Sunday, 30 September 2007

Nigeria @ 47: Laughing Off the Grief

By Hakeem Babalola

They are both Nigerians but one picture symbolizes wealth, corruption and deceit while the other depicts poverty, hunger and anger. The picture on the right was taken by Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye of The Independent Newspaper in Nigeria.

I have this silent believe that every citizen does love his country in a certain way even though critics are always branded unpatriotic, because they expose all what is wrong in their land. But how can I keep quiet when the government that is responsible for the growth of its citizen is ironically the one that stands in the way of such growth? The highest form of criminality is when a government deliberately uses the instrument of state to crush its citizens – from development... click and read more

Copyright 2007

1 comment:

wale said...

Good Day Sir,

Your writing is very inspiring, motivating, concise, precise and reflected the current sorry situation of our dear nation.

I am sorry, i could not recall whether i have met this face before. Can you please remind me sir.

Kind Regards,