Naijá Wikimedians User Group

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Naijá Wikimedians User Group is a group of Wikimedians that are committed to working on developing, promoting, improving the Naijá Wikipedia and other related Wikimedia projects.

We aim to promote the use of naijá language related Wikimedia projects through various outreach efforts and to support people in Nigeria to contribute to knowledge in naijá language.

The group is open to collaborations with other mission- aligned organizations to promote naijá language. The group is open for anyone interested in the language and open knowledge and movement.

Objectives edit

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  • Promote naijá Wikipedia from incubator to mainspace
  • Promote naijá Wikipedia and other naijá language related Wikimedia projects
  • Increase naijá related contents on Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects
  • Recruiting speakers of naijá language.
  • Increase the quality of naijá related contents on other Wikimedia projects
  • To support the creation, development, growth and free distribution of naijá language related educational materials

Proposed projects edit

  • We have submitted grant application for the Building Naijá Wikipedia edit-a-thons in Lagos and Ibadan
  • Wiki Loves Monuments, 1Lib1Ref,Wiki Loves Earth, WPWPCampaign, AfroCine, Wiki Loves Africa and other contests run in the Wikimedia movement
  • Content translation contests
  • GLAM projects
  • Training on how to contribute to naijá Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects including Wikimedia Commons, Wikidata, MediaWiki

Plans for activities edit

Planned activities for 2021 edit

Project title Description Timeline Type of event
Building Naijá Wikipedia Community+Edit-athon Offline and online edit-a-thon to increase contents and improve the quality of existing contents on Naija Wikipedia 15th Nov. 2021 - 25th Nov. 2021 In-person and online event5
Naija Wikipedia MediaWiki Interface Translation This is an offline activities where members of the Naija Wikimedians User Group will come together to translate the mediaWiki interface from English to Naija Wikipedi 3rd Dec. 2021 - 6th Dec. 2021 Online event
Pidgin Wikipedia Awareness interview on Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, popularly know as "Radio Nigeria" The contact persons for the Naijá Wikimedians User Group will be on air between 6:00 PM to 7PM WAT to talk about Naijá Wikipedia to give visibility to Naijá wikipedia 8th Dec. 2021 Online event
Train the newcomers This is an end of year event where newcomers will be trained on how to contribute to Naija Wikipedia. This activity would include onboarding and mentorship program for the new editors 10th Dec. 2021 - 23rd Dec. 2021 In-person and online event5

Planned activities for 2022 edit

The groups' 2022 annual plan will be published here in January 2022.

Á==Members== If you will like to join this user group, please feel free to add your username below with the four tides - ~~~~. The group is open for any interested persons.

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