“A restructured Nigeria with leaders of same prevailing orientation towards power especially public office, won’t be fundamentally different from the Nigeria we all detest today. Humans will always reproduce the system that socialized them,” Atlantic Post columnist Boney Akaeze writes in Opinions.
“One day, Nduka Obaigbena, Tony and I travelled in Obaigbena’s private jet to Warri to meet the stakeholders; and subsequently to Abuja in an effort to achieve a cease fire and ensure peaceful resolution of the crisis. The deliberations of that first meeting, which was chaired by elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, eventually gave birth to PANDEF.”
“A difference between the people of Western countries and the people of Nigeria, is in how they each deal with (existential) threats. The way that violence and evil are spreading in Nigeria and the horrific manner that entire communities are slaughtered, and with even children maimed and raped, then hacked to death, is alarming, yet there has been no adequate response so far from the majority of citizens,” Ndidi Uwechue writes in Opinions.
In The Atlantic Post Opinion Section
“For these minorities, any Independence from the British colonial control that would leave them in the belly of those ethnic majority-dominated Regions was tantamount to mere transition to Internal Colonialism and therefore amounted to Incomplete Decolonization for them,” Tony Nnadi writes on behalf of the NINAS Secretariat.
Nigerian Union dispute: The Self-determination imperative, the Secessionist/Separatist labeling and the dawning of reality — Op-ed by Tony Nnadi of NINAS/LNC.
First issued on February 13, 2021 and reissued on November 22, 2021, this article provides background information on the emergence of the Nigerian Indigenous Alliance for Self-determination (NINAS) from a clear, cohesive strategic intervention process that dates back to the date of imposition of the 1999 Constitution.
“What we find in Nigeria is the very opposite of a free society. Nigeria’s society is a burden to those for whom circumstances of their birth mean that they must experience it, until the suffering masses organize themselves and say: No more of this burden!”
“And just as we partner in prosperity, so our nations also have a duty to work together to make West Africa more secure. For decades, France – the European power in the Sahel, and Nigeria – the African power to its south have not been coordinated. Opportunity to crush the terrorists have between us too often been missed,” President Muhammadu Buhari writes in L’Opinion.
Being a transcript of the NINAS Movement video of the same title, by Mr Tony Nnadi, premiered on July 28, 2021. (Edited for shortness). Tony Nnadi is Secretary General of the Lower Niger Congress, and Co-convener of the NINAS Movement. Please read on:
“The NINAS Movement is a growing mass of ordinary Nigerians who have chosen to be different. They not only seek Justice and Democracy, but are working for it, going beyond the level of simply talking about it… the NINAS Movement is consistently, and at every stage concerned that “we the people” should not be made to suffer miseries flowing from an illegitimate 1999 Constitution that “we the people” did not make,” writes Ndidi Uwechue in her weekly column.