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· September, 2010

Stories about Nigeria from September, 2010

Nigeria: This Bitch of a Life Tour

This Bitch of a Life Tour in Nigeria: ““Fela: This Bitch of a Life” is a moving account of Fela, told from the inside. During his stay in Nigeria, Carlos...

Nigeria: Nigeria@50: What is there to celebrate?

Nigerian blogger Adeola Aderounmu says the country’s democracy is in a shambles and the N17bn for the independence celebrations is money ill-spent.

Nigeria: On Kidnapping of Children

On kidnapping of children in Nigeria: “But even worse than that sad reality is that Nigeria is increasingly becoming a kidnapping capital. Nowhere else is this madness exemplified than in...

Nigeria: Nigeria@50 – Why We Celebrate

A YouTube video called “Why We Celebrate” about Nigeria's 50th Independence Anniversary.

Nigeria: Nigeria's President Campaigns on YouTube

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is campaigning on YouTube, Solomon reports: “Another presidential aspirant, current president Goodluck Jonathan, has released a series of music videos as part of his campaign strategy....

Africa: Ajami Writing System

Do you know Ajami writing system?: “Ajami writing system has been used for at least at least a thousands years in parts of Africa. As I understand it, the script...

Nigeria: Images of Nigerian Feminist Funmilayo Kuti

“Yesterday, I came across this album that contains pictures from the private collection of the much loved Nigerian feminist, shero and inspiration to several young girls and women, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti,”...

Nigeria: The Legacy of Nigerian Feminism

Eccentric Yoruba's analysis of feminism in Nigeria: “Since I returned to Nigeria earlier this year, I have not met any woman who openly identified as a feminist. It almost seems...

Nigeria: Oil Wealth Flows, Hunger Persists

As the BP oil spill in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and its aftermath continue to make headlines, the catastrophe has also brought a little global media attention to the...

Nigeria: Church members against bad leadership

Citizen report of the demonstration of members of the Catholic church in Nigeria: “The Roman Catholic community in Imo and Abia States on Friday September 10th, 2010 did a protest...

Nigeria: Call for NGO Participation in Electoral Process

“Accident Prevention and Rescue Initiative (NGO) is calling on all Non-governmental Organizations, Civil Societies and faith based organizations in Nigeria to meet and take a position towards positive and active...

Nigeria: Corruption and Politics in Football Elections

This week a Federal Court nullified the results of a recent election held for top posts in the NFF, Nigerian football's governing body. Toyin comments on the shenanigans that undermined...

Nigeria: Why Should We Have Cholera in 2010?

“Why should we be having cholera outbreak in Nigeria in 2010?”, Chikwe Ihekweazu asks. He believes that cholera is a disease of poverty and a failed society.

Africa: Africans Share Childhood Memories Online

That African Girl is a blog with a series of posts written by Africans around the world about their childhood. It is a blog about growing up in an African...

Nigeria: Online Nigerian Literary Magazine

Sokari writes about Saraba, an online literary magazine created and published by Emmanuel Iduma and Damilola Ajayi, two Nigerian students of the University of Ife.

Africa: Homophobe Tourism

Africa needs a new category of tourism: Homophobe Tourism. “Come to Uganda, watch Martin Ssempa talk about “poo-poo!” Come to Nigeria, watch the legislature restrict touching! Come to Malawi, watch...

Nigeria: Interesting church names

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