SWITZERLAND, FEBRUARY 11 – Violence has erupted at Obalende, a densely populated district of Lagos, where members of the state transport union (NURTW) are reportedly clashing with alleged thugs.
Eyewitnesses told Today’s Echo that shots were fired on Thursday morning in the area, known as a busy bus park. A video circulating online shows people scampering away as gunshots can be heard in the background.
“It’s absolute chaos. All commutters should avoid Obalende right now,” an eyewitness told Today’s Echo.
Update: Normalcy returned to Obalende on Thursday afternoon with officers of the Police Rapid Response Squad (RRS) mobilised to the scene.
Dede is an accomplished literary critic and public commentator with a penchant for telling compelling stories. An avid Man City fan, he lives in Lagos.
November 23, 2017
- Breaking: WHO Considers Madagascar’s Herbal Drink as Possible Treatment for COVID-19 225.6k views
- Tonto Dikeh goes nude, shares scenes from plastic surgery in reality show (video) 15.9k views
- Footballer Dele Alli caught on video receiving oral sex from prostitute 9.1k views
- Exclusive: Jowi Zaza, the mysterious millionaire who is younger and richer than Hushpuppi 4.8k views
- Colorado: The Dangerous, Convulsion-Inducing Drug Destroying Nigerian Youths(Disturbing Videos) 4.6k views
- Breaking: Lagos Records First Confirmed Coronavirus Case 4.5k views
- Despite having N30 billion, Davido reveals he needs more 3.9k views
- Trump Accused of Killing Personal Assistant, Carolyn Gombell in 2000 3.7k views
- BBNaija 2018: Teddy A and BamBam caught having sex in the toilet (18+ video) 3.6k views
- Top 12 funny Nigerians you should follow on Instagram 3.6k views
Subscribe to our newsletter
Today’s Echo is a versatile online newspaper based in Switzerland and committed to reporting the Nigerian experience across the world.
Feel free to send us your stories and requests. We can be reached through firstname.lastname@example.org
- January 9, 2022
- January 9, 2022