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May I introduce…

By on April 9, 2007

A dose of fictional writing by Jola Naibi is now available at La Racontrice. Please take a peek whenever you have a moment.

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American Idol – the Anglophone West Africa version

By on April 3, 2007

ANGLOPHONE WEST AFRICA VERSIONBella Naija has been doing an excellent job of keeping folks updated on the Idols -West Africa …I must admit that…

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A Patchwork of Color

By on March 28, 2007

Whenever I think of our Creator, I am deeply humbled because He made us so alike yet so different. Planet Earth is beautiful because…

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May I recommend…

By on March 22, 2007

If you happen to be in Lagos on Sunday March 25, may I recommend that you catch a play – Naija style. (Allow me…

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Giant Strides then Baby Steps

By on March 15, 2007

The health statistics in sub-Saharan Africa continue to remain bleak. Still the sub-continent which is home to some of the world’s poorest has made…

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In a Land of Plenty

By on March 7, 2007

© Akintunde AkinleyeThe photo above by Akintunde Akinleye of Nigeria was one of the winners of the 2006 PhotoShare* Photo Contest. The description of…

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The Full Time Job

By on March 1, 2007

Attention! All mothers who work inside or outside of the home…in case anyone would like you to think differently, that job that you have…

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Of NIPOST and Mail

By on February 22, 2007

That should actually read international mail. This is a mini-vent from me on how frustrating it is to send regular mail to Nigeria.I remember…

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Tag you’re it!!!

By on February 15, 2007

laspapi tagged me and I would like to return the favor to Babs of Babs’ House, Ayoola and Ore . At first, I thought…

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Remembering Lynden

By on February 14, 2007

Lynden David Hall (May 7, 1974 – February 14, 2006)The music still continues to echo in our hearts long after we stopped hearing it…

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May I recommend

By on February 8, 2007

When I read several months ago that the novel – The Namesake written by Jhumpa Lahiri was being made into a movie…I was initially…

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Coming Soon to a Computer Screen near you!

By on February 7, 2007

It has been years since I went to a movie theater to see a movie…I only ever watch movies either on pay per view…

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And then there was Nollywood.

By on February 1, 2007

Time was when Iweka Road was just another street in Onitsha as was Ebinpejo Lane in Idumota, Lagos…most of the home-made Nigerian entertainment that…

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Something to Blog About…

By on January 23, 2007

I know that this has oft-been mentioned on the blogs…but I couldn’t resist sharing. I opened my inbox the other day and saw this….

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Lagos…still home

By on January 22, 2007

While I have not been back to Lagos for almost a decade now, I try to keep abreast of what is happening in town…

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Jola Naibi

Writer and amateur photog. I seek to inspire and inform with the words I write and share and the photos I take. I have written a book of short stories: Terra Cotta Beauty, and I am working on a lot more. Reading and writing fuel my energy. In reading, I explore this vast and diverse world, in writing, I employ my over-active imagination and address the 'what-if' questions that life often throws at us.

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