Nigeria National Debate Team (2022)
Third up of our weekly featured African National Debate Teams, Nigeria!
The Nigerian National Debate Team is managed by Royal Rhetorics – a speech and debate brand dedicated to the proliferation of critical thinking skills among young people. The team is a combination of young, talented and passionate debaters who rose to fame at the inception of their careers given that the oldest debaters in the team are just about a year old in the sport.
Various meticulous selection processes were underwent by Royal Rhetorics to select the best speakers across the country. However, the journey didn’t end there as intensive training and coaching sessions was inculcated in the routines of the debaters to better maximize their debating skills.
Members of the team have made a name for themselves in the circuit as they were the national team at African Schools Debating Championship (ASDC) 2022, Quarterfinalists and 3rd Breaking team at Mwalimu Nyerere Invitational debate schools championship 2021, novice winners at Oxbridge Schools Debate Championship 2022 amongst others.
The team is coached by a fusion of great debaters including Eze Nwakuba who’s the founder of Royal Rhetorics, chairperson of PAUDC amongst other credentials, Ayodele Samuel who’s a student of the University of Ilorin and one of Africa’s finest amongst other remarkable coaches who fueled the brilliance in the national team.
DEBATERS: Nelson Gloria Unoiza, Delight Chidiebere Adaeze, Ademola Temiloluwa Oyerinde, Onuoha Chisom Grace, Chiedu Jude
DEVELOPMENT SQUAD: Sanni Mubarak, Ene Praise Johnson, Ifeanyi Awurum, Chinaza Stephenson, Divine Zeal-Maduka.
COACHES: Eze Nwakuba, Nzeako Fabian, Muhammad Oloruntoyin, Jessica Awurum, Ayodele Samuel.
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