#EndSars and the crackdown: Nigerians deserve better by The UK Guardian Editorial

The shooting of peaceful protestors has highlighted the injustice and state brutality that have fuelled this movement Nigeria’s flag is stained with blood once more. Protestors were clutching it as security forces opened fire at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos late on Tuesday. The state’s governor denied that anyone was shot dead, but witnesses spoke …

‘A fanciful reality’: Trump claims Black Lives Matter protests are violent, but the majority are peaceful

The USA TODAY Network talked to residents in Portland, Milwaukee, Detroit, Chicago and Louisville to find out how protests have affected their cities. Grace Hauck, Trevor Hughes, Omar Abdel-Baqui, Ricardo Torres, and Hayes Gardner, USA TODAY Show caption Demonstrators raise their hands during a peaceful protest on July 31, 2020 demanding justice for the murder …

The address President Buhari could have given – By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

NOTE to television broadcasters: please include subtitles to enable all Nigerians hear and understand Fellow Nigerians, This is a difficult time for our nation, but together we will prevail. On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, in the Lekki area of Lagos, innocent Nigerians exercising their democratic right to protest were attacked by soldiers of the Nigerian …

Justice for victims of Lekki Tollgate butchery by Nigeria Punch Newspaper Editorial Board

ON Tuesday, Nigerians watched in horror as the military created one of the most chilling images of brutality against peaceful protesters in Nigeria. The unmistakeable cold-blooded shooting of defenceless youths at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos when soldiers callously opened fire on peaceful #EndSARS protesters has been greeted with outrage all over the world. Although …

I was wrong that Trump would lose in 2016. I’m doubling down in 2020. By Fareed Zakaria

In 2016, I was one of those people who didn’t think Donald Trump could win the presidency. Like many, I studied the polls and believed they showed a comfortable margin voting against him. I thought people would see through him. He was just too weird, too vulgar, utterly ignorant about most policy issues and pathologically …