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· February, 2008

Stories about Nigeria from February, 2008

Nigeria: Election petition against president dismissed

Nigerian Times writes about the results of presidential election petition in Nigeria: “The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja, Tuesday, dismissed the petition of former military ruler, Alhaji Muhammadu Buhari,...

Nigeria/Kenya: Why is Odinga meeting Obasanjo?

Adeola wonders why Kenya's opposition leader, Raila Odinga, decided to meet Nigeria's former President, Olusegun Obasanjo: “Why is Odinga meeting Obasanjo? Obasanjo supervised the worst election in our history as...

Nigeria: Nigeria's youngest painter

Onarieta is Nigeria's youngest painter: “Carrying her lunch box and dressed in her signature look – tiny head scarf covering her beaded, braided hair, a contemporary top and a long...

The groundswell of opposition to AFRICOM from African bloggers

At the tail-end of U.S. President George Bush’s six-day, five-country farewell tour of Africa came the announcement the Pentagon’s plans for a second U.S. military base on the continent of...

Nigeria: Nigerian upcoming designer, Toju Foyeh

Bella Naija features an upcoming Nigerian designer, Toju Foyeh: “What inspired you to start designing? When I was younger I used to go through my mum's magazines. Stuff like Harpers...

Ghana/Nigeria: Electronic payment linking West Africa

Oluniyi writes about an electronic payment network linking Ghana and Nigeria: “A news item on Vanguard’s website indicates that Nigerian-issued Etranzact cards can be used on Etranzact-linked ATMs in Ghana...

Nigeria: 2Face Idbla attacked

Last week, Nigerian superstar, 2Face, was attacked and robbed, Bella Naija reports: “Nigeria superstar, 2Face Idibia was attacked by armed robbers AGAIN! On Thursday last week, armed robbers attacked Tuface...

Nigeria: Celtel Nigeria: Error connecting

Yomi is not impressed with Celtel's GPRS billing service in Nigeria: “As far back as I can remember, the GSM network now called Celtel Nigeria has always had a problem...

Africa: A month into 2008: Hope, Dreams, Living

2008 is one month old. Different African women bloggers are going through different spiritual experiences. For many, this is just another year, exactly the same as 2007, and 2006, all...

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