Tag: #EndSARS

YNaijaJuly 24, 2023

Lagos Government Confirms 103 Bodies from #EndSARS Protests, Says None From Lekki Tollgate; Oshiomole Slams N30,000 Minimum Wage as ‘Criminal’ | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss Lagos ...

YNaijaJuly 10, 2023

Obianuju Ilonaya Holds 10-Day Protest at National Assembly, Demanding Answers for Missing Brother Arrested by SARS – Where is Chijioke?

In a resolute display of determination and bravery, Obianuju Iloanya, one of the subjects of the powerful documentary “Awaiting Trial,” ...

Joshua OnonoseMay 8, 2023

The Music Blog: Tiwa Savage’s Coronation Performance | A Controversial Blend of Music and Politics

Nigerian superstar Tiwa Savage graced the stage with her mesmerizing performance of ‘Keys to the Kingdom’ at the prestigious coronation ...

YNaijaOctober 21, 2022

#EndSARS: The use of massacre is highly debatable – VP candidate of the Labour Party, Datti Baba-Ahmed on Lekki Shooting

Datti Baba-Ahmed, the Labour Party vice presidential candidate, thinks that the usage of the term “massacre” to describe the Lekki ...

Joshua OnonoseOctober 20, 2022

A remembrance for those who were left behind and a reminder of the battle ahead #LekkiMassacre #EndSARS

In October 2020, many young Nigerians took to the streets in some states of the federation to protest police brutality ...

YNaijaOctober 20, 2022

Rename the Lekki Tollgate and make it free – Alex Ekubo #EndSARS

Alex Ekubo, a well-known Nollywood actor, has requested that the Lekki Tollgate be renamed in honor of those who died ...

YNaijaOctober 20, 2022

Peaceful protesters attacked with teargas amid heavy police presence at the Lekki Toll Gate during #EndSARS memorial

The Lekki Toll Gate has been taken over by the Nigeria Police Force in preparation for the arrival of #EndSARS ...

YNaijaMarch 24, 2022

#EndSARS: Police officer differentiates “torture” and “scare” in case of alleged killing of Obinna Jonah

Obinna Jonah is reported to have died while in a police detention facility | *Gambo Gadzama admits to 'scaring' suspects | *According to Nigerian laws, torture is deemed committed when an act by which pain and suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 22, 2022

All the reasons #EndSARS is an ongoing conversation

“A day we will never forget?” It’s October 20, 2020. A day when Nigerian youth, having spent days protesting police ...

EditorDecember 30, 2021

Profile of Hon. Justice Doris Okuwobi | YNaija Person of the Year 2021 Nominee

Honorable Justice Doris Okuwobi (Rtd.) is a highly accomplished legal practitioner, who since the start of her career has made ...

GuestNovember 23, 2021

LIVES ON THE LINE: Pelumi Onifade’s last assignment

By Patrick Egwu This investigation is on the unresolved killing of three Nigerian journalists while on assignments between 2019-2020. For ...

Ado AminuNovember 19, 2021

Climate campaigners take South Africa to court over coal policy | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Somalia faces ‘rapidly worsening’ drought: ...

Ado AminuAugust 10, 2021

#EndSARS: 2 Queer men and 1 straight man unravel where we went wrong

There are events too traumatic even for the human memory – its evolved glory notwithstanding – to hold in a ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 3, 2021

Language 121: Between President Buhari and Twitter on the alleged ‘genocidal’ video | The #YNaijaCover

The last 72 hours have produced much drama about the infamous statement by President Muhammadu Buhari on the issue of ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 22, 2021

Presidency’s response to #PantamiMustGo: And democracy went into coma | The #YNaijaCover

Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it. – Albert Einstein 8:27pm. Thursday, 22nd April 2021. The evening ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 13, 2021

“We can’t afford not to use our platforms for change” | Youth Summit rallies young Nigerians for Good Governance

Nigerian creative industry and social media “influencers” have resolved to increase their engagement with governance, politics and public policy in ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 12, 2021

Jack of all ‘shades:’ Is Ghana or Nigeria, the Giant of Africa? | The #YNaijaCover

It’s another sad day for patriots and citizens with firm belief and hope in Project Nigeria with the announcement of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 22, 2021

Police violence continues unabated, the stories are piling

Many Nigerians have argued that the Nigeria Police Force learnt nothing from the #EndSARS protest. “They will wait, then return ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 8, 2021

Rubbin’ Minds’ #IWMSpecial powered by Lipton: Gender should never be an issue

In a special series to mark this year’s International Women’s Month, or more accurately Women’s History Month, youth talk show ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 22, 2021

Bovi took the #ENDSARS protest to the Headies as a reminder of the Lekki shootings

As celebrities turned for the cameras, Bovi's outfit was more than just a fashion statement

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 ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 10, 2021

#EndSARS and Igbos: Nigerians still don’t see divisive tactics when it is glaring

About three months since the Nigerian Army opened fire on peaceful protesters. More than three months since government thought of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 8, 2021

Protest on the beat: The #EndSARS reincarnation | #YNaijaCover

About three months after the infamous Lekki shootings where officers of the Nigerian Army opened fire at #EndSARS protesters on ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 8, 2021

#OccupyLekkiTollGate is proof that the government can’t be trusted to deliver justice

In response to the decision to reopen the Lekki Toll Gate by the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 19, 2021

The accounts of #ENDSARS protesters still frozen proves that we are in an oppressive regime

Three months after Nigerians showed nationwide demonstrations against police brutality with the #ENDSARS movement, leading to the government freezing bank ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 18, 2021

David Ntekim-Rex: Mother Nigeria, story of the ‘foolish ostrich’ | The #YNaijaCover

When the #EndSARS protests took off in October, the lives of young Nigerians and the brutish treatment they suffer in ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 31, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: #EndSARS, Don’t Rush Challenge, Don’t Leave Me Challenge… 10 Moments that broke the Internet

2020 really was that year. 20.10.2020 On October 20, between the state and federal governments, armed officers were deployed to ...

EditorDecember 23, 2020

Kola Oyeneyin profiles Sam Adeyemi | #YNaijaPOTY2020 Nominee

Sam Adeyemi, 53 What would Jesus do? We speak of shaking tables more freely today than at any other time. ...

EditorDecember 22, 2020

Voices of a Generation: #EndSARS Protesters | #YNaijaPOTY2020 Nominee

Reviewed by ‘Gbenga Sesan October 2020 will always be one for the history books. For almost three weeks, young Nigerians ...

Ado AminuDecember 16, 2020

The latest NCC directive is thoughtless and will only end in tears

One of the many questions Nigerians are asking following the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announcement, instructing all network providers to ...

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