Tag: #EndSARS

Bernard DayoFebruary 22, 2021

Bovi took the #ENDSARS protest to the Headies as a reminder of the Lekki shootings

As celebrities turned for the cameras, Bovi's outfit was more than just a fashion statement

Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2021

“#EndSARS is not enough, you must get involved in politics,” Kingsley Moghalu to Nigerian youth

Memories of the clampdown on #OccuppyLekkiTollgate protesters on Saturday 13th February, by security operatives are apparently still fresh in the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 8, 2021

#OccupyLekkiTollGate is proof that the government can’t be trusted to deliver justice

In response to the decision to reopen the Lekki Toll Gate by the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 19, 2021

The accounts of #ENDSARS protesters still frozen proves that we are in an oppressive regime

Three months after Nigerians showed nationwide demonstrations against police brutality with the #ENDSARS movement, leading to the government freezing bank ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 18, 2021

David Ntekim-Rex: Mother Nigeria, story of the ‘foolish ostrich’ | The #YNaijaCover

When the #EndSARS protests took off in October, the lives of young Nigerians and the brutish treatment they suffer in ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 31, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: #EndSARS, Don’t Rush Challenge, Don’t Leave Me Challenge… 10 Moments that broke the Internet

2020 really was that year. 20.10.2020 On October 20, between the state and federal governments, armed officers were deployed to ...

EditorDecember 23, 2020

Kola Oyeneyin profiles Sam Adeyemi | #YNaijaPOTY2020 Nominee

Sam Adeyemi, 53 What would Jesus do? We speak of shaking tables more freely today than at any other time. ...

EditorDecember 22, 2020

Voices of a Generation: #EndSARS Protesters | #YNaijaPOTY2020 Nominee

Reviewed by ‘Gbenga Sesan October 2020 will always be one for the history books. For almost three weeks, young Nigerians ...

Ado AminuDecember 16, 2020

The latest NCC directive is thoughtless and will only end in tears

One of the many questions Nigerians are asking following the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announcement, instructing all network providers to ...

Uroupa KiakubuDecember 10, 2020

#EndSARS: Buhari’s concern is changing narratives by CNN and BBC not addressing insecurity

Reactions have trailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement about the CNN and BBC reportage of the #EndSARS protest. On Tuesday, December ...

Uroupa KiakubuDecember 7, 2020

#EndSARS: Yahaya Bello is out and about again or maybe tensed up too

From all indications, tension seems to be mounting among the political class as young Nigerians mobilise for a second phase ...

Ado AminuDecember 7, 2020

#EndSARS revival: Why FG should erase the business-as-usual mentality

With the trauma of the shootings that ended the last spate of #EndSARS protests still fresh in Nigeria’s collective memory, ...

Uroupa KiakubuDecember 4, 2020

#EndSARS Reloaded: why Nigerian youths need to be more strategic in holding government accountable

“When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty” – Thomas Jefferson The above statement aptly captures the recent happenings in Nigeria today. ...

Uroupa KiakubuDecember 3, 2020

The #EndSARS Judicial Panels may already be touching the Nigerian Police in sensitive areas

Ever since judicial panels were set up across the country to investigate cases of police brutality and other related crimes ...

Kola MuhammedNovember 27, 2020

Has internet regulation already begun with Feminist Coalition?

There has been much fuss about social media regulation and webspace restriction for some time now but the climax was ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 27, 2020

Policemen in Nigeria seem to be back to their old ways as they open fire on a crowd of market women

The year 2020 has been one big convoluted story with so many life changing twists and turns that would no ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 27, 2020

Murder of Ifon monarch is evidence for urgent innovative security strategies

The problem of insecurity in Nigeria seems to have become a topic we discuss everyday, owing to the fact that ...

Kola MuhammedNovember 20, 2020

Eromz yesterday, Moyin Victor today; the callous persecution of #EndSARS protesters continues | #FreeMoyin

It probably needs no emphasis that Nigerian youths are currently facing a lot of persecution from the government and subordinate ...

Uroupa KiakubuNovember 18, 2020

Adamu Garba: There’s a nexus between reluctance to accountability and ‘lawsuits’ that encourage same

On the heels of the #EndSARS protest, young Nigerians who took to the streets to demand good governance and an ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 18, 2020

ICYMI: CNN presents ‘strong’ report to claim the Nigerian Army callously killed unarmed citizens | #LekkiShooting

On the 20th of October 2020, officers from the Nigerian Army opened fire on unarmed #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki ...

Uroupa KiakubuNovember 17, 2020

#EndSARS: Deployment of Police to Afrika Shrine is another infringement no one should be quiet about

The Nigerian government seems bent on worsening the situation of young Nigerians following the #EndSARS protest, despite their genuine effort ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 16, 2020

#LekkiShooting: The Nigerian Army ties a noose around its neck with its latest revelation on the saga

The Lekki Shooting heralded the end of the #EndSARS protests across the nation as the gruesome killing of the protesters ...

Uroupa KiakubuNovember 16, 2020

A break down of the Nigerian Army cross-examination before the Panel of Enquiry | #LekkiShooting

Since young Nigerians took to the streets early October to protest against police brutality and impunity, the question of who ordered the ...

Uroupa KiakubuNovember 14, 2020

#EndSARS: 10 powerful lessons from Dele Farotimi’s interview with Arise News

A lot has happened in Nigeria since the #EndSARS protests and various human rights activists have weighed in on the ...

Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 14, 2020

#EndSARS: Does supporting a political party disqualify citizens from being activists?

Days ago, some Twitter users unearthed tweets they allegedly linking promoters of the #EndSARS protests to the opposition People’s Democratic ...

Uroupa KiakubuNovember 13, 2020

#EndSARS: ‘We’d have been talking of something else had Buhari not acted like a father.’ Adesina, really?

Media aide to President Buhari, Femi Adesina, Friday, said that his principal displayed self-restraint and tolerance during the #ENDSARS protests ...

Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 13, 2020

For the umpteenth time; Nigerian Authorities need to redefine our approach to Counter Terrorism

Across the world, terrorism is a global threat and there have been instances where terrorists have held world powers hostage. ...

Michael IsaacNovember 12, 2020

More lawyers target #EndSARS protesters but what is the intent?

Following a halt on the #EndSARS protests, we have seen attempts by the government to target and harass key persons ...

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