This is a synopsis: Elder’s Corner is musical journey through pivotal moments in the colorful history of Nigeria as told through the lives and careers of the nations foremost music legends. It is a story about the eroding effects of colonialism, bitter ethnic clashes, politics, oil, power, money and their combined effects on a nation… Read More »
1. FT has a special report on Nigeria at 50. It is worth your time. 2. The BBC also has a special reports page on Nigeria at 50 3. Still with the BBC, some Nigerians are interviewed on how they will be celebrating the 50th independence anniversary 4. Have you seen the official Nigeria at 50 website?… Read More »
Nigeria’s 50th independence anniversary is on October 1, 2010. To celebrate it, we are running a series titled Nigeria@50 at the groupblog NigeriansTalk. The first in the series, titled One Nigeria: Nigerian Unity 50 years Post-independence, was written by Kola of KTravula. The second is titled Nigeria at 50: Academic Medicine, and was written by… Read More »
The Economist interviews Dele Ogun, head of the Genesis Project, on the political situation in Nigeria.
Sola Odunfa, Nigerian journalist, writes in an article on the BBC website: I often ask myself: Should Nigeria break up, how many countries will it produce? I am not aware that any three of its more than 200 ethnic groups sincerely agree so much as to come together in a peaceful independent state. There is… Read More »