Category: Deep Dive

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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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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 21, 2020

‘No one died in Lekki toll gate shooting’ – Gov. Sanwo-Olu | #YNaijaEndSARSupdates

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared that Nigeria suffered no fatality in the Lekki tollgate shooting that took place ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 21, 2020

#LekkiMassacre: Sanwo-Olu blames Lekki killings on ‘forces beyond our control’ | #YNaijaEndSARSupdates

The governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has reacted to the killing of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki toll ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 20, 2020

Curfews here and there: What does Gov. Sanwo-Olu intend to achieve? | #YNaijaEndSARSupdates

The relationship between Nigerians and their leaders can be described as an abusive marriage where the victim has been silent ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 20, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Soldiers reportedly open fire at protesters in Lekki-Tollgate

Following the directives by the Lagos governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, placing the state in a 24-hour curfew from 9 PM, Tuesday, ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 20, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: UEFA set to kick off tonight with a big bang as Man United takes on PSG

It is said that the first chapter of a book is often the difference between the readers finishing the entire ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 20, 2020

Gbajabiamila vows budget must include compensation for SARS victims but do we trust it won’t be diverted? | #YNaijaEndSARSupdates

Various reactions have trailed the #EndSARS protest since it began. From serious opposition from the political class who initially turned ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 20, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Orile on fire, as thugs and police both suffer casualties

It’s become easy these past two weeks for people to simply dismiss any and every eventful occurrence that is happening ...

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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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Op-Ed EditorOctober 20, 2020

#EndBadGovernanceInNigeria, #NASSPayCut, #SecureNorth | How #EndSARS birthed other protests

by Ayodele Ibiyemi What started as a protest against Police brutality has now taken another turn. Days after the Inspector ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 20, 2020

YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Lagos State Governor declares 24-Hour curfew | #EndSARS

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has declared a 24-hour curfew in the State starting from 4 pm today 20th October 2020. ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 20, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Ambassador H Coomassie is sorry but is he really? | #EndSARS

“To err is human and to forgive is divine.” In the case between Nigerians and Ambassador H. Coomassie, the offence ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 20, 2020

YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Tinubu commends protesters but also wants them to stop ‘immediately’ | #EndSARS

Nigerians are used to being promised certain things and not having it delivered to them in time or at all. ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 20, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Yahaya Bello volunteering to lead the #EndSARS protest appears to be the joke of the century

Besides fighting to put an end to the impunity with which the Nigerian police force operates, the systemic corruption that ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 19, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: A divide among the youth is happening and it could harm the #EndSARS movement

If you are a millennial, you, no doubt, must have heard someone from an older generation refer to Nigeria as ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 19, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: American born NBA star, Bam Adebayo is looking to bring his talent to Nigeria

An American Footballer, Roger Staubach, once said: “Winning isn’t getting ahead of others, it’s getting ahead of yourself.” This certainly ...

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