Nigeria players across the world including the country's football body have taken to social media to celebrate the country's 58th Independence Day anniversary.
The annual national holiday marks Nigeria's proclamation of independence from British colony on October 1,1960.
With outpour of wishes and prayers, the country's football stars including Ahmed Musa, Wilfred Ndidi, William Troost-Ekong, John Ogu and English Premier League club Arsenal have joined the citizens in celebratory mood
Today is a day that represents freedom, equality and unity. I stand proud to be a Nigerian and on this day of our independence. I want to salute all my fellow Nigerias in honour of this great day. Happy Independence Day.#ILoveMyCountry #ForeverAEagle #Weareone #Nigeria @58 🦅🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/QEzi61XtHN— AhmedMusa718 (@Ahmedmusa718) October 1, 2018
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE TO MY BELOVED COUNTRY NIGERIA. 🇳🇬🇳🇬🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/FWRlaUzyiq— John Ogu (@ogujohnugo) October 1, 2018
Happy Independence Day 2 Nigeria N Nigerian.God bless us.i wish N pray make we get peace,happiness,joy N make God give our leaders wisdom to lead D country to D promise land.there will never be a better time to arise compatriots. pic.twitter.com/1vdJI3OgMO— Vinny (@vinpee) October 1, 2018
To our lovely country, we say 'Happy Independence Day Anniversary.' More victories, more achievements, and more heights. In Unity, love, and peace we shall continue to triumph #NigeriaAt58 pic.twitter.com/3TbAF1zqmc— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) October 1, 2018
HAPPY I N D E P E N D E N C E DAY NAIJA 🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/Ud6irgd5fm— Ndidi Wilfred (@Ndidi25) October 1, 2018
May Allah bless my wonderful country on our day of independence. In freedom, peace and unity, may our nation be held high. #Happyindependenceday #Nigeria58 #Supereagles 🇳🇬 🦅 pic.twitter.com/N6ASXn1qqo— Shehu Abdullahi (@OfficialShehu) October 1, 2018
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY NIGERIA 🇳🇬 #58 🕺🏽 pic.twitter.com/IILbFrZ77H— MSimon27 (@Simon27Moses) October 1, 2018
Happy Independence Day to all my fellow country men. 58 years of freedom and independence. May God continue to bless our nation & may his grace continue forever. #Weareone #Nigeria #EK 🦅 🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/bcBor39yf1— Etebo Karo (@etebo_karo) October 1, 2018
Happy Independence Day to my Country 🇳🇬. Let’s celebrate my brothers and sisters 🎉— Henry Onyekuru (@henryconyekuru) October 1, 2018
"Whenever Nigeria are playing, my family are always singing along, dancing and eating traditional Nigerian food. We've got our shirts on. It's like we're at the game."— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) October 1, 2018
🇳🇬 @AlexIwobi on his love for @NGSuperEagles 🦅#NigeriaAt58 pic.twitter.com/bMTjMDA7zE