BBC Global Questions Records Debate in Lagos Nigeria


This July, Global Questions, the BBC’s highly respected, internationally renowned, current affairs programme travels to Lagos to raise important questions around how African youth are mobilising to raise political awareness.

Recording in the Nigerian city on 4th July, the discussion will be presented by Zeinab Badawi and will feature a panel of opinion formers who will face a live audience with important questions about how youth are shaping the future of their continent.

Bringing together high-profile Africans from the worlds of politics, civil society and culture, the English-speaking panel will include Aminu Tambuwal, Governor of Sokoto State; Samson Itodo, Executive Director Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth & Advancement; Ayisa Osori, Lawyer and Author; Obiageli Ezekwesili, Africa Economic Development Policy Initiative, and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, one of Nigeria’s most recognised TV personalities.

The BBC is inviting members of the public to attend the recording of Global Questions in Lagos on Wednesday 4th July. For more details and to apply to be part of the audience, visit the BBC Shows and Tours website:

Global Questions will be giving ordinary citizens in Africa the opportunity to question experts about what the future holds for young people in their society – from how they’ll make their mark politically, economically and culturally to what kinds of social change they want to bring. Questions can be submitted through a range of BBC platforms including Twitter by using the hashtag #BBCGlobalQuestions, sending a Whatsapp message on +447497371629 or emailing

The programme will be broadcast on the BBC’s international news channel, BBC World News on Saturday, July 28, at 0910 and 2110 GMT and 0210 and 1510 GMT on Sunday, July 29. It will also air BBC World Service Radio and

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