The UK has now administered the first COVID-19 vaccinations to over 5.4 million members of the population according to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s latest update on Friday 22 January. The rollout of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and, more recently, the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine has been lauded by Conservative MPs as large success of an otherwise shambolic and devastating response to the coronavirus crisis.
On December 30th 2020, members of the An Gardaí Síochána fatally shot Nigerian-born George Nkencho, a 27 year old man in mental health crisis.
Hannah Francis provides an update on the anti-police brutality protest movement sweeping Nigeria and explains how we can provide support and solidarity from Britain.
On 20 October, the Lekki Toll Gate in Nigeria, after having been peacefully occupied by anti-SARS (Special Anti-Robbery Squad) protestors for several weeks, became a site of massacre.