Truth Check: Is It True UN Would Intervene In #EndSARS Protests After 30 Days?


A weekend ago, a message was getting out and about via online media, specifying the period the United Nations needs, before it supposedly intercedes in a nation where fights have been going on.

The post expressed that the United Nations needs a 30-day time span before it can mediate.

It apparently began with a tweet by famous influencer, Harvey Funmilayo, a United Kingdom-based Nigerian specialist.

“I just heard by UN Constitution any dissent that arrives at 30days will cause UN to intercede in that nation. The Nigeria govt knows this. Numerous youngsters don’t have any acquaintance with it. Aside from the govt makes noticeable unmistakable quick changes, #EndSARS fights MUST GO ON. Tell others,” Funmilayo tweeted.

In spite of the fact that, Funmilayo erased the tweet later, asserting that he saw the data in a presently erased tweet by Falz, a Nigerian music artiste, and one of the significant voices driving the dissent.

Funmilayo professed to have seen the data on Falz’s page, however didn’t know any longer, since the tweet was erased by the artist.

“I will send you the real source. It’s not Falz or me. I would prefer not to post it here before it begins getting retweets once more.” He tweeted

In any case, Funmilayo has more than 200,000 adherents on Twitter and therefore, the data spread like fierce blaze.

Falz additionally who is a main figure in the dissent, has more than 1.7 million Twitter adherents.

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The post was shared by numerous web-based media clients, who pushed for far and wide support in the continuous #EndSARS fight.


Following the ongoing public objection against SARS, Mohammed Adamu, Inspector-General of Police (IGP), disbanded SARS and President Muhammadu Buhari said the disintegration of SARS was an initial phase in improving the activities of the police.

Notwithstanding, the dissidents would not leave the roads, saying more solid advances must be taken in transforming the police.

The significant power behind the dissent has been the web-based media, as coordination and scattering of data are done there, yet are generally the data on the dissent right?


Most importantly, the UN has no “constitution”, yet a contract.

Under article 2 (7) of the reasons and standards of the association, as contained in the contract, the UN would not mediate in issues of homegrown purview of any nation.

“Nothing contained in the current Charter will approve the United Nations to mediate in issues which are basically inside the homegrown ward of any state or will require the Members to submit such issues to settlement under the current Charter; however this guideline will not bias the use of implementation measures under Chapter Vll,” the record peruses.

The UN would just mediate in issues identified with the support of global harmony and security, and these are being managed by the association’s security board.

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In spite of that the UK-based clinical specialist has erased the tweet, the post is as yet going round across numerous stages, and thusly, numerous individuals actually hold that conviction.


In this way, the cases which circled that the UN will intercede in Nigeria or any nation where a dissent reaches out for a 30-day time span is FALSE.


#LekkiMassacre: United Nations React To Burna Boys Request

Representative Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina J Mohammed has given a positive reaction to Burna Boy’s solicitation to the United Nations over the enormous killings of residents of Nigeria by the military.

The afrobeat monster approached the United Nations to help Nigerians following the killings of unarmed people who went fighting for a superior government liberated from defilement, guardian legislative issues, police ruthlessness in addition to other things that compromise the security of the residents.

He was met with a positive reaction from the agent secretary-general, Amina J Mohammed. As per her, the strain in Nigeria has been seen by associations and are as of now requiring a conclusion to the infringement of common freedom.

She included that herself along with the UN is pushing on the significance of regard for tranquil dissent and furthermore greatest restriction to be practiced by the security powers.