There are a lot of sayings which are been reiterated from time to time. The statements serve to mold our beliefs. In the real world these statements are lies because they hardly have any grounds. Several of these lies exist however we take a look at four of these prominent lies.
Bail is free
If you have been at the Nigerian Police counter, then that phrase sounds familiar. Facing detention in the police station irrespective of been innocent or guilty necessitate the desire to seek freedom once again. In the process of seeking bail or freedom it gets funny. The police officers while showing pity for you tell you categorically that bail is free. Before you are set free you will have to pay, the officers at the counter most times will settle for anything you can afford to pay.
Youths are the leaders of tomorrow
In elementary school youths are the leaders of tomorrow makes up the lyrics of the rhymes. Politicians and parents use such remark as well. In reality the old hardly move aside so the young ones can take over from where they stopped. Recently though there has been cries over the advanced ages of those in political offices. People go to the extent of reducing their ages and those who hold lucrative jobs push for increment of retirement ages.
Education is the key
Most people believe strongly in that statement. Maybe in times past you needed education to make exploits. Currently many people are educated but they hardly get recognized talk less of making huge impact.
Police is your friend
The police is your friend clause is one of the Nigerian Police mantra. Majority of Nigerians doesn't see that statement to be true, this is corroborated by a survey which asked Nigerians if the police was a friend and more than 50% opted that the police is not your friend. Behaviors of the police in public and towards the citizens whom are said to be friends acknowledges that the police is not your friend.
These lies and many more have stood the test of time. There are others which I would like to hear from you by your comments below and you can also give your thoughts on which of the lies that you think is the greatest.