“The use of strong force against any peaceful protesters is indefensible, completely outside the norms of a democratic society and progressive political culture to which I aspire and have devoted my public life. That people were angered by the reports of violence and death is acutely understandable,” Bola Tinubu writes in Opinions.
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Again, President Buhari won’t admit that the #LekkiMassacre of #EndSARS peaceful protesters by Nigerian troops was ordered by him.
“In 1976, school children in Soweto, South Africa began protesting about one aspect of the systemic oppression of the Apartheid regime,” Uju Okorie writes in Opinion.
The Lagos State Government has asked Lagosians to disregard videos on social media and the online space, creating tension and encouraging ethnic conflicts.
“I am haunted every night by their voices. I am haunted every 5 minutes that I catch a sober moment. And those voices tell me, I can never stop believing in the possibility of the Nigeria that they dreamed of, the Nigeria that they asked for, the Nigeria that some of them died for,” Itodo Samuel Anthony writes in Opinions.