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Left behind: How Singapore, others overtook Nigeria in development - The Punch

Fifty-seven years after colonial rule, Nigeria is still struggling to find its footing as other nations that attained independence in the 1960s make great strides globally, writes TOBI AWORINDE. If population was the determining factor, Nigeria would ...and more »

ICYMI: Buhari contesting election in 2019 will be a big joke — Akinjide - The Punch

In this interview with FEMI MAKINDE, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice in the Second Republic, Chief Richard Akinjide (SAN), suggests that the structures bequeathed to Nigeria by the British colonialists must be altered before the nation can ...and more »

Nigeria @57: FG, states, Nigerians in low-key celebration - The Punch

Our correspondents. As the country marks its 57th Independence Anniversary on Sunday, the Federal Government, state governments and a cross-section of Nigerians have chosen to go for low-key celebration. Their choice of low-key celebration instead of ...and more »

Nigeria@57: Defining Moments In Nigeria's History - CHANNELS TELEVISION

As Nigeria marks the 57th anniversary of her independence from the ex-colonial master, Great Britain, it is worthy to note that the years after; the country has been able to remain united, regardless of her cultural differences. First Independence Day ...and more »

Nigeria@57: 10 Great Songs About Nigeria - CHANNELS TELEVISION

Nigeria's Independence from Britain on October 1st, 1960 is a significant day in the history of the country. Nigeria is home nation to different tribes, culture, languages, ethnic groups and religion making it a great nation with diverse strength ...and more »

Nigeria at 57: There is a lot work to be done – Atiku - Daily Post Nigeria

Former Vice-president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has admitted there is still work to be done, as the country marks its 57th Independence anniversary on Sunday. In a statement posted on his Facebook page, Atiku also disagreed with people who insisted ...and more »

Leaders Preach Peace at Independence - THISDAY Newspapers

By Our Correspondents. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, yesterday declared that these are extraordinary times for Nigeria, which is made worse by the failure to successfully redefine and restructure the country towards a progressive path ...and more »

Nigeria at 57: What needs to be done to keep country united – PDP - Daily Post Nigeria

Nigeria's main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called for a united Nigeria on the occasion of the 57th Independence anniversary of the country. In a statement in Abuja by the party's National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo ...and more »

Ambode seeks oneness of Nigeria - The Punch

Sesan Olufowobi. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday said Nigeria must remain united, adding that there was more to gain in being together as one nation. Ambode, at a special thanksgiving service to commemorate Nigeria's 57th Independence Day ...and more »

Diaspora Nigerians, envoy optimistic of better Nigeria - SundiataPost (press release) (blog)

By Prudence Arobani. Washington – Nigerians in the diaspora have expressed optimism of a better future for Nigeria in spite of the myriad of challenges confronting the country. Some of them told a Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in ...and more »