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Nigeria - Celebrating 50 Years of Independence

To mark the Golden Jubilee Anniversary of Nigeria's independence, Newsdesk, in partnership with the Nigeria High Commission to the UK, has released a commemorative title: Nigeria: Celebrating 50 Years of Independence.

The publication covers Nigeria's past, present and future, charting its journey along the road to democracy, and prosperity. Individual sectors in the political, social, and economic and spheres are evaluated, heralding Nigeria's achievements across the spectrum. Looking forward, it explores how the nation can build on these achievements to meet the challenges that lie ahead.

Contributors include leading economists, journalists and academics. Forewords are provided by Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, President of Nigeria, Dr Dalhatu Sarki Tafidi, Nigerian High Commissioner to the UK and Kamalesh Sharma, Commonwealth Secretary General.