Nigeria: Still crawling at 61


AS Nigerians marked the 61st independence anniversary of their beloved country last Friday, few will disagree that, amidst the myriad of unnerving socio-economic and security challenges facing the nation, Nigeria remains a great country still waiting to happen. October 1, therefore, signals another opportunity to ponder on the state of the nation and the failure of leadership which has largely defined the country’s misfortune. To that extent, no patriotic Nigerian can pretend to be satisfied with the development and progress of this country 61 years after independence. Yet, it is not misguided optimism to argue that the nation’s best days are still ahead. Nigeria remains a country of…

Source: Nigerian Tribune