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· January, 2012

Stories about Nigeria from January, 2012

Occupy Nigeria: From Cyberspace to Face-to-Face

Occupy Nigeria is a national protest in Nigeria which started as a response to the fuel subsidy removal by the federal governmnet. The protest has been fueled by the democratization...

Nigeria 2011: A Year of Small Victories and Great Challenges

2011 will go down in Nigeria's history as the year of the nation's third presidential election since independence. For the first half of the year, the blogosphere was abuzz with...

Nigeria: Meet the Organiser of Occupy Nigeria in London

MyWeku interviews the UK organizer of Occupy Nigeria movement: The removal led to petrol prices doubling overnight and triggered a spate of protests that seem to be gathering momentum. The...

Nigeria: Protests, Fuel Subsidy Removal and the Role of Social Media

Victoria discusses protests, fuel subsidy removal and the role of social media in Nigeria: “Follow #occupynigeria for just a couple minutes and you'll see precisely what I'm talking about —...

Africa: Startups in Africa 2011 and Beyond

Erik believes that 2011 was a great year for startups in Africa: “The past few years have been about building an infrastructure that improves the chances of the technology startups...

Africa: A Mashable Anthology of African Modernity

Bunmi Oloruntoba and Emmanuel Iduma come up with 3bute: “3bute [pronounced: tribute] is an online anthology devoted to the question of African modernity. Along that theme, we look on the...

Nigeria: To The Streets, Oh Nigerians!

The June 12 Coalition of Democratic Formations in Nigeria reacts to the increase in the price of fuel: “We are hereby calling on all Nigerians to rise up together to...

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