Tag Archives: Violence

Coronavirus: Lagos Youths Protest Against Lockdown, Attack Security Agents

According to Daily Post, some Lagos youths on Monday commenced violent protests over the COVID-19 lockdown in the Eleko community of Ibeju Lekki local government area. The protesters were said to have engaged in a faceoff with security agents in the area in which at least five police officers were injured, Premium Times reports. It was gathered…

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Domestic And Sexual Violence Cases Rise In Lagos By 50% Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

According to Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team, the number of domestic and sexual abuse cases being reported daily has increased at an alarming rate of 50% since the Coronavirus lockdown kicked off in the state. The organisation revealed that before the lockdown they received 8 domestic abuse cases daily but now that number has…

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Fuji Star, KWAM 1 Caught On Camera Slapping A Photographer At An Event

Wasiu Ayinde Marshall popularly known as KWAM 1 has ignited mixed reactions from social media users after a video of him hitting a photographer at an event surfaced online. The 63-year-old musician had displayed this angry reaction during his performance at socialite Ibrahim Dende’s birthday party on Sunday in Lagos. In the video currently trending on social media,…

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PDP Urges The Nigerian Police To Arrest Oshiomhole Over Bayelsa Violence

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, to arrest the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, over the chaos and protest which erupted in Bayelsa over the recent political development in the state. In a recent tweet, the PDP accused Mr Oshiomhole of inciting the violence.…

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Three Days Curfew Imposed In Bayelsa After Widespread Violence Over New Governor

The police have imposed a three-day dusk to dawn curfew in Bayelsa state over widespread violence as a result of the sacking of David Lyon, candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the March election, as governor-elect. The supreme court had annulled Lyon’s victory in the election on the grounds that Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo, his running…

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OBBBNaijaSpecial: Former BBNaija Housemate, Tacha Sends Well-Wish Messages To Final Contestants

As the Big Brother Naija ‘Pepper Dem’ season comes to an end, Tacha one of the contestants of the reality TV show who was disqualified due to violence has decided to bury the hatchet and send well-wish messages to the final contestants – Mike, Seyi, Mercy, Omashola and Frodd. You would recall that Tacha was…

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Three Confirmed Dead In Fresh Soweto Xenophobic Attacks

South African Police on Thursday, confirmed three people were killed during looting in Johannesburg’s sprawling Soweto township. The police also confirmed that 27 people have so far been arrested in the violence, which had a xenophobic component. “I can confirm that two were shot and one was stabbed,” police spokesman Lungelo Dlamini said on local…

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