Tag: poverty

Nigeria @ 60. A Totally Failed Country

Nigeria @ 60. A Totally Failed Country By Adeola Aderounmu 10 years ago, l wrote a piece that went viral/global. It was titled: Nigeria @ 50, what is there to celebrate? One would have thought that the provocations in the essay would lead to… Continue Reading “Nigeria @ 60. A Totally Failed Country”

A Country Called Nigeria (Part 1)

A Country Called Nigeria (Part 1) Written By Adeola Aderounmu The rest of the world is making giant strides and the rate of global development is amazing. It is like a race to perfection, a sort of paradise on earth. Nigeria is not having… Continue Reading “A Country Called Nigeria (Part 1)”

Why 113 million Nigerians Are Poor

Do you know that about 1% of Nigerians control more than 80% of the country’s wealth? In 2015, Nigeria is listed among the world’s fastest growing economy whereas more than 90% of the population considered themselves to be poor already in 2010 and the… Continue Reading “Why 113 million Nigerians Are Poor”

Simple Things

The simplest things in life have become the most difficult to achieve or recover in Nigeria. In a society where self is the most pursued ambition, the concern for others become secondary or non-existent. Simple Things By Adeola Aderounmu The invention of the battery and… Continue Reading “Simple Things”

The BBC Story on Nigerian Police

Adeola Aderounmu The BBC yet again found another weak spot in Nigeria. The Police. It is up to the Nigerian Police to defend its integrity. How it goes about that is left to the authorities affected. I have done one or two pieces before… Continue Reading “The BBC Story on Nigerian Police”

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