Arnold Obomanu Offers Practical Solutions for Nigerians in New Book

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‘The Survival Mindset’ challenges readers to work together, tackle challenges from within.

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In his new book, “The Survival Mindset: A Systematic Approach to Combating Corruption in Nigeria” (published by iUniverse), author Arnold Obomanu identifies and describes the challenges affecting the current socio-political atmosphere in Nigeria and presents a model for reform.

“On a daily basis, I see the sheer waste of lives and resources in my country as we victimize each other, and I think we can change things,” Obomanu, a native Nigerian, writes. “Everybody is blaming everybody else and we all seem to be hoping for a Messiah due to the complexity of the situation, but I see there is so much we can do right now.”

Combining real-life examples from present-day Nigeria with research into the country’s history, “The Survival Mindset” seeks to provide answers to what keeps corruption thriving throughout Nigeria and outlines practical ways for ordinary people without political power to initiate and support lasting changes.

An excerpt from “The Survival Mindset”:

“Most Nigerians do not believe anyone is seriously working to ensure that they get their fair share of whatever is due them … This … drives a survival-of-the-fittest, every-man-for-himself mind-set which pervades every activity, dictates the rules of engagement between citizens, and fashions the pattern of everyday life in Nigeria. This subconscious state or mind-set, by guiding the thoughts and actions of the majority of Nigerians, is the brush that paints the picture of Nigeria.”

The Survival Mindset
By Arnold Obomanu
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 198 pages | ISBN 9781491720042
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 198 pages | ISBN 9781491720035
E-Book | ISBN 9781491720059
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Arnold Obomanu is a business analyst and newspaper columnist who led a national campaign to save gunshot victims in Nigeria. He is certified in organizational problem-solving techniques and has written several articles for leading national dailies. Obomanu lives in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, with his wife, Grace, and their three children.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, LLC, self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations—self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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