Wikimedia User Group Nigeria/Wikimedia Fan Club, University of Ibadan

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The , shall be for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and staff from with the main purpose of contributing to Wikimedia and her related projects.This club shall domicile at the institution and run by the students with coordination from Wikimedia UG Nigeria (WUGN). This club will seek to promote Wikimedia project among the students through the execution of projects and training as a way of exposing the students to the movement.

The success of this project will primarily be to raise young Wikimedians among bonafide students of UI and also to promote our local languages on wikipedia. It will also help to integrate Wikimedia into the school curriculum.

We aim to achieve this by hosting several projects and events such as: edit-a-thons, GLAMs, Wikipedia Education programs and realted projects, which aim to promote Wikimedia projects in the institution. The club will plan Wikimedian Ambassador program that rotate among the student on yearly basis. The selected person shall be the face of Wikimedian in the schoool

Staff Advisor[edit]


  • To promote the use of Wikimedia projects by among the students of UI
  • To help students in UI learn how to contribute to Wikimedia projects
  • To organize in-person gatherings of Wikimedians in UI

Proposed Activities[edit]

  • Organizing Edit-a-thons for Wikipedia, Wikisource, and Wikidata in Nigeria
  • Promote editing of Nigeria-related content on Wikimedia projects
  • Wikipedia Campus Ambassadors
  • Open Street Maps Editing
  • Wikimedia In Residence (WIR)

Contact information[edit]

  • olaniyanshola15 at
  • callmetuoyo at


  1. Olaniyan Olushola (talk) 07:41, 27 January 2017 (UTC)
  2. User:Darreg
  3. User:Olufemi Simeon Adeniyi
  4. Kaizenify (talk) 07:08, 28 January 2017 (UTC)
  5. User:Adefanike
  6. Twenty students of the university have signified interest to join the group. We will list their names after the launch in April.

Events and Projects[edit]

The club is due to be Launched in the month of April, 2017

The launching took place on Friday, 28th April, 2017 at 13.00