Bleak industrial future for Nigeria as churches take over failed companies | The Guardian Nigeria News

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Industrial development aspiration of Nigeria may be facing a serious threat. While churches in the United States (US) and United Kingdom (UK) are giving way for factories and industries thereby boosting job creation and national economic development, churches in Nigeria are filling the vacuum created by failed factories in the country by turning the premises of such companies into cathedrals where worshippers pray for jobs. Though the church contributes to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) through Diaspora remittances, unless the government addresses the causes of business failure, the nation’s industrial sector may be terribly undermined and churches will continue to feed on the carcass of more companies that would die afterwards, CHIJIOKE IREMEKA writes:

The saying that ‘nature abhors vacuum’ aptly illustrates the realities in the UK and US on one side, and Nigeria on the other side with regard to failed companies and churches. While companies are absorbing redundant…



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