Author: Omoleye Omoruyi

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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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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2020

Dear Special Advisers, these are the reasons you can’t tell ‘older children’ to leave their parents home

Nigerians are the kind of human species who assume they have every right to ask you to jump into a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 10, 2020

800k in Lagos or 150k in Abuja? All the reasons why you should think well before making a decision

Social media has become a haven for debates that cause actual changes in mindsets. You could learn how not to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 8, 2020

For Erica’s GoFundMe, there are lessons but you can’t tell people how to spend their money

On the face of it, we all think we can determine how people spend their money. That’s understandable, given that ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2020

#YNaijaMusic50: Don Jazzy, Pheelz, Clarence Peters, Mama Burna…50 Most Influential Nigerians in Music

Whatever appeals to you the most cannot do a better job than music does; arguably. ‘Food for the soul and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 21, 2020

Meet Aisha Dirisu, winner of Donors for Africa Social Innovators Bootcamp (SIBC) reforming the world for people of special needs

Donors for Africa Foundation, a grant management nonprofit organisation leading change, organised the first digital social innovators boot camp in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 20, 2020

Nigeria’s ‘no near shift’ from empathy to venom – the Mamman Daura Way

Oh please! We are burnt-out by people asking us to snuggle the humanity in us, and sing along the lines ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2020

Ultra Signature’s Arinola Okeowo is building businesses that will inspire women to shatter ceilings

Starting up a business in a country like Nigeria, where most of the policies are against your favour, is not ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 4, 2020

Joy Obinyan is teaching people how to breathe life into their brands and we love it

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

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 31, 2020

From Entertainment, Media, Advocacy to Business | Here’s the #YNaijaPowerList2020 [FULL LIST]

Editors Note: A young-world revolution is unfolding before our eyes, rupturing the idea that only experience can change the world. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 31, 2020

Thanks to the #LagosSMEbootCamp and Akin Alabi, NIPOST might not step on our heads

FIRS came, Lagos Bus Service jumped, and NIPOST thought it was the best time to fly over on our heads ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 31, 2020

Adebo Ogundoyin, Israel Adesanya, Sugabelly…Here’s the #YNaijaPowerList2020 for Politics, Sports and Culture

Editor’s Note: A young-world revolution is unfolding before our eyes, rupturing the idea that only experience can change the world. ...

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