With 70 percent of its people under 30 years, Nigeria needs to harness the strength in its youthful population.
They are often framed as lazy and fraudulent and are constantly harassed by the police. Now, it seems they have had enough. We explore what it takes to be a young Nigerian living in Nigeria.
Although the Nigerian government has announced the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, protesters have not let up. They are now calling for wider reforms.
The dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad is the first step, but Nigeria needs a complete reform of its police.
The IOC has set strict guidelines on protests and political expression, but athletes aren't entirely happy. The question now is whether the two sides can compromise in time for the 2021 Tokyo Games.
For decades, athletes, as a general rule, steered clear of politics. Teams and sponsors liked it that way, and fans did, too. No more.
Other agencies or officials can do much of what police do now. So let’s disband police forces and replace them with local community organizations.
Nigerian women have successfully used their naked bodies as an instrument of power, rather than shame, to protest injustice.
The use of incitement around protests poses new and complex legal questions.
Politicians and law enforcement engage in uncivil behaviour that undermines democratic society. Civility is a pre-requisite for empathy, and is essential for difficult conversations.
Kenosha is the latest US city to see federal agents patrolling its protests. History suggests that supplanting the local police with a militarized national force rarely works out well.
The NBA stands behind the rights of players to protest. But the league finds itself in a delicate position, trapped between the competing demands of its advertisers, TV partners, owners and players.
Trust, accountability and communication are key.
Three experts weigh in on how college students will be taking activism from the streets to online this fall.
The petitions help us understand how Igbo women created spaces in a patriarchal society for active engagement with policies enforced by colonial rulers.
Some militia members see political unrest as an opportunity to wrest power from an overbearing federal government. But others support strict enforcement of law and order.
Thanks to some serendipity and fortuitous timing, the images emerging out of Selma had a uniquely powerful effect on the nation.
The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina has a long history of struggle, protest and resistance to white supremacy and its social effects.
A political scientist says the protests against police violence that have swept the US signal welcome social change -- and could dramatically alter the work she's done for five years.
Hip food offerings can signal that a neighborhood is gentrifying – especially when they repackage traditional foods for wealthy white eaters.