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Why America Needs Nigeria

Daniel Falonipe's Blog

American has an abundance of capital; Nigeria has an abundance of human and natural resources. According to a statement by President Felipe of Mexico, “you need labor and capital to generate economic activity”

Therefore it makes sense for America to extend its huge capital to the people of Nigeria, because Nigeria’s 1 million barrels of oil sent to the U.S. daily helps create an economic engine that generates American capital. With American capital and knowhow, Nigeria can become a developed country and therefore will be able to afford more American made goods just like the people of South Korea and Western Europe.

However, when Obama became the president of the U.S., his first snob was to the people of Nigeria. The Nigerian 2007 election was believed to have been rigged by the Yar’Adua administration, so Obama decided to visit Ghana as his first outing to Africa.

Most Nigerians were conflicted…

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The talking drum "gangan" and "bata".The roots of these drums can be traced to south-western nigerian, typical of the Yorubas.

The talking drum “gangan” and “bata”.The roots of these drums can be traced to south-western nigerian, typical of the Yorubas.

Growing up as as an African, i have discovered that there’s so much to live for, so much i owe my land! I can’t imagine myself  coming in a different colour other than black, in fact, if life were to be a human being, i’m quite sure its skin colour would be black  because ‘Life itself is not fair’. As an african, imagine how you had so much fun while growing up; the tales by moonlight (is that possible on a winter night when the temperature is below zero degrees? definitely not!) #JustSaying

Africa is not a place riddled with disease and pandemonium and crisis as it is widely believed, if you have not been here i’ll advise you book a ticket and hop on a plane. A reader posted this on my blog :

“Great photographs! I went to Africa for the first time a couple of months ago and I hope it wasn’t the last!” Continue reading

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