Day: September 3, 2019

Hon. Ayoola Marks 2 years In Office With Invitational Basketball Tourney

Hon. Ayoola Promises More Sporting Facilities and Basketball Tourney Fans Applaud the good works of the Executive Chairman THE Much talked about two years in office celebration of the Executive Chairman, Ajeromi-Ifelodun LGA, Hon. Fatai Adekunle Ayoola was rather celebrated in a low-key, not with the sudden passing away of an executive member of his cabinet, Alhaji Awwal Owoyemi Eletu. Albeit, fans were thrilled to scintillating games of Basketball by teams from around Lagos State who came to appreciate the good works the amiable Chairman has been doing in Ajegunle Community and to launch the newly constructed Basketball court...

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Xenophobia: Angry Youths Invade Shoprite in Lagos (VIDEO)

Some angry Nigerian youths Tuesday invaded a Shoprite outlet in Lekki, Lagos to protest the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. The Shoprite outlet attacked is located at the Circle Mall in  Jakande area of Lekki. According to an eyewitness, the protesters carried placards with inscriptions suggesting their dissatisfaction with the Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, as they went on to vandalise and loot the South African store. Men of the Nigerian police are currently at the mall to restore peace and maintain law and order, according to an eyewitness. There are also unconfirmed reports that...

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Xenophobia: MTN, Shoprite Close Outlets In Lagos Over Fear Of Attack

South African company, Shoprite has shut down operations with staff locked inside its shopping complexes across Lagos. At the Ikeja City Mall, the franchise abruptly shut down operations leaving shoppers stranded. A notice on the door reads, “Dear customers, we condemn the xenophobic attacks happening in South Africa in its entirety. “These attacks are totally incompatible with the values of our company and we are not in any way in support of it.” Similarly, South African telecommunications company, MTN, also closed some of its outlets in the city for fear of an attack by angry Nigerians. The latest development...

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Xenophobia: Wizkid To South Africans; You’re Fighting The Wrong War

Ayodeji Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, has condemned ongoing attacks on African migrants including Nigerians in South Africa. The latest attacks, which started on August 28, 2019, had spread to several parts of that country, raising fears of more violence, especially among Nigerians. The attack has been condemned by Nigerians on social media with the Nigerian Government summoning the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe, to a meeting. In a post on Twitter, Wizkid, one of Africa’s most popular musicians, urged South Africans to see other Africans as one, adding that are fighting the wrong war. Wizkid, said,...

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