Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers


The North Does Not Control Nigeria’s Oil Blocks, - Senator Ita Enang’s spirited claim at the National Assembly Wednesday to the effect that 83% of the country’s oil block is in the hands of northerners appears to be inspired  from assertions contained in an old article by a newspaper commentator, Mr. Ross Alabo-George whose famous essay was titled Poverty And Deprivation: Why The North Is Poor.  In the excerpted refutation below, Toyin Akinosho,