#OCCUPYNIGERIA Day 4

A must-see video.

Temi Kogbe

For decades the petrol elite has governed Nigeria. And while their GDP continues to rise and luxury items line the shelves of exclusive shops, the majority of Nigeria’s 160 million people live in grinding poverty. Spurred on by bailout-esq financial policies for the super rich, Nigerians have been rising up across ethnic and religious lines like never before, joining hands against the privileges of the 1%. What started as an urban uprising against the removal of state gasoline subsidies has turned into the largest Occupy movement in Sub-Saharan Africa … and perhaps the world.

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