Sefi Atta and Chibundu Onuzo collaborate on “Ikoyi Girl”

Sefi Atta, novelist and playwright teams up with novelist and scriptwriter, Chibundu Onuzo, to tease this monologue which, according to the YouTube description is “set in contemporary Lagos, before the COVID-19 pandemic and #EndSARS protests, Ikoyi Girl presents a self-described…

*Panic as robbers terrorise Lagos community, kill guard (Punch)*MMA2 new X-ray Machines, air conditioners arrive Lagos (Guardian)

Panic as robbers terrorise Lagos community, kill guard (Punch) Residents of Ogungbesan Street, Coker, along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Lagos, say they are under siege from robbers that have been terrorising the neighbourhood for about one month. The incidents took a…

#EndSARS: Youths stole $2m, N17m from my palace – Oba Akiolu

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu,  on Wednesday disclosed that $2m and N17m were carted away by youths who attacked his palace during the violence that greeted the #EndSARS protests last year. Some youths had, on 21 October 2020,…

#EndSARS: Forensic experts probe Lekki Tollgate shootings

Lagos State Government has engaged forensic experts to investigate the Lekki Tollgate shootings of October 20, 2020 during the #EndSARS protests. Justice Doris Okuwobi(rtd), Chairman of the State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses…

No Valentine’s Day this year: 3rd Mainland Bridge to open February 15 – Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has said the Third Mainland Bridge will be fully reopened to traffic by February 15. He made this known Thursday during an inspection of construction work on major roads and bridges in…

#EndSARS: Lagos police stations still in ruins as operatives battle rising insecurity

More than 10 weeks after the destruction of many police stations in Lagos during the #EndSARS protests, the rebuilding of the affected facilities is yet to commence, thereby stalling policing activities in various communities and parts of Lagos, Daily Trust…

*Christmas: My account has been frozen, I need help -EndSARS promoter (Punch)*Lagos govt, CAN differ over crossover services (Nation)

Christmas: My account has been frozen, I need help -EndSARS promoter (Punch) Victor Israel, one of the doctors, who provided medical assistance to youths protesting against police brutality and bad governance in Port Harcourt, has appealed for help. Israel, on…

Lai Mohammed, FG, IGP, others sued for N50bn over #EndSARS

Human rights lawyer Joe Nwokedi has filed a N50 billion lawsuit against the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Nigeria Police Force over their roles in the #EndSARS protests. Other respondents in the suit…

Lagos records 9% voter turnout one month after #EndSARS protests

Barely a month after the #EndSARS protests that witnessed the brutalisation of youths and their avowal to use the electoral process to punish Nigerian leaders by coming out en masse to vote them out of power, there was a low…

#EndSARS: Policemen, soldiers storm Lekki toll plaza

In what appears to be an attempt to forestall another round of #EndSARS protests, armed policemen and soldiers have been deployed in the Lekki toll plaza, Lagos. Several motorists informed The PUNCH that the security operatives were deployed around midnight.…

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