Apparently tough times are ahead, according to imnakoya’s March 6th post on the waning of the excess crude fund account. In light of a possibly tenous financial future, solomonsydelle, remains concerned about rumors to replace current Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Charles Soludo, with Yar’adua’s flagrantly unqualified son-in-law, Isa Yuguda.
Tough times call for extraordinary people. Over the past week, many on naijablog, have debated whether Nigerian youth in their “hideous conservatism,” are up to the task of challenging social and political norms. In the closing comments, Jeremy finds that some of the more “hip” Nigerian youth, live and work abroad. I’m sure on that list must be Chimamanda Adichie. Her novel – The Thing Around Your Neck – is forecasted to be the novel to look forward to, according to blogger Loomnie.
While we appreciate the development of the arts and letters by Nigerians in diaspora, we must turn back the spotlight to budding artists, playwrights, and authors in Nigeria who will be featured in the upcoming weeks. Such are highlighted on OreNotes.
On a lighter note, BacktoNaija finds that foreign shoes on Nigerian soil is not a good mix, while the waffarian voices a collective WTF? in response to the incompetence of one Representative Longthroat of the House.