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Nigeria blames Twitter CEO for the losses it incurred during last year’s #EndSars protests

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has blamed the founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, for the losses the country incurred during last year’s EndSARS protest. Mohammed said this when he appeared on a Radio Nigeria call-in programme in Abuja today June 14. “If you ask people to donate money via bitcoins for EndSARS …

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Nigeria gives condition to lift suspension on Twitter operations

The Nigerian government has given a condition to lift its indefinite suspension of Twitter operations in the country. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, disclosed this during a meeting with foreign envoys in Abuja today June 7. According to Onyeama, the micro-blogging site will be restored in Nigeria only if the platform can be …

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#EndSARS: Medical Doctor Tells Lagos Judicial Panel how his Hospital Treated Patients with Gunshot Wounds from Lekki Protests

A medical doctor with the Grandville Medical Center in Lagos, Dr Aromolafe Ayobami, has testified before the The Lagos State judicial panel on the October 20, 2020 shooting incident at the Lekki tollgate and the restitution for victims of SARS-related abuses, saying his hospital treated a total number of 15 patients referred from other hospitals …

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Second round of #EndSARS protests hits multiple Nigerian cities

Nigerian youths protesting against police brutality, extortion, and extrajudicial killings on Monday returned to the streets again in different cities across the country. The second wave of the End SARS protest took place in Lagos, Oyo, Osun, and Abuja, the nation’s capital. Demonstrators, early Monday morning, also returned to Lekki toll gate in Lagos, the …

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#EndSARS protesters Lagos, Nigeria

Five Lessons from Nigeria’s #EndSARS Protests

On October 8, thousands of young people took to the streets of Lagos to call for the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), an infamous police unit accused of extortion, extra-judicial killings, rape, and torture. Since then a lot has transpired in a series of events that would come to be known globally as …

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