Tag: Arab spring

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 ...

Isime EseneJanuary 16, 2017

#InnovationSeries: Social media can be a tool for self-censored advocacy

by Edwin Okolo This feature is a part of the YNaija Innovation Special – a set of insightful stories that ...

RoqeebahDecember 16, 2016

The Dummies’ Guide to what exactly is happening in Aleppo

On the left is what Aleppo looked like pre-2011 and on the right, is what it looks like in 2016 ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 13, 2016

Simon Kolawole: Trumpism as tonic for “Africa rising”

by Simon Kolawole And so, the world’s most powerful country will have President Donald Trump at the helm from January ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 23, 2014

Tunde Leye: A surer way to create change (Y! FrontPage)

by Tunde Leye I urge and encourage each of us to get involved. Register and vote. Protect your vote. Pursue ...

September 26, 2013

Opinion: Our leaders perish for lack of selfless advisers

by Omozuwa Gabriel Osamwonyi The Arab Spring teaches many lessons. One is worthy of emphasis. Feelings of alienation balloon when ...

July 31, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: Africa’s 20-year-olds and the future of freedom (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa The deregulation of the media on the continent via social media and cable television have brought Africa ...

April 1, 2013

Costly tweet: Man sentenced to 2 years in prison for insulting Emir of Kuwait on Twitter

A Kuwaiti court sentenced a man to two years in prison for insulting the country’s ruler on Twitter, a lawyer ...

March 12, 2013

Arab Springs II? 27-year-old street vendor sets himself ablaze in Tunisia

A street vendor has set himself on fire in Tunisia’s capital, reviving memories of the self-immolation that helped spark the ...

January 18, 2013

Lai Labode: Nigeria: Is violent revolution the way to go? (Y! Politico)

by Lai Labode “Democracy only rules according to the choices we make or accept as a people.” – Lai Labode ...

December 19, 2012

Japheth Omojuwa: Activism 3.0: One part of a dynamic evolving phenomenon (YNaija FrontPage)

Digital Activism must speak a better language than noise, we must speak in terms of policies and alternatives to ideas ...

October 23, 2012

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: Nigeria’s ‘Arab Spring’ is already here (YNaija Frontpage)

Our youth have quickly learnt that as was the case in January with the fuel protests, this is Nigeria where ...

September 17, 2012

Joachim MacEbong: The fanatic within

Since last week, the Arab world has been rocked by protests over a 14 minute trailer for a film called ...

May 20, 2012

First Buhari, now Balarabe Musa? CNPP chairman warns of social revolution superior to Arab Spring

by Lekan Olanrewaju The dust is still yet to settle over former Head of State General Muhammadu Buhari’s statements, warning of possible ...

April 1, 2012

Agent Deman Pete: The Teranga Lions roar again

 by Deman Pete Despite the handwriting on the wall –thousands of youth booing Wade to “go home, old man”- Wade ...

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