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· March, 2008

Stories about Nigeria from March, 2008

Nigeria: Website for Obama

David Ajao's comments about the launching of a website for Obama in Nigeria: I regularly glance through the leading Nigerian Internet-based discussion forum Nairaland, to keep an eye on the...

Guyana: Commonweath Writers’ Prize

Signifyin’ Guyana notes that among the regional winners of the 2008 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize “was Guyanese-born, Nigerian-based Karen King-Aribisala for Best Book.”

Africa: Hope Supersedes All

Women love to share their experiences and express themselves, but no clock will wait for them to sit and share every detail with each other - not even if they...

Nigeria: Do you want to buy a blog?

Who wants to buy the blog Yomi Says?: “Yes; you read right: Yomi Says is up for sale. Back in August last year, I found out how much my blog...

Nigeria: First African to win heavy weight championship

My Pen and My Paper writes about Samuel Peter, the first African to win World Boxing Heavy Weight Championship: “We must not forget that Samuel Peter is (was previously promoted)...

Africa: Vloggers, Bloggers and Movies

A few glimpses of Africa through citizen media videos. From BoB winners, to storytellers, documentaries on artists, Nigeria´s Nollywood movie industry and more.

Nigeria: Fictitious names in voters’ register

Grandiose Parlor writes about rigging in gurbenatorial elections in Nigeria: “The Mimiko legal team revealed how the voters’ register was manipulated and filled with fictitious names and photos by the...

Nigeria: First online bookstore

Timbuktu Chronicles writes about the first online bookstore in Nigeria: “Emmanuel Magani and Debola Omololu are the founders of Debonair Publishing, an online bookstore ,a first for Nigeria.”…A fully integrated...

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