Author: Omoleye Omoruyi

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 3, 2021

#HaveABiteChallenge: Foodstuff, cattle dealers in Northern Nigeria open their baskets | The #YNaijaCover

The Northern Nigeria conversation as opposed to Southern Nigeria talk is up again. This time, politics is not the driver. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 10, 2021

#EndSARS and Igbos: Nigerians still don’t see divisive tactics when it is glaring

About three months since the Nigerian Army opened fire on peaceful protesters. More than three months since government thought of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 8, 2021

Protest on the beat: The #EndSARS reincarnation | #YNaijaCover

About three months after the infamous Lekki shootings where officers of the Nigerian Army opened fire at #EndSARS protesters on ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 29, 2021

Thuganic: A day in the hood with Lagos ‘street youths’ (VIDEO)

Let me take you on this pseudo-perilous long journey with Lagos street youth. I was at an #EndSARS gathering when ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 26, 2021

Live in bondage or die by a bullet – The Orlu killings reminds us of dark days | #YNaijaCover

The conversation on killer herdsmen has gone on for longer than expected. It started as an encroachment on active farms, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2020

“We will deal with all that” | President Buhari says as kidnapped #KankaraBoys reportedly return home

Authorities in Katsina have reported that hundreds of students abducted from a school in Kankara Local Government Area (LGA) have ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2020

Open letter to H.E. Muhammadu Buhari as he turns 78

Ask for a President beleaguered from all sides, and I’ll show you Muhammadu Buhari, the ramrod straight man from Daura, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2020

#BringBackOurBoys: We already forgot about the schoolboys abducted in Kankara? | Boko Haram releases video

Without mincing words, Nigerians have the attitude of losing voice almost immediately after they start screaming on the streets over ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 14, 2020

IPOB is trending again and this is what we know

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is in the news again. This time, not exactly because it’s acclaimed leader, Nnamdi ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 11, 2020

I am sorry, please forgive me | Timi Adigun apologises after allegations of sexual abuse

How soothing it is for Nigerians to err – knowing fully well the devastating implications – and arrive in a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 25, 2020

1984 may not be the past yet and the Buhari administration reminds us

“Contrary to Buharists and the government itself, Nigeria has not experienced any significant changes in the national economy. Inflation rates ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 8, 2020

The Thread: Why Buhari cannot congratulate Joe Biden | #EndSARS

About 15 hours ago, Joe Biden was announced US President-elect after days of predictions and teasing moments. No one could ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 6, 2020

CBN has joined the ‘cult’ resisting the change #EndSARS is asking for

As reported by Channels Television, a federal high court in Abuja has granted the request of the Central Bank of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 31, 2020

Lai Mohammed reiterates plans to regulate social media because #EndSARS happened

The organisation of one of the most successful protests in Nigeria’s history, #EndSARS, has hit blood arteries and the pain ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 22, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Osinbajo is sorry again and unlike Sanwo-Olu, accepts that lives were lost | #LekkiMassacre

It is Day 15 of the #EndSARS protests. One day after the #LekkiMassacre – a day already written in the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 20, 2020

Over 150,000 people on DJ Switch’s IG Live saw how Nigerian security operatives opened fire on peaceful protesters

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu had ordered an indefinite 24-hour curfew, citing increased violence and take-over of peaceful protests by thugs ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 20, 2020

36 states and only 7 governors think the #EndSARS protests are genuine

It is Day 14 of the #EndSARS protests. Nine days since the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, announced the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 15, 2020

Sanwo-Olu, Obiano are singing the songs #EndSARS protesters want to hear, but we are not there yet

Who would have known that it will take 7 whole days before forces in government places begin to take action? ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 13, 2020

Why is Cousin Yemi and family more about respectability politics than correcting a generational error?

Beating about the bush and begging the question are no new concepts to conservation societies. Societies where cultural and morally-defined ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 13, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: A dummies guide to first aid in a protest | #SARSMustEnd

Claustrophobia. Asthma. Weakness. Unknown illness. Injuries caused by guns or physical beating. One of these might cause fainting or injuries. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 13, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: How to stay safe from a tear gas as you join the protest | #SARSMustEnd

If you’re going to the #EndSARS protest, it could happen. We already experienced trigger happy Nigeria Police officers using guns ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 11, 2020

Results from #OndoDecides2020 indicate APC’s Akeredolu wins guber election by landslide

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the incumbent has been re-elected as the governor of Ondo ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 11, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Police unit, SARS has been dissolved | #EndSARS

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, in a press conference held October 11, 2020, has announced the disbandment of the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 8, 2020

#JusticeForKingsley: Days after IGP Adamu’s letter and extortion is still legal in the Police | #EndSARSProtest

We are still counting days – or hours – from when the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, sent a beautifully-written ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2020

#YNaijaFashion101: Sagoe, Lisa Folawiyo, Ugo Mozie, Fisayo Longe | 101 Most Influential Nigerian Fashion Brands and Personalities

The revolution Nigeria’s fashion industry is currently experiencing cannot be stopped by even a pandemic that has kept us at ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 28, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: All the upsets this weekend and our prediction for the Liverpool vs Arsenal match

Football surely comes with its surprises. Who would have known that football clubs will, in this century, get three penalties ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 21, 2020

“Our vision is to end unnecessary human suffering” | Time formalist, Olu Ogunlela solves problems one human at a time

We are addicted to telling stories at RED | Africa. We do this in as many forms as you can ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 20, 2020

#EdoDecides2020: The drama continues as Edo APC faults outcome, argues ‘fabrication’ of results

As with many other gubernatorial elections in Nigeria, the opposition All progressives Congress (APC) in Edo has faulted the September ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 20, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: PDP’s Obaseki wins Edo governorship election | #EdoDecides2020

In a keenly fought election, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Obaseki has polled a total of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 18, 2020

Ondo 2020: Why run after progressive development when we can jog to Ondo to play Ludo?

‘Animal farm’, ‘cruise country’, ‘bunch of jokers’, ‘backwards-thinking country’, ‘country whose citizens deserve their leaders’ are just a few names ...

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