Nigerian Commons Photographers User Group

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A Commons Wikimedian User Group for photographers editors/contributors that are base in Nigeria.

Goals and objectivesEdit

This user group wants to achieve the following objectives, you can find a detail objectives below this section

  • To Recruit new photographers, sound engineers and video uploaders to Wikimedia Commons.
  • To increase the number Nigerian files in Commons with photos, sound and videos in Wikimedia Commons.
  • Make campaign about contributing to Wikimedia Commons.
  • Meet up, Edith-a-thon and Workshops on how to snap, upload, license releasing and Edit Wikimedia Commons within Nigeria.
  • Upload more pictures to Wikimedia Commons.
  • Improve Wikipedia articles with Nigerian related pictures that are uploaded in Commons.
  • To help Editors with tools, skills and experience required for Wikimedia Movement progression.
  • Shared skills to new users and create friendly atmosphere to editors in other to stayed and contribute to Wikimedia Commons.
  • Trainings and bringing new editors to contribute to Wikimedia movement with images, sound and videos.

Detail Objectives

The following links are set of information and plans generated to elaborate a detail explanation on how Nigerian Commons Photographers User Group will work effectively on its scope in carrying Wikimedia projects and activities without overlapping other Wikimedia Affiliates to void conflict.

Also, to limit the expansion of The Nigerian Commons Photographers User Group from going beyond the proposed scope, which will not cause in any direct or indirect potential overlapping/conflict with the existing Affiliate.

Moreover, a set of plan to provide a coordination with other Wikimedia Affiliates in a friendly space that will boost partnership with existing Affiliates in developing Wikimedia projects, as Wikimedia Sisters Projects and User Group Affiliates are in collaboration with Wikimedia sister projects and in collaboration with existing Affiliates. All existing Affliates in Nigeria have been in their talk pages for unity, collaboration and understanding, starting by Wikimedia User Group Nigeria, Hausa Wikimedian User Group, Igbo Wikimedian User Group and Yoruba Wikimedian User Group


  • Nigerian Commons Photographers User Group meet up
  • Graphics design images upload.
  • June On boarding meeting up: This User Group will organize it's second meet up on June, to share idea with it's members and co founders on how to achieve it's directive goals.
  • Wikimedia Commons Online Training.
  • Tools and Skills acquisition.
  • Nigerian Pictorial Contest


1-Commons Wikimedia Workshop; a training that will engage photographers and users across Nigeria in understanding the basics of contributing to Wikimedia Commons.

2-Nigerian Commons Photographers Edith-a-thon (June, 2021): this is a project that will improve the skills of editors in making contribution to Wikimedia Commons.

3-Nigerian Commons Photographers Meet-up (August, 2021)

4- Nigerian Public Domain Workshop.(July, 2021)


On 2 February, 2019, a group of editors were gathered and discussed matters on how to create a User Group that will develop the skills of Nigerian Commons Photographers, to improve quality and quantity of images related to Nigeria files in Wikimedia Commons, many make a suggestion to way forward on aspects that will develop Wikimedia Movements.

On 15 November, 2020, another meeting was held, were the users discuss ways, agenda, objectives and procedures to follow for creation, existence, development and establishment of the user group. On 22 February, 2021, they made a final discussion on how to achieve what they had started Nigerian Commons Photographers User Group meet up.


Editors are encourage to sign up their names down here as members, by signing up you will be engaged with the activities of the this user group, feel free and join, you are highly welcome.

  1. User:Anasskoko
  2. User:sadauki11
  3. user:Bello Na'im
  4. User:Mrniger1
  5. User:Binmaleeek
  6. User:AhmadeeMA
  7. User:DaSupremo
  8. User:M.I Musaddam
  9. TheMajidi
  10. Aisha0006
  11. User:Musa Vacho77
  12. User:Aliyu shaba
  13. User:Sanusi Gado
  14. User:Ibraheem8088
  15. User:Mugu22
  16. User:Uncle Bash007
  17. User:Alameen khalid200
  18. User:paulboht

Interested in participatingEdit

Users are encourage to join by any means either online or offline activities, you can by putting your User name above.

User boxEdit

Insert this in your User page as member of Nigerian Commons Photographers User Group {{User Nigerian commons photographers}}

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Contact informationEdit

For now use the discussion page as a primary contact.

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Details ObjectivesEdit