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· June, 2008

Stories about Nigeria from June, 2008

Africa: Technology events in Africa

A list of technology events taking place in Africa from White Africa: “I’m starting to compile a list of interesting technology events happening around the continent. If this ends up...

Nigeria: The Nigeria Entertainment Awards

Ladybrille writes about the Nigeria Entertainment Awards: “The Nigeria Entertainment Awards [NEA], established only three years ago and held in New York City, each year, is one such event that...

Nigeria: Are Nigerians abroad more “human”?

Adeola discusses the treatment of Nigerians at home and abroad: “Why do the foreign embassies respect Nigerians living abroad but disrespect Nigerians at home? Why are they more relaxed with...

Africa: Managing democracy in Africa

OCI discusses democracy and politics in Africa: “Managing democracy in Africa is an uphill task and will remain a mirage unless there is a genuine effort by African leaders to...

Nigeria: MTN is robbing their subscribers

Yomi rants against MTN, the mobile telephony company in Nigeria: “This rant will be brief and pointed. Subscribers to MTN’s unlimited data plan pay N13,500 monthly to connect to the...

Nigeria: The Nollywood Convention

Ladybrille writes about the Nigerian movie industry: “The Nollywood Convention, produced by the Nollywood Foundation Inc., a non-profit headquartered in Los Angeles, California which attracts A-list Nollywood celebrities like the...

Nigeria: Abacha did not loot Nigeria

Did Abacha loot Nigeria?: “How I wish I wielded some supernatural power! How I would have dealt with these three men – Mohammadu Buhari, Ibrahim Babangida, and Abdulsalami Abubakar! Thanks...

Nigeria: French embassy is useless

A Nigerian blogger thinks the French embassy in Nigeria is useless: “What are the roles of the foreign embassies in Nigeria? Why do the semi-literates in these embassies deny Nigerian...

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