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· October, 2007

Stories about Nigeria from October, 2007

Nigeria: Home-made helicopter in Kano

Afrigadget on the Nigeria's home-made helicopter: “Yahoo! News carries a story from October 21st about Mubarak Muhammad Abdullahi of the Kano Plains of Nigeria who has built a working helicopter...

Nigeria: Nigeria's broken moral barometer

Grandiose Parlor argues that Nigeria's moral barometer is broken:”There is ample evidence that the moral and ethical threshold for Nigeria’s political appointees and elected officials is just few notches above...

Blog Action Day: Voices out of Africa and the Diaspora

Today many bloggers around the world united to write about one single theme, the environment. The blogs from Africa and Diaspora that participated did so with much variety in style...

Nigeria: Demystifying Lagos

My Pen and My Paper demystifies Lagos: “Very briefly, who is an okada man.: 1) The okada man is a regular Nigerian male, jobless, who seeks to make a living...

Nigeria: an illegitimate government

Adeola calls the Nigerian governmet “a disastrous illegitimate government”: How can the Attorney General of Nigeria write a letter to the British Police or Judiciary to let go of one...

Zimbabwe: What is 200,000 Zimbabwean dollars?

Edward Popoola asks, “how much is $200,000 worth?”: The same amount in Zimbabwe (the Zimbabwean dollars) is nothing but a worthless, piece of paper that amounts to like a 100...

Nigeria: Happy Independence

Naija to the Core celebrates Nigeria's Independence Day: “Hip Hip Hip, Hooray! – should have been the title of this post lol. So how are you all feeling? Was anyone...

Nigeria: Nigeria's Speak Up Campaign

While not celebrating Nigeria's 47th anniversary, Sokari writes about Nigeria's Speak Up Campaign: Today is Nigeria’s 47th anniversary but I am not celebrating – see below! Omodudu IS celebrating and...

Is there a future for e-commerce in Africa?

The past week turned out to one that came with an interesting debate online about the prospects of e-commerce in Africa. Are there any prospects for e-commerce on the African...

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