There is currently an attempt by paid government hacks, fanatical supporters and ethnic/religious affiliates of the Buhari administration to minimise, obfuscate, and even deny the Lekki massacre by a unit of the Nigerian military on October 20, 2020 even though the massacre was captured live on social media and by both local and international journalists.
This is not new. Due to Nigeria’s often fractured, ethnic and religious politics, and the unvarnished love of lucre, some people will lend themselves to any campaign – even to the extent of defending genocide – to protect the government in power or demonstrate their loyalty. But they need not worry. The massacres will get to them too sooner or later…..Click here to read full article.