A renowned Harvard University has make jest of the state of Nigeria in her examination.
The University was stylishly insult Nigeria economy, how it was blossom and the largest economies in Africa, 
overwhelmingly young at a time when populations in other regions are shrinking and aging.
The University said in her qurstion that the country had failed to thrive for its years as an independent nation, despite having a developmental head start relative to countries like China and India, 

Here is the ridiculous questions

“ Africa is growing. Seven of the ten fastest growing economies in the world are in Africa, and the continent’s largest economies are becoming less dependent on extractive commodities.

The continent’s rising middle class has demonstrated a taste for consumer goods and technological innovation, and Africa’s population-currently more than a billion people –is booming and overwhelmingly young at a time when populations in other regions are shrinking and aging. Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economy, epitomizes both the promise and the problems the continent face in the 21th century.

The country had failed to thrive for its years as an independent nation, despite having a developmental head start relative to countries like China and India, as well as hundreds of billions of dollars in oil revenue.

Now, after pathbreaking reforms followed by signs retrenchment, Nigeria’s new President faced both vast opportunity and grave challenges. Would the country flourish or founder in this new era? We will analyze key reforms in Nigeria’s economy, significant political developments and the choices facing the country’s fast-growing private sector.

1. Why did Nigeria fail to thrive between 1960 to 1999, particularly relative to China and India?

2. How would you characterize former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s legacy?
bullish or bearish on the next fifteen years for Nigeria? 

3. What opportunities do you see in nigeria going Foward if any? What are the challenges (and risk” 

Some argue the lecturer was wrong to use Nigeria as an example of a failed state, others say it is right.
If you were a Nigerian in this class how would you answer the question? Is Nigeria really a failed state and why?

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