ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

NIGERIA IS A LIE

Updated on February 23, 2011

 

 

On the 24th of December, 2010 about nine bombs exploded in the city of Jos, Plateau State. The toll is put at 80 dead and 109 wounded. These deaths and mayhems are unnecessary, should not have happened and should never happen again. Every social problem can be solved when the people are willing, honest and sincere. Truth, honesty and sincerity are the bedrocks on which social justice is founded. But unfortunately truth is the scarcest commodity in the Nigerian state or among its inhabitants. In fact the country and its people are allergic to truth, they abhor it.

 

Nigeria and Nigerians are the greatest lie and liars of all time. It is a country with the culture of lies, dishonesty and deceit. Nigeria as a country is a lie and it has continually lived up to its founding purpose. This Nigerian-culture-of-lie is true no matter how highly or lowly placed a Nigerian is. A Nigerian’s social, political and religious or any other status does not really make a difference, he tells and lives a lie all the same.

 

After the cowardly explosions in Jos and the killings in Maiduguri, the Jama’tu Ahlus-Sannah Lidda’Awati Waljihad also known as Boko Haram, an Islamic fundamentalist/terrorist group claimed responsibility for the murders and destructions.

 

Before the attack rumor had been rife in the state that there would be some very deadly Islamic jihadist attacks in the city of Jos during the Christmas period. Then the time came and the attacks were carried out as rumored on Friday the 24th of December, 2010. By the following Monday Boko Haram which is a local cell of the Osama bin Laden’s international al-Qaeda terrorist group claimed responsibility.

 

What followed is what is indeed wrong with Nigeria; the culture of lie and dishonesty, irrespective of a Nigerian’s station in life and society. By virtue of being the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Pastor Ayo Oritsejafo is the head of all Christians in Nigeria. And in the characteristic of Nigeria and all Nigerians he came out in the press after a meeting with some Islamic leaders and with a straight face, said that the acts were not carried out by the radical Islamic group who claimed responsibility. He said it was by a faceless politically motivated group. In Nigeria no matter how obvious things are they are shamefacedly distorted and it is business as usual afterwards. Nobody is ever held responsible for lies or deceits because the state itself is a lie.

 

This head of all Christians in Nigeria was only short of saying that the attacks of both the Maiduguri churches and worshippers, of same day, where six people were killed and the Jos Christmas Eve bombs were actually committed by Christians against fellow Christians and their places of worship.

 

On his own position as the governor of Plateau State; he is also a pastor as well as the governor; Pastor Jonah Jang said that since Muslims were also killed in the attacks then they were politically motivated. He would have also said that it was not committed by the radicalized Muslim jihadists who had consistently unleashed mayhems in the state as long as anyone can remember. Logically what follows is that those who are in position of responsibility in Nigeria are either oblivious of the dynamics of the societies they are supposed to oversee or they are outright liars. And because the country is a blatant lie it is easy to conclude that the later is the truth.

 

Some people have argued that these people in positions of influence are only playing the sordid politics of appeasement and pacifism. Or some believe that these unconscionable leaders actually benefit directly from the situations to the detriment of the people they are leading.

 

When in 1914 the British government merged the north and south of what is today’s Nigeria it was done for their administrative convenience and not out of any honesty of purpose or any parameter that reflected the reality of the indigenous peoples’ cultures and way of life. When in 1960 the same Britain handed the power of the so-called independent Nigeria to the Northerners it was through some very blatant and dishonest process.

 

And when in 1967 the British once again ganged up with Nigeria and other countries such as the Soviet Union (today’s Russia), Saudi Arabia and the rest of the Arab world with Egypt supplying combatants to commit the worst kind of genocide on the African continent on the Igbo/Biafrans it was based on a false premise. The British were taking orders from the Saudi Princes and being manipulated just like they did when Nigeria’s Yar’Adua was already dead in Saudi Arabia and the British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC was busy airing a concocted news interview with the dead as living. They fed the world lies again about Nigeria because it is not their children or countrymen who die in the genocides.

 

With the passage of time, because the foundation has always been wrong, the Nigerian state and all its citizens have come to perfect this culture of lie and falsehood such that the natural off-springs are such things like genocide, fanatical Islamic jihadism, graft and corruption and unbelief in truths. There are over 250 different ethnic groups in Nigeria with distinct and in certain cases irreconcilable cultural differences. And based on this fact, Nigeria should not have been one country and must not remain one country. It must be divided into at least six separate countries. In a referendum the people must be allowed to choose either to continue as one country or go their separate ways.

 

In the past 50 years this so-called Nigeria’s unity has been maintained with the blood of millions of innocent children, women and men. In the Nigeria’s genocide in Biafra alone 3.1 million Biafrans were murdered. And since the end of that genocidal Biafra War in 1970 the unnecessary murders and destructions have continued unabated purely along the cultural divides of the various societies in the enclave. The population has remained restive and the real people who suffer the pains of this senseless culture of lie and dishonesty want an immediate end to their suffering. They are tired of the untruths and the politics of appeasement by their so-called leaders and the dictation of outsiders who are forcing down their throats the doctrine of deathly-unity because it is not the children of the outsiders that die in these wanton jihadisms.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Osita Ebiem profile image
      Author

      Osita Ebiem 7 years ago from New York

      Thanks THE DIVINE YOU I am happy that you agree with this truth of Nigeria being a lie and has killed millions of people in the process.

    • THE DIVINE YOU. profile image

      THE DIVINE YOU. 7 years ago

      No, Nigeria is a true. HA HA..... Do not mind the english...

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)