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· April, 2011

Stories about Nigeria from April, 2011

24 April 2011

Examining Africa's Growth

While the African Development Bank announced three days ago that it will downgrade its forecast for growth in Africa as a result of the turmoil in various regions of the...

22 April 2011

Nigeria: Tweeps Report And Discuss Post-Election Violence

Nigeria's presidential election was held in on 16 April 2011. Goodluck Jonathan was declared the winner. Some observers have alleged that the election was rigged to favor the incumbent. Post-election...

Nigeria: #NigeriaDecides Tech Meetup in Lagos

17 April 2011

Nigeria: Photos the Presidential Vote

Nigeria: Jega set to announce presidential election results

Nigeria Votes 2011: Opinions From the Polls

Nigerians voted yesterday in the third presidential election since the nation transitioned to civilian rule in 1999. Thus far, the election has widely been declared a success, with only sporadic...

16 April 2011

Nigeria: #PlessYaHand and #NigeriaDecides Trending

Voting in Nigeria’s presidential election has begun. The election was postponed from 9 April, 2011. The main candidates are the incumbent Goodluck Jonathan and Muhamadu Buhari. #PlessYaHand and #NigeriaDecides are...

9 April 2011

Nigeria: Tweeting Parliamentary Election 2011

Using the hashtag #NigeriaDecides, Nigerians online talk about today's parliamentary elections that was originally scheduled to be held on 2 April, 2001.

7 April 2011

Nigeria: Will Technology Impact 2011 Elections?

Nigerians will go to the polls on 16 April 2011 to elect their new president. The election was postponed from 9 April 2011 because of organizational difficulties. In this post...

4 April 2011

Nigeria: Bloggers React to Parliamentary Non-Polls

Polls or non-polls? Nigerian bloggers respond to the postponed parliamentary elections that were supposed to be held on Saturday April 2, 2011.

3 April 2011

Nigeria: Parliamentary election postponed for a week

Nigeria: Tweeps to follow during Nigeria Elections 2011

It is election time in Nigeria. Parliamentary elections have been postponed until Monday because of organizational problems. Presidential election will be held on 9 April 2011. This is our list...

1 April 2011

Attahiru Jega: Nigeria's Electoral Captain or Captor?

Nigerian netizens argue that the hazy web of Nigerian politics needs a competent umpire during the 2011 General Elections. Attahiru Jega, the electoral boss, will have to prove in the...