Monday, January 11, 2010

Change is Coming + Giveaway

Tomorrow, Abuja and other cities in different parts of the world will witness a peaceful rally tagged 'Save Nigeria' against all the things we just sit down in our houses and complain about.

We're all experts when it comes to analysing Nigeria's issues and condemning our leaders' actions, but how many of us really get up to do something about it or will seriously do something to change the status quo even if given the opportunity? I know, i will and that is why I am joining several other Nigerians at the Unity fountain tomorrow in Abuja. The walk is going to be led by Professor Wole Soyinka and a numbe rof other prominent Nigerians.

It's high time we started to speak up and say NO to things we don't want. A lot of my friends and acquaintances live abroad and can't consider moving back home for a lot of reasons. Those of us at home are glad we can afford the comforts of life and just shake our heads at what our leaders are doing. Most of the great countries we admire took hundreds of years to build with some people even sacrificing their lives. We have to fight for our country. If we don't stand for something, we will fall for anything!

Seriously, what country has a case like Mutallab's and you don't get a press statement from the government??? What Nigeria should have done the same day and the days following was to go on air and decline any knowledge of such actions and that the country dissociates itself from any such act and given reasons to support our point of view. The US gave us a whole week to do something, and what does our government give, SILENCE. We should have gone on major TV channels all over the world dissociating ourselves from the act but our government did ABSOLUTELY NOTHING.

Since our government won't, WE WILL save Nigeria. Be a part of the change, join the rally tomorrow if you can. In Abuja, the point of convergence is the Unity fountain at 10 a.m. You can go here for more information.

God bless Nigeria!


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13 comments:

2cute4u said...

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Mwajim Al said...

Interesting... I wish I was at home to join. I'm glad that there are peeps at home thinking for the betterment of Naija... Keep it up!!! And hopefully, i will soon find a channel to do something as well :)

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Myne Whitman said...

I heard about the protests and I'm glad. Most change come from civil society or the military will do it. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. I hear there'll be protests in London too.

London protest .
Friday 15th January 2010
12pm
Trafalgar square, move to parliament square- then ends at Nigerian High Commison.
Nigeria House
9 Northumberland Avenue
London WC2N 5BX
Encouraged to come with Nigerian flag, Homemade banners, Dress warm . Contact 07984212553 or e mail info@nigerialiberty forum.org. uk London Metropolitan Police will provide security.
Key point for Protest - Where is Musa Yar'Adua, Nigerians are no terroristsStop the criminalisations of Nigerians,Fight against corruption and add as you may wish

http://www.nigeriavillagesquare.com/forum/main-square/47288-civil-society-march-abuja.html

Beulah! said...

It is well with Naija, that is my only confesion. God bless Naija

LucidLilith said...

Well...Yar Adua is comatose so I guess they have an excuse...

Emeka Amakeze said...

It is worth it! I was a part of several protests in Nigeria as a Students Union President for the good of this nation and by the grace of God, would love to be a part of this one. I'll always salute the courage of our people.

leggy said...

im glad that people are finally waking up.

Vera Ezimora said...

Oh, wow. That's really neat --- I wish I could be a part of a movement like this :-(

jhazmyn said...

Its high time indeed...

Enkay said...

I'm glad that patriotism is stirring in the hearts of some young Nigerians like me.

I intend to join in the one taking place in Lagos soon.

God bless Nigeria!

Original Mgbeke said...

Kudos to you WriteFreak, I really admire the fact that you aren't just sitting and complaining but you are making moves. Gotta love it!

Happy new year ooo, I wish you and hubby the very best of 2010. :-)

AlooFar said...

Yes, "Enough is Enough"!