Nigeria – Africa’s Next Super Power?

On Tuesday 8th June there will be an event at the British Library called “Nigeria – Africa’s Next Super Power?”.

It looks like it might be different from the usual negative vibe reports about Africa/Nigeria.  It will be chaired by Jon Snow, and other panellists will include Neil McGregor (director of the British Museum), Father Matthew Kukah, Dr Abdul Raufu Mustapha (Lecturer in African Politics, University of Oxford) and Chika Unigwa (writer).

  1. British Museum/Guardian Public Forum debate
  2. The British Museum, London WC1 (Access via Great Russell Street entrance)
  3. Date: 8 June 2010
  4. Time: 7:00pm
  5. Duration: 2.5 hours
  6. Price 15 pounds (12 pounds concessions)

Guests will also be invited to a private viewing of the British Library’s Kingdom of Ife: Sculptures from West Africa exhibition.

The ticket includes entry to the private viewing, the debate and a glass of wine.


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