On Saturday, 1st October 1960, thousands of happy Nigerians gathered at the Race Course Square (Tafawa Balewa Square) Lagos, to witness their young country’s independence ceremony. For many persons who shared greetings and basked in the ambient excitement, the full import of “independence” was not known. The knowledge that “the white man will go, and we will lead ourselves”, was enough reason to celebrate. Today, fifty-five years later, Nigeria is sorely in need of that common drive that fuelled the campaign for independence.
Yesterday, a friend visited my blog, and noticed the blog’s headline, “The World As I See It”. He then asked me if I had read Albert Einstein’s book with the same title. I sincerely did not know Einstein wrote such a book, and so, off I went to google it. Continue reading “Different Lenses — One World”