Tag Archives: Riot

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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Senator Florence Ita-Giwa Begs Rioting Youths In Cross River: ‘I Know We have Wronged You’

Amid reports of riots across the country, Senator Florence Ita Giwa has appealed to the residents of Calabar, Cross River to stop the ‘looting and burning’, which are mostly directed at politicians in the state. On Sunday October 25, a video of the former presidential aide started trending on Twitter. In the viral clip, Ita-Giwa can…

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Widespread Riots In Ondo As Thugs Release Inmates, Burn Police Station & LGA Secretariat

Amid the ongoing chaos around the nation, a mob has razed the Divisional Police Station and Local Government secretariat in Okitipupa area of Ondo state. The hoodlums who were chased away from the street by the police before they carried out the attack on Thursday also broke into a National Correctional Service Centre setting prisoners free, according to authorities. Online…

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#EndSARS: Lagos Police Ban Protests, Order Deployment Of Anti-Riot Unit

The Lagos Police Command has barred all forms of protests, following numerous reports of acts of violence in the state. The ban which is coming a few hours after the state government imposed a 24-hour curfew, was contained in a press statement released on Tuesday by Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi. Before the declaration of…

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Minneapolis Protests: Twitter Restricts President Trump’s Tweets For ‘Glorifying Violence’

US President Donald Trump has directed his anger towards the chaotic protests in Minneapolis over the death of an unarmed black man in police custody, calling those looting stores and neighborhood businesses as “thugs”. According to Trump, he would not “stand back and watch this happen to a great American City”, adding that “the military is with him all the way”.…

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Riot In Abeokuta As SARS Allegedly Kill Two Hausa Traders While Chasing Suspected Yahoo Boys

According to an eyewitness, some Sars Operatives chasing suspected Yahoo boys accidentally shot two hausa traders dead at Olomore Junction, Abeokuta in Ogun state. It was gathered by Twitter user, Fettygenius that as the yahoo suspects escaped through the Olomore market, the SARS officers mistakenly fired some bullets which led to their death. After the…

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Panic In Iyana Ipaja As Protesters Clash With Police And Task Force Over‪ Okada Ban

If you’re currently headed to Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos state, you might want to cancel your plans as there’s circulating reports of a riot going on. According to Sahara Reporters, men of the Nigeria Police Force, Task Force and Okada riders are engaged in a steamy face-off. The police are reportedly firing life bullets…

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