Unrest as Suspected Yoruba Nation Members Clash With Police In Ojota

INSIDEMAINLAND– There was pandemonium earlier today in the Ojota area of Lagos Mainland as some Yoruba Nation members and officers of the Lagos Police reportedly clashed following a rally held by the members of the Yoruba Nation.

According to reports, the Yoruba Nation group had planned to hold a massive rally in Ojota to advocate for self-determination.

Several social media videos and photos in circulation showed the site of a fight between police and members of the group.

INSIDEMAINLAND leant that one yet-to-be-identified man was shot dead.

Also, policemen arrived on the scene and used tear gas to disperse the crowd.

A source who pleaded anonymity said; “Ojota is up in smoke, police are shooting teargas, and one person is dead. There was a clash between the OPC and Yoruba Nation.”

However, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, has revealed that normalcy had been restored.

He stated that he was unable to provide specifics at this time.

“I don’t have the details, once I have the details, I will let you know,” the PPRO said.



My Area

Huge Relief for Igando-Ikotun Residents | Here’s How

INSIDEMAINLAND– The Lagos State Government has commenced major drainage channels and canals at White Sand Estate, in the Isheri-Oshun area of Igando-Ikotun LCDA, Lagos Mainland. This is in fulfilment of the promise of the Executive Chairman of the Igando-Ikotun LCDA, Comrade Akinsanya Lasisi Ayinde, during his campaign to facilitate the construction of drainages. Speaking during […]

Read More

Lagos Tasks Public Officials on Career Developments

INSIDEMAINLAND – The Lagos State Government has urged all members of the Lagos State Public Service Staff Development Centre to discover their potential and develop it in order to achieve the organization’s goals. The Director-General of the PSSDC, Mr Adekunmilola Adio-Moses, revealed this in a statement on Monday, during his meeting with the centre’s staff […]

Read More

2023: New developments for Lagos Schools | Read Here

INSIDEMAINLAND – The Lagos State Government has amended the 2023 unified school calendar ahead of the upcoming general elections. In a statement released on Friday, January 13, 2023, and signed by Mrs. Adepeju Adeyemi, the Assistant Director of Public Affairs, Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA), she noted that the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade […]

Read More