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· November, 2006

Stories about Nigeria from November, 2006

Nigeria: Nigerian unwords

Ijebuman's Diary posts a list of Nigerian unwords and examples of how they can be used in a Nigerian context.

Africa: LGBTs issues in Africa

Black Looks writes about current development in LGBTs issues in Africa, “The Kenyan Times published an article in support of the South African Bill and states that it does not...

Nigeria: cybercrime bill

Naija Blog posts the Nigerian cybercime bill for, “Anyone who wants to read what is done about cybercrime in Nigeria…”

Nigeria: putting the record straight

Grandiose Parlor responds to a blog post suggesting that Nigeria is skunk slime of Africa, “The writer displays a gross lack of knowledge, for he should have realized that while...

Africa: Africa's economies

Eliesmith writes about the 2006 African Development Indicator, “According to the report, the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of South Africa have retained their dominant positions on the...

Nigeria: challenges for Nollywood

Zaynab A. Omaki writes about Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry, in the sub-Saharana Africa roundtable, “For all is flaws, however, Nollywood has been able to create a sense of nationhood....

Nigeria: art as activism and community

Black Looks on art as activism and community, “Art as activism, as a tool for transformation, as community is something that I have come across more and more over the...

Nigeria: Yoruba keyboard

The Yoruba keyboard: a photo posted by Naija blog.

Nigeria: Nigerian fashion designers

Bella Naija writes about the October 2006 Edition of True Love West Africa, which features top Nigerian designers and their muses.

Nigeria: remembering Ken Saro Wiwa

Ken Saro Wiwa is remembered today: “It is important to note that the militancy that is taking place in the Niger Delta today has evolved out of the original non-violent...

Nigeria: money laundering

Grandiose Parlor confirms allegation of money laundering by a senior special assistant to the Nigerian president: Yes, I did what the Nigerian government and the EFCC wouldn’t do: research the...

Nigeria: rebirth of the insurance sector

Rebirth of the insurance sector in Nigeria: “This is in view of the current recapitalisation exercise, which is aimed at positioning insurance firms for new challenges in this ever dynamic...

Nigeria: anything can happen

In Nigeria, anything can happen.

Nigeria: Nigerian Google version

Google has launched a Nigerian version of its search engine, Gbeborun of Lagos reports: A search on the Google Nigeria version of the phrase ‘election 2007′ with the ‘pages from...

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