The Managing Partner of Red Media Group, Chude Jideonwo, will be speaking at the New Media & Governance: Tools & Trends conference in Abuja, Nigeria on May 14 – 15, 2012. He is speaking in his capacity as Executive Director of The Future Project and founder of Enough is Enough Nigeria.

The conference is organised by the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation, along with partners including The Canadian High Commission, The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), the Independent National Electoral Commission, the International Republican Institute and the MacArthur Foundation.  Jideonwo will be moderating the first session on May 15 – on the Naija Generation and New Media.

The discussion will focus on how new trends in entertainment and popular culture can drive new levels of youth engagement and participation in governance. Discussants in the session include the Minister of Youth Development, Bolaji Abdullahi as well as singers Darey and Banky W, and actress Stella Damasus.

Jideonwo will also be participating as a Resource [person at the Breakout Session on Social Trends: Drivers for Progress, alongside Kayode Akintemi who is the Chief of Operations at Channels Television, amongst others.