Insecurity has diminished Nigerians’ lives, says CAN

13 Sept 2022

In 2020 and 2021, respectively, that works out to around 2,081 and 2,853 passports being granted per 24 hours.

According to the United Kingdom immigration statistics, 13,609 Nigerian healthcare workers were given work visas during the year under consideration. Only India, with 42,966 practitioners, is behind this.

Seven out of ten Nigerians would be willing to leave their nation if given the chance, according to the Nigeria Social Cohesion Survey 2021 conducted by the African Polling Institute.

In addition, a World Bank survey conducted that year found that 56,000 more Nigerians left the nation each year than entered.

Additional research revealed that in 2019, Nigerians received over 19,000 skilled work and study visas from the UK. However, that number increased by 59,000, or 210%, in 2021.

He said, “As I was growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, children were not allowed to see dead bodies. But now, even the sensibilities of the children are no longer protected. All kinds of crime and wickedness are available almost for free on social media.

“It is sad to note that those whose duty it is to guarantee the safety of our lives and properties appear to be helpless in the face of a real threat and advancing forces of darkness eclipsing the land.”

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