I am a woman and a woman of Africa. I am a daughter of Nigeria and if she is in shame, I shall stayand mourn with her in shame.Buchi Emecheta
"The Church commends the law-makers for their prompt reaction to outlaw same-sex relationships in Nigeria and calls for the bill to be passed since the idea expressed in the bill is the moral position of Nigerians regarding human sexuality."peter jasper (archbishop) akinola
The second relevant analogy has to do with the danger not to outside powers but to the local countries. The analogy is to Nigeria , which stands for the danger that oil wealth will lead to corruption , political disintegration and, in the long term, even economic debilitation .Michael Mandelbaum, in "The Great Game Then and Now (Address to the Conference on Oil and Gas in the Caspian Sea Region: Geopolitical and Regional Security, sponsored by the Friedrich-Ebert Foundation."
The point is, that the function of the novel seems to be changing; it has become an outpost of journalism; we read novels for information about areas of life we don’t know — Nigeria, South Africa, the American army, a coal-mining village, coteries in Chelsea, etc. We read to find out what is going on. One novel in five hundred or a thousand has the quality a novel should have to make it a novel — the quality of philosophy.doris lessing
He is remembered in Nigeria with awe, both for a political boldness that landed him in prison and for a commanding intellect that is manifest in every genre he tackles.wole soyinka
Myself, the government and people of Nigeria are inspired by the United States of America's achievement and the principles which guide it.umaru yar'adua