Tag: Lekki

Burna Boy in ‘bad accident’ in his Ferrari at Lekki

Nigerian singer Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, stage name ‘Burna Boy’ was involved in an auto crash that left one of his luxury cars damaged. The singer had an accident in his Ferrari in Lekki Lagos on Saturday, February 26, 2022 and he confirmed he is okay, but his leg does hurt[Read More…]

Police appeal to Nigerians not to take the law into their own hands, over Sylvester Oromoni

The Lagos State Police Command on Saturday warned citizens not to take the law into their own hands, concerning the death of a student of Dowen College, Lekki, Sylvester Oromoni. The Lagos State Ministry of Education has ordered the indefinite closure of the school, pending the outcome of the investigation[Read More…]

EFCC: Lekki is new hub of ‘millennial’ cybercriminals

The Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has declared Lekki metropolis in Lagos state as the hotbed of cybercriminals in Nigeria with most suspects in the area being “Millenials”. According to the anti-graft agency in a press statement, it shared on Facebook, most of the suspects it had arrested from the[Read More…]

Insecurity: Lekki Residents warned to be vigilant as kidnapping cases increase in the area

The Lekki Estates Residents and Stakeholders Association has warned residents to be cautious as they go about their lawful activities as the spate of kidnappings reportedly increase in the area. LERSA, an association of “over 80 estates and communities” in the area, has also urged Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu[Read More…]

Mr. Macaroni has recounted his experience with the Nigerian Police after he was arrested

Debo Adebayo better known as Mr. Macaroni has recounted his experience with the Nigerian Police after he was arrested along with other protesters over an attempt to protest the reopening of the Lekki tollgate. Adebayo who was also very active during the #EndSARS campaign in October of 2020 said in[Read More…]

Breaking: #LekkiTollGate protesters have been granted bail

Protesters arrested by security operatives on Saturday, for demonstrating against the resumption of operations at the Lekki tollgate, have been granted bail. More than 30 youths were arrested at the Lekki tollgate, venue of the protest, and arraigned before a mobile court in Yaba, Lagos. They were arraigned on charges[Read More…]

Just In: Nigerian Police deny #EndSARS lawyers access to #Lekkitollgate protesters

Nigerian Police Saturday, denied #EndSARS lawyers access to #Lekkitollgate protesters . A lawyer, Tola Onayemi, who provides legal aid for #EndSARS protesters has revealed that police is denying lawyers access to arrested protesters. Other Lawyers engaged by organisers of the EndSARs protest to secure the freedom of arrested protesters have[Read More…]

“SanwoOlu, tell your boys to prepare more Black Marias” – Rinu Oduala, an #EndSARS protest promoter

Rinu Oduala, an #EndSARS protest promoter, has vowed not to stop demanding for justice for the victims of police brutality and casualties of the #LekkiMassacre.  More protesters arrested at the Lekki Toll Gate were Saturday taken away from the scene in a Lekki Concession Company Black Maria, as armed policemen[Read More…]

Nigerian Army says Lagos state government invited it to intervene in #EndSARS protest

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, Lagos, has explained that its troops were invited to enforce the curfew imposed on the state by the Lagos State Government. “The situation was fast degenerating into anarchy. It was at this point that LASG requested for the military to intervene in order[Read More…]

Lekki Toll Gate Killings: Yemi Osinbajo speak on shootings

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday night finally spoke on the Lekki toll gate shooting of unarmed #EndSARS protesters. The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo tweeted at midnight Wednesday from his official Twitter page in an attempt to calm Nigerians down after the deadly Tuesday night Lekki toll gate shooting[Read More…]