Links to opinions and stories on Nigeria’s 50th Celebration

President Goodluck Jonathan Address to the nation, on Nigeria`s 50th Bday
Fellow Citizens.Today, 1st October, 2010 marks the 50th Anniversary of our independence from Britain. It is with a deep sense of humility and gratitude to the Almighty that I address you this morning. On this day in 1960, the heroes of the nationalist struggles and all Nigerians were. Read more @

Nigeria At Fifty: A Story of Grand Failure.
I drew inspiration to write this report in the deep crevices of Ore, Ondo State. Date was Monday, 27th September 2010 and I found myself on the much talked about Benin-Ore Road. Because that road has become intractable, at least, from the perception of the. Read more @

Uncovering Nigeria at Fifty
The ritual is on October 1. Nigeria attained political independence on October 1, 1960. So, October 1 is a day of usual speech-making and “celebration.” This year’s ritual has attracted the most interest in years because of its “golden jubilee” characterization. Read more @

Nigerian Cultures and Traditions: Full of policies but lack of direction @ 50
It has become a culture and tradition that every October 1st Nigeria will celebrate her Independence Day from the grip of the gluttonous British colonialists who invaded this West African coast known as Nigeria today, over One Hundred years ago. Read more @–50&catid=56:you-your-family&Itemid=412

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