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Table of Contents

Ch.1. Is Nigeria's leadership effective?
Nigeria is working toward reaching its full economic and political potential / Goodluck Jonathan
Nigeria's leadership is failing the economy / Ieanyi Izeze
Nigeria must make deep and difficult reforms to move the country forward / Tunde Fagbenle
Nigeria is unable and unwilling to reform / Aba Saheed
Nigerian elections are pushing the country to the brink of disaster / John Campbell
Nigerian elections will not push the country into chaos / This Day
Elections are a chance to finally get things right in Nigeria / Adewale T. Akande
There is little hope that elections will facilitate real change iin Nigeria / Dafe Ononjovwo
Ch. 2. How should Nigeria address violent conflicts?
Nigeria should be among the countries that intervene in the Ivory Coast conflict / Louise Arbour
Nigeria should not intervene in the Ivory Coast conflict / Anonymous
There is sectarian violence in Nigeria / Joseph Bottum
The conflict in central Nigeria is economic, not sectarian / Peter Cunlife-Jones
Nigeria should be divided along sectarian lines / Osita Ebiem
National integration should be a top priority in Nigeria / Sam Adesua
The Niger Delta conflict requires strong leadership from Nigerian leaders and the international community / Kelly Campbell
Oil companies must provide local citizens more control over the oil resources in the Niger Delta / Judith Burdin Asuni
Oil companies should be expelled from the Niger Delta / Ebrima Sillah and Sam Olukoya
Ch. 3. How serious is the corruption problem in Nigeria?
There is an endemic corruption problem in Nigeria / Lanre Akinola
Corruption is not the main problem in Nigeria / Jideofor Adibe
Nigeria must have fair and transparent elections / Terence P. McCulley
Nigerians must demand more accountability from its officials / Idumange John
Nigeria should pass the Freedom of Information Bill / Ray Ekpu
The Freedom of Information Bill will not matter with a corrupt and deceitful media / Prince Charles Dickson
Ch. 4. What challenges does Nigeria face?
Nigeria needs a more reliable and efficient power supply / Peter Guest
Nigeria needs to provide safe and functional airports / Captain Daniel Omale
Nigeria must fulfill its commitment to protect women's rights / Omoyemen Odigie-Emmanuel
Nigeria must improve its schools / Motunrayo Aboderin
The Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act is a violation of human rights / Human Rights watch
The Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act strengthens traditional marriage / Anglican Communion.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Opposing viewpoints, Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)


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JQ3090 .N46 2012

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p. cm.

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