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THE predictions, the permutations on the demise of Nigeria in the squishy arrangement are already gathering some momentum in the country. The Prophets have joined analysts, the predictive indexes that Nigeria is on fire, which will consume the 'White Elephant' country refers to as the 'giant' of Africa.

How much muscle does Jonathan's administration have, to sustain the fragile co-existence of various nations within Nigeria? Succumbing to the pressure that a Federal Ministry has to be created for the North would further heightened the quick way for further disintegration of Nigeria as separate Federal Ministries have to be established for any other regional challenges facing Nigeria like OPC and MASSOP. A state that is grappling with insecurity, filth, hooliganism, unemployment, incessant traffic gridlock, poverty, among other devastating fiasco, is revolution or breaking up the answer?

Franklin Roosevelt, 32nd US President once stated that “Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fibber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough”.

After rocking from one military coup to another, Nigeria returned to civilian rule in 1999 with an elected leadership. Thousands of Nigerians have died since 1999 in communal rivalries; Militants engaged in the trade of stolen oil fuelling violence and corruption in the Niger Delta, to the benefit of the oil wealth.

It is a known fact that Terrorism is the systematic use of trepidation with the intention of causing death or serious bodily harm to civilians or non-combatants. It is also with the purpose of inducing fear and intimidating the population or compelling government or an international organization to do or abstain from doing any act. 

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