @ NASS #
  • Another interesting report on Next (http://is.gd/9XQjR) about Ajegunle. Thanks for mentioning his name, he’ll hear from us at Ajegunle.org! #
  • RT @MrSawyerr: 300 soldiers to welcome the President. None to prevent the slaying of 500 souls in Jos. :: Mr. Jonathan, share the good luck! #
  • Good news for our Ajegunle.org ladies on International Women’s Day. Commonwealth grant approved for their eLearningAfrica2010 participation! #
  • Every religious leader who preaches prosperity without discussing posterity has not been sent by the God (s)he claims to serve! #Savenigeria #
  • O God of creation/Direct our noble cause/Guide our ‘leaders’ right/HELP OUR YOUTH THE TRUTH TO KNOW… Silence isn’t golden! #EnoughIsEnough #
  • @ugonwosu & I on our way to a meeting with a UK guest, UK Dep High Commissioner, UKTI staff & Ajeromi LGA officers in Ajegunle #Ajegunle.org #
  • New Health Centre and High Court Complex under construction in Ajegunle. If only Local Gov’ts could do their http://tweetphoto.com/13777725 #
  • Great! 8 #Ajegunle.org graduates met Nick Baird, UK Deputy High Commissioner and UKTI’s Moji and PIN met with LG chairman/VC on partnership. #
  • Interesting conversation with the founder of GistCaster, another microblogging platform for the Nigerian space. http://gistcaster.com #
  • The events of the last few months, and days, have shown the need to save ourselves – or we perish! #enoughisenough http://twitpic.com/17kc1x #
  • Once again, today, Nigerians stage a protest in the capital city of Abuja to demand an end to shameful living. #enoughisenough #SaveNigeria #
  • If Nigeria fails, your job, investments and other interests become history. Do what you can to #SaveNigeria and declare that #EnoughIsEnough #
  • The #SaveNigeria rally is gathering numbers at the Unity Fountain in Abuja. A picture: #EnoughIsEnough http://tweetphoto.com/13881830 #
  • Another picture update from the #SaveNigeria rally. http://tweetphoto.com/13883089 #
  • The rally leaves the Unity Fountain for the National Assembly. Police lines along the way, the crowd sings a http://tweetphoto.com/13883865 #
  • There’s a police blockade preventing protesters from going towards Aso Rock villa, the seat of the presidency http://tweetphoto.com/13885002 #
  • Just ran into a friend from High School, Wole Oni. The last time I saw him was in 1994! #SaveNigeria http://tweetphoto.com/13885314 #
  • Secretary to the Fed. Gov’t, Yayale Ahmed, is here to address us. Crowd is shouting ‘ole’ (thief) & ‘no more http://tweetphoto.com/13885691 #
  • Dr. Tunde Bakare presents the #SaveNigeria group’s demands to the government representative, Yayale Ahmed. http://tweetphoto.com/13885998 #
  • Yayale praising the protest as “an expression of democracy in Nigeria” after being greeted by “ole” and “wey http://tweetphoto.com/13886243 #
  • Yayale leaves without answering the “where is Yaradua” question, earning more shouts of “ole, ole, ole!” (thi http://tweetphoto.com/13886379 #
  • Students of Obafemi Awolowo University (ever active, and yes I’m a biased alumnus) leaving for Ife after the http://tweetphoto.com/13886651 #
  • The protest has moved to the National Assembly, asking to see the Speaker of the House of Reps., Dimeji Banko http://tweetphoto.com/13887092 #
  • It’s a wrap, and though NASS denied entry with uniformed men at the gate, quite a number remain here. http://tweetphoto.com/13888535 #
  • Quite an irony, I can’t gain entrance into the House of Assembly venue of the ‘cybercrime committee’ meeting. All routes have been blocked! #
  • The crowd refuses to leave the gate, a policeman tells me he’s tired but happy to see 9ja stand up. RIP, Caba http://tweetphoto.com/13889283 #
  • Protester creates scene, crying. “He used to be my president”. Others console him, “another president will be http://tweetphoto.com/13889543 #
  • Crowd disperses, police enjoy cold water after guarding the gate in the sun. Irony: water provided by a prote http://tweetphoto.com/13890272 #
  • Pro-Yaradua rally underway at the gate of the National Assembly. Someone posed for a close-up. http://tweetphoto.com/13893890 #
  • Crans Montana Forum is now on twitter! Follow @cmontanaforum to get updates on activities and opportunities. For more details: http://cmf.ch #
  • RT @234next: Abuja/Nigeria – The Federal Executive Council meeting has been canceled to be reconvened when the Acting President deems fit #
  • As Nigerian youths take the campaign for change to the streets March 16, expect live updates via twitter. http://is.gd/abI8S #enoughisenough #
  • RT @kabissa: @gbengasesan add to the Kabissa database (thanks @oreoluwa for sharing) :: #enoughisenough is now pending at http://is.gd/acm8n #
  • Desmond Tutu tells Amanpour on CNN, “we are overwhelmed with the things you show”, while explaining why he wrote the new “Made for Goodness” #
  • Why do you want me to list all visas issued over a 3-year period? And I have to write it out, one after another 🙁 Check the passport, sufi! #
  • RT @segundemuren: #VoteorDie :: If not now, when? If not us, who? On Tue., March 16, we march. After that, we rock the vote! #enoughisenough #
  • Just read Tolu Ogunlesi’s piece, “We will fight for the soul of Nigeria”, on CNN. If not now, when? #enoughisenough. http://bit.ly/c9r1LH #
  • Even Prof. Iwu(ruwuru) knows how important March 16 is; INEC will release 2011 elections’ timetable on the day Nigerian Youth storm Abuja! #
  • Finally caught ‘Maga No Need Pay’ on radio myself; playing right now on Wazobia 95.1 🙂 #
  • “It’s time for us to stop BEING the disasters, and to start being part of the solutions”- @BankyW in “Hell is empty…” http://bit.ly/d3L2nK #
  • On March 16, we hit the streets. After that, we join forces to plot the #2011 take-over. Then we register, vote and protect! #enoughisenough #
  • Just did a video at the Junior Achievement Nigeria office as part of the organization’s 10th anniversary. Exc http://tweetphoto.com/14119088 #
  • RT @TaiwoOlayinka: Playing Maga No Need Pay inside a Cyber Cafe in Ajegunle. :: Tell them, and let them know how ICT training worked for you #
  • Thanks to a call from @ugonwosu, I’m watching ‘Maga No Need Pay’ on PrimeTime TV on AIT as I send this tweet. Cool! Really cool 😉 #
  • On my way to #Ajegunle for the new and improved @ajegunledotorg Alumni Meeting. New updates, positive peer pressure, elections. C’est bon! #
  • New excos elected, far-reaching discussions on program efficiency, announcement of competition winners and more. It’s a wrap @ajegunledotorg #

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