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· October, 2005

Stories about Nigeria from October, 2005

From the African women's blogsphere

On 26 October, Togo became the 15th country to ratify the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa thus ensuring...

Nigeria: ICTs

Nigerian blogger, Gbenga welcomes the recognition that the youth in Nigeria and elsewhere are receiving from local technology stakeholders and the birth of a dynamic youth movement around ICT issues...

Nigeria: Ministerial celebrations

Eseme Udoekong's My Africa gives us the opportunity of witnessing (text & photos) the ceremony to celebrate the appointment of a Nigerian Minister, in this case Mrs Helen Esuene, the...

This weeks voices from Nigeria and Ghana

Chippla reports on the Belleveiw plane crash in Nigeria last weekend. He talks about the first few hours after the plane crashed. He gave an account of Nigerian's perception of...

Nigerian blogger Trae Days complains that Nigerians have “too much God in their heads” We put too much of God in our thoughts, words and actions when in fact we...

Nigeria: Whats wrong with Lagos

Ante Thoughts – back in Nigeria for a year – is “hanging in there”. On a brief break from teaching in Edo she has some introspects about being in Lagos.

Images from Ile-Ife, Nigeria – A Spiritual People!

A Spiritual People by Jangbalajugbu-Homeland Stories Nigerians were rated as the happiest people on earth some time ago – the reason is simple. Nigerians are a spiritual people!

Nigeria – questions

Nigerian blogger, Musings of a NaijaMan, asks some serious questions about Nigeria's “Black Weekend” in which 117 died in a plane crash and the 1st lady died on the operating...

1000 Naira

Chippla's Weblog introduces us to the Nigerian currency, the Naira, and the new N1000 bill which unlike previous notes does not feature the face a famous or “infamous” Nigerian as...

Rapping for Palestine

Nigerian blogger Soul on Ice attended a conference over the weekend in London organised by the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign. The concert featured civil rights rap group “The Last Poets” and...

Nigerian blogs, Kisses & Roses, Boggy Woggy and Nigerian Times, report on the plane accident in Nigeria at the weekend as well as the untimely death of Mrs Stella Obasanjo,...

Nigeria Poet

Molara Wood, invites us to read her review of Nigerian poet, Tade Ipadeola who has a new book “Poetic Rain”.

Contemporary Nigerian Writers

Musings of a Naija Man provides an excellent list of some of the best novels by contemporary Nigerian writers.

Race on the streets of London

Nigerian blogger in UK, Confessions of the Mind has a racist experience on the streets of London – not your usual in your face racial abuse, racial innuendos, being reminded...

Corruption in Nigeria

Once again Nigeria is in the top 5 of most corrupt countries. Chippla's Blog asks What manner of a country” is Nigeria!. A country where online spamming is taken to...

Ife Univeristy

“Sunday Lunch Ife Style” by Jangbalajugbu-Homeland Stories

5 reasons to visit Nigeria

Australian blogger Nick in Nigeria gives 5 good reasons “why should you come to Nigeria” and Nigerian blogger, Fakafiki thanks him for “identifying with the Naija Spiritt!

Technology blogger, Timbuktu Chronicles reports on “Jambo OpenOffice” the Swahili version of OpenOffice.org thereby localising free and open source software.

….my hearts in Accra is attending the Pop!Tech 2005 conference along with 12 young leaders of Africa – activists, bloggers and leaders –

Naija Blog asks that we “crack open the bubbly” as once again Nigeria is listed in the top ten most corrupt countries in the world by Transparency International - not...

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