Wikimedia User Group Nigeria/Wikimedia Hub, Owerri, Imo State/SouthEast Edit a thon

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The South East Edit a thon is an initiative of the Wikimedia Hub Owerri, Imo state Nigeria to Introduce and empower members of the hub to Wikipedia and its sister projects in order to ensure their effectiveness and active participation/engagement in most of the projects.

Aim of the project[edit]

The event was designed to organize a series of 3 edit a thons over 1 month with focus on improving the presence of contents relating to the region on English and igloo Wikipedia by creating new pages and improving existing ones as well as uploading files to commons.

Organizing Team[edit]

Measure of Success[edit]

This event will be deemed successful if the following took place:

  1. At least 25 participants must attend each of the event
  2. At least 20 new editors must attend the event.
  3. At least 30 articles relevant to the region must be created or improved.
  4. Number of repeat participants (for projects that include a series of events) - 10
  5. At least 10 photos about important places in the region must be uploaded on Wikimedia commons


Join us here[edit]

This event welcome interested participants to join the program by signing up below:

--Olaniyan Olushola (talk) 06:09, 4 February 2021 (UTC)
--Ptinphusmia (talk) 07:55, 4 February 2021 (UTC)
--Emmanuel Obiajulu (talk) 10:59, 4 February 2021 (UTC)
--Dolphyb (talk) 11:02, 4 February 2021 (UTC)
--Judethedeus(talk) 14:12, 5 February 2021 (UTC)
--Ngostary2k (talk) 15:43, 5 February 2021 (UTC)
--Chiinobis (talk) 09:05, 5 February 2021 (UTC)
--Ucheezotic (talk) 23:39, 5 February 2021 (UTC)
--Ifylucky (talk) 4:20, 9 February 2021 (UTC)
--Enkay Emezie (talk) 4:30, 9 February 2021 (UTC)
--Ichinga Samuel (talk) 1:13, 13 February 2021 (UTC)
-- Chika21 (talk) 13:55, 16 February 2021 (UTC)
--Wendy Moon (talk) 14:05, 16 February 2021 (UTC)
--Sommy kemdi (talk) 14:07, 16 February 2021 (UTC)
--Francisko Socrates (talk) 15:59, 16 February 2021 (UTC)
--Favourb273 (talk) 16:01, 16 February 2021 (UTC)
--Emmyb45 (talk) 16:02, 16 February 2021 (UTC)
--Collyama (talk) 7:20, 16 February 2021 (UTC)
--Angelo Cloudhead (talk) 1:37, 16 February 2021 (UTC)
--Alpha Prodigy (talk) 09:07, 18 February 2021 (UTC)


Day One[edit]

Day two[edit]

Day three[edit]

Neutral Point of View ( NPOV)

Suggested articles[edit]

List of Monuments in South East Region[edit]

--Akachi Monument, Owerri
--Jacob Zuma Statue
--Heroes Square Owerri

List of notable personalities from South East region[edit]

List of government institutions and structures from South East[edit]

List of past governors from the region[edit]

List of notable places in the region[edit]

--Ogba-Ukwu Caves and Waterfall

List of newspapers and publishing houses from the region[edit]

List of Local Government Areas in the region[edit]

Table 1: Proposed Imo State local government areas articles to work on
# Article Task(action) 1 - Add images and wikilinks Task(action) 2 - Add/improve lead section, citations and infobox Task(action) 3 - Add/improve subsections and Maps People who want to work on this article (there is no limit here)
1 Aboh-Mbaise Add images of LGA building, markets and important places Lead section should comprise 4 paragraphs of 4-6 sentences each capturing summary of the article. Cameroon is an example of an article with a good lead section. Refer to the article Alimosho, Ibeju-Lekki for infobox idea History, population, culture, occupation, market/market days etc are examples of subsections. Refer to the articles Surulere, Ikeja, Agege and Somolu for ideas on subsections.
2 Ahiazu-Mbaise Yes Yes Yes
3 Ezinihitte Mbaise (a parent article to the Itu, Imo State article) Yes Yes Yes
4 Ehime Mbano Yes Yes Yes
5 Ideato North Yes Yes Yes
6 Ideato South (a parent article to the Isiekenesi article) Yes Yes Yes
7 Ihitte/Uboma Yes Yes Yes
8 Ikeduru (a parent article to the Akabo article) Yes Yes Yes
9 Isiala Mbano Yes Yes Yes
10 Isu, Nigeria Yes Yes Yes
11 Mbaitoli (a parent article to the Ogbaku, Imo article) Yes Yes Yes
12 Ngor Okpala Yes Yes Yes
13 Njaba Yes Yes Yes
14 Nkwerre Yes Yes Yes
15 Nwangele (a parent article to the Amaigbo article) Yes Yes Yes
16 Obowo Yes Yes Yes
17 Oguta Yes Yes Yes
18 Ohaji/Egbema Yes Yes Yes
19 Okigwe Yes Yes Yes
20 Onuimo Yes Yes Yes
21 Orlu, Imo Yes Yes Yes
22 Orsu Yes Yes Yes
23 Owerri Municipal Yes Yes Yes
24 Owerri North (a parent article to the Naze, Imo article) Yes Yes Yes
25 Owerri West (a parent article to the Umuguma article) Yes Yes Yes
26 Oru East Yes Yes Yes
27 Oru West (a parent article to the Mgbidi and Ozara, Imo State articles) Yes Yes Yes


Social media[edit]

  • Hashtag: #SouthEastEditathon
  • Facebook:WikimediaNG
  • Twitter:WikimediaNG
  • Instagram:offcialwikimediang