“I further propose that a 1% poverty alleviation tax should be legislated by the National Assembly on the profits of every International Oil Company operating in Nigeria,” Atiku Abubakar writes in Opinions
Rivers State Information Commissioner Paulinus Nsirim replies the November 5, 2020 Editorial of Daily Independent Newspaper, titled: “Oyigbo, Governor Wike And Blood Of The Innocent.”
“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.
“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.
“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.