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· June, 2011

Stories about Nigeria from June, 2011

Nigeria: President Fooled the People Again

Japheth J Omojuwa says that Nigeria's president is fooling the people again: “Those of you getting fooled by phony rankings placing Nigeria as the fourth fastest growing economy in the...

Nigeria: The Morgue called Lagos/Ibadan Expressway

Nwachukwu wants to know when Lagos/Ibadan Expressway will be fixed: “Late last year, in November, a friend was strangled by the noose called Lagos/Ibadan Expressway. Last month I skipped a...

Nigeria: MTN Nigeria, Stop!

Christoper Akor asks MTN Nigeria to stop extortion: “For some time now, I have been receiving various unsolicited text messages (SMS) from MTN Nigeria urging me to play some games...

Africa: The Caine Prize and Unintended Consequences: A Response

Emmanuel Iduma responds to Nigerian writer and critic, Ikhide Ikheloa’s essay “Email from America: The Caine Prize and Unintended Consequences”: “The essay which one website described as ” Wainainaesque” after...

Africa: Thoughts of Africa 2.0

Tolu's thoughts on Africa 2.0: “The point is this: in the emerging Africa it is harder for the government to carry on as though the people didn’t exist, or as...

Nigeria: On an Explosive Projectile?

It was like a Nollywood premier, but this time there were neither props nor digital effects. Nigeria has joined nations under terrorist threats following the bomb explosion that pierced the...

Africa: Bloggers Remember the International Day of the African Child

June 16 marks the International Day of the African Child. The day was initiated by the Organisation of African Unity on June 16, 1991. The day honors those who participated...

Nigeria: Let's Monitor President's 105 commitments on HIV/AIDS

What can Nigerian citizens do about Goodluck Jonathan's 105 commitments on HIV/AIDS?:” We urge you to download these [commitments] from here and keep them. In 2015, and every year between...

Africa: 10 of Africa’s Best Food Blogs

Here are 10 Africa's best food blogs: “MyWeku makes its inaugural annual picks of the African food blogs we can’t live without. This list comprises 10 of our favourites. Most...

Nigeria: Time to Bury June 12

Why is it time for Nigeria to bury June 12?: “June the Twelfth, 1993 has for years been marked as the day that Nigeria’s hopes for democracy died or as...

Nigeria: From Africa With Fury: Rise

Seun Kuti the youngest son of the late Afro beat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti has finally released his much anticipated album; From Africa with Fury: Rise, Chale reports.

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