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· December, 2010

Stories about Nigeria from December, 2010

Africa: 15 African Breakout Artists of the Year

Ladybrille's 15 African breakout artists of the year: “2010 has been a terrific year for African music and its music industry. As a quick recap, the first World Cup held...

Nigeria: The Nigerian “eating” class

Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye blogs about the Nigerian “eating” class: “I wanted to make money fast and live big. As I saw on television and newspapers these mostly thirty-something olds and early...

Nigeria: The New Face Of The Niger Delta Insurgency Speaks To SaharaReporters

Sahara Reporters speak to “General” John Togo, the leader of a newly created militant group known as the Niger Delta Liberation Force (NDLF).

Africa: Looted African artefacts belong to Africans

Sign an online petition that has been created to build on a recent petition to stop an auction house, Sotheby’s from selling a 16th Century Benin Mask.

Nigeria: Controversy Over the Sale of Stolen Benin Mask

Online activists have been protesting against the proposed auction of six pieces of stolen artworks including the mask of Queen Idia – the first Queen Mother of Benin, Nigeria.

Africa: West Africa's First Commercial Data Center Launching in 2011

A company simply identifying itself as West Africa Data Centres is taken the bold step to launch the first commercial large-scale data centre, in West Africa, David Ajao reports.

Nigeria: Bring our health data alive

Bring our health data in Nigeria alive: “For a long time, our leaders have taken Nigerians for a ride, quoting astronomical amounts of money for delivering nothing. One major reason...

Nigeria: Journey to nationhood

Solomon posts a documentary looking at Nigeria's history and particularly its’ colonial history. The footage belongs to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Nigeria: Sotheby’s cancels sale of Benin’s stoles Mask

An update on the proposed sale of stolen masks from Nigeria: “Many thanks to all MyWeku readers and the 3000+ Members of the Connoisseurs of Contemporary African Art group who...

Nigeria: Stop the auction of stolen Benin mask

Help stop the auction of Stolen 16th Century Benin Mask, which were looted from the palace of the Benin King, Nigeria by the British Expeditionary Force.

Africa: (The Lack) of African ICT Research

The lack of African ICT research: “It’s no surprise that most of the ICT research comes from South Africa, followed by Nigeria and Botswana. But even if you added up...

Africa: The African immigrant experience in New York City

Short videos from students at The New School, USA, about the African immigrant experiences in New York City.

Nigeria: Nigerian Foremost Nationalist Feared Dead

Nigeria's leading nationalist, Anthony Enahoro is feared dead: “chidi opara reports have just received a citizen report on phone that Nigerian foremost Nationalist, Pa Anthonty Enahoro is dead, no details...

Nigeria: Our Senators and our health

Nigerian Senators simply don't get it: “How can we possibly afford to pay Senators in Nigeria N15.18m in salaries and allowances monthly ($100,000.00), when we cannot pay our doctors, teachers,...

Nigeria: Wikileaks’ latest leaks focus on Pfizer- Nigeria lawsuit

The Wikileaks cable leaks continue and today, makes allegations on Pfizer's attempts to influence a settlement on the clinical trials lawsuit filed against it by Nigeria

Nigeria: On NaijaLeaks

Solomon's take on WikiLeaks's Nigeria Cables: “Given these and other realities, I concluded, very simply, that any Nigeria-related cables from Wikileaks, would be big news. But only amongst a minority....

Nigeria/Cuba: Historical connection between Calabar & Cuba

Dr. Ivor Miller, an American and a Fullbright Scholar, connects the dot between the people of Calabar (Nigeria) and Cuba. It is a fascinating discovery and Dr. Miller’s knowledge and...

Africa: What is your African theme song?

What is your African theme song?: “While I love all types of music from classic soul hits to Latin jazz, at my core I’m an African hip hop baby. This...

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