Facts About Nigeria – A Country without Leadership
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Which way Nigeria - Nigeria is a large, densely populated West African country on the Gulf of Guinea. There is a high plateau of extinct volcanoes in the centre of the country and a mountainous area along its border with Cameroon.
Nigeria the so called ‘giant of Africa’ is the seventh most populous nation in the world. Located in the southern coastal part of West Africa with Abuja as its capital city. It is one of the liveliest places in Africa that continues to attract visitors from different parts of the world
Terrorist openly boasting in Nigeria
Facts About Nigeria
Nigeria’s journey as an independent nation may have begun on October 1, 1960, but its history dates back far before the colonial era. Many aspects of modern life in Nigeria were established in the 16th century during the colonial era but by the middle of the 20th century the desire for Africans to end all forms of foreign control and influence grew…
Most countries were fighting for the right to take charge of their political, social and economic affairs which led to Nigeria to be granted independence on 1 October 1960 under a constitution with parliamentary government and a favourable degree of autonomy for the country…
Nigeria marked total independence from Britain when it became a federal republic after a new constitution was adopted on 1 October 1963 with Nnamdi Azikiwe as its first president…
Nigeria – A Failed State
Nigeria has long teetered on the precipice of failure. But now, unable to keep its citizens safe and secure, Nigeria has become a failed state of critical geopolitical concern. Its failure matters because the peace and prosperity of Africa and preventing the spread of disorder and militancy around the globe depend on a stronger Nigeria…
Having established that the current “sectarian” conflict in Nigeria is a factor of Nigeria state failure the government thus needs to respond to the plight of its people…
History of Corruption, Poverty, Unemployment, Insecurity & Incompetent Leadership
Increasing rates of corruption, poverty and unemployment should be addressed and more attention needs to be given to security issues in the country… The government also needs to ensure adequate protection of domestic cultures and economies in the age of neo-liberal globalisation…
“The Buhari regime came in 2015 huffing and puffing about fighting corruption and mouthing slogans such as ‘if we don’t kill corruption, corruption will kill Nigeria’.
“Rather than kill corruption, it has pampered the corrupt. The acclaimed incorruptible body language of the President has become a body odour that now attracts every goat that is ready to eat the yam.
“It is glaring in the living conditions of Nigerians, the gross failure of the APC-led regime on the economy. To measure the failure of the regime on these three promises would require another measurement instrument, scale and unit. Buhari has lowered the standard of governance the more.”
“On security, the regime has scored below zero. If the map of Nigeria was placed on a table now, the regime cannot boast of 10 percent where it has control of and can assert sovereignty.
“We now have a horrible situation whereby terrorists now do humanitarian works like NGOs, impose taxes on citizens and even declare a Governor for the people," the statement reads.
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