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NAPE 2013: Thoughts on Nigerian Oil

I was at the 31st  edition of the National Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) annual conference and exhibition which held from the 10th-14th November . This was my first experience  of this largest gathering of Nigerian geoscientists related to the Petroleum Industry and it was an opportunity to feel the pulse of the Nigerian oil industry…

The Narratives of Nigeria’s Politico-Twitterati

Originally posted on FEATHERS PROJECT:
By Nwachukwu Egbunike The streets of Nigeria’s Twitter are hot and harsh these days. The clash of the politico-twitterati on each side of the divide – opposition and the establishment – has been characterized with vile tweet-blood. Politico-Twitterati means those influential tweeps or overlords who are active partisan politicians. They…

Exit, Voice And Loyalty: Aviation In Nigeria

Originally posted on Agùntáṣǫólò:
In December 2012, the great economist, Albert Otto Hirschman passed away. By all accounts, the man had lived a truly remarkable life and in April of this year, the Princeton Professor, Jeremy Adelman published a very well received biography of Hirschman – Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O.…

Signs of confused activism

Originally posted on visionvoiceandviews:
By Noel A. Ihebuzor Activism is now one of the fastest growing buzz and fancy words. It has style and appeal. It has class. Quite a number of persons on social media would immediately lay claims to be engaging in this highly rated practice either as a hobby or as a…