Tag Archives: Looting

Abuja Warehouses Under Attack As Residents Loot COVID-19 Palliatives

Amid several reports of looting across the country, Abuja residents on Monday took law into their hands by breaking into a warehouse in search of COVID-19 palliatives. According to footages shared by eye-witnesses via social media, the looted items varied from rice and semovita to macaroni, spaghetti, sugar, salt, and fertilizers. The warehouse which is located near West…

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President Buhari Condemns Nationwide Looting & Vandalism After Days Of Unrest

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the widespread destruction and looting of public and private assets that ensued following a rather abrupt halt to the #EndSARS protests across the country. In a statement released on Sunday, he pledged his support and optimism to seeking justice for peaceful protesters who lost their lives, security men who were murdered, and…

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Lagos’ Curfew Now Between 6am And 8pm, Public Schools To Remain Shut Down

The Lagos State Government has further eased the statewide curfew which was earlier imposed on Tuesday, October 20. The curfew will now run from 8 pm to 6 am while movement will be allowed between 6 am and 8 pm. This was disclosed by Gbenga Omotoso, the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, on Sunday, October 25,…

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Thugs Invade Senator’s Residence In Ibadan, Cart Away Empowerment Items

Despite the halt of #EndSARS protests, looting have continued across the country and the latest state to be hit is Oyo. According to Channels TV, angry residents on Saturday broke into the residence of Senator Teslim Folarin, the lawmaker representing Oyo Central senatorial district in the National Assembly, carting away empowerment items worth millions of naira. The…

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COVID-19 Palliative Looting Spread Across Plateau, Enugu And Benin

As the #ENDSARS, protest takes a different turn, residents stormed a warehouse for COVID-19 palliatives in the Bukuru community of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State and carted away stock stored therein. In videos shared across social media platforms, the looters were sighted carrying bags of stock through the streets of Jos unchecked on Saturday…

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Looting Continues As Residents Storm COVID-19 Palliative Warehouses In Calabar

An unprecedented 24-hours curfew has been imposed in Cross River state following the looting of different COVID-19 palliative warehouses located in Calabar on Friday. Earlier that day, two other warehouses housing palliatives donated by CACOVID, were raided by residents in Osun and Kwara states. According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the looters were seen in their numbers carting…

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Ilorin Looting: Hundreds Of Kwara Residents Ransack COVID-19 Palliatives’ Storehouse

In the wake of widespread looting of COVID-19 palliatives, many residents in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, on Friday October 23, joined in the break-ins recently reported across the country particularly in Lagos and Osun. According to eye-witnesses, people stormed the CACOVID warehouse located at the Ilorin cargo terminal of the Ilorin International Airport to cart away food items…

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Lagos Officials Condemn Looting Of COVID-19 Palliatives, Reveal Protests Halted Distribution

The Lagos State Government has condemned those who vandalized the storehouse housing food palliative packages donated to the government by the Private Sector Coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID) group at Maza-maza area of Lagos. OnoBello Media reported the looting of a warehouse in Benster Crescent, popularly known as Monkey Village in Amuwo Odofin Local government area where COVID-19 food supplies were…

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Lagos Warehouse Full Of COVID-19 Palliatives Looted Amid Statewide Curfew

A Maza Maza warehouse in Lagos full of undistributed COVID-19 palliatives, most food items was discovered Thursday October 22 by local residents following recent riots in the state. Following the discovery of the supplies, dozens broke into the facility, carting away the items which were labelled ‘CACOVID, NOT FOR SALE,’ include bags of rice, macaroni, spaghetti, salt, garri, sugar and cartons of noodles.…

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#EndSARS: Scores Of Properties Set Ablaze, Looted In Lagos After Military Onslaught On Protesters

The thirteenth day of protests in the Lagos against police brutality began with singing of the national anthem and ended with a massacre carried out by soldiers. And in those last moments on Tuesday, there have been reports of widespread violence by hoodlums on lives and properties. Dozens of storefront businesses, office buildings, vehicles and media houses in…

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