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· February, 2014

Stories about Nigeria from February, 2014

Celebrating Netizens Who Blog in Nigerian Pidgin English

Nigerian Pidgin English is the country's "lingua franca, understood in all 36 states. Yet, you will not find a classroom in the whole country that teaches it"

Nigerian President Suspends Central Bank Head for ‘Financial Recklessness’

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the ex-governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, is no stranger to controversy.

Social Media Week Lagos 2014

The Social Media Week Lagos 2014 (February 17-21) is currently going on in Lagos, Nigeria: SMW Lagos is only in it’s 2nd year and has already claimed its place as...

10 Dishes From Sub-Saharan Africa Everyone Needs to Try

To celebrate Global Voices' Food Month, take a look at these ten mouthwatering recipes from Sub-Saharan Africa, like injera, a spongy flat bread.

“Another Face of Africa”: Call for Photos, Stories

A group of young volunteers from southern Germany, many of whom have lived in Africa, are calling for photos, essays, videos, blog posts or poems by locals of five major...

Examining the Post-Colonial Evolution of Francophone and Anglophone Africa

The topic of the post-colonial evolution of francophone versus anglophone African states has always a fodder for intense debate. Cheidozié Dike, from Nigeria, brings a new perspective to the subject :   ...

Video: Why Young Nigerians Leave Home

Nigerian netizen Kola Olaosebikan uses YouTube to address, among other topics, the question of why young Nigerians are running from home: This video addresses moving back to nigeria, why i...

Nigerian Governor Reportedly Pays Bloggers for Meet-Up

"You blog about government wastes, get invited to a government Q&A, & collect money? Newsflash: y'all have chopped state funds"

Doubts Arise Over Nigerian Journalist's Undercover Human Trafficking Exposé

A Nigerian journalist went undercover in a human trafficking syndicate, witnessed two brutal beheadings and lived to tell the tale. But some are questioning the veracity of her report.

5 YouTube Channels African Food Lovers Should Watch

Learn how to make pilau, peanut soup, chapati flatbread, banana fritters, and more.

Nigerian Blogger Blossom Nnodim Talks ‘Social Media for Social Good’

"Anyone with access to technology, Internet, qwerty keyboard, etc. can organize an impact reaching campaign that has the possibility of benefiting the society."

8 Irresistible Food Blogs From Sub-Saharan Africa

Looking for a new recipe? Take a look at this sample of eight outstanding food blogs in Africa.

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