The aftermath of #EndSARS: The Twitter ban and what it means for young Nigerians

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#EndSARS protesters in Lagos, Nigeria. Image released to Wikimedia commons by Kaizenify, October 13, 2020 (CC BY-SA 4.0) In recent times, young Nigerians have discovered, and begun to use, the power digital media has afforded them to advocate for better governance and an end to all the injustices they suffer daily. The nationwide #EndSARS movement against police brutality which took the country by storm in October 2020, fully demonstrated just how powerful digital media can be when it is used as a tool for advocacy. #EndSARS was a youth-led movement, spurred by a video that went viral online s…

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