HAPPY 49TH NIGERIA!
October 1st is the day Nigeria celebrates its 49th year of independence from UK (re: British) rule. Be sure to check out highlights from the 2008 parade in New York City via the YouTube video posted above. Pictured in the following photo collage are Chiwetel Ejiofor, Oluchi, 2Face, Seal, Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey Noah, Sophie Okonedo, Laura Izibor, Dakore Egbuson, 9ice, Nnenna, Regina Askia, Lemar, Agbani Darego, Sade, Chinua Achebe, Rita Dominic, Omotola, Ayo, Jim Iyke, Kate Henshaw, Wale, Osi Umenyiora, Lola Oguinnake, Wale Ogunleye, P-Square, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Long live Nigeria!
photo credits: Google images