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12 days ago
.Segun Adeniyi wrote:

*NIGERIA, MY NIGERIA!*

*Is this the same Nigeria that was visa free to England and other western countries?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that $1 was 71 kobo?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that had the largest airline in Africa and over thirty fleets of ship(River Contagora, River Ose, River this, River that)?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that flight ticket to London was N150?*

*Is this same Nigeria where Visa was not needed to travel to UK, but just pick your ticket to London like you are traveling to Abuja or Port Harcourt?*

*Is this Nigeria where return ticket to USA was N1,200?*

*Is this Nigeria which Dubai came to borrow money from, but dash them instead of giving them(Dubai) as loan?*

*Is this same Nigeria that Major General Yakubu Gowon said the only problem we have is how to spend our money?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that tear-rubber Peugeot 504 was less than N5,000 naira?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that had car assembly plants ( Peugeot and Volkswagen)?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that had great leaders like Zik, Balewa, Awo, Enahoro, etc?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that Indians and Pakistani used to come and apply for teaching jobs?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that was abroad to the Ghanaians, Liberians and others?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that spent billions fighting against apartheid regime in South Africa?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that spent billions on peace keeping in Congo, Liberia and Sierra Leone?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that built housing estates in Lagos and Ogun states for refugees from Liberia?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that funded and hosted the first black arts festival?*

*Is this the same Nigeria where the consumption of CAN foods like geisha and sardines by students was seen as poverty?*

*Is this Nigeria where Peak milk was sold for 10 kobo, every other brand was sold 8 kobo downward?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that students were given jobs and car incentives in their final year in the university?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that secondary school students could travel to any other state unaccompanied, without fear whatsoever?*

*Is this same Nigeria where secondary school students from the West travel to the East or North for excursions and vis versa?*

*Is this the same Nigeria where nobody cared about religious affiliations, where Christians and Muslims coexisted amicably?*

*Is this the same Nigeria that was the giant of Africa?*

*Is this same Nigeria that was ahead of France and some other European countries in terms of development (courtesy Western Region of Nigeria)?*

*This is certainly not that Nigeria.*
*Oh Nigeria, there was truly indeed a Country.*?????????
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