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· February, 2010

Stories about Nigeria from February, 2010

Nigeria: Has God answered our prayers?

On Yar'Adua: Has God answered our prayers? Nigerian blogger Imnakoya asks in a post about the health of the Nigerian President: “First, the prayer is not for the president to...

Nigeria: Is Mrs Yar'Adua running the country?

Loomnie tries to answer controversial questions surrounding Nigeria's presidency:”…is Mrs Turai Yar’Adua, the wife of the president, really the one running the country? Did she make them release that press...

Nigeria: Acting President yet to have access to classified information

“Nigeria's Acting President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, is yet to have access to the cateory “A” classified Information vault located in the inner chamber of the President's office,” from Chidi Opara...

Nigeria: Nigerian author nominated for Commonwealth Writers Prize

A Nigerian author published by a Kenyan has been nominated for Best Book in the 2010 Commonwealth Writers Prize.

Coup in Niger: Bloggers sigh in relief at the ousting of President Tandja

On Thursday, February 18th a coup d'état took place in Niger, in which President Mamadou Tandja was captured after a gun battle in the capital. A few months ago Tandja...

Nigeria: After two leaderless months, a new Acting President

After weeks of political wrangling, the Nigerian Senate confirmed Goodluck Jonathan as Acting President. Many in the blogosphere saw the event as cause for celebration, but others saw reason for...

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