For International Women’s Day, here are 7 of history’s greatest women-led protests

Women mark International Women’s Day in Istanbul in March 2017. (Emrah Gurel/AP)By Gillian BrockellMarch 8 at 5:00 AM International Women’s Day has been around for more than a century, but it has picked up steam in recent years, thanks to its preeminent hashtagability. What started as socialist demonstrations has now evolved into an official holiday in more than two dozen countries, a United Nations day for women’s rights and world peace, and, well, a marketing opportunity for Barbie dolls, cosmetics and beer (because…

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2019 Election: Niger Students Debunk Endorsing Governor Sani Bello’s Re-Election Bid

2019 Election: Niger Students Debunk Endorsing Governor Sani Bello’s Re-Election Bid

Niger State Concerned Students (NISCS) has distanced itself from the purported endorsement of the Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello’s re-election bid. The union made this known in a statement signed by its Chairman, Comrade comrade Moh’d Yusuf. The group maintained that as the constituted umbrella for all Niger State students saddled with the responsibilities of advocacy and engagements on students matters and affairs with members within Nigeria and the diaspora, the leaders would not…

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