Tag Archives: Ikorodu

#EndSARS: In Lagos Districts, Protests Over Police Violence Lead To Gridlocks

Demonstrators took to the streets in communities around Lagos state on Friday October 16, to continue protesting against police brutality and extortion. While the many of them were peacefully staged, the protests has since led to blocked roadways causing major gridlocks. Videos shared by eye-witnesses show that protests were held at the Lagos State House of Assembly in…

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#EndSARS Protests Enter Fourth Day Despite President Buhari’s Appeal

Despite an appeal for calm by the President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian youths on Saturday October 10 continued the #EndSARS and police brutality protests in Lagos and other states across the country. The youths protested at Ikorodu and Lekki areas of Lagos State. The movement which has since garnered attention far and wide is against the harassment,…

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Coronavirus: More Lagos And Abuja Residents Defy Government’s Lockdown Directives

Just a day after photos of Lagosians exercising en-masse in Gbagada area surfaced on the internet, new photos and videos of both Lagos and Abuja residents defying the lockdown order of the Federal government has gone viral. Twitter user @Engr_Series shared a video of residents of Lagos state exercising on the now deserted Ikorodu road.…

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Ex-Nigerian Player, Ebitimi Collins Slumps And Dies At 54

Former defender of Flying Eagles, Ebitimi Collins has reportedly died at the age of 54. Collins whose nickname was Barbwire, slumped in the early hours of Wednesday, 26th September 2018 close to his house in Ikorodu. According to reports, Collins’s younger brother, Fabian said that the family would announce the burial of the former Stationery Stores…

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One Lagos Fiesta: KSA, Olamide, MI, Falz, Tiwa Savage, More!|Orphan Wins ‘Lagos Got Talent’

The One Lagos Fiesta, which kicked off on Christmas eve, December 24, 2016, came to an end on January 1st 2017 in an unrivalled celebration of music, arts, culture and the people of Lagos State. The finale which held simultaneously in 5 locations across the state, saw the Executive Governor of Lagos State, make a…

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Mile 12 Yoruba/Hausa Clash: Lagos Assembly Calls For Relocation Of Mile 12, Owode Markets

  Following the crisis which broke out last week in the Mile 12 market, Lagos, the State House of Assembly yesterday told the state government to begin arrangements for the relocation of the popular foodstuff market. According to the House, the market which is due to be moved to Parafa, in Ikorodu, has overstayed its…

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