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Politics

The March To #SecureNorth And The Calls For Buhari’s Resignation

April 19, 2022

  The #SecureNorth hashtag started on Twitter around the time that the #EndSARS movement gained ground. Some Northerners saw the opportunity as a way to air their more pressing regional pain while shadowing #EndSARS. Other northern activists championing the #SecureNorth cause saw it as an opportunity to completely discredit the concerns and demands of #EndSARS. … Continue reading The March To #SecureNorth And The Calls For Buhari’s Resignation

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Did You Know?

Do You Know? 6 Things To Be Grateful For In 2020

April 19, 2022

  Ordinarily, I of all people should not even be thinking along this line because I have a personal beef with 2020. So big is this beef that if I saw 2020, I would… Never mind. But I have had to take a step back and focus, instead, on another perspective to things. In spite … Continue reading Do You Know? 6 Things To Be Grateful For In 2020

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BUSINESS

Top 10 Business Highlights Of 2020

April 19, 2022

  This has been a challenging year for business in Nigeria. It’s been coloured by a pandemic that has swept through the globe, forcing lockdowns and shrinking economies in its wake. Every part of our commercial landscape has felt its impact, from giant multinational corporations to street vendors. Read more about Business The fallout from … Continue reading Top 10 Business Highlights Of 2020

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Food

How Rising Food Inflation Will Rouse Nigerians From Their Slumber

April 19, 2022

In the latest statistics released by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on November 16, inflation figures for the month of October stood at a whopping 14.23%. This figure is the highest that has been recorded in the last 13 months. All-item inflation was the highest in Sokoto, Edo, and Akwa Ibom while Oyo, Taraba, … Continue reading How Rising Food Inflation Will Rouse Nigerians From Their Slumber

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Politics

Federal Ministry Of Information As A Theater Of Disinformation

April 19, 2022

  On October 8, President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2021 budget to the National Assembly. Of the N13 trillion budget, education was a paltry 6.3% of the total. Meanwhile, Nigeria’s Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, seems to have taken up the role of educating and informing Nigerians on the situation of things since the … Continue reading Federal Ministry Of Information As A Theater Of Disinformation

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Nigeria

A Month After 20/10/20 #LekkiMassacre – What Has Changed

April 19, 2022

  The 20th of October, 2020 will remain a traumatic day for many Nigerians who witnessed, live, the massacre of peaceful protestors at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos. The events of that day will remain equally traumatic for those who took vigil and watched the massacre via livestream to their mobile screens. One month after … Continue reading A Month After 20/10/20 #LekkiMassacre – What Has Changed

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Personality Women

Aisha Yesufu Make BBC’s 100 Most Influential Women’s List For 2020

April 19, 2022

  Nigerian activist, Aisha Yesufu, has been listed by global media powerhouse, the British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, as one of the 100 most inspiring and influential women for 2020. The Co-convener of the #BringBackOurGirls movement was listed alongside the leader of Finland’s all-female coalition government, Sanna Marin, star of new Avatar and Marvel films, Michelle … Continue reading Aisha Yesufu Make BBC’s 100 Most Influential Women’s List For 2020

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Nigeria

CNN’s Documentary On The Lekki Toll Gate Shootings

April 19, 2022

  Global media powerhouse, the Cable News Network, CNN, on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, released a video documentary investigation on the Lekki toll gate shooting and killing of peaceful protesters by the Nigerian army on the night of Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Read more about #EndSARS October 20, 2020, which has gone down in history … Continue reading CNN’s Documentary On The Lekki Toll Gate Shootings

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Law

The Lack Of The Jurisdictional Competence Of The Various Judicial Panels Of Inquiry

April 19, 2022

  ‘The judicial panel of inquiries set up by the various state governors lack the jurisdictional competence to entertain the subject-matter of police brutality and human right violations.’ Following the demands made by the #EndSARS protesters on police brutality and human rights violation of Nigerians, a resolution was reached by the National Economic Council of … Continue reading The Lack Of The Jurisdictional Competence Of The Various Judicial Panels Of Inquiry

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Social Media

Social Media Roundup

April 19, 2022

  This week opened just like any other since #EndSARS as most hot topics were built around the protests and aftermath. The social media space has been heavy with news of this kind ever since. Read more about Social media roundup #FreeToyin Last week on social media, the major trend was built around the government’s … Continue reading Social Media Roundup

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TECH

Covid-19 Palliative Monitoring Initiative By BudgIT

April 19, 2022

  The fallout since the #EndSARS has been all over the place from bad to good to terrible but it is good to know that in the tech space at least, a good few companies have stayed focused in facilitating discourse in the broader sense. One of such companies is BudgIT. Read more about Tech … Continue reading Covid-19 Palliative Monitoring Initiative By BudgIT

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Social Media

Analysis: Why The Northern Governors And Rulers Meeting Is A Travesty

April 19, 2022

  On Monday, November 2nd, 19 Northern governors under the chairmanship of Solomon Lalong of Plateau state, came together with some Northern traditional rulers to meet some Federal government representatives in Kaduna. Read more about Politics More Details: Information minister Lai Mohammed said the meeting which was at the instance of President Muhammadu is billed to … Continue reading Analysis: Why The Northern Governors And Rulers Meeting Is A Travesty

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Social Media

What You Should Know About The Social Media Bill

April 19, 2022

  One of the hot topics to make the rounds on social media following the emergence of the #EndSARS movement is about a bill that would regulate the online space should it become law. The bill which had raised eyebrows in 2019 when it was first proposed received attention from the public once again after … Continue reading What You Should Know About The Social Media Bill

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International

ICC Commences Investigation Into Lekki Toll Gate Shooting

April 19, 2022

  Following calls from Nigerians and various human right bodies for an investigation into the Lekki Toll Gate shooting, #LekkiMassacre of unarmed protesters by Nigerian soldiers on the orders of the government on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has taken up the matter and disclosed that preliminary investigation has commenced as … Continue reading ICC Commences Investigation Into Lekki Toll Gate Shooting

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Nigeria

Merging The Voices And Dreams Of Youth 1 And Youth 2

April 19, 2022

  From the events that culminated after the #LekkiMassacre of 20th October 2020 and afterwards widespread violence and looting that became the order of the day, it has now become clear that Nigerian youths can be split into two categories – Youth 1 and Youth 2. Classifications of Youth 1 and Youth 2 became apparent … Continue reading Merging The Voices And Dreams Of Youth 1 And Youth 2

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