"If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people.”

As an enthusiast and undeterred believer in the great story of Nigeria, I would love to beat my chest, as a form of consolation or perhaps assertion, and ascertain that sunny days are ahead. However, reality - in addition to the fact that this is not my field, in literal terms, and I, as an individual, do not possess to economic power to solely catalyse inclusive growth -  hums a different anthem, with youth unemployment in Nigeria predicted to rise by 13.1 percent by the end of 2016. Not only is this detrimental to the quality of living, stability, and development of Nigeria, it likewise appears to be a ticking time bomb, and a potential demographic disaster.