What’s Happening In Different Parts Of Lagos?

October 21, 2020

In case you missed it, last night 20-10-2020, protesters were shot at Lekki toll-gate in Lagos, Nigeria. This came after the Nigerian government declared a 24-hour curfew starting by 4pm yesterday and then extended it.

This morning, 21/10/2020, there’s a lot happening in different parts of Lagos. We’ve gathered some information through social media on what’s happening in different parts of Lagos.

Shootings in Yaba

According to updates on social media, there are currently random shootings in the Adekunle and Sabo axis of Yaba. Tyres are being burnt as well.

Here’s a video of armed policemen beating and then shooting an unarmed civilian.

Soldiers are dispersing protesters in Badagry

The police are shooting at Badagry roundabout, while soldiers are scattering the place where protesters are.

Agbara police station on fire

Agbara police station is allegedly currently on fire.

Oyingbo bus terminal being burnt down

According to a medical officer at Federal Medical Center, Ebute Metta, area boys are currently attacking the local government office behind the hospital and some people are climbing the fence to seek solace in the hospital premises.

TVC station on fire

Clashes in Ifako, Gbagada

There are street wars happening in Gbagada, with police firing live rounds at an angry mob who allegedly attempted to burn down a police station.

Inferno at Lagos High Court, Igbosere

According to various eyewitnesses and from the video below, Lagos High Court, Igbosere, on Lagos Island is on fire. It was allegedly set on fire by an angry mob.

Berger BRT Station on fire

The Berger BRT station, along with some buses, is reportedly on fire.

Shootings at Braiga

Several witnesses have reported hearing shootings at the Ilaje axis of Bariga. There are unconfirmed rumors of the Ilaje police station being on fire.


We’ll keep updating this article with more information on what’s happening around Lagos. Please stay safe.

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