Tag: Omoyele Sowore

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Michael IsaacOctober 11, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: These are the churches weighing in on #EndSARS and it’s a good omen

Call it a revolution, the #EndSARS now worldwide protest is one that many Nigerians are not backing out on. As ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 10, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Burna Boy finally joins the #EndSARS movement with ‘Project Protect’

  At the present, the world all over has become aware of #EndSARS movement. What was rebuked as mere social ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 8, 2020

Falz and Runtown deserve all the accolades for leading the way for other celebrities

#EndSARS has been the subject of many a rant on social media but the continued terror of the Federal Special ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 30, 2020

Burna Boy vs Sowore: What are the limits to a Nigerian celebrity’s activism?

The recent virtual exchange between Afrobeats star Burna Boy and revolutionary politician Omoyele Sowore has sparked off a range of ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 30, 2020

Burna Boy has chosen his own kind of revolution, but is he to blame for being called out?

Our celebrities are everything. They give us things to talk about, create trends for us to follow, and arguably, influence ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 10, 2020

We must defend our rights to peacefully protest

By Joanne Ike     On January 1, 2012, the federal government announced the removal of the fuel subsidy, sending ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 6, 2020

Femi Adesina mocking the #RevolutionNow protests also mocks democracy

Written by Oluwagbemileke Takuro    A year ago, one of the presidential aspirants of the 2019 national elections and an ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 6, 2020

Revolution Now is proof young Nigerians are not afraid to fight for their future

August 5th, in several states across Nigeria, protesters came out in their numbers under the umbrella of Omoyele Sowore’s Revolution ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 5, 2020

With the new fine on ‘hate speech,’ how will the media report the #RevolutionNow protests?

The Nigerian government and Nigerians have had a discontented marriage in recent times. Apart from the age-long song from Nigerians ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2020

#YPolitics100: The YNaija 100 Most Influential Voices in Nigerian Politics – Nyesom Wike, Okonjo-Iweala, Sowore, Saraki, Falana makes 2020 list

Every year, YNaija shows commitment to focused debates on national and sub-national politics and its role in progressive development. In ...

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EditorJanuary 1, 2020

From Our Editors: Why Omoyele Sowore is the Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019

(This editorial was written on 13 December after we made our Editor’s Choice decision for this recognition. We have left ...

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EditorJanuary 1, 2020

Omoyele Sowore is Y!/YNaija.com’s Person of the Year 2019

The editorial board of Y! (TV, Magazine & Online) is pleased to announce pro-democracy campaigner, rights activist and founder of ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 30, 2019

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu profiles Omoyele Sowore: The brazenly fearless | Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019 Nominee

As I write this, Omoyele Sowore has been released from the custody of the DSS, the Nigerian secret police. He ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 26, 2019

#YNaija2019Review: Sorrows, tears and blood…The most distressing tragedies of the year

A bloody year ANA president owing student President of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Denja Abdullahi exhibited proof that ...

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EditorDecember 7, 2019

YNaija Editorial: Muhammadu Buhari is playing with fire 

The details don’t matter. Whatever you heard, from a blog, a WhatsApp group, from your neighbor downstairs, who saw snatches ...

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EditorNovember 22, 2019

The Buhari government is losing its mind on the matter of Sowore

It has been 20 years since Nigeria returned to a hard-fought democratic system of government. Four since President Muhammadu Buhari, ...

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EditorSeptember 19, 2019

Another critic of Governor Ganduje has been arrested for dissent

Nazir Ahmed, otherwise known by his stage name Sarkin Waka was arrested by the Kano State Police command on the ...

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EditorAugust 4, 2019

Buhari moves one step closer to undermining our democracy with Omoyele Sowore’s arrest

This morning, former political candidate Oby Ezekwesili joined her voice to the chorus publicly denouncing the federal government’s secret arrest ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 2, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: We hope Cindy would be the last new #BBNaija housemate

During the Thursday night presentation, a new housemate came into the house. Cindy, she calls herself, and the housemates weren’t ...

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Bernard DayoMay 17, 2019

The Late 5: Court strikes out suit challenging Onnoghen’s suspension; Lalong emerges as chairman of Northern Governor’s Forum | Other stories

Here the stories that drove conversation today: Court strikes out suit challenging Onnoghen’s suspension  According to Channels, the Supreme Court ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 13, 2019

Just In: Shocker for Sowore as AAC suspends him and nine others; appoint Acting Chair

Publisher of Sahara Reporters and Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the March 23 presidential election, Omoyele Sowore along with nine ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 27, 2019

#NigeriaDecides2019: Buhari seals stunning win; defeats Atiku Abubakar to secure 2nd term

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Nigeria’s ...

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ThankGod UkachukwuFebruary 22, 2019

Why I think majority of Nigerians will vote Atiku Abubakar as President

On Saturday February 23, 2019, #NigeriaDecides2019 will be held and Nigerians from all walks of life, in the cities, towns, ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 15, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 15th of February

  Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqTemidayo Taiwo-Sidiq is a Political Journalist, Analyst and Social Change Advocate with major interest in Nigerian Politics, Governance ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 4, 2019

The Late 5: Senate withdraws Onnoghen’s case from Supreme court; We’ll shock vote buyers on Election Day – INEC | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversation today: Senate withdraws Onnoghen’s case from supreme court The Nigerian Senate has ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 13, 2018

The Late 5: Sowore protests exclusion from Presidential debate, Ezekwesili, Moghalu react; In a sane society, a peace accord is not necessary – Donald Duke | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Petroluem Industry Bill was ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 6, 2018

The Late 5: 7,000 delegates in Abuja to ratify Buhari as APC flag bearer; Ashafa loses APC Lagos East primary to state assembly member | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: At least 7,000 delegates from the All Progressives Congress (APC) are ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 2, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Naomi Campbell, Wale Adetona, Omoyele Sowore and others [The Fela Kuti remembrance edition]

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 13, 2018

From journalist to presidential candidate, Sowore plans to correct Buhari’s mistakes #Sowore2019

In May 2010, while many Nigerians were receiving conflicting reports on the state of then-president Umaru Musa Yar’adua, one man ...

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EditorJanuary 3, 2018

Chimamanda Adichie, Banky W, Toke Ibru, others make YNaija inaugural #Woke100 List

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

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