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· December, 2005

Stories about Nigeria from December, 2005

Nigeria: Coming home

Nigerian blogger, Teju Cole, writes about his arrival back home in Nigeria…

Nigeira: Telecoms

Chippla's Weblog takes a critical look at Nigeria's telecoms industry……………The Nigerian Telecommunications Limited, or NITEL as it is widely known, had been doing this ever since it was established. And...

Nigeria: Abacha's Ghost

Chippla writes about Abacha's ghost haunting Nigeria.

Kenya in London and Goose for xmas dinner

African Bullets & Honey shares his xmas dinner of wild goose….For dinner we baked the wild goose marinated in tangerines, strawberries, red onions, garlic and clove powder among other spices....

Nigeria: Xmas in my home town

Jangbalajugbu-Homeland Stories writes that like millions of other Nigerians at Christmas time, he is off to his home town which is called Saki in Oyo State where the heat is...

Nigeria: HIV

Black Start Journal reports on the Nigeria's new initiative that will provide free antiretroviral drugs to HIV/AIDS sufferers. Nigeria has the third highest HIV rate in the world.

AIDS in Africa

Lest some of us forget a few of life's realities at this time of much merrymaking etc Grandiose Parlour reminds us via Medecins Sans Frontieres of the impact and cost...

Nigeria: Christmas

Kid's Doc in Jos posts on Christimas in Nigeria……….Weather: dry and dusty. Travel: Like Thanksgiving in the US, this is the time for traveling home.Decorations: modest by American standards, but...

Nigeria: African leaders

On a lighter mode – a great tune but hey you need to change the song sometime! He has some questions about African leaders….”Is it true that Presidents are usually...

Nigeria: party time

Molara Wood has some cool photos “owambe belles” and “Lagos lass“. And if you write love poetry you can submit to the African Love Poems to be published next year.

Kenya: Coming home

Afromusings muses on her return home to Kenya and is impressed by the changes to the airport and other things………………” On our drive out of the airport, i saw the...

Nigeria: alamieyeseigha

More on Bayelsa ex Governor Alamieyeseigha from Nigerian blogger Oluniyi David Ajao….”I must say here that Diepreye Alamieyeseigha is not the only kleptocrat in Nigeria, or in the world for...

Nigerian blogoshpere this week

Following three recent airline crashes in Nigeria Chippla has written an excellent series of reports on the Nigerian Aviation Sector. The reports examine each of the crashes, the response of...

SA: Loosing Nigerians

South Africa writes about the Home Affairs dept loosing 200 people who flew in from Nigeria on a SAA flight and the failure of the government to “punish” whoever was...

Nigeria: Bad debts

Nigerian blogger, Agodi News asks why the Nigerian government is getting new loans when it cannot pay off it's present debts?

Nigeria: Ibadan politics

Nigerian World News writes about the “brutal” nature of Ibadan politics which is once again rearing its head. . Ibadan is the capital of Oyo State in Yorubaland.

Nigeria: Nollywood

Nigerian Times writes about the Nigerian film industry known as Nollywood. “Nigeria is Nollywood and Nollywood is Nigeria! It is the story of a people who dream dreams shaped by...

419 & Chickens in Ghana

My Heart is in Accra points to two stories on Africa in this week's Christian Science Monitor.…One on “yahoo-yahoo” boys comes from Nigeria and the other on Ghana's chicken industry.

Nigeria: aviation sector

Chippla continues is expose of the Nigerian aviation industry……”Sosoliso Airlines, which was involved in a recent crash and Chanchangi Airlines. The fact that Chanchangi Airlines had remained flying all this...

Nigeria: Credit

Timbaland of Nigeria writes about the newly available credit to Nigerian citizens..…”The Nigerian economy is fast becoming an advanced one with the inevitable e-commerce boom coming up soon and the...

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