Category Archives: South-West

Attempted break into Ikoyi Prison foiled

Security operatives have foiled an attamot by hoodlums to break into Ikoyi prisons and free inmates.

Gunshots raged around the prison in Lagos which eye witnesses say, have led to a fire outbreak in parts of the prison.

More details to follow.

Property so far destroyed in Lagos State Today- SEE LIST

1. Nigeria Port Authority Lagos – set ablaze
2. Orile Police Post, Lagos – set ablaze
3. Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos – totally destroyed
4. BRT Terminal, Oyingbo – New Buses set on fire
5. Television Continental, Ketu, Lagos – set ablaze
6. VIO, FRSC Office, Ojodu – FRSC branded cars, generators set ablaze.
7. BRT Terminal, Ojodu, Lagos – buses set ablaze.
8. BRT Bus at Berger – set ablaze
9. Lagos Television, Agidingbi, Ikeja – shut down
10. Recreational Center, Oregun, Lagos – set on fire.
11. Oba’s Palace, Lagos – burnt to ashes. His scepter of authority seized.
12. Sanwo Olu Mother’s House, Surulere, Lagos – set
ablaze
13 Kings college on fire
14. Many lives lost already to the protests all in Lagos and south west.
15. Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos burnt
16. GTBank Branches burnt down
17. AccessBank Branches burnt down
18. Channels Television shut down
19. Ajeromi Local Govt Secretariat with over 12
Parked cars, razed down
20. Lagos-Island Local Govt destroyed
21. Lagos-Island East LCDA Secretariat set on fire
22. Lagos Mainland Local Govt Secretariat Destroyed
23. Ibeju Lekki LCDA Secretariat destroyed
24. Sanwoolu’s Uncle’s house on Lagos Island
25.1ST Bank Branch domiciled in Ajeromi LG
Secretariat vandalized.
26. Lagoon Hospital that rescinded treating a shot-person without Police report.
27. The Nation Newspaper headquarters

…..lots more and still counting.

The Nation Newspaper headquarters in flames

Jungle Journalist Media Limited can confirm that the headquarters of Nation Newspapers, belonging to Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu is currently burning in Lagos state at the moment.

It is not clear who torched the building.

A video footage of the fire has been circulated in the social media.

Channels Television shut down Operations Over “Imminent Attack”, as Lagos City Mall, Oba of Lagos, FRSC, VIO Office under attack

Channels Television has shutdown its operation in Lagos, following what it described as “imminent attack on its staff and operations “.

The station has gone off air due to this though it did not disclose those behind the attack.

This is coming at the heel of the attack this morning of another television station TVC by hoodlums.

Reports on social media has also listed Lagos City Mall as one of the casualties of the Lekki Massacre, as irate youths are said to have set it ablaze.

Reports also show that there is an attack on Iga Idugaran, the palace of the Oba of Lagos.

The mob, according to reports, also set Adekunle Police Station near the Third Mainland Bridge on fire after two of their residents were shot dead by the police on Wednesday morning. This is as killings and maiming have erupted in Mushin area of the state.

Lagos Sector Command of Federal Road Safety Commission and VIO located at Ojodu Berger are under attack.

This reprisal is coming after the Lekki Tollgate massacre of Tuesday night that left 78 dead and 23 injured, according to unconfirmed reprorts.

#LekkiMasacre: Sanwo-Olu’s mothers house set ablaze, BRT buses/terminal burnt down, TVC, Tinubu’s TV house on fire

The home of the mother of Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had been torched by suspected hoodlums in the Surulere area.

Reports on the social media indicate that the house was attacked some minutes ago.

Jungle Journalist Media Limited has also learnt that crisis has erupted in the Oyingbo area of Lagos State, where over BRT buses belonging to the state have been burnt. The bus terminal has also been burnt.

Television Continental, a television house belonging to Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu is currently under fire.

The station is located in the Ikosi-Isheri area of the state.

A contract employee, Morayo Afolabi-Brown, confirmed the news in an Instagram Live update minutes ago.

Afolabi-Brown, who hosts the popular programme Your View, said the programme had to be abruptly suspended as hoodlums invaded the station.

“Hoodlums have entered TVC and they are attacking,” she said.

Unconfirmed reports say a part of the station has been set ablaze.

#EndSARS: Faces of Disbanded SARS, as Lagos CP Odumosu Debriefs Them

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, on Wednesday debriefed the operatives of the disbanded Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS; Anti-Kidnapping Squad, Anti Cultism Squad and Raider in Lagos State at the Command’s Headquarters, Ikeja.

The debriefing was in compliance with the directive of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to disband and ground the activities of the teams in the state; and that their operations, investigations and pending cases be handed over to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, with immediate effect.

The police boss seized the opportunity to inform them officially of the formation of the new Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) to tackle armed robbery, kidnapping, violent and other weapon-related crimes in the country, which is applicable to Lagos State.

He warned them to desist from parading themselves as SARS operatives or any operatives under whatever nomenclature in the state, and that all their cases and operational uniforms/wears or attires be handed over to State CID, Panti, while their satellite offices across the state be taken over and occupied by the nearest Divisional Police Headquarters in the areas respectively.

The Commissioner of Police, however, appealed to the general public to inform and report to the command of any activities or misconduct of any police personnel claiming to be SARS operative in the state or venturing into opening or investigating cases under the SARS or any of the disbanded tactical teams in Lagos State.

In the same vein, he further appealed to protesters to be law-abiding, maintain peace and respect the rights and opinions of other Lagosians and by extension, Nigerians, in the state; emphasising that the blockage of access roads to other Nigerians was unnecessary.

BREAKING: Many Policemen Feared Dead In Ondo Auto Crash

An unconfirmed number of policemen have been feared killed in a lone accident in Akure, Ondo State.

Jungle Journalist Media Ltd reports that the accident occurred at about 11:00am on Tuesday around Airport Road, Oba-Ile area of the state capital.

According to eyewitnesses, the crash was caused by speeding and recklessness by the van’s driver.

The casualty figure was still sketchy as of the time of this report.

State police spokesperson, Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the incident.

“Yes, there was an accident but I don’t have much details now. We just sent people to the scene,” he said.

BREAKING NEWS: Lagos Govt fixes date for schools’ resumption

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has directed all tertiary institutions in Lagos to reopen on September 24, 2020.

Primary & Secondary schools in Lagos to resume Sept 21. The date is tentative, says the Governor.

More details later.

Drama as cosmetics trader is nearly lynched for eating human feces with bread in Ibadan

The police in Oyo state, Nigeria have arrested a trader identified as Emmanuel Egbu, for allegedly eating human feces with bread in his shop in the Sango area of Ibadan, the state capital, on Saturday, August 22.

Egbu who trades in cosmetics and Brazilian hair, was said to have been caught eating human feces with bread.

Those who caught him in the weird act were said to have raised the alarm, which attracted a huge crowd.

Eating human excreta is said to be the hallmark of Internet fraudsters, who also combine money rituals with cyber fraud.

The timely intervention of the police prevented residents from lynching him.

The spokesperson of the state police command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, who confirmed his arrest, said the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Sango Police Station had begun an investigation into the incident.

He said the faeces reportedly found on the suspect has been sent to the laboratory for examination.

Meanwhile, residents of the area seized the opportunity to loot his shop. Watch the video showing when he was apprehended and some looters looting his shop.

PHOTOS: South West Governors perform Pass Out Parade for Amotekun Security

Yesterday, governors of the South West Stats of Nigeria performed a colourful ceremony for the Amotekun Security outfit.

The Amotekun army was adorned in very colourful red military regalia and leopard skin belts.

The Amotekun qmwas launched to undertake the issue of community policing in the South West region of Nigeria by the governors.

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