Thisday Newspaper News Today Saturday 31st October 2020

Thisday Newspaper News Today Saturday 31st October 2020

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#EndSARS Bruises: Booting for Looting

By Eddy Odivwri During the week, most Radio stations in Lagos ran a debate on the morality of the lootings that took place in the last one week. The question was whether those who broke into several warehouses across the country to cart away stored-up palliatives committed any offence. Expectedly, opinions were sharply divided. While …
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International Celebrities Who Condemned the EndSARS Lekki Shootings

Vanessa Obioha chronicles some of the international celebrities who showed support for the #EndSARS movement and condemned the Lekki Shooting To a large extent, #EndSARS protesters utilised social media platforms, particularly Twitter to garner support for their campaign. Their tweets placed Nigeria on a global spotlight, attracting international celebrities from politics, entertainment and sports sectors. …
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WE MOVE: Music against Police Brutality

By Yinka Olatunbosun Music makes us move, mend broken hearts and heal emotional wounds. But then, history preserves the memory of a massive portfolio of works across the music genres that had become artistic statements against police brutality. Across the globe, protests against police brutality had been marked by chants and songs from conscious artists …
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Digital Comedy’s Fight against Police Brutality, Looting

On the heels of the End SARS protests, the recurring message against police brutality and mass looting in digital comedy content by Nigerian creatives has become very hard to ignore, writes Yinka Olatunbosun A whole new chapter is born with the influx of digital comedy into the Nigerian cinema culture of the 21st century. History …
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Shedding the Toga of ‘Lazy Nigerian Youths’

Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that for an unplanned protest, the organisational strategy of the #EndSARS protesters ranging from logistics to funding, emotional support and legal representation, helped shed the toga of ‘Lazy Nigerian Youths’ “Is this the birth of a New Nigeria? Can our youths sustain this show of accountability and organisational strategy?” Those were some …
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When Humanity Showed up at #EndSARS Protest

Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that despite how the curtains closed on the nationwide #EndSARS protest, there were so many beautiful stories that emerged from the two-week long movement, as humanity indeed showed up in words and in action For a nation that lives on ethnic and religious lines, a factor politicians manipulate each time to cause …
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Counting the Cost

Chiemelie Ezeobi, Mary Nnah, Rebecca Ejifoma, Chiamaka Ozulumba and Oluwabunmi Fache write that the devastation left in the wake of the widespread violence after the #EndSARS protest range from loss of lives to looting and destruction of public and public properties When the #EndSARS protests started, the protesters, mostly youths, were unequivocal about their objectives- …
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Global Voices at #EndSARS Protest

Chiemelie Ezeobi, Mary Nnah, Rebecca Ejifoma and Chiamaka Ozulumba write that the #EndSARS movement drew global and local support while the subsequent violence and deaths garnered condemnation From Switzerland to Auckland, United Kingdom, Australia, France, England, United States, South Africa, Canada, Berlin, Toronto, New York, Geneva, London, Houston, Paris, Dublin, Germany, Finland, Czech, Ghana, Cameroon, …
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Chronicles of #EndSARS Movement

Chiemelie Ezeobi, Mary Nnah, Rebecca Ejifoma, Chiamaka Ozulumba and Oluwabunmi Fache chronicle the #EndSARS protest that snowballed into a movement not just against police brutality but also bad governance in Nigeria Although the sobriquet #EndSARS did not start this year, it gained momentum during the recent nationwide protests against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and …
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FG Pledges Support for SIFAX’s New Container Terminal

By Eromosele Abiodun The federal government has promised to support the vision and investment drive by SIFAX Group applauding it for the newly opened container terminal in Lagos. Speaking during the assessment visit of the Ministry of Transportation’s Ministerial Implementation Committee to the new terminal in Lagos, the leader of the delegation and Director, Maritime …
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