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June Thomas

Nigeria 2007

June Thomas is foreign editor at Slate.


  • Battle for Nigeria: Part Three of Three

    While eating dinner with the family of a retired civil servant in Abuja, our hosts used the dim light of a cell phone to locate precious family photographs they wanted to show...

  • Battle for Nigeria: Part Two of Three

    Nigerians want Americans to know they're serious about tackling corruption. You can tell because they speak in quotes they know no reporter could resist scribbling down. Suleiman Hameen of Lagos' Port Industry...

  • Battle for Nigeria: Part One of Three

    For a country the Atlantic described as "the largest failed state on earth," Nigeria is blessed with a wealth of constitutional scholars. Virtually every aspect of this month's elections, ranging from the...

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