By Nwafor Sunday

Though we are celebrating Nigeria at 60, the country has many issues militating against its growth and development.

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Though one can say that the country has recorded some achievements over the years, but as a country that is celebrating its 60th anniversary, Nigeria is long overdue to be among top 3 best countries in the world, considering the natural endowment the country is blessed with.

Below are the reasons Nigeria is still where it is today

Bad governance/leadership

Bribery and Corruption

Insecurity: Terrorism, militancy, banditry, Kidnapping, thuggery, raping and armed robbery


Tribalism/Ethnicity, Lopsided appointment/employment

Economic/Political marginalisation

Election rigging/vote buying

Talking without action

Desire to cheat your colleague, neighbor or brother

Poor education, health facilities

Rate of unemployment

Lackadaisical altitude of leaders/ masses





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