We must not be satisfied with simply expressing our opposition, as has been said here; we must also make demands. It has also long been known that Sharia is present in 12 states. It will focus on the root causes of radicalisation, especially poverty, marginalisation in society and lack of jobs.
In recent months, the extremist Islamic Boko Haram movement has carried out violent bomb attacks on civilians, government buildings and churches. For years, thousands of people have been dying in Nigeria. Then, I started reading about why this would be the case, and supplementing that with my own attempt to figure it out when I was there.
Any further escalation of violence will have massive repercussions in West Africa and result in large flows of refugees to Europe, particularly to my country, the United Kingdom. Updated: September 9, It was too unlikely to last.
Education will be the number one priority of my government. The Nigeria we would start building from would not trudge into the future with uncertainty like chickens when we have all it takes to soar with confidence like eagles. We are blessed with fertile, arable land; the largest market in Africa; abundant natural resources.
However, these trips are not all palatable as the Nigerian passport only avails visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to only 41 countries, with many having to struggle and pay through their noses to visit the highly developed nation.
And another time, North Korea. The very prolonged drought, poor harvests, lack of livestock, and the rise, once again, in the price of food are now hinting that a famine in the region is imminent. The two attacks in December and January left Nigeria with over dead and increasing tensions between the Christian south and Muslim north.
The last point I would like to emphasise concerns oil revenues. I would like to conclude, Commissioner, by mentioning a very serious risk that threatens Nigeria and the whole region of West Africa and the Sahel.
As only part of a reserve is usually recovered the permeability of rock precluding extraction of the rest , prospectors need to be sure there is enough to make the effort pay.