Category: Deep Dive

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 25, 2020

Another looting opportunity? : ‘Lagos will need N1trn for reconstruction’ – Gbajabiamila | #YNaijaEndSARSupdates

The aftermath of the wanton destruction of lives and property perpetrated by hoodlums who hijacked the peaceful #EndSARS protest, has ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 25, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Is the Oba of Lagos still Oba without his staff ? | #EndSARS

It is no longer news that the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Babatunde Osuolale Aremu Akiolu, is without his staff of ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 25, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: ‘I wanted to share looted palliatives on my birthday’ Sanai Agunbiade thinks palliatives are party packs | #EndSARS

2020 has come with very trying moments for Nigerians. From the Covid-19 outbreak to the #EndSARS protest that has left ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 24, 2020

The #LekkiMassacre battle continues on the Internet | #ItIsNotFinished

by Ayodele Ibiyemi The debate about whether anyone died during the shootings of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Tollgate is ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 24, 2020

#EndSARS: ASUU finally speaks on #LekkiMassacre but Nigerians smell foul play

Nigerian students, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the federal government have always had a discontented marriage. While ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 24, 2020

Social inequality or sponsored unrest, one or the other caused the looting in Lagos and other states | #EndSARS

by Ayodele Ibiyemi The past few days have been very dark in Nigeria – really – but certain people have ...

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Ado AminuOctober 23, 2020

Nigeria is not a democratic state, the presidential address is proof | #EndSARS

For all intents and purposes, the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a democratic state, at least it ought to be. ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 23, 2020

See Nigerian creatives using their art to tell the #EndSARS story | #ItIsNotFinished

The last two weeks as eventful as they’ve been, saw young Nigerians coming out in the thousands to fight against ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 23, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: DJ Switch discloses more shocking details about the #LekkiMassacre | #EndSARS

Nigerians are still devastated from witnessing the #LekkiMassacre that left many young men and women dead and several others injured. ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 23, 2020

#LekkiShootings: ‘If people died at Lekki toll gate’ Nigerians call out Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde for insensitive tweet | #YNaijaEndSARSupdates

The year 2020 has come layered with traumatic blows to our mental health and our economic system. From the coronavirus ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 23, 2020

Nigerian youth blacklist Atiku and his peers, and there are reasons for this

Almost everyone that has led Nigeria since its democratic dispensation in 1999 is presumed to have left the country worse ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 23, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Sanwo-Olu has released a list of police officers on trial for crimes against humanity, but something doesn’t add up

Recent events following the #EndSARS protest have been anything but comforting. Not only are the youth pained over the murder ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 23, 2020

‘I am not afraid to die’ – Falz encourages Nigerian youths to stay on track | #YNaijaEndSARSupdate

Nigerians on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 were left in a state of confusion following the incidents that shocked not only ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 23, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Burnaboy comes under heavy fire for his ‘Fulani Herdsmen’ false alarm | #ItIsNotFinished

If Burnaboy were s superhero his two superpowers would be, one, his ability to make influential and globally accepted music, ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 23, 2020

23 notable things we must not forget from the #EndSARS protest

Now 18 days, Nigerians have taken to various parts of the country to protest against police brutality, extortion, extra-judicial killings ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 23, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Here are the next steps Nigerian youth must take | #ItIsNotFinished

by Ayodele Ibiyemi With President Muhammadu Buhari’s nationwide broadcast in the evening of October 22, 2020, it seems that the ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 23, 2020

We’ve lost N100m to six days of suspended BRT operations-Primero, INEC postpones all bye-elections over #EndSARS crisis | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

We’ve lost N100m to six days of suspended BRT operations-Primero The management of Primero Transport Services (PTS) Ltd., an operator ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 22, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Here are the top 5 takeaways from President Buhari’s speech on #EndSARS protests

The shock that coursed through the veins of every Nigerian across the country was unquantifiable. On Tuesday night, via a ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 22, 2020

Kunle Afolayan’s intention to script #LekkiMassacre is a path other creatives should follow

The evening of October 20, 2020, at the Lekki toll gate plaza, Lagos, is a gory moment which will be ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 22, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Buhari disregards Lekki Massacre in nationwide address | #EndSARS

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerians to discontinue street protests but, however, made no mention of the events leading to ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 22, 2020

What could the Oba of Lagos have done about the #EndSARS protests?

by Ayodele Ibiyemi Continuing in the looting and brigandage in Lagos, aggrieved youth ransacked the palace of the Oba of ...

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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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Chinedu OkaforOctober 21, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Buhari’s insistence on remaining silent is creating wide spread anxiety

Almost everyone in the public eye, a celebrity, an influencer, a politician or sometimes an athlete, tend to have a ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 21, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Why Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari is hypocritical | #EndSARS

The events on Tuesday, 20 October 2020, which led to the #LekkiMassacre is one that will never be forgotten in ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 21, 2020

#EndSARS: Oke tweeted ‘Nigeria will not end me’ and Nigeria did, in fact, end him | #YNaijaEndSARSupdate

‘Nigeria will not end me’ – these were the last words of Nigerian designer, Okechukwu Obi-Enadhuze, on Twitter, a mere ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 21, 2020

Omoni Oboli, Chioma Akpotha, others continue to lend their services to the #EndSARS movement

Solidarity in Nigeria has largely been a foreign concept, one we all claim to subscribe to but have been slow ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 21, 2020

#EndSARS: How the government has gaslighted grieving Nigerians thus far | #YNaijaEndSARSupdate

When Nigerians took to the streets to protest against police injustices and the extra-judicial killings perpetrated by the now-defunct police ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 21, 2020

Why is Governor Sanwo-Olu denying the #LekkiMassacre deaths?

by Ayodele Ibiyemi In the evening of October 20, 2020, peaceful protesters at the Lekki Tollgate were shot at by ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 21, 2020

DJ Switch spread the #LekkiMassacre story to the world, and it’s not the first time she is fighting to #EndBadGovernanceInNigeria

Since the protest to end police brutality in Nigeria began, protesters have demanded that the movement remain leaderless. That way, ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 21, 2020

Stark Contrast: How Sanwo-Olu’s reaction to the #EndSARS protests differs darkly from Makinde’s methods | #YNaijaEndSARSupdates

The #EndSARS protest started peacefully but was unfortunately hijacked by hoodlums who unleashed mayhem on the peaceful protesters. This prompted ...

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