“NIGERIA: A Country in Search of National Rebirth, 60 Years After”-By OKEKE, Venantius Chidozie

October 27, 2020 Off By Naijasure

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“…………. Nigeria, a nation adorned with rich intellectual capability, human resources, diverse ethnic and cultural heritage as well as an avalanche of natural resources has over the years been malnourished by leadership failures….
…….The strength of Nigeria as a country lies in her diverse ethnic, cultural and intellectual heritage and her ability and political will power to galvanise these potentials for national growth….
… Increasing income inequality and poverty, wage determination, as well as increasing rate of unemployment, corruption and mal-administration, have placed the African Giant in a spectrum of a “near-failed” nation” and hence has lost the sobriety to claim that status again…
…The events of the previous weeks which hitherto hinged on the peaceful demonstrations against the brutality and high-handedness of some of our police personnels, have shown that Nigerians, irrespective of gender, social stratum, religious, political and/or socio-ethnic affiliations, are becoming more conscious of their fundamental rights, and their ability to speak truth to power and demand for good governance without fear of arrest, harrassment or even death…..
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