#NigeriaAt60: Stop Lamenting At 60! II Inside Stuff
Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, speaks on the independence and how we should stop lamenting but get back to the drawing board and draw up a plan on how we can take Nigeria to the next level. He further went on to say that, this is the point where our leaders should present a concrete plan on how they can further develop the country and be more accountable to the people.
Nigeria at 60: Sixty key events that have shaped Nigeria
It has been a 60-year journey loaded with ups and downs. We have had moments when we suffered together, cried together, and laughed together. We have been knocked down but, as Nigerians, we always got back up. And as Nigeria marks 60 years of independence, we recall these evergreen moments that have shaped our history and our story.
Nigerians reflect on 60 years of independence
Nigerian papers reflect on the challenges facing the country on its 60th anniversary of independence. They paint an almost unanimously bleak picture of a Nigeria still riddled by corruption, crumbling infrastructure and sectarianism. We also look at new accusations of sexual abuse levelled against international aid workers, this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo. We finish with Downing Street's controversial plans for asylum seekers.
#NigeriaAt60: Ruggedman and Nigerian youth on Nigeria at 60
What do you think about Nigeria after 60 years of independence? As Nigeria marks its diamond jubilee, GuardianTV sampled the opinion of a few young Nigerians on how they feel about their country after 60 years of nationhood.
#NigeriaAt60: Citizens speak on Nigeria at 60
On Thursday, October 1, 2020, Nigeria will mark 60 years as an independent nation. But what do young Nigerians think about their country? GuardianTV went to the street to sample the Nigerian's opinion about Nigeria at 60.
Niger marks 60 years of independence from France
Niger is celebrating 60 years of independence from France. It's one of eight Francophone African countries to mark its sovereignty this month. We take a look back at Niger's journey to statehood.
Hong Kong police arrest 4 activists under new security law
The young activists were detained on suspicion of being involved in a pro-independence group. The arrests are the first to target public figures since the controversial new law came into effect last month.
Africa’s independence: what will the next 60 years bring?
A wave of independence swept across Africa sixty years ago. This week it’s been the turn of Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo to mark their independence. But amid the celebrations there is also time to reflect, regret even mourn what has taken place since gaining self-rule. Somalia, for instance, has seen the state split, a civil war, imposition of sharia law and a rise in piracy and Islamist terrorism.
King Leopold's legacy: The lingering chaos in DR Congo
60 years after independence, traces of the system of exploitation and violence that Leopold II and colonial-era Belgium created still remain in DR Congo. The propensity for violence is inherited, experts say.
Nigeria @59: Citizens concerned about unity of Nigeria
As Nigeria prepares to celebrate its 59th Independence, Political gladiators have been asked to focus on developing a Nigerian dream that will be upheld by the young generation, rather than dividing the Country on Political and religious lines.