Tag: hunger strike

Ado AminuMarch 22, 2021

YouTuber Victor Emmanuel is protesting against the SSMPA with a hunger strike. How will it play out?

Nigerian YouTuber, Victor Emmanuel, popularly known as VicWonder has gone on indefinite hunger strike in a protest calling for the ...

August 23, 2013

California to force-feed hunger-striking prisoners

A district court judge in California has given state authorities permission to force-feed dozens of prisoners who have been on ...

August 10, 2013

Bust-ed! Topless advocate sentenced to 16 days in jail for exposing her boobs (PHOTOS)

Phoenix Feeley shows off her right to go topless in Coney Island. A topless rights advocate was sentenced to 16 ...

January 17, 2013

Meet the woman who has not eaten nor drunk anything for 12 years (PHOTOS)

Irom Sharmila – who holds the record for the world’s longest hunger-strike – passed another dark milestone in history today ...

November 21, 2012

Former bank manager goes on hunger-strike over unpaid terminal benefits

by Isi Esene Olubiyi Odunaro, a 53-year-old former employee of Hallmark Bank has gone on hunger-strike demanding the payment of ...

January 11, 2012

“Count me out!” National Youth Council president refutes reports that they support #FuelSubsidyRemoval

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Wale Ajani is President of the National Youth Council, he recently spoke with YNaija on the reason his organisation ...

OluwapelumiNovember 12, 2011

Low turnout, apathy and a hostile police force: 11-11-11 hunger strike fails to hit a nerve

  By Mercy Abang & Hauwa Gambo What was expected to hold as a peaceful protest calling on the Nigerian ...

OluwapelumiNovember 10, 2011

Recently released from SSS custody, Ajani declares: "the strike must go on"

by ‘Ifreke Inyang A recent update on the Wale Ajani SSS custody can confirm that the youth council leader has been ...

OluwapelumiNovember 10, 2011

Youth council leader, Wale Ajani, remains in SSS custody after announcing anti-subsidy removal strike

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Earlier today, we reported that Wale Ajani was picked up by men of the SSS. In a statement following the ...

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