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· December, 2007

Stories about Nigeria from December, 2007

Nigeria: Oil's Dirty Business

Timbuktu Chronicles writes about the documentary, Delta, Oil's Dirty Business: “Directed by Yorgos Avgeropoulos, “DELTA – Oil's Dirty Business” “…portrays the image of “development”, the way giant multinational petroleum companies...

West Africa: The four Cameroonian historical myths

Today, we are taking a tour of the West African blogosphere. Bloggers from Burkina Faso, Cameroon, and Nigeria are discussing children's books, historical myths, the military and politics.

Nigeria: The Untouchables

Adeola writes about the Nigerian Untouchables: They told us that only one man named Umar was a little corrupt compared to the other 35 governors we have in Nigeria. It...

Nigeria: On Nollywood

Ashimole analyses Nigerian movies: The new generation actors may be smiling to the bank with a fat pay cheque but the public are not getting value for money. It is...

Nigeria: Tolerance in Yoruba religious system

Loomnie writes about religion and tolerance in Yoruba culture: “My friend pointed out that that was a very important part of the Yoruba religious system. In the Yoruba traditional religious...

Nigeria: We love our laptops

In Nigeria, we love our green laptops, writes Sokari.

Nigeria: We need White trainers

Jeremy writes about internalized racial inferiority complex: Imagine his dismay at the workshop, with his all-Nigerian team (many of whom are almost as accomplished), when the (public sector) client asked/commented:...

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