Fela’s Republic and the #EndSARS Protests How Nigeria’s Youth Found their Own Voice

The #EndSARS protests have resulted in the emergence of a new type of hero—one from the people, for the people and by the people—which is needed in a society where our leaders have consistently failed to meet up to democratic ideals. The location is Agege Motor Road, Idi Oro, Lagos. As many as 50 armed policemen storm the commune. They descend on the vicinity with all the arsenal at their disposal, brutalizing everyone they encounter. They order the resident—a man in his mid-30s—to op

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