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· June, 2009

Stories about Nigeria from June, 2009

Nigeria: Good days with Nigerian telecoms sector are over

Jeremy discusses the latest trends in the telecoms sector in Nigeria: “The Nigerian telecoms sector has finally hit market forces and the mathematic of where supply and demand cross at...

Russia, Nigeria: Nigaz

Eternal Remont writes that “Gazprom has created a joint venture with Nigeria's state-owned NNPC gas company” and that the new company's name is Nigaz. License Plate Poetry has a poem...

Nigeria: Government launches attack against bloggers

Sokari Ekine writes about the plan by the Nigerian government to launch attacks against bloggers and online news media such as Sahara Reporter.

Africa: Gay and lesbian voices in African blogosphere

Despite being victims of politics and culture of exclusion in Africa, gays and lesbians on the continent have found a space to communicate and assert their rights: blogosphere. Haute Haiku,...

Nigeria: Wiwa v Shell: $15.5 million settlement

Sokari writes about Wiwa's case against Shell for human rights violation in Nigeria: “The case has been settled out of court with $10 million going to the 10 plaintiffs and...

Africa: 50 books every African should read

Afripop has a list of 50 books that every African should read.

Nigeria: The New Afrika Shrine closed by police

The New Afrika Shrine in Lagos, Nigeria built and operated by Femi and Yeni Anikulapo Kuti, the eldest son and daughter of cultural icon, Fela Anikulapo Kuti was forcibly closed...

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