Nigeria Independence Day: Celebrating A Not-So-Happy One

Nigeria got its independence from Britain 54 years ago.  Judging from that day to this day, it’s not hard to see that Nigeria—despite its plethora of natural and human resources—is a country in distress. I prefer to remember today as a “good independence day”, but not a happy one…

Nigeria map image

Huge problems

  • Nigeria has a ginormous amount of natural and human resources, yet most Nigerians live in poverty
  • Nigerians don’t stand united in facing the problems that plague the nation
  • Terrorism is plaguing the nation

I could go on and on…


The future’s bleak with the way things are going in the nation. All we can pray, hope and work towards is a better Nigeria.

Note: This is the first post on this blog since the second launch.







Giovanni is obsessed with the social-economic development of his beloved Africa and inspiring people to think for themselves logically and rationally. He started Thescripton as a teenager because he felt it was one of his best ways to contribute to making society better by discussing critical social topics in an educative manner. But as his grew older he realised he change should begin from an individual level. He’s the founder of Larnedu and a few other online communities that serve thousands of people around the world. He’s open to constructive criticism and learning from others.

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