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Nwachukwu Egbunike

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A Nigerian writer: passionate about Africa and fervently global. I'm a publisher and blog at FEATHERS PROJECT

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17 April 2014

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Jihadist Boko Haram Intensifies Its Deadly Campaign in Nigeria

In recent weeks, the Islamic jihadist terrorist group has kidnapped 100 school girls and is suspected to be behind a bus station bombing that killed more than 70 people.

6 March 2014

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Son of Dead Nigerian Dictator Sani Abacha Defends Father's Legacy

Sadiq Abacha lectured Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka after he criticised the government for honoring his father with a Centenary Award.

21 February 2014

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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"

20 February 2014

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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.

13 February 2014

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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"

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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.

6 February 2014

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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."

6 December 2013

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Nigerians Celebrate Nelson Mandela, ‘A Source of Inspiration for People’ Everywhere

Nelson Mandela, beloved statesman and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, died on December 5, 2013. Nigerians are celebrating the powerful legacy left behind by South Africa's first black president.

4 November 2013

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PHOTOS: From Outer Space to Cyberspace, Nigeria’s Partial Solar Eclipse

Nigeria witnessed a partial eclipse of the sun on Sunday, 3 November, 2013, an event that naturally prompted varied reactions from Nigerian netizens.

29 September 2013

Boko Haram Militants Kill Up to 50 Nigerian University Students

The students were asleep in their college dormitory when the armed gunmen attacked. Boko Haram has been behind many deadly attacks in the region recently.

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