Lagosians trek, pay high fares as #EndSARS protesters mount roadblocks

As the #EndSARS protests gather momentum at different areas of Lagos State, commercial drivers and motorcyclists have resorted to charging exorbitant fares even as Lagosians trek to their destinations.

Tribune Online gathered that there are roadblocks at Yaba, Alagomeji, Alausa, Ikeja, Agidingbi, Opebi, Allen Avenue areas of the state.

It also gathered that the commercial drivers and motorcyclists are leveraging on the roadblocks to collect twice the amount for bus fares from passengers.

They are charging N400 instead of N200 from Yaba to Obalende.

From Idumota to Obalende is now N200 as against N100 that it used to be prior to the roadblocks.

From Onipan to Ikeja is now N400 as against N200 that it used to be prior to now.

Many Lagosians, who set out for work and trading activities, trekked to their destinations as motorists could not take major roads.


Money laundering: Dismiss Mompha’s no-case submission, EFCC tells court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has beseeched Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss the no-case submission filed by suspected internet fraudster, Ismail Mustapha, also known as Mompha, who is standing trial over an alleged N32.9 billion fraud.


FCTA bans #EndSARS protest, street demonstrations in Abuja

The Security Committee of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has banned all street demonstrations, protests and processions in the territory, including the EndSARS protest.

A statement on Thursday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Minister of FCT, Anthony Ogunleye, the decision to ban all street demonstrations was taken at the committee’s meeting on Tuesday.


Okonjo-Iweala in Aso Rock, holds meeting with Buhari

Former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is at the presidential villa, Abuja for a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.

She came into the president’s office accompanied by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Zubair Dada.


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