A lot of people are celebrating all across the nation as Nigeria marks her 58th Independence anniversary on October 1, 2018.
Despite the many issues surrounding the state of the nation, many people have taken to social media to celebrate Nigeria in their own very unique styles.
Photos of people all dress in the significant colours; green and white, have flooded the Nigerian social media platforms with beautiful messages to accompany them.
"Whenever Nigeria are playing, my family are always singing along, dancing and eating traditional Nigerian food. We've got our shirts on. It's like we're at the game."— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) October 1, 2018
🇳🇬 @AlexIwobi on his love for @NGSuperEagles 🦅#NigeriaAt58 pic.twitter.com/bMTjMDA7zE
Today is a day that represents freedom, equality and unity. I stand proud to be a Nigerian and on this day of our independence. I want to salute all my fellow Nigerias in honour of this great day. Happy Independence Day.#ILoveMyCountry #ForeverAEagle #Weareone #Nigeria @58 🦅🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/QEzi61XtHN— AhmedMusa718 (@Ahmedmusa718) October 1, 2018
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY NIGERIA 🇳🇬 #58 🕺🏽 pic.twitter.com/IILbFrZ77H— MSimon27 (@Simon27Moses) October 1, 2018
A nation not without her own flaws, it is quite impressive to see that a lot of people are still hopeful that Nigeria as a country will get better soon. Even though it is the same message every year, it is refreshing to see optimism in a time like this.
From Twitter all the way to the picture-sharing app, Instagram, beautiful messages of hope and resilience floods the timelines with every one of them, beautiful and outstanding.
For those who say there’s nothing to celebrate on Independence Day, I bring u a message of hope: God Almighty will not abandon Nig; & for those who wish to celebrate, I wish u a happy Independence Day. Either way, be happy to be alive to witness today & I pray u witness many more pic.twitter.com/5xg6ZP3giC— Festus Keyamo, SAN (@fkeyamo) October 1, 2018
From face painting to outstanding art representation, Nigeria is indeed filled with talented individuals who are destined for the skies!