Achebe Disappoints Me in His Last Book

Achebe Disappoints Me in His Last Book

Chinua Achebe, renowned author of “Things Fall Apart” disappointed me in his last book “There was a Country”, a personal recollection of the Nigerian Civil War (a.k.a Biafran War). This is not an original assertion since many other people have expressed disappointment for various reasons.  The nobel laureate Wole Soyinka for one, thought that inRead more about Achebe Disappoints Me in His Last Book[…]

List of online outlets that accept Nigerian Mastercard and Visa Cards

List of online outlets that accept Nigerian Mastercard and Visa Cards

Following the usefulness of the post on shopping on Amazon, I thought I’ll begin a post on the online outlets worldwide that accept Nigerian debit/credit cards, MasterCard or Visa card. Naturally, I will begin with my personal experience and will be grateful if you could add yours. I’m hope this list will be a usefulRead more about List of online outlets that accept Nigerian Mastercard and Visa Cards[…]

Nigeria gives out 50,000 .ng domains free

Nigeria gives out 50,000 .ng domains free

To celebrate 50 years of independence, Nigeria through the managers of its .ng domain name are giving out 50,000 free domains.  The promo which will run to March 21, 2011 are open to domains on the following second levels: .com.ng .org.ng .mobi.ng .sch.ng In the first few days of the promo, hundreds of these domainsRead more about Nigeria gives out 50,000 .ng domains free[…]

In Praise of Amazon.com

In Praise of Amazon.com

I am writing this testimony in praise of Amazon.com. It is unusual – this praise of mine I mean. Amazon.com, the online American bookstore founded by a guy called Bezos and which makes the seemingly pompous claim of wanting to be earth’s biggest human online resource. My recent experience with them (reason for this piece) indicates that they well might become just that. Thank you Amazon! Below is why… Read more about In Praise of Amazon.com

As Ibori launders and lies, Saharareporters again provides some of his criminal “certificates”

As Ibori launders and lies, Saharareporters again provides some of his criminal “certificates”

Desperate, the established serial thief who was once governor of Delta State, James Ibori, is well underway in his character-laundering scheme, a project Saharareporters forewarned Nigerians about on September 23.
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One of Ibori’s main themes is also to smear the name of Saharareporters, as if that will make him appear to be innocent. Ibori told a TV Continental interviewer in Lagos last Saturday, for instance, that his multiple convictions for stealing and dishonesty in London are only from the imagination of Saharareporters. Read more about As Ibori launders and lies, Saharareporters again provides some of his criminal “certificates”