As Nigeria marks it’s 57th Independence Anniversary. Eyewitness.ng looked up on twitter to see what Nigerians are saying. Here are some of the reactions as gathered by our reporter.
— Oluyemi Fasipe🇳🇬 (@YemieFASH) October 1, 2017
Pls I wanto deliver Hot Slaps to everyone who has wished me 'Happy Independence Day'.Just Tel me it's Independence day & remove the 'HAPPY'
— MC_PUNs😀😀 (@2much_opoTBdope) October 1, 2017
I'm not in a celebration mood. Facebook, stop wishing me happy independence day or I'll block you.
— GreenIsTheNewGold (@GITNGSeries) October 1, 2017
I'm more concerned with @tstvafrica TSTV coming out today than Nigerian's independence. So I guess it's HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY to TSTV 🙌
— KPARI (@ThisIsLauraSaj) October 1, 2017
Happy independence, no light, zero naira, low salary, no breakfast. Fucked country, fucked politicians
— Lawyer & Fixer (@angeleosa_) October 1, 2017
"Celebrating our togetherness since 1960! Happy Independence 9ja" – @9mobileng You can send me independence text but can't send me data? 😒
— Atiku Jr (@AOStephenVII) October 1, 2017
Hopefully one day we wouldn't need to put on our power generating sets to listen to the state of d nation address.Happy independence Nigerua
— Tim. (@Sckallywags) October 1, 2017
To a people of colour, a resilient nation, brilliant, creative and amazing, we say Happy Independence Day. pic.twitter.com/SrefkUD42h
— LeadershipGroomingNG (@leadership011) October 1, 2017
No matter how bad things are I would wish Nigeria Happy Independence. Glad i am not being treated like second class citizen by colonists
— Aisha Yesufu (@AishaYesufu) October 1, 2017
Happy Independence Day Nigeria. You break my heart sometimes but I still love you. You're the only place I can actually call home.
— Queen (@tricia_gal) October 1, 2017
Happy Independence Nigeria
Remember, you are a representation of the picture of what you want Nigeria to be to the outside world
— samBASTEN!! (@sam_basten) October 1, 2017