African Arguments – WHY #EndSARS WON’T QUIT | by Ayo Sogunro
Essays / Generic / The Pontifical Papers

African Arguments – WHY #EndSARS WON’T QUIT | by Ayo Sogunro

Over the last one week, thousands of people have been out in protest on the streets of major cities in Nigeria and internationally demanding an end to systemic police brutality and, more specifically, the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The special police unit, established in 1992, has become notorious for its violations in … Continue reading

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The Nigerian culture that Runsewe does not know | by Ayo Sogunro
Essays / The Pontifical Papers

The Nigerian culture that Runsewe does not know | by Ayo Sogunro

The Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Segun Runsewe, has been on my mind lately, and not with admiration. He represents the typical policy dysfunction that is a trademark of our political system: one where people with the least understanding of a nuanced issue are given the task of directing it. Incompetent … Continue reading