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Watch The Future Awards Nigeria Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders Live



Young people from around the country are in Lagos for the Nigeria Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders starting from 9am today at the Shell Hall of the Muson Centre in Lagos.

Speakers already in Lagos include the Headline Speaker Obiageli Ezekwesili, the governors of Rivers and Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, amongst others.

Other speakers are Prof. Pat Utomi, the Managing Director of M-Net Africa, Biola Alabi; Channels TV chairman, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the Honourable Minister of Youth Development, amongst others.

The panels are made up of young Nigerian leaders drawn from the public sector, the private sector and civil society from the six geo-political zones about the country, addressing the topic: The Challenge of Responsible Governance – How Can Our Generation Do Better?

The event will be recorded for later broadcast on Channels Television this week but you can watch it live online via You can also follow the conversation via Twitter through the official hashtag #TFASymposium.

It is presented by The Future Project and First Bank, in association with EnoughisEnough Nigeria and the International Republican Institute.


  1. Personal Shopper

    March 19, 2012 at 10:52 am

  2. Austine Da Whizchap

    March 19, 2012 at 11:15 am

    Live on it already……kudos!

  3. kem

    March 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    few comment when it comes to education matter, but several comment on music, fashion….lol

  4. christy

    March 19, 2012 at 1:15 pm

    @kem u re v a victim cldnt even read wat it s.I guess controversy sells more

  5. Ezekiel Lasbury

    March 19, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    its a breath of fresh air to see youths excelling in their diverse areas

  6. cathy

    March 19, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    people are more interested on the outside rather than otherwise @kem lol

  7. Debbie egwuogu

    March 19, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    Symposium was very ok,but i think it can be better… Time management waz poor, the reactions during the political session was almost outa control,the headline speaker wz great!lunch was fantastic and some of the speakers especially the entreprenuerial session was great… In all i had an enlightening time.

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