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Why Do Nigerians Like Burning Candles? by alias64: 1:29pm On Mar 23, 2010



Consistently, satellite images of nighttime earth depict Nigeria, South Africa and Algeria as the most lit up parts of Africa. South Africa and Algeria have electricity and Nigeria does not - as we are told- so the light depicted over Nigeria most come from candles.


Re: Why Do Nigerians Like Burning Candles? by Pennywise(m): 1:39pm On Mar 23, 2010
I consider it curious that the whole of europe Africa and far east asia are 'all at night' at the same time. Or could it be that allowance was made for time differences before an illustration was made?

Anyhow i think its a fair representation of global electricity usage especially when NEPA is at its best in Nigeria.
Re: Why Do Nigerians Like Burning Candles? by tundewoods(m): 1:53pm On Mar 23, 2010
Another hybrid of becomrich's syndrome . undecided
Re: Why Do Nigerians Like Burning Candles? by Nobody: 6:37pm On Mar 23, 2010
lovely picture but why does africa and indeed the whole world have the same time zone.



as for candles- if you see wetin oyibo dey take candles do, you go bow. They've taken creativity to a new level with them.







http://www.toxel.com/inspiration/2008/12/14/creative-and-unusual-candle-designs/
Re: Why Do Nigerians Like Burning Candles? by oderemo(m): 6:39pm On Mar 23, 2010
lovely picture but why does africa and indeed the whole world have the same time zone.

grin grin grin grin grin cool cool cool
Re: Why Do Nigerians Like Burning Candles? by ReachRich(m): 7:45pm On Mar 23, 2010
alias64:




Consistently, satellite images of nighttime earth depict Nigeria, South Africa and Algeria as the most lit up parts of Africa. South Africa and Algeria have electricity and Nigeria does not - as we are told- so the light depicted over Nigeria most come from candles.



Source pls.
Re: Why Do Nigerians Like Burning Candles? by Fhemmmy: 7:50pm On Mar 23, 2010
No light, No kerosine, and what else would they do?
Re: Why Do Nigerians Like Burning Candles? by oderemo(m): 8:38pm On Mar 23, 2010
i can actually spot my IKEA mampy candle burning.
Re: Why Do Nigerians Like Burning Candles? by chipmunkey(m): 12:09pm On Mar 24, 2010
This is serious,

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