WikiMaster Conference, Lagos

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WikiMaster Conference, Lagos is jointly organized by Wikimedia User Group Nigeria (WUGN) and World of Knowledge (WOK) to present the first Event of a Contest by the creator of the WikiMaster app.

This is a perfect Event for Students and Teachers and Educators in strive for a better working educational tool with gamification of learning in the disruptive global educational revolution. This Event in Lagos, Nigeria at the Goethe Institut is a 3 Day Seminar aiming to create a strong Community of WOK in Nigeria using Wikipedia as a tool for reaching better school results with mobile applications. Its an initiative to enhance school results for students and to and make multiple Choice Questions on the subjects covered in Wikipedia of the Nigeria Curriculum.

The Event will initialize a year long WikiMaster Contest during 2018 as well as educate the delegates in the power of WikiMaster and Wikipedia.


  • Create a community for WikiMaster in Nigeria
  • Creating awareness about Wikipedia in Nigeria


  • Town: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Date: 29, 30 and 31 January 2018 (Confirmed)
  • Venue: Goethe Institut, Catholic Mission Street, Opposite Holy Cross Cathedral, Lagos Island, Lagos

Important dates

  • Apply here for the conference - January 15th-24th, 2018
  • Doing... Notifying successful applicants (before close of work 27th of January)




Category One

Nigeria Wikimaster

Prize money: Total of 674730 NGN (= Nigerian Naira)


  • 1st Place: 500 USD / NGN 178000
  • 2nd Place: 250 USD / NGN 89250
  • 3rd Place: 100 USD / NGN 35700
  • 4-10th Place: 50 USD / NGN 17850
  • 11-100th Place: 10 USD / NGN 3570

Category Two

Content WikiMaster 2018

Special Diploma for WikiMaster Lagos Event Master 2018 A jury from WOK and WUGN or Lottery depending on performance during Event will decide of

  • An internship work for up to 3 months in WOK projects (and Wikipedia)
  • A scholarship of 500 USD worth to go to Wikimania Conference in Capetown, South Africa in June 2018

Rules and Prizes for Nigeria WikiMaster Contest for 2018

Rules and Prizes for Nigeria WikiMaster Contest for 2018

Target Audience

  • Wikipedia Editors
  • Teachers
  • Educators
  • Students


Days, before the start



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