Archives Tag: #EndSARS

International Nigeria

‘’The State Of Nigeria Has Failed’’ DJ Switch Says During Testimony At The ICC

April 19, 2022

  In a virtual side-event during the 19th Assembly of State Parties to the International Criminal Court (ICC)’ on Thursday, December 17th, 2020, popular Nigerian activist, disc jockey, and musician, Obianuju Catherine Udeh, popular with the stage name, DJ Switch, urged the ICC and the international community not to ignore Nigeria amidst threats regarding the … Continue reading ‘’The State Of Nigeria Has Failed’’ DJ Switch Says During Testimony At The ICC

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Events

Notable Events In 2020

April 19, 2022

  Though the year 2020 has been ravaged by a pandemic which saw Nigeria embark on total lockdown for over 3 months and partial lockdowns which is currently in place, there were notable events which motivated hopes of a better Nigeria within the course of the year. Read more about 2020 #EndSARS Protest Top on … Continue reading Notable Events In 2020

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BUSINESS

Top 10 Brands of 2020

April 19, 2022

It’s been a mixed year for business. A pandemic slowed things down quite early on, forcing companies the world over to make difficult decisions. Many struggled– and failed –to get past the tough headwinds that COVID-19 sent their way. But others have powered on through the challenging conditions. A number of them have maintained their … Continue reading Top 10 Brands of 2020

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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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Nigeria

Second Wave Of #EndSARS Protests Rocks Nigeria

April 19, 2022

  Despite the use of force to crush the #EndSARS protests in October, Nigerian youths have shown resilience in their bid to end police brutality in Nigeria after returning to the streets on Monday, December 7th, 2020. While youths in Lagos kick-started the first wave of the protests, their counterparts in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, … Continue reading Second Wave Of #EndSARS Protests Rocks Nigeria

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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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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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Finance

How #EndSARS Is Driving Nigerians Towards Bitcoin

April 19, 2022

  The prediction by Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey that Africa “will define” the future of cryptocurrencies, may soon be finding fulfilment. Right after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) began to freeze bank accounts of the #EndSARS protest leaders, contributors and service providers; the Feminist Coalition (FemCo) quickly resolved that contributions should now be sent … Continue reading How #EndSARS Is Driving Nigerians Towards Bitcoin

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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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SPORTS

#EndSARS: Iwobi Campaigns For Police Reform With New Boot

April 19, 2022

  In a time when Nigerians have strongly pushed against police brutality with ongoing campaigns for police reforms in the country, Nigerian national team star, Alex Iwobi, has lent his voice to the movement after unveiling his new boot which has the ‘’end police brutality,’’ statement on it. Read more about Sports It will be … Continue reading #EndSARS: Iwobi Campaigns For Police Reform With New Boot

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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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Politics

#EndSARS: UK Parliament Will Debate Sanctions Against Buhari On November 23rd

April 19, 2022

  Following petitions signed by hundreds of thousands of Nigerian citizens asking the UK Parliament to look into human right abuse by the Nigerian government and security agencies, the parliament has finally reached a resolution to debate sanctions against the President Muhammadu Buhari led government on November 23, 2020. Read more about #EndSARS Petitions were … Continue reading #EndSARS: UK Parliament Will Debate Sanctions Against Buhari On November 23rd

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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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