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Nigeria: writing from the Diaspora

Adeola Aderounmu discusses the reasons why Nigerians in the Diaspora write about life back home: “Over the years, the concept of writing from abroad has increased tremendously. One major aspect of these writings is the act of criticising the government. There are many internet sites that are dedicated to news and stories about Nigeria and there are several others that accept contributory articles from Nigerians abroad. Substantial numbers of these sites are operated by Nigerians living in the Diaspora. The emergence and spread of blog writing has availed much. Blogs are provided by many ISPs and your location is not a factor. You can write from anywhere in the world, even from your bedroom.”

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