Rabia: How the Four Finger Sign is becoming Popular Among Nigeria’s Ruling Elites

By Uche Mbah The Rabia sign has in recent times become a symbol of a quiet movement going on within the Nigerian political space, imperceptibly creeping into our National psyche. The sign, believed to have originated in Turkey, was first used in 2013 to garner support for the Muslim Brotherhood uprising in Egypt. The Turkish president, Tuyyep Erdogan,  was said to have used it in solidarity for the so called anti Morsi demonstrations in Egypt. But in Nigeria, it is currently being made popular among the ruling elites, who are…

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