NIGERIA AT 56, HOW DID WE GET HERE? By KOSOKO OYEYEMI [@_olayemi_] 

PRELUDE;

Here’s a piece of heresy, different from the one you’re accustomed to, Britain didn’t travel to Africa sic Nigeria just to civilize and preach Christianity to us, thus at the first instance the creation of Nigeria by Lord Lugard was purely based on business and developing Britain’s economy, in other to take over the colony that would later be known as Nigeria, The British government paid the royal Niger company a whopping sum of 865,000 pounds which was a huge amount of money(Even Mr Darosha would not travel that far and wide just to preach democracy and Christianity after spending that amount of money ), so let’s establish a fact, while most developed countries were born out of shared identities , ideals , characteristics and goals we were born just to fulfil a business purpose and that purpose we fulfilled till October 1 , 1960
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