March 4, 2017

Barbarism to Decadence: Nigeria and Foreign Complicity by Abudu Rasheed Oki

By Abudu Rasheed Oki

considering the fact that independence in 1960, Nigeria’s successor leaderships and the non-public zone glaringly did not dispense sturdy governance and company social accountability. either sectors, tacitly aided by means of overseas associations and companies have perverted the ends of presidency and justice. Ergo, in Barbarism to Decadence, Abudu Rasheed “Richard” Oki bargains an encompassing yet cursory overview of every successor corrupting maladministration, participatory roles, and systemic debaucheries, in addition to the immense spinoff adversarial affects at the citizenry. via learn, eyewitness bills, own adventure, etc., the e-book provides an evaluation of the devastating a long time of adventitious results of otherworldly corruption at the country, and a glance on the total septic results of the vice at the remainder of different black African countries.

Ab initio, it delves in on attribute fractious leaderships; prior immiserating army a long time; compromised judiciary/law enforcement; fraudulent elections; decrepit strength offer and infrastructure; human wellbeing and fitness and academic fetidness, duplicitous and complicit neighborhood and overseas media; average source curse and immense environmental pollutants; modern day spiritual chicanery and radicalized Islamic terrorism; elites’ otherworldly and authoritative brigandage; and ever-present suffocating misfeasance and malfeasance within the deepest area. There also are the general, undermining roles from out of the country international locations, associations, and companies; and, sui generis, China’s hegemonic function. those are a part of sizeable interrelated components that hermetically immures and immolates her lumpen lots within the bonds of anomie. That correlative societal dying is portrayed in marasmus and spectral appears, in addition to mass non secular and psychological atrophies. but her prosperous minority and international expropriation of its uncooked wealth and resources stay at exhilarating boil. the awful not easy proof and figures point out that Nigeria totally has to be set at the correct direction for the long term wishes of her marred inhabitants. in the meantime, the loads intrinsically stay restive with brutish concepts, right here and there. To wit, the crystallization of that armed mass progressive mettle should not be discounted in her destiny. So, the publication offers crosscurrents, and propounds on how one can sustainably regulate her venal path mainstream. Pithily, it seeks to supply a clarion name to jettison current, and block destiny, serially rogue leaderships for the summum bonum.

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