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Free Trade - Fathers Curse, My Undoing by NotComplaining: 7:11am On Jun 23, 2018
Can free trade be blamed for the flood of Nigerian migrants into Europe and America?

Is Nigeria doing enough to protect its indigenous industries? From protectionist subsidies of Europe and America which allow big conglomerates to dump surplus products in countries with high cost of production thus stealing jobs meant for the youths.

Buharis agricultural vision cannot work without the sort of levies that Trump is advocating.

How much of our chickens and goats are sold on European markets? Of our Textiles? Shoes?

Since Nigeria is a great dumping ground for everything foreign, it should be given a special status to export its goods without punitive hindrances. However, EU forces Nigeria to sign pacts that forbid protective levies.

Jobs are the key to ending mass migration. Nigeria must be able to maintain healthy industries without fear of cheap imports.

Protectionism worked for Germany after WW2 and can work for any country. We need to get strong on protection; love for your brother what you love for yourself.

We need to allow our youths to fabricate European products. China started its entire economy on building fakes and imitations, so too Taiwan and Vietnam. Now theyre able to engineer new competitive products that have global customer base.

We Nigerians can also imitate. Then learn from imitations. There is not one model or one route to success, one must forge his or her own.

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