Some Of The Most Powerful Pictures From The #EndSARS Protests

October 12, 2020

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We’re in the sixth day of the peaceful #EndSARS protest, which has gone from being a national event to an international one. Over the course of the protest, some fire pictures have been shared across the internet. On this article, we’ll share some of the ones we absolutely love.


Note: We don’t own, or take credit for any of these pictures. We’re simply just sharing them

Aisha Yesufu, a warrior.
Savvy Rinu, a leader
Protesters holding hands in front of the tollgate at Lekki
Fuck the police.
Comedian, Mr Macaroni sleeping on the streets, in protest.
The message is simple. The flag is flying high.
Wizkid joining the protests from London
End SARS. Lagos, Nigeria.
We are Nigeria.
Protesters demonstrating in Lagos.
Davido kneeling in front of the police in Abuja
Stop hurting the youth.
Even the gods are tired.
As a police officer walks by, protesters raise their voices.
Protesting in front of a police station? Why not.
Enough said.
The boys raise their voices.
We raise our hands. We raise our voices.
Lagos roads blocked with protesters

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