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Theme: The Other Side of The Story

This event occurred on
May 24, 2012

TEDxIkoyi aims to explore the full spectrum of the Nigerian experience through inspring talks from the country's thought leaders. Delivering talks on entrepreneurship, agriculture, activism, governance and the arts, speakers wil speak around the theme "The Other Side of The Story".

The Wheatbaker Hotel
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Akintunde Akinleye

As an award winning Reuters photojournalist, his work which focus on capturing social realities have been featured in Time Magazine, NY Times and The Guardian UK. Previous exhibitions have been held in Lagos, Paris, Berlin and California

Chinedu Echeruo

Founder of HopStop with operations in 12 major cities around the world. He raised over $8million in capital for its expansion plans in 2002. He currently manages Constant Capital, a venture capital firm in Ghana

Godfrey Nzamujo

Reverend Father Nzamujo is member of the UN’s Commission on Africa and Director of Songhai Centre, the leading model on sustainable agro business on the continent. He continues to work on implementing corresponding institutional framework for integrated agriculture and renewable energy on the Continent

Nike Okundaye

World renowned artist and owner of Nigeria’s largest art gallery. Her work includes empowerment schemes for rural women in Abuja, Kogi and Osun states as well as stocking the largest collection of Nigerian art

Dapo Oyewole

Working with Amnesty International and the Institute for Security Studies, Dapo has spear- headed a wide range of Africa related initiatives in Europe and North America. He is a regular commentator on CNN and the BBC and is passionate about redefining the dialogue of governance and citizen participation

Nneka Egbuna

Conscious music best describes singer/ song writer Nneka’s soulful sound. Her voice strikes an eerie balance between rage and pain, offering commentary on Africa’s social and political landscape.

Organizing team


Lagos , Nigeria


Lagos , Nigeria
  • Muyiwa Ibraheem
    Tech Lead
  • Wendelyn Okemini
    Event Cordinator
  • Lola Ola
    Logistics Lead