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· December, 2006

Stories about Nigeria from December, 2006

Africa: James Brown and Africa

Blake Lambert, blogging at Sub-Saharan Africa Roundtable, writes about James Brown's connection to Africa, “Yet JB’s best-known visit to the continent was in 1974 when he performed at a concert...

Nigeria: who is to blame?

Chxta's World discusses the tragedy that claimed more that 200 lives in Nigeria, “Concerning the avoidable tragedy that played out in Abule-Egba, it is pertinent to note that there are...

The Shadowy World of 419, Posing With a Crocodile And Santa Claus in Ouagadougou

What happens when scammers go digital? The result is the shadowy world of 419. Scribbles from the Den, a Cameroonian blog, has a post about these scammers “I Go Chop...

Nigeria: political recycling

“Recycling may be good for the environment but political recycling is definitely not good for the nigerian environment,” writes Ijebuman's Diary.

Nigeria: Same Sex Marriage Bill

Black Looks writes about the Same Sex Marriage Bill in Nigeria, which would make it illegal to press for LGBT rights and recognition in the country.

Nigeria: new intellectual online forum

Kazey Journal is excited about Think Nigeria, a new Nigerian intellectual online forum, “Let me spill the beans, there is a new Nigerian intellectual forum that is just what you...

Nigeria: lessons from Nigerian film industry

Back To The Beginning shares an email she received about 24 lessons from the Nigerian film industry.

Nigeria: Niger Delta crisis

Grandiose Parlor the Niger Delta crisis, “Sixty-Five (65) Nobel laureates comprising the Commission of Nobel Laureates on Peace, Equity and Development in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria have proposed...

Nigeria: Nigeria bashing

Naijaman is pissed off with people who label all Nigerians ‘fraudsters’, “If all Nigerians committed fraud, the UK economy will probably collapse.”

Bloggers in West Africa, harsh migration, low bandwidth and Who Killed Deyda?

We get to know more about two bloggers in West Africa this week. Keith Smith in Burkina Faso shares his photos, and George Ngwane in Cameroon re-publishes an interview with...

Nigeria: blogger wins ICT award

Edward Popoola, who won the award for Top ICT Educator in Africa recently, writes, “Remarkable in that, I got an award I least expected I was going to win. My...

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