Tag: #EndSARS

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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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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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Kola MuhammedOctober 20, 2020

Many aides, little aid: Is President Buhari’s silence on #EndSARS being encouraged or discouraged?

As one hand is put on a Holy Book and the other raised up, Femi Adesina, the incoming Special Adviser ...

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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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Op-Ed EditorOctober 19, 2020

#NonBinary: Segalink declares homophobic stance in one tweet | #Intersectional

by Adewale Alabi Nigerian activist, Segun Awosanya seems to be clear on the fact that he is not a fan ...

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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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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 19, 2020

YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Is Sanwo-Olu the only one in government listening to us? | #EndSARS

When the fundamental human right of any citizen of an organised society is violated, it is only right they seek ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 19, 2020

#EndSARS: How the monopoly of violence is being broken in Nigeria

by Ayodele Ibiyemi As young Nigerians protest police brutality and extrajudicial killings across Nigeria, cases of violence in Ogbomoso, Ilorin, ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 19, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Either opportunist thugs or government tools are causing the mayhem in Benin and we don’t know which is worse | #EndSARS

If there is one lesson we can take from history, it’s how fickle patience is when a people begin to ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 19, 2020

How #EndSARS protest is proving the youth as the better hope of a One Nigeria

If we can all do a quick poll of one of the reasons why Nigerians appear to be disunited, our ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 19, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Anthony Onome’s last words tell us something we might be forgetting

For more than a week now, Nigerian youths have been out on the streets across the nation, demanding good governance ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 18, 2020

The Feminist Coalition comes out in support of #QueerNigerianLivesMatter, Nigerians react | #NonBinary

by Adewale Alabi The #EndSARS/#EndSWAT protests have seen a lot of unconventional thoughts and ideology come to the forefront and ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 18, 2020

Why we should be concerned about the Nigerian Army’s operation ‘Crocodile Smile’ | #EndInsecurityInNigeria

11 days ago, Nigerians started what has now progressed into a movement against bad governance, accountability, and the cost of ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 17, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: VP Yemi Osinbajo finally breaks his silence- So what? | #EndSARS

The nonchalant attitude of our leaders towards the injustice Nigerians suffer in the hands of the police is appalling, particularly ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 17, 2020

Peruzzi is crowned Inspector General of Police to tell the FG why reforms are necessary | #EndSARS

Singer and songwriter, Tobechukwu Okoh, popularly known as Peruzzi, is the new Inspector General of Police. How so? Well, the ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 17, 2020

United by anger, Nigerian youth are only asking for one thing | #EndSARS

by Dapo Awobeku Let’s start by saying unequivocally that this has been one of the largest people power movement we ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 16, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdate: The unbelievable horrors of Akwuzu SARS and the relentless demand for justice

It’s a pleasure to see that a movement propagated by a ‘lazy’ generation has lasted a week with no signs ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 16, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Is it time to love the Nigerian Police?

Nigerian youths have proven to be real change agents since the #EndSARS protest began. From standing up against an oppressive ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 16, 2020

#EndSARS: Beyonce really does not have to lend her voice because she “capitalised” off Africa

Earlier today, Twitter was abuzz with a an Instagram live video made by Tiwa Savage. In this video, we can ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 16, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdate: See all govt bodies that could have prevented #EndSARS but sat and smiled at us

Last week, a ‘big bang’ rocked the entire country, as out of nowhere came a hoard of young Nigerian heroes, ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 16, 2020

#EndSARS vs NLC strikes: Older generation-inclined Labour Unions can learn from a youth-led movement

If we were to go down history lane, we will realise that ‘industrial strike actions’ – the threats of strikes ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 16, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdate: FG agreeing to pay ASUU is another sign of progress but it’s not enough

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) always seem to be in ‘talks’ with hardly any ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 16, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Nigerians call out Beyoncé’s silence on the #EndSARS protest

Counting 9 days now, the #EndSARS movement has received more support than the Nigerian Police and the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 16, 2020

A look at religion’s slow response to the #EndSARS protests

by Adewale Alabi If you walked into the den called ‘Religion in Nigeria’, you may be surprised to realise that ...

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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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Michael IsaacOctober 15, 2020

We will ‘North’ have it: Northern governors kick against disbandment of SARS | #TheYNaijaCover

‘SARS is not all made up of bad elements alone as it also includes personnel who are doing their work ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 15, 2020

Bringing back Fela: Why it is time for artistes to also speak through their art in the #EndSARS movement

Even the most insentient person in the country knows that a revolution is already being brewed. Such is the magnitude ...

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