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· August, 2006

Stories about Nigeria from August, 2006

Nigeria: Brain Gain

Unlike many countries, Nigeria is richly endowed with human and natural resources. But it’s lagging behind, in terms of development. Many emerging rich countries, Nkem Ifejika argues, are taking advantage...

Nigeria: The Long Grass

For anyone that passed through the boarding school system, Nkem Ifejika’s story, bizarre as it sounds, is not in any way strange. What may, however, seem strange is that anyone...

Nigeria: Survivor Africa

From Big Brother Africa to Survivor Africa young men and women across the continent are making their way up, ascending the ladder of fame. And this time out as many...

Nigeria: Catch a fire….naija style

Looking for something unique to wear this mid week up to the weekend? Bella Naija offers something to make you stand out in any crowd. She’s always wanted to be...

Nigeria: Economy “repressed” claims report

Grandiose Parlor highlighted the 2006 Index of Economic Freedom report which claimed Nigeria's economy remained “repressed”. “The various economic programs and policies of President Obasanjo's administration seem to have not...

African Women This Month

Literature, music and blog redesigns are three of the themes in the African women's blogosphere this month. Molara Wood and Mama's Junkyard have both redesigned their blogs. Molara has chosen...

Nigeria: Pictures and Soyinka's interview

Nigeria in pictures and Wole Soyinka on the future of Nigeria inside Aderemi’s Notebook.

Nigeria: Solar-powered fish project

A fishing village in Nigeria uses solar powered driers to dry their fish, reports Black Looks: “Bishop Kodji, a small fishing and canoe carving island in the Atlantic Ocean off...

Nigeria: Reviewing Obasanjo

Since he became the President of Nigeria in 1999, Obasanjo’s economic policies have not made any significant impact on the country’s economy, writes Grandiose Parlor.

Africa: Is the Battle against AIDS Lost?

Forum Realisance believes (Fr) former colonial powers and pharmaceutical companies are partially to blame for the AIDS crisis but saves harsher words for Africans and failed African leaders: ” Ignorance...

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Nweala's exit from the Nigerian govt. Bloggers share their thoughts.

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Nweala's exit from the Nigerian government. Bloggers share their thoughts.

Death of Joseph Sankara, Drug menace in Ghana, Prof Chike Obi and Prez Election in Gambia

Burkina Faso's independence day, a Nigerian mathematician, and elections in Gambia

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