Date: January 18, 2021, 07:49:56 AM
How to kill, skin and bury a country: Politics : Nigerialog.com - Nigeria's Premier Online Forum
Burckhardt believed that great states are built with the same vision, skill, panache and passion as Michelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel or as Mozart composed his great symphonies. Nations are not impersonal abstractions. They are the collective outcomes of individual creativity, vision and purpose.
The emerging reign of fear and collective anomie is generating anger and embitterment among our populations; among ancient warrior tribes that had never been conquered by Jihad. They are not about to lie down and die. It should not surprise anyone that the ghosts of Oduduwa and Biafra have been resurrected.I am a Nigerian patriot. I innately believe that ours is a high and noble destiny. But I am also aware that it is so easy to destroy a country through incompetence, folly and bad faith. Our 206 million people stare at a bottomless abyss; where everything we hold most sacred could go up in a bonfire of the vanities. Let the true patriots stand up and be counted!