How about a CrossOver Protest/Uprising tonight? Anyone willing to participate? Pick up a candle and a placard showing your grievances against the regime, let’s upload our short videos and photos across our SOcial Media platforms. Let’s welcome the regime to a RESOLUTE 2021!
— Omoyele Sowore (@YeleSowore) December 31, 2020
”With the turbulence that characterises year 2020, and as activities wind down, the mood has been repugnant and very negative. I don’t want to sound pessimistic but this is one of the most pessimistic years I have known in this nation and it wasn’t just because of COVID-19, no,” Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate said.
“What has happened this year 2020, I believe, has damaged or can further damage the media independence in Nigeria. We talk about policy. Currently, some television stations are battling the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), over the fine imposed on them on the way they covered the #EndSARS protest,” Simon Kolawole, chief executive officer (CEO) of Cable Newspaper.