NIGERIA’S GRACE

Henry Johnson LR
2 min readOct 25, 2023
Pic cred: Ameer Umar

In Nigeria’s embrace, peaceful and sad stories,
A land of diversity, vibrant and gold.
From ancient kingdoms, like the Igbo,
to the bustling streets of Lagos and Abuja,
A blend of cultures, where unity could meet.

Pic Cred: Tope A. Asokere

From the Niger Delta’s winding streams,
To savannahs vast, where nature gleams,
Nigeria’s beauty, beyond bounds,
With landscapes diverse, that truly astounds.

Pic Cred: Abdullahi Abdulquadri

In Abuja, the heartbeat of the nation,
A city alive, with vibrant sensation.
Where dreams take flight, amidst the bustling crowd,
In the pursuit of success, voices of injustices and peace are loud.

Pic Cred: David Iloba

From Nollywood’s silver screen delight,
To Afro beat that moves, day and night,
Nigeria’s creativity knows no end,
A global cultural force, the world to transcend.

Pic Cred: Kenilev Terku

Through challenges faced, resilience prevails,
Nigerians stand strong, their spirit never fails.
United as one, with hope in their hearts,
Building a future where progress imparts.

My Nigeria, land of rich heritage,
innovative Pan-African people, grace, by God’s grace
May your story continue, with boundless courage.
With open arms, you welcome all,
A nation rising, standing tall.

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Henry Johnson LR

I am a Liberian-born American writer with great ideas to impact lives and leave this world a little better than I found it.