Okayafrica Radio x Radio Lily w/ Chief Boima

Check out Okayafrica Radio with Radio Lily and african music DJ Chief Boima.

Starting this Saturday, June 29, Sierra Leonean-American musician and Okayafrica favorite Chief Boima will be joining the Radio Lily team to add some organic sounds to the first ever Okayafrica Radio episode. Chief Boima has been bringing life to the ones and two’s for quite some time now, earning major love for his eclectic mix of styles. From tropical bass to kuduro, Chief Boima does it all, providing you with energizing grooves to get those hips moving. Tune in this Saturday from 8-10PM at to experience the sounds!



How Technology Is Playing a Crucial Role in the #EndSARS Protests

Young people in Nigeria have successfully managed to use technological innovations to organize and make the #EndSARS protests run incredibly efficiently and easily. This moment will go down in history as a revolution that was birthed via technology.

It has been more than a week since young people in Nigeria took to the streets to demand that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, infamously known as SARS, be scrapped for good. Created in 1992, this police unit was originally set up to beat back armed robbery, the use of firearms and rising cases of kidnappings that grew in the late eighties. However, the unit went rogue, becoming more notorious for its savagery than actual crime-fighting. With a rap sheet ranging from profiling, harassment and assault to, in more extreme cases, slaughtering innocent citizens, these quasi-officers have unleashed terror on the nation for more than two decades.

Their victims are predominantly young Nigerians profiled on appearance—whether they drive exotic vehicles, use the latest gadgets, have their hair dyed or locked, or have piercings. In some cases, working in tech often gets conflated with financial fraud. For people who don't meet the absurd criteria, the mood of the officer can often become the difference between life and death.

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