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Nigeria in my Opinion

Lighter is its economy, floats slower than a feather, wasting resources, capable of becoming marketable leather, pollutes the air for citizens to suffer bad weather, expecting Yams from planting the seedlings of Onions, results to failure regardless of any opinion. A marriage, dangerous to the spouses’ sexualities and then the tussle for who’s the next principality without any regard to God and to humanity only sustains the fire of a bitter union, a truth accepted by, not just my opinion. The masses pay with all they’ve got in one offering, yet are used as unnecessary sacrifices to continue suffering but the best they can do is just to keep baffling on whose tribe or religion should take dominion, smiling in affliction is foolishness, in my opinion. Reduced to nothing for poverty to place its stickers Sycophants emerging from most of all its thinkers a once courageous Cat, now has lost its whiskers becoming a laughing stock in its international communion oh, this is a bitter fact and not just an opinion. A country on barefoot, not even on slippers encouraging ethnic robbers to be its Gate Keepers, rights deprived of its meals, even mere supper, mercenaries romanced as government companions. Nigeria is already doomed, that’s my strong opinion. Published: 6/24/2020 For the Opinion Poetry Contest sponsored by Kai Michael Neumann Position: 5th place [6/29/2020]

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Date: 7/1/2020 8:07:00 AM
This is a really touching and insightful version of Nigeria's troubles. Nevertheless, I am sure it will rise. Hope you are well Funom. Congratulations on your splendid win! Keep writing and inspiring :) Blessings
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Funom Makama
Date: 7/17/2020 6:21:00 AM
Thank you very much Aditi... I am so grateful for this.
Date: 6/29/2020 11:55:00 PM
Back to say congratulations for your excellent, but sad, commentary on Nigeria's current status. I wish you well, my friend ~ John
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Funom Makama
Date: 6/30/2020 5:01:00 PM
Thank you so much John Watt
Date: 6/29/2020 8:41:00 PM
A most impressive piece of writing, Funon, congratulations.
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Funom Makama
Date: 6/30/2020 5:00:00 PM
Thank you so much Beth
Date: 6/29/2020 10:29:00 AM
Powerfully poignantly penned. I once fell in love with a Nigerian man, I believe he would share your opinion. Congratulations for your win Funom, xomo!
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Funom Makama
Date: 6/29/2020 1:47:00 PM
Wow! That is interesting and revealing. I hope it was a nice experience. Thank you so much Pigeon Tart
Date: 6/29/2020 8:27:00 AM
Hi, Funom. Congrats for your placement and thanks for sharing about Nigeria. Prayers always my friend.
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Funom Makama
Date: 6/29/2020 1:46:00 PM
Thank you so much curtis...
Date: 6/25/2020 7:24:00 PM
Strong stuff, unfortunately true. What a waste of splendid resources there, and a kick in the jaw to its citizens! G.L. in the contest, Funom.
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Funom Makama
Date: 6/29/2020 1:44:00 PM
I am glad you know so much about Nigeria. I weep so much for my country... Thank you so much Gershon Wolf
Date: 6/25/2020 4:30:00 PM
I applaud you for bringing to light the grave injustices brought on your country by mercenaries and those from within as well who care nothing about their own citizens. VERY good work, Funom and I am sorry you have to witness this. It's happening all over the world, so we are all together in the plot of evil encompassing our globe. But especially for the poverty and suffering of your motherland, I am sorry.
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Funom Makama
Date: 6/29/2020 1:39:00 PM
Thank you so much Andrea Dietrich.. I really appreciate this. I weep for Nigeria and my tears do not seem to stop.
Date: 6/25/2020 3:47:00 PM
WoW! So sorry to hear about all the problems and suffering that could be avoided if you had the right people in power. However I fear we may be headed in the same direction here. My husband says that a politician is just a well educated mobster in an expensive suit. I'm inclined to agree with him. God Bless my friend and I will pray for your well being. JB
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Funom Makama
Date: 6/25/2020 4:20:00 PM
Thank you so much Judy Ball, we are praying and hoping for the best for the country..
Date: 6/25/2020 3:40:00 PM
Very well stated, Funom, with many good examples of the sad situation for Nigeria. I hope things turn around for the country and its people. Well done ~ John
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Funom Makama
Date: 6/25/2020 4:20:00 PM
Thank you so much John, I hope so, even though I strongly doubt so. Nigeria is already a confirmed failed state.
Date: 6/25/2020 1:48:00 PM
Funom its always helpful to read a residents view.The perspective I would add as someone who is old enough to remember your independence as part of my living English history is an analogy to English independence itself,(less than century old,)not finally achieved til 1928 when every person obtained the vote,and 1944 when everyone here could be educated for free and 1948 when the same happened for heaithcare.These are the three basic key facets.
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Funom Makama
Date: 6/25/2020 4:19:00 PM
Thank you so much Brian Strand.. Nigeria suffers them all... Its citizens have rights to absolutely NOTHING! Not even to LIFE! The government has become the state's terrorists, importing tribal mercenaries for ethnic cleansing of the land in over to take over.. The problems are just too enormous to count. Nigeria as it is today is already a failed state. Thank you so much for your contribution
Date: 6/24/2020 6:32:00 AM
You paint a sad picture.... Hopefully the situation gets better .
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Funom Makama
Date: 6/25/2020 8:23:00 AM
Yes, Nigeria is already a failed state. Thank you for your comment