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

If population was the determining factor, Nigeria would be the undisputed “Giant of Africa.” Easily the most populous country in Africa and the seventh most populous country in the world, Nigeria has an estimated 181,563,000 nationals, dwarfing the ...and more »

Nigerians in US unite for 57th independence anniversary - P.M. News

Nigerians in the U.S. on Monday converged on the Nigerian Embassy in Washington, D.C. to join in the celebration of the 57th independence anniversary of the country. The Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that various Nigerian ...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 »

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

No, I am not. Nigeria should have done better than what we have now. We should have been the best country in Africa. Sometime ago, I went to a university in Cape Town to deliver a lecture, and after the lecture, I answered some questions. It's a pity ...and more »

Independence: Bikers ride for Nigeria's unity, hoist flag - Daily Trust

A coalition of motorbike riders under the aegis of “The Rider's Assembly” on Sunday rode motorbikes to promote unity in Nigeria and mark the 57th Independence Day Anniversary. The procession, which started at Unity Fountain Square, ended at Jahi area ...and more »

Tough times won't last, say Jonathan, Carrington - The Punch

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday called for oneness and openness, stressing that the country would surmount its present challenges, and emerge stronger. Jonathan stated this in a message released by his spokesman, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze. He ...and more »

The danger Nigeria faces: Pervasive culture of political opportunism, nepotism… – Makarfi - Vanguard

Nigeria, with a population of over 140 million people, is one of the leading African countries with huge natural and human resources and a strategic position on the continent. The country stands on the threshold of becoming one of the major actors with ...and more »

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

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 anything elaborate ...and more »

Bikers Hold Unity Ride, Hoist Giant Nigerian flag in Abuja - THISDAY Newspapers

Nigerian bikers under the auspices of The Riders' Embassy (TRE) yesterday stormed the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, where they held the “One Nigeria Ride” through the major streets of the capital city to mark this year's 57th independence ...and more »

Leaders Preach Peace at Independence - THISDAY Newspapers

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 since independence. As part ...and more »