Any natural person and institution/corporate body may become member of the Wikimedia Nigeria. Members may either be Nigerians or foreign nationals. A regular member of the Wikimedia Nigeria is obligated to:

  1. Observing the bylaws and other regulations of the Society;
  2. Pay the membership fee of the Society unless otherwise specified.
Regular member

A Nigerian citizen who is above 18 years of age and has full capability to legal activities and isn’t deprived of his or her public privileges may become a regular member of the Wikimedia Nigeria provided:

  1. S/he has submitted an application for membership to the Executive Committee;
  2. His or her application has been accepted by the committee.

A regular member of the Wikimedia Nigeria has rights to:

  1. Vote and participate actively/passively in elections of Executive Committee and become a member of the Executive Committee;
  2. Take part in the General Meetings;
  3. Make statements, submit opinions and postulate to the Executive Committee on every topic related with the activity of the Society;
  4. Take part in the realization of objectives and goals of the Society;
  5. Be able to use the Society’s equipment, services and support, as long as it serves the goals of the Society;
  6. Participate in the formation and realization of the Society’s programs.
Supporting member

A person who is above 10 years of age (but not more than 18 years of age), or a foreign national may become a Supporting Member of the Society provided:

  1. S/he has submitted an application for membership to the Executive Committee;
  2. His or her application has been accepted by the committee.
  3. A supporting member has all the rights of a regular member except voting right and cannot become a member of the Executive Committee.
Institutional Member

Any academic/educational institute, research group, non-government organization, foreign agency, and any other interested organization may become an Institutional Member of the Society which is interested in contributing to the objectives and goals of the Society. An Institutional Member does not have voting rights & cannot become a member of the Executive Committee.

An Institutional Member has following rights:

  1. It may nominate any person to attend the General Meeting as ‘Observer’;
  2. It may, through its nominee, make statements, submit opinions and give suggestion to the committee on topics related with the activity of the Society but those will not be binging on the committee;
  3. It may take part in the realization of objectives and goals of the Society;
  4. It may participate in the formation and realization of the Society’s program.
Membership Fee

All the members of the Society will be required to pay a fee during enrollment as a member for the first time. There will also be an annual subscription fee which will be called membership fee.

Regular Member: N5000

Supporting member: N2000

 

Payment Method

To be posted soon.