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· January, 2009

Stories about Nigeria from January, 2009

Africa: Of Investments and Trade in Africa

Yangu discusses the future of trade and investment on the African continent. He argues that, “That Investment opportunities in Africa have expanded over the past few years is no longer...

Nigeria: Developing Women 2.0

A new NGO named W.TEC has adopted Web 2.0 tools and technologies in order to facilitate knowledge gathering and sharing amongst Nigerian women.

Nigeria: Nollywood Babylon at Sundance Festival

“Nollywood Babylon” is a feature documentary about the explosive popularity of Nigeria’s movie industry popularly known as ‘Nolywood.”

Nigeria: Catch That Goat

A goat has been arrested as a suspect for theft in Nigeria. It is believed that the thief shape-shifted from human-being to goat to avoid capture!

Nigeria: Nigeria's Football Online Community

711football.com is a football platform where Nigerian football fans meet to discuss and share views on football. Launched in June 2008, the site is gradually becoming Nigeria’s hottest destination for...

Africa: Africans Welcome Support for Democracy

Africans are ready for democracy support from Obama administration, reports AfricanLoft.

Nigeria: Future Awards Winners 2009

Read this to know the winners of Future Awards 2009 in Nigeria.

Nigeria: Calabar Carnival

In case you missed news about the famous Calabar Carnival in Nigeria, Ladybrille has an update. Calabar is “city known for its tourism [international museum, botanical garadens], culinary skills, beautiful...

Africa: Banking on African Women

“Women own nearly half of all enterprises in Africa, but have the hardest time securing credit,” writes Guest Author on AfricanLoft discussing African women and entrepreneurship.

Africa: Top Ranked Blogs

Here is a list of top ranked blogs in Africa from Afrigator, an African blog aggregator.

Nigeria: Facebook Developers Garage for Nigerians

Loy calls for Facebook Developers Garage in Nigeria. He believes that the event will provide a forum for students and professional software developers in Nigeria.

Comparing Illinois governor Blagojevic and his Nigerian counterparts

Grandiose Parlor draws a parallel between the impeachment of the Illinois State Governor (U.S) Rod Blagojevic over corruption charges, with Nigerian governors: “while the two are corrupt – well, maybe...

Nigeria: Atypical motorcycle helmet

Jidesalu Photos posted a picture of an atypical motorcycle helmet seen in Lagos, where the use of helmets came in to force from New Year's day.

Nigeria: No tolerance for same sex relationships

Ebekuo of Icheoku wonders if Nigeria is becoming more intolerant towards same sex relationships, after Ruth Simon and Clementina Jerome, two police-women serving with the Nigerian police force in Sokoto...

Global Health: Hopes and Resolutions for 2009

As 2009 kicks off, many people are trying to create changes in their lives. Whether it's large or small goals, serious or humorous ones, bloggers around the world are posting...

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