#EndSARS: Tife Soleye, Fisayo Fosudo, Flutterwave and more… | 100 key people making their voices heard in the anti-SARS movement (Part 2)

#EndSARS: Tife Soleye, Fisayo Fosudo, Flutterwave and more… | 100 key people making their voices heard in the anti-SARS movement (Part 2) 

42 years after the Ali Must Go agitation and 8 years since the Occupy Nigeria protests, young people in Nigeria are out on the streets once again to protest the extrajudicial killings, abduction, and extortion of innocent citizens by men of the Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

The youth are out on the streets in cities across the country to express their frustration over the government’s seeming inability to curb the activities of SARS, and its usually tepid attempt at addressing issues that concern the youth. 

In this The Masterlist Special, we acknowledge the young leaders and ordinary citizens who are lending their voice – online and offline – to the agitations against police brutality and systemic oppression witnessed all around us. 

Here is the second of the two-part series identifying notable Nigerians who have played a key role in the #EndSARS movement. 

  1. Toyin Abraham: Yoruba actress, Toyin Abraham, took to the streets to fight alongside other Nigerians for the eradication of SARS.
  2. Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi: Gender Equality Advocate, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi also took to the streets and raised an even louder voice on social media, communicating the intentions of the police to obstruct their protest.
  3. Ladytiffs: Tife Soloye, popularly known as Ladytiffs_ on social media, organised a  Lekki protest and amplified the voices of others on social media. She lamented on social media about being harassed during the protests.
  4. Don Jazzy: He is commonly tagged a man of the people. True to his reputation he also took the streets to protest against the terrorism of SARS. 
  5. Amnesty International Nigeria: Amnesty International Nigeria is known to shine a spotlight on human right issues in the country. The body has been protesting on social media and providing up to date information on the SARS protest in Nigeria.
  6. Fisayo Fosudo: Tech YouTuber, Fisayo Fosudo, recognises that the SARS body has consistently targeted the tech community. He joined the protests with intensity and passion.
  7. Niyi Akinmolayan: Filmmaker, Niyi Akinmolayan, is usually found behind the scenes but this time he was front and centre in the anti-SARS protest. He has also added his voice to the current anti-SARS protest in Nigeria.
  8. Adekunle Gold: The Nigerian highlife singer and songwriter has made use of his Twitter platform to call necessary attention to the SARS protest.
  9. John Boyega: John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega, known professionally as John Boyega, is not new to the world of activism. He raised his voice encouraging protesters and demanding change from the government.
  10. Timi Dakolo: Nigerian entertainer, Timi Dakolo took to the streets to demand change alongside other protesters.
  11. Feminist Coalition: The body has been dedicated to raising funds to support #EndSARS protests around Nigeria –  to provide resources for people on the frontline.
  12. Dami Elebe: Dami Elebe is the mind behind the comedy web series – ‘Skinny Girl In Transit’ and ‘Rumour Has It’. She has used her platform to share information to Nigerians, educating Nigerians on what to do in case they are going for the protests.
  13. Chef Obubu: Chef Obubu donated relief (drinks) for those protesting.
  14. Ycee: Entertainer, YCee conducted and led the protest in the Festac area; delivering a petition of the people’s requests to relevant authorities.
  15. Mercy Eke: Big Brother Naija winner, Mercy Eke, went to the streets to protest the SARS injustice and also called for its eradication.
  16. Leo Da Silva: Leo Babarinde Dasilva was a  Big Brother Nigeria 3 housemate. He also took to the streets, at the Lekki protest, to demand the disbandment of the SARS unit.
  17. TG Omori (Boydirector): Music video director, TG Omori, also went to the streets alongside other celebrities to demand a change in the system. 
  18. Mr Eazi: Oluwatosin Ajibade, better known by his stage name Mr Eazi, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He has amassed a large following on social media, and he is using his influence to draw  attention to the SARS protests.
  19. Frodd: He has been shining the spotlight on donation links and resources for protesters and has also gone to the streets to join those protesting. 
  20. Seyi Law: He also hit the streets alongside other celebrities to demand a change in the system. 
  21. Asa: Singer, Asa, has been very pointed in calling out the President, for what she terms as his inefficiency in handling the situation. She’s also helped to trend the #EndSARS hashtag.
  22. Teni the entertainer: The musician has also raised her voice on social media to campaign for the eradication of  SARS . 
  23. Joey Akan: Writer, Joey Akan provided updates on the SARS protest and took to the streets to campaign for a change.
  24. Sound Sultan: The popular singer joined other fellow artistes to protest against  SARS brutality.
  25. Mayorkun: HE has continuously put his money where his mouth is. He also took to the streets and joined the anti-SARS protests.
  26. Tems: Tems has been extremely vocal about the protests, she has also joined the protests. She consistently condemned the br
  27. Praiz: The popular singer, Praiz, joined other  artistes to protest against the SARS brutality in the nation.
  28. Odunsi The Engine: The popular artiste is not one to shy away from a protest. He stood tall at the protest grounds, demanding a change from authorities. 
  29. Kate Henshaw: Actress, Kate Henshaw has consistently called for the end of the SARS police unit via her social media platform.
  30. Frank Donga: Frank Donga, uses his platform to call out gaps in Nigeria’s system regularly. He didn’t miss a beat, and also joined in  on the  social media protest against SARS.
  31. Karo Omu (Duchesskk): Karo Omu, the founder of the non-profit organization Sanitary Aid Initiative, has used her platform to draw attention to the SARS protest in Nigeria, donating to and encouraging supporters.
  32. Kiki Mordi: Kiki Mordi is a journalist but she’s also an activist – a passionate one at that. She showed up for the protests and also directed people to resources to help those protesting against SARS.
  33. Davido: Entertainer, Davido has consistently used his platform to call for the eradication of SARS. He also organised a protest in Abuja. 
  34. Rene the leader: The businesswoman and philanthropist took to the streets alongside other Nigerians donated and also campaigned online against SARS brutality.
  35. Beverly Naya: Beverly Naya, as well as other Nigerian celebrities, has also used her platform to draw necessary attention to the anti-SARS movement. 
  36. Jola Ayeye: The celebrity podcaster, Jola Ayeye also joined the march on the streets, demanding for a change in the police system. 
  37. People’s Gazette: The publication has been one of the few Nigerian publications to give Nigerians necessary updates on the ongoing SARS protests.
  38. Chemical Brother: Influencer, Chemical Brother, made an appearance at the protests and gave his followers a look at the heated march.
  39. Odion Jude Ighalo: The Man United footballer tweeted about the current reality in Nigeria and drew massive attention to the SARS protests.
  40. Stella Damascus: Actress, Stella Damascus has also called for the disbandment of the police unit, SARS.
  41. Ozzy Etomi: Feminist, Ozzy Etomi took to the streets alongside other feminists to call for the eradication of SARS.
  42. Ikechuckwu: The entertainer hit the streets to inspire people and protest against SARS.
  43. Flutterwave: The payment outfit is one of the very few brands  openly expressing support for the #EndSARS movement They have contributed to the cause and supported the protesters.
  44. Dotun: The media personality has also been vocal on Twitter in support of the anti-SARS protest. He led a team of protesters at  governor’s office, Alausa, on Thursday. 
  45. Samuel Otigba: The social influencer has also been vocal on Twitter about the ongoing protests, he’s called necessary attention to the steps Nigerians can take to help.
  46. JJ. Omojuwa: Nigerian blogger, author, public speaker, socio-economic and political commentator has been very vocal about the havoc SARS has continued to wreak in society, even before the public protests. He has continued to show support for the protesters.
  47. Mike Edwards: Former Big Brother housemate, Mike Edwards, has offered to lead a protest outside Nigeria
  48. Olu Jacobs: Veteran actor, Olu Jacobs declared that age is no deterrence for him. He also marched alongside protestors to demand the disbandment of  the SARS police unit.
  49. Kaylah Oniwo: The radio personality has used her platform to encourage the protestors. She’s called out for the accounts of protestors. 
  50. Fakrihhyah Hashim: The activist has continued to draw necessary attention to the anti-SARS movement.
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