Nigeria / 2010

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Abuja Twitterers chronicle #Nigeriaat50 bomb explosions

October 5, 2010 4:57 PM ET

A few minutes before deadly explosions ripped through Nigeria's 50th Independence Day celebration in Abuja on Saturday, Twitter user Achonu Stanley wondered about darkening skies over the festivities: "Would the day be marred by rain? It has become cloudy and dark. Sorry for the thousands of people at Eagle...

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With media plan, ANC copies Nigeria's military rulers

September 24, 2010 10:21 AM ET

While South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) discusses the party's proposal for a media appeals tribunal, delegates should take note of a landmark ruling in Nigeria this year in which a High Court judge declared a government-dominated press council unconstitutional. ...

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