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the great Republic
heartbeat of the black race
hope of million souls
The strength and pillar of her wealth
is endorsed from her land and abundant resources
This is the day of freedom
When tears were amended
When years of chain were broken
This day was stitched together in unity,
Amending the tears of a...
Continued from the last part...
September 29th 2007, Asalanga shook, people trooped out of their homes and burnt down the three police posts in the...
Dear Solomon, my number one friend. I write this to you because I'm sad. Every night and morn, we mourn and yawn, yet somewhere...
Poverty is a bastard! Believe me, that statement is as true as the fact that I am alive. If not for poverty, why would...
I cannot say that I understand everything that happens in Nigeria today, but I understand that things changed, I understand that we became what...
All the well-dressed men and women who sat, incapable of moving, could smell it. Something gaseous was floating in the air in the room,...
It took Ikem a long time to understand that there were two Lagoses instead of one. That was the first shock. When he left...
Nigeria my country, beautiful and ugly
Blessed with plenty
Yet filled with nothing
From our leaders' robbing
Honey we had, but our nobs took it all
Now, upon mines...
Today she's fifty-nine
but we are still crossing the Nile
Independence was supposed to be a journey of a mile
But it seems like something keeps us...
Celebrate me all because I'm free.
Singing praises from this tunnel.
At least I've been able to pull out the stones of my tomb.
Celebrate me all...
The symbol of Africa's prestige,
The cornerstone of the continental black race,
An unadulterated gift from the omniscient one,
A mother to 200 million children.
The vegetations and...
A golden jubilee and nine
we still claim to be fine.
Though we are pained to the spine
yet we celebrate with wine.
Is this a joke?
Arise o fallen heroes!
Dead of yesteryears.
Arise O compatriots!
Living in present years.
Nigeria is a
reflection of labour,
the labours of heroes past,
that will never be vain.
Nigeria, my country.
Frankly I don't know where to start,
Should I begin by calling you out for every single thing wrong with you?
Or should I...
Arise o Nigerians
Thy duty calls
In unity and peace to grow
For love of neighbor and God
Heroic deeds of past
A step for a greater future
Nigeria, the giant of Africa, a combination of multiethnic groups with different cultures, traditions and languages; a country that is so blessed with mineral...
"We want freedom!" Aduke chanted.
"Freedom, we want!" her little crowd responded.
The year was 2007, Aduke of age twenty-three, had done this every evening with...
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