Letter from Africa: Heroes and villains of Nigeria's parliament siege
In our series of letters from Africa, Nigerian writer and novelist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani says scenes reassembling a coup in her country have left many scratching their heads.
Nigerians still can't say for sure why armed, masked men held our country's parliament under siege last week. But the alarming incident had a most joyous ending.
They blocked all entrances to the building, denying lawmakers, civil servants and journalists access.
It turned out they were operatives of the state's spy agency, the Department of State Security (DSS), headed by Lawal Daura.
The other man at the centre of... read more
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