Democracy, youth agency, and the Nigerian crisis

Report on the virtual #EndSARS roundtable, “Democracy, youth agency and the Nigerian crisis,” hosted on October 27 as part of the Umeme Flashpoint Series of the Institute of African Studies (IAS), Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. A virtual roundtable with the…

#EndSARS: Access Bank begs customers not to leave

The management of Access Bank Plc has pleaded with its customers for understanding following an online campaign calling for boycott. The bank accounts of at least eight persons involved in the #EndSARS protests were frozen based on the orders of…

#EndSARS Looting: Understanding the destructive and constructive capacities of our youths – Magnus Onyibe

Nothing illustrates the constructive and equally destructive capacity of our youths more than the fallouts of the #EndSARS protests. And education makes the difference between the creatively and positively charged ones and the destructively and the negatively charged ones. Allow…

Burnt BRT buses, murderous miscreants, SARS atrocities and a lot more

What is a city without crime? thisislagos descends into the Lagos underground to search out the baddest guys committing the craziest crimes in LasGidi. Suspects who burnt BRT buses, 518 others arrested (Nation) The police in Lagos on Tuesday paraded…

I pity the #EndSARS looters in police custody, because they will hear pepper

I pity the boys that have been arrested by the police; you often see that by the time they parade them in front of the press or public, they have swollen eyes, swollen lips, they have visible fresh wounds on…

A complete meltdown beyond belief – Ehi Braimah

AfterBlack Tuesday occurred on October 20, 2020 at Lekki Tollgate in Lagos, our own Ground Zero, life took on a new meaning for Nigerians – both at home and abroad. Death and blood-soaked Nigerian flags betrayed human emotions and provoked…

Could tough action against #EndSARS protesters amount to govt terrorism against citizens? – Magnus Onyibe

Nigeria has become the cynosure of all eyes globally. Not for the positive contributions or inventions by its citizens that would move mankind a tad forward in positive progress, such as when man first visited the moon on July 20,…

Oduala, Temitope sworn in as youth members of Lagos ‘#EndSARS’ panel

Two participants of the #EndSARS protests, Rinu Oduala and Temitope Majekodunmi, have been sworn in as youth members of the Lagos Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims. The duo’s membership of the panel followed their nomination by youths in…

Obi calls on youth to end protest, commends various groups

Mr Peter Obi has again appealed to the youth across the country, including the youth from the south-east, particularly those from Anambra State, to go off the streets. The vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019…

#EndSARS unrest: Lagos evaluates files of 229 arrested

The Lagos State Ministry of Justice has arrested 229 suspects that allegedly took part in the mayhem in Lagos State in the aftermath of the Lekki Toll Plaza incident on Tuesday night. The ministry said in a statement said that…

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