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· August, 2008

Stories about Nigeria from August, 2008

Nigeria: Celebrating Nigeria's first gold

Jeremy celebrates Nigeria's first gold and asks, “Just think how well Nigeria would do if sport was taken seriously in the motherland.”

Nigerian prostitute arrested in Italy

Le blog de [moi] posts a disturbing photograph of a Nigerian prostitute, arrested during a recent raid in Italy, laying half-naked on the floor of a jail cell, covered in...

Nigeria: Contribute to Hausa projects

useibert calls on Hausa speakers to contribute to Hausa projects on the Internet.

Nigeria: Nigerian Stock Exchange results

Ikechukwu Emelike writes about the recently released results from the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Trinidad & Tobago, Nigeria: Interconnectedness

Andre Bagoo reviews the art of Nigerian Ugochukwu Bright Eke – a winner of the Commonwealth Foundation's Arts and Craft Award, who has chosen to use his grant to work...

Nigeria: Critiquing branding and advertising

Jeremy critiques advertising, design and branding in Nigeria arguing that they are “extremely low in quality, with no demonstrable creativity at work.”

Nigeria: E-Commerce

Jeremy discusses e-commence development in Nigeria pointing out that it is painfully slow because of the lack of epayment infrastructure.

African MSM & Sex Workers Voice Concerns and Hopes at AIDS 2008

The AIDS 2008 conference (IAC) in Mexico City drew to a close on August, 8th, 2008. The theme of the conference was “universal action now” and judging by the heavy...

Nigeria: ChallengeIT Camp 2008

Oro blogs about ChallengeIT Camp 2008 in Nigeria. ChallengeIT is an information technology camp for senior secondary school students and post secondary students who are not above eighteen years old.

Nigeria: Forex Trading

NaijaEcash writes about Forex Trading in Nigeria asking, “Who makes the money?“

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