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· May, 2007

Stories about Nigeria from May, 2007

Kenya: they came, they saw, they were conquared

Only in Kenya writes about Harambee Stars vs. the Green Eagles: “They came, they saw, they were conquered. That is the story of the Super Eagles after their encounter with...

Nigeria: remembering the Biafran War

Chxta and Ababoy remember the Biafran War, which took place 40 years ago this month.

Africa: Blog This Poem!

The African blogosphere is rapidly expanding, bringing more voices online in the form of commentaries, opinions, analyses, rants...and poetry. Blogs have created a new space for African poets to share...

Nigeria: Naija Bloggers – The Book

A call to Nigerian bloggers to be part of a book called, Naija Bloggers Vol. 1: “This is a call to all Nigerian bloggers worldwide to become a part of...

Election Parallels: Nigeria, France, Mali

Sanaga Peregrinations compares and draws lessons from the recent Nigerian, French, and Malian elections [Fr].

Nigeria: Is the Nigerian Blogosphere Dying?

Grandiose Parlor asks, “Is the Nigerian Blogosphere Dying?,”: “Obifromsouthlondon, the Nigerian blogger (UK) at Soul on Ice, leads the pack of Bloggers that did a sudden somersault and “closed shop”...

Nigeria:Bloggers meetup in Lagos

Calling all bloggers in Nigeria: “All Naija bloggers (bloggers in Nigeria, Nigerian or otherwise) are invited to the first ever meeting of bloggers in Nigeria. This event will allow you...

Nigeria: Nigerian democracy for dummies

Nigerian democracy (DemoCrazy) for dummies from Ijebuman's diary: “A friend wanted to know about naija's democracy, so i've decided to do a dummies style tongue-in-cheek explanation of democracy naija style.”

Nigeria: the Egungun festival 2007

Naijablog on the Egungun festival in Nigeria: The Egungun masquerade takes place at Iragbiji (Osun State) at the end of this month. Wikipedia tells me the town was founded by...

Nigeria: Wikipedia in Ibo, Yoruba, and Hausa

Temi Kolawole on Wikipedia in Hausa, Ibo, and Yoruba: “If you speak/write any of the above languages (I dont), feel free to add content on wikipedia.”

Nigeria: blogger's post appears in Nigeria's newspaper

The Guardian publishes “Open letter to our Commander(s)-in-Chief” from the Nigerian blogger, Laspapi: “The Guardian published my “Open letter to our Commander(s)-in-Chief” last Sunday. This should satisfy the bloggers who...

Nigeria: Blogging the historic election (Part 2)

Recently, Nigerians participated in historic national and state elections. This is the concluding part of “Blogging the historic election,” which highlights the blog posts by Nigerians on Presidential elections. We...

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