CSOs flay fresh protest led by Sowore
A coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) and other peace and rights advocacy groups have condemned the attempt by Mr. Omoyele Sowore to re-ignite the #EndSARS protests using Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as launchpad.
Yoruba group, Sowore harp on restructuring, new constitution
A coalition of Yoruba organisations in the Diaspora, Yoruba One Voice (YOV), has condemned the lackadaisical approach of President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the crucial call for restructuring and devolution of powers in Nigeria.
Protesters besiege force headquarters, demand scrapping of SARS
CSOs, NANs, others seek an end to the brutality, want decentralisation of police force Protesters against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), yesterday, besieged headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in Abuja, demanding the scrapping of the unit. Leader of the #RevolutionNow campaign, Omoyele Sowore, joined the protesters, who disrupted vehicular movement along the Shehu…
Burna Boy Declines To Join Omoyele Sowore For October 1st Protest
Self-proclaimed "African Giant," Burna Boy has turned down an invitation by Nigerian politician and activist Omoyele Sowore to join in an anti-government protest on October 1st. Nigeria is set to celebrate her 60th independence day on October 1, Sowore and his group are planning a nationwide protest on October 1, to demand the government's accountability…
Enough of politics of recklessness in Nigeria
It is disgraceful that nations across the globe only conceive governance in Nigeria as a perfect model of a despicable political system; as a prototype of what not to be! Humans...
‘Revolution’ protests rock Abuja, Lagos
Nigeria Police yesterday deployed security operatives in Lagos and Abuja as the force arrested members of the #RevolutionNow group.
Revolutionary pressures in Nigeria
When Omoyele Sowore made his declaration for a revolution in Nigeria; what immediately came to my mind was Professor Claude Ake’s book “Revolutionary Pressures In Africa” as well as those other books written by Karl Marx...
FG opens Sowore’s treasonable felony trial
The Federal Government yesterday opened its case in the trial of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, calling the first witness, one Mr. Rasheed Olawale...
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Nigerian journalists, government critics that have been hounded
“The press, radio, television and other agencies of mass media shall at all times be free to uphold the fundamental objectives contained in this chapter and uphold the responsibility and accountability of the government to the people,” Section 22 of the Nigerian 1999 amended Constitution states. But this is far from the reality in the…