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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 »

Nigeria: Five Nigerian Classics Worth Listening to On Independence Day -

In commemoration of Nigeria's 57th independence anniversary, it is worth highlighting some classic Nigerian songs that preach unity and patriotism. Here are PREMIUM TIMES' top 5 picks in no particular order. 1. Nigeria my Beloved Country by Funmi Adams.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 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 »

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 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 »

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 »

Nigerians In South Africa Pray For The Country At 57 - CHANNELS TELEVISION

In South Africa, Nigerians are participating in a number of activities to celebrate their nation at 57. At the Consulate General in Johannesburg, different religious and socio-political bodies converged to pray for peace and unity in Nigeria. President ...and more »

NCWS sues for peace in Nigeria - News Agency of Nigeria (press release)

By Dorcas Jornah. The President of the National Council of Women Societies, (NCWS) Nigeria, Mrs Gloria Shoda, on Sunday called on Nigerians to have faith and remain steadfast in promoting peace and unity no matter the challenges. Shoda in a goodwill ...and more »